- Andrew McCarthy is downright creepy in ABC's 'The Family'
NEW YORK (AP) — Andrew McCarthy has been recognized in some pretty odd places.
- Boom! Queen, Harry answer Obamas' Invictus Games challenge
LONDON (AP) — It helps to have friends in high places when you're promoting an athletic event.
- Will Ferrell 'not pursuing' Reagan film, says spokesman
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Ferrell is not pursuing a film project about President Ronald Reagan, a spokesman for the actor said Friday. The actor had read and considered the script for "Reagan" but had never committed to developing or starring in the comedic film, which had prompted a strong family backlash.
- 'Shuffle Along' deemed a new musical, must face 'Hamilton'
NEW YORK (AP) — The Broadway musical "Shuffle Along" will have to tap-dance against a hip-hop monster for attention at the Tony Awards.
- American Airlines apologizes to musician for barring violin
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A concert musician who was not allowed to board a flight with her violin says she hopes the incident will raise awareness of regulations that permit violins and other small instruments as carry-on luggage.
- In 'Popstar,' Lonely Island aim for a 'Spinal Tap' for today
NEW YORK (AP) — Lonely Island, the trio of Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone, has technically already made the leap to the big screen in 2007's wannabe daredevil comedy "Hot Rod." But it won't be until "Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping" hits theaters that the full experience of Lonely Island — in all their seductively wrapped male anatomy glory and seafaring glee — lands at the movies.
- Pullman's 'Independence Day' call-to-arms lives on
NEW YORK (AP) — President Thomas J. Whitmore, famed speech-maker and defender of the planet from aliens, has the kind of poll numbers Hillary or Donald dream about.
- 'Les Miserables' creators turn their attention backward
NEW YORK (AP) — Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg, creators of the stirring musicals "Les Miserables" and "Miss Saigon," are once again reworking their show "Martin Guerre" and hope to put it in an opera house with its original ending.
- Original power lunch eatery to close and everything must go
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's original power lunch restaurant is closing, and the furniture, tableware and even the pots and pans will be sold.
- Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith join Obama youth initiative
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith are adding their star power to President Barack Obama's initiative to boost opportunities for vulnerable young Americans.