Parade Magazine

Welcome To The Jungle: All-Star Cast Talks To Parade About Jungle Book Remake

The original 1967 Disney animated musical is a classic, with generations of fans whistling its tunes and drawn to the story of Mowgli, the Rudyard Kipling-created character raised by wolves in the jungle. So director Jon Favreau tells Parade that ushering The Jungle Book back onto the big screen was not a task he took lightly.  Favreau, and the […]

In Parade: Amy Adams: “I Imagine [Superman] Gives [Lois Lane] Foot Rubs…

In a Parade exclusive, Henry Cavill and Amy Adams, who star in the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice as Superman and Lois Lane, talk to Parade about love, trust, complicated relationships and why this dynamic duo has endured for nearly 80 years. Excerpts below: On why they identify with their characters: Henry Cavill: “Superman and I have a lot […]

Interview: Ben Stiller is Seriously Funny in Zoolander 2

Fifteen years after Ben Stiller directed and starred in the first Zoolander movie, he is back with Zoolander 2, about the further misadventures of dim-witted supermodels Derek Zoolander (Stiller) and his buddy, Hansel (Owen Wilson). He sits down with Parade‘s Dotson Rader to discuss the new film, the inspiration of his late mom Anne Meara, his recent move from […]

Interview: Leonardo DiCaprio in Parade—More Movies On His Mind

Leonardo DiCaprio, who stars in the new movie The Revenant, based on the real-life experiences of 19th-century frontiersman-hero Hugh Glass, has much more than movies on his mind—the fate of the planet, in fact. In a wide-ranging interview, the superstar actor, 41, talks to writer Dotson Rader about his latest movie, what he gets from acting, […]

The Glorious Corner: Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, Chicago, Canadian Brass, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Micky Dolenz and More!

by G. H. Harding HALL OF FAME SHAME — I’m certainly pleased with the induction of Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple and Steve Miller — along with relative rookies N.W.A — as its class of 2016; as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame seems to be trying desperately to bring some acts that have been most certainly overlooked. There are still some major omissions, […]

Parade Magazine Interview: Tim McGraw Gives Back To Veterans

Tim McGraw, who is releasing his 14th studio album, Damn Country Music, on Friday November 6th, may be known as a country music singer and actor.  But his passion for giving is as big as his career. A longtime supporter of veterans, MGraw is in his fourth year of partnering with Chase and Operation Homefront, which […]

Interview: Neil Patrick Harris Acts Like a Kid

Who says that growing up means leaving fun and games behind?  Parade advises that having a little fun can make you happier, healthier, and smarter.  And cover personality Neil Patrick Harris — about to debut as host of the NBC variety show Best Time Ever on September 15th — brings that concept to life in this week’s […]

Scarlett Johansson: On Marriage, Fame and Family

Scarlett Johansson returns for the fourth time as the World War II-era Black Widow in Avengers: Age of Ultron, opening May 1st.  The actress, 30, opens up to Parade this week about marriage, family, motherhood and her mission to lead a normal life despite international movie fame. Some excerpts:  On her marriage to French art curator […]

Al Pacino: On His Own Fan Letter History and How He Communicates With His Kids

Join The Fun! Please follow The Mac Wire  on Twitter  and M.A. Cassata  on Facebook.   You’d expect Al Pacino to receive fan letters…but to send them?  That’s what he did back in 1963 when he saw Christopher Plummer on Broadway in ‘The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui.’ “He’s one of the greatest actors ever, and an inspiration,” says Pacino, […]

In Parade: Jon Stewart Gets Real

  This week’s Parade features The Daily Show host Jon Stewart, the king of “fake” news, as he takes on the true story of crusading journalist Maziar Bahari, in his first film, Rosewater.  He also addresses recent reports that he had been offered one of the most prestigious jobs in television—replacing David Gregory as host of Meet the Press.  And, exclusively […]

Parade Exclusive: Daniel Radcliffe on Online Dating, Falling in Love, and Girlfriend Erin Darke

  Daniel Radcliffe recently opened up to  about his first romantic comedy, What/If, why finding love is so difficult, online dating, his relationship with girlfriend Erin Darke, and more. Here’s an  excerpt from our exclusive interview.  What If is about people in their 20s, your generation. Why do people your age find hooking up for sex […]

Ed Sheeran Parade Magazine Interview: “You Have to Be Polite”

Ed Sheeran, the current toast of the music business, talks to Parade  about his heady rise to the top. Five years ago he was playing open-mic nights and selling his own CDs.  These days, his singles “The A Team” and “Sing” are chart hits, and his first album, + (a.k.a. Plus) sold almost 4 million copies. He’ll be headlining arenas starting […]

Ellen DeGeneres: On Her Favorite Films…and Stealing a Role from Jennifer Aniston

Ellen DeGeneres, who hosts the Oscar ceremony for the second time on Sunday, shares her favorite movie memories with Parade. She recalls that the lion cub drama Born Free and Best Picture winner Oliver! helped ignite life-long passions for animals and musicals. And it was Woody Allen and Steve Martin’s early work, including Take the […]

In Parade: Jimmy Fallon: Important Things to Know…

As Jimmy Fallon prepares to take over the most coveted job in entertainment (host of the Tonight Show) he talks to Parade about the hard times, the loves of his life, and how he’ll “do anything to get a laugh.” The interview reveals several things worth knowing about the least tortured comic in showbiz: His personal […]

DOWNTOWN ABBEY from A to Z Only in Parade Magazine

As season four of Downton Abbey kicks off this Sunday on PBS’s Masterpiece, Parade offers an obsessive tour of the blockbuster show’s beloved characters, customs, and costumes—from A (American Heiresses) to Z (some of the best Zingers from Maggie Smith’s Dowager Countess Violet). Here is just a sampling of the more surprising facts included on […]

The Parade Exclusive–Ben Stiller: The Personal Journey That Changed His Life

Ben Stiller both stars in and directs his new film The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, which reinvents James Thurber’s classic short story of an ordinary man with an extraordinary imagination. In the film, Stiller’s Mitty embarks on a globe-trotting adventure that trumps anything in his daydreams. Inspired by his character’s epic trek, Stiller shared […]

Parade Exclusive: Emma Thompson on Family, Fame, and 6 Months of Bad Hair

Oscar winner Emma Thompson spends an afternoon in her London home with Parade, chatting about glamour, love, fame, and six months of bad-hair days. She appears in the new film Saving Mr. Banks, based on Walt Disney’s campaign to convince Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers (played by Thompson) to let him make a musical about […]

Shirley MacLaine Says She and Maggie Smith ‘Talk About Our Lives, Our Past, Our Lovers’

  In a candid interview with, legendary actress Shirley MacLaine opened up about her role on season 4 of Downton Abbey, bonding on set with Maggie Smith, and her latest book, What If…A Lifetime of Questions, Speculations, Reasonable Guesses, and a Few Things I Know for Sure. We all loved the dynamic between you […]

Parade Exclusive with Photographer Terry O’Neill: ‘Ava Gardner, Liz Taylor, Audrey Hepburn Didn’t Know They Were Beautiful

Terry O’Neill, one the world’s most admired and important photographers, has been creating unforgettable images since he first photographed the Beatles and the Rolling Stones when they were unknowns. In a candid interview with, O’Neill opened up about his extraordinary career, his thoughts on the paparazzi, and surprising details about some of his most […]