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‘Smile’ Review: Sosie Bacon Stars in a Genuinely Frightening Horror Debut

The actress leads Parker Finn's film about a woman haunted and hunted by her trauma, co-starring Kyle Gallner, Robin Weigert and Kal Penn.

Bloomberg Taps Kal Penn to Host Climate Change Series (Exclusive)

Actor Kal Penn will host a weekly show about climate change for Bloomberg’s Quicktake streaming service, part of a new slate of programming from Bloomberg Green. The show, Getting Warmer With Kal Penn, will focus on the intersection of climate, clean energy and business, and will premiere in October 2022. Penn will travel the country […]

Kal Penn Reveals He’s Engaged to Longtime Partner Josh

Kal Penn is engaged. The actor revealed to People that he is engaged to be married to his longtime partner, Josh. The couple, who have been together for 11 years, met while Penn was living in Washington, D.C., working for the Obama administration. Penn — who details the story of how they met in his […]

WGA Awards: ‘Promising Young Woman’ Wins Original Screenplay, ‘Borat 2’ Takes Adapted Prize

'Ted Lasso' dominated the TV awards with two wins as 'Desus & Mero' won best comedy/variety talk series over reigning champ 'Last Week Tonight With John Oliver.'

Kal Penn on Hosting Virtual Writers Guild Awards: “I Just Want to Make People Laugh”

The writer-actor says he wants to strike a balance between celebration and acknowledging the COVID-19 pandemic: "Clearly the artists are not heroes — the first responders are."

Kal Penn to Host Virtual 2021 Writers Guild Awards Ceremony

Kal Penn will host the joint 2021 Writers Guild Awards virtual ceremony on March 21.

Kumail Nanjiani, Kal Penn and More South Asian Stars Call Out David Perdue in New #MyNameIs Campaign Video

After Asian Americans turned out in record numbers in the presidential election, Brad Jenkins and Meena Harris' Phenomenal Productions are joining forces with the Indian American Impact Fund (IMPACT)to mobilize voters in Georgia.

How Election-Themed Series ‘Kal Penn Approves This Message’ Avoids the 24-Hour News Cycle

Producers of Freeform's election-themed series combine humor and a call to action for young people just getting engaged in the political process.

Kal Penn “Disappointed” in Television Academy for Excluding ‘Sunnyside’ From Immigration-Focused Panel

Kal Penn called out the Television Academy for excluding his NBC series 'Sunnyside' from its Immigration on Television panel, writing on Twitter he was "disappointed they chose to exclude the only majority-immigrant cast & writers room in town."

‘This Giant Beast That Is the Global Economy’: TV Review

Amazon Studios' fun, frenetic docuseries 'This Giant Beast That is the Global Economy' unravels the complexities of the world's money systems, but can't seem to shake its glib and smug tone.

Kal Penn Comedy From Mike Schur Nabs NBC Pilot Order

Kal Penn, fresh off a guest spot on 'The Big Bang Theory,' is set to star in and co-write an untitled comedy that has been ordered to pilot at NBC.

‘Big Bang Theory’ Enlists Kal Penn, Sean Astin

'Big Bang Theory': Kal Penn and Sean Astin will guest-star and play integral roles in the final season of the CBS hit.