The Devil Wears Prada Sequel in the Works, General Hospital Star Joan Benedict Passes at 96, Production Begins on The Morning Show Season 4, Stealers Wheel Joe Egan Dies at 77

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July 9, 2024

The Devil Wears Prada sequel reportedly in early stages of development
Original screenwriter Aline Brosh McKenna is reportedly in the process of developing a sequel to the 2006 hit film, with original producer Wendy Finerman, and original director David Frankel in talks to return as well. While no casting details have been confirmed, the storyline hints at a possible return for Miranda Priestly, played by Meryl Streep, and Emily Charlton, played by Emily Blunt.

General Hospital star Joan Benedict dies at 96
The actress best known for her recurring role as Edith Fairchild on General Hospital passed away on June 24 after suffering complications from a stroke. Her passing was only recently confirmed by a family spokesperson. Aside from General Hospital, Benedict also starred in a variety of movies and television shows including Candid Camera, The Steve Allen Show, A Month of Sundays, and The Theory of Everything.

The Morning Show begins production on season 4
The show’s stars Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, and Tig Notaro posed for a photo together, which was posted to social media Monday, revealing that production on The Morning Show season 4 has officially kicked off. The hit Apple TV+ series was renewed for its fourth season back in April 2023, prior to season 3’s premiere in September of the same year. A season 4 premiere date has yet to be revealed.

Stealers Wheel musician Joe Egan dead at 77
Stealers Wheel was formed in 1972 by Egan and the late songwriter and musician Gerry Rafferty. The pair went on to release 3 albums and their hit single “Stuck in the Middle with You” before splitting up in 1975. Egan then pursued a solo career, releasing two albums, Out of Nowhere and Map. Egan’s passing was confirmed on Rafferty’s official Facebook page, now run by his daughter, in a tribute post writing “I will always remember him as a sweet and gentle soul. May he rest in peace.”

In today’s birthday news:
Actor Chris Cooper 73, Shark Tank's Kevin O’Leary 70, actor Jimmy Smits 69, actor Tom Hanks 68, actress Kelly McGillis 67, singer Courtney Love 60, musician Jack White 49, actor Fred Savage 48.

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