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Tribune backs out of Sinclair merger

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Sinclair Broadcast Group wanted the Chicago company's 42 TV stations and had initially agreed to dump nearly two dozen of its own to score approval by the FCC. Sinclair did not respond to a request for comment Thursday morning. By filing a lawsuit against Sinclair, Kern said, Tribune intends to "hold Sinclair accountable". Read More »

Ben Schwartz to voice Sonic the Hedgehog in Paramount’s movie

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Schwartz is not new to the voice acting game, now starring as Dewey Duck on the Disney Channel reboot of Duck Tales and will voice Leonardo in Nickelodeon's upcoming Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles . The film will be taking a live-action/CG approach, with Marsden, Sumpter, Carrey and other actors interacting with Sonic and company in CG form. Carrey finalized negotiations to play the Sonic villain earlier this summer , and is now confirmed to portray him in the upcoming 2019 ... Read More »

Ruby Rose wants Batwoman to be someone kids can look up to

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The Orange Is The New Black actress, who is herself attracted to women, expressed elation Tuesday at her casting as a gay Batwoman . @ RubyRose will be playing Batwoman on #Arrow , I'm beyond happy. "I feel like the reason I get so emotional, growing up watching TV, I never saw somebody on TV that I could identify with, let alone a superhero", Rose said through a cracking voice. Read More »

Karan Johar To Ascend ‘Throne’

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Set against the backdrop pf Mughal empire, Takht is the story of a family, of ambition, of greed, of betrayal, of love and of succession. "An incredible story embedded in history..." An epic battle for the majestic Mughal throne ... "Alia, who stepped into B-Town with Dharma Productions" Student Of The Year in 2012, shared her excitement on twitter. Ranveer, who has previously starred in historicals like Bajirao Mastani and Padmaavat , says he is "Proud, excited and honoured to be a ... Read More »

The Academy introduces new Oscar category and statue: Outstanding Popular Film

Naturally, many are speculating that this will be the Academy's way of recognizing cultural and financial phenomenon Black Panther without actually giving it a nod for the prestigious award. Some will be presented during commercial breaks at the Dolby Theatre, with the key moments being edited into the broadcast later. In a final announced move, the Academy voted to move the 2020 Oscars from February 23rd to February 9th. Read More »

Iconic 'Brady Bunch' house purchased by HGTV

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This isn't some kind of reboot, that's already been done . The mystery of which Hollywood entity bought the iconic house used for exterior shots in The Brady Bunch has been solved: Cable network HGTV is the buyer. HGTV's parent company Discovery confirmed to ABC News on Tuesday that CEO David Zaslav announced the purchase as part of the network's second quarter earnings. Read More »

‘Superman’ Actress Margot Kidder’s Cause of Death Released

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A statement provided by the coroner to The Associated Press said that Kidder had "died as a result of a self-inflicted drug and alcohol overdose". While no further details will be released of her suicide , McGuane added that "it's a unique sort of grief and pain and that she would like to reach out to every family who is suffering through a loss by suicide". Read More »

The Final Suspect in XXXTentacion’s Murder Has Been Arrested

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Deputies said Newsome and three other suspects robbed the rapper, stealing his Louis Vuitton bag that had $50,000 in cash inside. The Broward County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Tuesday evening that 20-year-old Trayvon Newsome was taken into custody after surrendering at his lawyer's Fort Lauderdale office around 5 p.m. Read More »

James Corden reveals how Kanye West cost 'The Late Late Show' $45,000

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NBC later confirmed Grande's booking, while the two shared a Twitter lovefest: Grande tweeted that she loved Corden, who replied with a quote tweet saying it was one of his favorite " Carpool Karaoke " tapings to date. West did, however, send a consolation gift. "And he sent me a pair of Yeezys ". He added, " People were like, 'Woah, they're so expensive.' And I was like, 'Yeah!" Despite West's multiple cancelations, and Corden still sounding bitter about it, it's clear the host is ... Read More »

Brad Pitt Reportedly Paying Millions In Child Support

He submitted paperwork detailing the funds Pitt has handed over to date, revealing he "loaned" his estranged wife $ 8 million to buy the house she and their kids are now living in, and has paid in excess of $1.3 million "in bills for the benefit of (Jolie) and the minor children". Read More »

The ultimatum that Harry And Meghan have reportedly given their friends

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A source told The Sun newspaper: "We had hoped Meghan would attend as a way of saying goodbye to her " Suits " fans and colleagues". I don't want to disrespect you, but I've known for nearly ten years. Meghan and Harry celebrated her birthday in the English countryside this past weekend. It's just [YSL concealer] Touche Éclat, curled lashes, mascara, Chap Stick, and a little bit of blush. Read More »

Warner Bros. Reportedly Interested In James Gunn After Disney Firing

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Gunn, who was set to director the third installment of the popular superhero science fiction franchise, was sacked July 20 after decade-old tweets resurfaced in which he joked about topics including pedophilia and rape. Dave Bautista , on the other hand, grew more irate with his comments each passing day, ultimately claiming that he would subject himself to any legal ramifications imposed by Disney by leaving the film if they didn't use Gunn's script. Read More »

Putin recognized that it is forbidden in Ukraine Steven Seagal to promote

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Russia appointed actor Steven Seagal as a "special representative" on US-Russian humanitarian ties, the country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on its official Facebook page Saturday. Last Saturday, Russian officials tapped him for another role: special representative to improve relations between the U.S. and Russia. "In addition to my black belt, I'm now on a black list", the actor said in reaction , according to his spokesperson. Read More »

Kourtney Kardashian & Younes Bendjima Split

While many people just assumed that Bendjima and Kardashian had broken up before his trip - but it seems like that might not be the case. "I'm not attached to this 'life" so you can't touch me. However, he slammed reports that he was stepping out on Kardashian. "F-k your Hollywood bulls-t". "Nice cut tho you piece of s-t", he wrote. The two first met in Paris back in 2016 ― the night before sister Kim Kardashian infamously fell prey in a million-dollar robbery ― and have been together ... Read More »

Spider-Man: Far From Home casting reveals Infinity War clues

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Jackson had already suggested he would be returning, with a none-too-subtle Instagram post a few weeks back, location-marked as Watford, where the Spidey sequel has been filming. The Russos confirmed that theory and added Peter Parker's child-like reaction and refusal to simply accept his fate also played a part. If so, the trauma could be explored in Spider-Man: Far From Home next year. Read More »

Oscars Adding Popular Film Category

According to The Hollywood Reporter , the Academy's board of governors has approved the changes in the wake of falling viewing figures for the annual movie awards. We have heard from many of you about improvements needed to keep the Oscars and our Academy relevant in a changing world. Does that mean even less Academy recognition for similar films now that they may have a separate category? Specific categories will be determined at a later date, but the winning moments will be edited ... Read More »

Carrie Underwood confirms she’s expecting 2nd child with Mike Fisher

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According to her official website , Underwood will take the stage at the KFC Yum! The singer did not reveal how far along in her pregnancy she is or the sex of the child. Underwood and Fisher welcomed their first child, 3-year-old son Isaiah , in 2015. "We're just so excited and glad you guys can share this with us and be a part of it. Read More »

‘Cowboy Ninja Viking’ Movie Stopped In Its Tracks By Universal

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The film was initially set to be released on June 28, 2019, but Universal reportedly wasn't eager to rush to meet a release date. Reportedly the movie was supposed to start shooting in London next month. Fans will remember that MacLaren was originally going to make her feature directorial debut with last year's Wonder Woman before she left over creative differences. Read More »

Disney’s CEO Gives New Details About The New Disney Streaming Service

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For now, Disney has sold the rights to these movies to places like Netflix. That ultimately gives Disney more data to gauge its audience. The lower price point reflects Disney's strategic decision to offer less overall content than its red-lettered competitor, although, unlike Netflix, all the content appearing on the new service will carry Disney's in-house development DNA. Read More »

Angelina Jolie accuses Brad Pitt of evading child support

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The problem is, every single time their attorneys have tried to hash out the terms for child support, just as they're about to reach an agreement, Angelina has suddenly changed the goalpost. Per NBC News , the court filing did not define what is "meaningful" support. Pitt's net worth as of 2018 has been estimated at around $240 million. Read More »

Ian Rush predicts where Liverpool FC are going to finish

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In the second half at Anfield midfielders Fabinho - who missed an early penalty - and Marko Grujic both filled in as Van Dijk only played 45 minutes but Klopp is not anxious ahead of Sunday's visit of West Ham. Liverpool concluded their preseason with a convincing 3-1 victory over Italian side Torino on Tuesday evening. Klopp is still aiming to guide Liverpool FC to their first major trophy since his appointment at Anfield back in October 2015. Read More »

Ruby Rose cast as lesbian Batwoman for CW

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In a city desperate for a savior, Kate must overcome her own demons before embracing the call to be Gotham's symbol of hope. Rose, a genderfluid lesbian and activist for the LBGTQ community, wrote, produced, and starred in the short film Break Free . Read More »

The 'Maniac' Trailer Is Pure Psychedelic Fun

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The black comedy series revolves around a group of people who enter into a odd pharmaceutical trial for very different reasons. The first full trailer shows a mind-bending trip that is, in some ways, reminiscent of Michel Gondry's surrealist film The Science of Sleep . Read More »

New Jersey Woman Pays It Forward, Picks Up Keith Urban’s Wawa Tab

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A beloved teacher in New Jersey has become a local celebrity after helping Keith Urban pay for his snacks. Ruth Reed and her husband have made it a habit to pick up people's tabs at Wawa. "When he told me who he was, I didn't believe him!" The country star played Camden's BB&T Pavilion on Friday night, which he said he nearly called "the PB&J Center" in a video following the performance. Read More »

Johnny Depp's Notorious BIG film pulled a month before its release

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Johnny Depp's upcoming thriller about the Notorious B.I.G. murder has been pulled from the release calendar only a month before it was set to debut. It's also possible that City of Lies is being relocated to a later release date that hasn't yet been established, or that it's being sold off to Netflix like a number of other recent (unloved) studio efforts. Read More »

‘The Bachelorette’ makes choice, and its Garrett Yrigoyen

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Blake was left heartbroken when Becca dumped him during the August 6 finale of The Bachelorette . Here are the six finale bombshells you definitely need to know. "She's helping me through everything, we've been honest, open and transparent with each other since the beginning". In fact, Becca said it forced them to have hard conversations and actually brought them closer together."It's a challenge that we had to overcome, and it's been a hurdle, but we have pushed through, and we have ... Read More »

'Gilligan's Island Crew': 7 puppies rescued from uninhabited Canadian island

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Volunteers from the animal rescue arrived earlier this week to assist the fisherman in removing the puppies - which are now being dubbed the " Gilligan's Island crew" - from the island. "There is in Manitoba an abundance of stray dogs in the communities". "And they'll be adopted right quick in no time, I'm sure", Boeckler said. The seven puppies were crying and in need of food. Read More »

MoviePass Limiting Subscribers To 3 Movies Per Month

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That represents a sharp reduction from the current limit of one movie a day, and marks an attempt to stabilize MoviePass' finances after previous attempts, such as "peak pricing" surcharges and an increased monthly fee, met with opposition from users. Read More »

Michelin-starred French master chef Joel Robuchon dies at 73

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A spokeswoman for Robuchon, who for years held more Michelin stars than anyone else in the world, confirmed his death Monday. By the time he was 31, Robuchon would claim France's coveted Meilleur Ouvrier de France and go on to mentor chefs like Gordon Ramsay and Le Bernardin's Eric Ripert. Read More »

Goldberg from 'The Mighty Ducks' looks horrendous in latest mug shot

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TMZ first reported the arrest , which was confirmed Monday by the Oroville Police Department . Weiss was picked up by patrolling officers who found him and three others outside a closed business complex in Oroville, Calif. In 2017, he was sentenced to 90 days in prison after being arrested on a methamphetamine charge in Burbank, California. A U.S. court initially sentenced him to 150 days in jail for that crime, but he wound up being released after just 12 days due to prison ... Read More »

Demi Lovato released from hospital two weeks after her reported drug overdose

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Stay strong, Demi . You got this. "There was blood on her pillow. and her airways may have been clogged", TMZ reported . The "Confident" singer also writes, "I now need time to heal and focus on my sobriety and road to recovery ". Two sources close to Lovato have told CNN that her family and her former boyfriend, Wilmer Valderrama, have been by her side during her hospitalization. Read More »

Priyanka Chopra Dancing At Nick Jonas's Concert Is So Cute

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At an event in New Delhi , Priyanka was inevitably asked about her rumoured engagement to Nick Jonas , which has been keeping the Internet engaged for a while now. Thank you for being so kind @priyankachopra. It was lovely to meet you", he wrote. As millions of fans rooted for American singer Nick Jonas at MTV Spotlight in Singapore over the weekend, there was a special fan in the front row who couldn't stop herself from fangirling over her man. Read More »