Former Disney kid Bella Thorne is making her directorial debut — on Pornhub. The actress, author and musician joined the porn site’s Visionaries Director’s Series with “Her & Him,” which tells the Romeo and Juliet-like story of two star-crossed lovers, according to a statement from Pornhub. Their love is reckless and dangerous and “transcends time and space,” it says.
Chrisleys in court:
Reality TV stars Todd and Julie Chrisley are due in court on tax evasion and other federal charges. An initial appearance for the “Chrisley Knows Best” stars was scheduled for Wednesday afternoon. The 12-count indictment also accuses the pair of conspiracy, bank fraud and wire fraud. Lawyers for the couple have said the Chrisleys are innocent of all charges.
Tyson on TV:
Cicely Tyson will join the cast as a series regular in Ava DuVernay’s new romance anthology series on OWN, “Cherish the Day.” The network said the 94-year-old legend will play Miss Luma Lee Langston, a star of stage and screen in decades past. The series will chronicle the lives of one couple per season, with each episode spanning a single day.
Aug. 15 birthdays:
Actress Phyllis Smith is 70. Actress Tess Harper is 69. Actor Zeljko Ivanek is 62. Actor Rondell Sheridan is 61. Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu is 56. Actress Debra Messing is 51. Actor Anthony Anderson is 49. Actor Ben Affleck is 47. Actress Emily Kinney is 34. Singer Joe Jonas is 30. Actress Jennifer Lawrence is 29.