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J.K. Rowling Pranked by Russians Impersonating Ukraine President Zelensky on Zoom Call

J.K. Rowling has fallen victim to a hoax by a prankster duo who tricked the Harry Potter author into believing she was having a Zoom call with the president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky. In the video below, first discovered online early Tuesday by The Rowling Library, Rowling was fooled by Russian comedy outfit Vovan and […]

Ben Stiller Meets With Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky: “You’re My Hero”

Ben Stiller met with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv on Monday. The Hollywood actor and director visited Ukraine as a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador and met with Zelensky after touring occupied settlements in the Kyiv region, the Ukraine leader’s official website said in a press release. In a video that appeared on Twitter, Stiller and […]

President Zelensky Calls for Continued Support of Ukraine at Sean Penn’s CORE Gala

The war in Ukraine was top of mind at Friday night’s CORE gala, where founder Sean Penn raised funds for the nonprofit’s crisis response efforts around the world in front of a powerful room including President Bill Clinton, Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti and stars Sharon Stone and Patrick Stewart. CORE sends teams into the […]

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky to Cannes Audience: “We Will Win This War”

At the opening night of the 75th Cannes Film Festival, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky made a declaration to those in the audience at the Palais: “We will win this war.” On a live video call from Kyiv, as Russia continues its invasion of Ukraine, Zelensky addressed the room of filmmakers, press, festival attendees and staff, […]

MIPTV: Ukraine TV Industry Asks for Global Support to Continue Operating

The Ukraine TV industry is out in force at the MIPTV international television market, calling for the global TV business to support them while their country remains under siege from Russia. The biggest players in the Ukraine market, including FILM.UA Group, Media Group Ukraine, StarLight Media and 1+1 Media, are jointly presenting at a national […]

Ukraine President Zelensky Thanks Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher for Their Support

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky expressed his thanks to Mila Kunis and her husband, Ashton Kutcher, for their efforts to help the people there amid its war with Russia. Kunis, a native of Ukraine who moved to the United States when she was a child, and Kutcher have set up a GoFundMe campaign that has so […]

Russian Defense Minister Calls for Ban on President Zelensky’s Comedy, Producer Alexander Rodnyansky

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has demanded the film and TV work of Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky, as well as that of Ukraine-born producer Alexander Rodnyansky (Leviathan), be “removed from the cultural agenda of the Russian Federation.” Russian investigative news site The Insider reported that Shoigu sent a letter to Russian Minister of Culture Olga […]

Netflix to Stream Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s ‘Servant of the People’

Servant of the People, the satirical series that launched Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s political career, is once again available to be viewed in the U.S. on Netflix. The streamer, which originally had the series as part of its library from 2017 to 2021, says that the show is back on the service as of today. […]