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Lin-Manuel Miranda launches multimillion-dollar arts fund for Puerto Rico

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 18:07:35 -0400

'Hamilton' creator Lin-Manuel Miranda announces he has helped create a multimillion-dollar fund to boost the arts in Puerto Rico as it struggles to recover from Hurricane Maria.

     
 
 


'Too many emotions' at 'Breaking Bad' reunion

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:00:15 -0400

The cast of TV classic "Breaking Bad" discuss their "emotional" reunion at Comic-Con in San Diego. (Juky 20)

     
 
 


Comic-Con stars react to news of James Gunn firing

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 19:41:31 -0400

At San Diego Comic-Con, John Cena and director James Wan react to Disney's employment termination of "Guardians of the Galaxy" director James Gunn. Gunn came under scrutiny after controversial older tweets from the director resurfaced. (July 22)

     
 
 


Out LGBTQ celebs

Fri, 29 Jun 2018 15:18:51 -0400

     
 
 


Spoilers! Why we cried for Meryl Streep's Donna in 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again'

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 18:04:51 -0400

The curtain is up on 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again,' and now we have questions about our tears for Meryl Streep's Donna. Plus: Andy Garcia's hilarious reveal. Spoilers ahead!

     
 
 


'Riverdale' Season 3 teases mysteries, cults, chaos and SATs at Comic-Con

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 18:33:30 -0400

The 'Riverdale' cast came to Comic-Con to talk about legal trouble, weird cults, town strife and the soap-opera mystery of the show's third season.

     
 
 


Jake Johnson: 'It's Peter Parker at 40'

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 18:06:19 -0400

Jake Johnson reveals what he gives to his interpretation of Peter Parker as he voices the iconic character in 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.' (July 22)

     
 
 


Comic-Con: 'Deadpool 2' star Ryan Reynolds dreams of being a Disney ride

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 12:38:01 -0400

Ryan Reynolds hit Comic-Con to promote a new uncut extended edition of 'Deadpool 2' (including that Baby Hitler sequence), as well as address the Disney/Fox takeover situation.

     
 
 


Godzilla is all about the monsters

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 17:13:19 -0400

Director Michael Dougherty reveals there's going to be a lot of monsters, and actress Vera Farmiga explains that the audience has to connect with the human characters in their latest film, 'Godzilla: Kind of the Monsters.' (July 22)

     
 
 


Kidman loves the energy of the fans at Comic-Con

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 19:16:03 -0400

Nicole Kidman reveals the pleasure of the energy and enthusiasm of the fans she met at Comic-Con as she promoted her latest film 'Aquaman.' (July 22)

     
 
 


'Doctor Who' regenerates at Comic-Con

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:06:42 -0400

Speaking at her first public event since being announced as the new Doctor Who, actress Jodie Whittaker - the first woman to play the role in the show's 55-year history - says "it will be really exciting when women aren't treated as a genre." (July 20)

     
 
 


Love TV? Join our new Facebook Group 'Yes, I'm Still Watching' to talk about it

Fri, 6 Jul 2018 09:25:28 -0400

USA TODAY TV critic Kelly Lawler and digital editor Anika Reed discuss a variety of shows.

     
 
 


Photos: 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards red carpet

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 08:31:19 -0400

     
 
 


Restaurant critic Jonathan Gold, the first to win a Pulitzer, has died at 57

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 12:02:29 -0400

Jonathan Gold, who became the first restaurant critic to win the Pulitzer Prize for criticism, has died at 57. He had been diagnosed earlier this month with pancreatic cancer.

     
 
 


Week in entertainment: Shark Week premieres; 'Mission: Impossible' opens

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 11:02:12 -0400

What's on tap for the week ahead?

     
 
 


Riz Ahmed gets his first taste of Comic-Con

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 20:00:55 -0400

Riz Ahmed visits Comic-Con in San Diego for the first time and reveals the love he has for fellow actor Tom Hardy as they made their latest film, 'Venom.' (July 21)

     
 
 


'Fantastic Beasts' sequel sets up a battle between wizards

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 23:52:52 -0400

Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) is recruited to track down evil Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) in 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.'

     
 
 


Day in celebrities

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 12:19:42 -0400

     
 
 


5 new books you won't want to miss this week, including J.P. Delaney and 'Star Wars'

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 06:00:00 -0400

Look for new books from J.P. Delaney and Parker Posey, plus a 'Star Wars: Thrawn' title. Your guide to what's new and on sale this week.

     
 
 


‘The Brady Bunch’ house is for sale

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 22:16:36 -0400

The Los Angeles home featured on the "The Brady Bunch" is on sale, nearly 50 years after the classic sitcom’s debut. See what it looks like now.

     
 
 


'Top Gun 2': Jennifer Connelly in talks to star with Tom Cruise in sequel

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 12:47:14 -0400

Oscar-winner Jennifer Connelly is vying to star in 'Top Gun: Maverick' in a role described as a single mom, and owner of a local bar.

     
 
 


The 'Riverdale' girls are running the world

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 18:25:02 -0400

Stars of 'Riverdale,' Lili Reinhart and Camila Mendes, explain how the cast have strong female friendships and that now girls are running the world. (July 22)

     
 
 


Katharine McPhee shows off engagement ring in a sentimental message about her dad

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 19:05:28 -0400

Katharine McPhee, 34, newly engaged to David Foster, 68, says her engagement ring symbolizes her last memories of her dad Daniel, who died last week.

     
 
 


Prince George turns 5: His most adorable moments

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 19:39:36 -0400

Cheers to five years of cuteness. Happy Birthday, Prince George!

     
 
 


David Cassidy's son reportedly to inherit WAY more money than thought

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 18:31:22 -0400

Partridge Family Star David Cassidy’s son is set to inherit a lot more money than previously assumed. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story.

     
 
 


Trump’s DC hotel serves $169 cocktail on a crystal spoon

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 12:53:14 -0400

The Trump name is again making headlines. Not because of politics but this time thanks to a cocktail served in the family's DC hotel. Get this, its $169 and has no liquor in it. Veuer's Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.

     
 
 


Comic-Con: 'Supernatural' separates the Winchester brothers in Season 14

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 17:48:53 -0400

Dean Winchester has been possessed by an archangel and brother Sam leads a new crew of hunters in the new season of "Supernatural." The cast talked up Season 14, and the show's 300th episode, at Comic-Con.

     
 
 


Common’s message to young students: ‘We care’

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 09:54:19 -0400

Award-winning recording artist Common visits a New York City school as an ambassador for the Adopt-A-Classroom initiative on Thursday. The program provides money to school teachers to buy classroom supplies. (July 19)

     
 
 


'Shark Tank' stars dive into Discovery's Shark Week for charity

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 11:26:29 -0400

Daymond John, Kevin O'Leary and the other fast-talking tycoons of ABC’s “Shark Tank” trade their business attire for wetsuits for a Shark Week special airing on Discovery.

     
 
 


Paula Deen's husband wins Hemingway Look-Alike Contest on ninth try

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 17:03:07 -0400

After nine previous tries, Paula Deen's husband, Michael Groover, won the Hemingway Look-Alike Contest held in the city where the writer lived and wrote during the 1930s.

     
 
 


Duchess Meghan Style Diary

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:32:53 -0400

     
 
 


Millie Bobby Brown revels in get-well gifts

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 16:37:13 -0400

"Stranger Things" star Millie Bobby Brown gives the lowdown on breaking her leg and enjoying the gifts she received while she recovered, during her visit to Comic-Con in San Diego. (July 22)

     
 
 


'Black-ish' star Anthony Anderson denies woman's assault allegations

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 15:11:30 -0400

The Los Angeles Police Department confirms it is investigating allegations that 'Black-ish' star Anthony Anderson assaulted a woman.

     
 
 


Tom Grennan: 'I feel at home on the stage'

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:19:13 -0400

British musician Tom Grennan says since becoming a singer, the world has opened up. (July 20)

     
 
 


'Aquaman' centers on superhero split between land and sea

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 23:45:00 -0400

Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa) is forced to deal with his connections to the surface world and the underwater one in director James Wan's "Aquaman."

     
 
 


'Top Gun' cast: Where are they now?

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:01:36 -0400

     
 
 


Jake Johnson: 'It's Peter at 40'

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 19:18:47 -0400

Jake Johnson reveals what he gives to his interpretation of Peter Parker as he voices the iconic character in 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.' (July 22)

     
 
 


Redmayne and Waterston on working with Johnny Depp

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 18:39:22 -0400

Eddie Redmayne and Katherine Waterston reveal what it was like to work with Johnny Depp on the long awaited sequel 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.' (July 22)

     
 
 


Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine reportedly attacked, robbed of jewelry in New York

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 15:23:55 -0400

The rapper known as Tekashi69 says two men forced him from a car at a New York City intersection and robbed him of jewelry.

     
 
 


Meryl Streep passes the 'Mamma Mia 2' spotlight to Lily James and a new generation

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 13:31:20 -0400

Lily James steps into Meryl Streep's (platform) shoes to play a young Donna in 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again,' part of a new generation playing the beloved characters from the original ABBA-inspired movie.

     
 
 


'The Equalizer 2' blasts past 'Mamma Mia 2' for a surprise win at the box office

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 15:52:36 -0400

In the battle of two very different sequels at the box office this weekend, Denzel Washington's action movie "The Equalizer 2" has narrowly won out over the ABBA jukebox musical "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again."

     
 
 


'The Darkest Minds' features superpowered teen resistance

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 12:00:17 -0400

Amandla Stenberg stars as a teenager with extraordinary abilities who escapes an internment camp in the sci-fi movie 'The Darkest Minds.'

     
 
 


'Supergirl' welcomes transgender superhero played by trans activist Nicole Maines

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 12:37:34 -0400

At Comic-Con, the DC Comics show on The CW announced that Nicole Maines would join the show in Season 4 as the transgender superhero called Dreamer.

     
 
 


'Shazam' turns a foster boy into a caped crusader

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 00:04:31 -0400

Foster teen Billy Batson (Asher Angel) is chosen by a wizard (Djimon Hounsou) to be his superhero champion (Zachary Levi) in 'Shazam.'

     
 
 


'Aquaman': 5 things you need to know about James Wan's watery superhero epic

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 23:53:11 -0400

"Aquaman' director James Wan takes Jason Momoa's reluctant superhero on a new journey to find his place between the surface world and Atlantis.

     
 
 


'Breaking Bad' breaks into 'Better Call Saul'

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:02:04 -0400

Speaking at Comic-Con in San Diego, "Better Call Saul" lead Bob Odenkirk teases the arrival of "Breaking Bad" characters in AMC's hit spin-off. (July 20)

     
 
 


Comic-Con: Watch Jason Momoa hit the high seas in the first 'Aquaman' trailer

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 23:52:35 -0400

The first trailer for Jason Momoa's solo adventure in 'Aquaman' leans into swashbuckling action-adventure and a world-creating travelogue.

     
 
 


'Aquaman,' 'Shazam' and 'Wonder Woman 1984' lead DC's superhero charge at Comic-Con

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 00:06:10 -0400

Warner Bros. came strong with its DC superhero slate at Comic-Con, presenting trailers and new footage from "Aquaman," "Shazam!," "Wonder Woman 1984" and letting its cast and creators weigh on everything from the Reagan era to water fun.

     
 
 


Prince George grins widely in adorable new portrait to celebrate his fifth birthday

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 21:15:21 -0400

Britain's favorite little prince turns 5 on Sunday so it's time to review some of his cutest pictures.

     
 
 


Comic-Con: 'Darkest Minds' star Amandla Stenberg feels fan support after coming out

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 14:22:26 -0400

'The Darkest Minds' star Amandla Stenberg has fostered a young fan base, and she's felt love and support from them after coming out as gay. “I know my presence ... might make them feel less alienated," she says at Comic-Con. "I think I rely on them the same way maybe they look up to me."

     
 
 


'Fantastic Beasts' cast talks impeachment spells, Johnny Depp startles fans at Comic-Con

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 17:45:27 -0400

Surprise! Johnny Depp made a Comic-Con appearance as Gellert Grindelwald, Jude Law chatted up the crowd about his take on 'hot' Dumbledore, while their'Fantastic Beasts 2' castmates took on Trump.

     
 
 




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