If you're going to see one comedy starring Kumail Nanjiani as an Uber driver, please make it the 2017 film he co-scripted, "The Big Sick."
In "Stuber," Nanjiani is again behind the wheel of...
Oscar nods honor ‘Roma,’ ‘The Favourite,’ ‘Black Panther’
NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar voters on Tuesday showered Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" and Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite" with a leading 10 nominations for the 91st Academy Awards, while two dominant but...
5 burning questions ahead of the Oscar nominations
NEW YORK (AP) — The Oscars still don't have a host, but on Tuesday morning, they'll at least have nominees.
Film academy honors 19 student filmmakers
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Nineteen student filmmakers got the opportunity to "thank the academy" at the actual Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Thursday night.
The winners of the 45th Student Academy Awards are eligible to compete for a 2018 Academy Award in the animated short, live action short and documentary short categories. They join an esteemed list of Student Academy Award alumni like Pete Docter, Cary Fukunaga, Spike Lee, Trey Parker, Patricia Riggen and Robert Zemeckis.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The organization that bestows the Oscars is continuing to lean into its promise to make its ranks more diverse by inviting a record 928 new members representing 59 countries to join including actors Tiffany Haddish, Kumail Nanjiani, Gina Rodriguez and "The Rider" filmmaker Chloe Zhao.
Robert Downey Jr. has revealed the voice cast of the upcoming 'Doctor Dolittle' reboot.
The 52-year-old 'Iron Man' star is set to take the lead role in Universal Pictures' 'The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle', and now has taken to Instagram to reveal the stellar cast lending their voices to animals in the movie.
Amy Adams is reportedly set to star in upcoming drama 'The True American'.
The 'Arrival' actress is said to be in talks with Annapurna Pictures over a role in the big screen adaptation of Anand Giridharadas' non-fiction book of the same name, set in Texas in the days after the 9/11 terror attacks.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 10th season of "RuPaul's Drag Race" is set to include high-octane visitors.
VH1 said Thursday that Shania Twain, Kate Upton, Christina Aguilera and Lena Dunham will serve as guest judges.
Among the other guest judges: Audra McDonald, Courtney Love, Kumail Nanjiani, Emily V. Gordon, Billy Eichner, Halsey, Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, Andrew Rannells and Padma Lakshmi .
Oscars hit all-time low in early ratings amid liberal political posturing
The Academy Awards registered Sunday what may be an all-time television ratings low for a politically charged broadcast that featured a slate of nominated movies few viewers had ever seen.
Initial Nielsen figures gave the 90th annual Academy Awards an 18.9 percent live same-day household rating, which would be the lowest in Oscars history, below the 20.9 percent rating for the 2008 telecast, according to Deadline Hollywood.
Lupita Nyong’o, Kumail Nanjiani declare ‘dreamer’ solidarity in Oscar speech
Actors Lupita Nyong'o and Kumail Nanjiani took time before presenting the Oscar for production design to declare a side in the illegal immigration debate.
Miss Nyong'o, born in Mexico and raised in Kenya, and the Pakistani-born Mr. Nanjiani noted those birth facts and then went on an extended riff involving the term "dreamers," both in its literal sense of an imaginative artist and with the unmistakable overtones of political debate surrounding "Dreamers."
Though the event is all about honoring the accomplishments on the big screen, the Oscars is often small-screen-centric. After all, the awards are given on TV, and often hosted by a television personality – this year, Jimmy Kimmel repeats his role as the leader of the ceremony – and nominees increasingly have backgrounds in TV.
Jordan Peele nominated for three Oscars (original screenplay, directing and best picture) for his movie “Get Out” was a star of Comedy Central’s “Key and Peele.”
Boseman, Haddish, Gerwig, Nanjiani among Oscars presenters
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Black Panther" star Chadwick Boseman, "Girls Trip" breakout star Tiffany Haddish, "Lady Bird" author Greta Gerwig and "The Big Sick" co-writer and actor Kumail Nanjiani are set to appear at the 90th annual Academy Awards.
Producers of next month's telecast announced the show's first round of presenters on Friday.