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Director Joel Crawford talks reuniting Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick and “bringing the joy.” Some familiar animated faces among this year’s Emmy contenders are Dreamworks Animation’s Trolls. Following up on the 2016 Oscar-nominated Trolls, DWA brought the gang back together for Trolls Holiday, a computer-animated half-hour special that reunited Anna Kendrick as Poppy, Justin Timberlake
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The two also talked about the excitement around Bruce Springsteen’s performance. Tony Awards co-hosts Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Wednesday night (June 6) to talk about what it’s like having Bruce Springsteen hanging around the Tonys set now that he’s been confirmed as a performer. “The venue is abuzz with energy that Bruce is gonna
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Behind some of TV’s top new comedies — from ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ to ‘GLOW’ — are female writers who are using their shows to explore thoughtful takes on the issues of gender, dating and sex. In The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’s pilot, viewers learn just how perfect 1950s housewife Midge Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan) used to
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The husband-and-wife collaborators, up for best original score and book, respectively, discuss the evolution of their work for the stage and tweaking the hit 2004 film for the current climate. Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond have been married for 17 years and collaborating for even longer, from their roots at Chicago’s Second City to Saturday
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With no change in officers at the Golden Globe-granting organization, the board members also remain largely the same for the coming year. The leadership of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which dispenses the annual Golden Globe Awards, remains largely unchanged as the group, which represents journalists working in Hollywood for overseas outlets, heads into the
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Courtesy of T. Charles Erickson I confess that what little I know about corporate raiders I learned mostly from Pretty Woman. In that 1990 film, Richard Gere played a finance vulture, swooping in on a vulnerable family-owned shipbuilding company with the intention of buying it, stripping it down and breaking it up to sell off
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The best actor in a musical nominee describes singing the famous “Soliloquy” after the birth of his first child and playing an abusive husband as the #MeToo movement rages. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s 1945 classic musical Carousel contains one of the most memorable solo numbers in musical theater history. It’s “Soliloquy,” in which carnival barker Billy
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‘Black Panther,’ ‘The Shape of Water,’ ‘Fantastic Beasts,’ ‘Wont You Be Neighbor’ Courtesy of Marvel Studios ; Fox Searchlight Pictures; Courtesy of Warner Bros.; Photofest Black Panther took home the top honor and the most awards of any one film at the 19th annual Golden Trailer Awards, which celebraties the best in film and television
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Shinzo Abe’s failure to congratulate Hirokazu Kore-eda for his film ‘Shoplifters’ is unusual in Japan, where leaders are usually quick to tout the international recognition and success of its citizens. The absence of a congratulatory call or message for Cannes Palme d’Or-winner Hirokazu Kore-eda from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has fueled speculation that the
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Governors who are vacating their seats include Tom Hanks (who has termed out) and Kathleen Kennedy and Michael Mann (who are both not seeking re-election). Some added star power may be coming to the Academy’s board of governors. Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson (Room) and screenwriter John Ridley (12 Years a Slave), Oscar-nominated actress Meg Ryan, Get Out producer Jason Blum, Sony Classics
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Melody Herzfeld — of Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School — is being recognized for demonstrating resilience through art in the wake of February’s mass shooting. The Tony Awards announced Thursday that Melody Herzfeld of Parkland, Fla., has been named the fourth recipient of the excellence in theatre education award. Herzfeld, the drama teacher at
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The lead actress in a musical nominee shares what she most admires about her character, along with audience reactions underscoring the show’s theme that “people are people.” Before each performance of The Band’s Visit, Katrina Lenk practices a little self-induced amnesia. She started with the show in early workshops, before performing in its acclaimed 2016
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The filmmaker behind ‘Whitney: Can I Be Me,’ along with documentarians behind other specials about stars including Jim Carrey, Garry Shandling and Eric Clapton, reveal the complicated individuals living within larger-than-life figures. Who is Jim Carrey, really? That’s a question that Chris Smith’s documentary Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond — Featuring a Very Special,
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The first visible evidence of this decision will be the absence of the show and its talent Sunday from a TV Academy showcase of several ABC programs, for which it had previously been scheduled to be included. Does ABC’s decision to cancel Roseanne, in the wake of a racist tweet Tuesday morning by executive producer/star
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Sexual misconduct allegations against the actor are “compelling and devastating,” says the union. In the wake of accusations Thursday that Morgan Freeman subjected eight women to unwanted touching and sexual comments, performers union SAG-AFTRA is reconsidering the lifetime achievement award bestowed on the actor at the annual SAG Awards this past January. “These are compelling and
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