Hollywood on Mlk Jr: Watch 7 Stars Play the Hero, From Jeffrey Wright to David Oyelowo (Video)

The life, struggle and sacrifice of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. has been the inspiration for many films over the years, and TheWrap is honoring him with a look back at the films that ...

‘Westworld’ Star Jeffrey Wright’s Advice to Fans Confused by Season 2: ‘Relax and Surrender’

‘Westworld’ Star Jeffrey Wright’s Advice to Fans Confused by Season 2: ‘Relax and Surrender’ This story about Jeffrey Wright first appeared in the Comedy/Drama/Actors issue of TheWrap’s Emmy magazine. Jeffrey Wright has spent the better part of Season 2 of “Westworld” looking dazed and ...

How Martin Luther King Jr.’s Death Impacted the Entertainment Industry

April 4 marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. In a banner story, Variety said the national grieving was profound and the entertainment industry’s reaction was ...

Timothée Chalamet and Sam Rockwell Set for Psiff Honors, Lois Smith Gets Lifetime Achievement Award, and More

Timothée Chalamet and Sam Rockwell Set for Psiff Honors, Lois Smith Gets Lifetime Achievement Award, and More As awards season takes over Hollywood, keep up with all the ins, outs, and big accolades with our bi-weekly Awards Roundup column. -The 29th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (Psiff) ...

The Voice Recap: Red-Hot and 'Blue'

The Voice Recap: Red-Hot and 'Blue' In the odd Thursday episode of The Voice, Adam Levine decided to give himself a little time-out rather than risk getting his heart broken once again by a contestant rejecting his offer to join his ...

Jeffrey Wright Bio: In His Own Words

Jeffrey Wright (born December 17, 1965) is an American actor and producer. He is known for his roles in movies, television shows, and plays such as Shaft, Boycott, Angels in America (both on ...

Carmen Ejogo on playing Coretta Scott King for a second time in 'Selma' [Exclusive Video]

Carmen Ejogo on playing Coretta Scott King for a second time in 'Selma' [Exclusive Video] Carmen Ejogo's life has changed quite a bit since she last played Coretta Scott King, the wife of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. She played the role in the 2001 HBO telefilm "Boycott," ...

Casting: Theron, Ejogo, Alonso, Magaro

The Last Space Charlize Theron is in talks to star in the Sean Penn-directed African drama "The Last Space". Adèle Exarchapoulos ("Blue Is the Warmest Color") also has a small role. The story ...

Lifetime Enters Dystopia With Series Order for The Lottery

It isn’t news to most of us that some cable networks have a target audience, whether or not we agree that their programming actually serves that target. A case in point is Lifetime, which calls itself ...

Dystopian Future Drama ‘The Lottery’ From Timothy J. Sexton Gets Lifetime Pilot Order

Lifetime has given a pilot order to The Lottery, a futuristic conspiracy thriller. Written by feature/longform writer Timothy J. Sexton (Children Of Men, Boycott), Lottery is set in a world destined ...

Ted Nugent's Wife Arrested in Texas After Airport Gun Incident

Ted Nugent's Wife Arrested in Texas After Airport Gun Incident So, Ted Nugent's wife walks into an airport ... Shemane Ann Nugent, wife of "Wango Tango" wailer Ted Nugent, was arrested at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on Thursday, after a loaded pistol ...

'Blackfish' Clip Accuses SeaWorld of Lying for Years (Video)

'Blackfish' Clip Accuses SeaWorld of Lying for Years (Video) While SeaWorld employees will tell guests that Orcas live longer under their care, one man featured in the new documentary "Blackfish" says otherwise. "Since Orcas in their pools die young, they like ...

Ted Nugent Slams Stevie Wonder's Florida Boycott: 'Braindead,' 'Numbnuts,' 'Soulless'

Ted Nugent Slams Stevie Wonder's Florida Boycott: 'Braindead,' 'Numbnuts,' 'Soulless' Add Ted Nugent to the list of musicians who are distancing themselves from Stevie Wonder's boycott of Florida. "Wango Tango" rocker and outspoken conservative Nugent tore into Wonder's boycott of ...

Bill Clinton Knows You Want It in 'Blurred Lines' Mash-up (Video)

Bill Clinton Knows You Want It in 'Blurred Lines' Mash-up (Video) "Blurred Lines" is both a party anthem of the summer and the most controversial song of the moment. It's been called "rapey" and overly sexualized by a number of publications. For the latter reason, ...

Jay Z, Kanye, and More Artists Boycotting Florida

Jay Z, Kanye, and More Artists Boycotting Florida Following the news that George Zimmerman was found not guilty, Stevie Wonder announced that he would not be performing in Florida in protest of the state's "Stand Your Ground" laws. This week, a ...

Boardwalk Empire Season 4 Welcomes Jeffrey Wright

The Manchurian Candidate, Syriana, Casino Royale, Source Code, The Ides of March and the upcoming blockbuster sequel, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, all have one actor in common. That would be Mr. ...

'Casino Royale' Actor Jeffrey Wright Joins 'Boardwalk Empire' as Regular

'Casino Royale' Actor Jeffrey Wright Joins 'Boardwalk Empire' as Regular Jeffrey Wright is moving on from hanging out with James Bond to rubbing elbows with Nucky Thompson. Wright, who played Felix Leiter in the 007 films "Casino Royale" and "Quantum of Solace," has signed ...

Jeffrey Wright Joins HBO’s ‘Boardwalk Empire’ As New Regular

Exclusive: In his biggest series commitment to date, Jeffrey Wright has joined the cast of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire as a new series regular for the period drama’s upcoming fourth season. He will play ...

Universal Picks Up Paul Greengrass’ ‘Memphis’ For June Production Start

After Green Zone failed at the box office, Universal Pictures is giving Paul Greengrass another chance. We reported The Bourne Supremacy/Ultimatum and United 93 director has written and will direct a ...

Celebrities Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.Celebs Honor Martin Luther King, Jr.Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. touched so many lives in so many ways. In honor of Martin Luther King Day, some of our favorite ...

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