White Actor Who Voiced Cleveland Brown on ‘The Cleveland Show’ Steps Down: ‘Persons of Color Should Play Characters of Color’

Mike Henry, the white actor who has voiced Cleveland on “Family Guy” for 20 years is stepping down from the role. He believes now, all of a sudden, that the character should be voiced by an actual Black person. via … Read more…

Hollyoaks Child Stars: Where are they now? From Game Of Thrones’ Nathalie Emmanuel to sacked Corrie actor Chris Fountain

THE HOLLYOAKS cast list over the years has seen a number of hugely successful actors come and go, and some have never left! Here’s a look at where your favourite child actors from the soap are now. Nathalie played Sasha … Read more…

Nick Cordero misses his 1-year-old son’s first steps as the actor continues to battle coronavirus in ICU

NICK Cordero has missed his one-year-old son Elvis’s first steps as he continues to battle coronavirus. The Broadway star’s wife Amanda Kloots teared up as she reflected on all the “firsts” he’s missing while fighting the deadly virus in hospital. … Read more…

‘Pose’ Actor Dyllón Burnside Talks Black Lives Matter, ‘Prideland’ and Growing Up Queer

Dyllón Burnside, who plays Ricky on FX’s hit show “Pose,” is currently quarantining in Georgia and watching the Black Lives Matter protests from afar. In this chat with Variety, he talks about what the movement means to him, especially as … Read more…

‘Riverdale’ creator says show will ‘do better’ after actor criticizes underuse of black characters on screen

The executive producer of CW’s “Riverdale” has promised the show will “do better” after a cast member posted a message to social media that criticized television shows that underutilize black characters or portray them as criminals. CNN.com – RSS Channel … Read more…

Broadway Actor Nick Cordero “Doing Slightly Better” But “Still Very Sick,” His Wife Amanda Kloots Says – Update

UPDATE May 25: Nick Cordero’s wife Amanda Kloots on Monday provided a new update on the Broadway actor’s condition as he continues to battle the fallout from COVID-19. “Nick is doing slightly better than yesterday. He is still very sick … Read more…

Broadway Actor Nick Cordero Has Tracheostomy, A Positive Move, His Wife Says – Update

UPDATE: Nick Cordero had a successful tracheostomy that will help him ease away from mechanical ventilation. His wife, Amanda Kloots, updated the actors condition on her Instagram. Cordero has been battling severe health complications related to COVID-19, and almost lost a leg. … Read more…

‘Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air’ Cast And Will Smith Remember Actor James Avery, ‘Uncle Phil’

During Will Smith’s reunion with his former Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air co-stars on his Snapchat show, Will From Home, the cast paid tribute to James Avery, who played beloved Uncle Phil.  Avery passed away on New Year’s Eve 2013 after complications from open-heart surgery. … Read more…

‘A Beautiful Human.’ Veteran Actor Mark Blum Dies at 69 of Coronavirus Complications

Stage, movie and TV character actor Mark Blum, who had roles in the films “Desperately Seeking Susan” and “Crocodile Dundee,” has died from complications from the coronavirus. He was 69. An executive with the labor union SAG-AFTRA and the off-Broadway … Read more…

‘The Simpsons’ Voice Actor Hank Azaria Reveals His Journey Away From The ‘Apu’ Character

Actor Hank Azaria has expanded on his reasons for no longer voicing the character of Kwik-E-Mart proprietor Apu Nahasapeemapetilon on the animated series The Simpsons. In a long New York Times interview with culture writer Dave Itzkoff, Azaria said that … Read more…

‘Walking Dead’ actor Josh ‘TKO’ Turner arrested in Tennessee on outstanding warrant: reports

Actor Josh “TKO” Turner, who appeared uncredited as the Tattooed Savior in several episodes of “The Walking Dead,” was reportedly arrested in Tennessee on Wednesday night on an outstanding warrant for assault in Oregon. FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to … Read more…

Filmmakers Say James Dean’s Family is ‘Fully Supportive’ of Bringing Back Actor for Vietnam War Drama

The director-producers of “Finding Jack” are doubling down on their defense of bringing back James Dean through CGI visual effects for the Vietnam War-era indie drama. Producer-directors Anton Ernst and Tati Golykh of Magic City Films and producer Donald A. … Read more…

Universal Studios Fires Character Actor For Flashing White Power Symbol In Photo With Biracial Children

A racist actor wearing a Gru costume from the “Despicable Me” franchise has been fired by Universal Studios for making an upside-down “OK” sign in a photo with a biracial child. The symbol is recognized by some as a reppin’ white power and racial … Read more…

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Fast & Furious’ Franchise Recap, ’Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Director and Actor Commentary and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Movie Franchise Recap of the Day This weekend sees the release of Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, a spin-off of the Fast & … Read more…

Tell Me More | Episode 31: Brad Oscar on ‘Broadway Bounty Hunter’ and Being an Actor of a Certain Age

On this episode of BroadwayRadio’s “Tell Me More,” Matt Tamanini talks to two-time Tony nominee Brad Oscar, who is currently starring in the Off-Broadway premiere of “Broadway Bounty Hunter.” Brad earned his Tony nominations for his roles as Franz Liebkind and … Read more…

Author Ta-Nehisi Coates & Actor Danny Glover Make A Case For Reparations On Capital Hill

Source: Zach Gibson / Getty On Wednesday the House Judiciary subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held its first meeting in 10 years on reparations, a process where the government compensates for the horrors and continued trauma that … Read more…

Peter Mayhew dead – Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill lead tributes to Chewbacca actor after Star Wars icon passes away

HARRISON Ford and Mark Hamill have led the tributes to Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew after he died aged 74. The 7ft 3in actor, who played the iconic Wookiee in five Star Wars movies, passed away “with his family by his … Read more…

Meet the actor behind ‘super-nice’ ‘Barry’ gangster NoHo Hank

If you asked “Barry’s” overly polite Chechen mobster NoHo Hank about actor Anthony Carrigan, he’d likely say he’s “super-nice.” Carrigan plays the bald, tatted-up, enthusiastic gangster on HBO’s Emmy-winning dark comedy (already renewed for a third season) whose self-styled “NoHo” … Read more…

“Jussie Smollett is like a son to me:” Maxine Waters and Other Stars Defend the “Empire” Actor at the NAACP Image Awards

Leave it up to Chris Rock to address the elephant in the room at the 50th annual NAACP Image Awards on Saturday. The racy comedian brazenly poked fun at actor Jussie Smollett before presenting the Image Award for outstanding comedy … Read more…

WATCH: World News 03/08/19: Actor Jussie Smollett Indicted On 16 Counts Of Disorderly Conduct

US-backed forces find foxholes and weapons near ISIS’ last stronghold; 9-year-old girl designs sneakers with Golden State Warriors’ Steph Curry ABC News: World News Tonight SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss … Read more…

Jussie Smollet Update: Trump Response, Actor Arrived Home With Rope, Won’t Turn Over Phone

CHICAGO (AP) — Detectives have recovered more surveillance footage of “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett walking in downtown Chicago before and after he says he was attacked by two masked men, including video of him arriving home with a rope around … Read more…