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Events of the Week: CinemaCon, ‘I Love That for You’ and More

As Hollywood events return to full force in New York and Los Angeles amid the coronavirus pandemic, here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings, including four days of star-studded CinemaCon presentations and red carpets for I Love That for You, Grace and Frankie and Spring Awakening. Grace and Frankie season seven […]

Vanessa Bayer on Embracing Her QVC Dreams and Its “Most Beautiful Language” With ‘I Love That For You’

When Vanessa Bayer left Saturday Night Live in 2017 after seven seasons, she had two project ideas in mind she hoped to pursue: something exploring home shopping networks, after loving them so much as a kid, and another on her journey with childhood leukemia. Cut to five years later and she has co-created and is […]

Showtime’s ‘I Love That for You’: TV Review

The comedy stars Vanessa Bayer as Joanna, a survivor of childhood cancer who lands her dream job working at a home-shopping channel alongside her hero, longtime host Jackie (Molly Shannon).

Fred Armisen and Vanessa Bayer Lead Star-Studded Music Video for George Harrison’s “My Sweet Lord”

A parade of stars is making sure that the 50th anniversary of George Harrison’s solo album All Things Must Pass isn’t passed over without a special tribute. A selection of more than 40 bold-faced names appears in a new music video for the album’s track “My Sweet Lord.” Directed by Lance Bangs, and executive produced by […]

“Evening Before” Party: MPTF Celebration Hosts Nominees Anya Taylor-Joy, Michaela Coel, Rege-Jean Page and Billy Porter

Anya-Taylor Joy hugged Regé-Jean Page, Cynthia Erivo caught up with good friend Michaela Coel alongside Lena Waithe and Jurnee Smollett, and Kathryn Hahn posed for photos with onetime Transparent colleagues Bradley Whitford and Amy Landecker. Those are just a few of the interactions snapped by photographers during a star-packed celebration Saturday night in Century City […]

Vanessa Bayer-Molly Shannon Comedy Ordered to Series at Showtime

Showtime is moving forward with its Vanessa Bayer-Molly Shannon comedy. The premium cable network has handed out a series order for I Love This for You, co-created by Bayer and based on her own story of overcoming childhood leukemia. Cybill Shepherd, who was set to co-star in the series, is no longer involved as her […]

‘Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar’: Film Review

Kristen Wiig reteams with her 'Bridesmaids' co-writer Annie Mumolo in 'Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar,' a screwy comedy about two Nebraskan friends who pack their best culottes and hit a Florida resort for midlife singles.

‘Wander Darkly’: Film Review | Sundance 2020

Sienna Miller and Diego Luna explore the afterlife of their broken relationship in Tara Miele's supernaturally tinged drama 'Wander Darkly.'

Vanessa Bayer to Star in Showtime Comedy

Vanessa Bayer is heading to Showtime. The Saturday Night Live alum co-created and will star in comedy Big Deal, which has been ordered to pilot at the premium cable network. Inspired by her own past, Bayer plays a character who overcame childhood leukemia to achieve her lifelong dream of landing a job as a QVC […]

Ibiza Island Considering Lawsuit Against Netflix Over New Will Ferrell, Adam McKay Comedy

The island of Ibiza, Spain may be suing Netflix over a Will Ferrell and Adam McKay-produced comedy starring Gillian Jacobs and Vanessa Bayer, because they misrepresented the Ibiza culture and filmed in Barcelona and Croatia.

Gillian Jacobs on Avoiding “Pressure” of a Theatrical Release With Netflix’s ‘Ibiza’

Gillian Jacobs talks to The Hollywood Reporter about the female-starring comedy 'Ibiza' on Netflix.

‘Ibiza’: Film Review

Gillian Jacobs, Vanessa Bayer and Phoebe Robinson play friends on a sex- and drugs-filled Spanish vacation in the raunchy comedy 'Ibiza.'