The actor on keeping things light, being moved to tears and everything in between on the set of Short Term 12
John Gallagher Jr. knows a thing or two about drama. The actor, currently starring in HBO’s The Newsroom, has had his share of emotionally charged roles both onscreen and in the theater. For his latest film, Short Term 12, from writer and director Destin Daniel Cretton, Gallagher had to dig deep ... More
Discussing TV's shift to the dark side with Mark Strong, who reprises his role on AMC's new show Low Winter Sun
Forgive Mark Strong if he's experiencing a bit of déjà vu. With the premiere of his new AMC series, Low Winter Sun, premiering August 11, the actor—you probably recognize him from countless bad-guy roles—is reprising a role he last played in 2006. Well, sort of.
In the new Low Winter ... More
Now nominated for her work on The Good Wife, Carrie Preston looks forward to September and back on that one True Blood episode
For a few million fans of Sunday night vampire antics, Carrie Preston is beloved as Arlene Fowler, a fiery redheaded waitress and one of True Blood's longest surviving humans. If fangs aren't quite your thing, Preston might be familiar for her role as scattered but brilliant lawyer Elsbeth Tascioni on ... More
At 75, the award-winning actor does double duty at the Stratford Festival—and isn't retiring anytime soon
Brian Dennehy might be best known for his work on TV and film, but the actor's no stranger to the stage. Indeed Dennehy's done plenty of time on Broadway as well as walking the planks in Chicago and other theater towns. This summer, the actor's putting his theatrical side on ... More
The Broadway star talks to DuJour about originating her newest role—and why she doesn't go on dates
A first date can be a frightening thing. For actress Krysta Rodriguez, her new Broadway show First Date, now in previews, started similarly.
“This project came across my desk, which I had honestly never heard of,” the actress, who played Ana Vargas in the second, final season of the ... More
Your midweek catch-up session for the most notable news in fashion, retail and beauty
The world of style is a rapidly spinning cycle of designer collaborations, label shakeups and seasonal trend reports. For the fashion inclined who don’t have time to sift through the style-blog beast, we’ve rounded up the latest need-to-know newsmakers. Here are the high points in style for the week ... More
The Newsroom actor on his bumpy road to stardom—and how he wouldn’t have had it any other way
There's nothing particularly "Hollywood" about Newsroom star Thomas Sadoski, save for the slick Ray Ban aviators he removes once we're inside Victor's Delicatessen in the Hollywood Hills, his favorite low-key spot for grabbing a cup of matzo ball soup or what he calls a "New York quality" Pastrami sandwich. His ... More
Superstar chef Paul Liebrandt loosens up with his latest restaurant in Williamsburg
Paul Liebrandt's Corton is easily one of Manhattan's toniest restaurants. The Tribeca eatery earned two Michelin stars for its $155-per-person tasting menu and is consistently spoken of as one of the hottest tickets in town. It is, needless to say, a very fancy place. So tongues have been ... More
Your cheat sheet to the next seven days in the arts—highbrow and low (plus everything in between)
Each week, there's an avalanche of upcoming albums, films, books, theater and art—from monumental new voices in culture to guilty pleasures worth indulging in. We're here to help narrow down what deserves your attention. Our picks for the week of July 8th are below:
The Album: On his sophomore album ... More
What it's like starring in a Stephen King-created world—and how it changed real life for the rising actress
There aren't many things that pawn shops, Stephen King and the White House have in common. But if you're paying attention to pop culture this month, you'll see that they do share one thing: the striking Canadian actress Rachelle Lefevre.
In addition to her role in the just-released White House Down ... More