Netflix cancels ‘Fuller House’ after five seasons

Nostalgia is a hell of a drug and the world’s leading cause of midlife crises. It makes otherwise rational entities do things like blow their retirement savings on sports cars, undergo unnecessary cosmetic surgery or, in Netflix’s case: renew the Full House reboot, Fuller House, for an extra four seasons after everybody stopped caring. But […]

YOU Season 2: Haunting of Hill House Star Tapped as New Female Lead

Joe Goldberg, meet your next obsession. YOU has tapped Haunting of Hill House breakout Victoria Pedretti to join Season 2 as the Netflix series’ new female lead, TVLine has learned. The actress — spoiler alert! — fills the void left by Elizabeth Lail, whose Beck died at the hands of Penn Badgley’s psycho-stalker Joe in the Season 1 finale. Pedretti’s […]

White House cancels US delegation trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos hours after throwing wrench into congressional trip to Afghanistan

REUTERS/Carlos Barria President Donald Trump on Thursday canceled the US delegation’s annual trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, “out of consideration” for the furloughed federal employees amid the ongoing partial government shutdown. Trump attended the forum in 2018 but was expected to send a delegation of senior US officials this year. The […]

21 bodies pulled from debris of building partially destroyed by house blast in Russia

More bodies were recovered from the rubble of a 10-story residential building in Russia’s Urals, partially destroyed on New Year’s Eve by an explosion. The official death toll has now jumped to 21. The figure keeps growing as rescue teams attempt to clear all the rubble left by the collapsed structure in the city of […]

Invoking his ‘House of Cards’ character, Kevin Spacey posted an alarming video that appeared to address new charges of sexual assault

YouTube Kevin Spacey is facing a felony charge of sexual assault for allegedly assaulting a former Boston TV news anchor’s teenage son in 2016. Spacey will be arraigned on a charge of indecent assault and battery on a person 14 or over at Nantucket District Court on Jan. 7, the Barnstable County Superior Court clerk’s […]

Kevin Spacey Posts Bizarre Video as House of Cards Character While Facing New Sexual Assault Charge — Watch

Kevin Spacey is speaking out… as Frank Underwood. The actor posted a strange video to YouTube on Monday, in which he addresses viewers as his deceased House of Cards character, who was written out after sexual assault allegations against Spacey came to light. In the clip, titled “Let Me Be Frank,” Spacey alludes to Frank’s […]

Treasury secretary Mnuchin calls top US bankers amid turmoil in markets and White House

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin called top bankers Sunday following a tumultuous month for US markets. Monday, he will meet with top government officials overseeing the economy.  On Sunday, Mnuchin addressed reports that Trump sought to fire Fed chairman Jay Powell following increased interest rates, tweeting a statement of denial.  The U.S. Treasury […]

Opera review: Hansel and Gretel – Humperdinck's masterpiece at the Royal Opera House

There is a choice of three ways to tell this tale: you can stick close to the violent and bloodthirsty original fairy tale; you can make it child-friendly by cutting the horror; or you can play it for laughs in the style of a pantomime. The new version at the Royal Opera House takes the […]