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Cher rescued an elephant then sang him ‘My Way’

Cher rescued an elephant then sang him ‘My Way’

Cher and a four-year elephant rescue mission she led is the focus of a new documentary, “Cher & the Loneliest Elephant.” Now streaming on Paramount+ in honor of Earth Day, the film takes audiences through the singer’s journey to save and protect a 36-year-old elephant named Kaavan, from captivity in Pakistan last November. Kaavan was…

Les McKeown, frontman of 70s teen sensation Bay City Rollers, dies aged 65

Les McKeown, frontman of 70s teen sensation Bay City Rollers, dies aged 65

Scottish singer Les McKeown, who achieved global superstardom in the 1970s as the lead vocalist of tartan-garbed pop titans the Bay City Rollers, has died, his family confirmed Thursday. He was 65. McKeown fronted the Bay City Rollers during their dizzying heyday in the mid-1970s, when their hits “Shang-A-Lang,” “Bye, Bye, Baby,” and “Give a…

James Cameron says the next ‘Avatar’ movie will have more water

James Cameron says the next ‘Avatar’ movie will have more water

James Cameron appeared on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” Wednesday, sitting in front of an editing suite in which there was a new “Avatar” on the screens. Cameron was in production in Wellington, New Zealand and said the next “Avatar” film will feature a lot more water. “A lot of our scenes are in…

‘Stowaway’ brings an old-fashioned problem to the latest mission to Mars

‘Stowaway’ brings an old-fashioned problem to the latest mission to Mars

“Stowaway” wasn’t shot during the Covid pandemic, but with a cast of four in a confined, near-claustrophobic setting, this character study easily could have been. More an examination of human nature than a thriller, the space-faring movie deals with weighty issues but doesn’t possess much pizzazz or gravity, making Netflix the logical home for its…

Hilary Duff to star in ‘How I Met Your Mother’ sequel for Hulu

Hilary Duff to star in ‘How I Met Your Mother’ sequel for Hulu

Hulu has some legen–waitforit–dary news for those missing “How I Met Your Mother.” The streamer announced on Wednesday that former “Lizzie McGuire” star Hilary Duff is set to lead a new sequel series from 20th Television, original creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas and “This Is Us” writing duo Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger. The…

Chrissy Teigen reveals friendship with Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex

Chrissy Teigen reveals friendship with Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex

Chrissy Teigen is not only back on Twitter after taking a bit of a break, but she’s also breaking news about her friendship circle. Teigen appeared on Tuesday’s episode of “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen” and during the after show, she revealed that she has connected with fellow California resident Meghan, Duchess of…

You better believe the ‘Ted Lasso’ Season 2 teaser trailer is a winner

You better believe the ‘Ted Lasso’ Season 2 teaser trailer is a winner

Apple has kindly given us our first sneak peek at the second season of “Ted Lasso.” In the teaser trailer, debuted on Tuesday, Ted and the blokes from Richmond are back and fighting for their future on the pitch. Part of the strategy for getting back on track involves the addition of a sports psychologist…

Demi Lovato apologizes for shaming frozen yogurt shop

Demi Lovato apologizes for shaming frozen yogurt shop

Demi Lovato apologized after her complaints about a frozen yogurt shop caused a backlash from those wanting her to chill out. The singer and actress, who has been open about her struggles with body image and an eating disorder, posted a video Monday explaining why she slammed The Bigg Chill in Los Angeles over the…

Suri Cruise turns 15, and mom Katie Holmes celebrates with photos

Suri Cruise is growing up fast. The daughter of actors Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes turned 15 on Sunday, and her mom celebrated on social media. Holmes posted a few photos of her daughter over the years on her verified Instagram account Monday. “Happy 15th Birthday Sweetheart! I love you!!!!!!!!” the caption says. “I can’t…

Oscars 2021: Where to watch the best picture nominees

Oscars 2021: Where to watch the best picture nominees

In years past unless you made it to a theater multiple times, you probably didn’t get a chance to see all the films nominated for best picture at the Oscars. But Covid-19 changed that. With most theaters closed due to the pandemic, streaming became the way to enjoy many of the latest films. The 93rd…

Anderson Cooper gets advice from Ken Jennings before guest-hosting ‘Jeopardy!’

Anderson Cooper gets advice from Ken Jennings before guest-hosting ‘Jeopardy!’

Anderson Cooper is turning to the “Jeopardy!” G.O.A.T. Ken Jennings for some advice on his guest-hosting gig for charity. Jennings explained that if you follow the example of the late Alex Trebek, the game show can run itself. “The great thing about ‘Jeopardy’ is the game kind of runs itself,” Jennings said. “If you watch…

‘Cruel Summer’ offers a time-twisting spin on a teen-soap mystery

‘Cruel Summer’ offers a time-twisting spin on a teen-soap mystery

“Cruel Summer” is set in the 1990s and shares its name with a Bananarama song from the ’80s, but its bingeable qualities make it nicely suited to the 2020s. How well that will translate to Freeform, the Disney-owned cable network, could be another matter, but this time-twisting soap opera certainly doesn’t suffer from a lack…

‘WandaVision,’ ‘Emily in Paris’ top MTV Movie & TV Awards nominations

‘WandaVision,’ ‘Emily in Paris’ top MTV Movie & TV Awards nominations

The nominations are in and “WandaVision” has come out on top. The 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards has given five nominations to the Elizabeth Olsen-led Disney+ series, including best show, best fight and best hero. Other top nominees included “Emily in Paris” (4 nominations), “The Boys” (4 nominations) and “Bridgerton” (3 nominations). The network…

‘Downton Abbey’ film sequel coming for Christmas

‘Downton Abbey’ film sequel coming for Christmas

The “Downton Abbey” film is getting the band back together. On Monday, Focus Features announced it has set production with Gareth Neame’s Carnival Films on “Downton Abbey 2.” “The original principal cast will all once again return for the second film which began production last week and is set to release Christmas 2021,” according to…

Earth Day programs come in many shades of green, but this year some seek rays of hope

Earth Day programs come in many shades of green, but this year some seek rays of hope

There’s no one way for documentary fare to acknowledge Earth Day, but the programs generally fall into one or more of four distinct buckets in regard to the health of the planet: Depressing, vaguely hopeful, star-studded, and celebrating the natural world to highlight what we might be losing. As shades of green go, “depressing” seems…

Marion Cotillard and Adam Driver to open Cannes Film Festival in ‘Annette’

“Annette,” a musical starring Marion Cotillard and Adam Driver will open the 2021 Cannes Film Festival on July 6. The film, set in Los Angeles, is directed by “Holy Motors” director Leos Carax and is his English language debut. It tells the story of a couple, Henry (played by Driver), a stand-up comedian, and Ann…

Taylor Swift is back at No. 1 for the third time in less than a year

Taylor Swift is back at No. 1 for the third time in less than a year

Taylor Swift stays making records and breaking records. According to Billboard she notched her ninth No. 1 album with the debut “Fearless (Taylor’s Version).” This makes her the first woman to ever score three new number one albums in less than a year following last year’s “Folklore” and “Evermore.” “Fearless (Taylor’s Version)” is the re-recorded…

Lizzo has heard from Chris Evans about her drunken DMs

Lizzo is feeling good as hell after Chris Evans replied to her flirty message. “Don’t drink and DM,” the “Truth Hurts” singer warned fans on TikTok on Saturday, revealing she had sent the “Avengers” star a drunken message on Instagram after one too many. In the video, Lizzo lip-syncs to a TikTok audio by Tatayanna…