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'black-ish' creator Kenya Barris explains his exit from ABC Studios

(LOS ANGELES) -- Kenya Barris is opening up about his decision to leave ABC Studios for Netflix, and what ultimately led him to make the move. In a feature for The Hollywood Reporter, Barris reveals it wasn't just his Trump-critical "politically and socially themed" black-ish episode that ABC shelved un-aired…... Read More

Barb no more: Shannon Purser takes on first lead role in Netflix's 'Sierra Burgess Is a Loser'

(NEW YORK) -- Sierra Burgess Is a Loser marks the first-ever lead role for Shannon Purser, who rose to TV icon status via her short-lived fan favorite role as Barb on Stranger Things. The Netflix teen rom-com, which debuted on Friday, proves that while Barb is dead and gone, 21-year-old Purser…... Read More

Drake, Cardi B lead the nominations for the 2018 American Music Awards

(LOS ANGELES) -- Drake and Cardi B topped the list of nominees for this year's American Music Awards. They scored eight nominations each, followed by Ed Sheeran and Post Malone, who earned six each, and Camila Cabello with five. Bebe Rexha, Ella Mai, Normani and country star Kane Brown announced the…... Read More

Halle Berry stepping into the ring as director, with 'Bruised'

(LOS ANGELES) -- Halle Berry is set to make her directorial debut with the action drama Bruised, in which she'll also star, according to Deadline. The story follows Jackie Justice, a failed mixed martial arts fighter who attempts to redeem herself by facing a rising young MMA star, and patching…... Read More

Viola Davis says she has regrets about her star-making role in the 'The Help'

(LOS ANGELES) -- Viola Davis is one of Hollywood's A-list talents, but one of the roles that got her there is a role she now regrets.Speaking with The New York Times while doing press for her new film, Widows, at the Toronto International Film Festival, Davis revealed she regrets her…... Read More

Jennifer Garner sees her movie 'Peppermint' with fans -- and has the sweetest meltdown ever

(LOS ANGELES) -- Well, that didn't go as planned.Jennifer Garner was encouraged by the studio behind her new action film, Peppermint, to watch the movie with fans in a public theater, but in the end, the acclaimed actress had perhaps the sweetest meltdown you'll ever see."I learned something about myself…... Read More

Report: Is Henry Cavill out as Superman?

(LOS ANGELES) -- While the official channels are mum, The Hollywood Reporter has declared that Mission: Impossible -- Fallout star Henry Cavill won't return as Superman in any future Warner Bros. movies. An "industry insider" tells the trade that Cavill's Man of Steel was supposed to have a cameo in…... Read More

Nancy McKeon, Mary Lou Retton, Tinashe and more to hit the ballroom on 'Dancing with the Stars'

(NEW YORK) -- The Facts of Life actress Nancy McKeon, NFL star DeMarcus Ware, R&B singer Tinashe and more celebrities will be battling it out on the dance floor for the highly-anticipated upcoming season of Dancing with the Stars. The cast and their pro partner pairings were announced on Good…... Read More

Time's Up asks CBS to donate Les Moonves' $120 million severance package

(NEW YORK) -- Time's Up published an open letter to the board of CBS on Tuesday, urging the company to donate outgoing chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves' pending $120 million severance package to various women's rights organizations. In response to allegations published in The New Yorker, CBS Corporation announced Sunday…... Read More

Former 'Cosby Show' star Geoffrey Owens lands guest-starring role on 'NCIS: New Orleans'

(LOS ANGELES) -- What a difference a week has made for former Cosby Show alum Geoffrey Owens. After being shamed for working at a Trader Joe’s, Owens has landed a guest spot on the military drama NCIS: New Orleans, ABC News confirmed on Tuesday. The 57-year-old actor is set to play…... Read More

'SNL' alum Norm Macdonald's 'Tonight Show' appearance canceled following controversial #MeToo remarks

(NEW YORK) -- Norm Macdonald faced an online backlash on Tuesday, as well as the cancellation of his scheduled Tonight Show appearance, following controversial comments he made about the #MeToo movement. NBC abruptly canceled the appearance following an interview published in The Hollywood Reporter in which the Saturday Night Live alum…... Read More

'Bachelor' contestant Amanda Stanton "embarrassed and ashamed" after domestic violence arrest

(NEVADA) -- Former Bachelor contestant Amanda Stanton was arrested Monday in Las Vegas and charged with domestic violence. The incident occurred with her boyfriend Bobby Jacobs in their hotel room, which hotel security responded to after a noise complaint. “When hotel security asked her and Bobby to quiet down, she…... Read More

Lil Rel wants Michelle Obama to run for Mayor of Chicago

(NEW YORK) -- Chi-town native Lil Rel has a strong recommendation for who should be the next mayor of his hometown. In an interview with The Blast, Rel says even though former president Barack Obama is once again available to serve as Chicago's mayor, he'd prefer if his wife Michelle…... Read More

Kate Beckinsale tries and fails to recreate famous 'Serendipity' scene

(NEW YORK) -- Kate Beckinsale was feeling nostalgic earlier this week and attempted to recreate a famous scene from her cult classic film, Serendipity.The attempt failed miserably but Beckinsale, 45, hilariously captured the moment on video and posted it to Instagram.The scene in question is right after her character meets…... Read More