See John Travolta, Cuba Gooding Jr. and More in First Cast Pics of O.J. Simpson Series American Crime Story (PHOTOS)

With production underway in Los Angeles on FX’s newest anthology series, American Crime Story: The People V. O.J. Simpson, FX released the first set of cast photos exclusively to EW on Friday, giving viewers a glimpse of the cast’s transformation into character for the 2016 drama.

Scandal: Courtney B. Vance Opens Up About Ferguson, Race and the Show's Powerful Episode

There was nothing scandalous about Thursday’s Scandal: The drama was too raw, the plot – a young, unarmed black man being shot by police – all too familiar.

But that’s what made the episode so moving, and why Twitter is already clamoring for guest-star Courtney B. Vance to win an Emmy.

Kerry Washington, Shonda Rhimes and More Key Players Reveal What It Was Like to Make Scandal's Ferguson Episode

If Scandal’s latest episode left you feeling completely gutted, you’re not alone.

On Thursday night, the addictive ABC series known for its outlandish twists – rigged elections! government conspiracies! an online bidding war for the president’s mistress! – grounded the drama in something very real: racism.

Courtney B. Vance and Angela Bassett with twins at Disney World

Actors Courtney B. Vance, 47, and Angela Bassett, 48, take a spin on Cinderella’s Golden Carousel at the Magic Kingdom in Florida with their twins Bronwyn Golden and Slater Josiah, 15 months.


People's 2006 Celebrity Babies has a Year of the Baby feature on their site this week, showing photos of some of the babies born in 2006. Here are a few snapshots that we haven’t yet featured on CBB:

Actress Joely Fisher, 39, and daughter True Harlow Fisher-Duddy, 10 1/2 months.

Twins for Angela Bassett & Courtney Vance

Angela Bassett and her husband, fellow actor Courtney B. Vance, are the parents of twins – a boy and a girl – born on Friday, according to their Los Angeles-based publicist.

The babies were born to a surrogate mother, the rep, Alex Dubee, tells the Associated Press.

Bassett, 47, starred in movies such as 1998’s How Stella Got Her Groove Back and the 1993 Tina Turner biopic What’s Love Got to Do With It. Vance, 45, plays district attorney Ron Carver on NBC’s Law & Order: Criminal Intent.