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Morgan Freeman Gets Candid About Race: “Black History Month Is an Insult”

Morgan Freeman is opening up about how he found his place as an actor in the middle of the civil rights movement and why he thinks it’s an “insult” for Black history to be just one month every year. During an interview with The Sunday Times, published online Saturday, the Now You See Me actor […]

Florence Pugh Says She Chopped Off Her Own Hair for ‘A Good Person’: “Found it Really Liberating”

Florence Pugh proved she isn’t afraid to take some scissors to her own hair for a role. The Don’t Worry Darling star told Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show that “it was my idea” to cut off her actual hair for Zach Braff’s A Good Person. At the beginning of the film, which follows Pugh’s […]

‘A Good Person’ Review: Florence Pugh and Morgan Freeman Lift Zach Braff’s Labored Trauma Drama

Pugh plays a young woman whose life hits rock bottom after being involved in a fatal car accident in Braff's latest directorial effort.

Zach Braff on How Ex Florence Pugh Inspired ‘A Good Person’: “I Wanted to Write Something for Her”

Zach Braff is opening up about how Florence Pugh inspired his upcoming film A Good Person. “I’m just in awe of her talent and I said, ‘I wanna write this for Florence. What I’m writing is really gonna be challenging and she’s incredible,'” he told Entertainment Tonight during an interview published online Monday. The actor-producer-director […]

Berlin: Morgan Freeman, Kate Mara, Laurence Fishburne to Star in English-Language Remake of ‘The Little Bedroom’ (Exclusive)

Oscar-winner Morgan Freeman, Kate Mara and Laurence Fishburne are set to star in The Little Bedroom, the English-language remake of the 2010 Swiss film La Petite Chambre.  Sierra/Affinity are launching international sales on the project and will be introducing it to buyers at the European Film Market in Berlin. WME and CAA are handling domestic sales. Stéphanie […]

Morgan Freeman Joins Nicole Kidman in Taylor Sheridan Series ‘Lioness’

Lioness has tapped another Oscar winner for its cast. Morgan Freeman has joined Nicole Kidman in Taylor Sheridan’s next Paramount+ series, a CIA drama from the Yellowstone creator. The series stars Zoe Saldaña, who is also an executive producer along with Kidman, and Laysla De Oliveira. The show is based on a real-life CIA program […]

Milestone Month for Columbia-Trained Women Filmmakers

The summer box office season is typically filled with milestones of the blockbuster variety but this July, Columbia University’s film program is toasting one of its own. Four international female filmmakers (and MFA grads) have their first features hitting theaters this month. The roster includes Nathalie Alvarez Mesen’s Clara Sola, Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic’s Murina, Mounia […]

Peabody Awards: Morgan Freeman, Jon Stewart, Melissa McCarthy and Riz Ahmed to Present Honors to Winners (Exclusive)

Melissa McCarthy, Morgan Freeman, John Legend, Kevin Bacon, H.E.R., Ethan Hawke, Jon Stewart, Hasan Minhaj, Riz Ahmed, LeVar Burton, Jenny Slate, Malcolm Gladwell and Amanda Seales are among the stars set to present the winners of the 2022 Peabody Awards, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively. All 30 winners of the 82nd annual awards will […]

Zach Braff on ‘Cheaper by the Dozen’ Reboot, Getting Buff and Working With “Phenomenon” Florence Pugh

For nine seasons, Zach Braff owned the phrase, “I’m not a doctor, but I play one on TV,” thanks to a successful run starring in the beloved sitcom Scrubs. (It even inspired his breakout iHeart podcast with Scrubs co-star Donald Faison, Fake Doctors, Real Friends.) Now, thanks to his newest gig, he can say with […]

24 of Hollywood’s Best Presidents in Movies and TV

From Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln to Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump, Presidents Day provides an opportunity to revisit some of Hollywood's best presidential performances on the big and small screen.

Berlin: Morgan Freeman, Josh Hutcherson to Lead Time-Bending Sci-Fi Thriller ’57 Seconds’

Oscar winner Morgan Freeman and The Hunger Games grad Josh Hutcherson are teaming up for action science-fiction thriller 57 Seconds, launching at Berlin’s virtual European Film Market with Highland Film Group. Directed by Rusty Cundieff (Tales From the Hood, Chappelle’s Show), the film is written by Macon Blair (Netflix’s I Don’t Feel at Home in […]

Toronto: Morgan Freeman, Al Pacino to Star in Retirement Community-Set Noir ‘Sniff’

A group of Oscar winners and nominees will star in a retirement community-set noir feature, with sales launching at the Toronto International Film Festival. Morgan Freeman, Al Pacino, Helen Mirren and Danny DeVito will appear in Sniff from director Taylor Hackford. The logline for the projects reads: “When two residents die under suspicious circumstances, retired […]