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Viola Davis Set to Receive Kering Women in Motion Award During Cannes Film Festival

Viola Davis will be in motion in Cannes on May 22, making her way to the stage to pick up Kering’s Women in Motion Award. In announcing Davis as this year’s recipient, Kering and Cannes praised her “activism and achievements” while noting that she has been a passionate advocate for the rights of women and […]

Alan Ladd Jr., ‘Star Wars’ Savior and Oscar Winner for ‘Braveheart,’ Dies at 84

Alan Ladd Jr., the revered Hollywood producer and studio executive who saved Star Wars when Fox wanted to shut down production and gained vindication when he received an Oscar for Braveheart after being dumped by MGM, has died. He was 84. Ladd, who headed production at Fox, Pathe Entertainment and MGM (in two stints) and […]

Susan Sarandon Apologizes for “Deeply Disrespectful” Tweet Comparing NYPD Funeral Mourners to Fascism

Susan Sarandon is apologizing after likening the officers remembering slain NYPD Detective Jason Rivera to fascists. “I deeply regret the meme I recently shared on Twitter that included Officer Jason Rivera’s funeral,” the Oscar winner tweeted Friday. “I reacted quickly to the picture without connecting it to a police funeral and I realize now how […]

Robert Allan Ackerman, Acclaimed Director for Stage and Television, Dies at 77

Robert Allan Ackerman, the admired director who guided the likes of Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Helen Mirren, Vanessa Redgrave, Sean Penn and Anne Bancroft in productions for stage and television, has died. He was 77. Ackerman died Monday of kidney failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, a family spokesman told The Hollywood Reporter. […]

Susan Sarandon, Anna Friel to Star in Fox Country Music Drama

Fox has set the lead roles for its country music drama Monarch. Susan Sarandon and Anna Friel will star in the series, which is set for a January premiere on the broadcast network. They’ll play the founder and heir to a music dynasty that’s threatening to crumble around them. Oscar winner Sarandon (Dead Man Walking, […]

Riz Ahmed’s ‘Mogul Mowgli’ to Open Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival (Exclusive)

Mogul Mowgli, the feature co-written, produced by and starring Riz Ahmed, is set to open Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival to run Aug. 2 to 8. The festival, which has a mission to create a deeper impact for racial and gender equality in media, will screen Bassan Tariq’s directorial fiction feature debut on opening night. […]

Susan Sarandon on ‘Ride the Eagle’ Message: “Stop Taking Yourself So Seriously”

Susan Sarandon’s outspoken progressive activism has taken center stage in recent years. (She famously outraged centrist Democrats — and especially Debra Messing — by suggesting ahead of the 2016 election that a vote for Donald Trump might “bring the revolution” faster than a vote for Hillary Clinton ever could.) But beyond the Twitter beefs and […]

‘Thelma & Louise’ Screenwriter Developing Musical Based on 1991 Film: “It’s Very Promising”

With an army of police officers over their shoulders, guns drawn and sirens blazing, and dust from the Grand Canyon swirling throughout their 1966 Ford Thunderbird convertible, Thelma offers a shocking suggestion to literal partner in crime Louise. “Let’s keep going,” says a breathless Thelma, played by Geena Davis, in the final seconds of Ridley […]

‘Thelma & Louise’ Reunion: Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis Talk Film’s Shocking Reception, Predictions it Would Change Hollywood: “We’re Still Waiting”

When MGM’s Thelma & Louise hit theaters 30 years ago, Geena Davis said the press predicted it would change everything. “There are going to be so many movies starring women, about women, female road pictures, whatever,” she recalled of the swirl surrounding the Ridley Scott-directed film starring Davis opposite Susan Sarandon from a script by […]

Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis Set for ‘Thelma & Louise’ 30th Anniversary Drive-in Event

Thirty years after driving off a cliff together in Ridley Scott’s iconic Thelma & Louise, Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis are reuniting for a special drive-in celebration to mark the milestone. To be held June 18 in partnership between MGM and Cinespia’s Drive-In at The Greek in Los Angeles, the event will serve as a […]

Susan Sarandon, Cynthia Erivo Sign on as Ambassadors for Health Care Price Awareness Campaign (Exclusive)

Artist and activist Shepard Fairey and Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet are also seeking to inform patients about the new rule requiring hospitals to list the cost of their medical services.

‘Search Party’ Season 4: TV Review

Alia Shawkat and John Early return in the fourth season of HBO Max's genre-shifting comedy-mystery.