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Amber Heard Details Sexual Abuse Claims Against Johnny Depp to Jury

Amber Heard, who’s spent more than half of her defamation trial listening to ex-husband Johnny Depp portray her as the abuser in their relationship, wrapped up her second day of testimony Thursday in tears, recounting an incident in which she claimed she was beaten and raped by the actor. Heard recounted a March 2015 incident, […]

‘Breaking Bad’ Comrades Vince Gilligan and Bryan Cranston Reunite at ‘Power of Sail’ Opening Night: “He Never Fails to Surprise Me”

Vince Gilligan and wife Holly Rice have traveled far and wide to see Bryan Cranston on stage. They’ve seen him tackle both Network and All the Way on Broadway, traveled to London for more Network, and made the trek to Westwood when he starred in The God of Hell. The latter production, staged at Geffen […]

After James Franco Speaks Out, Drama School Accusers Say He’s “Blind About Power Dynamics”

James Franco has responded to multiple allegations of sexual misconduct made throughout his career, including at his now-defunct acting school Studio 4, on the sets of his independent movies and while starring in a Broadway show. During his recent appearance on SiriusXM‘s The Jess Cagle Show, the actor spoke at length about the allegations made […]

James Franco Admits to Sleeping With Students While Addressing Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Allegations

James Franco is speaking out for the first time after reaching a settlement in a class-action lawsuit filed by former students in 2019 alleging sexual harassment and discrimination. Appearing on SiriusXM’s The Jess Cagle Show, several clips of the episode slated to air in full on Dec. 23 see Franco opening up about why he […]

Dylan Farrow Says Cosby, Franco Case Outcomes Show How Justice System “Continually Fails” Sexual Assault Survivors

Dylan Farrow on Wednesday blasted Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction being overturned and the separate news that James Franco had agreed to pay $2.2 million to settle a sexual misconduct lawsuit as a “travesty.” The Woody Allen accuser posted a lengthy message to social media saying she was heartbroken for all the victims and that […]

James Franco to Pay $2.2M to Settle Sexual Misconduct Suit

James Franco and associated entities have agreed to pay $2,235,000 to resolve a lawsuit alleging he pushed acting students into performing in increasingly explicit sex scenes on camera. The details of the settlement were revealed in court filings made public Wednesday. The proposed deal is being put to a Los Angeles judge for approval. Sarah Tither-Kaplan […]

Busy Philipps Talks Seth Rogen and James Franco Split, Says ‘Freaks and Geeks’ Creators Tried to “Protect”Her From Industry

Busy Philipps shared her thoughts on Seth Rogen’s distancing from James Franco while reflecting on some of the less savory parts of her early years working in Hollywood during a recent appearance on The Daily Beast‘s The Last Laugh podcast. While speaking about her current series, Peacock’s Girls5Eva, Philipps was prompted to reflect on some […]

Seth Rogen Has “No Plans” to Work With James Franco Following Sexual Misconduct Accusations

Seth Rogen says he has no plans to work with his frequent collaborator James Franco following accusations of sexual misconduct by multiple women. Rogen made the comments in an interview posted Sunday by the Sunday Times Magazine to promote his new memoir, Yearbook, admitting their friendship has been affected by the accusations. Rogen and Franco […]

Settlement Deal Reached in James Franco Sexual Misconduct Suit

Actresses and ex-students Sarah Tither-Kaplan and Toni Gaal, who first filed the lawsuit in 2019, have agreed to drop their individual claims under the agreement, according to the court filing.

London’s National Theatre Exploring Streaming Options for NT Live Library

In what could be a small silver lining in the dark cloud of prolonged live theater shutdowns on both sides of the Atlantic due to the coronavirus pandemic, Britain's National Theatre for the first time is showing signs that it might consider making its superb library of NT Live productions available for streaming.

Razzie Awards: ‘Cats,’ ‘Rambo: Last Blood,’ ‘Madea Family Funeral’ Lead With 8 Nods Each

A complete list of nominations for the 2020 Razzies or Golden Raspberry Awards, celebrating the worst movies of the past year.

Forest Road Invests in Indie Film Producer Yale Productions (Exclusive)

Specialty film financier The Forest Road Company is taking a stake in New York-based Yale Productions to diversify its film lending model.