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Raquel Welch, Star of ‘One Million Years B.C.,’ Dies at 82
Raquel Welch, the almond-eyed sex symbol who turned a doeskin bikini into one of the most iconic cinematic images of the 1960s, has died. She was 82. Welch’s management company told The Hollywood Reporter that she died Wednesday morning following a brief illness. Her son, Damon Welch, confirmed that she died Wednesday at her home […]
Cory Booker Wants to Be Superman (or Maybe Jon Snow)
Presidential candidate Cory Booker talks to THR about the important issues of the day, like his favorite movie president (Michael Douglas) and who in his house has executive authority over the remote control (girlfriend Rosario Dawson).
Burt Reynolds’ Boots, Belt Buckles and Beloved Trans Am Up for Auction in Beverly Hills
Burt Reynolds' 'Cannonball Run' belt buckle will be up for grabs, along with truckloads of other knickknacks, paintings, garments, gadgets and assorted belongings (873 lots in all) at a Beverly Hills auction executed by Culver City-based Julien's.
New ‘Star Wars’ Chewbacca Remembers Original Chewie Peter Mayhew: “Giant Man With a Big Heart”
Joonas Suotamo, who took over the Wookiee role in 2015's 'The Force Awakens,' pays tribute to the late actor, who died May 2 at 74: "He'd been Chewbacca all his life."
From Limo Wrangler to Voice of God: Meet the Behind-the-Scenes Oscar Fixers
THR profiles six unsung, behind-the-scenes heroes of the Academy Awards.
Writers Babaloo Mandel, Lowell Ganz Reflect on ‘Splash’ Genesis, ‘A League of Their Own’s’ Most Famous Line
Writing partners Babaloo Mandel and Lowell Ganz, who will be honored at Sunday's WGA Awards, talk about their process.
Inside Penny Marshall’s Unfinished Final Film on Dennis Rodman
Prior to her Dec. 17 passing, director Penny Marshall had been working on the half-finished project about Dennis Rodman and her producer son-in-law says it will eventually get finished.
Making of ‘Mary Poppins Returns’: How Rob Marshall Returned Disney’s “Guarded Jewel” to the Big Screen
It took 50-plus years and multiple studio heads, but Disney finally brings 'Mary Poppins Returns' to the screen with 'Chicago' director Rob Marshall as helmer.
Donald Trump’s MTV Reality Show Contestants Recall “A Horrible, Horrible Experience”
Contestants on 'The Girls of Hedsor Hall' — Donald Trump's one-season MTV reality show — look back at their experiences on the show which includes being deprived of food, sexual harassment and passports taken away.
Burt Reynolds, Hollywood’s Onetime Box Office King, Was Targeting Third Comeback With Tarantino Film
82-year-old onetime screen idol Burt Reynolds had big plans — and he was only weeks away from (maybe) realizing them, thanks to a yet-to-be-filmed role in Quentin Tarantino's upcoming 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.'
Damien Chazelle’s Mom Reveals the Childhood Art That Landed Him a First-Grade Exhibition
Damien Chazelle, who didn't have much interest in sports or the outdoors, was drafting storyboards before he could even read and discovered his love of movies when he was introduced to 'Cinderella' at a young age, his mom reveals.
How Aretha Franklin’s Death Could Boost Biopic Chances
A producer on a movie set to star Jennifer Hudson as the late Aretha Franklin says his film is "definitely moving forward."