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James Corden set to host the 2019 Tony Awards


James Corden is hosting this year’s Tony Awards, The American Theatre Wing announced Tuesday. “I’m thrilled to be returning to host the Tony Awards, the Broadway community is very dear to my heart and I’m beyond proud to be part of this incredibly special night,” the “Late Late Show” host said in a statement. Corden, […]

What will Netflix do about Felicity Huffman’s ‘When They See Us’ role?


We all know how things went south last week for actress Lori Loughlin (“When Calls the Heart”) in the college admissions bribery scandal. Fired from the Hallmark Channel for her alleged role in the scandal, she has lost all of her gigs with Hallmark parent Crown Media, as well as her role in Netflix’s “Fuller […]

Why good horror flicks aren’t set in New York City anymore


A slasher is on the loose, whipping out a razor blade and slicing helpless bystanders without motive or provocation. Flames shoot out of manholes on one of the city’s busiest streets just steps away from bustling businesses. Thousands of live crickets are unleashed on a packed subway train, terrifying passengers who are stalled on a […]

‘9-1-1’ gets ‘crazy’ with rogue shark, somersaulting truck


A disaster-themed show such as Ryan Murphy’s “9-1-1” faces the challenge of topping itself in terms of scale when it comes to on-screen calamity. When the show goes really big, it creates an earthquake in the middle of Hollywood, with manufactured broken streets and the cast learning how to perform on specially designed staircases and […]

Matthias Schoenaerts propels exquisite drama ‘The Mustang’


A tightly coiled ball of rage by the name of Roman Coleman (Matthias Schoenaerts) meets his match training a wild horse in this indie drama from French filmmaker Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre. Schoenaerts’ Roman, a prison inmate who brusquely tells Connie Britton’s social worker he’s “not good with people,” is assigned to manure-shoveling duty in the […]

Patricia Arquette shines in Hulu’s ‘The Act’


Patricia Arquette continues her chameleon-like acting renaissance in “The Act,” a creepy new Hulu series based on the murder of Dee Dee Blanchard (Arquette) orchestrated by her daughter, Gypsy Rose (Joey King), whom she’d physically and emotionally abused for years. There are parallels in “The Act” to last summer’s nightmarish HBO series “Sharp Objects,” which […]

A ‘Drake & Josh’ reboot is in the works, Drake Bell says


“Drake & Josh” fans rejoice! The once at-odds co-stars Drake Bell and Josh Peck are shopping a new show, Bell revealed Thursday. And it’s not your typical reboot, the 32-year-old actor told People Magazine from the iHeartRadio Music Awards red carpet. “[The show] is going to be way more creative, way cooler than just you […]

Fionnula Flanagan recalls rainy Dublin parades and New York ladies of the night


When Fionnula Flanagan was a girl in Ireland, St. Patrick’s Day was an understated affair. “It always rained,” the 77-year-old actress says. “You’d go watch the parade. The army would have some tanks out, the Irish Air Force would bring its one airplane on its truck, and there’d be a lot of floats. All the […]

These final ‘Game of Thrones’ season 8 episodes will be movies


And now our watch begins: HBO has finally released the run times and air dates for the final six “Game of Thrones” episodes. As we reported earlier, rumors that the entire eighth and final season will be comprised of movie-length episodes aren’t true. The first and second episodes of Season 8 clock in at 54 […]

These ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 episodes will be movies


And now our watch begins: HBO has finally released the run times and air dates for the final six “Game of Thrones” episodes. As we reported earlier, rumors that the entire eighth and final season will be comprised of movie-length episodes aren’t true. The first and second episodes of Season 8 clock in at 54 […]

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