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'General Hospital' star Maurice Benard ready for new drama

Maurice Benard is one of the most popular actors in daytime television. He's played mob boss Sonny Corinthos on "General Hospital" for almost 30 years. → Read More

'General Hospital' star Maurice Benard ready for new drama

Maurice Benard is one of the most popular actors in daytime television. He's played mob boss Sonny Corinthos on "General Hospital" for almost 30 years. → Read More

New family, fresh perspectives explored on reimagined version of 'The Wonder Years'

A new incarnation of the classic coming of age TV series "The Wonder Years" follows a Black middle-class family in Alabama during the turbulent late 1960s. It offers a fresh perspective to the times; but as the original series did back in 1980s, it still focuses on family and friendship. → Read More

The new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures opens in LA next week. Here's a peek inside

The new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles opens its doors to the public on Sept. 30. Here's what you can expect when you visit. → Read More

'Dancing with the Stars' recap: JoJo Siwa, pro-partner Jenna Johnson make history, lead the pack

Pop star JoJo Siwa and pro-dancer Jenna Johnson landed first on the "Dancing with the Stars" judges' leaderboard for the Season 30 debut. → Read More

Jessica Chastain transforms herself into televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker in 'The Eyes of Tammy Faye'

"The Eyes of Tammy Faye" looks at Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker who earned fame, and a lot of money, through their religious broadcasting, until it all came tumbling down in a mess of scandals and fraud. → Read More

'Blue Bayou' tells heartbreaking story of immigrant adoptee in US facing deportation as an adult

Writer, director and star Justin Chon was inspired to create his new movie, "Blue Bayou," after reading several true stories about immigrant adoptees being deported to their birth countries as adults... to places where they have no real memories or connections. → Read More

Kristen Bell tries to clip her way to success in coupon comedy 'Queenpins'

"Queenpins" tells the true story of two women, played by Kristen Bell and Kirby Howell-Baptiste, who turned their passion for coupons into an illegal multimillion-dollar scheme. → Read More

Anthony Anderson reflects on Emmy nominations, final season of 'Black-ish'

"I'm not ready for it to end." Anthony Anderson is back at work on the set of "Black-ish" for the eighth and final season of the Emmy nominated celebrated sitcom. → Read More

How Nicole Kidman kept Hulu's 'Nine Perfect Strangers' in production during pandemic

Along with starring as a mysterious guru, Nicole Kidman was also an executive producer who made sure production stayed afloat. → Read More

Ryan Reynolds took a 'punishing beating' while filming video game-centered movie 'Free Guy'

"Free Guy" follows a video game character who goes rogue. What ensues is an action-packed, and stunt-packed, adventure. → Read More

Aretha Franklin hand-picked Jennifer Hudson to play her in bio-pic 'Respect'

Aretha Franklin's road to becoming a music icon was paved with heartache, and troubled times but she knew her voice had a place in this world. It was Franklin's wish that Jennifer Hudson play her on the big screen in the new movie 'Respect.' → Read More

Documentary 'Whirlybird' looks at pioneering helicopter reporters who changed the way LA covers news

The new documentary "Whirlybird" shows us a different Southern California, this one through the lens of two of the first helicopter video journalists. Zoey Tur and Marika Gerrard also happened to be be married, and dealt with how the high stress world of breaking news would eventually break apart their lives. → Read More

New movie based on inspiring true story of one-armed athlete, MMA fighter 'Notorious Nick'

Nick Newell went from high school wrestling...to the world of MMA fighting. His story is told in the new movie 'Notorious Nick', a one-armed fighter who has a lot of fight in him. → Read More

New documentary 'Fireboys' spotlights incarcerated men battling California's wildfires

The new documentary "Fireboys" shows how prisoners live in fire camps and are trained to work the front lines fighting California wildfires alongside professional firefighters. → Read More

Winston Duke, Tony Hale star in film festival favorite 'Nine Days'

The new film "Nine Days" is a complicated movie about life, and how we live it. The existential story looks at a man whose job it is to select souls for the privilege to be born. → Read More

Family, friends, dance moves highlight unveiling of Terry Crews' star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

"I am just getting started!" Actor and host Terry Crews celebrated his 53rd birthday by seeing his star unveiled on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. HIs biggest fan was there: his 94-year-old grandmother. → Read More

New Disney+ series 'Turning the Tables with Robin Roberts' changes up format of talk shows

'The whole intent was so you could feel like a fly on the wall.' Robin Roberts brings her own special talent of connecting with others to a new type of talk show on Disney+. → Read More

Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt hit the red carpet at Disneyland for premiere of movie 'Jungle Cruise'

Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt bring the Disney attraction, 'Jungle Cruise' to life in a whole new big screen adventure. → Read More

Writer-director M. Night Shyamalan thriller 'Old' has us think in new ways about time, aging, love

'Every single day I was like 'I don't know if we're gonna make it!' Writer-director M. Night Shyamalan overcomes many hurdles tossed out by Mother Nature in order to make his latest psychological thriller 'Old.' → Read More