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ABC’s new series The Mayor and Glee share two things in common: musical numbers in the episodes and Lea Michele. That’s where the similarities end, though. On The Mayor, she plays the friend of the lead character, a struggling rapper who runs for mayor as a publicity stunt and manages to get elected. Daveed Diggs, who [...]


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Season 3 of The Flash wasn’t what a lot of fans expected of the show. The “Flashpoint” arc took the show’s characters in a distinctly darker direction — some fans would say too dark, and even some of the cast members have publicly agreed. With Season 4 on the way, word is that we’ll be seeing [...]


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For many schoolkids, the classic 1963 novel A Wrinkle In Time was required reading, and for good reason. The sci-fi story, about a young girl who travels across the universe to rescue her father, was fun, imaginative, and thought-provoking. Now it’s being reimagined as a movie by acclaimed director Ava DuVernay, with an all-star cast [...]


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After the show’s series finale 11 years ago, Will & Grace fans were certain they’d seen the last of the characters they loved — well, aside from the reruns airing all over the world. But the thought of new episodes was just a distant dream. That is, until the cast reunited last year — in [...]


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In its original ’80s incarnation, Dynasty was the epitome of Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, yet the Carrington family’s defining characteristics — wealth, good looks, and high fashion — were undermined by scandals, deceptions, and plenty of name-calling and fighting. So perhaps the timing of The CW’s reboot, with the Trump family in the [...]


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Halle Berry’s career as an actress has spanned nearly three decades, during which she’s made more than 40 movies and won both an Oscar and an Emmy for Best Actress. But you’ll find nobody more shocked by her success than Berry herself. Why? She’s convinced that, based on her auditions, she never should have gotten [...]


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One of the new series with the most buzz going into the Fall TV season is Young Sheldon, the CBS comedy that introduces us to The Big Bang Theory’s Sheldon Cooper as a nine-year-old. The actor who’s played grown-up Sheldon for the last 10 years, Jim Parsons, is on board as both producer and narrator. [...]


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Season 1 of This Is Us left a few of its characters with rocky roads ahead of them, but nobody literally expected a “Rocky” road for Kevin Pearson: Hollywood legend Sylvester Stallone will be guest-starring on an episode of NBC’s hit drama this fall. Just as Ron Howard did in an episode late last season, [...]


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The first two seasons of Supergirl have gone the traditional superhero series route, mixing plenty of action with a good amount of comic relief. Things will be different in Season 3, Melissa Benoist tells us. The Supergirl star reveals that the new season will definitely show us a different, darker side of Supergirl and her [...]


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Star Wars: The Force Awakens definitely raised John Boyega’s profile in Hollywood, and it helped him land the lead role in what could become a very prestigious — and possibly Oscar-winning — project. Boyega stars in Detroit, Academy Award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow’s drama about the 1967 Detroit race riots. The film is getting fantastic reviews, [...]


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