New role for Walking Dead Star; Dallas stars reunite; and Empire ends… sort of — here’s all the entertainment news and gossip you missed over the last week from Hollywood.
Entertainment News: In Demand
Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Negan, The Walking Dead) is reportedly in demand to play videogame icon Luigi in a new live-action Mario Brothers film. Nintendo is behind the project, and Soap Hub has the details.
Speaking of The Walking Dead, Cooper Andrews, who plays King Ezekiel’s trusted right-hand man, Jerry, has a brand new look. Find out what all the fuzz is about.
Four stars from the original Dallas series — Patrick Duffy (Bobby), Linda Gray (Sue Ellen), Steve Kanaly (Ray) and Charlene Tilton (Lucy) — reunited online for a special cause. The quartet joined forces to help benefit The Actors’ Fund COVID-19 efforts.
Empire Music Lives On
The series finale of Empire aired, but wait there’s more. Fox has released two videos highlighting music from the icon show as gift to its loyal fan base. Taraji P. Henson (Cookie) and other Empire stars spoke out about how music was a key character on the hit FOX series. Here’s what they had to say.
A Message from Chrissy Metz
The actress who plays Kate on This Is Us has recorded a new song, Talking to God, and there’s an important message in it. Chrissy Metz explains all in a video she shared on Instagram, which you can watch here.
Big Little Lies Laura Dern (Renata) and her daughter, Jaya, launched an initiative on social media to inspire people to do good deeds during the COVID-19 pandemic. The goal is to make acts of kindness and generosity contagious.
Hollywood Star Passes
Shirley Knight, star of TV, film, and stage, passed away at the age of 83. Her daughter, Kaitlin Hopkins, who played Kelsey Harrison on Another World in the 1990s, confirmed the sad news.