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In Brief: Netflix backing Kim K’s ‘Calabasas’, and more

In Brief: Netflix backing Kim K’s ‘Calabasas’, and more

Deadline reports Netflix has won a competitive bidding war for the series Calabasas, an adaptation of Via Bleidner’s book If You Lived Here You’d Be Famous By Now, which Kim Kardashian is executive producing. Calabasas follows Via, a 16-year-old Midwestern girl who’s forced to adapt to the fast-paced, superficial world of Calabasas High after her…read more »

‘Civil War’ repeats at No. 1 at the box office with $11.1 million weekend

‘Civil War’ repeats at No. 1 at the box office with $11.1 million weekend

A24Civil War held on to the top spot at the domestic box office, despite some tough competition from the horror film Abigail. Civil War earned an estimated $11.1 million, bringing its two-week domestic tally to $44.9 million. The film has snagged $61.7 million globally.Breathing down Civil War’s neck was the aforementioned Abigail, with an estimated $10.2…read more »

‘The Office’ follow-up is staffing up with Domhnall Gleeson and Sabrina Impacciatore

‘The Office’ follow-up is staffing up with Domhnall Gleeson and Sabrina Impacciatore

Elizabeth Morris/HBO – Fabio Lovino/HBOWhile Universal Television is officially mum, Variety says Star Wars sequel trilogy star Domhnall Gleeson and Sabrina Impacciatore from HBO’s Emmy-winning The White Lotus have joined the cast of its follow-up to The Office.The show will feature an ensemble cast as the original did, reports the trade, which also notes it’s not a reboot…read more »

‘Pulp Fiction’ reunion becomes a ‘Welcome Back, Kotter’ reunion, too

‘Pulp Fiction’ reunion becomes a ‘Welcome Back, Kotter’ reunion, too

JC Olivera/WireImageJohn Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman and Harvey Keitel reunited on the red carpet for the 30th anniversary celebration of Pulp Fiction in Hollywood.The anniversary event at the iconic TCL Chinese Theatre was held Thursday as part of the opening night gala for the 15th TCM Classic Film Festival, which runs until Sunday.Travolta, Jackson,…read more »

Kenan Thompson credits losing it during rehearsal for keeping his cool during ‘SNL’ Beavis and Butt-Head skit

Kenan Thompson credits losing it during rehearsal for keeping his cool during ‘SNL’ Beavis and Butt-Head skit

2024 NBCUniversal Media, LLCThe April 13 episode of Saturday Night Live featured a sketch that has already landed in the history books for one of the longest-ever cast member crack-ups — and now the Beavis and Butt-Head sketch has more than 10.5 million views on YouTube alone.The bit had Heidi Gardner playing a journalist, asking Kenan Thompson’s expert about…read more »

Stephen Colbert taking ‘The Late Show’ on the road

Stephen Colbert taking ‘The Late Show’ on the road

CBSOn Thursday night’s installment of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, he announced he’s taking his show on the road this summer for the first time.Colbert noted The Late Show will broadcast from Chicago’s “so creatively named” Auditorium Theatre during the week of this year’s Democratic National Convention in the Windy City.The week of shows will kick…read more »