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Hot Babe of the Day: Abbie Cornish

July 2nd, 2014 3:30am EDT
Hot Babe of the Day: Abbie Cornish
Every day at Starpulse we upload some of the most tasteful and remarkable photos of dazzling looking women from all around this immense world. Today's astonishing and appealing target is Abbie Cornish.

Abbie was born on August 7th, 1982, in Lochinvar, New South Wales, Australia. The charismatic blonde grew up on her family's 170 acre farm and because of her upbringing she planned on becoming a veterinarian.

At age fifteen she landed her first T.V. role, a quadriplegic on the Australian television series Children's Hospital. In 2000, she score her first major movie role as Mickey Norris,...
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Abbie Cornish Remakes The Hero's Wife In 'RoboCop'

June 5th, 2014 12:10pm EDT
Abbie Cornish Remakes The Hero's Wife In 'RoboCop'
One of the coolest movie moments so far this year was the return of RoboCop to the big screen. The long-awaited, much-buzzed remake of the sci-fi classic has now hit home video, and BFTV had the opportunity to chat with star Abbie Cornish - the woman behind Alex Murphy/RoboCop's loyal wife Clara - about her own knowledge of the RoboCop franchise and keeping her character away from being the cliched spouse.

"I grew up with RoboCop," the Australian actress told us. "We had it on VHS when I was a kid. I was very familiar with it. I signed on to this not only because of the nostalgic reasons, ...
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Review: 'Seven Psychopaths' Is The Must See Film Of 2012

October 12th, 2012 8:00am EDT
Seven Psychopaths
What does one little Shih Tzu named BONNY, Seven Psychopaths and one screenwriter suffering from writer's block have in common?

Everything...At least in my favorite film of 2012 so far.

Screenwriter, Marty Faranan (Colin Farrell) is way past his deadline on his latest screenplay. If that's not enough to cause the poor dude major stress, his passive-aggressive girlfriend, Kaya (Abbie Cornish) is about to walk out on him.

Lucky for Marty, his BFF sometime actor/full time dognapper, Billy (Sam Rockwell, in a tour de force performance) is sticking by him; actually a little too much.

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Australian Actress Abbie Cornish Shows Off Some Skin At 'Seven Psychopaths' Premiere

October 2nd, 2012 8:58am EDT
Abbie Cornish
You may not know Australian actress Abbie Cornish - but you will soon. She played the lead in Madonna's "W.E." and has appeared in the films "Limitless," "Sucker Punch" and "Stop-Loss."

Abbie attended the "Seven Psycopaths" premiere in Los Angeles on Monday wearing a low-cut silver lace gown. Va va voom!

The film centers on three friends (Colin Farrell, Christopher Walken, and Sam Rockwell) who anger a violent L.A. gangster (Woody Harrelson) by kidnapping his prized pet shih tzu. The movie hits theaters on Oct. 12.

Abbie stars in several more upcoming films, including HBO's "The Girl" an...
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Blu-ray Review: 'W.E.'

May 3rd, 2012 1:20pm EDT
W.E. photo
The romantic and inspired tale of a man willing to give up an empire for love as told by...Madonna? That’s right folks, we’re checking out the new to Blu-ray tale "W.E.," out now from Anchor Bay Entertainment and The Weinstein Company. Follow the review of real-life love below.

Title: "W.E."

Grade: 2 1/2

Cast: Abbie Cornish, Oscar Issac, James D’Arcy

Director: Madonna

Rating: R

Runtime: 119 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Entertainment/Weinstein Company

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

The Flick: The main problem with Madonna’s costume opus is not the lush look (she...
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Check Out 'W.E.,' Directed By Madonna, On DVD & Blu-ray May 1

April 27th, 2012 6:31am EDT
W/E
In "W.E.," Madonna returns to the director's seat for the first time since her 2008 feature debut, "Filth and Wisdom," for an ambitious romance detailing one lonely woman's obsession with the relationship between King Edward VIII (James D'Arcy) and American divorcée Wallis Simpson (Andrea Riseborough).

To Wally Winthrop (Abbie Cornish), no act of devotion in history is more romantic than King Edward VIII abdicating the throne to be with his one true love. But the deeper Wally dives into the background of this controversial love affair, the more apparent it becomes that their relati...
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Celebrities That Turn 30 in 2012

January 2nd, 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.

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Zombies, Spartans, And Owls: The Strange Journey Of Zack Snyder

November 9th, 2011 3:15pm EST
Zack Snyder and Gerard Butler
You awaken to a rabid 8 year old viciously chewing on your husband’s neck. A dark army, more than a million strong, bears down upon you and your kingdom. A masked man breaks in during the night and throws you out a window. A giant samurai statue engages you in battle, all the while feathery, cartoon owls fly around you. You are in the strange and violent world of Zack Snyder. Hang on; you’re in for a wild ride.

Zack Snyder, the director of the upcoming Superman reboot Man of Steel, has had the strangest start to a career of any director in recent memory. Dawn of the Dead, 300, Watchmen, Le...
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Madonna Talks 'W.E.' And Has Her 'Legs And Fingers Crossed' For Oscar

September 19th, 2011 1:00pm EDT
Madonna 36th Annual Toronto International Film Festival - 'W.E.'
The city of Toronto is used to having celebrities walk their streets every September during the Toronto International Film Festival. This year, one star shone above even the Clooneys or the Brad and Angelinas. Madonna impressed even the festival veterans with her worldwide celebrity of several decades surrounding her.

Madonna’s second feature film, W.E., played as one of the festival’s Gala screenings. The film tells the story of England’s King Edward VIII (James D’Arcy) and his love affair with Wallis Simpson (Andrea Riseborough), seen through the eyes of a modern day New Yorker (Abbie Co...
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The Weinstein Company Picks Up Madonna's Directorial Debut

June 13th, 2011 10:47pm EDT
Madonna
Madonna has been given a big movie boost - her directorial debut has a distributor.

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and his Weinstein Company have acquired U.S. distribution rights to W.E., a film which Madonna also co-wrote.

The movie, which was shot in London last year, chronicles King Edward VIII and American divorcee Wallis Simpson's historic romance and that of a modern-day couple.

The film features Abbie Cornish and Oscar Issac.
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Vanessa Hudgens Defends Saucy 'Sucker Punch' Outfits

April 11th, 2011 12:14pm EDT
Vanessa Hudgens
Vanessa Hudgens is adamant she had no qualms about showing off her body in new movie Sucker Punch following harsh criticism of the female cast's revealing costumes.

Hudgens stars alongside Emily Browning and Abbie Cornish in the Zack Snyder movie, which tells the story of a young woman who is involuntarily committed to a mental institution.

A series of dream sequences reveal the hospital as a brothel filled with scantily-dressed dancers and the actresses' saucy outfits prompted criticism of the film's erotic undertones, with a writer for movie magazine Variety branding it "fantasy fodde...
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Abbie Cornish To Record A Hip-Hop Album?

April 5th, 2011 11:22am EDT
Abbie Cornish
Australian actress Abbie Cornish has a back-up career in mind if her movie roles dry up - she wants to record a hip-hop album.

The Sucker Punch star has held musical ambitions since taking up DJing as a teenager and she's eager to lay down tracks in the studio and perform live when she has a break in her busy filming schedule.

She tells Britain's Esquire magazine, "I would love to play here in Los Angeles... and record an album. I think it's just a timing thing. I'm so focused on movies now. I'm always writing lyrics. I have so many lyrics written on so many stray pieces of paper. Every...
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Review: Synder’s 'Sucker Punch' Fails At Social Commentary

March 25th, 2011 3:10pm EDT
Sucker Punch
Your enjoyment of Zack Snyder’s “Sucker Punch” is entirely dependent on what type of film that piques your interest. If you are looking for a story about scantily clad women wielding heavy weapons, then you will be thoroughly satisfied. However, if you are seeking a tale that makes social commentary about the objectification of women, then you will be sorely disappointed.

Snyder’s first original work focuses on Baby Doll (Emily Browning), a girl who has experienced a traumatic series of events following her mother’s death. After her stepfather finds out that he has been left out of the ...
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Review: 'Sucker Punch' 'Two Jews On Film' Only One Thinks This Punch Packs A Wallop (Video)

March 25th, 2011 10:07am EDT
Sucker Punch
'Sucker Punch' directed by Zach Snyder (Watchmen, 300) stars Emily Browning as Baby Doll, a girl who meets tragic circumstances in the 1950's. The film opens with Baby Doll witnessing the murder of her mother and sister by her wicked step father...One look at his face and you can tell...this is a very bad man.

Baby Doll manages to get her hands on a gun. She aims it at Stepdaddy-dearest but instead of doing the smart thing and shooting the evil creep, she drops the pistol and flees her mansion. Not the best move...Her stepfather convinces the Police that Baby Doll is the one who murder...
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'Sucker Punch' Star Abbie Cornish: 'I'm Not The Type To Want To Go Shoot A Gun'

March 24th, 2011 3:32pm EDT
Abbie Cornish
Australian actress Abbie Cornish, who stars in the big-budget fantasy film Sucker Punch (which opens this week), adorns the cover of the April issue of GQ magazine, on sale now.

Abbie's outfit, above, features a bodysuit by Louis Vuitton, along with Victoria's Secret bra, fishnet stockings by Wolford and a pair of red high-heels by Melissa. The image is from a series of outtakes that didn't make it into the new issue. Check out more pics here (you won't be disappointed!)

In Sucker Punch, Abbie plays the role of Sweet Pea, a young girl institutionalized in a mental institution who teams up...
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Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies - 'Sucker Punch,' 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2' & More

March 21st, 2011 11:30am EDT
Sucker Punch
Things were pretty busy for me last week, since I had the chance to see three of the films premiering and interview the writer and director for one of them. I saw “Paul,” “Limitless,” and “The Lincoln Lawyer,” all of which were reasonably enjoyable.

Check out my reviews of “Paul” and “Limitless” if you have not already and definitely read my interview with writer Leslie Dixon and director Neil Burger, for their movie “Limitless.”

I haven’t posted a review of “The Lincoln Lawyer” yet, so I’ll summarize my thoughts for you as usual. Even as a shyster attorney, who makes a living defe...
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Review: Drugs Can Turn Life Around in Burger's 'Limitless'

March 18th, 2011 10:10am EDT
Limitless
In weighty films like “Requiem for a Dream” and “Trainspotting,” Hollywood has shown audiences the dark consequences of addiction and the depths that people will sink to when they’re seeking a fix. Drug use causes life to spiral out of control for the characters in these stories, until they hit rock bottom.

However director Neil Burger’s tale “Limitless,” an adaptation of the Alan Glynn novel The Dark Fields, presents an alternate world, where a pill can completely turn your life around. The result is a substance far more addicting with equally dangerous consequences.

Things couldn’t g...
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Review: 'Limitless' - Our 'Two Jews On Film' Have A Good Ride With This Sci-Fi Thriller!

March 13th, 2011 2:00pm EDT
Limitless
'Limitless' directed by Neil Burger (Illusionist) and written by Leslie Dixon (Hairspray) is based on the novel 'Dark Fields' a riveting, high-concept thriller written by Alan Glynn.

Both the film and the book asks the question: What would you do if you could take a pill that makes you smarter - as in...beyond genius, smarter?

Well for Eddie Morra (Bradley Cooper) an unsuccessful writer with major writer's block, whose landlady is about to evict him, that question is a no-brainer. Eddie takes the pill of course. Not just once but over and over and over again. Not only does this top secr...
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Vanessa Hudgens Ditched Diet For 'Sucker Punch'

February 18th, 2011 12:20pm EST
Vanessa Hudgens
Vanessa Hudgens found filming her new movie "Sucker Punch" so draining she began comfort eating to help her cope with the intense shoot.

The "High School Musical" star plays a member of a group of female inmates, alongside Abbie Cornish and Jena Malone, who try to break out of an asylum in the forthcoming film.

Hudgens trained with a team of experienced Navy officers for the role, but she admits the actresses all ditched their diets once they began filming the dramatic scenes.

She tells Britain's Total Film magazine, "Some of the scenes were really intense. I haven't done that much heavy...
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2010 Year In Entertainment Review: February

January 1st, 2011 11:00am EST
Jessica Simpson
February was marked by tragedy when celebrated fashion designer Alexander Mcqueen was found dead after hanging himself at his London home. Meanwhile, investigations into Michael Jackson's death in June, 2009 loomed as coroner's officials determined acute intoxication of powerful anaesthetic Propofol was the cause. The ruling prompted prosecutors to file involuntary manslaughter charges against his former doctor Conrad Murray.

Officials also ruled Brittany Murphy's death in December, 2009 was accidental and caused by pneumonia, aided by anemia and drug intoxication. Andrew Koenig's family c...
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We Love Jon Hamm, But He's Got To Do Something About His Hair

December 4th, 2010 3:00pm EST
Jon Hamm
Jon Hamm showed up to the "Rabbit Hole" New York City premiere earlier this week wearing a pinstripe suit with a matching tie and unkempt hair. Couldn't a guy as hot as him put in a teeny bit more effort?

The "Mad Men" star appears in the upcoming film "Sucker Punch." Zack Snyder presents a hyper-violent spin on "Alice in Wonderland." The plot details the action-packed fantasy world of a mental patient (Emily Browning), who escapes from her reality to deal with her abusive stepfather.

The pic was written by Snyder and Steve Shibuya, and features a supporting cast headed by Abbie Cornish,...
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Madonna Isn't Smoking Again; Cigarette Was Prop

August 1st, 2010 6:02pm EDT
Madonna
Madonna's spokesperson has rebuked speculation the star has started smoking again after she was snapped holding a cigarette - insisting it was just a prop for her new movie project.

The pop superstar has stepped behind the camera to direct W.E., which tells the story of Britain's King Edward VIII, who abdicated the throne after falling in love with American divorcee Wallis Simpson.

Filming began recently and Madonna headed to France earlier this week to direct a number of shoots.

She was snapped on location holding a cigarette and a lighter, prompting reports she had taken up smoking ...
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Ryan Phillippe Says He Can Rap Like The Pros

May 1st, 2010 3:35pm EDT
Ryan Phillippe
Actor Ryan Phillippe is confident about his rap skills.

He explained, "I rap really well. I can sound like Lil Wayne or Ludacris. I'm dead serious. I can spit!"

Reese Witherspoon's ex-husband has found new love since his split from actress Abbie Cornish - the actor is romancing Sean Penn's ex-girlfriend Jessica White, according to reports.

Ryan split from live-in girlfriend Cornish in February.

See more photos of Ryan here!
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Abbie Cornish Dating Josh Hartnett?

April 26th, 2010 8:26am EDT
Abbie Cornish
Abbie Cornish has sparked rumors she's moved on from her failed romance with Ryan Phillippe - after she was spotted enjoying a night out with Josh Hartnett in New York.

Cornish and Phillippe split in February, and the actor has since been linked to Sean Penn's ex-girlfriend, model Jessica White.

Now, the Bright Star actress has reportedly moved on from the break-up, too - she was spotted enjoying a late night outing with Hartnett in the Big Apple on Saturday.

The pair was seen enjoying an evening at hip Manhattan bar, Warren 77, leaving together in the early hours of Sunday morning, a...
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Ryan Phillippe Dating Jessica White?

April 20th, 2010 2:00pm EDT
Ryan Phillippe
Ryan Phillippe has found new love since his split from actress Abbie Cornish - the actor is romancing Sean Penn's ex-girlfriend Jessica White, according to reports.

Phillippe, who was previously married to Reese Witherspoon, split from live-in girlfriend Cornish in February.

White recently confirmed she was romantically involved with Penn after his split from wife Robin Wright last year, but the relationship wasn't meant to last.

Now the model is being wooed by Phillippe, according to the New York Post.

The pair was reportedly spotted getting cozy at Manhattan nightclubs Hiro Ballro...
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Ryan Phillippe Still 'Feels Sad' About His Divorce

April 15th, 2010 7:00pm EDT
Ryan Phillippe
Ryan Phillippe still struggles to come to terms with his divorce from Reese Witherspoon, four years after they split. The Crash actor parted ways with Witherspoon in 2006 after seven years of marriage.

However, Phillippe, who recently split from Aussie actress Abbie Cornish, admits he's never fully gotten over the break-up.

He tells Men's Health magazine, "I still have sadness and complicated feelings about my divorce."

Phillippe compares the sad split to suffering a trauma but insists he will use the lessons he's learned to his advantage if he ever weds again.

He adds, "How benefic...
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Ryan Phillippe Approves Of Reese Witherspoon's Boyfriends

April 13th, 2010 6:00pm EDT
Ryan Phillippe
Ryan Phillippe is pleased his ex-wife Reese Witherspoon is dating again following her split from Jake Gyllenhaal - because he trusts her to pick a suitable boyfriend to act as a father figure around their children.

The pair divorced in 2006 after seven years of marriage, and Witherspoon went on to date Gyllenhaal, while Phillippe began a relationship with Abbie Cornish. The Legally Blonde star split from Gyllenhaal late last year and has since been linked to talent agent Jim Toth.

Phillippe, who ended his romance with Cornish in February, insists he always approves of Witherspoon's suit...
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Ryan Phillippe Moves On From Abbie Cornish

March 26th, 2010 11:51am EDT
Ryan Phillippe
Ryan Phillippe has moved on from his break-up with Australian actress Abbie Cornish - he was reportedly spotted kissing a pretty brunette in Los Angeles on Monday night.

The actor, who was previously married to Reese Witherspoon, split from long term girlfriend Cornish last month and she moved out of his L.A. home.

And now just a month after the break-up, he has reportedly found love again with an unnamed woman, after they were spotted getting close at the launch party for Snoop Dogg's latest album at the Roosevelt Hotel.

A source described the mystery woman as in her 20s "with dark b...
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Starpulse Scene Weekly Wrap Up: Seth Green, Hilary Duff & More

March 2nd, 2010 7:50am EST
Hilary Duff
Contributing writer Erin Demchak shares the Top 10 latest Hollywood gossip on the Starpulse Scene. This week Erin discusses the abundance of engagements including Seth Green and his girlfriend, Nicole Richie and Joel Madden and Hilary Duff and Mike Comrie.

Shiloh Jolie-Pitt debuts a new haircut while her mom and grandfather reunite, Growing Pains star Andrew Koenig is still missing, Ryan Phillippe and Abbie Cornish are no longer a couple, and Charlie Sheen heads to rehab. Check out these stories and more on this week's hottest Hollywood gossip video –The Starpulse Scene.

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Ryan Phillippe Ended Abbie Cornish Relationship

February 23rd, 2010 10:44am EST
Ryan Phillippe Ended Abbie Cornish Relationship
Ryan Phillippe ended his relationship with Abbie Cornish after the couple grew apart, according to his rep. The actress' spokesperson stated on Sunday Cornish had ended their three-year romance shortly after the Australian was spotted moving her belongings out of their shared Los Angeles home.

However, a rep for the Cruel Intentions star insists he instigated the break-up, explaining: "Ryan ended the relationship with Abbie while she was in Australia, which was before New York Fashion Week, and asked her to move out of his house, which she did this weekend. She was out of town working f...
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