Designer Christopher John Rogers tops starry CFDA awards
2021 CFDA Fashion Awards Law Roach, left, and Zendaya attend the CFDA Fashion Awards at The Pool and The Grill on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) (Evan Agostini)NEW YORK — (AP) — Designers Christopher John Rogers and Emily Adams Bode for BODE have taken top honors at the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America awards, leading a young and diverse slate of honorees on fashion's big night. Georgian designer Demna Gvasalia for Balenciaga won the award for international womenswear designer and Grace Wales Bonner for Wales Bonner took the prize for international menswear designer. The Geoffrey Beene lifetime achievement award went to Dapper Dan. Nominations for the designer categories were submitted by the CFDA Fashion Awards Guild, made up of members of the CFDA, along with fashion retailers, journalists, and stylists.wftv.com
‘Super Mario Bros.’ animated film will be voiced by all-star cast
December: The "Super Mario Bros." movie will be released in North America on Dec. 21, 2022. (Victor Chavez/WireImage)The upcoming “Super Mario Bros.” animated film will include an all-star voice cast, led by Chris Pratt as the Nintendo character. The Super Mario Bros. Anya Taylor-Joy will lend her voice to the iconic Princess Peach in the Super Mario Bros. movie. Super Mario Bros. Movie Lands All-Star Voice Cast: Chris Pratt, Anya Taylor-Joy, Keegan-Michael Key, Seth Rogen https://t.co/CsiHzIRdns — Variety (@Variety) September 23, 2021©2021 Cox Media Groupwftv.com
Emmys: O-T Fagbenle rocks Nigerian look, Porter wears wings
2021 Primetime Emmy Awards - Arrivals O-T Fagbenle arrives at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. The evening's host walked the red carpet in color-blocked shades of blue. There is a theme going on,” Porter said of his recent turn in “Cinderella.”O-T Fagbenle, meanwhile, wore a traditional Nigerian look in red with black accents by a Lagos brand, Sofisticat. Taraji P. Henson didn’t disappoint in a sleek sheer embellished black look, her hair in a top knot. It's nice that it wasn't this subdued and timid return to the red carpet.wftv.com
Rodriguez wears teal, Porter sports black wings at Emmys
Many, including Kate Winslet and Cecily Strong, went for classic black, the latter with a high slit and low plunge. The evening's host walked the red carpet in color-blocked shades of blue. Taraji P. Henson didn’t disappoint in a sleek sheer embellished black look, her hair in a top knot. Another standout: Michaela Coel in a bright yellow bandeaux top and matching skirt as she raced inside after closing down the carpet. It's nice that it wasn't this subdued and timid return to the red carpet.wftv.com
‘Spencer,’ ‘The Last Duel' set for Venice Film Festival
The Venice Film Festival has unveiled a starry lineup of world premieres for September including Pablo Larrain’s “Spencer,” starring Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana and Ridley Scott’s medieval drama “The Last Duel,” featuring Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Adam Driver.
The AP names its Breakthrough Entertainers of 2020
Making a breakthrough in pop culture during any year is hard. This year's five Associated Press’ Breakthrough Entertainers of the Year managed to create buzz and art against a year like no other. They brightened a 2020 that badly needed light. They are Anya Taylor-Joy, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Daisy Edgar-Jones, Sarah Cooper and Finneas. "Now as an adult, I’m like, ‘I live in Narnia.’ Like, this is amazing.” In a year like 2020, it was appropriate that millions escaped with her.
New this week: The Boss, Billie Eilish, Borat & 'Bad Hair'
(Columbia Records 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. Edgier than the (also great) Gwyneth Paltrow version, Anya Taylor-Joy takes on the role of the matchmaker extraordinaire this time. — Billie Eilish was on the road for just three days before she had to cancel her worldwide tour due to the coronavirus pandemic in March. But thankfully on Saturday the Grammy-winning star will host her first global livestream concert. “Essential Heroes: A Momento Latino Event” uses music, comedy, short documentaries and celebrity appearances to explore the Latino experience.
'Harry Potter' star Daniel Radcliffe in 'Playmobil: The Movie'
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Daniel Radcliffe isn't too old to play with toys. The actor, 30, best known as the titular wizard of the "Harry Potter" films, is voicing secret agent Rex Dasher in the upcoming animated action film "Playmobil: The Movie." The movie is based on the popular toy franchise Playmobil, similar to the wildly successful 2014 "LEGO Movie." In "Playmobil," Dasher partners with a food truck driver, voiced by Jim Gaffigan, and a savvy civilian, voiced by Anya Taylor-Joy, to rescue citizens who have vanished, distributor STX Entertainment says. "Saturday Night Live's" Kenan Thompson and musicians Adam Lambert and Meghan Trainor are also featured in the cast.