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12 times celebrities fought for equal pay in their starring roles

January 1, 2021 is the third anniversary of the launch of the Time’s Up movement combating gender-based discrimination in Hollywood and beyond. Patricia Arquette called for wage equality in her viral 2015 Oscars acceptance speech and took her activism to Capitol Hill. Jessica Chastain turned down a role with a […]
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THEN AND NOW: The cast of ‘Bridge to Terabithia’ 14 years later

“Bridge to Terabithia” premiered 14 years ago, and some of its actors went on to strong careers. Josh Hutcherson has starred in several movies, including the successful “Hunger Games” franchise. AnnaSophia Robb went on to appear in a few movies, and she’s landed several hit television series. Visit Insider’s homepage […]
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Pro acting coach breaks down 12 Batman villain performances

In this episode of “Good & Bad Acting,” we asked LA acting coach Anthony Gilardi to unpack the best and worst Batman villains from live-action movies and TV shows. Gilardi deconstructs 12 hits and misses of Batman villains across six decades in Hollywood – from Adam West’s campy 1960s TV […]
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The worst movies 20 of your favourite actors starred in this year

Whether it’s because of silly dialogue, poor plotting, or unexpected acting choices, some 2020 films had a hard time impressing critics. Salma Hayek, Lauren Lapkus, and Will Ferrell starred in comedies that critics didn’t find to be funny. Kristen Stewart’s lowest-rated movie of the year is “Underwater” and Daniel Radcliffe’s […]
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THEN AND NOW: Child stars of classic holiday movies

Some child actors from famous holiday movies took a break from Hollywood, like Karolyn Grimes from “It’s A Wonderful Life.” Others, like Thomas Brodie-Sangster of “Love Actually,” have continued to land starring roles. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Holiday movies like “It’s A Wonderful Life” and “Home Alone” remain […]
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Dior sparked backlash by airing a fragrance commercial starring Johnny Depp

A Dior cologne commercial starring Johnny Depp sparked controversy after it was broadcast in the UK on Tuesday, The Guardian reported. A spokesperson for the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority told The Guardian that after Depp’s Dior ad was aired, it received 11 complaints from viewers that criticised Depp’s place in […]
Dior sparked backlash by airing a fragrance commercial starring Johnny Depp
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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: 15 sets of siblings who were child stars

Some child star siblings continue to act or perform together, like Elle and Dakota Fanning. Others gave up acting altogether, like fashion moguls Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. Sometimes one sibling remains an actor while the other does not, like Dylan and Cole Sprouse. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Growing […]
WHERE ARE THEY NOW: 15 sets of siblings who were child stars
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13 celebrities we’d love to make a comeback in 2021

There are some celebrities that deserve more screen time in 2021. Josh Hartnett, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, and Freddie Prinze Jr. were once ’90s heartthrobs and now they’re more under the radar. Despite winning an Academy Award, Mo’Nique’s career has stalled, but she deserves a career revival. Visit Insider’s homepage for […]
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50 must-watch films starring Hollywood’s most popular actors

Insider rounded up the highest-rated films of 50 popular Hollywood actors, according to critic scores on Rotten Tomatoes. The highest-rated films for acclaimed actors like Samuel L. Jackson, Keanu Reeves, and Lucy Liu are animated flicks. Actors like Daniel Radcliffe and Paul Rudd are well-known for their successful film series. […]
50 must-watch films starring Hollywood’s most popular actors
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The cast of ‘Dash and Lily’ and where you might recognise them from

Netflix’s holiday romance series, “Dash and Lily,” stars a mix of newcomers and seasoned actors. Austin Abrams is known for his roles on AMC’s “The Walking Dead” and HBO’s “Euphoria.” Midori Francis has been in films like “Good Boys” (2019) and “Ocean’s 8” (2018). James Saito is known as the […]
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23 male celebrities who have bleached their hair

Many male celebrities have bleached their hair, making it platinum blonde. While some have opted for the lighter shade to prepare for an on-screen role, others have tried it out just for fun. Keep reading to see 23 male celebrities that have gone blonde. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
23 male celebrities who have bleached their hair
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Pro acting coach breaks down 10 crying scenes from movies

In this episode of “Good & Bad Acting,” Atlanta acting coach Jonna Johnson reviews 10 classic crying scenes. Johnson deconstructs the hits and misses of crying scenes across a range of genres, from heartbreaking dramas like “The Basketball Diaries” and “Fences” to horror classics like “The Blair Witch Project” and […]
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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: The biggest child stars of the 1960s

Angela Cartwright, who played Brigitta von Trapp in “The Sound of Music,” continued acting, while Kym Karath, who played Gretl, left show business. Ron Howard, who appeared in “The Music Man” and “Dennis the Menace” in the 1960s, became an Oscar-winning director. Maureen McCormick wrote a memoir titled “Here’s the […]
WHERE ARE THEY NOW: The biggest child stars of the 1960s
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THEN AND NOW: The cast of ‘Pulp Fiction’ 26 years later

The now-iconic Quentin Tarantino film “Pulp Fiction” premiered 26 years ago. John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson were already popular actors before “Pulp Fiction,” and they have gone on to legendary roles since. The movie served as the launchpad for Uma Thurman’s successful career, which has included several roles in […]
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THEN AND NOW: The cast of ‘Superbad’ 13 years later

It’s been 13 years since “Superbad” hit theatres, and the teen comedy helped launch the careers of its leading cast. Today, Emma Stone and Jonah Hill are both Academy Award-nominated actors, and they have successfully transitioned between comedic and dramatic roles. Michael Cera continued to work on the hit show […]
THEN AND NOW: The cast of ‘Superbad’ 13 years later
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THEN AND NOW: The cast of ‘Gilmore Girls’ 20 years later

“Gilmore Girls” premiered on The WB 20 years ago and launched many of its leading cast members into fame. Stars Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, and Melissa McCarthy went on to successful careers on TV and in films. Milo Ventimiglia and Jared Padalecki are both still starring on hit TV shows […]
THEN AND NOW: The cast of ‘Gilmore Girls’ 20 years later
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THEN AND NOW: The cast of ‘The Hangover’ 11 years later

It’s been 11 years since the comedy “The Hangover” first hit theatres in 2009. Some of the cast, like Bradley Cooper and Ken Jeong, has gone on to star in critically acclaimed movies. Others, including Sasha Barrese, have backed away from the entertainment industry. Since the film, and its sequels, […]
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Every single Julie Andrews movie, ranked

Julie Andrews is best known for movies like “The Sound of Music” (1965) and “The Princess Diaries” (2001). According to critics, her most highly acclaimed works include “Thoroughly Modern Millie” (1967) and “Mary Poppins” (1964). However, her lowest-rated films are “Unconditional Love” (2002) and “The Tooth Fairy” (2010). Visit Insider’s […]
Every single Julie Andrews movie, ranked
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16 celebrities you probably forgot guest-starred on ‘Full House’

“Full House” premiered in September 1987 and ended in May 1995 after eight seasons. Plenty of celebrities appeared on the show, including “Boy Meets World” star Danielle Fishel and Candace Cameron Bure’s real-life brother named Kirk Cameron. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. “Full House” premiered on ABC on September […]
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THEN AND NOW: The cast of ‘Aquamarine’ 14 years later

The iconic teen rom-com “Aquamarine” (2006) premiered 14 years ago, and many of its young stars went on to lead successful careers. Emma Roberts is now a prominent actress who’s starred on hit TV series like “American Horror Story” and “Scream Queens.” Joanna “JoJo” Levesque is still involved in the […]
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THEN AND NOW: The cast of the ‘Harry Potter’ films 19 years later

The “Harry Potter” film series spanned from 2001 to 2011, and it helped launch many of its leading actors into stardom. Main actors Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint have all found acting success as adults, both on stage and in films. Well-established actors like Gary Oldman, Emma Thompson, […]
THEN AND NOW: The cast of the ‘Harry Potter’ films 19 years later
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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: The stars of ‘The Goonies’ 35 years later

The cult classic movie “The Goonies” came out in 1985. Sean Astin, who played de facto Goonies leader Mikey Walsh, went on to star as Samwise Gamgee in the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy. Josh Brolin, who played his big brother Brand Walsh, joined the Marvel cinematic universe playing Thanos. […]
WHERE ARE THEY NOW: The stars of ‘The Goonies’ 35 years later
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Pro acting coach breaks down 16 good and bad kissing scenes in movies

In this episode of “Good & Bad Acting,” New York City acting coach Marishka S. Phillips deconstructs the hits and misses of 16 movie kisses, discussing where the actors went right and wrong in their performances. Phillips reviews kissing scenes in a variety of film genres, ranging from Ashton Sanders […]
Pro acting coach breaks down 16 good and bad kissing scenes in movies
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12 actors who reprised iconic roles decades later

Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, and Harrison Ford reprised their “Star Wars” roles over 30 years later. Al Pacino returned to his character in “The Godfather” after 16 years for “The Godfather: Part III.” Jamie Lee Curtis’ most recent “Halloween” appearance came 40 years after the first movie. Visit Insider’s homepage […]
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THEN AND NOW: The cast of ‘Sister, Sister’ 21 years later

ABC’s “Sister, Sister” premiered in 1994 and ended in 1999 after six seasons. Tia Mowry-Hardrict is still involved in a steady stream of creative ventures, often partnering up with her twin sister for projects. Tamera Mowry-Housley has appeared in several TV movies, and she hosted the daytime talk show “The […]
THEN AND NOW: The cast of ‘Sister, Sister’ 21 years later
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20 actors’ most underrated movies, according to fans

Insider identified some of your favourite actors’ most underrated movies by using Rotten Tomatoes audience scores. While Leonardo DiCaprio is known for “Titanic,” fans still love his work in “The Basketball Diaries.” Sandra Bullock won an Oscar for “The Blind Side,” but her lesser-known film, “Practical Magic,” is still worth […]
20 actors’ most underrated movies, according to fans
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11 famous actors who got their start in Disney Channel original movies

Disney Channel Original Movies, or DCOMS, are made-for-TV films that have helped kick off the careers of some big-name actors. “Captain Marvel” lead Brie Larson‘s first starring movie role was in the 2003 drag-racing DCOM “Right on Track.” “Twilight” star Kristen Stewart’s first acting role was in the DCOM “The […]
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Pro acting coach breaks down 13 rage scenes from movies

In this episode of “Good & Bad Acting,” U.K. acting coach Keira Duffy reviews great, mediocre, and downright terrible anger scenes from movies, breaking down what the actors did right and wrong in their performances. Duffy deconstructs some of cinema’s most memorable rage scenes, from Samuel L. Jackon’s simmering Ezekiel […]
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The surprising real-life age gaps between 14 famous TV pairs

It can be shocking to find out the real-life ages of the actors behind some of the most popular duos on television. Bea Arthur, who played Dorothy on “The Golden Girls,” was a year older than Estelle Getty, who played her on-screen mum. Jason Earles is actually 15 years older […]
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Steve Martin’s 20 best movies, ranked by critics

Steve Martin is a comedy legend who has starred in hilarious movies for decades. His highest-rated film by critics is his 2018 Netflix comedy special, “Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life,” according to Rotten Tomatoes’ scores. It’s followed by “L.A. […]
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23 iconic movie lines that weren’t in the script

Some of the most iconic lines from popular movies weren’t actually in the scripts, they were improvised by the actors. Tom Holland ad-libbed in “Avengers: Infinity War” and Robert Downey Jr. added a now-famous line to the ending of “Iron Man.” The most memorable lines from classic films like “Casablanca,” […]
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THEN AND NOW: All 18 ‘Law and Order: SVU’ series regulars

“Law & Order” celebrates 30 years on TV this month – one of the most popular shows in the franchise, “Law and Order: SVU,” wrapped its 21st season this year. Throughout the show’s run, there have been 18 actors who have been cast as series regulars. Mariska Hargitay has played […]
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THEN AND NOW: The stars of ‘Big Time Rush’ 7 years later

It’s been seven years since “Big Time Rush” ended its run on Nickelodeon, and six years since the band stopped performing together. Kendall Schmidt returned to the band he was in before “Big Time Rush,” and he continued to act. James Maslow launched his solo music career, and he still […]
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Pro acting coach breaks down 17 love-at-first-sight scenes

In this episode of Insider’s “Good & Bad Acting” series, we asked an acting expert to critique the performances in 17 love-at-first-sight scenes – a longtime staple of Hollywood romances. Acting coach and director Lauren Patrice Nadler reviewed great, mediocre, and terrible acting in love-at-first-sight scenes from movies, breaking down […]
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What 20 of the most famous actors were doing before they made it big

Celebrities who weren’t born into stardom had different odd jobs – or even full-fledged careers – before finding success as actors. Brad Pitt, Rachel McAdams, Amy Adams, Melissa McCarthy, and Megan Fox all worked in the food-service industry before making it big. Other celebrities, like Harrison Ford and Matt LeBlanc, […]
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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: The biggest child stars of the ’80s

Some child stars quit acting altogether, like “The Goonies” star Jeff Cohen, who became an entertainment lawyer. Others, like Danica McKellar from “The Wonder Years,” continue to act while also pursuing other passions. Alyssa Milano rose to household name status in “Charmed” after getting her start on “Who’s The Boss?” […]
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THEN AND NOW: The cast of ‘The Parent Trap’ 22 years later

“The Parent Trap,” which starred Lindsay Lohan as long-lost twins, was released in 1998. The movie propelled Lohan to stardom, but for the most part, she’s stayed out of the spotlight in recent years. Costar Dennis Quaid continues to act, but he’s also a musician. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]
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8 celebrities who didn’t sing in their own movie musicals

Not all actors who are cast in movies do their own singing. Marni Nixon sang for Deborah Kerr in “The King and I,” Audrey Hepburn in “My Fair Lady,” and Natalie Wood in “West Side Story.” Drew Seeley did the singing for Zac Efron’s character in the first “High School […]
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THEN AND NOW: The cast of ‘Spy Kids’ 19 years later

It’s been 19 years since “Spy Kids” (2001) hit theatres. Alexa PenaVega (née Vega) is still an actress, and she’s currently working on TV movies for the Hallmark Channel. Daryl Sabara has found continued success as a voice actor, and Carla Gugino recently starred on “The Haunting of Hill House.” […]
THEN AND NOW: The cast of ‘Spy Kids’ 19 years later
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THEN AND NOW: The cast of the ‘Star Wars’ prequels 15 years later

“Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith,” the final film in the prequel trilogy, came out 15 years ago. Some lead actors from the trilogy, like Natalie Portman and Ewan McGregor, have gone on to have highly successful careers. Hayden Christensen started on television, but “Star Wars” boosted him […]
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‘Friends’ star Lisa Kudrow responds to criticisms of show’s ‘all-white cast,’ saying sitcom ‘should be looked at as a time capsule, not for what they did wrong’

Lisa Kudrow, who played Phoebe Buffay on “Friends,” opened up about how the 90s sitcom featuring an all-white leading cast could be different if it were filmed today. “Well, it would not be an all-white cast, for sure,” she told British newspaper The Times in an article published Saturday. Kudrow […]
‘Friends’ star Lisa Kudrow responds to criticisms of show’s ‘all-white cast,’ saying sitcom ‘should be looked at as a time capsule, not for what they did wrong’
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THEN AND NOW: The cast of ‘Cheaper by the Dozen’ 17 years later

It’s been 17 years since “Cheaper by the Dozen” (2003) hit theatres. Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, and Richard Jenkins are continuing their successful careers as multitalented stars. Hilary Duff, Tom Welling, Ashton Kutcher, and Alyson Stoner have all continued their careers in the entertainment industry. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]
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12 British actors who totally fooled us into thinking they were Americans

Some British actors have excelled at accent work to the point that fans really believed they were American. Christian Bale has had to do a number of American accents for films, but one of his most convincing roles was in “American Psycho.” Fans were surprised that Daniel Kaluuya from “Get […]
12 British actors who totally fooled us into thinking they were Americans
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15 stars with the longest TV and movie careers

Some of the actors we know and love today got their starts over 50 years ago. Angela Lansbury and Cloris Leachman’s careers date back over 70 years, with Betty White not far behind. Fifty years ago, Kathy Bates and Helen Mirren were getting their starts in the industry. Visit Insider’s […]
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10 celebrities who transformed themselves into famous figures for movies

Some actors have been tasked with portraying powerful leaders, like Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln, Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher, and Sean Penn as Harvey Milk. Others, like Salma Hayek and Robert Downey Jr., took on the roles of famous artists, like Frida Kahlo and Charlie Chaplin, respectively. Eddie Redmayne […]
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12 Tom Hanks quotes that will brighten your day

Tom Hanks is one of Hollywood’s most recognisable actors due to his starring roles in films such as “Cast Away,”“Forrest Gump,” “Apollo 13,” and more. Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, were recently diagnosed with COVID-19, and Hanks took to social media to announce they had both recovered, as well […]
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The surprising real-life age differences between 13 famous movie pairs

It’s easy to get engrossed in the storyline of a movie, which can lead to ignoring vast, and sometimes shocking, age gaps between actors. Juliet and Sam from “Love Actually” are played by Keira Knightley and Thomas Brodie-Sangster, who are only five years apart in real life. Lee Pace played […]
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16 celebrities who famously trashed their own movies

Some actors have had some not-so-great things to say about some of their films. Stars like Charlize Theron and Jamie Lee Curtis have openly called some of their films bad. Other actors, like Katherine Heigl and Jim Carrey, have had a few issues with the content of some of their […]
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14 actors who have trashed some of their most famous characters

Actors don’t always love their most famous characters and roles. Miley Cyrus and Evangeline Lilly both have some issues with the roles that catapulted their careers. George Clooney and Daniel Craig have both expressed distaste for some of their iconic action-hero characters. Shailene Woodley and Blake Lively have said they […]
14 actors who have trashed some of their most famous characters