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The Oscars: Most Memorable Moments, Juicy Tidbits, Plus Insider Tips From Host Jimmy Kimmel

  Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook As the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences gears up for the 90th annual presentation of the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, on ABC, Parade polls readers on the awards show’s most memorable moments, and host Jimmy Kimmel provides a sneak peek into […]

Prince William Comments On ‘Star Wars’ Cameo Being Cut

  Reprinted with permission Camille Heimbrod Prince William recently opened up about being cut out of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” While at the 2018 BAFTA Awards, Prince William was unaware that his microphone was still turned on when he talked about the film. He and his brother, Prince Harry, disguised themselves as Storm Troopers […]

On The Teen Beat: Sofia Carson Cast First in New ‘Pretty Little Liars” Spinoff, “The Perfectionists’

  Sofia Carson is the first actor cast in the upcoming Pretty Little Liars spinoff series, The Perfectionists. However, the 24-year-old actress revealed that she actually didn’t audition for Ava, the character she’s playing. It was another character instead! “I was obsessed with Pretty Little Liars. It’s all I watched,” she told W Magazine. “My […]

The Glorious Corner: Don Johnson, Wild Honey Orchestra, David Bowie Exhibition and More!

  G.H. Harding  DONNY WAYNE IS BACK — Don Johnson has been tapped as the male lead role opposite Erin Foster in Daddy Issues, Fox’s single-camera comedy pilot from actress-writer Foster, New Girl creator Liz Meriwether and 20thCentury Fox TV. Written by Foster, loosely based on her life, and directed by Kat Coiro, Daddy Issues […]

Pope Francis Documentary to Hit US Theaters in May

Pope Francis is heading to the big screen to talk life, the universe and everything in a rare Vatican-backed theatrical documentary, studio executives announced Wednesday. Written and directed by three-time Oscar nominee Wim Wenders (“Paris, Texas” “Buena Vista Social Club”), “Pope Francis — A Man of His Word,” opens in the US on May 18, […]

Marvel’s Hits and Misses Over 20 Years

  British actor Martin Freeman arrives for the European Premiere of ‘Black Panther’ in London AFP/File / TOLGA AKMEN   Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook “Black Panther,” the 18th release in the Marvel Cinematic Universe series and the latest of dozens of movies based on Marvel Comics characters, is expected […]

Minnie Driver Quits Oxfam Role Over Charity Sex Scandal

  Minnie Driver Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook Minnie Driver quit her role as an Oxfam ambassador late Tuesday, saying she was “devastated” by the charity’s response to a sex scandal involving its aid workers. Driver was the first celebrity to quit the global charity as accusations over staff paying […]

Interview: Kevin and Sam Sorbo on “Let There Be Light” and Other Projects

  Displayed with permission from LifeZette Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook The box office was littered with major flops and lulls in movie attendance. The yearly numbers were saved by a handful of crowd-pleasers, one of which was the independently produced “Let There Be Light,” a faith-based picture starring the […]

2018 Writers Guild Awards: Complete Winners List

   via BangShowbiz Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook ‘Get Out’ was the big winner at the 2018 Writers Guild Awards (WGAs). The Jordan Peele-written horror-comedy movie took home the prize for Original Screenplay at the ceremony, which was simultaneously held in both New York City and Los Angeles on Sunday […]

The Glorious Corner: Eric Clapton, Kingsman, Richie Sambora, Micky Dolenz and More!

  G.H. Harding CLAPTON ON SHOWTIME — Saturday was Showtime’s premiere of the Eric Clapton (directed by Lili Fini Zanuck) doc on Eric Clapton, called Life In 12 Bars. I’ve been a Clapton devotee for years and make no apologies for it. Just a tremendous artist from every angle. I mean, who wasn’t a Cream-fan […]

The Greatest Showman Soundtrack Claims Fifth Week at Number 1 in UK

Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook The Greatest Showman soundtrack extends its lead at Number 1 on this week’s Official Albums Chart as the film continues to captivate audiences across the UK. The album, a cast recording of songs from the musical drama, claims a fifth week at the summit, finishing […]

Hallmark Channel Stars Offer Valentine Day Advice

Shop Avon Online 24/7   Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook In exclusive interviews in this week’s Parade, leading up to Valentine’s Day, stars of the Hallmark Channel’s popular movies and recurring series give advice for being a better sweetheart—and offer a look at the successful formula of TV’s top feel-good […]

The Glorious Corner: Super Bowl 2018, Liz Smith Rememebered, Vinny Pastore and More

    G.H. Harding  SUPER GAME — I’m not a huge pigskin fan, but last night’s Super Bowl game was a real nail biter, right down to the very end. I’m certainly intrigued by the Brady-persona; but, last night I just couldn’t believe  one minute they were  trumping him up and the next, they were […]

Watch Cher Sing ‘Fernando’ in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again—(Video)

      Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook   A new glimpse of the upcoming Mamma Mia!  sequel premiered during the 2018 Grammy Awards. The sneak peek offered the first shot of Cher singing in the film as she takes on the ABBA classic “Fernando.” Cher will play Ruby Sheridan—mother […]