Industry Topics Blog Posts

Mar 5, 2018

Sam Rockwell Wins Oscar for Best Supporting Actor

Character actor Sam Rockwell has joked about being known as “That guy from that movie.” Some recognize him as “That guy from ‘Moon,” or “from Galaxy ‘Quest,’” or “from ‘Iron Man 2,’” or “The Green Mile.” But that will change… Read More

Feb 17, 2018

‘Black Panther’ Chadwick Boseman Makes Cinematic History

Cinematic history is being made this weekend with the release of Black Panther, a film that marks the first time that a major studio greenlit a black superhero movie directed by an African-American director and featuring a mostly black cast…. Read More

Feb 3, 2018

Connie Sawyer, Hollywood’s Oldest Working Actress Dies at 105

Hollywood’s oldest working actress, Connie Sawyer, recently passed away at the whopping age of 105. Her career as a character actress was both long–almost nine decades!–and prolific with over 140 credits. Most of Sawyer’s credits were in TV hit shows… Read More

Jan 26, 2018

Nick Nolte Opens Up in His New Memoir ‘Rebel’

“I had become an actor because real life was hard for me. Sometimes it was really tough. Acting was different from real life, yet it gave me the chance to search for complex stories that helped me understand and cope… Read More

Jan 22, 2018

The Producers Guild Issues New Anti-Sexual Harassment Guidelines

The Producers Guild of America issued “Anti-Sexual Harassment Guidelines” in hopes of eradicating the industry-wide problem of sexual harassment within Hollywood. The protocols reflect the initial recommendations made by the PGA’s Anti-Sexual Harassment Task Force; they were unanimously ratified by the… Read More

Jan 15, 2018

Mark Wahlberg and WME Donate $2 Million to Time’s Up Fund

Mark Wahlberg and his agency William Morris Endeavor donated a combined sum of $2 million to the Time’s Up legal defense fund in the name of actress Michelle Williams. Specifically, Wahlberg contributed $1.5 million, and WME gave $500,000. The money… Read More

Jan 13, 2018

Allison Janney’s ‘I, Tonya’ Performance Awarded with a Golden Globe

Actress Allison Janney was honored with her first Golden Globe award over the weekend. The Boston native won Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of LaVona Fay Golden, the mother of the notorious figure-skating legend, Tonya Harding, in the biographical… Read More

Jan 8, 2018

Roles Written Specifically For Sally Hawkins and Octavia Spencer

English actress Sally Hawkins already has won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Comedy or Musical for her portrayal of the kind-hearted primary school teacher in the 2008 film Happy-Go-Lucky. And Hawkins is back at… Read More

Jan 6, 2018

Jodie Foster’s Thoughts on Superhero Movies

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past ten years, you will have noticed the ubiquitous nature of superhero films like Batman, Iron Man, Spiderman, Superman–gosh, lotta men here (thank God for Wonder Woman)–The Avengers, Doctor Strange, and… Read More

Jan 1, 2018

Hong Chau’s Journey to Becoming a Rising Star

American actress Hong Chau stars in her breakout role opposite Matt Damon in the science fiction comedy-drama Downsizing currently in theaters. Her portrayal as the Vietnamese political activist Ngoc Lan Tran has earned the rising star a Golden Globe, Screen… Read More

Dec 18, 2017

7 Actresses Who Don’t Drink Alcohol

With all the parties, after-parties, and overall drinking culture of Hollywood, it looks like just about all the talent around town routinely–and even glamorously–sips cocktails. But as we all know, appearances can be deceiving. Here are seven actresses who choose… Read More

Gary Oldman Adds Winston Churchill to His Resume of Iconic Roles
Dec 8, 2017

Gary Oldman Adds Winston Churchill to His List of Iconic Roles

In 1986, Gary Oldman burst on the world of cinema like a supernova with his no-holds-barred portrayal of the doomed punk-rock superstar Sid Vicious in Alex Cox’s Sid and Nancy. Oldman’s commitment to the self-destructive bassist’s life story and confounding… Read More

Dec 1, 2017

Actress Meghan Markel Soon to Be Royal

There are a lot of weighty issues swirling around the collective consciousness these days, and plenty of issues to fixate upon. Geopolitical tension, global warming, cybercrime, allegations of sexual misconduct, and the list goes on. But one of the stories… Read More

Nov 13, 2017

Matthew McConaughey on Balancing Preparation and Spontaneity

Academy Award-winning actor Matthew McConaughey is celebrated for his performances in many films including Dallas Buyers Club, The Wolf of Wall Street, and Interstellar. The Texas star is now 48 years old and has clearly harnessed his talent, skillset, and… Read More

Nov 7, 2017

Tom Holland’s ‘Spider-Man’ Audition Tapes

English actor Tom Holland starred as a 15-year-old Peter Parker AKA Spider-Man who’s motivated to become an Avenger in Spider-Man: Homecoming. In this video, portions of Holland’s audition tapes give us a glimpse of the hard work and persistence that… Read More