Topic: Hollywood

Zooey Deschanel Starts Production Company, Already Inks A Deal

Zooey Deschanel Starts Production Company, Already Inks A Deal

Good news for all you bangs-sporting, Sweet Valley High-reading, scarf-knitting, teacup dress-wearing, delicate gossamer spirits out there: Zooey Deschanel and her Hello Giggles partner Sophia Rossi launched a production company, and it just signed a two-year first-look deal with 20th Century Fox TV, the producers of Deschanel’s New Girl. Now you may be able to live your twee life and watch it too. More »

Susan Sarandon Shares Her ‘Disgusting’ Casting Couch Experience

Susan Sarandon Shares Her âDisgustingâ Casting Couch Experience

Susan Sarandon speaks out in the November issue of Elle magazine about a harrowing experience she endured during an audition when she was a young actress. “I just went into a room, and a guy practically threw me on the desk,” she tells the magazine. “It was my early days in New York, and it was really disgusting. It wasn’t like I gave it a second thought, it was so badly done.” The incident doesn’t seem to have done any lasting damage to Sarandon’s psyche or her career, but the abuses heaped upon many actresses is still shocking. Sarandon is just one of the well-known actresses in recent years who have shared scary stories of sexual harassment. More »

‘Matrix’ Director’s Gender Transition Makes Her The Highest-Grossing Female Director Of All Time

'Matrix' Director's Gender Transition Makes Her The Highest-Grossing Female Director Of All Time

When Matrix co-director Larry Wachowski became Lana Wachowski, she became the first major Hollywood director to publicly identify as transgender. After undergoing sex-change surgery and undergoing a thorough gender reassignment, Lana recently made a rare appearance in a promotional spot for her hotly anticipated upcoming movie, Cloud Atlas“Hi, I’m Lana,” she says at the beginning of the charming video, sporting pink dreadlocks and a cute semi-sheer black top with a bra visible underneathWachowski’s public embrace of her feminine identity makes her an important figure in the transgender community. But her transition makes her notable for a reason that has been much less widely reported on: She is now the top-grossing female director of all time. More »

Was Kristen Stewart’s Weird Cheating Apology Just A Desperate Move To Save Her Career?

Was Kristen Stewart's Weird Cheating Apology Just A Desperate Move To Save Her Career?

Look out, Katie Holmes, because you have some competition for the most mysterious celebrity gossip moment of the summer. Kristen Stewart, busted for cheating on her vampire boyfriend Robert Pattinson, has responded by releasing an ultra-emotional press release about how much she loooooves him and how sorry she is. Is the public apology a smart PR move designed to save the cheating starlet’s career, or do celebs actually communicate by press release these days? More »