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Netflix’s ‘GLOW’ Season 4 Cancelled Due To Pandemic

Netflix dropped the surprise announcement that it has cancelled its Emmy-nominated comedy “GLOW.”  The series had previously been renewed for a fourth season, and had already gone into production before the COVID-19 pandemic halted its progress. A Netflix spokesperson said in a statement: “We’ve made the difficult decision not to do a fourth season of GLOW due to COVID, which makes shooting this physically intimate show with its large ensemble cast especially challenging.” ... [Read Full Story]

Release Of Latest James Bond Film “No Time to Die” Pushed Back Until 2021

The latest James Bond film No Time to Die has been delayed once again, and is now scheduled for an April 2nd, 2021 release. Daniel Craig’s fifth and final mission as 007was originally expected to premiere in the US on April 10th, but was delayed in the early days of the pandemic, setting a new date of November 20th. However, with major markets like Los Angeles and New York still in various stages of lockdown,, MGM has postponed the movie once again.... [Read Full Story]

Cast Of ‘Dazed and Confused’ Will Reunite For Virtual Table Reading

The cast of Dazed and Confused is reuniting as part of a “get-out-the-vote” fundraiser in Texas. To ensure voters in the Lone Star state get to the polls November 3rd, original cast members including Matthew McConaughey, Ben Affleck, and Parker Posey will reunite on October 11th for a one-time virtual table reading of Richard Linklater’s classic 1993 film. Actors Joey Lauren Adams, Jason London, Adam Goldberg, Anthony Rapp, Rory Cochrane, and Marissa Ribisi are also expected to participate, as will Cole Hauser, Esteban Powell, Deena Martin, Christine Harnos, and Wiley Wiggins, among others.... [Read Full Story]

Amanda Seyfried Welcomes Baby Boy With Husband Thomas Sadoski

Amanda Seyfried and husband Thomas Sadoski have welcomed their second child together, a baby boy. The pair announced the news via INARA and War Child USA. “Since the birth of our daughter 3 years ago our commitment to the innocent children that are so brutally affected by conflict and war has been a driving force in our lives. With the birth of our son the work of INARA and War Child has become our North Star.”... [Read Full Story]

Yara Shahidi To Star As Tinker Bell In Disney’s Live-Action ‘Peter Pan & Wendy’

Grown-ish star and Black-ish alum Yara Shahidi is set to play Tinker Bell in Disney’s new live-action version of Peter Pan and Wendy. The cast includes Jude Law as Captain Hook, Alexander Molony as Peter Pan and Ever Anderson as Wendy, with Pete’s Dragon director David Lowery heading up the project. No release date is scheduled at this time.... [Read Full Story]

Netflix To Host “Father Of The Bride” Reunion

Netflix announced on Twitter that a “Father of the Bride” reunion is headed our way. The streaming service posted a short teaser video, with George Banks (played in the film by Steve Martin) checking his emails. There are messages in his inbox from “Masks-R-Us,” and one reading “Just when we thought 2020 couldn’t get worse…” He then clicks on an email reminding him to join an upcoming family video call on September 25.... [Read Full Story]

Disney Delays Release Dates For ‘Black Widow,’ ‘West Side Story’ Back To 2021

Disney announced several films that had originally been scheduled for late 2020 release, including Black Widow and West Side Story, will now be pushed back until 2021. The studio said Marvel movie Black Widow, starring Scarlett Johansson as the titular hero, is being pushed back from Nov. 6 until May 7, 2021. The Eternals, starring Angelina Jolie, is being delayed from Feb. 12, 2021, until Nov. 5 of that year. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Marvel’s first movie led by an Asian hero, will be released July 7 of next year, instead of the previously announced May 7.... [Read Full Story]

MTV’s ’16 And Pregnant’ Will Return As Reimagined Docu-Series

MTV announced that it is bringing back the iconic series 16 and Pregnant as a newly reimagined docu-series.  The series launched over a decade ago and helped to reduce teen pregnancy to record lows. The six-episode season premieres on Tuesday, October 6 at 9PM ET/PT on MTV. The new season will follow the pregnancy journey from multiple perspectives, not just from the young mother. ... [Read Full Story]

Disney+ Releases First Trailer For ‘WandaVision’

The first trailer for Disney+’s Wandavision was just released, with Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany returning as Wanda Maximoff and Vision. Wandavision is a “blend of classic television and the Marvel Cinematic Universe,” says Disney+. It follows Wanda and Vision, “two super-powered beings living idealized suburban lives” who “begin to suspect that everything is not as it seems.” ... [Read Full Story]

Ellen DeGeneres Kicks Off Season 18 Of Talk Show And Addresses Toxic Workplace Allegations

Ellen DeGeneres returned on Monday to kick off the Season 18 premiere of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and addressed workplace misconduct allegations against her and her team.  The daytime talk show came under investigation over the summer for being a “toxic” workplace. DeGeneres has been at the center of a scandal after BuzzFeed News published a report in July 2020 which detailed staffers negative experiences on the Ellen set, including claims of being penalized for taking medical leave, and fear of retribution for raising complaints.... [Read Full Story]

Comedy Central To Air ‘South Park’ Pandemic Special

Comedy Central said in a news release that “South Park” is returning on September 30 for a hour-long special, tackling Covid-19. Titled “The Pandemic Special,” the episode will see Stan’s father Randy Marsh capitalizing on a growing market for pot for his recreational pot business “Tegridy Farms” as he “comes to terms with his role in the COVID-19 outbreak.”  A preview clip from the episode shows the kids back at school with barriers around their desks and face shield-wearing police replacing their teachers.... [Read Full Story]

“Cheer” Star Jerry Harris Arrested On Federal Child Pornography Charge

Jerry Harris, the star of the Netflix docuseries Cheer, has been arrested on a federal charge for allegedly producing child pornography. Harris, 21, was formally charged in Chicago on Thursday.  A statement from federal officials alleges Harris was arrested “for allegedly enticing an underage boy to produce sexually explicit videos and photos of himself.”... [Read Full Story]

Health Agency Spokesman Michael Caputo To Take Leave After Posting Controversial Rant On Social Media

The top spokesman at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Michael Caputo, will take a two-month leave of absence, the agency said on Wednesday. The move came two days after the New York Times reported that Caputo, a former adviser to President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, said on Facebook that government scientists were engaging in “sedition” in their handling of the pandemic.... [Read Full Story]