Petition Calling For SAG Pension Plan Audit Nets 1,000 Signatures

EXCLUSIVE: More than 1,000 actors have signed an online petition calling for a forensic audit of the $3 billion SAG Pension & Health Plans. The petition campaign is in response to allegations of a cover-up of malfeasance and the recent conviction of Nader Karimi, the Plans’ former chief information technology officer, who was sentenced to five years’ probation last month for filing a false tax report by failing to report more than $700,000 in kickbacks he received from…

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Los Angeles Greek Film Festival to Honor J.K. Simmons

J.K. Simmons will be among the honorees at the Los Angeles Greek Film Festival, which will celebrate its 10th anniversary as it takes place on June 1-5 at Hollywood’s Egyptian Theatre. The Oscar winner (“Whiplash”) stars in the fest’s closing night film, Christopher Papakaliatis’ “Worlds Apart,” in its debut outside of Greece. “Worlds Apart” is… Read more »

Arsenio Hall Sues Sinead O’Connor Over Prince Drug Claims

Arsenio Hall is suing Sinead O’Connor over her claims that Hall supplied drugs to Prince, whose death is under a DEA investigation. The suit, filed today in Los Angeles County Superior Court, accuses O’Connor of defaming Hall and seeks $5 million in damages. On Monday, O’Connor wrote on her Facebook page that the former talk… Read more »

Dakota Fanning to Star in Thriller ‘The Postcard Killings’

Dakota Fanning will star in Janusz Kaminski’s upcoming thriller “The Postcard Killings” with Good Films producing and financing. “The Postcard Killings” is based on James Patterson and Liza Marklund’s book. The screenplay was written by Marklund and Andrew Stern. Good Universe is handling worldwide sales on the project and will introduce to buyers next week in Cannes…. Read more »

Hulu Goes Live On Suddenlink Cable Boxes, But Without CW and Univision Shows

Suddenlink flipped the switch on its Hulu integration this week, and is now offering TV subscribers access to Hulu’s app on its TiVo-made cable boxes. But don’t expect to binge on “Jane the Virgin” or the “Vampire Diaries” on your Suddenlink TiVo any time soon: Shows from the CW and Univision are curiously absent from… Read more »

NBC’s ‘Meet The Press’ Scores Donald Trump “Exclusive” After ‘Nightly News’ Trump Tower Broadcast

One day after NBC News broadcast the entirety of NBC Nightly News from inside Trump Tower, NBC News announced that, this Sunday, presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump will appear exclusively on Meet the Press with Chuck Todd. Exclusive as in, the only Sunday Beltway show on which Trump would appear.
Except ABC News just tweeted this:

.@GStephanopoulos goes one-on-one with Donald Trump, on #ThisWeek Sunday. pic.twitter.com/cZVmXoDLUt
— This Week (@ThisWeekABC) May…

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