FILM

Learning with Lucy: Scarlett Johansson Talks Her Superhuman Role

Learning with Lucy: Scarlett Johansson Talks Her Superhuman Role

  by Angel Lenise

The premise behind Lucy is a fascinating one: a drug mule, forced to work for a Taiwanese mob, is implanted with a drug that unintentionally enters her system and allows her to access her full brain capacity. The Luc Besson film builds [...]

Tags: film, hollywood, lucy, Scarlett Johansson, Star Scoop
Penélope Cruz Strips Down in The Desert

Penélope Cruz Strips Down in The Desert

  by Lauren Kaplan

Is it a mirage? Nope, it’s just another film written and directed by Penélope Cruz for lingerie brand L’Agent. Yes, she makes an appearance in it. And yes, there’s plenty of lingerie (this is only a teaser, so just imagine what the [...]

Tags: film, Agent Provocateur, L'Agent, lingerie, Penelope Cruz
Aliens, Goodfellas, and Dark Knights, Oh My! Hollywood Crowns its Favorite Films

Aliens, Goodfellas, and Dark Knights, Oh My! Hollywood Crowns its Favorite Films

  by Angel Lenise

The American Film Institute has done it. Just like the late, great Roger Ebert. Rotten Tomatoes even gave it a try. When it comes to ranking Hollywood’s best work, virtually every media outlet—reputable or not—has given its account. [...]

Tags: film, Angel Lenise, avatar, hollywood, inception, Slideshow, the hollywood reporter
Rag & Bone Trades The Runway for Mix Media

Rag & Bone Trades The Runway for Mix Media

  by Lauren Kaplan

If there’s anything Rag & Bone isn’t, it’s traditional, and come Spring 2015, the brand is planning to embrace that notion fully. Instead of sending 6-foot-tall models down a runway lined with top editors and A-listers during Fashion [...]

Tags: film, Alex McWatt, Andreas Laszlo Konrath, Camille Rowe, carmelo anthony, David Neville, fashion week, glen luchford, Marcus Wainwright, models, photography, rag & bone, runway, spring 2015
Okay, James, You Have Our Attention Now

Okay, James, You Have Our Attention Now

  by Lauren Kaplan

Finally, James Franco has found a project that will ensure the kind of publicity he’s been trying to get lately. Franco has chosen to forego Instagram in favor of film for his latest publicity stunt—we mean, project. Call it what you [...]

Tags: film, broadway, documentary, Franco: A Documentary, instagram, james franco, Lisa Vangellow, Palo Alto, Scandal, seth rogan, TheWrap
Casting Room: Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley Sign on For ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

Casting Room: Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley Sign on For ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

  by Angel Lenise

You tune in for the promos and press conferences. You sign on for the social media campaigns. You mark your calendars for the premieres, sequels, and revivals of TV, film, and theatre’s most-promising projects. But before new shows and [...]

Tags: film, Adam Driver, Angel Lenise, Carmen Ejogo, Carrie Fisher, Casting Room, Daisy Ridley, David Oyelowo, Domhnall Gleeson, entertainment, gwen stefani, harrison ford, Melissa McCarthy, sarah silverman, Scott Eastwood, Star Scoop, Star Wars Episode VII, Television, Terry Crews