Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: Love, loss, and Will Smith’s new role

Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report

CORRECTS DATE IN SECOND REFERENCE TO AUG 21 NOT AUG 1 FILE – In this July 31, 1964 file photo The Everly Brothers, Phil, left, and Don, perform on stage. Don Everly, one-half of the pioneering rock ‘n’ roll Everly Brothers whose harmonizing country rock hits impacted a generation of rock music, has died. Don Everly was 84. According to the LA Times, a family spokesperson said Everly died at his home in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021. (AP Photo, File)

Lisa Dent, filling in for Bob Sirott, is joined by Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN to provide the latest news in entertainment. Don Everly passes away, Eric Stonestreet’s engagement, Venus Williams comes to town and Dean gets an interview for a movie about her father, portrayed by Will Smith.

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