Stories tagged: Acting
UPDATED: Mon., June 24, 2019, 7:24 p.m.
NEW YORK – When Viola Davis started her production company nearly a decade ago, she was determined to bring about change in Hollywood with a strategic mandate: Normalize people of …
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 5:30 p.m.
There are more than 35 venues and 200 artists – including actors, poets, filmmakers, painters, photographers, ceramicists, sculptors, fiber artists, and musicians – participating this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
In the new movie “Creed II,” the titular fighter faces a new opponent. He speaks Russian. His name is Drago. Wait, wasn’t that a plotline in the “Rocky” films?
Tue., Sept. 25, 2018
But in the summer of 2016, staring down the lead role in the period drama “Colette,” Keira Knightley decided she needed a break.
Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
LOS ANGELES – Actors and characters of Middle Eastern and North African descent are either ignored by TV or stereotyped, according to a new study. The few such actors who …
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
His parents, Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn, are both actors, and their advice was short and simple: “Learn your lines. Show up on time. And don’t be a jerk.”
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
With Carell’s startling metamorphosis in 2014’s “Foxcatcher,” the funnyman began a journey away from a reputation carefully honed on “The Daily Show” and in such hit movies as “The 40-Year-Old …
Sat., July 14, 2018, 4:10 p.m.
After days of considerable backlash, Scarlett Johansson has dropped out of the film “Rub & Tug,” in which she was set to portray a transgender man.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 6:22 p.m.
Veteran Hollywood actor Rance Howard, the father of director Ron Howard, died Saturday. He was 89.
UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017, 10:03 p.m.
Clifton James, best known for his indelible portrayal of a southern sheriff in two James Bond films but who was most proud of his work on the stage, has died. …
Mon., Jan. 2, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
Billie Lourd says the support she’s received since the deaths of her mother, Carrie Fisher, and her grandmother, Debbie Reynolds, has given her strength.
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 5:49 p.m.
Despite a drop in earnings this year, Jennifer Lawrence has been named the world’s highest-paid actress for the second year in a row.
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016, 3:14 p.m.
Jack Riley, who played a counseling client on “The Bob Newhart Show” and also voiced a character on Nickelodeon’s animated “Rugrats,” died Friday. The 80-year-old actor died in Los Angeles, …
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016, 4:11 p.m.
LONDON – Kenny Baker played the lovable droid R2-D2 in the “Star Wars” films, achieving cult status and fans’ adulation without showing his face or speaking any lines. The 3-foot …
Thu., June 30, 2016, 12:18 p.m.
Scarlett Johansson has taken the crown as Hollywood’s highest-grossing actress ever.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 2:09 p.m.
Red-faced Austrian police are acknowledging that they published a photo of U.S. actor and TV producer Peter Marc Jacobson by mistake in their search for a suspected fraudster.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 7:45 p.m.
Anne Hathaway is a first-time mother.
Thu., April 24, 2014
Judy Brender does a lot of math in her head, the kind of never-ending tally probably familiar to anyone on a tight budget. Brender, president of the Spokane Children’s Theatre, …
Sun., Jan. 25, 2009, 7:40 a.m.
Things weren’t looking good for Megan Albertus. It was episode two of “Momma’s Boys,” the Ryan Seacrest-produced reality show for NBC, and the Spokane-born aspiring actress was one of three …