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Marta Kauffman on the Inspiration of ‘Grace and Frankie’ and Her Hopes Amid a Shifting Industry

[This story contains spoilers to the series finale of Netflix’s Grace and Frankie.] “Now, what?” After spending seven seasons and 94 episodes with Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, viewers of Netflix’s Grace and Frankie may find that question — the final line of the series — to be ringing in their ears. The comedy became […]

Hollywood Stars One Award Away From an EGOT

A list of the Hollywood stars who just need one award to have an EGOT — an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony.

Abortion in Film: THR Critics Recommend 12 Movies to Revisit

At a moment when Roe v. Wade is under direct challenge, here are some of the most inspired examples of the ways filmmakers around the world have explored the reality of abortion in women's lives.

George Yanok, Emmy-Winning Writer on Lily Tomlin Specials, Dies at 83

George Yanok, who earned two Emmy Awards for co-writing Lily Tomlin TV specials in the 1970s, died Friday in Nashville after an 18-month battle with lung cancer, his stepdaughter, Katie Hill, announced. He was 83. One of the original writers on CBS’ Hee Haw, Yanok also wrote and/or produced for such other shows as Welcome […]

THR Icon: Lily Tomlin on Insult Comedy, the Oscars and Her Upcoming Tom Brady Movie

Lily Tomlin, 82, has been charming and disarming audiences for more than five decades with a parade of sketch comedy characters, TV appearances, a groundbreaking one-woman Broadway show, movies — from Nashville to 9 to 5 to All of Me — and, most recently, the Netflix series Grace and Frankie. She burst onto the scene […]

‘Grace and Frankie’ Get Sentimental in Trailer for Final Episodes of Netflix Comedy

Grace and Frankie are not done yet — and the best is yet to come. That’s what the characters played by Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, respectively, promise in the new trailer (below) for the final episodes of their beloved, long-running Netflix comedy, Grace and Frankie, which drop April 29. “As you approach the end, […]

Warren Beatty, Pam Grier, Drew Barrymore, Kevin Bacon Headed to TCM Classic Film Festival

Warren Beatty, Pam Grier, Jane Seymour, Tony Bill, Margaret O’Brien, Drew Barrymore, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Lori Petty, Kevin Bacon and Topher Grace are on the way to the TCM Classic Film Festival next month. For a 40th anniversary screening of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), which kicks off the April 21-24 event in Hollywood, Barrymore will walk […]

‘Still Working 9 to 5’: Film Review | SXSW 2022

Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton look at the making of their 1980 hit comedy and its continued political resonance.

‘E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial’ to Open the 2022 TCM Classic Film Festival

A 40th anniversary screening of Steven Spielberg’s E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial will kick off the 13th annual TCM Classic Film Festival on April 21, it was announced Wednesday. Spielberg and producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall are scheduled to be in attendance for the screening at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. “I was 15 years […]

Ernie Hudson Calls Making ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ an “Almost Spiritual” Experience

Ernie Hudson is always surprised when people recognize him on the street. Although the icon has appeared in several classic films and TV shows over his decades-long career, he does not see himself as a celebrity, just, as he puts it, “a working actor.” Still, the 75-year-old Hudson always gets a kick out of fans […]

Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda Reteam for ‘Moving On’ Comedy

Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda are getting back together for starring roles in Moving On, a comedy written and directed by Paul Weitz (American Pie, About a Boy), The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Malcolm McDowell and Richard Roundtree also join the ensemble cast for the feature that centers on two old friends who meet at […]

A ‘Grace and Frankie’ Surprise: Netflix Drops First 4 Episodes of Final Season Early

Netflix left a Grace and Frankie surprise on Friday’s doorstep. The Jane Fonda- and Lily Tomlin-starring comedy has released the first four episodes of its seventh and final season. The drop came overnight, with an announcement direct from the pair of iconic actresses. Stepping into their beloved onscreen schtick, the co-stars and executive producers said […]