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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]

Animated “Good Times” Reboot On The Way From Steph Curry And Seth McFarlane

Netflix has ordered a ten-episode animated reboot of the 1970s sitcom Good Times. The new series will be produced by Steph Curry‘s production company Unanimous Media, and Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane and his company Fuzzy Door will also help develop the show, along with the sitcom’s original show-runner, Norman Lear. Carl Jones, who previously wrote for TBS’ recent series The Last O.G, will also be part of the creative team.... [Read Full Story]

Cardi B Files For Divorce From Offset After 3 Years of Marriage

Cardi B and Offset are officially calling it quits after three years of marriage. Cardi, 27, filed for divorce at an Atlanta courthouse on Tuesday, saying the marriage is “irretrievably broken” and “there are no prospects for a reconciliation,” reportedly after finding out the Migos rapper, 28, had been unfaithful again. The pair, who share 2-year-old daughter Kulture Kiari, is due in court Nov. 4.... [Read Full Story]

Sara Haines To Return To “The View” As Co-Host

Sara Haines is officially returning to her role as a co-host on The View. The former co-host will be returning to the program for season 24, which is set to premiere after Labor Day on Tuesday, Sept. 8. Haines will be taking over the spot vacated by Abby Huntsman, who announced her exit after two seasons in January. The show is moderated by Whoopi Goldberg, with Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin and Meghan McCain also serving as co-hosts.... [Read Full Story]