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"Roots" Remake to Air Memorial Day Weekend


HISTORY(NEW YORK) -- The remake of the landmark television miniseries Roots will premiere on the HISTORY channel starting May 30. The four-night, eight-hour television event will air over four consecutive nights.Billed as "a historical portrait of Ameri

Dakota Johnson on Working with "Ridiculous" Rebel Wilson in "How to Be Single"


Berry Wetcher/Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.(NEW YORK) -- Dakota Johnson said she could often be found crying off set while filming How to Be Single because her co-star, Rebel Wilson, is so funny.“Rebel is ridiculous,” Johnson, 26, said in an

"Deadpool," "Zoolander 2," More Open Today


"Deadpool" image; courtesy Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation(NEW YORK) -- Here's a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday:* Deadpool -- Ryan Reynolds plays Wade Wilson, who undergoes an experimental procedure that gives him healing power

Review: "Zoolander 2" (PG-13)


Wilson Webb/Paramount Pictures(NEW YORK) -- I thought 2001’s Zoolander was OK. I’ve met people who can quote lines from it with a passion, like they were quoting from a religious text, or a Shakespearean sonnet. These are the people that will

"Grey's Anatomy" Actress Says Cast Was "Starstruck" by Denzel Washington as Dire


ABC/Bob D’Amico(NEW YORK) -- Grey's Anatomy resumes its 12th season Thursday night on ABC, and the latest episode was directed by an Oscar winner.Denzel Washington was behind the cameras for the episode, and according to cast member Sarah Drew, she

"How to Get Away with Murder" Returns Tonight


ABC/Bob D’Amico(NEW YORK) -- The dark and gritty legal mystery drama How to Get Away with Murder, starring Viola Davis as the diabolical diva lawyer Annalise Keating, returns to airwaves Thursday.  And the last image that has racked viewers&rs

Leonardo DiCaprio Is the Reason Kate Winslet Will Attend the Oscars


Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Turne(LONDON) -- Kate Winslet said she will be at the Oscars this year because she hopes to see her "closest friend" Leonardo DiCaprio finally win.Winslet and DiCaprio, who is nominated for his role in The Revenant, appeared t

Final "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" Trailer Ramps Up the Action


Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures(NEW YORK) -- We’ve already had two trailers for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.  Now with just over a month to go before the movie’s release, we’ve been treated to a third, final one, and the em

What Can We Expect from the Return of "Scandal" Tonight?


ABC/Eric McCandless(NEW YORK) -- Gladiators, get ready because Scandal is back this week.  And of course, they will be bringing the drama this spring.The last time we saw Olivia Pope, played by Kerry Washington, she and POTUS Fitzgerald Grant, played

See the New "House of Cards" Trailer Now


David Giesbrecht/Netflix(NEW YORK) -- Netflix has released a new trailer for the fourth season of their hit political drama, House of Cards.The one-minute visual packs in dozens of glimpes of what Kevin Spacey's Frank Underwood has in store for viewers.Th

Johnny Depp Portrays Donald Trump in Funny or Die "Movie"


JB Lacroix/WireImage(NEW YORK) -- Funny or Die has made a Donald Trump biopic based on his 1987 book The Art of the Deal, and it stars Oscar-nominated actor Johnny Depp as the presidential candidate.The 50-minute video is streaming now on the site, and Fu

Review: "Deadpool" (R)


Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation(NEW YORK) -- It’s been years in the making but fans of Marvel’s incendiary, foul-mouthed anti-hero superhero Deadpool are finally getting a movie, and it’s the movie they’ve always wanted.Ryan

"Frozen" Is Coming to Broadway in Spring 2018


Disney(NEW YORK) -- Looks like we won't be letting it go anytime soon: Frozen is coming to Broadway. The Disney film is slated to hit the Great White Way in spring 2018, while a pre-Broadway engagement is scheduled for next summer. Kristen And

Jada Pinkett Smith Visits Flint, Michigan


Image courtesy FOX(FLINT, Mich.) -- Last month, Jada Pinkett Smith was thrust into the international spotlight after criticizing the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences for its lack of diversity.   This month, she’s lending he