Entertainment

(Undated) -- Emma Watson is stepping into the shoes of a beloved Disney princess. The British actress announced on Facebook Monday that she's been cast as Belle in an upcoming live-action adaptation of the classic 1991 film "Beauty and the Beast." Emma, who is best known for the...
(New York, NY) -- Melissa Rivers is going forward with legal action against the New York clinic where her mother, late comedienne Joan Rivers, stopped breathing. In a statement Monday, Rivers said the decision to file the lawsuit was difficult for her to make. She went on to say...
(Undated) -- Fox is reportedly circling an "X-Men" TV series to add to its primetime lineup. "Entertainment Weekly" says discussions are under way for a small-screen version of the blockbuster superhero movie franchise. The deal is reportedly far from complete and details are...
(New York, NY) -- Broadway has cancelled all of its scheduled performances for Monday night, as the snow piles up on the streets of New York City. The Broadway League has released a statement confirming that no theaters will be open for audiences, due to the 11:00 p.m. travel...
(Athens) -- Greek singer Demis Roussos, who enjoyed a successful career in the 1970s and 1980s, has died. A private hospital in Athens tells the BBC Roussos had been undergoing treatment for an undisclosed illness for some time now. He was 68 years old. Roussos was also a member...
(Undated) -- Another woman who says she was drugged and raped by Bill Cosby is going public with her story. This one comes from former entertainment executive Cindra Ladd, the wife of Oscar-winning producer Alan Ladd, Jr. of "Blade Runner" fame. In an op-ed blog piece for "The...
(Los Angeles, CA) -- Richard Simmons was lost but has now been found. Cops reportedly paid a visit to the fitness guru's Hollywood Hills home Friday after friends told police they hadn't seen Simmons in more than a year and offered suspicions that he was being abused. Law...
(Undated) -- Sam Smith's breakout hit is taking a royalties hit after a valid complaint from Tom Petty. It seems the British singer's "Stay With Me" sounds just enough like the rocker's 1989 hit "I Won't Back Down" to give Petty and co-writer Jeff Lynne songwriting credits - and...
(Miami, FL) -- Miss Universe is a ratings winner for NBC. The 63rd annual event averaged seven-point-six-million viewers over three hours to crown NBC the winner of Sunday night's ratings race. That made it the top-rated Miss Universe broadcast since 2009 and the most-watched...