'Batwoman' casts Javicia Leslie to take over the superhero mantle
Javicia Leslie will be the new series lead on the CW's "Batwoman." She will play Ryan Wilder, who will take over from Kate Kane (Ruby Rose).latimes.com
What's on TV Thursday: 'Blindspot'; coronavirus; MLS Soccer
What's on TV Thursday, July 9: "Blindspot"; coronavirus; MLS Soccer; season finale of "In the Dark"; season finale of "Burden of Truth."latimes.com
With 'Stateless,' Cate Blanchett tackles the 'human drama' of immigration
Cate Blanchett talks about "Stateless," her Netflix drama about Australia's refugee crisis.latimes.com
Oprah Winfrey and Lionsgate to adapt slavery series '1619 Project' for TV and film
"The 1619 Project," the New York Times' award-winning series created by Nikole Hannah-Jones to examine slavery's legacy, will be adapted for TV and film.latimes.com
Comedian D.L. Hughley on having COVID-19: 'What I had was passing the hell out'
D.L. Hughley talked to "Jimmy Kimmel Live" guest host Anthony Anderson about his COVID-19 diagnosis following Hughley's onstage collapse last month.latimes.com
'Unbelievable' remains 'the hardest thing I've ever done' for Kaitlyn Dever
Nearly a year later, 'Unbelievable,' the story of a teen's rape case, still has people reaching out to star Kaitlyn Dever.latimes.com
Octavia Spencer's passions guide her to 'Truth Be Told' and 'Self Made'
Two projects, 'Truth Be Told' and 'Self Made: The Life of Madam C.J. Walker,' give Octavia Spencer the chance to explore different genres.latimes.com
Jean Smart details how 'Watchmen' 'was a gift as an actor'
Jean Smart is awed by 'Watchmen's' prophetic storytelling and relished the retelling of the 'Designing Women' pilot episodelatimes.com
Da'Vine Joy Randolph doesn't need Hollywood's affirmation: 'If you're on board, cool'
"High Fidelity" and "Dolemite Is My Name" star Da'Vine Joy Randolph discusses Black women in Hollywood and the prospects for racial justice in the industry.latimes.com
What's on TV Wednesday: 'Tough as Nails' on CBS; MLS Soccer
What's on TV Wednesday, July 8: "Tough as Nails" on CBS; MLS Soccerlatimes.com
Don Lemon to Terry Crews: Start your own movement if you think all Black lives matter
CNN anchor Don Lemon invited Terry Crews to discuss the actor's recent Black Lives Matter tweets, leading to a heated debate about the movement's merits.latimes.com
No more 'stupid pet tricks': How coronavirus changed James Corden's late-night style
'Late Late Show' host James Corden talks Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, David Letterman and how his own hosting style has evolved amid the novel coronavirus crisis.latimes.com
A 'Hair Love' series from Oscar winner Matthew A. Cherry is coming to HBO Max
Director Matthew A. Cherry is looking for Black voice actors to cast in "Young Love," a new series inspired by his Oscar-winning short film, "Hair Love."latimes.com
For its largely LGBT writers room, 'Love, Victor's' queerest episode was personal
In "Boys' Trip," Hulu spinoff series "Love, Victor" expands the range of queer identities in the movie "Love, Simon" — thanks to the writers' own experiences.latimes.com
Tom Hanks baffled by people who don't take COVID-19 seriously: 'It's killing people'
"Look, there's no law against ignorance. It's not illegal to have opinions that are wrong," COVID-19 survivor Tom Hanks said in a "Today" interview Tuesday.latimes.com
'Noah's Arc' returns for a 15-year reunion, offering good advice on coronavirus
The cast of 'Noah's Arc,' the trailblazing Logo series that centered on gay Black men in L.A., reunited Sunday with fresh takes on unprecedented times.latimes.com
Did he or didn't he? The cast talks about making 'Defending Jacob'
Chris Evans, Michelle Dockery and Jaeden Martell like the ambiguity of the series that revolves around a teen's guilt or innocence in a murder.latimes.com
Emmy 2020 predictions, limited series: All 'Watchmen' all the time
Tackling America's stain of racism, HBO's tour de force 'Watchmen' edges out other fine work to take front-runner status in the Emmy race for limited series.latimes.com
For Israeli actress Shira Haas, starring in 'Unorthodox' has been 'a gift for me'
Shira Haas, who also stars in the Netflix series 'Shtisel,' found many similarities with her Hasidic character in 'Unorthodox'latimes.com
'Normal People' stars can't wait until they can go out for a beer and dance together
Paul Mescal and Daisy Edgar-Jones live just a couple miles apart but feel worlds away with self-isolation. Dance music -- or maybe some ABBA -- is in their futurelatimes.com
Mark Ruffalo shape shifts as twins for moving HBO journey of self-discovery
In HBO's Emmy-contending limited series "I Know This Much Is True," the veteran actor faces some of his most difficult challenges.latimes.com