The actor talks New Year’s resolutions and what informs his work, from street thugs to Star Wars
In 1981, it was no walk in the park to live in New York City. Over the course of 12 months, the city was reportedly home to over 2,000 murders and more robberies than ever previously committed. Cupcake shops were not opening on a regular basis. In director J.C. Chandor’s A ... More
Laura Donnelly on Outlander, the perks of stardom and her Broadway debut opposite Hugh Jackman
When The River came across the pond, most of the London production of playwright Jez Butterworth’s latest work—including leading man Dominic West—was left behind. That wasn’t the case for Laura Donnelly. The Irish-born actress has the distinction of being the only player to appear in the show in London and on Broadway, ... More
The Hollywood legend chooses two trés chic timepieces
For watch and fashion geeks, this photo of Drew Barrymore (at a party for Refinery29.com in December) wearing two watches at once is heaven. Who amongst us hasn’t been faced with the hard choice of deciding which watch to wear? For Barrymore, the solution is simple: why choose at all? ... More
The ingénue band behind the hit song “Cool Kids” thinks their generation has some growing pains—plus, listen to the playlist they’re growing up with now
“So, what’s it like to be the ‘cool kids’ now?”
This question, according to Sydney Sierota, the lead vocalist of Echosmith, is her pet peeve. It’s in reference to Echosmith’s hit track “Cool Kids,” which rocketed up the charts last year, shooting the L.A.-based band of four siblings to unexpected fame.
“I ... More
Grace Gealey on her role as a high-powered music exec on Fox’s newest series
When Empire, the new series from Lee Daniels, premieres on Jan. 7, it’ll be not only something to watch, but something to listen to. The Fox series brings viewers into the world of Lucious Lyon, a ferocious hip-hop mogul whose fading health means major changes for his entire operation. In ... More
For a certain set of savvy stars, the role of entrepreneur can be the most lucrative one of all
Find out how sports stars rake it in off the field, how models take their spending accounts to the next level off the catwalk and how actors inflate their bank accounts off-screen. Here, DuJour breaks down the mega-millions one star at a time.
Mozart in the Jungle star Saffron Burrows on the dark side of life in the orchestra
On the surface, an orchestra is a thing of beauty. It’s a well-oiled machine made of highly trained cogs all working together to churn out some of the world’s most listenable music. Behind the scenes, well, that’s a different story.
On Amazon’s new series Mozart in the Jungle—premiering December ... More
Having kicked off the year with a triumphant awards season, the actor considers her options
She’s been working steadily for two decades and has spent most of that time at the very top of her industry, having gained worldwide fame and acclaim. Yet, during an interview conducted on a sun-bathed terrace at the Splendido resort in Portofino, Italy, Cate Blanchett seems as utterly open to ... More