Pamela Adlon responds with shock and grief to Better Things co-creator Louis CK's admissions

Pamela Adlon has released a statement today about the allegations and admissions made against and by her long-time collaborator Louis CK this week, stating that she is “devastated” and “grieving” over CK’s statement that several stories recently printed about him in The New York Times—alleging that he masturbated in…

Richard Dreyfuss has been accused of harassing and exposing himself to a colleague in the 1980s

Actor Richard Dreyfuss has now been added to the list of powerful Hollywood men who’ve been accused in recent weeks of sexually harassing (or more) the women in their orbits. According to a new Vulture piece published today, Dreyfuss—who recently made headlines with his public support of his son, Harry, who talked to …

Frances McDormand isn't explaining herself in an exclusive clip from Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

One of the pleasures of Martin McDonaugh’s new drama, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, is getting to see Frances McDormand spar with just about every other actor on screen. McDormand plays Mildred Hayes, a bereaved mother waging war on the small-town police department that’s failed to solve her daughter’s…

TBS suspends production on Louis CK's cop cartoon with Albert Brooks

Deadline reports that TBS has now suspended production on The Cops, its upcoming animated comedy produced by and starring Albert Brooks and Louis CK. News of the suspension comes shortly after FX—which served as a producer on the show—announced that it was cutting all ties with CK, in the wake of sexual harassment…

Hear a track from Under The Skin and Jackie composer Mica Levi's anime score

English musician Mica Levi (formerly of the lo-fi noise-popsters Micachu And The Shapes) has developed a reputation as one of the most interesting composers in film on the strength of her scores for Under The Skin and Jackie, the latter of which earned her an Oscar nomination. But while we’re still waiting for a…

Anthony Edwards says he was molested "for years" by producer Gary Goddard 

Actor Anthony Edwards—currently appearing on Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders but probably best known for his 14-year run on ER—has added his voice to the ever-growing number of celebrities coming forward with their stories of sexual harassment, abuse, and assault. In a painfully personal essay published to

FX has officially cut all ties with Louis CK

FX and its affiliated networks have announced that they’re no longer in the Louis CK business. The network—which said yesterday that its relationship with the TV producer, actor, and stand-up was still “under review,” in light of a New York Times piece in which multiple women accused him of masturbating in front of…

TV favorite Laurie Metcalf's coming to Supergirl

It’s been a real bummer of a news day (or week, or month, or year, insert as appropriate), so we cling to the good stuff when we can. Like, say, learning, courtesy of TVLine, that Laurie Metcalf—who’s been a consistent series highlight for 30 years now, on everything from Roseanne, to Desperate Housewives, to The Big…

Writer says Rolling Stone's Jann Wenner offered him a contract in exchange for sex

Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenner has now been added to the ever-increasing list of men who have recently been accused of sexual harassment. Then-freelance writer Ben Ryan tells BuzzFeed News that when he got a call from Wenner in 2005, he thought it was his big break, telling his father, “the beginning of the end…

Etrigan comes to Death Valley in this The Demon: Hell Is Earth #1 exclusive

DC Comics’ celebration of Jack Kirby’s centennial year is winding down, but it still has new projects to offer in these last months. Kirby creations Etrigan and Jason Blood are back in next week’s The Demon: Hell Is Earth, a new miniseries that takes the body-sharing pair to California’s Death Valley to stop a hellish…

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Ellen Page discusses Brett Ratner harassment, remorse about Woody Allen in lengthy Facebook post

By now it’s safe to assume every female actor in Hollywood has experienced harassment—actually, just assume every female everywhere—but it’s always more helpful to hear it from them directly, in dispiriting detail. This afternoon Ellen Page joined the fray with a lengthy Facebook post sharing her experiences working…

One of the most moving parts of Stranger Things 2 is hiding in plain sight

One of the most moving parts of the Stranger Things 2 (and that’s saying something, considering the season tugged mightily on the heartstrings) was the tender, yet strained, bond between Sheriff Jim Hopper (David Harbour) and Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown). More than just a surrogate father-daughter relationship, the…

Here’s how late-night comedy skirted around Louis CK

Just hours before the release of The New York Times report on the multiple women accusing Louis CK of sexual misconduct, the world-famous comedian canceled both his upcoming film premiere and his appearance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. Fans of the show were likely eager to see how Colbert would handle the…

The BBC halts two Ed Westwick productions in light of rape accusations 

After two women accused Ed Westwick of rape earlier this week, two productions starring the actor have been put on hold. Variety reports that the BBC said today it will not air Ordeal By Innocence, an Agatha Christie special slated for December, as it investigates the allegations. Meanwhile, BBC Two’s White Gold has…