tifonimages/iStock(NEW YORK) — The Croods: A New Age, the animated sequel to 2013’s The Croods, beat expectations and topped the box office with an estimated $9.71 million for the three-day weekend — eclipsing Christopher Nolan’s Tenet, which delivered $9.35 million in its first three days of release. The Croods: A New Age delivered an estimated $14.22Read More →

Dave Prowse in 2013; THIERRY ZOCCOLAN/AFP via Getty Images(LONDON) — David Prowse, the British bodybuilder-turned-actor who wore the menacing black suit of Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy, has died.  He was 85. Prowse’s managers confirmed the news via Twitter, writing in part, “It’s with great regret and heart-wrenchingRead More →

(NEW YORK) — Comedian and producer Whitney Cummings, actress Keke Palmer, and stand-up Hasan Minhaj are poking fun at fine print, as part of a million dollar contest that invites consumers to, as well.  The company Affirm, which bills itself as a “transparent alternative” to the usual credit cards, is putting up a millionRead More →

NBCUniversal(NEW YORK) — Saturday Night Live has announced its hosts and musical guests for December, including the return of a former cast member.  Ozark‘s Jason Bateman will do the honors on December 5, with the musical guest Morgan Wallen — who had been previously bumped for violating COVID-19 guidelines when he posted a video of himself partying withRead More →

L-R Anthony Russo, Joe Russo/ABC(LOS ANGELES) — After helming the biggest movie of all time, Avengers: Endgame, directors Joe and Anthony Russo are making new headlines. Talk of a sequel to the Netflix hit Extraction began soon after the Joe Russo-penned movie drew big numbers for the streaming service after its April debut, but now it seems the follow-up toRead More →

Cesar Fuentes Cervants/NETFLIX © 2020(NEW YORK) — Jennifer Lopez has no shame in passing the Selena baton. The 51-year-old entertainer catapulted to fame after she portrayed the late singer in the 1997 film and now she can’t wait to see it reimagined with Netflix’s Selena: The Series. In a clip shared to the streamingRead More →

Michael Reaves/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Ed Murray, the eldest of Bill Murray’s five brothers and the inspiration for the Danny Noonan character in Caddyshack, has died.  On his William Murray Golf Instagram page, Murray noted the passing “with the heaviest of hearts,” calling his brother a “legend.” The memorial says, “It was Ed who introducedRead More →

Courtesy Sony Pictures(LOS ANGELES) — The Sony Pictures holiday romantic comedy Happiest Season is now streaming on Hulu. The film stars Kristen Stewart as Abby, who plans to propose to her girlfriend, Harper, played by Mackenzie Davis, during a trip home over the holidays. But things get complicated when Harper confesses she never came out to herRead More →

Brownie Harris/Amazon Studios(LONDON) — There’s a real and emotional reason why Paul Bettany felt such a deep and personal connection to the character he plays in Uncle Frank, which is streaming now on Amazon Prime Video. The movie, which takes place in the 1970s, follows Bettany’s character, a gay man who lives two lives.  He is outRead More →

Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic(NEW JERSEY) — Jersey Shore star Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino is about to have a situation on his hand — a baby situation, that is.  The reality star and his wife Lauren announced that they are expecting their first child together in adorable Instagram posts shared on Tuesday. Both Mike and Lauren shared the same photosRead More →