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‘Beauty and the Beast’ limited musical series in the works at Disney+

‘Beauty and the Beast’ limited musical series in the works at Disney+

It’s a tale as old as time and it’s back for more. Disney’s animated classic, “Beauty and the Beast” is being turned into an eight-episode musical series for the Disney+ streaming network. The series is a prequel to the 2017 live-action film and will tell the story before Belle and the Beast fell in love.…

Lisa Banes, ‘Gone Girl’ actress, has died following hit and run accident

Lisa Banes, ‘Gone Girl’ actress, has died following hit and run accident

Actress Lisa Banes, who appeared in numerous television series and films like “Gone Girl,” died Monday after suffering injuries sustained from being hit by a scooter in New York City earlier this month, the NYPD and a law enforcement official told CNN Tuesday. She was 65. Banes suffered severe head trauma after being struck by…

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are ‘discreet’ for a reason

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are ‘discreet’ for a reason

We don’t know much about Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen for a reason. In a rare interview with i-D, Mary-Kate Olsen says she and her twin are “discreet people — that’s how we were raised.” That’s a bit of an understatement. The former child stars of “Full House,” who went on to build a media empire…

Jessica Biel didn’t mean to have ‘a secret Covid baby’

Jessica Biel didn’t mean to have ‘a secret Covid baby’

It’s not like Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake set out to keep their second child a secret. The actress talked about the pregnancy with their now 11-month-old son Phineas during a recent appearance on Dax Shepard’s “Armchair Expert” podcast. Biel told Shepard she had “a secret Covid baby.” “It wasn’t like it was supposed to…

Chrissy Teigen: I was a troll and I’m so sorry

Chrissy Teigen: I was a troll and I’m so sorry

Chrissy Teigen’s apology to Courtney Stodden for trolling apparently was just the tip of the iceberg. On Monday Teigen shared a lengthy Medium piece she wrote in which she talks about her “VERY humbling few weeks.” “I know I’ve been quiet, and lord knows you don’t want to hear about me, but I want you…

Riz Ahmed backs study that finds Muslims underrepresented in Hollywood

Riz Ahmed backs study that finds Muslims underrepresented in Hollywood

Riz Ahmed is putting his money where his heart is. The Academy Award-nominated actor is one of the backers of a new study which looks at the representation of Muslims in Hollywood. Ahmed partnered with advocacy organization Pillars Fund and the Ford Foundation to sponsor the study “Missing & Maligned: The Reality of Muslims in…