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Ashton Kutcher, Ellie Kemper Among Stars Who Ran 2022 New York City Marathon

Ashton Kutcher and Ellie Kemper were among the Hollywood stars who competed in the New York City marathon Sunday, according to the Associated Press and The New York Times. Kutcher ran the race to raise money for Thorn, a nonprofit technology company he co-founded that aims to stop the sexual abuse of children online. According […]

Supreme Court Rulings Rocked — and Rallied — the 2022 CAA Amplify Summit

There is a Planned Parenthood in South L.A. five minutes from USC, where Storm Reid goes to college. “I have friends who have been in situations where they’ve had to go to Planned Parenthood,” the Euphoria star said in a conversation with Ava DuVernay and Nina Shaw on Thursday afternoon in Ojai. “That right could […]

Ava DuVernay Developing Lauren Ridloff, Joshua Jackson Romantic Drama at Starz

Joshua Jackson and Eternals‘ Lauren Ridloff will star in a romantic drama series from Ava DuVernay in development at Starz. The network has given the untitled project a three-season script-to-series commitment, meaning that if greenlit, all 18 half-hour episodes (six per season) would air. Ridloff and Jackson, who previously starred together on Broadway in the […]

How BAFTA’s Breakthrough Program Is Helping Support the Next Generation of Talent (and Superheroes)

Aside from now being major cogs in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, there’s something else that links Florence Pugh, Tom Holland and Letitia Wright. Before they were catapulted into superhero blockbuster megastardom, the trio were all part of BAFTA Breakthrough, an initiative set up by the British Academy in 2013 to help support future talent across […]

John Krasinski, Selma Blair and Marlee Matlin Set for Honors at Media Access Awards

The Media Access Awards has announced the honoree roster for the Nov. 17 virtual event. Hosted by Millicent Simonds and presented in partnership with Easterseals, the ceremony fetes “those individuals, series, and films that have redefined on-screen representation for the disability community, while advancing the portrayal and employment of people with disabilities in Hollywood.” Honorees […]

Nyle DiMarco on Four-Year Journey Writing Memoir ‘Deaf Utopia’: “Everyone Has a Story to Tell”

Hollywood’s deaf community has come more sharply into focus in 2021 thanks to the breakout success of Sian Heder’s Coda (acquired at Sundance for a record-breaking sum) and the first deaf superhero in a Marvel film with Lauren Ridloff’s turn in Chloé Zhao’s Eternals. Actor, model and activist Nyle DiMarco will add to the conversation […]

Halle Berry on Conquering Self-Doubt to Direct First Film: “It’s F***ing Hard”

Halle Berry’s new film Bruised casts the groundbreaking Oscar winner as a down-and-out MMA fighter who heads back into the ring in search of redemption while facing her demons and juggling motherhood after the son she gave up reenters her life. The plot reads like a tall order and there’s more: Berry made her directorial […]