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Insiders React to Janet Yang Being Named Academy President: “She’s the Leader We Need&#8221…

THR talked to attendees at the premiere of Jo Koy's 'Easter Sunday' for their response to the historic appointment.

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Insiders React to Janet Yang Being Named Academy President: “She’s the Leader We Need”

On Aug. 2, hours after Janet Yang was elected as the new president of the Film Academy — becoming the first Asian person to hold the position — Universal hosted the premiere for Jo Koy’s Filipino American family comedy, Easter Sunday, where insiders cheered the historic news. “I’m so proud of her,” producer Dan Lin […]

Pickleball Craze Reaches New Heights With Riviera Tournament, Network TV Debut

Pickleball is ready for its close-up. The paddle sport — which saw its popularity skyrocket during the pandemic and is now an obsession of such stars as Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew Perry and Jamie Foxx and power players including Ari Emanuel, Jeremy Zimmer and Brian Grazer — is stepping up to the big leagues. CBS will […]

John Mayer to Perform at Seth Rogen, Lauren Miller Rogen’s Hilarity for Charity 10th Anniversary Party

Hilarity for Charity — the nonprofit led by Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller Rogen and dedicated to support for dementia family caregivers, brain health advocacy and education — has big plans for its 10 anniversary. The organization will take over L.A. event venue Rolling Greens on Mateo on Oct. 1 for a “birthday extravaganza” hosted […]

‘Golden Girls’ Kitchen to Host Brunch With Drag Queens

Drag events have become a hot-button topic in some parts of the U.S., but in the 90210, a series of drag brunches at the Golden Girls Kitchen, a tribute to the classic NBC sitcom, are simply a hot ticket. The pop-up — an officially licensed shindig at 369 N. Bedford Drive presented by events and […]

“Lots of Starbucks Hunting” on ‘House of the Dragon’ Set After Infamous ‘Game of Thrones’ Viral Cup Moment

Few of Game of Thrones’ many viral moments took Twitter by storm quite like the unintended Starbucks cup cameo in the fourth episode of the HBO series’ final season. While filming the Thrones prequel House of the Dragon, co-showrunner Ryan Condal admits he and his colleagues were careful to avoid a déjà vu incident, telling […]

Inside Chanel-Hosted Good+Foundation Night of Comedy With Jerry and Jessica Seinfeld, Gwyneth Paltrow, Julianne Moore and Naomi Watts

“Weekend off to a great start,” Jessica Seinfeld declared on Instagram on Friday along with a photo of a night out in Amagansett at Astro’s Pizza with husband Jerry Seinfeld after he was away for five months shooting his feature directorial debut Unfrosted for Netflix. The couple had an even bigger night on Saturday, heading […]

Mandy Moore on Life After ‘This Is Us,’ Husband Taylor Goldsmith’s Newport Outing With Joni Mitchell and New Stand Up to Cancer PSA

Mandy Moore’s history with Stand Up to Cancer dates back to 2008 when the organization was formally launched by high-profile women from media and entertainment as a way to fight the disease and search for a cure. Moore has a longer history with American Airlines as her father, Don, recently retired as a pilot for […]

Michelle Rodriguez on Why ‘Fast X’ is “French ‘Fast & Furious'”

“He’s so dope, man,” gushed Michelle Rodriguez of filmmaker Louis Leterrier (Now You See Me) who jumped in the driver’s seat to take over directing Fast X when Justin Lin pushed the eject button after reaching a breaking point during a disagreement with Vin Diesel, as THR reported. Leterrier has since packed the car with […]

Veteran Publicist Pens Memoir Dishing on 50 Years of Celebrity Encounters From Spielberg to Streisand

The ultimate behind-the-scenesters — publicists — don’t typically pen memoirs. But that’s just what veteran rep Dan Harary did in his just-released Flirting With Fame, from BearManor Media. Rather than deliver a how-to-guide for publicity pros, Harary, who has repped everyone from Jay Leno to current client Musso & Frank, dishes on 50 years of […]

Colin Farrell Says He Had Panic Attacks While Filming ‘Thirteen Lives’: “It Was Incredibly Nerve Racking”

When Colin Farrell heard that his Thirteen Lives co-star Viggo Mortensen wanted to do the film’s grueling underwater scenes himself rather than rely on a stunt double, he couldn’t resist diving in behind him. “I couldn’t have Viggo take all the glory,” Farrell joked to The Outne Reporter on Thursday night at the premiere of […]

Why Viggo Mortensen Recycled ‘Lord of the Rings: Return of the King’ Premiere Shirt for ‘Thirteen Lives’ Screening: “It Was Absolutely Intentional”

Viggo Mortensen turned up to Thursday night’s Thirteen Lives premiere in Westwood wearing the same shirt he donned for the London premiere of Lord of the Rings: Return of the King on Dec. 11, 2003. Make no mistake — the red carpet déjà vu moment was “absolutely intentional.” Under a midnight blue suit, Mortensen wore […]

‘Ted Lasso’ Stars Talk Season 3 and What Comes Next: “We Have Total Faith in Our Captain”

No news yet about the fate of the Emmy-winning Apple TV+ hit Ted Lasso beyond season three, which is now filming the presumed-to-be-final chapter after star and co-creator Jason Sudeikis said in 2021 that three seasons was the original vision. Star and writer Brett Goldstein confirmed that recently by adding that the forthcoming episodes are […]