Rebel Wilson reveals a male costar once called her 'into a room and pulled down his pants' in front of her unprompted: 'It was awful and disgusting'
Wilson said the incident happened before the #MeToo movement and that the costar then tried to 'destroy' her career after she reported him.news.yahoo.com
New this week: Rebel Wilson, The Black Keys, 'Firestarter'
This week’s new entertainment releases include a fresh album from The Black Keys, Rebel Wilson starring as a popular high school senior who emerges from a coma after 20 years, and the period drama “Operation Mincemeat,” based on a risky and real military operation in World War II.
North Carolina police seize loaded gun from Congressman Madison Cawthorn at Charlotte airport
In the latest controversy involving North Carolina Congressman Madison Cawthorn, police stopped the 26-year-old at the Charlotte airport on Tuesday because he had a loaded gun in his bag as he attempted to go through security. CBS News’ Scott MacFarlane reports.news.yahoo.com
'The Power of the Dog' wins best picture at UK's BAFTAs
Britain Bafta Film Awards 2022 Arrivals Lady Gaga poses for photographers upon arrival at the 75th British Academy Film Awards, BAFTA's, in London Sunday, March 13, 2022. Jane Campion was named best director for “The Power of the Dog,” only the third woman to win the prize in the awards’ 75-year history. British film academy chairman Krishnendu Majumdar opened the show, hosted by Australian actor-comedian Rebel Wilson, with a message of support for Ukraine. "The Power of the Dog,” set in 1920s Montana and starring Benedict Cumberbatch as a ranch owner, was nominated in eight categories and won two big ones: best film and best director. Kenneth Branagh’s semi-autobiographical “Belfast,” the story of a childhood overshadowed by Northern Ireland’s violent “Troubles,” was named best British film.wftv.com
'Dune' takes prizes as BAFTA film awards salute Ukraine
Britain Bafta Film Awards 2022 Arrivals Lady Gaga poses for photographers upon arrival at the 75th British Academy Film Awards, BAFTA's, in London Sunday, March 13, 2022. Krishnendu Majumdar, chairman of the British Film Academy, known as BAFTA, opened the show with a message of support for Ukraine. Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune,” starring Timothee Chalamet and Zendaya, has 11 nominations including best film, cinematography and original score. Jane Campion’s “The Power of the Dog,” set in 1920s Montana and starring Cumberbatch as a ranch owner, has eight including best director and best film. The British awards are usually held a week or two before the Academy Awards and have become an important awards-season staging post.wftv.com
Rebel Wilson gets ready to host the BAFTA Film Awards
APTOPIX Britain BAFTA Heads on Sticks Photo Call Rebel Wilson poses for photographers amongst the seating plan ahead of the British Academy Film Awards on that take place on Sunday, Mar. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP) (Joel C Ryan)London — (AP) — In 2020, Rebel Wilson flew from Australia to present the best director trophy at the BAFTA Film Awards. Now, Wilson is heading back to BAFTA where she’s been asked to host the ceremony Sunday at London’s Royal Albert Hall. “Dune” leads BAFTA nominations with 11, “Power of the Dog” has eight and “Belfast” is in the running for six. As for whether her turn in “Cats” will be referenced again, Wilson jokes that she’s holding out hopes for follow-up films.wftv.com
New this week: Godzilla vs Kong, 'Concrete Cowboy' & Mahalia
This combination photo shows poster art for the film "Godzilla vs Kong," premiering on HBO Max on March 31, left, "Concrete Cowboy," premiering April 2 on Netflix and "Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia," premiering April 3 on Lifetime. (HBO Max/Netflix/Lifetime 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. MOVIES— Two of cinema’s most famous giants are headed for an old-fashioned big budget clash in “Godzilla vs. Kong,” available on HBO Max for 31 days starting Friday. After a pandemic-induced blockbuster drought, Henry told the AP that the film will be a welcome change of pace. Ad— Legendary gospel singer Mahalia Jackson gets overdue biopic attention in a Lifetime film debuting Saturday.
Woof, woof: Rebel Wilson goes to the dogs in reality show
FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, file photo, Rebel Wilson poses on the red carpet during the NFL Honors football awards show, in Los Angeles. Wilson returns to her roots as host of ABC's Pooch Perfect, an eight-episode series featuring 10 dog groomers and their assistants competing in challenges. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)LOS ANGELES – Rebel Wilson is going to the dogs. As a child, Wilson traveled in her family’s yellow van to shows and sold grooming products despite being allergic to dogs. “My mom was devastated when I chose not to continue the family legacy,” Wilson said in a virtual call with the Television Critics Association.
Backstage at the Oscars: Dazed winners and sweet reunions
Diane Keaton, left, and Keanu Reeves appear on stage at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Martin paced back and forth in the wings and stopped a few times to check his lapel and bow tie in the mirror. Later Corden ran into Rudolph and Wiig again, this time in his full “Cats” regalia alongside Rebel Wilson. MAKING PLANSYou never know who you’re going to run into backstage at the Oscars, or who you’re going to see making plans, Iike Chris Rock and Timothée Chalamet or Rami Malek and Oscar Isaac. In the wings they shared a sweet moment: Reeves offered Keaton his arm and the two walked into position linked.