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Universal bumping next ‘Minions’ movie, ‘Sing 2’, and adaptation of ‘Wicked’ amid COVID-19 concerns

Universal Pictures(LOS ANGELES) — Universal Studios, among the first to move its newer films to streaming in the wake of coronavirus-related closures, has announced the pandemic has caused the delay of three more of its projects.  The Hollywood Reporter notes that Minions: The Rise of Gru will now be moved a year from its original release date, and…read more »

Larry David, the king of social distancing, urges “idiots” to “stay home and watch TV”

John P. Johnson/courtesy of HBO(LOS ANGELES) — If you’re familiar with Larry David from Seinfeld or Curb Your Enthusiasm, you’ll know he’s been advocating social distancing even before it became potentially lifesaving defense against the COVID-19 pandemic.  With that in mind, he took to social media from an easy chair to admonish “idiots” who were violating the rules that can keep…read more »

Kristen Bell admits she and husband Dax Shepard are “at each other’s throats” due to quarantine

ABC/Rick Rowell(LOS ANGELES) — As America endures another strongly-recommended week of self-quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some married couples are discovering that being around their significant other 24/7 is not all it’s cracked up to be. Frozen II star Kristen Bell admitted on Monday that isolating with husband Dax Shepard is becoming somewhat of a challenge. During an Instagram Live interview with Katie Couric, the married…read more »

Ellen DeGeneres is throwing a prom on Instagram for high schoolers unable to celebrate theirs due to COVID-19

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — Schools across America had to make the difficult decision to cancel important school dances and graduations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  As expected, teenagers took to social media and lamented that they were robbed of experiencing some of high school’s most memorable moments. While most understood why such a call had to be made, they still found…read more »

Christopher Meloni’s Elliot Stabler is back in new ‘Law & Order’ spinoff

Photo by Wil R/Star Max/GC Images(NEW YORK) — Christopher Meloni is reprising his popular Law & Order: SVU role as Elliot Stabler for a new crime drama from the series creator Dick Wolf, according to Deadline. The as-yet-untitled series, which has already gotten a 13-episode order, will center on the NYPD organized crime unit led by Stabler. This will mark…read more »

Reese Witherspoon announces ‘Shine On At Home’ series and releases first episode

Witherspoon in “Little Fires Everywhere”/Hulu(LOS ANGELES) — Reese Witherspoon is hoping to bring a little light into the world with her new series “Shine On with Reese At Home”. In a video posted to the 44-year-old’s Instagram on Tuesday, the Little Fires Everywhere and The Morning Show actress announced the new series which she hopes will “guide” and “inspire” its viewers amid…read more »

Amy Schumer takes her son Gene on an adorable social distance visit to her dad

Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagicAmy Schumer is doing her part to keep her loved ones safe from the COVID-19 coronavirus, even if it means spending time physically apart.  However, she found a creative way to still have that cherished one-on-one time with her dad, Gordon. The 39-year-old brought smiles to her Instagram followers’ faces on Tuesday when she showed off how she…read more »

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