Timothy Hutton sues after being dropped from Leverage reboot

Timothy Hutton has sued the producers of the TV series Leverage: Redemption, alleging that they breached his contract when they dropped him from the show following a report of a sexual assault allegation. BuzzFeed reported in March 2020 that a woman had gone to the Vancouver Police Department, alleging that Hutton had raped her in

Aretha Franklin’s granddaughter’s American Idol audition leads to debate with judges

Being the granddaughter of a legendary singer won’t necessarily win you a golden ticket on American Idol. Grace Franklin, whose grandmother is the late Aretha Franklin, learned that after she auditioned for the singing competition. The 15-year-old appeared in Sunday’s episode of American Idol and sang the Lauryn Hill version of the Roberta Flack hit

SAG Michael Keaton dedicates SAG win to late nephew during tearful acceptance speech

Michael Keaton was teary-eyed as he accepted the 2022 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Male Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series. He won the award for Dopesick, which tells stories of people and families struggling with opioid addiction while focusing on PurduePharma, the company that developed and promoted OxyContin.  The project was

Ed Asner, Emmy-winning Lou Grant star, dies at 91

Seven-time Emmy-winning actor Ed Asner, who starred as Lou Grant on both sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show and hourlong drama Lou Grant before a late-career rejuvenation through his poignant voice-work in 2009 animated film Up, has died. He was 91. His publicist confirmed the news to Variety, writing that he died on Sunday surrounded

SAG Awards 2021: Chadwick Boseman, Kelly Preston, Jerry Stiller and Naya Rivera were honoured in awards memoriam

The Screen Actors Guild honoured some talented stars during an emotional In Memoriam segment that was set to Kodaline’s track ‘All I Want’. The ceremony acknowledged the loss of Naya Rivera, Sean Connery, Kelly Preston, Kirk Douglas, Nick Cordero, Christopher Plummer, Dustin Diamond, Jerry Stiller, Diana Rigg, Ben Cross, Olivia De Havilland, Brian Dennehy, George

Ken Osmond, Leave It to Beaver star who played Eddie Haskell, dies at 76

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – Ken Osmond, best known for his role as the troublemaker Eddie Haskell on the television comedy Leave It to Beaver, died on Monday morning. He was 76. Sources tell Variety Osmond died at his Los Angeles home surrounded by family members. The cause of death is unknown. “He was an incredibly