Last month, at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour, where the networks bi-annually bring stars and producers from their new and returning shows, Ellen DeGeneres was asked whether she saw a groundbreaking aspect to the new NBC sitcom, “One Big Happy.” DeGeneres is the executive producer of the new series, along with out writer/creator […]
We first fell in love with Ellen Page back in 2007 with her Academy Award-nominated role in the film, “Juno.” She then became a regular face in big studio films like “Inception” and “X Men: The Last Stand” and indies like “Touchy Feely” and while she wasn’t the kind of celebrity you’d see splashed across the tabloids, […]
Evan Rachel Wood is a mom. Her representative said Monday that she gave birth to a baby boy. The 25-year-old actress married British actor Jamie Bell last year.
(Reuters) – Hollywood actress Evan Rachel Wood has quietly married Briton Jamie Bell – star of the 2000 “Billy Elliot” dance movie – in a ceremony in California, Wood’s spokeswoman said on Wednesday. “The bride wore a custom dress by Carolina Herrera. It was a small ceremony with close family and friends,” the spokeswoman said […]
Movies for grownups with great actors in the leading roles? What a concept! Here are two you can catch up with this month.
By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – The people who brought James M. Cain’s “Mildred Pierce” to the small screen for HBO are preparing to to do the same with another literary work. “Mildred Pierce” producer and director Todd Haynes is reuniting with the miniseries’ executive producers, John Wells and Christine Vachon, to adapt Sara […]
It was always Kate Winslet and Evan Rachel Wood. From the moment Todd Haynes (“I’m Not There”) began reading the classic James M. Cain novel “Mildred Pierce,” upon which the new HBO miniseries is based, he had the two actresses in mind to play the roles of overbearing mother Mildred Pierce, and her ungrateful daughter […]
BY: FRAZIER MOORE NEW YORK – A remarkable thing (and there are many) about the HBO miniseries “Mildred Pierce“: The way it breathes. This five-part, five and a half hour adaptation of the 1941 James M. Cain novel is an unhurried period piece that sets the viewer down in Depression-era Glendale, Calif., and into the […]
To prepare for the part of Mildred Pierce’s daughter, Veda, in HBO’s Depression-era miniseries “Mildred Pierce,” Evan Rachel Wood worked for months with piano and dialect coaches. But there was one aspect of the role that no amount of studying could ready her for – full-frontal nudity. “I was a lot more nervous than I […]
Evan Rachel Wood says it was “absolutely terrifying” to do her very first nude scene in the upcoming HBO movie “Mildred Pierce,” airing March 27. “But it was for an important part of the film and it is incredibly powerful, not gratuitous,” she tells us. “I think the stuff they show on MTV is so […]