‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ To World Premiere In Shanghai

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales will have its swashbuckling World Premiere at Shanghai Disney Resort on Thursday, May 11, Disney announced tonight. The event marks the first time a Hollywood movie will premiere in Mainland China.
Expected to attend the shindig are stars Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Geoffrey Rush, Javier Bardem, Brenton Thwaites, directors Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg and producer Jerry Bruckheimer. The screening for the fantasy…

‘Prison Break’ Revival Kills Off Major Character

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SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of tonight’s Prison Break episode.
Tonight’s episode of Prison Break, titled “The Prisoner’s Dilemma,” said goodbye to one of its original characters.
As Michael, Whip and Ja made a deal with the devil for another chance to escape from Ogygia, T-Bag met with Kellerman to gather more information on Michael’s resurrection. For most of the new season, Kellerman, played by Paul Adelstein, seemed to be back to his former bad guy ways…

Stephen Colbert Likens Sean Spicer’s Press Briefings To Soap Opera ‘The Bold And The Babbling’

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On Tuesday night, Stephen Colbert introduced his Late Show viewers to The Bold And The Babbling, the hottest new soap opera starring press secretary Sean Spicer. After Donald Trump compared Spicer’s ratings to a daytime drama, Colbert reimagined Spicer in a hilarious new CBS daytime drama.
The clip begins with a voiceover saying, “In response to whether he would fire Sean Spicer, President Trump likened him to a daytime soap opera, noting proudly that his press secretary…

Madonna Criticizes Unauthorized Biopic ‘Blonde Ambition’

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A day after Universal Pictures optioned the rights to the Madonna biopic Blonde Ambition, the singer is voicing her opinion about the unauthorized project, saying only she can tell her story.
“Nobody knows what I know and what I have seen,” Madonna wrote Tuesday on social media. “Only I can tell my story. Anyone else who tries is a charlatan and a fool. Looking for instant gratification without doing the work. This is a disease in our society.”
Elyse Hollander’s Blonde Amb…

NBC’s Robert Greenblatt On The Importance Of Leaving A Digital Footprint – NAB Show

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“The most engaging social shows tend to be the higher-rated shows [for NBC],” NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt told Chris Hardwick today at an NAB Show session in Las Vegas. The pair used the panel to discuss the art of creating on-demand and mobile content, leaving a digital footprint, and how networks need to embrace digital and social media.
Greenblatt has been chairman of NBC Entertainment since January 2011 and under his leadership, the Peacock…

Trevor Noah On Trump Ignoring First 100 Days: If Voters Chose The Number They Preferred “You Wouldn’t Be In The White House”

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This Saturday marks Donald Trump‘s 100th day in office, or how The Daily Shows Trevor Noah called it on Monday night’s episode, “for us 15 years, but we’re all living in Trump time so it’s 100 days.”
Calling it an “early milestone of presidential success,” Noah showed clips of former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H. W. Bush and Lyndon B. Johnson talking about the success they had in their First 100 Days in office. Adding that Trump has…

Faye Dunaway Talks Feeling “Guilty” About Oscars Best Picture Snafu On ‘NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt’

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Faye Dunaway is speaking out publicly for the first time about the unforgettable Oscar Best Picture snafu when, alongside Warren Beatty, she mistakenly announced La La Land as the winner instead of Moonlight. The actress sat down with Lester Holt on NBC Nightly News where she opened up about the mixup and how she thought Beatty’s hesitation was because he was trying to be funny, not because he was confused.
“So he took the card out, and he didn’t say anything,” Dunaway…

Gretchen Carlson To Publish ‘Be Fierce’, Book About Workplace Sexual Harassment

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Former Fox News Channel host Gretchen Carlson is penning Be Fierce: Stop Harassment And Take Your Power Back, a book about sexual harassment in the workplace and empowering women to reclaim their power against injustice and abuse. The book will be published by Center Street Books, an imprint of Hachette Book Group.
Carlson filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against then Fox News chief Roger Ailes last July, setting off a chain of events that led to his exit. Since speaking…

Erin Moran Dies: ‘Happy Days’ Actress Was 56

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Erin Moran, the actress who played Joanie Cunningham on the sitcom Happy Days has died. She was 56.
The Associated Press confirmed the passing, indicating that Moran was found unresponsive on Saturday afternoon by authorities in Indiana after they got a call just after 4 PM ET. No cause of death has been revealed at this time and an autopsy is pending.
The actress rose to fame in the ’70s after appearing as Ron Howard’s Richie Cunningham’s little sister on Happy Days. The…

Jane Lynch To Host ‘Earth Live’ On National Geographic Channel

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EXCLUSIVE: Jane Lynch is set to host National Geographic Channel‘s TV event Earth Live, a two-hour live broadcast that is described as the “Super Bowl” of the natural world. The news comes ahead of the network’s “Further Front” (upfront) presentation this evening.
Premiering Sunday, July 9 at 8 PM, Earth Live will showcase the best of the animal kingdom in real-time. The event will be anchored in a New York City studio and guided by host Lynch as it is simulcast globally…

Jennifer Romolini Named Chief Content Officer Of Shondaland.com

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Shondaland has named Jennifer Romolini Chief Content Officer for shondaland.com, where she will be in charge of leading the company’s digital expansion and overseeing the content strategy for the site.
Shondaland.com is a digital storytelling platform that will serve as an extension of the Shondaland brand. The site will be a mix of lifestyle content, interviews, features and news, covering politics, pop culture, style, health and issues most relevant to women’s lives. It…

‘A Star Is Born’: Bradley Cooper And Lady Gaga Filming In Coachella

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After headlining a successful Night 2 at Coachella, Lady Gaga, alongside co-star Bradley Cooper, will be filming scenes for their upcoming movie A Star Is Born in Indio. On Sunday, festival goers were notified on Coachella’s mobile app that they had the chance to be in a scene for the upcoming Cooper-directed musical, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Based on William Wellman’s 1937 movie, A Star is Born is about a singer (Lady Gaga) who falls in love with an aging…

‘Star Wars Battlefront II’ Trailer For Video Game Unveils New Character And Battles

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The official trailer for EA’s Star Wars Battlefront II was unveiled today during the Star Wars Celebration in Orlando, Florida. In this new adventure, players we will able to immerse themselves into the Star Wars galaxy and battle on land and in space in an expanded multiplayer experience with iconic heroes and villains, thrilling space battles, and a deep progression and customization system.
With sneak peeks at Darth Maul, Yoda, Rey and Luke Skywalker, the video game…

Warren Beatty Talks “Chaos” Of Oscars Best Picture Snafu On ‘Graham Norton Show’

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Warren Beatty is setting the record straight about the Oscar Best Picture snafu when his co-presenter Faye Dunaway mistakenly announced La La Land as the winner instead of Moonlight. The actor was on The Graham Norton Show, where the host of the BBC talk show called the incident “the TV moment of if not the year, the decade,” which Beatty quipped, “Not the century?”
Recalling the moment when the Best Picture winner was incorrectly announced, Beatty said that he thought…

‘Star Wars Rebels’ Trailer For Fourth And Final Season Promises Big Surprises

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“We fought for each other, we fought for those who could not, but we never imagined it would end like this,” begins the first trailer for Season 4 of Disney XD‘s Star Wars Rebels, which was unveiled during today’s Star Wars Celebration Orlando!
Executive producer Dave Filoni, alongside the voice cast of the entire Ghost crew including Freddie Prinze Jr., Tiya Sircar, Taylor Gray, Vanessa Marshall and Steve Blum, delivered the news that the fourth season will be the…

‘The Mist’ Trailer: A Mysterious Fog Puts Humanity To The Test In New Spike Series

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“There’s something in the mist,” says a voice in the first trailer for Spike TV’s upcoming series The Mist. “That’s what it does, it screws with your mind.”
Based on story by Stephen King, the 10-episode series follows the residents of Bridgeville, Maine who find themselves engulfed by a foreboding mist containing a myriad of inexplicable and bizarre threats that put their humanity to the test. As the eerie fog rolls in, a family is torn apart by a brutal crime that…

Movie Theater Stabbing: Couple Faces Assault Charge After Seat-Kicking Incident Escalates

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A man and a woman face charges of assault with a deadly weapon and will be in court tomorrow after the female suspect stabbed another man in the arm over a seat-kicking incident at a Southern California movie theater.
The couple will be arraigned Tuesday in Downey Superior Court, reports Whittier Daily News.
The argument, which happened over the weekend, began when the 29-year-old man and the 24-year-old woman allegedly were kicking the backs of another couple’s seats at…

Guy O’Sullivan Dies: Reality TV Producer Was 49

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Guy O’Sullivan, reality TV producer, founder and president of the Canadian indie Proper Television, died over the weekend at the age of 49. A spokesperson for the company confirmed the news to Deadline. No cause of death was revealed at this time.
“It is with great sadness that we share the news of the sudden passing of Guy O’Sullivan, President, Proper Television. On behalf of everyone at Proper Television, we extend our sincere condolences to his children and family…

Oprah Winfrey To Make First Visit To ‘The Talk’

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Oprah Winfrey is making her way to CBSThe Talk to sit down and chat with hosts Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood for the first time.
Winfrey be the featured guest throughout the entire hour-long show on Monday, April 17 (2:00-3:00 PM, ET/1:00-2:00 PM, PT/CT), where the multi-talented producer, actress and philanthropist will discuss her new HBO film, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, which premieres April 22. 
Told through…

‘Billions’ EPs On Taylor & Wendy’s Relationship; William H. Macy On More ‘Shameless’ – Contenders Emmys

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The panel for Showtime’s Billions’ at Deadline’s The Contenders Emmys began with some news: Asia Kate Dillion, who plays introspective financial whiz Taylor Mason, has been upped to a series regular for Season 3. The performer helped deliver the news herself along with fellow panelists — creator/executive producers/showrunners Brian Koppelman and David Levien and Maggie Siff.
“We’re thrilled to say that going forward Dillion is going to be a series regular on Season 3,”…

‘Underground’ Cast And EPs On Harriet Tubman’s Legacy & Cato’s Dark Side – Contenders Emmys

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WGN America’s Underground made waves at Deadline’s The Contenders Emmys on Sunday by showing three powerful clips that had the audience cheering along. In attendance were series creators and executive producers Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, director Anthony Hemingway, as well as actors Alano Miller and Aisha Hinds, who spoke about how prevalent the topics in the drama are right now.
Season 2 of Underground was a solid ratings vehicle for the network. Set in the aftermath…