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Scandals Onscreen: Celebrities Who Had Affairs Right In Front Of Our Eyes

[credit provider=”Shutterstock.com , Screenshots” url=”http://www.shutterstock.com/cat.mhtml?lang=en&search_source=search_form&version=llv1&anyorall=all&safesearch=1&searchterm=camera+film&search_group=&orient=&search_cat=&searchtermx=&photographer_name=&people_gender=&people_age=&people_ethnicity=&people_number=&commercial_ok=&colour=&show_color_wheel=1#id=98718818&src=2d8e3d04fdfa2caac0f6921c0ed3f0ef-1-15″] What do you expect to happen when you put a good looking male and female lead on a closed film set for months on end?Oftentimes, the close quality time together leads life to imitate art.
Scandals Onscreen: Celebrities Who Had Affairs Right In Front Of Our Eyes
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HUNGER GAMES: Are You Upset Rue Was Black? Because A Lot Of People Are

[credit provider=”Moses Robinson/ Getty Images” url=”http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/actress-amandla-stenberg-and-actor-dayo-okeniyi-attend-the-news-photo/140991027″] “The Hunger Games” now has its own racism flap.It officially holds the spot for the third highest-grossing opening weekend of all time. But people are upset with a few aspects of the way the film translated the book … and not just the five […]
HUNGER GAMES: Are You Upset Rue Was Black? Because A Lot Of People Are
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Jennifer Lawrence Isn’t Getting Paid Nearly Enough For ‘The Hunger Games’

[credit provider=”Lionsgate / Eric Charbonneau” url=”https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=411581722191818&set=a.411579985525325.115324.159746560708670&type=3&theatre”] Since “The Hunger Games” shattered box-office records this weekend earning more than $214 million worldwide, you would think the stars would be rolling in the cash.This doesn’t seem to be the case. 
Jennifer Lawrence Isn’t Getting Paid Nearly Enough For ‘The Hunger Games’
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18 Actors Who Are Ivy League Graduates

[credit provider=”Shutterstock.com, TBS, Getty Images”] It seems unfair that some actors have beauty, big paychecks and brains.Some of these triple-threat celebs have even attended some of the best educational institutions in the country, from Yale to Harvard.
18 Actors Who Are Ivy League Graduates
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LAST CHANCE: 5 Awesome TV Shows On The Verge Of Being Cancelled

[credit provider=”NBC, ABC, Fox, Shutterstock.com”] After a three-month hiatus, NBC’s “Community” is back on TV tonight. The show suffered a mid-season shuffle due to bad ratings/viewership, and to make room for returning comedy “30 Rock,” which also hasn’t fared well with audiences this season. 
LAST CHANCE: 5 Awesome TV Shows On The Verge Of Being Cancelled
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3 Horse Deaths Cause HBO’s “Luck” To Get The Boot

[credit provider=”HBO” url=”http://www.hbo.com/luck”] HBO cancelled “Luck” after three horses died during the making of the racing show. “Luck” had already received a second season pick-up. Executive Producers David Milch (“Deadwood”, “NYPD Blue”) and Michael Mann (“Heat”) released a statement to the press expressing their “heartbreak” over the cancellation and explaining their […]
3 Horse Deaths Cause HBO’s “Luck” To Get The Boot
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10 Actors Who Have Drastically Altered Their Appearances For Film Roles

[credit provider=”Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures”] The new “21 Jump Street” is right around the corner, folks! In honour of the film and Jonah Hill‘s dramatic 40-pound weight loss to play Officer Schmidt, we’ve collected a list of some of the most dramatic physical changes actors have ever made for a movie […]
10 Actors Who Have Drastically Altered Their Appearances For Film Roles
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Note To Filmmakers: 15 Famous Figures We Think Are Ready For Their Biopic Close-Ups

[credit provider=”HBO, Shutterstock.com”] If the word from critics is right, the HBO movie “Game Change” about Sarah Palin‘s quest for vice presidency has real knock-out performances. Starring Julianne Moore as Palin and Ed Harris as John McCain, the film follows the former VP hopeful through her public and personal highs and […]
Note To Filmmakers: 15 Famous Figures We Think Are Ready For Their Biopic Close-Ups
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From Box Office Babe To Primetime Hopeful—The Evolution Of Ashley Judd

[credit provider=”Shutterstock, MGM, ABC”] TV Midseason is here and one of the many shows we have to look forward to (or dread) features the return of 43-year-old actress Ashley Judd. While Judd made her name in movies like “Double Jeopardy,” she’s trying out the small screen with a series that looks… […]
From Box Office Babe To Primetime Hopeful—The Evolution Of Ashley Judd
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The Oscars Are Out, The Razzies Are In!

[credit provider=”Sony, Millenium Films”] The Oscars are over but awards season is still going strong. Now that Hollywood has embraced and rewarded the best films of the year, it’s time to recognise the worst of the bunch with the Razzies. 
The Oscars Are Out, The Razzies Are In!
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10 Actors Who Won Oscars But Couldn’t Recapture The Magic

[credit provider=”Getty Images”] The Academy has spoken and Christopher Plummer, Octavia Spencer, Jean Dujardin and Meryl Streep are the new recipients of the Best Actors and Actresses Oscars. But these lucky winners better be careful not to rest on their laurels for too long, because their next career step is just […]
10 Actors Who Won Oscars But Couldn’t Recapture The Magic
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The 12 Worst Moments In Oscar History

[credit provider=”AP” url=”http://www.apimages.com/”] During the movie industry’s biggest night, there’s bound to be a few mishaps.  But these moments are well beyond the realm of the occasional ugly dress or boring speech.
The 12 Worst Moments In Oscar History
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Actors-Turned-Directors: Who Soared And Who Sank

[credit provider=”Shutterstock.com/ Getty Images”] With the Academy Awards less than a week away, we decided to take a look at famous actors who have tried their hand at directing.Among this year’s Oscar nominated slew, George Clooney, Gary Oldman, and Kenneth Branagh have all directed feature films. Even Jean Dujardin and Octavia Spencer have attempted a […]
Actors-Turned-Directors: Who Soared And Who Sank
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These Actors Won Their Oscars Playing Real-Life Roles

The Oscars are fast approaching, so you better start making your winner predictions! While you’re filling out your ballot, there’s one thing you should keep in mind: real-life roles. It seems that whenever an actor takes on a famous face in history — or even a lesser-known person with a great true story […]
These Actors Won Their Oscars Playing Real-Life Roles
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Actor Bryan Batt Reveals His Backup Plan

[credit provider=”Tulane Public Relations | Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/tulanesally/5263976538/”] Even before Bryan Batt hit it big with his portrayal of art director Sal Romano in the AMC hit series “Mad Men,” he’d already learned the lesson Sal experienced the hard way: Have a backup plan.Knowing that the fortunes of an actor are […]
Actor Bryan Batt Reveals His Backup Plan
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How Amazon Wants To Force Actresses To Stop Lying About Their Age

[credit provider=”Wikimedia, CC.” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sandra_Bullock_at_the_2010_SAG_Awards.jpg”] A federal judge has ruled that an actress who anonymously sued Amazon and its movie industry database IMDB.com must reveal her real name — and thus her real age — if the suit is to continue. The actress, identified only as “Jane Doe” in legal papers, […]
How Amazon Wants To Force Actresses To Stop Lying About Their Age
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This Year’s Oscar Trend: Great Actors In Bad Movies

It is turning out to be a very odd year for the nation’s two great contests: the election of our president and the campaign to name the Best Picture at next year’s Academy Awards ceremony. And as it turns out, the two races are looking pretty similar. In the Republican […]
This Year’s Oscar Trend: Great Actors In Bad Movies
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Jim Carrey Just Keeps Getting Weirder As He Moves From Actor To Graffiti Artist

[credit provider=”cinemafestival / Shutterstock.com” url=”http://www.shutterstock.com/gallery-517963p1.html?cr=00&pl=edit-00″] The neighbours couldn’t help noticing Jim Carrey’s unusual behaviour. After acquiring an enormous, industrial workspace in New York’s tony West Village six or so months ago, the megabuck movie comedian began appearing around the neighbourhood in paint-spattered cutoffs, keeping vampire’s hours, and toiling late into […]
Jim Carrey Just Keeps Getting Weirder As He Moves From Actor To Graffiti Artist
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POLITICAL theatre: On-Screen Politicians And The Actors Who Play Them

[credit provider=”IMDB” url=”http://www.imdb.com/video/screenplay/vi2161771289/”] Karl Rove and Sarah Palin will soon have their lives dramatized in forthcoming movies. So too, will former U.S. Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Delano Roosevelt.Politicians and political figures have a long history of being portrayed in popular films and TV series. From George Washington to George […]
POLITICAL theatre: On-Screen Politicians And The Actors Who Play Them
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Meet The Cast Of “Too Big To Fail”

[credit provider=”HBO”] HBO’s Too Big To Fail airs at 8 pm on May 23rd.The New York Post‘s Linda Stasi has already seen it and said, “Every performance is spot-on, every scene more enraging than the next in a perfect depiction of a very imperfect system.”
Meet The Cast Of “Too Big To Fail”
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Check Out How Similar Paul Giamatti Looks To Ben Bernanke “In Too Big Too Fail”

[credit provider=”NYP” url=”http://m.nypost.com/p/entertainment/tv/last_supper_HvTGK0cbI9ape6ttJDQJZJ”] HBO’s Too Big To Fail airs on May 23rd.The New York Post‘s Linda Stasi has already had a sneak preview and said, “Every performance is spot-on, every scene more enraging than the next in a perfect depiction of a very imperfect system.”
Check Out How Similar Paul Giamatti Looks To Ben Bernanke “In Too Big Too Fail”
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Ryan Phillippe’s Acting Career Is Over

[credit provider=”Wikipedia”] Ryan Phillippe wants out — of acting, and Hollywood, and tabloids, and the whole famous movie star thing.Phillippe, who is busy promoting his most recent film, “The Bang Bang Club” in which he plays a photojournalist, told reporters at the Tribeca Film Festival this weekend that he’s moving […]
Ryan Phillippe’s Acting Career Is Over
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The 12 Most Expensive Pieces Of Movie Memorabilia Ever

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Profiles in History” url=”http://www.profilesinhistory.com/”] Actress Debbie Reynolds went on Oprah this week to show off her famous film memorabilia collection, which includes Marilyn Monroe’s white dress from the Seven Year Itch.Reynolds’ collection, which she will auctioning off in June, is rumoured to be worth $50 million. It […]
The 12 Most Expensive Pieces Of Movie Memorabilia Ever
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The 10 Movie Stars Who Are Guaranteed Hit Machines

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Columbia Pictures”] theatre owners need to know what movie star will guarantee a hit.Quigley Publishing Company surveyed theatre owners and film buyers at the end of 2010 to determine their annual list of the top money making stars.
The 10 Movie Stars Who Are Guaranteed Hit Machines
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Julian Robertson Interview: Stuck Between A Rock And A Hard Place

As a nation we have found ourselves in a very unfortunate predicament, the result of decades of borrowing to consume. The implications are far-reaching. What safety one had previously found in holding cash wealth should be reconsidered and balanced by a respect for the aforementioned risks and a handicap on […]
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Dailies: Lindsay Lohan Goes To “The Other Side”

Lindsay Lohan will headline the indie fantasy comedy The Other Side, joining an all-star cast that includes Woody Harrelson, Giovanni Ribisi, Dave Matthews and Alanis Morissette. (Variety) Martin Scorcese has been given the green light to develop and direct a Frank Sinatra biopic for Universal Studios. (THR) Sumner Redstone is […]
Dailies: Lindsay Lohan Goes To “The Other Side”
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Dailies: Hugh Jackman and Robert Pattinson Are ‘Unbound Captives’

Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz and Robert Pattinson are set to star in the period drama Unbound Captives, Madeleine Stowe’s directorial debut. (Production Weekly) Sarah Palin inked a deal with HarperCollins to publish a memoir, scheduled for Spring 2010–the year she is up for re-election. (Variety) Dave Matthews Band and Green […]
Dailies: Hugh Jackman and Robert Pattinson Are ‘Unbound Captives’
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Dailies: Fox Gives Ryan Reynolds His Deadpool Movie

Fox is developing a spinoff of X-Men Origins: Wolverine centered around Ryan Reynolds’ character Deadpool. (MTV) Madonna is planning a summer concert in the main square of St. Petersburg, Russia in August, which Russian authorities are labelling a “natural disaster.” (NYP) Cinetic Media is trying to sell Heath Ledger’s last […]
Dailies: Fox Gives Ryan Reynolds His Deadpool Movie
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Dailies: “New York, I Love You” Doesn’t Love Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson’s directorial debut has been cut from the upcoming compilation of short films, New York, I Love You. Insiders say it didn’t work with the context of the other love stories in the movie. (EW) Fox producers are looking to revive the Used Guys project, a sci-fi comedy, and […]
Dailies: “New York, I Love You” Doesn’t Love Scarlett Johansson
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Dailies: Britney Bringing The ‘Circus’ All Over Europe

Britney Spears’ Circus tour has added a dozen more shows in Europe, stretching from Ireland to Russia. (Reuters) R&B star Ashanti is set to star in the New York City centre summer production of The Wiz. The show will run from June 12 through July 5. (NYT) Sony’s Crackle.com streaming-video […]
Dailies: Britney Bringing The ‘Circus’ All Over Europe
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Dailies: Cameron Diaz In Talks To Do Yet Another Comedy

Cameron Diaz is in talks to headline Warner Bros.’ legal comedy Bobbie Sue, about an ambulance chasing lawyer who is the ideal candidate to be the face of a prestigious law firm when a powerful client is sued. (Variety) The Cannes Film Festival selection board has unveiled its lineup for […]
Dailies: Cameron Diaz In Talks To Do Yet Another Comedy
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Dailies: Susan Boyle’s Town Goes Crazy With “Boylemania”

Britain’s Got Talent’s star contestant Susan Boyle has been given a publicist from the program after being inundated by reporters and fans who descended upon her small hometown of Blackburn, Scotland. Is a security detail next? (Washington Post) Will Smith is teaming up with the Sci Fi Channel to produce […]
Dailies: Susan Boyle’s Town Goes Crazy With “Boylemania”
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Ben Affleck’s Ponderous Political Footsie

We imagine that it was inevitable that doing pub for politically-oriented thriller State of Play, the worn-down story line of Ben Affleck’s future in real politics would emerge once more.
Ben Affleck’s Ponderous Political Footsie
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Screen Actors Guild, Studios Finally Reach A Deal

The Screen Actors Guild has finally reached a tentative new contract covering work in movies and TV shows, a year after they first started negotiating with studio representatives the AMPTP and nearly 10 months after their last contract expired.
Screen Actors Guild, Studios Finally Reach A Deal
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Dailies: Matthew McConaughey Hosting “Exchange Student”

Matthew McConaughey’s J.K. Livin production company is developing the comedy Exchange Student, about two college freshmen going in opposite directions—literally. Mike Vukadinovich will pen the script. (THR) Fox Searchlight has picked up the screen rights to the dark comedy Nice. Reese Witherspoon is attached to star. (Variety) Following the recent […]
Dailies: Matthew McConaughey Hosting “Exchange Student”
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Dailies: Megan Fox “Crossing” The Border

Megan Fox has signed on to star in Sony Pictures’ Screen Gems thriller The Crossing, about a couple returning from a Mexican vacation when they are carjacked and the husband is kidnapped. (THR) Terminator: Salvation producers Derek Anderson, Victor Kubicek and Halcyon Co. have settled the lawsuit filed against them […]
Dailies: Megan Fox “Crossing” The Border
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Dailies: James Franco Takes A Break From Class To Direct

James Franco will begin filming Herbert White, a short film he wrote and will direct in Virginia today. (Production Weekly) Liam Neeson and Ralph Fiennes have signed on to play opposite each other in the epic  Clash of the Titans. This is Neeson’s first motion picture deal since the death […]
Dailies: James Franco Takes A Break From Class To Direct
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Katherine Heigl Denies She’s Leaving “Grey’s Anatomy”

On Friday, Grey’s Anatomy wrapped its 100th episode, slated to air May 7. But the real story surrounding the show is whether Katherine Heigl is, as has been widely rumoured, leaving the show. Here’s what she told USA Today when asked if she wanted to or would leave.
Katherine Heigl Denies She’s Leaving “Grey’s Anatomy”
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Porn, Independent Films Need Not Apply For CA’s Tax Credits

We’re not too gung-ho on California’s finally-passed TV and film production incentives, largely because they don’t even start until 2011, making them not as much of an incentive for New York-based TV shows and films who recently lost their local tax credits as one might have thought.
Porn, Independent Films Need Not Apply For CA’s Tax Credits