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Rachael Ray Speaks Out After Fire At Her Upstate New York Home

Rachael Ray is speaking out after a fire tore through her and her husband’s home in upstate New York. On Sunday, a fire broke out at the residence of the talk show host, 51, and her husband John Cusimano, in Lake Luzerne — where the celebrity chef has been filming her show during the pandemic. A rep for Ray said that “the house is unfortunately damaged and we don’t yet know to what extent.”... [Read Full Story]

‘Dirty Dancing’ Sequel Officially Announced With Jennifer Grey Returning

Lionsgate officially announced a new movie set in the Dirty Dancing universe, with Jennifer Grey coming back and executive producing. Jonathan Levine, who most recently directed Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron in last year’s Long Shot will serve as director on the new project, and the script will be written by Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis, the duo behind 2019’s Five Feet Apart and The Curse of La Llorona. ... [Read Full Story]

Sony To Release Whitney Houston Biopic ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’

Sony and TriStar Pictures have won a bidding war for I Wanna Dance With Somebody, a biopic based on the life of the late Whitney Houston.   The film will be released Thanksgiving of 2022. Bohemian Rhapsody screenwriter Anthony McCarten will pen the script, which will be directed by Stella Meghie.  The movie also has the full support of Whitney‘s estate.... [Read Full Story]

Lifetime Announces Its First LGBTQ+ Holiday Movie ‘The Christmas Set Up’

Lifetime unveiled plans for 30 new movies that will comprise its “It’s a Wonderful Lifetime” lineup, scheduled to kick off in mid-October. The lineup includes “The Christmas Setup,” the network’s first film to feature a same-sex couple as its central romance.  The cast and creative team for “The Christmas Setup” has yet to be announced, however a synopsis of the film reads as follows:  ... [Read Full Story]

Taylor Swift Is The First Artist To Debut At No. 1 On Both Billboard 200 And Hot 100 Charts In Same Week

Taylor Swift has becoming the first artist ever to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and Hot 100 in the same week. Swift’s surprise eighth studio album, Folklore, took top honors in its first week after moving 846,000 units, marking the biggest sales week this year. Her lead single, “Cardigan,” also debuted at No. 1 after amassing 34 million U.S. streams and 71,000 downloads sold.... [Read Full Story]

Dave Franco Horror Movie ‘The Rental’ Takes The No. 1 Spot At Weekend Box Office

Dave Franco’s horror movie The Rental – starring his wife, Alison Brie – took the No. 1 spot at the box office this weekend, bringing in $420,871 over the weekend from 251 theaters, averaging $1,677 per theater, according to Deadline on Sunday, July 26.  A majority of that is from drive-in theaters, which continue to be the leading exhibitors at the weekend box office.... [Read Full Story]