Category: Entertainment

The truth is out there: David Duchovny takes his music overseas

Photo: Sean Mcglynn(NEW YORK) — X-Files actor, director, and author David Duchovny recently released his second album, Every Third Thought, and is currently on tour overseas in support of it. After dates in the States, he and his band played Moscow, St. Petersburg, Bucharest, Budapest, and Vienna last week. Duchovny plays Poland tonight, followed by …

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What’s the sitch? Kim Possible returns in live-action Disney Channel movie tonight

(L-R) Sadie Stanley, Sean Giambrone — Disney Channel/Jeff Weddell (LOS ANGELES) — Call me, beep me, if ya wanna reach me: Kim Possible is back! The beloved Disney animated series is getting the live action treatment with a brand new movie premiering tonight on the Disney Channel. Newcomer Sadie Stanley steps into the role of …

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Regina King says she channeled her grandmother for her Oscar-nominated ‘Beale Street’ performance

ABC/Paula Lobo(NEW YORK) — Ahead of the 91st annual Academy Awards, Regina King is talking about her Oscar-nominated performance in Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk. While preparing for the critically-acclaimed role, King tells ABC Radio she channeled her grandmother Loretta, who King says helped her to play the loving and strong character of …

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The future is now: filmmakers made the world of ‘Alita’ real

Courtesy Twentieth Century Fox(LOS ANGELES) — The new sci-fi movie Alita: Battle Angel takes place in the year 2563 — indeed, the opening shot cheekily transforms the familiar 20th Century Fox logo into 26th Century Fox — but director Robert Rodriguez kept it real. That is to say, even though the movie takes place in …

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‘Frozen 2’ is the most-watched animated trailer of all time

Disney(LOS ANGELES) — When it comes to their excitement over the Disney’s upcoming Frozen 2, fans just can’t seem to “Let It Go.” The teaser for the sequel to Disney’s 2013 blockbuster attracted 116.4 million views in its first 24 hours, making it the most watched animated trailer of all time. The studio announced the …

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Harvey Weinstein’s new lawyers considering postponement of rape trial

ABC Radio(NEW YORK) — Harvey Weinstein’s new legal team will reportedly seek a delay in the start date for his upcoming rape trial, according to Deadline. A month after taking over as Weinstein’s attorneys Ronald Sullivan, Duncan Levin, Pam Mackey and Jose Baez — ex-lawyer for one-time Weinstein accuser Rose McGowan — are said to be leaning toward asking New York Supreme Court Justice …

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Chicago police refute reports that Jussie Smollett staged his attack

ABC/Lorenzo Bevilaqua(CHICAGO) — Thursday was a big day for developments in the Jussie Smollett attack investigation, including a denial by police in Chicago of media reports that they believed the Empire star staged the whole thing. “Media reports about the Empire incident being a hoax are unconfirmed by case detectives,” a Chicago PD spokesperson said in …

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Gabrielle Union recalls the time she almost drowned — but was saved by Regina King

ABC/Lorenzo Bevilaqua(LOS ANGELES) — It’s good to have friends like Regina King. In a Vanity Fair profile of the If Beale Street Could Talk actress, King’s friend and fellow actress Gabrielle Union recalled the time King literally saved her life. “When I say she literally saved my life that day, she literally saved my life that day,” …

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Oscar winner Mo’Nique, Steve Harvey clash over “blackball” claims

Photo by: Aaron Poole/E! Entertainment/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — It was a heated discussion between Steve Harvey and Oscar-winning actress Mo’Nique. On Wednesday’s Steve, Harvey addressed Mo’Nique’s claims of being blackballed in Hollywood. In 2009, during promotion for Lee Daniels Precious, Mo’Nique was characterized as “difficult” after she refused producers Oprah Winfrey, …

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Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Rebel Wilson’s “anti-romantic comedy” ‘Isn’t It Romantic’

ABC/Paula Lobo(NEW YORK) — Rebel Wilson is proud to take on a new role in Hollywood with her film Isn’t It Romantic. The Australian actress and writer, best known for her parts in Pitch Perfect and Bridesmaids, stars in and produced the rom-com — her first credit as a producer in a feature-film. On The …

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