• Julia Roberts was named People’s ‘World’s Most Beautiful Woman’ of 2017, for a record fifth time. Roberts, 49, was 23 when she first appeared on the cover of the “Most Beautiful” issue for the first time in 1991, following the success of Pretty Woman. She would go on to repeat the honor in 2000, 2005 and 2010.
  • A Roseanne revival is in the works with the original cast.
  • Fox ordered a second, 10-episode installment of The X-Files event series, scheduled for the 2017-18 TV season.
  • TV renewals: Into the Badlands (AMC) for an expanded third season of 16 episodes: The Magicians (SyFy) for season three; Nashville (CMT) for season six.
  • Cate Blanchett will star in a stage version of All About Eve in London, scheduled for 2018.
  • George Miller said that two Mad Max sequels have been written.
  • James Earl Jones will receive a Lifetime Achievement Tony Award.
  • Jeff Goldblum joined the cast of the Jurassic World sequel, due in 2018.
  • Julian Lennon wrote Touch the Earth, a new interactive children’s book with an environmental message.
  • An Unbreakable sequel titled Glass is planned for 2019. Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson will return.