California Gov. Gavin Newsom took out an ad in Variety to urge Hollywood to 'walk the walk' on their values and stop filming in conservative states like Georgia and Oklahoma
Georgia, which has a 6-week abortion ban, is a popular shooting location for film and television due to its "production-friendly" tax program.news.yahoo.com
Working with Reese Witherspoon
Thursday at 3:00 p.m. on Houston Life. What is it really like to work with Hollywood superstar Reese Witherspoon? We’ll chat with local actress Jojo Regina, she’s part of the new film produced by Reese Whiterspoon, “Where the crawdad sings.” That’s Thursday at 3:00 p.m. on KPRC 2.
Suspect in L.A. shooting of Lady Gaga's dog-walker still at large after being accidentally released from jail
James Howard Jackson, who was charged with attempted murder for his involvement in the dog-napping in February 2021, was mistakenly released from jail in April on a "clerical error."cbsnews.com
Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward: "The Last Movie Stars"
Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward were that rarity: a happily-married Hollywood couple. But the story of their life together was partly myth, as explored in the new HBO Max docuseries, "The Last Movie Stars." Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz talks with actor Ethan Hawke, the series' director, and with Paul and Joanne's daughter, Clea Newman, about how the couple's seemingly perfect life had its share of turbulence off-screen, and what made the couple's stardom and marriage unique.news.yahoo.com
Reese Witherspoon and Delia Owens on "Where the Crawdads Sing"
Delia Owens' debut novel, which has spent 166 weeks on The New York Times bestseller list, was plucked from obscurity by Reese Witherspoon when the Hollywood star enthusiastically added the story of a Southern girl raising herself in the marshes of North Carolina to her Hello Sunshine Book Club. Now she's produced an adaptation of "Crawdads," one of the most eagerly-anticipated movies of the year. Owens and Witherspoon – two tomboys from the South who bonded almost immediately – talk with correspondent Lee Cowan.news.yahoo.com
Haylie Duff’s next project
Tuesday at 3:00 p.m., we’re joined by Hollywood actress and singer Haylie Duff. Duff is originally from Houston and lived in Hollywood for most of her life. But, recently she returned to the Lone Star state. We’ll find out about her big move back home and details about her latest movie. That’s Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. on Houston Life.
Westminster dog show gets 4 finalists, and one has NFL ties
Or has the German shepherd got the flow to take the top prize? Trumpet the bloodhound, Hollywood the Maltese, Winston the French bulldog and River the German shepherd were chosen Tuesday to advance to the final round of the Westminster Kennel Club dog show. One of Winston's owners is defensive lineman Morgan Fox, who was signed last month by the Los Angeles Chargers after six seasons with the Los Angeles Rams and Carolina Panthers.news.yahoo.com
Jury awards $15M to Johnny Depp in libel suit, $2M to Amber Heard in countersuit
A jury in Fairfax, Va., ruled in favor of Johnny Depp in his libel suit against his ex-wife Amber Heard, awarding him $15 million. In a defamation countersuit against Depp, the jury awarded Heard $2 million.news.yahoo.com
Movies love a comeback story. This summer, it’s their turn.
Hollywood is bringing out some of its biggest and most reliable players for the 2022 summer movie season, which unofficially kicks off this weekend with the help of Marvel and Disney’s “Doctor Strange and the Multitverse of Madness” and runs through the end of August.
Danny Trejo talks about his latest movie filmed in Texas
Tuesday on Houston Life, actor Danny Trejo joins us. He’s one of Hollywood’s best-known villains. His latest movie was released over the weekend. This time, it’s a superhero film and it was filmed in Texas! He’ll join us Tuesday on KPRC 2 at 3 p.m.
🔒 KPRC 2′s crew in LA staying at iconic hotel featured in many popular films
KPRC 2′s Daniella Guzman, Randy McIlvoy and Zach Lashway are on assignment in Los Angeles, covering Super Bowl LVI . When they’re not busy reporting at SoFi Stadium, the trio is enjoying their off hours at Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites, the city’s largest hotel and one of its most recognizable buildings.
Sidney Poitier, legendary Hollywood icon who broke barriers for Black actors, dies at 94
Sidney Poitier, the renowned Hollywood actor, director and activist who commanded the screen, reshaped the culture and paved the way for countless other Black actors with stirring performances in classics such as “In the Heat of the Night” and “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,” died, a source close to the family told NBC News on Friday.