Nickelodeon(LOS ANGELES) -- Double Dare might be coming to a city near you.
The classic Nickelodeon game show is getting its own multi-city live stage tour, Double Dare Live, featuring original host Marc Summers and his sidekick Robin Russo.
The tour kicks off Fayetteville, North Carolina on October 30 and will hit different cities across North America through November. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, August 24 at 10 a.m.
“Hosting the Double Dare Live tour couldn’t be any more exciting, and I look forward to bringing the fun and messiness of Double Dare to audiences across the country,” Summers says in a statement. “Doing the show again with my sidekick Robin will fulfill childhood dreams of the generation that grew up with us and introduce this classic show to the next generation.”
The show will feature two teams of selected audience members who will compete to win prizes by answering trivia questions and completing physical challenges. And yes, they’ll have to conquer the show’s legendary obstacle course as well.
Double Dare originally premiered on Nickelodeon in 1986 and ran through 1993. A new Double Dare series debuted this summer, hosted by YouTube star Liza Koshy.
Here is the list of Double Dare Live dates:
10/30 -- Fayetteville, NC, Crown Theatre (opening night) 11/1 -- Cincinnati, OH, Taft Theatre 11/2 -- Charlotte, NC, Ovens Auditorium 11/3 -- Baltimore, MD, UMBC Events Center 11/4 -- Norfolk, VA, Constant Center 11/7 -- Milwaukee, WI, Miller High Life Theatre 11/8 -- Indianapolis, IN, Murat Theatre 11/9 -- Nashville, TN, TPAC 11/10 -- Rosemont, IL, Rosemont Theatre 11/11 -- Cleveland, OH, State Theatre 11/14 -- Hartford, CT, Bushnell 11/15 -- Newark, NJ, NJPAC 11/16 -- Rochester, NY, Auditorium Theatre 11/18 -- Pittsburgh, PA, Benedeum Center
Skip Bolen(LOS ANGELES) -- Want to spend your nights with Niecy Nash?
Variety reports that TNT has ordered a pilot for a late-night series to be hosted and executive produced by Nash. It’s currently titled Naked with Niecy Nash, and would feature the actress doling out advice on love, sex and relationships.
“I’m so excited to add my voice to the late-night landscape,” Nash says in a statement. “Love is the thing we were created for but it’s also the place we struggle the most… until now! This is going to be a fun and sexy ride!”
If the pilot gets picked up, the show would become the first late-night series in TNT’s history. Nash would also join a very small pool female late-night hosts, which currently only includes Samantha Bee, who hosts Full Frontal on TBS, and will soon include Busy Phillipps, who’ll host Busy Tonight on E! this October.
Nash currently stars on another TNT show, Claws, which was renewed for a third season in July.
Alasdair McLellan exclusively for GQ(LONDON) -- Chris Hemsworth rose to fame playing the ultimate macho superhero -- Thor, God of Thunder -- in the Marvel movie franchise, but in a new cover story with GQ, the Australian actor talks about finding his on-screen identity beyond just his muscles and good looks.
“I came into Hollywood thinking I had to be Russell Crowe. I loved his performances, and because of my physicality and my size, that was the obvious choice,” he tells the mag. “I think I was aware that it could kind of get me in the door. But it wasn’t me.”
Hemsworth, a dad of three, says it was “quite jarring” for the people closest to him to see him in movies doing a “straight, heroic, sort of overly masculine kind of thing.”
“What masculinity was, the classic archetype—it just all starts to feel very familiar,” he says.
So in the third Thor movie, Thor: Ragnarok, he aimed to inject the superhero with a more vulnerable and comedic side, something GQ describes as being truer to Hemsworth's own spirit.
Next up for Hemsworth is the crime thriller Bad Times at the El Royale, due out in October, in which he plays a charismatic cult leader.
“I really do feel a sense of ease for the first time in years,” he says. “I don’t mean that as an assessment of my achievements. I just mean I’m content with what’s going on and relaxed and open about it.”
Gotham/GC Images(MUMBAI) -- This weekend was nothing but love for Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra. After celebrating their engagement in Mumbai, India on Saturday and making their romance Instagram official, the happy couple decided to share their joy with others.
The two visited St. Catherine’s Home for Orphans in the Indian city on Sunday, where they met and performed with dozens of young girls gathered there.
In a video posted to Nick’s Instagram Story, Priyanka is seen dancing to “Tune Maari Entriyan,” a song from her 2014 Bollywood film Gunday, with one of the children.
“St. Catherine Orphanage today,” Nick captioned the clip. “My heart is full.”
Priyanka, who has volunteered at the orphanage before, also posted an Instagram video from the day, showing Nick singing an a cappella version of the Jonas Brothers’ song, “Lovebug.”
“12 years of knowing these girls and in minutes they get all love struck by the #lovebug... thank you @nickjonas and our families,” Priyanka wrote.
“Thank you to the sisters and all the girls at St. Catherine’s orphanage for opening your hearts to us again. I’ll see you next time.”
ABC/Pawel Kaminski (LOS ANGELES) -- Rose McGowan is speaking out after aNew York Times report claimed her friend and #MeToo ally Asia Argento allegedly paid off a young male actor who accused her of sexual misconduct.
“I got to know Asia Argento ten months ago,” McGowan wrote on Twitter. “Our commonality is the shared pain of being assaulted by Harvey Weinstein. My heart is broken. I will continue my work on behalf of victims everywhere.”
She later added, “None of us know the truth of the situation and I’m sure more will be revealed. Be gentle.”
Actress Rosanna Arquette, who also came forward last year with allegations against Weinstein, suggested on Twitter that that the allegations against Argento could be false.
“Stop until you hear all the facts this a set up,” she wrote.
Arquette added, "I know many many rape and trauma survivors who act out sexually The wounds they carry run deep. I pray for them. the timing of this story is suspect. Asia was still raped by Harvey Weinstein."
Argento, the former girlfriend of the late chef Anthony Bourdain, was one of the first women to speak out about Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct. He has denied all accusations of non-consensual sex.
The Times reported Sunday that Argento sexually assaulted her then-17-year-old co-star Jimmy Bennett in 2013 and paid him $380,000 to settle the accusations.
Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) -- Months after Italian actress Asia Argento became one of the first people to publicly accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, she's now herself accused of paying off a young male actor who accused her of sexual misconduct.
According to a report in The New York Times, Argento paid 22-year-old actor Jimmy Bennett $380,000 to settle the accusations. Bennett claims that in 2013 -- a couple of months after his 17th birthday -- a then 37-year-old Argento sexually assaulted him in a California hotel. The age of consent in California is 18.
A notice sent to Richard Hofstetter, the lawyer for Argento's late boyfriend, Anthony Bourdain, who was representing the actress at the time, claims Bennett made more than $2.7 million in the five years before the alleged assault, but his income has since dropped to an average of $60,000 a year as a result of trauma he suffered following the alleged "sexual battery." Ms. Argento, who lives in Rome, subsequently hired Carrie Goldberg -- a prominent lawyer for victims of online attacks -- to handle the case, according to The New York Times.
Bennett and Argento first met when he appeared at age seven in Argento’s 2004 film The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things. They reportedly stayed in contact in the ensuing years and agreed to meet years later for a reunion. Bennett claims that at the time of the alleged May 13, 2013 incident, he arrived at the Ritz-Carlton in Marina del Rey, California to meet Argento in her hotel room with a family member, who left the room after Argento asked to be alone with Bennett. He further alleges that Argento gave him alcohol prior to the assault, which allegedly included oral sex and intercourse.
Argento then asked to take a number of photos with Bennett, according to the documents cited by The New York Times. They, along with an Instagram post of their faces taken on that day, were included in the notice of intent to sue.
The notice of intent reportedly sought $3.5 million in damages for the intentional infliction of emotional distress, lost wages, assault and battery.
Argento was one of the 13 women included in the first October 2017 New Yorker report about Harvey Weinstein’s alleged sexual harassment and assaults that dated back decades.
Bennett's other film credits include 2003's Daddy Day Care, Firewall, Evan Almighty and Star Trek. He most recently had a role in the Amazon TV series Bosch.
Sanja Bucko/Warner Bros. Pictures(NEW YORK) -- Crazy Rich Asians, which officially opened on Wednesday, had a crazy good weekend, topping the box office with an estimated $34 million over the five-day period, with just under $24.2 million of that earned over the weekend.
The film -- the first Asian-American-led studio release since 1993's Joy Luck Club -- not only set a record for a movie featuring an all-Asian-American cast, but became the first romantic comedy to top the $20 million mark since Amy Schumer's Trainwreck in 2015. It stars Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Awkwafina, Kris Aquino, Ken Jeong and Michelle Yeoh, among others.
The Meg dropped to second place in its second week, grabbing an estimated $21.15 million and bringing its total stateside to $83.7 million. Internationally, the sci-fi horror flick added an estimated $67 million, bringing its worldwide total to just over $314 million.
In third place was Mile 22, the Mark Wahlberg-led action thriller, which also opened this weekend, falling short of expectations with an estimated $13.6 million.
The weekend's final new release, Alpha, finished dead-even with Mission: Impossible -- Fallout. Both films earned an estimated $10.5 million, for a fourth-place finish.
The Wife -- starring Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, and Christian Slater -- opened in limited release and had the best per-screen average of the weekend, earning $27,000 per location for a total of $110,000.
On the other end of spectrum, Billionaire Boys Club, starring Kevin Spacey, posted one of the most dismal openings ever, failing to bring in $500 from eight theaters. That averages less than $53 per location for the three-day weekend.
Here are the top 10 movies from Friday through Sunday, with estimated domestic box office earnings:
1. Crazy Rich Asians, $25.2 million 2. The Meg, $21.15 million 3. Mile 22, $13.6 million 4. Alpha, $10.5 million (tie) 4. Mission: Impossible -- Fallout, $10.5 million (tie) 6. Christopher Robin, $8.86 million 7. BlacKkKlansman, $7 million 8. Slender Man, $4.965 million 9. Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, $3.67 million 10. Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, $3.385 million
Prodip Guha/Hindustan Times via Getty Images(MUMBAI) -- Quantico star Priyanka Chopra and pop star Nick Jonas are finally Instagram official: The couple confirmed their rumored engagement with a posting on Chopra's social media.
"The only way to do this... with Family and God. Thank you all for your wishes and blessings," Chopra, 36, wrote, captioning a photo of herself and Nick, 25. She's wearing a traditional Indian outfit, but is sporting a large diamond ring on her finger. The couple is shown standing in front of a hedge decorated with the intertwined initials "N" and "P."
She also posted a photo of herself looking adoringly into Jonas' eyes, with her ring prominently displayed. "Taken.. With all my heart and soul," reads the caption. The singer posted the same photo with the caption, "Future Mrs. Jonas. My heart. My love."
Peoplemagazine reports that the couple celebrated their engagement with a party in Mumbai, India, attended by both their families. Chopra shared a gallery of photos from the party, known as a roka ceremony, including a photo of Jonas' parents posing with Chopra's mom and brother.
In one photo, which People says was taken during a Hindu prayer ceremony known as a "pruja," the couple is shown wearing traditional Indian garb.
A friend of Priyanka's,Anusha Dandekar, posted a photo of herself posing with couple. She wrote, "I always knew one thing was certain, she deserved true love. Then her Prince came along for real... not to rescue her because god knows she does that all on her own and HOW! But someone to love her the way she loves, laugh with her endlessly, keep it  & live the happily ever after that everyone who wants to love and be loved deserve."
She added, "I am beyond happy for you @priyankachopra@nickjonas you make love look so easy, beautiful & special... Congratulations."
JB Lacroix/ Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Renée Zellweger is heading to Netflix.
The actress will be starring a new drama series called What/If, set to debut on the streaming site in 2019.
The show, described as a “social thriller,” is about newlyweds in a financial bind, who find themselves tempted into a lucrative but ethically questionable offer from a powerful woman. Zellweger will be playing a character named Anne.
The series is intended to focus on a different morality issue each season, exploring the consequences of “acceptable people doing unacceptable things," and how one decision can change the course of your entire life.
In addition to this new TV project, Zellweger has some movies in the pipeline, including Here and Now with Sarah Jessica Parker, due out in November and the Judy Garland biopic Judy, set for release sometime next year.
Michael Tullberg/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Milo Gibson is following in his dad Mel Gibson’s acting footsteps.
The younger Gibson is starring in a new movie called Breaking and Exiting, a dark comedy where he plays a charming burglar.
Having grown up around the film industry, Milo tells ABC’s Good Morning Americathat he inevitably caught the acting bug but only recently decided to embrace it.
“I think it was always something that I wanted to do, you know, when I was younger but I didn’t know if I wanted to go that route,” he says. “And I didn’t want to be 60 years old and regret not trying something and now that I have tried it, I have a huge passion for it, I love it and it’s something that I wanna do.”
Milo also appeared in his dad’s 2016 film, Hacksaw Ridge. He reveals the best acting advice his two-time Oscar-winning father has given him.
“Be truthful to your character and just try to emulate that to the best of your ability,” he says.
Breaking and Exiting, the directorial debut of actor Peter Facinelli, is out today.
ABC/Randy Holmes(NEW YORK) -- Emmy-award winning actressRegina King is still reeling over her appearance at last month's Comic-Con in San Diego, California, where she, like thousands of other fans, took part in all things geek culture.
As a newbie, King tells ABC Radio her experience was definitely one to remember.
"It was wild, wild!" King recalls, describing the four-day event. "By the end of that Saturday, when I woke up the next morning, I had no voice."
King participated in Entertainment Weekly's “Women Who Kick Ass” panel on July 21 with Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. star Chloe Bennet, Riverdale's Camila Mendes, Amandla Stenberg from The Darkest Minds, and Jodie Whittaker, the first woman ever cast as Doctor Who. For her part, King was there to promote her forthcoming HBO series, Watchmen.
"It was pretty fantastic to see how many people were aware of the Watchmen series, or comic book series," she says, referring to the groundbreaking limited-run comic from 1986 to 1987. "I was not really aware of it prior to the movie."
The actress also reveals she was extremely surprised to see just how many fans came out to support her.
"I mean, you talk to so many people and you realize that you have fans in places and spaces that you would never guess," King says. "And people rooting for you to play roles that you never even considered playing."
She continues, "So yeah, that Comic-Con world -- those are true fans. The cosplay is out of this world. I enjoyed it."
Netflix(NEW YORK) -- From Springfield to Dreamland. The Simpsons creator Matt Groening has a new animated series on Netflix set in medieval times, called Disenchantment.
Groening, who worked with former Simpsons writer and producer Josh Weinsteinon the new series, said its medieval time period was something they've both been itching to explore.
"We both share a love of fables and fairy tales going back to Fractured Fairy Tales on the Rocky and Bullwinkle show, to Monty Python and the Holy Grail, and all the rest, and it was an opportunity to visualize our imaginations," Groening said.
Groening went on to explain that working with Netflix is an entirely different ball game after working with network TV for the last 30 years on shows like The Simpsons and Futurama.
"There are no rules that we have to adhere to, and unlike the network TV that we're used to, we don't have to stop every seven minutes and break for a few commercials, so we can tell a whole story, and the stories are longer," he explained. "With those extra seven or eight minutes, those are when the fun, crazy amounts of jokes come in."
Comedian Eric Andre helped bring those jokes into the story by voicing a shadowy mythical creature named Luci. Andre told ABC Radio that it's amazing to work with Groening, since he was raised on The Simpsons.
"I would just wait until The Simpson came on, and then I'd be glued to the screen," he said. "[It's a] total dream come true."
* Mile 22 -- Mark Wahlberg stars as a CIA operative leading a small paramilitary team on a dangerous mission to sneak a police officer with sensitive information out of the country. John Malkovich, Lauren Cohan, Iko Uwais and Ronda Rousey also star. Rated R.
* Alpha -- Set in the ice age, a young man -- played by Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Kodi Smit-McPhee -- is separated from his tribe during a buffalo hunt and struggles to find his way home. Along the way, he befriends an injured wolf. Also starring Leonor Varela and Jens Hultén. Rated PG-13.
Opening in limited release Friday:
* Blaze -- Ethan Hawke wrote and directed this biographical drama based on the life of country musician Blaze Foley, played by Ben Dickey. Also starring Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri's Sam Rockwell, War for the Planet of the Apes' Steve Zahn and Arrested Development's Alia Shawkat. Rated R.
* Juliet, Naked -- Rose Byrne stars as Annie, who falls in love with washed-up singer Tucker Crowe -- played by Ethan Hawke -- who also happens to be the subject of her boyfriend Duncan's musical obsession. Duncan is portrayed by Chris O'Dowd. Rated R.
* The Wife -- Glenn Close has generated Oscar buzz for her turn as a wife who questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, played by Jonathan Pryce, where he will receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. Christian Slater and Elizabeth McGovern also star. Rated R.
Opened Wednesday, now playing:
* Crazy Rich Asians -- This highly anticipated romantic comedy -- the first Asian-led studio release since 1993's Joy Luck Club -- is based on Kevin Kwan's bestselling novel of the same name. It follows a young Asian American woman, played by ABC's Fresh Off the Boat star Constance Wu, who travels to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family, only to learn they're super rich. Henry Golding, Gemma Chan, Awkwafina, Kris Aquino, Lisa Lu, Nico Santos, Ken Jeong, and Michelle Yeoh also star. Rated PG-13.