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George Clooney Is Starting a Film School With Mindy Kaling, Don Cheadle & More!

George Clooney can add “founder of a school” to his ever-growing resume.

So can Mindy Kaling, Don Cheadle, Kerry Washington and Eva Longoria too.

It was announced today that the five actors will be co-founding a school together for those interested in career paths in Hollywood.

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Kerry Washington's Tweet About DMX & Prince Philip's Deaths Is Facing Backlash from Fans

Kerry Washington is causing quite a reaction on social media.

Following the news of both the death of British royal Prince Philip and hip-hop icon DMX on Friday (April 9), the 44-year-old Scandal star pondered something on Twitter that resulted in a lot of feedback and mixed reactions.

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Charlize Theron & Kerry Washington to Star in Netflix's 'The School For Good & Evil'!

Charlize Theron and Kerry Washington are going to be co-stars!

The two actresses will star in Netflix‘s The School For Good And Evil, Deadline reported Friday (February 19).

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The Paul Feig-directed film is an adaptation of the fantasy YA novel from Soman Chainani.

Charlize will play Lady Lesso and Kerry will portray Professor Dovey.

Here’s a plot summary for the bestselling six-book series: “best friends Sophie and Agatha discover where fairytale legacies go to school: the School for Good and Evil, where ordinary boys and girls are trained to be fairy tale heroes and villains. With her princess ambitions, Sophie knows she’ll be picked for the School for Good and join the ranks of past students like Cinderella and Snow White. Meanwhile, Agatha, with her grim aesthetic and wicked cat, seems a natural fit for the villains in the School for Evil. Yet soon the girls find their fortunes reversed; what what if the mistake is the first clue to discovering who Sophie and Agatha really are?”

Find out who will be playing Charlizeβ€˜s character in the upcoming Mad Max: Fury Road prequel!

'Celebrating America' Inauguration Special - Celebrity Performer Lineup Revealed!

Celebrating America is airing tonight (January 20)!

The inauguration special will be hosted by Tom Hanks, and will celebrate the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.

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The primetime special will air from 8:30 to 10 p.m. ET on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, MSNBC and PBS as presented by PBS NewsHour. It also live-stream on Biden‘s YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Twitch accounts. Amazon Prime Video, Twitch and NewsNOW from Fox are streaming the event as well.

Performers will include Demi Lovato, Justin Timberlake, Jon Bon Jovi, Ant Clemons, Bruce Springsteen, John Legend and Foo Fighters.

They will perform at “iconic locations across the country,” according to a statement from the Presidential Inaugural Committee.

Tim McGraw and Florida Georgia Line‘s Tyler Hubbard announced they will perform “Undivided” on the special, and Katy Perry will also perform.

Justin Timberlake and Ant Clemons will sing their collaboration “Better Days.”

Eva Longoria and Kerry Washington will also take part by introducing “stories of young people making a difference in their communities” as well as the performers.

Check out everything that happened so far during the 2021 presidential inauguration.

Find out what Joe Biden is doing in his first day in office.

Joe Biden & Kamala Harris Inauguration Ceremony 2021 - How to Watch, What Time & Performers Revealed!

President-Elect Joe Biden will be inaugurated on Wednesday (January 20).

The future President of the United States will be sworn in as the 46th President, with Kamala Harris being sworn in as Vice President.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Joe Biden

The event will not be attended by the once again impeached President Trump, making him the first president since Andrew Johnson in the 1800s to do so.

Former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton will be in attendance.

There will be performances by Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez, as well as a TV special called Celebrating America that evening, hosted by Tom Hanks and featuring performances by Justin Timberlake, Demi Lovato, Jon Bon Jovi, Ant Clemons and John Legend.

The swearing-in ceremony will happen at 12 p.m. ET, and the event will shown on all major networks. Gaga will perform the national anthem, and Jennifer will be doing a special performance, as well as a poetry reading by Amanda Gorman.

The Presidential Inaugural Committee revealed that this year’s theme is “America United”: “At a time of unprecedented crisis and deep divisions, America United reflects the beginning of a new national journey that restores the soul of America, brings the country together, and creates a path to a brighter future,” the website declares.

The Celebrating America special will air from 8:30-10 p.m. ET/PT (delayed) on the West Coast on CBS, ABC and NBC, as well as CNN and MSNBC via cable or live TV streaming.

Bruce Springsteen and Foo Fighters will also perform during the special. Eva Longoria and Kerry Washington will also introduce segments throughout the evening.

There will not be an inaugural ball due to pandemic safety concerns.

Check out the President-Elect’s first official tweet!

Kerry Washington Celebrates 20th Anniversary of 'Save the Last Dance'

Kerry Washington is looking back at one of her first big roles!

The 43-year-old actress took to Instagram on Tuesday (January 12) to share a post in honor of the 20th anniversary of Save the Last Dance.

“OH EM GEE!!!!! Save the Last Dance turns 20 years old today 😱😱😱😱😱!” Kerry wrote along with a throwback photo with co-stars Julia Stiles, Sean Patrick Thomas, and Garland Whitt on set of the 2001 movie.

“Playing Chenille changed my life,” Kerry continued. “I read that script and I felt like I KNEW her. At the time, I also knew the narrative that was being served in culture about who Black teen moms are.”

“And I knew that if done right, this was an opportunity to transform some stereotyped thinking and make this young woman REAL,” Kerry added. “And human. And deserving of love and attention. I loooooved being a part of this film This cast. This crew. So many ‘slammin’ memories! 😍😜”

Save the Last Dance follows the story of Sara (Stiles), a white Midwestern ballet dancer, who moves to Chicago to live with her estranged dad after her mom dies in a car accident. In Chicago, Sara finds herself an outcast while attending an all-Black school, before falling for Derek (Thomas) and befriending Chenille (Washington).

You can read Kerry Washington‘s message on Instagram here.

'The Prom' Movie Cast - See Who Plays Each Character!

The new movie musical The Prom is streaming right now on Netflix and it’s a joyful and uplifting film that is perfect to watch with your family this holiday season!

A star-studded cast brought the Broadway show to the screen and there are also some amazing newcomers in the mix.

The story follows a group of Broadway stars with a crisis on their hands who come up with a plan to resurrect their public images. After reading about an openly gay high school student in Indiana who has been banned from attending the prom, the actors travel to the small town to give the girl a night where she can truly celebrate who she is.

The Prom premiered on Broadway back in November 2018 and Ryan Murphy quickly got the rights to turn it into a movie… and he surely didn’t wait long to make the film!

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