January 5, 2020 2:27PM PT Christian Bale and Russell Crowe are among the Golden Globe Award nominees who will not make the ceremony at the Beverly Hilton tonight because real life intervened. Crowe, nommed for his work as Roger Ailes in the Showtime miniseries “The Loudest Voice,” opted to remain in his native Australia. The…
Crowe, nommed for his work as Roger Ailes in the Showtime miniseries “The Loudest Voice,” opted to remain in his native Australia. The actor has property in the country that is gravely threatened by wildfires raging in Australia. The magnitude of the destruction has spurred calls from the industry to do more to address the issue of climate change, which is seen as a cause of the severe firestorms that have also enveloped areas of Southern and Northern California in recent years.
Sources exclusively tell Variety that Bale, nominated for his work as race car driver Ken Miles in “Ford v Ferarri,” is unable to make it to the Hilton because he has come down with a bad case of the flu. The British actor, who lives in Los Angeles, was out of the country on vacation for the holidays when he became ill. A source close to the situation said the actor was advised that he should not fly for medical reasons.
The 77th Golden Globes, hosted by Ricky Gervais, airs live on NBC at 8 pm. ET/5 p.m. PST.
A Ferrari appeared to lose control and rammed into Lisa Vanderpump’s restaurant Pump on Sunday afternoon, forcing its closure for the afternoon. The restaurant, which is featured on Bravo’s “Vanderpump Rules,” is located in West Hollywood on Santa Monica Boulevard between Robertson and San Vicente Boulevards. The high-end silver sports car crashed through the patio […]
Christian Bale and Russell Crowe are among the Golden Globe Award nominees who will not make the ceremony at the Beverly Hilton tonight because real life intervened. Crowe, nommed for his work as Roger Ailes in the Showtime miniseries “The Loudest Voice,” opted to remain in his native Australia. The actor has property in the […]
The Golden Globes, Hollywood’s unofficial start to awards season, will kick off Sunday, Jan. 5. Ricky Gervais is returning to host the annual ceremony that celebrates the best in movies and television. Netflix is expected to rule at the 77th show after the streaming service reigned supreme in terms of nominations, leading on the film […]
The 77th annual Golden Globe Awards show will air live on Sunday, Jan. 5, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT from the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. NBC will broadcast the three-hour event while also streaming it live on NBC’s website and app for those with a cable subscription log-in. Individuals without a cable […]
Golden Globe nominee Patricia Arquette is wondering whether Ricky Gervais has apologized yet for some of his recent tweets that have been deemed transphobic. “I think it’s a really important conversation for everybody to have. Obviously, I have very strong feelings about protecting the trans community,” Arquette told Variety‘s Marc Malkin on the red carpet […]
Newly knighted Sir Sam Mendes mixed with onscreen sovereigns (from “The Crown” and “Game of Thrones”) and Hollywood royalty (Ava DuVernay, Clint Eastwood, Brad Pitt, Martin Scorsese) at the 20th annual AFI Awards, presented Jan. 4 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills. Mendes was there representing “1917,” one of the 22 film and […]
This year’s Golden Globes Awards takes place just three days after the United States air strike in Iraq that killed Gen. Qassem Suleimani, Iran’s top military leader. The move escalated tensions in the Middle East and led to the promise of retaliation by Iran, but for now there’s no credible threat to the L.A. region, […]