April 28, 2017

Tag Archives: Meryl

Meryl Streep donates $10K to charter school supported by Viola Davis

HollywoodNews.com: Meryl Streep has been lucky enough to win an Oscar this weekend, but she is giving back by donating $10,000 to a bankrupt charter school that Viola Davis supports in her hometown of Central Falls, Rhode Island. Streep reportedly donated the money on behalf of her foundation, Silver Mountain Foundation[...]

Viola Davis on Competing with Meryl Streep for Oscar

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com:Considering how serious “The Help” really is, it’s nice to see the Oscar buzzed actresses from it have a sense of humor. At a lunch/screening on Friday for the terrific Disney film, I asked stars Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer how they dealt with co-star Bryce Dallas Howard[...]

And the 2012 Oscar contenders are…

By Daniel Montgomery HollywoodNews.com: When is it too early to start considering who’s ahead in the Oscar derby? Never! While it was less than three months ago that “The King’s Speech” took top honors at the Oscars, the 2011 race has already begun with many contenders, even sight unseen, generating[...]

Meryl Streep fans: the return of ‘Streep Tease’

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: How great is this? I got a note last night from the brilliant Roy Cruz who tells me that the very fantastic stage show he created, ‘Streep Tease,’ will return to the Bang Theatre this Saturday after a six-month hiatus. The show is an evening of Meryl Streep monologues[...]

Meryl Streep’s third appearance on Lisa Kudrow’s “Web Therapy”

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: With the Academy Award nominations set to be announced tomorrow morning, I’m grateful that the great Meryl Streep is getting a year off from being a nominee. Yes, she has two Oscars (for ‘Sophie’s Choice’ and ‘Kramer vs. Kramer’) but she has also lost the award a stunning[...]

‘Drop Dead Diva’s’ Brooke Elliott on season two

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: “Drop Dead Diva” star Brooke Elliott reports that the just-launched second season of her Lifetime series is at least as star-studded as the first season was, or more. Viewers can expect to see Lee Lee Sobieski, Robin Givens, Jasmine Guy, Rosie O’Donnell[...]

A-listers turn to drastic measures to land roles

By Emily-Fortune Feimster and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: At one point in their careers, celebrities have had to go the extra mile to get a great part in Hollywood. Every good actor knows that sometimes it takes a lot more than just showing up to an audition to land a[...]