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A new ‘Ghostbusters’ is coming, this one co-written and directed by Jason Reitman

The movie will reportedly take place in the same universe as the original 1984 blockbuster, which was directed by Ivan Reitman, Jason’s father.

(FILES) In this file picture taken on September 19, 2017 Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen looks on during a meeting of the Global Pact for the Environment at the United Nations headquarters in New York. - Brazil's Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias on January 14, 2019 slammed supermodel Gisele Bundchen, fervent defender of the environment, for allegedly criticizing the country in environmental matters


Brazilian official blasts Gisele Bundchen for her environmental activism

Brazil’s agriculture minister, Tereza Cristina Dias, said during an interview on a conservative Brazilian radio station that the supermodel should “not go around criticizing” the country.

Frankie Shaw in “SMILF.”

Frankie Shaw and Rosie O’Donnell address ‘SMILF’ misconduct allegations

Shaw, a Boston native, told the “Today” show that she is “really grateful” that she can “take these lessons of being a more aware and attuned showrunner moving forward.”

FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2018 file photo, Steve Carell arrives at the premiere of


Steve Carell starring in, executive producing workplace comedy about ‘Space Force’

Steve Carell and Greg Daniels, creators of “The Office,” are producing a space workplace comedy for Netflix.

FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2018 file photo, singer Rihanna arrives at the Fenty Beauty by Rihanna one year anniversary party in New York. Rihanna is suing her father over his use of their last name for a business. In the lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Los Angeles, Rihanna, whose full name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty, alleges that her father Ronald Fenty and his partner have violated her trademark and falsely suggested that their business, Fenty Entertainment, is affiliated with her. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)


Rihanna sues father over use of their last name for business

In the lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Los Angeles, Rihanna, whose full name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty, says that her father, Ronald Fenty, and his partner have violated her trademark and falsely suggested that their business, Fenty Entertainment, is affiliated with her.

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‘Family Guy’ producers say they are ‘trying to phase out’ gay jokes because the ‘culture is different’

In an interview with TVLine, executive producers Rich Appel and Alec Sulkin shared their thoughts on the shift in the long-running Fox comedy, created by Seth MacFarlane.

Ben Affleck, right, the director, writer, producer and star of

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck’s ‘City on a Hill’ to begin filming in Boston next month

The Showtime series is slated to be released in 2019.

Eunice “Nicie” Panetta will lead the committee to select the award winners.

$2.2m Mellon grants will boost local poetry programs

Half of the funds will support local poets laureate and the rest will go for local programming.

FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2018 file photo, Alicia Keys presents the award for record of the year at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Recording Academy announced Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, that Keys will host the Feb. 10 Grammys for the first time. The show will air live on CBS in Los Angles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)


Alicia Keys to host Grammy Awards next month, while Oscars remains host-free

The Recording Academy announced Tuesday that the R&B star will host the Feb. 10 show for the first time.

FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2018, file photo, Bruce Springsteen performs at the 12th annual Stand Up For Heroes benefit concert at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York. Springsteen will not be touring with the E Street Band in 2019. Springsteen on Tuesday, Dec. 4, posted on Twitter that they hope to be back soon. But The Boss says he wants a break after his

Bruce Springsteen made a surprise visit to an Irish pub in Boston

The Boss swapped Thunder Road for Boylston Street on Friday.

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 24: Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer speaks about his new book


Michael Flynn, Sean Spicer become neighbors in Rhode Island

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer has bought a house in Rhode Island, and his new neighbor is a familiar face from the Trump administration: former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex and Britain's Prince Harry watch a dance troupe perform at the Hive, Wirral Youth Zone, as part of a visit to Birkenhead, England, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. (Danny Lawson/Pool Photo via AP)


Baby boy or girl? It seems Meghan and Harry don’t know yet

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have apparently chosen not to learn the gender of the baby they are expecting this spring.

Singer Meghan Trainor and actor Daryl Sabara in a file photo from Aug. 12, 2018 in Inglewood, Calif.


Meghan Trainor and Daryl Sabara share ‘familymoon’ memories on Instagram

Over the weekend, Trainor, who was raised on Nantucket and the Cape, and Sabara shared memories from their honeymoon in Bora Bora.

DULUTH, GA - NOVEMBER 05: The Who's Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend perform during the The Who

The Who will play Fenway Park this summer

The band also will release its first album of new songs in 13 years later this year.

Festival founder Daniel Bruce with wife Julianna and daughter Charlotte at the opening reception.


A toast to the 30th Boston Wine Festival

The annual celebration of all things wine opened Friday evening at the Boston Harbor Hotel.


Big Boi and Travis Scott to perform with Maroon 5 at Super Bowl

The NFL announced the lineup for the Super Bowl halftime show on Sunday.


Celtics sideline reporter Abby Chin welcomes baby boy

Silas John Schmidt weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces at birth Friday night.


Sarah Jessica Parker drops by Boston dressed for the weather

When the “Sex and the City” actress posted a photo of herself at South Station, fans couldn’t help but wonder . . . why was she visiting Boston?

(From left) Nancy E. Carroll, Mary Beth Fisher, Chris Cooper, John Judd, and Nikki Massoud after a performance of


Chris Cooper pays a visit to the Huntington Theatre, sees play he got a Tony nomination for

Actor Chris Cooper was in Boston Thursday night to catch a performance of “A Doll’s House, Part 2.”

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Noname stops by the MFA

The Chicago rapper is making a name for herself.

Christian Bale as Dick Cheney, left, and Amy Adams as Lynne Cheney in a scene from


At private ‘Vice’ screening, counterterrorism expert Richard Clarke talks Dick Cheney, 9/11

The screening at the Brattle Theatre was organized by Pulitzer winner Ron Suskind and drew Samantha Power, Jill Lepore, Atul Gawande, and host of others.

Tim Tebow and Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters at an event last week in San Jose, Calif.

Tim Tebow gets engaged to former Miss Universe

The one-time Heisman Trophy winner plans to marry Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, a South Africa native and the 2017 Miss Universe.

“I did this decades ago and . . . the truth is I’m embarrassed and it makes me cringe now,” he said,” Peter Farrelly said.


Peter Farrelly apologizes for exposing genitals to Cameron Diaz, others

Peter Farrelly apologized for his past behavior, which was unearthed by The Cut. “I’m embarrassed and it makes me cringe now,” he said.

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Sylvia Plath’s recently discovered short story will be published Jan. 22

It’s a week later than first planned. Plath completed the story in December 1952 while studying at Smith College in Northampton.

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See photos from Meghan Trainor’s wedding

“It’s the beginning of an awesome, whole new life,” the Nantucket native told People.

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Billy Joel’s returning to Fenway — and he’ll be in its new Music Hall of Fame

Joel will perform at the ballpark Sept. 14, the sixth consecutive year he’s played there.

The band Phish, in a file photo.


Phish to play two concerts at Fenway Park this July

The rock band will hit the stage at the ballpark on Friday, July 5, and Saturday, July 6.

Lettuce will perform at the House of Blues on Friday, Jan. 11.

5 things to do in Boston this weekend

Here are ways to get out of your home and not be bored in the city this weekend.

Kelly Brabants took 400 workout aficionados through a Booty by Brabants Winter Workout Series class, raising money for the Highgate Charitable Foundation.


Fitness fans take over the Park Plaza ballroom

On Tuesday night, Kelly Brabants took 400 workout aficionados through a Booty by Brabants Winter Workout Series class, raising money for the Highgate Charitable Foundation.

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Kate Stookey to take over as next executive director of Revels

She will succeed Christian Dame on Jan. 31.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 07: HBO's Bill Simmons speaks onstage during


Bill Simmons’s Ringer Films will focus on former child actors in next doc

The announcement comes less than a year after its first project, “Andre the Giant,” premiered in April.

NBC Sports Boston’s Abby Chin is headed out on maternity leave.

NBC Sports Boston’s Abby Chin is ‘just being me’

The Celtics sideline reporter is 39 weeks pregnant with her second child and will soon be headed out on maternity leave.

Alex Dillon wore a sloth costume on the season premiere of “The Bachelor.”

A Boston woman dressed as a sloth was one of the first eliminated on ‘The Bachelor’

“I’m not sure if this is a surprise to anyone but for the record — I’m still single,” contestant Alex Dillon wrote on Instagram after the episode aired.


Jorge Quiroga’s Channel 5 retirement party filled with familiar faces

The veteran reporter retired after more than 40 years at WCVB’s Channel 5.

FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2016, file photo, former Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps poses for a portrait in San Jose, Calif. Phelps is picking up more hardware _ this time for what he's been doing outside the pool. The Boston-based Ruderman Family Foundation, a leading voice in calling for more opportunities for the disabled, says the Olympic champion is the recipient of its fifth annual Morton E. Ruderman Award in Inclusion. The foundation tells The Associated Press it picked the world's most-decorated swimmer of all time to recognize his advocacy for people with disabilities and


Boston organization honors Olympian Michael Phelps for mental health advocacy

The most decorated athlete in Olympic history is picking up more hardware — this time for what he’s been doing outside the pool.

Mindy Kaling.

Mindy Kaling shares her favorite children’s books on Instagram

In a series of Instagram stories, Kaling said she reads her daughter, Katherine, three to five titles a day.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 06: Emily Blunt and John Krasinski attend the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 6, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)

John Krasinski cheering on Emily Blunt was a Golden Globes highlight

When the “Mary Poppins Returns” star took the stage Sunday night with Dick Van Dyke, Krasinski hollered his appreciation.

FILE- In this Dec. 14, 2018, file photo members of South Korean music band BTS pose for photos on the red carpet of the Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) in Hong Kong. Mattel has signed a licensing deal with BTS. Shares surged more than 8 percent in Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, afternoon trading. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)


One more sign K-Pop is here to stay, BTS gets a contract with Mattel

Mattel secured rights to produce dolls of the boy band.

FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2018, file photo, Cardi B arrives at the American Music Awards, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Cardi B, Pharrell, Kanye West were among the celebrities who fanned out across Miami for a week of glamorous parties toasting the world’s best artists during Art Basel. The prestigious extension of the annual contemporary art fair in Basel, Switzerland, officially opened Thursday, Dec. 6.(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)


Cardi B shows off custom (and very sparkly) Reebok kicks

The company also sent a sparkly surprise for Cardi B’s daughter.

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Snoop Dogg dropped it like it was hot in Boston

The man of many nicknames pumped up a sold-out crowd at The Grand.

FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2018 file photo, Ethan Hawke arrives at the Governors Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. On Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, the National Society of Film Critics awarded Hawke its best actor award for his performance in


Somerville residents behind quirky Ethan Hawke podcast get a hat tip from ... Ethan Hawke

“I’m just relieved that he doesn’t think I’m crazy,” one of the hosts said.

Elsie Fisher, left, and Bo Burnham arrive at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)


Bo Burnham, John Krasinski get Writers Guild nominations for best original screenplay

Scripts for “Black Panther,” “A Star Is Born,” and “If Beale Street Could Talk” are among five films up for the guild’s best adapted screenplay award.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 10: Shin Lim, America's Got Talent 2018 Winner and Star of Broadway's The Illusionists, attends the Ride Of Fame unveiling of his imminent seat and a ride through Times Square past the The Marquis Theatre, on December 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Ride of Fame)


Two Boston acts — five local talents — compete on NBC’s ‘AGT: The Champions’ Jan. 7

Looks like Boston’s got talent, quite a bit of it.

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Meet Clairo, the Carlisle native who’s playing Coachella

“Growing up, I only dreamt of playing alongside some of the names on the lineup,” she told the Globe.

Bethenny Frankel


Bethenny Frankel had another close call with her fish allergy

Frankel added the hashtag #epilife, referring to epinephrine, the lifesaving medication used to combat allergic reactions.

People wait in line to get into the New England Aquarium in this 2015 file photo.


New England Aquarium agrees it’s not known for pizza after Rob Delaney tweets about it

“I try to be positive on here but the fact is the pizza at the New England Aquarium cafeteria is not excellent,” Delaney, a comedian and Marblehead native, said Friday.

President John F. Kennedy walks with his son, John F. Kennedy Jr., from the South Lawn to the West Wing Colonnade of the White House.

‘John was definitely the apple of his eye’: ABC News detailed the special relationship between JFK and JFK Jr.

On Thursday night, ABC aired a two-hour prime-time special about the late son of John F. Kennedy titled “The Last Days of JFK Jr.”

‘Star Talk’ season on hold amid claims against host Tyson

The current season of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s “Star Talk” series is on hold amid sexual misconduct claims against the prominent astrophysicist.

Summer of Sony International Special Shoot. Pictured: Actor Sacha Baron Cohen.


Roy Moore says he was duped into appearing on Sacha Baron Cohen’s show

The former US Senate candidate from Alabama has filed a $95 million defamation lawsuit over his appearance on ‘‘Who is America?’’

AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 09: Neil Gaiman (L) and Amanda Palmer pose at the Warner Brothers TV 2013 SXSW party on March 9, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images) 18CDREVIEWS

Amanda Palmer discusses ‘long-distance’ marriage to Neil Gaiman on eighth wedding anniversary

The singer-songwriter and Lexington native acknowledged the difficulties of a long-distance relationship even after so much time together.