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Nicolas Cage's Wax Figure Is Creepy Looking

1/30/2012 11:00am EST
Nicolas Cage
Let's face it. Nicolas Cage is a little creepy. If it's possible, his wax figure is creepier than he is. The actor unveiled his lookalike at Musee Grevin in Paris on Sunday.

Cage stars in the upcoming film "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance." The sequel to 2007's "Ghost Rider" finds Johnny Blaze (Cage) summoning his infernal alter ego to help rescue a 10 -year-old boy from the Devil incarnate.

The actor also wants a sequel to his 2006 movie flop "The Wicker Man." The film was widely criticized, but that hasn't stopped Cage from considering playing Edward Malus again.

Do you think his...

Inexplicably, Nicolas Cage Wants A 'Wicker Man' Sequel

1/29/2012 3:30pm EST
The Wicker Man
Nicolas Cage is keen to make a sequel to his 2006 movie flop "The Wicker Man."

The actor received nothing but criticism for his role in the remake, which barely broke even, but that hasn't stopped him from considering playing Edward Malus again.

He tells Empire magazine, "I would like to hook up with one of the great Japanese filmmakers, like the master that made Ringu, and I would like to take The Wicker Man to Japan, except this time he's (Malus) a ghost."

Happy 90th Birthday, Betty White!

1/17/2012 9:00am EST
Betty White in The Golden Girls
TV veteran Betty White has a big reason to celebrate on Tuesday - America's favorite Golden Girl turns 90.

Known for her comedic chops and charming wit on hit shows like "Hot in Cleveland," "The Golden Girls" and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," White boasts a successful career, which now spans seven decades.

And she doesn't appear to be slowing down with age - on Monday night bosses at network NBC paid tribute to the legend's career by airing a star-studded TV special, which featured Hugh Jackman and Carol Burnett, among others, paying tribute to the birthday girl - and she is just about to ...

'Ghost Rider' Creator Loses Legal Dispute

12/30/2011 12:29pm EST
Ghost Rider
The writer who created Ghost Rider has lost a legal battle with comic book bosses over the rights to the character.

The fiery, motorcycle-riding superhero first appeared in Marvel Comics in 1972 and was later immortalized on the big screen by Nicolas Cage in the 2007 movie of the same name, with a sequel planned for 2012.

Freelance writer Gary Friedrich, who came up with the character, filed suit against Marvel in the year the film came out, alleging bosses had used the Ghost Rider concept for movies, video games and merchandise without his permission.

However, a judge in New York has...

Biggest Celebrity Scandals Of 2011

12/21/2011 8:00am EST
Arnold Schwarzenegger
There were a lot of celebrity scandals this year. From fathering a love child to cheating on a wedding anniversary and beating up a spouse, 2011 was chock full of philandering and criminal activities.

The year isn't over yet, and celebrities like to go out with a bang, so anything could happen in the next couple of weeks.

Check out the biggest scandals of the year...

Arnold Schwarzenegger's Secret Affair

Bad: Arnold Schwarzenegger had an affair during his marriage to Maria Shriver. Really bad: His mistress was his employee. Unforgivable: He fathered a son with the employee and kept it...

Heather Graham Receives Career Achievement Award At Bahamas Film Festival

12/5/2011 8:24am EST
Heather Graham
Heather Graham was the toast of the Bahamas International Film Festival on Friday after landing the event's top prize.

The Hangover star was handed the Career Achievement Award, which has previously gone to Johnny Depp, Nicolas Cage, and Laurence Fishburne.

Festival bosses honored X-Men: First Class star Zoe Kravitz with the Rising Star Award, which is given to an actor or actress "whose noteworthy performances have put them on the path for elite and lasting stardom in the industry."

Short-Lived Celebrity Marriages

11/12/2011 3:00pm EST
Kim and Kris
A couple of weeks ago Kim Kardashian filed for divorce from her NBA husband Kris Humphries after 72 days of marriage, more days than what some critics first predicted. Kardashian and Humphries had their wedding televised on the E! Channel and shared their wedding pictures with all the major tabloids. But after all of the TV specials and magazine spreads, their marriage is now over and will be long forgotten as soon as Kardashian marries another athlete or rapper. Like Kim and Kris' short-lived marriage, there have been other Hollywood marriages that were destined for divorce from the day of...

Weston Cage Files For Divorce

11/2/2011 8:25am EDT
Weston Cage
Nicolas Cage's son Weston has filed for divorce from his wife after six months of marriage.

The rocker filed documents on October 27th to start divorce proceedings from Nikki Williams.

The 20 year old took to his page to reveal the news, writing, "WELL ITS OFFICAL (sic). THE DIVORCE IS SETTLED! ..................LADIES, DADDY IS BACK ahahahhahahaahh oh god! its on."

The pair wed in New Orleans in April.

The short-lived marriage has been a tumultuous union - the pair was arrested in July following domestic disputes. Weston entered rehab for a 30-day treatment program fol...

Weston Cage To Star In 'Family' Reality TV Series?

10/20/2011 8:30am EDT
Weston Cage
Nicolas Cage's ex-girlfriend Christina Fulton and the former couple's troubled son Weston have signed up for a new reality TV series, according to new reports.

Fulton and her 20-year-old son will front new VH1 show Uncaged, which will follow their daily lives, and Weston is hoping the new project will show the public his true colors.

A source tells Star magazine, "Christina said the show will be like a modern-day Addams Family. Weston just wants to show the world he's not mentally ill."

Weston has had a tough 2011 so far - in July, the black metal rocker checked into rehab for a 30-da...

Review 'Trespass': 'Two Jews On Film' Say This Thriller Misses The Mark (Video)

10/14/2011 3:45pm EDT
Two Jews on Film - By Joan Alperin-Schwartz: Sarah (Nicole Kidman) an architect has a beautiful house, a beautiful face, and a beautiful daughter, but she's unhappy. We know this by her reaction, when hubby Kyle (Nicholas Cage) tells her, he has to meet a client and won't be able to eat the delicious dinner she's prepared. He doesn't even have time for the glass of wine Sarah offers him.

Well, someone has to pay for the sprawling, modern, glass home Sarah's designed. Lucky for her, Kyle is a very successful diamond dealer.

Adding to Sarah's discontent is her daughter, Avery (Liana Lib...

Nicolas Cage & Nicole Kidman Got Roughed Up Making 'Trespass'

10/8/2011 9:00am EDT
Nicolas Cage
Moviemaker Joel Schumacher was glad to have a military medic on the set of his new film "Trespass" because his "intense" stars were always getting injured.

The director reveals Cam Gigandet, Nicolas Cage and Nicole Kidman were left battered and bruised following the film's most dramatic and violent scenes - and he was glad there was someone nearby who could stitch them up.

Schumacher tells WENN, "I was gonna put a card at the end of the movie saying, 'No animals were hurt making this movie but every actor in it was!'

"Nic (Cage) got a very mild concussion when Ben (Mendelsohn) slammed hi...

50 Cent To Play Alaskan Pimp

9/21/2011 10:25pm EDT
50 Cent
50 Cent will play an Alaskan pimp in a new movie about 1980s serial killer Robert Hansen.

As previously revealed, the rapper/actor will executive produce thriller The Frozen Ground, but now it's clear he will be among the ensemble cast too.

John Cusack, Nicolas Cage and Vanessa Hudgens will also appear in the film, which will start shooting in Alaska next month.

Hansen, who was known as The Butcher Baker, murdered 17 prostitutes and strippers. He'll be played by Cusack in the film.

50 Cent's Cheetah Vision production partner Randall Emmett will produce the movie.

Nicolas Cage Describes Real Life 'Trespass' Involving A Naked Man With Fudgesicle & More From TIFF

9/15/2011 10:12am EDT
Nicolas Cage Describes Real Life 'Trespass' Involving A Naked Ma
There are many big movie stars who come to the Toronto International Film Festival with their latest movies, but nobody who brings the weird like Nicolas Cage. Cage often likes to talk about the original spelling of the word, Wyrd, as an early Anglo-Saxon concept. When he took the stage of the TIFF official press conference, he brought uniquely Nicolas Cage moments to the festival.

The film he is in Toronto with sounds like a traditional thriller. Trespass is a story of a family attacked by burglars who want father Kyle Miller (Cage)’s sample of diamonds from his business. As the crisis we...

Top 10 Body Swap Movies

8/5/2011 8:33am EDT
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This weekend, Jason Bateman and Ryan Reynolds will add their names to the long and distinguished list of actors who have tackled the “body swap” movie. In “The Change-Up,” Bateman and Reynolds play friends with drastically different lifestyles: Bateman is the devoted husband and father, Reynolds is the philandering playboy. After a night of drinking, the two wake up in each other’s bodies, something neither of them really wanted.

Body swap movies have been around for a long time and are usually quite entertaining, if formulaic and predictable. Here’s our list of the Top Ten Body Swap Movi...

Nicolas Cage To Star In Indie Musical With Steve Carell & Jack Black

7/25/2011 9:26pm EDT
Nicolas Cage
Actor Nicolas Cage has signed on to star in an independent musical with the Hollywood screenwriter/director who helped to land him an Oscar nomination in 2002.

The Ghost Rider star earned Academy Award recognition for his turn in Charlie Kaufman's Adaptation and now the pair is set to reunite for forthcoming project, Frank or Francis.

Comedians Steve Carell and Jack Black are also attached to the movie.

Plot details have yet to be released, but the story is said to revolve around an author called Frank, who clashes with an online blogger named Francis, reports trade paper Daily Variety.

Weston Cage Has Checked Into Rehab

7/23/2011 12:30pm EDT
Nicolas Cage's troubled son Weston Cage has checked into rehab.

The rocker has enrolled on a 30-day treatment program in an unknown facility, following his arrest on suspicion of domestic violence earlier this week.

The 20 year old was taken into police custody for the second time this month after an alleged confrontation with his wife, Nikki Williams, on Wednesday.

Weston, whose mom is actress Christina Fulton, admits the public perception of him has been tarnished but he's determined to get better.

He tells E! Online, "I am getting myself together, so I'm sorry about being mislabeled ...

Nicolas Cage's Son Weston Arrested For Domestic Violence

7/21/2011 8:39am EDT
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Nicolas Cage's troubled son Weston is back in police custody following a domestic violence arrest on Wednesday.

Police booked the rocker at 5 a.m. after receiving a report of a domestic incident. He was taken to a nearby hospital to be treated for cuts before he was taken into custody.

As WENN went to press, Cage was still in custody.

His three-month marriage to Nikki Williams appeared to be over at the beginning of July when he suggested he was ready to split from his wife in Facebook rant.

The Eyes of Noctum star and his wife were booked on felony domestic violence charges over the In...

Nicolas Cage's Son Weston & His Wife Are In Rehab Together

7/8/2011 9:00am EDT
Weston Cage
Nicolas Cage's daughter-in-law has revealed she and the actor's rocker son Weston are in rehab together following their arrest for domestic violence last weekend.

Songwriter Nikki Williams has spoken out to following remarks her new husband made online earlier this week suggesting the marriage is over.

She confirmed reports she is pregnant with the couple's first child and hinted at the fact the weekend's drama may have been sparked when Cage caught her drinking alcohol.

Williams tells the website, "I did drink the night before the arrest. I suppose my hormones got the best of me...

Weston Cage To Divorce His 'Pregnant' Wife

7/6/2011 4:30pm EDT
Weston Cage
Nicolas Cage's troubled son Weston has declared he wants a divorce from his wife of three months, who is allegedly pregnant with the couple's first child.

The Eyes of Noctum rocker has been a regular in the headlines over the last few weeks following his hospitalization last month for a mental evaluation following an alleged fight with one of his father's employees.

The drama continued on Monday when Cage and his wife Nikki Williams were arrested and booked on felony domestic violence charges after police were called to their Los Angeles home to investigate reports of a domestic disturb...

Nicolas Cage Resolves 'Vampire' Cash Lawsuit

7/2/2011 9:00pm EDT
Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage has settled his legal spat with a disgruntled producer pal.

Paul Brooks sued the star for cash he claimed he was owed from 2000 movie Shadow of the Vampire, but Cage resolved the matter a day later.

A representative for the actor, who was the executive producer of the Willem Dafoe film, tells, "Contrary to recent reports that a lawsuit was going forth by Paul Brooks and Early Bird Productions against Mr. Cage, this matter has been resolved privately and amicably between the parties and therefore no legal action is being pursued."

The lawsuit will reportedly be for...

Producer Sues Nicolas Cage Over 2000 Movie

7/2/2011 10:15am EDT
Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage is facing yet another financial mess amid his well-publicized tax woes - a Hollywood producer is suing the star for cash he alleges he's still owed from a 2000 movie.

Paul Brooks claims Cage has yet to pay him $77,000 for work he did on the set of "Shadow of the Vampire" 11 years ago.

The film, starring Willem Dafoe and John Malkovich, lists Brooks as an executive producer and Cage as producer.

Brooks wants a judge to force the actor to pay up, according to

'Columbo' Star Peter Falk Dies At 83

6/24/2011 2:00pm EDT
Peter Falk
Veteran actor Peter Falk, who played the famous rumpled police detective in "Columbo," died at his home in Beverly Hills on Thursday at age 83.

The actor suffered from Alzheimer's disease and dementia, according to 2008 papers filed by his daughter Catherine Falk at Los Angeles County Superior Court. She claimed her father "requires full-time custodial care for his health and safety."

Falk had a full film, TV and Broadway career. In 1968, Falk first assumed the role of Columbo, the disheveled police lieutenant whose seemingly slow and inept investigative manner masked a steel-trap mind....

Nicolas Cage Takes Aim At Ex Over Conservatorship Plans For Son Weston

6/14/2011 11:05pm EDT
Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage has blasted his ex Christina Fulton for attempting to obtain a conservatorship over their troubled son Weston, insisting she's the one who should "get some help."

The former couple came face-to-face in court on Tuesday in an attempt to settle a $13 million property lawsuit.

Fulton told reporters at the courthouse she is taking legal action to oversee Weston after he was hospitalized and underwent a mental evaluation last week after a public brawl with his fitness trainer.

The 20-year-old rocker has since been released from a psychiatric hold, and Cage is adamant Weston doesn...

Nicolas Cage's Son Hospitalized After Fight

6/8/2011 7:41am EDT
Weston Cage
Nicolas Cage's rocker son Weston has been hospitalized after allegedly attacking his personal trainer in a restaurant.

Cops threatened to tazer the Eyes of Noctum star when they arrived at the The Farmer's Kitchen in Hollywood, reports According to the website, the 20 year old was strapped to a gurney and taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for a mental evaluation. His father rushed to the hospital to be with his son.

Sources claim the fracas in the restaurant came hours after Weston's new wife, songwriter Nikki Williams, stormed out of their Hollywood home following a fight. ...

Blu-ray Review: 'Drive Angry'

5/31/2011 11:00am EDT
Drive Angry photo
Just the sexual and sensual ooze of luscious Amber Heard is enough to snare any red-blooded movie fan. But add in some fast cars, bitter dudes from hell and 3D effects that put you in the heart of the action and you’ve got a must see movie. We’re checking out the spectacle that is "Drive Angry" (out May 31 on Blu-ray 3D, 2D and DVD from Summit Entertainment!) with a look at the flick and features in high gear – start your engines!

Title: "Drive Angry"

Grade: 4 1/2

Cast: Nicolas Cage, Amber Heard, William Fichtner

Director: Patrick Lussier

Rating: R

Runtime: 105 minutes


Check Out 'Drive Angry' On 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray & DVD May 31

5/30/2011 7:00am EDT
Drive Angry
"Drive Angry" burns rubber onto DVD and Blu-ray as the high-octane action-adventure arrives May 31 in both 2D and 3D from Summit Entertainment.

Nicolas Cage stars as the undead felon, Milton, who breaks out of Hell to even the score with killers who murdered his daughter and kidnapped her baby. The film also stars Amber Heard, William Fichtner, Billy Burke, David Morse and Tom Atkins.

Directed and co-written by Patrick Lussier ("The Eye") and Todd Farmer ("The Messengers"), the filmmakers responsible for the skin-crawling "My Bloody Valentine" return to their action-thriller roots in Driv...

Amber Heard Terrified Movie Stunt Boss With Driving Technique

5/25/2011 11:30pm EDT
Amber Heard
Actress Amber Heard had the stunt boss on Drive Angry 3D "screaming" in terror after taking him on a hair-raising car ride.

In the film, the 25 year old plays a coffee shop waitress named Piper, who teams up with Nicolas Cage's character to take on the leader of a satanic cult.

She worked closely with the set's stuntmen for the role and left the head of the daredevil team stunned by her driving technique after deciding to show off her skills behind the wheel.

Heard tells Britain's Total Film magazine, "I scared the s**t out of him. He's a very well-respected stunt coordinator, who did th...

'Idol' Finalist Lauren Alaina 'Sprained' Her Vocal Cords

5/25/2011 11:13am EDT
Lauren Alaina
A top doctor was called to the set of American Idol on Tuesday to save wannabe star Lauren Alaina's voice for the penultimate episode of the TV talent show.

The pressure got the better of the young singer as she rehearsed for her big night - and it cost her voice. Worried producers considered replacing Alaina with Haley Reinhart, who was voted off the show last week, as doctors attempted to make sure the country singer would be OK for the live performance show.

During the program she had to belt out a personal favorite, a tune chosen for her by former Idol winner Carrie Underwood and a ...

Domestic Abuse Charges Against Nicolas Cage Dropped

5/6/2011 8:11am EDT
Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage is in the clear following his arrest in New Orleans, Louisiana last month after authorities decided not to pursue charges.

The Con Air actor was taken into police custody in the city after cops were called following a bust-up between the star and his wife Alice Kim.

Cage was subsequently freed on bail and now local officials have decided to close their investigation into the incident.

Cage's rep Harry Rosenberg says, "The New Orleans District Attorney has confirmed that no charges of any kind will be pursued against him. After their investigation, the DAs refused all char...

Top Ten Coolest Movie 'Car Chases'

4/28/2011 11:00am EDT
Fast Five photo
What really makes a memorable movie car chase? Could it be speed, style, sass – or maybe all of the above? The arrival of "Fast Five" (hitting theaters on April 29), which combines all the original Fast and Furious gang with some highly decked out new roadsters, has us at Starpulse revving our engines with nostalgia. With so many seriously significant car sequences in cinema history, how do you choose what’s really the best? Well, the brain has been wracked and the result is a list (complete with visual aids!) of some of the most speedometer pushing, gas peddle slamming, tongue-in-cheek...