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Tessa Thompson & Nnamdi Asomugha Fall in Love in 'Sylvie's Love' Trailer - Watch!

The trailer for Tessa Thompson and Nnamdi Asomugha‘s new movie Sylvie’s Love has been released!

The 37-year-old Thor: Ragnorak actress and the 39-year-old football player turned actor, who is also married to Kerry Washington, star in the upcoming 1950s romance movie heading to Amazon Prime Video this holiday season.

Amazon’s Sylvie’s Love synopsis reads: “Robert (Asomugha), a saxophonist, spends late nights playing behind a less-talented but well-known bandleader as member of a jazz quartet. Sylvie (Thompson), who dreams of a career in television, spends her summer days helping around her father’s record store, as she waits for her fiancé to return from war. When Robert takes a part-time job at the record store, the two begin a friendship that sparks a deep passion in each of them unlike anything they have felt before.”

“As the summer winds down, life takes them in different directions, bringing their relationship to an end,” the synopsis continues. “Years pass, Sylvie’s career as a TV producer blossoms, while Robert has to come to terms with what the age of Motown is doing to the popularity of Jazz. In a chance meeting, Sylvie and Robert cross paths again, only to find that while their lives have changed, their feelings for each other remain the same.”

Sylvie’s Love will begin streaming worldwide December 25 on Amazon Prime Video!

Tessa Thompson Talks About the Importance of Representation in the Marvel Movies

Tessa Thompson is opening up about the importance of representation in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

The 36-year-old actress, who played Valkyrie in Thor: Ragnarok and Avengers: Endgame, wants to see people of every race, sexual orientation, and ability in the movies.

“The truth is these movies travel globally in such huge ways, and if you can represent people that are of color, if you can represent people with disabilities, if you can represent the LGBTQIA community inside of these films, it’s a pretty big deal,” Tessa said during an interview for Variety‘s Actors on Actors series.

Tessa added, “I think it’s really important for everybody, but for young people especially, to be able to show up to those movies and see projections of themselves. So I’m really excited that we’re able to continue to push the bounds of that and that I’m able to do that with Valkyrie. Because there’s so many cool queer characters in the comic books, and they should have a place on screen.”

Anthony Mackie, who plays Falcon in the MCU, just called out Marvel for lack of diversity and pointed out what is “more racist than anything else.”

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Tessa Thompson Reveals She Didn't Get a Call Back After Auditioning for 'Westworld' - Watch! (Video)

Tessa Thompson is talking Westworld.

The 36-year-old actress sat down for a conversation with Ramy Youssef as part of Variety‘s Actors on Actors series.

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During their conversation, Tessa opened up about her experience auditioning for the hit HBO show.

“I joined Westworld at the end of Season 1. I sent in an audition tape for the pilot. I was trying to figure out how to play a robot, and then I didn’t get a call back. I never heard anything about it. Much later, there was this chance to play a human on the show. My first scenes were with Jeffrey Wright and with Anthony Hopkins. It felt surreal to occupy this space where I had the power over them. That was bizarre,” she reflected.

She also addressed what’s ahead for her character – and having sex with a robot.

“I had broad ideas: ‘What does power look like in the future, in a young woman of color?’ But the only thing I knew is that I would potentially have sex with a robot. We talked about this woman sampling the merchandise in the park — that would be her expression of power. I continue not to know where the show’s going to take me,” she said.

Westworld creators recently revealed that this character is gone after the Season 3 finale.

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Tessa Thompson Celebrates Juneteenth at 'Centerpiece' Pop Up Event With Maurice Harris

Tessa Thompson wears a cool mask while attending the Juneteenth Pop Up event held at Bloom & Plume in Los Angeles over the weekend.

The event was held in celebration of Quibi’s series, Centerpiece, which focuses on Maurice Harris, who also owns Bloom & Plume.

Centerpiece “explores the nature of creativity with celebrity guests as they go deep into what drives their passion, creativity and spirit to create mind-blowing floral art installations.”

The floral installation at the Pop Up was 12 feet tall, included 5,000 carnations, 50 eremurus and 50 allium flowers.

There were also name plaques on two sides of the structure, which were in honor of unarmed Black victims who have been killed by police over the years.

Centerpiece is streaming now on Quibi.

If you missed it, find out more about Tessa‘s upcoming movie, Balestra.

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Tessa Thompson Goes For Olympic Gold in Fencing Movie 'Balestra'

Tessa Thompson is going to make her fencing dreams come true – in her upcoming movie, Balestra.

Set to star opposite Marwan Kenzari, the 36-year-old star will also be an executive producer on the movie that will be directed by Nicole Dorsey.

Balestra follows a competitive fencer (Thompson) at the end of her career who is desperate to be the world’s best.

In order to gain an edge, she pursues an experimental technology, allowing her to train via lucid dreaming, where she begins a tumultuous affair with her instructor (Kenzari) that threatens her real world marriage and her pathway to Olympic gold.

“Like the sport that Balestra explores, the conception of this piece is sharp and riveting – its is a fascinating look at the price of winning, and what trouble dreams can become when our sense of self worth, reality and identity are tethered too tightly to them,” Tessa shared in a statement, according to Deadline.

She adds, “To embark on this journey, both in front of the lens and behind it, with Nicole Dorsey and this phenomenal team is a dream to me – a most beautiful one.”

Just recently, Tessa gave some insight into the upcoming Thor movie, Love and Thunder.

'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars' Season 5 - Guest Judges Revealed!

Ricky Martin is about to heat up the stage on RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars!

The 48-year-old “She Bangs” superstar will guest judge during the premiere episode of Season 5 of the All Stars version of the hit drag competition reality TV series, which premieres on June 5 on VH1.

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A new trailer for the upcoming season debuted on Thursday (May 21), and it also revealed several guest judges that’ll appear throughout the season, including: Jane Krakowksi, Bebe Rexha, Madison Beer, Tessa Thompson and Sarah Hyland.

The cast was unveiled earlier in May, and features fan favorites from previous seasons of Drag Race. Find out who will appear and compete for the crown!

Watch the new trailer for RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 5…

Christian Bale Will Play The Villain in 'Thor: Love and Thunder', Tessa Thompson Says

Tessa Thompson has spilled the details about Christian Bale‘s role in the upcoming Thor movie, Thor: Love and Thunder.

Speaking with ET, the 36-year-old actress, who plays King Valkyrie in the franchise, confirmed that Christian will be playing a villainous role.

“Christian Bale is going to play our villain, which is going to be fantastic,” Tessa says. “I’ve read the script. I can’t tell you much. Lots of exciting text messages exchanged between Natalie [Portman] and I.”

She added, “We’re going to have fun. Taika [Waititi] is writing [and] directing. Some familiar faces. Some new people coming into the mix.”

Tessa added of her own role in the film, confirming Valkyrie will be King.

“She’s king,” she says. “If she can’t find her queen, she’ll just be king and queen at the same time.”

Thor: Love and Thunder is expected to debut in November 2021.