Following sexual abuse allegations against actor Kevin Spacey, director Ridley Scott has cut him entirely from his new film, ‘All the Money in the World,’ just weeks before the Dec. 22 release. Spacey’s scenes will be re-filmed with actor Christopher Plummer.
Kenny Rogers has cancelled the remaining performances of his 2018 farewell tour due to “a series of health challenges." Doctors fully expect the country star to recover but recommended he cancel performances through the end of the year to focus on getting better.
Edward Norton’s production company is being sued for $7 million by residents of a building destroyed in a fire that killed a firefighter. They claim that Norton’s company, Class 5 Films, which was filming ‘Motherless Brooklyn,’ knew the fire broke out but didn’t warn residents.
‘Thor’ co-stars Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson are slated to star in a reboot of ‘Men in Black.’ The movie, slated to be released in June 2019, features new characters instead of Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones, with Steven Spielberg as executive producer.
The second season of the TV series ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ comes out on Hulu today to generally positive critic reviews. Elisabeth Moss, who plays the lead role, said she wanted to see viewers squirm as she tries to escape her forced surrogacy for Canada with the help of her lover, Nick.
In 2016, Led Zeppelin won a court case that the opening chords of ‘Stairway to Heaven’ were ripped off from Spirit. A lawyer for Spirit’s late guitarist is asking a San Francisco appeals court for a retrial, which could put Robert Plant and other members back in court.
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has been fined $600,000 for saying "losing is our best option" on a podcast this week. The Mavericks are currently one-half game away from the worst record in the NBA -- also putting them within one game from the top pick in the next draft lottery.
Former President Obama is in negotiations with Netflix to produce a series of shows, according to ‘The New York Times.’ The shows, produced by the former first couple and highlighting inspirational stories, are evidence that the Obamas intend to remain engaged in civics.
Director Greta Gerwig’s new movie, ‘Lady Bird’ -- which broke indie box office records when it came out this month -- is now a critics’ favorite: The coming-of-age story is the most reviewed film to stay at 100 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, unseating ‘Toy Story 2.’
Queen Elizabeth approved of at least one of Princess Margaret’s affairs, claims a new documentary, ‘Elizabeth: Our Queen.’ A friend of the princess says the Queen told her that her sister’s 8-year relationship with landscape gardener Roddy Llewellyn had been good for her.