• The Disney Princesses Assemble: See the Actresses Reveal How They All Came Together for Upcoming 'Wreck-It Ralph' Sequel
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    Yahoo Movies

    The Disney Princesses Assemble: See the Actresses Reveal How They All Came Together for Upcoming 'Wreck-It Ralph' Sequel

    Disney broke the Internet Friday at the D23 Expo when it showed footage for the upcoming film Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 that revealed the sequel would unite many of its most famous animated princesses. Backstage, Yahoo Movies talked to a handful of the women behind the famous voices — Mandy Moore (Rapunzel in Tangled), Paige O’Hara (Belle in Beauty and the Beast), Anika Noni Rose (Tiana in The Princess and the Frog), Kelly Macdonald (Merida in Brave), Auli’i Cravalho (Moana), Jodi Benson (Ariel in The Little Mermaid), Irene Bedard (Pocahontas), and Linda Larkin (Jasmine in Aladdin) — about the unexpected revelation and how it all came together.

  • Comedian Henry Phillips Goes Viral for All the Wrong Reasons in 'Punching Henry' Trailer (Exclusive)
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    Kevin Polowy

    Comedian Henry Phillips Goes Viral for All the Wrong Reasons in 'Punching Henry' Trailer (Exclusive)

     The 2009 indie Punching the Clown did not set the box office on fire, but the Slamdance Audience Award winner did earn star Henry Phillips — who combines folk music and comedy — some serious clout with funny people. You can check out the film’s exclusive first trailer above.

  • Michael Sheen Says He Is Quitting Acting to Fight the Far-Right
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    Michael Sheen Says He Is Quitting Acting to Fight the Far-Right

    Michael Sheen says he is quitting Hollywood and making the move back to England, all in the name of politics.

  • Sarah Silverman on Bringing the Drama in 'Smile,' That Jennifer Lawrence Letter and Feeling The Bern
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    Kevin Polowy

    Sarah Silverman on Bringing the Drama in 'Smile,' That Jennifer Lawrence Letter and Feeling The Bern

    Sarah Silverman wasn’t looking for heavy drama, the heavy drama found her. After hearing Silverman open up about her struggles with depression — an issue she recently addressed with a powerful essay on Glamour — author Amy Koppelman sent the comedian-actress her novel I Smile Back, which Koppelman was adapting into a film. The story focuses on a self-destructive, upper-class Long Island housewife named Laney who isn’t just depressed, but battles mental illness, alcoholism, and drug addiction. She cheats on her husband (played by Josh Charles) while the kids are in school and sniffs cocaine in the bathroom while they’re home.

  • 'I Smile Back' Trailer: Watch Sarah Silverman in Her Most Dramatic Role Yet
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    Meriah Doty

    'I Smile Back' Trailer: Watch Sarah Silverman in Her Most Dramatic Role Yet

    Sarah Silverman has been sharpening her dramatic acting chops in films like the forthcoming Ashby and the Showtime series Masters of Sex, but I Smile Back represents the biggest seismic shift away from comedy for the 44-year-old performer.