Lockdown: Hollywood in the Time of Coronavirus

Amr Waked
Helen HoehneJune 25, 2020

Hulu’s hit show Ramy centers around the modern-day Arab-American Muslim experience in New Jersey. Alongside creator Ramy Youssef, the series stars...

A child wathing TV during the pandemic, June 2020
Elisabeth SeredaJune 18, 2020

As summer TV looks sad, if not bleak amidst reruns and a lack of original programming due to the pandemic shutdown, there seems to be a clearer...

Kim Cattrall
Elisabeth SeredaJune 12, 2020

It was all planned out. Kim Cattrall had started the PR-Tour for her new network series Filthy Rich – she is not only playing the lead but also a...

Actor Tom Rhys Harries
Adam TanswellJune 11, 2020

When COVID-19 shut down entertainment venues across the globe, Welsh actor Tom Rhys Harries was only five performances into a three-month run of a...

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A scene from American idol
Elisabeth SeredaJune 10, 2020

Can live shows survive without being live? For the past almost three months, networks have been exploring that exact question while experimenting...

Actress Shoreh Agdashloo
Helen HoehneJune 5, 2020

In 2009, Iranian American actress Shohreh Aghdashloo became the first Iranian woman to win an Emmy for her performance as Saddam Hussein’s wife in...

Curtiss Cook
Helen HoehneMay 27, 2020

Curtiss Cook was a single father of three, who had to go on welfare at one point before his acting career took off. Now he stars in Showtime’s hit...

Sarah Wayne Callies
Helen HoehneMay 21, 2020

Sarah Wayne Callies had already appeared on shows like The Walking Dead, Prison Break, and Colony but was considering quitting acting. Then the...

Zoë Chao
Elisa LeonelliMay 20, 2020

Zoë Chao plays Dakota Johnson’s best friend in The High Note (Focus) with Tracee Ellis Ross, directed by Nisha Ganatra, who had directed Late...

Sean Penn
Tina Jøhnk ChristensenMay 18, 2020

When the COVID-19 health crisis hit California hard, Sean Penn was not going to stay at home and do nothing. He knew there was a need for help...