Mannie Holmes

Entertainment Journalist

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I'm a proud pop culture enthusiast, Netflix binge-watcher and Pinkberry addict.

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Variety
12/01/2016
Dev Patel Doesn't Want You to Focus on Wall Street Journal's Kal Penn Mix-Up

"It feels ironic standing here on this rooftop talking about it, but I hope that this film can start a conversation and shed light on a subject matter that people don't really talk about: adoption. There are thousands of stray children on the streets of India," said " Lion" star Dev Patel at the Burberry Beverly Hills flagship store Wednesday night.

Variety
11/06/2015
Tom Hanks at Outfest's Legacy Awards: 'Philadelphia' Was Late

When accepted his Trailblazer Award at the Legacy Awards, presented by Outfest, the actor warmed the room with hoots and hollers at Vibiana in downtown Los Angeles. "How appropriate for this event to be held in a church because I am now going to preach to the choir," Hanks quipped.

Variety
09/02/2015
Is Tom Hardy the Next James Bond?

A betting war is brewing across the pond for who will be the next James Bond. BoyleSports, an online bookmaker based in Ireland, has polled a new contender to take over the franchise, following Daniel Craig's eventual departure. The name is Hardy. Tom Hardy.

Variety
09/10/2015
'Everest' Director: We Need to Make Films That Feel Real

"Everest" director Baltasar Kormákur was feeling on top of the world at the film premiere Wednesday night at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. Kormákur was joyful when he learned that mountaineer Alison Levine called the film trailer the most accurate film portrayal of Earth's highest mo...

Variety
10/24/2015
Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel Salute LGBT Youth at GLSEN Respect Awards

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel were honored at the GLSEN 2015 Respect Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel Friday night. The couple took the stage and donned baseball caps in a nod to Student Advocate of the Year recipient Mars Hallman. "Take them off. We look like another boy band," Timberlake quipped.

Variety
10/15/2015
Evan Peters on His 'AHS: Hotel' Character: 'I Would Be Scared of Me'

After working on "American Horror Story," one may think that Evan Peters has seen it all. The "AHS" veteran revealed that playing his darkest character within the franchise made the fifth installment especially chilling. Peters plays mass murderer and builder of the Hotel Cortez, Mr. James March.

Variety
10/27/2015
Quincy Jones Shares Wisdom at Paley Center's Tribute to African-Americans in TV

"We have to continue to fight to tell our stories our way, " Quincy Jones preached to a filled ballroom at the Beverly Wilshire Monday night. Many wise words were shared during the evening as The Paley Center honored the icon during its Tribute to African-American Achievements in Television event.

Variety
07/08/2015
Blaine Gibson, Disney Theme Parks Sculptor & Animator, Dies at 97

Blaine Gibson, who began working at the Walt Disney Studios animation department in 1939 and later directed the sculpture of every U.S. president, up to George W. Bush, in "The Hall of Fame of Presidents" at the Walt Disney World Resort, died on July 5 from an age-related illness.

Variety
07/10/2015
Bill Cosby, Donald Trump Stars to Remain on Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has firmly dispelled any rumors that the stars dedicated to Bill Cosby and Donald Trump would be removed from the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "The answer is no," said Leron Gubler, Hollywood Chamber of Commerce president and CEO.

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