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Jurnee Smollett Discusses ‘Spiderhead’ Secrets and the Future of Black Canary

[This story contains spoilers for Netflix’s Spiderhead.] Jurnee Smollett knew she wanted to book some time with Spiderhead, even before her character’s path was fully locked down. The actress, who got her start as a child actor on show like Full House and has established herself as a forceful presence in a wide range of […]

‘Fosse/Verdon,’ ‘Lovecraft Country’ Stars Join “Anti-American Dream Thriller” ‘The Lot’ (Exclusive)

Tedra Millan (Fosse/Verdon) and Michael Reagan (Lovecraft Country) have joined the cast of Speakeasy Pictures’ indie thriller The Lot. The two will take the lead in the feature — described by the filmmakers as an “anti-American dream thriller” — which follows a young, newly homeless couple who are tormented by masked strangers in a secluded parking […]

Chanel and Tribeca Partner for 2021 Edition of Female Filmmaker-Focused Through Her Lens

Tribeca and Chanel are shining a spotlight on female creatives once again with another iteration of the collaboration Through Her Lens: The Tribeca Chanel Women’s Filmmaker Program. Set for Oct. 12-14, the program will be a hybrid offering amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic with both in-person and virtual events. The 7th annual installment features many […]

‘Black Widow,’ ‘The Mandalorian,’ ‘Hacks,’ ‘Lovecraft Country’ Among HPA Awards Nominees

The Hollywood Professional Association announced the nominees for its annual HPA Awards for postproduction, which are scheduled to be presented Nov. 18 at the Hollywood Legion Theater. Lovecraft Country earned four nominations for color grading, editing, sound and VFX. Hacks dominated the episodic editing categories, with four nominations. Multiple nominees also include Black Widow, Jungle Cruise, Minari, The Mandalorian […]

‘The Crown’s Tobias Menzies Dedicates His Emmy Win to Michael K. Williams

Tobias Menzies, who won the best supporting actor in a drama award at Sunday’s Primetime Emmys, dedicated his win to the late Lovecraft Country star Michael K. Williams, who was considered the frontrunner for the honor. Menzies, who was not in attendance at the ceremony to accept his award, was nominated for his role as […]

Experts Weigh In: Who Should Win — And Who Will Win at the Emmys

BEST DRAMA SERIES WILL WIN: The Crown (Netflix) The Handmaid’s Tale has one more acting nomination (10), The Mandalorian the same total (24), and this is the last chance to honor Lovecraft Country and Pose, but Netflix will snag its first series win for season four of Peter Morgan’s show about the British royals. — […]

Emmys: Michael K. Williams’ Nephew Will Accept if ‘Lovecraft Country’ Star Wins (Exclusive)

Michael K. Williams, the revered character actor who was found dead Sept. 6, might well win an Emmy on Sunday night: He is nominated for best supporting actor in a drama series for his work on HBO’s Lovecraft Country, and was widely regarded as the frontrunner even before his untimely death. The Hollywood Reporter has […]

Jurnee Smollett Shares Emotional Tribute to Michael K. Williams: “He Threw His Entire Being Into Each Moment”

Jurnee Smollett is paying tribute to her Lovecraft Country co-star Michael K. Williams following his death.  Taking to her Instagram on Wednesday, the actress reflected on her time working with Williams and how she is struggling to accept his death. “My brother, my heart hurts so. A part of my brain refuses to accept it … […]

Courtney B. Vance Questions ‘Lovecraft Country’ Cancellation After Emmy Win: “It Doesn’t Make Sense”

HBO hit Lovecraft Country was canceled in July after one season, and following his win at the 2021 Creative Arts Emmys on Sunday, star Courtney B. Vance opened up about his thoughts on its end. In winning for the guest actor in a drama category, Vance said backstage that he was “very very happy but […]

‘WandaVision,’ ‘The Mandalorian’ Could Dominate the Creative Arts Emmy Awards

After last year’s five-night virtual affair, this year’s Creative Arts Emmys presentation may feel like a slight return to normalcy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Nominees will have the chance to attend an in-person ceremony, taking place over two nights, Sept. 11 and 12, in an “indoor/outdoor” and socially distanced setting at The Event Deck at […]

Emmys 2021: Where to Stream the Nominated Series

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. Regardless of which series wins the most awards, it’s the streaming services that are dominating the 2021 Emmys. Though WarnerMedia’s HBO and HBO Max together nabbed a total of 130 nominations, Netflix scored 129 nods, […]

Critic’s Notebook: Michael K. Williams Was a Unique Scene-Stealer, Ensemble Anchor

From 'The Wire' to 'Boardwalk Empire' to 'Lovecraft Country' to 'Hap & Leonard' to 'When They See Us,' the late Michael Kenneth Williams was an actor you couldn't look away from, whether in an ensemble or as a lead.