Smokin': Seth Rogen's first book, 'Yearbook,' is out May 11
FILE - Seth Rogen arrives at the 33rd American Cinematheque Award honoring Charlize Theron in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Nov. 8, 2019. The actor, comedian, filmmaker and proud stoner has a deal with Crown for his first book. Its called Yearbook" and its scheduled for May 11. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK – Just when you thought Seth Rogen couldn't get any higher. The actor, comedian, filmmaker and proud stoner has a deal with Crown — the same Penguin Random House imprint that publishes the Obamas — for his first book.
It was all a dream: Whitney, B.I.G. inducted into Rock Hall
are among the inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2020 class. (AP Photo)NEW YORK – In a normal year, the newly inducted Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class would have hit the stage and perform the well-known songs that made them famous and helped them enter the prestigious organization. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s all-star group was inducted Saturday night in a taped HBO special that told the stories of Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. As she inducted Houston into the Rock Hall, Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys gave a beautiful, heartfelt speech about one of the best singers in pop history. The Notorious B.I.G.
Diddy, Springsteen among rock hall of fame guest list
FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2020, file photo, Sean Combs accepts the 2020 Industry Icon award at the Pre-Grammy Gala And Salute To Industry Icons in Beverly Hills, Calif. Combs will be among a star-studded guest list for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 induction. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)CLEVELAND – Sean “Diddy” Combs, Bruce Springsteen and Alicia Keys will be among a star-studded guest list for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 induction. The prestigious organization announced the guest list Thursday for the ceremony, which will debut Nov. 7 on HBO. Other guests will include Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Hudson, Gwen Stefani, Charlize Theron, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Adam Levine and Brad Paisley. The special guests will speak on how this year’s inductees impacted their personal life and careers.
Barrymore sets high standard in her models as talk show host
NEW YORK – Drew Barrymore is setting a high standard for herself as she joins the world of daytime talk show hosts on Monday. “We’re all human beings on this planet going through our lives and our journeys and there’s a way to connect through that,” Barrymore said. I’ve never lived in that space.”“The Drew Barrymore Show,” retrofitted for the coronavirus era, is being distributed by CBS Television. Bill Carroll, a veteran television consultant and expert in the syndication market, said he’s impressed that Barrymore is shooting high. Yes, some may regard Barrymore as slightly loopy and hippie-dippie (“we’re all human beings on this planet”), but it’s more endearing than annoying.
Jay-Z, other celebs ask feds to probe student's 2010 killing
Hess shot Henry as Henry drove through a parking lot, away from a disturbance that spilled out of a bar in October 2010 in Mount Pleasant, a New York City suburb. Hess has said Henry was trying to run him down and that he fired through the windshield to stop the driver. The Henrys have said Hess jumped front of the car, got onto the hood and shot their son for no good reason. Henry's father said new information that has come out since the criminal case was closed warrants a reexamination of his son's death. As human beings we should all want a standard of justice that is fair and right, Danroy Henry Sr. told The Boston Globe.
Jimmy Fallon, 'Tonight' show return to studio, sans audience
NEW YORK The studio is largely empty, but Jimmy Fallon is out of his home and back to the Tonight show stage. The NBC late-night host returned to NBC's Rockefeller Center headquarters Monday, saying he hoped he could provide his audience with a little more normal during the coronavirus pandemic. I'm here to show you that there is a light at the end of the tunnel if we keep each other safe, Fallon said. Fallon, along with other late-night hosts, have been working remotely the past few months of months. Andrew Cuomo and Charlize Theron, weren't in the studio as the celebrity interviews continued remotely.
New this week: 'Stateless,' 'Palm Springs,' The Dalai Lama
(Netflix via AP)Heres a collection curated by The Associated Press entertainment journalists of whats arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. Its directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, who also helmed Love & Basketball and the criminally underseen Beyond the Lights (currently available on Kanopy). Palm Springs: If a rom-com is more your speed, theres also Palm Springs, on Hulu Friday, starring Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti as wedding guests who find themselves caught in a time-loop. AP Film Writer Lindsey BahrMUSICThe Dalai Lama: To commemorate his 85th birthday on Monday, the Dalai Lama is releasing his first-ever album. Viewers seeking to stir their hearts and minds should consider Netflixs Stateless, set in an immigration detention center in the Australian desert.
Charlize Theron hopes daughters are represented in Hollywood
FILE - This Feb. 9, 2020 file photo shows actress Charlize Theron at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Theron stars and produces the Netflix action thriller "The Old Guard," streaming on July 10. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK Charlize Theron says shes making choices as a producer and actor to ensure her two small, beautiful African American daughters will feel represented on-screen. Im in therapy over it, Theron said in an interview promoting her action thriller The Old Guard, which hits Netflix July 10. Theron says shes been watching recent protests around racial injustice in the U.S. through the lens of her home countrys history. She hopes the current movement leads to lasting change, particularly in promoting diversity within Hollywood.
Pocono twin bill weekend loses luster with no fans at track
After allowing a small number of fans into races in Florida and Alabama, none will be allowed at this weekend's races at Pocono. The absence stings a bit more this season for a track that first held a Cup race in 1974. Pocono is the site of a Cup Series twin bill, with one race on Saturday, one on Sunday, and the second race comes with a twist. Igdalsky, who said he did not have to lay off or furlough any Pocono employees, never considered asking to move the race weekend in hopes of accommodating fans later. It will be a busy weekend: After an ARCA race Friday, the Truck Series and Cup race were set for Saturday and the Xfinity Series was scheduled Sunday ahead of the second Cup race.
Charlize Theron Says She's Having 'Hard, Honest Conversations' With Her Kids (Exclusive)
Charlize Theron is opening up to ET's Kevin Frazier about raising two Black children in America while the country continues to fight against police brutality and racial injustice. Theron adds that she's already seen her children grow from this moment in time. Theron thinks it's important as a parent to continue moving forward with challenging conversations about race. I think it's important for us to stop hiding in the shadows and pretending like nothing is going on. I think we can do it in a way where we're not traumatizing our children but where we're inspiring our children.
Charlize Theron Denies Sean Penn Engagement, Says They 'Never Moved In'
Charlize Theron thinks there was too much emphasis on her year-long relationship with Sean Penn. We never moved in.Theron, who has been public in the past about not wanting to get married, reiterates, "Ive never wanted to get married. Despite her single status, the 44-year-old Bombshell actress and mother of two says she's "never been lonely." In a 2016 interview with WSJ Magazine after her split from Penn, Theron shut down claims that she had ghosted the actor following their romance. RELATED CONTENT:Charlize Theron Says She 'Never Wanted to Get Married,' Tearfully Talks About Her KidsCharlize Theron Recounts Her Worst Date EverCharlize Theron Reacts to Peter Weber's 'Dramatic' Premiere of 'The Bachelor' (Exclusive)
Shakira, Dwayne Johnson highlight coronavirus equity concert
NEW YORK Dwayne Johnson will host and Shakira, Miley Cyrus and Jennifer Hudson will perform on a globally broadcast concert calling on world leaders to make coronavirus tests and treatment available and equitable for all. The advocacy organization Global Citizen and the European Commission announced Monday that Global Goal: Unite for Our Future The Concert will air on June 27. The concert will also feature appearances from Billy Porter, Charlize Theron, Chris Rock, Kerry Washington, Salma Hayek and David Beckham. It will be broadcast on NBC in the U.S. and other television stations, radio stations, websites and streaming outlets around the world. The event aims to lift up the global community that is tackling equitable access to healthcare, and other enormous injustices facing our world, Johnson said in a statement.
Charlize Theron Shares Rare Photo of Herself With Daughter Jackson on the Set of Mad Max
Mad Max: Fury Road was an important film in Charlize Theron's career as it marked an important time in her life. On Thursday, she shared a sweet, rare pic of herself on set with her first child, Jackson, lying on her chest. Theron has previously opened up about raising Jackson as a girl after she came to her at the age of three saying she was not a boy. Back in March, Theron spoke with theDaily Mail about raising the now 7-year-old as her daughter. RELATED CONTENT:Charlize Theron Says Daughter Jackson Felt 'Hurt' by Being Called the 'Wrong Pronoun'Charlize Theron and Tom Hardy Detail Their 'Mad Max: Fury Road' On-Set Fighting 5 Years LaterCharlize Theron Is an Immortal Assassin in First Look at Netflix's 'The Old Guard'
Zellweger completes comeback with best-actress Oscar win
(AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Renée Zellweger completed a Hollywood comeback for the ages at the Oscars on Sunday night, winning as best actress for her role as Judy Garland in "Judy." Written off during a six-year hiatus from acting that ended in 2016, Zellweger returned to claim her second Oscar after 16 years. “If only I could stand up straight, I was shaking so much,” Zellweger said as she walked offstage. “Miss Garland, you are certainly among the heroes who unite and define us, and this is certainly for you,” Zellweger said onstage. Once again, as she has done throughout this season, Zellweger honored Garland's legacy.
Fashion Friday: BTS, Jennifer Lopez, Post Malone open 2020 in style
Post Malone performs during the Times Square New Year's Eve 2020 Celebration on December 31, 2019 in New York City. (Photo: Denise Truscello/WireImage)Jennifer Lopez arrives for the 31st Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards in Palm Springs, California on January 2, 2020. (Photo: Chris Delmas/AFP/Getty Images)Charlize Theron arrives for the 31st Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards in Palm Springs, California on January 2, 2020. (Photo: Rich Fury/Getty Images)Rene Zellweger arrives for the 31st Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards in Palm Springs, California on January 2, 2020. The singer worked the crowd at the Marquee Nightclub and later partied it up in her sparkly ensemble.Turning to a more elegant, floral piece, Jennifer Lopez made her grand entrance at the Palm Springs International Film Festival.abc13.com
Charlize Theron can't stop talking about 'Bachelor' Peter Weber
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. -- Charlize Theron was a showstopper on the red carpet at the opening night gala of the Palm Springs International Film Festival. The actress, who portrays Megan Kelly in the movie "Bombshell," was honored with the festival's International Star Award.The movie's director, Jay Roach, presented Theron with the award and had nothing but praise for the actress: "She's one of the most courageous actors I've ever worked with and she's a great storyteller. "Pilot Pete" was quick to reply back on Instagram and added, "Turbulence can be fun. ""I love 'The Bachelor!'" Theron exclaimed as she ran down the red carpet.Theron has been an outspoken fan of the "Bachelor" franchise.abc13.com
Charlize Theron Tears Up on Stage While Being Honored at 2019 Glamour Women of the Year Awards
Charlize Theron got emotional during an inspiring speech while being honored with a Rebel award at the 2019 Glamour Women of the Year Awards in New York on Monday. The 44-year-old actress delivered heartfelt words about her children, the importance of empathy, the work of young women like Greta Thunberg -- and even Oprah Winfreys gardening got a mention! Im f***ing useless.The actress concluded her inspiring speech by encouraging women to tell their stories, take risks and fight for change. There's nothing rebellious about that.ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty ImagesShahidi, Thunberg, filmmaker Ava DuVernay, author Margaret Atwood, designer Tory Burch were also honored at the event. RELATED CONTENT:Charlize Theron Reflects on Acting Journey, Says She's 'Deeply Overwhelmed' by Latest Accolade (Exclusive)Charlize Theron Gets Emotional After Accepting Hollywood Film Award from Nicole Kidman (Exclusive)
Stassi Schroeder 'Not So Sure' Entire 'Vanderpump Rules' Cast Will Get a Wedding
Stassi Schroeder's upcoming wedding to Beau Clark will be an exclusive affair. The 31-year-old reality star announced her engagement to Clark in July; they'll be tying the knot next year. Like, honestly -- it's really difficult but it cuts the fat, so you're able to have a smaller wedding. As for the influential women in her own life, the reality star -- who wore vintage Gucci to the event -- has a few. 'Vanderpump Rules' Star Stassi Schroeder Engaged to Beau Clark: 'I Feel Like Meghan Markle'
Charlize Theron Gets Emotional After Accepting Hollywood Film Award from Nicole Kidman (Exclusive)
Charlize Theron couldn't hold back tears when she was honored by her Bombshell co-star Nicole Kidman at the 23rd Annual Hollywood Film Awards on Sunday. "Nicole Kidman just gave me an award for something that I never really, you know, I never thought that I would have this career," Theron said, getting emotional with appreciation. Theron added, "The fact that I can really look back on my life and feel like I did something that I really wanted to do means a lot." She also felt incredibly lucky to be presented the award by Kidman -- who showered Theron with praise during the ceremony. Charlize Theron Reveals the Movie That Changed Her Career (Exclusive) Embed Code RestartRELATED CONTENT:Charlize Theron to Receive Career Achievement Award at 2019 Hollywood Film AwardsCharlize Theron Says She 'Never Wanted to Get Married,' Tearfully Talks Her Kids'Bombshell' Trailer Sees Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman as the Fox Women Who Took on Roger AilesCharlize Theron on Nicole Kidman's Reaction to Her 'Bombshell' Transformation
Charlize Theron on the One Role That Changed Her Career (Exclusive)
She's only 44, but Charlize Theron will be honored with the Career Achievement Award at the 23rd Annual Hollywood Film Awards on Sunday. Jon Kopaloff/Getty ImagesTwo years after Monster, Theron was nominated for another Academy Award for her role in North Country. "I mean, I thought of it as just like, my career up to now," she told ET of being honored with a career achievement award at such a young age. So, let's not talk about it too much before somebody's like, 'Wait a second, she should not be getting this career achievement award,'" the actress joked. RELATED CONTENT:Charlize Theron to Receive Career Achievement Award at 2019 Hollywood Film AwardsCharlize Theron Says She 'Never Wanted to Get Married,' Tearfully Talks Her Kids
Charlize Theron had doubts about playing Megyn Kelly in 'Bombshell'
(CNN) - Charlize Theron is someone who dives into the characters she plays with everything she's got -- whether its an infamous female serial killer or a glossy anchorwoman. Playing former Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly, however, presented an internal challenge for Theron unlike she's experienced before. Much has been said about Theron's physical transformation into Kelly, particularly her ability to capture Kelly's manner of speaking and overall demeanor. "She's tricky in the sense that there's so much footage...there's a lot you can see on Megyn Kelly, but it's always in that lawyer-y and journalist format," she said. In "Bombshell," Margot Robbie also stars as a young producer who looks to have a future on camera.
Charlize Theron Says She 'Never Wanted to Get Married,' Tearfully Talks Her Kids
Charlize Theron is comfortable in her own skin! The 44-year-old Bombshell actress opens up in a new interview for the Glamour 2019 Woman of the Year Award about her love life and her home life with her two kids, Jackson and August. I never wanted to get married, she tells the magazine. Those are things that are not hard for me, because theyre innately my truth. The interviewer notes that Theron has tears in her eyes when talking about her two kids.
Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie Consider Harry Styles, Brad Pitt and More to Date Charlize Theron
And Charlize Theron's Bombshell co-stars Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie are here to help the 44-year-old South African star find herself a man on Tuesday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. When they comment that they aren't sure of Ventimiglia's relationship status, Theron chimes in, "You guys, we should probably start with single men. Theron accuses Kidman. Brad Pitt is later an option, to which Kidman proudly states, "I did not date Brad." For more, watch the clip below:RELATED CONTENT: Charlize Theron on Nicole Kidman's Reaction to Her Unrecognizable 'Bombshell' Transformation Embed Code Restart'Bombshell' Trailer Sees Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman as the Fox Women Who Took on Roger AilesNicole Kidman Jokes About Her 'Threesome' Relationship With Her 'Bombshell' Co-Stars (Exclusive)Charlize Theron Recalls Nicole Kidman's Reaction to Her 'Bombshell' Transformation
Nicole Kidman Jokes About Her 'Threesome' Relationship With Her 'Bombshell' Co-
Nicole Kidman, Charlize Theron and Margot Robbie appear to have formed a truly close friendship on the set of their upcoming drama, Bombshell. Kidman and Theron both walked the red carpet at the star-studded Elle Women In Hollywood Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills on Monday. On a more serious note, Kidman also shared a lot of love and praise for Theron, and her role in getting Bombshell off the ground. "This film is a very powerful film and Charlize really sort of championed getting it made," Kidman shared. Charlize Theron on Nicole Kidman's Reaction to Her Unrecognizable 'Bombshell' Transformation Embed Code RestartRELATED CONTENT:Charlize Theron Reveals Nicole Kidman's Reaction to Her Unrecognizable 'Bombshell' Transformation (Exclusive)How 'Big Little Lies' Inspired Nicole Kidman to do 'Bombshell'Why Meryl Streep Says Convincing Nicole Kidman to Take on 'Bombshell' Role Was a 'No Brainer'
Zendaya, Nicole Kidman and More Best Dressed Stars at Elle's Women in Hollywood Event
The ladies came to slay at Elle's Women in Hollywood soire! ZendayaSteve Granitz/WireImageLeave it up to the Euphoria star to pull off all the fashion! The brunette beauty flawlessly rocked a blazer over a gray button-up shirt, along with a skirt over wide-legged pants. The young star accessorize her gray jacket wih black leather pants emblazoned with vibrant yellow stripes down the side. She topped off the look with black ankle booties, a white clutch and fresh bright red manicure.
Charlize Theron Reveals Nicole Kidman's Reaction to Her Unrecognizable 'Bombshell'
According to Theron, Nicole Kidman -- who co-stars in Bombshellas journalist Gretchen Carlson -- didn't even recognize her after Theron had gotten into full makeup for a scene. "She walked by me at one point and I thought she was mad at me," Theron recalled. According to Theron, despite the strong Oscar buzz surrounding the project, its been a "nerve-racking" experience showing it to screening audiences. "You hope that the thing you emotionally tapped into was the thing audiences will tap to in as well," Theron explained. Nicole Kidman Jokes 'Threesome' With Her 'Bombshell' Co-Stars 'Has Been Going on for So Long' Embed Code RestartRELATED CONTENT:How 'Big Little Lies' Inspired Nicole Kidman to do 'Bombshell'Charlize Theron Responds to Megyn Kelly's Praise of Her 'Bombshell' RoleWhy Meryl Streep Says Convincing Nicole Kidman to Take on 'Bombshell' Role Was a 'No Brainer'
Nicole Kidman Shares How 'Big Little Lies' Inspired Her to do 'Bombshell'
Nicole Kidman is opening up about some of her latest roles. "It's part of the reason I wanted to do Bombshell, to support Charlize," Kidman says of Charlize Theron, who stars as Megyn Kelly in the film, which chronicles the sexual harassment allegations against Roger Ailes at Fox News. ZOEY GROSSMAN / ELLEWhen ET's Cassie DiLaura caught up with the 52-year-old actress back in September, Kidman revealed that it was actually her BLL co-star, Meryl Streep, who convinced her to sign on to Bombshell. Kidman also discussed wanting "to be a part of a movement" through the film, as well as Theron's incredible transformation for her role. RELATED CONTENT: Nicole Kidman Shares Why Meryl Streep Told Her to do 'Bombshell' (Exclusive) Embed Code RestartKeith Urban Cuddles Up to Nicole Kidman During Italian Vacation: See the Sweet SelfieWhy Meryl Streep Says Convincing Nicole Kidman to Take on 'Bombshell' Role Was a 'No Brainer'Nicole Kidman Says Meryl Streep Insisted She Join 'Bombshell' Cast (Exclusive)
Charlize Theron Addresses Megyn Kelly's Praise of Her 'Bombshell' Performance
Charlize Theron is getting a lot of praise for her role in the upcoming Fox News biographical drama Bombshell, and from some unexpected places. Speaking with Theron on Sunday at the premiere of her new family animated comedy The Addams Family, at the Westfield Century City AMC in Los Angeles, the actress addressed Kelly's comments. While Kelly praised Theron's casting, she also admitted to reporters that she's not sure if she'll watch Bombshell when it hits theaters on Dec. 20. The Addams Family hits theaters Oct. 11. RELATED CONTENT:Charlize Theron Sports the Sexiest Bowl Cut We've Ever Seen'Bombshell' Teaser: Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman Transform Into Megyn Kelly, Gretchen CarlsonVin Diesel Reveals Charlize Theron, Helen Mirren Will Be in 'Fast & Furious 9'
Charlize Theron Says 'Weird' Addams Family Encourages People to Rethink What 'Family
The Addams Family are returning to theaters once again, and Charlize Theron is excited for people to see a family on-screen that embraces their uniqueness. The Addams Family isn't the only project on Theron's hectic schedule. Theron stars as news anchor Megyn Kelly, alongside co-stars Margot Robbie (playing Kayla Pospisil) and Nicole Kidman (playing Gretchen Carlson), whom Theron described as her "new girlfriends." "So that feels really special and that I got to be a part of that feels really special," Theron added, "and they're just the coolest chicks." The Addams Family comes out just in time for the spooky Halloween season on Oct. 11, while Bombshell hits theaters Dec. 20.
Nicole Kidman Says Meryl Streep Insisted She Join 'Bombshell' Cast (Exclusive)
While speaking with ET's Cassie DiLaura backstage at the 2019 GQ Men of the Year Awards in London on Tuesday, Kidman shared that she took her role as Gretchen Carlson in Bombshell because Streep insisted upon it. "I remember Meryl Streep saying to me, when I said, 'Oh, should I play Gretchen Carlson?' So when Meryl says, 'Yes, you should,' you do what she says," Kidman said with a laugh. Charlize Theron stars as Megyn Kelly, while Margot Robbie plays Kayla Pospisil. RELATED CONTENT:Nicole Kidman, David and Victoria Beckham & More Standout Looks From the GQ Men of the Year Awards'Bombshell' Teaser: Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman Transform Into Megyn Kelly, Gretchen CarlsonGwyneth Paltrow Has the Sweetest Response to Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban's PDA Pic
Charlize Theron Sports the Sexiest Bowl Cut We've Ever Seen
One of Charlize Theron's most dastardly characters is about to make a comeback -- with a bold new 'do! "She's baaaaack," Theron captioned the photo, as well as a black-and-white of a sign showcasing her character's name on set. Cody Walker, the brother of the late actor Paul Walker, dropped by -- and was snapped taking a look around with Diesel. Fast & Furious 9 arrives in theaters on May 22, 2020. RELATED CONTENT:Paul Walker and Vin Diesel's Daughters Embrace In Sweet Photo TogetherVin Diesel Shares Touching Photo With Paul Walkers Brother on Fast 9 SetVin Diesel Reveals Charlize Theron, Helen Mirren Will Be in 'Fast & Furious 9'
Charlize Theron Posts Rare Pic of Her Oldest Child on Relaxing Family Vacation
Charlize Theron is letting fans in on a little bit of her vacation lifestyle. The Long Shot star took to Instagram on Sunday to share a rare photo of her oldest child, Jackson, apple picking on their relaxing getaway. The 7-year-old sports an adorable patterned red dress in the shot, as she reaches to pluck the fruit from a nearby tree. Theron, who is also mom to 3-year-old daughter August, rarely shares photos of her children, but it seems Sunday's pic was just too good not to post. RELATED CONTENT:'Bombshell' Teaser: Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman Transform Into Megyn Kelly, Gretchen CarlsonCharlize Theron Clears Up Rumors of Alleged Feud With Angelina JolieCharlize Theron Was Hospitalized for Five Days After Laughing Too Hard While Watching 'Borat'
'Bombshell' Teaser: Charlize Theron and Nicole Kidman Transform Into Anchors Megyn Kelly
Charlize Theron and Nicole Kidman lead a star-studded cast in Bombshell, the new film about the Roger Ailes sexual harassment scandal exposed by the women who worked at FOX News. On Wednesday, Lionsgate released the first teaser for the film, which depicts news anchors Gretchen Carlson (Kidman), Megyn Kelly (Theron) and others facing years of misconduct by the FOX News boss and their decision to take him down. I think it's an important story, Theron told ET about getting involved in the project by The Big Short writer Charles Randolph and director Jay Roach. I think were really gonna learn a lot about our own history because Roger Ailes has really had a huge impact in the last two decades, she said. RELATED CONTENT:Charlize Theron Transforms Into Megyn Kelly on the Set of New Roger Ailes FilmRussell Crowe Talks 6-Hour Transformation to Play Fox News' Roger Ailes in 'The Loudest Voice' (Exclusive)Connie Britton Shares Best Parenting Advice From Nicole Kidman
Mario Lopez walks back comments on transgender kids and gender identity
Mario Lopez apologized Wednesday for telling conservative commentator Candace Owens that it's "dangerous" and "alarming" for parents to honor the wishes of young children who identify with a gender other than the one assigned at birth. "The comments I made were ignorant and insensitive, and I now have a deeper understanding of how hurtful they were," the longtime "Extra" host said in a statement released by his publicist. "I have been and always will be an ardent supporter of the LGBTQ community, and I am going to use this opportunity to better educate myself. "And he went on yet again: "My daughter thinks some boys have cooties. "Lopez left "Extra" to be a host of "Access Hollywood."abc13.com