Andrea Mandell, USA TODAY

Andrea Mandell

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Recent articles by Andrea:

Scarlett Johansson embarks on a new chapter with 'Jojo Rabbit' and 'Marriage Story'

As Scarlett Johansson prepared for "Jojo Rabbit" and Netflix's "Marriage Story," she was mid-divorce. Now, she opens up about her next chapter. → Read More

Scarlett Johansson says keeping her 'Black Widow' movie a secret was like 'having an affair'

Scarlett Johansson admits that not talking about her highly anticipated Marvel 'Black Widow' solo movie (in theaters May 1, 2020) took its toll. → Read More

Nicole Kidman reveals her daughter wants to be a director: 'I would never have said that'

At the annual Elle celebration Monday night, Nicole Kidman, Natalie Portman and Gwyneth Paltrow got real about progress in Hollywood. → Read More

'Dearest, most favorite friend': Ellen emerges for pal Jennifer Aniston after Bush fracas

Ellen DeGeneres surprised at the Variety Power of Women luncheon just days after her George W. Bush comments went viral. → Read More

Kevin Hart has 'nothing but love' for the driver who caused crash that left him injured

Kevin Hart was seriously injured in a car crash on Sept. 1. A new report says it appeared none of the three passengers was wearing a seat belt. → Read More

How much does 'Lucy in the Sky' mirror the Lisa Nowak astronaut scandal?

“Lucy in the Sky,” a movie loosely inspired by astronaut Lisa Nowak's downward spiral (and starring Natalie Portman), hits theaters this weekend. → Read More

'Silicon Valley' star Thomas Middleditch reveals swinging 'saved' his marriage

Thomas Middleditch opened up to 'Playboy' about how his wife and he have an open relationship. "Mollie and I have created our own rules," he says. → Read More

8 major books being made into movies, from 'Little Women' to 'The Rhythm Section'

Can't wait for 'Cats' and 'Little Women'? Here's a preview of which novels book-lovers can expect to get the Hollywood treatment in the near future. → Read More

Gwyneth Paltrow was 'determined' to help bring down Weinstein, according to new book

New York Times reporters Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor reveal more about Weinstein in their book "She Said," including a new accuser and Paltrow's calls. → Read More

All the winners and losers in summer 2019 movies, from Brad Pitt to 'Dark Phoenix'

What did you love this summer? Here's a look at the stars who emerged triumphant (Brad Pitt) – and others who saw their summer dreams dashed (X-Men). → Read More

One year after Demi Lovato's overdose, here's how her life has changed

Wednesday marks one year since Demi Lovato was hospitalized after an apparent drug overdose. She's made major changes since then. → Read More

50 and fabulous! Jennifer Lopez's best quotes on love, confidence and fitness

Your eyes may not believe it, but J.Lo is officially 50. Here's where the superstar stands on her upcoming fourth marriage, confidence and fitness. → Read More

R. Kelly arrested by feds on new sex crimes charges, including child pornography

R&B singer R. Kelly was arrested by federal authorities in Chicago Thursday on new sex crimes charges, putting the embattled singer in even deeper legal jeopardy. → Read More

'The Lion King' roars: First reactions call new animated film 'a visual masterpiece'

How is Beyonce as Nala in the new 'Lion King'? And how much have they changed the story? Critics weighed in Tuesday night. → Read More

'Seinfeld': 30 ways the 'show about nothing' is still something 30 years later

'Seinfeld' launched on July 5, 1989. On its 30th anniversary, we offer 30 ways the hit sitcom still resonates today. → Read More

Fiona Apple is donating two years of 'Criminal' proceeds to border refugees

The musician took to Tumblr Sunday to announce she's donating two years of residuals from her most popular song to help refugees at the U.S.-Mexico border. → Read More

Bella Thorne slams Whoopi Goldberg's 'awful' views on her nude photo-scandal

Bella Thorne is flatly rejecting Whoopi Goldberg's criticisms as "sick and disgusting" after her nude photo scandal. → Read More

'Toy Story 4 'goes to infinity and beyond': First reactions glow for Pixar's latest film

"Toy Story 4," reactions have begun to roll in, with critics belly-laughing and wiping away tears after watching Pixar's latest film. → Read More

Did 'Ma' freak you out? Here are the best spoilers from Octavia Spencer's revenge finale

Did you find yourself hiding behind your hands as you watched the bloody ending of "Ma"? We've got inside scoop on how it all went down. → Read More

Your Memorial Day weekend movie guide is here! From 'Aladdin' to adult fare, we've got you

A three-day weekend means an extra day to watch movies! But what should you see? For starters, 'Aladdin' and 'Booksmart.' Streaming? 'The Perfection.' → Read More