R2-D2 droid used in ‘Star Wars’ films sells for nearly $3M

LOS ANGELES An R2-D2 droid that was used in several Star Wars films has sold at auction for nearly $3 million. The auction house Profiles in History said the...

Meryl Streep joins the cast of ‘Big Little Lies’

Casting coups dont get much bigger than this: Meryl Streepis joining Big Little Lies'forthcoming second season as a series regular, TVLine has learned. The three-time Oscar winner will playMary...

Another Adam Sandler movie that won’t make you laugh

Just because something is timely doesn’t make it watchable, or, at any rate, enjoyably so. Noah Baumbach’s Netflix comedy, “The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected),” mines the increasingly fertile...

Zombie flick legend George A. Romero dies at 77

George A. Romero, the godfather of the modern zombie apocalypse flick and creator of the 1968 horror masterpiece “Night of the Living Dead,” did Sunday of cancer, his family...

Michael Jackson’s estate wants to appeal Quincy Jones ruling

A Los Angeles jury awarded Michael Jackson’s estate to pay Quincy Jones $9.4 million last week — but the legendary music producer better not spend it. Howard Weitzman, who represented...

‘Bachelor in Paradise’ host breaks silence on sex scandal

Longtime Bachelor host Chris Harrison broke his silence over the alleged sexual misconduct during the recent filming of Bachelor in Paradise. By now, no doubt, you have heard that we...

‘The Daily Show’ has ruined late night

Another day, another redundant “Daily Show” spinoff. Comedy Central announced on Tuesday that Jordan Klepper, a current “Daily Show” correspondent, will helm his very own talk show directly following...

‘Grey’s Anatomy’s Kelly McCreary spills on Ellen Pompeo’s directorial debut

After 13 seasons on the air, it’s hard for “Grey’s Anatomy” to experience a “first” anymore. But Thursday’s episode managed to do so with the directorial debut of series star...

Christopher Plummer on reshooting Kevin Spacey’s scenes: ‘It’s awfully sad’

Christopher Plummer wasn’t expecting to go to Europe next week, but he will — when he reshoots Kevin Spacey’s scenes in “All the Money in the World.” The Ridley Scott...

Can Marvel really make an all-women ‘Avengers’ work?

Someone might want to add a few more stalls to the bathroom at Avengers Tower. An all-female version of the team could be on the way. At a recent press...