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People’s Choice Awards: Dwayne Johnson, ‘Black Widow’ and ‘Shang-Chi’ Among Top Winners

The winners of the 2021 People’s Choice Awards were revealed on Tuesday night, with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson earning two awards: Male Movie Star of the Year and Comedy Movie Star of the Year for Disney’s Jungle Cruise. Marvel’s Black Widow, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings and Loki all earned multiple awards. […]

Elizabeth Banks Tackles Sex Education, Gender Identity and “Being Asked to Get a Boob Job” on New Podcast

In the late 1990s, Elizabeth Banks was at Equinox in New York preparing for a workout. Stretching on a nearby mat was actor Billy Baldwin. “Obviously, I knew who he was,” Banks recalls on the debut episode of her Audible series, My Body, My Podcast, adding that she was 25 years old, “give or take,” […]

‘Jolt’: Film Review

Kate Beckinsale and Stanley Tucci star in Amazon’s action-packed comedy thriller about a woman seeking revenge.

Universal Pictures Apologizes for Using Male Actor to Dub Laverne Cox for Italian Version of ‘Promising Young Woman’

Universal Pictures has apologized for using a male actor to dub the performance of trans actor Laverne Cox in the Italian-language version of Oscar-winning Promising Young Woman. A promotional clip of the film posted by Universal Pictures Italy on May 6 featured Cox’s character, Gail, talking to lead Cassie, played by Carey Mulligan, in a […]

Laverne Cox to Take Over as Host of E!’s Red Carpet Coverage

Laverne Cox is the new host of E!’s signature red carpet coverage. The Orange Is the New Black Emmy winner will take over the role in January and also headline a series of celebrity interview specials to air throughout the next year. Cox replaces Giuliana Rancic in the role as host of the NBCUniversal cable […]

‘The Normal Heart’ Virtual Reading Set With Sterling K. Brown, Laverne Cox: “It Doesn’t Have to Be About All White Gay Men”

The Normal Heart, Larry Kramer's famed play following the start of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, will take on a new form during a historic virtual table read on May 8.

‘Amend: The Fight for America’: TV Review

Will Smith hosts a Netflix docuseries about the constitutional amendment that comprises “the center of the promise of America.”

Sarah Jones Documentary About Sex Industry Sparks Backlash, Laverne Cox Exits Citing “Outrage”

Emmy-nominated actress and producer Laverne Cox confirmed that she has exited Sarah Jones' documentary Sell/Buy/Date after backlash. 

Meryl Streep, Rashida Jones and Laverne Cox Partner With Sarah Jones for Sex-Industry Documentary ‘Sell/Buy/Date’

The project, like the stage show of the same name, will explore "one of the most critical issues at the intersection of race, feminism, power and economics in our current cultural climate: the sex industry." 

Carey Mulligan on Taking on Toxic Men and Performing Paris Hilton’s Song in ‘Promising Young Woman’

Promising Young Woman stars Carey Mulligan, Laverne Cox and director Emerald Fennell spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about showcasing female revenge stories in a new light, exposing toxic men and balancing the darkness of the film using comedy and the film's soundtrack.   

Laverne Cox Speaks Out After Transphobic Attack: “It’s Not Safe if You’re a Trans Person”

Laverne Cox said she experienced a transphobic attack while walking with her friend in a park over the weekend. 

Laverne Cox On Intersectionality, Joe Biden’s Inclusive Speech and Citi’s New True Name Program  

In a first for a major bank, Citi has rolled out a True Name program that Laverne Cox says is "everything."