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2017-03-16

Is Gwyneth Paltrow planning to tie the knot?

(LOS ANGELES) -- Is Gwyneth Paltrow planning another trip down the aisle? The 44-year-old actress "plans on marrying" her boyfriend, American Horror Story writer and producer Brad Falchuk, a source tells Us Weekly. “They speak about marriage all the time and know it’ll happen,” adds the insider, who predicts Falchuk, 46, will propose “soon." Gwyneth's kids, Apple, 12, and Moses, 10 -- who she shares with ex-husband and Coldplay frontman Chris Martin -- have already given their blessing to the relationship, according to the source, who says they "love him and think he’s the best.” Even Chris approves, according to the source, who notes that he thinks Brad's "a good guy.” Paltrow and…

posted 2017-03-16 08:00:06 by Entertainment News - ABC News Radio

"Beauty and the Beast" star Josh Gad "thrilled" to see musicals making a comeback

(LOS ANGELES) -- Disney's live action musical Beauty and the Beast opens in limited release today, and the timing couldn't be better, with other musicals like La La Land and Moana bringing in big bucks. Josh Gad, who stars as LeFou in the movie, tells ABC News he's "thrilled to see that happening." "I hope at least that we're crossing into this new threshold where it is OK and appropriate for studios to commit big budgets to not only superhero films, but movies where people sing and dance," says the Broadway vet. Bill Condon, who directed the remake of the 1991 animated Disney classic, is just as…

posted 2017-03-16 05:01:03 by Entertainment News - ABC News Radio

2017-03-15

Heinz adopts ad campaign from "Mad Men"

(NEW YORK) -- Kraft Heinz has adopted a campaign for their signature ketchup, created by fictional adman Don Draper from the AMC series Mad Men.According to a press release, the company will run a campaign for Heinz Ketchup that are nearly identical recreations of ads Mr. Draper, played by Jon Hamm, pitched during a 2013 episode of the AMC series. The ads on the show were rejected.The new, real-life campaign will feature pictures of hamburgers, steak and french fries against a white background, absent the essential condiment, beneath the phrase, "Pass the Heinz."The campaign, by creative agency David, will including…

posted 2017-03-15 18:00:13 by Entertainment News - ABC News Radio

Mischa Barton gets restraining order in alleged "revenge porn" case

(LOS ANGELES) -- Actress Mischa Barton has gotten an emergency court order against an ex-boyfriend whom she said is shopping around a sex tape of the two of them.The former O.C. star said in a statement, "I have been put through an incredibly hard and trying time... my absolute worst fear was realized when I learned that someone was filming my most intimate and private moments, without my consent, with hidden cameras. And then I learned something even worse: that's someone is trying to sell these videos and make them public.""I came forward to fight this not only for myself…

posted 2017-03-15 14:00:09 by Entertainment News - ABC News Radio

Belle of the ball: Costume designer re-imagines an "active heroine" for "Beauty and the Beast"

(LOS ANGELES) -- How do you dress a real-life Disney princess? Picturing a more "active heroine," veteran costume designer Jacquline Durran re-imagined Belle's outfits for Emma Watson's plucky update on the character in the live-action Beauty and the Beast.In order to bring Belle and the other cast of famous characters to life, the Oscar-winning designer focused on attention to detail, historical context and adaptation from mid-18th century France to create a more modern version of the story in the guise of lead actors Watson and Dan Stevens, who plays The Prince and Beast -- the latter with the help of…

posted 2017-03-15 12:00:00 by Entertainment News - ABC News Radio

Drinks at the Regal Beagle are on us! "Three's Company" debuted 40 years ago today

(NEW YORK) --  Forty years ago today, we met Jack, Janet and Chrissy, as the classic sitcom Three's Company debuted on ABC.  The show, which aired from 1977 to 1984, made stars of John Ritter, Joyce DeWitt, who played Janet, and especially Suzanne Somers, who played ditzy blonde bombshell Christmas "Chrissy" Snow.  The show was based on the British sitcom Man about the House, but the premise -- a guy and two girls are roommates, but the guy has to pretend he's gay because the landlord would never allow such living conditions otherwise -- probably wouldn't fly today. Three's Company had numerous cast changes during its run, starting with Norman…

posted 2017-03-15 10:03:51 by Entertainment News - ABC News Radio

Kiefer Sutherland says his "Designated Survivor" character is like Jack Bauer: "He manages to rise to the occasion"

(NEW YORK) -- Last week, ABC's Designated Survivor returned for the back half of its first season, and the episode ended with Keifer Sutherland's President Kirkman about to learn about the conspiracy behind the bombing of the U.S. Capitol that nearly wiped out the entire government. According to Sutherland, tonight's episode takes things to the next level. "For the first 10 episodes, there was a lot of investigation into the conspiracy...and now that's starting to play out," he tells ABC Radio. "The conspiracy is bigger than they had thought, and certain people are sacrificed as a result of that." In Designated Survivor, Sutherland's Kirkman is…

posted 2017-03-15 08:00:42 by Entertainment News - ABC News Radio

Clean and sober: Ben Affleck reveals he's been treated for alcoholism

(LOS ANGELES) -- On his Facebook page, Oscar-winner Ben Affleck is revealing his struggle with addiction.  In a post, Affleck writes, "I have completed treatment for alcohol addiction; something I've dealt with in the past and will continue to confront." He adds, "I want to live life to the fullest and be the best father I can be. I want my kids to know there is no shame in getting help when you need it, and to be a source of strength for anyone out there who needs help but is afraid to take the first step." "I'm lucky to have the love of…

posted 2017-03-15 05:00:37 by Entertainment News - ABC News Radio

2017-03-14

"Surprise, It's Me" -- Dave Chappelle returns in trailer for Netflix stand-up special

(NEW YORK) -- We've got a trailer for the upcoming Dave Chappelle stand-up comedy special on Netflix. A reported $60 million deal locked in three stand-up shows from the acclaimed Chappelle's Show star, who's kept a relatively low profile after walking away from a reported $50 million offer from Comedy Central for a third season of the show.  The new trailer shows some of the fruit of his Netflix deal: two comedy specials woven into one show, airing March 21 on the streaming service.  In the clip, Chappelle riffs on how diet, not armed cops or terrorists, is the deadliest foe for African-American men.  He also talks about…

posted 2017-03-14 18:00:16 by Entertainment News - ABC News Radio

"The Bachelor" couple Nick Viall and Vanessa Grimaldi on starting their new life together

(LOS ANGELES) -- The Bachelor star Nick Viall "feels great" after proposing to Vanessa Grimaldi, a special education teacher from Montreal, during Monday night's season finale of the reality show. "It’s been a long time for me in Bachelor world," Viall said today on Good Morning America. "It’s a good feeling to be engaged, to have Vanessa and to have this kind of chapter in my life come to an end." Viall, 36, proposed to Grimaldi, 29, in Finland, and she happily accepted. Viall felt a connection with Grimaldi early on, telling ABC News during the season that he thought she was "stunning." The newly-engaged couple engaged in…

posted 2017-03-14 14:01:00 by Entertainment News - ABC News Radio

Get Out star Daniel Kaluuya addresses Samuel L. Jackson's comments: "I resent that I have to prove I'm black"

(LOS ANGELES) -- Daniel Kaluuya, the black British star of Jordan Peele's racial-horror hit Get Out, has responded to Samuel L. Jackson's recent criticism of movies casting black British actors in movies about with American race relations.In a radio interview last week, Jackson questioned how the horror film would have turned out if it would have been made with an American lead versus a British actor, Kaluuya. Jackson later clarified his comments to Entertainment Tonight, saying the conversation was taken out of context and he "totally respects...those U.K. guys that come over here and work."But in an interview with GQ,…

posted 2017-03-14 12:00:00 by Entertainment News - ABC News Radio

Priyanka Chopra on starring in the "quintessential American dream"

(NEW YORK) -- Priyanka Chopra is living the American dream.The Indian actress, who won the Miss World competition in 2000 and is a breakout star on ABC's Quantico, soon will appear in the big screen remake of the quintessentially American show Baywatch."I loved Baywatch so much growing up," Chopra says in Marie Claire's April issue. "It was the quintessential American dream. All those beautiful people in bathing suits, running slo mo on the beach in Malibu -- amazing!"She will play a villain in the movie, which also stars Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron.Chopra, 34, said that she sort of fell…

posted 2017-03-14 10:00:07 by Entertainment News - ABC News Radio