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Chris Hemsworth and family rescued

November 25th, 2013 5:20pm EST
Chris Hemsworth
Chris Hemsworth and his family were rescued off the coast of the Canary Islands when their catamaran ran into trouble yesterday (24.11.13).
The 'Thor: The Dark World' star was with his pregnant wife Elsa Pataky and their 18-month-old daughter, India Rose, in the vessel when it ran aground off the coast off San Sebastian de La Gomera.
A lifeboat, a Civil Guard patrol boat and a helicopter were scrambled to help the hunk, his family and five other passengers and brought them all back to safer shores by boat.
Ambulances were on hand, but none of the party needed medical attention. It is unkn...

Mamie Gummer Divorces Benjamin Walker

March 31st, 2013 11:07am EDT
Mamie Gummer
Meryl Streep's actress daughter Mamie Gummer has split from her husband Benjamin Walker after less than two years of marriage.  

Gummer wed the Flags of Our Fathers actor in July 2011 but the pair has decided to call time on its union and representatives for both stars have confirmed the split to  

Gummer's spokesperson tells the publication, "It's very amicable," while an insider adds, "(The split) is very new."  

The couple met while performing in the 2008 Broadway production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses and announced its engagement in October, 2009.  

They have no chil...

Five Fun Facts About 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' Star Benjamin Walker

June 21st, 2012 12:10pm EDT
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' star Benjamin Walker
On Friday, June 22nd, Benjamin Walker will do what some thought couldn’t be done by making Abraham Lincoln sexy in Timur Bekmambetov’s “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”. In preparation for the adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith’s book about the un-dead, we thought we’d dig up five fun facts about the actor about to take the summer by storm.

1) Abraham Lincoln isn’t the first American President he’s portrayed. Walker made his name as the lead in the rock musical “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” playing, you guessed it, seventh President Andrew Jackson.

2) He’s a Juilliard graduate who has at...

10 Book-To-Film Adaptations To Look Out For In 2012

March 20th, 2012 11:00am EDT
Being Flynn still
2012 is shaping up to be a very literate year in motion pictures. Over 30 films on the release schedule are based on books, short stories or comic books. Below are 10 of the most notable.


Based on: Another Bullsh*t Night in Suck City by Nick Flynn

Basic plot: A guy who works at a homeless shelter finds his estranged, alcoholic, deadbeat dad wandering in one night.

Starring: Robert DeNiro, Paul Dano, Julianne Moore

Director: Paul Weitz

Why it’ll make you thankful: I’m guessing your father isn’t in a homeless shelter…

Release date: Opened March 2 (limited)


Benjamin Walker To Lay Smackdown On Evil In 'Paradise Lost'

August 4th, 2011 12:23pm EDT
If Benjamin Walker thinks that his coolest role ever is playing a version of our sixteenth president who's hell-bent on battling bloodsuckers, he might very well be right.

Coming in at a close second though, is playing the guy who fights the devil while wearing wings.

Deadline reports that the "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" star is in talks to play archangel Michael in Legendary Pictures' upcoming "Paradise Lost." The movie, inspired by John Milton's epic poem, has already signed "I, Robot" director Alex Proyas on to direct, in addition to casting Bradley Cooper as the man with the evi...

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