“Gravity” may be a huge success at the box office, but director Alfonso Cuarón didn’t initially envision Sandra Bullock and George Clooney in the film’s lead roles. Instead, Cuarón was hoping for Angelina Jolie and Robert Downey Jr. When Jolie passed, Natalie Portman was offered the role. We all know […]
It looks like one of Marvel’s next films “Ant-Man” has found its leading man. Variety reports Joseph Gordon-Levitt (“Don Jon”) and Paul Rudd (“Role Models”) are front runners to play the lead role of scientist Henry “Hank” Pym in the film. Not familiar with “Ant-Man”? In the Marvel universe, the […]
"I was just teasing..."
Barkhad Abdi, 28, was driving cabs and limousines in Minneapolis, Minnesota, when one open casting call in 2011 changed his life. “I answered a casting call that was on a local TV channel. So I go there to give it a shot, there were a lot of people there the […]
Ronan Farrow, 25, is the son of actress Mia Farrow and either Woody Allen or Frank Sinatra. To say he is smart is an understatement. At the age of 25, Ronan is a Rhodes Scholar, a journalist who has written for publications such as The Wall Street Journal and The […]
Tina Fey hosted the “Saturday Night Live” season premiere last night and opened by introducing the six new cast members. After mocking her lack of recurring characters during her nine years working on the show, Fey hazed the newbies by making them partake in the obligatory embarrassing dance routine. Then […]
One of the biggest lineup shifts in four decades.
Justin Timberlake, Joss Whedon, and Hugh Jackman cast their votes.
Shailene Woodley was a frontrunner.
Fans want Matt Bomer and Alexis Bledel.
16 years of regret.
Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas' daughter.
First-hand accounts from Kristen Wiig, Will Ferrell, Jimmy Fallon and more.
For four days of shooting.
"WILLIS OUT... HARRISON FORD IN !!!! GREAT NEWS!"
Didn't make the cut, but did just fine anyway.
See who else rounds out the cast.
"I look forward to helping make hot topics a little bit hotter."
After quitting his career as a doctor.
Her husband is director on the production.
But is he pulling our leg?
Reveals season 3 spoilers.
In live-action adaptation of the animated film.
21 years later, Lara Flynn Boyle is nearly unrecognizable.
Young Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman, Blake Lively and more.
A "Veronica Mars" fan just paid $10K on Kickstarter for a speaking part in the movie.
Won an Oscar for the role.
Returns to theatres this weekend.
Christopher Abbott "didn't like the direction things are going in."
Her performance is receiving horrible reviews.
A surprise pairing for the future of CNN.
Wanted to be in charge of Quentin Tarantino's "wild, wild west."
Packed on the pounds.
After hearing rumours of “The Expendables 3” casting a few months earlier, Sylvester Stallone is talking about the upcoming third film in the series.
[credit provider=”YouTube”] In Sunday night’s episode of HBO’s “Girls,” Allison Williams’ character, Marnie, reveals she wants to become a singer.As it turns out, Williams — the daughter of NBC news anchor Brian Williams — happens to actually have a very good voice and it’s what got her hired on the show in the first […]
[credit provider=”MTV screencap” url=”http://www.businessinsider.com.au/jennifer-lawrences-mtv-my-super-sweet-16-promo-video-2013-1″] This year’s Academy Awards nominees weren’t always red carpet stars.Before they were chasing Oscar gold, Naomi Watts starred in ’80s commercials, Bradley Cooper appeared on a hit HBO series, and Christoph Waltz strongly resembled Ryan Gosling while starring in German television shows and films.
[credit provider=”AP”] Anne Hathaway is up for an Academy Award for her role as Fantine — a prostitute with a heart of gold — in this year’s “Les Misérables.”But before Hathaway filled Fantine’s bustier, a number of Hollywood’s top actresses were vying for the role.
[credit provider=”Getty”] After their hilarious Golden Globes presentation, Kristen Wiig has joined her former “Saturday Night Live” co-star Will Ferrell for the “Anchorman” sequel. Original cast members Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steve Carrell and Dave Koechner will also be back for “Anchorman: The Legend Continues” due in theatres December 20. Robert De Niro cemented his hands […]
[credit provider=”YouTube/Sarviin Ageleen” url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFgkeflxJXk”] Louis C.K. is moving on up.The comedian turned TV writer/director/actor recently shot a Woody Allen film, and now he’s in talks to join the cast of Academy Award-nominated director David O. Russell’s next picture.
[credit provider=”YouTube/cheats2day” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvwibDZy2D0″] So this is how “Girls” is going to deal with race. And politics. But mostly race.Tim Goodman’s review of the show in The Hollywood Reporter this morning explains that “Community” star Donald Glover plays “a handsome black Republican named Sandy” dating Lena Dunham’s protagonist.
[credit provider=”Twitter”] A few weeks ago, we wrote a post about who Randi Zuckerberg should try and cast for a potential spinoff of her Bravo show, “Start-Ups: Silicon Valley.” Startups: Silicon Valley follows around “wantrepreneurs” in San Francisco and tapes them throwing parties, asking venture capitalists for cash, and saying […]
[credit provider=”s_bukley / Shutterstock” url=”http://www.shutterstock.com/gallery-842284p1.html”] Last week, we gave you an idea of what made up the ideal Bond actress. Now that we know we’ll have at least three more films in the mix, we decided to cast Daniel Craig’s future leading ladies.
The sex scandal that brought former Gen. David Petraeus’ illustrious public service career to a screeching halt last week continues to unfold with new, juicy details.The cast of characters — including a Florida socialite, a clueless co-author and a NATO commander — keeps expanding, and it’s almost too good not […]
[credit provider=”Getty”] Most people have heard the name Ari Emanuel — the WME super agent who inspired Jeremy Piven’s Ari Gold character on HBO’s hit show, “Entourage.”The name Mark Spiegler, a top talent agent in a different billion dollar entertainment industry, may not ring as many bells.
[credit provider=”screencap”] Sean Connery back as Bond? Not quite.
From superheroes to video games, Tom Hardy has been cast as Sam Fisher in the adaptation of “Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell” video game series to the big screen. Game creator Ubisoft confirmed Hardy will play the role of the NSA black-ops agent in the upcoming film.
[credit provider=”Lucasfilm “] With all the news circulating about the new “Star Wars” film in 2015, we only found ourselves recounting the old–and repressed–films and its actors. We’ve heard recently from Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, and Mark Hamill about their thoughts on the new franchise.
[credit provider=”Matthew Rolston/Rolling Stone”] Daniel Craig scored the biggest “James Bond” opening at the box office this weekend in the franchise’s 50-year history.After opening Friday, “Skyfall”—the 23rd film in the franchise— has already earned a whopping $518.6 million worldwide.
[credit provider=”Sony Pictures”] We go to the movies to see Christian Bale don the bat cape, Robert Downey Jr. suit up as Iron Man, and Daniel Craig reprise his role as 007.However, these big-name actors rarely do the dangerous stunts required of their fictional alter egos.
[credit provider=”MGM / Warner Bros.”] If you can’t keep all of the new “Hobbit” dwarves’ names straight, you’re not alone.With more than a month until film’s theatrical debut, MGM and Warner Bros. released 17 new character posters for the film over the weekend.
[credit provider=”Myspace.com/JillianBarberieReynolds”] Jillian Barberie, 46, has been waking up Los Angeles residents on FOX’s “Good Day LA” for almost 20 years.In May, Barberie’s role on the show was reduced after her fellow co-host Dorothey Lucy‘s contract wasn’t renewed at all.
Actor, screenwriter, director—is there anything Ryan Gosling can’t do?Gosling begins directing his first feature film, “How To Catch A Monster”—which he also wrote!—in the spring of 2013, according to a new press release on Deadline.
YouTubeThe Old Navy commercial featuring a Kim Kardashian look-alike model.Kim Kardashian has settled with Old Navy for an undisclosed amount after the retailer used a look-alike (who happened to date Kim’s ex, Reggie Bush) for an advertising campaign. The reality starlet sued Old Navy last July for millions and according […]
[credit provider=”YouTube”] Eighties fashions aren’t the only aspect of the decade making a comeback.These 20 stars from the era quickly went from ubiquity to obscurity.
[credit provider=”YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5W9aYDvWXi0&feature=fvsr”] British actor Sam Claflin was just cast as Finnick in the “Hunger Games: Catching Fire” movie which means he’s about to be a huge star. The first “Hunger Games” movie grossed hundreds of millions of dollars at the box office and made the careers of stars like Jennifer […]
[credit provider=”CBS” url=”http://www.cbs.com/shows/the_mentalist/photos/155116/caption-this-/155118″] A background actress on CBS show “The Mentalist” is suing production company Warner Bros. Television and GEP Cencast, its casting agency, claiming her position was eliminated after she complained about being sexually harassed by a coworker, according to The Hollywood Reporter.The complaint, filed Friday by Shanelle Howard, […]
[credit provider=”Joe Seer/Shutterstock.com” url=”Joe%20Seer%20/%20Shutterstock.com”] Casting director Sarah Monson has watched thousands of people try out for reality TV shows. Monson, author of the new book “Me On TV: The First Ever Kick-arse Guide To Get You On Any Reality Show,” has some tips on how you can have a successful audition.
While shooting a sex scene for her new film “The Canyons”—co-starring porn star James Deen, of course—Lindsay Lohan was so embarrassed to go topless that she reportedly made the entire production crew undress down to their boxers. Whatever LiLo wants, LiLo gets. The California Medical Board is moving to revoke […]
[credit provider=”Screengrab” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vp6yBwZgpxA”] After weeks of speculation, Jena Malone has officially signed on to play the coveted role of Johanna Mason in “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” the sequel to spring’s blockbuster smash that grossed nearly $700 million worldwide.Malone was most recently seen in TV’s “Hatfields & McCoys” and Zack […]
Well, that was fast. Not Ellen DeGeneres-fast, but Kara DioGuardi-fast.After two seasons on the hit Fox reality show, judge Steven Tyler announced Thursday that he will not return for season 12 of “American Idol.”
Despite denying rumours in March, “Hangover” star Ed Helms is in talks to star in the “National Lampoon’s Vacation” reboot.”The Office” actor will play Rusty Griswold, son of Chevy Chase‘s character who was played by Anthony Michael Hall in the 1983 original. All grown up now, he will take his […]
[credit provider=”MGM, Sony / Screengrab” url=”http://www.omnicorp.com/”] The “RoboCop” remake just took a page out of the “Prometheus” playbook, releasing a teaser focusing on OmniCorp, the fictional evil company featured in the film series. The video provides a glimpse into the company’s newest products, and hints at its upcoming RC2000 model (that’s […]
[credit provider=”Getty Images / Samir Hussein”] Lionsgate announced this morning Philip Seymour Hoffman will join the cast of “Catching Fire,” the sequel to box-office hit “The Hunger Games.”The Oscar-winning actor’s casting confirms rumours of Hoffman’s attachment to the film after leaving his agency Paradigm of 18 years.
[credit provider=”Courtesy of ABC” url=”http://abc.go.com/shows/the-bachelor/photo-details/season-premiere/905147/910422″] This year’s “The Bachelorette” marks the 23rd season of the hit show. Their “brother” show, ABC’s “The Bachelor,” also has been around for the past 10 years.During that time, viewers have watched Brad Womack reject both finalists, Jason Mesnick give a rose to Melissa Rycroft, reject […]
[credit provider=”NBC”] In the wake of “The Avengers” record-shattering success, revitalizing the “Justice League” movie was inevitable.Now, Variety is reporting that Warner Brothers is officially moving forward with the all-star DC Comics superhero movie, hiring “Gangster Squad” (another Warner Brothers property, out Sept. 7) writer Will Beall to pen the […]
[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/Search.aspx?st=k&remem=x&entity=&kw=50+shades+of+grey&intv=None&shgroup=-10&sh=10″] Last month, we scoured the Internet to bring you the best and worst casting ideas for the leads in the upcoming film adaptation of 50 Shades of Grey. The sexually explicit novel from E.L. James has been on The New York Times best-sellers list for 13 weeks and counting.For those […]
[credit provider=”Wikipedia” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Matthew_Modine_at_the_2009_premiere_of_PoliWood-mod.jpg”] Actor Matthew Modine, who has appeared on “Weeds” and will play Deputy Commissioner Foley in the upcoming “The Dark Knight Rises,” is joining the cast of “Jobs”—the Ashton Kutcher indie picture, not the big budget biopic based off the Walter Isaacson book adapted for the screen by […]
[credit provider=”Columbia Pictures” url=”http://www.theamazingspiderman.com/”] It’s been a big week for sneak peeks of this year’s summer blockbusters.First we gave you an almost three-minute glimpse at the mind-blowing new “Prometheus” trailer by director Ridley Scott. And just a few days ago, we brought you the last “Dark Knight Rises” trailer as […]
[credit provider=”AP”] It all started when “How I Met Your Mother” star Jason Segel told Us Weekly that he thinks Hillary Clinton would make for an excellent co-star.”I just feel like she would be good at comedy. I think you can feel it from a mile away,” said Segel, adding […]
Watch your back, Matt Lauer.
You may not know the names Brit Marling, Greta Gerwig or Benjamin Walker just yet—but after the summer blockbusters have sizzled and 2012 turns into 2013, we guarantee these 17 young actors’ faces will be plastered on magazine covers and movie promo billboards across the country.
and Kim Kardashian, Lindsay Lohan has officially been cast to play Elizabeth Taylor—in a Lifetime TV movie.
Ashton Kutcher is going to be playing Steve Jobs in an upcoming film.
[credit provider=”ABC” url=”http://abc.go.com/shows/modern-family/photos”] Here comes a negotiation bloodbath. The cast of “Modern Family” is now in the early stages of contract renegotiation for their upcoming fourth season.
[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 […]
[credit provider=”Shutterstock.com/ Getty Images”] TV pilot season has begun! The casting is done and now filming is already underway for dozens of new shows that are desperate to make it onto the fall TV schedule.
[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 […]
APBritney Spears’ fiancé Jason Trawick is reportedly negotiating a deal for the pop star to sign on as an “X Factor” judge. While Spears has already been offered $10 million, she is said to be holding out for a $16 million paycheck. It appears Lindsay Lohan didn’t like being mistaken […]
Sunday night, ABC’s “GCB” premiere drew 7.6 million viewers—a mediocre rating for the soap-like comedy in the vein of “Desperate Housewives.”
[credit provider=”AP”] UPDATE:From TheWrap.com: FX will kick off its summer comedy slate with a packed night on June 28, starting with back-to-back episodes of Charlie Sheen‘s new venture “Anger Management,” the network said Monday. On the same night, Russell Brand‘s new talk show “Strangely Uplifting” will debut, and the new […]
[credit provider=”United Artists/ Roadside/ 20th Century Fox”] Sometimes the best way to get recognition is to play against type. And that is exactly what this list of 17 gender-bending actors and actresses did—for better or worse.
[credit provider=”Shutterstock”] First Steve Carell left his Dunder Mifflin employees to fend for themselves in Scranton, PA., and now James Spader is doing the same.The Emmy-winning actor, who joined “The Office” cast as CEO Robert California after Steve Carell’s departure last year, initially wanted a one-year contract but agreed to […]
[credit provider=”Everett Collection” url=”http://www.everettcollection.com/”] It’s well-known that villains make for some of the best roles and that businessmen (and women) make for some of the best villains. So it’s no wonder there are so few Oscar-lauded performances as evil entrepreneurs or corporate types. (Perhaps Hollywood’s Oscar voters find nothing particularly […]
When you think of who should play President Barack Obama in the movie version of his life (not that there is even a project in the works), 25-year-old Canadian-born rapper Drake isn’t exactly the first person who comes to mind. But he wants to be. “I hope somebody makes a […]
[credit provider=”NBC”] We saw this coming. NBC is considering a spinoff for “The Office” featuring Rainn Wilson who plays Dwight Schrute, the conniving, quick witted Assistant to the Regional Manager.
[credit provider=”BBC” url=”http://www.bbc.co.uk/comedy/montypython/”] The coconuts are coming!Britain’s most famous comedy troupe are reuniting for a new sci-fi style farce called “Absolutely Anything.”
[credit provider=”Phil Stafford / Shutterstock.com”] As Demi Moore drops out of the much hyped “Lovelace” project after being hospitalized Tuesday, Chloe Sevigny signs on to the A-list film.”The Big Love” star will play a journalist assigned a story on iconic porn star Linda Lovelace, played by Amanda Seyfried.
[credit provider=”AP”] Yup, that would be the genius that is Lindsay Lohan.Not that she has time in between court appearances to star in anything other than a quick commercial. Lohan “declined the role of stripper Jade in “The Hangover” after declaring the screenplay “had no potential,” Us Weekly reports. According […]
If Elton John can’t play himself in a biopic about his life, then why wouldn’t Justin Timberlake be the natural choice to fill the role? “No. 1 on my wish list is Justin Timberlake, because he played me before in a David LaChapelle video of “Rocket Man” and was super,” […]
Aflac wants you to be the next voice of its duck mascot.
Anne Hathaway has been cast as Catwoman, a.k.a. Selina Kyle, in “The Dark Knight Rises,” Warner Bros. announced Wednesday.
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