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THE WALKING DEAD RATINGS PLUMMET: As Andrew Lincoln’s exit from The Walking Dead approaches, viewers seem less invested in the AMC show. Overall viewership was up 2% to 5 million on October 21, but the live + same day results among adults 18-49 were a declining 1.94, Deadline reports. The 18-49 result also saw a fall of 50% from what the Greg Nicotero-helmed third episode of Season 8 garnered back on November 5, 2017. Lincoln will be officially out of the AMC series as of November 4th. Are you still watching?

ELLEN POMPEO ON GREY’S IMPACT: Ellen Pompeo appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Tuesday, and she said that despite ABC not officially ordering a Season 16, "there's just no end in sight," and that the show’s popularity may carry it well into the future. "Everywhere I go, whether it's Italy, whether it's France, London, Kansas," she said, "the people that come up to me with tears in their eyes and tell me how meaningful the show is to them…" Are you still tuning in?

EMMA THOMPSON TO STAR IN HOW TO BUILD A GIRL: The big-screen adaptation of Caitlin Moran’s best-selling book How To Build a Girl has added Academy-Award winner Emma Thompson and Bridesmaids star Chris O’Dowd, according to The Hollywood Reporter. How to Build a Girl is a comedic coming-of-age story set in 1993. Beanie Feldstein (Lady Bird) is in the lead, with Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones), Paddy Considine (The Death of Stalin) and Sarah Solemani (Bridget Jones' Baby) are also starring.

CHARLIE’S ANGELS NABS WONDER WOMAN 1984’s FORMER RELEASE DATE: Warner Bros. and DC are moving Wonder Woman 1984’s release back by seven months, and Sony is snatching up the November 1st 2019 release date with Elizabeth Banks-helmed Charlie’s Angels film. Charlie’s stars Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska. Patty JenkinsWonder Woman 1984 will now be released on June 5, 2020.

MOVIEPASS GETTING SPUN OFF: Helios and Matheson Analytics are spinning off the financially troubled fixed-price movie subscription service MoviePass into a separate company. It will be publicly traded. "For many years, HMNY has been focused on data analytics, and in that capacity we own assets like Zone Technologies which provides a safety and navigation app for iOS and Android users and a global security concierge service," explained Ted Farnsworth, chairman and CEO of HMNY. "Since we acquired control of MoviePass in December 2017, HMNY largely has become synonymous with MoviePass in the public’s eye, leading us to believe that our shareholders and the market perception of HMNY might benefit from separating our movie-related assets from the rest of our company."

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PRINCE HARRY DRINKING WATER TO SUPPORT MEGHAN MARKLE

What a guy! Prince Harry knows his pregnant wife Meghan Markle can’t partake in alcohol these days, so he is also abstaining in solidarity. At a black tie reception hosted by the Fijian prime minister he toasted with water, instead of bubbly.

They're currently on a 16-day tour of the region; sadly, the pregnancy has delayed the royal family's scheduled visit tot he U.S., but when they do come, a royal tot will be in tow!

Twitter, meanwhile, melted into a puddle at Harry's gesture, declaring him the "best husband ever."

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CELEBRITY GOSSIP

AMY SCHUMER IS PREGNANT! Amy Schumer announced that she is expecting her first child with husband Chris Fischer via Instagram, but not her own. "About to announce some exciting news on @jessicayellin insta page. Please follow her for up to the minute #newsnotnoise she breaks down what’s really going on. She agreed to post a lil noise today for me! Follow her and VOTE!!" she captioned a photo of herself and Fischer photoshopped as Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, sending fans to Jessica Yellin’s page. Then, the last line of a list of Schumer’s voting picks read, "I’m pregnant – Amy Schumer."

SARAH HYLAND’S BOYFRIEND DEFENDS HER FROM TROLL: Wells Adams is defending girlfriend Sarah Hyland from skinny shamers for the second time this month. A critic piped up against a "fan" who said she was too skinny to be healthy. "May catch a lot of s— for this, but @sarahhyland you have a large fan base, filled with both fans who care for your well being and those who are ‘yes-men’ and will say whatever to make you happy. Me, I’m the type of fan who is really concerned," the person wrote on a throwback photo Hyland had posted on Instagram. "You look really unhealthy. Being that skinny can’t be safe. Now go on and lynch me for expressing myself." Wells responded, writing: "You, yoursp the type of fan who’s a douche bag."

KIM KARDASHIAN SAYS SHE IS GRATEFUL FOR PARIS ROBBERY: Kim Kardashian says she is focused on "privacy," but getting back to normalcy after her Paris robbery. "In the last three months, I feel like I’ve come out of my shell a little bit more, back to who I was," she told Alec Baldwin on his podcast. "I was never depressed, but I wasn’t motivated to get up and work like I used to. It shook me." In addition to the robbery, she says her husband Kanye West inspired her to focus more on family. "It started with Kanye, because he lived a more, you know, his work life is very public, but then, like, when he was off, he was very private. And I was—everything had to be public for me back then. So I had to kind of flip it," she explained. "Now it’s like, on my time off, I’m like, ‘Where are the locations I can go eat, go on vacation where no one will see us?'"

JULIA ROBERTS IS DONE WITH ROM-COMS: Julia Roberts built her career making some of the most beloved romantic comedies of the modern era (Pretty Woman, Notting Hill, My Best Friend’s Wedding); but she’s done. "Unless we play the parents of the people that are rom-com-ing," Roberts, 50, tells Entertainment Tonight, claiming she’s simply aged out of the role. She goes on: "There came a point in my career where people thought I had turned on romantic comedies, which I love them, I love to be in them, I love to watch them. But sometimes, they just don't work at a certain point of life experience."

JOHNNY DEPP INKS DEAL WITH CRYPTOCURRENCY PLATFORM: Johnny Depp is teaming up with a cryptocurrency-centric social entertainment platform run by entrepreneur Andrea Iervolino, dubbed TaTaTu. Under the new partnership, they’ll develop and produce film and digital content together under Depp’s production banner, Infinitum Nihil. Stated Depp, "In this era of democratized entertainment, I admire the imaginative ethos of Andrea and look forward to collaborating together in a liberating, progressive manner that will befit the principals of our respective entities."

TREVOR NOAH ANNOUNCES NEW STAND-UP SPECIAL: The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah is heading back to Netflix next month with a new stand-up special. He announced the special, dubbed Son of Patricia, on Netflix. The show will debut Tuesday, November 20th.

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CHRIS HEMSWORTH PICKS UP HITCHHIKER, FABULOUSNESS ENSUES

Chris Hemsworth and his personal trainer Luke Zocchi were driving around Australia when they ran into an American singer named Scott Hildebrand, who was thumbing his way across country.

Hemsworth shared a video clip of their adventure together, set to Hildebrand’s song, "Ready to Fly."

"So we've just landed in Brissie, we've just seen a guy is hitchhiking to Byron Bay. That's where we're going," Zocchi says in the clip, before turning the camera to the Thor star. "We're going to Byron, we'll give him a lift," Hemsworth says.

But the mode of travel isn’t on land. "Little does he know that we’re getting a chopper," Zocchi says. When Hildebrand gamely offers to pay for gas, Hemsworth explains it’ll cost $4K+.

Hildebrand shared the clip too, writing: "When hitchhiking leads to a helicopter ride with Thor. So grateful for this crazy experience and the opportunity to share my music with so many beautiful people. Thanks guys!"

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INDUSTRY NEWS

JULIA LOUIS-DREYFUS OPENS UP ABOUT VEEP, CANCER: Ahead of the final season of HBO’s Veep, Julia Louis-Dreyfus says she’s ready to start a new phase of her life. "I’m good; I’m really good. And I’m not just saying that…. I’m here, and I know we have to get this cancer s— out of the way, so bring on the questions!" she joked during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, referencing her recent cancer battle. "I feel very strong and I’ve got red lips, so what could go wrong? Everything is good. I’m back at work on Veep, which is amazing." She said that ending the show is "bittersweet."

CATE BLANCHETT REVEALS ACTRESS SHE’S OBSESSED WITH: Cate Blanchett appeared in Rome at the premiere of The House with a Clock in Its Walls on Friday, and while she was there, she told The Hollywood Reporter about how she wants to portray one of her heroes, Lucille Ball, in the upcoming Lucy & Desi: "I’ve long been obsessed by Lucille Ball. Who hasn’t? I mean she’s not only as an actress, as a comedian, but as a producer, as a parent, as a force of nature within Hollywood. You step onto a film set in America and the male and female bathrooms on a filmset are called Desi and Lucy," she said. "Such is her influence." When THR asked what she’d do if she had magical powers like the witch in The House with a Clock, she said: "I would make sure that everyone of the age 18 and up registers to vote in the American midterm elections. I come from a country where voting in a democracy is compulsory. And I think freedom is a responsibility that is fast becoming a massive responsibility."

MARK RUFFALO-LED SERIES GETS GREEN LIGHT FROM HBO: I Know This Much Is True, starring Mark Ruffalo, is getting a six-episode commitment from HBO. The limited series about the parallel lives of twin brothers, is based on Wally Lamb’s New York Times bestseller of the same name. Ruffalo will play twin brothers Dominick and Thomas Birdsey.

LEAH REMINI TO TACKLE JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES IN SCIENTOLOGY AND THE AFTERMATH: A&E has announced the airdate for Leah Remini’s two-hour special on Jehovah’s Witnesses. It will air on November 13th at 9 p.m. before the premiere of season three of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath. "I thought Jehovah's Witnesses were just nice people knocking on doors," Remini says in a teaser. "We have received many letters, saying, 'Please look into the Jehovah's Witnesses.'"

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KARLIE KLOSS MARRIES JOSH KUSHNER IN SURPRISE WEEKDAY CEREMONY

Supermodel and activist Karlie Kloss married venture capitalist Josh Kusnher in a surprise ceremony Thursday after getting engaged in July. They’ve been together for six years altogether.

Kloss, 26, and Kushner, 33, keep much of their relationship private, with many speculating that his relationship to the first family (his brother is Jared Kushner and his sister-in-law is Ivanka Trump, daughter of President Donald Trump) has complicated life for both of them. Kloss supported Hilary Clinton’s run for president.

It’s unclear if his family was in attendance at the wedding. Kloss has spoken out several times about her "liberal values" (and claims Josh Kushner shares them as well), but she seems to be on cordial terms with Ivanka Trump, who tweeted a congratulations to them. (Though social media users were quick to drag both women for their connection to each other, writing that Kloss is now "complicit" with Trump's politics by marrying into the family, and that Trump is merely using Kloss' cultural cache to boost her family).

Kloss did share news of their engagement on social media, and also shared a sweet shot of their wedding, which took place in front of around 80 people in Upstate New York. Kloss reportedly converted to Judaism for Kushner and they plan to hold a larger ceremony at a later date.

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CELEBRITY GOSSIP

BRUCE DERN RELEASED FROM HOSPITAL AFTER FALL: The Academy Award-nominated Bruce Dern has been released from the hospital after a fall during a daily job in L.A. The 82-year-old’s rep said he was in good spirits. Dern recently finished filming Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. He is also currently filming Showtime’s upcoming Black Monday.

SELMA BLAIR REVEALS SHE HAS MS: Selma Blair, 46, is sharing a scary diagnosis. On Instagram Saturday, she revealed that she has multiple sclerosis. "I have #multiplesclerosis. I am in an exacerbation," she wrote. "By the grace of the lord, and will power and the understanding producers at Netflix, I have a job. A wonderful job. I am disabled. I fall sometimes. I drop things. My memory is foggy. And my left side is asking for directions from a broken gps. But we are doing it. And I laugh and I don’t know exactly what I will do precisely but I will do my best." Blair thanked her friends, including Sarah Michelle Gellar, Freddie Prinze and Jaime King, for their support. "Since my diagnosis at ten thirty pm on The night of August 16, I have had love and support from my friends, especially @Jaime king @sarahmgellar @realfreddieprinze @tarasubkoff @noah.d.newman," she continued. "My producers #noreenhalpern who assured me that everyone has something. #chrisregina #aaronmartin and every crew member… thank you."

JENELLE EVANS’ HUSBAND SPEAKS OUT AFTER ALLEGED ATTACK: David Eason is breaking his silence after reports that his wife Jenelle Evans called the police on him. The 26-year-old Teen Mom 2 star called 911, claiming that David "assaulted" her and pinned her down. She declined to press charges and police made no arrests. After the call was made public, Evans said it was a "misunderstanding." Eason, for his part, said on social media over the weekend that they "have never been happier."

RHOBH STAR CAMILLE GRAMMER MARRIES: Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Camille Grammer married her boyfriend David C. Meyer in Hawaii on Saturday. They married in an outdoor ceremony as fellow Housewives Teddi Mellencamp, Dorit Kemsley and Lisa Rinna looked on. Kyle Richards was a bridesmaid as was her 16-year-old daughter Mason. Her son Jude, 14, walked her down the aisle. Grammer was previously married to Kelsey Grammer.

MANDY MOORE AND WILMER VALDERRAMA REUNITE FOR HALLOWEEN TRADITION: Mandy Moore and Wilmer Valderrama have reunited for an annual Halloween tradition. The ex-lovers get together every year to attend one of Universal Studios Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights. On Friday, they rode the rides, got lost the maze and took part in other spooky traditions. "This is a tradition, right?" Moore, 34, asks in an Instagram Stories video, while filming Valderrama, 38, walking up a flight of stairs. "It's a yearly tradition that Mandy and I take the horror of Halloween Horror Nights," he replies. Do you do anything social with your exes?

FREE WILLY STAR ARRESTED FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: Former child star Jason James Richter was arrested in San Fernando Valley for misdemeanor domestic violence against his girlfriend last week. He spent two nights in jail before being released on $20K bail, TMZ reports. If convicted, he faces up to one year behind bars.

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DISNEY PRINCESS KRISTEN BELL SLAMS ‘SNOW WHITE’

Kristen Bell may play a princess in the astronomically popular Disney insta-classic Frozen, but she is not above throwing down with some of the other heroines from the House of Mouse.

Bell reserves special derision for Snow White, who she fears may be sending the wrong message about strangers and consent.

"Every time we close Snow White I look at my girls and ask, 'Don't you think it's weird that Snow White didn't ask the old witch why she needed to eat the apple? Or where she got that apple?' I say, 'I would never take food from a stranger, would you?'" Bell tells Parents of reading with her children. "And my kids are like, 'No!' And I'm like, 'OK, I'm doing something right.'"

She is also concerned about the unrequested physical attention. "Don't you think that it's weird that the prince kisses Snow White without her permission?" Bell recalls asking her daughters. "Because you can not kiss someone if they're sleeping!"

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BELLA THORNE HAS 19 CATS (ALSO 4 MOVIES OUT AND 18M SM FOLLOWERS)

You read that right, Bella Thorne has 19 cats! In a sprawling new interview in the Los Angeles Times, Thorne admits she’s to blame for the cat situation by refusing to spay her first cat Lola. She also weighed in on everything from her Instagram following to her previous experiences with sexual abuse.

ON INSTAGRAM

Her cat food, and her $2 million home, is largely funded via her Instagram fan base. As she tells LAT, she gets paid $65K to blast ads to her 18.2 million followers. From the funds she has accrued, she painted the exterior of her home violet, purchased a hand-painted 12-foot unicorn statue and built a castle for her cats.

Her bathroom features notes on her ceiling that read: "Follow your instincts, Bella" and "Your worst mistake is your best advice."

ON HER JOURNEY:

Thorne got her start on Disney’s Shake It Up, then went on to land roles in The Greatest Showman and Spider-Man: Homecoming. This year, she will appear in five movies, four of which are out now (Assassination Nation, I Still See You, Ride and Conrad & Michelle).

But it wasn't a fairy tale: she claims the House of Mouse body-shamed her, and even once threatened to fire her.

ON MARIJUANA AND MAKEUP

Per the piece, Thorne took a break from smoking her "blunt" to pick up a makeup pencil and dot faux "freckles" over her "blemishes."

ON BEING ABUSED

Thorne has spoken out previously about being abused as a child. Here’s what she has to say this time: "I always think, ‘Maybe you could have done something.’ It kind of makes me mad, because I read these stories that are really awful — I mean, really awful ... it’s really something getting ripped and taken from you. At least those girls tried. I just laid there, comatose."

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KENDALL JENNER SLAMS ‘TMZ’ FOR SHARING HER PERSONAL INFORMATION

Kendall Jenner is furious with TMZ, and she took to Twitter to vent her anger. TMZ published a story about her alleged stalker showing up at her pool (with details about the home's location), and she tweeted: "and how do you guys think these terrifying people know where my house is? cuz you release not only photos but my location. it is so beyond unsafe. is this not our one ounce of privacy we can get???"

She continued in a second tweet: "i understand what i’ve signed up for but when you release the exact location to where i live THAT is when you’re putting my life in danger."

"Your home is your safe haven, but for me, cuz of outlets like you, my home is anything BUT. you should be ashamed of yourself," Jenner wrote.

This is not the first time Jenner has dealt with a stalker. In 2016, a man was followed her into her home, and she later received a permanent restraining order against him. The man who was busted stalking her this time also previously targeted her twice, TMZ reports.

"I literally once a week have a stalker, maybe more, twice a week," Jenner said on an episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians last year. "Someone shows up at my house, every single day."

Members of her family, including her sister Kim Kardashian, who was famously tied up, held at gun point and robbed of $10 million worth of jewels, have also been targeted in the past.

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CLAIRE FOY RECALLS FEELINGS OF RAGE AGAINST #METOO PROTESTOR

The Emmy Award-winning Claire Foy is recaling her feelings of rage on a recent trip to Washington, D.C., in an in-depth interview with The Hollywood Reporter. Foy says she spotted a dissenter near Capitol Hill carrying a sign that read "#MeToo Fraud" during the protests against now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing.

"I just want to rip it up," she told The Hollywood Reporter.

"How dare you write #MeTooFraud on a placard?" Foy, 34 said. "It just breaks my heart, how other human beings just care so little about people. That person must not have any idea of what those women have been through. I have a real problem with people not understanding the effect that they have on other people."

"That makes me want to violently hurt him, which is obviously bad," she added. "I can’t. Because he’s a lot stronger than I am … It would completely undermine my position."

Foy acknowledged that she has become an unwitting poster child for the #MeToo movement and the gender wage gap controversy because of the pay discrepancy between herself and co-star Matt Smith on Netflix's The Crown.

Foy can be seen in the Neil Armstrong biopic First Man, out now. She plays Janet Armstrong, wife of Armstrong (Ryan Gosling).

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BUSY PHILIPPS DISHES ON BEHIND-THE-SCENES ‘DAWSON’S CREEK’ DRAMA

In her new memoir, This Will Only Hurt a Little, Busy Philipps let’s readers in on the good, the bad and the ugly behind-the scenes drama on Dawson’s Creek.

Philipps joined the cast of the hit show in 2001 (Season 5), saying it was clear from the start that there was an "intense dynamic."

KATIE HOLMES

She calls the show’s star, Katie Holmes "very sweet," but adds " we didn't spend that much time together. I knew she worked out a lot."

Philipps said she "had a hard time really connecting with her," adding that "She didn't seem to like to drink very much, and while I knew she'd sneak a cigarette every once in a while, she wasn't really like a hang-out-and-smoke kind of girl."

JOSHUA JACKSON AND JAMES VAN DER BEEK

The 39-year-old writes that stars Joshua Jackson and James Van Der Beek did not get along. She opined that Jackson saw himself as a "George Clooney type," but was a bit of a "mainsplainer" and could "turn a conversation into a dissertation."

BODY-SHAMING

Philipps says that she was also often body-shamed on-set.

"Wardrobe was really disheartening. The woman looked at my body skeptically. ;Hmmm. I think the trick with you will be to just accentuate your chest and push up your boobs and maybe show your legs, and then just try to hide from here’ - she pointed to right under my boobs – ‘to here’ — She pointed to right above my knees," adding that they covered up her moles and compared her disparagingly to Holmes, who they said "WORKS SO HARD" and "LOVES running."

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CELEBRITY GOSSIP

JAVIER BARDEM WANTS TO WORK WITH WOODY ALLEN AGAIN: Javier Bardem, who appeared in Woody Allen’s Vicky Cristina Barcelona, told an audience at the Lumiére Film Festival that he’s love to work with him again. "He’s a genius," Bardem said, adding that in this time of the #MeToo movement, "I would work with him tomorrow." He continued, noting that Allen has never been convicted of a crime: "Today, 11 years later, it is the same accusation. Public accusations are very dangerous. If some day there is a trial and it’s proven to be true, I would change my opinion, but at this moment, nothing has changed."

EMMA WATSON SPOT MAKING OUT WITH BRENDAN WALLACE: Emma Watson was spotted on vacation with her new boyfriend, tech CEO Brendan Wallace. The pair haven’t commented on the status of their relationship, but they were making out at a restaurant in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, according to witnesses. "They kissed across the table and seemed passionate about each other," a source told E! News. "She had a big smile on her face and seemed to really love being with him. They chatted a lot and spent time laughing together. They seemed like a very happy couple enjoying their vacation."

MAN BEHIND BIG BIRD, OSCAR THE GROUCH RETIRING: Caroll Spinney has announced his retirement from Sesame Street. While he isn’t a household name himself, he is the puppeteer behind Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch. "Big Bird brought me so many places, opened my mind and nurtured my soul," said Spinney. "And I plan to be an ambassador for Sesame Workshop for many years to come. After all, we're a family! But now it's time for two performers that I have worked with and respected – and actually hand-picked for the guardianship of Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch – to take my alter-egos into their hands and continue to give them life." Spinney is 84 and has worked with Sesame Street since its 1969 debut.

KATIE HOLMES AND COURTNEY COX TALK FEMALE FILMS: Courtney Cox and Katie Holmes are opening up about the importance of finding new female voices in the tricky 2018 political climate. The pair came out to support Tribeca Enterprises and Chanel's fourth women's filmmaker program in New York City Tuesday, and while there, they discussed their perspectives with The Hollywood Reporter. "Yes, absolutely, it feels more powerful in this political climate. It's time. We're striving and getting closer to a world where it's not biased toward one gender, so having events like this is a great way to continue that growth for women," Cox told The Hollywood Reporter. "We make up half the population. We offer a necessary perspective in film and it's a way for our voices to be heard, which we really need right now." Added Holmes: "I am in support of young female voices, and I think it's important to keep inspiring and keep encouraging women to use their voice and to tell their stories. That in and of itself is very empowering to get their point of view out there, to get their ideas out there."

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INDUSTRY NEWS

DRACULA SERIES HEADED FOR BBC, NETFLIX: The BBC and Netflix are partnering on a major new series adaptation of the classic vampire tale Dracula. The team behind Sherlock (Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat) are taking on the Bram Stoker tale. Three 90-minute installments of the series, which is set in 1897, have been commissioned. Moffat and Gatiss said: "There have always been stories about great evil. What’s special about Dracula is that Bram Stoker gave evil its own hero."

DOWNTON ABBEY’S JULIAN FELLOWES AT WORK ON NEW ROYAL DRAMA: Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes is working on a royal drama based on the Queen’s art collection with The X Factor producer Syco, Deadline reports. The collection is owned by Queen Elizabeth II and is spread across 13 historic royal residences. Objects include 7,000+ paintings and 30,000+ watercolors. Fellowes has a busy roster: he’s also currently working on The Gilded Age for NBC.

JENNIFER GARNER CONFIRMS ALIAS REBOOT: It’s happening, but Jennifer Garner will not be reprising her role as Sydney Bristow. The popular ABC series went off the air in 2006, and there have been rumors of a reboot for some time. "I've heard that there's an Alias reboot happening, but no one's talked to me about it," she tells The Hollywood Reporter. "I mean, it would be totally different. But if they didn't have me on as a guest, I would be very, very angry." Garner can now be seen in HBO’s Camping, hailing from showrunners Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner; the show premiered Sunday.

BLACK PANTHER’S LETITIA WRIGHT ON TIMING OF FILM: Letitia Wright, who plays Wakandan princess Shuri in Disney’s megahit Black Panther, says the film landed at the perfect time. Wright told Deadline: "I have young girls and women come up and say to me, ‘Hey, this is a new kind of representation for us. We’re not in a film where we’re inferior, or we’re below the men, or we have to be just the object of someone’s affection. We’re equal. We can hold our own.’ Everybody holds their own space in this film." She continued: "I feel like there was such a need for it in our culture. There was such a need for it in our industry, that when we got it, we grasped it and we ran with it."

DREAMWORKS TO BOW THREE NEW KIDS SERIES ON NETFLIX: Netflix is welcoming three new DreamWorks Animation Television kids series to its stable of shows in 2019 and 2020. The new shows: Archibald’s Next Big Thing, inspired by the children’s book from Tony Hale, Tony Biaggne and Victor Huckabe and following the hijinks of a chicken; Gabby’s Dollhouse, a show created and executive produced by Traci Paige Johnson (Blue’s Clues, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood) and Jennifer Twomey (Blue’s Clues, Team Umizoomi), it unboxes a surprise before hopping into a fantasy world of cat characters; Rhyme Time Town, about Daisy the Puppy and Cole the Kitten as they embark on an adventurous world filled with nursery rhymes and imaginative play. Since 2013, DreamWorks Animation Television and Netflix have released 16 original series.

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TINASHE ELIMINATED FROM ‘DANCING WITH THE STARS’

Tinashe’s time on Dancing with the Stars has come to an end. When the reality dancing competition series returned for its fourth week of competition last night, the celebrity and pro dancer duos were each paired with a celebrity or DWTS alum for their Trio Night number.

Tinashe, 25, and pro partner Brandon Armstrong were teamed up with DWTS alum Amy Purdy for week four, when they performed a tango and earned a 26/30 from judges. Despite their solid score, it wasn’t enough to keep the singer in the competition.

At the wrap of the episode, it was announced by co-hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews that two Season 27 couples were in jeopardy: Evanna Lynch and Keo Motsepe, and Tinashe and Armstrong. "Evanna and Keo, Tinashe and Brandon, on this fourth week of competition, the couple leaving is: Tinashe and Brandon," Bergeron said, which was met from boos and surprised exclamations from the audience. "Brandon, you actually said it in the package," said Bergeron. "Sometimes the best dancers go."

Last week, the pair received their highest score of the season (27/30), but faced jeopardy. "I never want to be in that position again," Tinashe said in her rehearsal video package on Monday’s episode. Although the pair was eliminated, Armstrong praised his partner before they took their final bow at center stage: "I’m super proud of Tinashe. She did amazing this season." "Brandon did amazing," added the singer, who noted his first season as a DWTS pro. "Thanks guys!"

Here’s a breakdown of how the other celebs did:

Juan Pablo Di Pace and Cheryl Burke with Melissa Rycroft danced the Cha Cha to "Wavey" by CliQ featuring Alika. Len told Juan Pablo, "Your bottom is the tops!" Both he and Bruno caught a small mistake though, that Juan Pablo went on the wrong foot once which threw things off a bit. Carrie Ann thought Juan Pablo was holding back and trying to be too controlled, which she attributed to the pressure to keep the routine together with two "hottie-totties" dancing around him. They scored 24 out of 30.

Tinashe and Brandon Armstrong with Amy Purdy danced the Tango to "Hit Me with Your Best Shot" from Rock of Ages. Bruno enjoyed the courtroom drama of it all, finding this trio "GUILTY... of brilliance of the first degree!" Carrie Ann spent a lot of time talking about Brandon's choreography and the technique but Len took issues with some of the holds. They scored 26.

John Schneider and Emma Slater with Joey Fatone danced the Argentine Tango to "Torn" by Nathan Lanier. "It was a bit of a Greek tragedy to start with," Len critiqued. Carrie Ann also admitted that the whole thing started off rough, but she thought things kind of picked up when the violins came in. She also appreciated that Emma picked a routine that gave some seriousness to Joey and John. They scored 21.

Evanna Lynch and Keo Motsepe with Scarlett Byrne danced the Salsa to "Black Magic" by Little Mix. Len called it a polished performance, and Bruno couldn’t stop singing Evanna’s praises: "Every week you seem to become brighter, livelier, and more confident. It’s like finding a new side of yourself out here on the stage every week!" Despite the gushing, Bruno and Carrie Ann did find issues with their synchronicity at times. Carrie Ann thought they were too loose and casual with it, and she brought back a note from earlier in the season that Evanna was getting ahead of the music. They scored 24.

DeMarcus Ware and Lindsay Arnold with Rashad Jennings danced the Paso Doblé to "Fire" by Barns Courtney. Bruno had a very difficult time focusing on the dance with two hot, shirtless men standing in front of him. The "robustness" of the performance wasn’t enough to distract the judges from the missing technicality though, and Carrie Ann noted that DeMarcus seemed like he was trying to match Rashad rather than dance to his own style. "You’ve got the guns, but not always the ammunition," Len said. They scored 22.

Milo Manheim and Witney Carson with Riker Lynch danced the Salsa to "Adrenalina" by Wisin featuring Jennifer Lopez & Ricky Martin. Len compared Witney to a Frisbee getting tossed back and forth the whole time. When he said that he wanted more hip action at times, Carrie Ann screamed and made sure to point out how none of them ever had to look at each other to check that they were on the beat, which is a sign of what a perfect trio they make. They scored a 29.

Mary Lou Retton and Sasha Farber with Nastia Liukin danced the Charleston to "V.E.S.P.A." by Dimie Cat. "Last week you were really great, but this week... you were better!" Carrie Ann said. Len thought the choreography could have used a little more Charleston in there, but Bruno argued that Sasha showcased the girls’ abilities perfectly. They scored a 26.

Joe "Grocery Store Joe" Amabile and Jenna Johnson with Jordan Kimball danced the Salsa to "I’m Too Sexy" by Right Said Fred. Bruno called it a mix of Magic Mike and Tragic Mike, saying "The timing – non-existent." Carrie Ann praised Jenna for trying her very best, and Len agreed that this show often gives pros celebs who have been on stage and danced or acted in some capacity. Jenna... she had none of those things as her disposal, so kudos to her. They scored 15.

Alexis Ren and Alan Bersten with Maddie Ziegler danced the Tango to "Move Your Body" by Sia. Carrie Ann called it very strong, but she also thought it felt more like three solos than a unified Trio. Len was similarly disappointed in some of the holds, but Bruno loved it. He called it elegant, sophisticated and brilliant. They scored 25.

Bobby Bones and Sharna Burgess with Lindsey Stirling danced the Cha Cha to "U Can’t Touch This" by MC Hammer. Len looked like he wanted to push Bobby off the judges’ table during the routine and Bruno pretty much agreed, "You took a sledgehammer to the Cha Cha Cha." He softened it by saying that the Cha Cha just got lost in translation amidst the performance. Carrie Ann was slightly nicer about it, complimenting him for not missing a single step of the routine, even if he didn’t master the technique. They scored 20.

AUDIO: DANCING WITH THE STARS BRUNO ON EVANNA LYNCHS SALSA PERFORMANCE
AUDIO: DANCING WITH THE STARS BRUNO ON JOE AMABILES PERFORMANCE WITH JORDAN
AUDIO: DANCING WITH THE STARS BRUNO ON TINASHES TANGO PERFORMANCE
AUDIO: DANCING WITH THE STARS DEMARCUS WARE DISLOCATES HIS FINGER
AUDIO: DANCING WITH THE STARS TINASHE IS ELIMINATED

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NICOLE KIDMAN SAYS MARRIAGE TO TOM CRUISE PROTECTED HER FROM HARASSMENT

Nicole Kidman is normally mum on her 11-year (1990-2011) marriage to Tom Cruise, but she is opening up about one aspect of their partnership.

"Being married to Tom Cruise at 22 is something I'm always reluctant to talk about, because I'm married now to the man who is my great love Keith Urban, and it almost feels disrespectful," Kidman writes an essay for New York Magazine's October 15-28 issue, which focuses on the theme of women and power. "That said, I got married very young, but it definitely wasn't power for me — it was protection."

She continues: "I married for love, but being married to an extremely powerful man kept me from being sexually harassed. I would work, but I was still very much cocooned. So when I came out of it at 32, 33, it's almost like I had to grow up."

The 51-year-old adds that she later had her "share of #MeToo moments."

"But do I want to expose them in an article? No. Do they come out in my work? Absolutely," she writes. "I'm open and raw. I want to have my well of experience and emotion tapped into -- used, and I'm not just talking about sexual harassment. I'm talking about loss, death, the full array of life. But it has to be by the right people so it's not abused again."

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HILARY DUFF EATS SPECIAL SALAD TO INDUCE LABOR

Hilary Duff is ready to welcome her little girl into the world. So much so, the 31-year-old Younger star took to social media to tell fans that she ate a special salad in an attempt to move things along.

She captioned it: "This salad is supposed to make you go into labor...@caioti_pizza don't let me down."

E! News reached out to Caioti Pizza for intel. They told the site: "We do have a salad that supposedly makes people go into labor. They say it's in the dressing, which is just a balsamic and there are special herbs that make women have contractions and go into labor. None of the servers know what exactly is in the 'special herbs' mix, only the kitchen knows."

Word has sprea,d as Caioti explains: "There is a whole baby board on the wall and there are at least 15-20 pregnant women a day who come in to order the salad. The ingredients in The Salad are romaine, water cress, Gorgonzola and walnuts with balsamic dressing and the special herbs. It costs $13.95 for a full and $10.95 for a half."

Duff is expecting her arrival with boyfriend Matthew Koma any day now. Duff shares a 6-year-old son Luca with her ex Mike Comrie.

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SOUND MIXER DIES ON SET OF TOM HANKS MOVIE

An award-winning sound mixer has died after falling from a balcony on the set of a Tom Hanks film. James Emswiller won an Emmy Award in 2015 and appears to have fallen during a break in shooting on the set of a biopic about Fred Rogers, aka Mr. Rogers, the iconic children's programmer who hosted Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood from 1968-2001.

Police say Emswiller, 61, "was alone on the balcony taking a cigarette break when he may have suffered a medical emergency resulting in his fall from the balcony."

No foul play is suspected and multiple reports cite the strong possibility that he suffered a heart attack before he fell. Emswiller previously worked on The Avengers and The Fault in Our Stars.

Hanks, who plays Rogers, was reportedly on the set at the time of the accident. Filming of the provisionally titled You Are My Friend has been halted while the fall is investigated. The film is set to hit theaters in October of next year.

Sony Pictures, which is set to release the film, said in a statement, "This is a devastating tragedy and the studio is investigating the matter. Our thoughts and prayers are with Jim’s loved ones, friends, and colleagues."

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