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Sharon Stone shares a kiss with a mystery man backstage while arriving at the Hollywood Reporter TV Talks & 92Y Present: HBO’s Mosaic held on Tuesday (January 16) in New York City.

The 59-year-old actress was joined at the event by her Mosaic co-stars Garrett HedlundJennifer FerrinDevin RatrayFrederick Weller and writer Ed Solomon.

In MosaicSharon plays Olivia Lake, a notable children’s author and illustrator whose career makes her something of a celebrity in her mountain resort town. On New Year’s Day, she vanishes, leaving behind a blood-stained studio for detective Nate Henry (Devin) to investigate.

The series comes with the release of the Mosaic app, where you can choose what point-of-view from which to follow the story and to, in effect, build your own experience from the material Soderbergh and Solomon created.

The six-part limited series premieres January 22 on HBO.


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Kerry Washington looks stunning on the red carpet at the 2018 Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday (January 7) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 40-year-old actress was joined at the event by her husband Nnamadi Asomugha, who walked the red carpet separately.

During the show, Kerry joined Garrett Hedlund on stage to present an award.

FYI: Kerry is wearing a Prabal Gurunggown, Roger Vivier shoes, and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry. Garrett is wearing a Salvatore Ferragamo tuxedo with a Montblanc timepiece and cuff links.


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Kristen Bell is picture perfect while striking a pose at the 2018 Golden Globe Awards Nominations Announcement held on Monday morning (December 11) in Los Angeles.

The 37-year-old Bad Moms Christmasstar along with Garrett HedlundSharon Stone and Alfre Woodard gathered bright and early to announce this year’s nominees.

Also in attendance was Dwayne Johnson‘s daughter Simone, who was recently named Golden Globe Ambassador – a title formerly known as Miss Golden Globes up until this year. She will help during the ceremony next year by ushering presenters on and off stage and handing out awards.

The 2018 Golden Globes are set to air on Sunday, January 7. Seth Meyers has been announced as the host – Check out the full list of nominees here!

FYI: Kristen is wearing a Roland Mouret dress, Christian Louboutin shoes and Sarah Hendler earrings. Garrett is wearing a Strong Suit suit.


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No one is more qualified to sing Mary J. Blige‘s praises than Garrett Hedlund, who celebrated her Golden Globe-nominated role as a supporting actress in Mudbound Monday.

E! News had the chance to catch up with the star after he, along with Kristen BellSharon Stone and Alfre Woodard, announced the 2018 Golden Globe Nominations at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

During their time working together on Dee Rees‘ WWII film, Hedlund said  he saw Blige dedicate herself to her role of Florence. “She stripped off a lot of layers in this film,” he said, “so I am happy for her people to get to see her and see everything that Dee Rees did.”

Of his friend, the 33-year-old said, “She did a wonderful job in this film and I am very happy to see her get the accolades that she deserves.”

Blige’s Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress comes on the heels of her winning the Hollywood Breakout Performance for the Hollywood Film Awards. In her speech, the singer said, “I cannot begin to tell you how honored I am to you receive this award.”

In addition to her supporting actress nomination, Blige’s song “Mighty River,” which she sung for the Netflix film, was also nominated for Best Original Song for a Motion Picture. This comes as no surprise, as the star has numerous awards for her musical talents.

The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards will air live, coast-to-coast, on NBC Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at 8 p.m. ET.


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Robert PattinsonGarrett Hedlund, and Jesse Williams pose on the red carpet at the 2017 GQ Men of the Year Party held at the Chateau Marmont on Thursday (December 7) in West Hollywood, Calif.

There were lots of hot guys in attendance at the party, including Suicide Squad‘s Jai Courtney with girlfriend Mecki DentInsecure‘s Jay EllisLimitless‘ Jake McDormanStar Trek‘s Zachary QuintoEmpire‘s Jussie SmollettNew Girl‘s Lamorne Morris, and Detroit‘s Laz Alonso.

Garrett is wearing a Brunello Cucinelli suit.


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Garrett Hedlund is all smiles while speaking on stage during the Hammer Museum presents The Contenders 2017: Mudbound held at the Hammer Museum on Monday (December 4) in Los Angeles.

The 33-year-old actor was joined at the event by his co-stars Mary J. BligeJason ClarkeJason Mitchell, director Dee Rees and MoMA Chief Curator of Film, Rajendra Roy, who moderated the Q&A following the screening.

Struggling to survive, the Second World War-era film follows two families who work the same land in the Mississippi Delta but live worlds apart.

“It still makes you very sick when you have to sit there during those difficult scenes. The racial slurs are being thrown around… you never get over that,” Garret recently expressed. “Some scenes, especially towards the end [of the movie], can make you sick to your stomach. You go home afterwards, and it’s quite stressful. It is what it is, and everybody knew what we were getting into. It’s bone-chilling, but it’s a portrait of the south in these times. It’s as unsentimental and as real as possible.”

Mudbound is available on Netflix now!


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Jake Gyllenhaal poses for a photo with Carey Mulligan at a special screening and reception for her Netflix movie Mudbound on Tuesday (November 28) at Bistro Milano in New York City.

Also in attendance at the event were Carey‘s co-stars Garrett HedlundMary J. BligeJason Clarke, and Jason Mitchell, as well as writer/director Dee Rees.

Throughout awards season, something that big stars often do is host events to support the films they loved the most and it’s clear that Jake is throwing his support behind Mudbound!

Go watch the movie now on Netflix.


Dee Rees’s new Netflix epic, Mudbound, starts with two brothers, Henry and Jamie McAllan (Jason Clarke and Garrett Hedlund), digging a grave in the rural parts of Mississippi for their recently deceased father. They come to discover the land they are digging up was previously that of a slave’s grave. Henry halts the digging, and without a single ounce of remorse in his voice, exclaims: “I ain’t burying my father in no slave’s grave. Nothing he would have hated more.”

Directly after Henry’s proclamation, thunder cracks, and a storm rains down upon them. It is a striking sign of things to come.

Mudbound is many things. It is a film rooted in love, family and friendship, and one that shows the difficulty in returning home from war as a completely scarred and radically different person. But more than anything, it is an examination of a post-WWII era in America that was defined by racial hatred and inequality; an America where white supremacy dominated the logic of a nation and divided it. 

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Mudbound follows the lives of one black family and one white family as they become intertwined during and after WWII in Mississippi. The Jacksons, led by the husband and wife duo of Hap and Florence (Rob Morgan and Mary J. Blige), tend to their farm and try to co-exist peacefully within a town where racism is never more than a couple hundred feet away. Their path is altered when Henry and his gentle wife Laura (Carey Mulligan) move onto the same farmland and try to set up a life for themselves.

They are joined by the unpleasant, outspoken and incredibly prejudiced Pappy, the father of Henry and Jamie. Both families struggle to adjust to one another and make their way out of poverty, all while waiting for Jamie and Ronsel (the Jacksons’ son, played by Jason Mitchell) to return home from war. When they do return, Ronsel has acquired an enlightened view of the world. The two young men strike up a bond and ceremonious friendship, one which isn’t defined by the colour of their skin.

There is an external and internal struggle within each of these six main characters. The pain they all must grapple with daily, from war to poverty to racism, is written in the anguish that covers their faces, and the mud that often covers their clothing. Their thoughts are vocalized through overlapping narrations, which are mixed and matched from each character at different points. Blige’s Florence conveys the harsh realities of being a black woman during that time, while Mulligan’s Laura also shows what it is like to live under a repressive, patriarchal rooftop. And Ronsel, who is turned away and scorned by every white person aside from Jamie, tells viewers what it feels like to constantly have insurmountable odds as a black man in an unfair, white world.

The most jarring moment in Mudbound comes close to the end, and involves the Ku Klux Klan and an incredibly disturbing lynching. I won’t say much about the scene, but I will note that it was one of the most powerful sequences I have seen in film in recent memory. Rees uses this scene in particular (and the film as a whole) to force the viewer to contemplate the parallels in racism existing in that era and this one.

And in so doing, she creates a deeply compelling and emotionally moving film.

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