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  • Jane Fonda, Viola Davis Fundraise at Rape Foundation's Annual Brunch

    Like most celebs Jane Fonda gets a lot of requests to help charities. At Sunday's Rape Foundation annual brunch at Ron Burkle's Beverly Hills estate, Fonda, host of the event, said for years she had resisted appeals to join the org. "Like a lot of you I...
  • Mipcom: Disney Sells 'How to Get Away with Murder' to 158 Territories

    CANNES -- ABC Studios' drama "How to Get Away with Murder" has been licensed to broadcasters in 158 territories worldwide, Disney Media Distribution confirmed Monday. Disney's international programming distribution arm has secured deals with broadcasters...
  • Penelope Cruz named 'sexiest woman alive'

    Penelope Cruz named 'sexiest woman alive'
    Penelope Cruz is the "sexiest woman alive," according to Esquire. The 40-year-old actress is "impossibly beautiful," Chris Jones writes. [Esquire] Jane Fonda, Viola Davis, Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Lopez were honored for their philanthropic work at...
  • Variety's Power of Women awards honor stars

    Variety's Power of Women awards honor stars
    The event: Hollywood insiders assembled at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Friday to pay tribute to stars Jane Fonda, Reese Witherspoon, Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez along with Universal Pictures Chair Donna Langley at Variety’s Power of Women...
  • Viola Davis, Reese Witherspoon Get Personal at Variety's Power of Women

    Variety's annual Power of Women luncheon, which this year took place Friday at the Beverly Wilshire hotel in Beverly Hills, continued its tradition of focusing on organizations that have personal significance to honorees. "How to Get Away with Murder"...
  • 'How to Get Away With Murder,' 'black-ish' win full seasons from ABC

    ABC has given a major vote of confidence to two of its freshman series, "How to Get Away with Murder" and "black-ish," giving full season orders for both shows. Both series have shown strength right off the bat: "How to Get Away With Murder," from...
  • ABC Gives Full-Season Orders to 'Black-ish' and 'How to Get Away with Murder'

    ABC has given full-season orders to "Black-ish" and "How to Get Away with Murder," two of the most highest rated new programs on all broadcast channels. This brings the episode totals to 22 for "Black-ish" and 15 for "Murder." "Murder," which stars...
  • People magazine retracts 'stupid & insensitive' Viola Davis tweet

    The editors at People magazine might be vetting their Twitter feed a little more carefully after a Viola Davis tweet Thursday night touched off an uproar. The magazine apologized after sending out a live tweet during the premiere telecast of ABC's...
  • 'Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby' plays better as 'Her,' 'Him'

    'Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby' plays better as 'Her,' 'Him'
    For his first film, writer-director Ned Benson aimed higher than most: Determined to tell the same story from two points of view, he created separate but entwined features. With its "Him" and "Her" components, "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby" gives...
  • Marian Seldes, Broadway favorite, dies at 86

    Marian Seldes, Broadway favorite, dies at 86
    Marian Seldes, the actress and recent winner of the Tonys' lifetime achievement award, died at her home Oct. 6 following a long illness. The actress' brother, Timothy Seldes, announced the death of one of the Broadway community's favorite figures, who...
  • Viola Davis Gets Personal With the Hunger Is Initiative

    When Viola Davis partnered with Safeway Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation to introduce the Hunger Is initiative to eradicate childhood hunger earlier this year, her experience became just as emotionally purifying as it was uplifting....