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'Billions' and 'Trust' share jaded view of the ruthless rich

Not to say TV loves the eccentric lives of billionaires, but two dramas about them will air opposite each other Sunday: "Trust," an FX series that's the second iteration in the last four months of oil magnate J. Paul... More>>

Chris Evans is probably done playing Captain America after the fourth 'Avengers' movie

Chris Evans seems to be getting ready to hang up his Captain America shield. More>>

Drew Barrymore shows she's sorry for dissing Jake Gyllenhaal with literal sign of affection

Even if Jake Gyllenhaal was actually peeved that Drew Barrymore sort of dissed him during a recent appearance on "The Late Late Show with James Corden," there's no way he's still mad. More>>

Spice Girls animated film reportedly in the works

The '90s-nostalgia fix we've been waiting for may soon happen. More>>

George Clooney praises Parkland survivors in open letter ahead of March for Our Lives

George Clooney wrote an open letter to the survivors of the Parkland school shooting, praising them for making him "proud of his country again." More>>

Bill Hader aims higher with HBO's 'Barry'

"Barry" invites comparisons to "Get Shorty," focusing as it does on a hit man who's suddenly and somewhat inexplicably bitten by the acting bug. But this HBO series from Bill Hader and "Silicon Valley's" Alec Berg turns... More>>

Queen Latifah reveals her mother has died

Queen Latifah announced on Thursday that her mother, Rita Owens, has died. More>>

'Isle of Dogs' scratches quirky itch with animated fantasy

Director Wes Anderson makes his second foray into stop-motion animation with "Isle of Dogs," a movie filled with enough competing influences to resemble a dog's breakfast, yet which contains so many pleasing elements as to... More>>

Matt Bomer buys out hometown theater for 'Love, Simon' showing

Matt Bomer grew up in a conservative household in Spring, Texas, and knows what it is to feel different. More>>

Bill Murray compares Parkland students to Vietnam War protesters

Bill Murray thinks the students of Parkland, Florida, have the ability to enact powerful change. More>>

Kevin Smith has lost more weight since heart attack

Kevin Smith famously shed a bunch of weight a few years ago and now has lost even more. More>>

Frank Avruch, who played Bozo the Clown, dies at 89

Frank Avruch, who was best known for playing Bozo the Clown, died Tuesday at the age of 89, according to his manager Stuart Hersh. More>>

Celine Dion cancels Vegas shows due to ear issues

Unlike her heart, three weeks of Celine Dion's Las Vegas shows won't go on. More>>

'The X-Files' finale marks likely end to long search for truth

Warning: The following contains spoilers about "The X-Files" season finale. More>>

Israeli production company launches undercover reality TV show for the #MeToo era

An Israeli production company is launching a reality TV show for the #MeToo era. More>>

'Pacific Rim Uprising' sizes up pretty mechanical sequel

Guillermo del Toro just won an Oscar for "The Shape of Water," which will likely make "Pacific Rim" recede even further down his resume. But the director's 2013 movie about giant alien invaders versus Rock 'Em, Sock 'Em... More>>

Fred Savage accused of on-set harassment and battery

A costume department employee who worked on the now-canceled Fox series "The Grinder" has accused actor Fred Savage of harassment, discrimination and assault and battery. More>>

Jimmy Fallon joins growing list of celebrities who are supporting March for Our Lives

Jimmy Fallon used his "Tonight Show" platform to call on gun control advocates to participate in this Saturday's March for Our Lives demonstrations. More>>

Chrissy Metz says her stepfather beat her, subjected her to weigh-ins as a teen

Chrissy Metz says she suffered years of physical and emotional abuse by her stepfather when she was growing up. More>>

Macaulay Culkin gets real personal

Remember when Macaulay Culkin was so intensely private that he was way off the radar? More>>

John Oliver's children's book about Mike Pence's bunny sells out

John Oliver's parody book about Vice President Mike Pence's family pet has sold out. More>>

Amy Poehler's directorial debut will have wine and lots of 'SNL' alums

Raise a glass to Amy Poehler, who is set to make her directorial debut. More>>

Selena Gomez is happy and healthy; thanks for asking

Selena Gomez has a message for the trolls who insist on having an opinion on her vacation pictures: give it up. More>>

'The Crown' producers apologize to stars over pay controversy

The U.K. production company behind Netflix's "The Crown" has apologized to stars Claire Foy and Matt Smith for thrusting the pair into the middle of a pay equity debate after a producer revealed that Foy was paid less than... More>>

'Krypton' takes off as Superman-themed Syfy prequel

At a glance "Krypton" looks like this year's version of "Gotham," inasmuch as each of these comic-book prequels has as big donut hole in its plot, structured around a marquee character (there, Batman; here, Superman) who... More>>

'Big Little Lies' stars share behind-the-scenes photos of 2nd season

The filming for the second season of "Big Little Lies" has started, and some of the stars are stoking the excitement. More>>

District attorney who didn't prosecute Weinstein will be investigated

The New York State attorney general will review the Manhattan district attorney's handling of a 2015 sexual abuse case involving disgraced media mogul Harvey Weinstein, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a statement Monday evening. More>>

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Platt stage powerful duet for March for Our Lives

Two of Broadway's most popular voices have joined forces for a song to benefit March For Our Lives. More>>

Lena Dunham on life after her hysterectomy: 'I have ups and downs'

Lena Dunham shared one of the most personal challenges of her life with last month when she revealed she had undergone a hysterectomy. More>>

Renée Zellweger as Judy Garland is uncanny

Producers behind an upcoming biopic about Judy Garland have released the first image of Renée Zellweger as the late screen icon and it is striking. More>>

Fifth Harmony is going on a break

Fifth Harmony is going on hiatus to allow members to "pursue solo endeavors." More>>

Ben Affleck's massive back tattoo mocked

Remember that huge back tattoo Ben Affleck said was fake? More>>

President of the Academy accused of sexual harassment

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, the group behind on the Oscars, is investigating allegations of sexual harassment against their president. More>>

'Life of Pi' star Irrfan Khan reveals he has a rare tumor

Bollywood star Irrfan Khan tweeted Friday that he has been diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumor. More>>

'Love, Simon,' 'Instinct' mark progress for gay characters

Progress for gay characters in movies and TV continues in ways large and small. This week, that includes the arrival of "Love, Simon" -- a coming-out story, marking TV producer Greg Berlanti's directorial debut -- and... More>>

'The Bachelor's' Charlie O'Connell is engaged

Charlie O'Connell failed to propose during Season 7 of "The Bachelor," but he is now an engaged man. More>>

Rihanna criticizes Snapchat for ad referencing domestic violence

Rihanna does not think much of Snapchat's apology for an advertisement that appeared to mock her domestic violence incident with her former boyfriend, Chris Brown. More>>

Jennifer Lopez recalls sexual harassment early in her career

Jennifer Lopez knows first-hand what it feels like when a man in power tries to take advantage of you in Hollywood. More>>

Papa from 'The Chi' is the modern young man TV's been waiting for

The trip to the grocery store is going well for the trio of pre-teen boys sent there on a mom-ordered excursion until they hit a snag that finds them staring down an aisle filled with Kotex and Always. More>>

Alicia Vikander breathes life into 'Tomb Raider' reboot

Talking about bringing a human dimension to a movie based on a videogame might sound like a fool's errand, but those qualities -- courtesy of star Alicia Vikander -- are the most memorable aspect of "Tomb Raider," an... More>>

Danny Boyle talks plans for next Bond film

The plot for the next James Bond film is well underway. More>>

'Bachelor' bargain: Reality TV fans choose to suspend disbelief

Stories about "Bachelor Nation: Inside the World of America's Favorite Guilty Pleasure" have described revelations in reporter Amy Kaufman's unauthorized, behind-the-scenes book about the popular show as "shocking" and... More>>

"I'm not like all my other sisters": Kendall Jenner addresses gay rumors in Vogue interview

Kendall Jenner has a theory as to why the internet believes she is gay. More>>

'Willy Wonka' star on 'Jeopardy!' a treat for fans

Yes, that was Mike Teevee on your TV. More>>

'American Idol' contestant didn't love Katy Perry kissing him

Katy Perry kissed a boy and he didn't like it. More>>

Music superstars will stand with students at March for Our Lives

The students taking part in March for Our Lives in Washington D.C. later this month are going to have some superstar singers by their sides. More>>

'The Crown' queen was paid less than her on-screen husband

In the future, the Queen will reign in pay on "The Crown." That is, of course, according to producers from the show, who admitted at the INTV conference in Jerusalem on Tuesday that star Claire Foy was paid less than... More>>

Madonna to direct biopic of ballerina from 'Lemonade' video

Madonna is stepping behind the camera for a project she's passionate about. More>>

Old Jack on 'This Is Us' had a real-life inspiration

Fans were touched to see an older version of Jack Pearson on Tuesday's second-season finale of "This Is Us," and there was a personal backstory to his aged look. More>>

Decoding the 'This Is Us' finale

Congrats, "This Is Us." You've destroyed everyone ... again. More>>

'This is Us' emotional finale looks back, and ahead

The following contains spoilers about the "This Is Us" Season 2 finale. More>>

Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid part ways in #heartbreaking split

Cue the crying face emojis: Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid have called it quits. More>>

Heather Locklear charged with battery

Heather Locklear is facing multiple charges of battery against law enforcement personnel who responded to a domestic disturbance call at her home last month. More>>

Craig Mack, "Flava in Ya Ear" rapper, dies at 46

Craig Mack, one of the artists who laid the foundation for Bad Boy Records, has died, the label's former director of marketing Michelle Joyce confirmed to CNN. More>>

Shonda Rhimes, ABC divorce will benefit both of them

Shonda Rhimes made headlines in August, when the creator of "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy" announced that she would be leaving longtime home ABC for a new producing deal at Netflix. But watching her two new series for the... More>>

O.J. Simpson described 'blood and stuff' in hypothetical murder scenario

So, was it a confession? Or was he speaking hypothetically? More>>

Eminem slams the NRA with a freestyle verse that says 'They love their guns more than our children'

Rapper Eminem used another awards-show platform to let loose on a political target: this time, the NRA. More>>

Tiffany Haddish would host the Oscars under one condition

Tiffany Haddish wouldn't mind taking on a bigger role at the next Oscars. More>>

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