Gerwig talks ‘Little Women’ for academy’s women initiative
NEW YORK (AP) — With a new awards season underway, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences hosted a luncheon Wednesday supporting female filmmakers and celebrating the women behind Greta...
Review: Jennifer Lopez steals the show in ‘Hustlers’
"Hustlers " saves all of its tricks for the end. It's a banger of an ending, too, which is something that so few films manage to nail. The emotion, the stakes, the character development and the...
ABC says ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ sailing past star’s tweet
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — ABC says the cast and crew of "Fresh Off the Boat" are ready to get back to work and put star Constance Wu's anti-renewal tirade behind them.
ABC: Constance Wu’s ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ job safe after rant
NEW YORK (AP) — ABC's entertainment president said "Fresh Off the Boat" star Constance Wu's job is safe despite her online rant.
The "Crazy Rich Asians" star posted an expletive-filled...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Constance Wu said she was initially unhappy that "Fresh Off the Boat" was renewed for a sixth season because it meant she had to give up another project she was passionate...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Constance Wu appeared to be unhappy her ABC sitcom "Fresh Off The Boat" was renewed Friday for a sixth season.
Wu wrote, "No, it's not," in a since-deleted tweet...
Regina King stuns in white and Glenn Close dons queenly gold
NEW YORK (AP) — Regina King brought Old Hollywood alive on the Oscar red carpet Sunday in a romantic white gown with a touch of sparkle and a long train, while Jennifer Lopez stunned in silver...
People magazine names the most stylish stars
LOS ANGELES (AP) — They are the A-listers who wow on the red carpet.
Ahead of the Academy Awards on Wednesday, People magazine released its list of Hollywood's most stylish stars.
The magazine calls Lupita Nyong'o a trailblazing beauty and Emma Stone the modern romantic. Nicole Kidman is the elegant icon, Emily Blunt the queen of whimsy and Tracee Ellis Ross is considered avant-garde.
Singer Kacey Musgraves is considered a rule-breaker, Rihanna is a showstopper and Amber Heard is the bombshell.
ABC executive sees silver lining in Oscars flap: interest
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Oscars disarray over the exit of Kevin Hart as the host of the show had an upside — people paid attention, ABC's entertainment president said Tuesday.
"Ironically, I have found that the lack of clarity ... has kept the Oscars really in the conversation, and the mystery has been really compelling," said Karey Burke, whose network is the ceremony's longtime home.
She called the interest proof that the Oscars are still relevant.
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.
Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper among SAG Awards presenters
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper and Rami Malek are among the first presenters announced for Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Other presenters announced Wednesday by the actors union include Chadwick Boseman, Sam Elliott, Constance Wu, John David Washington, Adam Driver, and Michelle Yeoh.
Ken Jeong, Henry Golding, Angela Bassett, Ben Hardy, Gwilym Lee and Joe Mazzello round out the list of first presenters.
Constance Wu, Glenn Close and more react to the Globe noms
LOS ANGELES (AP) — How some of the nominees reacted Thursday when they heard they were up for Golden Globe Awards, which will be handed out on Jan. 6 in Beverly Hills, California:
Julia Roberts, Constance Wu celebrated at InStyle Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Julia Roberts was brought to tears by "Notting Hill" writer Richard Curtis, Jeff Goldblum showed off his socks and celebrated his 66th birthday with a cupcake, and Constance Wu spoke the power of representation Monday night at a glitzy soiree in Los Angeles.
Rich sales for ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ books
New York (AP) — "Crazy Rich Asians" isn't just a hit at the box office.
Kevin Kwan's novel and its two follow-ups have sold 1.5 million copies this year, Knopf Doubleday announced Monday. "Crazy Rich Asians," along with "China Rich Girlfriend" and "Rich People Problems," have occupied the top three slots on The New York Times' paperback fiction best-seller list.
New audiobook features Biden conversations
NEW YORK (AP) — An upcoming audiobook will feature former Vice President Joe Biden talking about his late son Beau with such interviewers as Stephen Colbert, Constance Wu and Aaron Sorkin.
Box office top 20: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ scores again
NEW YORK (AP) — It's official: "Crazy Rich Asians" is a box-office sensation.
The adaptation of Kevin Kwan's bestselling novel, starring Constance Wu and Henry Golding, brought in almost as many moviegoers in its second weekend as it did over opening weekend. The Warner Bros. release grossed $24.8 million in ticket sales, according to final figures Monday, a tiny drop from its $26.5 million debut the previous weekend.
‘Crazy Rich Asians’ shines bright at the box office
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Glitz won over guns as the gilded romance "Crazy Rich Asians" debuted at No. 1 in North American theaters this weekend, surpassing industry expectations and beating out action-packed fare like "Mile 22."
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Reese Witherspoon, Shonda Rhimes among powerful women in anti-harassment group
A group of more than 1,000 women in entertainment have detailed a comprehensive plan to combat sexual harassment across industries.
Time's Up was officially unveiled Monday in a story by The New York Times, though the group was formed not long after the first round of allegations against former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein came to light in October.
Election mourning and empowerment at Women of the Year event
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Glamour magazine closed its 26th annual celebration of trailblazing women with a star-studded tribute to Hillary Clinton.
Lena Dunham, Shonda Rhimes, Elizabeth Banks, Chelsea Handler, Ted Danson and Constance Wu were among the entertainers who paid homage to the Democratic presidential candidate at Glamour's Women of the Year Awards Monday in Los Angeles. They listed Clinton's achievements and thanked her for her leadership as a guitarist played a somber tune.
Actress Lena Dunham to campaign for Clinton in North Carolina
Lena Dunham, best known as the creator and star of HBO Girls, will campaign for Hillary Clinton in North Carolina Sunday and Monday.
She will speak at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as well as the University of North Carolina at Greensboro about the importance of early voting and checking voter registration status.
BEIJING (AP) — Acclaimed Chinese director Zhang Yimou has responded to criticism from an Asian-American actress over the casting of "white man" Matt Damon as his movie's lead, saying the role was never conceived for a Chinese actor.
Damon of the "Bourne" franchise will star later this year in the $150 million Chinese-Hollywood fantasy movie "The Great Wall," an English-language movie set in China involving menacing supernatural monsters.