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ABC7 Eyewitness News

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Recent articles by George:

'Be the best version of yourself.' Antetokounmpo family honors big dreams, hard work in movie 'Rise'

The New Disney+ movie "Rise" tells the story of the improbable journey of a trio of NBA superstar brothers Giannis, Thanasis and Alex Antetokounmpo. It follows the family's path from Nigeria, to Greece and eventually to the NBA, and how their parents embedded in them a deep sense of determination and dedication while never losing focus on the importance of family. → Read More

James Brolin blasts into the world of animation, lending his voice to villainous Zurg in 'Lightyear'

James Brolin has been working in TV and movies for more than 60 years now and his latest role involves lending his voice to Zurg in the Disney Pixar film, "Lightyear." → Read More

Elle Fanning: Darling of Hulu could score big in comedy, drama categories

The nominees for the Emmy Awards are in and we could see a double nominee in the acting category: Elle Fanning the comedic actor and Elle Fanning the dramatic actor. → Read More

Hayden Christensen returns to iconic Darth Vader role in Disney+ series 'Obi-Wan Kenobi'

Darth Vader gave Hayden Christensen the role of a lifetime, and now he's back to play the iconic villain in the new Disney+ series "Obi-Wan Kenobi." → Read More

Hayden Christensen returns to iconic Darth Vader role in Disney+ series 'Obi-Wan Kenobi'

Darth Vader gave Hayden Christensen the role of a lifetime, and now he's back to play the iconic villain in the new Disney+ series "Obi-Wan Kenobi." → Read More

'Lightyear' blasts off with unique origin story for Buzz, fellow space rangers

The new movie "Lightyear" tells the story of the heroic Buzz Lightyear. Turns out, before he was ever an action figure featured in the "Toy Story" movies, Buzz was a space ranger. 'Lightyear' gives us a look at his life. → Read More

'Sound of Music' cast joins tribute to Julie Andrews for AFI Lifetime Achievement Award

From "Mary Poppins" to "The Sound of Music" Julie Andrews has become an institution in Hollywood and now will receive the American Film Institute Lifetime Achievement Award. → Read More

Noah Thompson crowned as the next 'American Idol' in season finale

SPOILER WARNING: The votes are in and the new "American Idol" has been named! See which fan-favorite took home the crown. → Read More

Eugenio Derbez puts spotlight on race, class in romantic comedy 'The Valet'

In "The Valet," Eugenio Derbez plays a working-class hero for members of the community who feel they are largely ignored and dehumanized by those with money and power. → Read More

ABC fall schedule 2022: 'Abbott Elementary' moves to Wednesday comedy block

ABC has unveiled its 2022 fall TV schedule. There's some big comedy moves, more "Bachelor in Paradise" and a new weekly primetime "Jeopardy!" series featuring celebrities. → Read More

Daytime drama 'General Hospital' celebrates a major television milestone: 15,000 episodes

The daytime drama "General Hospital" has been on ABC nonstop since 1963. The soap opera recently celebrated a milestone few in television achieve. The cast and crew have collectively shot 15,000 episodes over their 59 years! → Read More

Actor James Hong, 93, gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame after decades in film and TV

James Hong, the barrier-breaking acting legend, became the oldest person ever to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday. → Read More

'Dr. Strange' star Benedict Cumberbatch opens home to Ukrainian refugees

Oscar nominee and Marvel star Benedict Cumberbatch has welcomed a family of refugees from Ukraine into his home. → Read More

Marvel's 'Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness' premieres in Hollywood

Benedict Cumberbatch brings MCU's "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" back to the big screen and takes fans into different universes and unknown territories. → Read More

American Idol recap: The Top 10 belt out Disney classics on 'Disney Night'

"American Idol" is down to the top seven after Sunday night's show featuring the traditional "Disney Night." → Read More

Liam Neeson plays assassin who draws a line in 'Memory'

In "Memory," Liam Neeson plays an assassin-for-hire who changes his mind about his latest assignment, but is steadily losing his memory. → Read More

'The Biggest Little Farm: The Return' marks a new look at a Ventura County farming couple

"The Biggest Little Farm: The Return" now on Disney+ is a sequel to a 2018 documentary about a Ventura County farming couple. → Read More

Disneynature's 'Polar Bear' sheds light on challenges beloved animals face due to climate change

"Polar Bear" tells the story of a family of bears who face increasingly tough challenges due to how the changes in climate have affected their habitat. → Read More

Actress Liz Sheridan, known for playing Jerry's mom on 'Seinfeld,' dies

Actress Liz Sheridan, best known for playing Jerry's mom on "Seinfeld," died early Friday morning of natural causes just days after her 93rd birthday, according to her manager. → Read More

Jamie Lee Curtis, Michelle Yeoh co-star in new film 'Everything Everywhere All at Once'

Michelle Yeoh and Jamie Lee Curtis star in the critically acclaimed, but hard to explain new film, "Everything Everywhere All At Once." → Read More