Late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel will host the 96th Academy Awards ceremony on ABC, honoring excellence in cinema. Kimmel will be hosting the Oscars telecast for a fourth time, and posted on X: “I am enthused to announce that I am returning to host the #Oscars on Sunday March 10th. Please keep it between us, thanks. @TheAcademy”
The ‘Hunger Games’ franchise prequel film, The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes, was the No. 1 movie in North America in its debut weekend, earning $44 million in receipts. The film, which received mixed reviews and a 61% score on Rotten Tomatoes, is the worst-reviewed installment in the ‘Hunger Games’ franchise.
The legendary Boy George will return to Broadway in Moulin Rouge! The Musical. George will play Harold Zidler in the production, held at Al Hirschfeld Theatre in New York City. Moulin Rouge! The Musical will mark George’s first Broadway role in 20 years; he last appeared in and wrote the music and lyrics for the musical Taboo.
31-year-old singer, model and actress Suki Waterhouse announced her pregnancy, sharing that she is expecting her first child with her partner, actor Robert Pattinson. Speculation about Waterhouse’s pregnancy started earlier this month after the actress was spotted on a hike with Pattinson, 37, in Los Angeles.
ABC’s celebrity dance competition “Dancing with the Stars” will feature a special “A Celebration of Taylor Swift” on Nov. 21. The show posted on X: “it’s been a long time coming…join us for A Celebration of Taylor Swift, live November 21 on @ABCNetwork and @DisneyPlus! Stream on @Hulu. #DWTSxTaylorSwift @taylorswift13”