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Adam Sandler, Katherine Heigl Are The Most Overpaid Actors

December 9th, 2013 10:00pm EST
Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler is the most overpaid actor in Hollywood followed by actress Katherine Heigl, according to Forbes. Sandler appeared in some bombs over the last couple of years that don't justify his huge paycheck, which can be upwards of $15 million per film.

Forbes examined the last three movies each actor appeared in over the past three years in order to compile its list.

Sandler's "Jack & Jill" (2011) grossed $150 million at the box office but cost $80 million to make. That left about $70 million for Sony Pictures, which also had to pay for advertising. After you deduct Sandler's salary, t...
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Top 10 Stars Who Are Always Typecast In Their Movies

July 20th, 2013 11:00am EDT
Grown Ups 2
People tend to judge a movie by its cast. For example, when you see Adam Sandler on the poster of a new movie, you'll expect it to be a family comedy. We all know the saying, "Don't judge a book by its cover," but how can we not?

We at Starpulse would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge our favorite actors and actresses who have been diagnosed with a severe case of typecastitis. Symptoms: playing a certain type of character for way too long, earning nicknames like “Hollywood’s bad girl,” and people being able to guess an entire movie’s plot-line just by seeing the actor’s face on ...
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Adam Sandler Tried To Look At Shaq's Member On 'Grown Ups 2' Set

April 10th, 2013 9:21am EDT
Adam Sandler & Shaq
While filming "Grown Ups 2," Adam Sandler had a quest - sneak a peek at retired basketball star Shaquille O'Neal's penis.

The actor took the opportunity while Shaq was showering after a basketball game on the set of the film, but it didn't turn out quite as Sandler expected.

The actor explained: "Everyone else left and I'm like, 'OK, let me see that thing...' I go back there... and his bodyguard is there and his bodyguard is just so strong... so I said, 'Sorry, I was just trying to see Shaq's penis... I'm outta here. Please don't tell Shaq this happened.'
 
"I see Shaq later on the set an...
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Kids' Choice Awards Highlights: Slimings, Kristen Stewart, Winners, Fashion & More!

March 24th, 2013 7:58am EDT
2013 Kids Choice Awards
Kristen Stewart and One Direction dominated Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards on Saturday night, landing two top awards each. The winners received special orange blimps as trophies.
 
"The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2" star won Favorite Movie Actress, and she also picked up the Favorite Female Buttkicker award for "Snow White and the Huntsman." The 22-year-old was inadvertently covered in green goo after hugging award presenters Sandra Bullock and Neil Patrick Harris, who had been slimed.

U.K. boy band One Direction was unable to attend the ceremony because they were performing a ...
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Skunks Invade 'Grown Ups 2' Set

July 28th, 2012 11:00am EDT
Grown Ups
"Grown Ups 2" is causing a stink in Massachusetts. Adam Sandler has been shooting the sequel to his hit 2010 comedy in the North Shore region of the state, but the crew ran into trouble after building a sound stage in Phillips Park.

Several skunks have moved into a group of trees planted for the film and have been stealing food from the catering tables.

Swampscott local animal control officer Diane Treadwell is in charge of removing the animals. She told the Boston Herald, "They built the set on marshland near a wooded area and the set isn't sealed off so the skunks come in and out as the...
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10 Celebrity Death Hoaxes

July 12th, 2012 2:00pm EDT
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Eddie Murphy has joined the death hoax club. Online rumors swirled on Wednesday that the actor tragically died in a snowboarding accident in Switzerland.

The manner of his death should have indicated it was a hoax. Other stars who have "died" in snowboarding incidents include Keanu Reeves, Adam Sandler and Jim Carrey.

Jeff Goldblum and Tom Hanks both met their maker after allegedly falling from cliffs in New Zealand. In April, Ryan Gosling reportedly died while filming in Austria and falling from a cliff.

Let's face it - tons of celebrities have been victims of death hoaxes, particularl...
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Adam Sandler Turns Cougars Into Comedy In 'That's My Boy'

June 14th, 2012 9:48pm EDT
That's My Boy
Adam Sandler has a fetish for older women, so he finally made a movie about it. That’s My Boy stars Sandler as a man who fathered a son with his teacher when he was 13. Now he has to meet his grown-up son (Andy Samberg.) Sandler joked about the appeal of older women from his own childhood.

“I'm comfortable with it,” he said. “I've always liked older ladies, ever since my mother would have B’nai Brith at our house. I don't know, they seem to be nice. They've seen it all.”

Like the R-rated comedy opening this weekend, Sandler took his older women comments into a sexual direction. “They've s...
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'That's My Boy' Stars Say Movie Is Full Of 'Ninja Turtle' And Vanilla Ice Goodness That Barack Obama Should Love

June 14th, 2012 12:25pm EDT
Classic Vanilla Ice
Rob Van Winkle was famous 20 years ago as his alter ego Vanilla Ice, riding on the single “Ice Ice Baby,” a movie vehicle Cool as Ice and a cameo in the then phenomenon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze. Now playing himself in the comedy That’s My Boy, Winkle commented on the lasting impact of his work.

“Listen, it’s a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle world out there,” Winkle said. “Obama grew up to that sh** so I’m excited to bring back some of the old school and then reminisce a little bit.”

The film’s costars were impressed with Winkle’s Obama reference too. Adam Sandl...
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Adam Sandler Signs Up For Tonka Truck Movie

June 12th, 2012 12:24pm EDT
Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler is joining in the toy movies craze - the funnyman is bringing Tonka trucks to the big screen.

Sandler's movie company Happy Madison Productions is teaming up with executives at Sony Pictures and toymakers Hasbro to make the family-friendly animated film Tonka, inspired by the popular children's truck brand.

A Sony spokesperson says, "In its 65 years, Tonka has become more than a toy or a brand - Tonka trucks are a rite of passage for kids all around the world. We look forward to creating a family-friendly motion picture that brings the Tonka experience to life."

Sandler's...
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Denise Richards To Make Cameo On Charlie Sheen's 'Anger Management'

April 12th, 2012 9:34am EDT
Denise richards
Charlie Sheen's ex-wife Denise Richards has landed a cameo on his new TV sitcom.

The actress will play one of counselor Sheen's temperamental clients in "Anger Management," when the series debuts this summer.

Richards' character, Lori, is also a potential business partner for the actor's onscreen ex, played by Shawnee Smith.

Sheen's dad Martin Sheen has already landed a guest spot on the show, which is a spin-off to the movie "Anger Management," starring Jack Nicholson and Adam Sandler.
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Selena Gomez Is 'Halting Music For A Bit' To Focus On Movie Career

April 10th, 2012 8:44am EDT
Selena Gomez
Teen star Selena Gomez is taking a step back from music to focus on her acting career after lining up her first action movie alongside Ethan Hawke.

The singer/actress wrapped filming on upcoming comedy "Spring Breakers" last month and she recently replaced her pal Miley Cyrus in Adam Sandler's animated movie "Hotel Transylvania."

Now Gomez has signed on to star in "The Getaway" - and she admits the call of Hollywood has temporarily placed her music aspirations on hold.

She tells MTV News, "I'm just kind of halting music for a bit. (I've) been really focused on more acting. For me it's be...
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Adam Sandler's 'Jack And Jill' Sweeps The 2012 Razzie Awards

April 2nd, 2012 9:30am EDT
Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler and his flop film Jack And Jill made history at the Golden Raspberry Awards on Sunday by scooping a massive 10 dishonors.

The funnyman was named Worst Actor and Actress for his dual male and female roles in the cross-dressing comedy, which was also branded Worst Picture, Worst Remake and Worst Screenplay.

Sandler also shared the prize for Worst Screen Ensemble and Worst Screen Couple, while his co-star Al Pacino won the Worst Supporting Actor trophy and David Spade was named Worst Supporting Actress for his own cross-dressing role in the movie.

Razzies founder John Wilson...
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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 ...
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Adam Sandler Is Getting Flabby For The Film 'Fat Man' (Photos)

March 30th, 2012 8:49am EDT
Adam Sandler
We spotted Adam Sandler swimming with his children Sadie and Sunny in Miami yesterday. The actor looked a little overweight while he was enjoying the pool with his family.

The actor is reportedly eyeing a role in the upcoming comedy "Fat Man" so maybe that's why he's packing on the pounds?

Hopefully the film will put him back on top of the box office. In February he set a record and was dishonored with 11 "Razzie" nominations, which are given to the worst movies of the year. His film "Jack and Jill" was a bust.

He stars in several upcoming films, including "That's My Boy," "Hotel Transy...
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Adam Sandler Racks Up A Record 11 Razzie Nominations

February 26th, 2012 3:00pm EST
Jack And Jill
Adam Sandler has been named and shamed after setting a new record for the most Golden Raspberry Award nominations received in a year.

The funnyman has been dishonored with 11 'Razzie' nominations, which are given to the worst movies of the year, including Worst Actor and Actress for his dual male and female roles in cross-dressing comedy Jack and Jill.

There were also dishonorable mentions for Al Pacino for his cameo in Jack and Jill, and Nicole Kidman for her supporting role in Sandler's romantic comedy Just Go With It.

Vampire romance The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 was also ...
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Jennifer Aniston Felt 'Surreal' About Receiving Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star (Photos)

February 23rd, 2012 8:22am EST
Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Aniston was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday.

Her "Just Go With It" co-star Adam Sandler and "Wanderlust" castmates Malin Akerman and Kathryn Hahn were among those saluting the star at the ceremony as her boyfriend and "Wanderlust" co-star Justin Theroux and father, actor John Aniston, looked on.

Unveiling her star, the actress said, "It feels very surreal to be honest. I was born here and it's sort of something you went and saw as a kid and got excited about just walking and seeing the names. To imagine that you're going to be there is really specia...
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Kids' Choice Nominations Announced - Katy Perry, Taylor Swift & More Make The List

February 17th, 2012 9:27am EST
Katy Perry
Katy Perry, Taylor Swift and Daniel Radcliffe are among the top nominees for the 2012 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards.

The boy wizard franchise's eighth and final film, "Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 2," will compete against "The Smurfs," "The Muppets" and "Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked" for Favorite Movie, while Radcliffe will face off against Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides), Jim Carrey (Mr. Popper's Penguins) and Adam Sandler (Jack & Jill).

Radcliffe's Potter co-star Emma Watson is shortlisted for Favorite Movie Actress alongside Kristen Ste...
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Johnny Depp Named America's Favorite Actor

January 19th, 2012 9:51pm EST
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp has been named America's favorite actor for the second consecutive year.

The Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End star beat out movie veteran Clint Eastwood and Denzel Washington to top the annual Harris Poll, which also ranks Tom Hanks at four and late icon John Wayne at five.

Dirty Harry legend Eastwood has not featured in a movie since 2008's Gran Torino and has instead turned his focus to directing, taking charge of 2011's J. Edgar.

The top 10 is rounded out by George Clooney, Sandra Bullock, Harrison Ford, Will Smith and Adam Sandler.
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Katy Perry & Emma Stone Were Big Winners At 2012 People's Choice Awards

January 12th, 2012 8:24am EST
Emma Stone
It was a huge night for Katy Perry at the People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Wednesday - even though the pop star's marriage break-up prevented her from attending.

The I Kissed a Girl star pulled out of the event earlier this week via a tweet but it was still very much her night as she picked up five awards, including one for her guest spot on TV comedy How I Met Your Mother.

Perry also claimed trophies for Favorite Female Artist, Favorite Song of the Year (E.T.), Favorite Music Video (Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F)) and Favorite Tour Headliner.

It was also a great evening for the ...
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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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'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1' Earns $139 Million At Weekend Box Office

November 21st, 2011 9:06am EST
Breaking Dawn Part 1
"The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1" sunk its teeth into the box office at the weekend after raking in $139.5 million.

The second-to-last installment of the hit vampire series, starring Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner, pulled in a staggering $30.3 million after Thursday's midnight showings alone.

Coming in at a distant second place was animated film "Happy Feet 2," which opened with takings of $22 million, while "Immortals" dropped to third place with earnings of $12.2 million.

Rounding out the top five were Adam Sandler's comedy "Jack and Jill" ($12 million) ...
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'Immortals' Beats 'Jack And Jill' At Weekend Box Office

November 14th, 2011 8:39am EST
Immortals
Director Tarsem Singh's stylish, ultra-violent action film "Immortals" has beaten Adam Sandler's gender-bending comedy "Jack & Jill" and Clint Eastwood and Leonardo Dicaprio's "J. Edgar" biopic to the top of the box office.

The 3D epic, which stars British actor Henry Cavill as ancient Greek hero Theseus and Mickey Rourke as bloodthirsty villain King Hyperion, hauled in $32 million in its opening weekend to take first place from Sandler's new release, which claimed a solid $26 million.

Former number one "Puss in Boots" fell to third place, comedy "Tower Heist" came in fourth and the new "...
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Two Jews' Review 'Jack And Jill' And Agree Adam Sandler Fell Down The Hill With This One (Video)

November 11th, 2011 1:00pm EST
Jack And Jill
Two Jews on Film - By Joan Alperin Schwartz: I love laughing. Nothing feels as good as a big fat belly laugh... Well, maybe one other thing, but laughing is definitely right up there. So I was really looking forward to seeing Adam Sandler's new film 'Jack and Jill,' directed by Dennis Dugan (Grownups). It's a comedy, right? Wrong!

There is absolutely nothing funny about this movie. This is a really bad film that totally condescends to its audience.

Good comedy has to have a basis in reality. The characters have to be believable. They can be over-the-top, but they have to be real pe...
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Adam Sandler & Katie Holmes Talk Hidden Talents, Paparazzi & More On 'Rachael Ray'

November 10th, 2011 3:00pm EST
Katie Holmes & Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler and Katie Holmes dropped by the "Rachael Ray" show to promote their new film "Jack And Jill."

In the film, Jack Sadelstein (Sandler) is on top of his game, and has every reason to be thankful: he has a beautiful wife (Holmes), great kids, a gorgeous house in L.A., and a successful job as an advertising executive. Even still, Jack always dreads the coming of Thanksgiving because for him, the holiday only means one thing: a visit from his needy, annoying, passive-aggressive, neurotic, identical twin sister, Jill (also played by Sandler.)

The stars sat down with Rachael and talk...
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Adam Sandler's Star Power Prompts Movie Studio To Cut Down Palm Tree

November 8th, 2011 6:53pm EST
Adam Sandler
Funnyman Adam Sandler learned how powerful he is in Hollywood when his comical complaints about a palm tree blocking a poster for his new film prompted studio bosses to chop it down.

The Happy Gilmore star was driving through the city when he spotted the tree partly obscuring a billboard advertising Jack & Jill, which features Sandler in character as male and female twins.

He explains, "There was a palm tree with the leaves going across on the girl character and it looked like a mustache and it was right near Sony (studio's headquarters).

"I told them... they had a mustache on me with a ...
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Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies - 'Immortals,' 'J. Edgar,' & More

November 7th, 2011 2:00pm EST
Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies
Recently I had the opportunity to speak with Todd Strauss-Schulson, the director of last week’s comedy “A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas.” I had fun speaking one-on-one with the fellow Emerson alum about his experiences directing his first major feature length film. Check out my interview here.

Dropping in at the box office this week are the Tarsem Singh Greek epic “Immortals,” the Clint Eastwood biopic “J. Edgar,” the Lars Von Trier apocalyptic drama “Melancholia,” the Adam Sandler comedy “Jack and Jill,” the William Monahan gangster flick “London Boulevard,” the Werner Herzog doc...
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Katie Holmes Shows Off Her Cleavage At 'Jack And Jill' Premiere

November 7th, 2011 8:16am EST
Katie holmes cleavage
We spotted a sexy Katie Holmes at the "Jack and Jill" world premiere in Los Angeles yesterday. The actress wore a low-cut, wrap around fuschia blouse and black skirt.

The film centers on Jack Sadelstein (Adam Sandler), who has a beautiful wife (Holmes), great kids, a gorgeous house, and a successful job. But he always dreads Thanksgiving because it means a visit from his needy, annoying, identical twin sister, Jill (also played by Sandler).

Katie also recently appeared on an episode of "How I Met Your Mother" as the slutty pumpkin.

CHECK OUT MORE PHOTOS OF KATIE FROM THE PREMIERE!
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FX Picks Up Charlie Sheen's Sitcom 'Anger Management'

October 28th, 2011 9:01am EDT
Charlie Sheen
Charlie Sheen's comeback is almost complete - his new TV sitcom has been picked up.

"Anger Management," a spin-off from Jack Nicholson and Adam Sandler's movie of the same name, will air on FX after executives beat out two other networks for the show.

Sheen was fired from hit sitcom "Two and a Half Men" earlier this year after falling out with creator Chuck Lorre. He was replaced by Ashton Kutcher.
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Q&A: More 'Pretend Time' With Nick Swardson

October 4th, 2011 3:00pm EDT
 'Pretend Time' With Nick Swardson
Nick Swardson is going to push your buttons and enjoy doing it. With Nick Swardson's Pretend Time, he's got a platform to cover everything from a parody of 16 and Pregnant to alien paternity tests.

As the show returns for its second season tomorrow night on Comedy Central, Nick recently stopped by to chat with me about what makes up one of the most twisted shows on television and who he finds funny.

Now that you're working on the second season of Pretend Time, what are some of the differences between season one and season two?

The content I think is even more aggressive, which I d...
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Charlie Sheen Joins Indie Film 'A Glimpse Inside The Mind Of Charlie Swan III'

September 9th, 2011 8:35am EDT
Charlie Sheen
Charlie Sheen has landed his first big screen role since he was fired as the star of sitcom "Two and a Half Men" earlier this year - and he'll play another Charlie.

The actor, who played Charlie Harper on the TV show, has signed on to play the titular character in new indie movie "A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charlie Swan III."

Roman Coppola is set to write and direct the project, which will also star Jason Schwartzman.

Sheen's character will be a graphic designer struggling to come to terms with a break-up.

Sheen is also working on a TV sitcom spin-off based on 2003 Adam Sandler movie ...
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