Verne Troyer, who played Mini-Me in "Austin Powers" films, dead at 49

(LOS ANGELES) -- The actor famous for playing Mini-Me in the Austin Powers movies died Saturday.

Verne Troyer, who was 32 inches tall and played the villain in the James Bond spoofs, was 49 years old.

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Alec Baldwin, Alyssa Milano, Amy Schumer among celebs part of new anti-NRA initiative

(NEW YORK) -- Alyssa Milano, Amy Schumer and Alec Baldwin are among the celebrities and activists who have joined forces to launch a new initiative aimed at dismantling the National Rifle Association.

The No Rifle Association initiative -- #... Read More

Evan Rachel Wood and Thandie Newton talk android empowerment in "Westworld" season 2

(NEW YORK) -- After season one’s fiery conclusion, the women of Westworld are leading the charge in season two.

Evan Rachel Wood and Thandie Newton, who play android "hosts" Dolores and Maeve on the buzzy HBO series, say they&rs... Read More

Avengers Assemble! Jimmy Kimmel hosts "Infinity War" cast all next week

(HOLLYWOOD) -- Marvel's Avengers are assembling on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live! all next week.

To coincide with the release of the new movie Avengers: Infinity War, Kimmel will welcome a huge chunk of the cast from April ... Read More

Michelle Pfeiffer lived on a diet of “tomato soup and Marlboros” to play drug addict in "Scarface"

(NEW YORK) -- Michelle Pfeiffer was hungry for the role of Elvira in 1983’s Scarface...quite literally it turns out.

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Bond's Baby: Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz expecting first child together

(NEW YORK) -- Rachel Weisz [pron. VICE] is expecting her first child with husband and James Bond star Daniel Craig.

The 48-year-old actress revealed the happy news in an interview with Read More

Letitia Wright takes pride in playing the smartest character in the Marvel Universe

(NEW YORK) -- Letitia Wright will reprise her role as Wakandan princess Shuri in the upcoming Marvel film Avengers: Infinity War. While it's safe to say Wright's character is a genius, earlier this year it was Read More

"The Handmaid's Tale" returns with a timely message

(LOS ANGELES) -- Emmys reigning Best Drama, The Handmaid's Tale, had its season two debut party in Hollywood on Thursday night, and on the red carpet, a couple of its stars -- Ann Dowd and Elisabeth Moss -- said the show is back with a ... Read More

Pranks, blank faces, and Stevie Wonder: Thursday night's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" was a "Scandal" send-off

(LOS ANGELES) -- Jimmy Kimmel's entire show on Thursday night was dedicated to the series finale of the ABC television series Scandal, which preceded his late-night program.

The show's creator, Shonda Rhimes, and its entire cast was o... Read More

"Scandal" series finale recap: "Over a Cliff"

(LOS ANGELES) -- In the final episode ever of Scandal, titled "Over a Cliff," the gladiators are ready to come clean about B6-13 so they can expose Cyrus and Jake and protect President Mellie from being impeached.

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"Super Troopers 2" and "I Feel Pretty" among this week's new releases

(LOS ANGELES) -- Here are the films opening in wide releaase on Friday:

* Super Troopers 2 -- The sequel to 2001's Super Troopers finds the comedy troupe Broken Lizard -- comprised of Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve... Read More

Tiffany Haddish explains why she wore her Alexander McQueen gown three times in eight months

(LOS ANGELES) -- Tiffany Haddish knows how to make the best of a sticky sartorial situation.

The comedian toldRead More

Tyne Daly joining "Murphy Brown" revival

(LOS ANGELES) -- Tyne Daly has joined the cast of CBS' Murphy Brown revival.

Daly, best known for her role in Cagney & Lacey, will play Phyllis, the sister of late bar owner Phil from the original series.  

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"SNL," "The Handmaid's Tale," "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," "Better Call Saul" among Peabody Award winners

(NEW YORK) -- The winners in the Entertainment category of the 77th Annual George Foster Peabody Awards -- the Peabody Awards, for short -- Read More