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Why Martha Kelly First Thought She Was All Wrong for Her ‘Euphoria’ Role

To answer the question on everyone’s mind: Yes, that’s how Martha Kelly really talks. The comedian turned actor — who rose to prominence as a stand-up before making her screen debut playing a deadpan insurance agent opposite Zach Galifianakis on FX’s Baskets — is known for her distinctively muted voice and unsettlingly dry delivery. But […]

Costume Designers Detail Sydney Sweeney’s Looks in ‘Euphoria’ and ‘The White Lotus’

To older generations, the newest generation coming up always feels the most confounding and intimidating — as exemplified by small-screen portrayals of the formidable Gen Z. In The White Lotus, an affluent co-ed, dressed in a relaxed college sweatshirt and denim shorts, scathingly and astutely mocks fellow guests vacationing at a luxury resort in Maui. […]

Sydney Sweeney on Fame, Hollywood Fakery and the Pressure of Paying the Bills

This summer, Sydney Sweeney experienced her first glimpse of millennial burnout. At 24, the actress is by definition a member of Gen Z, but this feels like a technicality given the amount of life experience she has. The panic attacks began in June, fast and furious events that convinced her brain she was probably dying. […]

‘Euphoria,’ ‘Yellowjackets,’ ‘Big Sky’ Among Series to Get ReFrame Stamp of Approval

The ReFrame Stamp, a distinction handed out to TV productions that have achieved gender-balanced hiring, has been given to 94 shows from the IMDb top 200 series table for the 2021-22 season. Among the newly stamped shows are Big Sky, Bridgerton, Star Trek: Discovery, The Flight Attendant, Gaslit, Chicago Med and others. The news was […]

Zendaya Makes Emmys History With Second Drama Acting Nod

Zendaya has made Emmys nomination history again with her work on HBO’s Euphoria. The Emmy-winning actress becomes the youngest person of color to be nominated twice in the best actress in a drama series category. For 2022, she is nominated in both the best lead actress in a drama series and best drama series categories, […]

‘Hunger Games’ Prequel Casts ‘Euphoria’ Star Hunter Schafer

Euphoria actress Hunter Schafer has joined Lionsgate’s Hunger Games prequel, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. Schafer will play Tigris Snow, Coriolanus’ cousin and confidante, who advises him in everything — from his role as mentor to the core of his moral compass. She will appear onscreen opposite Tom Blyth as Coriolanus Snow (played by […]

‘Euphoria’ Star Sydney Sweeney on Season 2 Arc, Sexuality and Whether She Feels Typecast

Sydney Sweeney, along with the rest of us, saw her character Cassie take an emotional turn in the second season of HBO’s hit Euphoria. From embarking on a secret relationship with her best friend Maddy’s ex-boyfriend Nate (Jacob Elordi) to a chaotic end of Maddy’s birthday party, Cassie is front and center this season and, […]

Eric Dane on ‘Euphoria’ Character’s Double Life: “I’m Acutely Aware That I’m a Straight Actor Playing a Gay Character”

In the first season of Sam Levinson’s ensemble teen drama Euphoria, Eric Dane’s Cal Jacobs is introduced in an aggressive hookup scene with Jules (Hunter Schafer), an encounter that his character secretly filmed. “We created an environment that was safe for us to explore such a violent and aggressive act and feel at ease with […]

Hunter Schafer Makes Directorial Debut But Is Not Ready to Reveal Details

Hunter Schafer is now a director. The actress and model, who made her debut as Jules on Sam Levinson’s Euphoria and quickly achieved breakout status, confirmed to THR that she has helmed her first project. She’s just keeping mum on the details. At a recent Euphoria event, Schafer, who reportedly is in a relationship with […]

‘Euphoria,’ ‘PEN15,’ ‘Reservation Dogs’ and ‘Yellowjackets’ Costume Designers on Dressing With Teen Spirit

The costume designers for these teen-centric comedies and drama captured their characters’ adolescent angst with style.

‘Atlanta,’ ‘The Righteous Gemstones’ and ‘Russian Doll’ EPs on the Benefits of a Pandemic-Forced Hiatus

Absent from last year’s Emmy slate were some shows that had captured the attention of the Television Academy, many of which were forced into a hiatus because of COVID-19. AMC’s Better Call Saul, nominated for best drama every year between 2015 and 2020, was MIA, as were HBO’s Euphoria and Succession, which both took home […]

‘Euphoria’ Makeup Trendsetter Donni Davy on Launching Half Magic Beauty and New Motherhood

Over its two seasons, the makeup on HBO’s hit teenage drama Euphoria has become a phenomenon. From the show’s iridescent eyeshadow to generous amounts of glitter, makeup designer Doniella Davy has imbued the spirit of fantasy back into makeup on the coming-of-age series. The 33-year-old artist now is embarking on a new cosmetics brand called […]