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Mark Ruffalo responds to Matt Bomer transgender casting criticism: 'We are still learning'

Mark Ruffalo has taken to social media to address the trans community’s critical response to the casting of actor Matt Bomer as a transgender sex worker in his new film, Anything

As an executive producer on the project, Ruffalo has addressed concerns regarding Bomer’s involvement in the film in a series of tweets posted Wednesday night. 

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Matt Bomer charms old Hollywood in Amazon’s The Last Tycoon — exclusive

Amazon is going back to the golden age.

The Last Tycoon, based on the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel of the same name, is one of two captivating new pilots premiering on June 17 as part of Amazon Studios’ now-seasoned pilot release process (the other: The Interestings, based on the book by Meg Wolitzer). Today, EW has an exclusive first look at the promising period piece, which comes from director Billy Ray (The Hunger Games, Captain Phillips).

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Matt Bomer and Lauren Ambrose star in new pilots from Amazon

Amazon’s unique pilot season involves the streaming service putting up the first episode of new, original shows, and either picking up or nixing the projects based on customer feedback. The process scored Amazon critical darlings such as Transparent and Mozart in the Jungle, and perhaps one (or both) of its two new original pilots will follow in those footsteps.

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Matt Bomer and Ryan Gosling bonded over fatherhood while filming The Nice Guys

Matt Bomer is a nice guy — he just doesn’t play one on film very often. And although the actor and father of three has occasionally felt a pang of anxiety over the family-unfriendliness of some of his roles, he recently got some helpful advice from fellow dad and costar Ryan Gosling.

Speaking to EW at the Cannes Film Festival, Bomer said he and Gosling “sought solace in each other regularly” while shooting their new neo-noir The Nice Guys.

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Matt Bomer on that time Russell Crowe choked him for The Nice Guys

Russell Crowe knows that when it comes to doing action scenes, his younger costars might be intimidated by his string of tough-guy roles.

“When their references really are … L.A. ConfidentialGladiator, stuff like that, they’re scared s—less that it’s gonna be for real,” Crowe told EW’s Clark Collis on SiriusXM’s Entertainment Weekly Radio.

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Kirsten Dunst, Michael Douglas, more to speak at MPTF 'Reel Stories, Real Lives' event

The Motion Picture & Television Fund is adding major star wattage to its fifth annual “Reel Stories, Real Lives” event, as the charitable organization announced Friday Matt Bomer, Danny DeVito, Michael Douglas, Kirsten Dunst, and Bryce Dallas Howard will take the stage as storytellers at the April 7 ceremony in Los Angeles. Cuba Gooding Jr. and Dennis Haysbert will also speak, while former Parks & Recreation star Adam Scott is set to host.

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EW Fest: See the entire Ryan Murphy & Friends panel

The Ryan Murphy & Friends panel at Saturday’s inaugural EW Fest was packed beyond capacity, and we can now share the full video from the event moderated by EW’s own Tim Stack and featuring Keke Palmer, Lea Michele, Emma Roberts, Matt Bomer, Kathy Bates, and, of course, the American Horror Story and Scream Queens creator himself. 

RELATED: American Horror Story Stars: Then & Now

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EW Fest: 6 things we learned from the Ryan Murphy & Friends panel

Easily one of the most highly anticipated events of Saturday’s inaugural EW Fest, the Ryan Murphy & Friends panel was packed beyond capacity — and with good reason. Accompanying Murphy were Scream Queens stars Lea Michele, Keke Palmer, and Emma Roberts, as well as American Horror Story: Hotel stars Kathy Bates and Matt Bomer.

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