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‘Crime After Crime’ Will Star Awkwafina as a Podcast Host and Ike Barinholtz as an Escaped Convict

Awkwafina continues her meteoric rise to stardom, signing on to star and produce the comedy Crime After Crime. The actress will join Ike Barinholtz, who will also produce and appear in the film. The story, which was no doubt inspired by Serial, follows a true crime podcaster and the escaped convict she agrees to help. There’s a lot of potential in this premise, which will hopefully pay off. According to Deadline, Awkwafina and Barinholtz will produce alongside Nick Stoller and Conor Welch, w...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Casting, Brooklyn, Ocean, Mindy Kaling, David Young, Jordan Peele, Ike Barinholtz, Nick Stoller, Awkwafina, Barinholtz, Conor Welch, Lulu Wang, Crime After Crime, Dan Gurewitch


Awkwafina, Ike Barinholtz to Star in Comedy ‘Crime After Crime’

Awkwafina and Ike Barinholtz will produce and star in STXfilms’ comedy caper “Crime After Crime.” Awkwafina will portray a millennial podcast host who agrees to help a convict that she has devoted her true-crime podcast to prove his innocence after he escapes jail and turns up at her house. Dan Gurewitch and David Young are […]
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Crime After Crime Lands Ike Barinholtz and Awkwafina to Star and Produce

Crime After Crime lands Ike Barinholtz and Awkwafina to star and produce The world of true-crime podcasts is finally getting a wacky comedy. Awkwafina (Crazy Rich Asians) and Ike Barinholtz (The Oath) have both signed on to star and produce the caper comedy Crime After Crime, according to Deadline. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.pus...
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‘The Angry Birds Movie 2’ Trailer: Birds and Pigs Must Join Forces to Take on Some Frigid Fowls

Those Angry Birds are making the jump from your mobile game to the big screen again with a sequel to their animated feature film. And as the latest The Angry Birds Movie 2 trailer reveals, there’s a new threat that will force birds and the egg-stealing pigs to join forces. The titular birds and their pig enemies discover an icy island, which we became very well acquainted with in the teaser trailer that introduced us to Leslie Jones as a purple-feathered fowl who is sick of her chilly surroundi...
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‘Saturday Night Live’ Taps a Golden Globe Winner, an Oscar Nominee and a ‘Game of Thrones’ Star as Hosts

Saturday Night Live is taking a short break between new episodes, but when the late night sketch comedy returns at the end of the month, they’ll be churning out three episodes in a row. After how great the recent back-to-back episodes hosted by John Mulaney and Idris Elba turned out to be, the pressure is on to keep the momentum going. Thankfully, the three upcoming Saturday Night Live hosts set for the spring are exciting prospects since two of them are stars of hit TV shows hosting for the fi...
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2019 Oscars expected to beat last year for viewership but still draw 2nd-lowest ratings on record

HOLLYWOOD — ABC’s Oscars telecast is expected to be the second-least watched on record when final viewership figures are released Tuesday, beating out only last year’s show. Sunday’s hostless three-hour, 13-minute ceremony from the Dolby Theatre averaged 29.6 million viewers, according to preliminary figures released Monday by Nielsen, an 11.7 percent increase over last year’s record-low of 26.5 million, when the ceremony ran 41 minutes longer and was hosted by ABC late-night talk show host Jimm...
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5 Colors From Last Night's Red Carpet Perfect For Your Next Big Event

As the Oscars rolled out its 91st red carpet, we were dazzled to see a parade of our favorite stars and celebs glammed up in a hyper-color rainbow of gowns. It seemed like poppy, springy shades ruled the night: from bold red (Rachel Weisz) to a searing hot magenta-pink (Gemma Chan) to dazzling silver (Jennifer Lopez).The colors we see on the red carpet always serve up major inspiration as we fill our closets in preparation for parties, weddings, and even prom. The Oscars are perfectly timed at ...
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5 Colors From Last Night's Red Carpet That'd Be Perfect For You Next Big Event

As the Oscars rolled out its 91st red carpet, we were dazzled to see a parade of our favorite stars and celebs glammed up in a hyper-color rainbow of gowns. It seemed like poppy, springy shades ruled the night: from bold red (Rachel Weisz) to a searing hot magenta-pink (Gemma Chan) to dazzling silver (Jennifer Lopez).The colors we see on the red carpet always serve up major inspiration as we fill our closets in preparation for parties, weddings, and even prom. The Oscars are perfectly timed at ...
Tags: Nordstrom, Fashion, Music, Kacey Musgraves, Rachel Zoe, Jennifer Lopez, Rachel Weisz, Lisa Bonet, Celine, Asos, Sarah Paulson, Tom Ford, Balmain, Anthropologie, Emilia Clarke, Givenchy


Every Product Used to Create Awkwafina's $846 Oscars Beauty Look

Awkwafina showed up to the 2019 Oscars looking Awkwa-FINE-a as hell, if we do say so ourselves. We adored her gorgeous lavender DSquared2 pantsuit (complete with pussy bow), but more so loved her lived-in waves and peachy cheeks. Makeup artist Mai Quynh said her outfit had "a flirty Spring feeling to it," which was incorporated into her makeup look. Using all Giorgio Armani Beauty, Quynh prepped Awkwafina's face with Kiehl's Calendula & Aloe Soothing Hydration Masque ($45), then created a base...
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Oscars 2019: The stars sparkled, literally, with these metallic looks on the red carpet

Photographers’ flash bulbs must’ve richocheted all over the red carpet at the 91st Academy Awards Sunday with all of those shiny gowns. From sequins and lamé to sparkles and heavy metals they brought the glitter you’d expect from Hollywood’s big night out. Related links Oscars 2019 red carpet fashion: See photos of the stars’ best and worst looks Oscars 2019: What the winners are saying backstage at the Academy Awards Glenn Close arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, at t...
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Oscars 2019: See photos of the awards show, the winners and the behind the scenes action

The 91st Academy Awards happened on Sunday, Feb. 24, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Check out these photos of the big winners of the evening, the show and moments behind-the-scenes with celebrities greeting each other and doing things like snapping selfies, like Glenn Close and Samuel L. Jackson did. So far, Queen kicked off the night with a rock show and Javier Bardem loved it. And see the list of winners as the night goes on. Oh, and Melissa McCarthy wore a dress covered in woodland crea...
Tags: Movies, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Amy Poehler, Jennifer Lopez, Tina Fey, Lady Gaga, Glenn Close, Academy Awards, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Angela Bassett, Roma, Jason Momoa, Chris Evans, Samuel L Jackson


All The Badass Women Who Wore Pantsuits To The Oscars

Everyone from Awkwafina to Amy Poehler rocked a chic power suit at Sunday's awards ceremony.
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See All The Best Dressed Celebrities At The 2019 Academy Awards

Michelle Yeoh, Billy Porter and Awkwafina looked incredible.
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‘The Angry Birds Movie 2’ Trailer: Winter is Coming for the Angry Birds

The Angry Birds are about to experience a Big Chill. The titular flightless birds of The Angry Birds Movie are back for the sequel, and facing off against a chilling new foe: a bird from the icy tundra named Zeta (Leslie Jones). And in The Angry Birds Movie 2, she rains ice upon both bird and their enemies the Bad Piggies alike. That’s right, winter is coming in The Angry Birds Movie 2 trailer. The Angry Birds Movie 2 Trailer Never one for being subtle, the trailer for The Angry Birds M...
Tags: Florida, Movies, Animation, Sequels, Sony, Movie Trailers, Leslie Jones, Rachel Bloom, Zeta, Peter Dinklage, Bill-Hader, Family Films, Jason-sudeikis, Josh-Gad, Awkwafina, Brooklynn


Awkwafina’s Comedy Central Show Will Have An All-Women Writers Room

“This is a show about being raised by my grandma and dad in Queens, living at home and finding purpose,” she said.
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Nick Jonas to Return for ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ Sequel

Nick Jonas is returning to Sony’s sequel to “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” reprising his role as Jefferson “Seaplane” McDonough. The plot of the film is being kept under wraps. Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, and Karen Gillan are also set to return and Awkwafina is in final negotiations for a significant role. Danny […]
Tags: News, Nick Jonas, Sony, Danny, Karen Gillan, Awkwafina, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Dwayne Johnson Jack Black Kevin Hart, Jefferson Seaplane McDonough


Nick Jonas Returning for Sony’s Jumanji Sequel

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Nick Jonas returning for Sony’s Jumanji sequel The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Golden Globe nominee Nick Jonas (Ferdinand, Kingdom, UglyDolls) will be reprising his teenage character of Alex in Jumanji 3, Sony’s sequel to Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { ...
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The Quartet of Young Stars from Jumanji Will Return for the Next Installment

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The quartet of young stars from Jumanji will return for the next installment The quartet of video-game players from Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle are returning for the next installment. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ser’Darius Blain, Alex Wolff, Madison Iseman, and Morgan Turner will all return for Jumanji 3. The four topliners from 2017’s Jumanji continuation, who play the kids’ avatars, Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan and Jack Black are also returning. ...
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Chris Evans, Brie Larson, Awkwafina, Constance Wu Among Oscar Presenters

Chris Evans, Brie Larson, and Awkwafina have been announced as presenters for the Academy Awards, along with Daniel Craig, Tina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg, Jennifer Lopez, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Amandla Stenberg, Charlize Theron, Tessa Thompson, and Constance Wu. Oscar producers Donna Gigliotti and Glenn Weiss will continue to reveal presenters in the coming weeks. The […]
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Amazon had a record-setting $46 million buying spree at Sundance. We break down all the big movie deals for Amazon, Netflix, and Apple.

As the 2019 Sundance Film Festival wraps up, it seems the fest is once more the marquee place in America to acquire movies. Along with the usual indie distributors like Neon, A24, IFC Films, and Sony Pictures Classics gobbling up titles, the major streaming companies came back with a vengeance. After leaving the Sundance Film Festival last year having not bought a single movie, Amazon and Netflix took home titles this year, and even Apple got in the mix for the first time ever. But the buying s...
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Amazon had a record-setting buying spree at the Sundance Film Festival. We break down all the big movie deals for Amazon, Netflix, and Apple.

As the 2019 Sundance Film Festival wraps up this weekend, it seems the fest is once more the marquee place in America to acquire movies. Along with the usual indie distributors gobbling up titles like Neon, A24, IFC Films, and Sony Pictures Classics, the major streaming companies came back with a vengeance. After leaving the Sundance Film Festival last year having not bought a single movie, Amazon and Netflix took home titles (even Apple got in the mix for the first time ever). And Netflix may ...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, China, America, Trends, Netflix, House, Ifc, Sony Pictures, Tilda Swinton, Mindy Kaling, Amazon Studios, Amazon Netflix, Jillian Bell, Disney Fox, Jennifer Salke


Awkwafina talks dramatic debut, 'Crazy Rich Asians' Oscar snub: None 'of us are mad'

"Crazy Rich Asians" breakout Awkwafina is the talk of Sundance Film Festival, getting great reviews for her dramatic debut in "The Farewell."            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Lala Kent Tries Out a Virtual Reality Experience at Sundance Film Festival

Celebs were out and about this week, from Lala Kent checking out a virtual reality experience, to Hailee Steinfeld enjoying dinner with her mom, to Dave Chappelle making a surprise appearance at Delilah in West Hollywood. Read on to see more of what the stars have been up to! — Lala Kent enjoyed hot Dragonfly Coffee Roasters brew at Sundance while checking out the virtual reality experience by The Wild Immersion at Sundance Film Festival. — Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick enjoyed cuisine by Greene...
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‘Paradise Hills’ Review: Emma Roberts Leads This Vibrant Vision of Sci-Fi Fantasy [Sundance]

A stunning, vibrant fairy tale tinged with suspense and packed with riveting ideas, Alice Waddington’s Paradise Hills is one of the most visually spectacular movies of the year so far. Uma (Emma Roberts) wakes up in an unfamiliar room, with servants doting on her and calling her “mademoiselle.” Understandably freaked out, she immediately makes a break for it, only to discover she’s trapped on a small, beautiful island called Paradise – an expensive, twisted facility overseen by the Duchess (M...
Tags: Movies, Fantasy, Sci-fi, Features, Movie Reviews, Emma-Roberts, Sundance, Uma, Ender, Milla Jovovich, Eiza Gonzalez, Action/Adventure, Paradise Hills, Nacho Vigalondo, Waddington, Amarna


Don't Swerve - Here's the Red Lipstick Awkwafina Used at the SAG Awards

Awkwafina's SAG Awards look was as fiery as her personality. The Crazy Rich Asians star showed up with center-parted, straight hair, slightly flushed cheekbones, and true red matte lipstick that matched her dress perfectly. Celebrity makeup artist Kirin Bhatty - who has worked with the actress for past events - used Shiseido products to create the look. Ahead, see the breakdown of how she got Awkwafina silver carpet ready.
Tags: Makeup, Beauty, SAG Awards, Red Carpet, Don, Shiseido, Beauty News, Celebrity Beauty, Beauty Trends, Award Season, Kirin Bhatty, Awkwafina


Sundance: A24 Nabs Awkwafina’s ‘The Farewell’

Awkwafina’s wedding dramedy “The Farewell” is close to landing a deal with indie studio A24 following its premiere this week at the Sundance Film Festival. The pact is for worldwide rights and is believed to be in the $6 million range, numerous individuals close to the negotiations told Variety. “The Farewell” stars “Crazy Rich Asians” […]
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Sundance: A different side of Awkwafina in ‘The Farewell’

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Awkwafina’s dramatic turn in “The Farewell” has quickly become one of the must-sees at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. After rising to household name status last summer with breakout comedic roles in “Crazy Rich Asians” and “Ocean’s 8,” audiences in Park City, Utah, have been raving over the discovery that […]
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Awkwafina on ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Oscars Snub, ‘Jumanji’ and The Rock

“Crazy Rich Asians” was snubbed at the Oscars, receiving no nominations from the Academy. But star Awkwafina doesn’t have any hard feelings. “I don’t really know the exact reasoning behind it, but yeah, of course it would have been cool,” Awkwafina said about the historical rom-com not being nominated. “But we did have an amazing […]
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‘The Farewell’ Review: Awkwafina Delivers An Electric Performance in This Charming Dramedy [Sundance]

In 2018, rapper and actress Awkwafina broke out in a big way, delivering memorable turns in Ocean’s 8 and Crazy Rich Asians. Those two particular performances were indeed enjoyable and fun, but they also bordered on schtick – the actress was very much playing characters; individuals that felt cooked up primarily in the minds of screenwriters. In Lulu Wang‘s lovely, melancholy The Farewell, Awkwafina breaks out in a much bigger way with her first major role, creating a wholly realistic character...
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Sundance Film Review: ‘The Farewell’

In the past decade or so, film critics have been pressured to put a “spoiler alert” before sharing anything that might potentially undermine people’s enjoyment of a movie. But how are people supposed to treat things that might be viewed as ”spoilers” in real life? If you knew something that could potentially ruin the rest […]
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