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‘Eternals’ Castmembers Pull Out of Elle Event After Possible Exposure to COVID-19

Eternals stars Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, Gemma Chan and Lauren Ridloff withdrew last minute from Elle magazine’s 2021 Women in Hollywood gala event on Tuesday night due to potential exposure…

Colin Powell Dies of COVID-19 Complications at 84

Colin Powell, the trailblazing soldier and diplomat whose sterling reputation of service to Republican and Democratic presidents was stained by his faulty claims to justify the 2003 U.S. war in Iraq

Los Angeles to Require COVID-19 Vaccinations for Movie Theaters, Concerts, Restaurants

The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday passed an ordinance that will require residents to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination in order to enter indoor spaces including movie…

Disney Pauses Princess Concert Tour Amid COVID Concerns

The upcoming Disney Princess — The Concert tour has been postponed due to concerns over the spread of

U.K. COVID Insurance Scheme Extended by 6 Months

The U.K.’s Film and TV Production Restart Scheme, the groundbreaking emergency £500 million ($647 million) insurance fund launched by the U.K. government last summer to help get the country’s…

‘Fauci’ Directors Talk Pandemic Polarization and the Emotional Interview That “Caught All of Us By Surprise”

Though Dr. Anthony Fauci became a national icon during the COVID-19 pandemic, the first major, theatrically released documentary profiling the infectious disease specialist is the result of…

Stephen A. Smith Expresses Sharp Disapproval Over LeBron James’ Reluctant Vaccination Admission

Stephen A. Smith this week went on something of a tear against LeBron James, sharing his frustration that the NBA superstar took so long to admit he had been vaccinated against COVID-19. The…

‘The View’ Hosts Recall Dramatic COVID-19 False Positive Experience

On Monday’s The View, the hosts took a few minutes at the top of the show to recap the bizarre circumstances that transpired on Friday’s show, when co-hosts Sunny Hostin and Ana Navarro were told…

Seth Rogen Marvels at Emmys Tent: “There’s Way Too Many of Us in This Little Room”

The 2021 Emmys took great pains to be COVID-compliant, requiring attendees to be vaccinated and present negative test results, and the location for the awards show was even switched to the event…

President Biden Hosting Disney CEO Bob Chapek to Discuss Vaccine Mandate

Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Chapek will be at the White House on Wednesday to meet with President Joe Biden, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Chapek will be part of a panel of business…

Is Comic-Con the Linear TV of Fandom Events?

At least one headline afterward called it a disaster. It was 2016, and anybody could have predicted that the panel for Batman: The Killing Joke at San Diego Comic-Con was going to get dicey…

Biden Mandates Employers With More Than 100 Workers Must Require COVID-19 Vaccination or Weekly Testing

In his most forceful pandemic actions and words, President Joe Biden on Thursday announced sweeping new federal vaccine requirements affecting as many as 100 million Americans in an all-out effort…