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‘Jojo Rabbit’ Star Thomasin McKenzie to Play Olympic Gymnast Kerri Strug in ‘Perfect’

Olympic gymnast Kerri Strug became an American hero overnight thanks to her gold medal-winning final vault at the 1996 summer Olympic games. The story took the nation by storm, and now it will be told on the big screen in Perfect, a new film that will be directed by Olivia Wilde (Booksmart). After an extensive search for a young star to take the lead role, the filmmaker has chosen Jojo Rabbit star Thomasin McKenzie to vault into the “intimate and unflinching portrait of grit and determination.”...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Casting, Sports, Fox Searchlight, Olivia Wilde, True Story, Don, Wilde, Riverstone, Kerri Strug, Thomas Benski, Marisa Clifford, Bela Karolyi, Thomasin McKenzie, Riverstone Pictures

Longtime KLOS and The Sound DJ Rita Wilde found her voice again as a rock and roll podcaster

In the period that’s followed her departure from Southern California airwaves, classic rock DJ Rita Wilde says she’s had a little time in which to look back on her life. “And it was like, ‘Wow, I’m so blessed,’” says Wilde, who spent most of her four decades on the air at KLOS-FM (95.5) with six years at The Sound 100.3 more recently. “I’m so grateful. It’s just been a magical journey for me.” At times, Wilde says, it almost feels like all those years on the radio weren’t her real life, though s...
Tags: Facebook, Bruce Springsteen, Spain, Sport, Daft Punk, Soccer, Williams, Italy, Hall of Fame, Mark Thompson, Southern California, Sirius, Klos, Anaheim, Jason Bentley, KROQ

Olivia Wilde Granted 3-Year Restraining Order Against Alleged Stalker

Olivia Wilde was granted a 3-year restraining order against an alleged stalker.
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Perfect: Thomasin McKenzie to Lead Olivia Wilde’s Kerri Strug Biopic

(Photo by David Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)   According to Deadline, Jojo Rabbit star Thomasin McKenzie has officially been tapped for the leading role in Olivia Wilde’s upcoming sports drama biopic titled Perfect, centered around legendary gymnast Kerri Strug’s historic win at the 1996 Olympics. The film will be directed by Wilde from a script written by Ronnie Sandahl (Borg vs McEnroe). Production is expected to begin sometime this fall. This marks the 20-year-old New Zealand ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Olympics, New Zealand, Sony, Olivia Wilde, MMA, Edgar Wright, Justin Kurzel, Soho, Don, Wilde, Taika Waititi, Kevin Feige, ComingSoon

Olivia Wilde responds humorously to an outlandish movie pitch with Harry Styles and Allison Janney

As Harry Styles continues furthering his acting career, his new girlfriend and director Olivia Wilde responded humorously to an...
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The Chris Voss Show Podcast – Good Neighbors: A Novel by Sarah Langan

Good Neighbors: A Novel by Sarah Langan Named by Goodreads as One of the Most Anticipated Mysteries and Thrillers of 2021 “A modern-day Crucible….Beneath the surface of a suburban utopia, madness lurks.” —Liv Constantine, bestselling author of The Last Mrs. Parrish “A sinkhole opens on Maple Street, and gossip turns the suburban utopia toxic. A taut teachable moment about neighbors turning on neighbors.” —People “One of the creepiest, most unnerving deconstructions of American suburbi...
Tags: Podcast, Seo, Brooklyn, Npr, Long Island, Rhea, Shelly, Wilde, Celeste Ng, Shirley Jackson, Maple Street, Gertie, Chris Voss, Wildes, Langan, Books/Authors

Jason Sudeikis Thanks Ex Olivia Wilde In A Fresh Hoodie At Critics Choice Awards

Wilde reacted to the surprising shoutout on social media with a joke about Sudeikis' awards show attire.
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The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross & Banksy: Watch Banksy Paint a Mural on the Jail That Once Housed Oscar Wilde

It would be difficult to think of two artists who appear to have less in common than Bob Ross and Banksy. One of them creates art by pulling provocative stunts, often illegal, under the cover of anonymity; the other did it by painting innocuous landscapes on public television, spending a decade as one of its most recognizable personalities. But game recognize game, as they say, in popular art as in other fields of human endeavor. In the video above, Banksy pays tribute to Ross by layerin...
Tags: Google, Art, London, College, Banksy, Seoul, Oscar Wilde, Ross, Facebook Twitter, Wilde, Bob Ross, Colin Marshall, Christopher Jobson, 21st Century Los Angeles, Bob Ross Banksy

Olivia Wilde Shares First Look At Her Movie With Florence Pugh And Harry Styles

Olivia Wilde gave the public the first look at her upcoming thriller Don't Worry Darling.
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Olivia Wilde's Comment About Harry Styles Willingly Working In Female-Led Movie Sparks Debate

The new couple just wrapped their work on thriller Don't Worry Darling.
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Don’t Worry Darling: Olivia Wilde Praises Cast as Filming Officially Wraps

Don’t Worry Darling: Olivia Wilde praises cast as filming officially wraps Production has finally been completed on actress-director Olivia Wilde’s highly-anticipated thriller Don’t Worry Darling, after experiencing a temporary filming setback last November when a crew member tested positive for COVID-19. To celebrate the production wrap, Wilde took to Instagram to dedicate individual posts to each of Don’t Worry Darling‘s cast including Oscar nominee Florence Pugh, Grammy nominee Harry Style...
Tags: Movies, Instagram, Time, Sony, Harry Styles, Warner Bros, Olivia Wilde, Chris Pine, Pine, Pugh, Carey, Silberman, Wilde, New Line Cinema, Todd Phillips, Gemma Chan

Olivia Wilde praises Harry Styles' 'humility and grace' weeks after romance rumors surface

Olivia Wilde is expressing gratitude to Harry Styles for his work in her upcoming psychological thriller "Don't Worry Darling."          [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Religion, Harry Styles, Olivia Wilde, Usa Today, Wilde

Olivia Wilde praises Harry Styles in heartfelt post about upcoming film ‘Don’t Worry Darling’: ‘Blew us away’

Olivia Wilde is laying on the praise for Harry Styles and his role in "Don't Worry Darling."
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Olivia Wilde praises Harry Styles on Instagram

“….he infused every scene with a nuanced sense of humanity.”
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Director Olivia Wilde Praises Harry Styles For Playing Supporting Role “To Allow For A Woman To Hold The Spotlight”

Olivia Wilde took to Instagram on Monday to praise Harry Styles’ work in her current directorial effort, Don’t Worry Darling. Wilde has...
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‘Dolly’: Florence Pugh to Play a Killer Sex Robot in Apple TV+ Sci-Fi Film

It’s hard to resist a good elevator pitch, especially when said elevator pitch involves Florence Pugh playing a killer sex robot. The Oscar-nominated Little Women, Midsommar, and Black Widow star has landed her next high-profile project in Dolly, a genre-bending sci-film that has just been acquired by Apple Studios. Deadline reports that Apple Studios has won out in a competitive bidding war for Dolly, a new feature film starring Pugh with Vanessa Taylor (The Shape of Water) and Drew Pearce ...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Sci-fi, Taylor, Alex Garland, Don, Pugh, Dolly, Wilde, Ian Fisher, Pearce, Asimov, Mystery/Suspense, Vanessa Taylor, Florence Pugh, Appletv

Olivia Wilde and Emerald Fennell on Banning A–holes and ‘Are You Sure?’ From Movie Sets

Emerald Fennell’s pitch meetings for “Promising Young Woman” were telling, to say the least. Explaining her 2017 process to fellow director Olivia Wilde (of “Booksmart” fame), Fennell recalled the stunned faces of male studio executives after she detailed the brutal, pre-title sequence of her film. “One guy said, ‘Oh, I got it. So she’s a […]
Tags: News, Olivia Wilde, Wilde, Fennell, Booksmart, Emerald Fennell, Promising Young Woman, Directors on Directors, Don't worry Darling

The best books of February 2021, according to Amazon's editors

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider February is here, and with it comes Amazon's top 12 reads for the month. This month's selections include powerful biographies, calls to climate action, and suspenseful novels.Learn more about February 2021 picks below, with captions provided by Amazon's book editors.February is a great month to be a reader, whether supporting Black authors during Black History Month (a...
Tags: Amazon, Montana, France, America, Trends, House, Paris, Bill Gates, Johnson, Electric, Baker, Alberta, Black, Barbados, James Baldwin, Mark Bittman

Olivia Wilde's Spirit Awards nomination cameo was overshadowed by her pink flamingo jumper

Olivia Wilde was beaming as she announced some of the 2021 Film Independent Spirit Awards...
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Sworn enemies: the real story of Old Bailey clash that ruined Oscar Wilde

Playwright’s grandson reveals letter that tells of deep loathing felt for Wilde by lawyer in libel trialHe was the brilliant lawyer whose brutal 1895 cross-examination of Oscar Wilde in one of the most famous trials in British history led to the Irish dramatist’s imprisonment for homosexuality, and to his ultimate ruin. Now a previously unpublished letter reveals that Sir Edward Carson’s attack on Wilde in the Old Bailey was partly personal – a loathing that went beyond his job in defending the ...
Tags: Books, Television, Documentary, Society, UK News, World news, Culture, Ireland, Television & radio, Stage, LGBT rights, Oscar Wilde, Carson, Bailey, Wilde, Edward Carson

Jason Sudeikis Is 'Heartbroken' Over Ex Olivia Wilde's Romance With Harry Styles

He wanted to try to repair things with her, a source told People.
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Harry Styles, Olivia Wilde show PDA in new photos amid dating reveal

New couple Harry Styles and Olivia Wilde aren’t just turning heads at socially distanced weddings. On Sunday, Styles, 26, and Wilde, 36,...
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Olivia Wilde and Harry Styles seen holding hands, spark dating rumors

It was the wedding of Styles’ longtime agent and friend.
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Florence Pugh to Star in ‘The Maid,’ an Agatha Christie-Style Murder Mystery for Universal

Florence Pugh is cleaning up at Hollywood. The rising star, who stole the show in Greta Gerwig’s Little Women and is set to enter the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Black Widow, has been cast in Universal’s Agatha Christie-style murder mystery, The Maid. Pugh will play, you guessed it, the maid. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Florence Pugh is set to play the titular character in Universal’s big-screen adaptation of Nita Prose’s debut novel, the Maid. Described as  an “Agatha Christie-l...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Adaptation, Universal, Johnson, Greta Gerwig, Kenneth Branagh, Penguin Random House, Agatha Christie, Rian Johnson, Black, Prose, Christie, Don, Pugh, Branagh

The Quarantine Stream: ‘Emma.’ Dares to Let Jane Austen’s Least Lovable Heroine Be a Brat

(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: Emma. Where You Can Stream It: HBO Max The Pitch: In Regency-era England, the “handsome, clever, and rich” Emma Woodhouse fills her long, lazy hours by matchmaking her friends and family, but finds herself wildly out of her depth and humbled by her own missteps and mistakes. Why It’s Essential Viewing: It’s kind of insane that A...
Tags: Hbo, England, Movies, Earth, Features, Netflix, Jane Austen, Gwyneth Paltrow, Regency, Alicia Silverstone, Emma, Elizabeth Bennet, Wilde, Austen, De Wilde, Regency England

Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis 'were never going to get married' and 'butted heads'

The couple reportedly 'butted heads' and decided to go their separate ways earlier this year after ending a seven-year engagement.
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Olivia Wilde calls her children with Jason Sudeikis 'my everythings' after the couple's breakup

Following her split with Jason Sudeikis, Olivia Wilde posted a photo of the couple's children on Instagram, writing, "My everythings."          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Olivia Wilde Shares Sweet Photo of Her and Jason Sudeikis' Kids After Breakup

Olivia Wilde continues to focus on her children, Otis and Daisy, following her split from Jason Sudeikis. Check out her new photo of the...
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Why Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis Split After 9 Years Together

A source tells ET that their move out of New York was the 'beginning of the end.'
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Olivia Wilde, Jason Sudeikis ended 7-year engagement earlier this year: Reports

Olivia Wilde and "Saturday Night Live" alum Jason Sudeikis first became involved in 2011 and got engaged in late 2012.
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