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Kate Hudson, Kate Beckinsale & More Stars Sizzle At LACMA Art + Film Gala - See The Pics!

11/4/2013 2:00pm EST
Kate Hudson
Tons of celebrities stepped out to honor Martin Scorsese at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Art + Film Gala on Saturday.

The filmmaker was recognized for helping the museum during the financial crisis of 2007 and 2008 and for his work on film restoration.

Several stars feted the guest of honor. Kate Hudson looked incredible in a cream colored Gucci gown with a silver sparkling plunging neckline. Kate Beckinsale also looked fab in a light blue, sequined strapless dress.

Leonardo DiCaprio posed with Scorsese, looking dapper in a navy blue suit.

Fergie showed off her post-baby...
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Robert Downey Jr.'s Son Undergoing 'Holistic' Drug Treatment

10/2/2013 2:32pm EDT
Indio Downey
Renowned actor Robert Downey Jr.'s 20-year-old son is undergoing treatment for substance abuse issues.

The Iron Man star's ex-wife Deborah Falcone, has revealed Indio is currently receiving "holistic, natural and orthomolecular" therapy at an undisclosed treatment facility.

She adds, "We are hoping to do it the homeopathic way rather than with medications. He's being treated with vitamin supplements and organic foods."

Falcone explains her son, who is a promising musician and actor, was only taking one prescription pain pill a day and does not have addiction issues.

Nevertheless, Do...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Iron Man 3'

9/27/2013 12:00pm EDT
Iron Man 3
Can Tony Stark be a superhero without his armor?  We’ll find out as we check out the new to Blu-ray release of "Iron Man 3" out now from Walt Disney Home Entertainment.  We examine and review a man without his suit below! 

 

   

   Title: "Iron Man 3"

   Grade: 3

   Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Guy Pearce

   Director: Shane Black

   Rating: PG-13

   Runtime: 130 minutes

   Release Company: Walt Disney Home Entertainment

   Website: http://marvel.com/ironman3

 

The Flick: With famed scribe Shane Black helming this outing there’s both good and bad in the world...
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The 11 Most Insane Movie Makeovers

9/25/2013 8:00pm EDT
The 11 Most Insane Movie Makeovers
Sometimes you have to suffer for your art. Whether it's dropping (or packing on) weight, sitting in a makeup chair for three hours a day, or getting new piercings, some actors and actresses are willing to do what it takes to convey a realistic character. Here are some of the Most Insane Movie Makeovers:

Rooney Mara in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Mara went the distance to present a faithful Lisabeth Sander. The actress had her hair dyed and cut into Sanders' bizarre fashion and bleached her eyebrows and lost weight. Most shocking, however, is Mara went ahead and got all the body pierci...
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The Morning Roundup: Robert Downey Jr. Highest Paid Actor, Adam Levine Engaged, YouTube Star Talia Castellano Dies

7/17/2013 10:42am EDT
Robert Downey Jr
Robert Downey Jr. is Hollywood's highest paid actor. His two latest superhero films, "The Avengers" and "Iron Man 3" each pulled in over $1 billion each at the box office. (story)

Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine and Victoria's Secret model Behati Prinsloo are engaged. The two stars briefly split in May and are now back together and ready to settle down. The singer has dated a number of sexy models, including Nina Agdal and Anne Vyalitsyna. (story)

Ellen DeGeneres is mourning the death of 13-year-old YouTube sensation Talia Castellano, an aspiring make-up artist, who lost her battle with cance...
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Robert Downey Jr. Is Hollywood's Highest-Paid Actor

7/17/2013 3:00am EDT
Robert Downey Jr.
Fans and studio executives love Robert Downey Jr. - but for two different reasons. Cinemagoers love him for his boisterous on-screen personas. Filmmakers love him because he brings in a lot of money. Tons of it.

His most recent films - "The Avengers" and "Iron Man 3" - each earned over $1 billion worldwide. So it's no surpise that the actor just topped Forbes' Hollywood's Highest-Paid Actors list. He earned approximately $75 million between June 2012 and June 2013.

Downey Jr. is a comeback king. He fell from grace after struggling with a drug addiction, and most movie studios found him un...
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Robert Downey, Jr. Signs On To Two 'Avengers' Sequels

6/21/2013 12:00pm EDT
The Avengers
Robert Downey, Jr. has officially signed on to reprise Tony Stark/Iron Man in two sequels of "The Avengers." The blockbuster was the highest-grossing film of 2012.

Marvel Studios announced the news on Thursday but didn't mention making an "Iron Man 4."

Downey, Jr.'s "Iron Man 3" made more than $1 billion in global ticket sales, making it the second biggest superhero flick of all time - after "The Avengers."

Rumors circulated that Downey, Jr. delayed signing a deal unless he received a big enough paycheck for the project. He told GQ magazine earlier this year that he made $50 million for ...
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10 Celebs We'd Love As Prom Dates

5/11/2013 9:00am EDT
Mila Kunis
Prom season is finally upon us, and while high schools kids are busy planning the perfect prom night, we’re busy fantasizing over the celebrities we would love to be our prom dates.

Mila Kunis: Mila Kunis was recently named FHM Magazine’s ‘Sexiest Woman in the World,’ and with a title like that, it’d be foolish not to include her on this list. In addition to her beauty, Mila is incredibly funny, as proven by her comedic roles in “Family Guy,” “Friends with Benefits” and “Ted.” Who wouldn’t want to spend their prom night with a gal who’s funny and sexy?

Jennifer Lawrence: Though the ph...
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'Iron Man 3' Review: Our Super Hero Is Back & He's Better Than Ever

5/3/2013 7:32am EDT
Iron Man 3
Mr. Iron Man needs a Xanax. He gets panic attacks, how cool is that?

Our super hero has major angst and that's what makes him so lovable and so very human.  That, and of course Robert Downey Jr., who once again brings the brilliant, brash, billionaire, inventor, Tony Stark aka Iron Man to life on the big screen and he absolutely KILLS it!

What makes "Iron Man 3" so unique is that it's not only the culmination of the first two films, but it's also a follow-up to 'Marvel's "The Avengers" - making it a sequel to two different movies.

In ''The Avengers," Stark faced a world-changing event, t...
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'Iron Man 3' Crushes Opening Day Records In China

5/2/2013 3:33pm EDT
Iron Man
Iron Man 3 has continued its record-breaking run at the global box office after scoring the biggest opening day ever in China.

The sequel, starring renowned actor Robert Downey Jr., eclipsed the $17 million debut of Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon by opening on Wednesday to a $21.5 million take.

The third installment in the blockbuster Marvel franchise has now earned a whopping $307.7 million outside North America. It opens there on Friday.

In China, movies are considered a luxury for much of its 1.3 billion population and moviegoers are paying up to $25 per person to see "Iron Man...
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'Iron Man 3' Director Says Tony Stark's Alcoholism Was Scrapped By The Studio

4/23/2013 5:16pm EDT
Iron Man
Iron Man 3 had to be completely re-written after studio bosses decided to scrap any mention of the superhero's battle with alcohol.

Robert Downey, Jr. has reprised his role as crime-fighting playboy Tony Stark in the third installment of the franchise, and director Shane Black has revealed the first draft of the script included the comic book character's most famous storyline - his battle with booze.

Nevertheless, producers at the movie studio behind the blockbuster ordered them to rewrite the script and avoid references to Stark's problems with alcoholism.  Black tells Comicbookmovie.co...
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Guy Pearce 'A Bit Nervous' About Working With Robert Downey, Jr.

4/21/2013 8:36am EDT
Guy Pearce
Guy Pearce felt anxious about starring opposite Robert Downey, Jr. in Iron Man 3 because he feared the renowned Hollywood actor would be difficult to work with.

The Prometheus actor has joined the cast of the superhero franchise for the third outing in the movie series, acting alongside Downey, Jr. as playboy-turned-action man Tony Stark.

Nonetheless Pearce admits he had reservations about dealing with Downey, Jr. on the set of the blockbuster, but was relieved when he realized his concerns were unfounded.

He tells the Sydney Morning Herald, "I was a bit nervous that he might have bee...
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Gwyneth Paltrow Calls Robert Downey Jr. A 'Wimp' For Complaining About 'Iron Man 3' Suit

4/18/2013 11:40am EDT
Iron Man 2
In March, Paramount released an "Iron Man 3" teaser trailer featuring Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow) donning one of the many Iron Man suits.

The actress has since called her co-star Robert Downey Jr. a "wimp" for complaining so much about having to wear the hot and uncomfortable costume in three films.

Paltrow admits she was wary of putting on the suit, but she was surprised when it wasn't as bad as she thought it would be.

She told Graham Norton: "I get to wear the Iron Man suit for a while - it's very cool... It's quite cumbersome but not so bad. I thought it was going to be terrible b...
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Robert Downey Jr. Is Convinced He'll Get An Oscar Someday

4/16/2013 5:00pm EDT
Robert Downey Jr.
Forever the optimist, Roberty Downey Jr. believes he will eventually receive a Best Actor Academy Award.

The "Iron Man" and "Sherlock Holmes" star has already received two Oscar nominations for "Chaplin" (1992) and "Tropic Thunder" (2008).

Even though he lost out to Al Pacino and Heath Ledger, Downey Jr. believes his time will come. He told GQ magazine: "I know it's going to happen. That's just a fact. I, personally, would be shocked if we went to the end of the tape (my life) now and I didn't have at least one. Because it just doesn't make sense. That's why I don't mind showing up and wa...
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Robert Downey Jr. Wears Lederhosen, Acts Goofy At German 'Iron Man 3' Photocall

4/12/2013 8:00pm EDT
Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. was exuberant and playful at the "Iron Man 3" photocall at the Hotel Bayerischer Hof
in Munich, Germany, on Thursday.

The actor played homage to the European country by donning lederhosen, a pair of brown knee-length britches. He also wore green socks, a matching kerchief, brown blazer and button-down shirt.

In contrast, his co-star Gwyneth Paltrow dressed more conservatively in a pretty Kaufmanfranco silk white shift dress. She seemed amused by Downey Jr.'s red-carpet poses.

In the film, brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man (Downey Jr.) is pitted against an enem...
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Lindsay Lohan, Brooke Mueller & Other Celebrities Who Have Gone To Rehab Multiple Times

4/2/2013 3:00pm EDT
Charlie Sheen & Brooke Mueller
Brooke Mueller's answer to her addiction to Adderall is rehab - for the 19th time. Charlie Sheen's ex, and the mother of his twin sons, is back in treatment after allegedly overdosing on the prescription drug, which is used to treat Attention Deficit Disorder. She is surely number one on the list of stars who've gone to rehab the most number of times.

But Mueller isn't the only star who has needed a little help kicking an addiction. Sheen has reportedly received treatment at least five times since 1990. Lindsay Lohan, who co-stars with Sheen in the upcoming "Scary Movie 5" and "Anger Manag...
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People's Choice Awards 2013 Fashion: Emma Watson, Jennifer Lawrence, Sandra Bullock & More Sizzling Celebs!

1/10/2013 9:00am EST
2013 People's Choice Awards
Awards season has officially commenced! The People's Choice Awards took place in Los Angeles on Wednesday night, and the red carpet was flooded with fashionable stars.

"The Hunger Games" dominated, picking up six trophies. Lead actress Jennifer Lawrence was named "Favorite Movie Actress" and "Favorite Face of Heroism." She showed off some thigh in a short black sequined dress.

"The Perks of Being a Wallflower" star Emma Watson wore a daring and colorful graphic cut-out mini dress, while Humanitarian award winner Sandra Bullock opted for a more traditional calf-length black and blue off th...
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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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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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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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Robert Downey Jr. Injures Ankle On 'Iron Man 3' Set

8/16/2012 8:28am EDT
Robert Downey Jr
Actor Robert Downey Jr. is nursing an ankle injury after a stunt went wrong on the set of Iron Man 3.

The action man has been filming scenes for the upcoming sequel, but production on the blockbuster has now been delayed to allow him time to recover from an accident.

A statement issued by Marvel Studios on Wednesday reads, "Robert Downey Jr. sustained an ankle injury on the set of Iron Man 3 in Wilmington, North Carolina while performing a stunt. There will be a short delay in the production schedule while he recuperates."

The movie, which also stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle and G...
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Comic-Con: Robert Downey Jr. Thrills Young Fans

7/15/2012 5:00pm EDT
Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. thrilled young fans at California's Comic-Con event on Saturday by appearing at an Iron Man costume contest.

The actor was at the San Diego convention to discuss next year's Iron Man 3, but he took time out from his busy schedule to surprise youngsters dressed as his famous character for the Iron Man Kids' Costume Contest, and later posed for photos with the group, according to E! Online.

The star had appeared at Comic-Con via video-link from "a bathroom stall" on Friday to introduce a screening of Item 47, a short film to be attached to the forthcoming DVD release of Th...
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Selena Gomez, Courteney Cox & Tons Of Stars Mingle At Joel Silver's Memorial Day Beach Party

5/29/2012 9:44am EDT
Selena Gomez
Apparently producer Joel Silver's Memorial Day party in Malibu, Calif., was the place to be on Sunday. Stars including teen sensation Selena Gomez, venerable actor Robert Downey Jr., and songstress Barbra Streisand soaked up the sun and mingled with each other on the beachfront property.

Selena showed up without her boyfriend Justin Bieber, who is wanted for questioning by L.A. police over an alleged scuffle with a photographer over the weekend. Selena wore a wore a cheerful smiley face gray dress.

"Twilight" star Ashley Greene attended in a bright red summer gown, while "Glee" star Diann...
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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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'The Avengers' Dwarfs A Strong Opening From 'Dark Shadows' & Passes the $1 Billion Mark Globally

5/13/2012 10:35pm EDT
The Avengers
The Avengers has again made U.S. box office history after becoming the first film to rake in $100 million during its second weekend.

The Marvel action epic, which boasts an all-star cast of Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, and Scarlett Johansson, smashed records after hauling in a massive $200.3 million in its first three days of release, besting Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, which grossed $169 million when it hit theaters in July.

And the superhero blockbuster continued to impress for the second week in a row with earnings of $103.2 million, fending off competition from Joh...
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George Clooney's Fundraiser For President Obama Rakes In $15 Million

5/11/2012 12:48pm EDT
George Clooney
George Clooney gave President Barack Obama's re-election campaign a huge boost after making $15 million at a fundraiser on Thursday night.

The Oscar-winning hunk invited 150 celebrities and VIPs to the dinner at his Los Angeles mansion in a bid to raise donations to help Obama get into office for a second term when America goes to the polls in November .

Superstars including Barbra Streisand, Robert Downey Jr., Tobey Maguire, Eddie Murphy, Billy Crystal, Salma Hayek and Jack Black were out in force for the event, which cost a $40,000 -a-head.

The dinner raised $6 million while online ...
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'The Avengers' Makes Box Office History & Scarlett Johansson Hopes For Black Widow Spin-Off

5/8/2012 9:24am EDT
The Avengers
Following the enormous box office success of "The Avengers," Scarlett Johansson is asking fans to voice their support for a Black Widow spin-off film.

The actress reprises her Russian "Iron Man 2" character Natasha Romanoff, a.k.a. Black Widow, in the blockbuster movie, which is the first film ever to gross over $200 million during in its opening weekend. "The Avengers" bumped "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2," into second place in the record books. It earned $169 million when it hit theaters in July 2011.

"The Avengers," which also stars superhero characters played by Robert...
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Fan Slipped Into Mark Ruffalo's Car So He Could Give Artwork To 'Avengers' Co-Star

5/7/2012 10:01am EDT
Mark Ruffalo the Avengers
Mark Ruffalo had a surprising fan encounter following the Russian premiere of "The Avengers" when a woman jumped into his car and begged him to deliver her drawing to his co-star Tom Hiddleston.

Ruffalo gathered with his fellow castmates Hiddleston, Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner and Scarlett Johansson to launch the superhero epic in Russia last month, but he found himself cornered after one overzealous admirer hopped into his car as he was making his exit.

The star, who portrays Dr. Bruce Banner and his alter ego The Hulk in the film, assumed the female devotee's affe...
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Hulk Smash! 'The Avengers' Crushes Box Office Records With Biggest Opening Of All Time

5/7/2012 8:41am EDT
The Avengers
"The Avengers" shattered box office records by becoming the first film ever to break the $200 million mark in its opening weekend. The film is projected to have made $200.3 million since its midnight release on Friday, May 4.

The movie ties together such characters as Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Thor (Chris Hemsworth) for a big-screen franchise team-up like no other.

"The Avengers" slides "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2," into second place in the record books. It earned $169 millio...
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Sexy Men Steaming Up The Silver Screen - 2012 Summer Edition

5/6/2012 10:03am EDT
Magic Mike
Ok ladies, now it's your turn! Yesterday we ran the sexy women version and today we give you the sexy men steaming up the silver screen for the summer of 2012. With the block-buster season now underway we've got a list of sexy men raging from superheroes to space explorers and even a few male strippers thrown in for good measure. So come on it and meet some of the sexiest men hitting the movie screen this summer.

Robert Downey, Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man)
The Avengers (May 4)

Chris Evans (Steve Rogers/Captain America)
The Avengers (May 4)

Mark Ruffalo - (Bruce Banner/The Hulk)
T...
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