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10 Best Actors of 2012

11/25/2012 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

11/21/2012 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'

11/14/2012 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

11/3/2012 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

10/16/2012 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

10/8/2012 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

9/8/2012 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

8/25/2012 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

8/19/2012 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

8/16/2012 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?

8/14/2012 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

8/12/2012 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

8/10/2012 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

8/7/2012 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

7/21/2012 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

7/18/2012 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'

7/12/2012 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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Source Confirms Johnny Depp Is Dating Bisexual Actress Amber Heard

7/2/2012 8:14am EDT
Johnny Depp & Amber Heard
Following his split with longterm partner Vanessa Paradis, Johnny Depp is "100 percent" dating Amber Heard, according to Us Weekly.

The couple met while making "The Rum Diary," an adaptation of journalist Hunter S. Thompson's "lost" autobiographical novel of the same name.

"They are 100 percent dating," a source told US Weekly. "He treats her really well." A friend says the twosome "started sleeping together during the press tour."

Heard, 26, previously came out as a lesbian at the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation 25th anniversary celebration. She was previously linked to arti...
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Johnny Depp To Pay $150 Million Or More To Vanessa Paradis?

6/22/2012 2:13pm EDT
Johnny Depp
Although Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis never tied the knot, she could be in line for a huge payoff following their split. Depp is reported putting together a sum over $150 million to "keep the split amicable."

A source tells The Sun, "If the couple had been married, Mr. Depp's wife would be able to simply claim 50 per cent, child support payments and alimony.

"However, because they are not married this does not apply. The partner [Paradis] would have to file a civil suit and go to court."

To keep the couple out of court (and the front page of tabloids), the payment seems like a good id...
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Johnny Depp & Vanessa Paradis: What Went Wrong?

6/19/2012 4:04pm EDT
Johnny Depp
Heartthrob Johnny Depp is single again. He and long-term partner Vanessa Paradis (they never wed) have "amicably separated," according to the actor's publicist.

After 14 years together and two children (daughter Lily Rose, 13, and son John Christopher, 10) the two are going their separate ways. So what went wrong?

Over the past few months rumors had been circulating that the couple wasn't getting along. In May, a deeply private Depp told Britain's The Daily Sun, "The rumors are not true. They are absolutely not true." So either he was lying to the press or he was in denial about the bre...
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Daniel Craig Named Best Dressed Onscreen Star

5/25/2012 4:20pm EDT
Daniel Craig
Daniel Craig has seen off competition from Will Smith and Johnny Depp to be crowned the best dressed onscreen star.

The British actor's sharp suits in the James Bond movies helped him top the poll for Lovefilm, and Smith's Men in Black agent alter-ego landed him second place.

Late star Heath Ledger came third for his eccentric Joker character in The Dark Knight, Depp was placed fourth for his turn in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, while Jim Carrey's outlandish outfits in Dumb and Dumber bumped him into fifth.
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Comanche Nation Officially Adopts Johnny Depp

5/22/2012 2:30pm EDT
The Lone Ranger
Actor Johnny Depp has been formally inducted into the Comanche Nation as the newest member of the Native American tribe.

The Dark Shadows star has touted his unique ancestry over the last several years, recently revealing his great-grandmother was a Cherokee Indian.

And now, as Depp portrays Comanche Nation fictional character Tonto in a movie reboot of classic western TV series The Lone Ranger, organization officials have invited the actor to embrace his family history and become an official member of the tribe.

LaDonna Harris, the president of Americans for Indian Opportunity, says,...
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'The Avengers' Earns Staggering $103 Million In Second Weekend At Box Office

5/14/2012 8:17am EDT
The Avengers
"The Avengers" strikes again. The superhero flick made box office history again by earning over $100 million in its second weekend at the box office.

The action film anihliated records after making a massive $200.3 million in its first three days of release. It knocked down "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2," which grossed $169 million when it hit theatres in July 2011.

In its second weekend, "The Avengers" continued to impress with earnings of $103.2 million. Marvel Studios delivers the ultimate comic-book film, which ties together such characters as Iron Man (Robert Downey ...
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Great Actor/Director Combos For The Release Of 'Dark Shadows'

5/11/2012 1:03pm EDT
Dark Shadows
Every artist has their muse, whether it be human, imaginary, or in some cases, drug induced. And while certainly some people might joke that the latter is Tim Burton's muse of choice, given the stye and subject of many of his films, it's become quite clear over the years that he draws inspiration from the people he surrounds himself with. Most notable among them are Helena Bonham Carter and Johnny Depp.

Given that his newest film, "Dark Shadows", marks Burton and Depp's 8th film collaboration, we at Starpulse decided to take a look at some of the other actor/director partnerships that hav...
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Box Office: 'The Avengers' Should Break 'Avatar' Record, 'Dark Shadows' Set For Distant Second

5/11/2012 10:33am EDT
The Hulk in The Avengers
The Avengers should have little trouble breaking Avatar's second weekend record, thanks in part to great reviews and word of mouth. Avatar took in just above $75 million its second weekend and pundits suggest The Avengers may break the $100 million mark.

The Avengers face no contenders for the top spot; while Johnny Depp's Dark Shadows should bring in a good haul, Box Office Mojo suggests it will "only" make $33 million.

If The Avengers beats Avatar's second weekend mark, it could be a sign that Disney's film might contend for the top domestic spot of all-time. James C...
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'Dark Shadows' Is Fun & Campy Despite A One-Note Performance From Johnny Depp

5/10/2012 7:01pm EDT
Dark Shadows
For those of you, like myself, who aren't familiar with the television series 'Dark Shadows' which ran from 1966-1971, here are the film's cliff notes:

The year is 1750 (give or take) and a wealthy young man named Barnabus Collins (Johnny Depp) gets it on with his maid Angelique (Eva Green), who just happens to be a witch. She feels the love... Him… not so much. The witch gets pissed, turns Barnabus into a vampire, locks him in a coffin and then buries him deep in the ground.

Still not satisfied, Angelique kills Barnabus's one true love as well as his parents and then she spends the next ...
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Johnny Depp Says Vanessa Paradis Breakup Rumors 'Are Absolutely Not True'

5/10/2012 4:39pm EDT
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp has finally shut down reports he has split from Vanessa Paradis, insisting, "No matter what I say about this, people believe the opposite."

The Pirates of the Caribbean star began dating singer Paradis in 1998 and they have set up home in the south of France with their two children, Lily-Rose, 12, and Jack, 10.

Earlier this year, gossips suggested the couple had begun to live separate lives due to growing tension about the actor's booming career, and speculation about a separation continued to swirl as Depp and Paradis played coy about the status of their relationship in medi...
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Five Fun Facts About 'Dark Shadows' Actor Johnny Depp

5/10/2012 1:00pm EDT
Johnny Depp in Dark Shadows
Johnny Depp is an American icon. Love him or hate him, his is one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood today, even when hidden behind make-up. Among his roles, he’s transformed himself into a cross-dressing movie director, a Frankenstein-like monster with a soul and now a gothic vampire trying to come to grips with living in the 1970s. He’s renown for his versatility and whether it’s a musical, a romance, a tragedy, horror or action, a Johnny Depp movie is always an adventure. But for someone who has been making movies since his role in the original “A Nightmare on Elm Street” in 1...
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Johnny Depp Laughs Off Sign Language Error In Paul McCartney's 'My Valentine' Video

5/9/2012 11:45pm EDT
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp has poked fun at criticism of his sign language efforts in Paul McCartney's "My Valentine" video after deaf music fans highlighted a mistake in the promo.

The Beatles legend recruited the Pirates of the Caribbean hunk and actress Natalie Portman to sign the lyrics to his new song in a black-and-white film directed by McCartney himself and Depp enjoyed taking part in the shoot.

He says, "I've known him on and off through the years and ran into him. Then he gave me a call and asked me if I would be interested in being in his video. (I said), 'Certainly, let's do it.' It was a ga...
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Tim Burton And Johnny Depp's 'Dark Shadows' Past

5/9/2012 8:20pm EDT
Dark Shadows
Are you familiar with the story of Dark Shadows? It was originally a late afternoon supernatural soap opera that ran on the ABC TV network from 1966 to 1971. Some 1,225 episodes were shot during Dark Shadows run and if you were a teenager during that time, you probably rushed home each day after school to catch it.

Directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp, the 2012 reboot of the cult classic seemed to be a dream job for both Burton and Depp. Tim Burton has publically stated that he was a big fan of the TV series and as a child Deep was obsessed with the show and main character Barna...
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