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John Leguizamo and other Latino actors call out James Franco casting as Fidel Castro

CNN  —  James Franco has reportedly been cast as Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro, and many Latino actors aren’t happy. Most notably, the prolific John Leguizamo, who recently voiced Bruno in Disney’s “Encanto,” blasted Franco’s casting on Instagram. Leguizamo argued that the role should have gone to a Latino actor instead. …

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Christina Ricci says Johnny Depp taught her about homosexuality as a child

Speaking with Andy Cohen for his SiriusXM show, the “Yellowjackets” actress said Johnny Depp explained homosexuality to her “in the simplest terms” during a phone call when she was filming “Mermaids” with Cher and Depp’s then-girlfriend Winona Ryder. “There was something going on on set and someone was not being …

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The Kid Mero explains split with Desus

CNN  —  The Kid Mero has shared that his split with creative partner and “Desus & Mero” co-host Desus Nice was more than a year in the making. During an appearance on SiriusXM’s “Basic!” podcast, which was recorded in late July soon after the announcement that the Showtime late-night talk …

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‘They/Them’ preview: John Logan’s directing debut underlines the risks of combining horror and social commentary

The fact that the film is making its debut on Peacock, NBC’s streaming service, indicates that nobody saw the finished product as a major commercial attraction. But it’s worth acknowledging because it represents a kind of horror movie that seemingly wants to have its cake and carve it up too. …

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‘The Sandman’ review: Netflix finally fulfills the dream of adapting Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed comic

Gaiman joined in the adaptation process with Allan Heinberg (“Wonder Woman”) and veteran comic-book-to-film writer David S. Goyer, who between this and Apple TV+’s confounding “Foundation” has carved out a niche shepherding projects deemed unadaptable to fruition in series form. In this case, the much-anticipated series follows a proposed movie …

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Lady Gaga confirms she will star in ‘Joker’ sequel alongside Joaquin Phoenix

Lady Gaga has announced she will star alongside Joaquin Phoenix in the upcoming sequel to “Joker.” Todd Phillips, who directed and co-wrote the 2019 film first teased “Joker: Folie à Deux” back in June. Gaga revealed in her musical teaser that the new film is slated to be released October …

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Angelica Ross will be the first trans lead in ‘Chicago’ on Broadway

Next month, the leading role of fame-hungry murderess Roxie Hart will be played by Angelica Ross, the production announced Thursday. Ross will be the first out transgender actress to step into Roxie’s T-strap shoes on Broadway, according to the Hollywood Reporter, and one of the first trans women to play …

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Jennifer Coolidge says playing Stifler’s mom in ‘American Pie’ helped her sex life

CNN  —  Jennifer Coolidge says her memorable role in raunchy teen comedy “American Pie” came with benefits – and she’s not talking about her residual checks. The actress, who played Jeanine Stifler (better known as Stifler’s mom) in the movie, told Variety that she “got a lot of sexual action …

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Lady A postpones Request Line Tour as band member begins ‘journey to sobriety’

⁣⁣⁣⁣”We are a band, but more importantly…we’re family,” the statement said. “We’re proud to say that Charles has embarked on a journey to sobriety. So, right now in order to be the healthiest, strongest and most creative band we can be, Lady A will take the time with the support …

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