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'Mythic Quest' COVID-19 episode is now live: raising money for charity and tweaking celebrities in quarantine

By: STEPHEN IERVOLINO, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) -- A special episode of the Apple TV+ workplace comedy series Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet, is now live -- and has so far raised $600,000 for COVID-19-related charities. The cast donated half of that money, and show co-creator and star Rob McElhenney and his wife, Always Sunny in Philadelphia co-star Kaitlin Olsen, matched the…... Read More

Nicolas Hoult can't accept 'Mission'; Esai Morales stepping in to tangle with Tom Cruise

By GEORGE COSTANTINO and STEPHEN IERVOLINO, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) -- Mission: Impossible 7 will have a new bad guy when it starts production in the summer, according to Deadline.  Esai Morales will replace X-Men series star Nicholas Hoult, who was cast as the villain earlier this year. The latest Mission:…... Read More

Gwen Stefani, James Taylor, Steve Martin and more rally to end child hunger in Red Nose Day telecast

By MEGAN STONE, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) -- The sixth annual Red Nose Day special looked a little different this year with digital noses, but its objective remained the same: raise awareness and funds to help end child poverty.  Hosted by This Is Us stars Mandy Moore and Justin Hartley, a variety of singers, actors and…... Read More

'The Lovebirds', starring Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani comes to Netflix today

By GEORGE COSTANTINO and JASON NATHANSON, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) -- Looking for something to watch this Memorial Day Weekend?   Perhaps a semi-romantic comedy is up your alley?  The Lovebirds stars Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani as a couple in and out of love solving a murder mystery. The film was supposed to get a theatrical release…... Read More

Kevin Hart explains why he wanted his voice to

By CANDICE WILLIAMS, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) -- can now add life-coach to his already impressive resume with the release of his self-help Audible book The Decision: Overcoming Today’s BS for Tomorrow’s Success.  The new audio book, which offers practical advice to help people reach their goals, is an exciting venture for Hart, whose previous…... Read More

Fans, cast get their wish: 'Justice League: The Snyder Cut' headed to HBO Max

By GEORGE COSTANTINO and STEPHEN IERVOLINO, ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- Justice League fans have spoken, and HBO Max has answered. In response to the growing #ReleaseTheSnyderCut movement, the streamer announced that it will exclusively world premiere director Zack Snyder's director's cut of the Warner Bros. Pictures/DC feature in 2021.  Snyder surprised…... Read More

Amy Sedaris offers up a unconventional quarantine tanning tip: Use bacon fat!

By MEGAN STONE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- With many Americans still quarantining at home due to COVID-19 lockdown measures, it's understandable that as the days slowly morph into warmer, summer-like weather, people are understandably starting to dream of beach bodies and sun-kissed skin. Strangers With Candy star Amy Sedaris has an idea on how to…... Read More

'Restaurants on the Edge' co-host Nick Liberato talks keeping the restaurant business alive during pandemic

(NEW YORK) -- Adapt and survive: that's the word from Nick Liberato, chef, restaurateur, and Top Chef and Bar Rescue veteran to restaurant owners struggling during the COVID-19 crisis.  With millions stuck at home ordering take out, Liberato is offering some escape, with his show Restaurants on the Edge. The Netflix series has Liberato and his…... Read More

Yaas, witch! As finale airs tonight, 'Motherland: Fort Salem' gets a second season

(LOS ANGELES) -- Wednesday night is the first-season finale of Freeform's Motherland: Fort Salem, a series set in an alternate, present-day America where witches are part of the U.S. military.  The show's just been renewed for a second season, and star Jessica Sutton tells ABC Audio that she's thrilled. "I…... Read More

Forget the $12 popcorn: Survey shows 70% of Americans would rather watch new movies at home

(LOS ANGELES) -- Studios have had to shift their release strategies swiftly as theaters remain shuttered over the COVID-19 crisis.  Companies including Universal, Warner Bros., and ABC News' parent company Disney are making their films available to streaming services -- in some cases without a theatrical bow.  And while theater…... Read More

(LOS ANGELES) -- Former Modern Family star Sarah Hyland poked a little fun at herself -- and at the situation we're all in nowadays -- by calling back to a tweet she sent at the beginning of the year.  "If you start off 2020 super sick that means nothing else bad can happen the…... Read More

Jennifer Garner ditches folding laundry to dance around and drink wine instead

(LOS ANGELES) -- With COVID-19 keeping many people indoors due to lockdown measures, some are finding it harder than ever to focus on completing the most mundane tasks.  In an ultra relatable video on Tuesday, actress Jennifer Garner showed off how she ditches her cleaning duties in style. While sorting through a literal…... Read More

Ruby Rose exits CW drama 'Batwoman' after one season

(LOS ANGELES) -- Ruby Rose, star of the groundbreaking CW series Batwoman, dropped a bombshell on Tuesday with the announcement that she has left the show after just one season. "This was not a decision I made lightly as I have the utmost respect for the cast, crew and everyone involved with the…... Read More

Could COVID-19 delay the Oscars?

(LOS ANGELES) -- The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is considering postponing the 93rd Oscars, currently set for February 28 on ABC, to a later date, sources tell Variety. However, the details, including potential new dates for the telecast, have not been discussed, according to the insider, and date…... Read More