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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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In a tearful sitdown interview with the New York Times, the actress recalled an incident with her costar which she believes crossed the line. In a sitdown interview with the New York Times, Arrested Development stars Jeffrey Tambor, Jessica Walter, Tony Hale, Jason Bateman, Alia Shawkat, Will Arnett and David Cross got candid and emotional
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“This tribute will reflect the awe and admiration these individuals deserve,” said Maura Mandt, executive producer of the ESPYs. The hundreds of sexual abuse survivors who spoke out against former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University team doctor Larry Nassar are set to receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at this year’s ESPY Awards.  ESPN
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Manson helped to usher in the modern era of Hollywood market research through his innovative campaign for the 1971 horror film ‘Willard,’ and also specialized in cutting TV spots and trailers, including the famous one for the 1981 horror film ‘Scanners.’ Arthur Manson, a veteran marketing and distribution executive who helped to usher in the
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Jake Tapper has spent the last several years immersed in the 1950s, and it has him thinking about the current state of our politics. The CNN anchor just published his first novel, The Hellfire Club (Little, Brown and Company, April 24), a 1950s-set political thriller about secret societies, McCarthyism and how Washington compromises event the
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Among familiar Hollywood names landing nominations for their work this season are Andrew Garfield, Denzel Washington, Mark Rylance, Nathan Lane, Glenda Jackson, Laurie Metcalf and Amy Schumer. Early prognostications for the 2018 Tony Awards had The Band’s Visit and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child taking up pole position in the two most important races
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While ‘SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical’ and ‘Mean Girls’ topped this year’s Tony Awards nominations, there were a handful of Broadway stars, boldface names and shows that failed to receive expected nods. The nominations for the 2018 Tony Awards were announced Tuesday morning, with SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical and Mean Girls scoring 12 noms apiece. The
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Twenty-four years after Tony Kushner made Tony history by becoming the first playwright to win back-to-back best play honors for the two parts of Angels in America, his seminal work about the AIDS crisis has a good chance to again win a Broadway award. Nathan Lane and Andrew Garfield, who headline the production, lead the
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Martyna Majok’s probing play examines the human condition through the lives of four lonely people, two of them dealing with physical disabilities. Martyna Majok’s Cost of Living, a haunting, rigorously unsentimental identity play that refutes stereotypes about people with physical disabilities and their caregivers, has been named the winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for
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The immersive musical about a fictional Korean pop factory scored nine nominations, while Carrie Coon, Michael Urie, Cristin Milioti and Paul Sparks are among those in the running for acting honors. Nominations for the 33rd Annual Lucille Lortel Awards were announced Wednesday, with honors spread across an eclectic mix of musicals and plays from the
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Gabe Polsky follows his acclaimed feature documentary directorial debut ‘Red Army’ with a dynamic exploration of what separates our greatest athletes from all the rest. We’ve barely made it through the first quarter of 2018, but an early contender for the best documentary feature Oscar has emerged: Gabe Polsky‘s In Search of Greatness, a dynamic
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Jeffrey Katzenberg, Ron Meyer, Jim Gianopulos, Kevin Tsujihara, Jerry Bruckheimer, Brian Grazer, Pat Riley and Gary Barber were among the other notable figures in attendance. Hollywood’s elite turned out in force for the Simon Wiesenthal Center and Museum of Tolerance’s annual national tribute dinner on Thursday night — Jews and non-Jews alike — as the
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The internet exploded with memes of the actress after she appeared to come to some sort of realization while applauding. Jennifer Garner introduced the “In Memoriam” segment at Sunday’s 90th Academy Awards, and since the show she’s become a viral meme — but not because of her time spent on stage. While in the audience,
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Philip Mudd, counterterrorism analyst and former deputy director of the FBI’s national security branch, could not hold back tears while discussing the tragedy with Wolf Blitzer. Philip Mudd, a counterterrorism analyst and former deputy director of the FBI, became emotional while discussing Wednesday’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Speaking with CNN’s
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