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Moments after being introduced on Netflix’s Glow, Jackie Tohn’s character, Melrose, proclaims that her special skill “is that I’m not f–king boring.” But it soon becomes clear that Melrose’s true talent involves hurling condiments, groaning theatrically and stirring up trouble among her fellow Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling.
Allow us to explain.
Taking part in the 1980s-set Netflix series about female wrestlers demanded weeks of hands-on training, yet »
“The Nanny” star Fran Drescher is opening up about being raped at gunpoint over 30 years ago. Drescher first discussed her experience nearly 10 years after the incident in her 1996 memoir Enter Whining. The actress believes there is a connection between her experience and her cancer battle years later. In a candid interview with […] »
- Jordan Appugliesi
Fran Drescher is opening up about her harrowing experience being raped at gunpoint over 30 years ago — and the connection she believes it holds to her cancer battle years later.
Drescher, best known for the beloved 1993–99 sitcom The Nanny, recently sat down with for a candid interview with Australian talk show Studio 10 alongside her high school sweetheart (and now ex-husband) Peter Marc Jacobson. The two opened up about their experience as the victims of a violent home invasion in 1985, during which Drescher was tied up and raped at gunpoint.
“The whole rape experience was so surreal, because people who talk about »
- Aurelie Corinthios
A version of this article originally appeared on ew.com.
George Clooney has a counter-argument for those who believe celebrities shouldn’t speak out about politics — that President Donald Trump and chief strategist Steve Bannon are also members of the so-called Hollywood elite.
In a recent interview with French news network Canal+ ahead of the Caesar Awards — France’s equivalent of the Oscars, where he’s set to receive an honorary award — Clooney pointed out the hypocrisy of Trump denouncing Meryl Streep’s Golden Globes speech earlier this year, in which she called out the president for mocking a reporter »
- Jessica Derschowitz
It’s been over two years since we last reported on the film but today the creators of Moontrap – the Bruce Campbell starring cult sci-fi feature – have announced that Moontrap Target Earth, the long-awaited sequel, will be released in the Us on February 7th 2017.
Moontrap Target Earth comes from Robert Dyke and Tex Ragsdale, the director and writer of the original film and stars indie film favorite Sarah Butler (I Spit on Your Grave remake), stars with Damon Dayoub (Stitchers) and Charles Shaughnessy (The Nanny).
Moontrap Target Earth continues to explore the concept of an ancient Earth civilization that mastered space travel and colonized the Moon. “We always believed that there were more stories that could be told in the ‘Moontrap Universe’ we created,” said writer Tex Ragsdale. Director Robert Dyke added, “It just took us a lot longer than we anticipated to agree on one.”
What they decided to »
- Phil Wheat
Though President-elect Donald Trump wasn’t in attendance at the 74th annual Golden Globes on Sunday, his presence was surely felt.
In response, the president-elect told The New York Times that he “wasn’t surprised” by the attack orchestrated by “liberal movie people.” Later, through some early morning tweets, Trump dubbed Streep “one of the most over-rated actresses in Hollywood.”
Though the 70-year-old may now have a grudge against the industry, he »
- Lindsay Kimble
6 items from 2017
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