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Secret Weapon for Sore Feet in Cannes and Beyond: Flexpower Soothe Lotion

A few years back, Cannes was rocked by “flat-gate” — the uproar over the requirement that all women wear heels at Palais premieres. While many criticized the rule as outdated, others simply opted to ignore it due to the aches and pains of rushing up and down the Croisette in a pair of sky-high stilettos. A […]

‘Self Reliance’ Review: Anna Kendrick in Jake Johnson’s Timidly Absurdist Take on Reality TV

The 'New Girl' star's feature directorial debut, executive produced by The Lonely Island, is about a cantankerous man who agrees to go on a dark web reality television show.

Anna Kendrick Reveals How Her Past Abusive Relationship Affected ‘Alice, Darling’ Role

Anna Kendrick is opening up more about how her personal experience in an abusive relationship affected her lead role in the new movie Alice, Darling, now playing in theaters in New York and Los Angeles ahead of a wider theatrical release on Jan. 20. Kendrick previously told People that the project directed by Mary Nighy […]

TIFF: Anna Kendrick’s Directorial Debut ‘The Dating Game’ Sells Wide

International buyers have swiped right on Anna Kendrick’s directorial debut, The Dating Game. The upcoming thriller was snatched up by multiple international distributors at the Toronto International Film Festival following an in-person pitch by Kendrick and AGC Studio’s CEO Stuart Ford, who are producing and fully financing the film. Telepool prebought The Dating Game for […]

‘Alice, Darling’ Review: Anna Kendrick Transfixes in a Chilling Portrait of Abuse

The actress plays a young woman coming to terms with the sinister nature of her relationship during a week-long trip with her friends in this gripping drama from Mary Nighy.

Anna Kendrick to Make Directorial Debut With ‘The Dating Game’

Pitch Perfect star Anna Kendrick is stepping behind the camera to make her directorial debut with the true-life thriller The Dating Game. The film, from a Black List script by Ian McDonald, is described as the stranger-than-fiction story of Cheryl Bradshaw, a bachelorette candidate on hit ’70s TV matchmaking show The Dating Game who picked […]

Toronto Film Festival: Tyler Perry, Peter Farrelly, Catherine Hardwicke Films Set for Gala Treatment

The 2022 Toronto Film Festival has added world premieres for Tyler Perry’s new Netflix film, A Jazzman’s Blues; Peter Farrelly’s Vietnam War movie The Greatest Beer Run Ever, which stars Russell Crowe and Zac Efron; and the Catherine Hardwicke dramatic thriller Prisoner’s Daughter, starring Kate Beckinsale, Brian Cox and Christopher Convery. As TIFF unveiled 18 […]

‘A Simple Favor’ Sequel Set With Blake Lively, Anna Kendrick Returning

A sequel to comedy-thriller A Simple Favor is a go at Amazon and Lionsgate. Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick are set to reprise their roles, with Paul Feig returning to the director’s chair. Jessica Sharzer will write the sequel, having penned the 2018 movie that followed a mommy blogger (Kendrick) who tries to solve the […]

Uzo Aduba, Hugh Jackman, Josh Gad, Lin-Manuel Miranda and More Remember Stephen Sondheim: “The Best There Ever Was”

Following the death of Stephen Sondheim, Hollywood stars took to social media to share tributes and memories of the award-winning composer and lyricist who was known for revolutionizing American musical theater. Sondheim, whose achievements included Company, Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park With George and Into the Woods, died at 91. The composer often collaborated with […]

‘Love Life’ Cast and Creators Tease Season Two as “Completely Different Story From a Completely Different Perspective”

Anna Kendrick, William Jackson Harper and more hit the red carpet at New York City’s DGA Theater for the world premiere of Love Life season two on Sunday. The second season of HBO Max’s anthology series switches its focus from Kendrick’s Darby Carter — who led season one — to Harper’s Marcus Watkins, who is […]

Anna Kendrick to Star in ‘Alice, Darling’ Thriller for Lionsgate

Anna Kendrick has nabbed the lead role for Alice, Darling, a psychological thriller from director Mary Nighy and Lionsgate. Kendrick plays Alice, who is behaving strangely, keeping secrets about her mercurial boyfriend (Charlie Carrick) and her two best friends (Wunmi Mosaku and Kaniehtiio Horn). Lionsgate is partnering with Babe Nation Films, Elevation Pictures and Castelletto […]

Lifetime, Hollywood Reporter to Present ‘Women in Entertainment: The Next Generation’ Special on May 24

As a presenting partner for The Hollywood Reporter’s annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast, Lifetime has joined with THR for the evolution of the event. Lifetime will air a broadcast special titled Lifetime and The Hollywood Reporter Present Women in Entertainment: The Next Generation, a Voices Magnified program celebrating female trendsetters, industry leaders and potential future […]