(LOS ANGELES) -- Actor Tim Curry is recovering at his Hollywood Hills home after suffering a major stroke.
The British actor, beloved by millions of Rocky Horror Picture Show fans for his role as transvestite Dr. Frank-N-Furtur, has been recovering since having the stroke last July, his agent Marcia Horwitz tells ABC News.
"He has been going to physical therapy doing very well and still has his great sense of humor," Hurwitz said in an emailed statement Friday. "He thanks everyone for sending good wishes."
Curry, 67, has appeared in numerous other films including Annie and Clue, as well ...Read more
(LOS ANGELES) -- While having Kelly Clarkson sitting on the judges' panel of American Idol sounds like a pretty awesome idea, it's not happening. That's according to a rep for the singer, who tells The Hollywood Reporter that despite claims by both E! and New York magazine, Kelly has not inked a deal to be a judge on season 13 of the Fox show.
E! had said that a three-judge panel made up of Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson and one other Idol alum -- possibly Adam Lambert -- was "95 ...Read more
(NEW YORK) -- For the second year in a row, readers of Entertainment Weekly's website EW.com have voted to determine who the best Saturday Night Live host was this past season. The winner, perhaps to no one's surprise, is Justin Timberlake.
Voting went on throughout the season until finally it came down to six names: Seth MacFarlane, Martin Short, Justin Timberlake, Melissa McCarthy, Kristin Wiig and Ben Affleck. Justin won handily, capturing just over 48 percent of the vote. The runner-up was Melissa McCarthy, with just under 22 percent of the vote.
Justin's episode, which aired in ...Read more
(NEW YORK) -- Amanda Bynes was arraigned and released in New York City Friday morning, just hours after being arrested for tampering with physical evidence, reckless endangerment and criminal possession of marijuana.
Bynes was just arraigned and released on her own recognizance, despite prosecutors requesting $1,000 bail.
Despite appearing in her arrest photos wearing a long blonde wig, the former child star is shown in her mugshot sporting a very short hairdo.
Bynes, 27, was arrested on Thursday evening. According to NYPD spokesman Det. Brian Sessa, police responded to a 911 call about a woman smoking marijuana in her apartment building ...Read more
(NEW YORK) -- The Hangover Part III opened early Thursday, earning an estimated $3.1 million in late-night screenings, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Two more films arrive in theaters Friday, just in time for the Memorial Day weekend. Here's a closer look:
Fast & Furious 6 -- In the latest film in the action series, Dwayne Johnson's federal agent Hobbs asks Vin Diesel's Dom to get his team back together in order to take down a group of mercenary drivers. If the mission is a success, Dom's crew will be granted full pardons. Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” ...Read more
(LOS ANGELES) -- The ninth season of ABC's The Bachelorette begins Monday night, with Desiree Hartsock beginning her search for long-lasting love.
Hartsock, a 27-year-old bridal stylist from Colorado, was rejected by Sean Lowe on the most recent season of The Bachelor.
Fortunately for her, there are 25 men who are waiting to woo her. They include a former pro soccer player, a federal prosecutor, and a drilling fluid engineer.
The Bachelorette returns at 8 p.m. Eastern time.
Here's a rundown of the men whom Desiree will meet:
- Ben, 28, an entrepreneur from Dallas, TX
- Brad, 27,
(TAMPA, Fla.) -- After 12 seasons of countless auditions, performances and lots of drama involving the judges themselves, American Idol judge Randy Jackson is leaving the show, saying his long stint had run its course.
When the longest-tenured judge announced his departure from America’s stage earlier this month, rumors rapidly ran wild. But Jackson confirms to ABC News’ Bianna Golodryga that he was not forced out, nor was he kicked off the show.
Golodryga caught up with Jackson at the MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Fla., where he’s meeting the troops and donating guitars from his home shopping network guitar collection.
(NEW YORK) -- Mariah Carey had a wardrobe snafu this morning during the Good Morning America concert series when the back of her pink sequined Donatella Versace dress popped open.
"I love you Donatella, but it popped darling," Carey said, laughing on stage after she finished singing her hit, "Always Be My Baby," her first performance of the morning.
"Should we call this the Central Park saga?" the global superstar and best-selling female artist of all time joked with GMA anchor Lara Spencer on the stage in Central Park.
"What we'll do is go to break, adjust, and when we come back we'll talk to Mariah Carey about...Read more
(NEW YORK) -- Hit the Floor is VH1's new sexy and scandalous drama centered on the Los Angeles Devil Girls, a fictional professional basketball dance team, and what goes on inside the big arena.
And a lot goes on as the team captain deals with a new crop of girls coming to steal the spotlight, while veteran dancers deal with the consequences of fraternizing with the players, a big no no for dancers that seems all too common with the Devils.
Dean Cain stars as Coach Pete Davenport, a former All-Star who comes back to coach the team.
Cain says the show portrays some things that really happen in the world of professional sports.
(NEW YORK) -- At nearly 46 thousand pounds, LEGO has landed a record breaking tribute to Star Wars in the middle of New York City.
More than 30 builders from the toy company spent nearly four months building a life-sized version of the X-Wing fighter piloted by Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy. With the exact specs of what the fighter would be in real life, the model is 43 feet long, 11 feet high, and boasts a wingspan of 46 feet, and features glowing engines and thruster sounds from the films.
While LEGO's normal-sized X-Wing toy is 560 pieces, it took more than 5.3 million bricks attached to a steel...Read more
(NEW YORK) -- At long last, Arrested Development is back. Seven years after the cult comedy was cancelled by Fox, Netflix will launch a fourth season this Sunday.
The 15 new episodes, which will be made available all at once, will catch up with the dysfunctional Bluth family. All of the original cast members will reprise their roles, including Michael Cera, who plays George-Michael Bluth, the reserved son of Jason Bateman's Michael Bluth who has a crush on his cousin.
The show will pick up in 2013 -- not in 2006, when it was cancelled.
“They're basically living in today, now,”...Read more
(NEW YORK) -- Former child star Amanda Bynes was arrested on Thursday evening in New York City, police confirmed to ABC News.
Bynes, 27, was charged with tampering with physical evidence, reckless endangerment and criminal possession of marijuana, NYPD spokesman Det. Brian Sessa told ABC News.
“There was a 911 call at her apartment building that someone was smoking marijuana in the lobby,” Sessa said, adding that once police arrived, a building official took them upstairs to her apartment and Bynes let them inside.
“There was a heavy smell of marijuana,” Sessa said. “[Then] she took the bong...Read more
(NEW YORK) -- With The Hangover Part III, director and co-writer Todd Phillips breaks with the format of the previous two films, in that the particular mess in which the Wolfpack finds itself isn't the result of a bachelor party gone wrong.
Instead, after a hilarious intervention that probably would’ve been even funnier had parts of it not been included in the trailer, Bradley Cooper’s Phil, Ed Helms’s Stu and Justin Bartha’s Doug have decided to drive Alan, again played by Zach Galifianakis, to a mental health facility in Arizona. The intervention is needed after Alan, who's gone off his meds, has a series of somewhat hilarious ...Read more
(LOS ANGELES) -- Vice President Joe Biden made a cameo appearance on Thursday night’s episode of Jeopardy! by providing video clues to a category about the vice presidency.
“Since 1974, the official residence of the vice president has been on the grounds of this astronomical agency of the United States,” Biden said.
One of the contestants correctly answered, "What is the Naval Observatory?”
Continuing with a clue for the “Daily Double," Biden said, “The vice president is a member of the board of regents of this, ‘America’s attic.'"
The question: ...Read more
(NEW YORK) -- After Bill Hader announced he wouldn't be returning to Saturday Night Live next season, all eyes turned to longtime cast member Jason Sudeikis. On Thursday's Good Morning America, the actor didn't do much to dispel rumors that he also doesn't plan to return.
"You know, you never leave SNL. It's like the mob. It never leaves you. You never leave it. And we've got a great godfather in Lorne Michaels," the 37-year-old actor said. "And whether I'll be working there or not -- I don't know. Goodbyes are always tough," Sudeikis added after moments of stuttering.
Seth Meyers will also ...Read more