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Peabody Awards: Morgan Freeman, Jon Stewart, Melissa McCarthy and Riz Ahmed to Present Honors to Winners (Exclusive)

Melissa McCarthy, Morgan Freeman, John Legend, Kevin Bacon, H.E.R., Ethan Hawke, Jon Stewart, Hasan Minhaj, Riz Ahmed, LeVar Burton, Jenny Slate, Malcolm Gladwell and Amanda Seales are among the stars set to present the winners of the 2022 Peabody Awards, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively. All 30 winners of the 82nd annual awards will […]

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.

John Legend, Chrissy Teigen Ask $18 Million for Duplex Penthouse Pied-à-Terre

Showbiz power couple John Legend and Chrissy Teigen have changed their minds. Rather than go through the expense, time and headache of an extensive renovation, they’ve hoisted their sprawling two-floor penthouse pied-à-terre atop the Brewer Carriage House, in the trendy, boutique-packed heart of downtown New York’s Nolita nabe, on the market at $18 million. Not […]

HBO Max Lands Dance Drama ‘Pretty Big’ From John Legend’s Get Lifted, Charles D. King’s Macro

Warner Bros. and HBO Max have landed Pretty Big, a package based on the life of dancer Akira Armstrong. John Legend’s Get Lifted Film Co. and Charles D. King’s Macro are behind the feature film package, which has veteran television director Tina Mabry (Pose, Queen Sugar) attached to direct. The story follows Armstrong and the […]

John Legend, Harvey Mason Jr. Team for Modern, Movie Musical Take on ‘Phantom of the Opera’

The Phantom of the Opera is back inside Universal’s heart. The studio is tackling a reimagining of its famous cinematic horror story with a modern musical update, picking up a spec titled Phantom by John Fusco. Emmy- and Grammy-nominated producer Harvey Mason Jr. and singer-songwriter slash EGOT recipient John Legend will produce alongside Mike Jackson, […]

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen Host Democratic Senate Fundraiser at Beverly Hills Home

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen hosted an in-person political fundraiser event Sunday on behalf of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee in Los Angeles, a source who attended the event told The Hollywood Reporter. Sunday’s event raised roughly $1.1 million, according to sources, making it their most successful fundraiser on behalf of the DSCC yet. The […]

Chanel Shows Its Cruise 2021-22 Collection Live From Dubai

In a live show presented in Dubai, Chanel hosted its Cruise 2021/22 collection last night under starry humid skies. It was the house’s first physical cruise show since the pandemic hit and around a thousand people attended a COVID-controlled environment in Dubai’s Harbour Creek overlooking the city’s downtown skyline. The collection debut in Dubai was […]

John Legend on His New Sperry Footwear Collection, Voting Rights and More

After curating styles for the heritage brand, the EGOT star reimagined three silhouettes infused with his aesthetic.

Vanessa Bryant Praised for “Behind-the-Scenes Generosity” Ahead of Baby2Baby Honor

Vanessa Bryant has been selected to receive the Giving Tree Award from Baby2Baby at the organization’s milestone 10th-anniversary gala on Nov. 13 in Los Angeles. As part of its mission to provide children living in poverty with the basic necessities, Baby2Baby honors a mother each year “who utilizes her platform to advocate on behalf of […]

Stephen Curry’s Unanimous Media Signs Global Talent Partnership With Comcast NBCUniversal

Comcast NBCUniversal has teamed with two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry and his Unanimous Media banner for an all-encompassing deal that will stretch across the media conglomerate’s many platforms. Billed as a “global talent partnership,” the multi-year pact for Unanimous, which Curry runs with partner Erick Peyton with a focus on family, sports and faith-based content, […]

Katy Perry, John Legend Headline Charity Auction in Capri for UNICEF

The setting was the magical isle of Capri, but Hollywood didn’t seem very far away at Saturday night’s glamorous charity fund-raiser LuisaViaRoma for UNICEF. For starters, as Sotheby’s Harry Dalmeny enthused, “Elvis isn’t here but his motorbike is,” as both the king’s Electra-Glide 1971 Harley Davidson and screen legend Steve McQueen’s 1961 Cooper Formula Junior […]

Critic’s Notebook: Tokyo Olympics Get Off to a Somber, Peacock-Promoting Start

After 16 months unlike any other, and as we begin a Summer Olympics unlike any other, it was reassuring that the 2020 — or “2020” — Tokyo Olympics kicked off on Friday (July 23) morning with at least some things remaining the same. Over the course of the two-plus-hour Parade of Nations, NBC’s coverage of […]