In his 40-some years as an actor, Richard Gere has honed a reputation for playing a good guy.
"Lincoln" is far from a comedy, but for Tommy Lee Jones as Thaddeus Stevens, a staunch abolitionist with a major cranky streak, things often get funny. Particularly when he's intimidating fellow…
Writer-directors' process is mysterious, even to them
This year a very different field of contending roles is gaining attention.
On paper, Dee Rees felt her directorial debut "Pariah," which tells the story of an African-American teenager coming to terms with her homosexuality, was a can't-miss investment.
With Sherman heading up the charge, Logo, now in 50 million homes, underwent a brand shift meant to reflect the mainstreaming of gays and lesbians into American culture, which translated into a slew…
Smith-Anoa'i is still working in a relatively new field; her position didn't exist five years ago at CBS until she pitched it to her bosses.
L.A.-based but Oxford-born, Tranter spent the last year overseeing delivery on the most series on air in BBC Worldwide Prods' history.
Femme hosts face a fight to get into latenight yakkers
Drawing on inspiration from years working in her mother's toy store, Nee drew up a series -- about an African-American girl who runs a playhouse toy clinic -- that quickly became the No. 1 series for…