Trevor Noah’s ‘Daily Show’ exit signals a changing view of the late-night throne

CNN — Johnny Carson’s 30-plus-year reign as late-night TV’s king hosting “The Tonight Show” exerted enormous influence over the hosts who followed him, who behaved as if reaching that “throne” was the pinnacle of show-business success, battling over it accordingly. Trevor Noah’s decision to walk away from “The Daily Show,” following James Corden announcing his … Read more

‘Interview With the Vampire’ review: AMC pumps fresh blood into Anne Rice’s story

CNN — Significantly improving upon the 1994 film, “Anne Rice’s Interview With the Vampire” does more than just add the late author’s name to the title, ambitiously updating the story, introducing a racial component and serving up plenty of sex and gore. Desperate to replace “The Walking Dead,” AMC might have completed an improbable baton … Read more

Katie Couric reveals she was diagnosed with breast cancer

CNN — Veteran journalist Katie Couric reported some personal news on Wednesday. In a post on her website, Couric shared she was diagnosed with breast cancer a few months ago. “Why Not Me,” she titled the post. “June 21, 2022, was the first day of summer, my 8th wedding anniversary, and the day I found … Read more

Tom Hanks Says He’s Only Made 4 ‘Pretty Good’ Films Over His 40-Year Career

The nightmare-inducing “Polar Express” aside, most movie lovers would agree that Tom Hanks’ presence on screen is more often than not a welcome one. With classic films ranging different genres over the decades (get you an actor who can do both “You’ve Got Mail” and “Saving Private Ryan” in the same year), Hanks is one … Read more

Christina Ricci says her ‘Yellowjackets’ character ‘is not somebody that I would choose to be friends with’

CNN — Christina Ricci will be the first to tell you she doesn’t like her terrifying “Yellowjackets” character Misty Quigley. “I mean, she’s not somebody that I would choose to be friends with,” Ricci tells CNN of her Emmy-nominated role. Still, she does like playing her even if she is untrustworthy. “I really enjoy playing … Read more

Armie Hammer’s ex allegedly used a friend’s email to communicate with him amid their relationship fallout

CNN — Armie Hammer and his estranged wife Elizabeth Chambers’ contentious split in 2020 was widely publicized, but more is coming to light about why that may have been the case. As the recent Discovery+ docuseries “House of Hammer” has brought allegations of sexual abuse by Hammer back into the headlines, CNN has obtained emails … Read more

Don’t look up: Close encounters of the disaster movie kind

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — There’s a giant rock ahead. This is not a movie. Or a drill. But don’t worry. Apparently, we’ve got this. Or at least NASA does. On Monday, the Double Asteroid Redirection Test, or … Read more

NFL legend Terry Bradshaw’s ranch north of Dallas listed for $22.5 million

Fans of Grapevine’s Great Wolf Lodge will now be able to hit their favorite water park in another Texas city. The popular nationwide family resort and indoor park will break ground in Webster, near Houston, on Thursday, September 22. It will be Great Wolf Lodge’s second Texas location. Great Wolf Lodge Gulf Coast Texas will … Read more

Shania Twain feels ‘stronger than ever’ ahead of new album release ever”

CNN — Shania Twain’s life could make a hell of a country music song. In fact, there’s so much material it could make several great country music songs. She survived a tough childhood, lost her parents in a car crash and at the height of her career, was diagnosed with Lyme Disease – an illness … Read more

‘Sidney’ review: An Oprah Winfrey-produced Apple TV+ documentary does justice to Sidney Poitier’s remarkable life and career

CNN — In theory there’s only so much to be done with a celebrity biography, but when the subject is Sidney Poitier, that’s an unusually target-rich environment. “Sidney,” a documentary from director Reginald Hudlin produced by Oprah Winfrey, does the actor justice, providing context, depth and considerable warmth in chronicling his remarkable life and trailblazing … Read more