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Today — 25 July 2024Variety

Jennifer Aniston Slams JD Vance’s Comments About Women Without Children: ‘I Truly Cannot Believe This Is Coming From a Potential VP’

25 July 2024 at 09:11
Jennifer Aniston took to social media on Wednesday night to speak out against resurfaced comments from Donald Trump’s VP pick, JD Vance, who called women without children “childless cat ladies.” In a clip posted on X by MeidasTouch editor-in-chief Ron Filipkowski that appears to be from Vance’s Senate run in 2022, he said that the […]

Yesterday — 24 July 2024Variety

‘Love Is Blind: U.K.’ Reveals Cast and Trailer as Hit Netflix Dating Show Moves Across the Pond

24 July 2024 at 13:00
“Love Is Blind” is moving across the pond. The U.K. version of the hit Netflix dating show revealed its full cast and trailer on Wednesday, teasing plenty of drama to come when the first episodes launch on Aug. 7. “Love Is Blind: U.K.” shares the same synopsis as the U.S. version, following 30 singles who […]

Matthew Macfadyen ‘Felt a Bit Miscast’ as Mr. Darcy in ‘Pride & Prejudice’: ‘I’m Not Dishy Enough’

24 July 2024 at 10:03
Before he played Tom Wambsgans in the HBO series “Succession,” Matthew Macfadyen was perhaps best known for his performance as Mr. Darcy in Joe Wright’s 2005 “Pride & Prejudice” adaptation alongside Keira Knightley. And though he often tops fan lists of their favorite interpretations of Jane Austen’s brooding romantic hero, Macfadyen revealed in a new […]

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‘Bridgerton’ Season 4 to Center on Benedict Bridgerton’s Love Story With ‘Lady in Silver’ Sophie

23 July 2024 at 13:46
It’s official: Season 4 of Netflix’s “Bridgerton” will focus on the love story of perpetual bachelor Benedict Bridgerton. Benedict, who is portrayed by Luke Thompson, has taken a backseat in recent seasons but will now be the next Bridgerton sibling to find their soulmate. The season will follow the events of Julia Quinn’s third “Bridgerton” […]

Joe Scarborough Says Donald Trump and Republicans Are ‘Freaking Out’ Over Joe Biden’s Withdrawal: ‘Suddenly, He’s the Oldest Guy in the Race by a Long Shot’

22 July 2024 at 11:18
In a new episode of “Morning Joe” on Monday, host Joe Scarborough shared his thoughts on Joe Biden officially dropping out of the presidential race, saying that he thinks Donald Trump and Republicans are now “freaking out.” “I’ve heard from inside the Trump campaign for some time right now that the one thing Donald Trump […]

‘Anora’ Trailer: Sean Baker’s Palme d’Or Winner Tells the Wild Love Story Between a Sex Worker and a Russian Oligarch’s Son

15 July 2024 at 16:03
The trailer for “Anora,” Sean Baker’ Palme d’Or-winning tale of the love story between a sex worker and the son of a Russian oligarch, is finally here. The dramedy follows Anora (Mikey Madison), an Uzbek-American stripper whose boss often sets her up with Russian-speaking clients. One night, she meets Vanya (Mark Eidelstein), the wealthy young […]

Donald Trump Says ‘I’m Supposed to Be Dead’ in First Interview After Assassination Attempt

15 July 2024 at 09:35
Donald Trump has given his first interview since he was the target of an assassination attempt at his rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday night. In a joint interview with The New York Post and The Washington Examiner on Sunday from his private plane en route to the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, Trump said: “I’m […]

Skepta Doc From ‘Post Malone: Runaway’ Director Hector Dockrill in the Works as Part of New H.Wood Media Partnership (EXCLUSIVE)

11 July 2024 at 08:35
A documentary about U.K. rapper Skepta, directed by BAFTA nominee Hector Dockrill (“Post Malone: Runaway”), is in the works. The project is the first from a new creative alliance between Skepta’s production company, 1PLUS1 Production, and the L.A.-based hospitality and lifestyle marketing company the H.Wood group. The untitled film promises to be a “stirring documentary […]

Sharon Stone to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Taormina Film Festival

10 July 2024 at 11:08
Sharon Stone will receive Taormina Film Festival’s Golden Cariddi for Lifetime Achievement on the Italian event’s closing night this month. Stone joins a prestigious lineup of actors who have been honored with the award, including Jessica Lange, Robert De Niro, Tom Cruise, Sophia Loren, Nicole Kidman, Richard Gere, Colin Firth and Isabelle Huppert. The 66-year-old […]

Venice Film Festival Jury: Andrew Haigh, Agnieszka Holland, James Gray and More Join President Isabelle Huppert

10 July 2024 at 10:05
The full international jury for this year’s Venice Film Festival has been unveiled. The lineup joining president Isabelle Huppert is director-heavy, consisting of James Gray (“Ad Astra”), Andrew Haigh (“All of Us Strangers”), Agnieszka Holland (“Green Border”), Kleber Mendonça Filho (“Bacurau”), Abderrahmane Sissako (“Bamako”), Giuseppe Tornatore (“Cinema Paradiso”) and Julia von Heinz (“Treasure”). “Memoirs of […]

Daisy Edgar-Jones Storms Hollywood: The ‘Twisters’ Star on Chasing a Real Tornado, Working With Glen Powell and Why She Exited the Carole King Biopic

9 July 2024 at 18:00
Daisy Edgar-Jones became so fascinated by the world of storm-chasing during the filming of “Twisters” that she decided to hunt down a tornado herself.   After production wrapped in December on Lee Isaac Chung’s sequel to 1996’s “Twister,” Edgar-Jones — who plays Kate Cooper, a meteorologist haunted by personal trauma — called a team of trackers […]

Jon Stewart on Calls for Biden to Drop Out: ‘I Am in No Way Saying’ He Should, but ‘Can’t We Open Up the Conversation?’

9 July 2024 at 11:18
Jon Stewart doesn’t necessarily think Joe Biden should drop out of the presidential race, but said it’s important to “open up the conversation.” In a new episode of “The Daily Show” on Monday night, Stewart ruminated on the calls from some influential Democrats for Biden to step down after a disastrous debate against Donald Trump, […]

Willem Dafoe Named Artistic Director of Venice Biennale Theater Department

8 July 2024 at 12:19
Willem Dafoe has been appointed the artistic director of the Venice Biennale theater department for 2025 and 2026. The Biennale’s theater department was founded in 1934, following the establishment of its art, music and cinema branches. Its previous directors include Renato Simoni, Luca Ronconi, Franco Quadri, Carmelo Bene and Lluís Pasqual, and it is programmed […]

Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour: Every Surprise Song She’s Played So Far

8 July 2024 at 08:50
Ever since the first night of Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour — when the pop star announced she’d be performing two surprise acoustic songs at every show — fans have been waiting with bated breath to find out which gems from her discography will be unearthed next. Swift kicked off the tour in Glendale, Ariz. in […]

Clive Owen Says David Bowie ‘Has More to Do With Me Being an Actor’ Than Anyone Else: ‘He Showed Me You Can Create Worlds’

5 July 2024 at 16:18
Clive Owen has not forgotten his roots. Growing up in a working-class family in Coventry in the 1970s U.K., he yearned to explore different roles in life – and the youth wing of the city’s civic Belgrade Theatre gave him that opportunity. More than four decades later, Owen — who most recently appeared in “Monsieur […]

France’s Oscar Committee Increases Size and Term Length After Last Year’s ‘Anatomy of a Fall’ Snub

5 July 2024 at 11:03
France’s Oscar committee, which selects the country’s submission for the best international film category, has introduced key changes affecting the size of the group and term length of its members. In an announcement on Friday, the CNC — France’s National Film Board — revealed that the committee will now be made up of 11 members […]

Holly Willoughby: Security Guard Found Guilty of Kidnap and Murder Plot Targeting Former ‘This Morning’ Presenter

4 July 2024 at 14:32
An Essex man has been found guilty of plotting to kidnap, rape and murder former “This Morning” presenter Holly Willoughby. According to the BBC, Chelmsford Crown Court ruled that 37-year-old security guard Gavin Plumb planned to carry out “highly sexualized violence” against Willoughby to fulfill an “ultimate fantasy.” He was arrested and charged in October […]