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Antonio Banderas, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Melissa Leo Join Action-Comedy ‘Clean-Up Crew’ — Film News in Brief

Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Melissa Leo and Antonio Banderas have joined the cast of “Clean-Up Crew,” an action-comedy from Yale Entertainment. Directed by Jon Keeyes, “Clean-Up Crew” focuses on…

A&E Partners With Its Former ‘Live PD’ Producers for New ‘Court Night Live’ Series

Having canceled “Live P.D.” in 2020, A&E is returning to the live docu-reality TV space — but this time, the network is trading order for law. A&E is…

Heather Gray, Executive Producer of ‘The Talk,’ Dies at 50

Heather Gray, an executive producer for the CBS series “The Talk” and a former supervising producer for “The Tyra Banks Show,” has died. She was 50 years old.…

In Move to Save Golden Globes, HFPA to Become For-Profit Org, Add More Voting Members

Eldridge Industries is taking over the Golden Globe Awards, which will be turned into a private entity separate from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s charitable and philanthropic programs,…

HFPA Awards $4.5 Million in Philanthropic Grants for 2022-23

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the embattled organization behind the Golden Globes, has announced over $4.5 million in grant awards for 2022-23. These donations were bestowed upon an…

Mo’Nique lands Netflix special, ending long money feud: ‘Can y’all believe this s–t?’

She’s also reuniting with “Precious” filmmaker Lee Daniels to make a movie after a years-long disagreement.

Maya Hawke’s Forest Orgy Gets Busted Up By Police In NSFW ‘Thérèse’ Music Video

“Stranger Things” star Maya Hawke has released the first single and NSFW music video for her upcoming album, “Moss” (due Sept. 23). The song, ‘Thérèse,’ “is about the…

‘Black-ish’ Stars Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross on The Show’s Legacy, and When They’ll Be Ready for a Reunion

After eight seasons and 175 episodes, ABC’s “Black-ish” has definitely ended its run with a real legacy. Star Tracee Ellis Ross agrees. “I really hope that our show…

‘Black-ish’ Brought Viewers Truth, Laughter and a Different American Dream

“I’m just a Black dude who is living his version of the American dream,” Anthony Anderson’s character, Andre “Dre” Johnson, announces in the Season 8 finale of ABC’s…

Snap Orders Simone Biles Series, Renews D’Amelio Sisters ‘Charli vs. Dixie’ for Season 2

World-champion gymnast Simone Biles is getting her own Snap reality series, while top digital influencer siblings Charli and Dixie D’Amelio will be coming back for a second season…

‘Red Table Talk’ Sidesteps Oscars Slap, Jada Pinkett Smith Promises to Discuss on Show ‘When the Time Calls’

Jada Pinkett Smith’s talk show, “Red Table Talk,” returned on Wednesday, and though there was a brief message for viewers alluding to the topic on everyone’s mind, the…

CBS Studios Announces BIPOC Casting Fellowship, Sets Second Cohort for Leadership Pipeline Challenge

CBS Studios has set in motion two initiatives focused on providing a diverse range of emerging creators with opportunities in filmmaking and casting. First, CBS Studios has announced…