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Ryan Gajewski

Senior Entertainment Reporter

Ryan Gajewski is THR's Senior Entertainment Reporter. He previously worked as a writer and editor at E! News, Playboy, Us Weekly and The Wrap. His work has earned both the National Arts & Entertainment Journalism and Southern California Journalism awards. Gajewski's play "George and Laura Bush Perform… Our Favorite Sitcom Episodes" has been produced in NYC starring Jen Tullock ("Severance") as Laura. He is co-author of the Penguin Random House book "Los Angeles Like a Local."

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‘Bachelor in Paradise’: Wells Adams Discusses All the Drama — and the Chances of a ‘Golden’ Version

[This story contains spoilers for the latest episode of ABC’s Bachelor in Paradise.] Wells Adams is spilling the (presumably boozy) tea about all of the key moments from season nine of Bachelor in Paradise. During an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the ABC dating series’ longtime bartender chats about previous The Bachelorette villain Brayden Bowers […]

Jada Pinkett Smith Says Chris Rock Asked Her on a Date Amid Previous Will Smith Divorce Reports

Jada Pinkett Smith, who is promoting her new memoir, Worthy, says that Chris Rock asked her on a date prior to husband Will Smith slapping the comedian at the 2022 Oscars ceremony. The Matrix actress writes about Rock asking her on the date in Worthy, according to People. In an interview with the publication that […]

Pete Davidson Surprises ‘SNL’ Cast by Popping Up to Host in First Promo for Show’s Return

Pete Davidson is hosting Saturday Night Live thanks to an apparent loophole, as seen in the NBC series’ first promo for the show’s return following the end of the writers strike. Davidson is set to make his hosting debut during the season 49 premiere this coming Saturday, with Ice Spice as the musical guest. Davidson, […]

Hollywood Flashback: In 2003, ‘Kill Bill: Vol. 1’ Took No Prisoners

Quentin Tarantino had a single epic film in mind when he set out to create what became Kill Bill: Vol. 1 and its follow-up. The lead character of the Bride originated in conversations between Tarantino and star Uma Thurman during their first collaboration in 1993. “I came up with the idea of doing Kill Bill […]

Charity Lawson Addresses ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Partner Artem Chigvintsev’s Absence Due to COVID

Charity Lawson is doing her best to see her recent Dancing With the Stars complication through rose-colored glasses after partner Artem Chigvintsev announced that he is unable to compete on Tuesday’s episode since he tested positive for COVID-19. Lawson, whose season as the lead on ABC’s The Bachelorette aired its finale in August, took to […]

‘Toxic Avenger’ Reveals Bloody Teaser for Peter Dinklage-Led Reboot

The Toxic Avenger shared the first footage of its titular vigilante — armed with a mission and a mop — from the horror-comedy film starring Peter Dinklage. Macon Blair’s feature reimagines the original 1984 cult-favorite movie and premiered this month at the Fantastic Fest in Austin. The Legendary Entertainment project, which has not yet announced […]

‘Golden Bachelor’ Premiere: Gerry Turner on Meeting the Women, What Embarrassed Him and One Thing He Would Change

[This story contains spoilers from the series premiere of ABC’s The Golden Bachelor.] After years of anticipation, the series premiere of The Golden Bachelor finally arrived on ABC, and America got to know Gerry Turner on his journey to find another great love of his life. Turner, the 72-year-old retired restaurateur from Indiana, met the […]

Hollywood Flashback: In 1978, ‘Blue Collar’ Examined Auto Unions

The ongoing United Auto Workers strike has placed heightened focus on working conditions at U.S. car companies. Among the narrative films to have previously spotlighted such issues — alongside documentaries like Michael Moore’s 1989 standout, Roger & Me — is Paul Schrader’s Blue Collar, which rolled into theaters 45 years ago and starred Richard Pryor, […]

James Gunn Confirms 3 Stars Who Will Continue Their Roles in the New DC Universe

For anyone out there who might be confused about the future of DC Universe projects, James Gunn completely understands the challenge of keeping apprised on the latest developments. Gunn, who stepped in last year as co-head of DC Studios alongside Peter Safran, took to Threads on Wednesday to address fan questions about development for the […]

‘Golden Bachelor’ Star Gerry Turner Meets First Contestant in Explosive Premiere Preview: “We Started It With a Bang”

Gerry Turner’s run on the inaugural season of ABC’s The Golden Bachelor gets off to a memorable start with his first limo entrance, as seen in a preview video exclusive to The Hollywood Reporter. The footage from the premiere that airs Thursday shows Turner, a 72-year-old retired restaurateur from Indiana, standing outside the Bachelor mansion […]

Jessie Buckley Navigates Love Triangle With Riz Ahmed and Jeremy Allen White in ‘Fingernails’ Trailer

Jessie Buckley has doubts about a futuristic program aimed at finding her perfect match as she balances her feelings for Jeremy Allen White and Riz Ahmed in the first trailer for the Apple TV+ film Fingernails. Christos Nikou’s sci-fi romance gets a limited theatrical release Oct. 27 before hitting the streaming platform Nov. 3. The […]

Patrick Mahomes Jokes About Travis Kelce Inviting Taylor Swift to Attend Chiefs Game

Taylor Swift’s presence in the bleachers — or rather, the luxury suite — to support Kansas City Chiefs star Travis Kelce was the talk of social media over the weekend, and even quarterback Patrick Mahomes was part of the conversation. Swift attended the team’s game against the Chicago Bears at Kansas City’s Arrowhead Stadium on […]