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Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift come out to play in ‘Cats’ movie trailer

Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift come out to play in ‘Cats’ movie trailer

The first trailer for the movie “Cats” has arrived. While a teaser video that was released earlier this week focused on actors like Taylor Swift, Idris Elba and James Corden, who are portraying the fancy-footed felines, the new video allows more glimpses of them in what was referred to in the teaser as “digital fur…MORE

Tom Cruise soars in ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ trailer

Tom Cruise soars in ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ trailer

The trailer for “Top Gun: Maverick,” the long-awaited sequel to the 1986 hit movie that helped solidify star Tom Cruise’s heartthrob appeal, is ready to fly. Judging by the trailer, Cruise’s danger-seeking naval aviator has been busy since audiences last saw him. Though, his attitude also hasn’t changed much. He’s content with his life as…MORE

‘Sesame Street,’ Sally Field to be honored by Kennedy Center

‘Sesame Street,’ Sally Field to be honored by Kennedy Center

Big Bird and a big name in acting will be among those on hand when the Kennedy Center celebrates this year’s honorees. R&B group Earth, Wind & Fire, actress Sally Field, singer Linda Ronstadt, “Sesame Street” and conductor and musical visionary Michael Tilson Thomas were named the 2019 honorees on Thursday. “Sesame Street” is the…MORE

‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ to end with Season 7

‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ to end with Season 7

ABC is turning off the lights on production of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” announcing Thursday the drama will end with its upcoming seventh season. “It will be bittersweet saying goodbye to Marvel Television’s flagship series,” Jeph Loeb, executive producer and Marvel’s head of television, said in a statement provided to CNN. Loeb said that he…MORE

‘The Lion King’ roars into Disney realm of animals just like us

‘The Lion King’ roars into Disney realm of animals just like us

The new “The Lion King” hews closely to the original, standing apart with its visual realism, using computer animation to approximate the look of a nature documentary. Yet amid a golden age of that genre, as the Disney blockbuster heads toward a big opening weekend, it also reminds us how talking and otherwise anthropomorphic animals…MORE

Valerie Harper’s family launches GoFundMe for her cancer treatment

Valerie Harper’s family launches GoFundMe for her cancer treatment

Valerie Harper’s family is seeking financial help for her treatment as she continues to battle cancer. Harper, who shot to stardom in the early 1970s as Rhoda Morgenstern on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and later starred as that character in a spinoff, was first diagnosed with lung cancer in 2009. In 2013, she was…MORE

The ‘Circle of Life’ brings singer Lebo M back to ‘The Lion King’

The ‘Circle of Life’ brings singer Lebo M back to ‘The Lion King’

Even if you don’t know singer Lebo M by name, you’ve likely known his voice for the last quarter-century. The South African vocalist’s inimitable Zulu cry serves as the starting point for “Circle of Life,” the now-iconic Elton John-Tim Rice song at the beginning of Disney’s 1994 animated film “The Lion King.” And now, with…MORE

‘Gossip Girl’ is being rebooted

‘Gossip Girl’ is being rebooted

“Gossip Girl” is ready to dish again. HBO Max, the new streaming service from WarnerMedia due to launch in 2020, has given a direct-to-series order for a “Gossip Girl” reboot. The service has given the show an order of 10 one-hour episodes from the original “Gossip Girl” team, including executive producers Joshua Safran, Stephanie Savage…MORE

Taylor Swift and co-stars talk about their upcoming ‘Cats’ movie

Taylor Swift and co-stars talk about their upcoming ‘Cats’ movie

We’ll have to wait until Friday to see the first official trailer for the “Cats” movie, but a new teaser might satisfy fans who are already eager to pounce. The clip features stars Jennifer Hudson, Jason Derulo, Judi Dench, Idris Elba, Taylor Swift and others speaking about what the project means to them. The musical…MORE