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‘Top Gun: Maverick,’ ‘Stranger Things’ Among Location Managers Guild Awards Nominees

The Location Managers Guild International announced the nominations for its 9th annual LMGI Awards, which will return with an in-person event on Aug. 27. Feature film nominees include the location managers behind Top Gun: Maverick, No Time To Die, and Everything, Everywhere All at Once. Among the TV noms are Stranger Things, Succession and Yellowstone. For […]

How ‘Bridgerton’ Composer Kris Bowers Set Up a “Dangerous Connection” in Season 2

Bridgerton composer Kris Bowers made sure Anthony Bridgerton and Edwina Sharma’s first dance had an “alluring, almost darkness to it,” through his score. Most readers now know this is a doomed relationship, as Anthony (Jonathan Bailey) and Edwina’s sister, Kate (Simone Ashley), fall in love. “The music has a darker element to it, and it […]

How Flowers Emerged as a Main Character on ‘Bridgerton,’ From Real Hyacinths to 5,000 Artificial Daffodils

The wildness of the natural world exists in opposition to the careful curation of a television set, but on Netflix’s Bridgerton, the two work in tandem to create a colorful pastiche of a bygone era marked by opulence and beauty. In season one of the show, floral arrangements formed the backdrop for a storyline that […]

‘Stranger Things 4’ Vol. 2 Drops Mind-Blowing Netflix Trailer for Season Conclusion

The first look at Stranger Things 4 Vol. 2 dropped Tuesday morning — and it is awe-inspiring. It is clear that the final two episodes this season of the immensely popular Netflix series are going to be packed with adventure, intense horror and, of course, comedy. The pair of Vol. 2 episodes will have a […]

‘Bridgerton’ Showrunner Chris Van Dusen on How the Show Launched Anthony and Kate’s “Enemies-to-Lovers” Arc

The second season of Netflix’s Regency-era drama follows the romance between Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey) and Kate Sharma (Simone Ashley), which begins with this meet-cute in the first episode. “It establishes the main enemies-to-lovers storyline,” says showrunner Chris Van Dusen, who highlights the immediate chemistry and tension between Anthony and Kate upon their first meeting. […]

How ‘1883,’ ‘The Gilded Age’ Production Designers Went Back in Time

'Bridgerton' and 'Ghosts' also brought historical eras to contemporary screens with the help of inventive production designers, who re-created locations ranging from Regency-era England to post-Civil War America.

How the ‘Bridgerton’ Sound Team Captured Season 2’s (Breathy) Love Story

In one particular Bridgerton season two sequence, Viscount Anthony Bridgerton confesses — right before an intimately breathy, yet maddeningly nearly touchless tangle — that Kate Sharma is dually the “bane” of his existence and the “object” of all his desire. The line easily whipped up a frenzy among fans of the couple, the utterance seemingly capturing […]

‘Bridgerton’ Star Ruby Barker Opens Up About Mental Health Hospitalization

Bridgerton actress Ruby Barker is speaking about her own mental health, including a recent hospitalization, to help encourage others to more carefully consider their mental health and get support when they need it. In a more than five-minute video shared on her Instagram account Thursday, the actress shared that she was about to be discharged […]

Events of the Week: ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘Conversations With Friends’ and More

As Hollywood events return to full force in New York and Los Angeles amid the coronavirus pandemic, here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings, including red carpets for Stranger Things, Conversations With Friends, Pistol and Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers. Stranger Things season four world premiere After a three-year hiatus since […]

‘Bridgerton’ Shifts Love Story Focus for Season Three

Lady Whistledown herself is getting a love story. The upcoming third season of Shonda Rhimes’ Bridgerton will see the Netflix hit jumping ahead in the timeline of the Julia Quinn books on which the series is based to focus its love story around Penelope Featherington (Nicola Coughlan) and Colin Bridgerton (Luke Newton). When the show […]

‘Bridgerton’ Recasting: Hannah Dodd Replacing Ruby Stokes on Netflix Hit

Bridgerton is undergoing a casting shake-up: Ruby Stokes is exiting the Netflix hit as Francesca Bridgerton, and Hannah Dodd (Anatomy of a Scandal) is taking over the role. Stokes will be on another Netflix title, however, having secured the lead on Lockwood & Co. The Netflix and Shondaland series put out a statement describing the […]

‘Better Call Saul’ Storms Streaming Charts Ahead of Final Season Debut

Two weeks before the final season of Better Call Saul premiered, the Netflix debut of the show’s previous season drove a spike in viewing. The AMC series’ fifth season arrived on Netflix April 4, and Saul was easily the most watched acquired series of that week with 915 million minutes of viewing time. That was […]