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‘X-Factor’ Star Freddie Combs Dies at 49

Freddie Combs, a minister known for singing on Season 2 of “The X-Factor,” died Sept. 10, according to a Cocoa, Fla. funeral home. He was 49. Though he did not last on...

CAA Promotes Five to Agent Across Television Division

Creative Artists Agency (CAA) announced that five trainees in the television division have been promoted to agent: Allie Cohen and David Romero in scripted television, Alixandra Haley in alternative television and Rachel...

Inigo Pascual to Star in Fox Country Music Drama ‘Monarch’

Actor and singer-songwriter Inigo Pascual has joined the cast of Fox’s upcoming musical drama “Monarch.” Previously announced cast members include Beth Ditto, Trace Adkins, Susan Sarandon, Anna Friel and Joshua Sasse. The...

Amazon Signs First-Look Deal with ‘Sylvie’s Love’ Star and Producer Nnamdi Asomugha

Amazon Studios has closed a first-look deal with Nnamdi Asomugha, who produced and starred in the Amazon film “Sylvie’s Love,” as well as his company iAm21 Entertainment. Asomugha will develop and produce...

‘The Amber Ruffin Show’ Renewed for Season 2 at Peacock

Peacock has renewed “The Amber Ruffin Show” for a second season, which will premiere on Oct. 8 with new episodes releasing every Friday. The late night series features Ruffin’s personal and comedic...

Hollywood Pays Tribute to Norm Macdonald: ‘One of the Greatest Comedians to Have Ever Lived’

When news broke on Tuesday that Norm Macdonald had died, comedians, actors and writers took to social media to mourn and remember the life of the famed “Saturday Night Live” alum. Macdonald...

Netflix Orders ‘Grendel’ Series Adaptation Starring Abubakr Ali

Netflix announced a series order for “Grendel,” based on Matt Wagner’s Dark Horse Entertainment comic book series of the same name. Abubakr Ali will star, among others. “Grendel” follows Hunter Rose (Ali),...

New Movies to Watch This Week: ‘The Card Counter,’ ‘The Voyeurs,’ ‘Fauci’

Fall movie season is upon us — though the release schedule has never been more confusing, with some blockbusters heading directly to streaming, and various independent films insisting on the pre-pandemic model...

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