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Oscars invite 819 new members to help diversify Academy

03/07/2020

A new group of big Hollywood names have been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences this year, in a move to diversify Oscars voting. The Academy has invited 819 new members, including Zendaya, Eva Longoria, Awkwafina, Cynthia Erivo, John David Washington and Constance Wu. Of the new invitees, 36 per cent are people of colour and 45 per cent are women. These members will have voting privileges at this year’s Oscars, reports The Guardian. The announcement…

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Gucci Beauty Campaign Features a Teenage Model With Down Syndrome

02/07/2020

A teenage model with Down syndrome has starred in a Gucci Beauty campaign, which has been featured online by Italian Vogue. Ellie Goldstein, an 18-year-old model, is represented by Zebedee Management, a talent agency “created to increase the representation of people who have until now been excluded in the media.” As part of a partnership in Vogue Italia, Goldstein was photographed by David PD Hyde wearing Gucci Mascara L’Obscur. Alessandro Michele, creative director of Gucci, explained the concept behind the cosmetic item, stating: “I designed L’Obscur mascara for an authentic person who…

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Milan Fashion Week will go ahead this September

01/07/2020

The trade body that looks after Milan Fashion Week has confirmed that the event will go ahead in a physical sense this September. The Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (CNMI) revealed the news when unveiling the digital schedule for the men’s shows, which will take place in a few weeks time. “Digital fashion week was born as a response to the social distancing and the difficulty of traveling imposed by the world health situation, but also wants to be a…

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L’Oréal drops words ‘white’ and ‘fair’ from skincare products

30/06/2020

George Floyd may have died on May 25, but anti-racism protests and calls against racial inequality live on – and now L’Oréal – the world’s largest cosmetic and beauty company – has made a decision to stop using words like ‘whitening’, ‘fair’, light’ and ‘lightening’ when describing its products. The French cosmetics giant’s announcement on June 26 comes after ongoing criticism on social media for the company’s controversials skin-lightening products, which make people conform to certain ways of looking. This is…

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Kim Kardashian West signs a $200 million licensing deal with Coty

29/06/2020

Coty Inc. has a new – and very high-profile – partner. The global beauty giant has paid $200 million (about £162 million) for a 20 per cent stake in Kim Kardashian West’s beauty business: a deal that signals big things for the ever-growing KKW empire. While staggering, the deal remains notably smaller than the one struck between Coty and Kardashian West’s sister, Kylie Jenner – a move no doubt influenced by the risk of a creeping global recession. Fuelled by the frenzy…

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Margot Robbie to lead female-fronted Pirates of the Caribbean film

29/06/2020

Margot Robbie will lead a female-fronted Pirates of the Caribbean movie franchise for Disney, featuring all new characters on a fresh adventure. The actress is reuniting with Birds of Prey writer Christina Hodson for the film, according to The Hollywood Reporter, which will be a separate project from the reboot currently being devised by Pirates writer Ted Elliott and Chernobyl’s award-winning creator Craig Mazin. Plot details aren’t being released yet, but the movie won’t be a spinoff of the long-running franchise that follows Johnny Depp’s infamous pirate Jack Sparrow…

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Kanye West and Gap Strike 10-Year Deal for ‘Yeezy Gap’ Apparel Line

26/06/2020

The Gap brand, which has flailed in recent years as it struggled with an identity crisis, has a new idea for how to revive its fortunes: Kanye West. The retailer is partnering with Mr. West and Yeezy, his fashion company, for a new clothing line called Yeezy Gap that will be introduced in the first half of 2021, the companies said on Friday. Yeezy’s design studio, under Mr. West’s creative direction, plans to create “modern, elevated basics for men, women and…

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The 2021 Golden Globes postponed until February

24/06/2020

The Golden Globes is the latest award show to be impacted by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The film industry awards, which usually take place at the beginning of January, will now be postponed to 28 February, The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has confirmed. The Golden Globes is following in the footsteps of a number of other major award shows, including the Oscars and the BAFTAs, which have both been postponed by two months, allowing more time for films to be released and considered…

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The Friends reunion special has delayed filming until August

23/06/2020

Ever since we found out that a Friends reunion was officially on the way this year, fans have eagerly been awaiting news of its release. The reunion episode was finally confirmed by the cast back in February. The one-off episode comes after the show’s 25th anniversary and was originally supposed to air in May to coincide with the launch of HBO Max. However, the coronavirus pandemic has caused delays, with the show now set to film in August this year. Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman told The Wrap: “We…

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A Third Mamma Mia Movie May Be In The Works

22/06/2020

If you’re a huge Mamma Mia! fan—or if you just love music, dancing, and a whole lot of ABBA—we’re about to make your day. Judy Craymer, the producer and mind behind the smash Broadway hit turned Meryl Streep helmed movie series revealed that the story of  isn’t quite over. Why? Because Mamma Mia!, also starring Amanda Seyfried, Christine Baranski, Julie Walters, and Cher, was always meant to be a trilogy. “I think one day there will be another film, because there’s meant to be a trilogy, you see,” she shared…

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