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Nia Vardalos is Happy to Let Someone Else Run the Show in the Political Dramedy Graves

David Hinckley | Posted 10.14.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

Nia Vardalos has stepped away from My Big Fat Greek Wedding to deal with My Big Crazy Former President. And his ambitious wife. Vardalos is happy ab...

A Big Fat Greek World With Laughs

James Peron | Posted 03.28.2016 | Entertainment
James Peron

I read the reviews of My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 and many were downright brutal. But, I've learned not to trust the critics and their often bitter -- sometimes jaded -- view of life and films. I've also learned critics will misstate the facts about films they dislike.

Nia Vardalos' Daughter Walked Out Of A Movie Without 'Enough Girls'

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.28.2016 | Entertainment

Clearly, Nia Vardalos is doing parenting right. In a conversation with Melissa Silverstein on the "Women and Hollywood" podcast, the star of "My Big ...

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2: For Oldies Its a Goodie

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 03.24.2016 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

It has been fourteen years since Nia Vardalos stole our hearts in My Big Fat Greek Wedding.

That Time Nia Vardalos Had A 'Big Fat Greek' Gay Twist For Joey Fatone

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 03.24.2016 | Queer Voices

Last week, Joey Fatone revealed that his character in "My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2" would come out as gay in the upcoming movie. As it turns out, the *...

Joey Fatone Reveals A Big Fat Gay Secret About His 'Greek Wedding' Character

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.17.2016 | Queer Voices

Joey Fatone said his "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" character will come out of the closet in the smash film's hotly-anticipated sequel. When co-star Gia ...

Prepare For More Portokalos Nuptials With This 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2' Clip

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 03.09.2016 | Entertainment

There will soon be another big, fat, Greek wedding to behold. In the sequel to the 2002 runaway hit, the elder members of the Portokalos clan -- Gus (...

'My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2' Trailer Introduces A New Portokalos Generation

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.11.2015 | Entertainment

It's been 15 years since "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" became one of film history's biggest sleeper hits, so don't think we weren't going to see a sequel...

Nia Vardalos And Joey Fatone Have A 'Big Fat Greek' Reunion

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 06.12.2015 | Entertainment

Nia Vardalos and Joey Fatone are all smiles in a new photo from their "Big Fat Greek Wedding" (and, technically, one-fifth *NSYNC) reunion. The duo ar...

'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' Sequel Is In The Works

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.29.2014 | Entertainment

Nia Vardalos wrote a script for a "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" sequel and her co-stars and producers are already on board. Vardalos' 2002 film abou...

Which Celebs Are Canadian, Eh?

Posted 07.01.2013 | Celebrity

Today is Canada Day! And Cobie Smulders (who plays ever the prideful Canadian Robin Scherbatsky on "How I Met Your Mother") isn't the only cel...

7 Beautiful Actresses Who Were Told They Weren't Pretty Enough

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 06.17.2013 | Women

It's hard to imagine that the gorgeous actresses we see splashed across magazine covers have ever been made to feel insecure about their looks. But ev...

LOOK: Nia Vardalos Shares Adorable Moment With Her Husband

Posted 04.18.2013 | Weddings

The star of one of our favorite wedding movies, "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," is also one half of an awesome married couple! Nia Vardalos, married to...

The Moment Nia Vardalos Became A Mother

Posted 04.16.2013 | Fifty

I’m watching this curious, sweet little girl. I look up at Ian -- he’s watching her too. I feel like I’ve seen this scene before. Is it because we wanted it so badly, or is it because it feels so natural?

Law & Order: SVU Tackles Gay-on-Gay Hate Crimes

Allison Leotta | Posted 04.02.2013 | TV
Allison Leotta

"Criminal Hatred" was a strong episode blending serious, cutting-edge issues like gay-on-gay hate crimes with the sparkling entertainment provided by dressing up the detectives to infiltrate gay bars and strip clubs.

'SVU': Nia Vardalos Says Barba Should Be Shot

Posted 01.31.2013 | TV

Nia Vardalos made a guest appearance on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" as a very aggressive defense attorney squaring off against Assistant Distr...

EXCLUSIVE: Nia Vardalos Takes On Gay Rights On 'SVU'

Posted 01.29.2013 | TV

"Law and Order: SVU" is bringing in Nia Vardalos for an episode tackling gay marriage laws in New York State. In the exclusive preview clip of "Cr...

Nia Vardalos Books 'SVU' Role

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

Nia Vardalos will guest star on an upcoming episode of "Law & Order: SVU." The "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" star will appear in "Criminal Hatred," the W...

The Sign That Inspired Me To Become A Parent

Guideposts | Posted 01.14.2013 | Religion

For 10 years, my husband, Ian, and I had wanted be parents. We had tried everything. Then we looked into pri­vate adoption. We put our names on waiting lists in every state, then even in China and Greece. But the phone never rang and the guest room stayed empty.

'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' Star Talks Chemistry, Motherhood And Plans For A Sequel

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.13.2012 | Fifty

That's the surefire way to kill chemistry in a scene. You have to make sure your actors don't "do it" off-screen. If they don't "do it," then they'll have chemistry on camera.

Christmas Round-Up: What's Your Favorite Christmas Tradition?

Marlo Thomas | Posted 02.22.2012 | Women
Marlo Thomas

Here's what my merry Christmas contingent had to say about their favorite memories. Enjoy!

'Big Fat' TV

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 01.04.2012 | Entertainment

UPDATE: ABC Studios is betting big on Nia Vardalos. The studio is developing a star vehicle for the My Big Fat Greek Wedding star. The still untitle...

HuffPost Review: Larry Crowne

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.29.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Larry Crowne is a stealth comedy, low-key but consistently satisfying. It's a movie that focuses on the power of positivity without getting melodramatic about it.

A Green Pre-Oscar Party

Tara Settembre | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Tara Settembre

While the spotlight is focused on Hollywood this week, CEO Matt Petersen wanted to "raise awareness, help support the work of Global Green and have fun" at the Global Green USA Pre-Oscar Party.

The Joy of Glee

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

What Glee shows us is that viewers still hunger for quality. For originality. For something different. For shows that break the mold and succeed in turning old-fashioned into new-fashioned.