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“Truth Be Told” Exclusive: Andre Royo Inimitably Inspires As An Eccentric Attorney On Poppy Parnell’s Case

In a sneak peek preview clip of "Truth Be Told," Poppy Parnell (Octavia Spencer) is facing serious consequences for her work around the Cave case last season that could cost her everything. Can Shreve's old attorney friend, played by Andre Royo, save the day?
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Octavia Spencer apologizes to Britney Spears and Sam Asghari for prenup joke

Octavia Spencer has privately apologized to Britney Spears following a joke she made after the singer announced her engagement to Sam Asghari.
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Octavia Spencer Apologizes to Britney Spears for Prenup Joke About Her Engagement

Oscar winner Octavia Spencer has apologized to Britney Spears after making a joke about how she should get a prenuptial agreement. When Spears announced her engagement to longtime boyfriend Sam Asghari this past weekend, Spencer commented on the social media post: “Make him sign a prenup.” After Spencer’s Instagram comment went viral, the actor is […]
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Octavia Spencer Apologizes To Britney and Sam Over Prenup Warning

Octavia Spencer says she apologized to Britney Spears for telling her to make Sam Asghari sign a prenup.
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Oops! Octavia Spencer Offers Britney Spears Sound Prenup Advice Amid Her Sam Asghari Engagement, Fans & Fiancé Respond

While some fans rushed to congratulate the star on her engagement, others were quick to warn Spears about treading into her new marriage without a prenup, including Hidden Figures actress Octavia Spencer.
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Sam Asghari Said That He And Britney Spears Are Getting An “Ironclad Prenup” After Fans Urged Her To “Protect Her Assets” Following...

Sam shared a tongue-in-cheek response after people — including Octavia Spencer — left comments urging Britney to get a prenup after the...
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“Truth Be Told” Exclusive: Ron Cephas Jones Talks Black Family Trauma And Reuniting With His ‘Paid In Full’ Nephew! [VIDEO]

Ron Cephas Jones spoke with BOSSIP about his character Shreve Scoville on "Truth Be Told," revealing how Season 2 will delve into how his character's actions as a young man affected his three daughters. He also spoke about the illness Shreve is diagnosed with on the first episode.
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Taiki Waititi, Jessica Chastain, Tiffany Haddish Star in HollyShorts Film Festival Selections – Film News in Brief

HollyShorts Film Festival Announces Dates and Lineup Short films starring Taika Waititi, Jessica Chastain, Tiffany Haddish and those produced by Octavia Spencer and Leonardo DiCaprio are among highlights of the Oscar-qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival, running Sept. 23-Oct. 1 at the TCL Chinese Theatres and online. Selections include Spencer Susser’s “Save Ralph,” starring Zac Efron, Waititi […]
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‘Firstness,’ ‘Right to Try’ and ‘No Straight Lines: The Rise of Queer Comics’ Win Big at Outfest

Outfest announced the winners of its 2021 edition, including Vivian Kleiman’s “No Straight Lines: The Rise of Queer Comics” for documentary feature and Brielle Brilliant’s “Firstness” for U.S. narrative feature. The Los Angeles LGBTQ film festival also honored Pooya Mohseni with the grand jury prize for best performance in a U.S. narrative feature for her […]
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Elliot Page Says ‘But I’m a Cheerleader’ Helped Him Overcome ‘Shame and Self-Hatred’ About LGBTQ+ Identity

Elliot Page says films like “But I’m a Cheerleader” offered relief from some of his struggles as a young LGBTQ+ person. “I for one know that without the various representation that I was able to stumble upon as a kid and a teenager — there was very little — I just don’t know if I […]
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Watch the Season Two Trailer for Apple TV+ Drama Series 'Truth Be Told'

Apple today shared the trailer for the second season of anthology drama series "Truth Be Told," starring Octavia Spencer and Kate Hudson. The first episode premieres on Apple TV+ on Friday, August 20, with additional episodes to follow every Friday. "Truth Be Told" descends into the world of true crime podcasts. In season two, Spencer reprises her role as podcaster Poppy Parnell as she dives into a new case that involves her childhood friend, media mogul Micah Keith, played by Hudson. As develo...
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Truth Be Told Season 2 Trailer: Every Truth Has Two Sides

Apple TV+ has released the full trailer for the upcoming second season of their mystery crime drama Truth Be Told, starring Octavia Spencer and Kate Hudson. The Truth Be Told Season 2 trailer, which you can check out below, highlights Poppy Parnell’s newest case which she took on in order to help her childhood friend Micah learn about the truth regarding the death of Micah’s husband. However, she’ll soon realize that every truth has two sides as she suspects Micah of being dishonest with her. Th...
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Apple TV Plus Releases ‘Truth Be Told’ Season 2 Trailer Starring Octavia Spencer and Kate Hudson

Apple TV Plus released a trailer for the second season of its anthological drama series “Truth Be Told,” premiering on Aug. 20. “Truth Be Told” stars Octavia Spencer, who also executive produces, as true-crime podcaster Poppy Parnell. In the first season of the NAACP Image award-winning series, Poppy reexamines the cast of a convicted murderer […]
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Octavia Spencer to Be Honored With Outfest’s Ally Award

Octavia Spencer will receive the James Schamus Ally Award at this year’s edition of LGBTQ film festival Outfest. The announcement comes just after the recent news, first reported by Variety, that the Oscar winner has boarded the documentary “Right to Try” as a producer. The Zeberiah Newman-directed film, which will have its world premiere at […]
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Octavia Spencer’s Production Company Boards HIV Cure Documentary ‘Right to Try’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Octavia Spencer has joined “Right to Try,” a documentary short about an HIV cure treatment trial, as a producer through her production company Orit Entertainment. Spencer will produce along with her partner Brian Clisham and creative executive Stephanie Kluft. The doc, directed by “The Late Late Show With James Corden” producer Zeberiah Newman, tells the […]
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Truth Be Told Season 2 Teaser Starring Octavia Spencer & Kate Hudson

Apple TV+ has released the first teaser trailer for the upcoming second season of their mystery crime drama Truth Be Told, confirming that the series is scheduled to make its return on August 20. RELATED: The Morning Show Season 2 Teaser Sets Apple TV+ Return Date The video features Octavia Spencer’s Poppy Parnell as she takes on a new case involving her childhood friend Micah, portrayed by Kate Hudson. It also teases how the new murder case will ultimately put their friendship to test. Check o...
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Octavia Spencer left 'overwhelmed' by support on her special day

Octavia Spencer celebrated her 51st birthday on Wednesday, and the Truth Be Told star...
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TV Ratings: ‘Thunder Force’ Opens With Thunderous Viewership on Weekly Streaming Lists

In a rare week where no single program exceeded the 1 billion minute threshold, the Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer-led film “Thunder Force” opened with thunderous viewership on Netflix. The movie towered over all other programs on subscription-based streaming platforms in Nielsen’s Weekly Top 10 list, with 0.95 million viewing minutes for the week of […]
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‘The View’ Co-Host Sunny Hostin Launches Inclusive Production Company Focused on Social Justice (EXCLUSIVE)

As a young girl, “The View” co-host and Emmy Award-winning legal journalist Sunny Hostin would use a hairbrush as a mic and mimic Barbara Walters and Diane Sawyer in the mirror. She didn’t have many broadcast idols she could emulate — in those times, there weren’t many women of color headlining news shows. Now, with […]
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The Morning Watch: Marvel’s ‘Shang-Chi’ Trailer Easter Eggs, ‘Eurovision Song Contest’ Oscar Campaign & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, take a look at nearly four dozen Shang-Chi Easter Eggs and comic book references from the first trailer for the new Marvel movie. Plus, watch the shameless but adorable Oscar campaign video for the original ...
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The top 9 movies on Netflix this week, from 'Thunder Force' to 'Saving Private Ryan'

"Thunder Force" Netflix Every week, the streaming search engine Reelgood compiles for Insider a list of which movies have been most prominent on Netflix's daily top-10 lists that week. Netflix counts a view if an account watches a movie or TV show for at least two minutes. The superhero movie "Thunder Force," starring Octavia Spencer and Melissa McCarthy, was Netflix's most popular movie this week. See more stories on Insider's business page. 9. "Two Distant Strangers" (20...
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The Morning Watch: ‘Thunder Force’ Gag Reel’, A Look Back at ‘X-Men: The Animated Series’ & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, watch Melissa McCarthy, Octavia Spencer, Jason Bateman and the rest of the Thunder Force cast crack up in a gag reel. Plus, take a look back at X-Men: The Animated Series with Disney+’s latest edition of The...
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Everyone Involved With Thunder Force Deserved Better

Love or hate her brand of comedy, there’s no denying Melissa McCarthy is one of the most energetic, fearless actresses working today. The same goes for Octavia Spencer, an Oscar winner who can just as easily, and skillfully, jump between playing a serial killer or a rocket scientist. Put them together in a superhero…Read more...
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'Thunder Force ushers in a cool new breed of dynamic duo

Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer morph into hilarious superheroes in "Thunder Force."        [Author: MetroWest Daily News]
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'Thunder Force' stars Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer on how real-life friendship helps movie

The actors play superheroes who fight crime after ingesting a special formula that gives ordinary people powers.
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Melissa McCarthy's Thunder Force Reviews Have Arrived, Here's What Critics Are Saying About The Netflix Movie

Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer have teamed up for a spy comedy, so check out what critics are saying.
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'Thunder Force' teams Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer in a weak superhero spoof

Melissa McCarthy teams up with husband Ben Falcone again on "Thunder Force," a comedic dud that's aptly titled, since it makes loud noises without really needing to be seen. The one thing unlikely to be heard during this Netflix superhero spoof is a whole lot of laughter.
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‘Thunder Force’ Review: Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer in a Superhero Satire That Never Threatens to Rock the Genre

The “Airplane!” school of chock-full-of-jokes conceptual parody, with its fourth-wall-smashing stupido-smart goofiness, had a pretty impressive run. It ruled for several decades, spawning everything from the “Airplane!” creators’ own “Naked Gun” franchise — to me, the media-age Marx Brothers-worthy masterpiece of the form — to the Wayans brothers’ “Scary Movie” franchise to several dozen comedies, […]
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The 6 most anticipated new movie releases in April, from 'Mortal Kombat' to Netflix's 'Stowaway'

"Mortal Kombat" Warner Bros. Every month, the television-tracking app TV Time provides Insider a list of the most anticipated new movies being released based on the movies its US users have indicated they intend to watch. Insider includes where audiences can watch the movie in the US along with its Rotten Tomatoes critic score if applicable. Warner Bros. and HBO Max could have another hit on their hands with "Mortal Kombat" and Netflix has several movies on this month's list. See more ...
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What's New on Netflix in April 2021

Ever since Game of Thrones rewrote HBO’s fortunes and became a worldwide phenomenon, Netflix has been chasing its own subscriber-boosting blockbuster fantasy adaptation. They had some success in 2019 with the first, highly memeable season of The Witcher, but a streaming empire cannot stand on a single pillar. So, in…Read more...
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