EXCLUSIVE: Taissa Farmiga (The Gilded Age) will exec produce and star in the Ukrainian drama Anna, from producer Uri Singer (White Noise).
EXCLUSIVE: Taissa Farmiga (The Gilded Age) will exec produce and star in the Ukrainian drama Anna, from producer Uri Singer (White Noise).
THR sources.Amazon declined to comment.Co-created by Jacobson and Graham, the first season of the show delved into the diverse history of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League made famous in Penny Marshall’s original film starring Geena Davis, Lori Petty, Tom Hanks and Madonna. Carson Shaw (Jacobson) takes a risk and leaves home to try out for the AAGPBL while her husband is away at war. On the way to tryouts, she meets Jo De Luca (Melanie Field) and Gretta Gil (D’Arcy Carden), who become her teammates on the Rockford Peaches.
Katie Reul editor “The Disappearance of Mrs. Wu,” a multi-generational comedy starring “Crazy Rich Asians” actor Lisa Lu, is set for a March 17 premiere at the Laemmle Theater in North Hollywood, following the film’s acquisition by Picturehouse. The coming-of-age story will then have a one-week theatrical run. Reflective of the feature’s expansive crew of female filmmakers, “The Disappearance of Mrs. Wu” is centered around the challenges of mother-daughter relationships. The film follows Emma (Rochelle Ying), an introverted teenager, on a road-trip up the California coast after her grandmother, Lily (Lu), asks for help breaking out of her nursing home. Along the way, Emma begins to obtain a better understanding of her immigrant mother and their complicated relationship.
The Hollywood Reporter claims that Jenna Ortega is close to being cast in the sequel.Fans know Ortega as the newest scream queen in Hollywood. She’s starred on shows like You and even stars in the titular role on Netflix’s Wednesday. In addition, she’s also horrified fans in two Scream franchise movies.
Jenna Ortega may be ready to reunite with Tim Burton on his next project as sources confirm to Deadline that Ortega is in early talks to reunite with the Wednesday creator on Beetlejuice 2 at Warner Bros. Insiders add that Michael Keaton and Wyonna Ryder are expected to reprise their roles with Burton directing.
Rachel Seo Jenna Ortega is eyeing a role in Tim Burton’s “Beetlejuice 2,” Variety has confirmed. Ortega, best known for her role as Wednesday Addams in Netflix’s recent series reboot “Wednesday,” is in talks to play the daughter of Lydia Deetz, portrayed by Winona Ryder in the original film. This marks her second time working with Burton, who was an executive producer on “Wednesday” and directed four of its eight episodes. Michael Keaton is also set to reprise his role as the title character. Representatives for Warner Bros. and Ortega did not immediately respond to Variety‘s request for comment.
Tim Burton is staying in the Jenna Ortega business, as the ‘Wednesday’ star is currently eyeing a role in “Beetlejuice 2,” TheWrap has confirmed.The film will be the sequel to Burton’s 1988 comedy classic that also marked his first collaboration with Michael Keaton. He’s expected to direct and Keaton is likely to return as the devious poltergeist-for-hire.
Lucy Liu didn't feel "validated" when other people said they had had bad experiences working with Bill Murray. The 54-year-old star previously accused the 72-year-old actor of using "inexcusable and unacceptable" language towards her when they filmed 2000's 'Charlie's Angels' and she admitted she has felt "sad" when other people came forward with their own stories, including Geena Davis, who said he had verbally berated her while making 'Quick Change', and Seth Green, who claimed Bill had dropped him in a bin "by his ankles" backstage at 'Saturday Night Live' when he was just nine years old. Lucy told People magazine: "I felt sad that it happened to other people.
Shucked is a brand new musical that begins previews TONIGHT on Broadway and we caught up with star Kevin Cahoon to learn more about him!
The Graham Norton Show returns to screens tonight (March 3) with a host of famous faces taking a seat on the big red sofa. BBC’s flagship talk show sees the Irish presenter welcome stars of film, TV, music, and beyond.
Katie Reul editor Actors Josh Brolin and Sophie Thatcher are set to receive top honors at the 2023 Sun Valley Film Festival amid a jam-packed slate of cinematic programming. Brolin will take home the festival’s Vision Award, which is annually bestowed to industry gamechangers whose work has irrefutably shaped the entertainment sphere. The honor will be presented to Brolin during an April 1 ceremony, followed by a conversation on his career. Most recently, Brolin starred in and executive produced the Prime Video series “Outer Range.” The actor scored an Academy Award nomination in 2008 for his performance in Gus Van Sant’s “Milk,” and has held key roles in other acclaimed films including “No Country for Old Men,” “American Gangster,” “Sicario” and “Oldboy.” The “Avengers” franchise star will join an elite group of past honorees such as Geena Davis, Clint Eastwood, Gal Gadot, Ethan Hawke and Amy Poehler.
Jazz Tangcay Artisans Editor Emmy-nominated producer, filmmaker, author and activist Geena Rocero has joined the SeeHer advisory board, the initiative that aims to increase the accurate portrayal of women and girls in advertising and media. She joins a board that includes former WNBA CEO Lisa Borders; former InStyle magazine Editor-In-Chief and influencer Laura Brown; award-winning journalist Katie Couric; Academy Award-winning actor and activist Geena Davis; entrepreneur and TV personality Lori Grenier; singer, songwriter, producer and advocate Connie Lim (MILCK); storyteller, actor and social media influencer Busy Philipps; actor, producer, and activist Yara Shahidi; TV personality and NFL Hall of Famer Michael Strahan; and literary agent Jennifer Rudolph Walsh.
Jack Nicholson’s daughter Tessa Gourin is speaking out about her estranged relationship with her famous father.
So Help Me Todd will be back for a second season. Amid strong ratings, CBS announced today it has renewed the hit drama series starring Marcia Gay Harden and Skylar Astin for premiere in the 2023-24 broadcast season.
The Dropout star Amanda Seyfried appears to have confirmed she’s working on a Broadway-bound musical with Westworld‘s Evan Rachel Wood amid reports that the duo are workshopping a stage adaptation of the 1991 film Thelma & Louise.
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Geena Davis has some horror stories to share from working with Bill Murray.
, the Babylon actor reminisced about the early days of his career, including his first taste of on-screen love scenes. Before he was Mr. Smith (Mr. and Mrs.
A literal roll in the hay! Brad Pitt got real when discussing his first-ever on-screen sex scene — a moment that took place in a barn.
Sorry, Jennifer Lawrence, but WHAT?!?
Phyllis Carlyle, a casting director and manager who worked with such big names as Willem Dafoe, Jude Law and Geena Davis who later produced the hit films Seven and The Accidental Tourist, has died. She was 80.
Geena Davis‘s memoir, “Dying Of Politeness,” dropped earlier this month, and in it, the actress has plenty of stories from her rise to fame and subsequent career. But one of the best stories is one she told The New Yorker in a recent profile, about the career advice her “Tootsie” co-star Dustin Hoffman told her to ward off the sexual advances of other actors.
Geena Davis said this week she’s "grateful" she had her three children later in life because she hoped she would be "more evolved" as a person and a better parent for them to model. The 66-year-old actress told the co-hosts of British talk show "Loose Women" on Wednesday "I’m just really grateful that I had children in my 40s. And I wanted to wait, hoping that I could still have kids but I thought I’ll be more evolved the later – longer that I wait because I did have a sense that I wasn’t – that I didn’t have a lot of self-esteem, I guess is what you’d call it, but I was really determined that my kids would have self-esteem." The "Beetlejuice" star shares daughter Alizeh, 20, and twin sons Kaiis and Kian, 18, with her ex-husband Reza Jarrahy.Their divorce was finalized last year after two decades together. Davis gave birth to her daughter when she was 46 and she was 48 when she had her twins. Geena Davis visits SiriusXM Studios on October 12, 2022 in New York City.
Geena Davis has said she feels 'really grateful' that she didn't have her first child until she was in her forties. The 66-year-old had daughter Alizeh Keshvar Davis Jarrahy in 2002, and twin sons Kaiis Steven and Kian William in 2004. She shares them with her former partner Reza Jarrahy, who she split from in 2017.
Geena Davis “really wanted to be small” and struggled to fit in because of her height. The ‘Thelma and Louise’ actress, who started her career as a lingerie model, has opened up about the insecurity she had with her height when she was younger and confessed that she felt like a misfit as she was taller than her school colleagues. She told The New Yorker: "I was tall from a baby.
Geena Davis says Susan Sarandon transformed her life when she was “dying of politeness”. The ‘Thelma and Louise’ actress, 66, who starred with Susan, 76, in the 1991 film, said she showed her how to be “authentic”. Geena told ‘Good Morning Britain’ on Monday (17.
kiss a much younger woman and then straddle her. Production was shut down on the half-finished Disney Searchlight medical drama “Being Mortal” after Murray was accused of doing just that to a “much younger” staffer.
Good Morning Britain fans with her ageless beauty as the actress praised her former co-star Susan Sarandon for changing her life, when she was 'dying of politeness. 'Talking to hosts Susanna Reid, 51, and Richard Madeley, 66, Geena opened up about how Susan showed her 'what it’s like to live authentically and be in the moment. ' Dressed in an elegant black and red dress, Geena looked flawless with smooth skin and glossy lips, while her brunette tresses were styled into soft waves.
Saturday Night Live (SNL) when he was nine years old.Green claims that Murray was so incensed by him sitting on the arm rest of “his chair” backstage and the child’s refusal to move that he “picked me up by my ankles” and dropped him into a trash can outside.The Austin Powers actor is the latest to accuse Murray of inappropriate behaviour after Geena Davis made claims of a “bad” experience with him while filming 1990’s Quick Change.Since then, a report confirming that Murray reached a monetary settlement with a female accuser whom he was physically inappropriate with on the set of the currently suspended film Being Mortal has been released, and Rob Schneider has also alleged that Murray “hated” various SNL cast members, specifically Chris Farley and Adam Sandler.On a recent episode of the Good Mythical Morning YouTube show, Green accused Murray of placing him upside down in a trash can – a move that left him in tears.“When I was nine years old, I did a spot on Saturday Night Live when Mary Gross was one of the on-the-scene anchor people for the news, and she did a whole thing about what kids think about the Christmas holiday,” Green said, adding that he passed time backstage by watching television. Murray was the host of that particular SNL episode.“[Murray] saw me sitting on the arm of this chair and made a big fuss about me being in his seat,” Green said.
A new report from Puck this week alleges that Bill Murray has paid a $100,000 settlement to a “much younger” female crew member on the film Being Mortal, the production of which Deadline first reported in April was being suspended due to a complaint made against Murray for inappropriate behavior.
details emerging about Murray’s misconduct on the set of “Being Mortal.”In April, Searchlight abruptly halted production on the Aziz Ansari film due to a “complaint” that was revealed to be about Murray. According to reports, the veteran comedian kissed and straddled a young female staff member “as a joke,” resulting in a settlement that cost him upwards of $100,000. In the aftermath of the shutdown, several of Murray’s former coworkers have come forward with their own stories.
Bill Murray “hated” various cast members on Saturday Night Live, specifically Chris Farley and Adam Sandler.Following allegations made by Geena Davis regarding a “bad” experience with Murray while filming 1990’s Quick Change, Schneider discussed his experience with the actor in an interview with SiriusXM’s Jim Norton & Sam Roberts.When one of the hosts mentioned Jaws actor Robert Shaw, who was rumoured to have been difficult on set, Schneider brought up Murray.“That’s the same thing with Bill Murray,” Schneider said. “I won’t say who the filmmaker was, but like Bill Murray, it’s like, ‘He’s gonna come, he’s gonna change the dialogue. He’s gonna change things, and it’s gonna be great, but you don’t know who you’re gonna get, which Bill Murray you’re gonna get.
Zack Sharf On the heels of Geena Davis’ revelation that Bill Murray was allegedly inappropriate with her during the making of “Quick Change” comes a new interview with Rob Schneider claiming Murray hated “Saturday Night Live” cast members Adam Sandler and Chris Farley. Schneider was being interviewed on SiriusXM’s “The Jim Norton & Sam Roberts Show” (via THR) when he said that his “SNL” cast got a warning when Murray came to host an episode. An unnamed filmmaker told Schneider and the team: “Bill Murray is gonna come, he’s gonna change the dialogue. He’s gonna change things, and it’s gonna be great, but you don’t know who you’re gonna get. Which Bill Murray you’re gonna get. The nice Bill Murray? Or you’re gonna get the tough Bill Murray?”
Being Mortal. Murray adds his name to a long list, especially since this month alone, Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, Paul Haggis and Danny Masterson are all on trial facing various allegations of sexual misconduct. New details about Bill Murray’s suspension from the Searchlight Pictures film have emerged from a recent report from Puck.
Making peace with the past. Geena Davis took a walk down memory lane while writing her new memoir, Dying of Politeness, and that included her negative experience with Bill Murray on the set of Quick Change.
Geena Davis has opened up about her experience with ageism in Hollywood. In an interview with The Times ahead of her new book release, "Dying of Politeness," the 66-year-old actress shared that she stopped being offered roles after turning 40. "It was like I drove off a cliff," the "Thelma & Louise" star said.
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