Fonda says Hollywood needs more diversity after Globes honor
In this video grab issued Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, by NBC, Jane Fonda accepts the Cecil B. deMille Award at the Golden Globe Awards. (NBC via AP)LOS ANGELES – Just like in her career, Jane Fonda used the Golden Globes’ platform to speak on deeper issues calling for greater diversity in Hollywood while praising the “community of storytellers” as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award. While wearing an all-white suit, Fonda raised the Globes’ highest honor above her head Sunday before commending storytellers for their vital role in troubled times. She is the daughter of Oscar winner Henry Fonda, who died in 1982, and sister of Peter Fonda, who died in 2019. She launched IndieCollect’s Jane Fonda Fund for Women Directors, an organization aimed to support the restoration of films helmed by women from around the world.
Disney+ delays launch in Puerto Rico by one week, even though the rest of the US got it Tuesday
Disney's highly anticipated Disney+ streaming service launched Monday with unexpected exceptions in the United States. The delayed release to Australia and New Zealand was previously announced, but there was no prior indication of a delayed roll out in Puerto Rico. On Sept. 22, Disney+ announced the service's pre-order launch for "consumers residing in the U.S." There was again no indication that U.S. territory Puerto Rico would be excluded from the platforms scheduled Nov. 12 release. Some users from Puerto Rico who pre-ordered the service, as well as users in Canada and various other regions were shown an error message: "Disney+ is only available in certain regions. That wasn't the only problem with the Disney+ launch though.cnbc.com
Brie Larson on her success in "Room"
Actress Brie Larson held her own opposite Amy Schumer in the comedy, "Trainwreck." But she's getting rave reviews as the star of the harrowing drama, "Room." And as she tells Tracy Smith, she admits to being puzzled over the label that some in Hollywood have pinned on her.cbsnews.com