One of Las Vegas' most popular showmen has been cast in a bewitching role on CBS's The Defenders. Penn Jillette, currently appearing at the Rio Hotel with his silent partner Teller, will play a colorful Sin City magic shop owner/magic scholar named Reuben Charles in the Nov. 11 episode. He gets wrapped up with the Defenders when they take on a case involving Las Vegas' most famous magician...
Johnny Depp surprised a London school when he showed up to an assembly dressed as Captain Jack Sparrow, the character he plays in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.
Nine-year-old student Beatric Delap recently wrote a letter to Depp's character Sparrow pleading for help in a mutiny against her teachers.
After the exit of former National Football League coach Jimmy Johnson on last week's Survivor: Nicaragua, the Espada tribe was in desperate need of a new castaway to serve as team leader. Although Jimmy Tarantino was eager to take on that duty, telling everyone within earshot about his past leadership experience, it was Marty Piombo who gained control of the group. Marty quickly pushed the tribe to vote off Jimmy T. over Dan Lembo, whose knee injury has kept him out of a number of important immunity challenges. Tarantino, 48, spoke with TVGuide.com about Marty's game strategy, Jimmy J.'s "lack of...
Larry Wilcox, best known for his role as Officer Jon Baker on CHiPs, was charged Thursday with securities fraud by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Prosecutors said the former TV star was part of an...
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ABC Family is developing a TV movie about the lesbian teenager who made national news after her high school banned her from the prom, network reps say.
Constance McMillen, an 18-year-old student from Mississippi, challenged the local school board for its rules that prevented her from bringing her girlfriend. The school ultimately canceled the April 2 prom after McMillen's request.
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The American Civil Liberties Union successfully sued the school on McMillen's behalf, and she was awarded...
Juliette Lewis was briefly hospitalized after her car was struck in a hit-and-run accident, Lewis' rep said.
Lewis was being chauffeured home Wednesday after an event for her film, Conviction, in Burbank, Calif., when her town car was hit.
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"The sedan Juliette was traveling in was completely totaled," her rep said in a statement. "Ms. Lewis ...
Max Weinberg said having massive open-heart surgery earlier this year influenced his decision not to join Conan O'Brien's upcoming TBS talk show.
"On Feb. 8, I came to the end of a 26-year watchful, waiting odyssey that culminated in 12 hours ...
Is television comedy icon Bob Newhart, 81, ready to stage his own Betty White-esque pop culture takeover?
"I don't know if the American public is ready for that," laughed Newhart at a salute to his 50th anniversary in show business at Beverly Hills' Paley Center for Media. But while the star of The Bob Newhart Show and Newhart says starring in a regular a series isn't highly likely ("That's for young people"), he's nowhere near retirement — and he may be teaming with his longtime best friend Don Rickles for a TV project in the near future...