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How Michelle Pfeiffer Transformed Into Betty Ford for ‘The First Lady’

EYEBROWS [The show starts] when she was in her late 40s. I made her eyebrows fuller and darker. As she got older, and as the wigs changed, [her eyebrows were] more sparse, and the color would get lighter. EYES Betty Ford was in love with this icy blue eyeshadow, which sometimes she applied not in the […]

Cannes: Sony Takes International Rights on Michelle Pfeiffer Starrer ‘Wild Four O’Clocks’

Sony label Stage 6 Films has taken international rights, barring a few territories, on Wild Four O’Clocks, the upcoming feature starring Michelle Pfeiffer and the directorial debut of screenwriter Peter Craig, who recently penned The Batman alongside Matt Reeves and worked on Top Gun: Maverick. Protagonist Pictures has now sold out all international territories on […]

Michelle Pfeiffer to Lead ‘Wild Four O’Clocks’ for ‘The Batman’ Writer Peter Craig and ‘La La Land,’ ‘Drive’ Producers

Three-time Oscar nominee Michelle Pfeiffer, currently seen playing Betty Ford in Showtime’s The First Lady, is set to star in Wild Four O’Clocks, the directorial debut of in-demand screenwriter Peter Craig, who recently penned The Batman alongside Matt Reeves and worked on Top Gun: Maverick. Three-time Academy Award-nominee Marc Platt (La La Land, The Trial […]

Michelle Pfeiffer Is Definitely Done Second-Guessing Herself (Probably!)

There is an inevitable moment during every Michelle Pfeiffer project when the actress tries doggedly to get herself out of it. “I’ll be like, ‘Oh, I can’t possibly do this for some crazy reason,'” she confesses, “some insurmountable thing that’s really not insurmountable, and my agents always see it coming.” Pfeiffer typically comes around, and […]

Capturing the Fun and Glam Style of Betty Ford in ‘The First Lady’

As the proverbial woman behind the most powerful man on earth, the first lady plays an often undefined role as political ally, emissary, hostess and, in some cases, arbiter of style. Showtime’s new series The First Lady takes a look at three women who lived at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. in the years spanning 1933 to […]

Viola Davis, Gillian Anderson and Michelle Pfeiffer on Challenge of Playing Political Icons in ‘The First Lady’

“It’s just a challenge,” says Viola Davis of why she’s so drawn to play real-life characters versus fully fictional creations. “A challenge that brings you back to the work, brings you back to your process, scares you a great deal and reminds you why you wanted to become an actor. It’s not about failure or […]

Michelle Pfeiffer Recalls Hesitation About Taking ‘Ant-Man’ Role Without Seeing Script First

Michelle Pfeiffer is proving that she’s quite trusting, at least when it comes to taking a chance with the Ant-Man franchise. The Oscar-nominated actress appeared on The Tonight Show on Thursday, where host Jimmy Fallon asked about her involvement in the Marvel film series that is slated to release director Peyton Reed’s third movie in […]

Viola Davis and Michelle Pfeiffer in Showtime’s ‘The First Lady’: TV Review

The historical drama weaves together the lives and legacies of three first ladies: Michelle Obama (Viola Davis), Betty Ford (Michelle Pfeiffer) and Eleanor Roosevelt (Gillian Anderson).

‘I Am Sam’ Turns 20: Director Recalls Studio Battles, ‘Tropic Thunder’ Jab and “Directors’ Jail”

For I Am Sam director Jessie Nelson, whose film this week celebrates the 20th anniversary of its December 2001 release, her project brings back an array of memories, mostly warm and affectionate but some difficult as well. She clearly has a continued fondness for the film, stemming from the love she feels for the disability […]

Dean Stockwell, Actor in ‘Married to the Mob’ and ‘Quantum Leap,’ Dies at 85

Dean Stockwell, whose eclectic seven-decade career included the leading role in The Boy With Green Hair, an Oscar nomination for Married to the Mob and a starring turn on Quantum Leap, has died. He was 85. Stockwell died Sunday of natural causes, family spokesperson Jay Schwartz told The Hollywood Reporter. Rep Lesa Kirk added he died […]

Oscars Snubs: ‘Da 5 Bloods,’ Stacey Abrams Doc Among High-Profile Hopefuls Not Nominated in Major Categories

Well-regarded films that failed to score a single nomination include 'Never Rarely Sometimes Always,' 'Malcolm & Marie,' 'Palm Springs' and 'First Cow.'

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Michelle Pfeiffer (‘French Exit’)

The iconic talent reflects on the moment, some 40 years ago, when she decided to pursue acting, the parts with which she made her name (and that got away) and why her latest role is one of her favorites.