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USC announces yearlong tribute to the late John Singleton

The trailblazing film and television career of the late John Singleton will be celebrated at his alma mater, the University of Southern California. The USC School of Cinematic Arts announced Tuesday that it is hosting “John Singleton: A Celebration,” a yearlong tribute to the filmmaker, who passed away in April 2019 at age 51. The events will include a special screening series of his most…


Shia LaBeouf joins Coppola's star-studded 'Megalopolis'

It appears that Shia LaBeouf may be primed for a comeback, as legendary filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola reportedly tapped him for the star-studded epic Megalopolis.  Variety reports the Peanut Butter Falcon star, who recently made headlines by rebutting Olivia Wilde's accusations she "fired" him from her new movie Don't Worry Darling, has landed a leading role in the movie.  Written decades ago…


Sea, sick: Peacock drops teaser to COVID documentary 'Hell of a Cruise'

What was supposed to be a luxury cruise aboard the Diamond Princess in January 2020 turned into a floating horror story when passengers and crew members were infected with COVID-19. That's the subject of Peacock's upcoming documentary Hell of a Cruise, the teaser for which just dropped. The streamer teases, "When passengers and crew members boarded ... they had no idea that the deadly novel…


Madam C.J. Walker, nation's 1st self-made female millionaire, honored with Barbie Inspiring Women doll

Madam C.J. Walker, the first self-made female millionaire in the United Stats, is being honored by Mattel as the next female role model to be featured in Barbie's line of Inspiring Women dolls. Walker made her fortune beginning in 1910 in Indianapolis by developing a line of haircare products and cosmetics designed for Black women. In 1998, the U.S. Postal Service issued a Madam C. J. Walker…


Not such a Full House: John Stamos "trying not to cry" as son goes off to school for the first time

John Stamos posted an emotional picture to Instagram Wednesday, just as his 4-year-old son, Billy, was about to leave for his first day of school. Stamos was pictured sitting on the steps in front of his young lookalike, who has apparently inherited his dad's flowing locks. The pair is wearing adorably matching white button-down shirts. "One of us is starting his first day at school. And the…


Kandi Burruss joins 'Real Housewives' stars in protesting bullying of their children

Kandi Burruss is the latest star of the Real Housewives franchise to say one of her children is a victim of  online bullying. The Real Housewives of Atlanta cast member says her daughter Riley, 20, has been unfairly ridiculed on social media. "I despise it. It bothers me so much," Burruss tells People. "Everybody already knows that Riley dealt with her weight issues growing up in the public eye.…


Ana de Armas "didn't understand" Netflix's NC-17 rating for Marilyn Monroe movie 'Blonde'

Netflix raised eyebrows when it announced its upcoming Marilyn Monroe film Blonde would be branded with a rare NC-17 rating, and apparently, a pair of them belonged to its star Ana de Armas.  Gracing the cover of the French magazine L’Officiel, de Armas noted, "I didn’t understand why that happened." She explained further, "I can tell you a number of shows or movies that are way more explicit…


Pooh and Piglet go on a rampage in the trailer to the horror movie 'Winnie The Pooh: Blood and Honey'

When many of the copyrights surrounding A.A. Milne's Winnie The Pooh characters expired on January 1 of this year, some might not have envisioned this: A horror movie called Winnie The Pooh: Blood and Honey.  The haunting trailer for the movie just dropped, showing that Pooh and Piglet didn't take too well to Christopher Robin leaving them behind for college. The beloved childhood characters…


Kaley Cuoco's 'Harley Quinn' animated series renewed for a fourth season by HBO Max

While Batgirl's wings were clipped, and an upcoming Batman animated series was scuttled, HBO Max is still ride-or-die with Joker's best girl. The adult animated series Harley Quinn, featuring Kaley Cuoco voicing the lead role, has been picked up for a fifth season, the streaming service has announced. The show, which streams uncensored on HBO Max and runs with its trademark salty language…


"Will should have slapped him even harder": Chris Rock gets flak for Nicole Brown Simpson joke

(NOTE LANGUAGE) While Will Smith's slap of Chris Rock at the Oscars is still echoing throughout the Fresh Prince star's career, some fans are turning the tide in his favor, thanks to a joke Rock recently made at the expense of Nicole Brown Simpson. As reported, Rock recently told a comedy show crowd that he was asked to host the upcoming Academy Awards again, but he turned it down, comparing it…