Entertainment

Thousands of paid extras needed for 2 major movies being filmed in Cleveland

  Actor Liam Neeson spotted in Wellington for upcoming film ‘Minuteman’

Eagles announce ‘Hotel California’ tour with orchestra and choir

7 best places to get pierogi around Cleveland on National Pierogi Day

  Alex Trebek says he’s not afraid to die as he faces stage 4 cancer

.38 Special and Lynyrd Skynyrd bassist Larry Junstrom dies at 70

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Wedding crasher Rod Stewart sings at couple’s Las Vegas nuptials

Cleveland’s Queen of Hearts emerges, grand prize winner announced!

  Liam Neeson spotted filming for new movie at Cleveland diner (video)

‘Get Out’ actors to film Black Panther Party biopic in Cleveland, movie extras needed

Jessye Norman, international opera star, dead at 74

  The Black Keys, other stars ready to play at renovated Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse

Metallica’s James Hetfield enters rehab; tour dates canceled

Three of the heavy metal band's members posted a statement on Twitter Friday announcing the decision and apologizing to fans.

  Cleveland entrepreneurs motivating the masses through inspiring rap lyrics

It’s called the Hustle Journal, the first hip hop inspired daily productivity journal.

Third man charged with drug counts in Mac Miller’s death

Court documents show Stephen Walter is suspected of selling counterfeit oxycodone pills laced with fentanyl that Miller possessed before he died last September.

Cleveland’s Queen of Hearts jackpot approaches $4 million; lady luck still out there!

The game will enter its 52nd week on Sept. 25, and only three cards remain on the board.

American sitcom icon ‘Eddie Munster’ coming to Cleveland

Company paying $1,300 to watch 13 scary movies by Halloween

Cleveland Browns parody ‘Friends’ with theme song remake (video)

Hollywood actress, Yvette Nicole Brown comes home for Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival

The Cars frontman, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Ric Ocasek dead at 75

  ‘You don’t wait on something to come to you, you create that opportunity,’ says ‘Caught in the Act’ creator Kevin Taylor

Singer Eddie Money dies of esophageal cancer at 70

The 70-year-old whose real name is Edward Mahoney recently had learned that his cancer had spread to his liver and lymph nodes.

Cleveland’s Queen of Hearts jackpot eclipses $2.9 million; Lady Luck still hidden

The Queen of Hearts is still out there, and she’s now worth more than $2.9 million.

  19 News’ Sia Nyorkor featured in CBS News story after #NaturalHairOnAir photos go viral

Images of 25 black female journalists — including WOIO-TV’s very own Sia Nyorkor — is going viral, all over the world.

Kurt Cobain royalty check from 28 years ago found in record store

Record store owner Matt Vaughan said the check was tucked into a box of Nirvana tour itineraries he bought back in 1993.

Country singer Kylie Rae Harris dies in New Mexico crash

Kylie Rae Harris was on her way to Taos when the crash happened Wednesday night along State Road 522. She was scheduled to take the stage Thursday afternoon at the annual Big Barn Dance Music Festival.

Cleveland’s Queen of Hearts jackpot surpasses $2.3 million; lady luck not found

The Queen of Hearts is still out there, and she’s now worth more than $2.3 million.

Maker of one of Prince’s most-iconic guitars fights to keep his design

The estate of Prince's record label is fighting for the trademark of one of Prince's most famous guitars.

Justin Bieber sports ‘Not Shane Bieber’ jersey in ongoing joke with Cleveland Indians pitcher

It started when Cleveland Indians pitcher Shane Bieber has had “Not Justin” on the back of his Players’ Weekend jersey for the second season.

Grayton Road Tavern’s Queen of Hearts jackpot surpasses $2 million

Lady luck is out there, and she’s now worth more than $2 million.

Authorities ramp up security as thousands of partiers descend on Put-in-Bay for Kid Rock concert

Kid Rock, and his motley fan base, are about to take over Put-in-Bay this week during Bash at the Bay.

Disney announces EPCOT overhaul

The theme park is undergoing "the biggest transformation of any park we've ever accomplished," said Bob Chapek, Disney's chairman of parks, experiences and products.

Singer Eddie Money says he has stage 4 esophageal cancer

The 70-year-old whose real name is Edward Mahoney learned that the disease had spread to his liver and lymph nodes.

  Special prosecutor named to look into Jussie Smollett case

Cook County Judge Michael Toomin's appointment of former U.S. attorney Dan Webb raises the possibility that the special prosecutor could bring new charges against the former "Empire" actor.

  NASA names Mars rock after the Rolling Stones

When the InSight Mars lander touched down back in November, its landing thrusters blew the rock about 3 feet - the farthest a stone has ever rolled during a landing on another planet.

Northeast Ohio music shop rushes drum set to Taylor Swift for VMA performance

“When TAYLOR SWIFT needs a Pink Sparkle drum set for the VMAs, you make it happen!”

  Comedy duo launches two shows on different networks

“South Side” and “Sherman’s Showcase” were created by writing duo Diallo Riddle and Bashir Salahuddin.

Taylor Swift says she plans to re-record her old songs

Swift said she plans to re-record her songs after her catalog was purchased by popular music manager Scooter Braun.

Sign language interpreter steals show from rapper Twista

Amber Galloway Gallego has some lightning-fast moves to go along with the rapper’s high-speed lyrics.

Elton John slams media for criticizing Harry, Meghan over private jet use

Elton John took to social media to slam stories that suggested that Prince Harry and Meghan were hypocritical for accepting jet travel despite their devotion to eco-causes.

Adorable photo shows group of service dogs attending ‘Billy Elliot’ theater production in Canada

The service dogs were in training to help their handlers navigate a theater.

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson ties the knot in Hawaii

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson married his longtime girlfriend Lauren Hashian over the weekend in Hawaii.

‘Easy Rider’ star and writer Peter Fonda dies at age 79

Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider," has died.

Hathaway Brown makes history as first in U.S. with varsity esports team

They had a smiles on their faces, all while fighting the stigma that women don’t play video games.

  Akron newlyweds design arcade game for wedding ceremony

No garters, no bouquets, just a video game.

Women: Opera’s Domingo abused power to sexually harass them

Eight singers and a dancer have told the AP that they were sexually harassed by the long-married, Spanish-born superstar in encounters that took place over three decades beginning in the late 1980s, at venues that included opera companies where he held top managerial positions.

CBS crew of Jim Nantz, Tony Romo to call Browns’ season opener in Cleveland against Tennessee Titans

CBS is rolling out its best announcers for the Cleveland Browns’ first game of the season.

Andy Dick attacked after French Quarter show, representative says

A representative for Andy Dick says the controversial comedian was sucker punched, knocked unconscious and put in the ICU after a performance in the French Quarter early Saturday (Aug. 10).

CANCELED: Dustin from ‘Stranger Things’ is not bringing his band, Work In Progress, to Grog Shop in Cleveland Heights (video)

Work In Progress will be live at the Grog Shop in Cleveland Heights Aug. 14 at 7 p.m.

  John Legend holds surprise performance for Dayton community 1 week after mass shooting (video)

One week after a mass shooting claimed the lives of nine people, John Legend paid a surprised visit to Dayton on Sunday.

Jerry Seinfeld adds second performance to Playhouse Square show in October

The acclaimed comedian will perform stand-up comedy at Playhouse Square.

Lawson’s Chip Dip just celebrated its 80th anniversary

Lawson's stores have been closed for years, but Circle K stores still sell the popular french onion dip.

Lucky Charms to sell giant marshmallow-only bags

The bite-sized treats are now giant-sized!

Angelina Jolie caught on camera exploring Cleveland Museum of Art

The award-winning actress was also spotted having a bite to eat at Ohio City’s Market Garden Brewery when she was in the Cleveland area celebrating her 18-year-old son Maddox’s birthday

White Sox, Yankees to play at ‘Field of Dreams’ in 2020

The Chicago White Sox will play the New York Yankees next summer at the site in eastern Iowa where the movie "Field of Dreams" was filmed.

Angelina Jolie makes appearance at Ohio City’s Market Garden Brewery

Those hanging out at the brewery were surprised to see Jolie and her son in attendance.

Hiker scares away mountain lion with Metallica

Dee Gallant was out hiking late last month when she “felt a funny feeling.” She turned around to find a big cat stalking her and her dog Murphy.

Topps accidentally put ‘Justin’ on Cleveland Indians pitcher Shane Bieber’s baseball card; the pop star responded

It’s probably not the first time that Indians pitcher Shane Bieber was called “Justin,” and it probably won’t be the last time either.

Rare, 1st edition Harry Potter book sells for $34,000

The rare book had just been sitting - half-forgotten - in a closet until its owner realized she might be able to sell it to pay for a new bathroom.

  Ohio police officer shows off his moves for the ‘Git Up Challenge’ (video)

An Ohio police officer is throwing his badge into the ring and dancing to the latest challenge that has taken social media by storm.

Towering Broadway director and producer Hal Prince dead

Prince pushed the boundaries of musical theater with such groundbreaking shows as "The Phantom of the Opera," ''Cabaret," ''Company" and "Sweeney Todd." He won 21 Tony Awards,

Elton John marks nearly 3 decades of sobriety

The artist is nearly 30 years sober. He posted a picture of his Alcoholics Anonymous sobriety coin to social media.

Joe Russo, ‘Avengers’ co-director, regrets not killing Tony Stark in ‘Civil War’

Joe and Anthony Russo, the Cleveland-born directors who gave us “Avengers: Endgame,” took to Twitter to stamp out a bit of fake news.

Lil Nas X sets new Billboard record for most weeks at No.1

Lil Nas X sets a record this week as his country-trap song spends its 17th week on top of the Hot 100 chart.

Chance The Rapper announces November tour stop in Cleveland

Following the debut of his album “The Big Day,” Chance The Rapper announced he will be performing in Cleveland.

  S.C. man recreates iconic ‘The Lion King’ intro with donkey named Nathan

With the release of the live action version of 'The Lion King,' almost everyone is familiar with the iconic intro to the 'Circle of Life' ballad. But you've never heard it like this.

Rutger Hauer, known for ‘Blade Runner,’ ‘The Hitcher’ and ‘Ladyhawke,' dead at 75

The Dutch actor died at his home in the Netherlands.

  Watch: Billy Joel invites blind, 14-year-old pianist to join him on Madison Square Garden stage

Ahead of his July 11 concert at The Garden, the pop star invited Logan on stage to play his piano.

Beloved Cleveland TV news personality Fred Griffith dies at age 90

Former television news anchor Fred Griffith, most known for his role on “The Morning Exchange” in Cleveland, has died at the age of 90.

Russo brothers field questions from Avengers at Comic-Con

Russo brothers field 'fan' questions from their 'Avengers' cast at Comic-Con

  The story behind Ghost Aydan: How a North Ridgeville kid changed his life by playing Fortnite

From a trailer park in North Ridgeville to a life of luxury in California.

Funeral held for Beth Chapman of ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’

Friends and family of the late "Dog the Bounty Hunter" reality TV show co-star Beth Chapman are gathering in Colorado to remember her life

Rock ‘n’ roll: Heavy metal fans help man in wheelchair crowd surf

Metal fans at Spain’s Resurrection Fest showed their compassion and inclusive-partying spirit last weekend, hoisting a man in a wheelchair into the air so he could crowd surf.

Picasso exhibit coming to Cleveland Museum of Art in May 2020

Pablo Picasso is coming to Cleveland.

  Terry Crews looking to be cast as King Triton in live action “Little Mermaid”

Actor Terry Crews took to Twitter to campaign himself for the role of King Triton in the remake of "The Little Mermaid" after African-American singer Halle Bailey was announced to star as Ariel.

Garth Brooks announces ‘Dive Bar’ tour. Anyone surprised?

Garth Brooks announced a surprise, seven-city “Dive Bar” tour this week. It’s inspired by his new song with Blake Shelton of the same name.

Cleveland native Machine Gun Kelly drops new album

Machine Gun Kelly drops 4th studio album

Cleveland’s ‘Light Up the Lake’ fireworks show hitting 19 News airwaves and platforms on Fourth of July

Catch Cleveland’s “Light Up the Lake" fireworks event at sundown on Cleveland CW43, Cleveland19.com and the 19 News Facebook page.

Eddie Money cancels concert in Northfield following heart surgery

Eddie Money cancels Northfield show.