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The Lone Ranger: Armie Hammer and wife of 10 years Elizabeth Chambers split
Emma McIntyre/Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) -- "Thirteen years as best friends, soulmates, partners and then parents." That's how Armie Hammer and his wife of 10 years, Elizabeth Chambers Hammer announced on Instagram that they're breaking up. "It has been an incredible journey, but together, we've decided to turn the page and move on from our marriage," the post continues, captioning a throwback picture of the pair. "As we enter into this next chapter, our children and relationship as co-parents and dear friends will remain our priority." The pair have two children: five-year-old daughter Harper Grace and 3-year-old son Ford Douglas...
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Brenda Song dives into new adventures in season two of Disney Channel's 'Amphibia'
Disneyland Resort/Joshua Sudock (NEW YORK) -- The second season of Disney Channel's animated series Amphibia debuts Saturday, July 11. It stars Brenda Song as Anne Boonchuy, a 13-year-old Thai-American girl who gets thrown into the magical world filled with amphibians.Song, who’s half-Thai herself, tells ABC Audio she appreciates seeing her culture represented on screen and educating kids about it as well. She admits she was pretty similar to Anne when she was a teen. “She's a hot mess -- and so was I,” Song says. “...She's goofy, she's clumsy, she sort of just like trips and falls into these crazy...
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After quarantining in Oprah's guest residence, Winfrey welcomes bestie Gayle King to a "COVID-free house"
Michele Crowe/©2019 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved (LOS ANGELES) -- Oprah has been riding out the COVID-19 pandemic like millions of us, at home, though most of us don't have a home like Winfrey's palatial Santa Barbara, California estate. That being said, Winfrey's bestie, Gayle King, had spent the last 14 days with some of her CBS This Morning crew at Winfrey's guest house -- but in a video tweet, her guest house-arrest was revealed to be over, and she was welcomed into a "COVID-free house" by her longtime friend. "We are here to welcome our guests, who tested...
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"The car is innocent": 'Dukes of Hazzard' stars sound off on General Lee's Confederate flag
Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) -- NASCAR recently banned the Confederate flag from its raceways, and angry protestors have defaced and toppled statues commemorating Confederate, and in some cases Union, figures from the Civil War. Another big target to many is one of the most famous uses of the Confederate flag: the one painted atop that blaze orange '69 Dodge Charger, the General Lee, in The Dukes of Hazzard. The Hollywood Reporter asked the classic series' stars John Schneider, Tom Wopat and Ben "Cooter" Jones, and the show's creator, Gy Waldron, about the serious controversy surrounding the arguably...
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Gina Prince-Bythewood talks "pressure" of being the first Black female director to helm a major comic book film
Araya Diaz/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- With her upcoming Netflix feature The Old Guard, Gina Prince-Bythewood is making her mark in Hollywood as the first Black female director to helm a major comic book film. Even with that accomplishment under her belt, Bythewood tells ABC Audio that there's still something not quite satisfying in becoming the "first." "I hate that in 2020 we're still having firsts," she says. "And that in Hollywood I know that I've been wanting to be in this space for a very long time. I know that there are others that have wanted to be in...
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Matt Reeves' 'The Batman' getting an HBO Max spin-off
Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) -- Writer-director Matt Reeves is in the early production days of his big-screen The Batman, but he's already inked a deal for a small-screen spin-off. Reeves, along with Sopranos veteran and Boardwalk Empire creator Terrence Winter, have just announced they're developing an HBO Max show centering on Gotham City's cops. Set in the same universe as The Batman, the series and the movie will share Jeffrey Wright as Commissioner James Gordon. It's not yet known if Robert Pattinson, the man who will wear the Dark Knight's cowl for The Batman, will cross...
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See Shia LaBeouf as a ruthless gang enforcer in 'The Tax Collector' trailer
RLJE Films (LOS ANGELES) -- Director David Ayer returns to the L.A. gangster culture he brought to life with End of Watch in the trailer for his latest film, The Tax Collector. No, it's not about accounting. In the movie, Shia LaBeouf plays the titular character -- a ruthless enforcer who makes sure that nobody is skimming from various gangs' ill-gotten gains. If the count is short, "go rob a bank, rob your own mother," one character warns. Just don't short the collector. However, things go sideways when Narco's star Bobby Soto's character ends up short, and basically every gangster...
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With a big reason to celebrate, COVID-19-free Tom Hanks makes a splash for his 64th birthday
ABC/Ida Mae Astute (LOS ANGELES) -- Tom Hanks has a reason to make a big splash for his 64th birthday and he did just that, jumping into a pool to celebrate. The star, who along with his wife Rita Wilson recovered from COVID-19 earlier this year, also worked in a plug for his new WWII movie, Greyhound, in the slow-motion Instagram post. "This Greyhound is 64!! Hanx," he captioned the video. Greyhound is the name of his thriller, which debuts today on Apple TV+. For her part, Wilson posted to Insta, "Happy Birthday, @tomhanks We love you so much. You...
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Florence Pugh details how critics decrying age difference with boyfriend Zach Braff affected her
ABC/Eric McCandless - ABC/Image Group LA (LOS ANGELES) -- (NOTE LANGUAGE) Florence Pugh is opening up about her relationship with Zach Braff, more specifically, how comments on their 21-year age difference once affected her. "I've always found it funny, how I can be good enough for people to watch my work, and support my work, and pay for tickets, and I'm old enough to be an adult and pay taxes, but I'm not old enough to know who I should and should not have sex with," the 24-year-old English actress said while a guest on the "Sue Perkins: An hour...
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Rudi Giuliani calls cops on Sacha Baron Cohen in prank gone wrong
Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- What was supposed to be a prank turned into a phone call to the NYPD by Rudy Giuliani after Sacha Baren Cohen tired to pull one over on him. The incident went down on Tuesday when the former New York mayor and current attorney to President Donald Trump, was lured to the posh Mark Hotel under the impression he was there for an interview about the administration's response to COVID-19. After arriving in a room professionally outfitted with lights and cameras, a few questions were lodged at the 76-year-old before being abruptly...
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Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita welcome 1st child, Beckett Mercer
Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic (LOS ANGELES) -- Jesse Tyler Ferguson is now a father. The Modern Family actor and his husband, Justin Mikita, welcomed their first child, Beckett Mercer Ferguson-Mikita, on Tuesday. "Jesse and Justin welcomed their little bundle of joy Beckett Mercer Ferguson-Mikita on July 7, 2020," a representative for Ferguson told People magazine. "The new parents are overjoyed and excited for this new journey as a family of three." Ferguson, who played Mitchell Pritchett during Modern Family's 11 seasons, announced the news that himself and Mikita were expecting their first child during an appearance on The Late Late...
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Celebrities and co-stars pay tribute to Naya Rivera, who is presumed dead after disappearing at Lake Piru
Amy Sussman/Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) -- The Glee cast is dealing with another profound heartbreak as officials scour Lake Piru in California, where actress Naya Rivera was last seen on Wednesday. Her four-year-old son Josey Dorsey was found drifting alone in a boat Rivera had rented earlier that day. Authorities believe the 33-year-old has drowned and confirmed on Thursday that their rescue effort is now a recovery. Heather Morris, who played Rivera's on-screen girlfriend in the musical comedy, issued a statement regarding the actress' disappearance and expressed hope that her friend is still alive. "It's so hard to wrap your...
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