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‘Picard’ Star Orla Brady Credits Character’s Total Sense of Self to “Reasonably Rare” Female Director

Orla Brady was not ready to say goodbye to her Romulan character introduced last season on Star Trek: Picard. So it goes without saying that Brady was thrilled to learn that she would return for the second season of the Paramount+ series in a double role as both Jean-Luc’s (Patrick Stewart) love interest, Laris, and […]

‘Picard’ Director Lea Thompson Proudly Put Her Unique Spin on Time Travel in ‘Star Trek’ Universe

[This story contains spoilers for episode three of Star Trek: Picard.] Lea Thompson knows a thing or two about cinematic time travel. So, when the opportunity arose for the Back to the Future star to direct two episodes of the current Star Trek: Picard season revolving around the classic sci-fi trope, she knew it was […]

Eva Longoria Joins Matt Walsh for ‘Unplugging’ Comedy

Eva Longoria is set to star alongside Matt Walsh in the upcoming comedy 'Unplugging.'

‘Back to the Future’ Cast Reunites for Josh Gad’s Retro Series Fundraiser

The cast of 'Back to the Future' reunited for a video posted Monday, a second in a series of fundraising projects spearheaded by Josh Gad, dubbed Reunited Apart.

‘Back to the Future’ to Kick Off 2020 TCM Classic Film Festival

A remastered 35th anniversary screening of 'Back to the Future,' with Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson and screenwriter-producer Bob Gale set to attend, will kick off the 11th annual TCM Classic Film Festival in April.

Lea Thompson Talks Movie Stardom Post-Babies: “It All Screeches to a Halt”

Lea Thompson spoke to Justin Long during his podcast 'Life Is Short' about how she stopped being cast in leading roles in movies after becoming a mother.

Katy Perry, Maya Rudolph Attend L.A. Opening of Musical ‘Dear Evan Hansen’

The six-time Tony Award-winning musical 'Dear Evan Hansen' opened in Los Angeles through Nov. 25 for its national tour.

Lea Thompson’s Directorial Debut ‘Year of Spectacular Men’ Goes to MarVista

The romantic comedy, starring Thompson's daughters Madelyn and Zoey Deutch, will hit theaters in June.

‘The Year of Spectacular Men’: Film Review | LAFF 2017

At the helm of a big-screen feature for the first time, Lea Thompson directs 'The Year of Spectacular Men,' a comedy written by her daughter Madelyn Deutch, who stars with her real-life sister Zoey Deutch.

Lea Thompson Talks Directing Her Daughters in ‘Year of Spectacular Men’ (Exclusive Video)

Madelyn Deutch wrote, scored and stars in the film as a college grad who dates five complicated men, with practical guidance from sister Zoey Deutch, who also produced.

‘The Goldbergs’: Why Lea Thompson and Joanna Kerns Directing Is More Than an ’80s Throwback

“I had no idea this would be such a climb. There have been times when I’ll get in for meetings and be told, ‘We already have our woman,’ " Kerns tells THR.

‘Back to the Future’ Stars Reunite on Oct. 21, 2015: “It Was a Privilege I Can’t Be Grateful Enough For”

Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson appeared on NBC's 'Today' on the exact day that Marty McFly traveled to in the second film, where they reminisced about making the film and talked about what it means to them and predictions it got right.