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B.J. Novak on Landing ‘Fresh Air’ Host Terry Gross to Play ‘Queen Bee’ Radio Mogul in His…

During an appearance on Kim Masters' KCRW show 'The Business,' Novak shares how seriously Gross took the part.

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B.J. Novak on Landing ‘Fresh Air’ Host Terry Gross to Play ‘Queen Bee’ Radio Mogul in His Film ‘Vengeance’

After wrapping an interview with Terry Gross for her NPR radio series Fresh Air in September, B.J. Novak surprised the iconic interviewer with an offer. “I said, ‘Hey, I have a role for you,’ and she was so confused and surprised,” Novak tells THR‘s Kim Masters on a new episode of KCRW’s The Business. The […]

Constance Wu on Challenge of Returning to Work After Having a Baby: “It Was Emotional”

Constance Wu is back. The actress returned July 14 to Twitter after a three-year absence to reveal that she attempted suicide following an online backlash to “careless tweets” she wrote lamenting the renewal of her ABC sitcom, Fresh Off the Boat. Wu, coming off a high-profile run with Hustlers and Crazy Rich Asians, retreated from […]

Linda Evangelista Settles CoolSculpting Suit After “Horrific Ordeal” With Cosmetic Procedure

Linda Evangelista announced on Instagram yesterday that she has settled a lawsuit with CoolSculpting 10 months after alleging that the cosmetic procedure left her “brutally disfigured” and emotionally devastated. “I’m pleased to have settled the CoolSculpting case,” Evangelista shared with 1.2 million followers. “I look forward to the next chapter of my life with friends […]

Denzel Washington Makes Surprise Appearance at MLB All-Star Game to Honor Jackie Robinson

Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game returned to Dodger Stadium today for the first time in more than 40 years, bringing with it a host of Hollywood all-stars to take in the action on the field. But it was Oscar winner Denzel Washington who had the honor of kicking off the Fox telecast as part of […]

Steph Curry on Why He Texted Drake, Peyton Manning Before Agreeing to Host ESPY Awards

After picking up another NBA championship for the Golden State Warriors in June — the team’s fourth title in eight years — no one could fault Finals MVP Steph Curry for taking it easy through the off-season. But coasting isn’t Curry’s style. On Wednesday, he’ll hit the stage at L.A.’s Dolby Theater as the host […]

Milestone Month for Columbia-Trained Women Filmmakers

The summer box office season is typically filled with milestones of the blockbuster variety but this July, Columbia University’s film program is toasting one of its own. Four international female filmmakers (and MFA grads) have their first features hitting theaters this month. The roster includes Nathalie Alvarez Mesen’s Clara Sola, Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic’s Murina, Mounia […]

Taylor Kitsch on His New Series’ Inevitable Comparison to ‘Dopesick’: “We’re Not F***ing Around”

Taylor Kitsch, now starring opposite Chris Pratt in Amazon’s The Terminal List, next toplines a streaming series about the origins of the opioid crisis. While the premise sounds familiar to Hulu’s Emmy-nominated Dopesick, that doesn’t trouble the 41-year-old actor. “We’re fucking pumped about it and not nervous after Dopesick, not at all,” Kitsch told The Hollywood […]

Anderson Cooper to Host Kering Foundation’s Inaugural Caring for Women Dinner

Kering Foundation — the nonprofit-focused arm of global luxury group Kering — will host the inaugural Caring for Women dinner, a fundraiser to benefit organizations focused on ending gender-based violence. The org has drafted Anderson Cooper to host the Sept. 15 event, which will be held at The Pool on Park Avenue, and has corralled […]

Diane Keaton To Be Honored at Carousel of Hope Ball

The Carousel of Hope Ball will return to an in-person affair this fall and organizers have invited Diane Keaton to take the stage and receive the Brass Ring Award. A longtime supporter of the Children’s Diabetes Foundation, Keaton has been selected to receive the award for her philanthropic commitments to the community and continued support […]

Nick Jonas, L.A. Rams Star Andrew Whitworth to Hit SoFi Stadium for Cedars-Sinai Celebration

Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors will hit the field at SoFi Stadium for a 50th-anniversary celebration on Aug. 7. The event program will see beloved Los Angeles Rams player Andrew Whitworth honored with a Visionary Award while Nick Jonas will take the stage to perform. The event will also include a football field experience by reigning […]

J Balvin to Headline Michael Rubin’s Fanatics Party With MLBPA During All-Star Week in L.A.

Michael Rubin and Fanatics are teaming with the Major League Baseball Players Association to host a bash in Los Angeles during MLB All-Star Week, and they’ve recruited J Balvin to headline. Following Monday night’s T-Mobile Home Run Derby at Dodger Stadium, Rubin, Fanatics and the MLBPA will take over a private space in Downtown Los […]

‘The Simpsons’ Star Yeardley Smith Marries Former Detective She Met During Springfield Appearance (Exclusive)

When Yeardley Smith was asked to represent her show, The Simpsons, at a mural unveiling event in Springfield, Oregon, in 2014, she declined. “The joke is that I really will do anything for my show, but I didn’t really want to do it,” said the iconic voice of Lisa Simpson. But after a bit of […]