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“I was shocked”: Sylvester Stallone on learning of friend Dolph Lundgren's cancer battle

Stallone and Lundgren in 2015 – Todd Williamson/Getty Images

Recently, Rocky IV and Creed 2 star Dolph Lundgren revealed he has been secretly battling cancer for eight years. The 65-year-old Swedish actor opened up to the In Depth with Graham Bensinger podcast, telling the host that doctors discovered a cancerous tumor in his kidney in 2015 which they were able to successfully remove.... [Read Full Story]

In Brief: The CW cuts 'Kung Fu' and 'The Winchesters', and more


Fox has renewed Gordon Ramsay‘s cooking challenge series Next Level Chef for a third and fourth season, the network announced Thursday. The show, in which Ramsay, Nyesha Arrington and Richard Blais recruit talented chefs and take them under their wings as they face unique cooking challenges with the goal of finding the food world’s newest superstar, launched its second season after this year’s Super Bowl and delivered 16.9 million viewers — the most for any cooking show in history…... [Read Full Story]

In Brief: Andy Samberg's animated 'Digman!' renewed, and more


Digman! — the adult comedy series co-created by Saturday Night Live vet Andy Samberg, has been renewed at Comedy Central, according to Deadline. “Set in a world where archaeologists are massive celebrities and the coolest people on the planet,” Digman! features the voice of Samberg as Rip Digman. Mitra Jouhari, Tim Robinson, Dale Soules, Guz Khan, Melissa Fumero and Tim Meadows round out the main voice cast. The season 1 finale of Digman! premiered Wednesday, May 10 on Comedy Central…... [Read Full Story]

'Class of '09' offers up an unconventional look at crime

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The FBI and artificial intelligence (AI) are at the center of the new FX on Hulu drama series Class of ’09, which debuted Wednesday. It follows a class of FBI agents at several different decades in their lives and careers — an idea creator Tom Rob Smith tells ABC Audio he came up with after listening to a true crime podcast that featured interviews with FBI agents.... [Read Full Story]

In Brief: MTV News shutters; Fox cancels 'Fantasy Island' reboot, and more


Another Sex and the City vet is joining the cast of the HBO Max sequel, And Just Like That… for season 2. Candice Bergen, who played Carrie Bradshaw’s Vogue editor Enid Frick on the original show and in one of the Sex and the City movies, is officially reprising her role, showrunner Michael Patrick King tells Entertainment Weekly. When last we saw her, Enid was trying to recruit bride-to-be Carrie — played by Sarah Jessica Parker — as a model for Vogue‘s “The Last Single Girl” feature in the bridal issue. King also teased trailblazing feminist Gloria Steinem as a guest star, playing herself. And Just Like That… season 2 launches in June…... [Read Full Story]