California

» Auto updated continuously

• Source limited to: The Wrap

 2020-11-25 21:54 

The Wrap

'Couples Retreat' Star Faizon Love Sues Universal for Reneging on Promised Make-Goods After Poster Fiasco...

Faizon Love has filed a lawsuit against Universal Pictures after he says the studio failed to deliver on certain promises that were made to him in exchange for not suing the company back in 2009 over the poster for the movie "Couples Retreat." The...

 2020-11-25 21:48 

The Wrap

Mads Mikkelsen Will Play Gellert Grindelwald in 'Fantastic Beasts 3'...

Mads Mikkelsen is officially set to play evil wizard Gellert Grindelwald replacing previous actor Johnny Depp in "Fantastic Beasts 3," the studio announced on Wednesday. Johnny Depp quit the film after being asked to resign by Warner Bros. The lat...

 2020-11-25 21:47 

The Wrap

TikTok's Divestment Plan Gets Another 7-Day Extension From US Treasury...

Bytedance, the parent company of TikTok, was granted another 7-day extension from the U.S. Treasury on Wednesday afternoon to divest from its American assets. TikTok was given a two-week extension earlier this month to have its divestment plan approved by...

 2020-11-25 21:26 

The Wrap

Slack's Stock Soars 31% on Potential Acquisition by Salesforce...

Slack, the popular work messaging platform, could be sold to Salesforce as early as next week, according to multiple reports on Wednesday. The Wall Street Journal was the first to report the news, and CNBC followed up afterwards. Terms of the deal were no...

 2020-11-25 21:21 

The Wrap

Trump Pardons Ex-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn...

President Donald Trump on Wednesday pardoned his former national security adviser Michael Flynn. He made the announcement on Twitter, writing , " It is my Great Honor to announce that General Michael T. Flynn has been granted a Full Pardon. Congratula...

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Wrap

'Stardust' Film Review: Does This Story of the Young David Bowie Ring True?...

The movie "Stardust," a David Bowie "origin story" of sorts that was finally released seven months after its scheduled premiere at the canceled Tribeca Film Festival, raises several intriguing questions: Can a movie about a really famous p...

 2020-11-25 20:44 

The Wrap

Longtime 'SportsCenter' Host Trey Wingo Leaves ESPN...

One of ESPN's longtime faces is leaving the network. Trey Wingo, who hosted "SportsCenter4; and the network's NFL Draft coverage over a two-decade tenure, is exiting the network after his contract was not renewed. The decision not to re-up ...

 2020-11-25 20:28 

The Wrap

Golden Globes Group Wins Antitrust Lawsuit Filed by Norwegian Journalist Rejected for Membership...

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) was able to have an antitrust suit filed by Norwegian journalist Kjersti Flaa, who accused the organization behind the Golden Globe Awards of antitrust violations and a "culture of corruption" that un...

 2020-11-25 20:13 

The Wrap

Overnight Film Permits Rescinded as California Pandemic Curfew Hits Hollywood...

California's limited stay-at-home order that includes a 10 p.m. curfew for businesses has hit Hollywood, as FilmLA announced on Wednesday that all overnight film permits have been rescinded and production crews must cease filming by 10 p.m. In additio...

 2020-11-25 20:13 

The Wrap

Stephen Colbert's Obama Interview Draws Biggest 'Late Show' Audience in a Year...

"The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" scored its biggest audience in more than a year with Tuesday night's interview with Barack Obama. The episode, during which the former president promoted his new memoir "A Promised Land" and denounc...

 2020-11-25 19:46 

The Wrap

How 'Kiss the Ground' Directors Avoided Making Soil Documentary 'Dull as Dirt' (Video)...

The directors of the environmental documentary "Kiss the Ground" had made three films about oil and wanted to change it up. But when the subject of soil came up, they hesitated: How do you make a movie about dirt exciting? Filmmakers Josh Tickell ...

 2020-11-25 19:46 

The Wrap

'Morning Joe' Hosts Visit 'The View' to Trash Trump's Bizarre, 1-Minute Press Briefing (Video)...

Donald Trump came out of hiding for a strangely brief White House press briefing on Tuesday in which he bragged about the stock market for just one minute before promptly departing without taking any questions. On Wednesday, MSNBC's "Morning Joe&#...

 2020-11-25 19:31 

The Wrap

New York Times Sues Time Magazine Over 'Time100 Talks' Branding...

The New York Times has sued Time, arguing that the magazine's "Time100 Talks" branding for a livestream series sounds too much like the paper's trademarked "Times Talks" event series. "This is a straightforward case of trademar...

 2020-11-25 19:08 

The Wrap

Diego Maradona Remembered by Lionel Messi, Gary Lineker and More: 'Greatest of All Time'...

The sports world was rocked this morning when news broke about the sudden death of Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona . According to his long-time attorney, Maradona passed away from a heart attack and had been recovering from recent brain surgery...

 2020-11-25 19:05 

The Wrap

Watch Soccer Star Diego Maradona's Sickest Goals Including the 'Hand of God' (Video)...

Soccer legend Diego Maradona died at age 60 Wednesday, a week after undergoing surgery for a blood clot in his brain. The Argentinian soccer start was remembered by his fellow players, coaches and fans after news of his passing spread. Maradona began his ...

 2020-11-25 18:42 

The Wrap

Meghan Markle Flooded With Praise for Miscarriage Op-Ed: 'Wise, Painful, Generous'...

Meghan Markle's deeply personal op-ed about her experience suffering a miscarriage in July was published Wednesday in the New York Times, and the reactions across the internet have been polarizing. The loudest voices are those expressing support, awe,...

 2020-11-25 18:37 

The Wrap

Morgan Wallen Gets 'SNL' Do-Over as Jason Batemen's Musical Guest...

Morgan Wallen is getting a second chance at being the "SNL" musical guest, one month after he was dropped for not adhering to the show's COVID-19 protocols. Wallen will serve as the musical guest on Dec. 5, which will be hosted by Jason Batema...

 2020-11-25 18:22 

The Wrap

Johnny Depp Can't Appeal Libel Case Against The Sun, Judge Rules...

Johnny Depp has been denied the permission to appeal a ruling against the actor which said that the newspaper The Sun was justified in calling him a "wife beater." According to The Times , the actor must pay 628,000 (uS$840,452.400 in legal costs ...

 2020-11-25 18:20 

The Wrap

OANN Blasts YouTube Suspension: 'Arbitrary Rules Infringe Upon First Amendment Rights'...

One America News Network slammed YouTube Wednesday over its Tuesday suspension of the conservative channel's account. OANN said in a lengthy statement that the week-long ban on posting new videos and demonetization — which came after it posted a...

 2020-11-25 18:04 

The Wrap

'Scary' New CGI 'Clifford the Big Red Dog' Has Fans Barking Mad: 'A Dog Covered in Blood'...

Did Hollywood learn nothing from the toothsome first version of Sonic the hedgehog? After Paramount debuted a first look at the new CGI version of the children's classic "Clifford the Big Red Dog" on Wednesday, fans took to the internet to exp...

 2020-11-25 18:00 

The Wrap

'Saved by the Bell' Reboot Producers on the Rules of the Timeout Power (Video)...

Zack (Mark-Paul Gosselaar), Kelly (Tiffani Thiessen), Slater (Mario Lopez) and Jessie (Elizabeth Berkley) are back at Bayside (in one way or another) for Peacock's "Saved by the Bell" reboot, just in case you were running short on things to be...

 2020-11-25 18:00 

The Wrap

Aubrey Plaza Joins Power Women Summit 2020...

"Black Bear" star Aubrey Plaza joins WrapWomen's 2020 Power Women Summit , the largest annual gathering of women in media and entertainment. With the theme "Inclusion 360," the event will take place virtually December 8-10. Plaza is be...

 2020-11-25 17:56 

The Wrap

Ravens-Steelers Thanksgiving Primetime Game on NBC Postponed After COVID Outbreak...

NBC's primetime matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers has been delayed until Sunday due to a COVID-19 outbreak on the Ravens. The news was reported by NFL Network's Ian Rappaport. "This decision was made out of an abunda...

 2020-11-25 17:46 

The Wrap

Jake Paul Falsely Calls COVID-19 a 'Hoax,' Claims '98% of News Is Fake'...

YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul said Wednesday he believes COVID-19 is "a hoax." Paul's comment on the virus, which has sparked a global pandemic and killed more than 250,000 Americans, came during an interview with The Daily Beast . Paul said...

 2020-11-25 17:22 

The Wrap

Here's Why You Won't See Meghan Markle on 'The Crown'...

Netflix's "The Crown" may be returning for a 6th season, but it looks highly unlikely that we'll ever see a version of Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, in the British royal family drama. Season 4 premiered earlier this month, covering...

 2020-11-25 16:37 

The Wrap

Diego Maradona, Argentinian Soccer Legend, Dies at 60...

Diego Maradona, an Argentinian soccer player widely considered to be among the greatest to ever play the game, has died from a heart attack. He was 60. The news was first reported Wednesday morning by the Argentinian newspaper Clarn . Maradona had recentl...

 2020-11-25 16:32 

The Wrap

'Big Sky' Actually Grew in Ratings Without Star Kylie Bunbury's Spoilers...

Last week, Kylie Bunbury majorly spoiled the big twist from ABC's "Big Sky" series premiere. This week, she avoided morning shows and the new drama actually grew in ratings , despite a down "Bachelorette4; lead-in. While ABC won Tuesday...

 2020-11-25 16:10 

The Wrap

HarperCollins Owner's CEO Rips 'Anti-Market Logic' of Bertelsmann's $2.2 Billion Deal for Simon & Schuster...

NewsCorp CEO Robert Thomson, whose company owns book publisher HarperCollins, on Wednesday slammed the "anti-market logic" of the nation's largest book publisher acquiring rival Simon & Schuster. Earlier, ViacomCBS confirmed that German media ...

 2020-11-25 16:02 

The Wrap

ITV's 'I'm a Celebrity...' Under Police Investigation Over Concerns of Non-Native Bug Use...

Police in Wales are investigating ITV's "I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!" over concerns that the reality program is using non-native bugs in the Welsh countryside. TV host and naturalist Iolo Williams called the reality show out on T...

 2020-11-25 15:56 

The Wrap

Meghan Markle Reveals July Miscarriage in New York Times Op-Ed...

Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sessex, revealed Wednesday that she and Prince Harry experienced a miscarriage in July. Markle wrote in the New York Times that she hopes by sharing her story, she can encourage people not only to share their own experiences ...

 2020-11-25 15:52 

The Wrap

'Clifford The Big Red Dog' Is Definitely Big and a Horrifying Shade of Red in Paramount's First Look (Video)...

On the Wednesday ahead of Thanksgiving, Paramount Pictures shared the first look at the title hound in the upcoming feature film "Clifford The Big Red Dog." But we're definitely not giving thanks for this visual monstrosity of the monster-size...

 2020-11-25 15:43 

The Wrap

Chris Evans Goes Viral Again Showing Off Key Skills (Video)...

Chris Evans is trending on Twitter once again, this time for showing off his piano-playing skills. "Learning one of my favorites by Fabrizio Paterlini," the 39-year-old actor captioned an Instagram story of himself sitting at a piano playing a pie...

 2020-11-25 15:24 

The Wrap

Yes, Kristen Stewart Watched 'The Crown' Before Playing Princess Diana in 'Spencer' (Video)...

Kristen Stewart is gearing up to play Princess Diana in Pablo Larran's upcoming biopic "Spencer," due to shoot early next year, and to prepare for the role she's turned to another Di-heavy source of material for assistance: Netflix's &...

 2020-11-25 15:23 

The Wrap

'Fox & Friends' Host: 'It's Incumbent Upon' Trump to Concede: 'With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility'...

Hosts of "Fox & Friends" said Wednesday that confusion about the presidential election — and the responsibility to clear up that confusion — lies squarely with President Donald Trump. "At some point, it's going to be incumbent ...

 2020-11-25 15:00 

The Wrap

How to Watch and Live Stream Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade...

This year, New Yorkers are thankful for free over-the-air broadcast television. (And Manhattanite cord-cutters who are not enterprising enough to get an antenna are thankful for livestreaming.) That's because while there is technically no 2.5-mile mar...

 2020-11-25 14:44 

The Wrap

Ed Murray, Who Inspired Brother Bill Murray's Hit 'Caddyshack,' Dies at 67...

Ed Murray, whose boyhood job as a caddy at a Chicago-area golf course inspired his actor brother Bill Murray's hit 1980 film "Caddyshack,"; has died at age 67. William Murray Golf, the clothing company launched by the Murray brothers, announced...

 2020-11-25 14:00 

The Wrap

Why Are So Many High-Level Executives Dumping Hollywood During the Pandemic?...

While the coronavirus pandemic and recent mergers have led to widespread layoffs throughout the entertainment and media industry, a number of high-level executives still in the prime of their careers at major Hollywood companies have voluntarily bowed out...

 2020-11-25 13:51 

The Wrap

Penguin Random House to Buy Simon & Schuster From ViacomCBS in $2.2 Billion Deal...

ViacomCBS announced Tuesday a $2.175 billion cash deal to sell its Simon & Schuster book publishing company to Penguin Random House. The acquisition, which would combine the No. 1 and No. 3 U.S. book publishers, is expected to close in 2021 pending regula...

 2020-11-25 05:24 

The Wrap

Colbert Imagines if Trump's Turkeys Ditched a Pardon and Went Out Like 'Thelma and Louise' (Video)...

On Tuesday's episode of "The Late Show," Stephen Colbert took aim at one of the silliest recent presidential traditions (George H.W. Bush was the president who made it an annual thing, though JFK was the first to do it): the annual Turkey pard...

 2020-11-25 02:33 

The Wrap

Tucker Carlson Freaks Out Over Biden's 'Woke' Cabinet Picks (Video)...

Tucker Carlson was unusually animated on Tuesday night as he spent his entire opening segment on his Fox News show shrieking about Joe Biden's cabinet picks. As usual, the rant was filled with falsehoods from the very beginning. "So here's a q...

 2020-11-25 02:22 

The Wrap

What It's Like Being an Actor with Speech-Affecting Spasmodic Dysphonia (Guest Blog)...

Read these first words out loud. Pretty simple, right? Not for everyone. The simple act of speaking is something most people take for granted. Similar to breathing, it's a motor function that most people never once think too deeply about or how it'...

 2020-11-25 01:20 

The Wrap

Kristen Stewart on How LGBTQ Holiday Film 'Happiest Season' Shows 'Love Really Does Look the Same on Everyone' (Video)...

(Spoiler alert: Do not read on if you haven't watched "Happiest Season.") Despite starring in one of the most popular heterosexual relationships on screen ("Twilight"), openly bisexual actor Kristen Stewart said she felt the need to be...

 2020-11-25 00:55 

The Wrap

The Weeknd Slams Grammys as 'Corrupt' After Nominations Shutout...

The Weeknd has called out the Grammys for being "corrupt" after he didn't receive a single nomination for the 2021 awards show. "The Grammys remain corrupt," he tweeted on Tuesday. "You owe me, my fans and the industry transparency...

 2020-11-25 00:07 

The Wrap

For a Hefty Price, You Can Also Share Baby Yoda's Macarons...

In some ways, Baby Yoda — that adorable creature whose official name is "The Child" from "The Mandalorian" — is just like us. He wants to explore the world, he always wants to be a part of the conversation, an he loves eating. ...

 2020-11-24 23:39 

The Wrap

Hal Ketchum, 'Small Town Saturday Night' Singer, Dies at 67...

Singer-songwriter and Grand Ole Opry member Hal Ketchum died on Monday from complications of dementia. He was 67. Ketchum's wife, Andrea, confirmed the news in a Facebook post today. "With great sadness and grief we announce that Hal passed away p...

 2020-11-24 23:30 

The Wrap

Seth Rich's Family Settles Lawsuit Against Fox News...

On Tuesday, the family of Seth Rich reached a settlement in their years-long lawsuit against Fox News over the network's repeated airing of baseless conspiracy theories about Rich's 2016 murder. A Tuesday court filing reviewed by TheWrap said the ...

 2020-11-24 23:26 

The Wrap

Is the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Still Happening This Year?...

Macy's and the city of New York are taking precautions to make sure the spread of the virus is kept to an absolute minimum at this year's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Each of the participants in this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade will ...

 2020-11-24 23:15 

The Wrap

21 TV Shows That Found New Homes After Cancellation, From 'Gilmore Girls' to 'One Day at a Time' (Photos)...

One man's trash is another man's treasure. OK, no show wants to be called "trash," but if it means you're getting picked up by another network or platform after cancellation at your original home, you probably won't mind it too muc...

 2020-11-24 23:08 

The Wrap

Italy's Oscar Committee Snubs Sophia Loren, Submits Documentary 'Notturno'...

A year after "Honeyland" became the first film ever nominated for Oscars in both the Best Documentary Feature and Best International Feature categories, Italy has become the seventh country to submit a nonfiction film to this year's internatio...

 2020-11-24 23:00 

The Wrap

'One Day at a Time' Canceled (Again) After 1 Season on Pop TV...

"One Day at a Time" is one and done on Pop TV. The ViacomCBS cable network does plan on ordering any additional episodes of the comedy after just one season, an individual familiar with the network's plans told TheWrap. Pop TV picked up the re...

  • Need an account?  
    or