No need to spend one more moment of your time wondering when the Coen brothers will offer their invaluable insight into the #OscarsSoWhite discussion.
As the Oscars D-word debate rages, Hollywood’s biggest stars are being forced to be enlightening. The latest takes come from Helen Mirren, who says this year’s Academy nominations “just so happened to be that way,” and Ethan Hawke, who supports an Oscars boycott.
Fresh Off the Boat star Constance Wu has landed a starring role in the independent film, You and Me Both.
The #OscarsSoWhite debate has made its way to the White House and, to no surprise, President Barack Obama thinks Hollywood could stand to be a tad more diverse.
Hollywood has just learned a new word: diversity! The movie business has always been massively white, but only recently, in the wake of the #OscarsSoWhite campaign, has the Academy perked up and outlined plans for widespread changes designed to equalize its membership and voting process.
Kristen Stewart has words for those lamenting the pervasive gender inequality in Hollywood: stop bitching and start working towards change.
In response to the overwhelming whiteness of this year’s Oscars (and Hollywood’s diversity problem in general), and as promised by president Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has introduced a major overhaul to their membership process.
Reese Witherspoon and Jim from The Office have added to the growing criticism about the Oscars’ lack of diversity.
Since giving a pilot order to the new Nancy Drew-themed television series, CBS has released more details about its premise, reports Variety. Simply titled, Drew, the show will turn the iconic girl detective into a 30-something who “investigates and solves crimes using her uncanny observational skills, all while…
George Clooney has jumped into the conversation surrounding the embarrassing lack of diversity in this year’s Oscar pool specifically as well as in Hollywood in general.
After expressing frustration over this year’s all white Oscar nominees, the Academy’s president Cheryl Boone Isaacs is making moves to try to diversify its membership.
The push for diversity in film and TV has proved that people in Hollywood are clueless when it comes to explaining what diversity means to them and/or how it should be executed. Take, for example, the Nancy Drew series currently in development.
Wyatt Cenac, who’s starring in the upcoming TBS comedy People of Earth, has publicly put pressure on the network to diversity the show’s staff.
Matt Damon is gunning for an Oscar for his role in the extremely overrated film The Martian. As part of the song and dance for the Academy, he sat down for an interview to do some damage control regarding the dumb shit he’s said this year.
Universal Pictures grossed $6.7 billion at the box office this year in large part due to its studio chairman, a half-Egyptian woman who embraces diversity. When is Hollywood going to understand that is almost always a winning game plan?
On Tuesday, a number of highly influential figures spoke out about the lack of diversity in Hollywood, while one not-very-influential Fox News contributor blamed marginalized groups for their own mistreatment.
Matt Damon has responded to controversy over his absurd comments about diversity in Hollywood, while also giving himself a pat on the back.
Last night was the fourth season premiere of HBO’s Project Greenlight—a Matt Damon and Ben Affleck passion project where they give first time filmmakers the chance to make a movie. It also provided a platform for Matt Damon to deliver a masterclass in whitesplaining—a whitesplaining sermon, if you will.
We are just 22 days away from from the premiere of the third season of Orange Is the New Black and the beginning of an amazing weekend spent ravenously consuming 14 episodes as if the fate of the world depended on it.
Not a single person of color was nominated in any of the acting categories of 2015 Oscars. There also wasn't a single female director, screenwriter or cinematographer nominated. It seems that the response to this—and a few other mishaps—made the Academy finally recognize that they're not hiding their diversity…