The ‘Lord of the Rings’ series’ inclusive casting has sparked social media vitriol from those who insist J.R.R. Tolkien intended Middle-earth to be populated by white characters only, yet this belief is not only faulty, it misses the spirit of the author entirely, writes The Hollywood Reporter contributor Richard Newby. For a time, it seemed as though a great shadow had passed over the world, … Continue reading A Racist Backlash to ‘Rings of Power’ Puts Tolkien’s Legacy Into Focus
I absolutely ‘luvbs’ this show! ~ V A Dutton Interview from the Ranch | Yellowstone ~ Video via Yellowstone Luke Grimes, Kelsey Asbille, Kevin Costner, Kelly Reilly, and Cole Hauser sit down with The Hollywood Reporter’s Scott Feinberg to discuss all things Yellowstone from the Chief Joseph Ranch in Darby, Montana. Disclaimer:We hold no rights to any of the pictures. No copyright infringement intended. Continue reading A Dutton Interview from the Ranch | Yellowstone | Paramount Network
OMG, this is just too adorable for words! ~ V There were high-fives, autographs, backflips, selfies and a lot of affection from Tom Holland, Zendaya and Jake Gyllenhaal. Spider-Man: Far From Home stars Tom Holland, Zendaya and Jake Gyllenhaal recently dropped by Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles and made the day of numerous fans. Wearing their Far From Home costumes, the stars visited with various … Continue reading Cast of ‘Spider-Man’ Surprises Children’s Hospital in Costume
‘Just Mercy’ was staffed and filmed under WarnerMedia’s company-wide drive for more diverse hiring. In 1988, Patrice Coleman became the first African American makeup artist in her union in Georgia, and she has worked steadily since on Georgia-based film and TV shoots, including Lionsgate’s Insurgent, multiple projects for Tyler Perry and HBO’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Nevertheless, she was surprised last year when … Continue reading How Michael B. Jordan Pulled Off Hollywood’s First Officially “Inclusive” Production
“I wasn’t interested in playing an authoritative figure,” Jordan told THR, citing “what’s going on in the world with police and my community.” “Being a black man, I didn’t want to play somebody who’s an oppressor,” Michael B. Jordan told The Hollywood Reporter during the Drama Actor Roundtable on why he originally turned down his role in HBO’s Fahrenheit 451. I just didn’t want that … Continue reading Michael B. Jordan Explains Why He Originally Turned Down ‘Fahrenheit 451’
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