‘Riverdale’ Boss Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa Pleads For Information On Missing Father In Nicaragua

EXCLUSIVE: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa is pleading for information on his father, Francisco Aguirre-Sacasa, who has been missing for 10 days in Nicaragua and is believed to be in the custody of the government there. The elder Aguirre-Sacasa, 76, served as the Nicaraguan ambassador to the United States from 1997-2000 and later as foreign minister of the Central American country. “My father has had a political career and most recently has been working as a pundit and a journalist covering the state o

‘Cobra Kai’ Co-Creators Talk Surprise Emmy Best Comedy Nomination, Tease Season 4

The dojo was all abuzz Tuesday morning as the surprised trio of Cobra Kai creators Jon Hurwitz, Josh Heald and Hayden Schlossberg learned the popular Netflix series had earned its first Emmy nomination for Outstanding Comedy Series. “We’re all very excited here, it was a big surprise to us,” Heald told Deadline. “We love making this show, but we also know that it’s a comedy, a drama, and an action series. It’s a lot of things and we don’t necessarily fit into one category in the minds of some p

Mj Rodriguez Reacts To Historic Emmy Nomination For ‘Pose’: “I Finally Feel Seen”

Mj Rodriguez made history on Tuesday, becoming the first transgender performer to be nominated in a major category for her portrayal of nurse Blanca Rodriguez-Evangelista in FX’s highly lauded Pose. Through tears, Rodriguez talks of the impact of the accolade with Deadline. “I’m feeling so many emotions. I’m feeling joy, and I’m feeling accomplished. I finally feel seen,” the Afro-Latinx star said during a phone call from France. “My uncle passed away, and I feel like I am celebrating him becau

Rosy Cordero Joins Deadline As Senior TV Reporter

Rosy Cordero has joined Deadline as Senior TV Reporter. She will be part of Deadline’s growing TV team that includes Co-Editor-In-Chief Nellie Andreeva, Television Editor Peter White, Senior Managing Editor Denise Petski and TV Reporter Alexandra Del Rosario. In her role, Cordero also will continue to lift up talent from marginalized communities while spearhead Deadline’s Diversity & Inclusion coverage. Cordero comes from Entertainment Weekly, where she has been a digital news writer the past t

Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi are working on new series unlike anything they've done before

Clement tells EW the What We Do in the Shadows masterminds are writing an action-adventure comedy next. "Taika and I are working on a new series right now which we just started writing," Clement tells EW exclusively. "I can't tell you much about it yet, but what's fun about it and what makes it exciting for me is it's something I always wanted to do which is long-form episodes in a sitcom. It's an action-adventure comedy. It'll be different from what I've usually done. I've made three sitcoms n

Jemaine Clement says Bret McKenzie is ghosting him over possible 'Flight of the Conchords' reunion

The actor and musician also imagines what their characters would have been up to during the pandemic. Jemaine Clement says Bret McKenzie is ghosting him over possible Flight of the Conchords reunion It's been a motherflippin' 14 years since Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie took the U.S. by storm with their wacky HBO series Flight of the Conchords. And though they've linked up multiple times since the series concluded to take their characters on music tours, Clement is keen to reconnect with M

Hayley Mills looks back on making 'The Parent Trap' as film marks 60th anniversary

"She was wonderful, absolutely wonderful," Mills says of O'Hara. "I remember I was very in awe of her in the beginning, she was so very real and down to earth. She was very Irish. She was very warm and demonstrative, and extremely talkative. She never stopped talking and laughing and hugging you. She was a real force of nature. When she walked on set there was this energy telling us that Maureen had arrived. And she was so beautiful; I couldn't take my eyes off of her when I first met her. It wa

'Harry Potter' star Bonnie Wright shares update on what Ginny Weasley would be up to today

"We know she became a professional Quidditch player, so she's probably super sporty," Wright tells EW exclusively at Warner Bros. Studios Hollywood on Wednesday, where she was celebrating the grand re-opening of the tour, including new Harry Potter-theme activations. "She's probably jet-setting around the world, and the kids would be at Hogwarts and having more freedom. I have so much fun making these stories up! I often wonder what their house would look like, where would they be living, and wh

Andy Señor on taking 'Rent' to Cuba: 'I wanted to be the one to do it'

In 2014, Señor took the show on the road to Cuba, and his journey is chronicled in the new documentary Revolution Rent (now airing on HBO and streaming on HBO Max). This was a controversial move for the Miami native of Cuban descent, as Florida is the state with the largest population of Cuban exiles in the United States. "My mom and my dad were against me doing this, but they knew there was nothing they could say or do to dissuade me from it," Señor tells EW. "Had this been about anything othe

Jim Belushi and Tupac nearly collaborated on a cover of Frank Sinatra's 'Fly Me to the Moon'

Jim Belushi and Tupac nearly collaborated on a cover of Frank Sinatra's 'Fly Me to the Moon' When Tupac Shakur arrived late to a rehearsal for the film Gang Related in 1996, his costar Jim Belushi called him out. Although the pair's relationship got off to a rocky start, they went on to form a bond that nearly resulted in the unthinkable: a musical collaboration. "As prolific as he was as a musician, Tupac had never really heard Frank Sinatra," Belushi tells EW exclusively. "So I brought my Th

Leslie Grace on how 'In the Heights' reinvigorated her career: 'This movie saved my creativity'

Although a fresh face to film-goers, Grace is a three-time Latin Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter dominating the music charts with her tropical beats - an ode to her Dominican heritage - and a role model to young Latina fans with their own sueñitos. But the pressure of staying at the top became a hindrance to her creativity as an artist. "When you're a well-known artist that has achieved a level of success, the struggle never stops," Grace tells EW ahead of the film's release this Frida

Liniker hopes to humanize trans characters with 'September Mornings'

Brazilian soul singer Liniker is making her acting debut in Amazon Prime Video's September Mornings, a series about a trans woman whose dreams are suddenly halted when she learns she may have a son. Above, EW has your exclusive first look at the trailer for the five-episode drama, set to debut in its entirety on June 25. "Cassandra has been such an interesting character to play," Liniker tells EW. "She has these incredible dreams, and one by one she's been working towards realizing them. Now s

Kevin Spacey sexual misconduct allegations weren't a concern for new film, producer says

The multiple allegations of sexual misconduct against Kevin Spacey were not an issue when it came to casting him in the upcoming film L'uomo Che Disegnò Dio (The Man Who Drew God), according to producer Louis Nero, who also insists the movie does not involve pedophilia, as has been reported. "In Italy, we don't know details on everything, so we don't speak about what we don't know about," Nero tells EW exclusively. "I cannot speak about these things. I only know that Kevin is a great actor. Tha

'Army of the Dead' stars Ana de la Reguera and Raul Castillo on how to survive a zombie apocalypse

"My advice to anyone getting ready to battle zombies is to not be horny," exclaimed de la Reguera. "My secret weapon for surviving a zombie apocalypse is to go into battle with Dave Bautista. At least that's what worked for me," de la Reguera, who portrays Maria Cruz, says with a giggle. "Alternately you can find someone as big as him, he was like a wall! That's all you need!" Bautista's Scott Ward is hired to recover $200 million from a casino vault in Las Vegas that has been invaded by the u

Tim Allen celebrates the end of an era on 'Last Man Standing': 'Mission accomplished'

EW has your first look at the final two episodes 'Baxter Boot Camp' and 'Keep on Truckin'' airing on May 20. Tim Allen is celebrating a decade of success and camaraderie on Fox's Last Man Standing, ahead of the comedy's bittersweet goodbye on May 20 at 9 p.m. EW has your first look at photos from the final two episodes titled "Baxter Boot Camp" and "Keep on Truckin'." "I'm not a 'feelings' type of guy. That's why I do comedy, to push things away," Allen, who portrayed Mike Baxter, tells EW whe

Lilliam Rivera on going sci-fi and embracing Los Angeles in YA novel 'We Light Up the Sky'

Lilliam Rivera on going sci-fi and embracing Los Angeles in YA novel We Light Up the Sky Author Lilliam Rivera is a longtime sci-fi fan and has lived in Los Angeles for almost two decades, and now she's tackling both the genre and the City of Angels in her next book. We Light Up the Sky will hit shelves Oct. 5, and EW has your exclusive first look at the cover, along with details from Rivera. The novel tells the story of three Latinx teens — Pedro, Luna, and Rafa — who attend the same SoCal sc
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