NEW YORK (AP) — Don't envy NBC News executive Rashida Jones, who is behind this week's inaugural Democratic presidential debate and will have to juggle 20 candidates, five news personalities and,...
Sofia Coppola, Bill Murray to reunite for ‘On the Rocks’
NEW YORK (AP) — Sofia Coppola and Bill Murray will reunite 16 years after the Oscar-winning "Lost in Translation" in the splashiest feature film yet announced by Apple.
A24 said Tuesday that Coppola's "On the Rocks" will be the indie studio's first project under its joint deal with Apple, which is pushing into original content. The New York-set film stars Rashida Jones as a young mother who reconnects with her larger-than-life father, to be played by Murray.
Quincy Jones’ legacy gets cemented
A year after Weinstein, Hollywood is still soul-searching
NEW YORK (AP) — After Rashida Jones exited Pixar's "Toy Story 4" in 2017 she noted that the studio, after 25 years in business, had not made a single feature film directed by a woman, calling it "a culture where women and people of color do not have an equal creative voice."
Actresses urge New York Gov. Cuomo to raise tipped wage
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Sixteen actresses, including Jane Fonda, Sarah Jessica Parker, Reese Witherspoon and Natalie Portman, are urging New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to raise the wage paid to tipped workers.
The women signed onto a letter to the Democratic governor as his administration examines whether to eliminate the subminimum wage paid to restaurant servers and other workers who make tips.
Rashida Jones is denying a report by The Hollywood Reporter that she left “Toy Story 4,” along with writing partner Will McCormack, because of an unwanted advance by Disney animation chief and Pixar co-founder John Lasseter.
Disney Animation, Pixar chief John Lasseter taking leave
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just days before Pixar's "Coco" is set to hit theaters, Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter announced he is taking a six-month leave of absence citing "missteps" with employees.
The boisterous, Hawaiian shirt-wearing personality behind some of the most beloved children's films of the past 30 years like "Toy Story" is the latest entertainment titan to be exposed for claims of sexual harassment and inappropriate conduct in the workplace.
The Latest: Rashida Jones denies report about Pixar chief
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on allegations against Pixar co-founder John Lasseter that have led him to take a leave of absence (all times local):
Rashida Jones is denying a report that she quit working on "Toy Story 4" because of unwanted advances by Pixar co-founder John Lasseter.
Oprah Winfrey and Alec Baldwin among Emmy Award presenters
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS says Oprah Winfrey, Alec Baldwin and Jim Parsons are among the stars who will be handing out trophies at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards.
Other presenters include Riz Ahmed, Anthony Anderson, Jason Bateman, Jessica Biel and Edie Falco; Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Rashida Jones, Nicole Kidman, Debra Messing and Lea Michele.
Jon Hamm has joined the cast of 'Tag'.
The 46-year-old actor is set to star in the upcoming comedy movie alongside the previously announced cast which includes Jeremy Renner, Ed Helms, Hannibal Buress, Jake Johnson, Annabelle Wallis and Rashida Jones.
'Tag' is based on a true story featured in The Wall Street Journal in 2013 about a group of friends who have been playing an intense version of the children's playground game of the same for around 30 years.
Celebrity Parents: Peggy Lipton and Quincy Jones.Child Actor Score: 69.0Parent Actor Score: 59.1
Rashida Jones, daughter of legendary producer Quincy Jones and “Mod Squad” actress Peggy Lipton, guest-stars in all-new, back-to-back episodes of “black-ish,” airing at 9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Wednesday on ABC. Jones is currently starring in “Angie Tribeca” on TBS.
It takes truly smart people to make a dumb show.
And one of the smartest dumb shows, TBS’ “Angie Tribeca,” created by Mass. natives Steve and Nancy Carell, returns for a third season tomorrow night with the same silly sight gags, absurd jokes and a parade of guest stars coming out to play, including “Jackie’s” Natalie Portman, “Star Trek’s” Chris Pine and “Fresh Off the Boat’s” Randall Park.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Peabody Awards says it has partnered with PBS and the Fusion network for a special TV broadcast of the 76th Annual Peabody Awards Ceremony.
Opening Ceremony tackles issues in star-studded pageant
NEW YORK (AP) — Opening Ceremony, always game for something different at New York Fashion Week, threw a "Pageant of the People" hosted by Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein with a star-studded panel that took on tough issues ranging from personal identity to prison reform.
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