NBC is bringing together two of its biggest stars in Ted Danson and Tina Fey for a new comedy. The network has issued a straight to series order for a comedy in which will star Danson as a wealthy businessman who runs for mayor of Los Angeles for all the wrong reasons. Once Danson’s character wins, he has to figure […]

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Gossip Girl is making another comeback. WarnerMedia’s soon-to-launch streaming service HBO Max has ordered 10 hourlong episodes of a reimagined version of the pop culture phenomenon that made household names of stars such as Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley, Chace Crawford and Ed Westwick. The project hails from the original series writer and executive producer, Quanticocreator Joshua Safran, Josh Schwartz […]

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Heading into Tuesday’s Emmy nominations, all eyes were on the battle of bragging rights between Netflix and HBO to see which of the two outlets would wind up with the biggest haul. And the winner this year is … HBO, which returned to dominance and topped the streamer by 20 (137 vs. 117). HBO’s showing […]

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Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Presley biopic has found its king of rock ‘n’ roll. After numerous screen tests, Austin Butler has been tapped to play Elvis Presley in Luhrmann’s next feature film for Warner Bros. The studio tested with a handful of actors in full hair and make-up at the end of June to see who would join Tom Hanks, who is […]

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Scarlett Johansson is speaking out against the backlash regarding recent comments about politically correct casting. “An interview that was recently published has been edited for click bait and is widely taken out of context,” the actress said in a statement to Variety, referring to a recent article from the arts and culture publication As If. “The […]

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Beatles fans got something Saturday night they hadn’t in 53 years: the sight of Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr playing together on stage at Dodger Stadium. Although McCartney himself is not a stranger to the venue, having last played there just five years ago, two Beatles taking to the outfield together was something that hadn’t happened since August 28, […]

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Ed Sheeran and Cherry Seaborn made it official … in secret. Sheeran, 28, confirmed on Friday that he and longtime girlfriend Cherry Seaborn tied the knot in an interview with Charlamagne tha God about his new album. In his new song with Eminem and 50 Cent, “Remember My Name,” he refers to Seaborn, 27, as his wife: “Watch how the […]

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Kristen Schaal has a message for the Wyld Stallyns. Schaal has joined the cast of Bill & Ted Face the Music, the third installment of the series that stars Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter, and she will play a messenger from the future named Kelly. Face the Music picks up with Bill S. Preston Esq. (Winter) and Ted […]

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In the 1950s, an iconoclastic quantum scientist and mathematician named Hugh Everett developed the many-worlds theory, a controversial idea that would lay the groundwork for a canon of alternate universe sci-fi detailing parallel dimensions. Everett’s work focused on the splits in the universe caused by measuring quantum objects, but became fodder for the idea that […]

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Warner Bros. Animation and Elizabeth Banks’ Brownstone Productions are teaming up for a new “Flintstones” series, Variety has learned exclusively. The project, which is in early development, is described as a primetime animated adult comedy series based on an original idea featuring characters from “The Flintstones.” The series will be produced by Warner Bros. Animation. No network is […]

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