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4/5/2015 7:00am EDT
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Actress Hayley Atwell(1982)

Actress Lily James (1989)

Actor Tom Riley (1981)

Actor Erik Aude (1980)

Neptune Pharrell (1973)

Actress Krista Allen (1972)

Singer Paula Cole (1968)

Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready (1965)

Actor Christopher 'Kid' Reid (1964)

Actress Lana Clarkson (1962; d. 2003)

Actress Andrea Arnold (1961)

Actor Mitch Pileggi (1952)

Actress Jane Asher (1946)

Actor Michael Moriarty (1941)

Actor Frank Gorshin (1933; d. 2005)

Actor Nigel Hawthorne (1929; d. 2001)

Director/producer Roger Corman (1926)

Actor Christopher Hewett (1921; d. 2001)


Fashion Fails: Perez Hilton, Kate Mara, More

3/23/2014 5:03pm EDT
Perez Hilton
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!

This week we have several repeat offenders on the list - we're beginning to think they do this on purpose. Not that we mind, because it offers so much entertainment. Here are this week's fails:

Hayley Atwell Deems '12 Years A Slave' Torture Porn

2/7/2014 9:44am EST
Hayley Atwell
Hayley Atwell has caused an uproar by deeming critically acclaimed movie 12 Years A Slave as "torture porn".

The British actress sparked a debate on Twitter when she shared her thoughts on Steve McQueen's movie, which tells the true story of a free man who is kidnapped and sold into slavery.

Atwell described the real life story as "remarkable" but criticized McQueen's inclusion of scenes depicting brutal rape and violence.

In a series of posts on Twitter, Captain America: The First Avenger star writes, "OK. I'm going to say it. 12 Years a Slave...' movie.. felt like a film for ignoran...

Hayley Atwell Lands Starring Role In 'Captain America' TV Spin-Off

1/2/2014 11:41am EST
Hayley Atwel
British actress Hayley Atwell has landed the lead role in a new TV show based on Captain America.

The 31 year-old star, who played the superhero's love interest Peggy Carter in 2011 movie Captain America: The First Avenger, has been cast in a new series called Agent Carter, which is due to hit television screens across the country. by the end of the year.

A source tells Britain's Daily Mirror, "This is a massive deal for both Hayley and Marvel comic fans. It's Marvel's major project of 2014, and it will be a big budget production. Hayley is absolutely thrilled to have the opportunity an...

In Case You Missed It: Celebrity Fashion At The 2012 BAFTAs

2/14/2012 2:30pm EST
Michelle Williams
The 2012 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTAs) were overshadowed on Sunday by the Grammy Awards and the passing of superstar Whitney Houston, but we have some great photos from the event.

Many stars stuck to their favorite hues - black and white - but there were a few colorful celebs in the bunch.

"The Artist" was this year's biggest winner, taking home seven awards: Best Film, Best Actor for star Jean Dujardin, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Original Music and Best Costume Design.

Check out the fashion on the following pages:

Chris H...

Celebrities That Turn 30 in 2012

1/2/2012 8:00am EST
Celebrities That Turn 30 in 2012
It's hard to believe for many of us the 1982 was 30 years ago. In that year, Ronald Reagan was President, Joe Montana was the Superbowl XVI MVP and the space shuttle Columbia made its first mission.

In movies, E.T., Tootsie and Gandhi ruled the box office while Chariots of Fire took best picture at the Academy Awards that year. Also taking home Oscar gold for best actor and actress in 1982 respectively were Katharine Hepburn and Henry Fonda for On Golden Pond. In music Michael Jackson released Thriller which sold more than 25 million copies, becoming the biggest selling album in history.


Summer Superhero Recap: What Worked, What Didn't, What Comes Next

7/25/2011 2:00pm EDT
Summer Superhero Recap 2011
Now that Captain America has slung his mighty shield across the cineplexes, 2011’s summer superhero quadrumvirate—Thor, X-Men: First Class, Green Lantern and Cap—is ripe for a recap: What worked, what didn’t, and most importantly, what comes next? (Oh, and even though they bested all four DC and Marvel characters at the box office, we’re not counting the Transformers or Harry Potter, okay?)


Released: May 6. Worldwide box office to date: ~$444 million. Rotten Tomatoes rating: 6.7/10

Marvel Comics’ God of Thunder kicked off the superhero summer in a film directed by the Shakespeare...

Two Jews' Review 'Captain America The First Avenger': Both Don't Salute Marvel's Latest (Video)

7/21/2011 10:00am EDT
Captain America, The First Avenger
By Joan Alperin Schwartz 'Captain America: The First Avenger', directed by Joe Johnston (Wolfman) is the latest superhero to come out of the 'Marvel' stable.

The year is 1941...Hitler and his merry band of Nazis are storming through Europe.

One particular Nazi, Johann Schmidt aka Red Skull (Hugo Weaving) is in Norway searching for an ancient artifact known as Odin's Tesseract...

This artifact is very, very powerful. We know this, because of the small print written on it... ...not meant for human eyes...Apparently, the Tesseract gives a person unlimited power. And who is the last per...

Extended 'Captain America: The First Avenger' Trailer Released: Watch It!

3/24/2011 10:35am EDT
Captain America the First Avenger
Paramount released an extended trailer for Captain America: The First Avenger. Read on and watch the trailer to find out why this super hero movie is so highly anticipated!

Deemed unfit for military service, a once-meek U.S. soldier-turned-hero, Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) gains strength and agility far beyond that of a normal human being after taking an experimental super-serum. The research project turns him into Captain America, a superhero dedicated to defending America's ideals.

Other cast includes: Richard Armitage (Heinz Kruger), Hugo Weaving (The Red S...

Emma Watson Named Sexiest Brit

11/17/2010 12:45am EST
Emma Watson
"Harry Potter" hottie Emma Watson has topped a new list of the Sexiest British Actresses Under 30.

Just days before the penultimate Potter film hits cinemas, the actress has beaten Keira Knightley to the top of a new poll.

Watson's "Potter" pals Katie Leung and Bonnie Wright also make the top list, as does Knightley's "Never Let Me Go" co-star Carey Mulligan, Emily Blunt and "Clash of the Titans" star Gemma Arterton.

Over 4,000 film fans were polled for the online survey.

The top 10 list is:

1. Emma Watson

2. Keira Knightley

3. Emily Blunt

4. Sienna Miller

First Pics Of 'Captain America: The First Avenger' Reveals Shirtless Chris Evans & More (Pictures)

11/3/2010 12:00pm EDT
Chris Evans Captain America
Paramount just released the first pictures of "Captain America: The First Avenger," revealing a shirtless Chris Evans, obviously a gift for the female fan base, and some other great WWII set adventure pics. For those not familiar with the Marvel Comic and plot, here are the basics of the storyline:

Deemed unfit for military service, a once-meek U.S. soldier-turned-hero, (Chris Evans) gains strength and agility far beyond that of a normal human being after taking an experimental super-serum. The research project turns him into Captain America, a superhero dedicated to defending America's id...

Chris Evans Almost Turned Down 'Captain America' Role

4/30/2010 2:00pm EDT
Chris Evans
Chris Evans considered turning down his role as Captain America - because he was reluctant to tackle a potentially "life-changing role."

The Fantastic Four star has landed the lead in upcoming comic book blockbuster The First Avenger: Captain America, opposite British newcomer Hayley Atwell.

However, the 28 year old admits he had reservations about signing up for such a high-profile part, as he feels more comfortable on the sidelines in a supporting role.

He tells Britain's Empire magazine, "It was a couple of weeks weighing all the options. There was certainly a period where I was shy...

Hayley Atwell Lands 'Captain America' Role

4/15/2010 9:22am EDT
Hayley Atwell
Rising star Hayley Atwell is set to make her name in Hollywood - the British actress has landed a lead role in the upcoming Captain America film.

The 28 year old has been cast alongside Chris Evans to play the superhero's love interest Peggy Carter in the comic book blockbuster. A number of big names were linked to the role in The First Avenger: Captain America, including Keira Knightley and Emily Blunt, who was favorite to tackle the part, but reportedly turned it down.

However now Atwell, who has previously appeared in Woody Allen's Cassandra's Dream and opposite Knightley in The Duch...

Opening January 18: Cassandra's Dream

1/15/2008 11:16am EST
Director Woody Allen continues to work in the dark mold of his 2005 thriller Match Point with this suspenseful tale of two brothers (Colin Farrell and Ewan McGregor) transformed into mortal enemies after scheming to alleviate their financial difficulties by turning to crime.

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