Jimmy Fallon is taking time away from the camera after his mother’s death. NBC has canceled taping of “The Tonight Show” for the week of Nov. 6-10 following the death of Gloria Fallon, who died Saturday at a Manhattan hospital.
CBS Corporation CEO Leslie Moonves confirmed on Thursday that CBS All Access is working on a refresh of the iconic sci-fi anthology series The Twilight Zone. It remains to be seen whether the project has been ordered or is simply in development, but Marco Ramirez, who has previously worked on the Netflix/Marvel collaborations The Defenders and Daredevil, will pen the series’ script.
The Walt Disney Studios revealed the cast for its upcoming live-action adaptation of its 1994 animated classic “The Lion King.” Beyoncé is joining the cast as the voice of Nala. Other cast members had been previously announced for the film, including Donald Glover as Simba and James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Alfre Woodard as Sarabi, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa, Billy Eichner as Timon and Keegan-Michael Key as a Kamari.
Lady Gaga is reportedly engaged. Us Weekly reports that Gaga and Christian Carino “secretly got engaged over the summer” after he asked her father for his blessing. They have apparently put a hold on wedding plans, however, while Gaga as focuses on her ongoing battle with chronic pain that comes from her Fibromyalgia. Neither Gaga or Christian have officially commented on the news that they’re engaged.
Olivia Munn and five other women have come forward with sexual harassment and misconduct allegations against director Brett Ratner, in an exposé released by the Los Angeles Times. Actresses Jamie Ray Newman, Katharine Towne, Jorina King, Natasha Henstridge and model Eri Sasaki also spoke to the Times claiming they were sexually harassed by Ratner.