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Orlando Jones Says He Was Fired From “American Gods” By New Showrunner

Orlando Jones says he was let go from the Starz series American Gods and will not reprise his role of Mr. Nancy in the upcoming third season.  The 51-year-old Jones is claiming the new showrunner, Charles Eglee, thinks his “angry” character sends the “wrong message for black America.”  The cable channel, production company Fremantle and Eglee have not responded the actor’s remarks, made in text posts and in a video message on Twitter.... [Read Full Story]

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Trailer Is Released Featuring Gal Gadot And Chris Pine

The trailer for “Wonder Woman 1984” was released, and the first look at the highly anticipated follow-up to “Wonder Woman” shows Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) reuniting with her love, Steve Trevor, played by Chris Pine. This might have come as a surprise to many as Trevor’s plane blew up in the first film, which was set during World War I, decades before. ... [Read Full Story]

Golden Globes 2020: Full List Of Nominees

On Monday, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the 2020 Golden Globe nominations. Among the big winners in film were Marriage Story with six nominations; and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and The Irishman with five. On the TV side, Chernobyl, The Crown, and Unbelievable each received four nominations. Netflix led the way in film and TV, scoring a total of 17 nominations in both.... [Read Full Story]

Kristin Chenoweth To Star In Disney+ Comedy Series

Kristin Chenoweth will star in and executive produce a comedy series for Disney+.called The Biggest Star in Appleton that’s in the early stages of development at the streaming platform. The potential series would center on Carol Dannhauser (Chenoweth), a mother, wife and waitress in Appleton, Wisconsin, who gets her deepest satisfaction from small-town stardom at her community theater.Her status is threatened, however, when a struggling New York chorus girl moves back home with dreams of her own. ... [Read Full Story]

Elizabeth Banks Set To Star And Direct “The Invisible Woman” Movie

Following her directing and acting in the Charlie’s Angels movie, Elizabeth Banks will now direct and star in The Invisible Woman for Universal Pictures. The announcement of The Invisible Woman caused some confusion as the movie The Invisible Man, directed by Leigh Whannell and starring Elisabeth Moss (as a woman plagued by her abusive and newly invisible ex, played by Oliver Jackson-Cohen) is set for release soon.  However The Invisible Woman is a separate Universal release, based on an original concept by Banks. Banks and her producing partner at Brownstone Productions, Max Handelman, will produce, and Alison Small will executive-produce.... [Read Full Story]

New Season Of “Doctor Who” To Premiere On New Year’s Day: Watch The New Trailer

BBC America announced that the second season of the time travel show “Doctor Who” starring Jodie Whittaker will premiere 8 p.m. ET on New Year’s Day. The season will begin with a two-part episode titled “Spyfall.” The network also announced that it has partnered with BBC Studios and Fathom Events to screen the premiere episode on over 600 cinema screens on Jan. 5. The event will include a Q&A with Whittaker and fellow cast members Tosin Cole and Mandip Gill transmitted from The Paley Center for Media in New York. Tickets and a list of participating locations will be available beginning Dec. 6 at the Fathom Events website.... [Read Full Story]

When Calls the Heart’s Andrea Brooks Welcomes First Child

When Calls the Heart star Andrea Brooks (Faith Carter) has welcomed her first child. Brooks gave birth to a baby girl and posted the exciting news via her Instagram account, sharing a black-and-white photo of herself and her new bundle of joy snuggled up against her with the caption “…and then there was you. ????” without sharing any additional details on her baby girl.... [Read Full Story]

New Details Emerge Regarding The Departure Of Gabrielle Union And Julianne Hough From ‘America’s Got Talent’

Last week it was revealed that Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough were being dropped from the judging panel of the talent show Amercia’s Got Talent after just one season. Now new details have emerged, saying the women had been subjected to a “toxic culture” on the show, including offensive jokes, extensive criticism of their appearance and being ignored. Variety reports the two female judges received “excessive notes on their physical appearance.”  Union, 47, was told more than half a dozen times that her hair styles were “too black” for the audience of America’s Got Talent. Hough, 31, is said to have been subjected to consistent criticism on hair, make-up and wardrobe, which apparently led to tensions on the show. Union is also reported to have made several complaints about offensive jokes she witnessed during filming for the talent show, that were ignored by senior executives.... [Read Full Story]

New Clip From “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” Is Revealed

Another Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker teaser has been released (which can be viewed at the link here.) This is actually the first “clip” from the film (rather than moments cut together in a trailer or snippets from behind-the-scenes).  The clip contains the desert chase with Rey (Daisy Ridley), Finn (John Boyega), Poe (Oscar Isaac) and C-3PO (Anthony Daniels) on the run from desert bike-riding Stormtroopers.... [Read Full Story]