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'Guardians of the Galaxy' star Michael Rooker joins 'Fast & Furious 9' cast

'Guardians of the Galaxy' star Michael Rooker joins 'Fast & Furious 9' cast

Rob Schneider brings back 'makin' copies' guy from 'SNL' – finds out nobody makes copies (Video)

It was only a matter of time before David Spade’s new late-night series on Comedy Central “Light’s Out” featured an “SNL” call back. On Monday’s…
Harley Race

Legendary pro wrestler Harley Race dies at 76

Race overcame polio as a child and got his big break with the Minneapolis-based American Wrestling Association in 1965, becoming the promotion's tag team champion with Larry Hennig, father of future WWE wrestler Curt Hennig.
Cast member Jason Statham, left, and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley arrive at the Los Angeles premiere of "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw" on Saturd

'Fast & Furious 9' halts production after stuntman injured on set

Production on Universal Picture’s latest installment in the “Fast and the Furious” franchise has been halted in Leavesden following an injury suffered by a stuntman…
"Arrow" may finish its run before the new year, but "Batwoman," starring Ruby Rose, will take its place on The CW.

'Batwoman,' a black female 007, and good vs. bad pandering

When do Hollywood’s efforts at increased diversity feel like progress, and when do they feel like pandering? That’s the question pondered on the latest “Low…
Mohamad Ndiaye and Katie Knitt cheered as time ran out in the championship game and the USA clinched the World Cup title. The USA women's soccer team

Women's World Cup final tops men's 2018 championship game by 20% in early ratings

The Women’s World Cup trophy is coming back home to America — again. Team USA made Fox Sports a winner on Sunday as well. The…
This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Taron Egerton as Elton John in a scene from "Rocketman." (David Appleby/ Paramount Pictures via AP)

Elton John accuses Vladimir Putin of hypocrisy on LGBT rights over 'Rocketman' Censorship

Elton John accused Russian president Vladimir Putin of “hypocrisy” when it comes to his stance on LGBT rights and policies, citing the censorship of the…
Macaulay Culkin reprises the "Home Alone" role that made him famous in a Google Assistant ad.

Macaulay Culkin reimagines 'Home Alone' with help of Google Assistant

Macaulay Culkin reprised his role as Kevin McAllister from the 1990 holiday classic for the Google Assistant ad.
Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West (pictured in 2016)

Kanye West apologizes for using cellphone during Broadway's 'The Cher Show'

Kanye West became an object lesson in theater etiquette on Monday after he pulled out his cell phone during the opening night performance of the…
Henry Golding and Constance Wu in "Crazy Rich Asians."

'Crazy Rich Asians' goes ignored at Chinese box office

Movie audiences in China largely ignored Warner Bros.’ “Crazy Rich Asians,” which opened this weekend in the lucrative market and only grossed $1.2 million. It…
June 18, 1982 -- Vicki Lawrence and Ken Berry re-create their roles as members of a household known for its tumultuous activity, particularly around t

Ken Berry, star of 'Mayberry, RFD' and 'Mama's Family,' dies at 85

Ken Berry, the veteran comic actor who starred in such 1960s, ’70s and ’80s sitcoms as “F-Troop,” “Mayberry, RFD” and the “Carol Burnett Show” spinoff…
The opening skit of "Saturday Night Live" featured Donald Trump, Russia's Vladimir Putin and the Saudi crown prince.

Alec Baldwin returns to 'SNL' as Trump and channels 'Evita'

Baldwin made a joke at his own expense about being accused of punching someone over a parking space a month ago.
A screenshot of Lince Dorado's tweet showing the car break-in while wrestling in Minneapolis.

WWE wrestlers' car broken into while in Minneapolis for '205 Live'

WWE wrestlers Lince Dorado and Cedric Alexander said their rental car was broken into Tuesday night while they were in Minneapolis for “SmackDown” and “205…
Ricky Jay, from the film "Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay."

Ricky Jay, 'Boogie Nights' and 'Magnolia' actor, dies at 72

Ricky Jay, a character actor known for his roles in such films as “Boogie Nights,” “Magnolia,” “Tomorrow Never Dies” and “The Spanish Prisoner,” has died.…
David Spade arrives at the LA Premiere of "Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser" on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, in Culver City, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell

David Spade to star in HBO comedy series from Diablo Cody, Jason Reitman

HBO has a comedy series in the works from Diablo Cody, Jason Reitman and David Spade, with Spade set to star, an individual with knowledge…
Jan. 7, 1998 -- Comic book wizard Stan Lee with his famed creation, Spider-Man.

All 35 Stan Lee Marvel Movie Cameos Ranked, Through 'Venom' (Photos)

Every time a new Marvel movie comes out, the one thing hardcore fans can count on is a special cameo from comic book legend Stan…
President Donald Trump delivers remarks on illegal immigration and border security on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 in the Roosevelt Room at the White House

HBO is not amused by Trump's 'Game of Thrones' tweet on Iran sanctions

HBO is none too pleased with Trump’s apparent reference to “Game of Thrones” in a Friday tweet shortly after he announced that the U.S. will…
FILE - In this March 8, 2015, file photo, Lena Dunham arrives at the 32nd Annual Paleyfest : "Girls" held at The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Dunham

Lena Dunham tapped by Steven Spielberg and J.J. Abrams to adapt Syrian refugee story

Lena Dunham has been tapped to adapt a Syrian refugee story for the big screen for co-producers Steven Spielberg and J.J. Abrams, two individuals with…
Ryan Murphy

Ryan Murphy donates $10 million to hospital that saved his son's life after cancer diagnosis

In a touching Instagram post Monday, Ryan Murphy pledged to donate $10 million to the hospital that saved his son’s life after he was…
FILE ó Drake performs during the Summer Sixteen Tour at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, July 20, 2016. Drake surprise-released two new songs

Drake breaks the Beatles' record for most Top 10 songs in one year

Drake just broke another Beatles record, this one for the most Top 10 songs in a calendar year. As the featured act on Bad Bunny’s…
Actress and comedian Amy Schumer joins a rally against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday, Oc

Amy Schumer, Emily Ratajkowski detained during Kavanaugh protest in Washington

Amy Schumer and Emily Ratajkowski were detained during an anti-Kavanaugh protest in Washington on Thursday.  A Capitol Police spokeswoman told TheWrap that 293 individuals were…
FILE - In this June 2, 2016, file photo, a woman holds hats to get them autographed by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a rally i

Kanye West wears MAGA hat during surprise third 'SNL' performance, and then things got weird

According to reports, West gave a politically themed speech after the cameras stopped, one that drew boos from the audience.
Matt Damon made the splash in the "Saturday Night Live" premiere as Brett Kavanaugh during the opening sketch.

Matt Damon yells a lot as Brett Kavanaugh on 'SNL,' with a nod to Amy Klobuchar

Rachel Dratch was another surprise in the premiere's opening sketch, popping up as the Minnesota senator.
Kanye West and Louis C.K.

Kanye West wanted Louis C.K. to host this week's 'SNL'

Adam Driver apparently wasn’t Kanye West’s first choice to host the premiere of “Saturday Night Live” this week. In a visit to
Norm Macdonald

'The Tonight Show' cancels Norm Macdonald appearance after #MeToo comment backlash

His Hollywood Reporter interview brings a widespread backlash.
Rapper Mac Miller at the Rhymesayers Entertainment's 2013 Soundset music festival at Canterbury Park in Shakopee.

Family confirms death of rapper Mac Miller at age 26

Miller, who also drew headlines for his two-year relationship with singer Ariana Grande that ended earlier this year, was to perform in Minneapolis in December.
Geoffrey Owens and Tyler Perry.

Tyler Perry offers 'Cosby' actor Geoffrey Owens a TV gig after job-shaming incident

"The Haves and Have Nots" is in its sixth season on OWN.
FILE - In this Tuesday, April 4, 2017 file photo, actor and author Alec Baldwin appears at Barnes & Noble Union Square to sign copies of his new book,

Alec Baldwin to play Batman's father Thomas Wayne in 'Joker'

Alec Baldwin has been cast as Batman’s father Thomas Wayne in “Joker,” an individual with knowledge of the project tells TheWrap. Film directed by Todd…
File photo from 1985 of singer Freddie Mercury of the rock group Queen.

Minnesotan sneaks 'Bohemian Rhapsody' into 4 months of tweets — and the internet cheers

The University of Minnesota student thought up the scheme in May while procrastinating for finals.
COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY: More than three decades after Carl Sagan's groundbreaking and iconic series, "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage," it's time once

Neil deGrasse Tyson weighs in on Trump's 'Space Force' plan

Neil deGrasse Tyson has weighed in on Donald Trump’s plan to add a “Space Force” to the U.S. military. Perhaps surprisingly, celebrity astrophysicist Tyson is…
Jim Neidhart

Pro wrestler Jim (The Anvil) Neidhart dies at 63 after fall

Former WWE wrestler Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart has died. He was 63. According to TMZ Sports, Neidhart died after a fall. “WWE is…
FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2017 file photo, Demi Lovato arrives at Jingle Ball at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif.

Demi Lovato awake, with family after apparent heroin overdose

A representative for Demi Lovato says the singer is awake and with her family after she reportedly was hospitalized for an overdose in Los Angeles…

Is HBO's new owner AT&T trying to fix what isn't broken?

Is it enough for HBO to be “not TV” anymore under new owner AT&T? WarnerMedia CEO John Stankey’s recent comment that the pay cable network…
Chinese actor Mei Zhiyong dressing as the late Hong Kong Kung Fu star Bruce Lee performs in front of the bronze statue in Hong Kong Saturday, July 20,

How did Bruce Lee die? New book has a sad, strange explanation

The cause of Bruce Lee's death is one of the most confounding questions in his spectacular life: How did a 32-year-old man who exercised constantly and was known for toned physique suddenly die?
Justin Bieber performs at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas in May 2016.

Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin get engaged

Beliebers are heartbroken by the thought of him being off the market, as they say.
Ed Schultz in 2004.

Ed Schultz, former MSNBC host and Fargo radio personality, dies at 64

Political commentator and former MSNBC host Ed Schultz has died at the age of 64. Schultz died of natural causes in Washington D.C., according to…

New York Times reassigns reporter who had 'intimate relationship' with source

The New York Times has reassigned reporter Ali Watkins after news emerged last month that she had a sexual relationship with a source while she…
File - This Jan. 17, 2017, file photo shows a Facebook logo being displayed in a start-up companies gathering at Paris' Station F, in Paris.

Facebook bug hits 800,000 users, unblocks blocked 'friends'

If you were wondering why you were still seeing posts from that annoying “friend” from high school on Facebook, the social network announced on Monday…
Christine Feldmann pauses after laying down flowers at the makeshift memorial outside the Capital Gazette newsroom in Annapolis, Md., on Friday, June

White House doesn't respond to request to lower flag for Capital Gazette shooting

The White House did not respond to a request from Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley to have the American flag be lowered to half-mast in remembrance…
Terry Crews jumps in the air as he arrives at An Evening With "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" at Bing Theatre on Thursday, May 7, 2015, in Los Angeles.(Photo by

Andy Samberg: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' cast texted Terry Crews after Senate testimony

As Terry Crews continues to speak out about male sexual harassment in Hollywood, his “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” co-star Andy Samberg says that the cast of the…
Pantera in 1996. From left: Rex Brown, Philip Anselmo, Vinnie Paul and Dimebag Darrell.

Vinnie Paul, co-founder of metal band Pantera, dies at 54

Vinnie Paul, the legendary drummer and co-founder of Texas metal band Pantera, has died at the age of 54. The cause of death has not…
This erroneous "lower third" caption aired on ABC News on Wednesday. The network apologized.

ABC News apologizes after falsely reporting Paul Manafort pleaded guilty to manslaughter

ABC News apologized Wednesday for accidentally reporting that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort had pleaded guilty to five charges of manslaughter. “We regret and…
Seth MacFarlane during the show at the 85th annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Los Angeles, California, Sund

Fox News exec blasts Seth MacFarlane for trashing network

Fox News and Fox Business senior vice president Michael Tammero was not impressed with Seth MacFarlane’s recent criticism of the network, publicly dragging the comedian…
Former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman, and Chris Volo, right, arrive at Singapore's Changi Airport on Tuesday, June 12, 2018.

Dennis Rodman slams Obama for missed opportunity with North Korea's Kim Jong Un

Dennis Rodman cast shade on former President Barack Obama about missing an opportunity to forge diplomacy with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un — an…
Robert De Niro introduces a performance by Bruce Springsteen at the 72nd annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 10, 2018, in New

Robert De Niro tosses expletive at Trump on Tony Awards stage, gets standing ovation

Robert De Niro kept the CBS censors busy Sunday night, shouting “F— Trump” at the 72nd annual Tony Awards. Walking on the stage of Radio…
In this Sunday, June 10, 2018, booking photo released by the Manhattan Beach Police Department shows actor Vince Vaughn. Vaughn was arrested on suspic

Vince Vaughn arrested on DUI charges

Vince Vaughn was arrested in Manhattan Beach on Sunday morning on DUI charges, the Manhattan Beach Police Department confirmed to TheWrap. According to a…
Whoopi Goldberg speaks at the 71st annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP)

All 12 EGOT Winners, From Audrey Hepburn to Whoopi Goldberg (Photos)

Only a select number of entertainers have earned a competitive Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony to earn the coveted EGOT distinction. Richard Rodgers, composer…
Gretchen Carlson, the former Fox News anchor who sued network boss Roger Ailes for sexual harassment, at the home of her lawyer in Montclair, N.J., Ju

Gretchen Carlson to host new 'Justice for Women' block on Lifetime

Minnesota native Gretchen Carlson has been tapped to host a new programming block on Lifetime, centered around "justice for women," with a two-hour block a regular feature of the network's Monday night lineup.

Netflix is now worth more than Disney

“Stranger Things” just passed Mickey Mouse. Shares of Netflix hit another all-time high on Thursday, inching up one percent and pushing past $348 a share.…
The on-air staff of "Good Morning America": Amy Robach, Michael Strahan, Robin Roberts, Lara Spencer, George Stephanopoulos and Ginger Zee.

'Good Morning America' to add third hour; 'The Chew' canceled

ABC’s “Good Morning America” is set to add a third hour… in the afternoon. Hour 3 of “GMA,” which does not yet have a name…
Some of the "SNL" cast members and their moms at the end of the opening sketch.

You don't like it when 'SNL' does the political stuff? The cast's moms agree with you

"SNL" lightened up on its usually political cold open while poking a little fun at itself.
Andy Samberg, left, and Andre Braugher of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine."

'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' saved by NBC a day after Fox cancellation

Can we get a unironic “cool, cool, cool, cool, cool,” over here? ‘Cause “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” has been just one day after being canceled by…
Andy Samberg, left, and Andre Braugher of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine."

'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' cancellation has furious fans screaming 'not cool' at Fox

Fox announced Thursday that it has canceled “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” after five seasons, and the news devastated fans. Within minutes, #Brooklyn99 was the top trending topic…
This combination photo shows Keanu Reeves attending the BUILD Speaker Series to discuss "John Wick: Chapter 2" in New York on Feb. 2, 2017, left, and

Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter to reprise roles in third 'Bill & Ted' film

Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter will reprise their roles as “Ted” Theodore Logan and “Bill” S. Preston Esq. in “Bill & Ted Face the Music,” the…
Stormy Daniels on the opening skit of "Saturday Night Live."

'SNL' opens with Baldwin's Trump trying to work things out with real Stormy Daniels

They were joined by more celebrities: Ben Stiller, Martin Short and Scarlett Johansson.
FILE - In this March 30, 2016 file photo, Tina Fey attends the premiere of Netflix's "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" Season 2 in New York.

Tina Fey says she 'screwed up' her post-Charlottesville 'SNL' routine

The reaction to Tina Fey’s response to the white-supremacist rally in Charlottesville on “Saturday Night Live” last August was mixed. And while appearing on David…
Host Conan O'Brien speaks at the 5th annual NFL Honors at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in San Francisco.

'Conan' on TBS to cut back to half-hour next year

"It's still going to be me hosting a very silly show," the late-night TV host said.

Report: Washington cheerleaders told to pose nearly naked for sponsors during trip

Washington cheerleaders were forced to pose nearly naked in front of male onlookers and serve as "personal escorts" for the team's sponsors during a 2013 trip to Costa Rica, according to a New York Times report.

Charlie Rose faces backlash over proposed #MeToo redemption series

Charlie Rose faced internet wrath after the New York Post reported Wednesday evening that someone was shopping a #MeToo redemption series which would star…
Tom Brokaw, shown in 2016 at the funeral for former First Lady Nancy Reagan.

Tom Brokaw accused of groping, trying to force kisses on former NBC anchor Linda Vester

The accusations were reported by Variety, which also said that Brokaw, formerly the anchor of NBC's nightly news, denied them.
In this Aug. 30, 2013 photo, Swedish DJ-producer, Avicii poses for a portrait in New York.

Avicii's family hints at 'fragile' DJ's struggle before his death: 'He could not go on'

It’s been a week since Swedish electronic dance music DJ Avicii was found dead in Muscat, Oman, but fans still don’t know precisely what caused…
Rachel Platten performs at the Fresh 102.7 Fall Fest at the Theater at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, in New York.

Rachel Platten apologizes for messing up the national anthem – twice

"My mind just went blank," the popular singer said.
In 'SNL' cold open, Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller play Robert Mueller and Michael Cohen

In 'SNL' cold open, Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller play Robert Mueller and Michael Cohen

The pair made a surprise appearance and made references to their movie 'Meet the Parents.'
Actor Will Ferrell, center, watches a match at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Indian Wells, Calif.

Will Ferrell hospitalized after his SUV flips in 2-car accident

Will Ferrell was hospitalized and then later released after an SUV he was riding in flipped during a two-car collision on Thursday night, Deadline and 
FILE - In this image released by ABC, Roseanne Barr, left, and John Goodman appear in a scene from the reboot of "Roseanne," premiering on Tuesday at

Ratings: 'Roseanne' revival slips 20 percent from premiere

Look, there was no way “Roseanne” was going to grow or even hold steady from last week’s monster premiere — the question was how…
Sarah Jessica Parker arrives at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Sarah Jessica Parker endorses Cynthia Nixon for New York governor

Sarah Jessica Parker is the latest “Sex and the City” star to endorse Cynthia Nixon in her bid for New York governor. “A mother. An…
FILE -- Stephen Colbert during rehearsal of "The Late Show" in New York, April 4, 2017.

Dana Carvey as 'deranged nutball' Bolton makes Colbert break

If the real John Bolton is not actually insane, which a number of people believe him to be, Dana Carvey’s version definitely is. The Wednesday…
President Donald Trump

Trump follows, then promptly unfollows CNN on Twitter

President Donald Trump raised a few eyebrows earlier Monday morning after he followed CNN on Twitter. The move briefly increased his official following count from…
Playmate Karen McDougal was interviewed Thursday night by CNN's Anderson Cooper.

McDougal on CNN: Donald Trump 'always told me he loved me'

Karen McDougal, the former Playboy model who said she had an affair with Donald Trump just over a decade ago, told CNN Thursday that she…
Byron Allen, CEO of Entertainment Studios

Byron Allen's company buys the Weather Channel for $300 million

Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios has struck another deal. Allen’s company has acquired the cable network the Weather Channel for a reported $300 million. The Weather…
Prince Philip (Matt Smith) and Queen Elizabeth II (Claire Foy) in "The Crown."

'The Crown' producers apologize to stars Claire Foy and Matt Smith over pay gap 'media storm'

Producers of Netflix series “The Crown” have apologized to stars Claire Foy and Matt Smith for what Left Bank Pictures called the “media storm” they’ve…
"Albert Einstein," Stephen Hawking and "Isaac Newton" play poker in "Star Trek: The Next Generation"

Inside Stephen Hawking's classic 'Star Trek' cameo as told by writer

When Ronald D. Moore was on the writing team for “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” he rarely appeared on set for the episodes he wrote.…
John Goodman portrayed Rex Tillerson on "Saturday Night Live."

On 'SNL,' John Goodman's Rex Tillerson lashes out over being fired

The opening segment included an all-star assortment of characters from the Trump administration.
In this July 21, 2017, file photo, White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci gestures as he answers a question during a press briefing at

Scaramucci chides Trump on Alec Baldwin's 'SNL' impression: POTUS 'should expect to be made fun of'

Not only is Anthony Scaramucci a fan of Alec Baldwin’s Donald Trump impression on “Saturday Night Live,” but the former White House Communications Director has…
Prince Philip (Matt Smith) and Queen Elizabeth II (Claire Foy) in "The Crown."

'The Crown' producers say Claire Foy was paid less than male co-star Matt Smith

“The Crown” star Claire Foy was paid less than her male co-star Matt Smith even though she played the Queen of England, producers Suzanne Mackie…