Jennifer Lawrence and Jodie Foster replace Casey Affleck as this year's Best Actress presenters

Earlier this year—and, really, for no particular reason or pending lawsuits whatsoever—Casey Affleck announced that he’d be forgoing his expected duties at this year’s Oscars, skipping the job of handing out Best Actress to the winner of the class of 2018. (Traditionally, the best acting awards are presented by the…

Jennifer Lawrence doesn't need to watch Phantom Thread, she lived it 

Yesterday, Red Sparrow star Jennifer Lawrence’s interview with Marc Maron on Maron’s WTF podcast caused waves on Twitter thanks to this revelation: She turned off Phantom Thread after three minutes.“I got through about three minutes of it,” she said. “I put in a good, solid three. Oh my god, I couldn’t.” Maron went…

Stephen Colbert breaks out the rum for a wild, shoeless interview with Jennifer Lawrence

Earlier today, Patton Oswalt offered some breathless hype for a segment on Stephen Colbert’s Late Show from backstage, saying it was “incredible” and that he was “stunned” by it. After some very basic detective work, everybody figured out he was referring to Colbert’s interview with Jennifer Lawrence, who was there to…

Jennifer Lawrence and Catt Sadler developing docuseries inspired by Time's Up and #MeToo

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jennifer Lawrence has revealed—apparently by accident—that she’s developing some kind of documentary series “inspired by #MeToo, Time’s Up, and gender wage conversations in Hollywood.” She’s reportedly set to produce this with Catt Sadler, the former E! News anchor who left her job…

Jennifer Lawrence tweaks her action-heroine steeliness in the half-trashy Red Sparrow

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“You must inure yourself to what you find repellent,” intones Charlotte Rampling, playing the unnamed stoic headmistress of what another character in Red Sparrow describes as “whore school.” Her lesson plans must look bonkers; many of them seem to involve forced sexual encounters, sometimes conducted from the front of…

Jennifer Lawrence to play famous murderer for Call Me By Your Name director

According to Variety, Jennifer Lawrence has signed on to star in Burial Rites, a new film from Call Me By Your Name director Luca Guadagnino. The movie is based on Hannah Kent’s 2013 novel of the same name, which Variety says is about Agnes Magnusdottir, “the last woman to be publicly executed in Iceland in 1830.”…

Donald Trump Jr. defends his daddy against that mean 'ol Jennifer Lawrence

Ever since Daddy humiliated him in front of all of his classmates, Donald Trump Jr. has sought to ooze his way back into his father’s good graces in whatever way possible. That includes inviting the Russian government to meddle in the presidential election, proving his manhood by pensively chopping down trees, and…

Jennifer Lawrence goes Black Widow in the first Red Sparrow trailer

Marvel is really dragging its feet on giving Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow her own movie, so 20th Century Fox and director Francis Lawrence have decided to just beat Marvel to it with Red Sparrow. This trailer doesn’t offer a ton of information about the film, but what’s here is so reminiscent of Marvel’s super spy…

God is a gaslighting husband in Darren Aronofsky’s brilliantly deranged Mother!

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Darren Aronofsky’s preoccupation with paranoid, physically grotesque searches for meaning—a curious mix of deep-think and makeup effects that goes back to his black-and-white debut feature, Pi—grimly paints humanity as a species defined by obsessions, addictions, delusions, and self-destruction, its only prophets…

Emma Stone dethrones Jennifer Lawrence on Forbes’ list of highest-paid actresses

Unfortunately for Jennifer Lawrence, she’s going to fall just short of pulling off the coveted Forbes hat trick, as her two-year streak of being the highest-paid actress has been ended by surprise contender Emma Stone. Mostly thanks to the success of La La Land and an uncredited cameo in Popstar: Never Stop Stopping, …

Jennifer Lawrence loses her shit in the trailer for Darren Aronofsky’s Mother!

The full trailer for Darren Aronofsky’s new movie Mother!, dropped in the dead of night by Paramount, manifests whispered insinuations from its teaser, showing visuals to accompany snippets of dialogue edited into that previous promo. That means we get to see Ed Harris and Michelle Pfeiffer as the mystery couple who…

Jessica Chastain in talks to play the villain in X-Men: Dark Phoenix

Back in the day, superhero movies were such a hard sell that studios felt compelled to make them relatively “grounded,” usually by ignoring weirder aspects of a character’s origin or costume. But they’re are so common now that Fox is actually preparing to introduce the Shi’ar in the next X-Men movie. For those who…

Jennifer Lawrence offers her heart in the poster for Darren Aronofsky’s Mother!

The plot of Mother!, the upcoming Darren Aronofsky movie starring Jennifer Lawrence, is still largely unknown, but over the weekend, the project got a gorgeous yet supremely creepy poster. Released on Mother’s Day, the illustration shows Lawrence with a glazed expression and her heart ripped from her body. She holds…

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