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Jessica Chastain responds to Thandie Newton's claim she wasn't invited to participate in #TimesUp
Thandie Newton in "Westworld" - HBO/John P. Johnson (LOS ANGELES) -- Jessica Chastain has responded to Thandie Newton's recent claims that she wasn't invited to join the #TimesUp movement. In an interview with The Telegraph, the Westworld star said she "wasn't hot enough" or "mainstream enough" to be invited to join the movement that hopes to put an end to sexual harassment and assault in the film industry and beyond. Chastain, who's a leader in #TimesUp, posted several tweets in an attempt to clear the air. "I invited you to the first meeting at my house Nov 27th but unfortunately...
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Lauren Cohan says Maggie's back for season 9 of "The Walking Dead"
AMC/Gene Page (LAS VEGAS) -- After a contract negotiation that was as much of a cliffhanger as was "Whom did Negan kill?" actress Lauren Cohan has reportedly signed a deal that will bring her Maggie Rhee back for season nine of The Walking Dead. Rumors of the pay dispute -- and the fact Cohan had signed on to star in an ABC action series called Whiskey Cavalier -- led Walking Dead fans to fear that the longtime cast member would be making her exit from the show. However, at the industry event CinemaCon in Las Vegas Tuesday, where she was...
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"Ice Cube" to star in "controversial" thriller, "Excessive Force"
ABC/Randy Holmes (LOS ANGELES) -- Ice Cube has added another major project to his Cube Vision slate. Deadline has learned Cube will star in the "controversial thriller," Excessive Force. The film, to be helmed by Devil in a Blue Dress director Carl Franklin, will centers on the Cleveland police department and highlights issues on racism and systematic corruption. This is the latest project for Cube under his production company. Some of his other projects include Dock, a film about baseball player Dock Ellis; Rocky Mountain High, a comedy in which he'll star alongside his son, O’Shea Jackson Jr.; and Ride...
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