Regina Hall on the Two Hollywoods, Spirituality and Success

Since the start of her career in the late 1990s, Regina Hall had been the kind of actress who maybe didn’t have the pull to get films made, but whose vital, unshowy performances very often made the films in which she appeared. Then came the surprise one-two of 2017’s hit comedy “Girls Trip” and 2018’s critically acclaimed indie “Support the Girls” and, with it, something … Continue reading Regina Hall on the Two Hollywoods, Spirituality and Success

‘Black Panther’ Star Winston Duke Talks ‘Us,’ His Chance Meeting With Jordan Peele and Overnight Success

One minute, the actor was doing bit parts on ‘Law & Order: SVU.’ The next, he’s stealing scenes in Marvel movies and starring in Peele’s new thriller: “It has not been a straight path.” Tucked away in the Palisades, just off Pacific Coast Highway, is Lake Shrine, a 10-acre self-realization retreat with a hilltop temple, a lush meditation garden and a spring-fed pond, all blocked … Continue reading ‘Black Panther’ Star Winston Duke Talks ‘Us,’ His Chance Meeting With Jordan Peele and Overnight Success

Idris Elba in Talks to Replace Will Smith in ‘Suicide Squad’ Sequel (Exclusive)

The move follows the exit of Smith, who led the ensemble of the 2016 movie with Margot Robbie and played assassin anti-hero Deadshot. Idris Elba is in talks to replace Will Smith in the Suicide Squad sequel being put together by filmmaker James Gunn and Warner Bros., sources tell The Hollywood Reporter. The move follows last week’s exit of Smith, who, along with Margot Robbie, … Continue reading Idris Elba in Talks to Replace Will Smith in ‘Suicide Squad’ Sequel (Exclusive)

Ava DuVernay’s “Central Park Five” Netflix Limited Series Gets New Title, Premiere Date

The new title — ‘When They See Us’ — embraces “the humanity of the men and not their politicized moniker,” explains DuVernay. “Our series gives the five men a platform to finally raise their voices and tell their full stories.” Ava DuVernay and Netflix have renamed their limited series centered on the Central Park Five case to When They See Us. The new title “embraces … Continue reading Ava DuVernay’s “Central Park Five” Netflix Limited Series Gets New Title, Premiere Date

Juanita | Official Trailer Netflix

This looks like this might be a good one! And, I love that there will also be some First Nation actors starring in the movie. JUANITA Synopsis: Fed up with her life, Juanita leaves her grown kids behind and hits the road in search of a fresh start. ~ Video via Netflix Setting: Butte, Montana. The state is home to 7 Indian reservations. ~ Source: … Continue reading Juanita | Official Trailer Netflix

Caitriona Balfe: Ireland’s secret A-lister

From her childhood in rural Monaghan, the star of the time-travel drama Outlander has quietly forged a career as a supermodel and now as a TV A-lister, with four Golden Globe nominations There’s something I learned many years ago and it sounds very silly, but it’s always stood to me. Caitriona Balfe is recalling a life lesson over mint tea and a pain au chocolat … Continue reading Caitriona Balfe: Ireland’s secret A-lister

Watch: One-Hour Roundtables with 2018’s Top Directors, Actors, Writers & More

As awards season continues, the first full video from The Hollywood Reporter’s roundtables has made its way online. This year’s directors conversation features Ryan Coogler (Black Panther), Yorgos Lanthimos (The Favourite), Alfonso Cuarón (Roma), Spike Lee (BlacKkKlansman), Marielle Heller (Can You Ever Forgive Me?), and Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born) as they each discuss their latest projects, what brought them to filmmaking, and much … Continue reading Watch: One-Hour Roundtables with 2018’s Top Directors, Actors, Writers & More

NAACP Image Awards: ‘Black Panther’ Tops Film Nominations

HUGE CONGRATS . . . AGAIN!! Other top projects nominated across film and TV include ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ and ‘Black-ish’ with nine nominations each, ‘Insecure’ and ‘Seven Seconds’ with eight each and ‘BlacKkKlansman’ with seven. The nominees for the 50th annual NAACP Image Awards were announced today, with Black Panther scoring a leading 14 nominations across film and music. Additionally star Chadwick Boseman … Continue reading NAACP Image Awards: ‘Black Panther’ Tops Film Nominations

‘Game of Thrones’ Final Season Photos: War Comes to Winterfell

The first photos from the final Game of Thronesseason are here.Jon Snow (Kit Harington), Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke), and the Lannister siblings of Cersei (Lena Headey), Jaime (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) and Tyrion (Peter Dinklage) all stand revealed in their final season glory thanks to new images released by HBO, with weeks still to go before the end of Thrones begins on April 14. Little is known about … Continue reading ‘Game of Thrones’ Final Season Photos: War Comes to Winterfell

Outlander Set Design: The Mohawk Village

This is absolutely fabulous. I am so glad they gave us a tour. I love all the details of the village and the thought that went into creating it. Just brilliant! ~ Vida The Art Department researched the Mohawk Village for over a year. Get a behind-the-scenes look at what went into creating it. Art Department Tour of the Mohawk Village ~ Video via STARZ … Continue reading Outlander Set Design: The Mohawk Village