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A Hollywood executive once suggested Julia Roberts could play Harriet Tubman
Cynthia Erivo stars in Harriet, a based-on-a-true-story drama about the life of the legendary abolitionist Harriet Tubman — but 25 years ago, at least one Hollywood executive had a different star for ...
Posted: November 20, 2019, 1:38 pm
'Hollywood Remixed': William Jackson Harper on Being Black and Nerdy
In the third episode of The Hollywood Reporter's new podcast, hosts Rebecca Ford and Rebecca Sun chat with the 'Good Place' star about all things blerd. Welcome to the third episode of Hollywood ...
Posted: November 20, 2019, 12:50 pm
Kristen Bell turns 'Let It Go' into joke during Hollywood Walk of Fame speech, see photos
Kristen Bell accepted her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the only way she knows how. With jokes. In typical Kristen Bell fashion, the Huntington Woods actress made several self-deprecating ...
Posted: November 20, 2019, 12:02 pm
Hollywood Executive Once Insisted Julia Roberts Play Former Black Civil War-Era Hero Harriet Tubman
Roberts is white. Allen shared this bizarre exchange during a Q&A about the film for distributor Focus Features. He explained that the approaches to such things as race and casting were “very ...
Posted: November 20, 2019, 11:45 am
‘Purge’ actress Paola Núñez pays full price and more for Hollywood Hills retreat
Actress Paola Núñez, known for her roles in Mexican telenovelas and “The Purge” TV series, must’ve liked what she saw in this Hollywood Hills home. Records show she recently paid $1.349 million — or ...
Posted: November 20, 2019, 11:41 am
Penn Dutch’s listeria-contaminated Hollywood property sold for $3.7 million
Owners of Penn Dutch Meat and Seafood’s flagship Hollywood location have sold it for $3.73 million, county records show. W&P Holdings, managed by William and Paul Salsburg of the local grocery company ...
Posted: November 20, 2019, 10:50 am
Michigan native Kristen Bell gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
Michigan native Kristen Bell gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame Huntington Woods native Kristen Bell received her very own star on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday. Check out this story ...
Posted: November 20, 2019, 10:45 am
Four Directors Cast Out of Hollywood. Four Different Futures.
Roman Polanski, Woody Allen, Louis C.K. and Nate Parker are all trying comebacks. How they fare depends on the audience and the work, among other factors. Clockwise from top left, Polanski, Louis C.K.
Posted: November 20, 2019, 10:42 am
New survey casts a wide net to quantify Hollywood harassment culture after #MeToo
In an effort to move forward solving issues of abuse in Hollywood, a new survey is reaching out to anyone who has ever worked in the entertainment industry. On Wednesday, the Hollywood Commission on ...
Posted: November 20, 2019, 9:40 am
Spotify’s Daniel Ek Has a Plan to Harness Hollywood for Podcasts and Create "the World’s No. 1 Audio Platform"
Just as they did with music, Apple, Google and Amazon are likely to go hard after the audio market, too. Ek says he's ready for the fight: "We certainly want to win, just to be very clear." This story ...
Posted: November 20, 2019, 7:00 am
Netflix could play a key role in upcoming Hollywood labor drama
As Hollywood’s major unions gird for potentially contentious contract negotiations with the major studios, streaming giant Netflix is moving to hash out its own labor deals that could give it a ...
Posted: November 20, 2019, 5:12 am
‘Watchmen’: The Surprising Ways Robert Redford’s Presidency Changed Hollywood History
The “Watchmen” pilot episode dropped a bombshell on American history: Oscar winner and Sundance Film Festival co-founder Robert Redford is the President of the United States and has been for 26 years ...
Posted: November 20, 2019, 3:34 am