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Fans sue Universal Pictures for cutting Ana de Armas from film

Two fans of the actress Ana de Armas are suing the studio Universal Pictures for allegedly duping them into renting a film because they believed she would be in it due to trailers and promotional material. Conor Woulfe and Peter Michael Rosza filed a federal class action lawsuit in the United States against Universal on…MORE

Evan Rachel Wood discusses alleged abuse by Marilyn Manson in new documentary

Evan Rachel Wood powerfully speaks out about the abuse she says she experienced in a new documentary. “Phoenix Rising — Part I: Don’t Fall” premiered over the weekend at the Sundance Film Festival. In the film, Wood details her alleged abuse by her ex-fiance, Marilyn Manson. Wood began working on the project before she publicly…MORE

‘Full House’ creator Jeff Franklin lists mansion built on property where Manson murders took place for $85 million

Jeff Franklin, Hollywood producer and creator of the hit ABC sitcom “Full House,” has put his sprawling Beverly Hills mansion on the market for $85 million. Known as the Cielo Estate, the 21,000-square-foot Andalusian-inspired property boasts nine bedrooms and 18 bathrooms. The resort-style grounds feature a 75-yard pool with a trio of waterfalls, two hot…MORE

‘Secrets of Playboy’ pulls back the curtain on the dark side of Hugh Hefner’s empire

The Playboy mystique and Hugh Hefner’s legacy receive a serious debunking in “Secrets of Playboy,” a 10-part A&E network docuseries that explores the dark side of the lifestyle Hefner sought to embody. Somewhat bloated in its format, there are plenty of disturbing revelations scattered here for those with the patience to reach them. Sister network…MORE

‘Billions’ returns to its original formula without an Axe to grind

“Billions” might have lost its Axe, but it returns with the same cutting dialogue, and in many respects, its original formula. In shedding one of its lead characters, the Showtime drama has essentially hit the reset button, reverting to its outline pitting an aggressive prosecutor against an equally pugnacious billionaire financier. Yet the sixth season…MORE

The Muppets are having a moment — just when we need them most

When Joshua Gillespie was holed up in the hospital as a kid, where he stayed frequently in between surgeries for his rare heart condition, his best friend was a 3-and-a-half-year-old monster with red fur and a vibrant imagination. Elmo, that lovable, occasionally grating Muppet and “Sesame Street” stalwart since 1984, kept Gillespie company for much…MORE

Adele surprises fans in Las Vegas with video call after postponing concerts

After postponing the start of her Las Vegas residency, Adele surprised a group of disappointed fans with a video call at Caesars Palace. James Mason Fox told CNN someone from the singer’s team held up a phone on Friday so Adele and fans in a pop-up merchandise shop could see each other. He said only…MORE

Regina King’s son, musician Ian Alexander Jr., dead at 26

Actor and director Regina King’s son, Ian Alexander Jr., has died by suicide, her representative confirmed to CNN Saturday. He was 26. “Our family is devastated at the deepest level by the loss of Ian. He is such a bright light who cared so deeply about the happiness of others. Our family asks for respectful…MORE