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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]

Kylie Jenner Sells Majority Share Of Cosmetics Line For $600 Million

Kylie Jenner has sold a $600 million majority stake in her cosmetics company, Kylie Cosmetics. Coty confirmed in a press release Monday that it acquired 51 percent ownership in Jenner’s beauty business, saying the partnership will build and further develop Kylie Cosmetics into “a global powerhouse brand.” Coty will develop the Kylie Cosmetics portfolio and act as licensee for skincare, fragrances and nail products.... [Read Full Story]

Mo’Nique Sues Netflix For Racial & Gender Discrimination

Academy Award-winning actress Mo’Nique has filed suit against streaming giant Netflix, alleging that they discriminated against her as a black woman. The lawsuit states that Netflix offered the star $500,000 to appear in a one-hour comedy special, while signing multi-million dollar deals with other comedians, including Jerry Seinfeld, Amy Schumer, Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock and Ellen DeGeneres.... [Read Full Story]

Trailer For New Netflix Series On Selena Quintanilla Starring Christian Serratos Is Released

“Walking Dead” star Christian Serratos has been cast as the late Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla in a new Netflix series titled “Selena: The Series.”  Netflix released a first look clip of Serratos, shown in one of Quintanilla’s most famous outfits and sporting her trademark red lipsticked look while singing her hit with Los Dinos titled “Como La Flor.”... [Read Full Story]