Jeffrey Tambor

Kevin Spacey's 'Billionaire Boys Club' Bombs With $287 in First Two Days at Box Office

Crime film was released with zero fanfare after Spacey’s sexual abuse allegations<p>Kevin Spacey’s latest film, “Billionaire Boys Club,” has earned the …

Entertainment

Arrested Development star Alia Shawkat says she won't return to cult hit series

Former child actor Alia Shawkat says she has closed the book on the hit series Arrested Development, choosing to focus instead on collaborative …

Arrested Development

Scarlett Johansson Is Just Fine Financially Despite Trans Controversy

<i>Forbes</i> found that Johansson, who recently sparked controversy for taking on the role of a trans man and then dropped out, is the highest-paid actress …

LGBTQI

Glenn Close weighs in on Scarlett Johansson trans role row: 'Anyone should be able to play anyone'

Given that her 2012 Oscar nomination was for a role in which she played a woman masquerading as a man (Albert Nobbs) – it should come as no surprise that Glenn Close has waded in on the debate surrounding Scarlett Johansson's contentious casting as a transgender man in the now–dormant film Rub & …

Scarlett Johansson

Primetime Emmy Awards: Every host from the 21st Century, including Ellen DeGeneres, Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert

Hosts for the annual Emmy Awards ceremonies throughout the 21st Century have almost always been comedians. For the most part, they bring just the …

Comedy

The cast of Arrested Development: Where are they now?

Now the story of a group of actors who revolutionized the sitcom, and the streaming service that had no choice but to pick up where they left off. …

Entertainment

10 best shows on Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hotstar to binge-watch this weekend

10 best shows on Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hotstar to binge-watch this weekend<p>Resistance is futile. Amazon Prime, Netflix and Hotstar are coming for …

TV

The War On Traditional Gender Identity

Opinion<p>Posted: Aug 10, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>The Political …

Conservative View

The Rise of the Problematic Fave: What’s a Fan to Do?

I used to love when my local coffee shop played Grimes, but when “California” came on the other day, the ethereal pop song had lost its appeal. It …

R. Kelly

Listen: Judith Light on ‘Assassination of Gianni Versace,’ ‘Transparent’s’ Future

Welcome to “Remote Controlled,” a podcast from <i>Variety</i> featuring the best and brightest in television, both in front of and behind the camera.<p>In this …

Entertainment

Breaking: Amy Morton Slated to Direct All-Female Broadway Production of GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS

Tony Award nominee Amy Morton is confirmed to direct an all-female cast in the new Broadway production of GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS.<p>The production will …

Al Pacino

When Jan Met Jacqueline: A Conversation With Melora Hardin, TV’s New Best Boss

Think of a popular show from the past 40 years and there’s a pretty good chance Melora Hardin has made an appearance. <i>Diff’rent Strokes. Matlock.</i> …

TV

Casey Affleck breaks his silence on #MeToo, finally admits that he was a bad boss

Casey Affleck — who faced a #MeToo backlash involving two previously-settled sexual harassment lawsuits — says he “learned a lot” after disappearing …

Sexual Harassment

Must-See TV Reunion: David Schwimmer to Recur on 'Will & Grace'

“Friends” alum joins other guest stars Alec Baldwin, Chelsea Handler and Mary McCormack<p>David Schwimmer will be making a return to NBC next season …

Entertainment

The Most Problematic TV Shows to Watch Following Real-Life Scandals — IndieWire Critics Survey

From "Roseanne" to "Transparent," these shows have become more tarnished in the wake of misconduct and allegations.<p><i>Every week, IndieWire asks a</i> …

Entertainment

It was really hard: Trace lysette on opening up about sexual abuse

los Angeles, Aug 8 (IANS) "Transparent" actress Trace lysette says she has no regrets about accusing former co-star Jeffrey Tambor of sexual …

Trace Lysette

Hollywood’s Power Players Respond to an Open Letter Requesting Better Trans Representation and Inclusivity

Transgender representation in Hollywood is at a tipping point—the success of television shows like <i>Pose</i> and<i>Transparent</i>, and even <i>Supergirl</i> casting a trans superhero prove that trans and non-binary actors can carry the roles often taken from them by cisgender actors—but at the same time, the …

LGBTQI

Transgender Jeffrey Tambor accuser not surprised he’s still working

An actress who has accused Jeffrey Tambor of sexual misconduct is not surprised he’s still working in Hollywood.<p>Trace Lysette, who is transgender, …

Arrested Development

Transgender Actors Roundtable: Laverne Cox, Chaz Bono and More on Hollywood Discrimination

As a transgender woman, Trace Lysette had watched from the sidelines as actors like Eddie Redmayne (“The Danish Girl”) and Matt Bomer (“Anything”) …

Celebrity News

Exit of Amazon Studios' head of unscripted programming is latest bump in streaming service's roller coaster development

While streaming services continue to create new TV worlds on screen, Amazon Studios has endured its share of struggles behind the scenes.<p>Heather …

Amazon Studios

Chris Rock joins uneven lineage of comedians in prestige drama with Fargo season 4

Chris Rock is the latest comedian to dip his toe in prestige television with a leading role in Fargo season 4.<p>The world of on-demand, post-Golden Age …

TV

David Cross hears your outrage over politics, but that’s not what he’s all about

Conceptual, cerebral and occasionally controversial, the comedy of David Cross is a genuine commodity in these days of the early 21st century.<p>Cross …

Comedy

Harvey Weinstein Moves to Have Case Dismissed, Continues To Be The Worst

Just in case you wanted to have a chill, non-rage-inducing Friday, the universe heard your plea and roundly ignored it with the breaking news, first …

Me Too movement

Trace Lysette Will Play A Dark Witch Who Moves To 'Midnight, Texas' This Fall

A new resident is moving to ‘Midnight, Texas’ and her arrival means bad things for good witch Fiji Cavanaugh (Parisa Fitz-Henley). ‘Transparent”s …

Trace Lysette

Emmys Finally See a Repeat Reset With Leading Men Nominees (Column)

If the lead actor categories on this year’s Emmy ballot are any indication, the age of rubber-stamping nominees may finally — thankfully — be over …

Hollywood

Murray Hill is down to replace Scarlett Johansson in trans role: ‘I represent the underrepresented’

exclusive<p>When Scarlett Johansson was announced to play transgender crime kingpin Dante ‘Tex’ Gill in the film Rub & Tug, there was widespread …

Scarlett Johansson

“You Can’t Be Asleep at the Wheel”: Hollywood Is Finally Getting More Careful About Casting

Five agents and insiders on navigating the brave new world of inclusive casting—and learning from the industry’s whitewashing, straight-washing mistakes.<p>When news broke in last month that <b>Scarlett Johansson</b> was set to star as a transgender man in the massage-parlor drama <i>Rub & Tug,</i> one had to wonder: …

Black Panther

What James Gunn’s firing says about the rising stakes of social media

As more people learn how to weaponize public attention, the stakes in maintaining any sort of online presence are rising<p>Industry insiders were reportedly shocked about Disney’s sudden firing of <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> director James Gunn two weeks ago, in response to an orchestrated outcry over …

Social Media

Midnight, Texas: Trace Lysette to Play 'Dark' Witch With a Surprise for Fiji

Fiji, you might want to start stocking up on sage and matches.<p>Trace Lysette (<i>Transparent</i>) will guest-star in <i>Midnight, Texas</i> Season 2 as a dark witch …

TV

The Les Moonves mess

It is worth really following the Les Moonves saga as it unfolds. There have been numerous grand poobahs in the industry who have fallen from grace as …

Matt Lauer