Laura Linney was presented with the Crystal Award for Excellence in Film Wednesday night at the annual Women in Film gala in Beverly Hills, but during her acceptance speech, Linney said that women still have a long way to go in the industry.
"As an actress in film, it is very easy to become isolated just due to the ratio of gender inequality that exists," Linney told the audience according to Deadline.
HBO has renewed its news magazine series VICE for a second season, the network announced Thursday. The 12-episode sophomore season is expected to premiere in 2014.
"VICE's fearless, irreverent style of news coverage has produced a uniquely provocative show," HBO boss Michael Lombardo said in a statement. "We look forward to more of their groundbreaking reporting in season two."
Mac is back!
Tina Majorino is reprising her role as Cindy "Mac" Mackenzie for the upcoming Kickstarter-funded Veronica Mars movie, creator Rob Thomas announced Wednesday.
And she's not the only familiar face returning. In an email to fans who donated to the Kickstarter campaign, Thomas also announced that Amanda Noret, Sam Huntington and Daran Norris would be returning as Madison Sinclair, Luke Haldeman and Cliff McCormack, respectively.
NASCAR driver Jason Leffler was killed in a crash at the Bridgeport Speedway in southern New Jersey Wednesday night, Reuters reports.
Leffler, 37, died from injuries sustained when his car slammed into a wall during a race at the speedway. He was brought to a nearby hospital after the crash, but was pronounced dead shortly after 9 p.m., according to Reuters.
Family Guy has taken aim at HBO's Girls, one of its comedy competitors in the Emmy race, in a controversial new "For Your Consideration" ad.
With about 4.2 million "likes," George Takei is one of the most popular celebrities who maintains a Facebook account. But fans were disappointed to learn recently that many of Takei's witty posts are the work of ghostwriters.