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Adrian Pasdar to play Hulk's nemesis on TV

March 13th, 2014 4:10am EDT
Adrian Pasdar
Actor Adrian Pasdar has signed on to play The Incredible Hulk's nemesis Glenn Talbot in superhero TV series Marvel's Agents Of S.h.i.e.l.d.

The former Heroes star, who has become the voice of Iron Man in several Marvel animated series, will play the tough military man in an episode of the series set to air in America in April (14).

He tells Marvel.com, "The way that they filmed (my scene) was very interesting. It was a live feed... I come over a monitor.

"I was filming it in another room off of a camera, (and) it was a live feed to them (agents) in that room, so it was really happening. ...
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Josh Lucas 'wouldn't wish divorce' on 'worst enemy'

March 10th, 2014 10:20pm EDT
Josh Lucas
Josh Lucas "wouldn't wish divorce" on his "worst enemy".
The 42-year-old actor split up with his wife Jessica Ciencin Henriquez in January - with whom he has 20-month-old son Noah Rev - and, although they are trying their best to stay friends, he admits it's a heartbreaking situation to go through.
He explained: "We have been through a divorce and divorce isn't something I would wish on my worst enemy. Even when in our case we have managed to do it not only amicably but as -- hopefully in the end -- great friends, particularly because we have a young child that we both truly love."
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Josh Lucas' Wife Files For Divorce

January 25th, 2014 3:27pm EST
Josh Lucas' Wife Files For Divorce
Actor Josh Lucas and his wife have split after less than two years of marriage.

Jessica Ciencin Henriquez has filed for divorce in New York, according to People magazine.

The couple met in 2011 and became engaged after dating for just six weeks. They wed at New York City's Conservatory Garden in March, 2012.

They welcomed a son, Noah Rev, three months later.
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DVD Review: 'Big Sur'

January 16th, 2014 10:00am EST
Big Sur
Ready to hit a different kind of road with Jack Kerouac?  Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "Big Sur" out now from Ketchup Entertainment.  We review the depth in the words below.

 

   

   

   Title: "Big Sur"

   Grade: 0

   Cast: Jean-Marc Barr, Kate Bosworth, Josh Lucas

   Director: Michael Polish

   Rating: R

   Runtime: 81 minutes

   Release Company: Ketchup Entertainment

   Website: www.ketchupentertainment.com

 

The Flick: I know there may be ardent fans of writer Jack Kerouac out there who might see this picture as "The Godfather," but to a lay...
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Josh Lucas' Wife Battles Cervical Cancer; Doesn't Regret Delaying Hysterectomy

September 24th, 2012 9:49am EDT
Josh Lucas and wife
Despite doctors' wishes, Josh Lucas' wife Jessica Henriquez gave birth to son Noah in June after she was advised to consider undergoing a hysterectomy due to cervical cancer. Now that delay is causing her serious health complications.

Jessica's disease has advanced from stage 1A to stage 1B. Treatment at this stage often includes hysterectomy or radiation therapy and sometimes chemotherapy.

Jessica and Josh fell in love in a whirlwind romance that began last year, resulting in marriage in March. She kept the cancer news to herself, and while she was mulling over her options she got pregna...
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Ten Films I Love That You've Never Heard Of

September 9th, 2012 2:30pm EDT
Crossworlds
Brittany's Blog: This is my viewpoint, from the far end of the couch...and this weekend, I'm busy re-organizing my DVD collection. All 3,000-plus of them. But while I own my fair share of blockbusters, I also have a special place in my heart for lesser-known movies. A lot of great films fly under the radar, and as I'm moving a few of them around on my shelves, I thought I ought to share them with you.

In alphabetical order, here are ten of my favorite flicks that you probably didn't know existed, and links so you can pick them up for yourselves (which you should).

1. Archangel (2005): Eve...
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New Wife Gushed About Josh Lucas Online Days Before Wedding

March 22nd, 2012 8:43am EDT
Josh Lucas
Josh Lucas' new bride let her feelings for the star public in a love note she posted on her Tumblr.com page days before she became the star's first wife last week.

Lucas wed writer Jessica Ciencin Henriquez in New York's Central Park and she took to the internet just before her big day to reveal all about her romance with the movie star.

In the post, uncovered by Life & Style magazine, she writes, "In a dog park in New York, on a day like the thousands before it, I decided to take a chance. Maybe it was the blue eyes staring back at me, perhaps it was the loud and comfortable laugh that m...
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Josh Lucas' New Wife Pregnant?

March 19th, 2012 10:30pm EDT
Josh Lucas
Actor Josh Lucas's new wife is pregnant with the couple's first child, according to a report.

The Sweet Home Alabama star wed his longtime girlfriend Jessica, a freelance writer, on Friday, just two months after Lucas revealed he had been engaged "for a while".

At the time, the actor, 40, claimed the couple was planning to exchange vows over Christmas, but news of the surprise nuptials surfaced on Monday, and were subsequently confirmed by his representative.

Now a source tells UsMagazine.com that Jessica was a pregnant bride and is due to give birth later this year.

Lucas' spokesperson...
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Josh Lucas Secretly Weds

March 19th, 2012 1:44pm EDT
Josh Lucas
Actor Josh Lucas is a married man after secretly exchanging vows with his fiancée.

The Sweet Home Alabama star wed his longtime girlfriend Jessica on Friday.

Few details about the ceremony were available as WENN went to press, but the actor's representative has since confirmed the news to TooFab.com.

Lucas, who was previously linked to actresses Rachel McAdams and Salma Hayek, has remained notoriously mum about his private life, only revealing news of the couple's engagement during a TV appearance on The Tonight Show back in January.
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'The Firm' Recap: 'Chapter Eight' (1.08)

February 26th, 2012 1:05am EST
The Firm
The Firm hit a rough patch in its first Saturday outing. It feels less disjointed this time out, but it's still missing that something that held my attention when it began.

The cops cut Mitch loose, while Ray, Abby and Andrew (yep, Shaun Majumder's back this week!) worry over him. The crazy turn of events prompts Mitch to confide in Andrew, because he doesn't yet know what Andrew's up to, which means he has no problem telling Andrew everything about the Sarah Holt case. Of course, this information finds its way back to Alex Clark shortly thereafter. She decides it's time to "bring ...
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Check Out 'J. Edgar' On Blu-Ray Combo Pack, DVD & Digital Download Feb. 21

February 19th, 2012 6:49am EST
J Edgar
Acclaimed actor Leonardo DiCaprio stars in "J. Edgar," director Clint Eastwood's richly detailed biopic exploring the life and career of controversial FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover.

For nearly 50 years, Hoover (DiCaprio) fought crime as one of the most powerful law enforcers in America. During Hoover's extended stint as Director of the FBI, however, his penchant for bending the law in the name of seeking justice and using the secrets of high-profile leaders to gain personal leverage won him just as many supporters as detractors.

Little did many other than his loyal colleague Clyde ...
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'The Firm' Recap: 'Chapter Seven' (1.07)

February 19th, 2012 12:59am EST
The Firm
If you're reading this, you know that The Firm has been bounced to Saturday nights, and therefore probably doesn't have much time left on the air. It's an unfortunate coincidence that its first episode post-the bad news feels like the fight's going out of the show.

Mitch is being interrogated about Martin's death by a stereotypical blustery cop, who seems completely incompetent to handle the investigation. Mitch points out that the hotel room door was obviously kicked in, which he didn't do, and yet the cop is happy to put that aside and continue to treat Mitch as if he's already ...
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My 10 Celebrity Valentines For 2012

February 13th, 2012 11:00am EST
Adam Levine
Valentine's Day is almost upon us. I don't have a valentine this year, but I'd like to give a few out to 10 celebs whose work I have particular affection for.

1. Adam Levine

My favorite The Voice coach is someone I'll always admire, and deservedly so: he has more hardware than a Home Depot. This past year alone, he and Maroon 5 scored their first American Music Award, a People's Choice Award and a Grammy nomination. I totally concur with my friend Jesse Blaze Snider, who referred to them as a band "with three near-perfect albums." (And a fourth on the way, reportedly due in June.)

Now,...
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'The Firm' Recap: 'Chapter Six' (1.06)

February 3rd, 2012 2:01am EST
The Firm
This week's sixth installment of The Firm belongs to its guest star, but also reveals some important pieces of the puzzle, so it's a necessary stepping stone to bigger things.

Confined to an interrogation room at the local police precinct, now the sole suspect in Martin's death, Mitch is glaring a hole in the one-way mirror, while one of Martin's colleagues lays it on thick for the cops. Our favorite lawyer is pretty much like a caged animal.

Two weeks earlier, not noticing there's the mob henchman outside his house, Mitch is getting his first look at the list of nurses that Mar...
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'The Firm' Recap: 'Chapter Four' (1.04)

January 20th, 2012 3:06am EST
The Firm
After a strong start, The Firm's fourth chapter wavers - but that also serves to reinforce what makes this show tick and why the series should stick to its guns.

We start forward again, with Mitch having gotten off the phone with Andrew, and meeting his family at the dock. He tells them that Martin is dead and explains what we've been seeing for the past three weeks. "I can't know what we're into until I know what this is about," he says, and heads off to find Andrew at the same time that the cops want to talk to him.

There's finally a title sequence this week, and it's pretty n...
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'The Firm' Recap: 'Chapter Three' (1.03)

January 13th, 2012 2:25am EST
The Firm
After Sunday's thorough two-hour premiere, The Firm arrives on its regular date and time with another piece that sheds more light on its heroes. Satisfaction from it likely depends on what element you were watching for. It was light on the conspiracy, but strong on character, which the show has already proven is its strong suit.

In case you missed it last time, we get another look at Martin committing suicide off the hotel balcony. Now we also get to see Mitch making a very narrow escape from said hotel room, taking more than one painful leap of his own. Unfortunately, the quick ...
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'The Firm' Recap: 'Pilot/Chapter One' (1.01/1.02)

January 9th, 2012 2:07am EST
The Firm
The story of The Firm began in a novel 20 years ago, then was adapted into a film, and now it has arrived on NBC as a weekly series. Considered on its own merits, the TV program stands as an intriguing series that is not simply a conspiracy play.

It's ten years after the events of the previous incarnations (so 2003), and Mitch McDeere (Josh Lucas of Sweet Home Alabama and Glory Road) is running from a trio of thugs in broad daylight in Washington, D.C. He calls his wife Abby (Human Target guest star Molly Parker) from a pay phone, saying, "They could be listening...it's happening again...
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TV's Sexiest Male Stars 2012 Edition

January 7th, 2012 2:00pm EST
TV's Sexiest Male Stars 2012 Edition
Yesterday we brought you TV's sexiest female stars 2012 edition and to follow suit and not disappoint the ladies - here's our list of the sexiest males on TV.

Some of these Hollywood hunks star on your favorite shows, and a few others are making fresh starts in some of the new midseason replacement series' that have been debuting.

Check them all out and don't forget to leave us a comment below to let us know who we left off our list and who's on your list!

Ian Harding, Pretty Little Liars

Christian Kane, Leverage

Shane West, Nikita

Shemar Moore, Criminal Minds

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NBC's 'The Firm' Airs Sunday, Jan. 8 - Watch Some Sneak Peek Clips

January 7th, 2012 1:00pm EST
NBC's The Firm
Based on the blockbuster feature film and best-selling novel by world-renowned author John Grisham, "The Firm" continues the story of attorney Mitchell McDeere (Josh Lucas) and his family 10 years after the events of the film and novel.

As a young associate, McDeere brought down the prestigious Memphis law firm of Bendini, Lambert & Locke, which operated as a front for the Chicago mob -- and his life was never the same.

After a difficult decade, which included a stay in the Federal Witness Protection program, Mitch and his family now emerge from isolation to reclaim their lives an...
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5 New Mid-Season Television Shows To Check Out...Or Not

January 2nd, 2012 10:00am EST
The Firm
Every Jan. 1, I heave a sigh of relief because I not only made it through another year and survived the frenzied stress of the holiday season but also because mid-season television shows will be unveiled. Like Christmas presents from an adoring aunt, mid-season shows can be just what you need or exactly what you don't.

Check out five new shows you may or may not want to check out:

The Firm (NBC)

NBC took John Grisham’s best-selling novel and big screen hit, “The Firm,” and continued the story in the spin-off of the same name. It follows Mitch McDeere, the Memphis lawyer who brought ...
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Josh Lucas Named Best Actor At 2011 Inside Film Awards

November 18th, 2011 11:17am EST
Josh Lucas
Josh Lucas has landed a top acting award for Red Dog at the 2011 Inside Film Awards in Australia.

Lucas was named Best Actor for his performance in the Australian family movie, which scooped a total of six prizes including Best Director for Kriv Stenders.

The American actor was unable to collect his prize at the Sydney ceremony due to other filming commitments, but his canine co-star Koko went in his place.

Red Dog producer Nelson Woss joked, "He (Koko) is very happy to be here, although he is a bit grumpy that the film has gained nine nominations and there isn't a single one for him....
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Two Jews' Review 'J. Edgar' And Duke It Out Over Eastwood's Biopic (Video)

November 8th, 2011 1:00pm EST
J. Edgar
Two Jews on Film - By Joan Alperin-Schwartz: Every once in awhile, you experience a performance by an actor that simply blows your mind. That's exactly what happened to me, when I watched Leonardo DiCaprio portray J. Edgar Hoover in Clint Eastwood's new film, 'J. Edgar.'

What makes a great performance are the subtle things an actor does. Things that inform the character… a gesture, a look, body language, the tilt of the head. DiCaprio obviously understands this because he absolutely nails the part.

Equally brilliant, is Armie Hammer (The Social Network) as Clyde Tolson, Hoover's long ti...
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'J. Edgar' Brought Out The Man Candy... But Most Importantly Leonardo DiCaprio (Video)

November 4th, 2011 4:30pm EDT
Leonardo DiCaprio
I hit the red carpet last night for the AFI FEST 2011 Opening Night Gala Presentation of ”J. Edgar” and fulfilled one of my high school girl fantasies ….. I interviewed and TOUCHED Leonardo DiCaprio!

Being an Entertainment Reporter and Red Carpet Host, I obviously interview A LOT of celebs. But anyone who grew up with me in South Carolina and is aware of my “Titanic” obsession knows that this was a BIG deal! I literally went to see that movie in the theater way too many times to count and plastered my bedroom walls with Leo posters. I would also quote the movie in conversation whenever ...
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DVD Review: 'The Lincoln Lawyer'

July 18th, 2011 11:05am EDT
DVD Review: The Lincoln Lawyer
Day dull and you want a little cool and confident McConaughey to brighten things up? Then look no further then the now out on DVD release of "The Lincoln Lawyer" from Lionsgate to keep your courtroom antics alive – see the verdict below!

Title: "The Lincoln Lawyer"

Grade: 4

Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Ryan Phillippe, William H. Macy

Director: Brad Furman

Rating: R

Runtime: 119 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate

Website: www.thelincolnlawyermovie.com

The Flick: Films that dare to dabble in legal matters must have a good script to rise above the fray – "The Lincoln Lawy...
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Juliette Lewis Joins NBC's 'The Firm'

July 13th, 2011 9:35am EDT
Juliette Lewis
Juliette Lewis and Callum Keith Rennie are signed on to star in NBC's new legal drama series "The Firm," based on John Grisham’s best-selling novel and executive-produced by Grisham and Lukas Reiter.

Lewis and Rennie join Josh Lucas who was previously announced to star as attorney Mitchell McDeere (the role originated by Tom Cruise in the film). The pilot episode will commence production in Toronto this August.

Lewis, am Oscar, Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominated actress, will play Tammy, Mitch’s feisty, sexy receptionist, whose work life is made all the more tumultuous by her on-agai...
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Josh Lucas Considers 'The Firm' TV Spin-Off

June 3rd, 2011 8:47am EDT
Josh Lucas
Josh Lucas is in talks to play Tom Cruise's character in a TV series sequel to hit 1993 film "The Firm."

According to MovieHole.net, the series picks up 10 years after Cruise's Mitch McDeere character exposed members of the Mafia in the legal thriller, adapted from John Grisham's bestseller.

The reputable movie news website says McDeere leaves witness protection only to discover he should have stayed hidden a little longer.

The show plans to shoot in Canada this summer.
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DVD Review: 'Daydream Nation'

May 17th, 2011 11:00am EDT
Daydream Nation photo
Slackers, stoners and plenty of teen love and angst – another dreary day in High School. We’re saluting all things adolescent with a look at the new to DVD Anchor Bay release "Daydream Nation," hitting shelves May 17. Check out the review and features look below.

Title: "Daydream Nation"

Grade: 2

Cast: Kat Dennings, Reece Thompson, Josh Lucas

Director: Michael Goldbach

Rating: R

Runtime: 98 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

The Flick: A strange character study, "Daydream Nation" seemed like "Grand Canyon" for the high sc...
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Film on DVD: 'Life As We Know It' [Blu-Ray]

February 11th, 2011 3:50pm EST
Life As We Know It
If you're looking for a movie to start your Valentine's Day weekend off with, WB released the Josh Duhamel-Katherine Heigl romantic comedy Life As We Know It on Blu-Ray and DVD Tuesday. Here's a look at what's inside the Blu-Ray combo pack version of the release.

The Movie

Life As We Know It is not breaking new ground - it reminds me of a Lifetime TV-movie called Raising Waylon in many respects - but I feel safe in saying that we don't generally expect romantic comedies to be groundbreaking. We go to them because they're familiar and feel-good.

What tends to separate one romantic comed...
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'Life As We Know It' - Get It On Demand & For Download

February 11th, 2011 7:43am EST
Life As We Know It
After a disastrous first date for caterer Holly (Katherine Heigl) and network sports director Messer (Josh Duhamel), all they have is common is a dislike for each other and their love for their goddaughter Sophie. But when they suddenly become all Sophie has in this world, Holly and Messer must set their differences aside.

Juggling careers and social calendars, they’ll have to find common ground while living under the same roof. Josh Lucas, Christina Hendricks, Hayes MacArthur and Jean Smart co-star in this tart and tender romantic comedy directed by Greg Berlanti ("Brothers & Sisters," "E...
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Ryan Gosling Dating 'Dexter' Star?

January 15th, 2010 8:21am EST
Ryan Gosling
Ryan Gosling has found new love after splitting from The Notebook co-star Rachel McAdams - he's dating British actress Jaime Murray, according to reports.

The actor fell for his onscreen love interest McAdams after filming the romantic drama in 2004, but they split in 2007. They enjoyed a brief reunion in 2008 before ending their relationship for good shortly after.

McAdams has since found love with Josh Lucas - and now Gosling has embarked on a relationship with Dexter star Murray, reports Star magazine.

The pair was spotted ringing in the New Year together at Las Vegas nightclub ...
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