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He’s probably been in more movies than any actor in Hollywood history

He’s probably been in more movies than any actor in Hollywood history

James Hong is everywhere. He spoke Mandarin with Keanu Reeves in “The Day the Earth Stood Still.” He backflipped his way out of a fight in “Wayne’s World 2.” He was the supportive, noodle-loving Mr. Ping in “Kung Fu Panda.” On television, he was the maĆ®tre d’ in the episode of “Seinfeld” titled “The Chinese…MORE

Lena Dunham says her coronavirus symptoms went on for weeks

Lena Dunham says her coronavirus symptoms went on for weeks

Lena Dunham shared her experience with Covid-19 on Instagram Friday, saying her symptoms lasted weeks. “The fact is, the Coronavirus kills people,” she said. “But it will also alter the bodies and lived experiences of so many who are infected, in ways that could never be predicted.” More than 4.5 million people have been infected…MORE

‘Muppets Now’ brings the old gang to a new setting on Disney+

‘Muppets Now’ brings the old gang to a new setting on Disney+

Every few years the Muppets seem to get a reboot whether needed or not, including a short-lived ABC revival in 2015 and “Muppet Babies” for Disney Jr. There are notable similarities between the former show and “Muppets Now,” which tries to light the lights (again) on Disney+, a venue where Kermit and company needn’t worry…MORE

Oprah Winfrey wants to be marching in honor of Breonna Taylor

Oprah Winfrey wants to be marching in honor of Breonna Taylor

Oprah Winfrey turned over the cover of her namesake magazine for the first time in its 20-year history to pay tribute to Breonna Taylor, who was killed in her own home by police in March. Winfrey revealed the cover on social media Thursday. “We can’t be silent,” she wrote in an editor’s letter, “We have…MORE

Ellen DeGeneres apologizes to staff after report of toxic culture at talk show

Ellen DeGeneres apologizes to staff after report of toxic culture at talk show

Ellen DeGeneres is apologizing to her staff in the wake of allegations that her talk show fosters a toxic environment. DeGeneres sent an email to staffers at “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Thursday, which was first reported by Variety. CNN has confirmed the contents of the memo with a current employee. In the letter, DeGeneres…MORE

Alan Parker, heralded director of ‘Fame,’ ‘Bugsy Malone’ and ‘Mississippi Burning,’ dies aged 76

Alan Parker, heralded director of ‘Fame,’ ‘Bugsy Malone’ and ‘Mississippi Burning,’ dies aged 76

Alan Parker, the celebrated British director whose credits include adored musicals “Fame,” “Evita” and “Bugsy Malone” and gritty crime dramas “Mississippi Burning” and “Midnight Express,” has died aged 76, the British Film Institute said in a statement on behalf of his family. Parker’s extensive filmography also boasted hits including “The Commitments,” “Fame,” “Birdy,” “Angel Heart”…MORE

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