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Happening more than a decade after Jim Carrey’s “The Mask” – which was itself a lighter adaptation of the violent Dark Horse comics that inspired him – the 2005 film “Son of the Mask” starred Kennedy As Tim Avery, an animator who stumbles upon the magical mask from the first film, and all transformed by …

Just in time for Halloween, the supernatural comedy podcast series “Haunt the Johnsons” – featuring Aisha Dee as a teenager with paranormal powers who moves to America’s most haunted city – comes to Audible. The 16-episode scripted series will launch exclusively as an audible original on October 7. In addition to Dee (“The Bold Type”), …

Eva Longoria is teaming up with Disney for a new series. On Monday, it was announced that Longoria and her production company UnbeliEVAble Entertainment are teaming up with Disney Branded Television on Sal and Gabi break the universe. The project will be based on Carlos Hernandez’s award-winning book of the same name, which is currently …

Anthony Johnson, the actor and comedian who appeared in the movies Friday and House party, died on September 6 at the age of 55. His death was confirmed to Deadline by his representative LyNea Bell, owner and president of BH Talent. “The world of comedy has really been rocked, once again,” Bell said in a …

The 73rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards are in the books. Netflix was the big winner this year with 44 trophies, including a 10 at the prime-time ceremony and 34 at the Creative Arts Emmy ceremonies last weekend, to eliminate the competition. The HBO / HBO Max combined was next with 19, including nine wins tonight, …

How do actors prepare for the constant rejection that so often accompanies Hollywood? Although the answer may vary depending on the celebrity, Crazy Rich Asians star Awkwafina took a crash course in rejection thanks to her acting career. Growing up in New York City didn’t hurt either. Awkwafina experienced “black humor”, “constant tragedy” and the …

In 2004, the cast of Friends signed up for what seemed like the last time. The last episode ended a decade of laughter and a decade of performances at awards shows like the Primetime Emmy Awards. Turns out it wasn’t really a goodbye. The cast of Friends is nominated again for a Primetime Emmy Award. …

Variety got exclusive access to the international trailer for his first workplace comedy in San Sebastian, “The Good Boss,” starring Javier bardem and produced by Reposado PC and L’Atelier Médiapro. Offbeat and ironic, “The Good Boss” by Fernando León de Aranoa is one of the most anticipated titles of this year, which will be previewed …

Kate Beckinsale’s next project is set to hit Paramount +, and it sounds like a dark comedy that will get viewers talking. Beckinsale stars in the next series Guilty Party as discredited journalist Beth Burgess who is desperate both for a second career chance and to shed light on the crimes of a young mother. …

A Meazy’s big scene, new album Until Saturday. Denver’s rambling hip-hop scene, despite being underground nationally, has grown dramatically in recent years as types of entrepreneurs have peaked and toured the United States. The last example is A Meazy, including the new album “PYT (Protect your energy)” is another thoughtful, hard-hitting and independent hip-hop wonder. …