Entertainment news 25 Feb, 2021
Netflix to spend $500 million in South Korea this year to develop new content - CNBCCNBC
In the last five year, Netflix has invested $700 million to expand its slate of Korean content.
NXT recap & reactions (Feb. 24, 2021): No Regrets - Cageside SeatsCageside Seats
Adam Cole’s approach didn’t make a ton of sense, but he revealed his true colors on this week’s episode of NXT.
'Behind the Music,' 'Unplugged' & More Music Programs to Stream on Paramount+ - BillboardBillboard
ViacomCBS is launching Paramount+ this spring, and the upcoming streaming service announced on Wednesday (Feb. 24) its inaugural music slate.
Stevie Wonder tells Oprah he's leaving US for Ghana -- permanently - Fox NewsFox News
"Heaven Help Us All" singer Stevie Wonder has announced that he plans to relocate to Ghana permanently.
Netflix to Spend Nearly $500 Million on Korean Content This Year - Hollywood ReporterHollywood Reporter
The streamer shared its plans at an event in Seoul where it released first-look images of its current slate and unveiled a pair of original film projects, BDSM drama 'Moral Sense' and action-thriller 'Carter.'
Kelsey Grammer to Return for ‘Frasier’ Reboot: ‘I Gleefully Anticipate Sharing the Next Chapter’ - Rolling StoneRolling Stone
Actor will reprise Dr. Frasier Crane role and will also serve as executive producer
Khloé Kardashian says latest campaign shoot is not a ‘photoshop fail’: ‘I don't have freakishly long fingers’ - Fox NewsFox News
The "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star and co-founder of fashion brand, Good American, recently unveiled a new promotional campaign for the company’s first footwear collection
Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood announce coronvairus test results - Fox NewsFox News
Garth Brooks, who performed at Joe Biden's inauguration, and his wife and "Shallow" duet partner Trisha Yearwood have announced their coronavirus test results.
Nickelodeon Announces Avatar Studios, Dedicated to Expanding the Avatar Universe - VultureVulture
The studio will be headed by original series creators Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko.
Chris Hemsworth shares sweet creative writing task his son Tristan, six, wrote at school - Daily MailDaily Mail
Chris Hemsworth has starred in plenty of Hollywood blockbusters, but he treasures his role as a father above all.
Daisy Ridley fires back at Ted Cruz after he defends Gina Carano over 'Mandalorian' firing - USA TODAYUSA Today
Ted Cruz is in another Twitter spat. This time with "Star Wars" actress Daisy Ridley.
Superhero Bits: 'Superman & Lois' Premiere Ratings, 'The Boys' Season 3 Starts Shooting & More - /FILM/FILM
When will Stargirl and DC's Legends of Tomorrow return to The CW? When can you see Superman: The Animated Series in HD on HBO Max? All that and more.
Mandy Moore Shared The Meaning Behind Her Baby's Name, And It's Really Sweet - BuzzFeedBuzzfeed
"It felt like a very fitting amalgamation of our whole story."
Brett Ratner’s Milli Vanilli Film Dropped by Avi Lerner’s Millennium Media - VarietyVariety
Millennium Media is no longer involved in the selling or production of Brett Ratner’s Milli Vanilli film, Variety has confirmed. However, the project has other bidders and investors who are fully financing production, according to RatPac. Millennium and Ratne…
"Ginny & Georgia" isn't "Gilmore Girls" redux – it's darker, riskier and far more fun - SalonSalon
Netflix's series about a young single mom and her teen daughter is a soapy grab bag with flashes of blunt realism
Jill Biden gives Kelly Clarkson advice on healing after a divorce: 'Things will get better' - Fox NewsFox News
"I Dare You" singer Kelly Clarkson received advice on divorce from First Lady Dr. Jill Biden.
AEW Dynamite live results: Fenix vs. Archer Revolution qualifier - Figure Four OnlineFigure Four Online
The Women's World title eliminator tournament also continues tonight.
The Rise and Fall of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s Marriage, as Told by Her Infamous Instagram Posts - Slate MagazineSlate Magazine
In 2012, Kardashian began two of her most important relationships: with Kanye West, and with Instagram.
Kaley Cuoco Recalls Being in a “State of Shock” Over Jim Parsons Ending Big Bang Theory - E! NEWSEonline.com
Kaley Cuoco recounted the exact moment she found out The Big Bang Theory was ending, and why Jim Parsons' decision left her in a "state of shock."
'Mission: Impossible 7,' 'A Quiet Place 2' to stream on Paramount+ after 45 days in theaters - Entertainment WeeklyEntertainment Weekly
'Mission: Impossible 7' and 'A Quiet Place 2' will stream on Paramount+ after just 45 days in theaters.
Taylor Swift’s Rights Management Team Countersues Evermore Theme Park - PitchforkPitchfork
TAS’ complaint alleges that the park used Swift’s music “without authorization or license agreement”
Judge drops DUI charge against Bruce Springsteen; ordered to pay $500 fine - News 12 BronxNews12.com
A judge dropped the DUI charge against Bruce Springsteen, though the musician was ordered to pay a $500 fine and fees.
‘Borat’ star Sacha Baron Cohen says it's 'too dangerous' to keep playing role in future films - Fox NewsFox News
In one scene from the sequel, the British actor needed to wear a bulletproof vest.
Kevin Feige hints we could see ABC, Netflix Marvel characters again in MCU - InsiderINSIDER
"I'm not exactly sure...but perhaps someday," Kevin Feige said of the possibility that Netflix or ABC characters would enter the MCU.
Paramount Plus gives quick peek at two new Star Trek shows - CNETCNET
You might need a flow chart to keep track of all the Star Trek shows out there.
Paul McCartney Announces New Book of Lyrics - PitchforkPitchfork
The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present is out November 2
‘Rugrats’ Revival With Original Voice Cast to Debut on Paramount Plus - VarietyVariety
Prepare yourselves for the return of Tommy Pickles, Chuckie Finster, Angelica Pickles, Susie Carmichael and Phil and Lil DeVille. An all-new “Rugrats” CG-animated series is slated to premiere on streaming service Paramount Plus (née CBS All Access) in 2021, a…
CBS lands Concacaf World Cup qualifying rights for 2022 men’s, 2023 women’s campaigns - The Philadelphia InquirerThe Philadelphia Inquirer
The network also acquired rights to Concacaf's men's and women's Nations League tournaments, and in a historic first, the Argentine and Brazilian men's club leagues.
'The Challenge: All Stars' reveals some returning OG players in first teaser - Entertainment WeeklyEntertainment Weekly
Plus, the iconic MTV franchise <em>Road Rules</em> is back with a new cast on Paramount+.
Matt Groening Responds to Simpsons Recasting Characters - VultureVulture
“All of our actors play dozens of characters each, it was never designed to exclude anyone.”
Dave Grohl & His Mom Drum Up ‘From Cradle to Stage’ For Paramount+ Alongside ‘Unplugged’ & ‘Yo! MTV Raps’ Revivals - DeadlineDeadline
Nirvana drummer and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl is joining the Paramount+ band. Grohl and his mother Virginia Hanlon Grohl are bringing a non-scripted series based on her book From Cradle to Stage to the streamer. The six-part series, directed by Dave Gr…
Comedy Central Is Getting the Brands Back Together for Paramount+ - VultureVulture
Specials from Amy Schumer and movies from the Workaholics and Beavis and Butt-Head guys are on the way.
Watch a sneak peak of 'Younger' final season, to air on Paramount+ - Entertainment WeeklyEntertainment Weekly
The seventh and last season of the Sutton Foster dramedy will air on the ViacomCBS streaming platform ahead of TV Land.
‘Love Story’, ‘Italian Job’, ‘The Parallax View’, ‘Flashdance’ & ‘Fatal Attraction’ Reboots In Works At Paramount+ - DeadlineDeadline
Paramount+ is making no bones about rebooting its library of feature films for television. The streamer revealed today that it is development series based on Love Story, Fatal Attraction, Flashdance, The Italian Job and The Parallax View. They join a Grease p…
Jeremy Renner to Star in Taylor Sheridan's 'Mayor of Kingstown' for Paramount+ - Hollywood ReporterHollywood Reporter
The straight-to-series prison drama will move from Paramount Network, which originally developed the project, with Antoine Fuqua boarding as exec producer.
Katharine McPhee, David Foster welcome their first child together, a baby boy - USA TODAYUSA Today
Congratulations are in order for Katharine McPhee and David Foster, who have welcomed a baby boy. This is the couple's first child together.
Michael Fassbender is set to star in the David Fincher-directed film adaptation of The Killer - Daily MailDaily Mail
Michael Fassbender is set to star in the film adaptation of the French graphic novel The Killer. Gone Girl director David Fincher has also signed on to helm the upcoming feature.
Loki and Star Wars: The Bad Batch get Disney+ premiere dates - Ars TechnicaArs Technica
Also: the new Spider-Man movie has a name.
Disneyland's California Adventure Reopens As A Big Food Court In March (Without The Rides) - LAistLAist
No rides, but SO many snacks.
NBC Pulling ‘Nurses’ Episode From Digital Platforms After Criticism Over Orthodox Jewish Storyline - DeadlineDeadline
NBC is pulling the season finale of its Canadian import Nurses from its digital platforms amid backlash from national Jewish organizations regarding a scene they accuse of being anti-Semitic. A network source confirmed the move Wednesday, the same day groups …
The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers: Will Joshua Jackson Return? — EP Weighs In - TVLineTVLine
RELATED STORIES TVLine Items: Daniel Sunjata Gets Power, Mighty Ducks Trailer and More Mighty Ducks: Lauren Graham and Emilio Estevez Make Hockey Dreams Come True in Disney+ Series' Teaser — Find Out When It'll Premiere The Ducks will fly again in The Mighty …
Former Child Star Mara Wilson Analyzes "Terrifying" Treatment of Britney Spears: "We're Still Living With the - Hollywood ReporterHollywood Reporter
The actress, who appeared in such films as 'Matilda,' 'Mrs. Doubtfire' and 'Miracle on 34th Street,' opens up in an op-ed about being sexually harassed "by the media and the public" while drawing similarities with the pop superstar's story.
‘Halo’ TV Series Moves From Showtime To Paramount+ - DeadlineDeadline
EXCLUSIVE: Halo‘s long road to the small screen has taken one final turn. Showtime’s anticipated series based on the hugely popular Xbox video game franchise will migrate to Paramount+ and be available exclusively on ViacomCBS’ streamer. The announcement will…
It Was GIFs of Kathryn Hahn in WandaVision All Along - VultureVulture
God bless Agnes, just having a gas!
Prince Harry and Meghan donate new roof to Texas women's shelter damaged in storm - CNNCNN
A Texas shelter badly damaged by last week's winter storm is getting help from an unexpected donor.
BTS 'MTV Unplugged' Performance: Fashion Breakdown - WWDWWD
The hit K-pop group brought their signature coordinating style to their performance Tuesday night.
Billie Eilish tells Stephen Colbert she recorded new album during COVID quarantine - Daily MailDaily Mail
During an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Tuesday, Billie Eilish casually dropped the news that she recorded a new album during quarantine.
Eddie Murphy Rejected Ryan Coogler’s Idea for ‘Coming to America’ Sequel with Michael B. Jordan - IndieWireIndieWire
"Coming 2 America" could've joined "Fruitvale Station," "Creed," and "Black Panther" as a Coogler-Jordan collaboration.
On This Day: 24 February 1976 - Prince Philip Talks Passionately about Duke of Edinburgh Scheme - The Royal Family ChannelGoogle News
Marvel series 'Loki' will premiere on Disney+ on June 11th - EngadgetEngadget
It'll be the third major Marvel Studios show to hit the streaming service.
Rachel Lindsay suggests new 'Bachelor' host after Chris Harrison's racism controversy - Fox NewsFox News
Longtime host Chris Harrison has stepped away and apologized for defending historical racism
Digital Love: Daft Punk Sales Soar 2,650% After Breakup - Rolling StoneRolling Stone
The French electronic duo saw a 500% increase in streams on Monday, with Discovery their most popular album
'Home Improvement' star Zachery Ty Bryan avoids most serious charges in domestic violence case - Yahoo EntertainmentYahoo Entertainment
Bryan, who played Tim Allen's son Brad on the ABC sitcom, entered a guilty plea Tuesday to charges of menacing and assault in the fourth degree constituting ...
‘Jeopardy!’ Guest Host Mike Richards Honors Alex Trebek, Viewers Approve - DeadlineDeadline
Jeopardy! executive producer Mike Richards, filling in on hosting duties, paid tribute to the late Alex Trebek last night, saying that “working with Alex was even better than you could have imagined.” “He was everything you could hope for and more,” said Rich…
AEW Signs Paul Wight to Wrestle, Serve as Commentator - VarietyVariety
All Elite Wrestling (AEW) has signed long-time WWE superstar Paul Wight to a long-term deal, the promotion announced Wednesday. Wight is best known to wrestling fans as “The Big Show” and has been part of WWE for over 20 years. Under the deal, Wight will not …
Diana Ross and Evan Ross: The family connection bridging gap between 1972's 'Lady Sings the Blues' and 'United States vs. Billie Holiday' - Yahoo EntertainmentYahoo Entertainment
"United States vs. Billie Holiday" co-star Evan Ross talks about the film's connection to his mother Diana Ross's "Lady Sings the Blues."
Real-Life Nomad Bob Wells Poured His Own Grief Into Nomadland - VultureVulture
The famous van dweller explains how the death of his son inspired one of the film’s most devastating moments.
‘Kid 90’ Tells Story of Nineties Child Stars Through Soleil Moon Frye’s Home Movies - Rolling StoneRolling Stone
Punky Brewster star's Hulu documentary premieres March 12th
Actor Gerard Depardieu charged with rape and sexual assault - CBS NewsCBS News
French movie star was not arrested when handed the charges in December, and the Paris prosecutor stayed silent until the case was leaked to media.
Golden Globes Final Predictions: Best TV Actor (Drama) – Jason Bateman Is the Man - VarietyVariety
Variety's Awards Circuit is home to the official predictions for upcoming awards. To see all the latest predictions, of all the categories, in one place, visit THE COLLECTIVE 2021 GOLDEN GLOBE FINAL PREDICTIONS:BEST ACTOR IN A TV SERIES (DRAMA) UPDATED: Feb. …
Shanna Moakler jabs at ex Travis Barker's relationship with Kourtney - Page SixPage Six
Moakler and Kardashian are becoming increasingly shady.
Black Lives Matter designers make history in Milan - Yahoo NewsYahoo Entertainment
Last minute touches on a frilly white dress, a final coat of powder and it's showtime for the Black Lives Matter-inspired collective making history at Milan ...
SUPERMAN & LOIS 1x02 "Heritage" Promo [HD] Tyler Hoechlin, Elizabeth Tulloch, Emmanuelle Chriqui - We Got This CoveredGoogle News
Why Did Chrissy Teigen Ask Joe Biden to Unfollow Her on Twitter? - NewsweekNewsweek
Teigen seems to have felt the pressure of being one of the few people whose tweets show up in the president's official Twitter feed.
Ava DuVernay addresses Golden Globes' lack of diversity as HFPA confirms it has no black members - Daily MailDaily Mail
The 48-year-old Selma director reacted under a tweet from The Hollywood Reporter about a Los Angeles Times probe of the HFPA.
Barack Obama Once Punched a Guy & Broke His Nose for Calling Him a Racial Slur - STYLECASTERSTYLECASTER
He says he "popped him in the face."
Rachel Lindsay Criticizes Rachael Kirkconnell’s ‘Vapid’ Instagram Attempts at Anti-Racism - VultureVulture
“I don’t think it could get any worse.”