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'Up the Down Staircase' author Bel Kaufman dies at 103 updated 12 hours 44 minutes ago

Bel Kaufman, author of the bestselling 1960s classic "Up the Down Staircase," has died at 103.

Review: 'Hercules' needs better Dwayne Johnson updated 15 hours 34 minutes ago

In Brett Ratner's adaptation of Steve Moore's 2008 graphic novel, "Hercules," as played by Dwayne Johnson, is a world-weary mercenary who allows others to believe — and perhaps embellish — his heroic tales. Travelling with a Magnificent Seven-style band of warriors who are lured by riches to defend the beleaguered kingdom of Lord Cotys (John Hurt), the mighty man is still haunted by nightmares of the three-headed Cerberus, and he mourns the murder of his wife and children — though there are those who whisper that he himself killed them.

Darth Car unveiled at Comic-Con updated 15 hours 37 minutes ago

Mattel unveiled the special-edition "Darth Car," which heralds the toymaker's partnership with the "Star Wars" franchise.

Ben Affleck will be a great Batman, Adam West says updated 15 hours 38 minutes ago

You can calm down now, Internet. Ben Affleck has gotten the original TV Batman's stamp of approval.

Review: 'Lucy' has no boundaries updated 15 hours 41 minutes ago

Three years ago, director Luc Besson tried to do prestige, directing an Oscar-bait biopic about Burmese political dissident Aung San Suu Kyi titled "The Lady."

Morgan Freeman inhales helium on Fallon show updated 16 hours 12 minutes ago

You know the voice of Morgan Freeman: commanding, firm, resonant. He's even played God. He inhaled helium with Jimmy Fallon with funny results.

Cosplay at Comic-Con: Who wore it best? updated 16 hours 33 minutes ago

The annual San Diego Comic-Con, mecca of all things pop culture, began on Wednesday night and runs through Sunday, July 27. The massive convention -- known for giving fans a first look at the latest "geek-friendly" TV, film and of course, comics -- is also a major gathering for cosplayers (that is, fans who wear costumes of their favorite characters).

Noted male model now a woman updated 19 hours 55 minutes ago

As a male model, Andrej Pejic blazed trails with an androgynous look. Pejic reveals to People magazine about her recent gender reassignment surgery.

How The Rock became 'Hercules' updated 19 hours 57 minutes ago

To convincingly yell "I am Hercules!" in his new action movie, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson had to do more than warm up his vocal chords.

'Lucy' and other badass women of sci-fi updated 22 hours 49 minutes ago

Comic-Con: Ben Affleck's 'Batman' makes an appearance updated 1 days ago

Attendees at 2014's San Diego Comic-Con have gotten up close and personal with Ben Affleck's Batman.

Portia de Rossi joins season 4 of 'Scandal' updated 1 days ago

When last we saw Olivia Pope, she was flying off into the sunset (or maybe just flying off) with Jake by her side—leaving behind a broken Fitz, who'd just lost his son and realized some horrible things about his father. D.C. now rests in the hands of Olivia's own father, who once again took over B-613. So what awaits the team when season four starts up? How about a new face?

'Buffy the Vampire Slayer': Where are they now? updated 1 days ago

'Weird Al' Yankovic hits No. 1 with 'Mandatory Fun' updated 1 days ago

It's "Mandatory": "Weird Al" Yankovic is Number One with his album "Mandatory Fun."

Shia LaBeouf appears in court updated 1 days ago

Shia LaBeouf appeared in Manhattan criminal court Thursday morning over charges stemming from a June incident at a Broadway performance of "Cabaret."

Happy 45th birthday Jennifer Lopez! updated 1 days ago

Jennifer Lopez shows that 45 is treating her pretty well with new pictures of her in a bikini.

'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer sees 'Red' updated 1 days ago

"Fifty Shades of Grey's" infamous "Red Room" has arrived.

Lawsuit: 'Duck Dynasty' stole 'My Favorite Color is Camo' idea updated 2 days ago

A Florida company claims A&E violated its trademark with Duck Dynasty's "My favorite color is Camo" clothing sales.

'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' sets course for 2017 release updated 2 days ago

The last we saw of Captain Jack Sparrow, he was on a beach with ol' scallywag Gibbs, reflecting on his decision to deny himself the Fountain of Youth. "Who's to say I won't live forever [anyway], eh?," he says. Indeed.

Kid Rock subpoenaed to produce glass sex toy in Insane Clown Posse trial updated 2 days ago

It's nothing to "whoop whoop" about: The ongoing sexual harassment lawsuit against horrorcore hip-hop act Insane Clown Posse just got a lot more disgusting, and it involves a glass sex toy reportedly owned by Kid Rock. Attorneys for the group's former publicist, Andrea Pellegrini, have subpoenaed the rocker to produce the item as court evidence, Detroit Free Press reports.

Colbert 'Late Show' staying in New York updated 2 days ago

The host of CBS' "Late Show" may be changing to Stephen Colbert, but the location is staying the same: New York.

'Glee's' Naya Rivera is married updated 2 days ago

"Glee" star Naya Rivera is now Mrs. Ryan Dorsey.

Maisie Williams goes 'Game of Thrones' on British airline updated 2 days ago

Maisie Williams, who plays Arya Stark on HBO's hit series "Game of Thrones," got into a row on Twitter with British Airways.

'Downton Abbey': When you'll see Season 5 updated 2 days ago

After the New Year, it'll be "Downton Abbey" season.

More 'Iron Man'? Sounds good to me, Robert Downey Jr. says updated 2 days ago

Another go at "Iron Man"? Robert Downey Jr. would welcome the opportunity.

Happy 25th birthday Daniel Radcliffe! updated 2 days ago

Casey Kasem's remains flown to Canada, funeral director says updated 3 days ago

Casey Kasem's body was flown to Canada a month after he died, a funeral home director told CNN Tuesday.

Beverly Hills cops to Bieber: Tone down the parties, respect neighbors updated 3 days ago

Beverly Hills police want Justin Bieber to "take the bull by the horns" and tone down his house parties.

Adam Levine marries Behati Prinsloo in Mexico updated 3 days ago

Singer Adam Levine has married an Angel -- of the Victoria's Secret variety, that is. He wed model Behati Prinsloo in Mexico, reports say.

Robert Downey Jr.: Hollywood's highest-paid actor (again) updated 3 days ago

Robert Downey Jr. is once again the most highly paid actor in Hollywood, according to Forbes magazine.

Philip Seymour Hoffman didn't want 'trust fund kids,' court docs show updated 3 days ago

Philip Seymour Hoffman didn't want his children to become "trust fund kids" so he left his fortune to his girlfriend, who is the children's mother.

Singer Ray J Norwood charged with sexual battery, vandalism, resisting arrest updated 3 days ago

Singer Ray J Norwood has been charged with sexual battery, vandalism, resisting arrest and battery in connection with an incident at a Beverly Hills hotel.

Dwayne Johnson maybe just revealed he's playing a superhero updated 3 days ago

Dwayne Johnson has long been rumored to play a character in Warner Bros' rapidly expanding DC movie universe.

GLAAD: Movies don't represent LGBT community well updated 3 days ago

Although the general public may be embracing the LGBT community more these days, it doesn't look like Hollywood is keeping up.

Eddie Vedder sings 'Imagine' in response to criticism updated 3 days ago

Eddie Vedder has a message for his critics: "Imagine." He sang the John Lennon song in response to criticism over his anti-war views.

'Patriot' actress Skye McCole Bartusiak dead at 21 updated 3 days ago

Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak, who played Mel Gibson's daughter in "The Patriot," died Saturday at her home in Houston, her mother said. She was 21.

Why can't you stop watching Netflix? updated 3 days ago

Netflix is having a moment. Its series, such as "House of Cards" and "Orange Is the New Black," picked up 31 Emmy nominations. Wall Street approves

Monty Python says goodbye updated 4 days ago

The "Monty Python Live (Mostly)" show -- which concluded Sunday -- was vintage Python in many ways.

'Star Wars: Episode VII': Get a look at the X-wing updated 4 days ago

J.J. Abrams has given "Star Wars" fans something new to geek out about, and better yet, it's for a good cause.

'Facts of Life' stars reunite in TV movie updated 4 days ago

On Saturday, two stars from "Facts of Life" got together for a long overdue TV reunion.

Kanye West has acquired some 'Kim K. skills' updated 4 days ago

It looks like Kanye West's new wife is rubbing off on him.

Every 'The Simpsons' episode is going online updated 4 days ago

Every single episode of "The Simpsons" is going online, fully searchable.

Former Destiny's Child member arrested after NFL players call police on her updated 4 days ago

Farrah Franklin, whose claim to fame is five months backing up Beyonce in the band Destiny's Child, was charged with disorderly conduct Sunday.

Forty years ago, chaos reigned in pop culture updated 4 days ago

We had joy. We had fun. We had loathing. 1974 stands out for its bad-song production, but 1974 is often ranked as the best year for movies since 1939.

Monty Python's final London performance to air live Sunday updated 4 days ago

Time to pull up the comfy chair. The last Monty Python live show is airing Sunday.

Famed actor James Garner dies at 86 updated 4 days ago

James Garner, the understated, wisecracking everyman actor who enjoyed multigenerational success on both the small and big screens, has died. He was 86.

Box office report: 'Apes' overtakes 'Purge: Anarchy' updated 5 days ago

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" came back strong this weekend to take the No. 1 spot at the box office.

Tim McGraw rep: He swatted fan to save his pants updated 5 days ago

Tim McGraw "instinctively swatted" at a fan who refused to let go of his leg during the finale of an Atlanta concert last week, a rep said.

Casey Kasem's body is missing, daughter says updated 6 days ago

A daughter of the late Casey Kasem says she doesn't know where the radio host's body is.

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt to co-star in 'By the Sea' updated 7 days ago

Sparks flew between Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie the first time they worked together. Now Hollywood's hottest couple will share the screen once again.

Lifetime finds new star for Aaliyah biopic updated 7 days ago

Lifetime has found its replacement for Zendaya Coleman.

'The Purge: Anarchy': What's the verdict? updated 7 days ago

"The Purge: Anarchy" may be one of the summer's sequels that actually improves on the original.

Jason Biggs stirs controversy over Malaysia Airlines tweet updated 7 days ago

Jason Biggs sent out a tweet about the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash. He got jeered and eventually apologized.

Pop culture 2014: Hits and misses (so far) updated 7 days ago

Check out our pick's for 2014's best and worst moments in pop culture so far.

'Two and a Half Men' final season to tackle gay adoption updated 7 days ago

"Two and a Half Men" isn't going quietly.

'Sex Tape': Does it make the grade? updated 8 days ago

Once upon a time in college, Jay (Jason Segal) and Annie (Cameron Diaz) met and fell in love and went at it like proverbial rabbits.

Captain America being replaced by African-American partner updated 8 days ago

Move over, Steve Rogers. Let the Falcon take wing. The Falcon, aka Sam Wilson, is taking over as Captain America.

Versatile Broadway actress Elaine Stritch dies at 89 updated 8 days ago

Actress Elaine Stritch, known for her brash persona, gravelly voice, died Thursday, longtime friend Julie Keyes told CNN. She was 89.

Jillian Michaels: Why I left 'Biggest Loser' again updated 8 days ago

Jillian Michaels just returned to "The Biggest Loser" in 2013, but she's already exiting the series once again.

Cory Monteith's mom opens up on loss updated 8 days ago

The mother of late "Glee" actor Cory Monteith has opened up for the first time about the death of her son.

Bryan Cranston heads back to TV with 'All the Way' updated 8 days ago

Bryan Cranston is returning to television with an HBO adaptation of Broadway's "All the Way."

MTV Video Music Awards: Who leads the nominees? updated 8 days ago

The MTV Video Music Awards nominations are out, and 2014's show is set to be all about Beyonce.

Your new Thor is a she updated 8 days ago

Thor is now a woman.

Blues guitarist Johnny Winter dies at 70 updated 8 days ago

American blues guitarist and singer Johnny Winter died Wednesday in a hotel room in Switzerland, his representative said Thursday. He was 70.

ESPYs 2014: Drake makes a winning host updated 8 days ago

As the host of the 2014 ESPY Awards, Drake hit a home run.

Lawsuit: Seth MacFarlane's 'Ted' ripped off 'Charlie the Abusive Bear' updated 9 days ago

A company that says it produced videos about a cursing teddy bear fond of prostitutes is suing Seth MacFarlane over his "Ted" movie.

John McEnroe's son, Kevin, arrested on drug charges updated 9 days ago

The son of tennis great John McEnroe and Academy-award winning actress Tatum O'Neal was arrested on drug charges in Manhattan.

Ron Howard to direct Beatles concert documentary updated 9 days ago

Apple Corps and director Ron Howard are teaming up for a documentary on the the Beatles' touring years, according to a statement released by the principals.

'Saturday Night Live': Noel Wells and John Milhiser are also out updated 9 days ago

And two more bite the dust: A source confirms to EW that "Saturday Night Live" has elected not to renew the contracts of Noël Wells and John Milhiser, both of whom joined the sketch show last fall as featured players. Deadline first reported the news.

Weird Al's best song ever? updated 9 days ago

"Weird Al" Yankovic "Word Crimes" doesn't spoof Madonna or Michael Jackson; he's educating the Internet on how to properly use the Oxford comma.

No truth to Adele album rumor, says label updated 9 days ago

An international music awards show announced a new Adele album Tuesday -- but nothing's happening, says her label chief.

Woman reportedly spends $30K to look like Kim Kardashian updated 9 days ago

Justin Bieber isn't the only famous face being copied via plastic surgery.

Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo having baby no. 2 updated 9 days ago

Comics' Archie dies heroically updated 9 days ago

In April, Archie Comics released the news that its lead character, Archie Andrews, would die in an upcoming issue of "Life with Archie."

Ja Rule's 'Unruly' path from jail to Christianity updated 9 days ago

After serving time, rapper Ja Rule is now on a more spiritual path.

Garth Brooks reveals world tour's first stop updated 9 days ago

Country fans are dancing on the streets of Chicago... and crying into their Guinness glasses in Dublin.

'Midnight Rider' pair surrender to authorities updated 10 days ago

"Midnight Rider" director Randall Miller and producer Jody Savin surrendered to the Wayne County Sheriff's office in Georgia over the weekend, Sheriff's officials said.

Middle school metal band lands huge record deal updated 10 days ago

A trio of middle school rockers, Unlocking the Truth, has just unlocked a major record deal with Sony.

Rapper Andre Johnson explains why he severed his penis updated 10 days ago

Rapper Andre Johnson, who severed his penis and then jumped from a Los Angeles building, has broken his silence about what happened.

Sandra Bullock came face-to-face with stalker in her own home updated 10 days ago

Sandra Bullock came face-to-face with an intruder her house last month, according to a police search warrant.

'SNL' cast member Brooks Wheelan 'fired' after one season updated 10 days ago

After just one season as a cast member on NBC's "Saturday Night Live," Brooks Wheelan took to Twitter to announce his firing from the hit comedy show.

ABC fall premiere dates announced: 'Scandal' returns... updated 10 days ago

You want to know when "Scandal" and "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" return?

'Will & Grace' cast: Where are they now? updated 10 days ago

Amber Valletta and other celeb substance abuse confessions updated 10 days ago

Tracy Morgan sues Walmart over deadly crash; comic released from rehab center updated 11 days ago

Comedian Tracy Morgan has filed a lawsuit against Walmart over a deadly crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that left him critically injured.

What will be 2014's song of the summer? updated 11 days ago

Getting a song to hit in the summer can change a career -- just ask Katy Perry or Robin Thicke.

Woman recants Conor Oberst rape story: 'I made up those lies' updated 11 days ago

A woman who accused Bright Eyes singer Conor Oberst of raping her when she was a teenager a decade ago now says she made the story up.

Nickelodeon cancels Ariana Grande series 'Sam & Cat' updated 11 days ago

Nickelodeon has canceled "Sam & Cat," with last Saturday's episode serving as its series finale. The show lasted one season.

Farewell, Archie: Beloved comic book character to die updated 11 days ago

Since 1941, comic book fans have followed the exploits of teenaged Archie Andrews and his friends. This July, they'll find out how he dies.

Sarah Michelle Gellar's juicy new 'job' updated 11 days ago

'Octomom' Suleman gets probation, pays restitution for welfare fraud updated 11 days ago

Octuplets mom Nadya Suleman settled the welfare fraud case against her by repaying $26,000 prosecutors say she illegally claimed.

KISS to take over Vegas 'Joint' in November updated 11 days ago

The legendary rock band KISS becomes the next big act to make an extended stop in Las Vegas.

Box office report: 'Apes' conquers, 'Boyhood' starts strong updated 11 days ago

If this weekend's number one movie Dawn of the Planet of the Apes — the second entry in the rebooted Apes franchise — has a spiritual sibling in the original series of films, it is 1972′s Conquest of the Planet of the Apes. While Conquest was the fourth movie in the franchise to arrive in cinemas it is, like Dawn, the second according to the interior timeline of its series and, again like director Matt Reeves' new film, features an apocalyptic showdown between apes and humans. Thus, it seems appropriate that this weekend Dawn of the Planet of the Apes comprehensively conquered the domestic box office by earning an estimated $73 million, exceeding both expectations and the $54.8 million opening weekend of its predecessor, 2011′s Rise of the Planet of the Apes.

'Pawn Stars' Corey Harrison loses 192 lbs updated 11 days ago

Fans of "Pawn Stars" will be seeing a lot less of Corey Harrison.

Maestro Lorin Maazel dead at 84 updated 12 days ago

Renowned conductor Lorin Maazel died from complications of pneumonia at his home in Virginia on Sunday, his family said. He was 84.

Legendary jazz bassist Charlie Haden dead at 76 updated 12 days ago

Grammy-winning jazz bassist Charlie Haden, whose music career spanned seven decades and several genres, died Friday, his publicist said Sunday. He was 76.

'Cake Boss' and friends rescued from boat stranded in thick fog updated 12 days ago

Buddy "Cake Boss" Valastro was rescued Friday night after his 32-foot Boston Whaler got lost in heavy fog and and low visibility in New York Harbor.

Punk rock icon Tommy Ramone dies updated 12 days ago

Tommy Ramone, who powered pioneering punk rock band The Ramones as the group's original drummer, has died.

'The Strain': No vampire romance here updated 13 days ago

Tender, loving vampires? Look elsewhere than FX's "The Strain."

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