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Diana Silvers Thought She 'Bombed' Ma Audition

Diana Silvers thought she ''bombed'' her audition for 'Ma'. The 21-year-old actress feared she'd blown the chance of a role in Tate Taylor's psychological horror when she read for her part without knowing all of...

Octavia Spencer Says Her And Tate Taylor Have A Special Connection

Octavia Spencer says she and director Tate Taylor share a special connection.The 47-year-old actress has been friends with the filmmaker for 25 years and revealed she loved working with him on their upcoming film 'Ma'...

Jessica Chastain And Andrew Garfield To Star In The Eyes Of Tammy Faye

Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield have joined the cast of 'The Eyes of Tammy Faye'.The 'Molly's Game' star is set to star alongside the 'Amazing Spider-Man' actor in the upcoming Fox Searchlight biopic with 'The...

Will Smith Felt Trapped

Will Smith felt ''trapped'' being himself.The 'Aladdin' actor - who has son Trey, 26, from a previous relationship and Jaden, 20, and Willow, 18, with wife Jada Pinkett Smith - has a ''wonderful'' life and...

Melissa Mccarthy And Octavia Spencer To Star In Thunder Force

Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer are in talks for 'Thunder Force'.The stars are reportedly in negotiations with comics creator Mark Millar for Netflix's new superhero comedy helmed by McCarthy's husband Ben Falcone, who also wrote...

Jessica Chastain Wants More 'Opportunities For Everyone' In Hollywood

Jessica Chastain is focused on ''creating opportunities for everyone'' in Hollywood.The 'Zero Dark Thirty' star has championed the fight for equality for women in Hollywood for several years, and has said that although she thinks...

Octavia Spencer To Star In The Witches Remake

Octavia Spencer is set to star in 'The Witches' remake. The 46-year-old actress will reportedly join Anne Hathaway in Robert Zemeckis' interpretation of the Roald Dahl novel and 1990 film. The original film follows...

Octavia Spencer Says Lebron James Helped Her Secure Pay Parity

Octavia Spencer says LeBron James is responsible for her getting pay parity for 'Madam C.J. Walker'.The 46-year-old actress has revealed that the LA Lakers basketball star helped her to earn what she deserved for starring...

Bryce Dallas Howard To Reunite With Octavia Spencer In Fairy Tale Ending

Bryce Dallas Howard is set to star in 'Fairy Tale Ending'. The 37-year-old actress will reunite with her 'The Help' co-star Octavia Spencer in a new female ensemble comedy by 'Ice Age: The Meltdown' screenwriter...

Melissa Mccarthy Wants Amy Adams For President

Melissa McCarthy wants Amy Adams to run for president.The 'Can You Ever Forgive Me?' actress thinks the 'Nocturnal Animals' star would make the world a better place and she is impressed with the instincts shown...

Octavia Spencer Wants To Date Brad Pitt

Octavia Spencer wants Ellen Degeneres to ''hook her up'' with Brad Pitt.The 46-year-old actress has joked she's keen to start romancing the 'Fight Club' star - who split from his estranged wife Angelina Jolie in...

Melissa Mccarthy: Octavia Spencer Is So Competitive

Melissa McCarthy has intense game nights with her best pal Octavia Spencer.The 43-year-old actress - who has 11-year-old Vivian and eight-year-old Georgette with her husband Ben Falcone - is close friends with the fellow Hollywood...

Solange Knowles 'Proud' Of Michelle Williams

Solange Knowles is ''really proud'' of her pal Michelle Williams, following her admission she is ''seeking help'' for depression.The Destiny's Child singer took to Instagram this week to tell her followers she making mental health...

Jessica Chastain 'Not Afraid' To Speak Out

Jessica Chastain ''isn't afraid'' to speak out against gender inequality.The 41-year-old actress has been known for being a vocal activist and feminist, and says that her work in using her platform to speak out against...

Jessica Chastain 'Shocked' By Pay Gap

Jessica Chastain was ''shocked'' when she heard about the pay gap Octavia Spencer was experiencing.The 41-year-old actress helped negotiate a salary five times higher than the original offer given to Octavia for her work in...

Jessica Chastain Passionate About Equal Pay

Jessica Chastain ''cares more'' about Octavia Spencer's salary than her own.The 41-year-old actress was horrified when she learned how much the Oscar-winning star had been offered for an upcoming project they are to star in...

Octavia Spencer Wants Kids

Octavia Spencer wants kids - but ''probably not'' biologically.The 46-year-old actress - who isn't currently dating anybody - has admitted that whilst she has had her eggs frozen, she thinks they're ''expiring on the shelf''...

Robert Downey Jr Reveals Doctor Dolittle Voice Cast

Robert Downey Jr. has revealed the voice cast of the upcoming 'Doctor Dolittle' reboot.The 52-year-old 'Iron Man' star is set to take the lead role in Universal Pictures' 'The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle', and now...

Octavia Spencer Joins Instant Family Cast

Octavia Spencer has joined the cast of 'Instant Family'. The Oscar nominee will star alongside Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne in the movie, which features a couple (Wahlberg and Byrne) who decided to foster some...

Octavia Spencer 'Inspired' By Mother

Octavia Spencer has been ''inspired'' by her mother.The 45-year-old actress sadly lost her mother Dellsena when she was just 18 - five years after the death of her father - but has said that her...

Lesley Manville: Women Over 60 Still Have A Sex Life

Lesley Manville thinks movies and TV shows need to show more older women having sex. The 61-year-old star has claimed that viewers wanted to see characters they can relate to on screen, and that means...

Doug Jones Defends Guillermo Del Toro Following Plagiarism Allegations

Doug Jones has defended Guillermo del Toro following accusations he plagiarised another filmmaker.The critically-acclaimed director is currently under fire from 'Amelie' filmmaker Jean-Pierre Jeunet after he claimed del Toro copied a scene from one his...

Octavia Spencer To Reunite With Tate Taylor In Thriller Ma

Octavia Spencer is set to reunite with 'The Help' filmmaker Tate Taylor in the new psychological thriller 'Ma'.The 45-year-old actress - who is currently receiving critical acclaim for her role in 'The Shape of Water'...

Jessica Chastain Helped Octavia Spencer Get Huge Payday

Octavia Spencer received five times the amount of money she expected to for an upcoming festive role - thanks to Jessica Chastain.The 'Shape of Water' actress revealed how she opened her co-stars eyes to the...

Jessica Chastain Helped Octavia Spencer Get A Huge Pay Hike

Octavia Spencer has revealed how her friend and colleague Jessica Chastain helped her secure a pay hike five times bigger than her initial salary for a film they are both working on.The Hollywood gender pay...

Jessica Chastain And Octavia Spencer Reunite For Christmas Movie

Jessica Chastain and Octavia Spencer will team up for a new festive film. The 'Help' co-stars have signed up to star alongside one another in a Christmas comedy for Universal, after the studio won the...

Guillermo Del Toro Refuses To Let Orchestra Ruin Golden Globes Moment

Guillermo del Toro demanded more time for his acceptance speech while picking up the Best Director prize at the 75th Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night (07.01.18). The 53-year-old filmmaker was awarded Best Director of...

Margot Robbie Found A Foot On A Beach

Margot Robbie once found a human foot on the beach. The 'I, Tonya' actress was recently tasked with recalling the ''craziest thing'' that had happened to her by a director, and she told of the...

Octavia Spencer Felt Like She Was Living In A Bubble

Octavia Spencer felt she was ''living in a bubble'' on the set of 'The Shape of Water'.The 47-year-old actress has opened up about what it was like on the set of the science fiction turned...

Octavia Spencer: Don't Have Witchhunts

Octavia Spencer thinks it is ''important'' that Hollywood doesn't go on witchhunts in sexual misconduct allegations.The 47-year-old actress is glad that these things have been ''aired out'' but doesn't want everyone to be tarred by...

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