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Live from New York...'Saturday Night Live' returns October 1

Saturday Night Live will be back on October 1. That's the word from the iconic sketch show's official social media accounts, which posted the date along with a highlight reel from its long history and a simple caption: "SEASON 48." The subsequent shows will be on October 8 and the 15th; no guests have been announced for the first shows of the new season. In the past few weeks, SNL has polled…


"Bring It On": Gabrielle Union address rumors of a potential sequel

Bring on a Bring It On sequel. It's been 22 years since the 2000 cheerleading comedy came on the scene and fans still can't get enough of it. And apparently, neither can Gabrielle Union, who appeared in the classic pop culture film as Isis, the captain of the East Compton Clovers cheerleading team. Addressing the rumors of a potential sequel in the works, the actress told Entertainment Tonight,…


In Brief: Peeks at 'Hocus Pocus 2', 'Disenchanted' and more debut at D23

Among the new trailers to debut during Disney's D23 Expo in Anaheim, California over the weekend were the sneak peeks at the long-awaited sequels Hocus Pocus 2, The Santa Clauses, and Disenchanted. The preview of the former shows how a teen girl, played by Gossip Girl's Whitney Peak, brings back to life the witchy Sanderson Sisters, played again by Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy…


D23 Expo: Lucasfilm and Marvel Studios showcase upcoming slate of series and films

Thousands of Marvel and Lucasfilm fans attending Disney's D23 Expo over the weekend in Anaheim, California got a peek at some the studios' biggest streaming and theatrical titles coming to Disney+ in the coming months and beyond. Fans got a glimpse of trailers for the Diego Luna-led Andor, streaming September 21, and Willow, the new George Lucas and Ron Howard-inspired live-action fantasy…


'Barbarian' tops weak box office weekend with $10 million

Amid a sluggish late summer box office, The Airbnb horror film Barbarian -- starring Georgina Campbell, Bill Skarsgård and Justin Long -- debuted at #1 with an estimated $10 million. It's the first film in three weeks to hit double digits in its opening weekend. The Marvel-style Bollywood film Brahmastra Part One: Shiva, debuted in second place with an estimated $4.4 million, one of the biggest…


Who's taking home the gold on Emmys night?

With the Creative Arts Emmys in the rearview mirror, all eyes in Hollywood are focusing on Monday night's 74th annual Emmy Awards. With so much to choose from, and some of the usual Emmy magnets like Netflix's The Crown out of contention this year, some surprises are to be expected during the Kenan Thompson-hosted event airing live on NBC. Officially, HBO's Succession leads the pack with 25…


Kel Mitchell teases 'Good Burger' sequel: "We're open 24 hours"

Twenty-five years after the original, a Good Burger sequel may finally be on the way.  While promoting his book Prank Day, Kel Mitchell, who starred in the '90s Nickelodeon film alongside Kenan Thompson, teased the idea of a potential sequel to the comedy classic. "Oh, what can I tell you? Let's just say deliveries are still going out for Good Burger," the Emmy-nominated actor tells ABC Audio.…


Watch Halle Bailey transform into Ariel in 'The Little Mermaid' teaser trailer

Disney fans were transported under the sea Friday when they got a glimpse of The Little Mermaid live-action film. At the D23 Expo in Anaheim, California, the new official teaser trailer for the remake premiered starring Halle Bailey as Ariel. In the teaser trailer, Bailey swims under water and leads viewers through her treasure trove and sings some of the lyrics to the iconic song, "Part of Your…


'King Richard' star Eman Esfandi to play 'Star Wars' fan-favorite character Ezra in 'Ahsoka' series

What Star Wars fans had been speculating since it was announced Rosario Dawson's former Jedi Ahsoka Tano was getting her own Disney+ spin-off has come to pass: Ezra Bridger will appear in the show. The young Jedi character was created for the animated series Star Wars: Rebels, but will be making his live-action debut in the forthcoming Disney+ series, with King Richard actor Eman Esfandi playing…


Idris Elba responds to fans wanting him to be the next James Bond: “It is not a goal for my career”

When Daniel Craig declared that the latest James Bond film, No Time to Die, would be his final appearance in the iconic franchise, many fans called for Idris Elba to be the next 007. As the five-time Emmy nominee travels around the world, he is frequently identified as Craig's successor. “Every corner of the world I go — and I’m talking about different cultures — they always go, ‘Bond!'" Elba…