Annie Howard

Digital content editor at The Hollywood Reporter.

Dascha Polanco Emerging Hollywood

'Orange Is the New Black' Star Dascha Polanco on Inclusion in Casting: 'It Comes Down to How I Look & Not the Talent'

When Dascha Polanco originally landed her role as inmate Dayanara Diaz on one of Netflix's first binge-worthy experiments, Orange Is the New Black, she continued to keep her job in a hospital, studying and training toward her degree in nursing. "I was making money in the hospital as a manager, working the operating room and being in charge," she told host Charlamagne tha God on the latest episode of Emerging Hollywood. "What's interesting is, I kept my job. That's how much I did not trust this industry."
Jameela Jamil

Jameela Jamil Joins Charlamagne tha God on 'Emerging Hollywood': 'I'm Not Going to Stop Because People Doubt Me'

"I don't cancel the Kardashians, or Iggy Azalea or Cardi B," Jameela Jamil told Charlamagne Tha God on the most recent episode of Emerging Hollywood. Jamil famously called out the women on social media for their promotion of weight loss beverages. "I'm not canceling them, I'm reprimanding them. It's fine to call someone out. You're offering them the opportunity of changing," she says.
Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah Talks Reparations, Representation With Charlamagne Tha God in 'Emerging Hollywood' Debut

"Americans use the term immigrant so broadly," Trevor Noah, a South African immigrant, tells Charlamagne tha God on The Hollywood Reporter's new original digital series, Emerging Hollywood. "When people say immigrant in America, a lot of the times what they're talking about is a person who comes here from Mexico. People don't think of Chris Hemsworth as an immigrant." (Hemsworth is from Australia.)
Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah Talks Reparations, Representation With Charlamagne Tha God in 'Emerging Hollywood' Debut

"Americans use the term immigrant so broadly," Trevor Noah, a South African immigrant, tells Charlamagne tha God on The Hollywood Reporter's new original digital series, Emerging Hollywood. "When people say immigrant in America, a lot of the times what they're talking about is a person who comes here from Mexico. People don't think of Chris Hemsworth as an immigrant." (Hemsworth is from Australia.)

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