Skip to main content
Got a tip?
Newsletters

Bill Pullman

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Actor Lewis Pullman Dissects His “Quiet Burning Ember” Character And Shares Advice From Iconic ‘ID4’ Father

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for Top Gun: Maverick.]  There was a fleeting moment when Lewis Pullman considered he might be in over his head. The Top Gun: Maverick actor could never have imagined just how intense and daunting the training was going to be for the highly anticipated sequel to the 1986 Paramount classic. […]

“You Can’t Actually Blow Up the White House”: An Oral History of ‘Independence Day’

“Today, we celebrate our Independence Day.” Twenty-five years ago, those words electrified audiences, who braved long lines and sold-out crowds to see the most anticipated movie of 1996. Independence Day, which opened over the July Fourth weekend, turned Will Smith into a global star, birthed one of the most famous speeches in cinema history, and […]

Bill Pullman Reprises ‘Independence Day’ Speech for COVID-19 Vaccine Spot

After 25 years, Bill Pullman is reprising one of movie history’s famous speeches. On Wednesday, Budweiser unveiled “Go Fourth, America,” a spot starring Pullman as President Thomas Whitmore from Independence Day, the 1996 classic also starring Will Smith and Jeff Goldblum. Instead of rallying troops to fight off alien invaders, Pullman’s president calls on the […]

Ewan McGregor in Netflix’s ‘Halston’: TV Review

Ewan McGregor plays 1970s and 1980s design superstar Halston in a Netflix miniseries treatment courtesy of Ryan Murphy.

Bill Pullman Urges People to Wear a “Freedom Mask” in Alamo Drafthouse PSA

Bill Pullman is paying tribute to his 'Independence Day' role by urging people to wear a face mask, which he dubs a "freedom mask," when they're in public over the Fourth of July weekend, in a new Alamo Drafthouse PSA.

‘The High Note’: Film Review

Tracee Ellis Ross plays a superstar singer at a career crossroads and Dakota Johnson is the hardworking personal assistant aiming to be a music producer in 'Late Night' director Nisha Ganatra's latest, 'The High Note.'

Bill Pullman Responds to Donald Trump’s Altered ‘Independence Day’ Clip (Exclusive)

Actor Bill Pullman has responded to President Donald Trump's altered 'Independence Day' clip tweet.

London’s National Theatre Exploring Streaming Options for NT Live Library

In what could be a small silver lining in the dark cloud of prolonged live theater shutdowns on both sides of the Atlantic due to the coronavirus pandemic, Britain's National Theatre for the first time is showing signs that it might consider making its superb library of NT Live productions available for streaming.

‘Dark Waters’ Team on Understanding People at Heart of Environmental Battle

The writer, director and stars of the Mark Ruffalo-led environmental thriller 'Dark Waters' talk to The Hollywood Reporter about transforming a complicated true story of a corporate attorney taking on DuPont into a character-driven film and how they prepared to play the real individuals depicted in the movie.

‘All My Sons’: Theater Review

Sally Field and Bill Pullman make their London stage debuts in Arthur Miller’s post-war classic 'All My Sons,' opening a day after the latest Broadway revival starring Annette Bening and Tracy Letts.

Bill Pullman Reveals His Methods Behind Complex ‘The Sinner’ Character

Bill Pullman opened up on his role in thriller series 'The Sinner,' as well as his overall journey as an actor which has now spanned over 30 years.

‘The Equalizer 2’: Film Review

Denzel Washington reprises his role as a retired government operative who is drawn back into action in 'The Equalizer 2.'