It was a star-studded event on Thursday’s CBS special “Every Vote Counts: A Celebration of Democracy,” as celebrities provided powerful musical performances and hilarious sketches all in hopes of encouraging people to get out and vote.
An Israeli court sentenced top model Bar Refaeli on Sunday to nine months of community service and sentenced her mother to 16 months in prison, ending a prolonged tax evasion case that had sullied the image of a once-beloved national icon. Refaeli entered the Tel Aviv courthouse in a beige T-shirt and wearing a light blue surgical face mask. The 35-year-old Refaeli and her mother were convicted in July on offenses of evading paying taxes on income nearing $10 million.
Elisabeth Moss will star in thriller series “Shining Girls” at Apple TV+, with Leonardo DiCaprio set to executive produce the adaptation of Lauren Beukes’ 2013 novel, the streaming service said Thursday.Per the official description, “The Handmaid’s Tale” star will play “a Chicago reporter who survived a brutal assault only to find her reality shifting as she hunts down her attacker.”Silka Luisa will adapt Beukes novel and executive produce the series, acting as showrunner. Additional executive producers include Moss through Love & Squalor Pictures, alongside Lindsey McManus, and DiCaprio through Appian Way alongside Jennifer Davisson, as well as Beukes and Alan Page Arriaga.Also Read: Apple Orders Thriller Series 'Echo 3' From 'Hurt Locker' Writer Mark Boal“Shining Girls” hails from MRC Television, which is also producing the Will Ferrell- and Paul Rudd-led limited series “The Shrink Next Door” for Apple TV+, alongside Civic Center Media.Those two series join a slate of Apple originals that include currently streaming shows like “Defending Jacob,” “Truth Be Told,” “Dickinson,” “Servant,” “See,” “Central Park,” “Little Voice,” “For All Mankind,” “Mythic Quest” and “The Morning Show,” as well upcoming ones, like “Mosquito Coast,” starring Justin Theroux, “Lisey’s Story,” written and executive produced by Stephen King and starring Julianne Moore, and historical drama series “Hedy Lamarr,” which stars Gal Gadot.Read original story Elisabeth Moss to Star in ‘Shining Girls’ Thriller Series at Apple At TheWrap
The Right Stuff has found a new launching pad. Disney+ announced on Tuesday that the eight-episode scripted adaptation of Tom Wolfe’s bestselling nonfiction account of the early days of the U.S. space program, will debut on the streaming service this fall, after being developed for sister network Nat Geo. The two men at the center of […]
Earth Day is still very much on! Here are a few ways you can help from home, thanks to Matt Damon, Jameela Jamil and Leonardo DiCaprio.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro are offering fans the opportunity to win a walk-on role in their upcoming film "Killers of the Flower Moon," directed by Martin Scorsese. Fans can enter the contest by donating funds through the "All in Challenge," which supports DiCaprio's "America's Food Fund," "Meals on Wheels" and "No Kid Hungry." […]
Producer Edward R. Pressman says he met with David Lynch and Tim Burton to direct, while Leonardo DiCaprio pulled out of playing Patrick Bateman.
Leonardo DiCaprio, Laurene Powell Jobs, Apple and the Ford Foundation have come together to raise $12 million for the launch of America’s Food Fund, which will support Americans facing food insecurity during the coronavirus pandemic.The initiative is hosted by social fundraising platform GoFundMe, and the proceeds will go to both the World Central Kitchen (WCK) and to Feeding America, whose goals are to feed children who rely on school lunch programs, low-income families, the elderly, and those who have been put out of work due to COVID-19.Oprah Winfrey also committed to donating $1 million to the Fund, and $10 million overall “to help Americans during this pandemic in cities across the country and in areas where I grew up,” she said in a tweet Thursday.Also Read: Adam Schlesinger, Fountains of Wayne and 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Songwriter, Dies at 52 of COVID-19Earlier this week, Winfrey sat down with Chef José Andrés and Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, CEO of Feeding America, to discuss the Fund for “Oprah Talks COVID-19” on Apple TV+.“In the face of this crisis, organizations like World Central Kitchen and Feeding America have inspired us all with their unwavering commitment to feed the most vulnerable people in need. I thank them for their tireless work on the frontlines, they deserve all of our support,” said DiCaprio.“We are in the midst of a national emergency, and it is vital we prioritize the most urgent needs, said Laurene Powell Jobs. “With millions losing their jobs and programs like school lunches in jeopardy, making sure Americans aren’t going hungry is of the utmost urgency. America’s Food Fund supports excellent programs that are prepared to aid in the crisis now.”Also Read: Watch NBC News Reporter's Touching Reunion With Her Young Son After 49-Day Coronavirus Coverage (Video)“On behalf of Feeding America, I would like to thank Leonardo DiCaprio, Laurene Powell Jobs and Tim Cook for their generosity and support, which will help our network of food banks provide food and other resources to communities impacted by this crisis,” said Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, CEO of Feeding America. “Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, 37 million people in this country did not have consistent access to nutritious meals – including 11 million children and 5.5 million seniors. These numbers are quickly rising, and it is critical that we rally together as a nation to support our neighbors during this time of great need.”“In times of need, a plate of food is both vital nourishment and a message of hope from the community, that we care and we’re here to make sure that tomorrow, things will be better,” said José Andrés. “Now more than ever – for our frontline heroes, our most vulnerable neighbors, and our out-of-work restaurant workers – WCK is prepared to make sure that food is part of the solution.”“No one can be well if they’re not well-fed, and we can only overcome this crisis if we make sure that every person has the essentials that they need to care for themselves, their families and the vulnerable people in their lives,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook. “World Central Kitchen and Feeding America do heroic work, and if there is any lesson in this time that we must spend apart, it’s that we are stronger and more resilient when we support one another.”Read original story Leonardo DiCaprio, Laurene Powell Jobs and Apple Donate $12 Million to Launch America’s Food Fund At TheWrap
Everyone inside the Dolby Theater was ready for Pitt to earn his first acting Oscar on Sunday night.
Claire Danes remembers working with leading man Jared Leto, on "My So-Called Life," when she was 14. He was 21.
Leonardo DiCaprio helped give a man the deep sea rescue he never got playing Jack Dawson in Titanic.
Brad Pitt was "a little disgruntled" to hear that Leonardo DiCaprio is rarely a paparazzi target these days. "I'm just, like, trash mag fodder," Pitt said.
The Globes host pulled no punches during his introduction -- and the crowd had mixed feelings.
“I just think anyone should be able to date who they want to date," Morrone told the Los Angeles Times.
Leonardo DiCaprio has refuted bizarre and false claims from Brazil's right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro that the actor financed the wildfires in the Amazon, playing into a ploy by the the World Wildlife Fund to generate donations. DiCaprio posted a statement on Instagram Saturday that "while worthy of support, we did not fund the organizations targeted." […]
Watch Leonardo DiCaprio and Nicholas Hammond in a deleted scene from Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood."
Edward Norton looks back at many of his most iconic roles, including "Primal Fear," "American History X," "Fight Club," "25th Hour," "The Incredible Hulk," and "Birdman."
Leonardo DiCaprio blasted climate denying world leaders while praising Greta Thunberg and the Youth Climate Movement during this year's Global Citizen Festival.