Entertainment

TRAILER: 24: Legacy

Another reboot. The Verge recaps:  Fox just announced its fall and mid-season slates this week, and judging from its explosive first trailer, 24: Legacy might just be the biggest of the bunch. Here, war vet Eric Carter (Straight Outta Compton’s Corey Hawkins) is living life in witness protection after spearheading the operation that killed a known terrorist. However, when the …

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TEASER: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Entertainment Weekly recaps: “It’s not easy having a good time.” These are some of the first words we hear from Laverne Cox as Dr. Frank-N-Furter in the trailer for Fox’s remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Indeed, judging by Janet (Victoria Justice)’s timid giggle and the short clip we hear of “The Time Warp,” the cast has been hard …

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TRAILER: Prison Break

Newsweek recaps: Dallas, 24 and The X-Files are just some of the classic shows that have been revived in recent years. And while we all eagerly await Twin Peaks, next up is a reunion—ignoring that pseudo-reunion on The CW’s Legends of Tomorrow—for everyone’s favorite jailbird brothers, Michael Scofield and Lincoln Burrows on Prison Break. Seven years after the original series …

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TRAILER: Orange Is The New Black Season 4

The Verge recaps: With about a month left until Orange is the New Black‘s fourth season premieres, Netflix has released its first trailer out into the wild. The big shift this season is that Litchfield is now a for-profit prison, which means 100 new inmates, stricter rules, and even more personality clashes than usual. Earlier this year, Netflix renewed the …

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Trailer: Inferno

The Hollywood Reporter recaps: Columbia Pictures and Imagine Entertainment have released a teaser trailer for Inferno. Tom Hanks is back as symbologist Robert Langdon in the third onscreen installment of Dan Brown’s best-selling series, alongside Felicity Jones, Ben Foster and Irrfan Khan. In Inferno, Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia and teams up with Sienna Brooks (Jones), …

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Radiohead – Burn The Witch [VIDEO]

The Verge recaps: After slowly disappearing from the internet and releasing a few short teasers through Instagram, Radiohead has released a stop-motion video for their new song “Burn the Witch.” It’s the band’s first piece of new music since their almost-Bond theme “Spectre,” which was released last Christmas, and it’s the first single from the band’s upcoming, as-yet-untitled ninth studio …

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Record-Breaking 16 Tony Nominations For Hamilton

The 2016 Tony Awards nominations were announced moments ago, with the huge smash Hamilton receiving a record-breaking 16 nods. The record was previously held by The Producers and Billy Elliot, both of which earned 15 nominations in their debut years. See the full list of 2016 nominees below. From the New York Times: On Tuesday, the show was singled out …

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Eurovision To Air Live In USA For First Time

From the New York Times: Eurovision has finally made its way onto American television. The popular European song contest, now in its 61st season, will air the season’s Grand Final live on Logo on May 14. More than 200 million viewers tuned into the show last season, making it the most watched live entertainment program in Europe, according to Eurovision. …

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LAWSUIT: The Klingon Language Can Be Copyrighted Because There Are No Real Klingons That Speak It

Paramount is suing the makers of a crowd-funded Star Trek fan film on multiple copyright grounds. But what’s got the Trekkie world buzzing is Paramount’s claim on the Klingon language, which the defendants say cannot be copyrighted because no language can be. From the response filed by Paramount: “This argument is absurd since a language is only useful if it …

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SPOILER: Game Of Thrones

For ten months much of the world has wondered if Jon Snow was really dead. Even President Obama grilled Games Of Thrones director David Nutter about the fate of the Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch. Stay out of the comments of if you don’t yet know if Melisandre’s spell worked. Otherwise dive in and dish the gore.

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TRAILER: Snowden

From the Daily Beast: The trailer for the forthcoming Oliver Stone movie Snowden has been viewed over two million times less than 24 hours after it was posted on Youtube, suggesting huge interest in the story of one of America’s most polarizing heroes/traitors, ahead of the film’s release in September this year. After the clip was posted, the real Edward …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Cast Of Hamilton Does Sweeney Todd Mashup For Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Theater Mania recaps: The company of Broadway’s Hamilton took top presentation honors at this week’s 30th annual Easter Bonnet Competition, an event that serves as the culmination of six weeks of spring fundraising efforts for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Watch the cast perform a transformed version of their opening number “Alexander Hamilton,” featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda as the Demon Barber Sweeney …

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TRAILER: Absolutely Fabulous

The Guardian recaps: The first full trailer for Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie has Edina and Patsy on the run in France after possibly killing Kate Moss. Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley reprise their roles as the champagne-drinking fashionistas for the first time in four years, while the film brings back the sitcom’s other co-stars Julia Sawalha and Jane Horrocks. The …

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Good Morning Baltimore: Jennifer Hudson And Harvey Fierstein To Headline NBC’s Hairspray Live!

Via press release from NBC/Universal: Oscar, Golden Globe, SAG and Grammy Award-winner Jennifer Hudson and multiple Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein will headline the cast of NBC’s “Hairspray Live!,” the network’s next live Broadway musical holiday event following the phenomenal success of “The Wiz Live!” Also joining the creative team will be acclaimed television director Alex Rudzinski, who received extraordinary reviews …

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SPOILER: Game Of Thrones Season Debut

Last night HBO launched the hotly-anticipated sixth season of Game Of Thrones. Stay out of the comments below if you’ve not yet seen the debut episode. Otherwise dive in and dish the body count.

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TRAILER: Independence Day: Resurgence

Rolling Stone recaps: Aliens return to Earth to finish some unfinished civilization-erasing business in Independence Day: Resurgence, the sequel to the 1996 blockbuster film. After previous previews have teased the film’s 20-years-later plot and immense destruction, the latest trailer for the upcoming film provides some more background into what’s happened in the two decades since the aliens first attacked. In …

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NEW YORK CITY: Hospital Fined $2.2M For Allowing Reality Show To Film Dying Patient Without Consent

This story inflamed Gotham’s tabloids when the families first complained. From the New York Department of Health & Human Services: Today the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced that it has reached a $2.2 million settlement with New York Presbyterian Hospital (NYP) for the egregious disclosure of two patients’ protected health information (PHI) to film crews and staff during the …

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TRAILER: The Magnificent Seven

A remake of the 1960 classic, which was a remake of 1954’s Seven Samurai from director Akira Kurosawa. Coming Soon has the plot: Sony Pictures and MGM have released the first trailer for the upcoming remake of The Magnificent Seven, which marks the third pairing of star Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua after Training Day and The Equalizer. With …

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Tracy Morgan Goes Springsteen On Mississippi

The Daily Beast reports: Stand-up comedian Tracy Morgan has canceled an upcoming Mississippi gig in protest of the state’s new law allowing business and public employees to discriminate against LGBT individuals. Morgan was set to perform at the Horseshoe Tunica Hotel & Casino in Robinsonville on April 29, as part of his Picking Up the Pieces comeback tour following a …

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Actress Doris Roberts Dies At Age 90

NBC News reports: Doris Roberts, a character actress who labored honorably both on stage and screen for years before finding the perfect vehicle for her talents, the hit sitcom “Everybody Loves Raymond,” died on Sunday. She was 90. Her “Everybody Loves Raymond” co-star Patricia Heaton confirmed the news on Monday. A cause of death has not yet been released. According …

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