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NRDC Event Honoring Julia Louis-Dreyfus Turns Into Hollywood Exec Roast: “These F***ers Are Going to the Moon”

Comedy and the fight against climate change made for interesting bedfellows Tuesday night in Hollywood during the Natural Resources Defense Council’s Night of Comedy fundraiser. The event celebrated Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who is on NRDC’s board of trustees, for her impassioned and committed work in the environmental fight, and use of her public platform to encourage voting and activism. But a series of stand-up sets that followed saw some of the town’s most powerful executives — Casey Bloys, Alan Horn and the man of the moment, David Zaslav — become the punchlines in a near roast-type show.More from The Hollywood ReporterJ.J. Abrams'...
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus Honored for Climate Advocacy at NRDC Night of Comedy: ‘Don’t Just Sit on Your Ass. Do Something!’

For the climate advocacy powerhouse the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Julia Louis-Dreyfus is an indispensable asset. “She has a megaphone,” the group’s CEO and president Manish Bapna told Variety on Tuesday at the NRDC Night of Comedy at NeueHouse in Hollywood. “She can reach audiences that we can’t otherwise reach… The window is closing. We’ve got to move now. There’s an urgency to this. It’s about protecting the air we breathe. It’s about a better life. And she can tell that story.”
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus to Be Honored at Natural Resources Defense Council’s L.A. Comedy Benefit

Get ready for a Night of Comedy, L.A. The Natural Resources Defense Council is set to host its first L.A.-based fundraising comedy event. Scheduled for June 7 at NeueHouse Hollywood, Night of Comedy will fete Julia Louis-Dreyfus for her “extraordinary commitment and service to the planet,” as an activist and NRDC trustee.More from The Hollywood ReporterNetflix Greenlights Blumhouse Martial Arts Actioner 'Absolute Dominion'David Zaslav Buys $1M in Warner Bros. Discovery SharesDwayne Johnson Electrifies CinemaCon as Warner Bros. Debuts 'Black Adam,' 'Wonka,' 'The Flash' and 'Elvis' Footage Presented in partnership with Warner Bros. Discovery, the program will also feature performances by stand-ups like Chelsea...
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Tobias Menzies To Star Alongside Julia Louis-Dreyfus In Nicole Holofcener’s ‘Beth & Don’; Cast Set For A24 Movie

Click here to read the full article. Primetime Emmy winner Tobias Menzies has boarded the Nicole Holofcener directed and written feature Beth & Don opposite Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Cameras roll this week on the movie, which A24 acquired all US rights on out of AFM last year. Also rounding out the cast are Michaela Watkins (The Dropout, Casual, Search Party), Arian Moayed (Inventing Anna, Succession), Owen Teague (It, Mrs. Fletcher), Jeanne Berlin (The Fabelmans, Succession, Hunters), Bill Camp (The Queen’s Gambit, The Night Of) and Elizabeth Marvel (News of the World, Unbelievable). In the movie, Beth is a New York novelist in an unbelievably happy marriage...
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‘Seinfeld’ Star Julia Louis-Dreyfus Reflects on Meeting Sidney Poitier During Moon Landing

“Seinfeld” star Julia Louis-Dreyfus is paying tribute to the late Sidney Poitier. She shares the story of the pair’s first interaction. “Seinfeld” star Julia Louis-Dreyfus is mourning the loss of the Bahamian-American actor and icon Sidney Poitier. Poitier passed away at age 94 last week, and is being remembered for his contributions to both acting and civil rights.
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus recalls sweet childhood encounter with Sidney Poitier

Poitier, the first Black man to win the Academy Award for Best Actor, died at the age of 94 on Thursday. On Saturday, Louis-Dreyfus took to Instagram to share a photo of the film icon, and in the accompanying caption shared a story about how she met him for the first time on the night Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon as part of the Apollo 11 spaceflight.
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