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Mark Wahlberg And Winston Duke Team Up In Netflix Action Comedy ‘Spenser Confidential’

Streaming service Netflix has released the first trailer for “Spenser Confidential,” an upcoming action comedy starring Mark Wahlberg and Winston Duke. The film is based on the best-selling novel “Wonderland” by Ace Atkins, and on the Spenser character created by Robert B. Parker. The late Robert Ulrich played the first on-screen version of the character in the “Spenser: For Hire” television series, broadcast on ABC from 1985 until 1988.. ...Read Full Story

Model Ashley Graham And Husband Justin Ervin Welcome A Son

32 year-old supermodel Ashley Graham and her husband Justin Ervin have welcomed their first child together, a son.  They shared on their Instagram Stories Monday. Graham didn’t share any other birth details, including their baby boy’s name, but she taged her husband in the post (which Ervin re-shared on his own Story) and wrote, “At 6:00pm on Saturday our lives changed for the better,” adding a red and blue heart emoji. “Thank you all for your love and support during this incredible time,” she added.. ...Read Full Story

Ariana Grande Sued For Copyright Infringement Over Hit Song ‘7 Rings’

Ariana Grande and seven co-writers are being accused of plagiarizing her Grammy-nominated hit “7 Rings.”  A lawsuit filed Friday in US District Court for the Southern District of New York stated the song “is a forgery — plagiarized from plaintiff Josh Stone who wrote, recorded and published the nearly identical original work ‘You Need It, I Got It’ … approximately two years earlier.”. ...Read Full Story

Tina Fey And Amy Poehler To Return As Hosts Of 2021 Golden Globes

Less than a week since this year’s Golden Globes, it was announced that Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will be back to host the 2021 awards ceremony. NBC Entertainment provided some details over the weekend, with chairman Paul Telegdy saying they “couldn’t wait any longer to share the great news.” The 2021 ceremony doesn’t have a set date yet. Comedian Ricky Gervais hosted the 2020 awards, which was his fifth time hosting.. ...Read Full Story

Ariana Grande Set To Perform At 2020 Grammy Awards

Ariana Grande has been added to the list of artists who will take the stage at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards. The announcement was made over the weekend by the superstar singer, as well as The Recording Academy. “See you jan 26 #GRAMMYs @cbs @recordingacademy,” Grande revealed in a tweet. The Grammy-winning artist is nominated in five categories this year, including album of the year for Thank You, Next.. ...Read Full Story

“Saved By The Bell” Reboot Casts Transgender Actress Josie Totah In Lead Role

The “Saved by the Bell” reboot, starring original cast members Mario Lopez and Elizabeth Berkley, has cast transgender actress Josie Totah in a leading role. Totah will play Lexi, described in press notes as “a beautiful, sharp-tongued cheerleader and the most popular girl at Bayside High” who is both “admired and feared” by her classmates.  The 18-year-old Totah’s credits include NBC’s “Champions” and the Disney Channel’s “Jessie.”  She was most recently seen on Netflix’s “No Good Nick.”. ...Read Full Story

Riverdale’s Vanessa Morgan Marries MLB Star Michael Kopech

Riverdale actress Vanessa Morgan married professional baseball player Michael Kopech over the weekend. Morgan, 27, and Kopech, 23, exchanged vows in front of their closest family and friends, including members of the Riverdale cast, during an intimate ceremony at the Historic Walton House in Homestead, Florida. About 40 guests attended, and the bride’s sister’s Celina served as her maid of honor.. ...Read Full Story

Actor Wilmer Valderrama And Model Amanda Pacheco Get Engaged On New Year’s Day

NCIS star Wilmer Valderrama is engaged to his model girlfriend Amanda Pacheco. Valderrama popped the question in San Diego on New Year’s Day, he revealed on Instagram. In the photo, Valderrama, 39, can be seen getting down on one knee in front of a gorgeous seaside backdrop. “‘It’s just us now,’” he captioned the photo, adding the date of their engagement, “01-01-2020.”. ...Read Full Story

“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” Tops Weekend Box Office To Hit $600M Globally

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is at the top of the box office againthis weekend. The J.J. Abrams-directed final installment in the Star Wars Skywalker saga dominated the Christmas Day box office with $32 million, earning the film the honor of having the second-best Christmas Day box office total behind 2015’s Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens. . ...Read Full Story

Harry Styles Sophomore Album ”Fine Line’ Debuts At No. 1

Former “One Direction” star Harry Style’s sophomore album, Fine Line, hit number one on the Billboard 200 chart this week. According to Billboard, “it marks the biggest week for a pop album by a male artist in over four years.” It’s the second highest debut in the chart’s history, beating Post Malone’s “Hollywood’s Bleeding.” The chart is based on album units sold both digitally and physical album sales, song sales and audio streams. Styles also landed number one on the Rolling Stone Top 200 Albums Chart.. ...Read Full Story

Hilarie Burton Says She Left Hallmark Film After Demands For Inclusivity Were Ignored

Actress Hilarie Burton has chimed in with her thoughts on the Hallmark Channel’s since-rescinded decision to scrap ads depicting a same-sex wedding, by raising claims of her own. Best known for playing Peyton Sawyer on “One Tree Hill,” Burton has appeared in a number of Hallmark’s original films over the years, including 2012’s “Naughty or Nice” and 2013’s “Christmas on the Bayou.” However, she said she was dismissed from one of the network’s projects last January because she demanded more “diverse casting.” . ...Read Full Story

“A Quiet Place Part II” Releases First Footage With Emily Blunt

Last weekend, a teaser for the sequel to “A Quiet Place,” directed by John Krasinski, screened in theaters ahead of showings of Black Christmas. The preview for A Quiet Place Part II was brief, showing a scene in which the lead character, Evelyn Abbott (played by Emily Blunt) leads her children along a trail of sand until it ends and they realize that they have to keep going. That teaser is now online, with the promise of a full-length trailer to be released on New Year’s Day.. ...Read Full Story

Orlando Jones Says He Was Fired From “American Gods” By New Showrunner

Orlando Jones says he was let go from the Starz series American Gods and will not reprise his role of Mr. Nancy in the upcoming third season.  The 51-year-old Jones is claiming the new showrunner, Charles Eglee, thinks his “angry” character sends the “wrong message for black America.”  The cable channel, production company Fremantle and Eglee have not responded the actor’s remarks, made in text posts and in a video message on Twitter.. ...Read Full Story