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STEFON BRISTOL, SPIKE LEE SET FEATURE WITH NETFLIX: Stefon Bristol and Spike Lee are teaming up again as director and producer respectively on Gordon Hemingway & The Realm of Cthulhu for Netflix. The story is set in East Africa, and follows the adventures of a Black American gunslinger who teams up with an elite warrior to rescue a kidnapped regent from an ancient evil.

YOUTUBE ADDS PARENTAL CONTROLS: YouTube is responding after coming under fire for allowing inappropriate content into the kids area by adding new controls. Parents will be able to monitor viewing of tweens and teens. The new "supervised experiences" will be comprised of three tiers of access: "Explore," "Explore More" and "Most of YouTube."

JEEPERS CREEPERS REBORN IS ON: Jeepers Creepers: Reborn, the fourth-installment in the long-running horror franchise has sold worldwide and will be released in the fall of 2021. Here's the logline: "The film unfolds as the Horror Hound festival holds its first ever event in Louisiana, where it attracts hundreds of geeks, freaks and die-hard horror fans from far and wide. Among them is fanboy Chase and his girlfriend Laine, who is forced to come along for the ride. But as the event approaches, Laine begins to experience unexplained premonitions and disturbing visions associated with the town's past, and in particular, local legend/urban myth The Creeper. As the festival arrives and the blood-soaked entertainment builds to a frenzy, Laine believes that something unearthly has been summoned…and that she is at the center of it."

RUTH E. CARTER GETS STAR: Ruth E. Carter has become one of the most sought-after costume designers in Hollywood, and her four decades are being recognized with a star on the Walk of Fame. In 2019, she earned an Oscar for her work on Black Panther, becoming the first Black woman to receive an Oscar for costume design. She will receive her Star during a virtual ceremony on February 25th.


Kourtney Kardashian and Shanna Moakler have declared war on each other on social media. Kardashian is dating Moakler's ex Travis Barker, and the inevitable comparisons of their physical assets have emerged, courtesy of trolls on social media. Moakler threw the first punch last week by "liking" a catty comment about Kardashian's looks in comparison to hers on social media.

Kardashian responded with a post on her site, Poosh: "It's no wonder we've made a daily—or several times daily, or every hour—habit of checking in our exes, and our exes' exes, their new lovers, friends, acquaintances, and so forth. It's not healthy, it's not helping us move on, and unfortunately, it's all too easy."

Moakler then responded on IG Story with a quote: "Stop complaining about your life. There are people out there dating your ex."


KHLOE KARDASHIAN DEFENDS ‘PHOTOSHOP FAIL': Khloe Kardashian is responding to fans once again accusing her of a "photoshop fail," this time for her "elongated" appearance in the latest Good American campaign. "HA I'm cracking up! 4a few of those GA photos, we shot on a camera lens that creates a stretching effect. The closer the object is to camera they will get elongated. So in some of my photos my feet/fingers look incredibly long. Not to worry! I still have normal size hands/fingers," the Good American co-founder tweeted in self-defense.

MICHAEL CHE'S GIFT TO COLIN JOST AND SCARLETT JOHANSSON IS …. On its way, and much feared. Colin Jost and Scarlett Johansson got married in October of 2020, and they're still waiting on their gift from Jost's Weekend Update co-host on Saturday Night Live. They're pretty nervous, Jost tells Ellen DeGeneres. "The whole time I was waiting for the other shoe to drop and wondering what his long con was going to be," Jost, 38, said on the Wednesday, February 24, episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. "The other day, he just kinda came up to me in the hallway and was like, ‘Hey, I got you something.' And I was like, ‘What do you mean?' And he's like, ‘Wedding present. I'll have to bring it by sometime.' I'm like, ‘Oh God.' So I'm waiting to find out what this thing is, but we're both pretty concerned for our well-being."

DWAYNE JOHNSON TO BE HONORED BY HCA: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is to be honored by the Hollywood Critics Association with a Trailblazer Award at the 4th annual HCA Film Awards on March 5. "Dwayne Johnson epitomizes everything our Trailblazer Award stands for. He goes above and beyond on many things in the world that actually matter and uses his voice to do good in a time most needed," HCA chairman Scott Menzel said in a statement.

SACHA BARON COHEN LEAVES BORAT BEHIND: Sacha Baron Cohen will no longer play Borat Sagiyev, he told ET. "It got two dangerous," Baron Cohen said of filming the first two movies. "There were a couple of times I had to put on a bulletproof vest to go and shoot a scene, and you don't want to do that too many times in your life. I was pretty lucky to get out this time, so no, I'm not doing it again. I'm going to stay with the scripted stuff." Fans will have to just enjoy 2006's Borat and the 2020 sequel.

ZACHERY TY BRYAN PLEADS GUILTY: Home Improvement's Zachery Ty Bryan was sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to two felony counts of strangulation Tuesday. "He was sentenced to 36 months of bench probation, with conditions of probation including the program Bridges2Safety and no contact with the victim as well as the other standard conditions in a domestic violence sentencing," Lane County District Attorney in Eugene, Oregon said in a statement. "While Mr. Bryan was charged with additional crimes, including two class C felonies, it is in the interest of closure for the victim and in recognition of the backlog of cases we have due to COVID restrictions that make me believe this resolution is in the interest of justice," the D.A. tells People.


Kaley Cuoco rose to fame during her 12 seasons on The Big Bang Series, eventually becoming one of the highest paid stars in the history of TV, raking in $1 million an episode. She sat down with Variety to discuss the ups and downs on her wild ride, and where she's headed next.

She shared insight into her split from Ryan Sweeting in 2015 after less than two years of marriage, joking they "got married in, like, six seconds."

Three years after her divorce, she learned that co-star Jim Parsons was pulling the plug on the show.

"Jim said, ‘I don't think I can continue on,'" she recalled to Variety on Wednesday of a meeting in cocreator Chuck Lorre's office. "And I was so shocked that I was literally like, ‘Continue on with what?' Like, I didn't even know what he was talking about. I looked at Chuck: ‘Wow. I thought we were — I'm so blown away right now.'"


Cuoco, who married Karl Cook in 2018 before the show ended, and starred in The Flight Attendant, which bowed on HBO Max in November. She is starring in, but also exec producing the show, and it's the first project she feels she fully owns. She said of first encountering a description of the book by Chris Bohhalian: "Amazon gives you one sentence, and it was something like ‘fun-loving, drunk flight attendant wakes up next to dead body in a strange hotel.' And I got a chill."

She credits the late John Ritter, with whom she starred in ABC's 8 Simple Rules, with teaching her how to lead a show: "The respect and the kindness and the joy he brought to that set, it was unbelievable. In the future, if I was that No. 1, I knew how I was going to run my set."


Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are breaking up after almost seven years of marriage and four kids for a depressingly familiar reason: they've grown apart.

An insider tells People that the pair are in agreement on joint and physical custody, and because they have a prenup agreement that neither is contesting, they are close to an agreement.

A source tells People of their split: "They have a different vision of the world and how their kids should be raised. Kim will always support Kanye and his causes and encourage him with their kids, but her future with work, family and life in general are strictly up to her. She makes it happen. Kim will continue with her projects and so will Kanye. What they want in life and for their kids doesn't always match."


Kim appears to be embracing her single status. She was spotted out at Matsuhisa in Beverly Hills with her sister and girlfriends, a source tells Us. The insider says: "She was with Kourtney Kardashian, her old assistant Stephanie Shepherd and a few other girlfriends. She was wearing a seafoam green skintight dress with a diamond cross on. No camera crew or anything, but security was nearby."

No wedding ring, the source adds.


The third Spider-Man film between Sony and Disney's Marvel on board will be called Spider-Man: No Way Home. This comes courtesy of star Tom Holland, who has been teasing fans along with Zendaya and Jacob Batalon for days. Previously, Zendaya joked that it would be titled Spider-Man: Home Slice, while Holland and Batalon claimed it would be Phone Home and Home Wrecker, respectively.

"Name one thing I've actually spoiled," a frustrated Holland — who has earned a reputation over the years for spilling the beans — says in a tongue-in-cheek clip released by Sony.

"The last movie title," Zendaya replies, before the camera zooms in on a white board bearing the actual name of the latest installment.

No Way Home will drop December 17th.


During a Facebook Live chat, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said that Tiger Woods won't be facing any charges for the crash that happened on Tuesday (February 23rd).

According to The NY Post, he said, "This remains an accident. An accident is not a crime. They do happen, unfortunately." Villanueva said Woods could eventually be cited for inattentive driving, but that would be an infraction, not a misdemeanor.

As previously reported, Woods was driving on Hawthorne Boulevard when he lost control of his vehicle.

On Tuesday night (February 23rd), it was reported that Tiger was "awake and responsive" after undergoing emergency surgery on his legs. Tiger released an official statement to his Twitter account, saying that he suffered "comminuted open fractures affecting both the upper and lower portions of the tibia and fibula" in the accident. His ankle was shattered as well.


Queen Elizabeth II is having a rough time dealing with her 99-year-old husband Prince Philip's hospitalization, and her estrangement from her grandson Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle. Elizabeth recently formalized their Megxit, but she is still coming to terms with everything, an insider tells Us.

They said: "It's been a rough few weeks for the queen, that's for sure. The situation with Harry and Meghan has been challenging, and on top of that, she's distraught over her beloved husband's health setback."

"The queen has FaceTime calls with her grandson Archie, but it's not the same," the second source says, noting that Elizabeth is "desperate to give Archie a huge hug."


While Meghan and Harry were sad to step down from their royal patronages at the Queen's bidding, they have already launched a new project with World Central Kitchen. Their nonprofit, Archewell Foundation, will team up with WCK to create Community Relief Centers across the world. They will construct centers in regions vulnerable to climate change. The first one has been erected already in the Caribbean Commonwealth nation of Dominica.


Meghan and Harry, meanwhile, are also planning to spill their guts to Oprah Winfrey on March 7th. The pair will reportedly dissect the "tension" within the family during their interview with the media maven on CBS.

A source told E!: "The interview is going to shine a light on what they have been through. Meghan and Harry are relieved they are away from it all."

The source added: "They are going to touch on a lot of how mental health came into play and how it affected them."

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