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"Fancy Nancy" Optioned by Disney Junior for 2017


Jane OConnor and Robin Preiss Glasser/Harper Collins(NEW YORK) -- Fancy Nancy is coming to the small screen.The book series has been optioned by Disney Junior for development of an original animated series and TV movie slated for 2017, the network and pub

"Home" and "Get Hard" Open Nationwide Friday


"Home" - Fox(NEW YORK) — Here’s a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday:Home -- An alien race takes over the Earth, but one girl eludes the visitors and befriends a fugitive alien named Oh. Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin and Jen

Movie Review: "Get Hard" (Rated R)


"Get Hard" - Warner Bros.(NEW YORK) — Kevin Hart and Will Ferrell are two of the funniest people on the planet.  So how did they end up making such an unfunny movie?  Ferrell plays James, a wealthy banker who lives in a wealthy Los Angeles

Josh Peck Recommends John Stamos to Replace Zayn Malik in One Direction


ABC/Randy Holmes(NEW YORK) --  When it comes to music, John Stamos is no slouch.Not only did the 51-year-old play a musician in Full House, he's toured with the legendary Beach Boys.So, when Zayn Malik, 22, quit One Direction Wednesday, actor Josh Pe

Kerry Washington Reveals She Live Tweeted 'Scandal' While in Labor


ABC/Adam Taylor(NEW YORK) -- Kerry Washington is super dedicated to her role as the star of Scandal and live tweets every episode of the hit ABC series.In fact, the Emmy Award-nominated actress live tweeted while she was in labor last year."Every Thursday

"Furious 7" Features Touching Tribute to Paul Walker


Photo by William Volcov/BrazilPhotoPress/LatinContent/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Fast & Furious fans should prepare to break out the Kleenex when the latest installment in the franchise, Furious 7, opens next Friday.Tyrese Gibson, one of the film's sta

"Downton Abbey" Will End After Next Season


ITV(NEW YORK) -- It appears the rumors are true. Popular PBS drama Downton Abbey will end after its sixth season.Series executive producer Gareth Neame announced the news Thursday. In a statement, he says: "Millions of people

One Direction Bandmates Post Emotional Messages Following Zayn Malik's Departure


Eric McCandless / ABC(NEW YORK) — One Direction bandmates Harry Styles and Liam Payne posted emotional messages to Twitter hours after Zayn Malik announced he would be leaving the band."My life with One Direction has been more than I could ever have

Jon Hamm Addresses His Treatment for Alcohol Addiction


Carin Baer/AMC(NEW YORK) — Following the revelation earlier this week that he recently completed treatment for alcohol addiction, Jon Hamm says he feels fortunate to have the support of his family and friends.In an interview with the Australian maga

"Game of Thrones'" Emilia Clarke Explains Why She Turned Down Lead Role in "Fift


Helen Sloan/HBO(NEW YORK) — Can you imagine Game of Thrones actress Emilia Clarke as the naive college student Anastasia Steele in the movie adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey? It almost happened.The starlet met twice with the film's director, Sam T

"Fifty Shades of Grey" Director Not Returning for Sequel


"Fifty Shades of Grey" - Focus Features(NEW YORK) — Fifty Shades of Grey director Sam Taylor-Johnson will not return for the sequel. She made the announcement via a statement released to Deadline on Wednesday.She said, "Directing Fifty Shades of Gre

Jon Hamm Recalls Emotional Final Day of Shooting for "Mad Men"


Frank Ockenfels/AMC(LOS ANGELES) — The Mad Men cast gathered in Los Angeles Wednesday night for a premiere of their show's final episodes.Jon Hamm was on the red carpet just 24 hours after his rep revealed that the actor recently completed a stint i

Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart Attend Get Hard Premiere in LA


"Get Hard" - Warner Bros.(LOS ANGELES) — Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart hit the red carpet in Los Angeles Wednesday night for the premiere of their new comedy Get Hard.Ferrell plays a millionaire convicted of fraud who is given 30 days to get his affai

Movie Review: "Home" (Rated PG)


"Home" - Fox(NEW YORK) — Dreamworks’ newest animated feature, Home, isn’t exactly a world-beater, but it is does revolve around a world invasion. Our world, to be exact. The Boov are intergalactic nomads, who look like the Scrubbing

HarperCollins Reveals "Go Set a Watchman" Cover Design


Harper Collins(NEW YORK) -- Publisher HarperCollins revealed the cover art for author Harper Lee's upcoming novel Go Set a Watchman, the follow-up to her beloved book To Kill a Mockingbird.The cover, visible on the HarperCollins website, features an oak t

Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent Welcome a Daughter


D Dipasupil/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- It's a girl for Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent!The couple welcomed a daughter via a surrogate on March 23, Berkus announced on Facebook Wednesday."Jeremiah & I are thrilled to announce the arrival of our daughter

Zayn Malik Is Leaving One Direction


Eric McCandless / ABC(NEW YORK) -- Zayn Malik is leaving One Direction.The singer said on Facebook that the decision was a personal one, and apologized to fans who may be disappointed by his choice."My life with One Direction has been more than I could ev

Get Your First Look at Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor


Warner Bros(LOS ANGELES) -- Entertainment Weekly just got the first look of Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and he looks every bit like Superman's arch nemesis.Here's your exclusive first look at Jesse Eisenberg as Lex

Kelly Osbourne 'One Day' to Have Same Surgery as Angelina Jolie


ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — After Angelina Jolie revealed earlier this week that she has had her ovaries removed to prevent a future cancer diagnosis, Kelly Osbourne revealed she also plans one day to have the same surgery."I agree with this 100

New "Entourage" Trailer Features 20-Plus Celebrity Cameos


Warner Bros(NEW YORK) -- The new Entourage trailer dropped Tuesday and featured A-list cameos from the likes of Jessica Alba to Liam Neeson.The clip starts when the character Ari Gold says, "The next level is coming!"Next we see the gang -- Adrian Grenier