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Things Are Going To Get Way Worse For Waverly On 'Wynonna Earp' Before They Get Better

Waverly Earp has been waiting years to learn more about her mother, but when the two finally see each other in the fourth episode of Wynonna Earp Season 3, it's not a happy reunion. "I kind of expected this to be a moment of joy for Waverly, seeing…
By Rebecca Patton

Why 'BlacKkKlansman' Star Laura Harrier Doesn't Want To Represent All Black Women

How does a 28-year-old actor prepare to play the president of the Black Student Union in the year 2018? Movies. To get in the mindset of Patrice, the BSU President and Black Power activist who catches the eye of Ron Stallworth in BlacKkKlansman,…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

Janel Parrish Has Found An On-Screen Family That Looks Like Her Own With 'To All The Boys'

Janel Parrish has just gotten off the plane from Toronto, where she wrapped up performing her dream role: Sandy in a production of Grease. "Growing up, because I didn’t look like Olivia Newton-John, which is the Sandy you expect, I always wanted to…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

How This Movie Producer Is Fighting Against A Hollywood Where The "Default Is White"

Jess Calder has worked as a film producer in the independent cinema world for over a decade. And in that time, she's faced an uphill battle when it comes to making films more diverse. While her new film Blindspotting tackles issues of…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

Why 'BlacKkKlansman' Star John David Washington Didn't Shy Away From Playing A Black Cop In 2018

In 2018, art and politics are more intertwined than ever, so for actor John David Washington, portraying a black police officer on-screen was a tricky task. In BlacKkKlansman, Washington plays Ron Stallworth, the first African American cop in…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

Olly Rix Has Hinted Bones In 'Our Girl' Might Not Be Dead After All — Exclusive

When Bones (Olly Rix) arrived in Our Girl, no one knew quite what to think. Fans were still reeling from the shock death of Georgie Lanes's love interest Elvis, and his replacement as the head of special forces was pulling no punches. His and…
By Aimée Grant Cumberbatch

Why ‘Better Call Saul’ Star Rhea Seehorn Says Season 4 Is Going To Be “Hard To Watch”

Jimmy McGill and Kim Wexler of Better Call Saul have never really had a conventional romance. And their relationship will be put to test in Season 4 (premiering Aug. 6) as Kim tries to support Jimmy on Better Call Saul after the death of his…
By Caitlin Gallagher

How That Shocking ‘Better Call Saul’ Death Will Twist Relationships In Season 4

Jimmy McGill must face the death of his antagonistic brother Chuck in Season 4 of Better Call Saul. Although he wasn't Chuck's brother by blood, Howard Hamlin is also dramatically impacted. According to Patrick Fabian, Howard deals with Chuck's…
By Caitlin Gallagher

This Small-Town Cop Has An Emotional Tie To The Unspeakable Crime In ‘The Sinner’ Season 2

After a harrowing first season, The Sinner returns with a whole new crime on Aug. 1. Bill Pullman's Detective Harry Ambrose is back, but this time, he's assisting family friend and detective in training Heather in The Sinner Season 2. Natalie Paul…
By Caitlin Gallagher

Why The Supernatural Western ‘Wynonna Earp’ Has The Realest Women On TV

Wynonna Earp is just one episode in to its third season on Syfy, and the hype train is moving, full steam ahead. With its delicious combination of genres, plucky Scooby gang, witty pop culture references, and variety of 'ships, the show is…
By Sage Young

Why This Work Rivalry On 'OITNB' Season 6 Is Actually Pretty Feminist

There are major power struggles ahead, and not all of them are between inmates. In Orange Is the New Black Season 6, Fig and Linda's work dynamic is antagonistic, to say the least. But while pitting women against each other in pop culture can set…
By Taylor Ferber

Natalie From 'The Challenge' Is Owning Her Identity & Trying To Help Others In The Process

The premise of MTV's The Challenge is to participate in physical competitions with the ultimate goal of winning a cash prize. Unfortunately, every cast member can't win that money, but sometimes they gain a lot more. The Challenge: Final Reckoning…
By Marenah Dobin

‘Castle Rock’ Revisits One Of The Most Iconic Buildings In Stephen King’s Body Of Work

Castle Rock will immediately endear itself to Stephen King fans in its July 25 premiere by setting a large portion of the first season's plot at a very familiar prison. Shawshank State Prison from Castle Rock isn't real, but an invention of King's…
By Leah Thomas

Why Small Towns Are So Darn Creepy, According To The ‘Castle Rock’ Cast

Castle Rock is finally visualizing the Stephen King multiverse, which already exists on the page. Though many of the beloved writer's novels and short stories that take place in the Maine town have been adapted for the screen, the Hulu series,…
By Leah Thomas

Why This ‘Pose’ Star Is Proud To Represent “The Minority Of The Minority Of The Minority”

When celebrities hang out with Bustle editors, we want to give them the chance to leave their mark. Literally. So we hand them a pen, a piece of paper, a few questions, and ask them to get creative. The rest is up to them. This time, Pose star Mj…
By Sage Young

How ‘Harlots’ Gives Women A Break From Having To Translate Their Stories From The Male Gaze

There's something joyful and different about watching Harlots, despite the twists and turns and dark subject matter. So you may be having trouble placing why exactly this show feels so refreshing. According to executive producer and co-creator…
By Leah Thomas

Why Melissa Benoist Says Her Broadway Debut Will Change The Way She Plays Supergirl

There's no doubt that Melissa Benoist can sing, but fans were pleasantly surprised to hear that the Glee and Supergirl star would be taking Broadway by storm this summer, playing a very different kind of hero than she does on the CW. The actor is…
By Leah Thomas

Watch Wynonna Earp Deal With Some Mommy-Shaming Revenants In This Exclusive Clip

It's not easy being the Earp heir. Purgatory's prodigal daughter Wynonna (Melanie Scrofano) has been back in her hometown for a few years, and she has been through it. As Wynonna Earp Season 3 premieres on Syfy (the network is airing a sneak preview…
By Sage Young

Why This ‘Harlots’ Star Stopped Asking Permission For Her Character To Be “Unlikeable”

Whether you love Emily Lacey on Harlots or love to hate her, it ultimately doesn't matter. Why is it still so difficult for audiences to open up to female characters who make bad choices? It may help to know that even the women playing them have…
By Leah Thomas

Why Seeing The New Movie 'Sorry To Bother You' Is Actually A Form Of Activism

It's impossible to place the new film Sorry to Bother You in a box. It's a comedy, but also a science-fiction story, with a hint of horror and myth mixed in. One thing Sorry to Bother You is not, however, is a movie that takes place in a dark,…
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong