Emmy Rossum on her transformation in Angelyne

Emmy Rossum on her transformation in Angelyne

Emmy Rossum is unrecognizable in Peacock’s five-part limited series Angelyne, the star and executive producer’s four-years-in-the-making passion project. She transforms everything, from her voice to her appearance, to play the titular real-life character who rose to popularity after several enigmatic billboards of her popped up in LA in the ’80s. Her real identity was largely … Read more

Americans care more about Depp vs. Heard trial than war, abortion

Americans are grappling with soaring inflation, the ongoing pandemic and the likely overturn of Roe v. Wade – but they are interested in one issue above all else. The blockbuster defamation trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard is currently generating more social media engagement than any other topic, according to data from the media … Read more

Hasbro slams activist investor’s proposed board directors amid proxy battle

Game maker Hasbro. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Hasbro is going on the offensive against an activist investor wants to add new members to the company’s board and spin off the lucrative unit that includes Dungeons & Dragons. On Wednesday, the toymaker issued a letter to shareholders detailing why its current slate of board nominees … Read more

New Star Wars Films Explained by Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy

“We are moving on from the Skywalker sbut, ”says Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm. So no more Rey?Image: Lucasfilm Now that the Skywalker Saga is over, what exactly is a Star Wars movie? It’s a question Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy has been dealing with on a daily basis for years. Things on the streaming side … Read more

Americans care more about Depp vs. Heard trial than war, abortion

Americans are grappling with soaring inflation, the ongoing pandemic and the likely overturn of Roe v. Wade – but they are interested in one issue above all else. The blockbuster defamation trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard is currently generating more social media engagement than any other topic, according to data from the media … Read more

Elon Musk’s Twitter Bot Problem Is Fake News

With his professed concern about fake accounts on Twitter, TWTR -4.12% Elon Musk appears to be grasping at legal straws in an attempt to back out of his commitment to buy the social networking company for $ 54.20 a share, or at least to pay less for it. But his gambit has shined a light … Read more

Bill Cosby lawyers cry foul as civil sex assault trial looms

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – With jury selection less than a week away, attorneys scrambled to deal with shifting evidence Tuesday in Bill Cosby’s civil trial over allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl at the Playboy mansion nearly 50 years ago. Plaintiff Judy Huth said in a recent court filing that she now believes … Read more

Zelenskyy opens Cannes Film Festival, links war and cinema

CANNES, France (AP) – The 75th Cannes Film Festival kicked off Tuesday with an eye turned to Russia’s war in Ukraine and a live satellite video address from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, who called on a new generation of filmmakers to confront dictators as Charlie Chaplin satirized Adolf Hitler. After tributes and musical numbers, Zelenskyy … Read more

Amber Heard tests her role in ‘Aquaman 2’ was reduced

Depp’s attorneys began a cross-examination of Heard on Monday afternoon. Depp has accused Heard of defaming him in a 2018 op-ed for the Washington Post. In the piece, which was published roughly two years after they divorced, Heard described herself as a “public figure representing domestic abuse.” Though Depp was not named in the article, … Read more

Amber Heard tests her role in ‘Aquaman 2’ was reduced

Depp’s attorneys began a cross-examination of Heard on Monday afternoon. Depp has accused Heard of defaming him in a 2018 op-ed for the Washington Post. In the piece, which was published roughly two years after they divorced, Heard described herself as a “public figure representing domestic abuse.” Though Depp was not named in the article, … Read more