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James Burrows Pays Tribute to Kirstie Alley: ‘She Was Funny and She Was Gorgeous’

Kirstie Alley was a godsend to “Cheers” when she joined the storied NBC sitcom in 1987, famed director- producer James Burrows recalled Monday as he paid tribute to…

Austin Butler to Receive Breakthrough Performance Award at Palm Springs International Film Awards – Film News in Brief

Austin Butler is set to receive the Breakthrough Performance Award for his performance in “Elvis” at the Palm Springs International Film Awards. “Austin Butler commands the screen with…

‘The Answers’ Pilot Ordered at FX, ‘Sorry For Your Loss’ Creator Kit Steinkellner to Produce With Danny Strong and Darren Aronofsky

FX has placed a pilot order for “The Answers” with Kit Steinkellner set to write and executive produce. Darren Aronofsky (“Kindred,” “One Strange Rock”) and Danny Strong (“Dopesick,”…

‘WandaVision’ Spinoff ‘Agatha: Coven of Chaos’ Casts Aubrey Plaza

Aubrey Plaza is joining Kathryn Hahn in the upcoming Marvel Studios series “Agatha: Coven of Chaos” at Disney+, Variety has learned from sources. The series is a spinoff…

Aunjanue Ellis to Star in ‘The Nickel Boys’ for MGM’s Orion Pictures, Based on Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novel

Colson Whitehead’s 2020 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “The Nickel Boys” is getting a big-screen adaptation from MGM’s Orion Pictures, starring Oscar and Emmy-nominee Aunjanue Ellis. Directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker…

Sydney Sweeney to Star in New ‘Barbarella’ Film at Sony Pictures

Sydney Sweeney has found another film project to add to her slate, setting plans to star in a new “Barbarella” movie for Sony Pictures, a source close to…

Rihanna Confirmed for Super Bowl Halftime Show

Rihanna has slyly affirmed that she will be performing at the Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show in Feb. 2023. Roc Nation also officially confirmed the singer’s participation through…