Director Stanley Kubrick broke a record when he shot a single scene 127 times during the filming of "The Shining."
The iconic Quentin Tarantino film came out 27 years ago. Here's what stars like John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson are up to now.
"But, if the right one came along, I'd be happy to be in an overseas production," Lee Jung-jae said. "It could be fun."
The fantasy family film is remembered for being a tearjerker. Here's what stars Josh Hutcherson and AnnaSophia Robb have been up to since 2007.
The classic WB family drama first aired 21 years ago. Here's what stars like Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel have been up to since the series ended.
The legendary "Sound of Music" star has been acting on the big screen since 1949, and critics loved her work in "Mary Poppins."
"Dear Evan Hansen" opens in theaters on September 24. At 28 years old, Ben Platt is over a decade older than his character in the film adaptation.
The iconic musical-comedy starring Jack Black was released in the early 2000s. Here's what the cast has been up to over the years.
Ashton Kutcher was born in Iowa, Halle Berry is from Ohio, and Kristen Bell was born and raised in Michigan.
Chris Hemsworth, Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, and Jason Momoa are just a few celebrities who look better when they grow out their hair.
"Community" premiered 12 years ago, on September 17, 2009. Most members of the cast reunited for a virtual table read in May 2020.
The iconic 2000 dramedy is celebrating its 21st anniversary. Here's what lead actors like Kate Hudson and Zooey Deschanel have been up to since then.
Former Disney Channel star Cole Sprouse plays Jughead in "Riverdale." His twin, Dylan, opened his own meadery and publishes a comic book.
The actor, best known for his role as Omar Little in the hit HBO series, was reportedly found dead in his Brooklyn apartment on Monday afternoon.
After 14 years, here's what the cast of the hit teen comedy, including Emma Stone, Michael Cera, Jonah Hill, and Seth Rogen, is up to now.
The cast is filled with early 2000s stars who went on to successful careers. Here's what actors like Hilary Duff and Ashton Kutcher are doing now.
Johnny Depp spoke about his latest film, "Minamata," in an interview with The Sunday Times. He said he feels Hollywood has a "boycott" on him.
Liu, who stars in "Shang-Chi," the first Marvel film with an Asian lead, said: "We are not an 'interesting experiment.' We are the underdog."
From Betty White to Harrison Ford, some big-name stars have been in the industry for a very long time and viewers have watched them evolve.
Actress Mayim Bialik and executive producer Mike Richards will serve as the next hosts for ABC's hit gameshow series.
A parkgoer at Arches National Park said Julie Bowen - Claire Dunphy in "Modern Family - and Bowen's sister, who's a doctor, helped her after fainting.
Some famous siblings continue to work together on acting and music projects, while others have gone their separate ways to pursue their own interests.
The Nickelodeon TV stars-turned-boy band legends were all the rage eight years ago. Here's what the actor-singers have been doing since then.
Insider reported this moment as part of its definitive oral history of how Trump would rise to become king of the Republican Party.
ESPY Awards 2021 host Anthony Mackie spoke out against Richardson's Olympic ban and called Osaka's punishment for skipping media appearances "crazy."
Hollywood stars from J. Lo to ScarJo transform their bodies to play characters. Find out how custom workout routines get them ready for these roles.
Actor Blondy Baruti, who played a Marvel villain, said he invested everything he made in the past four years in his social media firm, BePerk
The Sun reported survey results on the "world's sexiest bald men." Stanley Tucci, who didn't make the list of contenders, had a comical response.
The movie “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” came out in 1982. Henry Thomas, who played Elliott, appeared in “To All The Boys: Always and Forever” on Netflix. Drew Barrymore played Elliott’s younger sister Gertie and now hosts a talk show on CBS. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. It’s been almost 40 […]
James and Oliver Phelps played Fred and George Weasley in the “Harry Potter” films. The twins weren’t sure which Weasley boy they were playing until right before filming started. They told the story of the seemingly last-second decision on an episode of their podcast. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
Viola Davis spoke to The Telegraph about her career leading up to “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.” She said that as an acting student, she felt she didn’t have a “way in” to Black-casted shows. She also said white actresses still have more “freedoms” than “dark-skinned Black women” in film. Visit […]
Jennifer Lawrence on Friday was hit with debris on set for “Don’t Look Up” but is expected to be OK. The Boston Globe said she suffered an injury after a controlled explosion on set in Massachusetts. Lawrence stars in the 2021 Netflix movie alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Cate Blanchett. Visit […]
George Clooney, 59, has 3-year-old twins, Alexander and Ella, with his wife, Amal, 42. Speaking with AARP Magazine, he said he didn’t want his kids to have “weird-a– names.” The actor said that kids with famous parents are “already going to have enough trouble.” Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
“Friends” fans have just rediscovered that Matthew Perry’s real-life dad made a cameo on the show. John Bennett Perry appeared briefly on season four as Rachel’s boyfriend Joshua’s dad. The older actor has worked on many TV shows and movies over the course of almost 40 years. Visit Insider’s homepage […]
Throughout the years, many actors have portrayed Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in TV series, movies, and even on Broadway. Paul Winfield was the first to do so in the 1978 NBC miniseries “King.” Critics raved about Samuel L. Jackson’s performance as King in the 2011 Broadway play “The […]
The cast of the “Harry Potter” movies featured a mix of new-comer and veteran actors who all have memorable stories from the set. Daniel Radcliffe has fond memories of working with Gary Oldman, but he didn’t like shooting the quidditch scenes. There are mixed feelings among the cast members about […]
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 […]
“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 […]
Jim Carrey said on Saturday that his role as President-elect Joe Biden on “Saturday Night Live” has come to an end. In a tweet, the actor alluded to his resignation from his portrayal of Biden on the NBC comedy sketch show: “I am just one in a long line of […]
“Ozark” actor Jason Bateman hosted the latest episode of “Saturday Night Live” on NBC. In his monologue, Bateman shared a behind-the-scenes story about his previous appearance on the show in 2005, when he starred in a skit that included a live chimpanzee. A video clip from the 2005 sketch played […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
George Clooney told “CBS Sunday Morning” correspondent Tracy Smith that he’s been giving himself at-home haircuts for 25 years. The actor and filmmaker said that he uses an infomercial product called the Flowbee, which he said he bought years ago. The Flowbee at-home haircutting vacuum system sells kits on its […]
British actress Lashana Lynch will play 007 in the new James Bond movie, “No Time to Die,” which is set to premiere in April 2021. Lynch is featured on the cover of British GQ’s January/February 2021 issue and was recently named Breakthrough Actress at the GQ Men Of The Year […]
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 […]
French public radio broadcaster RFI apologised on Monday after mistakenly publishing obituaries for living public figures, including Queen Elizabeth II, who is 94. In a tweet, RFI English wrote that a number of obituaries were published on its French website by accident due to a “technical problem.” RFI’s French website […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
Manhattan restaurants Marseille and Nizza are offering an “eat now, pay later” scheme for out-of-work Broadway actors. Actors can enjoy a meal and pay their bill “as slowly or as quickly as possible, if at all,” the restaurants said. All Broadway shows have been suspended until May 30, 2021. “Your […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Last week, Shia LaBeouf played loveable stoner Jeff Spicoli in a charity table read of “Fast Times at Ridgemont High.” LaBeouf managed to steal the show alongside a cast that included Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston, Morgan Freeman, Julia Roberts, Matthew McConaughey, Ray Liotta, Jimmy Kimmel, and Sean Penn (who played […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Chadwick Boseman, the actor who played the lead role in “Black Panther,” died Friday at age 43 after battling colon cancer. Boseman was diagnosed with cancer four years ago and never spoke publicly about it. As fans mourn the death of Boseman, many are also remembering the collective grief felt […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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,” […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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?” […]
Russell Crowe told WIRED that Ryan Gosling is one of the only people who can make him break character on-set. The pair costarred in 2016’s neo-noir action comedy “The Nice Guys” directed by Shane Black. Crowe said that staying in character is a “signature part” of his method, but Gosling […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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.” […]
Actor Danny Masterson, known for his roles in “That 70s Show” and “The Ranch,” has been charged with forcibly raping three women in separate incidents in the early 2000s, the Los Angeles District Attorney announced Wednesday. If convicted, Masterson could face up to 45 years in state prison. The Los […]
John Cusack documented riots that erupted in downtown Chicago on Saturday night as people looted stores and protested over the death of George Floyd. The actor wrote that police officers in Chicago targeted him with batons as he was filming a burning car. “Cops didn’t like me filming the burning […]
“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 […]
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 […]
Actor and “Anchorman” star Fred Willard died in his sleep on Friday night, Rolling Stone first reported Saturday. Willard, an Ohio native, was 86 and made his television debut more than fifty years ago in 1966. He was a member of legendary improv theatre The Second City and made his […]
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 […]
Actors Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson tested positive for the coronavirus in Australia last month and had difficult, but different, experiences with the illness. “I just tried to do basic stretches and exercises on the floor and I couldn’t even get halfway through,” Hanks said on the National Defence Radio […]
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 […]
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 […]
Shailene Woodley recently opened up to New York Times reporter Kyle Buchanan about an illness she dealt with around the time she starred in the “Divergent” trilogy. Woodley described it as a “deeply personal, very scary physical situation” that caused her to turn down several roles early in her career. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Actors regularly get paid far higher to play a profession than someone in that profession earns, from firefighters to doctors to retail clerks. James Bond would make no more than $US95,000 in real life, but Daniel Craig reportedly earned $US25 million for “No Time to Die.” Miranda Priestly from “The […]
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 […]
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 […]