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Banijay Americas Forms Diversity Employment Pact With Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively’s Group Effort Initiative (Exclusive)

A year after Banijay Americas first collaborated with Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively’s pipeline program Group Effort Initiative to help people from historically excluded backgrounds find jobs in unscripted television, the two entities have formally made a diversity employment pact. Through the agreement, Banijay subsidiaries Endemol Shine North America, Bunim/Murray Productions, 51 Minds Entertainment and […]

‘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 […]

Met Gala’s Best Dressed: 16 Stars Who Understood the Assignment

On May 2, stars eschewed the outrageous costumes of past Met Galas and instead ran the gamut from quiet elegance to full-on drama on the steps of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. The night’s “Gilded Glamour and White Tie” dress code was interpreted in myriad ways by attendees who ranged from co-host Blake Lively […]

Met Gala: All the Details on Red Carpet Arrivals and Exhibition

Will the Met Gala represent outstanding American fashion, or will it be a costume party? That was the question on the minds of red carpet fans as Monday night’s Met Gala neared, thanks to comments made by designer and director Tom Ford. In a recent interview, Ford wistfully recalled the days when attendees didn’t adopt […]

The Hollywood Film Directors Who Are Art Directing the Met Gala’s New Costume Design Exhibit

Hollywood A-listers are traditionally in the spotlight ascending the steps of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art for its annual Met Gala, set to take place May 2, with Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively, Regina King and Lin-Manuel Miranda as co-chairs. But this year the film industry also will step off the red carpet and […]

Blake Lively to Make Film Directorial Debut With Adaptation of Bryan Lee O’Malley Graphic Novel ‘Seconds’ (Exclusive)

Blake Lively is set to make her feature directorial debut with Seconds, an adaptation of the graphic novel by Scott Pilgrim creator Bryan Lee O’Malley that is set up at Searchlight. Edgar Wright, who adapted the 2010 cult classic Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, is also involved with Seconds. The filmmaker wrote the script and is producing […]

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively Donate $500,000 to Indigenous-Focused Safe Water Charity

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively have donated half a million dollars to Canadian charity Water First Education & Training Inc. The organization trains Indigenous youth and young adults in bringing safe water to their communities through operating key water treatment plants. Residents of First Nations communities often rely on water treatment facilities to end poor, […]

Regina King, Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively and Lin-Manuel Miranda to Co-Chair 2022 Met Gala

Regina King, Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds and Lin-Manuel Miranda will serve as co-chairs of the Met Gala, returning to its traditional berth on the first Monday in May. The May 2 evening is actually the second star-studded gala after the annual fundraiser for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute was split during the pandemic. […]

Taylor Swift Releases “I Bet You Think About Me” Music Video Directed by Blake Lively

Taylor Swift and Blake Lively have joined forces for a new music video. On Monday, Swift surprised fans with the release of a music video for her new song “I Bet You Think About Me,” a “from the vault” recording featured on the album Red (Taylor’s Version), which Swift dropped Nov. 11. “I finally got […]

Ryan Reynolds Reveals Why He’s Taking a Break From Moviemaking

Ryan Reynolds is opening up about why he decided to take “a little sabbatical” from moviemaking after wrapping on his upcoming Apple TV+ holiday film, Spirited. “I’m just trying to create a little bit more space for my family [wife Blake Lively and their three daughters] and time with them,” Reynolds told The Hollywood Reporter […]

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively’s Group Effort Initiative Merges With L.A. Mayor’s Evolve Entertainment

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively’s Group Effort Initiative on Friday merged with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Evolve Entertainment Fund, creating a new organization with the purpose of making even more Hollywood jobs, training and mentorship available to underrepresented communities. Launched in February 2018 by Mayor Garcetti, Evolve has partnered with 152 entertainment companies, as […]

Ernie Lively, Actor in the ‘Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants’ Films, Dies at 74

Ernie Lively, whose 50-year acting career included turns in Passenger 57, The Dukes of Hazzard, Turner & Hooch and as the father of his daughter Blake Lively’s character in the two Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants films, has died. He was 74. Lively died Thursday of cardiac complications in Los Angeles, his family announced. He was […]