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Cynthia Erivo to Star in Remake of ‘The Rose’ for Searchlight

Oscar nominee Cynthia Erivo is set to star in a remake of the 1979 musical drama The Rose. Bette Midler starred in the original 20th Century Fox feature as a self-destructive female rock star…

On the Set of ‘Genius: Aretha’: How the Anthology Series Brings the Queen of Soul’s Musical Artistry to Screen

“We serve the queen. We don’t serve ourselves,” showrunner Suzan-Lori Parks told The Hollywood Reporter during a January 2020 visit to the Genius: Aretha set in metro Atlanta. But just two…

“For Me, the Story Was a Family of Overcoming”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With Cynthia Erivo, Courtney B. Vance and the Creators of ‘Genius: Aretha’

Genius: Aretha, as in Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, is the latest limited series from Nat Geo to portray the life of a tectonic talent whose gifts, like those of Picasso in a previous…

Cynthia Erivo Announces Debut Album ‘Ch. 1 vs. 1’

Celebrated actress, singer and songwriter Cynthia Erivo announced Friday her debut album will drop later in the summer. Along with the news that Ch. 1 vs. 1 will arrive Sept. 17…

“It’s a New Day”: Anya Taylor-Joy, Cynthia Erivo, Gillian Anderson and the THR Drama Actress Roundtable

Gillian Anderson had been dreading this. A tripod had arrived at her home in the U.K., along with a mess of lights and, really, just the thought of having to sit through an hour-plus on Zoom had…

Cynthia Erivo, H.E.R. Set for Hollywood Bowl’s Summer Lineup

After the historic cancellation of its 2020 season, the Hollywood Bowl is returning this summer with a star-studded lineup. The iconic Los Angeles venue will reopen to the public on July 3…

Zendaya, Whoopi Goldberg and Michaela Coel Honored at Essence’s Black Women in Hollywood Awards

In her acceptance speech, Coel detailed one disastrous meeting with Hollywood studio executives and a celebratory night with Janelle Monáe: "I am just eager to be here and I’m grateful for the…

SAG Awards: Henry Golding, Cynthia Erivo, Sterling K. Brown and More Kick Off “I Am an Actor” Segment

In the opening segment, many shared their favorite television shows: 'The Great,' 'The Queen's Gambit,' 'The Flight Attendant.'

Hollywood Insiders Sign Letter in Support of Transgender Women, Girls: “We All Must Fight”

The letter rallies for the community which is under attack by a wave of legislation across the United States.

Susan Sarandon, Cynthia Erivo Sign on as Ambassadors for Health Care Price Awareness Campaign (Exclusive)

Artist and activist Shepard Fairey and Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet are also seeking to inform patients about the new rule requiring hospitals to list the cost of their medical…

‘Genius: Aretha’: TV Review

Cynthia Erivo stars as the Queen of Soul and Courtney B. Vance as her pastor father in Suzan-Lori Parks' decades-spanning Nat Geo miniseries.

‘Chaos Walking’: Film Review

Daisy Ridley plays a colonist from Earth who crash-lands on a strange planet among a hostile all-male community, with Tom Holland as the good guy shepherding her to safety in Doug Liman's dystopian…