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Hugh Jackman, Kate Middleton & More Celebs Watch Djokovic Win Title At Wimbledon

July 7th, 2014 9:33am EDT
Hugh Jackman, Kate Middleton & More Celebs Watch Djokovic Win Ti
Several celebrities came out to watch Novak Djokovic defeat Roger Federer to win Britain's Wimbledon Men's title on Sunday in London.

Actors Hugh Jackman, Samuel L. Jackson, Orlando Bloom, Chris Hemsworth and Kate Beckinsale were in attendance along with director Guy Ritchie, and soccer star David Beckham and his wife Victoria. Prince William and Kate Middleton also cheered on the competitors.

Jackman showed off his clean shaven head while posting a selfie with wife Deborra-Lee Furness. He later congratulated Djokovic on his seventh Grand Slam title, writing: "One of the greatest matches ...
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The 14 Most Ridiculous & Iconic Death Scenes In Hollywood

May 1st, 2014 5:00pm EDT
Pulp Fiction
Hollywood movies are full of extravagance - fast cars, beautiful women, international men of mystery, evil villians and giant, global conspiracies. It's also full of elaborate endings, many of which ultimately culminate in at least one death. The problem is, in that quest for a real show-stopper, some of these deaths cross the line from 'iconic' to ... well, 'ridiculous.' Here, we will pay homage to the Hollywood deaths that have gone down in history as iconic, as well as dissect what ones ultimately went too far.

Please be warned, the following pages will have considerable amounts of gore...
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Robert Downey, Jr. Tweets Amazing 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Cast Photo

April 28th, 2014 2:03pm EDT
Robert Downey, Jr. Tweets Amazing 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Cast
Sunday afternoon in Richmond. pic.twitter.com/f4RhyZmtYQ

— Robert Downey Jr (@RobertDowneyJr) April 27, 2014

Even superheroes need to take a lunch break.

Robert Downey Jr. teased Avengers fans with an impromptu photo of a majority of the cast and their loved ones enjoying a meal in London, where they are filming the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Gathered around the table are Robert, Scarlett Johansson and her fiance Romain Dauriac, Chris Hemsworth and his wife Elsa Pataky, Samuel L. Jackson, and director Joss Whedon among others.

Missing from the superhero team are Chris Evans, J...
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Nine Big Stars Who Voiced Video Game Characters

April 10th, 2014 1:00pm EDT
9 Hollywood Stars You Didn't Know Were In Your Favorite Video Ga
As video game sales continue to rival or even surpass Hollywood box office receipts, plenty of famous actors and actresses are crossing over to lend their talents to another industry. Funny thing is though, you might not even realize it. Plenty of game companies have recruited Hollywood stars to serve as voice actors for their top titles. Sometimes the star's in-game character is rendered after their real world appearance, but more often than not, the game will feature a character that looks nothing like the voice actor, leaving the most casual fans in the dark about who was behind the mic....
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Star-Studded Oscars Presenters Revealed - See The Full List

February 24th, 2014 9:03pm EST
Star-Studded Oscars Presenters Revealed - See The Full List
Robert De Niro, Sidney Poitier, Brad Pitt, and Kerry Washington are among the Hollywood stars set to present awards to their colleagues this Sunday at the Academy Awards.

While we don't know which awards they will be presenting, we can make some educated guesses. It stands to reason that Daniel Day-Lewis will be presenting the Best Actor award, since he won it last year. The same logic points to Anne Hathaway and Jennifer Lawrence presenting Best Supporting Actress and Best Actress, respectively.

The Oscar producers have hinted at a "hero theme" this year. Neil Meron told EW, "... we have...
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News Anchor Apologizes For Samuel L. Jackson Gaffe

February 11th, 2014 5:05pm EST
Samuel L. Jackson
News anchor Sam Rubin has released an apology after he confused Samuel L. Jackson with Laurence Fishburne.

On Monday the anchor was interviewing Jackson when he congratulated the actor for "his Super Bowl commercial," which led Jackson to believe he was being mistaken for Fishburne. Jackson then went on a humorous tirade, saying he was "the other black guy with a commercial."

Rubin said in a statement he may have been referencing a Captain America: Winter Soldier commercial from the big game, which features Jackson as Nick Fury, but he still owns up to his mistake. He writes, "We start...
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Samuel L. Jackson Blasts News Anchor who Confuses Him For Laurence Fishburne

February 10th, 2014 5:03pm EST
Samuel L. Jackson Blasts News Anchor who Confuses Him For Lauren
Samuel L. Jackson made a news anchor twist in the wind after he confused the actor for Laurence Fishburne.

Jackson was promoting his upcoming film RoboCop when he was congratulated for his popular Super Bowl commercial. The problem is Jackson didn't appear in a commercial during the big game.

"What Super Bowl commercial?" Asked Jackson, which led to the anchor getting flustered as he looked at the people off camera. The actor then said, "See, you're as crazy as the people on Twitter. I'm not Laurence Fishburne!"

As the anchor tried to apologize, Jackson continued, "We don't all look a...
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Samuel L Jackson: Elizabeth Olsen Cast As Scarlet Witch In 'Avengers' Sequel

October 3rd, 2013 4:03pm EDT
Elizabeth Olsen
Samuel L. Jackson has revealed that Elizabeth Olsen has been cast as the Scarlet Witch in the upcoming Avengers Sequel.

The revelation came during an interview with the Wall Street Journal, where Jackson chatted about his cameo in the ABC series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. He said of the upcoming Avengers sequel, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, "I don’t think we begin shooting before March of next year.

"I know we’re shooting in London, that James Spader is Ultron and going to be the bad guy, and that we added Ms. [Elizabeth] Olsen [who will play the Scarlet Witch], but I don’t know what she’s do...
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Weird Celebrity News: Robert Pattinson Is A Hoarder, Seth Rogen Writes Film About A Sausage

September 28th, 2013 1:03pm EDT
Robert Pattinson
Weird and unusual things sometimes happen in the lives of celebrities. Here's a roundup of this week's strangest stories...

"Twilight" star Robert Pattinson has an unusual obsession: he collects suits. The problem? He's wears them only once and then doesn't get rid of them.

He recently told Britain's Sunday Express: "I only ever wear them once so I have a storage unit with about 1,000 suits. Occasionally I'll give them to friends, but, to tell you the truth, I'm a bit of a hoarder. I find it really difficult to give things away."

Check out more weird news of the week...

Samuel L. Jack...
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Emma Watson, Michael Douglas, Justin Timberlake, More Attend GQ Men Of The Year Awards - See Pics!

September 4th, 2013 2:00pm EDT
Emma Watson
Michael Douglas was crowned "Legend of the Year" at the GQ Men of the Year Awards in London on Tuesday night. He was joined by several other honorees, including Emma Watson, Elton John and Simon Pegg.

Douglas, who annouced last week that he and wife Catherine Zeta-Jones were separated, appeared solo at the event at the Royal Opera House.

Samuel L. Jackson presented Douglas with the award after flying in from the Venice Film Festival in Italy.

Former "Harry Potter" star Watson received the Woman of the Year award and jokingly told the audience: "Given the perilousness in the journey from ...
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Kerry Washington Wins Big At NAACP Awards - See Red Carpet Pics!

February 2nd, 2013 9:36am EST
Kerry Washington
Kerry Washington took top honors on Friday night at the 2013 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Image Awards.
 
The actress, 36, won three awards: Best Supporting Actress ("Django Unchained"), Best Actress in a Drama Series ("Scandal") and President's Award for her public service work on behalf of President Barack Obama.

Washington is the first African-American woman to lead the cast of a primetime drama since Diahann Carroll in "Julia" over 30 years ago. Carroll gushed: "I think she's enjoying one of the great moments of her life right now in our industry."...
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Samuel L. Jackson Defends Quentin Tarantino Over 'Django Unchained'

January 16th, 2013 12:33pm EST
Samuel L. Jackson
Samuel L. Jackson has stepped up to defend director Quentin Tarantino over the racially-charged language in his acclaimed new movie Django Unchained.

The movie, which is nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Screenplay, is set in slavery-era Mississippi in 1858 and has drawn heavy criticism as well as praise.

Many critics have accused Tarantino of over-using controversial language and racial slurs, and even fellow director Spike Lee branded the movie "disrespectful" and vowed to boycott it.

However, Jackson, who plays a head slave on a plantation in the fil...
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Anne Hathaway And Samuel L. Jackson Have A 'Sad Off' To Promote 'Les Mis' & 'Django Unchained'

December 19th, 2012 7:53pm EST
Anne Hathaway And Samuel L. Jackson
Anne Hathaway and Samuel L. Jackson star in a hilarious new Funny or Die! video promoting their new films, Les Miserables and Django Unchained, respectively.

The two stars, wearing t-shirts to promote their respective movies (and Jackson wearing a sweet holiday version of his signature Kangol hat), begin by telling viewers that it's "important to remember the more upbeat aspects of the season" -- as opposed to the dramatic, "bleak" themes of Django and Les Mis.

Then it gets ugly as both stars square off over whose film is sadder.

"Oh, come on! My movie is literally called The Miserable,"...
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Samuel L. Jackson: 'We Need To Stop Deranged People From Getting Access To Guns'

December 17th, 2012 3:32pm EST
Samuel L. Jackson
Samuel L. Jackson has waded into the debate over the country's gun control laws by insisting violent movies should not be blamed for atrocities such as the Connecticut school massacre.

A slew of stars, including Cher and Cyndi Lauper, spoke out in the aftermath of the devastating shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown on Friday to urge politicians to tighten the nation's firearms laws to prevent another gun rampage. The shooter, named as Adam Lanza, 20, allegedly turned his weapon on himself after killing 20 young children and seven teachers, including his own mother.

Jacks...
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Samuel L. Jackson Films Profane Political Ad In Support Of Barack Obama

September 14th, 2012 3:41pm EDT
Samuel L. Jackson
"Wake the f**k up, vote for Obama!" is one of the phrases Samuel L. Jackson reportedly uses in an upcoming expletive-ridden political advertisement urging voters to choose Democratic candidate Barack Obama in the upcoming presidential election.

According to the New York Post, the advertisement is expected to hit YouTube on September 24.

The actor, who is known for his frequent use of the "F" word in films, made the commercial on behalf of the Jewish Council for Education and Research Super PAC (political action committee).

The commercial is a take on his popular audiobook "Go the F**k to...
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Comic-Con Fans Give 'Django Unchained' A Standing Ovation

July 16th, 2012 8:15am EDT
Jamie Foxx & Kerry Washington
Jamie Foxx and Kerry Washington promoted their upcoming film "Django Unchained" at Comic-Con over the weekend, and fans were so enthusiastic about the Quentin Tarantino film there was a standing ovation after the film's short preview.

Foxx starsas Django, a slave whose history with his former owners lands him face-to-face with German-born bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz (Christoph Waltz). Schultz is on the trail of the murderous Brittle brothers, and only Django can lead him to his bounty. The unorthodox Schultz acquires Django with a promise to free him upon the capture of the Britt...
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'The Avengers' Dwarfs A Strong Opening From 'Dark Shadows' & Passes the $1 Billion Mark Globally

May 13th, 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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'Avengers' Star Samuel L. Jackson Unleashes His Fury On New York Times Movie Critic

May 4th, 2012 9:22am EDT
Samuel L. Jackson
Want to push Samuel L. Jackson's buttons? Criticize his films. "The Avengers" star called out a movie reviewer who slammed the summer blockbuster in the New York Times.

Writer A.O. Scott upset Jackson by writing that the film is "hardly worth raging about." He added, "The light, amusing bits cannot overcome the grinding, hectic emptiness, the bloated cynicism that is less a shortcoming of this particular film than a feature of the genre."

Ouch!

In response to the scathing review, Jackson (who plays Nick Fury in the film) took to Twitter and wrote, "#Avengers fans, NY Times critic AO Scot...
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Samuel L. Jackson Opens Up About His Stutter

May 2nd, 2012 10:17am EDT
Samuel L. Jackson
Samuel L. Jackson sought help from a speech therapist to cure a stutter when he was a child.

The star confesses he was constantly teased by his fellow classmates for stammering. His aunt finally took him to a communication specialist to boost his self-esteem.

He told New York Magazine, "It manifests itself more when I read than when I talk. I have no idea why."

But the 63 year old no longer feels any shame, insisting some of his best pals and Hollywood greats have also struggled with a speech disorder.

He adds, "Denzel (Washington) stuttered. James Earl Jones stuttered. There are still ...
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'The Avengers' Joss Whedon Does Marvel's Super Heroes Proud

April 30th, 2012 11:18am EDT
'The Avengers'
'The Avengers' written and directed by Joss Whedon (Cabin In The Woods) has not one, not two, but six super heroes, who, under the leadership of Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), director of the international peacekeeping agency, S.H.I.E.L.D. come together to save the planet of course.

And thanks to the spot on direction of Mr. Whedon and his production team, they do it brilliantly. The film, shot in 3D, works on every level.

Not to spoil anything, here are the broad strokes.

Loki (Tom Hiddleston) Thor's bro, who many of us met in the 2011 film entitled 'Thor', is still up to no good.

Afte...
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Samuel L. Jackson Supports Second Amendment To The U.S. Constitution

April 24th, 2012 12:50pm EDT
Samuel L. Jackson
Samuel L. Jackson has been left perplexed by the tragic case of Trayvon Martin but insists Americans must retain the right to bear arms.

Martin, 17, was shot dead by neighborhood watch coordinator George Zimmerman in a gated community in Florida in February, and the case made headlines around the world as the teenager was unarmed.

Zimmerman was not initially arrested as he claimed he acted in self-defense under the state's "stand your ground" law after Martin attacked him, but he was later charged with second-degree murder and released on bail.

Jackson has branded the law that initial...
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Hot 'Avengers' Premiere Pics - Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr. & More!

April 12th, 2012 8:41am EDT
Scarlett Johansson
"The Avengers" Los Angeles premiere was a star-studded event yesterday. Scarlett Johansson, who plays Black Widow, opted for a simple strapless black dress, while Robert Downey Jr. popped in a purple suit.

In the film, Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) and the international agency S.H.I.E.L.D. bring together a team of super humans to form The Avengers. Their mission? To help save the Earth from Loki (Tom Hiddleston) & his army. "The Avengers" will be closing the Tribeca Film Festival with a special screening April 28, and then will hit theaters May 4.

Check out tons of photos from the prem...
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Celebrities Who Would Make Great Wrestlers, In Honor Of WrestleMania 28

March 31st, 2012 11:00am EDT
Channing Tatum
WrestleMania is just a day away and millions of WWE fans will tune into Pay-Per-View to watch the biggest matches of the year and appearances by celebrities like Maria Menounos, who will be competing in the women's match. Celebs competing in wrestling events is nothing new. Donald Trump, Hugh Jackman, and Snooki have all stepped into the squared circle in recent years against top WWE superstars, but their performances have been average to subpar. Here's a list of celebrities who would probably fare better in the ring and make great wrestlers:

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'The Avengers' Set To Close Out The 2012 Tribeca Film Festival, Honor Local Heroes

March 28th, 2012 11:42am EDT
The Avengers
The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by American Express, announced today that Marvel's The Avengers, presented by Marvel Studios in association with Paramount Pictures, will close its 11th edition on Saturday, April 28.

Honoring the spirit of the Tribeca Film Festival, the screening will allow the opportunity for Marvel's The Avengers to celebrate everyday heroes from police agencies, fire departments, first responders and various branches of the U.S. military. These local heroes will have an opportunity to attend the screening and meet the cast.

Marvel Studios' producer Kevin Fei...
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Jimmy Kimmel Lines Up The Stars For Post-Oscars 'Movie: The Movie' Trailer (Watch!)

February 27th, 2012 4:00pm EST
Movie: The Movie Jimmy Kimmel
A fake movie trailer stole the spotlight from the Academy Awards last night, thanks to Jimmy Kimmel's ability to line up a cavalcade of stars.

In the fake teaser, Edward Norton (playing the world's greatest spy) gets married to the President of the United States (Josh Brolin) in a ceremony ordained by Antonio Banderas.

Colin Farrell is a SWAT officer that has to defuse a bomb with the help of a field goal-kicking canine. Tom Hanks is a robotic lawyer that takes on ornery judge Charlize Theron. Bryan Cranston is a hot dog vendor that seems to always be near an explosion.

Jeff Goldblum i...
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'The Help' Dominated NAACP Awards While Stars Honored Whitney Houston

February 18th, 2012 9:55am EST
The Help
Critically-acclaimed drama "The Help" was the toast of the 2012 NAACP Image Awards on Friday after landing three top honors.

The movie adaptation of Kathryn Stockett's bestselling book of the same name was crowned Outstanding Motion Picture, seeing off competition from "Pariah," "Tower Heist," "Jumping the Broom" and "The First Grader."

Viola Davis scooped the Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture prize, while her co-star Octavia Spencer was presented with the Outstanding Supporting Actress award at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) ceremony in Los A...
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Watch 'The Avengers' Official Teaser Trailer

February 1st, 2012 12:00pm EST
The Avengers
In The Avengers, Marvel Studios delivers the ultimate comic book production, uniting characters such as Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), and Thor (Chris Hemsworth) for a big-screen franchise team-up like no other.

Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) and the international agency S.H.I.E.L.D. form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki & his army. "There was an idea to bring together a group of remarkable people so when we needed them they could fight the battles that we never could," says Fury in the trailer.

Six movies have led up to t...
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Samuel L. Jackson's Martin Luther King Jr. Play Breaks Even On Broadway

January 22nd, 2012 11:43am EST
CELEBNAME
Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett's Broadway play "The Mountaintop" is officially a success - the production has recouped its $3.1 million costs.

The stageshow, starring Jackson as civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr., is based on playwright Katori Hall's reimagining of the events in Memphis, Tennessee on April 3, 1968 - the night before King's assassination.

The play began previews at the Bernard B. Jacobs theater in September and it's proved to be a box office hit, recovering the full production costs just days before the curtain falls on the show for the final time on Sunday.
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Best On-Screen Crime Fighting Duos

December 16th, 2011 12:00pm EST
Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows
Everyone loves a hero. They stand up for what’s right, battle the forces of evil, and somehow manage to look sexy in spandex. But sometimes one hero isn’t enough. Sometimes the problem is too great for any one man (or Superman) to handle. Sometimes audiences want to hear a dick-joke while justice is being served. That’s where Dynamic Duos come in. Two heroes, paired together, fighting the good fight and keeping us laughing the whole way through. That’s what audiences love more than anything. To honor the release of Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows, let’s take a look at the best on-screen cr...
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Stars Bid Farewell To Heavy D At His Funeral

November 19th, 2011 4:30pm EST
Heavy D
Sean 'Diddy' Combs, Jay-Z, Mary J. Blige, Samuel L. Jackson and Will Smith were among the stars who paid their last respects to late hip-hop icon Heavy D at his funeral in New York on Friday.

The veteran MC, real name Dwight Arrington Myers, died last week after collapsing outside his home in Beverly Hills, California. He was 44.

Thousands of fans mourned Heavy D's passing at a public memorial on Thursday and celebrities from the worlds of hip-hop and Hollywood gathered in Mount Vermont on Friday to bid farewell to the star.

Combs delivered a touching eulogy at the ceremony and remembere...
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