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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's newborn baby duty has put him on 'Team No-Sleep'

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 19:03:14 -0400

Dwayne Johnson's baby girl Tiana is keeping him awake at night for "baby duty" and forced the star to miss promoting his "Skyscraper" at CinemaCon.


5 returning shows to watch this spring, from 'Roseanne' to 'Handmaid's Tale'

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 12:36:48 -0400

From the final season of 'The Americans' to 'Roseanne's big revival, here are five shows worth checking out when they come back this spring.


Get to know the cast of 'Avengers: Infinity War'

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:36:37 -0400

“Avengers: Infinity War” castmates Chadwick Boseman, Letitia Wright and Sebastian Stan talk man buns, “Black Panther” sequels and “Saturday Night Live.”


Time magazine honors its '100 most influential' people

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:57:55 -0400

Jennifer Lopez, Nicole Kidman and Mia Farrow were among those on the red carpet at the New York gala. Saskia O'Donoghue reports. Video provided by Reuters


She wanted a Hollywood career. Her agent wanted sex.

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 15:00:29 -0400

The Hollywood structure creates a Catch-22 for women who say gatekeepers exploit power imbalances to demand sex, and prevent reports of sexual assault.


LGBT group rescinds Joy-Ann Reid's award

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 20:05:55 -0400

LGBT advocacy group PFLAG rescinded MSNBC host Joy Reid’s award after old homophobic blog posts resurfaced, multiple news outlets report. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story.


Bradley Cooper gushes over Lady Gaga, says she's a 'revelation' in 'A Star Is Born'

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:58:47 -0400

Director Bradley Cooper gives a first look of his "A Star Is Born" with Lady Gaga at CinemaCon. The raves followed.


Kanye West may have confirmed he might be running for president

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:19:35 -0400

Kanye West may have confirmed a presidential run! In 2015, he announced a 2020 run for the White House.


Fleetwood Mac explains Lindsey Buckingham's dramatic exit, announce tour dates

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:44:02 -0400

Lindsey Buckingham won't join Fleetwood Mac on its world tour. In a 'Rolling Stone' interview, Fleetwood disputed the idea that Buckingham was fired, though he said the decision was contentious.


'Mamma Mia!': Cher singing ABBA's 'Fernando' brings balloon-drop celebration to CinemaCon

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 20:14:24 -0400

'Mamma Mia 2' star Cher brought the house down when she sang ABBA ('Fernando') at Universal's CinemaCon presentation Wednesday in Las Vegas.


Fans gather for the arrival of the third royal baby

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:14:08 -0400


How Michelle McNamara's book renewed interest in the Golden State Killer: Review

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:36:17 -0400

Michelle McNamara died in 2016 before finishing 'I'll Be Gone in the Dark,' her book on the Golden State Killer case. Husband Patton Oswalt got it published this February. Two months later, police have made an arrest.


'Miss Peregrine' book series kicks off new trilogy with 'A Map of Days': Exclusive

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:43:50 -0400

Out Oct. 2, 'A Map of Days' kicks off a new trilogy in Ransom Riggs' 'Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children' series and brings the characters to America.


'Avengers: Infinity War’ drops friends, foes and Bucky into Black Panther's Wakanda

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 01:19:44 -0400

Black Panther Chadwick Boseman, Letitia Wright and Winter Soldier Sebastian Stan discuss the coming together of two worlds in 'Avengers: Infinity War.'


How Meghan Markle leaves 'Suits': A new job and a (non-royal) wedding

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 23:05:07 -0400

Before she steps up as the newest member of the British royal family, Meghan Markle says goodbye to 'Suits,' the USA TV show that put her on the map. Here's how the drama wrote off her character, Rachel Zane.


5 new shows you need to watch this spring (hint: Bill Hader and Sandra Oh)

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 12:50:04 -0400

Henry Winkler, Donald Sutherland and Hilary Swank are among the other big names top-lining dark comedies and prestige dramas this season.


'Avengers: Infinity War': Everything you need to know about the 'epic' Marvel throwdown

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:57:17 -0400

Thanos is coming, Captain America has gone rogue and there are a slew of new superhero meet-ups in Marvel's massive 'Avengers: Infinity War.'


Bill Cosby retrial, Day 13: Jury adjourns for night after seeking definition of consent

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 22:22:39 -0400

Jurors in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault retrial were sent to their hotel before 10 p.m. after hours of listening to recordings and discussing the meaning of "consent."


'The Handmaid's Tale' Episode 2 recap: Colonial times, and Alexis Bledel

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:48:51 -0400

Alexis Bledel's Emily/Ofglen returns in a harrowing and moving episode of "The Handmaid's Tale," which moves the focus away from Offred, in a good way.


Marvel team at 'Avengers: Infinity War' Hollywood premiere

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:11:23 -0400

Marvel team at "Avengers: Infinity War' Hollywood premiere Video provided by AFP


11 burning questions about the Prince Harry, Meghan Markle royal wedding

Tue, 2 Jan 2018 18:39:58 -0500

What will she wear? Who will be there? Who will be her 'Pippa' bridesmaid? Prince Harry/Meghan Markle royal wedding questions abound.


'The Handmaid's Tale' Season 2 premiere recap: An exercise in self-flagellation

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:46:17 -0400

In 'The Handmaid's Tale' Season 2 premiere, the violence on the notoriously dark Hulu show gets exploitative and gratuitous, but there's a little glimmer of hope.


'Back to the Future' lawsuit: Missing DeLorean royalties?

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 21:31:24 -0400

It's all over who owns rights to the DeLorean, which grew to fame when it shuttled Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd in 'Back to the Future.'


'The Handmaid's Tale': What you need to know before watching Season 2

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:42:44 -0400

Before the Emmy-winning 'The Handmaid's Tale' returns for Season 2, catch up with what was going on in the dystopian Gilead at the end of Season 1.


'Simpsons' star Hank Azaria says he's willing to step aside from Apu

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 11:21:26 -0400

Hank Azaria is speaking out about the Apu controversy — and he’s even willing to lose his voice over it.


Brad Pitt and Leo DiCaprio to star in Quentin Tarantino's new film

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:39:04 -0400

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio will be featured together for the first time in Quentin Tarantino's next movie, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," based on the Charles Manson murders.


10 movies you absolutely must see this summer, from 'Avengers' to young Han Solo

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 10:38:57 -0400

Break out the popcorn, because the summer of 2018 brings the return of the Avengers, Deadpool, the Incredibles and an island full of dinos.


Kanye West angers fans with pro-Trump tweets, is defended by Chance the Rapper

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 21:28:36 -0400

Kanye West earned backlash Wednesday after tweeting a picture of himself wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat signed by President Trump.


Every Marvel superhero movie, definitively ranked (including 'Avengers: Infinity War')

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 18:51:08 -0400

We're now 19 movies deep into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. So how does 'Avengers: Infinity War' rank compared to 'Black Panther' and 'Guardians of the Galaxy'?


Why Patton Oswalt hopes he'll get a chance to visit Golden State Killer suspect in jail

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 18:16:35 -0400

The comedian and actor reacted to the news of an arrest in the Golden State Killer case, which his late wife profiled in her book,  'I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer.'


Netflix in April: What's coming and going

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:46:45 -0400

Streaming service Netflix is reviving "Lost in Space" and premiering a new Adam Sandler and Chris Rock movie in April.


Beychella 2: Coachella just can't get enough of Beyoncé

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 12:07:34 -0400


Essential oil guide: What oils to use, how to use them and safety tips

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 19:37:17 -0400

Essential oils have made a big slash in the wellness market this year — but for newcomers, the lightweight, aromatic oils can be overwhelming. We break it down.


George R.R. Martin to publish 'Fire & Blood,' a 'Game of Thrones' early history, on Nov. 20

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 18:33:30 -0400

'Fire & Blood,' a history of the Targaryens, will be published on Nov. 20. It's not, George R.R. Martin stresses, the next 'Game of Thrones' novel.


Passages 2018: Those we’ve lost through the year

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:36:46 -0400


Nickelodeon's '90s game show 'Double Dare' is coming back this summer

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:26:23 -0400

Good news for '90s kids: Long-running Nickelodeon game show "Double Dare" will have new episodes this summer.


Rapper Meek Mill granted bail

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:20:35 -0400

Rapper Meek Mill will be out of prison on bail, a lot sooner than expected, according to multiple news reports. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story.


Madame Tussauds reveals its Melania Trump wax figure

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 19:57:43 -0400

Former White House Press Secretary, Sean Spicer shared details about the first lady during the event. Rough cut (no reporter narration) Video provided by Reuters


'Solo: A Star Wars Story': New footage reveals how it went down when Han met Lando

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:45:43 -0400

At CinemaCon, Disney touted a new clip of that epic Han/Lando meeting in 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' and the entire opening scene of 'Incredibles 2.'


Save Our Shows 2018: Vote now to save these endangered TV series

Mon, 9 Apr 2018 10:38:26 -0400

It's time to vote in USA TODAY's 21st annual Save Our Shows poll.


It's time to vote: The ballot for 2018's Save Our Shows poll is here

Mon, 9 Apr 2018 10:37:34 -0400

USA TODAY's 21st Save Our Shows poll asks you to vote which of 30 network series "on the bubble" between renewal and cancellation should get another shot.


Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding: What we know and what we don't know

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:43:26 -0400

There are new details on the cake, the invitations and the commemorative china, but still no word on her dress.


Cinemacon kicks off in Las Vegas

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:53:43 -0400

Sony Pictures and Warner Bros previewed their latest ventures as stars hit the red carpet. Saskia O'Donoghue reports. Video provided by Reuters


Why escape rooms have a lock on the U.S.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 22:12:35 -0400

The escape room trend has grown in huge numbers in the last couple of years. So what is an escape room and what's fueling its rise? We ask experts.


Day in celebrities

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:49:39 -0400


Russell Simmons scores a win, accuser Jennifer Jarosik drops lawsuit

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:55:55 -0400

Jennifer Jarosik alleged Russell Simmons raped her in his Los Angeles home in August 2016. Both sides have agreed that the suit should be dismissed.


Save Our Shows 2018: Which network series are 'on the bubble'?

Mon, 9 Apr 2018 10:30:10 -0400


Yep, 'The Handmaid's Tale' cast needs a drink when they watch, too

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 23:50:19 -0400

The dystopian drama best goes down the hatch with a glass of red wine, or an HGTV chaser. Here are the drinks that the cast turns to when the show gets dark.


Barbie in 2018 and beyond: How the doll is getting more 'inclusive'

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:46:27 -0400

New Hulu documentary 'Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking Barbie' shows how the diverse new dolls came to be. We talk to designer Kim Culmone about Barbie's future.


Essential oils, golden milk and moon dust: Natural products are the new must-have wellness trend

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 19:36:38 -0400

Consumers are increasingly looking to alternatives to manufactured products for everyday maladies — and essential oils, golden milk and moon dust are saturating the market.


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