Veteran Chicago broadcaster Linda Yu has been an anchor and mainstay at Our Town’s ABC station, WLS-TV, but her daughter, actress Francesca Baer, will again be showing up on CBS this week.
Tony Bennett, the legendary singer who is a frequent sell-out at the Ravinia Festival, is …
Noted musical theater star Norm Lewis, who made Broadway history as the first African-American to star in the title role in “The Phantom of the Opera,” will be the headliner at the Goodman Theatre’s annual benefit fundraiser this spring.
In the Tempest bar — transformed to mimic the Sister Margaret’s School for Wayward Girls watering hole in “Deadpool” (opening Friday) — Ryan Reynolds and co-star T.J. Miller shared thoughts about the 11-year journey to give the Marvel character his own feature film.
“Chicago Med” star S. Epatha Merkerson was seen dining at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse on Oak, where the popular veteran actress enjoyed a lamb dinner, accompanied by a nice bottle of Barolo.
In “How To Be Single” (opening Friday), Rebel Wilson again plays an over-the-top woman — this time one who clearly loves cutting a wide swath through the New York singles scene.
For comedian, YouTube phenomenon and self-proclaimed fashionista Grace Helbig, the main thrust behind writing her second book — “Grace & Style: The Art of Pretending You Have It” — was to present her take on the world of fashion with a healthy dose of fun.
Without question, Nicholas Sparks’ novels have not only clicked with millions of readers, but a huge legion of movie fans — considering his “The Choice” is the 11th Sparks books to be translated to the big screen.
For Lily James, the strength of “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” is centered on “the fact that we are uttering dialogue so closely based on Jane Austen’s original novel.”
Not only is Orlando Bloom a talented actor, but the “Pirates of the Caribbean” star also apparently has an ear for popular tunes.