Annihilation director Alex Garland on film's 'difficult' shoot

Annihilation is the new science film from Ex Machina writer-director Alex Garland and stars Natalie Portman as a biologist and military veteran named Lena. Portman’s character is part of a five-person team sent into the weird world of “the Shimmer,” an area of America which has been taken

Annihilation director Alex Garland responds to whitewashing controversy

Director Alex Garland has responded to accusations of whitewashing over his new film Annihilation, insisting that there was “nothing cynical and conspiratorial” in the casting process and pointing to an absence of racial identity in the initial source material. Based on Jeff VanderMeer’s novel of the same name, Annihilation

Ellen won a $1,000 bet with Natalie Portman

Ellen DeGeneres has a good track record when it comes to guessing details about celebrities’ yet-to-be-born babies – and so was the case with Natalie Portman‘s second pregnancy. It’s been over a year since the Annihilation actress, 36, made her last appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in December 2016, and

SNL: Natalie Portman plays Millie Bobby Brown in Stranger Things sketch

Natalie Portman offered up a spot-on impression of Millie Bobby Brown on SNL, playing Eleven in a Stranger Things sketch. The sketch comes after fans pointed out uncanny similarities between Portman and 13-year-old Brown, posting side-by-side pictures of the actresses. In the sketch, Portman’s Eleven discovers there are “others here like me,”

SNL: Natalie Portman raps about Star Wars prequels

She never said she was a role model. Natalie Portman returned to Studio 8H this weekend to host Saturday Night Live for the second time, and she followed up her iconic “Natalie Raps” digital short from 2006 with another expletive-filled rap about her life. “The last time you were here, I

SNL: Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch star in colonial Super Bowl send-up

Former Saturday Night Live stars Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch returned to the show to celebrate their respective home teams facing off in the Super Bowl by facing off against each other with some Revolutionary War-era trash talk. Philly native Fey and Massachusetts-bred Dratch played women gloating about their respective

SNL: Natalie Portman to host in February

Natalie Portman is set to return to Saturday Night Live for the first time in more than a decade. The acclaimed actress has been tapped as host of the venerable sketch comedy’s Feb. 3 episode, with Dua Lipa serving as musical guest for the first time. Portman made her hosting debut

Natalie Portman details sexual terrorism in Women's March speech

Speaking at the Women’s March in Los Angeles, Natalie Portman detailed the “environment of sexual terrorism” she endured in her youth that impacted the trajectory of her career. Portman, one of the actors behind the Time’s Up initiative combatting sexual harassment and abuse in Hollywood and other industries, said

Women's March 2018: Whoopi Goldberg, Natalie Portman, Amy Schumer attend

Whoopi Goldberg, Natalie Portman, Amy Schumer, Amber Tamblyn, Laura Benanti, Halsey, Padma Lakshmi, and more joined millions of women (and men) across the world for a second year of the Women’s March. What began as a simple Facebook invitation to protest the election of president Donald Trump has become that and a whole lot more, with

Millie Bobby Brown and Natalie Portman look alike

Add this to the sci-fi pedigree of Natalie Portman and Millie Bobby Brown: Could Brown perhaps be… Portman’s clone?! Well, probably not, but the two share some eerie similarities. Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown is Hollywood’s reigning ingénue. She exploded on to the scene with a shaved head

Millie Bobby Brown Has A Hollywood Doppelgänger And People Can’t Cope

Millie Bobby Brown is flipping her fans’ worlds upside down. Folks online have noticed how the “Stranger Things” star bears a striking resemblance to a young Natalie Portman. Twitter user @karianagrand brought the issue to the fore on Tuesday: Other tweeters soon piled in with their own comparison shots: The actors

Golden Globes 2018: The most awkward moments from the award show

Natalie Portman made sure she had her say at the Golden Globe awards [Getty] Natalie Portman called out the category for it's lack of female nominees  [Getty] Following Oprah Winfrey’s powerful speech, Natalie Portman was joined by Ron Howard to present the award for Best Director.  However, the actress threw some

Annihilation trailer – First trailer for new Natalie Portman sci-fi

The first trailer for Alex Garland's Annihilation is here, and it looks gorgeous and strange. Based on the book by Jeff VanderMeer, Annihilation stars Natalie Portman as a scientist – a biologist in the book. Portman's character, along with an anthropologist, a surveyor and a psychologist (all women), enter a