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'Bachelorette' alum Andi Dorfman marries Blaine Hart in romantic Italian wedding

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Former Bachelorette star Andi Dorfman has given out her final rose and officially said "I do" to her fiancé Blaine Hart in a breathtaking three-day celebration in Sorrento, Italy.

Speaking with People, Dorfman couldn't contain her happiness as she shared her feelings about marrying the love of her life.

"Getting to spend my life with Blaine and being in love with him as much as I am is something that's like a dream come true to me," she gushed. 

With 75 of their nearest and dearest gathered at the Conca del Sogno Beach Club, the bride and groom poured their hearts out, exchanging heartfelt handwritten vows.

In March 2022, Dorfman shared news of her engagement on Instagram, along with a sweet picture of the couple smooching on the beach.

"WORTH THE WAIT!!!!" she wrote in all caps, along with the ring emoji.

Dorfman gained notoriety after appearing on Juan Pablo Galavis' season of The Bachelor in 2014. She then went on to become the lead for season 10 of The Bachelorette, where she got engaged to winner Josh Murray. They announced their split in 2015.

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Los Angeles district attorney declines to charge Armie Hammer in sex assault case over lack of evidence

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Embattled actor Armie Hammer will not face criminal charges in connection with an investigation for sexual assault in Los Angeles County, prosecutors said Wednesday.

The Los Angeles district attorney cited a lack of evidence.

In a video news conference on March 18, 2021, a woman said that in April 2017 Hammer raped her for four hours, physically assaulted her and committed other violent acts against her.

Hammer denied the accusations.

Regarding Wednesday's decision, Tiffiny Blacknell, director of the Bureau of Communications for the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office, noted, "Sexual assault cases are often difficult to prove, which is why we assign our most experienced prosecutors to review them. In this case, those prosecutors conducted an extremely thorough review, but determined that at this time, there is insufficient evidence to charge Mr. Hammer with a crime."

The statement continued, "As prosecutors, we have an ethical responsibility to only charge cases that we can prove beyond a reasonable doubt. We know that it is hard for women to report sexual assault. Even when we cannot move forward with a prosecution, our victim service representatives will be available to those who seek our victim support services."

It concluded, "Due to the complexity of the relationship and inability to prove a non-consensual, forcible sexual encounter we are unable to prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt."

Hammer's career was derailed in January 2021 when his ex-girlfriend Paige Lorenze released unverified DMs that allegedly came from Hammer and claimed the actor harbored fantasies involving cannibalism. In addition, the 22-year-old alleged Hammer was "obsessed" with the idea of "taking a piece of me...and consuming it."

The accusations in this case also came to light that year.

Hammer's attorneys have claimed all of his relationships have been consensual.

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Kim Cattrall returning to the world of 'Sex and the City', appearing in 'And Just Like That...'

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Having famously said "The answer was always no and a respectful, firm, no" regarding a return to the role of Samantha Jones that made her a Sex and the City icon, ABC News has confirmed that Kim Cattrall will be seen in the upcoming season of the sequel series And Just Like That... .

The character has been spoken of, and spoken and texted to, by Sarah Jessica Parker's Carrie Bradshaw on the Max series, which ended its first season with Carrie calling her one-time bestie ahead of a visit to bury the hatchet.

Sources say Cattrall's reappearance took even crew members by surprise: She wasn't mentioned on the call sheet and arrived under similarly hush-hush conditions to shoot, suggesting her appearance could be part of a cliff-hanger to bait season 2 viewers into watching a season 3.

Officially, Max — the newly rebranded streamer on which the second season will air — is mum.

Much has been made of a feud between SJP and Cattrall over the years since a deal for a third film fell apart.

Kim didn't hesitate to put the blame on Parker's side of the fence, telling Piers Morgan in 2017 she's "never been friends" with Parker and the rest of her onscreen girl squad, adding of Parker, "She could have been nicer."

Parker, for her part, denied any kind of a "catfight" between them back in 2018 to Page Six.

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Jury finds Danny Masterson guilty on 2 counts in rape retrial


A Los Angeles jury has found former That '70s Show actor Danny Masterson guilty of two counts of forcible rape in a retrial of a case involving three women.

The third count involving Jane Doe 3 has been declared a mistrial.

The jury reached its verdict Wednesday afternoon after deliberating since May 17.

Masterson, 47, pleaded not guilty to three counts of felony rape following accusations by three different women, including a former girlfriend. The alleged attacks took place between 2001 and 2003.

He faced 45 years to life in prison if convicted on all three charges.

The first trial ended in a mistrial in November 2022, with the jury deadlocked and unable to reach a verdict.

The three alleged victims were members of the Church of Scientology, as is Masterson. All three women said they were initially hesitant to speak to law enforcement because church teachings discouraged reporting to police. The women eventually left the church.

Masterson, who was arrested in 2020, said each of the encounters was consensual. That '70s Show was still on the air at the time of all three alleged rapes.

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Indiana Jones and the legacy of Harrison Ford

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In a lengthy new interview with Esquire, Harrison Ford delves into well-known territory — how he got his role as Han Solo in Star Wars, for example — and deeper stuff, like what kind of a dad he thinks he is and how he'd like to be remembered.

Ford, who will turn 81 on July 13 — a couple of weeks after his final Indiana Jones movie hits theaters — is famously guarded, but shares some interesting tidbits about his life.

Like how his friend Jimmy Buffett helped snag him a boat to live on off the coast of Belize while filming 1986's The Mosquito Coast.

Or his response to a "disappointed" Elton John when he told his fellow icon he would never write an autobiography. "I said, 'I didn't want to tell the truth ... But I didn't want to lie, either.'"

A pilot for 28 years, Ford enthused about aviation: "I will not be buried under a stone that says 'actor'. For me, flying is as important a part of my life as my business. It's not like playing golf."

With shades of his role on Apple TV+'s Shrinking as a therapist whose daughter moves away because her parents are too busy, Ford admits, "I can tell you this: If I'd been less successful, I'd probably be a better parent."

Ford says he "owns" his flaws, adding, "And certainly the more constant gardener is the better parent, and I've been out of town, up my own a** for most of my life."

Ford is a father of five: Benjamin, 56, and Willard, 54, from his marriage to ex-wife Mary Marquardt; Malcolm, 35, and Georgia, 32, from his marriage to the late E.T. screenwriter Melissa Mathison; and Liam Flockhart Ford, 21, the adopted son of his wife, Calista Flockhart.

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Hold onto your bucks: Sam Neill auctioning off trove of 'Jurassic' treasures for charity

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Sam Neill, the actor beloved for his role as paleontologist Dr. Alan Grant in the Jurassic Park and Jurassic World films, is digging into his archives for a good cause.

"My Jurassic Park boots, along with my Jurassic World hat, scarf, shirt, and jacket are up for auction at Propstore’s Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction on 28th June," the actor announced.

Going on the block are the aforementioned Timberland boots, estimated to fetch anywhere from $6,000 to $12,000. "These boots were made for kicking dinosaurs, in the words of the old song. And indeed they did, in the first Jurassic Park. I ran for miles in them," Neill comments.

The shirt could fetch between $4,000 and $8,000, while Grant's handkerchief, which he wore around his neck onscreen, is estimated to sell for $2,000 to $4,000. However, in any Hollywood memorabilia auction, these and other items often sell for more than they're estimated when the hammer finally falls.

Neill explains, "These items are utterly unique, possibly even iconic if you’re a fan. Most importantly, the full proceeds will go towards helping support refugee children through the vital and incredible work of UNICEF UK."

Neill's charitable contributions aside, the auction will feature a treasure trove of other props, wardrobe pieces, scripts, and signage from iconic films like Alien and Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope, to newer classics like 300 and 3:10 to Yuma.

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Ryan Gosling dug deep into the shallow end to play Ken in 'Barbie'

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In a wide-ranging interview with GQ, Ryan Gosling talks about his career, his family life and the hype around playing Ken in Barbie.

The 42-year-old actor says of the famously insignificant other to the titular doll, "Ken, his job is beach."

He adds, "For 60 years, his job has been beach. What the f*** does that even mean?"

Still, the dad to two doll-playing daughters with Eva Mendes brought some real-world experience to the role. "I did see him [a Ken], like, face down in the mud outside one day, next to a squished lemon," the actor recalls, "and it was like, this guy's story does need to be told, you know?"

Gosling said he "touched base" with his kid performer self to bring the plastic himbo to life. "There’s something about this Ken that really, I think, relates to that version of myself," he admits.

"Just, like, the guy that was putting on [MC] Hammer pants and dancing at the mall and smelling like Drakkar Noir and Aqua Net-ing bangs. I owe that kid a lot."

Like Ken, The New Mickey Mouse Club version of Gosling "didn't know what he was doing or why he was doing it, he was just doing it."

He also says it's "funny" that online snarkers complained of his casting. "This kind of clutching-your-pearls idea of, like, #notmyken. Like you ever thought about Ken before this?" he asks.

"But suddenly, it's like, 'No, we've cared about Ken this whole time.' No, you didn't. You never did ... If you ever really cared about Ken, you would know that nobody cared about Ken. So your hypocrisy is exposed."

He adds, "This is why his story must be told."

Barbie opens July 21.

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Apple TV+ teases upcoming slate of movies and shows

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While the Emmy magnet comedy Ted Lasso may have played its last match, Apple TV+ wants to let viewers know there's still more content to binge.

To that end, the streaming service has dropped a sizzle reel of its forthcoming projects, which include the World War II series Masters of the Air starring Elvis Oscar nominee Austin Butler; the mid-air, real-time thriller show Hijack, starring and produced by Idris Elba; and the historical drama Lessons in Chemistry, with Oscar winner Brie Larson.

There's also snippets of new shows: Platonic, the series starring Neighbors co-stars Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne; Sugar, the sci-fi drama starring Oscar nominee Colin Farrell; the drama The Crowded Room with Tom Holland; Palm Royale starring Kristen Wiig, Allison Janney and Carol Burnett; and the comedy film The Beanie Bubble, about the hype surrounding Beanie Babies, starring Elizabeth Banks and Zach Galifianakis.

As far as returning shows go, the comedy series Loot, starring SNL vet Maya Rudolph, will be back, as is The Afterparty with Tiffany Haddish. The sci-fi epic Foundation returns, led by Lee Pace, as does the retro comedy Physical with Byrne, the sports drama Swagger with O'Shea Jackson Jr. and the acclaimed The Morning Show, starring co-producers Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon.

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Al Pacino, 83, expecting child with girlfriend Noor Alfallah, 29

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Another Godfather star is going to be a father again.

Al Pacino, 83, is expecting his fourth child with his 29-year-old girlfriend Noor Alfallah, ABC Audio has confirmed.

A rep for the Oscar winner noted no other statement has been made about the development.

According to TMZ, Alfallah is eight months along.

Pacino is already a father to 33-year-old Julie with Jan Tarrant, and twins Olivia and Anton, both 22, with Beverly D'Angelo.

This news of course comes weeks after Pacino's Heat co-star and former fellow Godfather saga lead, 79-year-old Robert De Niro, confirmed the birth of his seventh child. De Niro welcomed daughter Gia Virginia Chen De Niro, his first with girlfriend Tiffany Chen, on April 6.

(A previous version of this story published on 5/31 erroneously had Pacino's age listed as 82. The text above has been updated to correct the error.)

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Prime Video drops final season trailer to 'Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan'

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On Wednesday, Amazon Studios released the cloak-and-dagger trailer to the fourth and final season of its Prime Video series Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan.

John Krasinski returns as Ryan, now the acting deputy director of the CIA, who "uncovers a series of suspicious black ops that could expose the vulnerability of the country," according to the streaming service.

"As Jack and the team investigate how deep the corruption runs, he discovers a far-worse reality—the convergence of a drug cartel with a terrorist organization—ultimately revealing a conspiracy much closer to home and testing our hero’s belief in the system he has always fought to protect."

In the trailer, Ryan warns, "They can move anything. Humans. Weapons. Suicide bombers. Unlimited resources paired with undying hatred."

Wendell Pierce returns as Ryan's ally James Greer, and the new season has veteran character actor Michael Peña joining the cast as Domingo "Ding" Chavez, a fan favorite special operator ripped from the pages of the late Clancy's books. Ryan recruits him to help crack the case by any means necessary.

The final season starts June 30 on Prime Video, with two episodes premiering each Friday, leading to the series finale on July 14.

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Neil Patrick Harris judges in Hulu's new series 'Drag Me to Dinner'

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As legislation pops up around the country meant to limit access to drag shows, a new drag show debuts Wednesday on Hulu. It’s called Drag Me to Dinner, starring Neil Patrick Harris as a judge and executive producer.

So what's the show about?

"Two pairs of drag queens, each in full drag regalia, trying to desperately prepare food and drink and entertainment for themed dinner parties," Harris explains, adding, "you'd be a fool not to want to observe the shenanigans."

Observing the shenanigans is what Harris says is a great way to open people's minds about drag.

"Opinions about drag sometimes come from lack of observation or experience," he shares. "And I think Drag Me to Dinner provides a great fun view into how they behave in a positive light way that might indoctrinate people into it in a way that they weren't expecting."

Even though it's great exposure, Harris' partner, David Burtka, also an executive producer, says it's not a show meant for kids.

"Your 7-year-old shouldn't be watching this, you know. It's for a more of an adult crowd, so use your discretion," says Burtka.

Nonetheless, the show's host, transgender comedian Murray Hill, says that now is the perfect time for a show like this.

"During this time of like fearmongering, you know, it's very important to literally just show queer people and drag people living, laughing, joyous lives," Hill expresses. "And to show that we're just all people first."

Harris agrees, explaining, "I've never been to a drag show where everyone wasn't cheering and laughing and smiling and dancing, and the positivity really shines through. So if we can help represent that to people who haven't seen it, I think that's a fantastic thing."

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In Brief: Live-action 'How to Train Your Dragon' gets its lead stars, and more

The Black Phone breakout star Mason Thames and The Last of Us' Nico Parker, have been tapped to star as Hiccup and Astrid in Universal’s live-action adaptation of DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film, from Dean DeBlois, who wrote and directed the animated trilogy -- will fly into theaters in 2025 The fantasy series -- which includes 2010’s How to Train Your Dragon, 2014’s How to Train Your Dragon 2 and 2019’s How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World -- has grossed more than $1.6 billion worldwide and spawned the TV series DreamWorks Dragons, Rescue Riders and The Nine Realms, as well as theme park rides and the live show, How to Train Your Dragon on Ice...

BET+ has renewed the Emmy-nominated series The Ms. Pat Show for a fourth season, according to Deadline. The series is based on stand-up comedian Patricia "Ms. Pat" Williams and her memoir, Rabbit: The Autobiography of Ms. Pat. Williams plays a fictionalized character of herself: a former convicted felon-turned-suburban mom who hustles and bustles to make it on the streets of Atlanta...

This Is Us' Mandy Moore and Welcome to Chippendales' Kumail Nanjiani have signed on to star in Thread: An Insidious Tale, the sixth film in the Insidious franchise, according to Deadline. Jeremy Slater, a producer and writer of Marvel’s Moon Knight, will direct the film from his own script, which follows a married couple -- played by Moore and Nanjiani -- who try to travel back in time to save their daughter. Meanwhile, the fifth installment in the Insidious franchise, Insidious: The Red Door, opens July 7th...

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'Ted Lasso' cast says goodbye to "absolute dream of a show"

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 Is it the end of Ted Lasso? We don't know for sure, but we do know the finale of season 3 debuts Wednesday on Apple TV+. We've been told that this is the end of the story Jason Sudeikis and his co-creators set out to tell, but no one has said definitely if the show will return, or not.

Nick Mohammed plays Nate in the series, and tells ABC Audio, "it has been an absolute dream of a show."

"Especially partly because of the journey that Nate goes on and that it was so varied and, started out as something and then grew to something else and took a dark turn and so on," he continues. "So I guess it's just been really creatively satisfying."

That's why Mohammed isn't sure whether or not he'd want to be part of a Ted Lasso spinoff, fearing that it might live up to the original. "It'd be a shame to...besmirch that a little bit."

Brett Goldstein, who plays the always scowling Roy Kent on the show, is also one of the writers, and he says saying goodbye to the show was "very emotional."

Adds Goldstein, "Whatever happens, I'm not currently working every day with these people. And that is sad because it was a very nice life, very nice life, working with brilliant people who are also f****** lovely."

Joining the nostalgia is co-creator Brendan Hunt, who also plays Coach Beard on the show, who recalls his favorite day on set was filming at Wembley Stadium.

"Stadiums are great, but empty stadiums are magical," he shares. "And Wembley, even though it's not the original...is as close to a cathedral as football gets and we had the run of it." 

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Arnold's 'Fubar' terminates Queen Charlotte's #1 reign on Netflix


Arnold Schwarzenegger's first-ever action series, Fubar, has terminated Queen Charlotte's three-week reign at the top of Netflix's English TV streaming list.

The show, in which he and Monica Barbaro play a dad and daughter who come to find they're both secret CIA operatives, landed in the top spot in its first week of release, with 88.94 million hours viewed.

The show was also in the top 10 in 90 countries around the world, according to the streamer.

Coming in second place was XO, Kitty, the spinoff of To All The Boys, which had 63.78 million hours viewed.

Queen Charlotte settled for third last week, with 42.9 million hours viewed on Netflix's English TV list.

On the movie side of things, Jennifer Lopez's action film The Mother kept its #1 slot on the English movies list for the third straight week.

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'Wednesday' creators admit "surprise" at show's success, call Jenna Ortega a "once in a generation" talent


Alfred Gough and Miles Millar might not be household names, but their latest show certainly is: Wednesday.

The pair created the Netflix phenomenon, based off the work of cartoonist Charles Addams' characters from the '30s, which were adapted into the 1964 TV show The Addams Family, as well as movies decades later.

The pair collaborated with director Tim Burton to bring the show to life, but Gough told The Wrap the success of Wednesday was "kind of shocking."

"We were very proud of the show, but you never know how people are going to react to it," he told the trade.

"[I]t's brought so many emails and texts from people from all eras of our career saying how much they enjoyed it," Gough says.

"My parents, who are 80, were getting texts from their friends saying it's the first show they've watched with their grandkids. It's kind of incredible," he continues.

Millar said he's even heard that kids started taking cello and fencing classes since the show became a ratings hit — and a viral one, thanks to footage of star Jenna Ortega's Wednesday Addams dancing to The Cramps' "Goo Goo Muck."

The pair have re-teamed with Burton and Ortega for a sequel to the former's 1988 film Beetlejuice and have nothing but praise for the latter, who was briefly dinged by negative headlines when she said she had to "put her foot down" on set to "protect" the character.

Of this, Gough said, "You're dealing with an iconic character ... in a way that's never been done before."

He adds, "Once we got Jenna on board, it was a million discussions with her. We all wanted to do the character justice." Calling her Wednesday "iconic," Gough said, "Those kind of people come along once in a generation."

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