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'Suicide Squad' Casting Confirmed -- And It's Awesome

December 3rd, 2014 8:42am EST
'Suicide Squad' Cast Confirmed: Will Smith, Jared Leto, Tom Hard
Will Smith, Tom Hardy, Jared Leto and Margot Robbie will be starring in "Suicide Squad," Warner Bros. revealed on Tuesday. The film will also feature Jai Courtney and Cara Delevingne.

"Suicide Squad" is based on a DC Comic and centers on a group of supervillains who are tasked by the government to go on a mission that will offer them redemption but will likely kill them all.

Leto will play the Joker, Smith will play Batman villain Deadshot, Hardy will play Rick Flagg, and Robbie will play Harley Quinn. Courtney has been cast as Boomerang and British model Delevingne has been cast as Encha...
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Jared Leto In Talks To Play Supervillain

November 8th, 2014 10:45am EST
Jared Leto
Jared Leto is reportedly in talks to play The Joker in Warner Bros.' upcoming "Suicide Squad, according to TheWrap. Ryan Gosling was originally considered for the role, but he reportedly didn't want to commit to a contract involving multiple films.

"Suicide Squad" is based on a DC Comic and centers on a group of supervillains who are tasked by the government to go on a mission that will offer them redemption but will likely kill them all. Casting hasn't been confirmed, but Tom Hardy, Will Smith, Margot Robbie and Jesse Eisenberg are in negotiations to star. David Ayer is directing, and Cha...
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10 Gender Bending & Androgynous Celebrities

October 16th, 2014 10:29am EDT
10 Gender Bending & Androgynous Celebrities
People who cross the line between male and female and are confused for being the opposite sex are referred to as androgynous. They embody sexual ambiguity. They display it in their fashion and/or in their sexual or gender identity.

Scottish actress Tilda Swinton is an ethereal, androgynous star who keeps her platinum blonde hair short and resembles a man at times.

She told the Daily Mail in 2014 she's often mistaken for being male "especially at airport security. I think I should probably wear more lipstick."

Pop star Prince, born Prince Rogers Nelson, has a flamboyant stage presence...
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Mane Attraction: Male Celebs We Like Better With Long Hair

August 3rd, 2014 11:00am EDT
Male Celebs We Like Better With Long Hair
Throughout the years, some of Hollywood's hottest male celebs have sported hair-raising looks that have either enhanced their overall beauty of made them look desperately in need of a shower. While some of them have rocked longer locks, others appear to be in a desperate bid for attention for something other than their less-than-stellar skills. The following actors continue to make female hearts beat years into their careers. The long and short of it, these guys make long hair look good!

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt's career spans close to 30 years and in that time, he has run the gamut of hai...
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Fashion Fails: Jennifer Lopez's Half-Dress, Half-Pants, Diane Kruger's Roadmap Dress, More

July 13th, 2014 9:00am EDT
Fashion Fails: Jennifer Lopez's Half-Dress, Half-Pants, Diane Kr
It's Fashion Fail Time! That means we take a break from letting you know how good all of your favorite stars look to show the other side of fashion: the fails!

We mentioned Jennifer Lopez's half pants, half dress earlier this week. We certainly can't keep the oddity off our list of Fashion Fails, now can we? The unfortunate fact is that she'd look spectacular if it was a dress or trousers... but not both. We guess Paris Fashion Week brings out the weird – and we're thankful for that! Check out another look at J. Lo's outfit and the rest of this week's fashion fails.
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PETA Names The Sexiest Vegetarians Of 2014 – Find Out Who Won

June 26th, 2014 6:01pm EDT
Jared Leto
With winners such as Olivia Wilde, Woody Harrelson, and Carrie Underwood, winning PETA's sexiest vegetarian is no easy task. This year the animal rights group picked a pair of hot celebrities who stay healthy without meat.

This year Oscar winner Jared Leto and Academy Award nominee Ellen Page topped the list of the group's sexiest vegetarians for 2014.

Leto has been outspoken about his vegetarian lifestyle, once refuting a rumor he was eating cheeseburgers to gain weight for Chapter 27 by saying, "I did not gain weight for this role by casually eating burgers and fries. Besides the fact t...
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Singing Stars: The 22 Best Actor-Musicians

June 2nd, 2014 7:00pm EDT
Singing Stars: The 22 Best Actor-Musicians
We recently gave you the 10 worst actors turned musicians, but it’s worth mentioning there are plenty of actors and actresses who were able to translate their talents to music as well - and vice versa for musicians breaking into the acting business. In no particular order, here are 22 of the Best Actor-Musicians.

Jennifer Hudson

Hudson was introduced to the public through American Idol, where she is still considers one of the best contestants to have ever auditioned. Despite that, the american public voted her off the show and she came in seventh place. Since then, she has won an Academ...
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20 Pairs Of Incredible Celebrity Eyes

May 2nd, 2014 3:00am EDT
20 Pairs Of Incredible Celebrity Eyes
There are so many beautiful people in Hollywood, that it's hard to stick out in the crowd. But having a striking set of peepers helps an actress or actor make a powerful impact on the big screen.

"New Girl" star Zooey Deschanel has some of the most striking, big blue eyes in Hollywood. It's one of the first things you notice about the quirky star.

In 2013 she was named one of the "Most Beautiful" by People magazine. During a beauty shoot she explained: "The weirdest compliment that I've ever received on my eyes was that I looked like an alien or that I looked like a doll. You know, I'll ...
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Weird Celebrity News: Lea Michele Gardens Naked, Cate Blanchett Has An Oscar Threesome

March 9th, 2014 4:00pm EDT
Weird Celebrity News: Lea Michele Gardens Naked, Cate Blanchett
Weird and unusual things sometimes happen in the lives of celebrities. Here's a roundup of this week's strangest stories...

"Glee" star Lea Michele has no problem stripping off her clothes and walking around naked in her backyard.

She recently told Seventeen magazine: "I'm very comfortable with my own body. I come from Broadway - everybody's naked on Broadway. I like to think of myself as more granola.

"I'm not going to run around naked or anything like that unless I'm at my own home. Today, I walked into my backyard and was standing out there naked for a while. Don't tell, my neighbors ...
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Jared Leto Thinks Jennifer Lawrence's Clumsiness May Be 'A Bit Of An Act'

March 7th, 2014 1:29pm EST
Jared Leto Thinks Jennifer Lawrence's Clumsiness May Be 'A Bit O
Jennifer Lawrence is America's sweetheart but is she milking her way into everyone's hearts? The actress famously tripped on her dress when accepting an Oscar last year, and she slipped again at this year's Academy Awards while walking down the red carpet.

Jared Leto wonders if her clumsiness isn't entirely an accident. He told Access Hollywood: "You know, I'm starting to wonder if this is a bit of an act."

He also recalled how Lawrence went off script as she came onto the stage because she saw him and his family laughing.

He added: "She said, 'What are you laughing at?' But what she did...
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Reactions: 86th Academy Awards Recognize Music In A Big Way

March 4th, 2014 3:30pm EST
Jared Leto, Pink and Idina Menzel
The Academy Awards was filled with a lot of predictability ultimately, but there were some interesting moments as well. For the music world itself, there was plenty to rejoice about. Jared Leto, who’s been more associated as the front man of 30 Seconds To Mars as opposed to acting as of late, won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for an exceptional role in Dallas Buyers Club. 20 Feet From Stardom (Morgan Neville, Gil Friesen and Caitrin Rogers), a brilliant documentary that focuses the attention on the background singers as opposed to the star, won deservingly for Best Document...
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8 Best Moments From The 86th Academy Awards

March 3rd, 2014 7:00pm EST
8 Best Moments From The 86th Academy Awards
Oscars 2014 will forever be known as the year of good vibes, from Ellen DeGeneres' "killing them with kindness" opening monologue to the group victory win for "12 Years A Slave." While the amazing moments that happened were too many to count, here are some of the highlights of the evening (with a few "did that really happen?") events as well!

1. Ellen DeGeneres As Hostess With The Mostess

This was Ellen's second time hosting the biggest awards show of the year. The first time in 2007, she brought a new energy to the tired format and was well-received by critics and celebrities in attenda...
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Sexy Male Stars At The 86th Annual Academy Awards

March 3rd, 2014 6:00pm EST
Sexy Male Stars At The 86th Annual Academy Awards
It's usually all about the ladies and who they're wearing on the Oscars red carpet. But there are plenty of guys that look really incredible too.

Bradley Cooper, who was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for "American Hustle," wore a Tom Ford tuxedo to the event. He was accompanied by his British model girlfriend Suki Waterhouse.

Jared Leto easily stole the coveted Oscar from Cooper for his role in "Dallas Buyers Club." But we don't think he won the red carpet competition.

Leto's tux was an unusual combination of black and white with a red bow tie. We can forgive him his style choice b...
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Ellen DeGeneres Breaks Twitter With Star-Studded Oscars Selfie

March 2nd, 2014 11:37pm EST
Ellen's Oscars Twitpic
Ellen DeGeneres took a selfie with numerous A-listers during the 2014 Oscars and ended up breaking Twitter.

The host of the 86th annual Academy Awards shared the image, which featured Bradley Cooper, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Lupita Nyong'o, Kevin Spacey and almost Jared Leto, shared the image on the social networking website after taking it, writing, "If only Bradley's arm was longer. Best photo ever" (Cooper actually held the camera).

The photo was retweeted over a million times, breaking the record set by U.S. President Barack Obama afte...
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Jared Leto Honors AIDS Victims Past & Present In Oscars Speech

March 2nd, 2014 11:09pm EST
Jared Leto Oscars
Jared Leto gave one of the most memorable Oscar speeches ever while accepting the Best Actor in a Supporting Role award on Sunday night.

wearing a black tux with a white jacket, the Dallas Buyers Club star won for his role as AIDS-suffering transvestite Rayon in the film, and he dedicated his award to victims past and present.

"36 million people who have lost the battle to AIDS and to those of you out there who have ever felt injustice because of who you are or who you love, tonight I stand here in front of the world with you and for you," he said.

Leto also thanked his mother for teachi...
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Academy Awards 2014 - '12 Years A Slave' Wins Best Picture

March 2nd, 2014 7:03pm EST
Academy Awards 2014 - '12 Years A Slave' Wins Best Picture
The 86th annual Academy Awards are set to get underway soon, and we'll have full coverage of the winners right here on Starpulse.

Check this page throughtout the course of the night as we'll be posting the winners as they happen.

You can also join the #StarpulseOscars Twitter Party here!

86th Academy Awards Winners List

Best motion picture of the year
"American Hustle" Charles Roven, Richard Suckle, Megan Ellison and Jonathan Gordon, Producers
"Captain Phillips" Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti and Michael De Luca, Producers
"Dallas Buyers Club" Robbie Brenner and Rachel Winter, Producers
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Oscar Predictions: Does 'Gravity' Carry Enough Weight?

February 28th, 2014 8:01pm EST
Oscar Predictions: Does 'Gravity' Carry Enough Weight?
For the most part, the major categories at the Oscars are fairly easy to predict. But some years there are upset winners (‘Shakespeare in Love,’ Marcia Gay Harden, Juliette Binoche, Adrien Brody, to name a few) that remind us that anything can happen.

This year is a little different. Who remembers a year where the race for Best Picture is down to three films, two of which are so close that they tied at the Producers’ Guild? It seems like there are some definite locks this year (Hello, Cate Blanchett) but you read it here: Nothing is guaranteed. Nothing.

That said, here are the most likely...
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Miley Cyrus And Jared Leto Dating?

February 19th, 2014 5:03pm EST
Jared Leto
First Oscar nominee Lupita Nyong'o and now Miley Cyrus - is Jared Leto really hooking up with the Wrecking Ball pop star?

A source told Us Weekly Leto and Cyrus hooked up earlier this month, claiming, "She stayed over at his house in L.A." Other sources chime in saying they have "known each other for a while," and, "They like to have a good time, they love to talk about art and music - and they're both comfortable with nudity!"

Jared's recent Oscar nomination has made him the target of several relationship rumors, as magazines have connected him with Miley, Luptia Nyong'o, and even Taylor...
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Jared Leto Opens Up About His Gout Battle For 'Chapter 27'

February 6th, 2014 7:49pm EST
Jared Leto
Jared Leto was struck down with gout after gaining nearly 70 pounds for a movie role.

The 30 Seconds To Mars frontman piled on the pounds to play John Lennon's killer Mark Chapman in Chapter 27, but the excessive weight gain caused a number of health problems.

Leto battled gout, which involves painful bouts of inflammatory arthritis, and raised cholesterol, which prompted doctors to put him on medication.

He tells The Guardian, "Really, it's a stupid thing to do (gaining weight). I got gout, and my cholesterol went up so fast in such a short time that my doctors wanted to put me on Li...
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Movie Review: 'Dallas Buyers Club'

December 16th, 2013 6:00pm EST
Dallas Buyers Club
I will admit, as of the time I’m writing this review, I haven’t quite seen every film of 2013. But as of this moment, I’ve seen 71 films, and Dallas Buyers Club is the best. Hands down. It’s such a beautiful character arc for McConaughey that you can’t ignore it, and the film itself is just heart wrenching enough, and inspirational enough, to make you stand up and cheer.

 McConaughey is tasked with playing Ron Woodruff, a real-life cowboy, who contracts the HIV virus during the peak of the AIDS crisis, and when men like Ron Woodruff thought only gays could get HIV. Ron turns from being a l...
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SAG Award Nominees Named: '12 Years A Slave' Tops Nods (Full List)

December 11th, 2013 11:14am EST
12 Years a Slave
Some people were surprised by The Butler’s presence here, but I don’t see any surprises from them. Movies like Gravity and Her (which are frontrunners for a Best Picture nomination) aren’t large cast films, and wouldn’t get the Ensemble nomination over The Butler. The big surprise is Dallas Buyers Club, which is a relatively small cast, and did manage an Ensemble nomination. That could go a long way in getting DBC to a Best Picture nomination. Also, Daniel Bruhl is back in the race with a Supporting Actor nomination for Rush.

Kudos to the SAG members for nominating James Gandolfini for E...
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'Dallas Buyers Club': McConaughey and Leto Deserve Nominations Come Oscar Time

November 8th, 2013 9:51am EST
Dallas Buyers Club
First thing I must say is that, Matthew McConaughey has become one hell of an actor. From ‘Killer Joe’ to ‘Paper Boy’ followed by ‘Mud’ and now ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ he gives nothing less than stellar performances.

‘Dallas Buyers Club' is based on true events and is the story of one man’s determination to survive, against all odds.

The year is 1985, the place Dallas Texas. McConaughey plays Ron Woodroof, a 35 year old electrician and rodeo cowboy.  He lives a life filled with unprotected sex, booze, drugs and hanging out with his homophobic friends.

Except for a few bouts of dizziness, Ro...
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Jake Gyllenhaal Gave 'One Of The Worst' Auditions For 'Lord Of The Rings'

October 31st, 2013 3:03pm EDT
Jake Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal missed out on the role of a lifetime - because he didn't know he needed a British accent.

The Hollywood Reporter held its annual actors roundtable with Matthew McConaughey, Jake Gyllenhaal, Forest Whitaker, Jared Leto, Josh Brolin and Michael B. Jordan, and it was revealed Gyllenhaal had a shot at being Frodo in the acclaimed Lord of the Rings trilogy until he gave "literally one of the worst auditions."

The interviewer asked, "What's the strangest audition you have had?" Josh Brolin recalled a Fly 2 audition in which he writhed on the ground and frothed at the mouth (his ...
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The 11 Most Insane Movie Makeovers

September 25th, 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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Coachella 2013 Celeb Watch: Miranda Kerr, Alessandra Ambrosio, Hilary Duff & More!

April 13th, 2013 4:00pm EDT
Kerr, Ambrosio & Swanepoel
One of the greatest places to celeb watch this weekend is the Coachella music festival in Indio, Calif. On Friday we spotted a cluster of Victoria's Secret Angels: Miranda Kerr, Alessandra Ambrosio, Candice Swanepoel.

The trio hung out and had a great time together, giving the peace sign and waving to photographers. The models dressed in hippie chic outfits. Ambrosio wore lace shorts and a billowing white blouse with ankle-high cowboy boots. Swanepoel bared her belly in a colorful black tank top, and Kerr wore a graphic t-shirt featuring a sunset. All three ladies wore hats, sunglasses and...
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Jared Leto Received Fan's Ear In The Mail

March 25th, 2013 10:30am EDT
Jared Leto
Rocker/actor Jared Leto once received a severed ear in the mail from a crazed fan.

The 30 Seconds To Mars frontman opened up about the grizzly package during an interview with British radio station Xfm when asked what the weirdest piece of fan mail he had ever received was.

Leto revealed, "(A fan) cut their ear off once and sent it to me... A whole ear. The (artist Vincent) Van Gogh move.  I never knew who it was, who's missing their ear out there."

Jared joked that he thought about using the gruesome gift as an accessory.

"I poked a hole in it and wore it as a necklace."
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Jared Leto Twit Pics Back Tattoo After Reaching 1 Million Followers

February 27th, 2013 8:59am EST
Jared Leto
Rocker/actor Jared Leto stripped off and put his tattoo collection on full display after racking up one million followers on Twitter.com.

The 30 Seconds to Mars frontman adopted a unique approach to attract devotees on the social networking site as he vowed to show off his latest inking if he hit the sought-after million follower mark.

He hit the milestone on Monday, so he uploaded a photo of his naked back, which features a huge tattoo of a circle with four arrows. Leto also sports triangle designs on both arms.

He tweeted, "I made you a promise when I hit one million followers. Than...
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'Moonrise Kingdom' Wins Best Feature At Gotham Independent Film Awards

November 27th, 2012 8:29am EST
Moonrise Kingdom
Director Wes Anderson and actor Jared Leto received top honors at the 22nd Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards in New York on Monday.

Anderson's quirky drama Moonrise Kingdom scooped the Best Feature Award, making it hotly tipped to win big at next year's Oscars.

The Gotham prize giving traditionally kicks off the film world's awards season, and winners often go on to nab Academy Awards nominations and trophies.

Leto picked up the Audience Award for his film Artifact, a documentary about the making of his band 30 Seconds to Mars' album This Is War.

Beasts of the Southern Wild land...
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12 Actors & Actresses Who Are Really Good Singers

November 21st, 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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Photos: Jared Leto Dresses In Drag For 'The Dallas Buyers Club'

November 16th, 2012 11:00am EST
Jared Leto
Jared Leto bared his belly in a low-cut gold blouse on set of his upcoming film "The Dallas Buyers Club" in New Orleans on Thursday. The actor wore ripped purple tights, a black skirt and a fur coat for his role as a cross dresser.

The role is the 30 Seconds to Mars frontman's first one in over three years.

Matthew McConaughey has also been gearing up for the film, dropping a massive amount of wait to play real-life AIDS victim Ron Woodroof.

The film centers on Woodroof, who smuggled drugs into the United States from Mexico to help himself and other AIDS patients when he was given just s...
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