A producer on the original Steel Magnolias has sued Lifetime over its upcoming remake of the 1989 film, The Hollywood Reporter reports.
Victoria White, an executive producer on the Julia Roberts film, filed the suit Monday, charging that Sony Pictures Television, Lifetime Entertainment and A&E Television Networks made the new TV movie without her permission or an agreement to the underlying rights.
The biggest stars in Hollywood are coming together Friday for Stand Up to Cancer's third prime-time fundraising special.
Tom Hanks, Justin Timberlake, Julia Roberts and more will appear on the Gwyneth Paltrow-produced telecast to raise money for the fight against cancer. Supporters can call in and donate money to the cause during the commercial-free event.
In the tradition of all great detectives, Swedish bundle-of-brooding Kurt Wallander can't escape crime no matter where he goes — and that includes the country home he is just moving into with his lady love as the first of three new Wallander movies kicks off a third season on Masterpiece Mystery! (Sunday, PBS, check tvguide.com listings).
Hollywood is ready to Stand Up to Cancer for the organization's third prime-time television fundraising special.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Joel Callen of Tenth Planet Productions will produce the broadcast as they try to rally support in the fight against cancer.
The star-studded event will include appearances by Julia Roberts, Matt Damon, Jessica Biel, Samuel L. Jackson, Seth Rogen, Emma Stone, Simon Baker, Chelsea Handler, Joe Manganiello and others.
Steel Magnolias is back with a brand new look.
Lifetime's remake of the 1989 film stars an all-black cast, including Queen Latifah, also an executive producer, Alfre Woodard and Phylicia Rashad, among others.
Queen Latifah, Alfre Woodard, Phylicia Rashad to star in Lifetime's Steel Magnolias remake
Latifah will portray M'Lynn, who was played by Sally Field in the original film. Woodard will play Ouiser (Shirley MacLaine), and Rashad will play Clairee (Olympia Dukakis). Additionally, the movie co-stars Jill Scott as Truvy (Dolly Parton), Adepero Oduye as Annelle (Darryl Hannah) and Rashad's daughter, Condola Rashad, as Shelby (Julia Roberts).
Check out a sneak peek at the TV movie, expected to air later this year:
Kristen Stewart has dethroned Angelina Jolie as the highest-paid woman in Hollywood, according to Forbes.
The 22-year-old actress, who rose to fame playing Bella Swan in the Twilight series, earned a whopping $34.5 million from May 2011 to May 2012. Stewart's most recent film, Snow White and the Huntsman, has taken in more than $123 million at the box office in under three weeks.
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Queen Latifah, Alfre Woodard
Queen Latifah, Alfre Woodard and Phylicia Rashad are among the actresses cast in Lifetime's remake of Steel Magnolias, which will consist of an all-black cast, the network announced Monday.
Latifah, who will also executive-produce the TV movie, will portray...
The National Advertising Division has banned Taylor Swift's CoverGirl mascara print ad in the United States because of excessive Photoshopping, Business Insider reports.
According the NAD, the ad for CoverGirl NatureLuxe Mousse Mascara made "superior performance claims," such as "2X more volume" and "20 percent lighter," that could not be substantiated.
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Lifetime is developing an updated version of Steel Magnolias with an all-black cast, Deadline.com reports.
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Parks and Recreation
What would Ron Swanson say about Parks and Recreation's first nomination for best comedy?
"All he knows is that Julia Roberts is that toothy girl from Mystic Pizza, so he probably would be completely unaware of what's happening," says Parks boss Mike Schur. "He's not very hard-wired into the Hollywood scene. I do think he would be very secretly happy for Leslie Knope."
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But Schur and star Amy Poehler were plenty happy to be recognized after three rocky seasons on-air. "I think she and I both felt like