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An “American Idol” contestant is suing producers of the hit reality show, alleging that she is a victim of wage theft and that the celebrity judges turned her into a “laughing stock” on national television.

The SAG Awards will be a “big deal” for Christina Applegate. The “Married . . . With Children” alum, 51, revealed that the upcoming Screen Actors Guild Awards this month will most likely be her final one as she deals with multiple sclerosis disease. “It’s my last awards show as an actor probably, so it’s…

Brendan Fraser joined Howard Stern’s SiriusXM talk show and continued to sound off on the Golden Globes, which he did not attend this year despite being nominated for best actor in a motion picture drama thanks to his performance in Darren Aronofsky’s “The Whale.” Austin Butler won the category for…

82-year-old Welsh singer Tom Jones has 16 concerts all over the U.S. in 2023 as part of his upcoming ‘Ages and Stages Tour.’

The 2016 film, starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling as an aspiring actress and a jazz musician, won six Oscars.

Meghan Markle could be making her way back into Hollywood very soon.

The top-to-bottom rebrand of Epix into MGM+ under Amazon’s ownership means an increase in not only scripted series but also documentary content. R.J. Cutler’s “Murf the Surf: Jewels, Jesus and Mayhem in the USA” is the first of five docuseries that will stream on the new platform in 2023. About…

Penske Media Corp. announced a strategic investment in Vox Media, the digital publisher whose brands include Vox.com, New York Magazine, Popsugar, Thrillist, Vulture and SB Nation. With the investment, PMC (whose properties include Variety) will become Vox Media’s largest single shareholder. Otherwise, the financial terms of the investment were not…

What will it take to get older crowds back to movie theaters? It’s a question that’s been worrying the industry since the early days of the pandemic. Apparently, the answer is simple: unite four Hollywood icons in a feel-good film with a runtime that doesn’t test the bladder of audiences.…

The fifth Joburg Film Festival wrapped Sunday night with the caper comedy “The Umbrella Men,” from homegrown director John Barker, a local premiere that cast and crew celebrated by promenading through Nelson Mandela Square with brightly colored parasols. Earlier in the week, the first edition of the JBX Content Market…

Noah kicked off the night with his signature subtle punches.

“The Woman King” actress is now one of 18 stars who have achieved EGOT fame by winning an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony.