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‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Taron Egerton (‘Black Bird’)

Taron Egerton, the guest on this week’s episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, is one of the top young stars in Hollywood. A British-born Welsh actor who burst onto the scene playing a juvenile delinquent turned secret agent’s protege in the 2015 film Kingsman: The Secret Service, he shot onto the A-list with […]

‘Ghosted’ Director Dexter Fletcher Talks Those A-List Cameos, Chris Evans’ Prank and Taron Egerton’s Oscar Snub

Dexter Fletcher’s Ghosted is quite the family reunion.  What started as a reunion between long-time friends Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson evolved into a reteaming between Evans and his Knives Out and The Gray Man co-star, Ana de Armas. When Johansson’s window of availability closed, Fletcher suggested the now-Oscar nominated de Armas for the co-lead […]

Guest Column: Apple TV’s ‘Tetris’ is Only One Half of the Story of Soviet-Born Video Games

A friend recently sent me the trailer of a forthcoming film from Apple TV+ with this message: How much of this do you think will be true? The film in question is Tetris, about the addictive, Soviet-born video game that stormed the West in the 1980s. A film about a bunch of bars moving about […]

‘Tetris’ Review: Taron Egerton in a Compelling Video Game Origin Story That Could Have Been More

The actor plays Henk Rogers in Jon S. Baird's fictionalized look at the licensing battle around the popular puzzle game Tetris, premiering at SXSW.

Taron Egerton Is a Game Designer Caught in a Cold War Battle in ‘Tetris’ Trailer

In the first trailer for Tetris, Taron Egerton stars as Henk Rogers, a man caught in the cold war battle behind the iconic video game. Opening to Doghouse’s “The Final Countdown,” the three-minute teaser offers a first full look at the actor as the video game designer and entrepreneur whose own failed efforts lead him […]

‘Black Bird’ Stars Taron Egerton and Paul Walter Hauser on the Show’s Toughest Moments: “I Would Compare It to Coming Out of a Bad Dream”

In contrast to the way that their incarcerated characters in the tense Apple TV+ miniseries Black Bird circle one another over the course of several episodes, warily testing and probing in a cat-and-mouse game to determine just how much trust one can place in the other, Paul Walter Hauser and Taron Egerton recognized from the […]

‘Ms. Marvel’ Finale Holds Latest (And Most Significant) Breadcrumb Leading to the MCU’s X-Men Introduction

[This story contains spoilers for the Ms. Marvel season finale.]  Marvel continues to tease the long-awaited crossover that fans have been dying to see — the emergence of the X-Men in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. For years, the X-Men were kept out of the MCU narrative due to rights issues (Bryan Singer’s X-Men films of […]

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).

Taron Egerton Says He’s Met With Marvel’s Kevin Feige, Hoping for “Shot” to Play Wolverine

After portraying Sir Elton John, Taron Egerton is hoping to someday embody a different iconic figure: Logan. The actor, known for his role as Eggsy in the first two Kingsman films and for playing John in Rocketman, spoke with The New York Times to promote his Apple TV+ series Black Bird in an interview published […]

‘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 […]

Ray Liotta, Actor in ‘GoodFellas,’ Dies at 67

Ray Liotta, the intense actor from New Jersey best known for his turn as the hustler turned mob rat Henry Hill in Martin Scorsese’s GoodFellas, has died. He was 67. Publicist Jennifer Allen told The Hollywood Reporter that the actor died Wednesday night or early Thursday in his sleep in his hotel room while in the […]

Taron Egerton Withdraws From West End Show After Missing Week of Performances

Taron Egerton is withdrawing from his leading role in the Ambassadors Theatre limited run of COCK. In a statement from producers posted to the West End show’s Instagram, the Rocketman star is departing the production for personal reasons. Egerton played opposite Bridgerton star Jonathan Bailey, as “M” the boyfriend to Bailey’s character Josh — a […]