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Gary Oldman Adds Winston Churchill to His Resume of Iconic Roles
Dec 8, 2017

Gary Oldman Adds Winston Churchill to His List of Iconic Roles

In 1986, Gary Oldman burst on the world of cinema like a supernova with his no-holds-barred portrayal of the doomed punk-rock superstar Sid Vicious in Alex Cox’s Sid and Nancy. Oldman’s commitment to the self-destructive bassist’s life story and confounding… Read More

Dec 1, 2017

Actress Meghan Markel Soon to Be Royal

There are a lot of weighty issues swirling around the collective consciousness these days, and plenty of issues to fixate upon. Geopolitical tension, global warming, cybercrime, allegations of sexual misconduct, and the list goes on. But one of the stories… Read More

Nov 13, 2017

Matthew McConaughey on Balancing Preparation and Spontaneity

Academy Award-winning actor Matthew McConaughey is celebrated for his performances in many films including Dallas Buyers Club, The Wolf of Wall Street, and Interstellar. The Texas star is now 48 years old and has clearly harnessed his talent, skillset, and… Read More

Nov 7, 2017

Tom Holland’s ‘Spider-Man’ Audition Tapes

English actor Tom Holland starred as a 15-year-old Peter Parker AKA Spider-Man who’s motivated to become an Avenger in Spider-Man: Homecoming. In this video, portions of Holland’s audition tapes give us a glimpse of the hard work and persistence that… Read More

Oct 30, 2017

YouTube Star Alisha Marie Takes on Acting

Alisha Marie McDonal, best known as YouTube star Alisha Marie, has gained worldwide fame with over 6.4 million subscribers on her macbby11 channel and 2.3 million on her vlog channel vlogbby11. But now, besides being a wildly popular YouTuber, Alisha… Read More

Oct 28, 2017

Millicent Simmonds, Deaf Breakout Star of ‘Wonderstruck’

Deaf actress Millicent Simmonds’ life took an unexpected turn at about the age of twelve when she sent in an audition tape for an open casting call to director Todd Haynes and ended up landing the part! Over 200 other… Read More

Oct 16, 2017

Tyler Perry Seeks to Motivate with New Book ‘Higher Is Waiting’

Tyler Perry’s life story is truly remarkable, and now he hopes to inspire others with it in his new book Higher Is Waiting. Perry has authored 19 feature films, 20 stage plays, nine TV shows, and a book that reached… Read More

Oct 14, 2017

Bill Skarsgard on the Intense Role of Pennywise in ‘It’

You may not recognize the chiseled face of Swedish actor Bill Skarsgard, but if you saw it caked with cracking demonic clown makeup, it’d almost certainly ring a bell. Skarsgard is most known for his portrayal as Pennywise the Dancing… Read More

Sep 11, 2017

Mike Hodge, Actor and President of SAG-AFTRA NY, Dies at 70

Mike Hodge, the president of the SAG-AFTRA New York local chapter, died Saturday night at the age of 70. He was also an actor who had recurring work on Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as well… Read More

Sep 10, 2017

Michelle Pfeiffer & Meg Tilly’s Career Comebacks After Kids

Actresses Michelle Pfeiffer and Meg Tilly are both experiencing a career resurgence. Pfeiffer’s role as Ruth Madoff in HBO’s Wizard of Lies earned her a Primetime Emmy nomination, and Tilly’s portrayal of Jeanie McMahon in Netflix’s War Machine opposite Brad… Read More

Sep 2, 2017

Celebrities Donate to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Many Hollywood actors and other celebrities are stepping forward to help with relief efforts after Hurricane Harvey’s devastating category-four winds and catastrophic flooding. Indeed, many are donating big money to assist the Gulf Coast storm victims during this historic time… Read More

Aug 26, 2017

Amy Schumer Believes Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle Should Earn More Than Her

Amy Schumer was the first woman to make the Forbes list of highest-paid comedians in 2016, ranking fourth on the list. And this year she made the list again, coming in at number five after raking in over $37 million–a… Read More

Aug 21, 2017

Goodbye to Comedy Legend Jerry Lewis

The comedic genius and philanthropist Jerry Lewis died after a brief illness at the age of 91 on Sunday morning at his Las Vegas home. Celebrated as the master of slapstick, the New Jersey native entertained audiences over the course… Read More

Aug 15, 2017

Tom Cruise and Charlize Theron’s On-Set Injuries

Actors who dare to execute their own stunts garner the admiration of their audiences, and even their peers, the world over. Exhibiting such courage and physical prowess is not only tough as nails, but it can also take a character’s… Read More

Aug 5, 2017

Rest in Peace Sam Shepard

  Sam Shepard passed away at his home in Kentucky in late July surrounded by his family. He died from complications from ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, at the age of 73. Shepard is recognized as a legendary… Read More