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Sundance Festival: John Legend Covers Nina Simone on Opening Night

The Sundance Film Festival celebrates film, and this year, television, but on Thursday, the 10-day gathering kicked off notably with music.

Blake Shelton Is Clueless About Cumberbatch

While visiting "The Tonight Show," country music star Blake Shelton revealed he did not know who Benedict Cumberbatch is and isn't exactly a wiz at 1980s trivia.

‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Aaliyah’ Actresses Cast in Next ‘X-Men’ Installment

Director Bryan Singer announced three actors have been cast in the planned X-Men sequel, which is due in theaters May 27.

Special Flight to Sundance Takes Pain Out of Air Travel — For a Select Few

Delta arranged arranged a special flight from Los Angeles to Salt Lake City on Thursday for celebrities and other Hollywood pros on their way to the Sundance Film Festival. It included expedited check-in, free brunch while waiting to board, and free drinks in the air.

Miranda Lambert Sings ‘Roots and Wings’ to Pitch Ram Trucks

Grammy Award-winning country singer Miranda Lambert penned a song, "Roots and Wings," for a new Ram Truck marketing campaign.

Jerry Springer Weighs In on Potential Presidential Candidates’ ‘Baggage’

Longtime talk-show host Jerry Springer talks with Speakeasy about factors that might hinder the current crop of potential presidential candidates.

Watch the Trailer for Tina Fey’s New Show ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’

Netflix released the first trailer for its coming series "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt."

Read an Excerpt From ‘Dogeaters’ (WSJ Book Club)

The new WSJ Book Club selection, Jessica Hagedorn's 'Dogeaters,' was chosen by author Marlon James. Read an excerpt.

Get to Know the YouTube Stars Interviewing President Obama

It's part of a strategy the White House has employed in the past to reach a younger, more diverse audience.

Report: Simon Pegg to Co-Write ‘Star Trek 3? with Doug Jung

Deadline is reporting that British actor and writer Simon Pegg, who has portrayed Scotty in the past two "Star Trek" films, has signed on to co-write the planned "Star Trek 3."

Novelist James Patterson Releases Self-Destructing Book ‘Private Vegas’

James Patterson's latest novel, 'Private Vegas," will officially be released on Jan. 26 and is currently available digitally. But the digital version will "self destruct" after 24 hours.

Starz Really, Really Wants You to Tune In for the ‘Black Sails’ Season 2 Premiere

Starz uses fan enthusiasm for "Outlander" series to help promote the second season of its pirate show "Black Sails."

‘Empire’ Recap: Season 1, Episode 3, ‘The Devil Quotes Scripture’

Read Speakeasy's recap of the third episode of "Empire," a new series about a music-industry family in all its dysfunctional glory.

Anne Hathaway to Star in Julie Taymor’s ‘Grounded’ at New York’s Public Theater

Anne Hathaway will star in “Grounded” at the Public Theater this spring, a one-woman play about a female fighter pilot who becomes a drone pilot after having a child.

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