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Crowdfunded 'Wish I Was Here' Gets A Distributor

January 20th, 2014 3:03pm EST
Wish I Was Here
Focus Features has picked up distribution rights to Zach Braff's Kickstarter film Wish I Was Here after it premiered at Sundance.

The film was funded by over 46,000 donators on Kickstarter and raised over $3 million dollars. Variety reports Focus Features paid $2.7 million for rights to show the film in North America, Poland, and South Africa. Focus has committed to at least 500 theatres for the American release.

Braff said in a statement, "I am very excited to be partnering with Focus Features as they are one of the biggest supporters of independent film in the business. This is the perf...
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The Top Buzzy Films At Sundance 2014

January 16th, 2014 2:03pm EST
Boyhood
With the Sundance Film Festival starting today, we decided to take a look at some of the most anticipated films set to make an appearance. Expect to hear from many of these films in the coming year, whether it is a wide release or awards talk.

Boyhood - Richard Linklater proves he's in it for the long haul. Boyhood follows exactly what the title implies, but Linklater made the film over 12 years and used the same cast to reveal the true effects of aging.

Camp X-Ray - Kristen Stewart and Guantanamo Bay add up to one controversial film. Stewart stars as a guard that strikes up a friendship ...
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Zach Braff Photobombs Newlywed Couple's Photo

November 22nd, 2013 4:00pm EST
Zach Braff photobomb
Zach Braff made a couple's newlywed photos more interesting by "photobombing" a photo of them in New York City earlier this week.

Photographer Sascha Reinking took a photo of the couple kissing in Times Square, and when he developed the images he noticed a familiar person in the back ground with a huge grin on his face.

Reinking reached out to the former "Scrubs" star on Twitter, writing:  "I might be mistaken but I think Zach Braff totally photobombed my newlywed couple."
 
Braff confirmed it was him and responded, "This is one of my best photobombs ever."

The photographer posted the im...
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The Morning Roundup: Tatum & Fox Deliver In 'White House Down,' Zach Braff Heading To Broadway, Oprah's Power

June 28th, 2013 9:41am EDT
White House Down
If "White House Down" looks familiar it's because it's very similar to "Olympus Has Fallen," which was released back in March. Only this time it's better. The film stars Channing Tatum and Jamie Fox, who have great onscreen chemistry; and it totally delivers in the action department. This is what big budget summer movies are supposed to be. Check out the (review.)

Actor James Gandolfini was laid to rest Thursday and numerous stars were among the 1500-strong who attended his funeral service at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in Manhattan. Several of the star's former "Sopranos" castm...
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Zach Braff To Make Broadway Debut In 2014

June 27th, 2013 11:25pm EDT
Zach Braff
Zach Braff is heading to Broadway.

The former Scrubs star is set to make his debut on the Great White Way in a musical adaptation of popular Woody Allen comedy "Bullets Over Broadway."

Braff will star as playwright David Shayne, who obtains funding for a production from a mobster and is then pushed into casting the mobster's talent-lacking girlfriend in his production.

The role was originated by John Cusack in the 1994 film of the same name, which he starred opposite Jennifer Tilly.

"It's thrilling. I keep waking up expecting it to be a dream," Braff told the Associated Press on Thursda...
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Zach Braff Raises Over $2 Million On Kickstarter For 'Garden State' Sequel

April 28th, 2013 8:06am EDT
Zach Braff
Former Scrubs star Zach Braff has launched a fund raiser on website Kickstarter.com, seeking to raise $2 million to finance a sequel to his 2004 film Garden State.

Braff says the sequel, titled "Wish I Was Here," is something he had planned on signing a deal to land the funds to make the movie, but instead he chose to use Kickstarter after having backed several other projects on the site himself.

Last month fans of Kristen Bell's 2004-07 show Veronica Mars set a record after donating over $1 million in just 24 hours to fund a movie based on the TV series -- ultimately raising more than $5...
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Zach Braff Quickly Raises Over $2 Million For Film Via Kickstarter

April 28th, 2013 8:01am EDT
Zach Braff
After seeing the success of the "Veronica Mars" Kickstarter.com campaign, Zach Braff launched an online fundraiser earlier this week to finance a sequel to 2004's "Garden State."

And he's already reached his goal. Actually, he's surpassed it.

In just a few days he reached $ 2 million - and he still has 25 days remaining.

Following the massive outpouring of fan support, he tweeted:  "Dear Fans, I cannot believe your unbelievable support for WIWH. I wish I could hug each and every one of you."

The former "Scrubs" star seeks funds to finance "Wish I Was Here." He's bribing fans with t-sh...
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Zach Braff Launches $2 Million Kickstarter Campaign For 'Garden State' Sequel

April 24th, 2013 7:00pm EDT
Zach Braff
After witnessing the success of the "Veronica Mars" Kickstarter.com campaign, Zach Braff has launched a $2 million online fundraiser to finance a sequel to 2004's "Garden State."

The former "Scrubs" star seeks funds to finance "Wish I Was Here." He's bribing fans with t-shirts, advanced screenings and even a chance to make a cameo in the movie.

He posted the following message on the fundraising page: "I was about to sign a typical financing deal in order to get the money to make Wish I Was Here, my follow up to Garden State. It would have involved making a lot of sacrifices I think would ...
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Weekly Celebrity Twitter Roundup: Coachella, Stoned Dogs & Boy Problems All In The Same Place

April 13th, 2013 10:30am EDT
Rupert Grint
Welcome to Starpulse's Weekly Celebrity Twitter roundup, once again serving you the best from the celebrity Twitterverse.

 To start, here's the very cool 'Lego House' music video by Ed Sheeran, starring your favorite smiley ginger, Rupert Grint, put side by side with a fan made Lego Stop-Motion video.

 Well here it is. The Lego stop motion version of the Lego House video ! - youtu.be/NEqY0eY1_vQ

— Ed Sheeran (@edsheeran) April 11, 2013

I heard Lindsay Lohan cried on "Late Show" with David Letterman. Why? Did he tell her there was no vodka in the green room????

— Lisa Lampanel...
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'Scrubs' Star Donald Faison And CaCee Cobb Marry In California

December 16th, 2012 10:56am EST
Donald Faison and Cacee Cobb
Actor Donald Faison married his longtime girlfriend CaCee Cobb in California on Saturday.

The Scrubs star and his fiance exchanged vows at the Hollywood Hills home of friend and former co-star Zach Braff.

Cobb's best friend and former boss Jessica Simpson walked down the aisle as one of her former personal assistant's bridesmaids, while singer Joshua Radin and Braff were also included in the wedding party.

Simpson's sister Ashlee and her separated parents Joe and Tina were also in attendance at the small ceremony, which included only 75 guests.

"Knots tied. No I did not run around them ...
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Celebrities Feel Numb, In Disbelief After Connecticut School Shooting, Call For Stronger Gun Laws

December 15th, 2012 9:44am EST
Khloe Kardashian
Following Friday's horrific elementary school massacre in Newtown, CT, tons of celebrities have taken to social media to express their disbelief and outrage over the death of 28 people, among them 20 kindergarten students.

Popstar Justin Bieber tweeted, "heard about what happened in CT, my prayers go out to all those suffering in this tragedy. it's just wrong. Everyone please pray for them".

Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian Odom tweeted from Miami, Florida, where she was celebrating her nephew Mason's third birthday: "To harm children who are defenseless is truly disgusting. I'm in disbel...
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Cindy Crawford, Lance Bass, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Aida Yespica & More Celebs Rang In The New Year At The Beach (See Pics!)

January 2nd, 2012 8:45pm EST
Celebs At The Beach 2012
Several celebrities rang in the New Year while on vacation around the world. Reality stars and A-listers alike, there was plenty of fun in the sun for the likes of Jessica Alba, Cindy Crawford, Stacy Keibler and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. The stars were sighted in sandy locales such as South Beach, St. Bart's and Cabo San Lucas. Real Housewives of New Jersey's Melissa Gorga, designer Marc Jacobs and South American hardbodies Aida Yespica and Claudia Galanti were also spotted.

Check out all the sizzling pics below!

The Real Housewives of New Jersey star Melissa Gorga and husband Joe ...
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Zach Braff's Not Gay Despite His 'Coming Out' Post

July 20th, 2011 2:23pm EDT
Zach Braff
Actor/director Zach Braff's representative has dismissed reports the actor is gay, insisting a statement recently posted on his former website was the work of a hacker.

The note, posted on the Scrubs star's old website on Wednesday, reads, "I have been hiding a secret inside me for too long. The human mind can only bare so much before it explodes in emotions, and well... it is time to let the world know. I am excited and proud to announce that I am an open member of the homosexual community."

However, Braff's spokesperson tells TMZ.com the actor is not gay and was simply the victim of a...
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Thunderstorms Wash Out Black Eyed Peas NYC Charity Gig

June 10th, 2011 12:30am EDT
Black Eyed Peas
The Black Eyed Peas were forced to scrap a charity concert in New York's Central Park on Thursday due to severe wet weather conditions.

The "Boom Boom Pow" hitmakers were scheduled to host a star-studded show with performances from celebrity pals including Taylor Swift, Natasha Bedingfield, LL Cool J, Debbie Harry and Tony Bennett, and appearances from Whoopi Goldberg, Zach Braff and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Sweltering temperatures caused organizers to delay the start of the Concert 4 NYC by more than two hours as a result of safety fears, but a sudden downpour, coupled with thun...
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Justin Bartha Joins Zach Braff's Play

May 28th, 2011 2:30pm EDT
Justin Bartha
Justin Bartha is set to lead the cast of Zach Braff's upcoming Broadway play.

The star has signed up for the lead role in the actor's new comedy, "All New People," which is set to debut in New York this summer.

Bartha will portray a holidaymaker whose solitary vacation is thwarted by a group of misfit visitors and he will be joined by Confessions of a Shopaholic star Krysten Ritter, as well as Anna Camp and David Wilson Barnes.

All New People, which is written by Braff, begins previews on June 28 ahead of a July 25 opening, according to Variety.

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Aaron Carter Is Not Dead

December 25th, 2010 6:00pm EST
Aaron Carter
Aaron Carter has laughed off reports of his death after becoming the latest in a handful of celebrities 'killed off' by internet hoaxers.

Reports surfaced online on Thursday alleging the singer had passed away, but Carter has been quick to assure fans he's alive and well.

In a post on his Twitter.com page, he writes, "This is the real Aaron Carter I know there's a Hoax Going Around, But I'm Here, Alive & Well. At the compound working on my mind & soul."

Morgan Freeman, Zach Braff and Johnny Depp have all been recently targeted in similar death claims by online pranksters.
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Natalie Portman: The Best Actress Of Her Generation?

October 1st, 2010 10:10am EDT
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Since her intense breakout role in 1994’s “The Professional,” Natalie Portman has been one of the most respected and versatile actors working in Hollywood. Her filmography spans over 15 years but is as impressive and solid as Audrey Hepburn’s or Meryl Streep’s, two actresses to whom she has rightfully been compared.

It makes sense that Portman has become one of the most talented performers in Hollywood considering the amazing list of directors with whom she’s worked:

Luc Besson (“The Professional”)

Michael Mann (“Heat”)

Ted Demme (“Beautiful Girls”)

Woody Allen (“Everyone Says I Love Y...
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Russell Crowe Is Not Dead

June 10th, 2010 7:24pm EDT
Russell Crowe
A spokesperson for actor Russell Crowe has denied reports the "Gladiator" star is dead.

New York City radio station Z100 reported the "Robin Hood" star had passed away on Thursday morning, prompting a flurry of internet and radio reports speculating about the story.

But a spokesperson for the 46-year-old actor has acted quickly to dismiss the sick rumor.

Crowe is the latest in a string of stars who have fallen victim to similar reports - the most recent being Zach Braff, Johnny Depp, Bill Cosby and Kanye West.

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NBC Cancels 'Mercy'

May 17th, 2010 8:41am EDT
Mercy
Michelle Trachtenberg and James Van Der Beek are the latest TV stars looking for work - their medical drama "Mercy" has been canceled after its first season.

Trachtenberg stars as a nurse in the hospital series, featuring Van Der Beek in a recurring role as a womanizing doctor.

But chiefs at NBC have declined to commission a second series of the show, which launched last September.

The news comes after the recent cancellation of a number of high-profile TV shows, including Hayden Panettiere and Ali Larter's hit NBC series "Heroes" and long-running cop drama "Law & Order."

And network ex...
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Bobby Brown Is Not Dead!

April 28th, 2010 8:31am EDT
Bobby Brown
Bobby Brown is the latest celebrity victim of an online death hoax - the star's rep has been forced to confirm he is alive and well following a spate of rumors suggesting he had died.

Fake stories of Brown's demise began circulating on social-networking website Twitter.com this week.

A spokesman for the New Edition singer has now come forward to silence the gossip, telling TVGuide.com the rumors are not true.

Brown is the latest in a long line of stars who have been targeted by online pranksters - Johnny Depp, Zach Braff and Bill Cosby have all been victims of false death reports in th...
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Mandy Moore To Guest Star On 'Grey's Anatomy'

April 12th, 2010 12:26pm EDT
Mandy Moore
Pop star/actress Mandy Moore is swapping Scrubs for Grey's Anatomy - she's joining the cast of the hit medical drama for a guest appearance this year.

The 26 year old appeared in the hospital comedy Scrubs in 2006, playing a love interest for Zach Braff's character.

Moore will head back to the hospital this year to take part in the two-hour season finale of Grey's Anatomy, according to TVguide.com.

The website reports that the singer will play a patient in the upcoming episode, which is due to air on May 20th.

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Zach Braff: 'Scrubs Is No More'

March 24th, 2010 8:45am EDT
Zach Braff
Actor Zach Braff has fueled speculation the hit TV show Scrubs will be scrapped next year - by posting a message on his Facebook.com page saying the series is "no more".

The hospital comedy has garnered a cult following since its launch in 2001, but its future was seemingly left hanging in the balance last year when lead actor Braff announced he was quitting. Show creator Bill Lawrence extended the show with a ninth season, following new cast members as they train to become doctors at medical school.

Braff, who plays Dr. John 'JD' Dorian in the show, signed up to star in six episodes of...
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Coachella 2010 Preview

March 9th, 2010 10:22am EST
Jay-Z
Where else can you see the a-list (and some b-list) celebrities such as Paul McCartney, Reese Witherspoon, Jake Gyllenhall, David Hasselhoff, Kirsten Dunst, Kate Bosworth, Paris and Nicky Hilton, Brittany Snow, Dita Von Teese and Zach Braff? Along with musical talents like Jay-Z, The Gorillaz, and about 100 other bands of note?

Well travel out to the middle of the California desert about 3 hours from Los Angeles and you can find them all. Surprised? Well you shouldn't be. On April 16-18 in Indio, Calif., you can find all of the above and more at the 11th annual Coachella Valley Music and ...
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Bill Cosby:'I'm Alive!'

February 8th, 2010 8:45am EST
Bill Cosby:
Bill Cosby is laughing off reports of his death, after becoming the latest in a handful of celebrities 'killed off' by internet hoaxers. Reports surfaced online earlier this month alleging The Cosby Show star had passed away - but the funnyman has been quick to assure fans he's alive and well.

In a post on his website, Cosby writes, "About 10 hours ago, an internet hoax started that said Bill Cosby is dead. The announcement of me being dead may be a VIRUS. And now ladies and gentlemen for my rebuttal. As you well know, a dead person cannot rebuttal. Therefore, I am rebuttaling to tell y...
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Celebrity New Year's Resolutions for 2010

December 31st, 2009 10:01am EST
Celebrity New Year
The year is coming to an end and many celebrities are relieved that 2009 is almost over. A lot of celebrities are looking forward to 2010 to repair their image, work on bad habits, and be just as successful as they were in 2009. A new year means new attitude. Here are some New Year's resolutions from our favorite celebrities for 2010:

(Note: These aren't real celebrity New Year's resolutions. They're mock celebrity New Year's resolutions.)

Chris Brown

1. Become a boxer in the Women's International Boxing Association since I like to throw jabs at women.

2. Buy my own albums and se...
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Celebrity Weekend In Photos: Video Game Awards, Depp In The Bahamas & More

December 14th, 2009 8:55am EST
Zach Braff Videogame Awards
Zach Braff and a trophy girl on stage at Spike TV's Video Game Awards on Saturday, Dec. 12, in Los Angeles. Check out what other celebs did over the weekend!

Johnny Depp holds a statuette after being awarded with the Bahamas Film Festival's Career Achievement Award in Nassau, Bahamas, Sunday, Dec. 13. At left is fellow actor Sean Connery and at center Leslie Vanderpool, Bahamas International Film Festival founder.

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Image © AP Photo/Tim Aylen

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Salma Hayek arrives on the red carpet prior to the German telethon "Ein Herz f...
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Dulé Hill Answers 'Psych' Fan Questions

August 5th, 2009 9:44am EDT
Dulé Hill
A few weeks ago we interviewed James Roday from "Psych" (returning Friday, August 7 at 10pm on USA). And when we say "we," we mean all the legions of dedicated Psych-Os that sent in their questions for Roday via Twitter. Since then, the Psych-Os have been relentless that they want... nay (!), need round two with co-star Dulé Hill. We were determined, no matter how long it took, to give the "Psych" fans exactly what they want. So, yes, Dulé Hill now answers your questions about the upcoming season of "Psych," his time on "The West Wing" and even writes a scene involving him and President Bar...
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Emmy Voters, Please Recognize These Shows & Stars!

July 13th, 2009 11:49am EDT
Big Love
The 2009 Emmy nominees will be announced Thursday morning and despite recent changes to the voting system, Emmy voters just can't seem to stray away from the same old outcome. Sure, 30 Rock gets showered with love, but how many more times does Mariska Hargitay need to make the cut?

Here are some names we'd like to see on the roster this year (in alphabetical order):

Big Love (HBO) - Ok Emmy voters, it's been three seasons. It's time to get over your aversion to the icky polygamy premise and embrace the TV bliss that is "Big Love." After a two year break (damn writers' strike!) the sh...
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What's On? This Week In Television

May 4th, 2009 2:08pm EDT
Michael J. Fox
The networks continue to vie for your attention and May sweeps wins. Don't miss the special "Adventures of an Eternal Optimist" this Thursday on ABC starring Michael J. Fox, based on his best selling book Always Looking Up. Lots of great competition out there as American Idol is down to four, six castaways remain on Survivor, the NBA and NHL playoffs continue, and Amazing Race 14 concludes.

Monday

Pick of the Night: House FOX 8/7c, "Under my skin." House continues to hallucinate seeing Wilson's dead fiancé Amber.

Other new episodes worth watching: The Big Bang Theory CBS 8/7c...
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'Scrubs': To Renew Or Not To Renew?

May 4th, 2009 12:03pm EDT
Scrubs
With news last week that ABC was considering carrying on Scrubs for a ninth season, the question buzzing around Hollywood was: Can Scrubs go on without J.D.?

The eighth season was supposed to be the last. After NBC decided not to renew the show last year, ABC, which had been producing the show since its premiere in 2001, took up the option to air the series, with the expectation that it would be the final season. Most of the main cast members have either stated that they wouldn't return for another season (Zach Braff, Judy Reyes) or have been cast in new television pilots (Donald...
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