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Carly Thomas

Associate Editor

Carly Thomas has been an Associate Editor for online at The Hollywood Reporter since November 2022. After graduating from Elon University with a bachelor's degree in journalism, she worked for three years as a Digital Content Producer/Lead Digital Producer for WSOC-TV in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she was nominated for two Emmy Awards for her digital contribution to story coverage. She later moved to Los Angeles to pursue entertainment news at THR.

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Mary Lou Retton’s Daughter Says Former Gymnast’s Progress Is “Truly Remarkable” Amid Pneumonia Battle

Mary Lou Retton’s daughter shared an “uplifting” health update Saturday as the former Olympic gymnast continues to battle a rare form of pneumonia in the hospital. Her daughter McKenna Kelley wrote on Instagram, “Mom’s progress is truly remarkable. Prayers have been felt and are being answered. Although she remains in ICU, her path to recovery […]

Chris Evans Talks “Enjoying Life” With Wife Alba Baptista After Two Wedding Ceremonies

Chris Evans has opened up about tying the knot with actress Alba Baptista last month and how married life has been since. The actor confirmed the news for the first time publicly while on stage Saturday at New York Comic Con, saying, “I got married. It was really, really great.” Evans added that the couple had […]

Jada Pinkett Smith Reacts to Chris Rock’s Jokes Targeting Her and Will Smith During Comedy Special

Months after Chris Rock’s Chris Rock: Selective Outrage aired on Netflix, Jada Pinkett Smith is sharing her thoughts on the comedy special. In an interview with The New York Times, published online Saturday, Pinkett Smith reacted to Rock mocking her and Will Smith during his special, which came after the infamous Oscars slap. “I remember […]

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Seems to Be Clueless About a Potential ‘Seinfeld’ Reunion

Julia Louis-Dreyfus seems to know nothing about a potential Seinfeld reunion. During a recent stand-up show in Boston, Jerry Seinfeld teased a possible reunion of the hit NBC sitcom. When an audience member asked the comedian if he liked Seinfeld‘s ending, he responded, “Well, I have a little secret for you about the ending, but I […]

‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ Director on His Idea for a Potential Prequel

Thirty years after The Nightmare Before Christmas was released, director Henry Selick is sharing the idea he has for a potential prequel. In an interview with People magazine, published online Friday, the filmmaker admitted that he wouldn’t be jumping at the idea of making a sequel due to the large amount of work associated with […]

AT&T Unveils “Sound of Silence” Ad to Tout 5G Football Helmet Partnership

AT&T has unveiled its “Sound of Silence” advertisement for the first-ever inclusive 5G helmet for Deaf and hard-of-hearing football players. The football helmet was built in collaboration with AT&T and Gallaudet University, which is a global leader in bilingual education for the deaf community. The new ad, which features the song “Sound of Silence” playing […]

‘Hunger Games’ Director Says He “Totally Regrets” Splitting ‘Mockingjay’ Into Two Films

Hunger Games: Mockingjay director Francis Lawrence said that he now understands the mixed reactions to the final book being divided into two films. During an interview with People magazine, published online Friday, the filmmaker admitted that if he had to redo the Jennifer Lawrence-led films, he wouldn’t split Mockingjay into two separate parts. “I totally […]

‘Bachelorette’ Star Rachel Lindsay Slams Taylor Swift NFL Media Frenzy, Obsessed Fans: “Disrespectful to the Sport”

The Bachelorette star Rachel Lindsay is joining those who are tired of the media frenzy surrounding Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce, especially when it impacts football games. During Thursday’s episode of The View‘s Behind the Table podcast, when asked how she felt about the whole Swift-Kelce phenomenon, she responded, “Hate it. Hate it. There’s no […]

Michelle Williams to Narrate Britney Spears‘ Memoir ‘The Woman in Me’

Michelle Williams has been tapped to narrate the audio version of Britney Spears‘ tell-all memoir The Woman in Me. Spears will read the book’s introduction before passing it over to The Fabelmans star. “This book has been a labor of love and all the emotions that come with it,” the Baby One More Time singer said […]

SAG-AFTRA Cancels Pickets in L.A. and NYC Friday, Citing “Potential Safety Concerns”

SAG-AFTRA announced that all pickets scheduled for Friday in New York City and Los Angeles are canceled, citing “potential safety concerns that are unrelated to our ongoing strike.” The actors’ union added in its post on social media Thursday, “Stay safe and see you on the picket lines next week.” It’s unclear what the threat […]

700 Notable Hollywood Figures Sign Open Letter in Support of Israel

Gal Gadot, Jerry Seinfeld, Jamie Lee Curtis, Chris Pine, Mayim Bialik, Liev Schreiber, Amy Schumer and Michael Douglas are among more than 700 celebrities and entertainment executives who are standing in support of Israel. They signed an open letter, created by the nonprofit organization Creative Community for Peace, condemning the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas’ attack […]

John Carpenter “Can’t Believe” He Watched the ‘Barbie’ Movie: “I Had Nothing to Do With Barbie Dolls”

John Carpenter said he is still surprised that he watched the Barbie movie this summer. During an interview with the Los Angeles Times, published online Tuesday, the writer-director-composer was asked if he ever goes to a theater to watch a movie. He explained that he hadn’t “been to a movie in a while” but that […]