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"James Bond" Author Says Idris Elba Is 'Too Street' to Portray 007


Sony/Screen Gems(LONDON) -- If left up to current James Bond author Anthony Horowitz, British actor Idris Elba would never portray 007 on the big screen."Idris Elba is a terrific actor, but I can think of other black actors who would do it

Jaime King Calls Being the Mother of Two Boys 'Surreal'


Eddy Chen/The CW(LOS ANGELES) -- Jaime King is still trying to comprehend that she's a mother to two boys.The actress, who gave birth to her second son, Leo Thames, last month, told ABC News that having two children under the age of two is "surr

Benedict Cumberbatch Finally Reveals Son's Name


ABC/Rick Rowell(NEW YORK) -- Benedict Cumberbatch and wife Sophie Hunter have finally publicly revealed their newborn son's name.People confirmed the couple named their son Christopher Carlton Cumberbatch. The baby's middle name r

Liam Hemsworth Spends Time with Miss Piggy


Lionsgate(LOS ANGELES) -- Weeks after Miss Piggy announced that she and Kermit the Frog have terminated their relationship, she's been caught canoodling with a new man: Liam Hemsworth.Hemsworth on Monday posted an Instagram photo of himself

Peta Murgatroyd Will Miss "Dancing with the Stars" Due to Injury


ABC/Adam Taylor(NEW YORK) -- Andy Grammer was just announced to the new cast of Dancing with the Stars, yet he's already lost his pro partner.Peta Murgatroyd will have to sit out season 21 of the ABC competition due to an injury. She tells Peopl

Ne-Yo Confirms Engagement; Fiancee Is Pregnant


Monty Brinton/CBS(NEW YORK) -- Ne-Yo is engaged to model Crystal Renay and she’s having a baby.The singer made the official announcement on Twitter, commenting. “Clearing the air..@mscrystalrenay and I are ENGAGED to be mar

"Bachelor in Paradise" Recap: New Women Arrive, Ashley I. Makes a Bold Move with


ABC/Rick Rowell(NEW YORK) -- Monday night's episode of Bachelor in Paradise marked the arrivals of a few new cast members.We were reintroduced to Chelsie Webster late in the previous episode. On Monday night she asked out Nick Pet

Terrence Howard Says He's Still with Third Wife


Christopher Fragapane/FOX(NEW YORK) -- Although the news was broken through legal documents, Terrence Howard is pushing back against a New York Daily News report that claimed the Empire star divorced his third wife, Mira

Report: Kim Richards Banned from Beverly Hills Hotel After Arrest


Rodolfo Martinez/Bravo(LOS ANGELES) -- Kim Richards reportedly has been banned from the Beverly Hills Hotel after her arrest at the upscale establishment back in April, according to TMZ.A representative for the Beverly Hills police department told AB

Why Khloe Kardashian Skipped the MTV Video Music Awards


Timothy White/E!(LOS ANGELES) -- Kanye West was honored with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award at Sunday night's MTV VMAs and his wife Kim Kardashian, mother-in-law Kris Jenner and sisters-in-law Kourtney Kardashian an

Derek Hough Reveals He's a Groomsman for Sister Julianne's Wedding


ABC/Craig Sjodin(NEW YORK) -- Derek Hough told People magazine he's "stoked" his sister, Julianne, is engaged to professional hockey player Brooks Laich [like].  In fact, the two have gotten along so well, Laich even ask

"Saturday Night Live" Adds Jon Rudnitsky


NBC(NEW YORK) -- Saturday Night Live is adding another comedian to its line-up. Jon Rudnitsky will join the rest of the cast for season 41, NBC announced Monday.Rudnitsky, 25, is a stand-up comedian who built his fan base by creating p

Duggar Sisters Say Sexual Abuse Shouldn't Be "Taboo" in New Doc


TLC/Discovery(NEW YORK) -- In the wake of recent revelations about 19 Kids and Counting star Josh Duggar's sexual abuse of family members and others, TLC Sunday night aired the documentary Breaking the Silence, which featured sisters&n

Why Netflix Is Losing "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" and Other High-Profile M


Lionsgate Films(NEW YORK) -- If you've yet to watch The Hunger Games: Catching Fire on Netflix, you better act fast.Netflix said Sunday that the second Hunger Games movie, along with other high-profile flicks like World War Z 

Matt Damon Says New "Bourne" Film Inspired by Edward Snowden


Peter Kramer/NBC(LOS ANGELES) -- Matt Damon says the reason he hasn't done a Bourne movie since 2007 is that he and director Paul Greengrass were waiting for a big enough change in the world.Enter Edward Snowden.Though his fi

Watch Promo for Final "Downton Abbey" Season


ITV(NEW YORK) -- While the final season of Downton Abbey won't premiere in the U.S. until January, there's a new promo online that will whet your appetite.It was released over the weekend by British broadcaster ITV, which will debut th

Judge Joe Brown in Jail for Contempt of Court


Shelby County Sheriff's Office(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- Former TV judge Joe Brown turned himself in to authorities Thursday night and is serving a five-day stint for being found in contempt of court dating back to an incident from last year, Shelby Co

Robin Wright and Fiancé End Engagement


David Giesbrecht for Netflix(LOS ANGELES) -- Robin Wright and and her fiancé Ben Foster have called off their engagement, a source tells People magazine.The couple actually broke up months ago, according to the insider.Wrig

"Fear the Walking Dead" Recap: Episode 2 - 'So Close Yet So Far'


Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC(NEW YORK) -- SPOILERS AHEAD: The second episode of Fear the Walking Dead shows the outbreak swiftly starting to spread, though it's the survivors -- not the walkers -- who kick-start the end of the world. The

Hulk Hogan on Racial Slur Scandal: 'Please Forgive Me'


ABC News(NEW YORK) -- With his signature leg drop, horseshoe moustache and undeniable strength, 12-time world wrestling champion Hulk Hogan single-handedly transformed wrestling into a global phenomenon, but he's now he’s fighting to maintain his le

"Bachelor in Paradise" Recap: Samantha Gives Joe the Heave-Ho


ABC/Rick Rowell(NEW YORK) -- Joe Bailey's time in paradise came to a sudden end on Sunday night.He was eliminated during the latest episode of Bachelor in Paradise -- all thanks to Samantha Steffen, the woman who motivated him to join the s

Nicki Minaj Curses Out Miley Cyrus at MTV VMAs


MTV(LOS ANGELES) -- Nicki Minaj kicked off the MTV VMAs by performing with Taylor Swift, apparently patching things up with the pop icon after the two had a beef earlier this year via Twitter over the award show's nominations list.But

Zac Efron's "We Are Your Friends" Flops Badly at the Weekend Box Office


Warner Bros.(LOS ANGELES) -- Zac Efron could have used more support from his friends this weekend.His new music drama We Are Your Friends, in which he plays an aspiring DJ, was a major flop over the weekend. It earned an estimated 1.8 million do

The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards: The Performances


MTV(LOS ANGELES) -- Last night's MTV Video Music Awards were unforgettable -- and not just because of host Miley Cyrus’ crazy antics and Kanye West’s bizarre presidential announcement. The evening packed some major musical performanc

Wes Craven Is Dead at 76


ABC NewsWes Craven has died.The horror legend had been battling brain cancer, according to a statement from his family. He was 76."It is with deep sadness we inform you that Wes Craven passed away at 1 p.m. on Sunday, August 30th," the statement began.

Jessica Biel Reveals the Most 'Magical' Thing About Being a New Mom


Ray Mickshaw/FOX(LOS ANGELES) -- It's been four months since Jessica Biel gave birth to Silas, her son with husband, Justin Timberlake. So what's her favorite part about caring for her newborn?"Probably the moment he wakes up from a na

Miley Cyrus Says She's Pansexual; Not in a Relationship


Dana Edelson/NBC(NEW YORK) -- Ever since Miley Cyrus started opening up about her fluid sexuality, there’s been a lot of talk about whom she’s dating. In particular, people have been speculating that she’s in a relationship wit

Julianne Hough Says Her Wedding Proposal Was 'Magical and Sweet'


ABC/Adam Taylor(NEW YORK) -- Earlier this month Julianne Hough announced she's engaged to her boyfriend, pro hockey player Brooks Laich. And after a short self-imposed social media break, the Dancing with the Starsjudge hasnow revealed

"Dancing with the Stars" Season 21: Alexa and Carlos PenaVega Join Celebrity Cas


ABC(NEW YORK) -- The Dancing with the Stars cast is growing.Alexa PenaVega and her husband Carlos PenaVega have signed on for the 21st season of the dancing competition, he announced on Instagram."Beyond excited that @vegaale

Kim Kardashian West's Fertility Problems Took 'Fun Out of' Getting Pregnant


Peter Kramer/NBC(LOS ANGELES) -- Kim Kardashian West is pregnant with her second child, but she reveals in the September edition of Cmagazine that the numerous complications she experienced this time around took "the fun out of" getting pregnant

"We Are Your Friends," "War Room" Open Friday


Warner Bros.(LOS ANGELES) -- The Owen Wilson thriller No Escape opened Wednesday, earning $1.2 million in its first day of release, according to The Hollywood Reporter.Two more films debut nationwide Friday. Here's a closer look:W

Lucy Liu Welcomes First Baby


Justin Stephens/CBS(LOS ANGELES) -- Lucy Liu is now a mother.The Charlie's Angels actress made the announcement on Instagram late Thursday."Introducing the new little man in my life, my son Rockwell Lloyd Liu. In [l

Report: Terrence Howard's Role on "Empire" to Be Reduced


Christopher Fragapane/FOX(NEW YORK) -- Terrence Howard has stayed in the headlines thanks to drama in his personal life, and Fox reportedly has taken notice.The New York Post's Page Six claims that the Oscar nominee's role as Lucious Lyon o