Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet almost didn’t to star in ‘Titanic’

CNN — James Cameron is sharing some surprising details from the making of his blockbuster hit “Titanic,” which celebrates 25 years of being released next month. In a new video interview with GQ, the iconic director revealed that he almost didn’t end up casting Leonardo DiCaprio or Kate Winslet – his two romantic leads whose … Read more

Robert Clary, ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ star who survived the Holocaust, dead at 96

Reuters — Paris-born actor and singer Robert Clary, who survived 31 months in Nazi concentration camps but later co-starred in “Hogan’s Heroes,” the US sitcom set in a German World War II prisoner of war (POW) camp, has died at the age of 96. Clary, who played strudel-baking French Corporal Louis Lebeau on “Hogan’s Heroes” … Read more

SNL: Dave Chappelle talks Kanye, antisemitism and Trump in monologue

CNN — Dave Chappelle addressed several contentious topics in his latest “Saturday Night Live” monologue, focusing mostly on Kanye West’s recent anti-Semitic comments. In a lengthy stand-up set, Chappelle name-checked former President Donald Trump and Senate candidate Herschel Walker – and also may have alluded to the negative reaction to jokes he’s made about transgender … Read more

Andy Taylor, former Duran Duran guitarist, has stage four cancer

London CNN — Andy Taylor, guitarist with British New Romantic group Duran Duran at the height of their fame, is battling stage four prostate cancer. The band made the announcement on Saturday as they were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Taylor, … Read more

Coolio, ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ rapper, dead at 59

CNN — Coolio, the ’90s rapper who lit up the music charts with hits like “Gangsta’s Paradise” and “Fantastic Voyage,” has died, his friend and manager Jarez Posey, told CNN. Hey what 59. Posey said Coolio died Wednesday afternoon. Details of the circumstances were not immediately available. When contacted by CNN, Capt. Erik Scott of … Read more

Tony Awards 2022: Winners list

CNN — The Tony Awards celebrate the best in theater and this year’s celebration is returning to Radio City Music Hall for the first time since the pandemic. “West Side Story” star and Oscar winner Ariana DeBose is hosting the ceremony. See below for a complete list of nominees. Winners will be updated throughout the … Read more