Charlize Theron

Celebrities having birthdays during the week of Aug. 6-12 include singer-guitarist Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits, rapper Sir Mix-A-Lot and actor Anna Kendrick.
The founder of the non-profit organization Girls Who Code has a book coming out about helping women who raise children.
Travis Scott, the rapper famous for his string of stylish hip-hop hits, from “SICKO MODE” to “Goosebumps,” and for the wild mosh pits at his concerts, has been flexing his philanthropic arms.
Rihanna, Jay-Z, Charlize Theron and other celebrities are calling on the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the death of 20-year-old Danroy “DJ” Henry Jr., a Black football player at Pace University killed by a white police officer in New York nearly a decade ago.
For all the painful absences of this summer, it has been a season blessedly bereft of superheroes.

No, they’re not all bad.
Gina Prince-Bythewood knows what good fighting looks like. The “Love & Basketball” director has been an athlete her entire life, but she also just loves action movies.
NEW YORK (AP) — Charlize Theron says she’s making choices as a producer and actor to ensure her “two small, beautiful African American daughters” will feel represented on-screen.
NEW YORK (AP) — Dwayne Johnson will host and Shakira, Miley Cyrus and Jennifer Hudson will perform on a globally broadcast concert calling on world leaders to make coronavirus tests and treatment available and equitable for all.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Oscars closed the awards season in style, with statement necklaces and classic gowns, traditional tuxedos and some young rule-breakers.
The list of nominees for the 92nd Academy Awards:

Best picture: “Ford v. Ferrari”; “The Irishman”; “Jojo Rabbit”; “Joker”; “Little Women”; “Marriage Story”; “1917”; Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood”; “Parasite.”
NEW YORK (AP) — Charlize Theron, Kerry Washington and Gugu Mbatha-Raw led the fashion risk-takers at the Golden Globes, while Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon and Cynthia Erivo topped the lists of many for more classic looks on one of the biggest red carpets of the awards season.
NEW YORK (AP) — There was plenty of pink, puffy sleeves and a touch of neon on the Golden Globes red carpet as the stars shimmered and shined Sunday on one of the award season’s biggest nights for fashion.
It’s probably a testament to the makeup artists of Jay Roach’s Fox News docudrama “Bombshell” that the movie opens with a disclaimer announcing that the people depicted within are played by actors.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was two weeks before cameras were to start rolling on a film about the sexual misconduct scandals at Fox News that ended the reign of Roger Ailes and things were rolling along smoothly.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nominations for the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards:

Best motion picture, drama: “The Irishman”; “Marriage Story”; “1917”; “Joker”; “The Two Popes.”
Considering the number of schlubby politicians with gorgeous wives, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that a gorgeous politician would have a schlubby boyfriend.
NEW YORK (AP) — The last time Seth Rogen made a movie set in the political world, it went a little rocky.
Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen make a sparkling comedic duo in the unconventional romantic comedy “Long Shot,” about a sleek politician and a schlubby journalist that is more than its superficial premise.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lionsgate’s motion picture group chairman Joe Drake says the sky is not falling in Hollywood and the feature film business is not dead.
Charlize Theron thinks parenthood is “incredible but messy”.

The ‘Atomic Blonde’ star - who has son Jackson and daughter August - understands the “pressure” mothers can be under and is glad her latest movie ‘Tully’, in which she plays a stressed out mother-of-three who hires a night nanny, is showing a more real portrayal of the trials and tribulations of mot
A different Nicole Kidman stares out at us under the harsh Los Angeles sun of the neo-noir “Destroyer.”
“Tully” is about the experience of motherhood, not only in terms of its demands and difficulties and the exhaustion that comes from caring for an infant, but of the psychological landscape, as well.
NEW YORK (AP) — The title character of Jason Reitman’s “Tully” descends not from the clouds, carried by an umbrella in the wind, but glides cheerfully through the front door on a black night.
Charlize Theron would love to star in another ‘Mad Max’ movie.

The 42-year-old actress starred alongside Tom Hardy in the George Miller-directed ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’, and Charlize has admitted she’d relish the chance to reprise the role of Imperator Furiosa in another action film.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Actress Charlize Theron says the idea of arming teachers after recent U.S. school shootings or “adding more guns” to the situation is “so outrageous.”
NEW YORK (AP) — Some people have breakout years. Director Patty Jenkins had one with “Monster” in 2003, a movie that earned Charlize Theron a best actress Academy Award.
Charlize Theron has admitted to taking drugs in her twenties.

Although the 41-year-old actress now leads a quiet life with her son Jackson and daughter August, she revealed that she was quite wild during her younger days.
Chris Hemsworth says Charlize Theron “scares the hell out of” him.

The 33-year-old actor has praised his ‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ co-star for being “smart as hell” and thinks she would be an excellent person to play the next James Bond as she “embodies the strength and nobility and dignity and integrity” the character needs.
CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival threw a star-studded celebration Tuesday for its 70th anniversary, drawing mobs of celebrities and a dozen former Palme d’Or winners to commemorate the illustrious French Riviera festival’s birthday.