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Karen Gillan, Kathryn Newton, & Lilly Singh Discuss Issues Facing Women in Hollywood

Avengers: Infinity War‘s Karen Gillan, Big Little LiesKathryn Newton, and Fahrenheit 451‘s Lilly Singh grace the cover of the annual Women in Hollywood portfolio for Net-a-Porter’s weekly digital magazine PorterEdit!

They were joined by Diary of a Teenage Girl director Marielle Heller and Netflix’s VP of Original Documentary and Comedy Programming, Lisa Nishimura.

Here’s what the actresses had to share with the mag:

Karen on why she wanted to direct: “When I was growing up, I had a video camera and I would make horror movies with my parents or friends. I didn’t think of directing as a female job, which is ridiculous, but I hadn’t seen any examples. Then I started working in the industry and thought: ‘I should just do this.’ It’s one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.”

Kathryn on the one woman who has most inspired her:Reese Witherspoon has made me a better actress. I remember the first table read of Big Little Lies; everyone was a big star and instead of leaving after, she ate lunch with me, and we talked about college and her daughter and Coachella.”

Lilly on being an Indian woman in the media: “As an Indian woman, my career allowed me to do something that most women in my family don’t get to do, which is move away from home. Now my mom doesn’t even care if I get married!”

For more from the actresses, head to Net-a-Porter.com.

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Get to Know 'Blockers' Star Kathryn Newton with These 10 Fun Facts! (Exclusive)

Kathryn Newton is one of the three young stars of the new comedy Blockers and we’re learning more about her with these 10 Fun Facts!

You might recognize the 21-year-old actress from her work as Abigail Carlson in Big Little Lies or from the movies Lady Bird and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. It surely has been a big year for Kathryn.

Check out the 10 Fun Facts below:

  • 1. I have lots of pictures of poodles on my phone.
  • 2. I went to prom twice with one of my best friends. I re-wore a Valentino dress from my Bad Teacher movie premiere.
  • 3. I always travel with speakers for my music, my pillow from home, and my golf clubs.
  • 4. I still keep my stuffed Steiff teddy bear next to my bed.
  • 5. I like face masks for hydrating my skin and sometimes I even wear them on the plane.

Click inside for more fun facts about Kathryn Newton… More Here! »

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'Big Little Lies' Season 2 Adds Two New Cast Members!

The second season of Big Little Lies is getting even bigger!

The critically acclaimed HBO drama announced the return of four characters from the first season, as well as the addition of two new characters, on Tuesday (April 3).

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returns as Abigail Carlson, Robin Weigert as Dr. Amanda Reisman, Sarah Sokolovic as Tori Bachman and Merrin Dungey as Detective Adrienne Quinlan, the network revealed. Kathryn and Sarah are also now series regulars.

The two new additions are Crystal Fox, playing the role of Elizabeth Howard, and Mo McRae as Michael Perkins. Crystal will be a series regular.

As previously announced, this upcoming season is based on a new story by Big Little Lies author Liane Moriarty.

Leslie Mann Rocks Two Different Looks While Promoting 'Blockers' With Kathryn Newton

Leslie Mann looked stunning in two different printed dresses while doing promo for her upcoming movie Blockers!

The 46-year-old The Other Woman actress was joined by her on-screen daughter Kathryn Newton while stopping by the Today show on Monday (April 2) in New York City.

Leslie‘s first look was a pink and gold dress with gold heels, and her second was a blue and black one with a black belt and boots.

She paired both outfits with a long black coat and bright red lipstick.

Blockers follows three parents who try to stop their daughters from having sex on prom night.

The comedy is set to hit theaters on April 6. Watch the hilarious trailer here!

FYI: Leslie is wearing Jimmy Choo heels in her first look. She is wearing a Michael Kors dress in her second look.

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Ryan Reynolds to Play Detective Pikachu in New Pokemon Movie!

Ryan Reynolds is about to join the Pokemon universe!

The 41-year-old Deadpool actor has joined the cast of Legendary’s upcoming live-action Pokemon movie adaptation called Detective Pikachu, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Justice Smith and Kathryn Newton will also star in the movie, directed by Rob Letterman, which is due to begin filming in mid-January in London, England.

Ryan will play the titular Detective Pikachu.

Here’s a plot summary: When a teen’s (Smith) father is kidnapped, she must team up with Pikachu (Reynolds) in order to find him. A sassy journalist (Newton) helps them on their quest.