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Julia Louis-Dreyfus inks deal with Apple TV Plus

Julia Louis-Dreyfus inks deal with Apple TV Plus

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — The new streaming service Apple TV Plus has scooped up another very funny woman: Julia Louis-Dreyfus.  The company, which launched with the Golden Globe-nominated The Morning Show, starring Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon, has signed a deal with Louis-Dreyfus to develop new projects as both a producer and a star. Saturday…

Hillary Clinton gives advice to Democratic voters as she promotes upcoming Hulu doc

Hillary Clinton gives advice to Democratic voters as she promotes upcoming Hulu doc

Barbara Kinney(LOS ANGELES) — Hillary Clinton is gearing up for the release of her upcoming Hulu documentary, Hillary. The former secretary of state and Democratic presidential candidate was on hand at the Television Critics Association winter press tour Friday to discuss the four-part documentary, which covers, among other things, the contentious 2016 election. Being that…

“I love you, dad”: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson memorializes his father, Rocky

“I love you, dad”: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson memorializes his father, Rocky

L-R Dwayne Johnson, Lauren Hashian, Ata Johnson, Rocky Johnson/Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has broken his silence over the apparently unexpected death of his father, former wrestler Rocky Johnson. The 75-year-old WWE Hall of Famer’s death was announced on Wednesday. Under a video of his father in the ring, with…

Disney dropping the “Fox” from 20th Century, Searchlight studio names

Disney dropping the “Fox” from 20th Century, Searchlight studio names

VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) —  In an apparent effort to avoid confusion, and conflation, with entities that it doesn’t own, notably the controversial Fox News Channel, Disney has dropped the Fox name from the movie studios that it does.  20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight are no more, according to Variety. 20th Century…

Clock has likely run out on HBO’s ‘Watchmen’

Clock has likely run out on HBO’s ‘Watchmen’

Mark Hill/HBO(NEW YORK) — Despite acclaim and a cliffhanger ending to its freshman season, it’s likely that HBO’s Watchmen won’t get another. According to USA Today, Damon Lindelof, who adapted the Alan Moore/Dave Gibbons graphic novel-turned movie to the small screen, has stepped away from the show.  The series was set in an alternate version…

‘Hopelessly in Love’s’ Larry Birkhead explains the difficulty of raising Anna Nichole Smith’s daughter

‘Hopelessly in Love’s’ Larry Birkhead explains the difficulty of raising Anna Nichole Smith’s daughter

Lifetime(LOS ANGELES) — The latest episode of the Lifetime docu-series Hopelessly in Love, premiering on Friday, tells the love story of the late model and TV personality Anna Nicole Smith and her partner Larry Birkhead, the father of Anna Nicole’s now-13-year-old daughter Dannielynn. Birkhead told ABC Audio what it’s like raising the teen, who’s had to deal with the media…

‘Bad Boys for Life’ and ‘Dolittle’ head to theaters this weekend

‘Bad Boys for Life’ and ‘Dolittle’ head to theaters this weekend

Ben Rothstein(NEW YORK) — Opening nationwide on Friday: * Bad Boys for Life — Will Smith and Martin Lawrence are back for a third ride in the action comedy franchise, following 1995’s Bad Boys and 2003’s Bad Boys II.  The latest installment finds the two detectives Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett reuniting once again when someone starts murdering people involved in an old case. …

Julia Louis-Dreyfus inks deal with Apple TV Plus

Julia Louis-Dreyfus inks deal with Apple TV Plus

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — The new streaming service Apple TV Plus has scooped up another very funny woman: Julia Louis-Dreyfus.  The company, which launched with the Golden Globe-nominated The Morning Show, starring Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon, has signed a deal with Louis-Dreyfus to develop new projects as both a producer and a star. Saturday…

Hillary Clinton gives advice to Democratic voters as she promotes upcoming Hulu doc

Hillary Clinton gives advice to Democratic voters as she promotes upcoming Hulu doc

Barbara Kinney(LOS ANGELES) — Hillary Clinton is gearing up for the release of her upcoming Hulu documentary, Hillary. The former secretary of state and Democratic presidential candidate was on hand at the Television Critics Association winter press tour Friday to discuss the four-part documentary, which covers, among other things, the contentious 2016 election. Being that…

“I love you, dad”: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson memorializes his father, Rocky

“I love you, dad”: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson memorializes his father, Rocky

L-R Dwayne Johnson, Lauren Hashian, Ata Johnson, Rocky Johnson/Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has broken his silence over the apparently unexpected death of his father, former wrestler Rocky Johnson. The 75-year-old WWE Hall of Famer’s death was announced on Wednesday. Under a video of his father in the ring, with…

Disney dropping the “Fox” from 20th Century, Searchlight studio names

Disney dropping the “Fox” from 20th Century, Searchlight studio names

VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) —  In an apparent effort to avoid confusion, and conflation, with entities that it doesn’t own, notably the controversial Fox News Channel, Disney has dropped the Fox name from the movie studios that it does.  20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight are no more, according to Variety. 20th Century…