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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Jimmy Fallon Channels Bruce Springsteen in Russia Probe-Inspired Performance by Erin Nyren

Jimmy Fallon resurrected his Bruce Springsteen impression for another parody cover, this time of “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town” for Monday night’s episode of “…

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Sunday, December 3, 2017

Conductor James Levine Suspended From Metropolitan Opera After Three Allegations of Sexual Abuse by Erin Nyren

The Metropolitan Opera’s former music director and conductor James Levine has been suspended after three men came forward with allegations of sexual abuse. According to a New York Time…

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Sunday, November 19, 2017

D.C. Pre-Broadway Review: ‘Mean Girls’ by Erin Nyren

The Plastics are back – with a vengeance. It’s been 13 years since the release of the Tina Fey-scripted film “Mean Girls,” the cult classic that introduced “pink Wednesdays” and …

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Saturday, November 18, 2017

‘Incredibles 2’ Gets First Teaser Trailer From Disney-Pixar by Erin Nyren

13 years after the release of “The Incredibles,” Disney-Pixar has released a teaser trailer for the audience-demanded follow-up, “Incredibles 2.” While not revealing …

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Ann Wedgeworth, ‘Three’s Company’ Actress, Dies at 83 by Erin Nyren

Ann Wedgeworth, known for her role as Lana Shields in ABC’s “Three’s Company,” died Thursday in New York after a long illness. She was 83. Wedgeworth’s career b…

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Jon Bernthal Lost ‘All Respect’ for Kevin Spacey After Working With Him on ‘Baby Driver’ by Erin Nyren

“Marvel’s The Punisher” actor Jon Bernthal recounted his experience working with Kevin Spacey on Sirius XM’s “Jim and Sam Show,” calling the actor, who is…

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Saturday, November 4, 2017

Richard Dreyfuss’s Son Alleges Kevin Spacey Groped Him When He Was 18 by Erin Nyren

Richard Dreyfuss’s son, actor Harry Dreyfuss, has come forward with new allegations that Kevin Spacey groped him while he was at Spacey’s apartment with his father. According to …

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

CAA, Publicist Staci Wolfe Part Ways With Kevin Spacey by Erin Nyren

CAA, Kevin Spacey’s talent agency of the past eight years, has parted ways with the actor following numerous sexual harassment allegations beginning with actor Anthony Rapp claiming th…

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Aaron Sorkin, Holly Hunter Headline Savannah Film Festival’s 20th Anniversary by Erin Nyren

While so many film festivals focus their attention on unveiling the latest big screen projects up for sale, as one of the few — and the largest — affiliated with a university, th…

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Sunday, October 29, 2017

Kevin Spacey Accused of Sexual Misconduct by ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Actor by Erin Nyren

“Star Trek: Discovery” actor Anthony Rapp has accused Kevin Spacey of making a pass at him when he was 14 years old after he attended a party at Spacey’s apartment in 1986.…

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

John Stamos, Finn Wolfhard, Weird Al to Star in ‘Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory In Concert’ (EXCLUSIVE) by Erin Nyren

The Warner Bros. classic film, Broadway adaptation, and Roald Dahl novel “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” will get the live-in-concert treatment this Nov. 3 and 4 with “…

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Sunday, September 17, 2017

Emmys: Judith Light, Elisabeth Moss and More Stars Wear ACLU Ribbons on Red Carpet by Erin Nyren

The Emmys red carpet provides an opportunity for stars to make a statement. This year, several stars donned ribbons to support the American Civil Liberties Union. “Top Chef” host…

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Musical With Songs by Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia to Open Off Broadway by Erin Nyren

“Red Roses, Green Gold,” a new musical featuring the music and lyrics of Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia and lyricist Robert Hunter, has set the dates for a fall opening Off…

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

‘Carpool Karaoke: The Series’ Releases New Trailer Featuring Will Smith, Miley Cyrus, John Legend, and More by Erin Nyren

Ahead of the launch of Apple Music’s new show, “Carpool Karaoke: The Series,” the tech giant has released a new trailer for the show starring what feels like almost every c…

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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Chester Bennington: Five of His Best Musical Moments by Erin Nyren

With the tragic news of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington’s death on Thursday, Variety has compiled five of his best musical moments. “Hunger Strike,” Temple of the …

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Friday, July 14, 2017

‘Star Wars Land: First Look at Disney Attractions Unveiled by Erin Nyren

Disney brought life to the “Star Wars”-themed expansions coming to Disneyland and Disney World with the unveiling of an enormous model on the main convention floor for this weeke…

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Friday, June 30, 2017

Disneyland’s ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Ride to Replace Bride Auction Scene by Erin Nyren

One of the more controversial parts of Disneyland’s “Pirates of the Caribbean” ride is the “Bride Auction,” a scene depicting women lined up for auction that wi…

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

‘The Beguiled’ Cast and Crew Participate in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s #Ham4All Challenge by Erin Nyren

The cast and crew of Cannes film “The Beguiled” taped their own rendition of “Hamilton” song “The Schuyler Sisters,” carried predominantly by the filmR…

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

TV News Roundup: Nickelodeon Orders ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ Season 12 by Erin Nyren

In today’s roundup, Nickelodeon has ordered a 12th season of “SpongeBob SqaurePants,” The History Channel has commissioned a one-hour Watergate special, Investigation Disco…

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Friday, May 12, 2017

‘Lego Batman,’ ‘Guardians 2,’ ‘La La Land’ Lead Golden Trailer Awards Nominations by Erin Nyren

The nominees for the 18th Annual Golden Trailer Awards were announced on Friday, with “The Lego Batman Movie” and its studio, Warner Bros., coming out on top. With 11 nominatio…

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Hamptons International Film Festival to Honor Julie Andrews by Erin Nyren

The Hamptons International Film Festival will honor actress Julie Andrews with the Lifetime Achievement Award as part of its 25th anniversary festival, running Columbus Day weekend from Oct.…

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