The Senate confirmed Gina Haspel as the new director of the C.I.A, making her the first female director in history. In March 2018, Haspel was tapped by President Trump as the deputy director, and on Thursday, the Senate voted 54-45 in her favor to head the agency.
Bryan Cranston is joining Angelina Jolie in ‘The One and Only Ivan,’ a movie about a gorilla who lives in a cage in a mall with a baby elephant and a stray dog. Cranston, who was nominated for an Oscar for ‘Trumbo’ and is currently on the London stage, will play a failing circus owner.
The first photo of Tom Hanks as Mr. Rogers in the movie 'You're My Friend' has been released. In the picture, Hanks is wearing a signature Fred Rogers' outfit - a bright red zip-up sweater over a buttoned-up shirt and tie, khaki pants, and, of course lace-up sneakers. The movie is set to come out October 2019.
Former Tea Party presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is considering running for former Sen. Al Franken's Minnesota seat. “There's also a price you pay. And the price is bigger than ever because the swamp is so toxic," she said. "We're trying to be wise."