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Ethan Alter


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Recent articles by Ethan:

Laughs, tears and Bette Midler: How Johnny Carson left 'The Tonight Show' 30 years ago

Late-night television changed forever when Johnny Carson handed over "The Tonight Show" to Jay Leno in May 1992. → Read More

Sissy Spacek on choosing to live outside of Hollywood, and fighting America's abortion battle again

The star of "Night Sky" discusses her latest TV series, and revisits her roles in two memorable HBO films about abortion. → Read More

Hey Vern! Here's how Ernest Day 2022 will celebrate Jim Varney and 35 years of 'Ernest Goes to Camp'

"Ernest Goes to Camp" fans can visit the location where the popular Disney comedy was filmed. → Read More

See Elliot Page's return to acting in new 'Umbrella Academy' trailer

The streaming service just dropped the first trailer for the new season of the buzzy fantasy series, which started filming in early 2021 after the actor came out as transgender. → Read More

Here's why Baby Yoda almost wasn't part of 'The Mandalorian': 'We were very cautious'

Here's what the future holds for "Star Wars" on Disney+ including multiple new shows and a decision not to recast legacy characters like Han Solo again. → Read More

'Angelyne' star Emmy Rossum says that her 7-hour transformation into the billboard queen was 'liberating'

The "Shameless" star describes her stunning transformation to play Angelyne, which included three-pound fake breasts and two sets of contact lenses. → Read More

When Bruce Willis went blond: How 'The Fifth Element' changed the action star's career

Luc Besson's sci-fi favorite gave the "Die Hard" star a career makeover 25 years ago. → Read More

Val Kilmer says his 'Top Gun: Maverick' return was like 'being reunited with a long-lost friend'

The actor reprises his role as Tom Cruise's fan-favorite rival in "Top Gun: Maverick." → Read More

'Ishtar' was a box-office disaster and a 'Golden Girls' punchline — now it's a cult comedy favorite

Elaine May's 1987 comedy was savaged when it was released 35 years ago. Today, viewers are singing a different tune. → Read More

Tom Cruise as 'Multiverse' Iron Man, Lady Gaga and a deleted death scene — 'Doctor Strange' screenwriter spills what might have been

Michael Waldron defends film's R-rated scares, comments on Tom Cruise and Lady Gaga casting rumors and discusses the Scarlet Witch's character arc. → Read More

Andrew McCarthy on his Brat Pack past and why he'll never be Team Duckie

The '80s star revisits his Brat Pack days in a new memoir. → Read More

First 'Avatar: The Way of Water' trailer promises eye-popping James Cameron spectacle

On Twitter, the only issues that people are having with 'The Way of Water' is whether or not the second film will reach the original's total global gross of $2.84 billion — a number that has yet to be bested. → Read More

Here's what those top secret 'Multiverse of Madness' cameos mean for Doctor Strange's future (spoilers!)

From surprising cameos to Easter eggs, here's your spoiler guide to Sam Raimi's blockbuster sequel. → Read More

'Poison Ivy' director explains why Drew Barrymore's 1992 erotic thriller couldn't be made today

Katt Shea also reveals her biggest regret about the original "Poison Ivy" on its 30th anniversary. → Read More

Reigning 'Jeopardy!' champ Mattea Roach says Ken Jennings should be the show's permanent host

"As a contestant, there's something really special about being on stage with the greatest player of all time," explained Roach. → Read More

'House of the Dragon': New trailer for 'Game of Thrones' prequel series transports viewers back to Westeros

Premiering on Aug. 21, the 10-episode series, based on George R.R. Martin's epic fantasy franchise, promises an all-new game of "Who gets to sit on the Iron Throne?" → Read More

Hayden Christensen returns as Darth Vader in new 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' trailer: 'I'm emotional'

This is the actor's first "Star Wars" appearance since 2005 and fans are ready for his return. → Read More

The 'Star Wars' sequel that never was: Author shares details of the Han Solo-less alternate plot

Before 'Empire Strikes Back,' George Lucas had author Alan Dean Foster write the vastly different "Splinter of the Mind's Eye" as sequel to the 1977 space opera. → Read More

First 'Don't Worry Darling' trailer serves glimpses of Florence Pugh and Harry Styles's steamy romance: 'I'm not OK'

Fans can't wait to see more of the steamy love scenes between Pugh and Styles that are teased in the trailer. → Read More

'We don't have to do this heterosexual bulls*** anymore': An oral history of Ellen DeGeneres's groundbreaking coming-out episode

Four members of the "Ellen" creative team look back at the show's groundbreaking coming out episode on its 25th anniversary. → Read More