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Octavia Spencer

  1. truth be told
    Truth Be Told’s Creator Wanted to Show True Crime’s ‘Ripple Effect’With the new Apple TV+ series starring Octavia Spencer, creator and showrunner Nichelle Tramble Spellman set out to explore true crime’s gray areas.
  2. tv review
    Truth Be Told Tells an Underwhelming Crime TaleThe Apple TV+ series starring Octavia Spencer as a true-crime podcaster sounds great on paper, but is a classic case of prestige-TV overreach.
  3. trailer mix
    Truth Be Told Trailer: Octavia Spencer Is a Crime Podcaster Named Poppy ParnellPoppy Parnell is going to set the record straight.
  4. trailer mix
    Onward Trailer: Pixar’s Tale of Blue Brotherly LoveSee it in theaters March 6.
  5. movie review
    Luce Review: Doubt Everything and AnythingJ.C. Lee’s eerie story demands to be discussed, debated, embraced, or (perhaps) rejected.
  6. unsolved mysteries
    Luke Evans Knows You’re Wondering If That’s His Actual Dick in MaThe actor took to Twitter to remind us that he goes full-frontal in the horror film.
  7. trailer mix
    The Luce Trailer Stars Octavia Spencer, Naomi Watts, and Suburban Psycho-WarfareSomeone’s lying.
  8. movie review
    Ma Is Too Muddled a Slasher Flick to WorkThe Octavia Spencer–led slasher flick places the mammy archetype in a horror context, to mixed results.
  9. superheroes
    Octavia Spencer and Melissa McCarthy Powers Combine for Netflix’s Thunder ForceMcCarthy’s husband Life of the Party director Ben Falcone will write and direct the original film.
  10. trailer mix
    Ma Trailer: Octavia Spencer Terrorizes TeensDon’t accept an invitation to a stranger’s basement!
  11. sundance 2019
    Octavia Spencer Does Not Want to Host the Oscars, But We Tried“Oh, Jesus.”
  12. vulture lists
    Every Apple TV Show in Development Right NowReese Witherspoon is basically the queen of Apple.
  13. casting
    New Pixar Movie Snags Tom Holland, Chris Pratt, and Julia Louis-DreyfusA pair of teen elves set out to find magic.
  14. the industry
    Octavia Spencer Headed to Netflix As Black Beauty Mogul Madam C. J. WalkerThe eight-part limited series follows the life of America’s first self-made female millionaire.
  15. tv
    Hidden Figures Is Coming to TelevisionHow many John Glenns can we send into space? Let’s find out.
  16. Octavia Spencer, Tig Notaro, Tom Segura, and Iliza Shlesinger Join the […]An upcoming comedy starring Mark Wahlberg is rounding out its cast, which includes several standups. According to The Hollywood Reporter, […]
  17. Octavia Spencer Is Blessing the Horror Genre With the New Thriller MaThe psychological thriller will reunite her with the director of The Help.
  18. power moves
    Jessica Chastain Went Full Miss Sloane to Get Octavia Spencer Huge Salary BoostChastain isn’t a hard-boiled Washington lobbyist, but she did learn to negotiate like one for a movie.
  19. Octavia Spencer Was Mistaken for Mo’NiqueBy a grandma.
  20. seasons greetings
    Joy to the World, Jessica Chastain and Octavia Spencer to Star in Holiday ComedyThe movie “follows two women fighting the elements to make it home for Christmas.”
  21. apple
    Octavia Spencer to Star in Apple Series About Our True-Crime-Podcast ObsessionBased on Kathleen Barber’s novel Are You Sleeping.
  22. Did Octavia Spencer’s ‘SNL’ Episode Have the Best Cold Open Ever? Since Saturday Night Live’s last episode, a lot has happened – Oscar drama, Russia drama, Obama drama – so it was anyone’s guess how they’d […]
  23. last night on late night
    Octavia Spencer Ready to Profit Off People Not Telling Black Movies Apart on SNLGet ready for that moon fence.
  24. last night on late night
    This ‘Catchphrase’ Game Makes a Case for a John Lithgow–Octavia Spencer FilmCeleb-studded Tonight Show game, or Lithgow-Spencer film pitch? You decide.
  25. roll clip!
    Watch Octavia Spencer’s Joyful Saturday Night Live PromoThis feels right.
  26. Octavia Spencer to Host ‘SNL’ on March 4thOver the weekend, NBC revealed the next Saturday Night Live host of the season, and it’s another first-timer. SNL revealed that Oscar nominee […]
  27. saturday night live
    Octavia Spencer to Host Saturday Night Live in MarchNo musical guest, though.
  28. screen actors guild awards
    Taraji P. Henson’s SAG Speech for Hidden Figures“The shoulders of the women that we stand on are three American heroes.”
  29. good deeds
    Octavia Spencer Buys Up Hidden Figures ScreeningResidents of Central L.A., this is for you.
  30. last night on late night
    Octavia Spencer Explains Her Obama ShockAnd the time she lost a bet over his election.
  31. surprise!
    Here Is a Very Good Photo of Octavia Spencer Being Surprised by Barack ObamaDon’t leave us, Barack!
  32. trailer mix
    The New Hidden Figures Trailer Is Damn InspiringIt’s the story of the unsung heroes behind John Glenn’s space mission.
  33. the oscar for best original song goes to...
    Pharrell Performs Hidden Figures Soundtrack “Together we’ll fly / But no more runnin.’”
  34. Janelle Monáe Talks About Her New Movie Role“It is so important, that we as women, African-American women, tell our stories.”
  35. movies
    Movie Review: Black or White Has Big Ideas But Not Much HumanityBlack or White isn’t so much an offensive movie as it is a pointless one.
  36. chat room
    Here’s Why Octavia Spencer is Everyone’s Best FriendPure delight.
  37. casting couch
    Octavia Spencer Joins Divergent SequelAs a nice person.
  38. these reboots were made for walking
    NBC Bails on Murder, She Wrote RebootThough the network could revisit it in the future.
  39. beefs
    Angela Lansbury Is Not Okay With the New Murder, She Wrote“I wish [Octavia Spencer] well, but I wish it wasn’t in Murder, She Wrote.”
  40. pilots
    Octavia Spencer Is Rebooting Murder, She Wrote NBC has given it a pilot order.
  41. chat room
    Octavia Spencer on Paradise, Singing Radiohead“I had heard of Radiohead, but I’d never really heard any of their songs until this [movie].”
  42. party chat
    Octavia Spencer Has Never Seen The WireMichael B. Jordan: “I’m actually disrespected.”
  43. last night on late night
    No Scientology Invite for Russell BrandPlus: Tom Cruise loved Jon Stewart’s Hillary Clinton joke, and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
  44. chat room
    Octavia Spencer on Smashed and Her Illusory Oscar Bump“I thought my phone would be ringing a lot, and it wasn’t.”
  45. casting
    Octavia Spencer Heads to Baggage ClaimA romantic comedy starring Paula Patton.
  46. casting
    Octavia Spencer Circles Controversial DramaAbout a racially charged police shooting.
  47. oscars 2012
    Watch Oprah’s Post-Oscars Interviews With Octavia Spencer and Viola DavisWho needs a silly Vanity Fair party, right? Right???
  48. fugging it up
    Fug Girls: The Best and Worst Outfits at the 2012 OscarsThe best rebound, the worst homage, and more red-carpet hits and misses.
  49. last night on late night
    Men Are Now Terrified of Sleeping With Michelle DockeryPlus: Denzel Washington dazzled the senses out of Octavia Spencer in one of those adorable high-school-crush moments, and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
  50. Octavia Spencer, Viola Davis Join Sci-Fi FilmsThe Help costars are rocketing into the future.
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