In “Sons of Liberty,” the three-part mini-series airing on the History Channel (beginning at 8 p.m. Sunday), Henry Thomas portrays John Adams, the serious Bostonian fated to become the first vice president and the second president of the fledgling United States of America.
SEEN ON THE SCENE: Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau was spotted celebrating his birthday at Formento’s in the West Loop — topping it all off with a delish tutti-frutti spumoni cake.
First Kanye West and Paul McCartney released their surprise “Only One” song. Now the two superstars have been joined by a third one — Rihanna — to record “FourFiveSeconds,” with Rihanna singing the soft acoustic track now available at RihannaNow.com.
We got news of more celebrity marriages collapsing this weekend.
In the wake of this weekend’s box office results, Johnny Depp undoubtedly must be thinking about his movie choices recently.
One of the big stories to come out of Park City, Utah this weekend was the news Julia Roberts has acquired the remake rights to the new documentary “Batkid Begins: The Wish Heard Around the World” which had its world premiere Saturday at the Slamdance Film Festival, which occurs simultaneously with the Sundance Film Festival.
Martin Scorsese is smiling broadly as he learns his funding has finally come through for the film he has long wanted to make — based on Shusaku Endo’s novel, “Silence.”
As we know, stars are very protective of their images these days — especially when it comes to anything they believe infringes on their brand. That’s why Rihanna went to court in London and sued the big parent company of the Top Shop clothing chain (which has a major outlet in Chicago at Michigan and Pearson) for a cool $5 million.
Here in Chicago we are big “Transparent” fans — and not just because the show’s creator Jill Soloway is from here, as is one of the series’ stars, Amy Landecker.
Paula Abdul, who revived her career by joining the “American Idol” judging panel during it’s early seasons, will return to a judging panel on the new season of “So You Think You Can Dance.”