Kerry Washington’s newest scandal will be a canceled high school dance. Deadline reports the actress has been cast in Ryan Murphy’s Netflix adaptation of the Broadway musical “The Prom,” which will air in 2020. The “Scandal” actress will star alongside Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, Andrew Rannells, James Corden, Awkwafina, Ariana...
If you want to relive Tina Turner’s prime, you can’t get much better than Adrienne Warren. The star of “Tina: The Tina Turner Musical,” which opened Thursday night on Broadway, has that smoky-but-booming voice, the Jupiter-sized charisma and those high-energy dance moves. And she can rock a highlighted...
So, Jerry O’Connell, actor, director and TV talk-show host: What’s it like to be back on Broadway? “It’s so nice — everybody says, ‘Welcome home!’ ” says O’Connell, now starring in “A Soldier’s Play,” with Blair Underwood and David Alan Grier. “When I go home to see my...
How many Oscar-nominated movies did you catch in 2019? Americans on average visited the cinema 5.3 times last year, according to Gallup. But that barely skims the surface of the whopping 87 films that are nominated for Academy Awards Sunday. Here’s your chance to test your knowledge of the...
The theater lost three giants in 2019: Hal Prince, Franco Zeffirelli and Carol Channing. Here, in their own words, are several other greats worth remembering. Diahann Carroll Diahann Carroll, who died this year at 84, had small roles on Broadway in “Carmen Jones” and “House of Flowers” before landing the...
Somebody’s got an artist crush on Little Big Town — and it’s none other than Taylor Swift. The “Shake It Up” superstar once wrote a high school paper about the country-pop quartet and then, years later, sent them a tune she penned — their 2016 hit “Better Man” —...
Exhausted by Oscar season? Me, too. But the good news is we have just three more days until the winners are revealed on Feb. 9. Then the stars can party down at the Vanity Fair bash, and we can count our winnings from the office Oscar pool. The final entry...
LOS ANGELES — The TV Academy is apologizing for using a photo of a living composer instead of the image of the late Andre Previn during an Emmy’s memoriam segment. The segment on Sunday used a photo of 75-year-old conductor Leonard Slatkin. The academy, FOX and Emmy producers say in...
The real Leonardo da Vinci probably doesn’t look much different than this by now. A badly decayed “Leonardo” costume from the 1993 live-action “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III” movie has resurfaced — and, like the film, it hasn’t aged well. “You can buy this rotting, screen-used TMNT III Leonardo suit...
Federal agriculture officials for weeks listed the fictional African country Wakanda — where the flick “Black Panther” is set — as a legitimate place to import goods with no tariff fees, according to a report Wednesday. The tariff tracking site, run by the US Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural...