Jodi Balfour to Star in Kasey Lum’s Psychodrama Short ‘Bloom’

Photo by: Emma McIntyreVancouver-based production company Boldly announced today that Jodi Balfour (The Crown, Ted Lasso) has been cast as the lead role in the upcoming psychodrama short film Bloom from award-winning filmmaker Kasey Lum (Kingspin).  “Written and directed by Lum, Bloom explores our innate desire to affiliate with nature. Fragile after a breakup, […]

Official Trailer Debut for HBO’s ‘The Idol’ Premiering June 4 Starring The Weeknd & Lily-Rose Depp

Photo by: Eddy Chen/HBOHBO today dropped the official trailer for their original drama series The Idol which premieres Sunday, June 4 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on HBO and will be available to stream on Max. The series recently premiered at the 76th annual Cannes Film Festival on May 22, and is co-created by Sam […]

Interview: Maxwell Whittington-Cooper on Playing Wally in ‘Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies’

(L-R) Ty Wood as Trip, Maxwell Whittington-Cooper as Wally, and Jason Schmidt as Buddy in Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies. Photo by: Eduardo Araquel/Paramount+ We were joined on the Popternative show by Maxwell Whittington-Cooper who can be seen playing Wally in the new Paramount+ musical series, Grease: Rise of […]

Interview: Jocelyn Shelfo on Playing Madison in ‘XO, Kitty’ on Netflix

We were joined on the Popternative show by Jocelyn Shelfo who can be seeing playing Madison in the new Netflix YA series XO, Kitty which premiered on Netflix on Thursday, May 18th. The To All the Boys spin-off series sees Anna Cathcart reprising her role as Kitty Song Covey who we were first […]

Movie Review: Halle Bailey Makes a Perfect Splash In ‘The Little Mermaid,’ But Some Elements Lacked the Disney Magic

Everyone who grew up watching Disney animated films has their starting five. Aladdin (1992) will always be my number one, followed by A Goofy Movie (1995), The Little Mermaid (1989), Beauty and the Beast (1991), and Alice in Wonderland (1951). All but one of my favorite Disney animated films have […]

Father’s Day Gift Guide: Go-To Pop Culture Ideas From The Noble Collection

It can be a challenge sometimes to come up with gift ideas, and with Father’s Day fast approaching (Sunday, June 18), The Noble Collection has a variety of pop culture Father’s Day gift ideas for any fan, father, and father-figure. The Noble Collection offers licensed products inspired by iconic pop […]

Interview: Gabriel Luna & Jay Baruchel Talk Netflix’s ‘Fubar’

We were joined on the Popternative show by Gabriel Luna (The Last of Us, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) and Jay Baruchel (BlackBerry, Goon) who star in the action comedy-drama series, Fubar, now streaming on Netflix. The series marks Arnold Schwarzenegger’s first ever television project, and the cast also includes Monica Barbaro […]

7 Movies & Series to Watch Featuring The Cast of ‘XO, Kitty’

Netflix’s XO, Kitty, which is a To All the Boys spin-off series, sees Anna Cathcart reprising her role as Kitty Song Covey who we were first introduced to in the Netflix film franchise To All the Boys (2018-2021). The series premiered on May 18 and follows 16 year old Kitty as she transfers […]