Another huge star is joining the SNL political sketch series; Law & Order: SVU returns with super strict protocols; and an actress from Empire lands a brand new gig — here’s all the entertainment news and gossip you missed over the last week from Hollywood.
Entertainment News — Saturday Night Live Coup
Jim Carey is entering the political sketch fray at Saturday Night Live when the series debuts its 46th season this fall. The Ace Ventura and Dumb and Dumber star will be taking on the role of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, and executive producer Lorne Michaels explained how it all came about.
Law, Order, and Protocols
Law & Order: SVU is finally back in production and putting safety first. Series stars Mariska Hargitay, who plays Captain Olivia Benson, and Ice-T, who plays Sargent Odafin “Fin” Tutuola, shared some insight into life behind the scenes, these days.
An Empire star has landed their next project. Diamond White, who portrayed Lala on the Fox musical drama, is heading to the soap The Bold and the Beautiful in a brand new role. Find out when she debuts and who she’ll be playing.
Going for the Gold
Attention Stevie Nicks fans. Here’s your chance to see the legendary singer/songwriter of Fleetwood Mack fame in concert. Nicks’ 24 Karat Gold The Concert is being released in movie theaters, drive-ins, and exhibition spaces, next month. Here’s how you can get tickets for the show.
How It All Began
A number of Hollywood’s biggest stars got their starts on the small screen; specifically, on daytime dramas. See how many of them you actually knew about in this Soap Hub story.
Speaking of former soap stars, Tamara Tunie, remembered fondly as Jessica Griffin on As the World Turns, made her Law & Order: SVU debut as medical examiner Melinda Warner, 20 long years ago. The actress reveals that she’s coming back to the show this season, too.