Ramy Youssef Says Hollywood Must Do Better for Actors With Disabilities

Comedian and actor Ramy Youssef challenged the misconception that actors with disabilities are more difficult to work with on set than other talent. Referring to the treatment of Steve Way, his friend and co-star on “Ramy” who was born with muscular dystrophy, Youssef said producers questioned how long Way could work per day and how […]

SAG-AFTRA, Actors’ Equity Settle Bitter Dispute Over Live Event Streams

SAG-AFTRA and Actors’ Equity have settled a bitter jurisdictional dispute over which should cover the streaming of live events. The performers unions announced the settlement late Thursday. Actors’ Equity, which represents 51,000 theater actors and stage managers, had accused SAG-AFTRA of raiding its turf and undercutting its contracts by negotiating lower-paying deals with theaters for […]

Amir El-Masry, ‘Limbo’ Star, on Representation for U.K. Arab Actors & Controlling His Narrative

British actor Amir El-Masry has been ubiquitous on international screens in the last five years, but like most Arab actors in the U.K., he’s reached his threshold for backward stereotypes, and is trying to forge his own narrative in the industry. Born in Egypt but raised in the U.K., El-Masry, who leads Ben Sharrock’s refugee […]

Theater district eateries offering pay-when-you-can meals to stage actors

Anyone with an Actors’ Equity card can run up a tab at Bouillon Marseille and Nizza and pay when they can. Page Six

CBS Sued by Actors Over ‘NCIS: New Orleans’ Robbery Scene

A crazy jewelry heist scene on “NCIS: New Orleans” got way too real for the actors involved … when real cops showed up and pointed their guns at them … and now they’re suing. The 2 actors involved in the scene, along with the jewelry store… TMZ.com

James Lipton, ‘Inside the Actors Studio’ Host, Dead at 93

The famed TV host interviewed the likes of Ben Affleck and Brad Pitt throughout his career. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] News

12 Black Actors, Directors and Comedians Who Made History in TV and Film

ET is honoring some of the pioneers who paved the way for future generations. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] News

Will Smith and Martin Lawrence Dish on Which Actors Were Supposed to Play the Original ‘Bad Boys’ (Exclusive)

ET caught up with the superstars at the ‘Bad Boys for Life’ premiere in Hollywood on Tuesday. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] News

Screen Actors Guild HQs On High Alert, Evacuated After Iran-Related Threat

The Screen Actors Guild buildings in L.A. and NY are on high alert after phone threats, one of which was related to President Trump and U.S. tensions with Iran. Law enforcement sources in NY tells TMZ … someone called SAG’s office in Manhattan… TMZ.com

Ian McKellen Defends Controversial ‘Cats’ CGI: It’s Not About Actors ‘Being Convincing as Cats’ (Exclusive)

McKellen opened up to ET about the upcoming musical adaptation at the press day for his new movie, ‘The Good Liar.’ [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] News

Ian McKellen Defends Controversial ‘Cats’ CGI: It’s Not About Actors ‘Being Convincing as Cats’ (Exclusive)

McKellen opened up to ET about the upcoming musical adaptation at the press day for his new movie, ‘The Good Liar.’ [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] News

11 Latinx Actors Who Made History in Film and Television

ET is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with these trailblazers. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] News

Emily Blunt Jokes Her Kids Would Be ‘Much Better’ Actors Than Her (Exclusive)

The actress isn’t encouraging them to enter the field, however. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] News

‘Spider-Man’ PS4 Pro Bundle Unveiled, Voice Actors Announced, Velocity Suit Detailed

PlayStation Thursday unveiled a limited edition Spider-Man PS4 Pro bundle that includes a 1TB PS4 Pro and Dualshock 4 wireless controller in “Amazing Red,” as well as the upcoming “Marvel’s Spider-Man” game on Blu-ray disc, and digital content. The bundle sells for $ 399.99 USD and pre-orders for the Spider-emblazened console started Thursday. The console […]

Investigators probing ‘Chicago’ actor’s suicide hurl public insults

In a statement to Page Six, Burstein claims that the lawyer McColl had hired to look into the suicide is covertly doing her bidding, “because she plainly cares only about protecting the reputation of the union, as opposed to the well-being of its members.” Page Six

Weinstein Co. buyer will pay claims by De Niro, other actors

The prospective buyer of the bankrupt studio has agreed to cover claims made by actors, paving the way for the sale to proceed. Page Six

Weinstein Co. buyer will pay claims by De Niro, other actors

The prospective buyer of the bankrupt studio has agreed to cover claims made by actors, paving the way for the sale to proceed. Page Six

Ann Coulter Claims Detention Camp Kids Are Actors Pulling ‘Political Stunt’

Ann Coulter’s spewing a wild new theory about kids in detention camps … claiming the kids are all part of a huge “political stunt” designed to destroy America. Coulter was out in NYC Tuesday when we asked her if she’s seen the latest pictures of… TMZ.com

PBS SoCal’s ‘Variety Studio: Actors on Actors’ Scores Two LA Area Emmy Nominations

PBS SoCal’s “Variety Studio: Actors on Actors” specials have received two nominations for the 70th annual Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards. Variety’s “Actors on Actors — TV Actors” received a nomination in the arts category, with Variety’s co-editor in chief Andrew Wallenstein and executive editor of TV Debra Birnbaum garnering nominations for their work on the series. […]

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