Screenwriter and director of the 2011 PBS film Woody Allen: A Documentary Robert B. Weide published a widely circulated Daily Beast piece “The Woody Allen Allegations: Not So Fast” in 2014. The piece was ostensibly interrogative though some interpreted it as dog whistling sympathy for Allen. In it, Weide responded to…
While at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday, Susan Sarandon deferred talking about Woody Allen, but her reason wasn’t a mealy-mouthed excuse.
Former girlfriends of Hugh Hefner and Girls Next Door Holly Madison and Kendra Wilkinson-Baskett are currently in a heated feud after Madison made comments to People about how she’s no longer interested in pursuing a friendship with Wilkinson.
On Wednesday, The Hollywood Reporter published a searing op-ed by Woody Allen’s son Ronan Farrow, in which Farrow discussed but did not name the “powerful publicist” who helps his father continue making movies. On Thursday, “in retaliation for publishing Farrow’s essay,” THR was banned from covering a Cannes lunch for…
Participating in a University of Chicago live taping of David Axelrod’s podcast The Axe Files, former Daily Show host Jon Stewart got a bit rankled when an audience member asked about frequent Daily Show guest Louis C.K. and what thought goes into booking someone with an alleged history of sexual harassment.
In a guest column for The Hollywood Reporter, Ronan Farrow writes about the thick wall of protection surrounding his father Woody Allen, whose alleged history of sexual abuse has been systematically glossed over.
Kristen Stewart, who stars in Woody Allen’s upcoming Café Society, tells Variety that she initially had some reservations about working with the director due to his history of alleged sexual abuse towards young women, but ultimately decided to put those reservations aside because SHE DOESN’T KNOW HIS LIFE.
You’ll be glad to hear that Woody Allen sleeps great. “Like a dead person,” he told the Hollywood Reporter, in a recent interview out today. He also shared some thoughts about how he Pygmalion-ed his wife into a sophisticated lady, and a few ominous hints about a new TV show he’s making with Miley Cyrus, who once…
Diane Keaton, beloved actress and frequent wearer of hats, turns 70 years old today. And in those seven decades on this planet, she has worn several different kinds of hats—from black ones to white ones, and from bowlers to berets*. But which of those iconic head covers best represents you?
Guess what? Actresses are still accepting roles in Woody Allen movies. This time, it’s Kristen Stewart who will be seen in Allen’s next project. She’ll be joining a cast that includes Blake Lively, Parker Posey, Jeannie Berlin, Corey Stoll, Ken Stott, Bruce Willis and Jesse Eisenberg, Stewart’s co-star from 2009’s …
In a new interview, Woody Allen discusses his relationship with wife Soon-Yi Previn. He says she “responded to someone paternal.”
On Tuesday’s night’s Conan, Emma Stone dropped by, and ended up discussing her now-regular collaborator Woody Allen, a very relevant force in the entertainment industry who needed her to explain what Twitter was to him.
Considering how much Woody Allen loves new things that are only blooming into their potential, it’s a huge surprise that the director is remorseful about signing on to do a deal with Amazon. His six-episode series hasn’t brought him any pleasure and he claims he doesn’t even know what a “streaming service” is.
A middle aged man and his neuroses. A young free-spirited woman who inexplicably admires him. A lot of nervous rambling. Yes, my sweets: the new Woody Allen joint is about to arrive!
In her upcoming memoir Out Came the Sun, actress Mariel Hemingway, who played Woody Allen's 17-year-old girlfriend Tracy in 1979's Manhattan, states that Allen—known for his inappropriate and often predatory relationships with younger women (and girls)—tried to seduce her when she was a teenager. How sadly unshocking
During the Power of Story: Serious Ladies panel at this year's Sundance, Lena Dunham discussed reproductive rights, campus sexual assault and, separately, the way that female auteurs are constantly compared to their characters while men like, say, Woody Allen, can sexualize teenagers in their movies for years and…
Showbiz news! Legendary and incredibly predictable director Woody Allen has signed on with Amazon to produce a TV series. While we don't know who it will star or what it's called (for now, Untitled Woody Allen Project), there are a few things that we think might be in the pipeline.
The plot of the latest untitled Woody Allen film—"On a small college campus, a philosophy professor in existential crisis gives his life new purpose when he enters into a relationship with his student"—was recently brought to our attention. Here's how we imagine that pitch meeting going down.
Will Liza Minnelli approve? Emma Stone is in talks to join the Broadway revival of Cabaret this fall. Sparkly tights for everyone!