Renée Zellweger Delivers a Show-Stopping Performance in ‘Judy’ at the 2019 Fall KCET Cinema Series | KCET
Renée Zellweger Delivers a Show-Stopping Performance in ‘Judy’ at the 2019 Fall KCET Cinema Series
Following a preview screening of the Judy Garland biopic “Judy,” star Renée Zellweger shared her experience portraying the Hollywood legend with KCET Cinema Series host Pete Hammond.
Renée Zellweger is one of the most cherished and respected actors in modern cinema. Zellweger is most notably known for her starring role as the seminal British everywoman in the film "Bridget Jone's Diary" and its sequel "Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason," both opposite Hugh Grant and Colin Firth. In the first installment of the franchise, Zellweger earned her first Oscar® nomination, along with a Golden Globe, SAG and BAFTA nominations. The sequel delivered her another Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical.
She secured her second Academy Award nomination as convicted killer Roxie Hart in "Chicago," the Oscar®-winning film version of the Tony Award-winning musical. Acting, singing and dancing alongside Catherine Zeta-Jones, who portrayed fellow death row inmate Velma Kelly, Zellweger took home a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical and a SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role.
In 2004 she earned the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in Anthony Minghella’s "Cold Mountain," Zellweger also garnered a Golden Globe Award and best supporting role honors from the Screen Actors Guild, BAFTA, and Broadcast Film Critics Association.
She will next make her television debut starring in Netflix’s "What/If". Her recent films include "Bridget Jone's Baby," "Same Kind of Different As Me," and "The Whole Truth."
See event photos and listen to the Q&A from the screening below.
Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca was ordered today to turn himself in no later than Feb. 5 to begin serving a three-year federal prison sentence for obstruction of justice and lying to the FBI.
A proposal to declare a climate emergency in Alaska has brought up long-running tensions over development and conservation among the groups that advocate on behalf of Alaska’s Indigenous people.
State officials quietly gave away a significant portion of Southern California’s water supply to farmers in the Central Valley as part of a deal with the Trump administration in December 2018, potentially harming California salmon and L.A. County.
Sharon Ellis' luminous landscapes draw on nearly the whole history of landscape painting. Think American Luminists, Charles Burchfield and his "animated landscapes" and even Light and Space artists James Turrell and Robert Irwin.
- 1 of 231
- next ›