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Johnny Depp Surprises Fans At 'Lone Ranger' Screening In Oklahoma

June 22nd, 2013 3:39pm EDT
Johnny Depp
On Friday, Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp gave fans in Oklahoma a thrill by turning up unannounced at a screening of his new movie The Lone Ranger.

The 50 year-old actor sent locals into a frenzy when he stepped onto the red carpet at Carmike Cinemas in Lawton with LaDonna Harris, a member of the Comanche tribe and president of Americans For Indian Opportunity group, on his arm.

Last year, Depp was made an honorary member of the Comanche tribe thanks to his portrayal of the Lone Ranger's Native American sidekick Tonto in the Disney adaptation of the classic TV show.

Speaking at the s...
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Johnny Depp's Scary Fall From Horse During 'Lone Ranger' Shoot Captured In Behind-The-Scenes Video

June 18th, 2013 7:54pm EDT
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp escaped serious injury when a stunt went wrong on the set of his upcoming film The Lone Ranger.

The star, who plays the Native American Tonto in the Disney adaptation of the classic TV show, was riding his horse Scout alongside Armie Hammer during an action scene when his saddle came loose and he lost his grip.

A new behind-the-scenes video released by the movie studio shows Depp falling off his horse while riding at full-speed during the shoot, narrowly avoiding being trampled by Scout, who appears to try and avoid hurting the actor. The crew rushed out to aid the fallen star...
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Happy 50th Birthday Johnny Depp!

June 9th, 2013 11:00am EDT
Johnny Depp
We'd like to wish Johnny Depp a happy 50th birthday today. Yes, you heard that right, Johnny Depp is half a century old! 

Johnny Depp was born June 9, 1963 in Owensboro, Kentucky. Just to give you an idea how long ago that was (sorry Johnny), JFK was assassinated that year, gasoline was 29 cents a gallon and Martin Luther King gave his famous "I have a dream" speech.

Besides being one of Hollywood's biggest movie stars ever, Depp still remains one of the world's most hottest men – it seems he's been on that list for decades now. To all the fathers out there…  If your teenage daughter has ...
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Fan Names Fossil After Johnny Depp

May 20th, 2013 4:36pm EDT
Edward Scissorhands
A scientist has named a fossil after Johnny Depp after he saw a resemblance to Edward Scissorhands.

David Legg, a british scientist from Imperial College London, discovered a 505 million-year-old fossil that appears to have been an ancestor of lobster and scorpions. The fossil had large, scissor-like claws.

Legg thought the claws looked like the titular character in Edward Scissorhands, and decided to name it Kooteninchela deppi after the movie's star.

Legg says, "When I first saw the pair of isolated claws in the fossil records of this species, I could not help but think of Edward Sciss...
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Johnny Depp And Amber Heard Spotted Together At Rolling Stones Concert

April 29th, 2013 4:07pm EDT
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard
The on-again, off again pair Johnny Depp and Amber Heard were spotted together and holding hands at a Rolling Stones surprise concert in Los Angeles Saturday.

Photographers snapped the couple wading through the crowd, fingers interlaced. Last year, Depp split with long-time partner Vanessa Paradis after 14 years together. It was immediately speculated he was with Heard, who co-starred with Depp in The Rum Diary.

Heard split with girlfriend Tasya van Ree last June, and was not rumored to be dating anyone other than Depp.

The two stars refuse to comment on their relationship, keeping fans ...
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Johnny Depp To Play The Big Bad Wolf In 'Into The Woods?'

April 29th, 2013 9:26am EDT
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp is in talks to join the big-screen adaptation of the musical "Into The Woods," playing a sexy variation of the Big Bad Wolf.

Back in February, Meryl Streep was confirmed as the movie's evil witch, while other rumored casting includes Anna Kendrick as Cinderella, Christine Baranski as the wicked stepmother and Patrick Wilson as Prince Charming.

If Depp lands the part, it will mark his first singing role since starring in Tim Burton's "Sweeney Todd."

"Nine" and "Chicago" director Rob Marshall, who worked with Depp on "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides," will take char...
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Third And Final Trailer For Disney's 'The Lone Ranger' Promises Lots Of Action

April 19th, 2013 11:14am EDT
The Lone Ranger
Disney's third and final trailer for this July's surefire blockbuster The Lone Ranger was released on Thursday and it looks awesome!

Johnny Depp, who stars in the film as Tonto, and director Gore Verbinski were on hand at this year's CinemaCon in Las Vegas, where movie theater owners gather to get the latest info on upcoming films and technology, to share 20 minutes of footage of the film with cinema bosses. Unfortunately we'll all have to wait until July 3 to see any of that footage.
 
Based on the characters that were introduced by Detroit's WXYZ radio in 1933, the story begins with the ...
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Johnny Depp Thrilled To Become Part Of Comanche Tribe

April 12th, 2013 8:23pm EDT
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp was thrilled when Comanche Nation leaders invited him to become an honorary member of their tribe while he was filming The Lone Ranger in New Mexico last May.

Depp, who plays Native American hero Tonto in the upcoming Disney adaptatoin, says being adopted into the tribe was "possibly the greatest memento" he could've received.

The sacred ceremony was held at the Albuquerque home of LaDonna Harris, a prominent Native Amercian activist.

"When the request came in, I couldn't believe it. It was an honor beyond all honors..." Depp says. "The name they chose for me, Mah-Woo-Meh, me...
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Ke$ha Says She Had 'Eyeball Sex' With Johnny Depp

April 3rd, 2013 1:02pm EDT
Ke$ha
Ke$ha claims Johnny Depp had "eyeball sex" with her at the benefit concert for hurricane Sandy last year.

The controversial singer claims the most famous person to have ever chatted her up is Hollywood legend Johnny, who made eyes at her from across the room last year. She revealed: "Me and Johnny Depp had eyeball sex at the benefit concert for Sandy in LA. We never really talked - we just had eyeball sex."

The 26-year-old star also admitted to getting "s**tfaced" with superstar Rihanna when the pair embarked upon their Last Girl On Earth Tour in 2010.

Ke$ha said: "Rihanna's a really co...
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'Lone Ranger' Producers Fined Over Crew Member's Death

March 26th, 2013 8:16am EDT
Lone Ranger
Producers behind Johnny Depp's new film The Lone Ranger have been fined by California's health and safety watchdog group over the death of a crew member on set last year.

Welder and water safety expert Mike Bridger died in September after reportedly suffering a heart attack while working inside a large liquid tank.

An investigation into the tragedy was launched by officials from the Division of Occupational Safety and Health, and now the organization has issued a number of fines to chiefs at Silver Bullet Productions.

The fines, amounting to $61,445, were handed out for a series of vi...
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Johnny Depp To Play Whitey Bulger In 'Black Mass'

February 4th, 2013 8:54am EST
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp is taking on the tumultuous past of notorious gangster Whitey Bulger in a new biopic about the Boston crime lord.

Rain Man director Barry Levinson will helm the movie, Black Mass, which chronicles the life of James 'Whitey' Bulger, who was on the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Most Wanted List for almost two decades.

It will be based on the book Black Mass: The True Story of an Unholy Alliance Between the FBI and the Irish Mob by Boston Globe reporters Dick Lehr and Gerald O'Neill.

Bulger, who was reportedly the inspiration for Jack Nicholson's ruthless crime boss...
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Celebrities That Turn 50 In 2013

January 3rd, 2013 11:08am EST
Brad Pitt
The biggest and most memorable event of 1963 was the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, its 50th anniversary will be marked on November 22. The civil rights movement was in full swing as Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his "I have a dream" speech and the Vietnam conflict had begun. Gas was 29 cents a gallon and the average cost for a new home was $12,560.

Also that year, the Beatles released their first album 'Please Please Me.' Notable films released in 1963 were The Great Escape, From Russia with Love, The Birds, Cleopatra and The Pink Panther. Popular TV shows included, The A...
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2012 Celebrity Breakups

December 15th, 2012 9:00am EST
Tom Cruise & Katie Holmes
Every year some of our favorite famous couples decide it isn't working out for them anymore and they break up. Sometimes fans are surprised by the announcement, and other times we wonder why it didn't happen sooner.

One of the most shocking splits was Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes. The actress stunned fans over the summer when she announced her five-year marriage to Cruise was over, and she filed to legally end the union on June 28, citing "irreconcilable differences" for the split.

Katie will receive $400,000 a year in child support for the couple's daughter, Suri. The payments will con...
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10 Best Actors of 2012

November 25th, 2012 5:00pm EST
The Hunger Games
2012 has been a great year in Film, especially for giant box office hits like The Hunger Games, The Avengers, The Dark Knight Rises, and The Twilight Saga-Breaking Dawn Part 2. Regardless of film size though, we are thankful for the following actors because they blew us away, whether it was in a lower budget Indie or a Box office sensation (or both, in some cases!)

1.) Jennifer Lawrence- Oh, where do we possibly start with you? Your 2012 performances have been outstanding, not that it’s any surprise, because after we saw you in Winter’s Bone, we knew there was nothing you couldn’t d...
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12 Actors & Actresses Who Are Really Good Singers

November 21st, 2012 11:54am EST
Anne Hathaway
A few select actors and actresses are able to do it all, including act and sing. The truly talented are stand outs in Hollywood, demonstrating their vocal skills on and off the big screen.

Anne Hathaway recently wrapped up her new film, a big-screen adaptation of hit stage show Les Miserables, and in December moviegoers will get the chance to hear her musical talents. She has also shown off her commanding theatrical voice on shows such as "Saturday Night Live."

Check out more stars who can sing...

Gwyneth Paltrow sang in "Duets" and also "Country Strong." She's blonde, beautiful and ta...
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One Direction Invited To Johnny Depp's Home For 'Jam Session'

November 14th, 2012 9:00am EST
One Direction
One Direction recruited Johnny Depp as their sixth member over the weekend after they were invited to visit the Hollywood star and his super-fan daughter.

The actor reached out to the pop group while they were in Los Angeles and asked them to come to his house to meet his daughter Lily-Rose, who is a huge fan of the band.

The young stars were thrilled when they got the chance to see the enthusiastic musician's home studio and have a jamming session with him.

A source tells British newspaper The Sun, "Johnny found out One Direction were in town and, after making a few calls, they came ...
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Professor To Sue Johnny Depp After Fight With Bodyguards

November 3rd, 2012 12:07pm EDT
Johnny Depp
A California professor has been given the go-ahead to sue Johnny Depp over a scuffle with the actor's bodyguards.

Robin Eckert, who teaches at the University of California Irvine's medical school has been given permission to seek punitive damages from the Pirates of the Caribbean star thanks to a new ruling from a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge.

Eckert, 53, claims she was roughed up by Depp's minders at an Iggy and the Stooges concert at the Hollywood Palladium last December.

She also alleges the bodyguards attempted to take her iPhone, which contained confidential informatio...
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Johnny Depp Lands Publishing Deal With HarperCollins

October 16th, 2012 8:33am EDT
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp is moving into the publishing world after signing a new deal.

The Dark Shadows star has teamed up with bosses at HarperCollins Publishers to launch an imprint named after his production company Infinitum Nihil, meaning "Nothing is forever."

One of Depp's first projects is set to be The Unravelled Tales of Bob Dylan, which will be based in part on interviews with the musician by best-selling historian Douglas Brinkley.

In a statement, the actor says, "I pledge, on behalf of Infinitum Nihil, that we will do our best to deliver publications worthy of peoples' time, of peoples...
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Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman & 5 Other Longtime Famous Couples Who Split Up

October 8th, 2012 6:00pm EDT
Danny DeVito & Rhea Perlman
The news that Danny DeVito, 67, and Rhea Perlman, 64, split after a staggering 30 years together shocked fans around the world this morning. The couple, who have three children together, met after Rhea saw the actor in a play in 1971. They got married in 1982.

No reason was given for the split, but according to AARP, extramarital affairs for people 45 and older are relatively rare. So the odds that Danny or Rhea met someone else is likely not the cause of their break up.

Some relationships just fizzle out over time. Sometimes a couple's personal issues intensify. Most typically, a husband...
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2012 Summer Blockbusters - The Winners & The Losers

September 8th, 2012 3:00pm EDT
The Avengers
Sometimes the task of getting people to flock to the movie theatres during the summer months can be tricky, as some would rather soak up the rays from the sun instead of those coming from the projector. But if the soothing sensation of a cool, dark room isn't enough to attract the audience, what is? Here's a recap of this summer's hits and misses at the box office.

The season kicked off big time with "The Avengers," which brought in a record $207.4 million during its first weekend. Performances by stars such as Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson brought life to Iron Man,...
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Johnny Depp's 'Lone Ranger' Prompts Film Location Fight

August 25th, 2012 5:35pm EDT
The Lone Ranger
The Mayor of Moab, Utah has blasted Bureau of Land Management officials for upsetting producers of Johnny Depp's new The Lone Ranger movie over a filming sequence.

Dave Sakrison admits he was dismayed to hear that movie bosses had told his staff that they would never return to film in the area surrounding the southern Utah town after clashing with BLM bosses over a permit.

According to local newspaper the Moab Sun News, the conflict occurred last month when a cavalry charge sequence was altered at the last minute to feature more extras, prompting an on-site BLM official to grumble about...
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10 Stars Who Have Been Injured On The Job

August 19th, 2012 12:00pm EDT
Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man
Early this week, production was halted on the set of "Iron Man 3" after its star Robert Downey Jr. injured his ankle while performing a stunt. Marvel Studios confirmed this Thursday, saying there will be a short delay in film production. With all the things going on in movie sets and concert stages, being a star can sometimes be hazardous. Here are 10 other celebrities who were hurt while performing their jobs.

During the filming of "The Green Lantern," Ryan Reynolds separated his shoulder and he popped it back into place during the scene. He told People magazine, "My last injury was ...
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Alice Cooper Invites Johnny Depp To Join Him On Tour

August 16th, 2012 10:38am EDT
Alice Cooper
If Johnny Depp wants to get away from it all - and move on from his split from longterm partner Vanessa Paradis - he may want to consider going on tour with rocker Alice Cooper.

Depp played with Cooper at a show in London last year, and the rocker has issued an open invitation to join him on stage in a larger capacity.

Cooper said, "Johnny came to Hollywood to play guitar. He didn't come as an actor at all... I always say to him, 'If you really want to go out on tour, let me know and you can come with us.' I wouldn't be surprised if he did."

In recent months, Depp has been dabbling more ...
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Johnny Depp To Play Dean Martin In New Biopic?

August 14th, 2012 4:53pm EDT
Johnny Depp
Singer Dean Martin's daughter has put Johnny Depp at the top of her wish list to portray her father in an upcoming biopic.

Deana Martin's memoir, Memories Are Made of This, is set for a big screen movie adaption, directed by Joe Mantegna, who played the iconic star in 1998 HBO movie The Rat Pack.

The 63 year old, who is also a musician, has already recruited actress Jennifer Love Hewitt to portray her in the film, after running into the actress during a concert in the Big Apple last year, and Deana admits the casting was a dream come true.

She tells the New York Post, "I was performin...
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Vanessa Paradis Hinted At Heartache Before Breaking Up With Johnny Depp

August 12th, 2012 1:00pm EDT
Vanessa Paradis
Merely two days before she announced her split from Johnny Depp, Vanessa Paradis gave an emotional interview about the pain of heartbreak. After months of break up rumors, the stars confirmed the end of their 14-year relationship in June.

Both have remained silent since the split; however, the French singer gave an interview to Harper's Bazaar magazine just two days before the breakup news hit headlines, and she hinted at trouble in her personal life.

Paradis commented, "Love is the strongest and most fragile thing we have in life. Nothing is ever for sure, but when something in love do...
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Disabled Woman's Lawsuit Against Johnny Depp Suffers A Setback

August 10th, 2012 10:14am EDT
Johnny Depp
The woman who is suing Johnny Depp after his bodyguards allegedly assaulted her up at a concert in December has been told she must identify herself if she wants to take her legal battle further.

The unidentified, handicapped concertgoer claims she was beaten and dragged across the floor by members of the movie star's entourage at an Iggy Pop & the Stooges concert at the Hollywood Palladium.

She filed suit against Depp and promoters Live Nation in April, but on Thursday, the actor won a minor victory in court in Los Angeles after the judge overseeing the case agreed with the star that th...
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A Maybe Single Johnny Depp Is All Smiles At Aerosmith Afterparty

August 7th, 2012 8:58am EDT
Johnny Depp
We spotted Johnny Depp on his way to Pink Taco for an afterparty for the Aerosmith concert, which was held at the Hollywood bowl in Los Angeles on Monday night.

The actor graciously took time to sign autographs and pose for photographs with fans.

Depp recently split with his girlfriend Vanessa Paradis after 14 years together and has been linked to his "The Rum Diary" co-star Amber Heard. However, Amber, who came out as a lesbian in 2008, has been dating girlfriend Tasya van Ree for quite some time.

A couple of weeks ago, sources told Now magazine that Tasya has given Amber and Johnny her...
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DILFs: 30 Hot Celebrity Dads - 2012 Edition

July 21st, 2012 4:00pm EDT
Cam Gigandet
Last week we put together a pictorial of 30 hot celebrity moms to the enjoyment of many that browsed. Not to let the ladies down, we thought it only fitting to do the same for the sexy celebrity dads. We did our best to throw in a few shirtless surprises, so click through our list of hot celeb dads. If we missed someone who'd be on your list let us know. Enjoy!

Cam Gigandet

Usher

Scott Disick

Brad Pitt

Chris Hemsworth

Colin Farrell

Will Smith

Orlando Bloom

Ben Afleck

David Beckham

Clive Owen

Josh Holloway

Jay-Z

Eric Dane

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New York Artist Makes Stars Like The Kardashians, Rihanna & Lady Gaga Look Like Regular People

July 18th, 2012 11:15pm EDT
The Kardashians
What would top A-list stars such as The Kardashians, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Madonna, Rihanna and Lady Gaga look like if they were just normal folks with normal lives? What would stars look like if they didn't have their makeup artists and personal trainers or the luxury of boatloads of money for plastic surgery - like Jennifer Aniston, who spent nearly $150,000 in 2011 as speculated by Yahoo.com's Shine earlier this year?

They'd probably look a lot like some of the masterful photo manipulations of pop artist Danny Evans.

The New York Based artist got his start giving stars like Par...
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Johnny Depp To Appear As Edward Scissorhands On 'Family Guy'

July 12th, 2012 9:06am EDT
Edward Scissorhands
Johnny Depp has reprised his role as Edward Scissorhands for an upcoming episode of Family Guy.

The actor has returned to the role for the TV comedy 22 years after first starring in the 1990 Tim Burton film which cemented his status as a Hollywood heartthrob.

Depp recently recorded his brief cameo appearance in the hit animated show and executive producer Mark Hentemann reveals the superstar snapped straight back into character despite the gap of more than two decades.

He tells EW.com, "When he was in the booth, he said that he felt like he hadn't done that voice since he did it in fr...
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