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Lily Rabe on the Tragedy of Betty Gore Explored in ‘Love & Death’: “There’s So Much Misperception”

[This story contains spoilers from the finale of Love & Death, “Ssssshh.”] Lily Rabe had heard about the Candy Montgomery-Betty Gore case, but it wasn’t until Nicole Kidman, an executive producer on Love & Death, reached out to her about playing Betty that she began to research. “It always excites me to hear, ‘It’s so different […]

Elizabeth Olsen Advises Actors to Initially Only Take on One Marvel Project: “That Way You Have More Control”

Elizabeth Olsen is sharing some advice for actors who are looking to make the jump to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. During a recent interview on the Happy Sad Confused podcast with Josh Horowitz, the WandaVision star said she tells actors they should initially just take on one Marvel project, rather than signing up for multiple […]

‘Love & Death’ Finale Director on Filming the Murder Scene and Complicated Feelings Around Candy’s Fate

[This story contains spoilers from the finale of Love & Death, “Ssssshh.”] The Love & Death sequences depicting the brutal ax murder of Betty Gore were some of the most emotional scenes Lesli Linka Glatter has ever filmed. The prolific director whose IMDB profile reads like a greatest hits of television (Mad Men, Homeland, The […]

Elizabeth Olsen on ‘Love & Death’ Aftermath of the Killing: “People Convince Themselves of a Truth”

[This story contains spoilers from the first five episodes of Love & Death.] There’s a method to the madness of Love & Death‘s release. After three episodes of spending time in the bucolic and beautiful setting of Candy Montgomery’s (Elizabeth Olsen) church community in Wylie Texas, the fourth episode of the true-crime Max series shattered that […]

‘Love & Death’: Elizabeth Olsen and Lesli Linka Glatter on Why They Didn’t Reach Out to Candy Montgomery

The name Candy Montgomery is familiar to many. But after the first three episodes of Love & Death, people will better understand the woman who has been known as the housewife who struck her friend 41 times with an axe. “I oddly think we made the show she would want to have made,” Elizabeth Olsen, […]

‘Love & Death’ Team Recall the “Big Surprise” of Learning Another Candy Montgomery Story Was Coming to TV

On Wednesday evening, the cast and crew of Max’s Love & Death gathered in West Hollywood to celebrate the series premiere. From Max and Lionsgate Television, it’s based on a true story, centered on real-life 1980s housewife Candy Montgomery (played by Elizabeth Olsen) who was accused of the brutal axe murder of her friend Betty […]

‘Love & Death’ Review: Elizabeth Olsen and David E. Kelley Struggle to Shed Fresh Light on the Candy Montgomery Case

One year after Hulu's 'Candy' comes another show based on the murder of Betty Gore, this time on HBO Max and starring Olsen, Jesse Plemons, Lily Rabe and Patrick Fugit.

Elizabeth Olsen Finds It “Ridiculous” Doing Her Own Stunts: “There Is a Double for a Reason”

Although some actors live for the thrill of doing their own stunts for projects, Elizabeth Olsen is not one of them. During Wednesday’s episode of The Late Show, the Love & Death star told Stephen Colbert that she has found doing most of her stunts in the Marvel Cinematic Universe “ridiculous.” When specifically doing stunts […]

Elizabeth Olsen Takes on the Infamous Candy Montgomery in ‘Love & Death’ Trailer

Elizabeth Olsen isn’t satisfied in the trailer for Love & Death. The official first look at the HBO Max true-crime drama (below) focuses on Candy Montgomery (Olsen) and Allan Gore (Jesse Plemons), as one-half of two churchgoing couples enjoying small town family life in Texas… until somebody picks up an axe, as the logline reads […]

How ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Intriguingly Moves MCU Multiverse Narrative Forward and Why That’s Important

[This story contains spoilers for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.] What is it that disturbs you, Stephen? No, that’s not a line from Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, though it very well could be. It’s the title of the 1997 Eisner-winning Marvel one-shot by Marc Andreyko and P. Craig Russell that […]

Box Office: ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Scores Heroic $27M Opening Day Overseas

The return of the summer box office is here after two years of woe due to the coronavirus pandemic. Marvel Studios’ Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness kicks off the action this weekend as it rolls out across the globe. So far, so good. On Wednesday, the Marvel Studios pic grossed an impressive $27.2 […]

‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ Stars Tease Surprises and Discuss Importance of Representation at Hollywood Premiere

Marvel brought the multiverse to Hollywood Monday night for the world premiere of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness at the Dolby Theatre. All the film’s stars made their way down the red carpet, some even taking time to mingle with adoring fans lining Hollywood Boulevard, including Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Benedict Wong, Rachel […]