Romanian boxer Florian Munteanu will play the son of Ivan Drago in Creed 2. Michael B. Jordan, who plays the son of Apollo Creed, and Sylvester Stallone both will return for the sequel, in theaters November 21st, 2018.
Comedy Central has renewed The Jim Jefferies Show for a second season.
Dennis Rodman was arrested Saturday night in Newport Beach, California for DUI. His rep tells TMZ, "Alcoholism has been a struggle on and off for Dennis the past 15 years." He added that the former NBA star has been going through some "tough personal issues."
The Walking Dead has been renewed for a ninth season and showrunner Scott M. Gimple has been replaced by writer/co-executive producer Angela Kang. Gimple will now serve as chief content officer of the zombie franchise. (Hollywood Reporter)
Legendary sportscaster Keith Jackson has died at age 89. Though he spent 50 years at ABC covering a wide variety of sports, he's best known for his college football work.
Bobby Zarin, the husband of Real Housewives of New York star Jill Zarin, has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 71.
Ann Curry Gives An Interview To “CBS This Morning” - A former “Today” co-host is sitting down for an interview with “CBS This Morning.”
Ann Curry will be speaking for the first time, tomorrow, since Matt Lauer got fired over misconduct allegations. She’ll also be sharing the news of her upcoming PBS show.
The sit down happens tomorrow.
Source: CBS This Morning on Twitter
*Danica Patrick - confirmed she’s dating Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers after days of rumors about a possible romance. "Yes, Aaron and I are dating," Patrick told The Associated Press. Her confirmation comes hours after a photograph showing Patrick and Rodgers seated next to each other at a group dinner Saturday at The Mission restaurant in Scottsdale, Arizona, were published.
*Lifetime - has put a film chronicling the romance of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle into development, the cable network announced. Harry & Meghan: The Royal Love Story is being described as the romantic tale of a beloved prince and his new fiancée. The film will trace Prince Harry and Markle’s relationship from the day they met to the overwhelming media attention surrounding their eventual engagement, which was announced in November.
Elvis’ Dixie Cup Goes Up For Auction -
A Dixie Cup rumored to have helped quench Elvis Presley's thirst during his first concert is up for sale on eBay.
As the story goes, a woman named June took the paper cup from Elvis at his hotel in Tulsa, Oklahoma after the King's first big gig in 1956. June neatly flattened the cup and kept it in a box with an autographed photo of Elvis. The cup comes with a letter of authenticity and a notebook full of supporting research, including a few pictures of Elvis holding and drinking from the cup. The bidding was past 150 dollars late last night and the person selling the cup hopes to get a thousand bucks.
It touched his lips!
The 49th annual NAACP Image Awards took place last night, and the Time’s Up movement was featured front and center. Kerry Washington, Tracee Ellis Ross, Lena Waithe, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Angela Robinson, and Laverne Cox came out to talk about the movement and to urge people to vote. Host Anthony Anderson called the kudofest the “Oprah for President headquarters,” and proceeded to roast Donald Trump and Omarosa.
Ava DuVernay, “Get Out,” and “black-ish” were big winners at the ceremony, which honors people of color in entertainment, sports, music, and literature. Even though they broadcast live from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, the lion’s share of the awards were given out Sunday night.
Here’s a look at some of the winners. For a complete list, click here.
- Entertainer of the Year: Ava DuVernay
- Outstanding Motion Picture: “Girls Trip”
- Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture: Daniel Kaluuya, “Get Out”
- Outstanding Drama Series: “Power”
- NAACP President’s Award: Danny Glover
- NAACP Chairman’s Awards: William Lucy
- Outstanding Comedy Series: “black-ish”
- Music Makes a Difference Honor: Charlie Wilson
- Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series: Omari Hardwick, “Power”
- Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series: Tracee Ellis Ross, “black-ish”
- Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series: Taraji P. Henson, “Empire”
- Outstanding Actor Comedy Series: Anthony Anderson, “black-ish”
- Outstanding Actress Motion Picture: Octavia Spencer, “Gifted”
*The Cranberries - Irish rock star Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer of The Cranberries, has died at age 46. The cause has not been revealed, with her publicist saying only that O'Riordan died suddenly in London, where she and the band were recording. The Cranberries gained international fame back in the 1990s with hits such as "Zombie" and "Linger" after O'Riordan replaced the previous singer. The band later went on a long hiatus but reunited in 2009. O'Riordan is survived by her three children; she divorced from her husband in 2014.