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Discovery Channel Fires Bear Grylls Over Contract Dispute

3/13/2012 4:00pm EDT
Man vs. Wild
Bear Grylls is leaving Discovery Channel after six years on the air. According to an exclusive story by The Hollywood Reporter, Grylls and Discovery could not agree on appearances in two other unnamed projects.

Grylls' show, Man vs. Wild, premiered in 2006 and has been a hit ever since. Celebrity cameos included Jake Gyllenhaal, Will Ferrell and Ben Stiller. Grylls' online fandom grew when he began to eat and drink from natural sources - the most extreme being liquid squeezed from elephant dung and infamously drinking his own urine.

The show also created a debate on the new "survival real...

Jake Gyllenhaal Plays A Disturbing Serial Killer In New Music Video For The Shoes (Watch It!)

3/12/2012 1:42pm EDT
Jake Gyllenhaal In The Shoes music video
A new single and music video, "Time To Dance," from French Electro Pop sensation The Shoes stars Jake Gyllenhaal.

In the video a disturbed killing machine (Gyllenhaal) chases victims up fire escapes, behind back alleys, and through dark bars and strip clubs, bringing them one by one to their bleak and bloody demises.

The Shoes (Guillaume Briere and Benjamin Lebeau) have remixed, produced, and arranged material for a wide range of artists including Shakira, Lana Del Rey, Woodkid, Das Racist, The Virgins and many more. The band won the Innovation Award at the UK Music Video Awards for thei...

Jake Gyllenhaal Tapped For 'Motor City'

3/10/2012 11:30am EST
Jake Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal is in talks to replace Dominic Cooper in upcoming action movie "Motor City."

Cooper was initially cast as the lead in the project, about a recently-released felon intent of bringing the men who framed him to justice, but he was forced to drop out due to scheduling difficulties.

Gyllenhaal is now slated to lead the film, which will also star Gary Oldman and Amber Heard.

"Motor City" will be directed by Albert Hughes, one half of the Hughes Brothers, who directed "Menace II Society" and "The Book of Eli." It is scheduled for release in 2013.

Taylor Swift Celebrated Valentine's Day With A 'Pathetic Single Girls Party'

2/22/2012 9:20am EST
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift spent her Valentine's Day hosting a "pathetic single girls party" with her close friends.

The hitmaker, who has previously dated Joe Jonas, Taylor Lautner and Jake Gyllenhaal, decided to mark the lovers' holiday by gathering her pals so none of them were lonely on the most romantic day of the year.

Swift tells talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, "I actually had a pathetic single girls party. It was cool. That's actually what it was called. (We) just ate whatever we wanted and danced. We made these little profile cards about why we're single."

But that doesn't mean the singer isn...

Single? You're Not Alone: Celebrities That Are Solo This Valentine's Day

2/14/2012 11:30am EST
Celebrities That Are Single This Valentine's Day - Gerard Butler
Roses are red, violets are blue, you may be alone, but these stars are too. Just because you don’t have a significant other on Valentine’s Day, it doesn’t mean that you are alone. Here are a few single celebrities who will be spending the “holiday” drinking at the local bar, watching The Notebook on a loop, or polishing off that pint of Ben & Jerry’s. Click through our list to see who is single this Valentine's Day.

Gerard Butler – Although he has been linked to Jessica Biel, Jennifer Aniston, Ashley Greene and even The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ Brandi Glanville (which he report...

The 37 Hottest Male Stars Of 2011

12/20/2011 8:00am EST
Hottest Male Stars of 2011
Let's hear it for the boys! It's that time of year again when we honor the "37 Hottest Male Stars." Our list includes the usual suspects (Johnny Depp, Brad Pitt and George Clooney), as well as a younger crew (Taylor Lautner and Zac Efron).

Robert Pattinson dominated the big screen with "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1," and Ryan Gosling impressed critics with "Drive." We can't decide between who's the sexier magical creature on "True Blood" - Alexander Skarsgaard or Joe Manganiello.

Let's not forget the musicians: Adam Levine, Justin Bieber, Drake and other heartthrobs also make...

Justin Timberlake & Kanye West Named 'Most Stylish Men'

12/17/2011 3:00pm EST
Justin Timberlake & Kanye West
Justin Timberlake and Kanye West have been named among the "Most Stylish Men of 2011" in a new InStyle magazine poll.

Editors have compiled a group of the 20 best-dressed guys and singer/actor Timberlake and rapper West, who recently launched his own fashion line, have made the cut.

Also, recognized: Zac Efron, Twilight hunk Robert Pattinson, soccer ace David Beckham, Jennifer Aniston's boyfriend Justin Theroux and actor Jake Gyllenhaal.

29-Year-Old Kirsten Dunst Is Afraid She Won't 'Find Someone To Have Kids With'

11/30/2011 11:00am EST
Kirsten Dunst
Kirsten Dunst is desperately looking for a guy to spend the rest of her life with because she worries about missing out on parenting.

The actress admits she always hoped she would have a lot more "figured out" by the time she reached 30, but she still hasn't found Mr. Right.

Dunst, who has romanced actors Jake Gyllenhaal and Tobey Maguire and rocker Johnny Borrell, tells Lucky magazine, "Until you have a kid, you're just looking for your partner. And guys have a Peter Pan vibe. They're 35 and they act like they're 25. That's what scares me about being in my 30s - not finding someone to ha...

Jessica Biel 'Heartbroken' Over Unfinished 'Nailed' Movie

11/17/2011 11:24am EST
Jessica Biel
Actress Jessica Biel is "heartbroken" over the production delays which threaten to shelve the release of her David O. Russell movie Nailed for good.

The director began shooting the project, about a woman who fights for better healthcare in the U.S. after getting shot in the head with a nail gun, in 2008, but the film has been left in limbo due to a series of troubles.

Filming was halted several times due to financial issues as it emerged crewmembers and acting guild members had not been paid their fees, while producer David Bergstein had to fight off creditors after failing to properly ...

Spotlight On The Cute And Quirky Zooey Deschanel

10/20/2011 4:00pm EDT
Zooey Deschanel
If you haven’t heard of Zooey Deschanel, you are most likely living under a rock. She’s the cute and quirky girl from Elf, 500 Days of Summer and the one of the only new fall shows that seem to be thriving, New Girl. We love her for a few different reasons. She is married to Death Cab for Cutie front man, Ben Gibbard (I’m sure they make the sweetest music together), she is not afraid to be a big dork (see New Girl) and her character in Failure to Launch (the only good thing about that movie).

The thirty one year old was born in Los Angeles into an entertainment family, hence her and her si...

Taylor Swift: 'I Don't Want To Date Right Now'

10/19/2011 9:56pm EDT
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift is taking a love time-out after dating a string of famous guys - because she doesn't want to become the girl who bounces from one boyfriend to another.

The country star spent much of 2010 in starry relationships with the likes of Taylor Lautner and Jake Gyllenhaal and previously dated Jonas Brothers singer Joe Jonas - but now she's choosing to be alone for a while.

Swift says, "I don't have a boyfriend. I sit by myself and I watch Law & Order. I don't even have like kind of a boyfriend. I don't have someone that I'm texting that is a guy that someday might be my boyfriend. Th...

Bald Matt Damon Is Jealous Of 'Beautiful Round Head' Jake Gyllenhaal

9/9/2011 12:00pm EDT
Bald Matt Damon & Jake Gyllehaal
Matt Damon is jealous of pal Jake Gyllenhaal's shaved head because he's adamant baldness suits his fellow actor.

Damon sheared his locks for upcoming sci-fi thriller "Elysium," while his friend Gyllenhaal is also sporting less hair for his film "End of Watch."

But Damon has revealed he hates his new image being compared to Gyllenhaal's appearance.

He tells, "Wow, I try not to envy, but I have to say Jake's got a damn good-looking head. He sure does have a beautiful round head.

"Normally you say, 'That's a beautiful head of hair, but that's a beautiful head he's got.' Gyllenha...

Jake Gyllenhaal Teaches Kids To Garden

8/23/2011 9:36pm EDT
Jake Gyllenhaal
Actor Jake Gyllenhaal is urging kids to adopt healthy eating habits by teaming up with American schools to foster the importance of gardening.

The Brokeback Mountain star has partnered with famed chef Alice Waters to promote the Edible Schoolyard Project, a program aimed at teaching children to grow and cook their own food, in order to prevent childhood obesity and other diseases like diabetes.

Gyllenhaal actively set an example and rolled up his sleeves to work with young kids at the Boys & Girls Club in San Francisco, California to prove that tending a garden can be fun and educational....

Jake Gyllenhaal Goes Bald For New Movie 'End Of Watch' (Photos)

8/2/2011 11:30am EDT
Jake Gyllenhaal
We spotted a bald Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena filming a scene for their new movie "End of Watch" in Los Angeles yesterday. The actors were in South Central Los Angeles filming near a burned down van.

The film is about the long-term friendship and partnership between two cops.

Jake has several films in production, including "Nailed" opposite Jessica Biel and "Now You See Me" about two magicians.

We hope he grows his hair back for his upcoming films. What do you think?

On DVD: 'Source Code' Smart, Original Sci-fi

7/26/2011 2:13pm EDT
Sometimes it feels like original ideas are against the rules in Hollywood; most of the movies that get made, even the good ones, are rehashes of the same old ideas. This year’s Best Picture winner, for instance, was a film about an unorthodox therapist who is able to help our protagonist when other therapists have failed. Someone recently pointed out to me, it’s the same basic plot as “Good Will Hunting;” I mentioned that “Mary Poppins” is cut from the same cloth as well. Old ideas rehashed = box office (and Oscar) glory.

Which makes “Source Code,” a movie based around an original ide...

Watch Jake Gyllenhaal & Bear Grylls On 'Man Vs. Wild' Monday, July 11

7/9/2011 8:34am EDT
Man Vs Wild
Catch Jake Gyllenhaal and Bear Grylls as they tackle the dangerous Icelandic terrain and kick off six new episodes of Man Vs. Wild on Monday, July 11 at 9 p.m.

Here are two all-new season premiere 'Sneak Peeks' of the daring duo trekking Iceland's rugged mountains, volcanoes and glaciers.

You can view more show clips at

Olivia Wilde Spotted With Ryan Reynolds

6/29/2011 2:17pm EDT
Olivia Wilde
Right after diffusing rumors she was not dating Bradley Cooper, Olivia Wilde has found her name attached to another Hollywood heartthrob: Ryan Reynolds!

People reports that the duo were spotted together in West Hollywood enjoying a music set from Jeff Bridges, who was performing at The Troubadour. A source says the actor had Wilde laughing all night.

Since Wilde split from Italian prince Tao Ruspoli, she has also been linked to Justin Timberlake and Jake Gyllenhaal. People reports Olivia enjoyed her time with the latter: "At one point, he had his hand on hers.

"Olivia was very cool and w...

Jake Gyllenhaal's Lawyers Taking Legal Action Over 'Fake' Photo

5/20/2011 9:51am EDT
Jake Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal's attorneys are taking action against website bosses who posted a picture online which appears to depict the star in his underwear.

The photo shows the Brokeback Mountain actor in tight white briefs and socks as he stretches on one leg in a pose resembling Grace Jones' stance on her Island Life album cover.

Gyllenhaal's legal team has fired off letters to a number of websites, including and, demanding that the photo is removed.

The star's attorneys write, "As anybody could tell from a cursory examination, this is a fake picture, in which our cl...

Reese Witherspoon Opens Up About Her 'Perfect' Wedding

4/11/2011 1:34pm EDT
Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon has opened up about her "wonderful" and "perfect" wedding to Hollywood agent Jim Toth last month.

The Legally Blonde star walked down the aisle for a second time on March 26th at her lavish ranch in Ojai, California in front of star guests including Renee Zellweger, Matthew Mcconaughey and Tobey Maguire.

The actress has now spoken out about the big day, telling Britain's Hello! magazine, "The wedding was a wonderful experience. Everything went perfectly, right down to the dress, which I just loved. Monique (Lhuillier, designer) made it specially for me. She's been a fa...

Censors Remove Bloody 'Hangover II' Trailer From Cinemas

4/7/2011 8:27am EDT
The Hangover 2
Trailers for "The Hangover 2" have been pulled from cinemas after officials at the Motion Picture Association of America deemed the teaser too offensive to be aired before PG-13 films.

The trailer, featuring suggestive language and a taxi cab scene in which cast member Zach Galifianakis' character is splattered with pig's blood, was shown in theatres over the weekend before Jake Gyllenhaal's new thriller "Source Code," which is rated PG-13.

But censors have ruled the promo is too much for young minds, and they've decided to pull it.

Instead, "The Hangover Part II" trailer will now accomp...

Taylor Swift Dating Garrett Hedlund?

4/6/2011 11:34am EDT
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift has been linked to another starry suitor after she was reportedly spotted having dinner with actor Garrett Hedlund.

The singer was seen dining with the Country Strong star at a restaurant in Nashville, Tennessee on Friday, according to US Weekly.

A source tells the publication, "It was their first time going out. They've been emailing for a while, and she hinted they should get together. She has actually spent time getting to know Garrett,. He's cute - and he's into country music! (She) likes that he's a normal guy."

Swift lives in the area and Hedlund, 26, is in town to ...

Jeremy Renner To Replace Matt Damon In The 'Bourne' Franchise?

4/4/2011 2:55pm EDT
Jeremy Renner
The Hurt Locker star Jeremy Renner is set to step into Matt Damon's shoes as the new lead in the Bourne franchise, according to the latest internet reports.

Director Tony Gilroy has taken charge of the upcoming fourth installment, The Bourne Legacy, and has been searching for an actor to take over from Damon, who starred as secret agent Jason Bourne in the first three films.

A host of stars including Jake Gyllenhaal and Oscar nominee James Franco have been linked to the coveted role, but reports Renner has emerged as the favorite and has now been offered the part.


'Hop' Rules Weekend Box Office

4/4/2011 9:15am EDT
Russell Brand's new family comedy "Hop" has jumped to the top of the box office with an opening weekend $38.1 million take.

The Easter-themed movie, in which the British funnyman voices a bunny character, matched the year's best debut so far - for Johnny Depp's Rango.

Ironically, Brand presented Depp with the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award for Best Movie Actor on Saturday night.

Meanwhile, Jake Gyllenhaal's action thriller "Source Code" debuted at number two with $15.1 million, and horror film Insidious opened at number three.

Last week's number one film, "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick ...

Review: 'Source Code' 'Two Jews On Film' Aren't On The Same Track (Video)

3/31/2011 11:53am EDT
Source Code
'Source Code' directed by Duncan Jones stars Jake Gyllenhall as Captain Colter Stevens, a Blackhawk helicopter pilot in the U.S. Army who one morning wakes with a jolt to find himself on a commuter train heading into Chicago.

Seated opposite Colter is a woman named Christina Warren (Michelle Monaghan) who seems to know him very well. Only trouble is Captain Colter has no idea who this girl is or how he got on the train. The last thing Colter does remember is flying a helicopter mission in Afghanistan. Things get even stranger when he looks in the mirror. The face reflecting back is not...

Five Films You've Never Heard Of - 'Time Travel'

3/30/2011 7:00am EDT
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With the arrival of the multi-time repeating, race against the clock fueling, Jake Gyllenhaal starring flick "Source Code" hitting theaters April 1, Starpulse thought it only polite to give a little cinematic love to the movies that utilize the power of time travel. But unlike the vast number of top five favorites lists both big (yes, we all KNOW "Back to the Future" is king!) and small ("Donnie Darko" at #1 – how hip of you!) already in abundance on the net, this is a collection of five hidden gems you may not have heard of. So flux capacitors at the ready readers, cause here are five ri...

'Source Code' Star Michelle Monaghan Looks Alluring In White

3/29/2011 10:00am EDT
Michelle Monaghan
We spotted Michelle Monaghan looking lovely in white at the Los Angeles premiere of "Source Code."

Jake Gyllenhaal headlines the sci-fi time-travel thriller about Colter Stevens, who agrees to take part in a clandestine government experiment that allows him to enter the body of a male passenger during the eight minutes before the man is killed.

Michelle has starred in "Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang" opposite Robert Downey Jr. and "Mission: Impossible III" opposite Tom Cruise. She has also appeared in "Gone, Baby, Gone" and "Eagle Eye."

Click for more great Michelle Monaghan pictures:

Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies - 'Source Code,' 'Insidious' & More

3/28/2011 9:25am EDT
Source Code
Given the strength of director Zack Snyder’s previous films “300” and “Watchmen,” his first original work “Sucker Punch” is a surprising disappointment. From a visual standpoint the movie is rock solid, with excellent art direction and an intense soundtrack to buttress it.

However Snyder claims that one of the story’s major goals is to comment on the objectification of women, which frankly it fails at in major ways. If you have not done so already, check out further thoughts in my review of “Sucker Punch.”

Arriving in theaters this week are the Jake Gyllenhaal thriller “Source Code,” ...

Reese Witherspoon Weds

3/27/2011 10:16am EDT
Jim Toth and Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon and Hollywood agent Jim Toth officially tied the knot on Saturday. The couple were married in an intimate ceremony at Reese's Libby Ranch property in Ojai, Calif.

The How Do You Know star wore a Monique Lhuillier gown and walked down the aisle with her two children Ava, 11, and Deacon, 7 following behind her.

Reese and the father of her two children, Ryan Phillippe were divorced in 2007 after seven years of marriage. She then had a long relationship with Jake Gyllenhaal, but split in 2009. The pair hooked up while filming Rendition.

Reese began dating her new Hollywood ...

Rep: Jake Gyllenhaal Didn't Fight Fan In Bathroom

3/14/2011 8:19am EDT
Jake Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal's representative has played down reports the actor was involved in a bathroom bust-up at the South By South West Film Festival, after a male fan snapped a photo of the star at a urinal.

The actor was attending a special screening of his new action movie "Source Code" on Saturday at the Austin, Texas event when he found himself accosted as he relieved himself in the bathroom.

Rumors online suggest Gyllenhaal became embroiled in a heated moment with the man after approaching him and demanding he delete the picture.

The Hollywood hunk appeared to confirm the news when asked ...

Stephen King Talks About 'The Stand' Remake

2/4/2011 1:39pm EST
Stephen King
Legendary horror writer Stephen King is urging movie bosses to cast Jake Gyllenhaal and Billy Bob Thornton in the upcoming big screen remake of his 1978 book The Stand.

The post-apocalyptic story, which sees the United States devastated by a super-flu virus, was used as the basis for a 1994 TV miniseries of the same name starring Gary Sinise in the lead role of survivor Stuart Redman.

Movie bosses have now announced plans to bring the tale to cinemas in a new update, and although King is adamant Sinise was the perfect choice to lead the cast, he would be happy to see Gyllenhaal take the...