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November 02, 2017 - 9:56 am
(LOS ANGELES) -- Last month, The Hollywood Reporter reported that Jared Leto was set to star as Hugh Hefner in a biopic about the late Playboy founder, directed by Brett Ratner. Now, following allegations of sexual misconduct against Ratner, the actor and Thirty Seconds to Mars frontman has...
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November 02, 2017 - 8:00 am
(NEW YORK) -- Priah Ferguson, the young breakout star who plays Lucas Sinclair's adorably sassy little sister, Erica, in the second season of Stranger Things , will have more screen time next year. In an interview with Yahoo Entertainment , Stranger Things creators Matt and Ross Duffer say Ferguson...
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November 02, 2017 - 8:00 am
(LOS ANGELES) -- Through his attorney, filmmaker Brett Ratner has filed suit against an actress who claims he raped her. According to TMZ , Ratner's lawyer alleges Melanie Kohler said she had met the director and powerhouse producer at an L.A. club in either 2004 or 2005, and that he then took her...
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November 02, 2017 - 5:00 am
(LOS ANGELES) -- Writer and producer Wendy Riss Gatsiounis is the latest woman to come forward to accuse Dustin Hoffman of sexual harassment. Riss Gatsiounis told Variety on Wednesday that when she was a struggling playwright in 1991, Hoffman and Tootsie screenwriter Murray Schisgal scheduled a...
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November 02, 2017 - 5:00 am
(LOS ANGELES) -- Wednesday night, a representative for embattled House of Cards star Kevin Spacey said in a statement that the actor is "taking the time necessary to seek evaluation and treatment," after he was accused of making a sexual advance at an actor when the boy was 14. "No other...
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November 02, 2017 - 5:00 am
(LOS ANGELES) -- Writer and producer Wendy Riss Gatsiounis is the latest woman to come forward to accuse Dustin Hoffman of sexual harassment. Riss Gatsiounis told Variety on Wednesday that when she was a struggling playwright in 1991, Hoffman and Tootsie screenwriter Murray Schisgal scheduled a...
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November 01, 2017 - 6:12 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The cast of Disney's forthcoming live-action musical remake of The Lion King was already packed with A-list stars, but it's just added arguably the biggest music star on the planet. Beyoncé rounds out the all-star cast. Billed as Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, She'll voice Nala, Simba's...
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November 01, 2017 - 2:00 pm
(LOS ANGELES) -- It looks like the creepy clown thing is over. A Forrest Gump impersonator has been running around the streets of Riverside, California, spreading cheer. KABC reports that a mysterious man, who preferred not to reveal his name, says he’s doing it to make people laugh. The Gump said...
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November 01, 2017 - 2:00 pm
(LOS ANGELES) -- Straight Outta Compton star Corey Hawkins has been tapped to star in Spike Lee and Jordan Peele'supcoming thriller, Black Klansman . According to The Hollywood Reporter , Hawkins will play prominent civil right activist Stokely Carmichael, who was later known as Kwame Ture. Hawkins...
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November 01, 2017 - 12:00 pm
(NEW YORK) -- After Wendy Williams fainted on live national television Tuesday -- saying then it was the result of heat exhaustion -- the daytime talk show host is addressing the "scary" episode in detail. "What happened was (laughs), first of all I was trending all day," Williams told the audience...
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