Jennifer Aniston, Mariah Carey honored at women’s event
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jennifer Aniston, Ellen DeGeneres, Awkwafina and more stars overcame a dysfunctional teleprompter to toast one another and their charities at a women's luncheon Friday...
Avengers get epic send-off at ‘Endgame’ world premiere
LOS ANGELES (AP) — There were more than a few sniffles from the audience at the premiere of "Avengers: Endgame" Monday night in Los Angeles, which Chris Evans and Chris Hemsworth proudly admitted...
Avengers help unveil $5M donation for seriously ill children
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Some of Marvel's top Avengers have assembled to support a $5 million donation to benefit seriously ill children in hospitals around the globe.
‘Captain Marvel’ soars even higher with stellar 2nd weekend
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Captain Marvel" has continued to dominate the global box office in its second weekend in theaters, leaving newcomers in the dust.
In success for ‘Captain Marvel,’ a defeat for trolls
NEW YORK (AP) — Captain Marvel possesses superhuman strength, cosmic awareness and, it turns out, the ability to vanquish trolls.
Marvel's "Captain Marvel," the superhero factory's first...
Moviegoers gets to see ‘Captain Marvel’ in the flesh
CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — Moviegoers in New Jersey got a surprise visit over the weekend from a super-hero.
Actress Brie Larson, star of "Captain Marvel," appeared at a movie theater Saturday...
‘Captain Marvel’ rockets to historic $153M debut
NEW YORK (AP) — "Captain Marvel," Marvel Studios' first female-fronted superhero movie, launched with $153 million domestically and $455 million globally, according to studio estimates Sunday,...
Review: ‘Captain Marvel’ gets an average introduction
If there is one thing that's true of most of the movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it's that they have life and spirit to spare. It's a kind of an intoxicating joy that dares even the most...
Brie Larson sparkles at ‘Captain Marvel’ premiere
Brie Larson: ‘I can finally sleep’
Oscars: Stars and stand-ins rehearse for the big show
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It is decidedly casual inside the Dolby Theatre the day before the Oscars.
Most people, celebrities included, are wearing jeans and sneakers, and in Brie Larson's case, a...
Larson’s Captain Marvel shows vulnerability
Larson gets into Marvelous shape
Awkwafina, Tina Fey, Jennifer Lopez to present at Oscars
NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg and Brie Larson will be presenters at the 91st Academy Awards.
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Monday announced its first slate of presenters. Also among the 13 stars are Daniel Craig, Jennifer Lopez, Amandla Stenberg and Awkwafina.
Chris Evans, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Charlize Theron, Tessa Thompson and Constance Wu will also take the Oscar stage as presenters.
Brie Larson packs punch in ‘Captain Marvel’ trailer
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brie Larson packs a punch in the first female-led "Captain Marvel" film.
Marvel Studios unveiled the second trailer for the upcoming superhero film during "Monday Night Football." And it wasn't long before Larson's Carol Danvers' character brings some hurt.
Larson fights for more female film critics
Larson unsure Captain Marvel role was ‘right thing’ for her
Brie Larson advocates for diverse critics at film event
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Frances McDormand never uttered the words "inclusion rider" at the Women In Film Crystal + Lucy Awards Wednesday night in Beverly Hills, but she did cheekily place a red bumper sticker with the phrase written clearly in black capital letters on her backside. It got the point across.
Captain Marvel star Brie Larson proud of pull-up achievment
Brie Larson is excited she can do five pull-ups.
The 28-year-old actress has been in training for her upcoming movie 'Captain Marvel', in which she will play Carol Danvers and her titular superhero alter ego in the first solo female-led Marvel Cinematic Universe film.
The 'Room' star couldn't wait to show off her new strength to her fans by posting a video of her working on her arm muscles by doing pull-ups.
Ben Mendelsohn says Brie Larson is perfect as Captain Marvel
Ben Mendelsohn said Brie Larson is "absolutely perfect" as Captain Marvel.
The 28-year-old actress landed the role of Carol Danvers aka Captain Marvel in the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe movie and Larson is set to make her debut as the superhero in 'Avengers: Infinity War' this year.
And Mendelsohn, 48, who will be joining the MCU in the 'Captain Marvel' standalone film, has kept quiet about his role but has nothing but praise for his co-star.
Actresses urge New York Gov. Cuomo to raise tipped wage
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Sixteen actresses, including Jane Fonda, Sarah Jessica Parker, Reese Witherspoon and Natalie Portman, are urging New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to raise the wage paid to tipped workers.
The women signed onto a letter to the Democratic governor as his administration examines whether to eliminate the subminimum wage paid to restaurant servers and other workers who make tips.
Lashana Lynch is set to replace DeWanda Wise in the upcoming 'Captain Marvel' movie.
DeWanda, 33, was forced to drop out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movie starring Brie Larson - which will be the first Marvel movie to star a female superhero as the lead role - earlier this week after it was revealed that there would be scheduling conflicts with her Netflix series 'She's Gotta Have It'.
‘The Glass Castle’ is an emotionally shattering story
When Jeannette Walls penned her autobiography people were amazed at the life she had led with her family.
Ben Mendelsohn is being lined up to play the villain in the 'Captain Marvel' movie.
The 48-year-old actor is best known for starring as antagonist Orson Krennic in 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' and now he is being lined up to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe as the villain in the upcoming movie, Variety reports.
Although it is not confirmed who Mendelsohn will play, Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige recently teased that the alien group known as the Skrulls would feature in 'Captain Marvel'.
Zendaya, Cate Blanchett preach empowerment at InStyle Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Empowerment was the de facto theme at the third annual InStyle Awards Monday night, where Hollywood and fashion A-listers from Cate Blanchett and Zendaya to Cindy Crawford gathered on an open-air patio at The Getty Center to celebrate one another and those behind the scenes that make the glamour possible.
Selena Gomez, Brie Larson among presenters at InStyle Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Selena Gomez, Brie Larson, Faith Hill and Kate Bosworth are among the presenters set to hand out honors at next week's InStyle Awards.
The InStyle Awards honor the best-dressed of Hollywood as well as celebrity makeup artists, designers and stylists.
Gomez will present an award to the best makeup artist, while Larson will present the designer of the year honor. Hill will hand out the award for stylist of the year and Bosworth will present the award for hair styling.
Brie Larson: Being a woman means always being on the ‘defence’
Brie Larson says being a woman means "living life on the defence".
The 'Room' star has recalled the story of how a TSA agent asked for her number when she "merely smiled" at him and thus says women are always having to be on the "defence".
She shared: "I merely smiled at a TSA agent and he asked for my phone number. To live life as a woman is to live life on the defence."
Brie Larson doesn’t feel ‘pretty enough’ for lead roles
Brie Larson "didn't feel pretty enough" to take on lead roles when she started acting.
The 27-year-old actress - who was cast as Marvel comics superhero Captain Marvel and her alter ego Carol Danvers last year - has admitted she used to think she'd be a "supporting character" for her entire career, and "struggled" with the idea of being the star.
Brie Larson: ‘Our voices need to be heard’
Louis CK to debut black-and-white movie at Toronto festival
NEW YORK (AP) — Louis C.K. has quietly shot a black-and-white 35mm film that he will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Festival organizers on Tuesday announced additions to Toronto's lineup.
C.K.'s film is called "I Love You, Daddy" and will be unveiled at the early September festival. It stars C.K. as a TV producer and writer whose daughter is played by Chloe Grace Moretz.
If you weren’t put off sufficiently by “Running with Scissors,” have a shot at “Running with the Entire Cutlery Drawer.”
“The Glass Castle,” a film adaptation of the best-selling memoir by former New York Magazine columnist Jeannette Walls, is over two hours of children-abusing, dysfunctional family psycho-drama, ending with real-life family snapshots and videos asking us to enjoy seeing the actual terrible parents we were subjected to in the film played by actors.
Brie Larson speaks on strength at ‘The Glass Castle’ red carpet
Review: Love, somehow, shines through ‘The Glass Castle’
Any parents of young children — or anyone thinking of hearing the pitter-patter of little feet — are urged to go to their local movie theater and see "The Glass Castle." Not as a how-to guide, mind you. No, that might actually get you thrown in jail.
Jeannette Walls’ life is now a major motion picture
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Author Jeannette Walls already scraped away at the dark truths, joy and hardship of her eccentric upbringing to write her memoir "The Glass Castle." Now she's living it all over again, but this time as an audience to her own life as her memories and words are acted out in a big screen adaptation of her book starring Brie Larson as herself and Woody Harrelson as her father. It hits theaters Friday.
Brie Larson is still processing her Oscar win, gets best advice from Benicio Del Torro
Rihanna, Demi, Charlize arrive for star-studded Dior show
Samuel L. Jackson "asked" Brie Larson to cast him in 'Unicorn Store'.
The Oscar-winning actress is making her directorial debut in the upcoming comedy and her 'Kong: Skull Island' co-star put her on the spot when he learned she was pursuing Bill Murray for a role in the film.
He recalled: "[I asked her] 'So do you really think Bill Murray is a better actor than I am?'
"I pretty much asked her for the part."
And the 68-year-old actor was impressed by Brie's abilities behind the camera.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kylie Jenner's star-studded Instagram picture is coming close to Ellen DeGeneres' all A-list Twitter selfie in social media popularity.
Jenner's bathroom mirror shot posted Monday night from the Met Gala in New York included Jenner's sisters Kendall Jenner and Kim Kardashian, as well as Sean "Diddy" Combs, Frank Ocean, A$AP Rocky and Oscar winner Brie Larson.
‘Lady Macbeth’ stars reveal their muses
NEW YORK (AP) — Kylie Jenner found an unlikely spot for a star-studded selfie at the Met Gala: the museum's bathroom.
Jenner posted what she calls the "annual bathroom selfie" on Instagram Monday night . The photo includes her sisters Kendall Jenner and Kim Kardashian as well as Sean "Diddy" Combs, Frank Ocean, A$AP Rocky and Oscar winner Brie Larson.
Kevin Feige wants Captain Marvel to be relatable
Kevin Feige believes it is vital for Captain Marvel to be a "relatable" heroine.
The Marvel Studios boss admits the many and varied powers of the character, who can fly, shoot energy bursts and is incredibly strong could overshadow the plot in the upcoming standalone movie so it's important that Brie Larson is able the superhero and her alter ego Carol Danvers as "multilayered" and interesting in her own right.
Brie Larson ‘lived off film-festival welcome gift bags’
Brie Larson was "living off the food in the film-festival welcome gift bags" a few years ago.
The Academy Award-winning actress wore second-hand school uniforms from local thrift stores during her childhood and money was similarly hard to come by for Brie when she was trying to establish herself in Hollywood.
Brie Larson says Jennifer Lawrence and Emma Stone "saved her life".
The 'Room' star credits her close pals for keeping her going through the tough parts of their jobs, admitting she felt "lonely and bad" during the press tour for 'Room'.
‘Mississippi Grind’ directors sign on for ‘Captain Marvel’
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The co-directors of the indie gambling drama "Mississippi Grind" are making the leap to superhero films.
A source close to the project who was not authorized to speak publicly says Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck will direct "Captain Marvel," which is scheduled for release in March 2019.
Larson: ‘Most films, it’s just a bunch of dudes and one chick’
Kid’s take on movies: ‘Kong: Skull Island’
Kong: Skull Island is a fun sci-fi movie that is a breathtaking visual treat. I really found the direction and special effects to be fantastic in this movie. This will appeal to all those sci-fi fans.
Brie Larson: Captain Marvel believes in truth
Brie Larson has praised Captain Marvel as a "believer in truth and justice".
The 27-year-old actress is set to take on the role of Carol Danvers and her crime fighting alter-ego in the eponymously titled 2019 Marvel movie, and has said her character has a lot of sides to her, including a need to "make the world a better place", and a sense of humour.
Katee Sackhoff didn’t want ‘boring’ Captain Marvel role
Katee Sackhoff is pleased she missed out on Captain Marvel role as it would have been "boring" being a hero.
The 36-year-old actress was at the centre of a fan campaign to get filmmakers to cast her as the superhero for an upcoming standalone film and though the role in the 2019 project ultimately went to Brie Larson, Katie isn't too disappointed because she doesn't think she'd have enjoyed the role.
Jack Reynor will only ‘hustle’ for a role if the script is good
Jack Reynor is always confident he'll land the roles he wants.
The 'Free Fire' actor - who has won rave reviews for his performances in the likes of 'What Richard Did' and 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' and is gearing up for the release of 'Kin' and 'Jungle Book' - believes it is always important to push to see the best scripts and have self-belief before an audition, as there is no point in working on projects that are not "really good".