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Taika Waititi, ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ Stars on Raising the ‘Ragnarok’ Bar: “Is It Possible to Top That? We Did”

Love (and thunder) was certainly in the air on Thursday evening, as the cast and creators behind the fourth installment of the Thor franchise gathered for the film’s premiere. Hundreds of cosplayed fans lined up on Hollywood Boulevard, ready to greet the stars and watch the long-anticipated follow-up to Taika Waititi’s hit Thor: Ragnarok. Thor: […]

How ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Brilliantly Bridges Gap Between Ewan McGregor and Alec Guinness’ Iconic ‘Star Wars’ Character

[This story contains spoilers for Obi-Wan Kenobi.]  Hello there. Come here, my little friend. Don’t be afraid. For years, Star Wars fans have wondered about the gap in which Ewan McGregor’s Obi-Wan Kenobi becomes Alec Guinness’ Ben Kenobi. And thanks to the most recent Star Wars miniseries on Disney+, viewers have a far better understanding […]

How ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Deepens the Tragedy of Anakin Skywalker

[This story contains spoilers for the series finale of Obi-Wan Kenobi.]  The emotional stakes of Obi-Wan Kenobi were enormous — even if much of the outcome was already known. Throughout the Disney+ Star Wars miniseries, it isn’t the threat of life or death that set viewers’ hearts racing, but the journey to better understand the […]

‘Obi-Wan Kenobi:’ All the Questions Answered in “Part V” of the ‘Star Wars’ Series

[This story contains spoilers from Obi-Wan Kenobi “Part V.”]  There is a wish list among Star Wars fans of what they hoped to see in Obi-Wan Kenobi, and this week’s episode checked a big box with a lightsaber dash. Within seconds of the opening of “Part V,” the penultimate episode of the Disney+ series treated […]

Maya Rudolph, ‘Loot’ Team on Building a Strong Cast: “Everyone in the Show Could Be the Lead of Their Own Show”

Money can’t buy happiness — but stacks of cash with Maya Rudolph’s face printed on them can get you pretty close. Happiness was certainly in the air on Wednesday evening at the West Hollywood premiere for Apple TV+’s upcoming comedy Loot, especially for star and executive producer Rudolph. “It was a joy,” Rudolph told The […]

The 6 Most Anticipated LGBTQ Movies and TV Shows of 2022

Be on the lookout for Harry Styles as a closeted cop in 'My Policeman,' Billy Eichner in the raunchy rom-com 'Bros' and an adaption of Tegan and Sara’s memoir 'High School.'

‘Emily in Paris’ Official Cookbook Highlights French Cuisine and Show-Inspired Favorites

With the release of Emily in Paris: The Official Cookbook, fans of the Netflix hit show can fully immerse their tastebuds in French city living. Set to be released Aug. 16, the 224-page cookbook ($33) lets Francophiles and Emily in Paris fans experience the glamorous lifestyle of Emily Cooper (played by Lily Collins) from the […]

‘Ms. Marvel’ Team Talks Matching Cast Tattoos, Muslim Superhero Representation

Iman Vellani is Kamala Khan. Or at least that’s what everyone on the Ms. Marvel team has to say about her. Like her character, the 19-year old Pakistan-born Canadian is a comic book super fan. While Kamala dreams of one day becoming a real-life Avenger, Vellani herself has followed a similar path, being a long-standing comic lover […]

How ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Is Fixing ‘Star Wars’ Plot Holes While Developing New Galaxy Lore

Thus far, Obi-Wan Kenobi has seen no shortage of intensity, surprises and emotional nostalgia — along with a lot of lore and Easter eggs for fans to unpack. And despite the fact most viewers know how it all ends — Darth Vader and Obi-Wan Kenobi’s iconic final showdown in Star Wars: Episode IV — the […]

‘The Mandalorian’: Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni Tease Season 3 at Star Wars Celebration

Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni appeared at Star Wars Celebration on Saturday to give cheering fans their first look at the third season of The Mandalorian. The duo was joined by the cast of the popular Disney+ series, including stars Pedro Pascal, Giancarlo Esposito, Carl Weathers and Temuera Morrison, among others, to pull back the […]

‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’: Inside the Rip-Roaring Fan Screening at Star Wars Celebration

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for the first two episodes of Obi-Wan Kenobi.]  The first day of Star Wars Celebration at the Anaheim Convention Center concluded Thursday evening with thunderous applause and excitement as fans gathered for the world premiere of the Disney+ series, Obi-Wan Kenobi. Announced earlier that day at the Lucasfilm Studio Showcase, […]

‘Hacks’ Team Celebrates Sophomore Run, Talks “Living Legend” Guest Stars

Coming off three Emmys and two Golden Globes in their triumphant 2021 awards run, the team behind HBO Max’s Hacks finally gathered Monday to celebrate the second season of the pandemic smash hit. Led by its three co-creators, co-showrunners, co-EPs and co-writers — Paul W. Downs, Lucia Aniello and Jen Statsky — the Hacks family […]