All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Hollywood’

Chris Rock Feels Pressure To Boycott Oscars, No People Of Color Nominated For Second Straight Year

Chris Rock has been tapped to host the 88th Academy Awards on Feb. 28, although reports say that he is feeling some pressure about whether to proceed with his hosting duties or drop the gig. The pressure comes from his fellow actors and friends in Hollywood who have hinted that he should boycott the awards show for not letting actors …

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“The Danish Girl”: Alicia Vikander Talks Sexism

The Danish Girl has enjoyed critical and audience acclaim as one of the best films of the year. So far, The Danish Girl has even earned nominations from the Screen Actors Guild for this year’s SAG awards. The Danish Girl holds nominations in two major categories: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor for Eddie Redmayne, and Outstanding Performance by a …

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Carrie Fisher Says She Had to Lose 35 Pounds for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

In Hollywood, some things never change. And age doesn’t matter – the pressure to slim down for roles is ever-present. Just ask Carrie Fisher, who says that she was forced to lose more than 35 pounds to reprise her role of Princess Leia in the new Star Wars film. Fisher revealed this in a new interview with Good Housekeeping UK. …

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Sandra Bullock on Hollywood Sexism: “I’m Glad They Got Caught”

There’s been a lot of talk recently about the gender pay gap, and though it’s an issue all over the country, its existence in Hollywood has come to the forefront – due to the high visibility of the women involved. For Sandra Bullock, sure, it’s about the money. But Hollywood sexism is much deeper than that. “It’s a bigger issue …

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Jennifer Lawrence On Hollywood Gender Pay Gap: Hunger Games’ Katniss Influenced Her

Award-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence said in a press conference that Katniss Everdeen influenced her in taking a stand against the Hollywood pay gap between male and female actors. Jennifer Lawrence Credits “Hunger Games” character for inspiring wage gap essay https://t.co/AJSx0JbF4N pic.twitter.com/5ZHbHfOy54 — Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) November 4, 2015 “I don’t see how I couldn’t be inspired by this character. I …

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Elizabeth Banks To Direct Third ‘Pitch Perfect’ Installment

Good news Barden Bellas fans! The third installment of the Pitch Perfect series will hit the big screen in 2017 and Elizabeth Banks, who directed the sequel, signed on to direct the third installment of the musical-comedy movie. Elizabeth Banks to Direct PitchPerfect3 https://t.co/OcEGFxg3Q4 pic.twitter.com/EZ6Qc8LObz — Hollywood Reporter (@THR) October 27, 2015 According to the Hollywood Reporter, Banks will work …

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Sandra Bullock Has Already Warned Her 5-Year-Old Son About Racism

Sandra Bullock is not the first white person to adopt a black baby, not by a long shot. But her public discussion of a difficulty she has with her son says a lot about how far we have to go in this country to be rid of the scourge of racism. Sandra Bullock is famous, wealthy, and can pretty much …

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Ashley Judd: Studio Exec Sexually Harassed Me

Ashley Judd has been outspoken on social media about violence, harassment, and many other women’s issues. Now she’s speaking out again, this time talking about the sexual harassment she suffered at the hands of a studio exec. Judd had never revealed her story until now, and she recently spoke to Variety about the harassment that occurred at a formative time …

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Salma Hayek Says Hollywood Doesn’t Want Her Anymore And She’s Okay With That

Salma Hayek certainly hasn’t been as much of a red carpet fixture as she was a decade ago. Times have changed and bigger, younger movie stars have moved in to take Salma Hayek’s place as one of Hollywood’s “it” girls. Some ageing Hollywood vixens might be upset by that, but Salma Hayek is fine. Don’t worry about her. The studios …

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Amanda Seyfried Furious Over Being Paid Pennies Compared To Male Costars

Amanda Seyfried was furious when she found out how much she was getting short-changed. “A few years ago, on one of my big-budget films, I found I was being paid 10 percent of what my male costar was getting,” Seyfried told the Sunday Times. “And we were pretty even in status.” This is the kind of inequality that has sparked …

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Amanda Seyfried Was Paid 10% Of Male Counterpart For Movie, Adds Voice To Hollywood Feminist Movement

Amanda Seyfried has added her story to the instances of gender discrimination that seem to be piling up in Hollywood. For one movie, though she didn’t say which one, Amanda Seyfried was seriously shorted in pay compared to her male counterpart. Amanda Seyfried said, “A few years ago, on one of my big-budget films, I found I was being paid …

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Jennifer Garner And Ben Affleck Trying To Save Their Troubled Marriage?

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck are just two weeks away from their 10th wedding anniversary but the couple is currently dealing with conflicts in their marriage. For the past few years, there have been frequent rumors of breakup but this time an insider verified to Us Weekly that their marriage is coming to an end. “Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. …

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Maggie Gyllenhaal Discusses Hardships In Getting Movie Roles

In a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Maggie Gyllenhaal talked about her rejections for casting roles in the past. Gyllenhaal shared all the negative criticisms casting agents had told her. During a roundtable, the 37-year-old actress was sarcastically asked if she ever considered quitting acting. The actress recalled that she received plenty of ‘NOs’ during casting calls. Gyllenhall admitted that …

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Chris Pratt Fought His Way To The Top, Which Is Tough When You’re Fat

Chris Pratt fought for every inch of success he has. He wasn’t discovered in a coffee shop. He wasn’t spat out by some Orlando star-making machine. He decided young that he wanted to act, then he got to work. Pratt told Red Bulletin that he was moved to acting by watching his brother on stage, and by watching the reactions …

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Amanda Bynes Seen In Public After Three Months, Looks Healthy

At last! It was touch and go for a while but former child star Amanda Bynes finally seems to be on the right track. The 29-year-old thespian was seen grabbing a bite to eat at renowned LA restaurant Craig’s with a woman who was later revealed to be Byne’s life coach. Paparazzis were undoubtedly surprised by Byne’s appearance, especially since …

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Jessica Alba Considering Leaving Acting

Jessica Alba recently spoke with Hello Fashion Monthly in the UK about how much she has changed since her early days in acting. Jessica Alba now has two daughters with her husband Cash Warren. One of the first things she tossed was the worry about getting back to fighting weight after her daughters were born. “I don’t care about that …

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Anna Kendrick Says Talented Women in Hollywood Outnumber Men

Anna Kendrick is joining the chorus of female — and male — voices out there who say that the Hollywood movie machine is not giving women their due. “All the films nominated [for a Best Picture Oscar] this year had male leads. Like, every single one,” Anna Kendrick told Glamour Magazine. “So I’m glad that [equality’s] feeling like a bigger …

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Emma Stone To Play Billie Jean King Against Steve Carell’s Bobby Riggs

The legendary tennis match “Battle of the Sexes” was a big victory for female athletes. Now Fox Searchlight will be bringing that epic gender fight to the screen, with Emma Stone playing Billie Jean King and Steve Carell as Bobby Riggs. In a surprise announcement, Fox Searchlight has scheduled the movie to begin shooting this fall, with husband and wife …

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‘Wonder Woman’ Will No Longer Have A Female Director, Is Hollywood Bias?

A woman directing a movie about the most iconic female superhero of all time was like a dream come true for a lot of women. Alas, it appears the dream has ended as Michelle Maclaren has dropped out of directing Wonder Woman. In an unexpected move, Warner Bros. announced that “Given creative differences, Warner Bros. and Michelle MacLaren have decided …

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Jennifer Garner Cries Her Heart Of Gold Out On ‘Today’ Show

Jennifer Garner cried her golden heart out during an interview with Today on Wednesday. While promoting her new movie “Danny Collins”, Garner was asked to tell more about her recent Southern Living photo shoot with mom Patricia and sisters Susannah and Melissa. The Hollywood star welled up in reply saying, “There’s nothing like sharing the spotlight or anything else with …

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Lizabeth Scott, Film Noir Actress, Dies At 92

Lizabeth Scott, who was an actress in the 40’s and 50’s in the dark film noir genre, died of heart failure on January 31st in Los Angeles. She was 92. Lizabeth Scott was actually born Emma Matzo on Sept. 29, 1922, in Scranton, Pa., where her father owned a store. Throughout her childhood Lizabeth Scott studied music until she graduated …

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Seth Rogen Defends ‘American Sniper’ Comment, Gives Media Fodder For A Slow News Day

Over the weekend, Seth Rogen made comments about the film American Sniper which were deemed controversial. Rogen tweeted, “American Sniper kind of reminds me of the movie that’s showing in the third act of Inglorious Basterds.” The comedian was referring to the fictional film-within-a-film, Nation’s Pride, which was shown on the third act of Quentin Tarantino’s war movie. Nation’s Pride …

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Jennifer Aniston Buries Beef With Angelina Jolie

For the first time since the Academy Awards back in 2009, Jennifer Aniston attended the same event with Angelina Jolie. During the star-studded Critic’s Choice Awards last Thursday, the former wife of Brad Pitt was spotted sitting a few tables away from the Maleficent star. The two were both nominated for different categories: Aniston for per dramatic performance in Cake …

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Michael Douglas Wins $1 Million Prize For Being An Outstanding Jew

It’s been announced that actor and philanthropist Michael Douglas will be receiving a $1 million prize from the Genesis Philanthropy Group. Douglas will be the second recipient of their annual award honoring “the richness and diversity of Jewish culture”. The award was launched last year, with former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg getting the prize. The Oscar-winning actor will be …

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Jennifer Aniston’s ‘Cake’ Fails To Win Golden Globe Despite Steadfast Campaign

Jennifer Aniston has been getting rave reviews for her performance in the independent drama Cake. However, the critical acclaim was not enough to get her the Golden Globe award for “Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama”. Instead, Julianne Moore won the award for her role in Still Alice. Aniston seems to be working hard to change the “girl …

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Anita Ekberg, Hollywood Sex Symbol, Dies At 83

Anita Ekberg died on Sunday in a hospital outside of Rome. She was 83. The classic Hollywood blonde bombshell was the second loss in the world of long-ago cinema this week. Rod Taylor, who starred in The Birds and The Time Machine, also passed away this week at 84. Anita Ekberg was born Kerstin Anita Marianne Ekberg in Malmo, Sweden …

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Rod Taylor Of “The Birds”, “Time Machine” Dies at 84

Rod Taylor fans around the world continue to mourn Hollywood’s loss today. Taylor suffered a heart attack on Wednesday after a dinner party and is survived by his wife, Carol, and his daughter, Felicia, who is a former CNN anchor. Felicia said of her father’s life in Hollywood, “My dad loved his work. Being an actor was his passion – …

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Famke Janssen Hits Back At Russell Crowe

Famke Janssen struck back at some insensitive comments made by Russell Crowe, who should really know better. The Gladiator star made a classic mistake in insulting older women trying to be younger women. “I think you’ll find that the woman who is saying that [the roles have dried up] is the woman who at 40, 45, 48, still wants to …

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Tippi Hedren Mourns “The Birds” Actor Rod Taylor

Tippi Hedren joins the rest of Hollywood in mourning the passing of legendary actor Rod Taylor. Rod Taylor suffered a heart attack and passed away on Wednesday evening after a dinner party. He was 84. Tippi Hedren starred with Taylor in Alfred Hitchcock’s classic film, The Birds. This was one of his most notable roles, but Rod Taylor was no …

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Mark Wahlberg Seeks Pardon for 1988 Assault

Oscar-nominated actor Mark Wahlberg seeks to be pardoned of a 1988 assault conviction, stemming from an incident in which he beat two Asian men. The Transformers: Age of Extinction star filed his pardon application on November 26, and wrote, “I am deeply sorry for the actions that I took on the night of April 8, 1988, as well as for …

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