Dozens of playwrights, actors join 'Period Piece' monologues
Hecht, Joseph, Moore and dozens of other actors are teaming up to talk about something rarely mentioned on stage: periods. "Period Piece" will consist of 36 monologues by 36 different playwrights performed over three different performances in April. (AP Photo)Mandy Moore, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Beth Leavel, Jessica Hecht and dozens of other actors are teaming up to talk about something rarely mentioned on stage: periods. “Period Piece” will consist of 36 monologues by 36 different playwrights performed over three different performances in April. A portion of the proceeds from Period Piece will benefit I Support the Girls, providing period products and bras to homeless and those in need.
Mandy Moore announces birth of son 'right on his due date'
Jordan Strauss/Jordan Strauss/Invision/APLOS ANGELES (AP) — Mandy Moore is officially a mom. The 36-year-old “This Is Us” star announced the birth of her first child, a son named August Harrison Goldsmith, on her Instagram Tuesday. “Gus is here,” Moore wrote in the post along with a photo. “He was punctual and arrived right on his due date much to the delight of his parents.”chron.com
Mandy Moore announces birth of son ‘right on his due date’
FILE - Mandy Moore arrives at the 25th annual Critics' Choice Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. on Jan. 12, 2020, Moore announced the birth of her first child, a son named August Harrison Goldsmith, on her Instagram Tuesday. Gus is here, Moore wrote in the post along with a photo. This is the first child for Moore and husband Taylor Goldsmith, a musician she married in 2018. The 36-year-old “This Is Us” star announced the birth of her first child, a son named August Harrison Goldsmith, on her Instagram Tuesday. “Gus is here,” Moore wrote in the post along with a photo.
New this week: 'This Is Us,' Baby Yoda, 'The Craft' redone
(NBC via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES— Many things will be different about Halloween this year, but the annual rush of horror films is much the same. It stars Sope Dirisu and Wunmi Mosaku as a Sudanese refugee couple finding new horrors in life in England. But Neon, the “Parasite” distributor, last week put a restored version into theaters and on Tuesday brings it to VOD. One is Natalie Margolin “The Party Hop,” which she wrote during quarantine in one week in early April.
Celebs, long vocal about Breonna Taylor case, decry decision
It’s time for some people to go to jail.” - Queen Latifah, recording artist and actor, in an interview with The Associated Press. Ask yourself ‘Why so long for Breonna Taylor?’” - Stevie Wonder, in a video message. “My heart is broken for the family of Breonna Taylor. once again we’re left with nothing that they try to make seem as something” - Ella Mai, recording artist, via Twitter. “Brett Hankison is indicted for shooting into the apartment NEXT to Breonna Taylor & not for KILLING HER.
NBC sets November return for 'This Is Us,' 'Chicago' dramas
LOS ANGELES An optimistic NBC said Thursday it will bring This Is Us and other scripted series back in November despite the TV industry's coronavirus-caused production shutdown that's only beginning to ease. Broadcast TV's usual robust September start to the new season has already bowed to the pandemic, with NBC and other networks relying heavily on reality and acquired series that month. This Is Us, the family drama starring Mandy Moore and Milo Ventimiglia, will kick off its fifth season on Nov. 10, the network said. That will be followed by the Nov. 11 return of the Chicago drama franchise: Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D. and Chicago Med.The Mariska Hargitay-led Law & Order: SVU will start its record-building 22nd season on Nov. 12, followed by The Blacklist," starring James Spader and Megan Boone, on Nov. 13. Connecting, a new comedy about friends using video chats to remain bonded despite pandemic isolation, will debut Oct. 1.
'This Is Us' Writer Jas Waters' Death Ruled a Suicide
TV writer Jas Waters' cause of death has been disclosed. "The entire #ThisIsUs family was devastated to learn of Jas Waters passing. RIP @JasFly." RIP @JasFly." RELATED CONTENT:This Is Us Writer Jas Waters Dead at 39: Mandy Moore and Stars ReactMel Winkler, 'Devil in a Blue Dress' Actor, Dead at 78Bonnie Pointer of The Pointer Sisters Dead at 69
`This Is Us' stars Moore, Hartley co-host Red Nose special
LOS ANGELES This Is Us stars Mandy Moore and Justin Hartley will co-host NBC's Red Nose Day special to raise money and awareness for children in need. Funds raised by this years Red Nose campaign will be directed to help combat the effect of COVID-19 on youngsters and the organizations that aid them. In the pandemic, some of the most vulnerable parts of our population are obviously going to be children, Moore said. Instead, they're part of NosesOn.com, a website to make donations and get a digital Red Nose to share on social media, NBC said. Red Nose Day has raised $200 million annually for programs including Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Children's Health Fund and Feeding America.
Mandy Moore Gushes Over Milo Ventimiglia's 'This Is Us' Directing Debut (Exclusive)
While Mandy Moore has been Milo Ventimiglia's scene partner for the last four years on This Is Us, she recently got the chance to work with him in his role as a director, and she was wildly impressed. Ventimiglia stepped behind the camera to help the recent episode "Storybook Love," which aired on Oct. 22, and Moore gushed over his work and the episode itself. "My goal was to serve the actors, serve the story, serve the crew," Ventimiglia said with a humble shrug. However, when scenes get particularly heavy, Moore and Ventimiglia agreed that they had one serious go-to solution to help get into a better headspace. "There's the work, and then there's time with your friends, and your time with the crew," Ventimiglia shared.
Mandy Moore Shares Details on New Music & Tour Plans With Husband Taylor Goldsmith -- Exclusive
Now, ET has an exclusive first look at Moore's interview with Story + Rain, where she shares details about her new album and plans to tour with husband Taylor Goldsmith. MICHAEL SCHWARTZOnce she releases her forthcoming album, Moore plans to go on tour in 2020 with her hubby during This Is Us' hiatus. "To have that limitless support and understanding and belief and encouragement from your partner, is unfathomable to me," Moore gushes. These new songs she's created, Moore says, have "been in my heart and my mind for some time." MICHAEL SCHWARTZAnother choice she's making is to be creative more, try new things and welcome new opportunities.
Taraji P. Henson, Mandy Moore, Marisa Tomei and More Rock Red-and-Pink Dresses at Emmy Awards 2019
Red and pink is the choice color combo for the 2019 Emmys! Taraji P. Henson, Mandy Moore, Susan Kelechi Watson, Marisa Tomei and more all showed up wearing red-and-pink gowns to the 71st annual Emmy Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles. Moore, who is a first-time Emmy nominee, wore a custom Brandon Maxwell creation -- a fabulous off-the-shoulder design with draped sleeves. Marisa Tomei also wore red and pink via a one-shoulder gown. Zoe Kazan was another actress to choose the popular color combo in a black satin dress with pink-and-red bow overlay.
Mandy Moore Gives Off Kacey Musgraves Vibes in Stunning 2019 Emmys Look
The This Is Us star looked angelic -- and also gave off Kacey Musgraves vibes -- while stepping onto the 2019 Emmy Awards red carpet at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday. She accessorized with multiple rings and drop earrings, and kept her beauty look fierce with a dramatic smokey eye. Frazer Harrison/Getty ImagesCelebrity hairstylist Ashley Streicher shared a glamorous shot of Moore on Instagram on Sunday. It's a big night for Moore, as she's nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Rebecca Pearson on the NBC drama. "I think I just looked at it and was like, 'Wait, wait, wait, wait, wait, wait...' I called him because I was like, 'I don't understand what this means.'
Mandy Moore Drops Music Video for 'When I Wasnt Watching' -- Her First New Song In Over a
Mandy Moore is giving her fans the gift of music! After teasing the release of some new tunes over the last few months, the singer and This Is Us star dropped her first song -- and accompanying music video -- in over a decade. The single, "When I Wasn't Watching," is a low-key pop-rock track that serves as an impressive showcase for the star's vocal talents. In August, Moore opened up to ET about her upcoming projects and hinted at what her new music would sound like. As for what fans can expect from the tunes, Moore shared that the upcoming music is deeply personal.
'This Is Us' Season 4 Trailer Is Officially Here (and We Have So Many Questions)
In celebration of the Big 3's birthday, NBC dropped the official trailer for season four of This Is Us -- and it's a doozy. Like, how are these new characters -- whose details are being kept close to the vest -- connected to the Pearson family? Which Pearson family members do they interact with? Creator Dan Fogelman hinted that the way the season opens could be "potentially polarizing." "Our first two episodes of this season are two of those and it's a big, bold, potentially polarizing -- but in the best possible way -- start to the season."
Mandy Moore Honors Ex Adam 'DJ AM' Goldstein on 10-Year Anniversary of His Death
Mandy Moore remembered someone special from her past on Wednesday. The This Is Us actress posted a photo of ex Adam Goldstein, aka DJ AM, along with a touching message marking the 10-year anniversary of his death. "I miss your contagious, guttural laugh and your hugs. DJ AM was part of the group Crazy Town for several years and struggled with drug addiction. The New York Medical Examiner revealed that his death was ruled an accident caused by "acute intoxication" from a combination of cocaine and prescription drugs.
Mandy Moore Reveals Her New Music Is Imminent (Exclusive)
New music is coming out sooner rather than later, Moore told ETs Keltie Knight at Saturdays "Pancakes with the Pearsons" brunch event in honor of This Is Us nine Emmy nominations. As for what to expect from the new sounds, Moore shared that the upcoming music is deeply personal. That's the biggest gift.While Moore couldnt go into detail about upcoming episodes, she described season four of the tearjerker series as exciting and unexpected. If I had my [way], I'd be alive in 1974, so I want all music to kind of sound like it lives in that era." RELATED CONTENT:Mandy Moore Reacts to First 'This Is Us' Nomination: 'Beyond My Wildest Comprehension' (Exclusive)Mandy Moore Reveals What Fans Can Expect From Her New MusicMandy Moore Reveals Her One Regret About Climbing Mount Everest (Exclusive)
Ryan Adams Seemingly Responds to Misconduct Allegations
Ryan Adams is finally responding to abuse allegations leveled against him. Ryan Adams (@TheRyanAdams) July 20, 2019"Music was a point of control for him, Moore stated, claiming, "He would always tell me, Youre not a real musician, because you dont play an instrument. Adams allegedly questioned Ava repeatedly about her age, during which she did at times claim to be older than she was. After the story was published, Adams took to Twitter to deny the allegations, while also apologizing to anyone he's hurt over the years. RELATED CONTENT:Ryan Adams' Tour Canceled Following Abuse AllegationsMandy Moore Says She Was 'So Lonely' in Marriage to Ryan Adams: 'I Felt Like I Was Drowning'Mandy Moore Reflects on Divorce From Ryan Adams: I 'Found My Way Out'
Mandy Moore Reacts to First 'This Is Us' Nomination: 'Beyond My Wildest
Moore recalled leaving her class and receiving dozens of messages on her phone, thinking the worst had happened. "I think I just looked at it and was like, 'Wait, wait, wait, wait, wait, wait...' I called him because I was like, 'I don't understand what this means.' So grateful to the @TelevisionAcad for the best drama Emmy nom for #ThisIsUs. And when asked if she'll be starting a new Emmy tradition this time next year when nominations roll around again, Moore didn't hesitate. RELATED CONTENT:2019 Emmy Nominations: The Complete ListJulia Roberts Addresses Emmy Snub for 'Homecoming': 'I'm in Exceptional Company''Schitt's Creek' Finally Gets the Emmy Nominations It Deserves
Emmy nominations 2019: 10 Surprises and snubs
The show earned four nominations on Tuesday lead actor (Eugene Levy), lead actress (Catherine O'Hara), outstanding comedy series and outstanding contemporary costumes (Debra Hanson and Darci Cheyne). Pop TVSnub: Jim Parsons & 'The Big Bang Theory'While "Schitt's Creek" entered the outstanding comedy series category, "Big Bang Theory," which aired its final episode in May was ousted. The sitcom has been an Emmy darling, earning 55 nominations and 10 wins during its 12 seasons. However, come 2019, the show only received three nods outstanding technical direction, outstanding directing for a comedy series and outstanding multi-camera editing for a comedy series. In fact, the nominees are the same line-up as last year "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah," "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee," "Jimmy Kimmel Live," "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver," "The Late Late Show with James Corden" and "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert."cnbc.com
Mandy Moore, Nick Jonas and More Head Up Explosive WWII Drama 'Midway' -- Watch
The first trailer has been released for Lionsgates sweeping WWII film, Midway, teasing an onslaught of action -- and an all-star cast. The clip begins with Anne Best (Mandy Moore) physically shaken while standing in her kitchen. Its then revealed that their home is close to Pearl Harbor and they are witnessing the Japanese attack on Dec. 7, 1941. Besides Wilson, Harrelson, Skrein and Moore, the film also stars Nick Jonas, Luke Evans, Aaron Eckhart, Dennis Quaid and Darren Criss. RELATED CONTENT:Mandy Moore Reveals What Fans Can Expect From Her New MusicMandy Moore Reveals Her Plans to Hike Mount Everest Again (Exclusive)Nick Jonas Says Jonas Brothers' Song 'I Believe' Is a 'Love Letter' to Priyanka Chopra