Hollywood Headlines Tues. Nov. 28 2017

posted Nov 28, 2017, 5:32 AM by Ryan Quinn
Disney's live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast returns to theaters in New York and Los Angeles for a one-week engagement in December. The film, starring Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad and featuring the voices of Ewan MGregor, Stanley Tucci and Audra McDonald, is currently the highest grossing film of 2017, raking in more than $1 billion worldwide. Beauty and the Beast kicks off its weeklong run on Friday...

Ken Shapiro, who wrote and directed the 1974 film The Groove Tube, died of cancer in Las Cruces, New Mexico on Saturday, according to Variety. He was 76. The influential sketch comedy film, starring himself, Richard Belzer and Chevy Chase, provided the template for 1977's The Kentucky Fried Movie, Saturday Night Live, SCTV and Mad TV, among others. Shapiro also directed and co-wrote the 1981 comedy Modern Problems, also starring Chase...

John Stamos has been tapped for a key recurring role on the Lifetime psychological thriller You, according to Deadline. The straight-to-series drama -- starring Penn Badgley, Shay Mitchell and Elizabeth Lail -- is described as "a 21st century love story that asks, 'What would you do for love?'" according to the entertainment website. Badgly plays a brilliant bookstore manager who crosses paths with an aspiring writer -- played by Lail -- whose answer to that question is "anything." Stamos will play Dr. Nicky, who becomes a fixture in Lail's life, much to the Badgley's dismay. You is set to bow in 2018...
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