‘MOXIE!’ stars Hadley Robinson and Alycia Pascual-Peña chat importance of making your voice heard
HOUSTON – ‘MOXIE!’ is about a shy 16-year-old who publishes an anonymous magazine calling out sexism at her high school. After the magazine is read by all of the students, it sparks a school-wide coming-of-RAGE revolution. Hadley Robinson and Alycia Pascual-Peña star in the Amy Poehler-directed film, and they’re chatting about the importance of making your voice heard. The film also stars Lauren Tsai, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Nico Hiraga, Sydney Park, Josephine Langford, Clark Gregg, Ike Barinholtz, Poehler, and Marcia Gay Harden. ‘MOXIE!” is currently streaming on Netflix.
Actor John Clarence Stewart tackling tough conversations in new ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’
HOUSTON – The musical numbers on ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’ are usually fun and light hearted, but the show also doesn’t shy away from the more serious stuff. It’s also taken on things like relationship issues, grief, and in the latest episode – racial bias in the workplace. According the show’s website, “When a new piece of SPRQPoint’s facial recognition tech is discovered to have a disproportionally high error rate recognizing people of color, Simon (John Clarence Stewart), the company’s spokesperson, is asked to defend the company publicly. As he makes a decision and contends with the repercussions, the lack of people of color holding leadership positions at the company is magnified and causes many of the central characters to have difficult conversations about race and identity.”AdWatch as actor John Clarence Stewart, who plays ‘Simon,’ chatted with Lauren Kelly about how the show is singing a bit of a different tune in tomorrow night’s new episode.
Arnold Schwarzenegger feels ‘fantastic’ after heart surgery
(AP) – Arnold Schwarzenegger says he is feeling “fantastic” after his recent heart surgery. The 73-year-old “Terminator” actor and former California governor said on social media Friday that he had a new aortic valve implanted in his heart. “Thanks to the team at the Cleveland Clinic, I have a new aortic valve to go along with my new pulmonary valve from my last surgery,” he wrote. The actor underwent heart surgery in 2018 to replaced a pulmonary valve that was originally installed in 1997. “I feel fantastic and have already been walking the streets of Cleveland enjoying your amazing statues,” he said.
#ChadwickBosemanForever: See the touching artwork, images and messages honoring ’Black Panther’ icon
HOUSTON – Tributes have been pouring in for Chadwick Boseman on social media. The 43-year-old actor who gave life to “King T’Challa” in Marvel’s “Black Panther” and Jackie Robinson in “42″ died of colon cancer on Friday. He was greatly admired by his fans who looked up to him, and his co-stars who worked with him. Many social media users expressed their emotions through artwork, feel-good memes and powerful images and videos dedicated to the late actor. Here are some of the heartwarming messages honoring him:MY BABY BOY AND THE AVENGERS HOLDING A MEMORIAL FOR BLACK PANTHER❤💪🏾#Wakanda4Ever pic.twitter.com/nYAnER23Ig — King Westbrook (@KingWestbrook7) August 29, 2020A true icon, you will forever remain in our hearts ❤️ rest on Chadwick Boseman #ChadwickBosemanForever pic.twitter.com/ADSZGLUxuB — Lilly Gold ❁ (@LillyGold__) August 29, 2020What will you remember most about Boseman’s performances and life?