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George Clooney On Why He’s Pulling Back From Acting: ‘I Don’t Need Money’

George Clooney explained in a new interview why he’s not going to be acting as much anymore, stating that he just doesn’t need the money. The 56 year old Clooney and his business partners sold their popular tequila company, Casamigos, in June. Clooney said the billion-dollar deal gives him leeway to continue to “fight to make the movies I want to make” and that he is shifting his efforts towards political activism and humanitarian work.... [Read Full Story]

“The Twilight Zone” Reboot In The Works

CBS Corporation CEO Leslie Moonves confirmed on Thursday that CBS All Access is working on a refresh of the iconic sci-fi anthology series The Twilight Zone.  It remains to be seen whether the project has been ordered or is simply in development, but Marco Ramirez, who has previously worked on the Netflix/Marvel collaborations The Defenders and Daredevil, will pen the series’ script.... [Read Full Story]

Beyoncé Set For Live-Action Remake Of ‘The Lion King’

The Walt Disney Studios revealed the cast for its upcoming live-action adaptation of its 1994 animated classic “The Lion King.” Beyoncé is joining the cast as the voice of Nala. Other cast members had been previously announced for the film, including Donald Glover as Simba and James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Alfre Woodard as Sarabi, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa, Billy Eichner as Timon and Keegan-Michael Key as a Kamari.... [Read Full Story]

Lady Gaga Reportedly Engaged To Boyfriend Christian Carino

Lady Gaga is reportedly engaged.  Us Weekly reports that Gaga and Christian Carino “secretly got engaged over the summer” after he asked her father for his blessing. They have apparently put a hold on wedding plans, however, while Gaga as focuses on her ongoing battle with chronic pain that comes from her Fibromyalgia.  Neither Gaga or Christian have officially commented on the news that they’re engaged.... [Read Full Story]

Wendy Williams Faints On Live TV During Halloween Show

Wendy Williams had a scary moment on her TV talk show when she passed out during a live broadcast on Tuesday morning.  Dressed as an elaborate Statue of Liberty, Williams was introducing a Halloween costume contest segment on her daytime talk show when she began slurring her words. She started shaking and lost her balance before collapsing on the ground. Producers rushed over to help Williams and the show cut to a commercial break before Williams came back on air and addressed the incident.... [Read Full Story]

Corey Feldman Vows To Name Hollywood Pedophile Ring In “Today Show” Interview

Corey Feldman wants to expose child predators in Hollywood, but the actor/musician says he needs $10 million to do it properly. Feldman wants to use crowd-sourced funds to produce a feature film focused on those who molested him, and he promises to name names with the project. During his Today show interview on Monday, October 30, Feldman defended his decision to wait to give names of the alleged harassers.... [Read Full Story]

Justin Bieber And Ex-Girlfriend Selena Gomez Attend Church Together After Breakfast, Sparking Rumors

After hanging out at Selena Gomez’s Los Angeles home last week, Justin Bieber and his ex was spotted having breakfast and going to church together on Sunday, Oct. 29.  A photo of the former lovebirds surfaced, of them having a casual conversation. However, sources say that the couple have a totally platonic relationship. Gomez’s current boyfriend, The Weeknd, is away on tour.... [Read Full Story]

Rock and Roll Pioneer Fats Domino Dead at 89

Fats Domino, a rock and roll pioneer who penned classics like “I’m Walkin” and “Ain’t That a Shame” and popularized “Blueberry Hill,” has died at 89.  Hailing from New Orleans, Domino was among the first acts inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and was reportedly only second to Elvis Presley in record sales with over 65 million records sold.  Domino’s death was announced by Domino’s daughter to a local television station, and was confirmed by an official from New Orleans coroner’s office.... [Read Full Story]

Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins to Depart For Sony TV

Mike Hopkins is leaving Hulu. Hopkins, who’s been Hulu’s CEO since 2013, is headed to Sony Pictures Television where he’ll serve as Chairman. The Chairman role was previously held by Steve Mosko, who left Sony last year. Randy Freer, a Hulu board-member who’s served as President and COO of Fox Networks Group since 2013, will take over for Hopkins as Hulu’s CEO.... [Read Full Story]

Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender Enjoy Honeymoon In Italy After Private Wedding

Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender jetted off to Italy for their honeymoon, a week after they got married in an ultra-private wedding ceremony in Ibiza. The newlyweds were spotted at Osteria del Cappello restaurant in Bologna on Sunday.  Vikander and Fassbender tied the knot last week at the luxurious La Granja farmstead resort surrounded by friends and family.... [Read Full Story]

Justin Timberlake To Headline 2018 Super Bowl Halftime Show

Justin Timberlake is set to perform during halftime at Super Bowl LII.  His performance will take place during the Feb. 4, 2018 game, which comes 14 years after his controversial halftime show with Janet Jackson.  He made the announcement Sunday on Twitter and ahead of NBC’s Sunday Night Football broadcast in a humorous video in which he appeared alongside Jimmy Fallon, his longtime friend and frequent collaborator. ... [Read Full Story]

Amber Tamblyn Speaks Out Regarding Racist Allegations Against Her Husband David Cross

Amber Tamblyn is not taking her husband David Cross’ side in an online feud with comedian Charlyne Yi.  Yi accused Cross of mocking her with what she claims were racist remarks a decade ago.  Now Tamblyn has defended Yi with a series of tweets on Thursday, and stated that she did not want to be held accountable for her husband’s actions.... [Read Full Story]

Chelsea Handler Leaving Netflix Show

Chelsea, Chelsea Handler’s weekly talk show, will not be returning for a third season on Netflix, the comedian has announced with a statement on Twitter.  Handler said the presidential election and the dramatic events that followed “galvanized” her and persuaded her to scrap the show in favor of a renewed political activism. ... [Read Full Story]

Demi Lovato Documentary Premiers On YouTube

Demi Lovato’s documentary Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated, out Tuesday on YouTube, is a serious look at her rise to fame — and the complications that almost ended it all.  The film explores some of the singer’s darkest times, including her drug addiction (which ranged from pills to cocaine), eating disorder, heartbreak, and even a time she punched one of her back-up dancers.  ... [Read Full Story]