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Burt Reynolds, Hollywood Icon, Has Died at 82
Burt Reynolds, the iconic mustachioed star of classics ranging from Smokey and the Bandit to Boogie Nights, has passed away at the age of 82. The actor died early Thursday at Jupiter Medical Center in Florida, as confirmed by his manager. No cause of death has been given at this time.
MoviePass’ Hilarious Reign of Terror Continues as Cancellation Is No Longer an Option
Your smug friends were right: MoviePass was too good (and possibly stupid) to last.
‘Roseanne’ Spinoff ‘The Conners’ Gets Official ABC Fall Premiere Date
The cast of Roseanne will return to televisions this fall — without Roseanne Barr — in The Conners. The spinoff, which features the remaining members of the iconic sitcom family, will officially premiere on Tuesday, October 16 — almost a month after ABC debuts its other fall programming. In addition to The Conners, the network has set fall premiere dates for several other new and returning shows, including The Good Doctor and Grey’s Anatomy.
What’s New on Netflix: May 2018
Next month brings new seasons of Dear White People and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, as well as comedy specials from the likes of John Mulaney, Steve Martin and Martin Short, and Tig Notaro.
Gina Rodriguez Will Also Star in a Live-Action ‘Carmen Sandiego’ Movie for Netflix
You won’t have to look very hard to find Carmen Sandiego this time, gumshoes. The fictional globe-trotting thief has landed on Netflix, where Gina Rodriguez will lend her voice to the title role in a brand new animated series. But that’s old news; in new-news, the streaming giant has additionally ordered a live-action Carmen Sandiego movie which will also star Rodriguez.
You Have to Watch This Kid’s Adorable Remake of ‘Black Panther’s Challenge Scene
The M’Baku Challenge has a clear winner.
America’s Dad Tom Hanks to Play America’s BFF Mr. Rogers in ‘You Are My Friend’ Biopic
Tom Hanks is going to play Mr. Rogers in a movie that explores the real-life friendship between the iconic children’s TV host and a cynical journalist.
Lucasfilm Committed to Rian Johnson’s New ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy Before He Even Had a Story
The first reviews of The Last Jedi are in, with many critics hailing the new Star Wars installment as the best since The Empire Strikes Back. And if critics are that impressed with filmmaker Rian Johnson’s work in the iconic galaxy far, far away, then the folks at Lucasfilm are twice as thrilled — which is why it wasn’t too surprising to learn that the studio had signed Johnson to develop a brand new Star Wars trilogy, complete with new characters and an epic new journey. What might surprise you, however, is that Lucasfilm gave Johnson the OK even though he didn’t have a story idea to pitch.
Don Rickles, Iconic Comedian and Actor, Dead at 90
Don Rickles’ talents were seemingly limitless: An outrageous insult comic, a gifted dramatic actor, a welcome sight on stages and screens (big and small), and a constant presence whose career endured for decades, often surpassing his contemporaries. And now he’s gone on to join them, as the legendary Rickles passed away today, April 6, at the age of 90.
Legendary Actor Abe Vigoda, Star of ‘The Godfather’ and ‘Barney Miller,’ Dead at 94
Veteran actor Abe Vigoda has enjoyed a career more vast and varied than many of his fellow performers, with a resumé that spans 65 years and includes everything from masterpieces like The Godfather to classic television like Barney Miller. Vigoda has reportedly passed away today at the age of 94, leaving behind an unforgettable legacy of film and television work.