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Keke Palmer Weighs in on Viral Fan Campaign for Her to Play X-Men's Rogue
Keke Palmer has never been afraid to shoot her shot for a role, but this time the fans are doing it for her! A video of the Nope actress showing off different outfits for  sparked a conversation about casting her as a comic-book hero when Palmer briefly appears in a black leather outfit and says she's «manifesting a superhero role» because it would make a perfect costume. While many of the suggestions were the popular casting choices for Black actresses — regardless of personality — one particular fan's idea went viral. TikToker @jacobfordridgway noted that although suggestions like Storm and Bumblebee were understandable, Palmer would work best in a role that tapped into her real-life superpower -- her vivaciousness. «If you want her to deliver a powerhouse lead, she's got to have room to play in that role,» he explains, suggesting that Palmer should play X-Men's Rogue, giving her a «fun, boisterous role.»The idea quickly took off on TikTok and Twitter, finding its way to Palmer herself. When the TikTok video began to gain viral status on Twitter, she quote-retweeted it with the caption, «Come on agentttttttt,» showing her appreciation for fans thinking of her.Of course, a viral fan-casting being kicked off from a Tiktok video doesn't exactly make for a traditional copy letter but it wouldn't be the first time Palmer landed a role through unconventional means. In September 2020, Palmer hooked her guest-starring role in 's final season by flagging Issa Rae through social media.
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Sydney Sweeney looks elegant in floral dress while Issa Rae and Rachel Brosnahan are stylish
Sydney Sweeney showed off her classic and elegant side as she attended the special Glamour x Tory Burch Luncheon earlier on Saturday in West Hollywood. The Euphoria star, 24, donned a long, floral dress as she posed for photos once she arrived at the event which took place at the social club, Holloway House. Other celebrities were invited to celebrate the upcoming Emmys, including Issa Rae, 37, who donned chic pants while Rachel Brosnahan, 32, showcased a vibrant skirt.    Exciting day: Sydney Sweeney, 24, Issa Rae, 37, and Rachel Brosnahan, 32, looked stunning as they attended the Glamour x Tory Burch Emmys luncheon on Saturday in West HollywoodSydney slipped into a long, flowy dress with thin straps that comprised of a black and cream-colored floral pattern. The gown fell down towards her ankles, showcasing a pair of fashionable, black boots to complete the look. The talented actress was pictured holding a black Tory Burch shoulder bag in her hand as she posed for a few snaps when she arrived at the star-studded luncheon in Hollywood. To accessorize her look, the beauty added a pair of gold-colored, dangly floral earrings to bring her outfit together. Her blonde hair was parted to the side, allowing her long locks to fall down straight past her shoulders, with the ends slightly curled.   Celebration: The Euphoria star was pictured for a group photo with other talented celebrities such as Nasim Pedrad, Samantha Barry, and Arden Cho Sydney is currently nominated for an Emmy Award for Best Support Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Cassie on Euphoria.
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Emmys 2022: Inside the Parties
Marc Malkin Senior Film Awards, Events & Lifestyle Editor UTA Emmys Party, Sept. 9 This year’s Emmy host, Kenan Thompson, led UTA’s pre-Emmy bash on Friday night at the Rooftop at Waldorf Astoria in Beverly Hills. Intermittent rain made it a bit of a wet affair — and the evening humidity was not kind to attendees wearing suit jackets. But the rooftop afforded magnificent views (and the occasional lightning in the sky) for guests as they enjoyed lobster sliders, spicy tuna on crispy rice and churros with dipping sauce. Spotted on the roof were UTA founding partner Peter Benedek, HBO/HBO Max chief content officer Casey Bloys, Fox Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier, producer Mark Johnson, Showtime entertainment president Jana Winograde. Among stars in the house: Emmy-nominated “Insecure” exec producer and star Issa Rae; Emmy nominee Sandra Oh (“Killing Eve”); “Better Call Saul” stars Michael Mando and the Emmy-nominated Rhea Seehorn; “Succession” Emmy nominee Sarah Snook; “The Afterparty” star Sam Richardson, who was Emmy nominated as a guest star on “Ted Lasso”; comedian Patton Oswalt; “The Neighborhood” star Max Greenfield; and Emmy-nominated “Hacks” exec producer/writer Jen Statsky, along with the show’s breakout Meg Stalter.—Michael Schneider
Jo-Issa Rae Diop (born January 12, 1985), known as Issa Rae, is an American actress, writer, director, producer, and web series creator. She first garnered attention for her work on the YouTube web series Awkward Black Girl. She subsequently gained further recognition for creating, co-writing, and starring in the HBO television series Insecure. For her acting work on Insecure, she has received two Golden Globe Award nominations for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy and a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.
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