Regé-Jean Page: ‘The reason you think history is white is because you’ve been lied to’

In case you and 82 million others have forgotten how we spent last year’s festive break, a one-word reminder: Bridgerton. As Netflix crowns the Regency romp its most-watched series, Netflixbows to Netflix, the man behind its dashing Duke Of Hastings, who rises next to meet the Russo brothers in the streamer’s biggest-budget blockbuster yet He tells me a story, which his publicist later sends a … Continue reading Regé-Jean Page: ‘The reason you think history is white is because you’ve been lied to’

The Formidable Charm of Omar Sy

How the star of “Lupin” pulled off his greatest confidence trick. Sy is the artistic producer, the headliner, and the unmistakable raison d’être of Netflix’s hit show “Lupin.” Omar Sy was sure he saw Jesus. He had just dropped his children off at school and was driving home on Sunset Boulevard when he spotted a man with flowing hair and a long beard, dressed in … Continue reading The Formidable Charm of Omar Sy

From Dashing Duke to Hollywood Heartthrob: Regé-Jean Page Reflects on Life Beyond ‘Bridgerton’

Simon was this bomb of a one-season antagonist, to be reformed and to find his true self through Daphne. I think one of the bravest things about the romance genre is allowing people a happy ending. ~ Regé-Jean Page On a cloudless spring day in Los Angeles, Regé-Jean Page is posing on a rooftop. It’s sweltering outside, and that’s not accounting for Page’s signature smolder. … Continue reading From Dashing Duke to Hollywood Heartthrob: Regé-Jean Page Reflects on Life Beyond ‘Bridgerton’

‘Bridgerton’ Spinoff a Go at Netflix

Shonda Rhimes will pen the script for the limited series about Queen Charlotte while Jess Brownell will join the flagship series as showrunner for seasons three and four. Netflix is not wasting any time in expanding the world of its mega-hit Bridgerton. The streaming giant has handed out a series order for an untitled spinoff focusing on the origin story of Queen Charlotte (played in … Continue reading ‘Bridgerton’ Spinoff a Go at Netflix

“Just Go In and Do Your Thing”: Hollywood’s Most Powerful Women Talk Megadeals, Bullying and Perseverance

Jen was saying how grateful and fortunate she feels and I always like to point out that men never feel grateful or fortunate to be in the positions they are in. Men feel like they earned the right to be in the room. So, I like to say I don’t feel grateful or fortunate to be here. I earned my right to be here. I … Continue reading “Just Go In and Do Your Thing”: Hollywood’s Most Powerful Women Talk Megadeals, Bullying and Perseverance

Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers Reign Supreme as Netflix Greenlights Bridgerton S3 & S4

The Shondaland duo on Bridgerton mania, building a streaming slate, and their 19-year partnership. Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers had no clue if Bridgerton would hit or flop on Netflix. “I was holding my breath, because I’m always holding my breath about everything,” Rhimes admitted last week. “Like are we going to stay straight-A students?” The cheeky costume drama, based on Julia Quinn’s Regency-era romance … Continue reading Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers Reign Supreme as Netflix Greenlights Bridgerton S3 & S4

Inside Rege-Jean Page’s ‘Bridgerton’ Departure

The breakout star from Netflix’s first Shonda Rhimes drama had a one-year deal and, sources say, turned down an opportunity to return in season two. Netflix’s Bridgerton sent shockwaves through its seemingly large fan base last week with the formal announcement that leading man Regé-Jean Page would not return for the second season of the Shondaland drama.Page originally signed on to the Regency England-set series … Continue reading Inside Rege-Jean Page’s ‘Bridgerton’ Departure

‘Bridgerton’ Star Regé-Jean Page, Billy Bob Thornton And Alfre Woodard Join Ryan Gosling In The Russo Brothers’ ‘The Gray Man’

This would be another yes for me!!! ~ V Billy Bob Thornton, Alfre Woodard and Bridgerton breakout star Regé-Jean Page have rounded out cast of the Russo Brothers’ The Gray Man starring Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans and Ana De Armas. Wagner Moura, Jessica Henwick, Dhanush and Julia Butters are also on board. Joe and Anthony Russo have been developing the project for some time at Sony, and … Continue reading ‘Bridgerton’ Star Regé-Jean Page, Billy Bob Thornton And Alfre Woodard Join Ryan Gosling In The Russo Brothers’ ‘The Gray Man’

A Discovery of Witches S3: All of the Filming Locations So Far!

The second season of the British Sky drama A Discovery of Witches—currently airing new episodes on AMC Premiere, AMC Plus, Sundance Now and Shudder on Saturdays—is barely even over. But the witchy supernatural drama has been such a perfect post-Bridgerton escape that television viewers are already clamoring for any seed of info they can get about Season 3! Based on the New York Times’ bestselling All Souls trilogy by Deborah … Continue reading A Discovery of Witches S3: All of the Filming Locations So Far!

Shonda Rhimes Is Ready to “Own Her S***”: The Game-Changing Showrunner

I am the highest-paid showrunner in television. Three years into her groundbreaking deal and with her first projects finally arriving, the uber writer-producer talks about meeting her own high expectations and a newfound passion for her work: “Now I just want to enjoy this.” Shonda Rhimes was tired of the battles. She was producing some 70 hours of annual television in 256 territories; she was … Continue reading Shonda Rhimes Is Ready to “Own Her S***”: The Game-Changing Showrunner