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Charles Fuller, Playwright and Screenwriter Behind ‘A Soldier’s Play,’ Dies at 83

Charles Fuller, the pioneering Philadelphia playwright who received a Pulitzer Prize, a Tony Award and an Oscar nomination for A Soldier’s Play, has died. He was 83. Fuller, who also explored racism and the Black experience with his earlier plays The Brownsville Raid and Zooman and the Sign, died Monday at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, […]

‘Bonnie’ Review: Portrait of Casting Director Bonnie Timmermann Only Skims the Surface

Premiering in Venice, Simon Wallon's documentary pays tribute to the casting legend who discovered Sean Penn, Brian Cox and many others.

Ivan Mbakop, Arica Himmel, Dax Rey Join Giancarlo Esposito in AMC’s ‘The Driver’ Remake (Exclusive)

AMC’s upcoming remake of British drama The Driver has bulked out its cast with three new additions, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Actor and filmmaker Ivan Mbakop, who starred in Netflix’s Red Notice and played Detective Caudle in Marvel’s Hawkeye mini-series, has joined the six-part series, alongside Arica Himmel, who played a teenage Rainbow Johnson […]

‘The Nevers’ Star Zackary Momoh Joins Giancarlo Esposito in AMC’s ‘The Driver’ Remake (Exclusive)

Doctor Sleep, Harriet and The Nevers star Zackary Momoh is set to take a ride in AMC’s remake of British drama The Driver, joining the series in a lead role, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Set to launch on AMC and AMC+ and due to go into production in August, the six-part U.S. series comes […]

‘Beauty’: Film Review

A singer on the cusp of fame struggles to balance family life, love and self-worth in a Netflix feature written by Lena Waithe and directed by Andrew Dosunmu.

‘The Mandalorian’: Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni Tease Season 3 at Star Wars Celebration

Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni appeared at Star Wars Celebration on Saturday to give cheering fans their first look at the third season of The Mandalorian. The duo was joined by the cast of the popular Disney+ series, including stars Pedro Pascal, Giancarlo Esposito, Carl Weathers and Temuera Morrison, among others, to pull back the […]

‘Better Call Saul’: Giancarlo Esposito on Directing the Gory, Sweet ‘Axe and Grind’

Giancarlo Esposito discusses getting a Gus Fring-free episode for his series directing debut, learning which kinds of crane shots he was allowed to use and how he approached the violent showdown in Germany.

‘Better Call Saul’ Star Michael Mando Dissects Emotional Ignacio “Nacho” Varga Episode

[The following story contains major spoilers for Better Call Saul episode, “Rock and Hard Place.”] “No, it wasn’t me! It was Ignacio! He’s the one!” Thirteen years ago, Breaking Bad viewers first heard the name Ignacio as Saul Goodman blamed him for something he presumably did to Lalo. Well, on tonight’s tragic episode of Better Call […]

Giancarlo Esposito Books ‘Better Call Saul’ Follow-Up at AMC

Giancarlo Esposito is staying at AMC for his next series role. The Better Call Saul veteran will star in and executive produce a drama called The Driver for AMC and its AMC+ streaming service. It will be the third series for Esposito at the cable outlet, following Saul — whose final season begins in April […]

The Game Awards Claims High of 85M Views

The Game Awards said Monday that its eighth annual show on Dec. 9 reached 85 million livestreams, up from 2020’s 83 million and the highest to date. Hosted and curated by executive producer Geoff Keighley at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, the video game industry’s biggest annual event — in which the family-themed action-adventure […]

Rob Riggle Set to Host Veterans Day Special ‘American Valor: A Salute to Our Heroes’

The American Veterans Center will roll out another installment of its annual Veterans Day TV special, American Valor: A Salute to Our Heroes, airing this weekend with Rob Riggle back in the hosting seat. Joining Riggle on the broadcast is a long list of bold-faced names who will be sharing stories of service, valor and […]

Emmy Nominees on How to Celebrate Safely Amid a Pandemic: “Miss Rona Is No Joke”

Yvette Nicole Brown was the first Emmy-nominated star to hit the red carpet Friday night outside Television Academy headquarters in North Hollywood, site of the Performers Nominee Celebration. The actress, recognized for a guest turn on HBO’s A Black Lady Sketch Show, arrived in a mask, removed it to pose for photos, and promptly put […]