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Apple TV+’s ‘Black Bird’: TV Review

Novelist and TV veteran Dennis Lehane runs this six-part drama about a cocky drug dealer (Taron Egerton) playing a game of cat-and-mouse with a serial killer (Paul Walter Hauser).

‘Black Bird’ Star Taron Egerton on Why He Waited a Year for His ‘Rocketman’ Follow-Up

Since his 2019 portrayal of Elton John in Rocketman, which landed him plenty of critical acclaim and some awards recognition along the way, Taron Egerton has had a quiet couple of years out of the Hollywood spotlight. It turns out that was all in waiting for another project that would match the experience of the […]

Paul Walter Hauser Was Late to His Own ‘Cobra Kai’ Pitch Meeting Because He Was Binging the Series

[This story contains spoilers for Cobra Kai season four.] Stingray is back — and Cobra Kai fans could not be more delighted. The fourth season of the wildly popular Netflix series dropped on New Year’s Eve and is already among the top titles on the platform globally, per Netflix’s own metrics. With the new season […]

‘Queenpins’ Writer-Directors on True Elements Behind Coupon Scam Comedy and Value of Loopholes

[The following story contains spoilers from Queenpins.] It wasn’t long after Queenpins writer-directors Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly read about a $40 million counterfeit coupon scam that the married filmmakers set off for Phoenix, Arizona, the site of the real caper that inspired the STX comedy starring Kristen Bell and Kirby Howell-Baptiste. “We came from […]

Kristen Bell and Vince Vaughn in ‘Queenpins’: Film Review

Kirby Howell-Baptiste and Paul Walter Hauser also star in a comedy about two coupon clippers in suburban Phoenix who hatch a profitable illegal scheme and attract the attention of a supermarket loss-prevention officer and a U.S. postal investigator.

Paul Walter Hauser “Ashamed” of Disney Over Lack of Lyrical Captions in ‘Cruella’

Paul Walter Hauser on Wednesday took a sizable swing at Disney and other major studios upon learning from a Hollywood Reporter cover feature focusing on disability representation in Hollywood that Cruella lacked lyrical captions. Oscar-winning actress Marlee Matlin explained to THR how disappointed she was in the theater while watching the ’80s-inspired punk take on […]

Kristen Bell & Kirby Howell-Baptiste Are the Ultimate Coupon Criminals in First ‘Queenpins’ Trailer

Queenpins, based on a true story, is extreme couponing like you’ve never seen before. Bad Moms and Hustlers studio STXfilms debuted the comedy’s trailer on Thursday, placing Kristen Bell and Kirby Howell-Baptiste at the center of a multi-million dollar counterfeit coupon scam. The two play a pair of struggling best friends—Bell, a suburban homemaker named […]

Paul Walter Hauser on ‘Cruella’ and Moving On From His Chris Farley Movie Pitch

In 2017, Paul Walter Hauser turned heads as Shawn Eckhardt in Craig Gillespie’s I, Tonya, and just a couple years later, his eponymous role in Clint Eastwood’s Richard Jewell garnered even more praise and accolades. On Friday, Hauser is returning to the big screen with Gillespie once more in Disney’s Cruella, alongside Emma Stone and […]