Welcome to ACTING UP, the place where we celebrate standout performances in TV, streaming and film. Other than spotlighting exceptional work from recent projects, this feature also shines a light on how certain actors got where they are today. Have a peek and then... READ
The recently-announced nominations for the Producers Guild of America (PGA) Awards are key in predicting a certain category of this year’s Oscar race. According to IndieWire, the overlap between films nominated for the PGA’s Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion... READ
Awards season is upon us, and films at the center of the surrounding buzz are receiving a lot of attention. A number of last-minute contenders, such as Lee Daniels’ The United States vs. Billie Holiday, just released before the eligibility period for this year’s... READ
We’re rapidly approaching the end of this year’s extended Oscar eligibility period and there’s one more contender that needs to be highlighted before February 28. With its theatrical release just two days before that cut-off date, the Russo brothers’ Cherry is a... READ
Check out our list of virtual performances, exercises and activities to explore every day this month. Arts / Culture 1. Google Arts & Culture experience released a digital Blob Opera where you can explore and create your own song! Launch the experiment here. ... READ
The latest from director Kevin Macdonald is based on the memoir of Mohamedou Ould Slahi, a Guantanamo Bay detainee who was incarcerated there for 14 years. Slahi was never charged with a crime during the entire time he was kept at the U.S. Naval Station, and the film... READ
In a bright spot of news for 2021, Netflix recently announced that it will be releasing 70 new films this year, promising “a new movie every week.” The long list of titles coming to the streaming giant spans genres and offers an impressive roster of talent, making... READ
Veteran actor Martin Donovan rose to prominence in the ’90s with his on-screen roles in arthouse filmmaker Hal Hartley’s films, beginning with 1990’s Trust through 1998’s The Book of Life. His career has included working with such esteemed filmmakers as Jane Campion... READ
We’re kicking off 2021 in the right way, full of inspirational videos to keep you motivated and hone in on your craft. Enjoy a mixture of videos to inspire you throughout the month of January. Arts / Culture 1. Check out the full performance of “Tchaikovsky:... READ
This year was marked by trying times, including the passing of some iconic and beloved actors. Before it comes to a close, we want to recognize some of the incredible on-screen talent we lost in 2020. Keep reading for a compilation of a number of stars that left us... READ
Iman Benson (Alexa & Katie), Larsen Thompson (Boléro) William B. Davis (The X-Files), Crystal Balint (The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco) and Patricia Drake (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants) have joined the cast of Netflix’s The Midnight Club, a 10-episode horror series from Mike Flanagan and Leah Fong.
Effective immediately, she will now oversee casting for 20th Century Fox, Fox 21 Television Studios, ABC Studios, FX and FX Productions, and will helm casting of all TV series and pilots, plucking talent for holding deals and spearheading casting and talent strategy.
Five days after The Hollywood Reporter published an exposé of mega-producer Scott Rudin's alleged workplace misconduct, performers' unions SAG-AFTRA, Actors Equity and the American Federation of Musicians Local 802 have condemned illegal harassment and harassment that creates a toxic work environment for entertainment employees.