Fonda says Hollywood needs more diversity after Globes honor
In this video grab issued Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, by NBC, Jane Fonda accepts the Cecil B. deMille Award at the Golden Globe Awards. (NBC via AP)LOS ANGELES – Just like in her career, Jane Fonda used the Golden Globes’ platform to speak on deeper issues calling for greater diversity in Hollywood while praising the “community of storytellers” as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award. While wearing an all-white suit, Fonda raised the Globes’ highest honor above her head Sunday before commending storytellers for their vital role in troubled times. She is the daughter of Oscar winner Henry Fonda, who died in 1982, and sister of Peter Fonda, who died in 2019. She launched IndieCollect’s Jane Fonda Fund for Women Directors, an organization aimed to support the restoration of films helmed by women from around the world.
Jane Fonda to receive Golden Globes' Cecil B. DeMille Award
FILE - Actress Jane Fonda appears at the 71st international film festival in Cannes, southern France, on May 12, 2018. The Golden Globes will bestow the Cecil B. DeMille Award to Fonda during the 78th annual awards show next month. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES – Jane Fonda cemented herself into Hollywood allure as a chameleonlike actor and social activist, and now the Golden Globes will honor her illustrious career with its highest honor. Fonda will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award during the 78th annual awards ceremony on Feb. 28, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Tuesday. She launched IndieCollect’s Jane Fonda Fund for Women Directors, an organization aimed to support the restoration of films helmed by women from around the world.
Carl Reiner, beloved creator of 'Dick Van Dyke Show,' dies
FILE - In this May 26, 1963 file photo, Carl Reiner shows holds two Emmy statuettes presented to him as best comedy writer for the "Dick Van Dyke Show," during the annual Emmy Awards presentation in Los Angeles. Reiner, the ingenious and versatile writer, actor and director who broke through as a second banana to Sid Caesar and rose to comedys front ranks as creator of The Dick Van Dyke Show and straight man to Mel Brooks 2000 Year Old Man, has died, according to reports. It starred Van Dyke as a television comedy writer working for a demanding, eccentric boss (Reiner) and living with his wife (Mary Tyler Moore in her first major TV role) and young son in suburban New Rochelle, New York. The Van Dyke show is probably the most thrilling of my accomplishments because that was very, very personal, Reiner once said. Reiner is the father of actor-director Rob Reiner.
Comedy legends Burnett, Tomlin, Newhart, Lear and Reiner celebrated by Paley Center for Media
BEVERLY HILLS -- The Paley Center for Media honored five true television comedy legends: Norman Lear, Carl Reiner, Bob Newhart, Lily Tomlin and Carol Burnett. "It's all of us together and that really makes me happy," said Burnett.Burnett knows the power of the laughter. He's also been a part of hundreds of hours of bringing laughter to television comedy. "It gets you past those moments, those dark moments," said Newhart. "Proceeds from this event will go to support the creation of The Paley Center's comedy collection, which will celebrate eight decades of comedic moments in television.abc13.com
'Grace and Frankie' to end with Season 7
Lily Tomlin (L) and Jane Fonda in a scene from Season 5 of "Grace and Frankie" on Netflix. "We are both delighted and heartbroken that 'Grace and Frankie' will be back for its seventh, though final, season," Fonda and Tomlin said in a joint statement provided to CNN. They added that "we'll miss these two old gals, Grace and Frankie, as much as many of their fans will, but we'll still be around. Fittingly, given the Emmy-nominated series' subject matter of women being routinely overlooked, the final season will also secure "Grace and Frankie" an important footnote in Netflix history. The sixth season of "Grace and Frankie" completed production this earlier this year and won't air until January 2020.
'Grace & Frankie' Renewed for Final Season, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin Both '
Grace and Frankie, created by Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris and starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, has been renewed for its seventh and final season at the streaming network. We are both delighted and heartbroken that Grace and Frankie will be back for its seventh, though final, season. And their kids, and amazingly, their kids as well! Fonda and Tomlin said in a joint statement to ET. The series received a 16-episode order for its final installment, meaning that itll cap out with 94 episodes and become Netflixs longest-running original series. The four series were among the platforms earliest slate of original series.
Tom Hanks, Sting headline Kennedy Center honorees
Tom Hanks, Sting headline Kennedy Center honorees The Kennedy Center picks its newest nominees including Sting, Tom Hanks, Lily Tomlin and Al Green, who all will attend a reception at the White House. Also, Ray Liotta plays a preacher in the new film, "The Identical." Suzanne Marques reports in today's Eye on Entertainment.cbsnews.com