After 'Ozark' role, Tom Pelphrey is on Hollywood's radar
NEW YORK (AP) — “Ozark” will drop its final seven episodes of the series April 29, wrapping up the story of a couple, played by Jason Bateman and Laura Linney (Marty and Wendy Byrde), whose family moves to Missouri and descends deeper and deeper into a life of money laundering, drugs and murder. Tom Pelphrey (Ben) is no longer on the show, but his character has made a lasting imprint. Pelphrey's character was introduced in season three as Wendy's brother.news.yahoo.com
Jennifer Garner named Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year
Jennifer Garner has been named Woman of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals, based not just on her career as an actor, but also because of her record as a philanthropist and entrepreneur, the organization said Thursday. Garner, 49, will be the guest of honor at a parade through Harvard Square, followed by a roast at which she will receive her pudding pot, the theater troupe said in a statement. Hasty Pudding Theatricals, which dates to 1844 and bills itself the third oldest theater group in the world, established its Woman of the Year award in 1951 to honor people who have made “lasting and impressive contributions to the world of entertainment."news.yahoo.com
A sweep for ‘Schitt’s Creek,’ ‘Succession’ tops Emmy Awards
(The Television Academy and ABC Entertainment via AP)LOS ANGELES – “Schitt's Creek,” the little Canadian show about a fish-out-of-water family, made history at Sunday's Emmy Awards with a comedy awards sweep, something even TV greats including “Frasier” and “Modern Family” failed to achieve. The awards for Pop TV's “Schitt's Creek” included best comedy series and trophies for its stars, including Catherine O'Hara and father-son Eugene and Daniel Levy. Moments later, his son won the award for comedy writing for “Schitt's Creek” episode, then shared a directing award and captured the supporting actor comedy trophy. As “Schitt’s Creek” gobbled up comedy awards, that left acclaimed “Insecure” and its creator Issa Rae empty-handed. But Black stories, Black performances and Black Lives Matter,” he said, urging Kimmel to shout with him.
Oops, says Emmy: 'This Is Us' actor gets award after mix-up
(The Television Academy via AP)LOS ANGELES – In a virtual Emmys version of the wrong-winner Oscars gaffe, Ron Cephas Jones’ guest actor award for “This Is Us” was announced for another nominee, Jason Bateman. In a voice-over announcement, Bateman was declared the winner for his guest appearance on HBO's “The Outsider,” while the screen displayed Jones' name. He expressed delight when learning that the pair made Emmy history as the first father and daughter to win in the same year. More than 100 cameras are being deployed to nominees at home and elsewhere so winners can accept their award in real time. Other winners Saturday included Eddie Murphy, whose return to “Saturday Night Live” after more than three decades earned the star his first Emmy Award, for guest comedy series actor.
'Ozark' Returning to Netflix With Enhanced Fourth and Final Season
The expanded season will feature 14 episodes instead of the usual 10, and will air in two parts, seven episodes each. "A super sized season means super sized problems for the Byrdes," teased Bateman, who portrays financial advisor turned money launderer Marty Byrde on the series. pic.twitter.com/otIoUeTXyH Netflix (@netflix) June 30, 2020"We're so happy Netflix recognized the importance of giving Ozark more time to end the Byrdes' saga right," added executive producer and showrunner Chris Mundy. As we patiently wait for more details on the forthcoming final season, including a premiere date, hear more from the cast and crew in the video below. RELATED CONTENT:'Ozark': Tom Pelphrey on Shaking Up Season 3 (Exclusive)Jordana Spiro Talks Pressure-Filled Ozark Season 2 and Directorial Debut (Exclusive)Jason Bateman on Making the Unsettling 'Authentic' in 'Ozark' Season 2 (Exclusive)
Stars step out for "Horrible Bosses 2"
Stars step out for "Horrible Bosses 2" Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis return for the sequel to their 2011 hit comedy in "Horrible Bosses 2." Also, fans are getting their first look at "Pitch Perfect 2." Suzanne Marques reports on the day's top entertainment stories.cbsnews.com