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A great read turned into a dream role for Jennifer Garner

Tuesday, 26 September 2023, 12:17 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

If you devoured Laura Dave's novel " The Last Thing He Told Me," you're not alone. The book spent 65 weeks as a New York Times Best Seller and one of those readers who couldn't put it down was...

'Fatal Attraction' series attempts to balance affair blame

Wednesday, 16 August 2023, 15:53 Last update: about 5 months ago Associated Press

" Fatal Attraction," the 1987 thriller film, introduced a female character (played by Glenn Close) who has a fling with a married man (played by Michael Douglas) and then obsesses and stalks him and...

Natasha Lyonne stars in 'Poker Face,' a Peacock howdunit

Saturday, 5 August 2023, 09:05 Last update: about 5 months ago Associated Press

Known for her wise-cracking, quick delivery, Natasha Lyonne's newest role in the Peacock series " Poker Face " grants her an opportunity to play a character with a personality trait she's never played...

Sidney Poitier documentary shows a constant striving

Friday, 7 July 2023, 07:30 Last update: about 5 months ago Associated Press

Sidney Poitier was not expected to live. He was born two months premature to uneducated tomato farmers in the Caribbean. His father planned to use a shoe box as a makeshift coffin. Poitier's rise...

Harrison Ford inspires cast in new comedy 'Shrinking'

Saturday, 1 July 2023, 12:33 Last update: about 6 months ago Associated Press

When Bill Lawrence was developing his new Apple TV+ comedy "Shrinking," he introduced one character in the pilot script as a "Harrison Ford-type" — but never dreamed he would get the real...

Brooke Shields examines her life, fame in doc 'Pretty Baby'

Sunday, 4 June 2023, 08:39 Last update: about 7 months ago Associated Press

Brooke Shields reveals that she was the victim of a sexual assault in a new documentary about her life that premiered Friday afternoon at the Sundance Film Festival. She doesn't name the man who she...

'The Flatshare' stars did their own stunts: writing Post-its

Saturday, 27 May 2023, 11:17 Last update: about 8 months ago Associated Press

"The Flatshare" stars Jessica Brown Findlay and Anthony Welsh got to do all their own stunts in their new rom-com TV series. The stunts in question? Writing Post-it notes, which sometimes...

Justin Hartley embarks on new chapters after 'This is Us'

Monday, 22 May 2023, 08:02 Last update: about 8 months ago Associated Press

On NBC's "This is Us," Justin Hartley played Kevin Pearson: A man whose dreams of playing college football were derailed injury — so he decided to try acting, and ended up a big...

Zoe Saldana finds love and loss in Netflix's 'From Scratch'

Thursday, 18 May 2023, 15:09 Last update: about 8 months ago Associated Press

Zoe Saldana says filming her new Netflix series " From Scratch," stirred up emotions from her own life, ones she thought she had dealt with long ago. Her father died when she was 9-years-old, leaving...

A Jewish detective bows on TV during a wave of antisemitism

Monday, 8 May 2023, 07:29 Last update: about 8 months ago Associated Press

Viewers of "The Calling" will quickly learn it isn't a typical TV police procedural. Just two minutes in, the lead detective of a fresh murder bows quietly over the dead body — and...

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