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Jesse Williams, Ashley Benson Join Pedro Pascal for Latest ‘Merge Mansion’ Digital Short

Jesse Williams and Ashley Benson are the latest Hollywood names to join the Merge Mansion mystery alongside Pedro Pascal. Metacore, the Helsinki-based company behind the popular mobile game, released a new digital short on Wednesday featuring Williams and Pretty Little Liars‘ Benson investigating a mystery at “Grandma’s mansion,” with Pascal portraying the game’s investigator Tim […]

Jesse Williams Didn’t Drink While He Was on Broadway

“All of our scotch whiskey has a color, this one is Swiss Gold,” said the dapper man pouring small drams during Thursday’s tasting for Macallan’s newest offering, The Macallan James Bond 60th Anniversary release, a series of six bottles — one to signify each decade of the Bond franchise — and priced at a very […]

‘Your Place or Mine’ Review: Reese Witherspoon and Ashton Kutcher Help Revive the Rom-Com

'27 Dresses' and 'The Devil Wears Prada' writer Aline Brosh McKenna pens and directs Netflix's romantic comedy about two long-distance best friends who trade lives for a week.

Jesse Williams, Jesse Tyler Ferguson to Reprise Roles in ‘Take Me Out’ Revival for Second Broadway Limited Run

Second Stage Theater’s Tony-winning revival of Take Me Out is coming back to Broadway. Winner of best revival of a play at the 2022 Tony Awards, the story about how a team, and the world, respond to a fictional major league baseball player coming out will return for a second limited run at the Schoenfeld […]

‘Secret Headquarters’ Review: Owen Wilson Stars in Paramount+’s Routine Kid Fantasy Flick

Walker Scobell, Jesse Williams and Michael Peña also star in this sci-fi adventure about a kid who discovers his neglectful dad has been busy saving the world with help from alien superpowers.

THR Tony Nominees Roundtable: Hugh Jackman, Ruth Negga, Jesse Williams, Mary-Louise Parker and Sam Rockwell on Broadway in the Time of COVID

Ahead of the 75th Tony Awards, which will be held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, The Hollywood Reporter gathered five of this Broadway season’s acting nominees for a conversation about the challenges and rewards of working on Broadway, generally, and specifically this season, in the middle of a global pandemic. Two already have […]

Jesse Williams on ‘Take Me Out’ Nudity Leak: “Theater Is a Sacred Space, and Everybody Doesn’t Understand That”

Jesse Williams says that he’s “not down” about having images and video of him performing while nude in Broadway’s Take Me Out, but that actors “do need to keep advocating for ourselves” when it comes to protecting their own safety and performances on theater stages. While speaking to the Associated Press at the Tony Awards: […]

‘Take Me Out’ Theater Pursuing Take-Down Requests, Will Add Additional Staff After Nude Photo of Jesse Williams Circulates

A day after a nude photo of Jesse Williams performing in the Broadway revival of Take Me Out began circulating online, Second Stage Theater announced it is taking action to remove the photo and will be adding personnel to further enforce the theater’s no-phone policy. The production, directed by Scott Ellis and written by Richard […]

Jesse Williams and Jesse Tyler Ferguson in ‘Take Me Out’: Theater Review

Richard Greenberg’s 2004 Tony-winning play about the fallout when a Major League baseballer goes public with his sexuality gets a first-rate Broadway revival.

Kim Kardashian West Chooses Chris Rock, Amy Schumer, John Cena in ‘Bachelorette’ Spoof on ‘SNL’

Kim Kardashian West took on The Bachelorette as host of Saturday Night Live after years of the NBC sketch variety show spoofing her own reality TV series Keeping Up With the Kardashians. As part of a larger night that saw the influencer taking shots at her family and herself in her monologue and other sketches, […]

Jesse Williams Follows ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ With Hulu’s ‘Olga Dies Dreaming’

Jesse Williams has lined up his first TV role since departing Grey’s Anatomy. Williams will star opposite Aubrey Plaza and Ramón Rodriguez in Olga Dies Dreaming, a Hulu pilot based on Xóchitl Gonzalez’s forthcoming debut novel. The Disney-run streamer snagged rights to the book and ordered a pilot for the drama in April. Olga Dies […]

Jesse Williams Opens Up About His ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Departure: “It Felt Organic”

Dr. Jackson Avery has left the building. Following a more than decade-long run, Jesse Williams has officially said farewell to Grey’s Anatomy and the ABC medical drama’s Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital. The actor signed off during the drama’s May 20 installment that saw his alter ego depart for Boston — alongside fellow departing star Greg […]