The AV Club

One Tree Hill stars recall being coerced into a Maxim photoshoot

Hilarie Burton, Joy Lenz, and Sophia BushPhoto: RHONDA CHURCHILL/AFP (Getty Images) The female cast members of One Tree Hill have been open about their complicated relationship to the series and its showrunner Mark Schwahn. On a new episode of the recap podcast Drama Queens hosted by Sophia Bush, Hillary Burton, and Joy Lenz, the trio …

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In rancid Hollywood tradition, Kevin Spacey gets another film

Kevin Spacey Photo: Alexi J. Rosenfeld (Getty Images) What more appropriate way for an alleged abuser to await trial for twelve separate counts of sexual assault than with a return to the big screen? For an older, once-prestigious white movie star, apparently nothing. Proving the point: Kevin Spacey has nabbed his first film role since …

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Don’t worry, James Gunn’s DCU won’t touch your precious Joker

James GunnPhoto: Matt Winkelmeyer (Getty Images) Thanksgiving might be over, but James Gunn has a full plate. First, the one-time pariah of the MCU jumped to DC, fixed that placeand returned to Disney as the only one brave enough to direct a Guardians Of The Galaxy Holiday Special. And now, after turning Suicide Squad into …

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At the box office, Thanksgiving Weekend has never looked worse

Strange World Image: Disney Whether fighting, feasting, or frolicking, there’s one thing people weren’t doing over Thanksgiving: going to see Strange World. Since its debut on November 23, the film has risen in the ranks to one of Pixar’s biggest flops ever and could stand to lose $100 million at the box office. Strange World …

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Aubrey Plaza psychologically tortured Adam DiMarco

Adam DiMarco; Aubrey PlazaPhoto: Amy Sussman (Getty Images) Aubrey Plaza is perhaps our most idiosyncratic star, although she insists she’s “so much more normal than people think I am” in a new GQ profile. “Look at me, I’m eating yogurt,” she says, her approximation of average (despite later admitting she’s “not necessarily your average Jane”). …

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Disney pulled some funky tricks to make Disney Plus look like it’s losing less money

Image: Disney Disney continues to shake—for an “unkillable, multi-billion-dollar leviathan” definition of shaking, at least—in the aftermath of it recent big surprise Bob Swapwith former CEO Bob Iger stepping in to take control of the company back from his successor, Bob Chapek, after the company’s board asked Chapek to resign from his leadership position last …

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The best holiday movies to watch on Netflix this season

Channel 4 – Black Mirror: White Christmas [Jon] Hamm’s knack for creating likable weasels is a good fit for Black Mirror, a show that regularly applies imagined technology from the not-so-distant future against the cracks of human weakness. In “White Christmas,” the show’s extra-long Christmas special, Hamm plays Matthew, a seemingly friendly communication facilitator with …

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Squid Game’s O Yeong-su indicted on sexual misconduct charges in South Korea

Oh Yeong-suPhoto: VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images O Yeong-su, the veteran South Korean actor best known to Western audiences for his co-starring role in the Netflix streaming sensation Squid Gamehas been charged with sexual misconduct by authorities in South Korea, Variety reports. O was charged and then released without detention earlier this week, in relation …

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