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Netflix Debuts 'The Kindergarten Teacher' Trailer - Watch Now!

Netflix debuted the trailer for The Kindergarten Teacher, which you can watch right here!

The film was written and directed by Sara Colangelo, and will premiere on October 12 on the streaming service.

The movie stars Maggie Gyllenhaal, Parker Sevak, Anna Baryshnikov, Rosa Salazar with Michael Chernus and Gael Garcia Bernal.

In the film, Lisa Spinelli (Gyllenhaal) is a kindergarten teacher in Staten Island who yearns to live a life of art and intellectualism. She takes an evening poetry class but, despite her best efforts, her work is mediocre. When she overhears Jimmy (Sevak), one of her five-year-old students, reciting an original poem in her classroom, she is floored. Convinced he is the equivalent of a young Mozart, she becomes obsessed with the child and embarks on a dangerous journey to nurture his talent. As Lisa continues down this increasingly desperate path, she seems ready to throw away everything to chase an impossible dream.

Watch the trailer below!

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Maggie Gyllenhaal Reveals What It's Like to Act While Wearing No Clothes for Sex Scenes

Maggie Gyllenhaal is featured in W magazine’s new feature!

Here’s what The Deuce star had to share with the mag…

On if it’s hard to act when you’re in the buff: “Here’s the trick: You have to look at a sex scene as an opportunity to express things that can be expressed best when people are making love. Or f*cking. Or whatever. But, in fact, I’m a sex worker in The Deuce, so I have to pretend to f*ck someone I’ve just met. And then another guy. And another. So what’s expressed in those scenes is somebody who’s doing a transaction. Then it’s fine to act naked, because all these other things are going on in your mind.”

On if she watched 70s porn to prepare for The Deuce: “Yes, I watched some Lasse Braun movies. He was a very playful Italian porn director. But I haven’t seen Deep Throat. I did read the autobiography of Tina Russell, a pretty famous porn star in the early ’70s, when the mood was ‘we are all f*cking and free and we love it.’ I do believe in showing that kind of sexual freedom. On the other hand, she wrote that book when she was in her early 20s and was dead less than a decade later of alcoholism. So, for The Deuce, I’m into that combination of things: They’re both true.”

For more from Maggie, visit WMagazine.com.

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Maggie Gyllenhaal Gets Help from Celeb Friends to Tell Story of an Immigrant Separated From Her Son

Maggie Gyllenhaal is getting support from a lot of her celeb friends to bring attention to the thousands of children separated form their families at the border.

The Oscar-nominated actress partnered with the ACLU for the video, which tells the story of Mirian, a Honduran mother separated from her 18-month-old son.

Mirian is part of the ACLU’s class-action lawsuit challenging the separation of children and parents at the border.

Some of the celebs in the video include Chadwick Boseman, Ryan Reynolds, Amy Schumer, Aubrey Plaza, Casey Affleck, Emma Thompson, Glenn Close, Jake Gyllenhaal, James Franco, Jeff Bridges, Lena Waithe, Kumail Nanjiani, Oscar Isaac, Peter Sarsgaard, Riz Ahmed, Thandie Newton, and more.


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Claire Foy, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Angela Bassett & More Actresses Discuss Being a Woman in Hollywood

Angela Bassett, Claire Foy, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Elisabeth Moss, Thandie Newton and Sandra Oh are all featured on the cover of THR‘s annual dramatic actress roundtable issue.

Here’s what the actresses had to say…

Claire, on her decision to speak about The Crown‘s gender pay gap openly: “I [could have] kept my mouth shut and said, ‘I have nothing to say, I’m a robot.’ I was part of a really incredible show that I’m really proud of and grateful for, but that shouldn’t stop me from having an opinion about something that I have been brought into the center of.”

Maggie, on HBO’s focus on gender parity after Netflix’s blunder with The Crown: “Honestly there was so much talk, and where was the action? And then I just get a call going over the bridge to Brooklyn saying my salary now is way higher than I ever considered it would be, and it’s because of these conversations. At first, I was like, ‘Wait, this is not fair. Why do I get to win the lottery?’ And then I went, ‘No, it’s been unfair to the point where I’ve digested it and accepted it without ever considering that it could or should be equal.’”

Angela, weighing in when the other ladies spoke on being asked to use sexuality to further their career: “I’ve not been asked to use my sexuality in my career. Not as a black woman.”

For more from the actresses, head to HollywoodReporter.com.

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Hilary Duff, Maggie Gyllenhaal, & Julianna Margulies Stop By Vulture Festival

Hilary Duff drapes her jacket over her shoulders while attending the Vulture Festival presented by AT&T on Saturday (May 19) in New York City.

The 30-year-old actress was joined at the event by Maggie Gyllenhaal and Julianna Margulies.

Also in attendance were Hilary‘s Younger cast mates Sutton Foster, Peter Hermann, Nico Tortorella, Molly Bernard, Debi Mazar, and Charles Michael Davis, as well as Tracy Morgan, John Leguizamo, and Wendy Williams.

During her panel, Maggie revealed that she’s developing a comedy with her husband Peter Sarsgaard.

“We are developing a comedy together. It’s about Mary Matalin and James Carville,” she said. “You know, Mary Matalin ran George Bush’s presidential campaign and James Carville ran Clinton’s campaign, and as they were campaigning against each other they had a love affair; fell in love.”

FYI: Hilary is wearing BaubleBar earrings. Maggie is wearing J.Hannah jewelry.

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