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"Happy Days" star Erin Moran dead at 56
ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images (HARRISON COUNTY, Ind.) -- Erin Moran, best known for playing Joanie Cunningham on the hit sitcom Happy Days and its spinoff, Joanie Loves Chachi, has died. She was 56. The Harrison County Sheriffs Department in Harrison County, Indiana confirmed to ABC News that on Saturday, it received a 911 call about an unresponsive female. When the responders arrived, they determined that the woman, identified as Erin Marie Moran Fleischmann, was deceased. An autopsy is pending. Moran, who had appeared in movies and on TV shows like The Courtship of Eddies' Father and My Three...
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D.L. Hughley and George Lopez honor Charlie Murphy by getting "darkness" tattoos
(L-R) George Lopez, Charlie Murphy; Getty Images, BET/Dave Kotinsky (NEW YORK) -- D.L. Hughley and George Lopez are paying their respects to the late great Charlie Murphy in a permanent way. On Thursday the two comedians showed off their new "darkness" tattoos in an Instagram post as a tribute to the late comedian. In a skit on Chappelle's Show, Murphy had joked that Rick James referred to him as "darkness" because of his dark complexion. "Eternal #Darkness is spreading @funcitytattoo @bigstevenyc we honor @therealcharliemurphy @comedygetdown @comedygetdownbet @eddiegriffin @cedtheentertainer #thatswhatsup," Lopez captioned the original post. According to TMZ, the comedians were...
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"Unforgettable" star Rosario Dawson recalls embarrassing herself in front of Prince
© 2017 WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC. AND RATPAC-DUNE ENTERTAINMENT LLC./Karen Ballard (NEW YORK) -- On Live with Kelly Friday, Rosario Dawson shared her memories of Prince, who died of an overdose a year ago today. The star of the new movie Unforgettable, as well as the Netflix Marvel series Daredevil and Luke Cage, told Kelly Ripa and her guest co-host Van Jones, another friend of the late musician, that she was just 19 when she first met Prince. "I was in Chicago shooting a movie and he called me direct," Dawson recalled. "[He] said, 'You're the voice of a generation;...
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New "X-Files" series coming later this year
(LOS ANGELES) -- Get ready for more mysterious and unexplained events -- The X-Files is returning to TV. Fox is planning a second, 10-episode X-Files "event series" to debut later this year. X-Files creator Chris Carter is back to executive produce, and stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson are returning as FBI Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully.It's no wonder Mulder and Scully are back, Fox's last X-Files mini-series -- which ran for six episodes last year -- drew an average multi-platform audience of nearly 16 million viewers and was last season’s second-highest rated broadcast drama, according to the network....
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"Scandal" Recap: "Trojan Horse"
ABC (NEW YORK) -- On Thursday night’s Scandal, "Trojan Horse,” David Rosen and his girlfriend are seen having relations on the floor of his office. When Rosen takes a break, Jake sneaks in and reveals to him that his girlfriend is part of Peus, the secret group responsible for killing Frankie Vargas and putting Cyrus in jail. Rosen excuses himself, but is told to keep up the act until they can bring Peus down. Meanwhile, Mellie also is told the truth about Peus and their plans to make her president. Mellie is disgusted, but also wants to know what her...
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"The Promise" and "Unforgettable" among this week's new releases
© 2017 WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC. AND RATPAC-DUNE ENTERTAINMENT LLC./Karen Ballard (LOS ANGELES) -- Here's a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday: * Unforgettable -- Katherine Heigl stars in this drama about a woman struggling to cope with her failed marriage by making life a living hell for her ex-husband's new wife, played by Rosario Dawson. Grace and Frankie's Geoff Stults also stars. Rated R. * The Promise -- This drama, set during the fall of the Ottoman Empire, follows the love triangle between a brilliant medical student, a dance instructor and a photojournalist -- played by Oscar...
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Chris Evans to make Broadway debut in play with Michael Cera
Marvel Studios (NEW YORK) -- Captain America's alter-ego, Chris Evans, will make his Broadway debut next March in a production of Oscar-winner Kenneth Lonergan's Lobby Hero, also starring Michael Cera. It's part of the inaugural season of the Second Stage Theater company at Broadway's Hayes Theater.In July, a production of Young Jean Lee's Straight White Men will follow. Upon the opening of the show, Lee will become the first female Asian-American playwright to ever be produced on Broadway, according to the theater's press release. "The Hayes will be dedicated to living American playwrights," Second Stage founder and artistic director Carole...
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Michael B. Jordan to headline HBO's adaptation of "Fahrenheit 451"
Marvel - 2017 (LOS ANGELES) -- Michael B. Jordan is the latest star to be added to HBO's adaptation of Fahrenheit 451. According to Deadline, Jordan will star alongside Michael Shannon in the sci-fi movie, based on Ray Bradbury's novel of the same name. The book, which was originally published in 1953, is set in a dystopian future world where books are outlawed and burned. Jordan is set to play Montag, a young fireman who "forsakes his world," while Shannon will play his mentor Beatty, who "struggles to regain his humanity." Jordan is set to executive-produce the project under his...
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Anne Hathaway: "I disliked myself so intensely" growing up
ABC/Lou Rocco (NEW YORK) -- Anne Hathaway has it all: a happy marriage, a new baby, an Oscar. But the home life she now describes as "beautiful" was something she never thought was possible because she once lived with a "pungent unhappiness." The 34-year-old Oscar winner and star of the new film Colossal spoke candidly about life with her husband, Adam Shulman, and their son, Jonathan, on ABC News' "Popcorn with Peter Travers." "I feel really lucky -- I get to do what I love," she told Travers. "I'm with the right guy and we make each other happy and...
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Anna Faris live-Tweets her day leading to the "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" premiere
Walt Disney Studios Publicity - 2017 (LOS ANGELES) -- Anna Faris and hubby Chris Pratt are always posting photos of each other on social media -- but yesterday Faris took it to a whole new hilarious level. As the couple was getting ready to attend the premiere of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, in which Pratt plays Peter Quill/Star-Lord, his Mom star wife decided to live-tweet her day. Complete with time stamps, the actress offered her followers an inside look at what it takes to get ready for a premiere in the Pratt/Faris home, and it's not always as...
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Tribeca Film Festival open with documentary about legendary record exec Clive Davis
Getty/Theo Wargo (LOS ANGELES) -- The Tribeca Film Festival opened in New York City Wednesday night with the premiere of Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives, a documentary about the legendary music industry executive influential in the careers of everyone from Aretha Franklin and Whitney Houston to Alicia Keys and Barry Manilow. An all-star concert featuring Franklin, Manilow, Jennifer Hudson, Carly Simon and Dionne Warwick was set to follow the screening, and Tribeca co-founder Robert DeNiro said that explains why the movie was chosen to kick off the festival."We felt that ..his film would be the best for opening...
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Richard Simmons breaks silence: "I'm not missing, just a little under the weather"
Getty Images/David A. Walega (LOS ANGELES) -- The reclusive fitness icon Richard Simmons -- who vanished from the public eye in recent years -- broke his silence today, releasing a statement to his fans on his Facebook page. "Well by now you know that I'm not 'missing,' just a little under the weather," Simmons said. "I’m sure I will be feeling good and back home in a couple of days." Simmons, who was hospitalized on Monday for severe indigestion, thanked all those who showed concern for him while he was recovering. Although Simmons has retreated from the spotlight in recent...
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