How Angelina Jolie Ended Up Playing an Elephant: Inside the Casting of ‘The One and Only Ivan’

Who would have guessed that one of the most emotional performances of the year would come from an elephant voiced by Angelina Jolie? And yet, you will no doubt find yourself getting a bit misty as a particularly poignant pachyderm named Stella delivers a monologue about the power of memory in Disney+’s latest offering, The One and… Continue reading How Angelina Jolie Ended Up Playing an Elephant: Inside the Casting of ‘The One and Only Ivan’

Why Jordan Fisher Calls Tyra Banks’ ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Casting ‘Odd’ (Exclusive) 

Jordan Fisher isn’t exactly on board with Dancing With the Stars‘ recent host switch-up — but he’s willing to give it a shot. The 26-year-old performer, who won season 25 of DWTS in 2017 and went on to host Dancing With the Stars: Juniors in 2018, called Tyra Banks’ recent casting as host of the series “odd.”  “It’s odd. Tyra is very talented,… Continue reading Why Jordan Fisher Calls Tyra Banks’ ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Casting ‘Odd’ (Exclusive) 

Tyler Cameron and Hannah Brown on Matt James’ Casting as First Black ‘Bachelor’

Tyler Cameron couldn’t be more excited for his best friend, Matt James, to find love. The 28-year-old research analyst became the Bachelor franchise’s first-ever black lead on Thursday. The news was shared on Good Morning America, days after a petition was created by Bachelor fans to cast a black lead for season 25.  James is… Continue reading Tyler Cameron and Hannah Brown on Matt James’ Casting as First Black ‘Bachelor’

Rachel Lindsay Reacts to Matt James’ Casting as First Black ‘Bachelor’

Rachel Lindsay wants more. Before Friday, the former Bachelorette remained the only black lead in Bachelor franchise history. Then, on Good Morning America, Matt James was announced as the next Bachelor — the first black man to be cast in the role in its 18 years and 25 seasons.  The announcement came days after Lindsay said she would cut ties with the franchise… Continue reading Rachel Lindsay Reacts to Matt James’ Casting as First Black ‘Bachelor’