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Oct 16, 2017

Tyler Perry Seeks to Motivate with New Book ‘Higher Is Waiting’

Tyler Perry’s life story is truly remarkable, and now he hopes to inspire others with it in his new book Higher Is Waiting. Perry has authored 19 feature films, 20 stage plays, nine TV shows, and a book that reached… Read More

Oct 14, 2017

Bill Skarsgard on the Intense Role of Pennywise in ‘It’

You may not recognize the chiseled face of Swedish actor Bill Skarsgard, but if you saw it caked with cracking demonic clown makeup, it’d almost certainly ring a bell. Skarsgard is most known for his portrayal as Pennywise the Dancing… Read More

Sep 11, 2017

Mike Hodge, Actor and President of SAG-AFTRA NY, Dies at 70

Mike Hodge, the president of the SAG-AFTRA New York local chapter, died Saturday night at the age of 70. He was also an actor who had recurring work on Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as well… Read More

Sep 10, 2017

Michelle Pfeiffer & Meg Tilly’s Career Comebacks After Kids

Actresses Michelle Pfeiffer and Meg Tilly are both experiencing a career resurgence. Pfeiffer’s role as Ruth Madoff in HBO’s Wizard of Lies earned her a Primetime Emmy nomination, and Tilly’s portrayal of Jeanie McMahon in Netflix’s War Machine opposite Brad… Read More

Sep 2, 2017

Celebrities Donate to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Many Hollywood actors and other celebrities are stepping forward to help with relief efforts after Hurricane Harvey’s devastating category-four winds and catastrophic flooding. Indeed, many are donating big money to assist the Gulf Coast storm victims during this historic time… Read More

Aug 26, 2017

Amy Schumer Believes Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle Should Earn More Than Her

Amy Schumer was the first woman to make the Forbes list of highest-paid comedians in 2016, ranking fourth on the list. And this year she made the list again, coming in at number five after raking in over $37 million–a… Read More

Aug 21, 2017

Goodbye to Comedy Legend Jerry Lewis

The comedic genius and philanthropist Jerry Lewis died after a brief illness at the age of 91 on Sunday morning at his Las Vegas home. Celebrated as the master of slapstick, the New Jersey native entertained audiences over the course… Read More

Aug 15, 2017

Tom Cruise and Charlize Theron’s On-Set Injuries

Actors who dare to execute their own stunts garner the admiration of their audiences, and even their peers, the world over. Exhibiting such courage and physical prowess is not only tough as nails, but it can also take a character’s… Read More

Aug 5, 2017

Rest in Peace Sam Shepard

  Sam Shepard passed away at his home in Kentucky in late July surrounded by his family. He died from complications from ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, at the age of 73. Shepard is recognized as a legendary… Read More

Jul 22, 2017

In Memory of Martin Landau

Oscar-winning character actor Martin Landau passed away July 15th at the age of 89 in Los Angeles. His publisher stated he died from “unexpected complications during a short hospitalization.” The versatile actor appeared in nearly 200 television shows and movies… Read More

Jun 13, 2017

Elisabeth Moss on Using Her Instincts, Music, and Charts

Celebrated actress Elisabeth Moss has forged her own path in Hollywood, excelling in the craft even though she never received formal acting training. Moss is known for her acclaimed roles as Offred in the haunting Hulu original series The Handmaid’s… Read More

Jun 5, 2017

Terry Gilliam’s 17-Year Attempt to Film ‘Quixote’ Finally Achieved

“Success is not the absence of failure; it’s the persistence through failure.” – Aisha Tyler “Sorry for the long silence. I’ve been busy packing the truck and am now heading home. After 17 years, we have completed the shoot of… Read More

Dec 30, 2016

Carrie Fisher and Her Mother Debbie Reynolds Die One Day Apart

2016 has been a year marked with much loss in the celebrity world, and this past week the passing of the beloved stars Carrie Fisher and her mother Debbie Reynolds has only added to the grief. Carrie Fisher was born… Read More

Dec 24, 2016

Underrated Holiday Movies

Have you been enjoying a few of your favorite holiday movies this season, but are in the mood for more? Not sure what to choose next? Here are a few underrated holiday films to consider during this festive time of… Read More

Dec 22, 2016

Riz Ahmed’s Determination to Land His ‘Rogue’ Role

Riz Ahmed plays the volatile Rebel pilot Bodhi Rook in the huge box-office hit Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. In this BBC Radio clip, he admits to being relieved when he found out he landed a part in the… Read More