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‘Friends’ Table Read to Feature All-Black Cast Including Sterling K. Brown and Uzo Aduba

After years of barely a person of color on Friends, we’re finally getting “The One With the Diverse Cast.” An all-Black cast will lead a virtual Friends table read, reimagining the classic season 3 episode “The One Where No One’s Ready” in support of Michelle Obama’s voting nonprofit When We All Vote. Gabrielle Union will host a table read that will include Sterling K. Brown, Uzo Aduba, and more. Deadline reports that Sterling K. Brown, Uzo Aduba, Ryan Bathe, Aisha Hinds, Kendrick Sampson an...
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There Will Be More Chris Hemsworth as Thor After ‘Love and Thunder’

If you were concerned Chris Hemsworth would hang up Mjölnir after Thor: Love and Thunder, here’s some good news: Hemsworth is sticking around. The actor says he has no plans to stop playing the God of Thunder anytime in the future, so whenever they get around to making more Marvel movies, he’s sure to be involved. Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans have both retired from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and while Scarlett Johannsson’ Black Widow has her own movie coming out, it’s a prequel and ...
Tags: Movies, Robert Downey Jr, Chris-Hemsworth, Thor, Natalie Portman, Marvel Studios, Chris Evans, Tessa Thompson, Thunder, Hemsworth, Portman, Taika Waititi, Jane Foster, MCU, Mjolnir, Ragnarok


There Will More Chris Hemsworth as Thor After ‘Love and Thunder’

If you were concerned Chris Hemsworth would hang up Mjölnir after Thor: Love and Thunder, here’s some good news: Hemsworth is sticking around. The actor says he has no plans to stop playing the God of Thunder anytime in the future, so whenever they get around to making more Marvel movies, he’s sure to be involved. Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans have both retired from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and while Scarlett Johannsson’ Black Widow has her own movie coming out, it’s a prequel and ...
Tags: Movies, Robert Downey Jr, Chris-Hemsworth, Thor, Natalie Portman, Marvel Studios, Chris Evans, Tessa Thompson, Thunder, Hemsworth, Portman, Taika Waititi, Jane Foster, MCU, Mjolnir, Ragnarok


Chris Hemsworth Confirms Thor: Love and Thunder Won’t Be His Last MCU Appearance

Chris Hemsworth confirms Thor: Love and Thunder won’t be his last MCU appearance Following Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans’ MCU retirement in Avengers: Endgame, many fans are speculating if the other four original Avengers’ time in the MCU will also be coming to an end or not, especially when their upcoming individual projects are about the introduction of a new character that might reportedly takeover their superhero personas. Although Scarlett Johannsson’ Black Widow died in Endgame, fan...
Tags: Movies, Robert Downey Jr, Marvel, Chris Hemsworth, Thor, Valkyrie, Natalie Portman, Chris Evans, Tessa Thompson, Thunder, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Vin Diesel, Hemsworth, Jane, Taika Waititi, Jane Foster


Thor: Love and Thunder to Use the Same VFX Tech as The Mandalorian

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Thor: Love and Thunder to use the same VFX tech as The Mandalorian According to /Film, Lucasfilm’s visual effects company Industrial Light & Magic a.k.a ILM is reportedly building a large-scale custom volume at Fox Studios Australia that will be used for the production of Taika Waititi’s highly-anticipated Thor: Love and Thunder. This kind of groundbreaking visual effects technology called The Volume was first seen in Disney+’s The Mandalorian which saw ILM make use of HD...
Tags: Movies, Australia, Marvel, Disney, Chris Hemsworth, Thor, Valkyrie, Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson, Ilm, Thunder, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Vin Diesel, Jane, Taika Waititi, Sam Raimi


CS Score Reviews Ludwig Göransson’s Tenet and Elmer Bernstein’s Wild Wild West

CS Score Reviews Ludwig Göransson’s Tenet and Elmer Bernstein’s Wild Wild West Hey there, film score lovers! This week on CS Score we dive into Ludwig Göransson’s score to Christopher Nolan’s action extravaganza Tenet and take a look at Varèse Sarabande’s deluxe edition for Elmer Bernstein’s Wild Wild West. As a special bonus, we sat down with music editor David Klotz to discuss his Emmy-nominated work on Stranger Things and American Horror Story. Let’s do this. TENET Ludwig Göransson Purc...
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Disney Plus: All your questions answered about Disney's ad-free streaming service

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Disney Plus is an on-demand, ad-free streaming service with a growing collection of movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and 20th Century Fox.The streaming platform costs $6.99 a month or $69.99 a year. You can also bundle Disney Plus with Hulu and ESPN+ for $12.99 a month, which is about $6 per month less than you'd pay if you ...
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Tessa Thompson, Who Has Seen Cuties, Defends Netflix Movie After Backlash

The Marvel actress offers her take on the Netflix controversy
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The Quarantine Stream: ‘Little Woods’ is an Astonishing Debut Feature From Nia DaCosta That Shouldn’t Be Overlooked

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: Little Woods Where You Can Stream It: Hulu The Pitch: In a female-led neo-Western, Tessa Thompson plays Ollie, a reformed ex-con with dreams of escaping her dreary fracking hometown of Little Woods, North Dakota. But when her terminally ill mother dies and her sister (Lily James) arrives on her doorstep with an unplanned pregnan...
Tags: Movies, America, Features, Npr, Hulu, Tessa Thompson, James, Thompson, Lily James, Deb, Ollie, Jordan Peele, Ian James, DaCosta, David Mackenzie, Featured Stories Sidebar


Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Series Finale Promo Teases Team’s Last Mission 

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. series finale promo teases team’s last mission Marvel Entertainment has released the first promo for Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘s upcoming two-hour series finale, providing us with a preview of the team’s last epic mission together as they do everything they can to stop Malick. The final two episodes titled “The End is at Hand” and “What We’re Fighting For,” are set to air on Wednesday, August 12. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED: Tessa Thompson Sa...
Tags: Video, TV, Movies, Abc, New York City, Marvel, Earth, TV News, Marvel's Agents Of Shield, Tessa Thompson, Hydra, Elena, Marvel Entertainment, Kevin Feige, Malick, Coulson


‘Captain Marvel 2’ Will Be Helmed By ‘Candyman’ Director Nia DaCosta

Nia DaCosta is taking the helm for Captain Marvel 2. The director of the highly anticipated Candyman reboot has been tapped by Marvel Studios to direct Captain Marvel 2, making her the first-ever Black female director for a Marvel movie. Deadline broke the news that Nia DaCosta, director of the acclaimed drama Little Woods and the upcoming Candyman reboot, has been tapped to helm the sequel to Captain Marvel. DaCosta will be taking the reins from Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, who wrote and dire...
Tags: Movies, Marvel, Disney, America, Sequels, Ryan Coogler, Marvel Studios, Tessa Thompson, Deadline, Lily James, Brie Larson, Carol Danvers, Larson, Jordan Peele, Patty Jenkins, DaCosta


Open: Lena Waithe Developing a New Drama Series For Amazon Studios

Open: Lena Waithe developing a new drama series for Amazon Studios Emmy-winning writer-actress Lena Waithe has teamed up with Amazon Studios to develop a brand new drama series titled Open, which will center on open marriages or relationships. Should the project push through, it will be a part of Waithe’s overall deal with Amazon which she signed last year. “Society has such a conservative way of looking at marriage,” Waithe said in a statement (via The Hollywood Reporter). “I do think that ...
Tags: Amazon, TV, Movies, Los Angeles, Amazon Prime, TV News, Miami, Tessa Thompson, Open, Hollywood Reporter, Amazon Studios, Lena Waithe, Melina Matsoukas, Waithe, Amazon Acquires Regina King, Amazon Studios Emmy


Natalie Portman Reveals Thor: Love and Thunder Shooting Start Date

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Natalie Portman reveals Thor: Love and Thunder shooting start date With productions starting to resume overseas for a number of major film and TV titles, it looks like Thor: Love and Thunder, the highly-anticipated fourth installment in the MCU franchise, will begin shooting soon as Natalie Portman has revealed an estimated start date for production. (Via Slash Film) RELATED: Taika Waititi Finds a Positive in Thor: Love & Thunder Delay PB =...
Tags: Movies, Australia, BBC News, Chris Hemsworth, Thor, Valkyrie, Natalie Portman, Serena Williams, Marvel Studios, Tessa Thompson, Thunder, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Vin Diesel, Jane, Portman, Taika Waititi


Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Episode 7.08 Promo Teases Return of a Familiar Inhuman

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Episode 7.08 promo teases return of a familiar Inhuman Marvel Entertainment has released the first promo for Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘s upcoming episode 7.08 titled “After, Before” featuring our first look at the return of Dichen Lachman’s Jiaying as May and Yo-Yo try to enlist her help. Written by James C. Oliver and Sharla Oliver, the new episode is set to air on Wednesday, July 15. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED: Tessa Thompson Says Upcoming...
Tags: Video, TV, Movies, Abc, New York City, Marvel, Earth, TV News, Marvel's Agents Of Shield, Tessa Thompson, Hydra, Elena, Kevin Feige, Coulson, Yo Yo, Jeffrey Bell


Even More Rumors About Justice League Dark's Heroes Getting Standalone Movies

Cate Shortland discusses how Black Widow will carry on Nat’s legacy through Yelena. Kumail Nanjiani talks about what he wanted to bring to The Eternals’ Kingo. Another familiar face is confirmed for Lucifer’s final season. Plus, what’s to come on Snowpiercer’s finale. To me, my spoilers!Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Black Widow, Snowpiercer, Tessa Thompson, Bullet Train, Lucifer, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Nat, Constantine, Kumail Nanjiani, Matt Reeves, Cate Shortland, Bill and Ted Face The Music, NOS4A2, The Eternals


Marvel’s Phase 4 Will Actively Embrace Diversity, Tessa Thompson Says

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has long wanted the mega-successful Marvel Cinematic Universe to embrace diversity in a significant way. And now that he’s overseeing the entirety of Marvel Entertainment as the company’s chief creative officer, he’ll encounter far less resistance when it comes to implementing that change in the studio’s upcoming Phase 4 slate of films and TV shows. Tessa Thompson, who plays Valkyrie in the MCU, recently participated in an Actors on Actors conversation with ...
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Tessa Thompson Says Upcoming Marvel Slate Will Embrace Diversity

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Tessa Thompson Says Upcoming Marvel Slate Will Embrace Diversity In a recent interview with Variety, Marvel star Tessa Thompson revealed that the upcoming slate of Marvel films, aka Phase 4, will bring in a much more diverse ensemble. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = readAdmiralCookie(); googletag.cmd.push(f...
Tags: Movies, Marvel, Chris Hemsworth, Valkyrie, Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson, Thompson, Taika Waititi, Anthony Mackie, MCU, ComingSoon, Movie News, Variety Marvel


America set to be nuked, anarchy in the US, and the men who knew too much, in this week’s dubious tabloids

In recent weeks we have seen Prince Andrew allegedly hunted by assassins because he knows too much about pedophile billionaire Jeffrey Epstein’s wealthy and famous sex ring conspirators. Epstein himself was supposedly murdered in jail while awaiting trial because “he knew too much.” China’s ambassador to Israel Du Wei was supposedly murdered because “he "knew too much” about the alleged bioweapon origins of coronavirus. And this week the ‘National Enquirer’ cover claims: “Movie Mogul Murdered...
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Tessa Thompson Says Representation In Marvel’s Next Phase Is A ‘Pretty Big Deal’

"There’s so many cool queer characters in the comic books, and they should have a place on screen," Thompson said.
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Tessa Thompson Loved Going ‘Full Terminator’ in ‘Westworld’ Season 3

“Westworld” season 3 upped the action for Tessa Thompson’s character Charlotte Hale, and she loved every bit of it. In her “Actors on Actors” conversation with Ramy Youssef, star and creator of Hulu’s “Ramy,” Thompson said she got to go “full Terminator” in some of the intense action sequences on the latest season. She first […]
Tags: News, Westworld, Hulu, Tessa Thompson, Charlotte Hale, Actors on Actors, Ramy Youssef, Ramy Thompson


Tessa Thompson and Ramy Youssef on ‘Westworld,’ ‘Ramy’ and Why Representation Matters

Ramy Youssef’s Golden Globe win this year, for his comic role on his series “Ramy,” came as a delightful surprise. And on “Westworld,” Tessa Thompson is casting into the future, imagining a woman of color who’s eventually inhabited by an android — and keeping her work human scale throughout. They talked to each other over […]
Tags: Actors, Features, Westworld, Tessa Thompson, Golden Globe, Ramy, Actors on Actors, Ramy Youssef


Over 300 Black Artists Call for Hollywood to Divest From Police

Michael B. Jordan, Chadwick Boseman, Idris Elba, Viola Davis, and Tessa Thompson are among over 300 Black artists and executives calling on Hollywood to prove Black Lives Matter. In a letter penned by Insecure actor Kendrick Sampson, Thompson, and Black Lives Matter co-founders Patrisse Cullors and Melina Abdullah, the group calls on Hollywood to divest from police and elevate Black talent and stories amid the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement sparked by the killing of George Floyd by Minneso...
Tags: Hollywood, Viola Davis, Movies, Minnesota, Danai Gurira, Los Angeles, Ohio, Philadelphia, Black Lives Matter, Tessa Thompson, Michael B. Jordan, Chadwick Boseman, Floyd, Patrisse Cullors, Kendrick Sampson, Idris-Elba


Kendrick Sampson, Tessa Thompson and Over 300 Black Artists and Execs Call for Hollywood to Divest From Police (EXCLUSIVE)

After co-organizing a demonstration in Los Angeles at which he was hit with a police baton and shot seven times with rubber bullets, Kendrick Sampson (“Insecure,” “Miss Juneteenth”) has penned a letter to the entertainment industry at large, asking Hollywood to divest from the police and invest in the Black community. The letter, shared exclusively with […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, Los Angeles, Black Lives Matter, Tessa Thompson, Black, Kendrick Sampson, Kendrick Sampson Tessa Thompson


Virtual Cannes Has Movies, Tests COVID-19 Ravaged Markets

Despite the pandemic and disruption of the global entertainment industry, at the Cannes virtual market, it’s game on. Hugh Jackman, Mark Wahlberg, Will Smith, Kristen Stewart, Bruce Willis, Nick Jonas, Laurence Fishburne, Lily James and Tessa Thompson all headline projects being brought onto Cannes’ pre-sales market and directed by the likes of Michael Mann, Antoine […]
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Tessa Thompson, John Legend Among 1,000 ‘Black Artists for Freedom’ Calling to End Racial Injustice

A new collective of Black workers in the arts and entertainment field, called Black Artists for Freedom, has released a statement on their website commemorating Juneteenth and calling on cultural institutions to make changes in order to eliminate racial injustice. The collective consists of over 1,000 Black actors, musicians, filmmakers, authors, painters and poets, including […]
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‘Balestra’, a Psychological Thriller About Fencing, Will Star Tessa Thompson and Marwan Kenzari

Get ready for some thrilling fencing! Balestra, a psychological thriller about the competitive combat sport, will star Tessa Thompson and Aladdin‘s Marwan Kenzari, with Nicole Dorsey directing. The story follows an Olympic fencer trying to stage a comeback, only to fall into a “web of subconscious desires and unfulfilling reality.” Deadline has the scoop on the psychological thriller Balestra, offering up the following synopsis: Balestra follows disgraced competitive fencer Joanna Bathory (T...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Casting, Thriller, Tessa Thompson, Dorsey, Thompson, Aladdin, Rafe, Marwan Kenzari, Imran Zaidi, Aron Eli Coleite, Balestra, Joanna Bathory Thompson, Nicole Dorsey, Elliot Kenzari


Tessa Thompson Will Use Dream Tech to Become the Ultimate Fencer in Balestra

Continue to give Tessa Thompson a sword, Hollywood. It’s the only way.Read more...
Tags: Hollywood, Science, Tessa Thompson, Dreams, Fencing, Swords, Marwan Kenzari, Lucid Dreaming, Imran Zaidi, Aron Eli Coleite, Balestra, Nicole Dorsey, Sword Fighting


Tessa Thompson & Marwan Kenzari to Lead Balestra

Tessa Thompson & Marwan Kenzari to Lead Balestra Westworld and Marvel Cinematic Universe star Tessa Thompson is keeping her upcoming production roster packed as she has signed on to star in the psychological thriller Balestra alongside Marwan Kenzari (Aladdin), according to Deadline. RELATED: Amazon Nabs The Left Right Game Adaptation With Tessa Thompson PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh |...
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New USPS Stamps Feature Prominent Voices of the Harlem Renaissance

The USPS recently released a set of four stamps honoring prominent literary figures of the Harlem Renaissance. They are available for purchase on the USPS site. The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s was one of the great artistic and literary movements in American history. As African-American writers and artists pushed the boundaries of their identities and their art, they created a diverse body of work that explored their shared history and experience, embodied the spirit of the times, and let ...
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