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Helen Mirren Defends Academy in Oscar Diversity Debate


Helen Mirren accepts the Best Actress in a Leading Role Oscar for "The Queen" in 2007; Michael Caulfield/WireImage(NEW YORK) -- Oscar winner Helen Mirren is defending the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the Oscars diversity debate.Asked abo

Chris Rock Opens Up About Black Hollywood, the Oscars, His Future, in "Essence"


Image courtesy Essence magazine(NEW YORK) -- With all the controversy surrounding Hollywood’s lack of diversity, Chris Rock seems to have the weight of the world on his shoulders with his upcoming duties as host of this year’s Academy Awards.T

"MacGyver" Movie, TV Reboot Planned


CBS via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Break out your Swiss army knife -- MacGyver’s coming back.Variety reports entertainment company Lionsgate made the announcement Friday during an earnings call, revealing both a movie and subsequent CBS TV show are

George Clooney: It Took 25 Minutes for Amal to Say Yes When He Proposed


Ernesto Ruscio/GC Images(NEW YORK) -- George Clooney said he knew within six months after meeting his future wife Amal that he wanted to marry her.The 54-year-old actor shared with Ellen DeGeneres the moment he proposed to the British-Lebanese human right

"Orange Is the New Black" Renewed for Three More Seasons


Netflix(LOS ANGELES) -- Orange Is the New Black fans just got some good news to start their weekend.  The hit Netflix comedy-drama has just been renewed for three more seasons.  Creator and executive producer Jenji Kohan will be sticking aroun

"Hail, Caesar!"; "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies"; "The Choice" Open Today


Universal(NEW YORK) -- Here's a look at the new movies opening nationwide today:* Hail, Caesar! -- In the Coen brothers' comedy, set during Hollywood's Golden Age, George Clooney is an actor who is kidnapped and held for ransom. Josh Brolin is a fixer who

Review: "The Choice" (PG-13)


Dana Hawley/Lionsgate(LOS ANGELES) -- The Choice is the eleventh love story from Nicholas Sparks to hit the big screen -- since 2012, Sparks films have arrived yearly. They’re the perfect thing to pair with Valentine’s Day: both have the poten

Review: "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" (PG-13)


© 2015 CTMG, Inc.(LOS ANGELES) -- Going into this film, I have to imagine I was like most of you – I read Pride and Prejudice in high school but don’t really remember it, and I haven’t read Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, the 2009

Caitlyn Jenner Reveals She Originally Planned to Transition Before Age 40


Tibrina Hobson/WireImage(NEW YORK) -- Caitlyn Jenner officially transitioned to a woman in 2015, but she had originally planned to transition much earlier, before her 40th birthday. Jenner, now 66, talks in a new video recorded for AOL's Maker Conf

47th Annual NAACP Image Awards to Air Friday; Nominees Discuss Awards' Importanc


Joe Morton in "Scandal"; ABC/Ron Tom(NEW YORK) -- The 47th annual NAACP Image Awards will be broadcast live from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on TV One Friday, February 5, 2016, at 9 p.m. ET. Leading the nominations this year is the Fox smash hit

Kate Hudson Spills the Secrets Behind Her Fit Body


Michael Kovac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Kate Hudson has a body that most people would covet, but the 36-year-old actress says she is more focused on how she feels inside than how she looks outside."I have fluctuated [in weight] my whole life," the star

Past Guests Join "The Big Bang Theory" for 200th Episode


Christine Baranski and Jim Parsons on "The Big Bang Theory"; Michael Yarish/Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (NEW YORK) -- The Big Bang Theory has lined up several past guest stars, and one new one, for its 200th episode.Past featured players John Ross Bow

Watch "Friends" Cast Reunite in Teaser Clip for James Burrows Tribute


NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Image(LOS ANGELES) -- The long-awaited Friends reunion is still more than two weeks away, but fans got a little taste of what's in store on Wednesday.In a teaser clip for a tribute to the show's creator James Burrows, the cas

Review: "Hail, Caesar!" (PG-13)


Scarlett Johansson and Josh Brolin in “Hail, Caesar!”; Alison Rosa/Universal(LOS ANGELES) -- There’s a lot going on in this new movie from the Coen Brothers, the 17th film by my count that they’ve written together and directed, and

LEGO Does "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"


Lucasfilm/Disney(NEW YORK) -- The latest movie to be immortalized as part of Warner Bros. Interactive's bestselling LEGO video game series will be Star Wars: The Force Awakens.Fittingly, the game was announced with an animated, shot-for-shot LEGO recreat