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HBO Max’s ‘Peacemaker’: TV Review

James Gunn's 'The Suicide Squad' spinoff stars John Cena in the title role of a self-proclaimed superhero devoted to achieving peace at any cost, no matter how many people he has to kill to get it.

Will Smith, Ava DuVernay and ‘The Harder They Fall’ Cast to be Honored at Celebration of Black Cinema and Television

The Critics Choice Association is finalizing the program for its 4th annual Celebration of Black Cinema & Television, announcing today a list of honorees that includes Will Smith, Ava DuVernay, Antoine Fuqua, Ruth Negga, Kenan Thompson, Robin Thede, Danielle Brooks and the cast of The Harder They Fall, among others. In all, the program includes […]

“I Got to Know Her Music for Myself”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With ‘Mahalia’ Star Danielle Brooks

For Danielle Brooks, the path to play Mahalia Jackson in Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia traces back to her childhood. Growing up as the daughter of a deacon and a minister in South Carolina, the actress was often surrounded by gospel and the names of legends whose impact on the form continues to reverberate. “I was […]

“I Didn’t Want a Singer Who Could Act”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With ‘Mahalia’ Star Danielle Brooks and Director Kenny Leon

Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia star Danielle Brooks and director Kenny Leon joined The Hollywood Reporter to discuss their Lifetime biopic of the legendary gospel singer Mahalia Jackson in a THR Presents Q&A powered by Vision Media.  Both Brooks and Leon spent much of their childhoods in the church and were familiar with Jackson’s music from […]

‘Social Distance’: TV Review

Mike Colter, Danielle Brooks, Becky Ann Baker and more star in Netflix's 'Social Distance,' an anthology drama about the challenges of quarantining.

Danielle Brooks Talks Body Inclusivity, Maternity Clothing Line Developed With Universal Standard

Danielle Brooks talks about her new Fit Liberty (Mom) maternity clothing collection developed with Universal Standard.

Crisis Consultant on Why Felicity Huffman’s Prison Look Is “Pitch Perfect”

A crisis consultant responds to Martha Stewart calling Felicity Huffman's prison uniform "pretty schlumpy."

‘Orange Is the New Black’ Star Danielle Brooks Opens Up About the Legacy the Netflix Favorite Leaves Behind

'Orange Is the New Black' star Danielle Brooks speaks about the final season and series finale of the Netflix show, including the impact of Taystee's (Danielle Brooks) ending, in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter.

‘Orange Is the New Black’ Creator and Cast Talk Binge-Era Breakthrough and Series Finale in Unfiltered Oral History

'Orange Is the New Black' creator Jenji Kohan, Danielle Brooks, Laura Prepon and 20-plus producers, castmembers and execs open up about the Netflix prison dramedy and its series finale in an oral history with The Hollywood Reporter.

‘Orange Is the New Black’: The Best Looks From the Premiere

See all the best red carpet fashion looks from the 'Orange Is the New Black' final season premiere, including Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, Natasha Lyonne and more.

‘OITNB’: Where Things Left Off and What to Expect in Final Season

A refresher on where 'Orange Is the New Black' left off before the seventh and final season of Jenji Kohan's prison dramedy releases on Netflix on July 26.