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B.J. Novak on Landing ‘Fresh Air’ Host Terry Gross to Play ‘Queen Bee’ Radio Mogul in His…

During an appearance on Kim Masters' KCRW show 'The Business,' Novak shares how seriously Gross took the part.

MLB All-Star Game: Full Lineup of Events and Parties in Los Angeles

Thursday, July 14 Commissioner’s Cup + Jennie Finch Classic MLB Youth Academy, 901 E. Artesia Blvd., Compton, 3 p.m. (Home Run Derby), 7:30 p.m. (Opening ceremonies for Commissioner’s Cup and Jennie Finch Classic) The MLB Youth Academy hosts the launch of the Commissioner’s Cup and Jennie Finch Classic presented by Arm & Hammer. The festive […]

Jordan Peele’s ‘Nope,’ ‘Get Out’ and ‘Us’ Featured in New VR Experience From Meta, Horizon Worlds

The Jordan Peele universe is expanding — into virtual reality. Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions has teamed with Meta and Horizon Worlds to offer a new experience in the free virtual reality video game for Quest 2 headsets. The multi-world VR experience, debuting today after being in the works for two months, opens with Monkeypaw Productions: All […]

Spoiler Alert: How Hollywood Insiders Like Dwayne Johnson and Benedict Cumberbatch Really Feel About Reveals, Leaks and Broken NDAs

On the morning of June 23, just hours before Thor: Love and Thunder’s world premiere at Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre, Walt Disney Co. senior publicist Marshall Weinbaum tweeted a polite request for discretion to the first audience to take in Taika Waititi’s new Marvel Studios effort. “Let’s please (please, please) be respectful in our tweets […]

Oprah Winfrey Set for Project Angel Food’s ‘Lead With Love’ Telethon

Oprah Winfrey has been tapped to kick off Project Angel Food’s third annual telethon — Lead With Love 3 presented by City National Bank — airing live on KTLA 5 on July 23. Hosted by Eric McCormack and TV personality Jessica Holmes, the telethon will also feature appearances by a long list of boldface names, […]

‘The Terminal List’ Writer Jack Carr on Landing Dream Collaborators in Chris Pratt, Antoine Fuqua

When Jack Carr was tucked away inside a rental in Coronado, California, typing up what would be the first of five novels centered on a Navy SEAL commander named James Reese, he zeroed in on a short list of dream collaborators if the book was ever adapted. After all, the plot seemed prime for adaptation […]

‘Jurassic World Dominion’ Screenwriter and ‘Elvis’ Dialect Coach Are Engaged

Love is in the air at the multiplex. Emily Carmichael, co-writer of Jurassic World Dominion, and Erik Singer, dialect coach on Elvis, are engaged. The pair, whose movies are currently charting in the top three at the U.S. box office, confirmed the news with The Hollywood Reporter and shared their exclusive (and playful) engagement portraits. […]

‘Pass the Mic’ Star DJ Cassidy Celebrates Birthday With R&B Legends in L.A.

Celebrity deejay and Pass the Mic guru DJ Cassidy posted up at Herb Alpert’s jazzy Vibrato Grill on Monday night in Los Angeles for a birthday bash that featured Cassidy passing the microphone in person to some R&B legends. The impromptu session saw Thelma Houston sing “Don’t Leave Me This Way,” Shalamar’s Howard Hewett turn […]

University of Texas at Austin’s Harry Ransom Center Sets Endowment to Honor Robert De Niro

The University of Texas at Austin’s Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum, has created a new endowment to honor Robert De Niro. In appreciation of his support of the center, the endowment is known as the De Niro Curator Film and it “will support the ongoing work to preserve film history and […]

‘Hustle’ Acting Coach on Key to Working With NBA Stars and First-Time Actors

When filmmaker Jeremiah Zagar got called to the big leagues to direct Adam Sandler in Netflix’s Hustle, he drafted a key teammate from his last film to make the leap along with him. Noëlle Gentile, a onetime public school theater teacher in Brooklyn and upstate New York, spent months working with athletes-turned-actors Juancho Hernangomez, Anthony […]

Tom Brady Says More Hollywood Projects Are in His Future After Producing Debut ’80 for Brady’

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Riley Keough on “Special and Overwhelming” Journey of Supporting ‘Elvis’ With the Presley Family

In early May, ahead of the film’s splashy premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis received an endorsement of the highest order when Priscilla Presley took to social media to share her reaction upon seeing it. “Beautifully done,” posted Priscilla, praising Luhrmann; Austin Butler, who toplines as the King; Tom Hanks as his […]

Zachary Levi Reveals Mental Breakdown at 37 Led Him to Seek Treatment After “Lifelong” Battle with Anxiety, Depression

Zachary Levi has a memoir coming out June 28 titled Radical Love: Learning to Accept Yourself and Others. In it, the Shazam! franchise star reveals that his journey of arriving at a place where he could fully practice self-love and acceptance has been a difficult one as he has faced a lifelong battle with anxiety, […]