The upcoming Netflix drama series Away will hit the air this fall. The series stars Hilary Swank as Emma Green, an American astronaut and former Navy pilot who’s described as “headstrong, empathetic and highly intelligent.” Emma is the commander of the first mission to Mars. But as she prepares her international crew for the mission, but struggles with leaving behind her husband, Matt (Josh Charles), and teenage daughter, Lex (Talitha Bateman), for three years. Rounding out the cast is Mark Ivanir, Ato Essandoh, Ray Panthaki, Vivian Wu, and Monique Curnen.
Forbes that the virus’s cure lies in prayer.” data-reactid=”23″ type=”text”>In a wide-ranging interview with Forbes, Kanye West revealed that he contracted the coronavirus in late February and confirmed his run for President. West has been at his Wyoming home with family for most of the quarantine, and didn’t mention how he might have contracted the virus. However, he did open up about what he believes is the cure. “We pray. We pray for the freedom,” he told the publication. “It’s all about God. We need to stop doing things that make God mad.”
After revealing that she was considering the role of a transgender man, Halle Berry received backlash from those who argued that cisgender actors should not play transgender characters. Now Berry has released a statement on Twitter, apologizing for considering the role and announcing that she would withdraw herself from consideration.
Comedian Rickey Smiley revealed that his daughter Aaryn, 19, was shot three times in Houston over 4th of July weekend. Smiley, 51, said on an episode of the Rickey Smiley Morning Show, “I wasn’t even going to say anything about this. I’ve been dealing with this all morning, sitting up here with butterflies in my stomach trying to do the show. My youngest daughter was shot last night. She’s in the hospital right now.” Smiley added, “I’m just so angry right now. I go to bed … I woke up to text messages. I’ve got to do the show, I’m trying to focus and trying to do the show. … She’s laying up in the hospital, probably going to have to go through surgery. She’s crying, she’s scared. I can’t get to her. I just hate it.”
Netflix announced Monday that the acclaimed comedy Dead to Me will return for a third and final season. However, the streaming service also announced it had formed a multi-year partnership with series creator Liz Feldman for original series and other projects.