Entertainment Daypop Archives

‘The Marksman’ starring Liam Neeson wins the weekend box office with $3.2M

Liam Neeson’s The Marksman takes the number one spot at this weekend’s box office after taking in $3.2 million. The action thriller, directed by Robert Lorenz, follows a rancher and former Marine (Neeson) living in an Arizona border town who must help a young boy (Jacob Perez) escape a Mexican drug cartel. Katheryn Winnick, Juan Pablo Raba, and Teresa Ruiz also star.. ...Read Full Story

Siegfried Fischbacher, of the Siegfried & Roy illusionist duo, dies at 81

Siegfried Fischbacher, the world-known illusionist who worked alongside stage partner Roy Horn, has died. He was 81. Fischbacher died of pancreatic cancer on Wednesday at his home in Las Vegas, according to a statement from his representative. Fischbacher’s long-time show business partner, Roy Horn, died last year of complications from COVID-19 at a Las Vegas hospital. He was 75.. ...Read Full Story

Ellen DeGeneres returns to talk show after battling Covid-19

Ellen DeGeneres returned to her show for the first time in 2021 with a new episode on Jan. 13, in which the 62-year-old opened up about her recovery from COVID-19. In December, Ellen announced she had tested positive for the novel coronavirus. It took time for DeGeneres to recover and she kept fans updated on her condition while she was in isolation by sharing some messages and videos on social media. . ...Read Full Story

Aaron Sorkin’s film on Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz to star Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem

Aaron Sorkin’s movie about the relationship between I Love Lucy stars and real-life couple Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz will have a new star to play Ball. Nicole Kidman has been cast as the television icon, with fellow Oscar-winner Javier Bardem cast as Arnaz. The project has been in the works for several years, with Cate Blanchett set to play Ball at one point.. ...Read Full Story

Michael B. Jordan and Lori Harvey Make Their Relationship Instagram Official

Michael B. Jordan and Lori Harvey have finally made their relationship Instagram official as of Sunday, Jan. 10. The 33-year-old actor shared a pair of pics on his social media page.  Minutes later, Lori shared a post featuring two different Polaroids of the twosome. One of the images shows the Black Panther star about to kiss his girlfriend’s cheek.. ...Read Full Story

Grammys postpone 2021 Awards Ceremony over increased COVID-19 Concerns

UPDATE: The GRAMMYs have confirmed that the award ceremony has been pushed back to March 14. They said in a statement:  “After thoughtful conversations with health experts, our host and artists scheduled to appear, we are rescheduling the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards to be broadcast Sunday, March 14, 2021. The deteriorating COVID situation in Los Angeles, with hospital services being overwhelmed, ICUs having reached capacity, and new guidance from state and local governments have all led us to conclude that postponing our show was the right thing to do. Nothing is more important than the health and safety of those in our music community and the hundreds of people who work tirelessly on producing the show.. ...Read Full Story

Warner Bros. announces ‘Wonder Woman 3’ in the works with director Patty Jenkins and star Gal Gadot

Warner Bros. officially announced that a third Wonder Woman movie is in the works. Star Gal Gadot and director Patty Jenkins are returning for the next chapter. Warner Bros. chief Toby Emmerich said, “As fans around the world continue to embrace Diana Prince, driving the strong opening weekend performance of Wonder Woman 1984, we are excited to be able continue her story with our real life Wonder Women — Gal and Patty — who will return to conclude the long-planned theatrical trilogy.”. ...Read Full Story

Lori Loughlin completes 2-month prison sentence early for her role in college admissions scandal

Actress Lori Loughlin was released early from federal prison in California on Monday after serving a two-month sentence in connection with the college admissions cheating investigation. Loughlin was released two months after reporting to the prison in October for her role in a scheme to get her daughters admitted to college in Southern California. It was the same San Francisco-area facility where actress Felicity Huffman also served time last year for a related conviction.. ...Read Full Story

Tik-Tok’s The D’Amelio Family Announce Upcoming Reality Show on Hulu

Tik-Tok’s most famous sisters, Charli and Dixie D’Amelio, are now branching out with their parents for a new reality series on Hulu. The show will provide an inside look into their family life and jobs as content creators, featuring the two sisters and their parents.The D’Amelios announced their new Hulu show in a video on Instagram, with Charli saying, “Hey guys, we are so excited to announce that we have an original series coming to Hulu in 2021.” Dixie chimed in, saying, “We can’t wait to share our lives with you all,” with mom, Heidi adding, “And show you our day-to-day in LA,” and dad Marc finishing off with “And we can’t wait for you to get to know us all better.” . ...Read Full Story

Lily James and Sebastian Stan To Portray Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee In a Hulu Series

Actors Lily James and Sebastian Stan will portray “Baywatch” star Pamela Anderson and Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee in an upcoming limited series for Hulu called Pam and Tommy. The show will be produced by Seth Rogen, who will also portray the man who stole the duo’s infamous sex tape that was released online. “I, Tonya” director Craig Gillespie is helming the series, written by Rob Siegel. Anderson and Lee are apparently not involved, but they are aware that the show is happening.. ...Read Full Story

The Sopranos Cast Announces Virtual Reunion For Firefighters Fundraiser

The cast and creators of The Sopranos will reunite for a special livestream fundraiser benefiting Friends of Firefighters, which provides mental health services and support to active and retired New York City firefighters and their families. The event will air this Friday, December 18th at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on the Twitch page of the fundraising platform, Tiltify. . ...Read Full Story

Miranda Cosgrove To Return For iCarly Reboot at Paramount+

An iCarly reboot is officially in the works, with three of the original Nickelodeon show’s stars coming back to reprise their roles. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the new iCarly reboot will air on Paramount+, the upcoming streaming service from ViacomCBS. Returning cast members include webcast extraordinaire Carly Shay herself (Miranda Cosgrove), brother Spencer Shay (Jerry Trainor), and good friend Freddie Benson (Nathan Kress). Nickelodeon Studios is also returning to serve as producer on the TV series. . ...Read Full Story

Taylor Swift Drops Surprise Album “Evermore”

Taylor Swift announced on Thursday that she was dropping her ninth studio album, titled “Evermore.” Swift shared the surprise news on Twitter: “I’m elated to tell you that my 9th studio album, and folklore’s sister record, will be out tonight at midnight eastern. It’s called evermore.” She added, “To put it plainly, we just couldn’t stop writing songs. To try and put it more poetically, it feels like we were standing on the edge of the folklorian woods and had a choice: to turn and go back or to travel further into the forest of this music. We chose to wander deeper in.”. ...Read Full Story

Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, And More To Appear Virtually At Cyndi Lauper’s “Home for the Holidays” Benefit Concert

Cyndi Lauper has revealed the lineup for her annual Home for the Holidays benefit concert. The virtual show will feature appearances and performances from Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Phoebe Bridgers, Brandi Carlile, Brittany Howard, Dolly Parton, Amanda Shires and Jason Isbell, Cher, Henry Rollins, and more. . ...Read Full Story

Samuel L. Jackson, Hugh Grant Join Netflix Comedy Event ‘Death to 2020’

On Monday, Netflix announced on social media that Samuel L. Jackson and Hugh Grant have joined the Netflix comedy event Death to 2020.  Lisa Kudrow, Kumail Nanjiani, Tracey Ullman, Samson Kayo, Leslie Jones, Diane Morgan, Cristin Milioti and Joe Keery will also appear in the special from the creators of Black Mirror, Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones.  Black Mirror moved to Netflix in Season 3 and released its fifth season in 2019.. ...Read Full Story