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Margot Robbie Says ‘I, Tonya’ Made Her Realize She Was a “Good Actor” (Prompting Her to Email Quentin Tarantino)

Margot Robbie made history in London on Tuesday, becoming the youngest-ever star to be given a special “BAFTA: A Life in Pictures” tribute. Usually an event reserved for actors and filmmakers with decades of work under their belts, BAFTA welcomed the 32-year-old two-time Oscar nominee to its London headquarters in full acknowledgment of her achievements […]

‘She-Hulk’ Star Tim Roth Talks Blonsky’s True Intentions and Teases a (Deleted?) Mark Ruffalo Scene

[The following story contains spoilers for She-Hulk: Attorney at Law’s “The People vs. Emil Blonsky.”] Tim Roth last appeared as Emil Blonsky/Abomination in Marvel Studios’ second feature film, The Incredible Hulk (2008), and now, after 27 more movies and seven television series, he’s back in the MCU’s eighth series, She-Hulk: Attorney at Law.  In “The […]

Gene LeBell, Famed Stuntman and “Godfather of Grappling,” Dies at 89

Gene LeBell, the colorful judo champion, wrestler and stuntman who trained Bruce Lee, fought Elvis Presley and John Wayne in the movies and was an inspiration for Brad Pitt’s character in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, has died. He was 89. LeBell died in his sleep early Tuesday morning at his home in Sherman Oaks, […]

‘Stranger Things’ Actor Brett Gelman Discusses Martial Arts Devotion After Season 4 and the Joys of That Flamethrower

[This story contains spoilers for Stranger Things 4, Volume 2.]  Brett Gelman can laugh about it now, but he did feel bad for posting an innocuous message to Matt and Ross Duffer on social media prior to the premiere of Stranger Things 4 that inadvertently read as though Murray Bauman was a goner, leading fans […]

Michael J. Fox Explains Why He No Longer Takes on Roles “With a Lot of Lines”

Michael J. Fox says that issues with his memory and remembering lines in his later life while living with Parkinson’s disease changed the kind of roles he was willing to take. The actor, who broke out in the ’80s TV series Family Ties and announced in 2020 that he was retiring, recently guested on Mike […]

Mikey Madison on the Endings of ‘Scream’ and ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’

[The following interview contains spoilers for Scream (2022) and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.] Mikey Madison can’t help but laugh at the similarities between her two most prominent film roles in Scream (2022) and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019). In Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett’s (also known as Radio Silence) Scream, Madison’s […]

Rumer Willis Joins ‘My Divorce Party’ Comedy (Exclusive)

Rumer Willis (Empire) and Michelle Meredith (The Morning Show) have joined Laith Ashley in My Divorce Party, the feature directorial debut of Heidi Weitzer. The indie comedy, which has just wrapped production, chronicles future divorcee Xan, played by Desiree Staples, gathering her closest friends in Joshua Tree to celebrate her impending split, only to reveal […]

Quentin Tarantino Says Sharon Tate No Longer “Defined by Her Murder” Thanks to ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’

It was important for Quentin Tarantino to tell the story of Sharon Tate, and that need went all the way back to his childhood. The Oscar-winning filmmaker was a recent guest on SiriusXM’s The Jess Cagle Show where he talked about why the slain actress needed to have her story told in his 2019 movie […]

Quentin Tarantino’s Favorite Scene in ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Didn’t Make the Film But Is in the Novelization

Quentin Tarantino did have a favorite scene in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood — but he recently revealed it was a moment audiences never saw. In an interview with CinemaBlend’s ReelBlend podcast to promote his novelization of the 2019 Sony film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt, the Oscar-winning writer-director gave more insight into […]

Burt Reynolds Died Happy Having Been Cast in ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’, Quentin Tarantino Says

Burt Reynolds was running his lines for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood before he died of a heart attack at the age of 82 on Sept. 6, 2018, Quentin Tarantino says. Speaking in a recent interview with CBS Sunday Morning to promote the novelization of his 2019 film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt, […]

Shannon Lee: Does Quentin Tarantino Hate Bruce Lee? Or Does It Just Help Sell Books? (Guest Column)

Amid Quentin Tarantino’s media tour to promote the new release of his novelization of 2019’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, the director stopped by Joe Rogan’s Spotify podcast. During the June 29 interview, Tarantino was asked about the criticism over the film’s depiction of Bruce Lee — specifically, a fight scene in which Brad […]

Quentin Tarantino Considered Rebooting ‘Reservoir Dogs’ as His Swan Song

It may be jaw-dropping for some of his fans to hear, but Quentin Tarantino says for a while he considered rebooting one of his own films as his final work of art in Hollywood. While a guest Friday on Real Time with Bill Maher, the Oscar-winning writer-director said he still planned on sticking to his […]