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“Fargo”: Noah Hawley Offers Updates on Season 4 Production, Scripts

With production on FX Network‘s Fargo set to begin on October 15 in Chicago, writer-director Noah Hawley is offering an update on the Chris Rock-starring fourth season of the Emmy award-winning anthology series. During an interview with Collider in support of feature film Lucy in the Sky, Hawley was asked about the scope of the […]

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“Fargo” Season 4: Glynn Turman Joins Chris Rock for FX Series’ Return

Less than a month after Chairman of FX Networks and FX Productions John Landgraf announced at the network’s Television Critics Association (TCA) summer press event that production on Fargo season 4 was set to begin this fall in Chicago, we’re learning the name of a new member of the cast who will be joining them […]

Wizard World Chicago Swaps Comics for Celebrity Photos to Help ComicBooks For Kids

Wizard World Chicago Swaps Comics for Celebrity Photos to Help ComicBooks For Kids

Wizard World Chicago is asking fans to bring child-appropriate graphic novels, comics, science fiction books, or any other similar reading materials to the show, being held on August 22nd to the 25th at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Center. All donations will be handed to ComicBooks For Kids!, an organisation that collects and donates comic book […]


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Pokémon GO Fest 2019 Confirmed For Chicago Return in June

Niantic officially announced this week that Pokémon GO Fest 2019 was officially returning to Chicago in Grant Park from June 13th-16th. While the company didn’t give major details behind the events, it did list off some activities that would be taking place, which we have for you below. The Chicago event will be the kickoff […]

BREAKING: Charges Against ‘Empire’ Star Jussie Smollett Dropped

In a move that has already set social media aflame once again, Chicago prosecutors have dropped all charges against Empire star Jussie Smollett. Arrving to a Chicago courtroom early Tuesday morning for an emergency meeting, after which it was learned that all 16 felony counts were being dropped and that his “record has been wiped […]

‘Empire’ EPs Remove Jussie Smollett’s Character from Final Season 5 Eps

Less than 24 hours after Empire actor Jussie Smollett was released on $100,000 bond after being arrested Thursday morning on multiple felony charges stemming from an alleged assault in late January 2019, the executive producers of the popular FOX series have made the decision to remove his character Jamal from the remainder of the series’ […]

Chicago PD: “Dissatisfied with His Salary,” Empire’s Jussie Smollett Staged Attack; Trump Responds

According to Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson, Empire star Jussie Smollett staged his own “assault” because he was “dissatisfied with his salary” and looking for better positioning on the FOX drama series. During a Thursday morning press conference, Johnson also revealed that Smollett paid brothers Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo $3,500 (by check) to particpate in the fake […]

Jussie Smollett FULL Interview on alleged attack | ABC News Exclusive

‘Empire’ Star Jussie Smollett Arrested; Bail Hearing Expected Thursday

Empire star Jussie Smollett is under arrest and currently in the custody of of Chicago police detectives, with Chicago PD Chief Communications Officer Anthony Guglielmi confirming the actor/singer’s arrest Thursday morning. The arrest comes less than 12 hours after Smollett was formally charged with federal disorderly conduct for allegedly “filing a false police report (Class 4 felony).” Law enforcement is expected to brief […]

Empire’s Jussie Smollett Faces Disorderly Conduct Charge for Filing False Police Report

Only hours after Chicago Police Department Chief Communications Officer Anthony Guglielmi announced that Empire star Jussie Smollett had been “officially classified as a suspect in a criminal investigation” for allegedly “filing a false police report (Class 4 felony),” the actor/singer has been formally charged with federal disorderly conduct. This legal turn of events comes on the […]

Jussie Smollett FULL Interview on alleged attack | ABC News Exclusive

‘Empire’ Star Jussie Smollett “Classified as a Suspect” in Attack Investigation: Chicago PD

Chicago Police Department Chief Communications Officer Anthony Guglielmi took to Twitter Wednesday afternoon to announce that Empire star Jussie Smollett has been “officially classified as a suspect in a criminal investigation” for allegedly “filing a false police report (Class 4 felony).” The Chicago PD also stated that investigating detectives were in the process of “presenting evidence […]

Jussie Smollett FULL Interview on alleged attack | ABC News Exclusive

Jussie Smollett’s Attorneys: Actor “Angered and Devastated” Over Recent Reports

Responding to CNN reporting late Saturday night from that actor/singer Jussie Smollett either arranged or played a planning role in his assault and was now the focus of Chicago Police’s investigation, the Empire star’s defense lawyers Todd S. Pugh and Victor P. Henderson pushed back on behalf of their client with the following statement: “As […]



Jussie Smollett’s Family: Attacks “Inhumane Acts of Domestic Terrorism”; CPD Release “Persons of Interest” Images

Less than 48 hours after Empire star Jussie Smollett was hopitalized following an assault in Chicago that law enforcement is describing as a “possible hate crime,” the Smollett family and Underground‘s Jurnee Smollett-Bell have released a statement condemning the attack, the perpetrators, and similar hate crimes (see below). The Chicago Police Department confirmed that in the early hours of […]


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PlayStation Owners in Chicago will be Taxed Extra for Game Rentals

Starting Wednesday, PlayStation owners in the city of Chicago will need to pay an extra 9% tax on some purchases due to the city’s Amusement Tax. A ruling back in 2015 by the city’s department of finance extended the Amusement Tax to cover streaming content as well as more traditional forms of entertainment. On Wednesday, […]

ReedPOP, Syfy Wire to Live-Stream NYCC, ECCC and C2E2 in New Deal

ReedPOP and Syfy Wire are set to give fans who can’t make it out to Chicago, Seattle or New York City this year the next best thing to being there, with the editorial arm of NBCUniversal’s Syfy cable network striking a deal with the event producer to be the exclusive live-streaming partner for Chicago Comic & Entertainment […]

Ozark Season 2: Jessica Jones’ Janet McTeer in Second Netflix Series

Netflix‘s Ozark is staying a little closer to home with the newest addition to the show’s cast, tapping Janet McTeer (Marvel’s Jessica Jones) to join Jason Bateman (Arrested Development) and Laura Linney (The Big C) as a regular on the second season of the critically-acclaimed dramatic series. The first season was executive produced and directed by Bateman. […]

Heist 88: American Crime’s Courtney B. Vance To Lead FX Crime Drama

Most people remember the 1980s as the decade of parachute pants, thin leather ties, and Martha Quinn — but did you know that the “Me Decade” was also home to one of the most sophisticated bank robbery attempts in modern history? FX is set to develop the bank heist drama Heist 88, from executive producers Courtney B. […]