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Queen Elizabeth II in Hollywood: 15 Stars Who’ve Played the British Monarch

From Helen Mirren to Claire Foy — and even Fred Armisen — many famous faces portrayed the Queen during various periods in her record-breaking reign.

Helen Mirren, Harrison Ford to Star in ‘Yellowstone’ Prequel ‘1932’

Paramount+ is going big for its Yellowstone prequel series 1932. Helen Mirren and Harrison Ford have been tapped to star in the Yellowstone origin story from creator Taylor Sheridan. The series will stream exclusively on Paramount+ and debut at a date to be determined in December. Picked up straight to series in February, 1932 introduces […]

Hollywood Stars One Award Away From an EGOT

A list of the Hollywood stars who just need one award to have an EGOT — an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony.

Helen Mirren Graces Cover of People Magazine’s “Beautiful Issue”

Helen Mirren graces People magazine’s “The Beautiful Issue” in a cover story that touches on her thoughts of beauty and how the Oscar winner still gets nervous before filming a role. The magazine on Wednesday revealed the cover of the annual issue, which hits newsstands Friday. The 76-year-old Mirren said she was “gobstruck” after learning […]

Tom Cruise, Helen Mirren, Damian Lewis to Lead Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations on ITV

U.K. network ITV has lined up a host of big names to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee next month. Among those leading the festivities for the monarch’s 70 years on the throne will be Tom Cruise, Helen Mirren and Damian Lewis, who will take part in a grand theatrical event, including 1,300 performers and 500 […]

Rio Hackford, ‘Treme,’ ‘Swingers’ Actor and New Orleans Club Owner, Dies at 51

Rio Hackford, the older son of Oscar-winning filmmaker Taylor Hackford and a prominent club owner who acted in Treme, Swingers, Jonah Hex and American Crime Story, has died. He was 51. Hackford died Thursday in Sunset Beach, California, his brother, Alex Hackford, told The Hollywood Reporter. The cause of death was uveal melanoma. He was the son […]

Netflix’s ‘Human Resources’: TV Review

The streamer spins off its raunchy and sentimental favorite 'Big Mouth' with a possibly raunchier animated comedy featuring even more Hormone Monsters, Shame Wizards, Lovebugs and Depression Kitties.

Helen Mirren Pays Tribute To Her Peers at SAG Awards

At the 2022 Screen Actors Guild Awards, Helen Mirren accepted the Life Achievement Award from Kate Winslet and Cate Blanchett. “She loves collaboration, she loves to act, she loves to play,” said Winslet of Mirren, introducing her via Zoom to the SAG Awards stage. “Her performances give us real human beings, unvarnished, untethered. She’s a […]

THR Icon: Helen Mirren on Battling Sexism, Advice for Young Actresses and Why She “Begged” Vin Diesel for a Role in ‘F9’

It took the better part of two months to schedule an interview with Helen Mirren, the inaugural film star in the THR Icon series. Blame her punishing work schedule — the 76-year-old Oscar winner is coming off back-to-back-to-back productions, ranging from the British dramedy The Duke to F9: The Fast Saga (her third turn in […]

SAG Awards: Kate Winslet to Present Helen Mirren With Life Achievement Award 

Kate Winslet has been tapped to present Helen Mirren with the 2021 SAG Life Achievement Award at the Screen Actors Guild Awards later this month. As previously announced, Mirren was chosen to receive the guild’s top honor at the Feb. 27 ceremony in recognition of her body of work, including her Oscar-, Emmy- and Tony-winning […]

Berlin: Showtime, Bleecker Street Sign Output Deal

Bleecker Street has signed a new three-year output deal with Showtime Networks that will see the ViacomCBS unit take TV, on-demand and streaming rights to Bleecker’s slate of upcoming features, all of which Bleecker will release theatrically in the U.S. The deal, unveiled Thursday, kicks off in March and will see Showtime take up to […]

Robert Allan Ackerman, Acclaimed Director for Stage and Television, Dies at 77

Robert Allan Ackerman, the admired director who guided the likes of Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Helen Mirren, Vanessa Redgrave, Sean Penn and Anne Bancroft in productions for stage and television, has died. He was 77. Ackerman died Monday of kidney failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, a family spokesman told The Hollywood Reporter. […]