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David Foster Wallace estate objects to Jason Segel biopic

April 22nd, 2014 9:30pm EDT
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Officials representing tragic author David Foster Wallace's estate have released a statement objecting to a biopic film starring Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg.

The End of the Tour centres on a road trip Wallace, who committed suicide in 2008, took with Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky in 1996, and is based on the book Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip With David Foster Wallace.

The movie is currently filming, but the family is not on board with the project and insist Wallace would never have consented to it.

A statement from a representative for the estat...
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'How I Met Your Mother' Cast Knew The Show's Ending Since Series Began

April 1st, 2014 11:41pm EDT
How I Met Your Mother
The cast of How I Met Your Mother has known how the series was going to end since the show's beginning back in 2005.

Producers revealed the end of the story to stars Josh Radnor and Lyndsy Fonseca, who play star Josh Radnor's children on the series, when scenes for the end of the series were shot at the beginning in order to ensure that the series came full circle.

"(Creators) Carter (Bays) and Craig (Thomas), are so smart. They had actually planned the ending during our pilot," says star Cobie Smulders, who plays Radnor's love interest on the show. "They shot some scenes with the two chi...
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Cameron Diaz In Her Underwear Is The Best Thing About Lukewarm 'Sex Tape' Trailer

April 1st, 2014 9:38pm EDT
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Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel play a married couple looking to spice things up with their love life by getting the camera out and taping themselves getting it on in Sex Tape.

But when Jay forgets to erase the tape and it automatically uploads the video to his cloud, the couple has to scramble to make sure no one they know sees it.

Diaz is clearly the hottest thing in this trailer, wearing a pair of rollerskate and a tiny white t-shirt with red panties, and looking more like 31 than 41. The trailer also gives a brief glimpse of the couple sitting nude on a couch together, but that's as far ...
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Cameron Diaz on 'Sex Tape' role

March 9th, 2014 11:05am EDT
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Cameron Diaz spent days with Jason Segel's "package in her face" making 'Sex Tape'.

The pair star in the comedy series about a couple who video themselves recreating the Karma Sutra - a famous ancient Indian sex manual - only for it to go missing, and filming the initial scenes required a certain level of intimacy between the co-stars.

Cameron told People magazine: "[We] got to know each other very well. Our day was, 'My butt is going to be in your face, your package is going to be in my face."

Despite the raunchy subject matter, the health conscious star says the shoot was one of the mo...
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Jason Segel praises co-star Alyson Hannigan

January 28th, 2014 6:20pm EST
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Alyson Hannigan thought Jason Segel "how to be a man."
The 'How I Met Your Mother' actor, who reportedly checked into rehab following his split from Michelle Williams last February, admitted he is really going to miss his co-star when the show finishes up in March after nine seasons.
The 34-year-old star told US chat show 'The Talk': "Aly taught me a lot about how to be a man, I gotta say. I was 25 when I took the show.
"I think we've all been through a lot personally. Aly and I have a lot of scenes together, spend a lot of time together, and she's always been there to listen to me and give...
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Jason Segel to play tragic author David Foster Wallace

December 12th, 2013 8:30pm EST
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Funnyman Jason Segel is the unlikely choice to play tragic author David Foster Wallace in a new movie biopic.

The Forgetting Sarah Marshall actor will star as the Pulitzer Prize-nominated writer, who committed suicide in 2008, in The End of the Tour.

Jesse Eisenberg is also attached to the film and will play Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky, according to TheWrap.com.

The script was adapted from Lipsky's book, Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip With David Foster Wallace.
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Cameron Diaz joins Twitter

November 8th, 2013 6:20pm EST
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Cameron Diaz has joined Twitter.
The 'Bad Teacher' star posted her first tweet on the micro-blogging site today (11.08.13) and attracted 67,000 followers in just three hours.
Using the Twitter handle @CameronDiaz, the 41-year-old actress poked fun at her late arrival to the social networking site in her first post, writing: "I JUST got a super cool new app called Twitter. Twelloooo!!! (sic)"
The actress' profile includes a brief bio that reads: "Liver and lover of life; professional laugher, eater, make-believer."
She also opted to use a quirky avatar picture, in which she appears wide-ey...
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How I Met Your Mother bosses in talks for spin-off

October 31st, 2013 4:00am EDT
How I Met Your Mother
TV bosses behind How I Met Your Mother are planning a spin-off, according to U.S. reports.

The hit sitcom, which stars Neil Patrick Harris, Jason Segel and Alyson Hannigan, is in the midst of its ninth and final season, but creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas may continue their reign on television with a new show.

Bays and Thomas, along with former Saturday Night Live writer Emily Spivey, have pitched an all-female comedy called How I Met Your Father, according to Entertainment Weekly.

Like its predecessor, the spin-off would tell the tale of a group of friends living in New York and f...
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Jason Segel doesn't want his body to be a joke

October 19th, 2013 3:20pm EDT
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Jason Segel lost weight because he was worried how his body would look on the big screen.
The 'How I Met Your Mother' star, who recently adopted a healthier lifestyle and lost more than 40 pounds, decided to slim down when he discovered he would be appearing shirtless in the movie 'Sex Tape,' which he is currently filming alongside Cameron Diaz.
The 33-year-old actor told Us Weekly magazine: "It is R-rated and I'm not in shape for no reason.
"This time when I take my shirt off, I've made a promise to myself, it doesn't have to be funny."
Jason, who split from Michelle Williams earlier this ...
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Top 5 Things You Need to Know Going Into Season 9 Of 'How I Met Your Mother'

September 22nd, 2013 3:00pm EDT
How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother is returning this Monday for its ninth and final season.  I'm pretty sure it's for real this time.  You may remember that season eight was reportedly going to be the final season, but since ratings were at all time highs, CBS went into negotiations with show creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas to do another season.  All of the actors' contracts were up at the end of season 8, and it appeared that Jason Segel, who said he wanted to focus on his movie career, was the biggest roadblock.  As soon as Segel signed on, everything else fell into place.  Whether you've missed...
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Rob Lowe to revisit sex tape scandal with new comedy

September 17th, 2013 3:12am EDT
Rob Lowe
Rob Lowe is set to star in a new sex tape - but this time he'll be keeping his clothes on.

Sex Tape is a new comedy which stars Lowe as a company CEO who accidentally gets hold of a video of Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel's characters' bedroom antics.

The movie focuses on the lengths the red-faced duo go to to retrieve the tape before it can be sold to a porn mogul, played by Jack Black.

Lowe has experience of the seedy side of sex - a tape he made with two girls in the 1980s almost wrecked his Hollywood career.
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Rebel Wilson suffered fashion nightmare at Jason Segel lunch

August 8th, 2013 3:11am EDT
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Australian comedienne Rebel Wilson was left red-faced during a one-time lunch date with actor Jason Segel after ripping her leather jacket as she went to sit down.

The Bridesmaids actress reveals she was trying hard to make a good impression on the Forgetting Sarah Marshall star on her first Hollywood meeting, but her efforts ended in embarrassment.

She has drawn on the real-life incident for a scene in her new U.S. sitcom, Super Fun Night, and admits she is no stranger to fashion nightmares.

Wilson tells Cosmopolitan magazine, "There's a scene (in the sitcom) where my dress rips, and so...
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Bad Teacher movie sequel in the works

June 21st, 2013 3:11am EDT
Bad Teacher
Cameron Diaz's hit comedy Bad Teacher is getting a sequel.

Filmmaker Jake Kasdan, who took charge of the 2011 movie, will return to direct the follow-up, although it is not yet known if Diaz will reprise her role as an alcoholic, drug-taking school teacher for the second installment.

The original release, starring Jason Segel and Diaz's ex-boyfriend Justin Timberlake as the actress' geeky onscreen crush, grossed $216 million (£139.4 million) worldwide and has since inspired a TV sitcom based on the film.

The series, written by Hilary Winston, is set to feature Nick & Norah's Infinite Pla...
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Michelle Williams linked to artist Dustin Yellin

May 8th, 2013 9:20am EDT
Actress Michelle Williams has apparently moved on following her split from Jason Segel by reportedly embarking on a new romance with an artist.

The Brokeback Mountain beauty sparked rumours of a new relationship when she was photographed holding hands with Dustin Yellin as they left an afterparty at the Boom Boom Room in New York City following the Costume Institute Gala on Monday night (06May13).

The fiercely private star, 32, kept her head down but appeared to be smiling as she followed 38-year-old Yellin out of the club.

Williams split from funnyman Segel in February (13) after strugg...
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Jason Segel Writes 'Nightmares!' For Young Readers, Random House Bites

April 24th, 2013 6:02pm EDT
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Jason Segel is now an author. The "How I Met Your Mother" star has inked a book deal with Random House to write a children's series.

The actor is co-writing "Nightmares!" with author Kirsten Miller. The series will center on a group of kids who must save their hometown from fear, which has manifested itself in the form of nightmare creatures that appear in the everyday world.

Segel said in a statement: "Ultimately, it's a story about learning that we can accomplish anything, as long as we are brave enough to try. These are the types of stories that always inspired me."

The three-book ser...
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Cameron Diaz Has A 'Sex Tape' On The Way

April 20th, 2013 1:57pm EDT
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Cameron Diaz is set to get busy in the bedroom with Jason Segel while the cameras roll.

The sexy star has reportedly joined the cast of the upcoming Sex Tape, a comedy about a married couple who panic after losing a very personal video.

Reese Witherspoon was originally set to take the role, but now Diaz is set to reunite with her Bad Teacher co-star Segel on the project.

The screenplay for the film was written by Kate Angelo, who also wrote 2010's "The Back-Up Plan," which starred Jennifer Lopez.
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'HIMYM' Recap: Back After Short Hiatus With 'Romeward Bound'

April 16th, 2013 2:43pm EDT
How I Met Your Mother
'How I Met Your Mother' returned last night after a short hiatus due to the NCAA tournament.  It came back with a quick shocker.  The Captain calls Lily and tells her that he is moving to Rome for a year and that he wants her to come with him.  Lily took the job as the Captain’s art consultant a few weeks ago.  She is immediately torn.  When she calls Marshall to talk about it, he talks about how he is swamped at work.  She decides that she can’t rip Marshall away from his dream job and turns down the Captain’s offer.

Meanwhile, Ted and Barney are at the bar.  Barney was just about to leav...
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Jason Segel Penning Young Adult Book Series

April 6th, 2013 7:28am EDT
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Actor Jason Segel is adding author to his resume after turning an old film script into a new book series for young adults.

The Muppets star reveals he came up with the story when he was 21 and sold the plotline for "super cheap" as an aspiring actor, but he recently tracked down the material and bought back the rights - and he has since decided to rework it into a collection of novels.

He says, "As I got more successful I kept hoping they (film developers) wouldn't realize I was the same Jason Segel as the Jason Segel they bought the script from (before he became famous)."

Segel is ke...
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Hollywood Break-Ups: Michelle Williams & Jason Segel, Rachel McAdams & Michael Sheen

February 27th, 2013 9:00am EST
Jason Segel, Michelle Williams & Matilda
After barely a year of dating, Michelle Williams and Jason Segel have reportedly split. The couple went public with their relationship in April at an afterparty for the actor's romantic comedy "The Five-Year Engagement."

Williams recently told InStyle magazine: "He is nice... I didn't actually realize who he was before I started dating him... I didn't realize he made a lot of very popular, funny movies."

The pair recently vacationed in Cancun, Mexico, with Busy Phillips and her family; however, the couple struggled to maintain a long-distance relationship, according to UsMagazine.com. Wil...
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Megan Fox, Danica McKellar & More Stars Heat Up The 'This Is 40' Premiere

December 13th, 2012 12:00pm EST
Megan Fox
The "Knocked Up" sequel "This Is 40" hits theaters on Dec. 21, and the cast stepped out in Hollywood on Wednesday to attend the premiere.

New mom Megan Fox stunned in a dark red wrap dress with black stilettos. The actress, 26, gave birth to son Noah on Sept. 27. Just 10 weeks later she looks amazing (no surprise there!)

Newly single Danica McKellar, who filed for divorce over the summer, looked cute in a purple and silver off-the-shoulder frock.

Heather Locklear was accompanied by her beautiful 15-year-old daughter Ava Sambora, while Leslie Mann looked slim and trim in a white gown with...
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Joe Manganiello Causes 'Twelve Horny Women' On 'HIMYM'

November 27th, 2012 3:26pm EST
Twelve Horny Women
'How I Met Your Mother' returned last night continuing the story arc from last week. You’ll remember that Marshall ran into his old law school buddy Brad, played by Joe Mananiello. Brad conned Marshall into thinking he needed a job when all he really wanted to do was steal Marshall’s firm’s strategy for the upcoming case where Brad was defending a pharmaceutical company. Marshall’s boss tells him to win the case or he’s fired.

In traditional HIMYM fashion, the story is being told by someone at a later point in time, but this time it is Marshall. We find Marshall telling the story of th...
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Jason Segel And Michelle Williams Move In Together

October 24th, 2012 3:30pm EDT
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Jason Segel and Michelle Williams have taken their relationship to the next level after reportedly moving in together in New York.

The fiercely-private couple was first photographed together in March after enjoying a dinner date near the Brokeback Mountain beauty's home in Brooklyn, and the stars went public with their romance a month later at the Big Apple after party for Segel's romantic comedy The Five-Year Engagement.

Now, the romance appears to be getting serious after Williams decided to leave the pad she and her daughter, Matilda, once shared with her tragic ex-fiancé Heath Ledge...
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'How I Met Your Mother': Who Wants To Be A Godfather?

October 16th, 2012 10:47am EDT
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With Marshall and Lily in new parent mode, the gang had been a little out of sync lately. They had instructed the others to not bother them with anything that wasn’t “an 8 out of 10 or higher.” So when Ted was having problems with Victoria and Robin was having problems with Nick, they decided to keep it to themselves.

When Marshall and Lily finally got some free time, they had a new view of the world as a scary and dangerous place. They decided that with Marvin to think about now, it was time to draft up a will. The answers to most questions came easy, but the biggest of all was who w...
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'How I Met Your Mother': Lily And Marshall Search For A Nanny

October 9th, 2012 10:50am EDT
robin, lily, and marshall
How I Met Your Mother returned last night for the second episode of what is looking increasingly likely to be the final season of the show. Co-creator Craig Thomas told TV Guide, "We wanted the season premiere to feel momentous because this could be the beginning of the last chapter. There are negotiations happening, but I don't know how that's gonna go and I don't know when I'll know if there'll be a Season 9. Carter [Bays] and I are really writing the season as if it's the last season and this is how we would start it." Last week’s premiere gave us the big reveal that Ted would meet hi...
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'How I Met Your Mother' Season 8: 5 Spoilers You Need To Know

September 4th, 2012 1:00pm EDT
Cast of How I Met Your Mother
“How I Met Your Mother” is hands-down one of my favorite shows. I own all of the seasons on DVD, and still have about 35 episodes saved on DVR. So it pains me to say that season 7’s finale was a little underwhelming as we saw Barney prepare to marry Robin instead of the fabulous Quinn (played by the even more fabulous Becki Newton) and Ted (Josh Radnor) motor off into the sunset with The One Who Got Away, Victoria, on her wedding day. Nevertheless, Marshall and Lily finally brought little Marvin into the world, and the show seemed to be inching closer to revealing the elusive mother. Th...
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Spotted: Jason Segel & Michelle Williams Linking Arms In Los Feliz

August 21st, 2012 10:07am EDT
Michelle Williams & Jason Segel
We spotted Jason Segel and Michelle Williams leaving Little Dom's in the swanky Los Feliz neighborhood in Los Angeles on Monday. The couple looked very happy together with their arms wrapped around one another.

The couple has been very low key about their relationship, which began earlier this year. They made thier first public appearance together in April during the Tribeca Film Festival.

Segel gave Extra a little insight into his relationship earlier this year by saying, "I think we would just very much like to be happy. That's all I'm going to say about it."

Williams stars in the upco...
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Jason Segel's Rep Refutes 'How I Met Your Mother' Exit Rumors

August 2nd, 2012 11:25am EDT
Jason Segel
A spokesperson for Jason Segel has denied the funnyman is leaving hit sitcom How I Met Your Mother.

The actor, who plays Marshall Eriksen in the Emmy-winning show, was rumored to be making the upcoming eighth season his last so he could pursue more dramatic roles.

The speculation was apparently sparked after Segel was quoted as telling Austrian website Kurier.at, "I've been playing the nice guy for quite a long time now. That's why I'm gonna quit How I Met Your Mother after the eighth season."

However, a representative insists the reports are unfounded, telling TVGuide.com, "Perhaps s...
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Jason Segel To Quit 'How I Met Your Mother'?

August 1st, 2012 9:06am EDT
How I Met Your Mother
Jason Segel is reportedly leaving "How I Met Your Mother" after its upcoming eighth season.

Segel plays Marshall Eriksen in the hit CBS comedy. Neil Patrick Harris, Alyson Hannigan, Josh Radnor and Cobie Smulders also star.

Like many actors, he's likely looking to pump up his already burgeoning film career. He has starred in movies such as "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," "Knocked Up," "The Muppets" and "The Five-Year Engagement."

Segel reportedly told Austrian website kurier.at, "It's great to do some 'Rated R' stuff again, because I've been playing the nice guy for quite a long time now. T...
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TV Report Card: Grading 10 Season Finales

May 25th, 2012 12:07pm EDT
Revenge Cast
Season finales are essentially the Hollywood version of final exams. They have to shock and awe and entice viewers into returning after four arduous months of dead air. From births and deaths to break-ups and OMG-worthy shockers, I’m grading 10 season finales. The SPOILER ALERT is implied.

Reckoning, Revenge’s thrilling season ender saw Emily Thorne (Emily VanCamp) not only confront her father’s killer in a satisfying and strangely sweet final fight, but surrender to her feelings for ruggedly handsome bartender, Jack. It wouldn’t be “Revenge” without infuriating twists and double-c...
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Kim Kardashian & Other Celebs Urge Moms To Get Breast Cancer Screenings

May 12th, 2012 3:00pm EDT
Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian and Jason Segel are among the stars urging moms to get breast cancer screenings as 'gifts' to themselves this Mother's Day.

Neil Patrick Harris, Josh Duhamel, Zach Galifianakis and Will Ferrell hare also taped Word To Your Mother videos encouraging women to get screened as people celebrates Mother's Day this weekend.

The short clips, shot for cancer research organization The Noreen Fraser Foundation, stress the importance of early detection in the fight against the deadly disease.

In her video, Kardashian says, "Taking care of your health is the best gift you can give your...
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