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Mary Alice, Actress in ‘Fences,’ ‘Sparkle’ and ‘The Matrix Revolutions,’ Dies at 85

The former Chicago schoolteacher won a Tony and an Emmy (for 'I'll Fly Away') and is a member of the American Theatre Hall of Fame.

Jay Binder, Top-Notch Casting Director for Broadway, Dies at 71

Jay Binder, who served as the casting director for nearly 100 Broadway productions, from Lost in Yonkers, Laughter on the 23rd Floor and The King and I to Chicago, The Lion King and A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, has died. He was 71. Binder died peacefully Friday at his home on the Upper West […]

Sam Waterston Officially Returning for ‘Law & Order’ Revival at NBC

Jack McCoy is officially returning to Law & Order. Following prolonged negotiations, Sam Waterston has closed a deal to return for NBC’s Law & Order revival. The casting means Waterston will appear in 17 of the show’s 21 seasons, as the revival is being billed as a continuation of the series that launched a multibillion-dollar […]

Jeff Daniels Says Iconic ‘Newsroom’ Speech Saved His Career

The success of The Newsroom was placed squarely on the shoulders of Jeff Daniels, who had two weeks to learn a last-minute Aaron Sorkin monologue placed at the beginning of the HBO pilot. In a recent career retrospective with GQ, the award-winning actor revealed that the “America is not the greatest country in the world” diatribe […]

Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin Lead Second California “Fire Drill Friday”

While much of the world — and the entertainment industry — hunkers down amid the coronavirus outbreak, Jane Fonda continues to take to the streets with her "Fire Drill Friday" rallies, visiting San Pedro and Wilmington on Friday for her second California stop.

Sam Waterston Arrested for Second Time During Climate Change Protest in D.C.

Actor Sam Waterston was arrested for the second time during a protest over climate change outside the U.S. Capitol building in Washington on Friday.

Jane Fonda and Sam Waterston Arrested While Protesting in D.C.

Jane Fonda and Sam Waterston were both cuffed and at least detained by police Friday in Washington, D.C., during a protest over climate change outside the U.S. Capitol building.

‘Law and Order’ Veteran Sam Waterston Previews Jack McCoy’s ‘SVU’ Return

"It was completely strange and wonderful, like stepping back in time," the actor tells THR of his return to the Dick Wolf franchise.

‘Jane Fonda in Five Acts’: Film Review | Sundance 2018

As Jane Fonda's Netflix series, 'Grace and Frankie,' begins its fourth season, 'Jane Fonda in Five Acts,' an HBO doc on her life and multifaceted career, bows at Sundance.

‘Godless’ Team on Expanding Netflix’s Limited Series Beyond One Season

Stars Jeff Daniels, Michelle Dockery, Merritt Weaver, Sam Waterston and Thomas Brodie-Sangester star in Netflix's feminist Western 'Godless.'

Kathy Bates, Justin Theroux Join Felicity Jones in Ruth Bader Ginsburg Biopic

'On the Basis of Sex' will also star Armie Hammer.

Sam Waterston to Reprise ‘Law & Order’ Role on ‘SVU’

The 'Grace and Frankie' star will appear as prosecutor Jack McCoy later this season.