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50 Hottest Celebrity Guys Of 2012

December 8th, 2012 8:33am EST
Hottest Guys of 2012
Who are the sexiest guys in music, film and television? We narrowed our picks down to 50 in our annual list, spotlighting those who made our hearts skip a beat when we watched them perform.

Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey bared quite a bit in "Magic Mike," while "The Avengers" actors got our blood flowing with their explosive action scenes.

We lusted after Chris Hemsworth in "Snow White And The Huntsmans" and felt a little bit giddy when rumors swirled that Justin Bieber broke up with Selena Gomez (he didn't.)

British imports The Wanted and One Direction also caught our fancy, as ...

Check Out 'The Hunger Games' On DVD & Blu-ray Aug. 18

August 17th, 2012 10:52am EDT
The Hunger Games
"The Hunger Games" finally arrives on DVD and Blu-ray on Aug. 18 from Lionsgate. The film, based on the best-selling young adult novel by Suzanne Collins, was an international hit, making nearly $700,00,000 worldwide.

The action blockbuster earned a total of four honors at the MTV Movie Awards - Josh Hutcherson and Jennifer Lawrence won top acting accolades, and Elizabeth Banks took home a trophy for "Best On-Screen Transformation." The film also earned the "Best Fight" accolade for Katniss and Peeta's fight against Cato.

The film centers on 16-year-old girl named Katniss Everdeen (Lawren...

Josh Hutcherson Prepares For Celeb Basketball Game

July 26th, 2012 1:00pm EDT
Josh Hutcherson
Next month "The Hunger Games" star Josh Hutcherson will play at the first annual charity basketball game held in his name in Los Angeles.

The actor will battle it out against a group of fellow celebrities in the Josh Hutcherson Celebrity Charity Basketball Game.

Hutcherson hopes to raise funds for Straight But Not Narrow, an initiative promoting tolerance of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

Hutcherson stars in the upcoming film "Red Dawn" in which a group of teenagers try to save their town from an invasion of North Korean soldiers. The film is a remake of the 1984 m...

Philip Seymour Hoffman Cast As Plutarch Heavensbee In 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

July 9th, 2012 12:15pm EDT
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Lionsgate has just announced that Philip Seymour Hoffman will play head gamemaker Plutarch Heavensbee in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire."

The film will begin as Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) returns home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson). Soon the twosome must leave their families and close friends for a "Victor's Tour" of the districts. Eventually, Katniss senses that a rebellion is brewing, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games - a competition t...

Demi Lovato To Host Teen Choice Awards Later This Month

July 9th, 2012 11:10am EDT
Demi Lovato
New "The X Factor" judge Demi Lovato will host this year's Teen Choice Awards, which will air July 22 on Fox. Teen Choice 2012 celebrates the most popular teen icons in television, music, film, sports, fashion, comedy and the web.

Those scheduled to appear include Lea Michele, Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Josh Hutcherson, Zac Efron, Ellen Degeneres, Zooey Deschanel, Tyler Posey, Gordon Ramsay, and Ashley Benson.

Performers will include Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen, Flo Rida, No Doubt and DJ Pauly D, who will serve as "Choice" DJ for the night.

Fans ages 13-19 are asked to vote once eac...

MTV Movie Awards: Emma Watson, Jessica Biel, Kristen Stewart & More Stars Rock The Red Carpet

June 4th, 2012 9:38am EDT
Emma Watson
"The Hunger Games" and the "Twilight" franchise took center stage at Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards, taking home four and two awards, respectively. But let's be honest - many also tuned in to see the fashion!

"Harry Potter" actress Emma Watson looked adorable in a short multi-colored dress, while Kristen Stewart was her usual quirky self in a silver, yellow and purple dress.

Jessica Biel channeled the 70s with stick straight hair and a white long-sleeved dress. Charlize Theron, whose film "Snow White And The Huntsman" dominated theaters over the weekend, looked amazing in a red strapless...

'Hunger Games' Dominate The 2012 MTV Movie Awards

June 4th, 2012 8:10am EDT
Josh Hutcherson
The Hunger Games stars Josh Hutcherson and Jennifer Lawrence have been crowned the king and queen of the 2012 MTV Movie Awards after landing the two top acting accolades on Sunday.

The action blockbuster earned a total of four honors, including Best On-Screen Transformation (Elizabeth Banks) and Best Fight, but the coveted Best Movie title went to The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1.

The vampire franchise also claimed victory for Best Kiss - Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart made it four years in a row, but the 22-year-old beauty was left to collect the award on her own as the ...

Check Out 'Journey 2: The Mysterious Island' On DVD, Blu-ray, Combo Pack & More June 5

May 26th, 2012 7:35am EDT
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
Intrepid young explorer Sean Anderson (Josh Hutcherson) traces a mysterious distress signal to a remote island that isn't on any map, and he embarks on a daring rescue mission while encountering a vast array of mythological creatures in "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island," a follow-up to 2008's "Journey to the Center of the Earth."

Joined by his new stepfather (Dwayne Johnson), an adventure-seeking helicopter pilot (Luis Guzman), and the pilot's headstrong daughter (Vanessa Hudgens), Sean navigates the crumbling stone corridors of Atlantis and comes face-to-face with bizarre life-fo...

Josh Hutcherson Buys Heath Ledger's 'Tree House' In Hollywood Hills

May 23rd, 2012 9:04am EDT
Josh Hutcherson
Josh Hutcherson has a new home in Hollywood Hills. "The Hunger Games" star purchased a two-bedroom house, which Heath Ledger shared with his ex-partner Michelle Williams.

The late Ledger reportedly bought the place, dubbed "The Tree House" by locals because of the dense foliage that surrounds it, from comedienne Ellen DeGeneres in 2005.

The home was put on the market last year for $3 million.

Hutcherson recently had surgery for a broken nose. He didn't elaborate about his injury when tweeting about the surgery earlier this month.

Josh Hutcherson Undergoes Surgery For Broken Nose

May 15th, 2012 10:28am EDT
Josh Hutcherson
Josh Hutcherson is nursing a bruised face after recovering from a nose job. On Monday "The Hunger Games" actor was photographed wearing a bandage across his black and blue face in Beverly Hills.

The 19 year old went under the knife after breaking his nose, but didn't elaborate about his injury when tweeting about the surgery earlier this month.

Instead, Hutcherson told fans he was keeping busy watching Jennifer Love Hewitt's TV show "The Client List" while recovering.

He wrote, "Just had surgery to fix my broken nose. Recovery sucks."

Julianne Moore Challenges The Boy Scouts To Modernize Discriminatory Policies

May 11th, 2012 2:26pm EDT
Julianne Moore
Actress and humanitarian Julianne Moore has called on Boy Scouts officials in Ohio to reinstate a local mother who was ousted as a team leader because she's gay.

The Kids Are All Right star has thrown her support behind Jennifer Tyrrell, who was removed from her role as the head of her son's Cub Scout troop because of her sexual orientation last month.

Tyrrell subsequently launched an online petition calling for change in the organization's discriminatory policies to better embrace gay youths and community leaders and it soon boasted more than 300,000 signatures.

The cause also caught...

Josh Hutcherson Gives Up On Tattoos

May 10th, 2012 6:37pm EDT
Josh Hutcherson
Josh Hutcherson has given up on plans to have any more tattoos because he fears movie bosses will stop hiring him if he covers himself in body art.

The Hunger Games hunk already has three designs inked on his body - a Libra sign on his wrist, an anchor on his torso and a ship on his back. However, he is planning to hold off going under the needle again until after he bags more screen roles.

He tells MTV News, "I need to have the kind of career Angelina Jolie has first. They're not gonna hire guys covered in tattoos. I need to make sure they hire me first."

Josh Hutcherson Dating 'Victorious' Star Ariana Grande

May 2nd, 2012 10:10pm EDT
Josh Hutcherson
The Hunger Games star Josh Hutcherson has found love with teenage actress Ariana Grande, according to a report.

The 19 year old has has fallen for the 18-year-old Victorious star, according to Life & Style magazine.

Sources tell the publication, "They've been seeing each other since the beginning of the year... They've been trying to keep it low-profile."

MTV Movie Award Surprises: Can 'The Help' Beat 'Hunger Games?'

May 1st, 2012 3:30pm EDT
MTV Movie Award Surprises
The MTV Movie Awards have their finger on the pulse of 2011/2012 cinema with tons of nominations for The Hunger Games, Bridesmaids and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt. 2. If they’re really current, Hunger Games will sweep but there are a few interesting surprises here too.

The Help is a nominee for best picture. Maybe it’ll be the dark horse winner and make up for losing the Oscar? Only if Hunger Games and Bridesmaids split the vote. It’s interesting that MTV acknowledges the popular historical drama, perhaps doing its part for civil rights education.

For best male performance, he...

'The Hunger Games' And 'Bridesmaids' Top 2012 MTV Movie Awards Nominations

May 1st, 2012 8:22am EDT
The Hunger Games
Kristen Wiig will do battle with Jennifer Lawrence at the annual MTV Movie Awards after Bridesmaids and The Hunger Games scored eight nominations apiece.

The actresses will compete for Best Female Performance at the prizegiving, alongside Rooney Mara, Emma Stone and Emma Watson.

The Hunger Games and Bridesmaids are both up for Movie of the Year, but will face stiff competition from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, The Help and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1.

Both films are also nominated in the Best Cast category and for the Best Breakthrough Performance, for B...

Coachella 2012: Party Recaps And Highlights

April 23rd, 2012 4:34pm EDT
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Coachella 2012 has officially come to an end and we’re giving you a recap on which stars hit all the hottest parties.

Belvedere Music Lounge:

Kat Graham hit the stage with DJ Skeet Skeet at the backyard Mansion bash to perform her brand new single, “Put Your Graffiti On Me” which had Perez Hilton, Simon Rex and tons of party go’ers dancing. While the Belvedere was flowing, we grabbed Kat right off the stage to get her take on the 3-day music fest.


The GUESS Hotel:

We saw some of Hollywood’s biggest names inside Coachella’s cutest boutique hotel. While Theophilus ...

GLAAD Honors Chaz Bono, Josh Hutcherson, 'Modern Family' & More

April 23rd, 2012 10:24am EDT
Chaz Bono
Cher stunned her transgender son Chaz Bono by presenting him with the Stephen F. Kolzak Award at the 23rd annual GLAAD Media Awards.

The pop superstar joined Bono's stepmother Mary Bono Mack at the prizegiving in Los Angeles on Sunday and honored the gay rights activist, stating, "I'm here because Chaz has the most courage of almost anyone I know. The other day I was having a big meltdown (like you do) and Chaz said, 'Are you going to come to the (event),' and I went, 'Chaz, you know, I'm not doing well right now'.

"He texted me and said, 'I turned into a very understanding, smart man and...

Josh Hutcherson Eager To Work With 'Catching Fire' Director Francis Lawrence

April 22nd, 2012 10:16pm EDT
The Hunger Games
The Hunger Games star Josh Hutcherson is supporting director Francis Lawrence, who is set to replace Gary Ross at the helm of the film adaptation of Catching Fire, the second book in Suzanne Collins' hit trilogy.

After the director and producers couldn't come to an agreement over scheduling the film's shoot led to Ross leaving the franchise, Lawrence was named his replacement late last week.

And after initially saying that no one could ever fill Ross's shoes, Hutcherson has now gone back on his words, and is now even eager to start working with the new helmer.

"Gary Ross was the best gu...

Gay Rights Advocate Josh Hutcherson: 'I Had Two Uncles Die From AIDS'

April 19th, 2012 12:54pm EDT
Josh Hutcherson
Actor Josh Hutcherson has revealed his secret family heartache - two male relatives died from AIDS when he was a baby.

Two of Hutcherson's uncles were homosexual and HIV-positive, and their untimely deaths came soon after the actor was born.

The Hunger Games star, an outspoken advocate of gay rights, tells E! Online, "They were in their early thirties, in great shape, but unfortunately they were taken away from us too soon. Both passed away at about the time I was born."

Hutcherson works closely with the Straight But Not Narrow campaign - a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender suppo...

Josh Hutcherson Adopts Rescued Pit Bull Puppy

April 19th, 2012 8:55am EDT
Josh Hutcherson
The Hunger Games' Josh Hutcherson has become the latest star to adopt a rescue dog.

The actor is now the proud owner of a pit bull puppy named Driver, who was dumped at an animal shelter in Downey, California.

Driver had to undergo surgery for a broken femur before leaving the rescue center, but Hutcherson insists his new pooch is recovering well.

He tells, "He's literally the most well-behaved dog you have ever met. For a puppy, he doesn't chew things up, he's already almost housebroken and he's only eight weeks old. He's incredible. He's doing great. His eyes are like th...

Josh Hutcherson Defends Co-Star Over Underage Drinking Controversy

April 12th, 2012 7:53pm EDT
Josh Hutcherson
Actor Alexander Ludwig's The Hunger Games co-star Josh Hutcherson has defended the teenager after he was kicked out of a Los Angeles club, insisting American politicians need to review underage drinking laws.

The 19-year-old sparked an investigation into security policies at The Sayers Room after he was spotted leaving the over-21 club on Tuesday night.

A representative for the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control has confirmed agents are looking into the matter - because the actor is too young to even get into the venue.

Club bosses insist the actor was asked to leave whe...

Judd Apatow To Be Honored CinemaCon Film Convention

April 12th, 2012 9:25am EDT
Judd Apatow
Judd Apatow's career will be celebrated at an upcoming Las Vegas film convention after he was unveiled as the recipient of an Excellence in Filmmaking award.

The director/producer will receive the prestigious prize at the annual CinemaCon convention later this month, while actor Taylor Kitsch has been named the Male Star of Tomorrow.

Praising the duo, CinemaCon managing director Mitch Neuhauser says, "Judd Apatow has written, directed and or produced many (of) this moviegoing generation's most memorable and entertaining comedies."

"Having impressed television audiences with his engros...

'Hunger Games' Star Josh Hutcherson's New Movie Opens In 10 Cities

April 11th, 2012 2:15pm EDT
Josh Hutcherson’s last movie opened worldwide and has broken box office records. Before he made The Hunger Games, Josh Hutcherson starred in and executive produced the indie movie Detention. This weekend the film opens in 10 cities – AMC Theaters in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto and Halifax.

Team Peeta might be interested in his new character, the cool high school kid Clapton Davis. “I would never get to play Clapton Davis in a big budget studio film,” Hutcherson said. “So there’s a lot of characters that you...

Director Gary Ross Confirms 'Hunger Games' Departure

April 11th, 2012 8:03am EDT
Gary Ross
The Hunger Games filmmaker Gary Ross has confirmed he will not direct the second installment in the much-hyped franchise.

Industry reports suggest Ross has walked away from the hit franchise following a much-publicized pay dispute.

One of the film's stars, Josh Hutcherson, previously claimed Ross was unlikely to leave as he was "the only one that could ever direct the second one."

Nevertheless, the moviemaker has announced he will bow out of the series, insisting he doesn't have the time to ensure the sequel is completed to his satisfaction.

In a statement, Ross says, "Despite recen...

Josh Hutcherson Lands Next Mega Star Honor At 2012 NewNowNext Awards

April 6th, 2012 8:59am EDT
Josh Hutcherson
Josh Hutcherson has been tipped as Hollywood's next big star after winning the top prize at the NewNowNext Awards in Los Angeles on Thursday night.

The Hunger Games actor landed the Next Mega Star accolade at the glitzy ceremony, seeing off competition from Elizabeth Olsen, New Girl's Lizzy Caplan, Parenthood star Michael B. Jordan and actress Emily VanCamp.

The show, hosted by reality TV star Kelly Osbourne, also feted Glee star Naya Rivera (the Cause Your Hot prize), upcoming blockbuster The Avengers (Next Must-See Movie) and British singer/songwriter Neon Hitch (Brink of Fame, Music ...

Katy Perry, Selena Gomez & More Get Leggy On The Red Carpet At Nickelodeon's 25th Annual Kids' Choice Awards (See Pics & Full List Of Winners)

April 1st, 2012 12:00pm EDT
Kid's Choice Awards
Mega-stars including Katy Perry, Tim Tebow, Taylor Lautner, Big Time Rush, Selena Gomez, Kristen Stewart, LMFAO and Justin Bieber reigned as this year's favorites, winning top honors at Nickelodeon's 25th Annual Kids' Choice Awards live telecast, Saturday, March 31, 8-9:30 p.m. (ET/tape delayed for West Coast).

Hosted by international superstar, and 10-time KCA winner Will Smith, the awards were broadcast from the Galen Center at USC in Los Angeles where kids' top choices in television, movies, music and sports were revealed through a flying blimp, silver robot and sword swallower. Smith ...

'Hunger Games' Star Josh Hutcherson Not Wild About 'Peeniss' Nickname

March 29th, 2012 8:56am EDT
Josh Hutcherson
"The Hunger Games" star Josh Hutcherson has been left far from impressed by fans' clever wordplay on posters at the film's premieres because some have dubbed the movie's lead couple 'Peeniss.'

The actor plays Peeta Mellark in the hit film and co-star Jennifer Lawrence portrays heroine Katniss Everdeen, and devotees have combined the characters' names to create one new moniker.

Hutcherson explains, "People like to combine names, like Brangelina, and Peeta and Katniss can lead to 'Peeniss.' We had girls come up to us when we were doing signings...and they would say, 'I love Peeniss'...What ...

Josh Hutcherson Named Cinemacon's Breakthrough Performer Of The Year

March 28th, 2012 12:25pm EDT
Josh Hutcherson
The Hunger Games star Josh Hutcherson is set to be recognized as Hollywood's top emerging talent at an upcoming Las Vegas film convention.

The 19 year old has more than 20 film credits to his name, and he's been unveiled as the recipient of the Breakthrough Performer of the Year award at the annual CinemaCon convention on April 26th..

CinemaCon's Managing Director Mitch Neuhauser says, "With an already impressive resume of films under his belt, Hutcherson is one of the most accomplished young actors of his time."

"With the release of The Hunger Games, Hutcherson is poised to take the m...

'The Hunger Games' Slays Competition To Break U.S. Box Office Records

March 25th, 2012 6:53pm EDT
The Hunger Games
The Hunger Games has raced to the top of the U.S. box office with a record-breaking opening weekend gross of $155 million.

The much hyped action movie, starring Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson, became the most popular midnight opener ever for a non-sequel when it debuted in the U.S. with a stunning $19.7 million in the early hours of Friday, and its winning streak continued throughout the weekend.

The whopping opening weekend takings have catapulted The Hunger Games in to the record books once again, making it the biggest non-sequel film to ever open at number one.


Josh Hutcherson Organizing Hometown 'Hunger Games' Premiere

March 22nd, 2012 8:06am EDT
Josh Hutcherson
Josh Hutcherson is eager to avoid overlooking his family and friends as he is swept up in The Hunger Games mania, so he has organized a special screening of the film in his hometown.

The actor is on the verge of superstardom thanks to his role as Peeta Mellark in the highly-anticipated movie, which is adapted from the hugely successful books by Suzanne Collins.

Despite having a huge number of premieres to attend around the world, Hutcherson has organized his own screening in his native Union, Kentucky for his inner circle when the movie opens over the weekend.

He tells Access Hollywoo...

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