The Hollywood Walk of Fame is making room for a new set of stars. Steve "The Crocodile Hunter" Irwin, Anthony Anderson, Gillian Anderson, Lynda Carter, Simon Cowell, Taraji P. Henson, Eric McCormack, Ryan Murphy, Niecy Nash, Mandy Patinkin, Shonda Rhimes and RuPaul will be representing the television industry. Film stars included Jack Black, Kirsten Dunst, Jeff Goldblum, F. Gary Gray, Mark Hamill, Jennifer Lawrence, Gina Lollobrigida, Minnie Mouse, Nick Nolte and Zoë Saldana. In the musicians and performers category: Mary J. Blige, Richard Branson, Petula Clark, Harry Connick, Jr., Snoop Dogg, Ice T , Carrie Underwood and "Weird" Al Yankovic, Charles Aznavour, Lin-Manuel Miranda, radio host Steve Jones and Bernie Mac.
If you were looking forward to your summer Bachelor fix, you can forget about it. Warner Bros. stopped production of Bachelor in Paradise after allegations of sexual misconduct on the set. During the filming of this season, a female constant who was reportedly too intoxicated for consent was involved in sexual activity with DeMario Jackson. A producer claims the production crew allegedly allowed the activity to continue. Warner Bros. is working to investigate the allegations. Bachelor in Paradise sends rejected contestants from The Bachelor and The Bachelorette to a tropical location. Alcohol consumption and hooking up are encouraged on the show.
Surprisingly, Dead Men Tell No Tales raked in $77 million over Memorial Weekend. Even though it’s the second lowest opening in the Pirates of Caribbean franchise, it didn’t sink like Baywatch. With just a $23 million opening weekend, the Paramount adaptation belly-flopped even with an all-star cast that includes Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron. Even Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 beat out Baywatch with $25.1 million in its third weekend.
NBC’s “Hairspray Live!” debuts tonight at 8 p.m. The production features Maddie Bailio as Tracy Turnblad along with Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande, Kristin Chenoweth, Andrea Martin and Rosie O’Donnell. “Hairspray” vet Harvey Fierstein will star as Edna Turnblad, the role that won him a Tony in the stage production. This is the fourth NBC live musicals in recent times, which includes “The Sounds of Music,” “Peter Pan” and “The Wiz.”