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June 8, 2022

Zendaya and Andrew Garfield Reunite

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-Variety’s Actors on Actors series is back, with Spiderman: No Way Home costars Zendaya and Andrew Garfield up first.  She told him how hard Euphoria is to shoot, while he talked about catching her in that emotional Spider-Man scene.

-They also paired Anne Hathaway with Jeremy Strong. She praised his commitment to the craft, and he talked about the difficulty of playing Kendall Roy.

Samuel L. Jackson, Oscar Isaac, Michael Keaton, Tom Hiddleston, Brian Cox and Quincy Isaiah got together for THR’s drama actor Emmy roundtable, and Brian Cox joked about David Fincher’s meticulous filmmaking process.

-Disturbing headlines about Erza Miller keep coming. He’s being accused of grooming a now-18-year-old activist from the age of 12, and the parents are seeking court intervention. The 18 year old in question denies the claim, saying Miller “has only provided loving support and invaluable protection.”

Kristen Stewart says she’s working on the gayest ghost hunting show ever.

-I was critical about Uvalde native Matthew McConaughey not going hard enough for gun control, but I take it back: he’s speech at the White House was incredibly powerful. This part especially.

Julia Garner has reportedly been offered the role of Madonna in an upcoming biopic about the pop icon.

-BET has responded to Lil Nas X’s criticism after he was snubbed at this year’s ceremony.

-Sigh. Director Todd Phillips posted to Instagram the first confirmation that the sequel to 2019’s Joker is moving forward, titled Joker: Folie a Deux.

-The first ep of Ms Marvel is out today, and critics are loving it, especially Iman Vellani‘s performance as Kamala Khan.

-This is not a trend I had noticed in women’s fiction, but now I can’t unsee it.

Harvey Weinstein is set to be charged with two counts of indecent assault in the U.K., relating to an assault against a woman that took place in August 1996 in London.

Brad Pitt is dragging Angelina Jolie to court yet again — this time over their winery.

Johnny Depp‘s lawyers assert that social media didn’t sway the (unsequestered!) jury in deciding on a verdict, and slams “baseless” claims about an online smear campaign. Despite lots and lots of people pointing out bots.

-How does the Party Down revival get even better? Abbott Elementary’s Quinta Brunson will guest star!

-Woof, Jurassic World Dominion is getting terrible reviews (and not just because of the lack of a colon in the title).  THR says, “There’s no mystery, no steadily mounting dread, just a succession of rampaging mayhem triggered with anesthetizing inevitability.” io9 calls it “colossally terrible.” The Globe & Mail says, “Dominion becomes its very own Jurassic Park: Designed to thrill and enchant, it instead becomes a ride to survive.” Paste says, “Trevorrow couldn’t get an audience to gasp if he drained the theater of oxygen.”  Vanity Fair was the kindest I’ve read, but still says, “A movie about not messing with the past does just that.”

Chris Evans and Ryan Gosling come face to face in this clip from Netflix’s The Gray Man.

-Here’s the emotional trailer for the Gabby Gifford’s documentary.

Dwayne Johnson is a hero who kills in DC’s Black Adam trailer. It also stars Pierce Brosnan as Doctor Fate, Noah Centineo as Atom Smasher, Aldis Hodge as Hawkman and Quintessa Swindell as Cyclone.