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“Disney+ Day” — ‘Shang-Chi’, ‘Jungle Cruise’, a Boba Fett special, and more coming on November 12

“Disney+ Day” — ‘Shang-Chi’, ‘Jungle Cruise’, a Boba Fett special, and more coming on November 12

Disney+Disney has declared Friday, November 12 Disney+ Day, and to celebrate, the streaming service announced it’s debuting content from its properties Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and Walt Disney Animation Studios. Among the launches on November 12 will be the streaming debut of the latest Marvel Studios blockbuster Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,…read more »

Ellen Pompeo hints ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ finale is “not far off”

Ellen Pompeo hints ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ finale is “not far off”

ABC/Mike RosenthalEllen Pompeo provided an update about the fate of her long-running medical drama Grey’s Anatomy, and teased that the show may be ready to hang up the scrubs after 18 successful seasons. “They’re not far off,” Pompeo, 51, told Entertainment Tonight when discussing fans’ theories that the five-time Emmy winning show will come to an end soon. The actress, who…read more »

Watch Tessa Thompson, Ruth Negga in ‘Passing’ trailer; Ashton Sanders to play Bobby Brown in Whitney Houston biopic

Watch Tessa Thompson, Ruth Negga in ‘Passing’ trailer; Ashton Sanders to play Bobby Brown in Whitney Houston biopic

Courtesy of NetflixNetflix has released the first trailer for Passing, Rebecca Hall’s directorial debut, starring Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga. As previously noted, the film is based on Nella Larsen’s 1929 novella of the same name. It follows two mixed-race women, played by Thompson and Negga, who reunite in their adulthood and discover that one of…read more »

Nicole Kidman reflects on her marriage to Tom Cruise: “I was young”

Nicole Kidman reflects on her marriage to Tom Cruise: “I was young”

Kidman in Nine Perfect Strangers – HuluOnce upon a time, Nicole Kidman was married to Tom Cruise. Now she’s reflecting on that time in her life, specifically about how she was treated by the media.  When asked by Harper’s Bazaar if she was annoyed with the media’s obsession over the high profile relationship, the Australian actress replied, “I was young. I…read more »

Tobias Menzies dedicated his Emmy win for ‘The Crown’ to the late Michael K. Williams

Tobias Menzies dedicated his Emmy win for ‘The Crown’ to the late Michael K. Williams

Eli Joshua Ade/HBO — Sophie Mutevelian/Netflix Tobias Menzies couldn’t accept his Emmy for his work in The Crown on Sunday night, but he just gave his “acceptance speech” via social media — and dedicated his win to actor Michael K. Williams, who died on September 6.  A “very humbled” Menzies congratulated his “brilliant fellow nominees,” adding, “[I] want to dedicate this to…read more »

“Something wicked this way comes”: See Denzel Washington in stark teaser for ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’

“Something wicked this way comes”: See Denzel Washington in stark teaser for ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’

A24 FilmsAcademy Award-winning Fargo co-writer-director Joel Coen has raised the curtain on his upcoming take on Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Macbeth. Featuring multiple Oscar winners Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand, Coen’s wife and frequent collaborator, the teaser is brief, but creepy and stark. Shot in black and white, it shows Washington as the title character and McDormand as his Machiavellian wife, who eyes Scotland’s throne…read more »

‘Dear White People’: Justin Simien explains the purpose of ’90s music & why the series will never be “over”

‘Dear White People’: Justin Simien explains the purpose of ’90s music & why the series will never be “over”

Photo: Eric Charbonneau Justin Simien had a lot to unpack for the final season of his critically-acclaimed Netflix series, Dear White People.  Unlike previous seasons, where the creator went in focused on topical issues centered on race and culture, Simien says he “started the season from a heart place.” “I went in going like, ‘What am I…read more »

‘Dancing with the Stars’ season 30 recap: JoJo Siwa’s historic first performance puts her atop leaderboard

‘Dancing with the Stars’ season 30 recap: JoJo Siwa’s historic first performance puts her atop leaderboard

ABC/Eric McCandlessDancing with the Stars welcomed back head judge Len Goodman and a live studio audience when kicking off its 30th season on Monday.  Of course, a brand-new season brought a fresh crop of stars who brought their A-game to the ballroom floor.  Besides Goodman, fellow judges Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Derek Hough regularly remarked on how the competitors exceeded their expectations for a first-night performance.…read more »