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Sylvester Stallone Says He Considered Boycotting the Oscars


Sylvester Stallone and Michael B. Jordan in "Creed"; Barry Wetcher/Warner Bros.(LOS ANGELES) -- The topic of diversity in Hollywood and within the Academy was addressed by several stars Monday at the Oscar nominees luncheon in Beverly Hills.Sylvester St

"Girls" Star Lena Dunham Taking Time Off for "Chronic" Illness


Craig Blankenhorn/HBO(NEW YORK) -- The HBO show Girls is back for its fifth season later this month, but its biggest star will not be making press appearances due to a "chronic condition."Lena Dunham took to Instagram Monday to write, "I just wanted to

Ryan Reynolds Says He's "Always Related" to Foul-Mouthed, Violent Superhero, Dea


(L-R) Morena Baccarin, Leslie Uggams, Ryan Reynolds and Brianna Hildebrand; Gary Gershoff/WireImage(NEW YORK) -- Deadpool, opening Friday, is the latest flick about a Marvel superhero to hit the big screen.  But unlike previous Marvel heroes you've

"The Bachelor" Recap: Shocking Eliminations in the Bahamas


ABC/Craig Sjodin(NEW YORK) -- Monday night's episode of The Bachelor picked up where last week's episode left off: with Ben Higgins having a private chat with Olivia after he received several complaints about her from the other women.Olivia played the vic

President Obama to Appear on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show"


James Devaney/GC Images(NEW YORK) -- President Obama will want to pack his dancing shoes for his trip to California this week, as he is set to make a special in-studio appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Friday, February 12.The announcement was sent

"black-ish," "Empire" Winners at NAACP Image Awards


"black-ish" star Anthony Anderson; ABC/Bob D’Amico(PASADENA, Calif.) -- ABC's black-ish and the Fox drama Empire won major awards Friday night at the 47th NAACP Image Awards, held Friday night in Pasadena, California.black-ish was named outstanding

"Taxi Driver" Turns 40 Today


Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Monday, February 8 marks 40 years since Taxi Driver first hit theaters, grabbing us by the throat and dragging us into lead character Travis Bickle's dark, twisted world.The film, which starred Robert De

Teresa Giudice Talks Finances, Prison, Future in Exclusive "GMA" Interview


ABC/Jeffrey Neira(NEW YORK) -- Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice opened up about her financial situation, her time in federal prison and what her future holds in an exclusive interview with ABC News' Amy Robach."[We're not in] foreclosure

Alejandro G. Iñárritu Wins Top Prize at Directors Guild of America Awards


"The Revenant" star Leonardo DiCaprio and director Alejandro G. Iñárritu; Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(LOS ANGELES) -- The Revenant director Alejandro G. Iñárritu won a major award over the weekend.He received the prize for Outstand

Sunday Night's Super Bowl Scores Second-Highest Ratings Ever


ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Sunday night's match-up between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers scored the second-highest overnight rating for a Super Bowl, according to Variety.  Only last year's game drew more viewers.Variety reports that

Bernie Sanders and Larry David Together at Last on "Saturday Night Live"


Dana Edelson/NBC(NEW YORK) -- Democratic presidential hopeful Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders flipped the tables and did an impression of comedian Larry David while standing right next to him onstage on NBC’s Saturday Night Live over the weekend.Asked

"Kung Fu Panda 3" Stays on Top at the Box Office


DreamWorks Animation(NEW YORK) -- Kung Fu Panda 3 scored another box office win during Super Bowl weekend.The animated sequel earned an estimated 21 million dollars in its second weekend of release to top three new films.The Coen brothers' Hail, Caesar! o

Super Bowl 50: The Commercials


ABC News(SANTA CLARA, CALIF.) -- The stars weren’t only on the field during the Super Bowl on Sunday.The much-hyped commercials offered a wide range of A-listers, from Amy Schumer and Seth Rogen to Christopher Walken to Willem Dafoe –- as Mari

Super Bowl 50: The Halftime Show


ABC News(SANTA CLARA, CALIF.) --- Coldplay offered a flashback performance during the Super Bowl 50 halftime show Sunday night at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, dipping deep into their catalog while also paying homage to past performers who

Super Bowl 50: The Pregame Performances


ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Lady Gaga dazzled at Super Bowl 50, performing the national anthem before the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers faced off at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California.Accompanied by a pianist, Gaga delivered a stunning performa

Nearly 30 Years After "Like a Prayer" Furor, Madonna Song Featured in New Pepsi


Christopher Polk/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- It just goes to show that if you wait long enough, all scandals will fade away.  Pepsi's big Super Bowl commercial this Sunday will include a classic Madonna song -- nearly thirty years after the soft-drin

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