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  • Issa Rae talks black love, explains why she’s not interested in working with white lead characters
    HBO/Anne Marie Fox (LOS ANGELES) -- Issa Rae is sharing her appreciation for black love as depicted on-screen in the new issue of Cosmopolitan magazine, and explaining why she's not exactly interested in working with white lead characters. "We don’t get to see black lust in a normalized and natural way that isn’t hypersexualized," ... read more
    EntertaimentJuly 27, 2017
  • “I’ll be ready” — Wesley Snipes is up for more Blade movies
    Photo: N.S. Park (NEW YORK) -- While promoting his new supernatural thriller novel, Talon of God, ABC Radio asked Wesley Snipes about one of his most memorable characters -- Blade, the vampire hunter born on the pages of Marvel Comics.  Snipes played the titular hero three times, helping spark the current ... read more
    EntertaimentJuly 27, 2017
  • Seinfeld, Chris Rock top “Forbes” list of world’s highest-paid comedians
    Getty Images/Jason Kempin(NEW YORK) -- Once again, Jerry Seinfeld is back on top of the Forbes list of the world’s highest-paid comedians. Kevin Hart, last year’s highest-paid comic, dropped to number six on the list, with $32.5 million; the magazine reports a huge Netflix stand-up deal boosted Jerry's bottom line to a ... read more
    EntertaimentJuly 27, 2017
  • Spoiler alert: Larry David and Bernie Sanders are actually family
    NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images/Dana Edelson(LOS ANGELES) -- It took cutting edge genetic technology to prove what HAD to be true: Larry David and former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders are actually related. David, who played his political doppelganger to rave reviews on Saturday Night Live, made the revelation during ... read more
    EntertaimentJuly 27, 2017
  • Is Sean Spicer waltzing from the White House to “Dancing with the Stars?”
    ABC/Eric McCandless(LOS ANGELES) -- Now that he's ditched the briefing room, is Sean Spicer considering a move to the ballroom? The embattled former White House Press Secretary, who announced his resignation last Friday, reportedly is being courted by ABC's Dancing with the Stars, and a beltway source tells the New York Post that the rumor "has legs." ... read more
    EntertaimentJuly 27, 2017
  • At “Detroit” premiere, stars and director say story is timely
    Photo: Eric Charbonneau(DETROIT) -- Detroit, Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow's drama set in the racially charged 1967 Detroit clash between police and black residents, opens in limited release this weekend -- with wide release coming next week.  For all involved, including Bigelow, director of Zero Dark Thirty and The Hurt Locker, the movie is not ... read more
    EntertaimentJuly 27, 2017
  • Jon Stewart making a return to stand-up comedy with HBO special
    ABC/Randy Holmes(NEW YORK) -- After more or less laying low for the past couple of years, Jon Stewart is returning to the small screen in a big way. Stewart, who stepped down as host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show in 2015, will headline his first HBO stand-up special in more than 20 years, ... read more
    EntertaimentJuly 27, 2017
  • Angelina Jolie tells “Vanity Fair” about “difficult” split with Brad Pitt; reveals Bell’s palsy diagnosis
    Getty Images/Harold Cunningham(LOS ANGELES) -- In an in-depth interview with Vanity Fair, Oscar-winner Angelina Jolie talks about her upcoming projects, her family life following her split from husband Brad Pitt, and reveals some recent health scares. Following surgery to remove her ovaries as a preventative measure against cancer, Jolie, 42, says she began menopause and ... read more
    EntertaimentJuly 27, 2017
  • The new “Mythbusters” will debut November 15
    (L-R) Jon Lung, Brian Louden -- Science Channel - 2017(LOS ANGELES) -- Get ready for more massive explosions, all in the name of science!  Mythbusters will return to TV November 15. The Science Channel revealed the news Wednesday at the Television Critics Association gathering in Los Angeles, and talked up the show's ... read more
    EntertaimentJuly 26, 2017
  • Mariah Carey gifts us the first trailer for Christmas flick, “The Star”
    ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) -- It’s only fitting that Mariah Carey, the unofficial “Queen of Christmas,” would be involved in a new Christmas-themed film. On her Twitter page Wednesday, Mariah debuted the new trailer for The Star, an animated flick that explores the story of the first Christmas -- from the animals’ perspective. Mariah won’t ... read more
    EntertaimentJuly 26, 2017