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Chrissy Metz & Shannon Purser Will Star in Netflix's 'Sierra Burgess Is a Loser'

Chrissy Metz and Shannon Purser are starring in a movie together!

The 37-year-old This Is Us star and the 20-year-old Stranger Things actress will join forces for the upcoming Netflix film Sierra Burgess Is a Loser.

The Ian Samuels-directed flick also stars RJ Cyler, Kristine Froseth, Noah Centineo, Alan Ruck, and Lea Thompson.

The film is “a modern rom-com retelling of the story of Cyrano de Bergerac, set in high school. It centers on Sierra (Shannon), an intelligent teen who does not fall into the shallow definition of high school pretty but, in a case of mistaken identity that results in unexpected romance, must team with the popular girl (Kristine) in order to win her crush,” according to Variety.

We can’t wait!

Minnie Driver, Zoey Deutch, & Chrissy Metz Are Shop For Success Ambassadors

Chrissy Metz, Zoey Deutch, and Minnie Driver pose together as celebrity ambassadors at the Dress For Success: Shop For Success VIP event on Thursday (November 30) in Los Angeles.

The actresses were joined by Zoey‘s mom Lea Thompson at the event.

Shop for Success is a five day designer pop up store where 100% of all sales and donations benefit the career development and employment retention programs at Dress for Success Worldwide-West.

That same day, the red band trailer for Zoey‘s upcoming movie was released. Check it out if you missed it!

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Gregg Sulkin & Odeya Rush Are Rising Stars at Napa Valley Film Festival

Gregg Sulkin suits up sharp while attending the festival gala at the Napa Valley Film Festival on Sunday (November 12) in Napa Valley, Calif.

The 25-year-old actor was joined by Pierce Brosnan, Judy Greer, Austin Stowell, Haley Joel Osment, and Mackenzie Davis.

The day before, Gregg and Austin were joined by Odeya Rush, Ana de Armas, and Alex Wolff for a Q&A as they were all honored as part of the first ever Rising Star Showcase at the film fest.

“Not a bad setting to have a Film Festival at. @NapaFilmFest,” Gregg tweeted from the fest with a photo.

Also in attendance at the festival that day were Lea Thompson and daughter Madelyn Deutch, and Thomas Middleditch.

FYI: Austin is wearing a Levi’s jacket, Levi’s 501CT jeans, and a Levi’s Vintage Clothing sweatshirt.

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Zoey Deutch Receives Rising Star Award, Stresses the Importance of Arts Education

Zoey Deutch is joined by her mom Lea Thompson and sister Madelyn Deutch at an awards ceremony during the 2017 SCAD Savannah Film Festival on Saturday (October 28) in Savannah, Ga.

The 22-year-old actress was presented with the Rising Star Award and she opened up about the importance of arts education in an Instagram post after the event.

“Thank you to the SAVFF, @scaddotedu and @paulaswallace, who is a true patron of the arts, for giving me the rising star award🙃. Cool to get an award just for doing something that I love,” she said.

“And thank you for having two of my film’s screen at the festival. First, The Year Of Spectacular Men written by the star who also scored the film my big sister Madelyn Deutch, and directed by my very cool mom Lea Thompson. I also had the pleasure of producing and acting alongside them, and yes, we still like each other. I think. I hope. And FLOWER, which i’m so so excited to get to show the world. Directed by the truly amazing, truly neurotic, truly gifted, Max Winkler,” she added.

“It has been super duper duper super exciting to be here in this community of SUPPORT for the arts. I went to a performing arts high school, the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, and much like SCAD or the Savannah Film Fest, these were institutions that had a backbone of human beings who still believe artists need places to grow and develop. That art needs space to breathe, to be constructively critiqued, to be cared for. I think, in a time of unrest, arts education is one of the first things to be underserved, and so being here at the Savannah Film Festival among the SCAD facilities, the teachers, and all the energy is beautiful and inspiring. Thanks for having me! Yay!” Zoey concluded.

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson & Eric McCormack Attend the 'Bright Star' Opening in L.A.!

Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric McCormack pose for photos on the red carpet at the Bright Star opening night performance on Friday (October 20) at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles.

The guys were joined by Lea Thompson, Joshua Malina, Barrett Foa, Mark Feuerstein, and more to check out the Broadway musical’s debut on the west coast.

Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, who wrote the music for the show, stepped out on the red carpet.

The musical stars Carmen Cusack and AJ Shively, who both appeared in the show on Broadway.

See the show now at the Ahmanson through November 19.

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Wendi McLendon-Covey & 'Goldbergs' Cast Celebrate 100th Episode at Paley!

Wendi McLendon-Covey is all smiles as she hits the carpet at The Goldbergs: 100th Episode Celebration held at The Paley Center for Media as part of the PaleyLive Fall Season on Tuesday (October 17) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 48-year-old actress was joined at the event by her co-stars Sam Lerner and Hayley Orrantia, executive producer Doug Robinson, and director-actress Lea Thompson.

The ABC sitcom is set to go back to John Hughes‘ filmography in the season 5 premiere with a tribute to Weird Science.

“I hope it means she finds a life outside of pestering her kids,” Wendi, who stars as family matriarch Beverly, tells EW. “Although, I’m not sure that will ever happen; she was put on Earth to smother those children. But I’m hoping she takes a self-defense class, maybe starts a neighborhood watch. I look forward to her mid-life crisis and digging her way out of that.”

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Alyssa Milano's 'Me Too' Tweet Raises Sexual Assault Awareness

The term #MeToo trended on Twitter all day on Sunday (October 15), thanks in large part to Alyssa Milano.

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault scandal, the 44-year-old actress tweeted an idea: “Suggested by a friend: If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote ‘Me too’ as a status, we might give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem.”

“If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet,” she wrote.

Responses have come flooding in ever since from hundreds of women, including “me too” replies from Debra Messing and Anna Paquin.

Lea Thompson, Kristin Bauer, Sophia Bush and Anika Noni Rose are just a few of the other stars who have replied to the powerful movement.

See Alyssa‘s tweet, as well as the replies, below.

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