Category Archives: Entertainment

‘iCarly’ star Jennette McCurdy quits acting: “I resent my career in a lot of ways”

‘iCarly’ star Jennette McCurdy quits acting: “I resent my career in a lot of ways”

Pimentel/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) — iCarly star Jennette McCurdy confirmed she will not be a part of the beloved Nickelodeon’s show reboot.  In fact, the 28-year-old actress furthered that she will never return to acting. Speaking recently with Anna Faris on her podcast Empty Inside, McCurdy said she was “done” with acting. “I quit a few years ago because I initially didn’t want to…Read more »

Eddie Murphy to receive special award from the Make-up and Hairstylists Guild

Eddie Murphy to receive special award from the Make-up and Hairstylists Guild

Eddie in disguise in Coming 2 America — Quantrell D. Colbert/Amazon Studios(LOS ANGELES) — Actor and comedian Eddie Murphy will be honored with the Distinguished Artisan Award during the eighth annual Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards, according to the guild’s website. The Coming 2 America star will be honored for translating his comedic skills into film and television with an award presented…Read more »

Director Joe Carnahan on how his “dearly departed mentor” Tony Scott inspired his new Hulu movie Boss Level

Director Joe Carnahan on how his “dearly departed mentor” Tony Scott inspired his new Hulu movie Boss Level

Hulu(NEW YORK) — Writer-director Joe Carnahan exploded onto the scene with the tense 2002 drug drama Narc, and has consistently been the go-to guy for gritty action films like 2006’s Smokin’ Aces with Ryan Reynolds and Common, and 2011’s The Grey with Liam Neeson. His latest is the Hulu action film Boss Level, starring Marvel movie baddie Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, and Naomi Watts.  The film, sort of a Groundhog Day with…Read more »

Mr. Smith goes to Washington? Will Smith expresses interest in political office

Mr. Smith goes to Washington? Will Smith expresses interest in political office

Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Will Smith is considering a career beyond acting and is flirting with running for political office. Speaking on the Pod Save America podcast on Monday, the 52-year-old actor opened up about his political aspirations, but admitted that he isn’t yet ready to run. “I think for now I’ll let that office get cleaned up a little bit and…Read more »

Zendaya gave ‘Spider-Man’ co-star Tom Holland this advice on dealing with fans

Zendaya gave ‘Spider-Man’ co-star Tom Holland this advice on dealing with fans

JoJo Whilden/Sony Pictures Entertainment(NEW YORK) — (NOTE LANGUAGE) Despite being a highly accredited actor, Tom Holland sometimes needs a little advice on navigating Hollywood. Thankfully he’s got his Spider-Man co-star Zendaya to help him out. In an interview with British GQ, the 24-year-old actor opened up about the moment that the actress was able to give him some tips on how to interact with fans. …Read more »

Golden Globe winner Andra Day shares significance of winning awards as a new actress

Golden Globe winner Andra Day shares significance of winning awards as a new actress

Photo credit: Takashi Seida(NEW YORK) — Golden Globe winner Andra Day isn’t taking award show season lightly. Considering her dramatic transformation in becoming the renowned Jazz singer Billie Holiday — which included a 40-pound-weight loss — Day tells ABC Audio that to be recognized in Hollywood for her portrayal would be “amazing.” “It was a huge reward for me to be on set with…Read more »

‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ star Kelly Marie Tran muses on scoring the Disney pop-culture Triple Crown

‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ star Kelly Marie Tran muses on scoring the Disney pop-culture Triple Crown

Disney(LOS ANGELES) — On Friday, Star Wars actress Kelly Marie Tran will be heard voicing the heroic warrior Raya in Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon. The film is already winning praise for its stunning visuals and strong representation of the Asian community.  While its setting, Kumandra, is fictional, its world is based on Southeast Asia, and brought to life by…Read more »

The Mauritanian, starring Golden Globe winner Jodie Foster, out on VOD today

The Mauritanian, starring Golden Globe winner Jodie Foster, out on VOD today

STX Films/Graham Bartholomew(NEW YORK) — Fresh off Jodie Foster’s Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe win for The Mauritanian on Sunday, the film hits Video On Demand today. It follows the true story of Mohamedou Ould Salahi, played by Tahar Rahim, a man held without charges in Guantanamo Bay who fights for his freedom with the help of his dedicated lawyer, Nancy…Read more »