How once-toxic Shia LaBeouf is staging his Hollywood comeback

Even Shia LaBeouf would likely agree he’s playing against type as the actor tackles the role of a saint in his new movie. But he may be on the road to Hollywood redemption. For the past year and a half, LaBeaouf has shunned the spotlight after being accused of sexual assault by singer ex-girlfriend, FKA … Read more

‘Padre Pio’ Director Abel Ferrara Defends Casting Shia LaBeouf as a Saint, Says ‘He Believes’

Last week, actor Shia LaBeouf released a video of a taped discussion between himself and Bishop Robert Barron of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries. During the talk, LaBeouf, who was bar mitzvah’d, revealed that he had converted to Catholicism while studying for the role of Padre Pio in a new film depicting the early years … Read more

Olivia Wilde in the spotlight with ‘Don’t Worry Darling’

“Don’t Worry Darling” has been in the spotlight since the beginning. And this was long before Harry Styles got involved. It was a film everyone wanted to make — some 18 studios and streaming services were courting Wilde for the chance to partner with her on her sophomore feature as a director: A mid-century psychological … Read more

Shia LaBeouf now says abuse part of Honey Boy was made up

Shia LaBeoufPhoto: Emma McIntyre (Getty Images) Shia LaBeouf claimed to experience ego death after being accused of abuse by FKA twigs, but one can only assume the ego is making a healthy recovery on his quaint redemption tour. So far, he’s followed the usual script from the Alleged Abuser’s Guide To Being Accepted Back Into … Read more

Shia LaBeouf addresses FKA Twigs abuse allegations: “I hurt that woman”

Shia LaBeoufPhoto: Rich Fury (Getty Images) Tendon the open letter he sent to Olivia Wilde this week—discounting her assertion that he was “fired” from her film Don’t Worry Darling—Shia LaBeouf mentions former romantic partner FKA Twigs only once. “My failings with Twigs are fundamental and real, but they are not the narrative that has been … Read more

Olivia Wilde begs Shia LaBeouf to stay on film in video

Olivia Wilde begged Shia LaBeouf to stay on “Don’t Worry Darling” in a video that leaked Friday, just two days after the director claimed she had fired the movie’s former lead. An admittedly “sweaty” Wilde, 38, spoke while driving in the 2020 selfie video, explaining to LaBeouf, 36, that she had just been riding a … Read more

Gritty cult director Ferrara gets religion in ‘Padre Pio’

ROME (AP) — Abel Ferrara, whose gritty New York exploitation films of the 1980s and 1990s delved into the soulless evils of drug addiction, corruption and sexual violence, pays homage to one of Italy’s best-known and most revered saints in his newest film , “Padre Pio.” That film, which stars Shia LaBeouf and premieres at … Read more

Shia LaBeouf converts to Catholicism after ‘Padre Pio’ movie

Actor Shia LaBeouf said he converted to Christianity while shooting his upcoming film “Padre Pio” and has become a member of the Roman Catholic Church. LaBeouf revealed his conversion in an interview released Thursday with Word on Fire Catholic Ministries’ Bishop Robert Barron. The actor first engaged with the church while living with a monastery … Read more