Ariana DeBose shares how Broadway prepared her for ‘SNL’

Ariana DeBose says “there’s no better training” for SNL than performing on Broadway. The West Side Story star — who hosted the NBC sketch comedy show in January that features regulars Kenan Thompson, Pete Davidson, Bowen Yang and others — found the costume changes much less tricky than when she worked in the musicals Bring […]

White ‘Joker’ actor calls film industry out for ‘systemic racism’

Joaquin Phoenix won the Best Leading Actor prize at the British Academy Film Awards on Feb. 2, 2020. As he received his award, he gave a scathing speech that called out the film industry on its biases. “We send a very clear message to people of color, that you are not welcome here. I think […]

Actress Cynthia Erivo ‘too scared’ to tell tennis superstar about movie dream

Actress Cynthia Erivo dreams of playing one of the greatest tennis players of all time but admits she’s “too scared” to talk to her about it. The Widows actress — who was recently nominated for the EE Rising Star Award ahead of the BAFTA Film Awards — revealed she would love to play tennis superstar Serena Williams […]