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Whitney Cummings, Keke Palmer and more take a comedic look at credit card fine print in new contest

Photo Courtesy Affirm(NEW YORK) — Comedian and producer Whitney Cummings, actress Keke Palmer, and stand-up Hasan Minhaj are poking fun at fine print, as part of a million dollar contest that invites consumers to, as well.  The company Affirm, which bills itself as a “transparent alternative” to the usual credit cards, is putting up a million dollars — 100 prizes of…read more »

Jason Bateman, Timothee Chalamet, Kristen Wiig to host ‘Saturday Night Live’ in December

NBCUniversal(NEW YORK) — Saturday Night Live has announced its hosts and musical guests for December, including the return of a former cast member.  Ozark’s Jason Bateman will do the honors on December 5, with the musical guest Morgan Wallen — who had been previously bumped for violating COVID-19 guidelines when he posted a video of himself partying with female fans. He posted the…read more »

Russo Bros. moves — Sequel to Chris Hemsworth’s Netflix hit ‘Extraction’; peek at Tom Holland’s ‘Cherry’

L-R Anthony Russo, Joe Russo/ABC(LOS ANGELES) — After helming the biggest movie of all time, Avengers: Endgame, directors Joe and Anthony Russo are making new headlines. Talk of a sequel to the Netflix hit Extraction began soon after the Joe Russo-penned movie drew big numbers for the streaming service after its April debut, but now it seems the follow-up to the Chris Hemsworth action film has a…read more »

Bill Murray’s brother Ed, inspiration for ‘Caddyshack’, has died

Michael Reaves/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Ed Murray, the eldest of Bill Murray’s five brothers and the inspiration for the Danny Noonan character in Caddyshack, has died.  On his William Murray Golf Instagram page, Murray noted the passing “with the heaviest of hearts,” calling his brother a “legend.” The memorial says, “It was Ed who introduced the Murray family to this…read more »

Paul Bettany reveals real, personal connection to the character he plays in ‘Uncle Frank’

Brownie Harris/Amazon Studios(LONDON) — There’s a real and emotional reason why Paul Bettany felt such a deep and personal connection to the character he plays in Uncle Frank, which is streaming now on Amazon Prime Video. The movie, which takes place in the 1970s, follows Bettany’s character, a gay man who lives two lives.  He is out and proud in New York…read more »

Kristen Stewart says the chance to bring the “gay Christmas rom-com” ‘Happiest Season’ to life was “so exciting”

Courtesy Sony Pictures(LOS ANGELES) — The Sony Pictures holiday romantic comedy Happiest Season is now streaming on Hulu. The film stars Kristen Stewart as Abby, who plans to propose to her girlfriend, Harper, played by Mackenzie Davis, during a trip home over the holidays. But things get complicated when Harper confesses she never came out to her conservative parents.  Stewart, who is…read more »

Melissa Joan Hart says holiday films have a new importance: “This is the year we all need a happy ending”

“Dear Christmas” – Lifetime(LOS ANGELES) — For many people, 2020 has been a trying year.  For that reason, Melissa Joan Hart — a perennial staple in Christmas movies — says holiday flicks have found a new importance.  Speaking with E!’s Daily Pop on Tuesday, the Sabrina the Teenage Witch alum revealed why she completely endorses cheesy Christmas movies.  “I think this is the year we all need a happy ending,” Melissa…read more »

‘Jersey Shore’ star Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino and wife Lauren expecting first child

Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic(NEW JERSEY) — Jersey Shore star Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino is about to have a situation on his hand — a baby situation, that is.  The reality star and his wife Lauren announced that they are expecting their first child together in adorable Instagram posts shared on Tuesday. Both Mike and Lauren shared the same photos in their social media announcement.…read more »