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Zoe G Phillips

Zoe G Phillips joined The Hollywood Reporter as a News Writer in 2024. Previously, she worked at Entertainment Tonight, where the team won two Emmys during her tenure, as well as at Dance Media’s Pointe, Dance Teacher and Dance Business Weekly. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from the University of Michigan and currently lives in Los Angeles with her very large cat, Pip.

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Alan Ritchson Lost His Chance to Play Marvel’s Thor: “I Didn’t Take it Seriously”

The Marvel Cinematic Universe could have looked slightly different, Alan Ritchson revealed this week. The Reacher star said he came close to playing Thor, god of thunder, before Marvel eventually handed the role to Chris Hemsworth. “I didn’t take it seriously,” Ritchson said of his MCU audition in a new Men’s Health cover story. “I […]

Terry Crews Reveals He Was Paid “Nothing” For ‘Training Day’ But “Heart Is Always Full of Gratitude”

Terry Crews is careful not to correlate his personal gratitude with financial compensation. The actor and TV host revealed this week he didn’t receive payment for his role in Training Day but emphasized that the lack of a check has never affected his love for a project. “I have never ever, ever looked at whatever […]

Buddy Duress, Robert Pattinson’s ‘Good Time’ Co-Star, Dies at 38

Buddy Duress, known for his role alongside Robert Pattinson in the Safdie Brothers’ Good Time, has died. He was 38. Duress, born Michael C. Stathis, died of “a cardiac arrest from a drug cocktail” in November, his brother Christopher Stathis confirmed to People on Tuesday. Duress was also known for his performance as Mike, a […]

Max Greenfield to Publish Children’s Book Inspired by Leslie Jordan

Max Greenfield will release a fourth children’s book, the actor announced on Tuesday, this one inspired by his friend, the late Leslie Jordan. Greenfield’s book, Good Night Thoughts, will help readers tackle nighttime anxiety and is based on conversations Greenfield recalls with Jordan. “I’m scared ALL the time. About anything and everything. And that’s on […]

Ariana Grande Reflects on Tabloid Attention: “We Selectively Leave Space for Humanness”

Ariana Grande reflected on how tabloid attention affects audience’s perception of celebrities, saying that a story’s believability often depends on preconceived approval of public figures. “We selectively remember that this is what the tabloids do to people, especially women, based on whether or not we like the person,” Grande said during an appearance on the […]

‘Poor Things’ Producer Ed Guiney on the “Head-Scratching Moments” Pulling Off Yorgos Lanthimos’ Biggest Movie Yet

One might say Poor Things is an epic culmination for Ed Guiney: It’s a film ten years in the making that lurked in the shadows of the producer’s three other collaborations with director Yorgos Lanthimos (the duo also has a fifth project on the horizon: Kinds of Kindness).  Based on a novel of the same […]

‘Mean Girls’ Digital Release Missing Lindsay Lohan Joke

A joke from Mean Girls which Lindsay Lohan pushed back against seems to be missing from at-home versions of the film released last week. The movie musical version of the film, which began as Tina Fey’s beloved 2004 movie starring Lohan and then went to Broadway before making its way back to the screen this […]

‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ Stars on Bringing Animated Characters to Live Action: “We’re Weren’t Doing a Caricature”

After more than half a decade of development, Netflix unveiled its highly anticipated live- action Avatar: The Last Airbender on Friday. The show, adapted from Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko’s animated series that premiered in 2005, follows the beloved story of Aang, an Avatar who can bend all four elements — water, earth, fire […]

Da’Vine Joy Randolph Jokes About Lack of Heated Seats in a Boston Winter While Filming ‘The Holdovers’ in Spirit Awards Acceptance Speech

Da’Vine Joy Randolph joked about the struggles of filming The Holdovers, including a lack of “heated seats during a Boston winter,” and other resources but also praised independent filmmaking as “the beating heart of this industry” while accepting the Film Independent Spirit Award for best supporting performance on Sunday. “I often joke that making Holdovers […]

Aidy Bryant Celebrates SAG, WGA Unions in Independent Spirit Awards Opening Monologue

Aidy Bryant celebrated “the resilience and ingenuity” of her fellow artists during her opening monologue of the 2024 Film Independent Spirit Awards on the beach in Santa Monica, California on Sunday. “Welcome to the Film Independent Spirit Award, also known as the bisexual Oscars,” Bryant said to start. “I am so honored to be here, […]

Amy Schumer Diagnosed With Cushing Syndrome Following Fan Discourse on Puffier Face

Amy Schumer revealed on Friday she has been diagnosed with Cushing syndrome, a condition caused by excessive cortisol. The news comes on the heels of Schumer’s response to fan comments that her face appeared puffier than normal. “I feel reborn,” she told Jessica Yellin in the journalist’s News Not Noise newsletter. The actress went on […]

Kenneth Mitchell, ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Actor, Dies at 49

Kenneth Mitchell, known for his portrayal of several characters in Star Trek: Discovery as well as roles in Captain Marvel and Jericho, has died. He was 49. Mitchell died Saturday in Los Angeles from complications of ALS, his family told The Hollywood Reporter. “Kenny was the keeper of countless enduring friendships,” they said. “Like a […]