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Duchess Meghan Style Diary

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:32:53 -0400

     
 
 


Common’s message to young students: ‘We care’

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 09:54:19 -0400

Award-winning recording artist Common visits a New York City school as an ambassador for the Adopt-A-Classroom initiative on Thursday. The program provides money to school teachers to buy classroom supplies. (July 19)

     
 
 


'The end you've always feared is coming': Watch trailer for 'Mission: Impossible – Fallout'

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:51:13 -0400

Tom Cruise is back for another mission in "Mission: Impossible – Fallout."

     
 
 


'Too many emotions' at 'Breaking Bad' reunion

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:00:15 -0400

The cast of TV classic "Breaking Bad" discuss their "emotional" reunion at Comic-Con in San Diego. (Juky 20)

     
 
 


'Shark Tank' stars dive into Discovery's Shark Week for charity

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 11:26:29 -0400

Daymond John, Kevin O'Leary and the other fast-talking tycoons of ABC’s “Shark Tank” trade their business attire for wetsuits for a Shark Week special airing on Discovery.

     
 
 


Comic-Con: Watch Jason Momoa hit the high seas in the first 'Aquaman' trailer

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 23:52:35 -0400

The first trailer for Jason Momoa's solo adventure in 'Aquaman' leans into swashbuckling action-adventure and a world-creating travelogue.

     
 
 


'Glass' completes M. Night Shyamalan's 'Unbreakable' trilogy

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 01:57:31 -0400

Samuel L. Jackson and Bruce Willis' characters from "Unbreakable" meet James McAvoy's from "Split" in the M. Night Shyamalan thriller "Glass."

     
 
 


Meryl Streep passes the 'Mamma Mia 2' spotlight to Lily James and a new generation

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 13:31:20 -0400

Lily James steps into Meryl Streep's (platform) shoes to play a young Donna in 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again,' part of a new generation playing the beloved characters from the original ABBA-inspired movie.

     
 
 


Comic-Con: Why 'Bumblebee' and 'Into the Spider-Verse' will be kid-friendly holiday treats

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 04:51:38 -0400

Comic-Con got a look at kid-friendly films that would make a good Hailee Steinfeld double feature: 'Bumblebee' and 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.'

     
 
 


Migos' Offset arrested on felony gun charges in Georgia

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 22:15:57 -0400

Offset and his bodyguard were pulled over outside of Atlanta. Police say the vehicle smelled of marijuana, prompting authorities to search the car and find three guns and marijuana.

     
 
 


'Fantastic Beasts' cast talks impeachment spells, Johnny Depp startles fans at Comic-Con

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 23:54:39 -0400

Surprise! Johnny Depp made a Comic-Con appearance as Gellert Grindelwald, Jude Law chatted up the crowd about his take on 'hot' Dumbledore, while their'Fantastic Beasts 2' castmates took on Trump.

     
 
 


'Shazam' turns a foster boy into a caped crusader

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 00:04:31 -0400

Foster teen Billy Batson (Asher Angel) is chosen by a wizard (Djimon Hounsou) to be his superhero champion (Zachary Levi) in 'Shazam.'

     
 
 


'Aquaman' centers on superhero split between land and sea

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 23:45:00 -0400

Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa) is forced to deal with his connections to the surface world and the underwater one in director James Wan's "Aquaman."

     
 
 


‘The Brady Bunch’ house is for sale

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 22:16:36 -0400

The Los Angeles home featured on the "The Brady Bunch" is on sale, nearly 50 years after the classic sitcom’s debut. See what it looks like now.

     
 
 


Love TV? Join our new Facebook Group 'Yes, I'm Still Watching' to talk about it

Fri, 6 Jul 2018 09:25:28 -0400

USA TODAY TV critic Kelly Lawler and digital editor Anika Reed discuss a variety of shows.

     
 
 


'Doctor Who' regenerates at Comic-Con

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:06:42 -0400

Speaking at her first public event since being announced as the new Doctor Who, actress Jodie Whittaker - the first woman to play the role in the show's 55-year history - says "it will be really exciting when women aren't treated as a genre." (July 20)

     
 
 


The Mothership: Comic-Con and the health of geek culture

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 20:30:56 -0400

As San Diego Comic-Con kicks off, we're joined by io9 deputy editor Jill Pantozzi to discuss whether geek culture has grown too toxic.

     
 
 


'Breaking Bad' breaks into 'Better Call Saul'

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:02:04 -0400

Speaking at Comic-Con in San Diego, "Better Call Saul" lead Bob Odenkirk teases the arrival of "Breaking Bad" characters in AMC's hit spin-off. (July 20)

     
 
 


Spoilers! Why we cried for Meryl Streep's Donna in 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again'

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 20:26:11 -0400

The curtain is up on 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again,' and now we have questions about our tears for Meryl Streep's Donna. Plus: Andy Garcia's hilarious reveal. Spoilers ahead!

     
 
 


Weekend picks for book lovers, including 'Hope Never Dies,' a mystery starring Obama-Biden

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 06:00:06 -0400

Spend your weekend reading 'Hope Never Dies,' a Barack Obama-Joe Biden mystery. Plus more recommendations from USA TODAY's book reviewers.

     
 
 


'Top Gun 2': Jennifer Connelly in talks to star with Tom Cruise in sequel

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 12:47:14 -0400

Oscar-winner Jennifer Connelly is vying to star in 'Top Gun: Maverick' in a role described as a single mom, and owner of a local bar.

     
 
 


Day in celebrities

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 12:56:33 -0400

     
 
 


Prince George grins widely in adorable new portrait to celebrate his fifth birthday

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 21:15:21 -0400

Britain's favorite little prince turns 5 on Sunday so it's time to review some of his cutest pictures.

     
 
 


Here are 8 new shows Shonda Rhimes is launching at Netflix

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 18:54:45 -0400

No more Shonda Rhimes at ABC - no problem! The super-producer just unveiled eight new programs she's developing at her new home, Netflix.

     
 
 


Week in entertainment: Shark Week premieres; 'Mission: Impossible' opens

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 12:45:04 -0400

What's on tap for the week ahead?

     
 
 


'Top Gun 2': Everything we know so far about Tom Cruise's 'Maverick'

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 18:24:34 -0400

We've got the need. 'Top Gun 2' flies into theaters on July 12, 2019. Here's what we know about Tom Cruise/Maverick's return to the cockpit after 32 years.

     
 
 


Trump’s DC hotel serves $169 cocktail on a crystal spoon

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 12:53:14 -0400

The Trump name is again making headlines. Not because of politics but this time thanks to a cocktail served in the family's DC hotel. Get this, its $169 and has no liquor in it. Veuer's Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.

     
 
 


'Mamma Mia 2' reviews are ABBA-solutely great: 'Swede Jesus, they've done it'

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 15:59:16 -0400

The critics have seen 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' and early reviews have them thanking filmmakers for the music.

     
 
 


Rob Reiner: Dad Carl Reiner was on Twitter years before me

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 17:00:37 -0400

Rob Reiner marvels over how his father 96-year-old actor Carl Reiner has been on Twitter for years. (July 20)

     
 
 


Former 'Dukes of Hazzard' star Tom Wopat pleads guilty to 'annoying' women, gets probation

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 19:52:21 -0400

Tom Wopat pleaded guilty Friday to "annoying and accosting" two women last fall, and was sentenced to one year probation.

     
 
 


Prince George turns 5: His most adorable moments

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 19:39:36 -0400

Cheers to five years of cuteness. Happy Birthday, Prince George!

     
 
 


The best SPF products for summer

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 15:56:58 -0400

     
 
 


Disney fires 'Guardians' director James Gunn after tweets about rape, pedophilia unearthed

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 08:56:51 -0400

Disney cut ties with 'Guardians of the Galaxy" director James Gunn on Friday, shortly after Gunn apologized for old, offensive tweets that joked about rape and pedophilia.

     
 
 


Report: Departure of Kimberly Guilfoyle from Fox News not voluntary

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 15:50:17 -0400

Longtime Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle is leaving the network, and sources tell the Huffington Post her departure isn’t voluntary. Veuer's Nathan Rousseau Smith has the latest on Donald Trump Jr.'s girlfriend.

     
 
 


Comic-Con: Tom Hardy's dark and gritty 'Venom' promises a film with 'no heroes'

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 02:03:24 -0400

Look out, Spider-Man. Tom Hardy plays his son's favorite alien-powered antihero in the dark and gritty new movie 'Venom.'

     
 
 


'Fantastic Beasts' sequel sets up a battle between wizards

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 23:52:52 -0400

Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) is recruited to track down evil Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) in 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.'

     
 
 


Pierce Brosnan gets sweet ABBA-singing revenge in 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again'

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 18:25:08 -0400

Pierce Brosnan was criticized for singing ABBA in 2008's "Mamma Mia!" But the James Bond star went back for more in "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again." And (surprise!) he pulls it off.

     
 
 


Roseanne Barr shares calmer video after explosive Valerie Jarrett comments

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 19:25:34 -0400

On Thursday, Roseanne Barr claimed that she thought Valerie Jarrett was white in an expletive-filled video posted to her YouTube channel. On Friday, she released a calmer video from her "own studio."

     
 
 


'Aquaman,' 'Shazam' and 'Wonder Woman 1984' lead DC's superhero charge at Comic-Con

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 00:06:10 -0400

Warner Bros. came strong with its DC superhero slate at Comic-Con, presenting trailers and new footage from "Aquaman," "Shazam!," "Wonder Woman 1984" and letting its cast and creators weigh on everything from the Reagan era to water fun.

     
 
 


'Aquaman': 5 things you need to know about James Wan's watery superhero epic

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 23:53:11 -0400

"Aquaman' director James Wan takes Jason Momoa's reluctant superhero on a new journey to find his place between the surface world and Atlantis.

     
 
 


Photos: 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards red carpet

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 08:31:19 -0400

     
 
 


Texas baby born in a Chick-fil-A bathroom to get free food for life, plus a guaranteed job

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:54:07 -0400

A San Antonio couple delivered their baby in a Chick-fil-A bathroom this week. It was a high-risk pregnancy, but mom and baby are safe.

     
 
 


David Cassidy's son reportedly to inherit WAY more money than thought

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 18:31:22 -0400

Partridge Family Star David Cassidy’s son is set to inherit a lot more money than previously assumed. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story.

     
 
 


'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' is getting a reboot

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 22:11:08 -0400

A reboot of the cult supernatural hit show is in the works - but will Sarah Michelle Gellar return?

     
 
 


Comic-Con: 'Star Trek: Discovery' is launching 'Short Treks' episodes, adding Mr. Spock

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 17:54:07 -0400

'Star Trek: Discovery' is launching a shorts series leading up to its second season, which will including iconic 'Trek' personality Mr. Spock.

     
 
 


'Top Gun' cast: Where are they now?

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:01:36 -0400

     
 
 


Comic-Con: Andrew Lincoln to exit 'Walking Dead' in upcoming Season 9

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:24:41 -0400

Andrew Lincoln confirmed reports of his departure from AMC's "The Walking Dead" at a Comic-Con panel previewing the zombie drama's ninth season.

     
 
 


Comic-Con: New 'Glass' trailer spotlights its villains, 'Halloween' honors leading lady

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 02:00:21 -0400

In a shared Comic-Con presentation, 'Glass' reunited Samuel L. Jackson and Bruce Willis while Jamie Lee Curtis held court for 'Halloween.'

     
 
 


Out LGBTQ celebs

Fri, 29 Jun 2018 15:18:51 -0400

     
 
 


James Gunn Dropped from 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Films Over Unearthed Tweets

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 08:54:39 -0400

Marvel has officially dropped James Gunn as director of the Guardians of the Galaxy films after old, offensive tweets were unearthed.

     
 
 


Tom Grennan: 'I feel at home on the stage'

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:19:13 -0400

British musician Tom Grennan says since becoming a singer, the world has opened up. (July 20)