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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi:’ All the Questions Answered in “Part V” of the ‘Star Wars’ Series

[This story contains spoilers from Obi-Wan Kenobi “Part V.”]  There is a wish list among Star Wars fans of what they hoped to see in Obi-Wan Kenobi, and this week’s episode checked a big box with a lightsaber dash. Within seconds of the opening of “Part V,” the penultimate episode of the Disney+ series treated […]

Chloe Zhao’s ‘Eternals’: Film Review

Jack Kirby’s 1976 comic about humanoid defenders of Earth births a new chapter for the MCU, with an ensemble cast featuring Gemma Chan, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, Salma Hayek and Angelina Jolie.

Kumail Nanjiani on How His Mom Helped Pull Together ‘Eternals’ Red Carpet Look

Eternals actor Kumail Nanjiani got a little help from his mom in figuring out what to wear for his MCU red carpet debut on Monday night. Nanjiani — who plays cosmic-energy-powered superhero Kingo in the new Chloé Zhao-directed film — enlisted his mother, Shabana, to find a designer in Pakistan who would make him a […]

Salma Hayek Explains Viral Angelina Jolie Cake-Smashing Video

On Thursday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Salma Hayek shared the story behind the viral video of her Eternals co-star Angelina Jolie smashing her face into a birthday cake. When host Jimmy Kimmel asked about her 55th birthday celebration last month, Hayek clarified, “There was no birthday party. All of those people were crashers. I said, ‘I […]

Why Kumail Nanjiani Is “Very Uncomfortable” Talking About His Body for ‘Eternals’ Role

Kumail Nanjiani says after getting “jacked” for his role in the upcoming Marvel film The Eternals, he’s questioned the kinds of messages his transformation sends about masculinity, saying other men have started reacting to him more aggressively. In an interview with GQ, the actor spoke about how his life has changed since December 2019, when […]

Kumail Nanjiani to Star in ‘Homeland Elegies’ Adaptation at FX

FX has landed rights to Ayad Akhtar’s acclaimed novel Homeland Elegies, which it’s developing as a limited series. Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick, Eternals) is attached to star and executive produce. The Disney-owned cable outlet won the rights after outbidding multiple other interested parties. FX Productions will produce the eight-episode drama, with Akhtar adapting his […]

‘Eternals’ Drops First Captivating Trailer

The Eternals have arrived in the first trailer for the Marvel Studios film of the same name. “Throughout the years we have never interfered, until now,” reads the description for the preview that runs about two minutes in length. The trailer introduces the Marvel Cinematic Universe adaptation of the late Jack Kriby’s sci-fi saga (about […]

Kumail Nanjiani to Play Chippendales Founder in Hulu Limited Series

Hulu has given a straight to series order about the man behind the Chippendales male striptease show. Kumail Nanjiani will star in Immigrant, an eight-episode limited series based on the story of Somen “Steve” Banerjee, who started the revue as a way to attract attention to a struggling bar in Los Angeles. The series will […]

‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Disney+ Series Adds Moses Ingram, Kumail Nanjiani and More to Cast

Hayden Christensen returns in the role of Darth Vader for the series set to begin production in April.

Bono, Penelope Cruz, David Oyelowo and Kumail Nanjiani Lend Voices to Pro-Vaccine Animated Series ‘Pandemica’

Patrick Adams, Samuel Arnold, Connie Britton, Meg Donnelly, Danai Gurira, Nick Kroll, Laura Marano, Phoebe Robinson, Michael Sheen, Wanda Sykes and Calum Worthy round out the 'Pandemica' voice cast.

‘Death to 2020’: TV Review

'Black Mirror' vets Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones take a mockumentary look at the horrors of the past year in 'Death to 2020,' featuring stars like Samuel L. Jackson, Hugh Grant, Lisa Kudrow, Leslie Jones and Cristin Milioti.

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.