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  • Olivia Wilde’s ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ Halts Production After Crew Member Tests Positive for COVID-19

    Production on New Line’s “Don’t Worry Darling,” the second film directed by Olivia Wilde, was temporarily halted on Wednesday after a crew member tested positive for COVID-19, an individual with knowledge of the matter told TheWrap.The positive result occurred as part of routine testing in compliance with industry rules for safe filming amid the ongoing  pandemic that has killed more than 230,000 people.The identity of the affected crew member has not been disclosed, but the individual and everyone in the production with whom that person  came in contact are self-quarantining, and the film will halt production for 14 days. The film will resume production after quarantine ends in compliance with industry protocols.Also Read: Harry Styles Replaces Shia LaBeouf in Olivia Wilde's 'Don't Worry Darling'According to Deadline, which first reported the news, among those quarantining are main cast members Florence Pugh, Harry Styles, Chris Pine, KiKi Layne, Gemma Chan, Nick Kroll,and Wilde, who in addition to directing acts in a supporting role.“Don’t Worry Darling” is a psychological thriller taking place in the California in the 1950s. No release date has been set, and when and how it makes its way to audiences will, as with almost everything else, be determined by the pandemic. The script is written by Katie Silberman, Carey Van Dyke and Shane Van Dyke.Read original story Olivia Wilde’s ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ Halts Production After Crew Member Tests Positive for COVID-19 At TheWrap

  • James Earl Jones, Kiki Layne Among ‘Coming 2 America’ Cast Additions

    James Earl Jones, who starred alongside Eddie Murphy in “Coming to America,” will return in Paramount’s upcoming sequel “Coming 2 America” along with a group of new cast members including “Saturday Night Live” star Leslie Jones. Released in 1988 and directed by John Landis, “Coming to America” followed Akeem (Murphy), the spoiled prince of a fictional African nation who protests against an arranged marriage set by his father, King Jaffe Joffer (Jones).  Traveling to America, he goes undercover as a fast-food employee while searching for a woman to take as his wife with the help of his friend, Semmi (Arsenio Hall). Also Read: Wesley Snipes Joins Eddie Murphy's 'Coming 2 America' In addition to Jones returning as King Jaffe, Paul Bates will return as royal servant Oha, while “If Beale Street Could Talk” star Kiki Layne is also set to join as Akeem’s daughter. The sequel will follow Akeem as he returns to New York to find his long-lost son and groom him to become his successor to the throne. Wesley Snipes was reported earlier today to join as General Izzi, a ruler of a nation bordering Prince Akeem’s home. “Saturday Night Live” star Leslie Jones is also reportedly in...Read original story James Earl Jones, Kiki Layne Among ‘Coming 2 America’ Cast Additions At TheWrap

  • From Yalitza Aparicio to Shameik Moore, 15 young actors of color transforming Hollywood

    Meet the new generation of talent helping Hollywood become younger and more inclusive.

  • Kate Spade Fans, Here’s Your First Look at the Brand’s New Direction

    Kate Spade New York's spring 2019 campaign, the first for the brand's new Creative Director Nicola Glass, has finally arrived. Get all of the details inside.

  • ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ Star KiKi Layne Is ‘Actively Plotting’ to Play X-Men’s Storm

    KiKi Layne is on a roll. Not only has she received rave reviews with her feature film debut in “If Beale Street Could Talk,” but she’s following up the Barry Jenkins-directed movie with a big-screen adaptation of “Native Son.” Directed by Rashid Johnson from a screenplay by Suzan-Lori Parks, “Native Son” will premiere at the […]

  • 15 breakout stars of 2018, from Noah Centineo to Letitia Wright

    From blockbusters to groundbreaking independent films, 2018 was a standout year for discovering new talent at the movies. Of the 15 actors whose performances made our list, four were making their film debuts, and two had never even acted before this year.