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Celebrities Make a Stand for COVID Vaccines on TV Special

President Joe Biden and celebrities including Billy Crystal and Lin-Manuel Miranda are part of a TV special aimed at boosting COVID-19 vaccination rates.
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Billy Crystal and Tiffany Haddish’s ‘Here Today’ Set for May Release

Billy Crystal and Tiffany Haddish’s new film “Here Today” will be here soon. The comedy starring Emmy and Tony Award winner Crystal and Emmy and Grammy winner Haddish will launch on May 7. Crystal plays a veteran comedy writer named Charlie Burnz, who forms an unlikely, yet hilarious and touching friendship with New York singer […]
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Sony Acquires Billy Crystal’s Here Today, Sets May Release Date

Sony acquires Billy Crystal’s Here Today, sets May release date It’s been 20 years since Emmy winner and Golden Globe nominee Billy Crystal (Standing Up, Falling Down) last stepped into the director’s chair for the HBO sports biographical drama 61* and now his latest effort, Here Today, is finally coming to audiences as Sony Pictures’ Stage 6 Films has acquired the rights to the dramedy. RELATED: Tiffany Haddish to Star in Netflix’s Film Adaptation of Mystery Girl Co-written by Crystal and...
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All the new shows you can watch on Disney Plus - from 'The Mandalorian' to 'The Falcon and the Winter Soldier'

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Disney+; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Disney Plus has several new shows based on big franchises, like "Star Wars" and Marvel. The service also offers a lot of non-fiction shows and documentaries. Disney Plus costs $8/month or $80/year, and you can bundle it with Hulu and ESPN+ for $14/month. Monthly Subscription Service (small) Disney Plus has a lot of new shows to stream. There are spin-offs, s...
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Mindy Kaling Joins Cast of Disney+ Original Series Monsters at Work

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Mindy Kaling joins cast of Disney+ original series Monsters at Work Emmy nominee Mindy Kaling (The Office, Inside Out, Late Night) has joined the cast of Disney+’s highly anticipated animated series Monsters At Work. Kaling will voice the role of Val Little, an enthusiastic member of the Monsters, Inc. Facilities Team (aka “MIFT”). Additionally, Bonnie Hunt will reprise her role as Ms. Flint, who was formerly in charge of training new Scarers at Monsters, Inc., but will no...
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‘Monsters Inc.’ TV Series ‘Monsters at Work’ is Coming in July, Adds Mindy Kaling and Reveals New Characters

Disney+ is bringing Monsters Inc. back in a new way with the sequel series Monsters at Work. After being in development for a couple years, we finally have word that the series will arrive this July. But that’s not all, because Disney+ has also released a look at some new monsters from the series, and a new cast member reporting for duty. Monsters at Work picks up the day after Monsters Inc. started harvesting the laughter of children instead of scaring them and using their screams to power Mon...
Tags: Work, Television, Movies, Disney, Animation, Sequels, John-Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Yeti, Randall, Cutter, Mindy Kaling, Flint, Duncan, Mike, Billy Crystal

An Emmy for Cuomo might be most embarrassing COVID gaffe

Gov. Gavin Newsom can take some comfort from the fact that his French Laundry dinner with lobbyists is no longer the most embarrassing moment of the COVID-19 pandemic. That distinction now belongs to the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, which is facing calls to revoke the Emmy it awarded to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. In November, the TV Academy presented Cuomo with the International Emmy Founders Award “in recognition of his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic and his masterful use of...
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Q&A: Billy Crystal on Oscars and 'Little Powerhouse' Film

After hosting the Oscars nine times, Billy Crystal wouldn’t necessarily rule out a tenth.
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Monsters at Work: Billy Crystal Talks Disney+’s Monsters, Inc. Series

Monsters at Work: Billy Crystal Talks Disney+’s Monsters, Inc. Series It has been more than a year since Disney + made the first announcement about the development of a Monsters, Inc. sequel series, and now franchise star Billy Crystal has finally opened up about Monsters at Work, confirming that the project is still moving forward at the streamer. Speaking with Collider, Crystal revealed that he and the voice cast along with fellow franchise star John Goodman are really having fun with the ...
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Clippers’ Kawhi Leonard proves the fun guy as a guest on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Was Tyronn Lue planning to watch Kawhi on Kimmel? “No,” the Clippers coach scoffed, waiting a beat before realizing it was a legitimate question, that the Clippers’ typically limelight-resistant star, their “mysterious man,” as the late-night talk show host would describe him later that night, actually was going to be a guest on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” “I’m just messing,” Lue said. “I didn’t believe he was coming on, so thanks for telling me that — he’s actually going on to be interviewed?” Yes, Ka...
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Aubrey Plaza Wants To Host The Oscars, Calls Herself ‘This Generation’s Billy Crystal’

It looks like Aubrey Plaza really wants a shot at hosting the Oscars.
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Billy Crystal Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award By SCAD Savannah Film Festival

Tony and Emmy award-winning actor Billy Crystal will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 23rd annual SCAD Savannah Film Festival, taking place as a virtual event Oct. 24-31, the Savannah College of Art and Design announced.  Crystal will receive his award on Oct. 26 following the screening of his latest film “Standing Up, Falling […]
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All the new shows you can watch on Disney Plus — from 'The Mandalorian' to 'The Right Stuff'

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Disney+/Business Insider Disney Plus has a ton of new shows based on big franchises, like Star Wars, Marvel, and High School Musical. The service also offers a lot of non-fiction shows and documentaries, including "The World According to Jeff Goldblum," "Encore!" with Kristen Bell, and a program all about Disney Imagineering.Disney Plus costs $69.99 a year for an annual subscription or $6.99 a mont...
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Newman From ‘Seinfeld,’ Billy Crystal and Samuel L. Jackson Speak to Voters in Latest Starry PSAs

Celebrities including Billy Crystal, Samuel L. Jackson, and Wayne Knight took part in newly-released voting PSAs this week, each with notable support for the Democratic party. Actor Wayne Knight, who played Newman in “Seinfeld,” revived the character for an advertisement uploaded by PACRONYM. Discussing the changes in the U.S. Postal Service, including shortened work hours […]
Tags: News, Seinfeld, Samuel L. Jackson, Newman, U S Postal Service, Billy Crystal, Wayne Knight, Billy Crystal Samuel L Jackson

The Best TV Shows & Movies Coming to HBO Max in October 2020

The weather is getting cooler, the leaves are falling: spooky season is soon upon us. October brings the fall, and with it, a new batch of TV shows and movies coming to HBO Max. Here are the best TV shows and movies coming to HBO Max in October 2020. Galaxy Quest The best Star Trek movie that isn’t actually Star Trek, Galaxy Quest is both a spoof of pop culture fandom and a loving homage to it. A rollicking adventure in which the cast of a 1970s-era sci-fi TV show — with standout performa...
Tags: Hong Kong, Movies, New York City, US, Netflix, Adelaide, Nora Ephron, Alan Rickman, David Fincher, When Harry Met Sally, Galaxy Quest, Lupita Nyong, Nyong, Harry Met Sally, Sam Rockwell, Billy Crystal

19 Oscar Contenders to Consider From the New First Half of 2020-2021

“You’re not dying. You just can’t think of anything good to do.” -Matthew Broderick in “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” (1986) The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences can be a forgetful group. While their tastes have undoubtedly expanded and matured over the years, they still need to be reminded about the best films and […]
Tags: Awards, Actors, Birds Of Prey, Hamilton, Palm Springs, Academy of Motion Picture Arts Sciences, Billy Crystal, Matthew Broderick, Julia Garner, Greyhound, Da 5 Bloods

"My heart made that sound when the six-fingered man killed my father. Every 'Princess Bride' fan who wants to see that perfect movie preserved from Hollywood politics makes it now."

Tweeted Ted Cruz, quoted in "'The Princess Bride' Cast Reunites for Wisconsin Democratic Party Fundraiser" (Variety).The cast members participating in this unusual fundraisers are Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Carol Kane, Chris Sarandon, Mandy Patinkin, Wallace Shawn, and Billy Crystal. The director Rob Reiner is also participating. Here's the IMDB list of the whole cast of the 1987, in case you want to figure out who's not going along with this event. Peter Falk and Andre the Giant are no longer am...
Tags: Hollywood, Law, New York City, House Of Lords, Ted Cruz, Wisconsin, Billy Crystal, Rob Reiner, Peter Falk, Princess Bride, Ann Althouse, Andre the Giant, Fred Savage, Celebripolitics

‘The Princess Bride’ Cast Reunites for Wisconsin Democratic Party Fundraiser

The cast of Rob Reiner’s 1987 film “The Princess Bride” is reuniting for a virtual script reading and fundraiser benefitting the Wisconsin Democratic Party. Reiner, Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Carol Kane, Chris Sarandon, Mandy Patinkin, Wallace Shawn and Billy Crystal will read the script on Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. CT, followed by a Q&A […]
Tags: News, Ted Cruz, Wisconsin, The Princess Bride, Billy Crystal, Rob Reiner, Wisconsin Democratic Party, Wisconsin Democratic Party Reiner Cary Elwes Robin

The Quarantine Stream: ‘When Harry Met Sally’ Is the Perfect Romantic Comedy All Others Aspire to Be

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Series: When Harry Met Sally Where You Can Stream It: HBO Max The Pitch: Can men and women ever just be friends? That’s the question posted by When Harry Met Sally, the romantic comedy directed by Rob Reiner and written by Nora Ephron, who would go on to direct Sleepless in Seattle and You’ve Got Mail. This is the quintessential roman...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, Movies, Romance, New York City, Features, Carrie Fisher, Harry, University Of Chicago, Nora Ephron, Seattle, When Harry Met Sally, Harry Met Sally, Sally, Amanda, Billy Crystal

VIDEO: Billy Crystal Tells Jokes for Senior Citizen COVID Hotline

On last night's episode of The Late Late Show,James Corden connects with a Canadian school teacher whose class has organized a hotline for senior citizens to call and listen to jokes. Billy Crystal pops in to the chat to record a few jokes of his own. [Author: TV News Desk]
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Mit diesen Songs von Never Have I Ever fühlst du dich wieder wie ein Teenie

Achtung: Der Artikel enthält kleine Spoiler zur Netflix-Serie Never Have I Ever (Noch nie in meinem Leben). Klischeemäßig werden Nerds in Filmen und Serien immer als sehr schüchterne, aber extrem schlaue Außenseiter dargestellt. Im Handlungsverlauf lernen wir sie dann schätzen und merken, das sie überraschend liebenswert sind – und manchmal lustig, hilfsbereit oder auch hoffnungslos romantisch. Etwas, das allerdings so gut wie nie mit den Geeks in Verbindung gebracht wird, ist sexuelles Verlange...
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Eddie Murphy Joining Adam Sander, Billy Crystal & More for Feeding America Comedy Festival

Eddie Murphy is slated to make his triumphant return to stand-up comedy at Netflix sometime in the future, but before that, we’ll see him try his hand at stand-up again for a big charity comedy festival being put together to benefit Feeding America food banks during the coronavirus pandemic. The Feeding America Comedy Festival is being put together by comedian-turned-media-magnate Byron Allen and his Entertainment Studios banner along with the folks at Funny or Die. The three-hour event will be...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, America, Netflix, Eddie-Murphy, Billy Crystal, Byron Allen, Barry Allen, Marc Maron, Entertainment Studios, Jon Lovitz, Chris-Rock, Kevin-Hart, Kenan-Thompson, Tiffany Haddish, Tim-Meadows

All the Pixar films and shorts you can stream on Disney Plus — from 'Toy Story' to 'Onward'

  Disney Plus houses all the Pixar movies alongside a variety of brand-new movies and shorts made exclusively for the streaming service. Yearly subscriptions are just $69.99/year ($5.83/month) and month to month subscriptions are $6.99/month ($83.88/year).  The service can also be bundled with Hulu and ESPN+ for a total of $12.99 per month, which is $5 less per month than you'd pay if you subscribed to each platform on its own.  See more: All the new movies you can watch on Disney Plus — fro...
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The 15 best movies on Hulu that you can stream right now

  For $5.99 a month (ad-supported) or $11.99 a month (ad-free), you'll gain access to Hulu's entire streaming catalog of TV shows, original series, and movies. While movies often aren't the main draw of Hulu, its collection of over 2,500 titles is nothing to sneeze at. Standout new releases include "Booksmart", "Mission: Impossible - Fallout," and "A Quiet Place." Classics like "Vacation", "When Harry Met Sally," and "Good Will Hunting," also make our list of top picks. If you're looking f...
Tags: Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Tim Burton, Disney, Trends, Mit, Dreamworks, Harry, Espn, Nora Ephron, Hulu, Oscar Isaac, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Margot Robbie, Natalie Portman, Emily Blunt

The Centrifugal Forces of Democracy

For the symposium on Richard L. Hasen, Election Meltdown: Dirty Tricks, Distrust, and the Threat to American Democracy (Yale University Press, 2020).Dan Tokaji Rick Hasen’s Electoral Meltdown tells a story of democracy in decline.   Americans are riven by conflict, distrustful of one another, and bitterly divided over how we should run our elections.   His book identifies four main culprits:   vote suppression, administrative incompetence, dirty tricks, and overheated rhetoric about stolen o...
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All the Pixar films and shorts you can stream on Disney Plus — from 'Toy Story' to 'Inside Out'

  Disney Plus houses all the Pixar movies alongside a variety of brand-new movies and shorts made exclusively for the streaming service. Yearly subscriptions are just $69.99/year ($5.83/month) and month to month subscriptions are $83.88/year ($6.99/month). There's even a package with Hulu and ESPN+ for $12.99/month. So far, more than 10 million people have signed up for Disney Plus with numbers projected to reach 18 million by the end of 2020. See more: All the new movies you can watch on Di...
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Exploring the Many Hurdles That Pixar’s ‘Monsters Inc.’ Faced on the Road to the Big Screen

(Infinity and Beyond  is a regular bi-weekly column documenting the 25-year filmography of Pixar Animation Studios, film by film. In today’s column, writer Josh Spiegel highlights Monsters, Inc .) Thursday, November 1, 2001 ought to have been a very exciting day for Pete Docter. The stalwart Pixar animator, writer, and director was just hours away from a true milestone: the first feature film bearing his name as director was going to be released in theaters nationwide. It would be the fourth...
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