Jane the Virgin Spinoff Jane the Novela Not Moving Forward at The CW

Jane Gloriana Villanueva’s story will not continue on after all: The CW has passed on a pilot for Jane the Virgin spinoff Jane the Novela, TVLine has confirmed. Novela was to be a telenovela-inspired anthology based on Villanueva’s fictional novels, with Jane star Gina Rodriguez narrating the episodes. Each season would have been adapted from […]

Judge rejects claim that Trump can’t be sued while in office, allows lawsuit against Trump Foundation to move forward

The lawsuit filed against President Donald Trump, the Donald J. Trump Foundation, and his children Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump, and Donald Trump Jr., alleging misuse of charity funds, will move forward. Justice Saliann Scarpulla of the New York State Supreme Court issued a ruling on Friday, rejecting the notion that President Trump cannot face a […]

The Middle Spinoff Starring Eden Sher Not Going Forward at ABC

Well, this is one heck of a Thanksgiving bummer: ABC has decided not to go forward with its spinoff of The Middle centered on Eden Sher’s Sue Heck, TVLine has learned. The scrapped spinoff Sue Sue in the City, which received a pilot order from the Alphabet network in August, was to see Sher reprise […]

Sony brings its 100 percent renewable energy goal forward a decade

Just a month after Sony announced its plans to power its worldwide operations with 100 percent renewable energy by 2040, the tech company has brought forward its US goal by a decade, to 2030. Sony currently sources just 25 percent of its energy in the US from renewable sources, so the decision represents an ambitious […]

A federal judge just ruled that an unprecedented Democratic legal challenge against Trump and his business can go forward

Mark Wilson/Getty Images A federal judge ruled that congressional Democrats have standing to sue President Donald Trump over alleged violations of the emoluments clause. Trump’s legal team has insisted that he is not in violation of the constitutional clause. The clause bars elected officials from accepting gifts, payments, or benefits from foreign governments without the […]

Saudi Arabia dropped another hint that it’s moving forward with plans to turn rival Qatar into an island

DFlam/Shutterstock A senior Saudi official seemed to confirm the Kingdom is moving forward with ambitious plans to turn Qatar into an island.  A senior adviser to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman tweeted that he was “impatiently waiting for details” on plans to dig a canal along its 38-mile (61 kilometer) border with Qatar. Saudi Arabia has […]

Paul Manafort reportedly sought a plea deal with Mueller to prevent his second trial from going forward

Reuters Paul Manafort’s legal team was reportedly trying to secure a plea deal last week for Manafort in his second trial in Washington, DC. Manafort’s lawyers were discussing a possible plea with the special counsel Robert Mueller’s team last week, as a jury in Virginia moved toward convicting Manafort on eight counts of tax and […]

Laverne Cox Tells OZY Fest: ‘Eff the Backlash. We Have to Move Forward’

The reality on the silver screen hasn’t always reflected the realities of society. Let’s be honest: It rarely has. But even Hollywood has to move forward, little by little. Recent megahits like Black Panther, Moonlight and Get Out are paving the way for a big change in the movie business, even as national politics have […]

Laverne Cox: ‘Eff the Backlash. We Have to Move Forward’

The reality on the silver screen hasn’t always reflected the realities of society. Let’s be honest: It rarely has. But even Hollywood has to move forward, little by little. Recent megahits like Black Panther, Moonlight and Get Out are paving the way for a big change in the movie business, even as national politics have […]