Paramount Pictures has attached Mike Myers to star in “How to Survive a Robot Uprising.” Comedy is based on a manual written by Daniel H. Wilson, a doctoral candidate at the Robotics Institute of Carnegie Mellon U. Paramount bought the book last year and set “Reno 911” creators Thomas Lennon and Ben Garant to pen the script. Myers will play the lead character, a technical administrator who has the thankless job of sounding warnings against the growing presence of robots and researching ways to keep those robots from taking over.
Billy Porter won the 2019 lead drama actor Emmy for his role of ballroom MC and mentor Pray Tell on FX’s “Pose.” This historic win makes Porter the first openly gay, black man to win in this Emmy category. This is the Tony Award winner’s first-ever Emmy accolade, and he took the stage celebrating his [...]
“Chernobyl” writer and executive producer Craig Mazin is among a select group of people in Hollywood who have seen the original pilot for HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” Backstage at the Emmys on Sunday, as Mazin clutched Emmy wins for writing and limited series, he remembered the comments he gave to his longtime friends David Benioff [...]
“Game of Thrones” actress Emilia Clarke addressed the backlash the HBO drama faced from fans regarding the series finale. “You know what? It was profoundly flattering is what it was because when someone cares that much that they’re ready to make such a noise about how they believe the characters should’ve been finished and how [...]
Peter Dinklage got emotional as he accepted the supporting drama actor award for his role of Tyrion Lannister in HBO’s fantasy epic “Game of Thrones” at the 2019 Emmys. “I count myself so fortunate to be a member of a community that is nothing but all about tolerance and diversity. Because no other place could [...]
“Fosse/Verdon” star Michelle Williams thanked a lot of people Sunday night for her lead actress Emmy, but her biggest thanks went to the show’s network for its pay practices. “I see this as an acknowledgement of what is possible when a woman is trusted and feels safe enough to voice her needs and respected enough [...]
Phoebe Waller-Bridge is glad that her self-proclaimed “perviness” in “Fleabag” has connected with audiences. Waller-Bridge, creator and star of the hit Amazon series, had already won two Emmys Sunday night for outstanding writer and lead actress in a comedy series. On the Emmys purple carpet, the Emmy winner said she had “really, really hoped” that [...]
Patricia Arquette gave an impassioned plea for transgender rights while accepting an Emmy on Sunday night. The actress won for her supporting role as Dee Dee Blanchard in Hulu’s true-crime limited series “The Act.” “I just have to say I’m grateful to be working, I’m grateful at 50 to be getting the best parts of [...]