Entertainment Tidbits

Jake Gyllenhaal will reprise his role as Dalton in a sequel to Amazon’s Road House movie. The original film attracted nearly 80 million viewers worldwide, becoming Amazon’s most-watched film debut ever on a worldwide basis.

Liam Neeson will join Zachary Levi in the action-thriller film Hotel Tehran, which is set to start filming this summer. The veteran dramatic actor-turned-action star will be giving comedy a try in The Naked Gun reboot next year.

Rico Priem, a crew member on the show 9-1-1, tragically died in a car accident after working a late 14-hour shift. The studio and colleagues extended condolences, describing Priem as a dedicated individual preparing for retirement.

Lori Beth Denberg, from the original cast of All That, alleges producer Dan Schneider showed her explicit videos, engaged in sexual touching during massages, and initiated phone sex when she was a teen on the Nickelodeon show.

A French court ruled Tuesday in favor of Roman Polanski, stating that he didn’t defame British actress Charlotte Lewis by calling her a liar in response to her allegations of sexual abuse by him during a casting call in 1983.

Jeopardy! will partner with Amazon for a new spinoff show, Pop Culture Jeopardy! The series will focus on entertainment topics spanning generations and maintain the format of the original show. Host details are pending.

The mothers of former Miss USA 2023 Noelia Voigt and former Miss Teen USA 2023 UmaSofia Srivastava have spoken out about their daughters’ unexpected resignations, claiming mistreatment, bullying, and surveillance.

Taylor Kinney, known for his role in Chicago Fire, married model Ashley Cruger in a private ceremony in Chicago on April 30th. The couple has been together since 2022 and made their relationship public in April of that year.

The Archewell Foundation, founded by Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, has resolved its issues with the state of California after briefly being declared “delinquent” for failing to file tax returns and other documents promptly.

Hulu is launching a monthly series of stand-up specials called Hulu’s Laughing Now. Jim Gaffigan will headline the first, premiering on Nov. 22. Hulu will add licensed stand-up specials to its library from various companies.