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Leslie Odom Jr. Returns to Broadway in Revival of ‘Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch’

Leslie Odom Jr. is returning to Broadway this summer in a revival of Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch. Kenny Leon, who directed Topdog/Underdog and Ohio State Murders this season, will helm the revival of the play by Ossie Davis. The play is scheduled to begin in late summer 2023, which will […]

Rian Johnson, ‘Glass Onion’ Cast on Making the Whodunit Sequel and Which Costumes Will Rival Chris Evans’ ‘Knives Out’ Sweater

Three years after the introduction of Daniel Craig’s Detective Benoit Blanc and the launch of a new murder mystery franchise with Knives Out, writer-director Rian Johnson debuted the sequel, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, on Monday at Los Angeles’ Academy Museum. Craig (who missed the big L.A. event due to illness) is back as […]

‘Glass Onion’ Trailer: ‘Knives Out’ Sequel Promises a Puzzling New Mystery

In the first trailer for Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, deadly games are afoot in a tropical paradise. After teasing the Knives Out sequel with a first-look image, Netflix dropped its first major footage Thursday from the Agatha Christie-inspired follow-up from writer-director Rian Johnson. The movie promises the return of Daniel Craig’s Detective Benoit […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr., Daveed Diggs Open SAG Awards Celebrating Being “Together Again”

It was a mini Hamilton reunion during the opening of the 2022 Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday night as Lin-Manuel Miranda, Daveed Diggs and Leslie Odom Jr. joined the stage at the start of the show. The Hamilton stars made their first appearance during the show’s famous “I Am an Actor” segment. When the […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Daveed Diggs, Leslie Odom Jr. to Open 2022 SAG Awards

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Daveed Diggs and Leslie Odom Jr. will open the 2022 Screen Actors Guild Awards, it was announced on Tuesday. The 28th Screen Actors Guild Awards will take place on Sunday, Feb. 27, and will be simulcast on TNT and TBS from Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. The show will also, for the first […]

Leslie Odom Jr., Cynthia Erivo and Orlando Bloom in ‘Needle in a Timestack’: Film Review

John Ridley's sci-fi romance follows a couple whose relationship is threatened by her time-traveling ex.

Why One ‘Many Saints of Newark’ Twist Is Likely to Polarize ‘Sopranos’ Die-Hards

[This story contains spoilers for The Many Saints of Newark.] One of the biggest questions from The Sopranos has finally been answered in The Many Saints of Newark. But the answer may not sit well with some series die-hards — and, in proper David Chase style, raises even more questions. For those who are not […]

David Chase’s ‘Sopranos’ Prequel ‘The Many Saints of Newark’: Film Review

Michael Gandolfini steps into his late father’s shoes as the teenage Tony Soprano, with Alessandro Nivola as the uncle he idolizes in this dive into events that predate the series.

Tonys: Audra McDonald and Leslie Odom Jr. to Host Awards, Broadway Return Special

Audra McDonald and Leslie Odom Jr. are set to host the 2021 Tony Awards, set to take place later this month honoring the 2019-2020 season and celebrating Broadway’s return. The four-hour event, airing on CBS and Paramount+, is set for Sunday, Sept. 26, taking place live from New York City’s Winter Garden theater. McDonald will […]

Universal Plans New ‘Exorcist’ Trilogy With Peacock

Leslie Odom Jr. is set to star in the coming reboot of The Exorcist from Blumhouse and Morgan Creek Productions, in partnership with Universal and Peacock. Ellen Burstyn will also reprise her role as Chris MacNeil, with David Gordon Green earlier tapped to direct the first of three planned movies. Universal and Peacock acquired the […]

Pink, Kylie Minogue, Leslie Odom Jr. Perform for “Can’t Cancel Pride” Concert

Pink, Kylie Minogue, Leslie Odom Jr. and more musicians helped kick off Pride month by performing for the “Can’t Cancel Pride” relief benefit special on Friday. The hour-long stream was hosted by iHeartMedia on-air personality Elvis Duran and singer-songwriter Bebe Rexha, and featured a variety of talent to break down what PRIDE means to them, […]

2021 Oscars Best Dressed List: Carey Mulligan, Viola Davis, Andra Day, Amanda Seyfried and More

The stars of the Academy Awards telecast hit the red carpet shining in gold gowns and bright colors.