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Shonda Rhimes, Judd Apatow, Amy Schumer Among Writer-Directors Urging Hollywood to Reconsider Guns Onscreen

Hollywood creators, led by Shonda Rhimes, Judd Apatow, Jimmy Kimmel and Mark Ruffalo, have signed a open letter urging their colleagues to reconsider the use of guns onscreen. “Like most of America, we are enraged by the recent mass shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde. Considering there have been over 250 other mass shootings so far […]

Shonda Rhimes Launches Two New DEI Initiatives With Netflix (Exclusive)

With Netflix’s help, Shonda Rhimes is committed to both broadening and deepening her focus on inclusivity. In fact, the Bridgerton producer baked in a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and access initiatives and opportunities in the nine-figure deal she inked with the streaming service last summer. And now, roughly a year later, Shondaland and Netflix are […]

‘Bridgerton’ Star Golda Rosheuvel to Be Honored by Human Rights Campaign

Bridgerton star Golda Rosheuvel has a date with Human Rights Campaign on April 30. The actress has been selected to receive the Equality Award at the organization’s upcoming gala that will also feature a performance by pop star Jessie J and a speech from Queen Sugar actor Brian Michael Smith. The New York Marriott Marquis is […]

‘Bridgerton’ Star Jonathan Bailey on “the Payoff of the Slow Burn” and What It Means for Future Seasons

The enemies-to-lovers storyline between Viscount Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey) and Kate Sharma (Simone Ashley) has been the talk of the ‘ton since Netflix released the second season of Bridgerton. When the season begins, Anthony is in search of a wife — not true love — and Kate is looking for the perfect husband for her […]

Adjoa Andoh on the Historical Accuracy of ‘Bridgerton’ and Her Hopes for a Lady Danbury Romance

When it comes to navigating the politics of the ton, no one plays the Bridgerton game better than Lady Danbury. “She wants blood on the carpet,” Adjoa Andoh tells The Hollywood Reporter of her character’s competitive spirit in the hit Netflix period drama’s second season. “I love that dynamism about her. And I wanted to […]

‘Bridgerton’ Spinoff Finds Its Young Queen Charlotte

Netflix’s Bridgerton spinoff focused on the younger Queen Charlotte has filled out its cast — including the role of the young monarch. India Amarteifio (Line of Duty) will play the younger version of Charlotte in the eight-episode series, which Bridgerton executive producer Shonda Rhimes is writing. The show, ordered to series last year, will tell […]

“Overly Hostile and Extraordinarily Dangerous” LAPD Stop Sparks $20M Suit From ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Production Employee

A Black production employee for Disney who claims that he was racially profiled and assaulted while working at a shoot for Grey’s Anatomy is suing the city and the Los Angeles Police Department for at least $20 million. The lawsuit filed Thursday in California federal court by Ernest Simon Jr. alleges officers initiated a racially […]

Shonda Rhimes Sets White House Murder-Mystery ‘The Residence’ at Netflix

As Inventing Anna continues to rank in Netflix’s top 10, Shondaland has set another scripted original series at the streaming giant. Shonda Rhimes and her longtime Shondaland partner Betsy Beers will executive produce The Residence, a mystery drama that has been ordered straight to series. The drama will use Kate Andersen Brower’s book, The Residence: […]

‘Inventing Anna’: Shonda Rhimes on Rooting for and Keeping Distance from Anna Delvey

Anna Delvey may not be interested in bingeing Inventing Anna, but Netflix is hopeful everyone else intends to. The nine-episode limited series about the infamous “Soho grifter,” a fake German heiress who conned her way into New York society, marks Shonda Rhimes’ first solo creation for the streaming service since inking her groundbreaking deal five […]

Netflix’s ‘Inventing Anna’: TV Review

Shonda Rhimes' miniseries stars Julia Garner as Anna Delvey, the real-life scammer who gained entry into New York's elite circles by posing as a wealthy German heiress.

Anna Delvey Says She Won’t Be Watching Netflix’s ‘Inventing Anna’

Anna Delvey says she won’t be tuning into Inventing Anna — the upcoming Netflix series about her life from creator Shonda Rhimes. Delvey, born Anna Sorokin, was convicted in April 2019 of grand larceny, among other charges, and sentenced to four to 12 years in prison and ordered to pay nearly $200,000 in restitution. After […]

Shonda Rhimes Names a Chief Content Officer and CMO at Shondaland

Shonda Rhimes is promoting from within. Her eponymous company, Shondaland, is upping its longtime development executive Alison Eakle to chief content officer and its strategy and business development officer Chris DiIorio to chief marketing officer. Both are newly created positions at the global media company, as Shondaland is now being billed, given the company’s footprint […]