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Eddie Redmayne and Jessie Buckley’s ‘Cabaret’ Rules 2022 Olivier Awards

Eddie Redmayne and Jessie Buckley have won best actor and best actress in a musical at the 2022 Olivier Awards in London for their roles as the Emcee and Sally Bowles in the West End revival of Cabaret. This freshest reinvention of the 1966 Kander & Ebb classic also won best musical revival, while Rebecca […]

Eddie Redmayne Explains Why His ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Role Is Similar to Brad Pitt’s in ‘Ocean’s’ Movies

The newest Fantastic Beasts movie certainly isn’t set in Las Vegas, but it still gives Eddie Redmayne Ocean’s Eleven vibes. Redmayne appeared on The Tonight Show on Wednesday, where he promoted his role as Newt Scamander in the upcoming film Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore. During the visit, host Jimmy Fallon asked him about […]

‘Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore’: Film Review

In the third installment of the Wizarding World franchise, Newt Scamander and his friends try to stop Grindelwald from attaining power.

Olivier Awards: Eddie Redmayne, Jessie Buckley Among Nominees

Newly anointed Oscar nominee Jessie Buckley has another award ceremony show to look forward, having been nominated for this year’s Olivier Awards, which are heading back to an in-person ceremony after two pandemic-impacted years. The actress was shortlisted for best leading actress for Cabaret, one of 11 nominations earned by the critically acclaimed musical revival, […]

Hollywood Flashback: 50 Years Ago, ‘Cabaret’ Bid the World “Willkommen!”

While it’s easy to assume now that the Feb. 13, 1972, release of Cabaret would draw audiences to come hear the music play, the film’s success was hardly assured at the time. The big-screen version of the Kander & Ebb musical, set during the rise of Nazism, tackled relevant topics like anti-Semitism, abortion and sexual […]

‘Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore’ Trailer Returns to Hogwarts

The first trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore promises to uncover secrets from the world of Harry Potter. In the trailer, Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) and his crew team up with Dumbledore (Jude Law) and are brought to Hogwarts, the wizarding school central to the Harry Potter series. Along the way they will become […]

Eddie Redmayne and Jessie Buckley in ‘Cabaret’: Theater Review

Rising-star director Rebecca Frecknall revisits the classic Kander & Ebb musical about divine decadence and the rise of Nazism in Weimar-era Berlin, manifesting the Kit Kat Klub onstage and off in London.

Amazon Studios, Nnamdi Asomugha Sign First Look Deal

Amazon Studios has signed an exclusive first-look deal with filmmaker Nnamdi Asomugha and his company iAm21 Entertainment. The deal follows his Emmy nomination for the Amazon original movie Sylvie’s Love, where Tessa Thompson and Asomugha played star-crossed lovers passionate about jazz in late-’50s, early-’60s New York in Eugene Ashe’s second feature. The film was ground-breaking […]

Eddie Redmayne on ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ Camaraderie and Film’s Parallels to America Now

 For Netflix's movie, centering on the riots during the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, the Oscar-winning actor immersed himself in the role of Tom Hayden, activist and former husband of Jane Fonda, while finding parallels to recent events "most revelatory."

‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’: Film Review

Aaron Sorkin directs a starry ensemble that includes Sacha Baron Cohen, Yahya Abdul Mateen II, Mark Rylance and Eddie Redmayne in 'The Trial of the Chicago 7,' his account of the legal travesty sparked by the 1968 Democratic National Convention protest.

‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ Stars and Their Real-Life Inspirations

Aaron Sorkin's vast ensemble cast portray characters who transfixed the nation during a dramatic seven-month conspiracy trial in Chicago in 1967. 

The Long Journey and Intense Urgency of Aaron Sorkin’s ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’

The director of the Netflix film, which stars Sacha Baron Cohen, Jeremy Strong, Eddie Redmayne and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, reveals why it took nearly 20 years to get the project about the politically motivated prosecution of protestors made and why it couldn't be more timely: "I never imagined today would go so much like 1968."