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Kevin Costner Reportedly Set To Speak At Whitney Houston's Funeral

2/16/2012 7:26pm EST
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Kevin Costner, who co-starred with Whitney Houston in The Bodyguard, will reportedly speak at her funeral in New Jersey on Saturday.

Family sources tell that the movie star will be among those delivering tributes at the service, which will be held at the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, where Houston was once a member of the choir.

The late superstar's longtime friend and mentor Clive Davis is also expected to speak and gospel singer and pastor Marvin Winans will deliver the eulogy.

Meanwhile, has confirmed that both Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder will sing at the ...

Celebrity Birthdays - January 18, 2012

1/18/2012 3:00am EST
Jason Segel
Happy Birthday to:

How I Met Your Mother star Jason Segel (1980)

American Idol singer Kristy Lee Cook (1984)

Actress/singer Samantha Mumba (1983)

The Used guitarist Quinn Allman and vocalist Bert McCracken (both 1982)

KoRn singer Jonathan Davis (1971)

Rapper DJ Quik (1970)

Law & Order actor Jesse L. Martin (1969)

Comedian Dave Attell (1965)

Swing Vote star Kevin Costner (1955)

Temptations singer David Ruffin (1941; d. 1991)

Actor Danny Kaye (1913; d. 1987)

Silver screen legend Cary Grant (1904; d. 1986)

Comedian Oliver Hardy (1892; d. 1957)

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Kevin Costner Drops Out Of 'Django Unchained'

9/16/2011 11:33am EDT
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Kevin Costner has reportedly dropped out of Quentin Tarantino's blockbuster Western Django Unchained due to scheduling conflicts.

The Tin Cup star was due to play a brutal slave-master alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in the upcoming movie but will no longer step into the role, according to Variety.

In a post on, columnist Justin Kroll writes, "And in another interesting piece of casting news, Kevin Costner has had to pass on DJANGO UNCHAINED due to scheduling conflicts."

Madeleine Stowe Looks Stunning At 53 In A Blue Bandage Dress

8/8/2011 3:00pm EDT
Madeline Stowe
Madeleine Stowe attended Disney ABC Television Group's "Summer Press Tour" party in Beverly Hills, California, yesterday. She looked amazing in a light blue bandage dress and way younger than 53. What do you think?

The actress stars in ABC's upcoming series "Revenge" about a woman (Emily Van Camp) who returns to the Hamptons to right some of the wrongs of the past in the best way she knows how - with a vengeance.

Ironically, Madeleine starred opposite Kevin Costner in a film named "Revenge" (1990) about an ex-pilot who becomes involved with his friend's wife, resulting in a painful and cr...

Henry Cavill Eats 5,000 Calories A Day For Superman Role

8/4/2011 9:16am EDT
Henry Cavill
British actor Henry Cavill is pushing his body "beyond its normal limits" as he prepares to play Superman in "Man Of Steel," eating a massive 5,000 calories a day to bulk up for the action man role.

The Tudors star landed the coveted role in Zack Snyder and Christopher Nolan's new blockbuster earlier this year, and he's been training - and eating - hard ahead of filming.

He tells Total Film magazine, "I'm on 5,000 calories a day... You've got to eat protein first, then a little bit of carbs... you've gotta keep your hunger levels going.

"I'm training two-and-a-half hours a day, pushing m...

Laurence Fishburne To Play Perry White In New Superman Film 'Man Of Steel'

8/3/2011 2:00pm EDT
Laurence Fishburne
Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Laurence Fishburne has been tapped to play the hard-nosed editor-in-chief of the Daily Planet, Perry White, in the new Superman film Man of Steel.

The film will also star Henry Cavill as Superman/Clark Kent, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Kevin Costner and Diane Lane as Superman's adoptive parents Jonathan Kent and Martha Kent, and Michael Shannon as antagonist General Zod.

Perry White was famously played by the late Jackie Cooper in the original film series and by Frank Langella in Superman Returns.

Fishburne recently left his spot on CSI after two years ...

What Are Your Favorite 'Dog Days Of Summer' Movies?

7/28/2011 1:00pm EDT
Dog Days Of Summer' Movies
With the heat wave simmering across the country, we got to thinking… what are the best movies that describe the “dog days of summer”? What are the movies that tell the best summer stories? What made the biggest impression when you downed the lemonade and chased the ice cream truck? Here are our Top 10.

10. ‘Dirty Dancing’ – 1987

Okay, so this is clearly a guilty pleasure, but how can it not define ‘summer’? Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze create the perfect coming of age story with lots of cute oldies and 80s dance moves. And no one puts Baby in the corner, just so you know.


Taylor Lautner Pokes Fun At NFL Lockout In 'Field Of Dreams' Sequel Spoof Trailer (Video)

7/6/2011 11:00pm EDT
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Twilight hunk Taylor Lautner has shot a spoof remake of Kevin Costner's 1989 baseball drama Field Of Dreams, poking fun at the ongoing NFL (National Football League) lockout.

The joke trailer, which has been posted on the website, features Lautner as an Iowa farmer who turns a cornfield into a gridiron pitch for two 'ghost' teams made up of current stars facing no professional football this coming season as players and owners argue over contracts.

The Field of Dreams 2: NFL Lockout clip also includes original Field of Dreams star Ray Liotta, who plays NFL Commissioner Roger...

Russell Crowe To Play Jor-El In 'Superman' Reboot?

6/15/2011 9:38pm EDT
Russell Crowe
Russell Crowe is in talks to take on Marlon Brando's role in the upcoming Superman revamp.

The Oscar winner is slated to portray the Man of Steel's father Jor-El in Zack Snyder's new superhero movie, opposite Brit Henry Cavill.

If he signs on, he'll join Amy Adams, Diane Lane and Kevin Costner in the movie.

His Gladiator co-star Connie Nielsen is also reportedly in negotiations for the film - to play Jor-El's wife, and Superman's mom, Lara.

Brando played Jor-El in Superman: The Movie (1978) and was featured in 2006's Superman Returns, thanks to CGI (computer-generated imagery) effects.

Blu-ray Review: 'The Company Men'

6/6/2011 11:28am EDT
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With the bad economy hitting folks of all different classes and careers out there, it felt only topical to take a look at the new to DVD/Blu-ray flick about corporate downsizing entitled "The Company Men" (out June 7 from Anchor Bay Entertainment) starring impressive cast Ben Affleck, Tommy Lee Jones, Chris Cooper and Kevin Costner. Check out the review and extras recap below!

Title: "The Company Men"

Grade: 3

Cast: Ben Affleck, Chris Cooper, Tommy Lee Jones

Director: John Wells

Rating: R

Runtime: 105 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayenter...

Check Out 'The Company Men' On DVD & Blu-ray June 7

6/4/2011 7:28am EDT
Company Men
A high-powered sales executive struggles with his own dwindling sense of self-worth after becoming a victim to corporate downsizing in "The Company Men."

Bobby Walker (Ben Affleck) has a big house, a new Porsche, a beautiful wife, and two adoring kids. When he's not in the office, he can usually be found on the golf course, perfecting his game or clinching an important business deal.

But when the axe falls, Bobby and his colleagues Phil (Chris Cooper) and Gene (Tommy Lee Jones) find their necks on the chopping block, and their futures looking bleak. In order to stay afloat, Bobby relucta...

Stars On Lockdown With New 'Superman' Script

4/14/2011 10:08pm EDT
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The new Superman script is under such tight security, the stars of the film must be locked in a room to read it.

Moviemaker Zack Snyder is so keen to make sure details of the plot aren't leaked he has gone to extraordinary lengths to keep scripts away from prying eyes.

Actress Diane Lane, who plays the Man of Steel's mom in the new movie, tells, "I read the script under lock and key. I was locked in a room with the script and was only allowed three hours with it."

But, from that three hours, Lane felt confident the film would be a big hit: "I'm really excited. I'm really not ...

Michael Shannon To Play Superman's Archenemy General Zod

4/11/2011 9:43am EDT
Michael Shannon
Actor Michael Shannon has landed the coveted villain role in the upcoming reboot of the Superman franchise.

The Revolutionary Road star will play General Zod opposite British hunk Henry Cavill as the young superhero - and director Zack Snyder is delighted with the casting.

He tells The Hollywood Reporter, "Zod is not only one of Superman's most formidable enemies, but one of the most significant because he has insights into Superman that others don't. Michael is a powerful actor who can project both the intelligence and the malice of the character, making him perfect for the role."


Amy Adams Is The New Lois Lane!

3/28/2011 7:53am EDT
Amy Adams
Oscar nominee Amy Adams will steal the heart of new Superman Henry Cavill after landing the role of Lois Lane in the upcoming reboot of the comic book franchise.

The Fighter star learned she would be putting on her reporter's hat on Sunday after receiving the good news from director Zack Snyder.

The filmmaker admits it was no easy task casting the highly-coveted part - but he knew Adams was the one from the moment he saw her.

He tells the Los Angeles Times, "There was a big, giant search for Lois. For us it was a big thing and obviously a really important role. We did a lot of auditio...

Kevin Costner Joins 'Superman' Reboot As Jonathan Kent

3/18/2011 9:17am EDT
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Kevin Costner has signed on to join the upcoming Superman reboot, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Academy Award-winning director of 1990 Best Picture Oscar winner Dances With Wolves, 56, will play...

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Diane Lane To Play Superman's Mother

3/3/2011 1:13pm EST
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Diane Lane has signed up to star in the new Superman movie as the Man of Steel's adoptive mom.

The actress has been cast in the role of Martha Kent, who adopts the young superhero, to be played by Henry Cavill, after he lands on Earth in a rocket from the planet Krypton.

Last month, it was reported that director Zack Snyder had recruited Kevin Costner to star as Superman's dad, Jonathan.

Superman: Man of Steel is expected to be released next year.

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Kevin Costner to Star as Superman's Dad

2/22/2011 11:47pm EST
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Kevin Costner has reportedly signed up to star in the new Superman movie as the Man of Steel's earthbound father.

Director Zack Snyder has cast the Dances With Wolves star in the role of Jonathan Kent, opposite Henry Cavill as the superhero, according to

The late Glenn Ford played Kent in Richard Donner's 1978 film, Superman: The Movie.

Superman: Man of Steel is expected to be released in December 2012.

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Kevin Costner Wants Stephen Baldwin's Lawsuit Dismissed

2/15/2011 10:45am EST
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Kevin Costner has asked a federal judge to dismiss a multi-million dollar lawsuit accusing him of duping Stephen Baldwin into giving up his shares in a pioneering oil-cleaning technology.

Baldwin sued the Dances With Wolves star in December, claiming he should have benefited from Costner's success after he introduced an oil-filtration device to help clean up the Gulf of Mexico oil spill last year.

BP bosses reportedly invested more than $50 million in the gadget, pioneered by Costner and his inventor brother. Baldwin is demanding more than $4 million from the actor, but Costner has fil...

Spotted: Kevin Costner & His Kids At Pebble Beach Golf Tournament

2/10/2011 3:00pm EST
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Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner and their sons Cayden and Hayes attended the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament in Carmel, California, yesterday.

Costner and his wife also have daughter Grace, born June 2, 2010. He has four other children; the eldest is 26.

Kevin's famous film "Dances With Wolves" was released on Blu-ray last month. The film is considered one of the best of the 1990s and won seven Academy Awards, including Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Sound and Best Picture.

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Check Out 'Dances With Wolves' On Blu-ray Jan. 11

1/9/2011 7:25am EST
Dances With Wolves
Hailed as a cinematic triumph, "Dances With Wolves" arrives January 11 for the first time on Blu-ray from MGM Home Entertainment.

A stunning film that influenced audiences worldwide, the special 20th anniversary edition Blu-ray features an extended edition of Kevin Costner's monumental directorial debut, newly restored and with a new 7.1 Master Audio track that creates the ultimate listening and viewing experience.

Directed by and starring Costner, "Dances With Wolves" is considered one of the best films of the 1990s and is credited with reviving the Western film genre in Hollywood. The ...

2010 Year In Entertainment Review: June

1/1/2011 7:00pm EST
Megan Fox
June was a bumper wedding month with Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green marrying on a beach in Hawaii, while Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart wed after seven years together. Gemma Arterton married Stefano Catelli, and Alanis Morissette married MC Souleye. British newsman Piers Morgan wed Celia Walden and Mena Suvari married music producer Simone Sestitos. Glee star Jane Lynch married Lara Embry in a civil partnership ceremony – and love was also in the air for Orlando Bloom, who announced his engagement to longterm girlfriend Miranda Kerr.

"Ugly Betty" star America Ferrera became engage...

2010 Year In Entertainment Review: March

1/1/2011 1:00pm EST
Lil Wayne
It was a shocking way to start the spring as March saw two of Hollywood's biggest star couples announce break-ups - Kate Winslet parted ways with her second husband Sam Mendes after seven years and Sandra Bullock's Oscar win was overshadowed after she found out partner Jesse James had cheated on her.

More scandals came as the month progressed, with fiery supermodel Naomi Campbell accused of attacking her driver by striking him on the head, and Michael Jackson's mum Katherine visited by welfare officials in Los Angeles over allegations one of her grandkids had purchased a stun gun.

Rapper ...

Stephen Baldwin Suing Kevin Costner Over BP Deal

12/23/2010 11:36am EST
Stephen Baldwin
Stephen Baldwin is suing Kevin Costner for allegedly duping him into selling his shares in a pioneering oil separating process.

The Dances With Wolves star and his inventor brother were among the saviors of the BP oil spill disaster earlier this year, thanks to their oil-filtration system. The Costners sold 32 devices to BP bosses through their company Costner Industries Nevada Corporation.

The systems helped the oil experts minimize the damage caused by the massive slick, which started drifting ashore on the Gulf Coast after a rig ruptured in April. But, now the actor faces legal actio...

Alexa Vega Weds On 10-10-10

10/11/2010 11:03am EDT
Alexa Vega
Spy Kids star Alexa Vega has wed her longtime boyfriend at an opera house in South Dakota.

The 22-year-old actress exchanged vows with producer Sean Covel, 34, on October 10th. Vega was one of many people who chose to mark 10-10-10 as her wedding day. The couple ended their year-long engagement by saying their 'I dos' before family and friends at the Homestake Opera House in Lead, according to Life & Style magazine. The bride wore an Ian Stewart gown.

The big day wasn't without its drama - actress Camilla Belle was supposed be a bridesmaid but she fell sick at the last minute and wasn't...

Kevin Costner Testifies At BP Oil Spill Hearings

9/22/2010 7:33pm EDT
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Kevin Costner has returned to Washington, D.C. to urge top politicians to ensure there will never be another oil disaster like the one that destroyed wildlife and shorelines in the Gulf of Mexico.

The BP spill, which has now been capped, lasted for over 100 days earlier this year as gallons upon gallons of oil leaked into the sea, and Costner was a big part of the clean-up attempts.

The actor's brother Dan invented an oil-filtration system and Costner sold 32 devices to BP bosses through the siblings' company Costner Industries Nevada Corporation.

The systems helped the oil experts minim...

Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett Star In 'Robin Hood' - On DVD & Blu-ray Sept. 21

8/8/2010 5:15pm EDT
Robin Hood
Oscar winner Russell Crowe reunites with "Gladiator" director Ridley Scott to reveal the untold story of a common archer’s rise to become a hero in "Robin Hood", the $309 million worldwide blockbuster coming to Blu-ray Hi-Def Combo Pack, 2-Disc Special Edition DVD and single disc DVD on September 21, 2010 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. All of these versions will feature the theatrical film, as well as a never-before-seen unrated director’s cut of the movie. The film and its unrated version will also be available day and date for digital download and video on demand.

The 3-dis...

Kevin Costner Helps Save Unwanted Dogs

8/4/2010 12:29pm EDT
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Animal-loving actor Kevin Costner has thrown his support behind a charity operation which rescues unwanted dogs from death row.

The Bodyguard star has given his backing to the Orange Dog organization which saves homeless pets from being euthanized in overcrowded animal shelters across the U.S. by flying them to Canada for re-homing. The charity works with the help of a private jet firm which allows the organization to fly dogs around when the planes are not in use, and Costner is urging the public to support the good cause.

He tells Access Hollywood, "When this plane is operating at its...

Julianne Hough Moving In With Ryan Seacrest?

7/29/2010 4:30pm EDT
Julianne Hough
Country music star Julianne Hough is taking her relationship with TV personality Ryan Seacrest to the next level - the pair is reportedly moving in together.

The singing beauty sparked rumors of a romance with the American Idol host earlier this year, but Hough has continually refuted the reports, insisting their relationship is strictly professional. However, their secret was out earlier this month when they were snapped arm-in-arm on a romantic getaway to Portofino, Italy.

Now, In Touch Weekly claims Hough is set to move into Seacrest's home in Los Angeles' Nichols Canyon. Seacrest ha...

Kevin Costner: 'I'm The Actor With The Magic Machine'

6/23/2010 8:37am EDT
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Kevin Costner hopes he eventually becomes best-known for his part in the oil spill clean-up in the Gulf of Mexico - because he would rather be recognized for his environmental work than his movie career.

The Hollywood actor has sold an oil-filtration system to bosses at BP in a bid to minimize the damage caused by the massive slick, which has been drifting ashore on America's Gulf Coast since a rig ruptured in April. British Petroleum bosses have bought 32 filtration machines manufactured by the movie star's Costner Industries Nevada Corporation and invented by his brother Dan. And Costne...

BP Bosses Buy Kevin Costner's Equipment To Filter Oil

6/15/2010 10:22pm EDT
Kevin Costner
Technology invented by Kevin Costner's brother is to be used in an effort to mop up the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

British Petroleum bosses have bought 32 filtration machines manufactured by the movie star's Costner Industries Nevada Corporation.

The deal is a big boost for the Costners - the "Waterworld" star testified before the House Subcommittee on the Environment about his stainless-steel devices last week, and stated, "This is a technology that I believe has the potential to fight catastrophic oil spills... These will serve as the first line of defense in the oil spill clean u...