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Bryan Cranston Hit by Line Drive During All-Star Celebrity Softball Game

Bryan Cranston was hoping to get a hit in the All-Star Celebrity Softball game at Dodger Stadium. Instead, the Breaking Bad actor got hit. Cranston was struck in the right shoulder by a line drive off the bat of Grammy Award winner Anthony Ramos as they took batting practice in side-by-side makeshift cages outside the […]

Supreme Court Rulings Rocked — and Rallied — the 2022 CAA Amplify Summit

There is a Planned Parenthood in South L.A. five minutes from USC, where Storm Reid goes to college. “I have friends who have been in situations where they’ve had to go to Planned Parenthood,” the Euphoria star said in a conversation with Ava DuVernay and Nina Shaw on Thursday afternoon in Ojai. “That right could […]

Sam Rockwell and Awkwafina in ‘The Bad Guys’: Film Review

Marc Maron, Craig Robinson, Anthony Ramos and Zazie Beetz are among other voice talents in this animated heist movie featuring animal criminals.

Anthony Ramos Boards Marvel Series ‘Ironheart’

Anthony Ramos is joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The In the Heights star has taken a role in Marvel’s series Ironheart at Disney+. Details of his part are being kept quiet for the time being. Marvel Studios declined comment. Ironheart will star Dominique Thorne as Riri Williams, a brilliant teenage inventor. In the comics, the fan-favorite character  built […]

The New Hollywood A-List, From Anya Taylor-Joy to Rege-Jean Page

Survey the industry’s top star-makers and they’ll all tell you a version of the same thing: Hollywood stardom isn’t what it used to be. Sure, a fresh-faced actor can still burst onto the scene, captivating industry insiders and audiences alike (as Timothée Chalamet did with Call Me by Your Name a few years back). But […]

Anthony Ramos Says ‘In the Heights’ Colorism Critiques Mark “A Good Opportunity”

Anthony Ramos says he’s listening to the charges of colorism and criticisms around Afro-Latino representation in his new film In the Heights. Speaking to the Associated Press, the star said that critiques of the film’s Latino representation, specifically its lack of darker-skinned and Black Latinos, are a chance for Hollywood creatives like himself to be […]

Paramount Unveils ‘Transformers: Rise of the Beasts’ as Next Chapter in Franchise

The Transformers franchise is transforming into something beastly. The seventh installment will be titled Transformers: Rise of the Beasts, Paramount revealed during a virtual press event Tuesday to celebrate the beginning of production. That name will be evocative to fans of the 1990s cartoon Beast Wars, which centered on a group of robots that took […]

‘In the Heights’ Box Office Discord: Will the Musical Bounce Back?

When a musical strikes the right chord, a Hollywood studio and filmmakers can mine gold. When it doesn’t, discord abounds. Look no further than director Jon M. Chu’s In the Heights, which debuted to a disappointing $11.4 million at the box office over the June 11-13 weekend despite rave reviews and plenty of pedigree. The […]

‘In the Heights’ Premiere: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Anthony Ramos Urge People to “Feel the Vibrations” in Movie Theaters

Outside the United Palace Theater in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood sat a bright yellow carpet lit up by not just a scorching sun and 90-degree temperatures, but a collection of actors and filmmakers buzzing about what they think is the ideal film to bring back the moviegoing experience: In the Heights. “I think we […]

‘In The Heights’ Cast on Bringing Moviegoers Back With “Dancing in the Streets” at L.A. Premiere

Nearly a year after its originally scheduled release, In The Heights finally made it to the big screen on Friday night with a preview event at the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival. Director Jon M. Chu and stars Melissa Barrera, Leslie Grace, Stephanie Beatriz and Jimmy Smits were on hand at Hollywood’s TCL Chinese […]

“A Star for a Whole Generation of People”: Anthony Ramos’ Long Journey to ‘In the Heights’ and How He Embraces the “Superpower” of Being a Latino Actor

The first time Anthony Ramos auditioned for In the Heights was exactly a decade ago. He was 19 and trying out for an ensemble part in a nonunion national tour of Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes’ musical about dreaming, striving and surviving in New York City’s Washington Heights neighborhood; he made it four rounds […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘In the Heights’: Film Review

The musical that put 'Hamilton' creator Lin-Manuel Miranda on the map gets splashy big-screen treatment from director Jon M. Chu, with an ensemble cast led by Anthony Ramos and Corey Hawkins.