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Jennifer Love Hewitt Crowned Worst Film Actress

June 9th, 2011 8:57am EDT
Jennifer Love Hewitt
Jennifer Love Hewitt has been voted the worst film actress since 1985 in a new movie survey.

The I Know What You Did Last Summer star has been shamed in the Slate.com poll, which used results from movie ratings website RottenTomatoes.com to determine Hollywood's winners and losers.

Love Hewitt was named Worst Actress thanks to her terrible turns in the horror movie and its sequel, the Garfield films and Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit.

American Beauty star Mena Suvari came second, while action man Chuck Norris was given a thumbs down by film fans and was crowned Worst Actor.

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Hailee Steinfeld To Use Body Double For Naked Scene In 'Romeo & Juliet'

June 6th, 2011 8:42am EDT
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Teenage actress Hailee Steinfeld will appear to bare all on the big screen when she stars as the leading lady in an upcoming "Romeo And Juliet" adaptation.

The 14-year-old True Grit star signed up for the most romantic role in Hollywood earlier this year and a copy of screenwriter Julian Fellowes' script reveals her character will have to strip off to play William Shakespeare's tragic heroine.

An excerpt of the script, printed in Britain's the Sunday Times Newspaper, reads: "They (Romeo and Juliet) start undressing each other - slowly, gently and carefully until they are naked. They are e...
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Elle Fanning Wins Top Honor At 2011 Young Hollywood Awards

May 23rd, 2011 11:00am EDT
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Dakota Fanning's younger sister Elle stepped out of her sibling's shadow as she scooped the Actress of the Year prize at the 2011 Young Hollywood Awards.

The 13 year old accepted the prize for her role in Sofia Coppola's drama Somewhere at a star-studded ceremony in Los Angeles on Friday.

Garrett Hedlund picked up the Actor of the Year award for Tron: Legacy, while The Social Network star Armie Hammer and actress Isabel Lucas were named the Male and Female Stars of Tomorrow.

Hailee Steinfeld's debut in the Coen Brothers' 2010 western True Grit earned her the Breakthrough of the Year t...
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Fergie, Lopez, Alba & Tons Of Celebs Strut Their Stuff At Costume Institute Gala (Photos)

May 3rd, 2011 8:48am EDT
Costume Institute Gala
Several celebrities attended the annual Costume Institute Gala in New York City yesterday, celebrating the exhibition of "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" held at the Metropolitan Museum Of Art on 5th Avenue.

McQueen's successor Sarah Burton was the toast of the event following her triumph at Friday's royal wedding, for which she designed Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge's stunning bridal gown.

The stars stepped out in a vast array of looks. Fergie wore a very cleavage-heavy gown, while new mom Miranda Kerr looked like a ballerina.

Jessica Alba was resplendent in a strapless metallic go...
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Miley Cyrus & Robert Pattinson Paintings Featured In Young Hollywood Exhibit

January 16th, 2011 6:30pm EST
Most Wanted
Painter Richard Phillips has a show opening at the White Cube in London on January 28 featuring portraits of someo of Hollywood's biggest young celebs. Amusingly, Phillips calls the show "the most disturbing thing I've ever done."

The exhibit features 10 paintings - all of which can be viewed at ELLE.com - featuring likenesses of Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Justin Timberlake, Taylor Momsen, Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Leonardo DiCaprio, Miley Cyrus and Chace Crawford.

Sound Bites from Phillips' interview:
"The notion of dire exclusion is a subtext for the show. It's ab...
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Hollywood's Golden Stars: Young Stars With Staying Power

October 14th, 2010 9:00am EDT
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Move over Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber, Snooki and Robert Pattinson. Although we love you to death and enjoy your work, your fame seems to be more of a trend then the real deal. Here are a few young and golden stars who we think will remain on top for a long time. We consider these young talents Hollywood's Golden Stars.

Emma Stone - Not only is Emma gorgeous and talented, but she has replaced the Lindsay Lohan we all hoped to like as an adult. You know, the red hair, freckles, raspy voice and natural talent. Emma's latest movie, Easy A proved to her fans that she has the staying power of a ...
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Elvis Presley's Granddaughter Set To Star In 'Mad Max 4'

August 10th, 2010 10:30am EDT
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Elvis Presley's granddaughter Riley Keough is set to star in the next Mad Max movie, according to reports.

The 21-year-old model, who is the daughter of Lisa Marie Presley, has starred in a handful of films, including The Runaways opposite Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning. And the beauty is set to boost her acting portfolio with a role in the latest installment of the series, Mad Max 4: Fury Road - which is set to start filming in Australia next year.

Keough will play one of the Five Wives - a group of women Max has to save, according to the Associated Press.

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Dakota Fanning's Little Sister Elle Is All Grown Up At 'Eclipse' Premiere

June 27th, 2010 2:00pm EDT
Elle Fanning
12-year-old Elle Fanning showed up to "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" premiere on Thursday looking all grown up. We like how she paired a lacy top with combat boots. What do you think?

Elle, who is four years younger than her sister Dakota, got her start in such pictures as the 2003 "Daddy Day Care" (as one of Eddie Murphy's young charges) and the 2005 film "Because of Winn-Dixie."

She stars in the upcoming film "Vivaldi" in which a youthful pastor hired as the music master at a school for the abandoned and illegitimate daughters of Venice nightwalkers forms a powerful bond with the child...
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Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner & Robert Pattinson At 'The Twilight Saga: Eclipse' Los Angeles Premiere (Photos & Video)

June 25th, 2010 10:06am EDT
Twilight Saga Eclipse
The crew from "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" showed up to the Los Angeles premiere yesterday to a throng of adoring fans. Hundreds of fans camped out at the Staples Center prior to the premiere, hoping for a glimpse of their favorite vampire or werewolf. Earlier this week, cast members signed autographs, including Billy Burke (Charlie Swan), Peter Facinelli (Carlisle), Jackson Rathbone (Jasper), and Julia Jones (Leah Clearwater).

At the premiere, Kristen Stewart wore a short, one-sleeved white dress by Elie Saab that showed off her legs. Robert Pattinson wore a Gucci maroon silk cotton suit,...
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'Twilight: Eclipse' Actresses Pose In Vanity Fair (Video)

June 3rd, 2010 10:29am EDT
Twilight Eclipse Vanity Fair
Bryce Dallas Howard, Dakota Fanning, Ashley Greene, Nikki Reed and Julia Jones all got together for a Twilight: Eclipse photo shoot in July's Vanity Fair. They also dished about the movie and how they got involved.

Nikki Reed got hooked on the story right away. "I read Twilight, New Moon, and Eclipse in four days. All three of them in four days... they become addictive, they suck you in."

Ashley Greene says "You don't have to be psychic to know how this movie's going to do. Obviously, it's going to be a hit."

Watch the video for a sneak peek at some behind the scenes video. The July issu...
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'The Hangover' Leads MTV Movie Awards Nominations

May 12th, 2010 7:48pm EDT
The Hangover
Drunk men, vampires, werewolves and blue aliens will compete for the top prizes at this year's MTV Movie Awards - "The Hangover" leads the pack with six nominations, while "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" and "Avatar" have landed five nods apiece.

Sandra Bullock's romantic comedy "The Proposal" and "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" both received four nominations.

"The Hangover," the "Twilight" sequel, "Avatar," "Alice in Wonderland" and "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" will compete for the coveted Best Film prize when the awards are handed out on June 6.

"Twilight's" Kristen ...
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Dakota Fanning Worried Over Prom

April 25th, 2010 5:00pm EDT
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Actress Dakota Fanning has a bigger dilemma than what to wear to the Oscars - who to take to the high school prom.

The Twilight Saga: New Moon star, who attends private academy Campbell Hall in California, has revealed her school's big night is coming up in a few weeks, and she still can't decide whether or not to attend.

She says, "It's coming up. It's on everybody's minds... I'm not sure yet (if I'll be going).

"I don't have a date. I'm trying to decide if I wanna go with someone or just go with friends. Sometimes it's easier to just go with friends."

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Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies- 'Kick-Ass,' 'Death At A Funeral' & More

April 12th, 2010 9:24am EDT
Tracy Morgan and Chris Rock
Thursday night I had the opportunity to see the rock n roll biopic “The Runaways” about the female 70s rock band featuring Joan Jett and Cherie Currie. The film effectively establishes the era with all its drug-addled and grungy glory. It paints the rise of the band as a whirlwind experience that ends almost as quickly as it starts. This concept is well-conveyed through Floria Sigismondi’s Dutch angles and spinning shots.

Where the film falters however is giving its characters enough depth for the audience to relate to them. They do not work hard enough to show us the girls are from...
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Dakota Fanning's Tattoo Contract

March 23rd, 2010 9:24pm EDT
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Actress Dakota Fanning had a tattoo treat in store for her when she appeared on comedian George Lopez's late-night talk show Monday night - her inked idol Kat Von D surprised her with fake skin art.

The "I Am Sam" star promised her mother she'd never have a real tattoo, but that didn't stop the reality TV star from creating a design for her.

Fanning told host Lopez, "When I was 11 she made me sign a contract and it said, 'I will not ever get a tattoo...' I had to sign my name, and my sister had to do the same thing."

But when the host invited Kat Von D to be a part of the show, Fanning a...
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Weekly Fashion Wrap Up: Dakota Fanning, Kristen Stewart & More

March 19th, 2010 10:19am EDT
Weekly Fashion Wrap Up for the Week Ending in March 19th
We’ve got a good group this week- the celebs are back out in full force!

Worst

Fabiola Beracasa

This tops our list this week

Jennifer Aniston

How do you make Jennifer Aniston look frumpy? Just ask this outfit

Lindsey Vonn

Needs a stylist- stat!

Emilie de Ravin

This dress kind of makes her look like a toddler

Holly Valance

The color of the dress is great, not so great?
The furry thing spewing out of the front and the shoes

Dakota Fanning

The hair and makeup are great, but we aren’t feeling the dress

Brie Larson

No, no, no…no

Best

Jennie Garth...
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Dakota Fanning Rehearsed For 'Runaways' With L.A. Band

March 18th, 2010 9:41pm EDT
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Dakota Fanning prepared to play The Runaways' Cherie Currie by fronting Los Angeles band the Living Things.

The teenage actress admits she was terrified about the idea of singing live in biopic "The Runaways", and so director Floria Sigismondi suggested she rehearse with her husband Lillian Berlin's band.

Fanning says, "Even the thought of singing karaoke has always terrified me, and I had never felt the power of a band behind me."

The "I Am Sam" star grew so confident as the Living Things' stand-in singer she even invited members of her family to drop by the studio to see her perform.

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Finally! Kristen Stewart Smiles & Shows Some Skin At 'Runaways' NYC Premiere

March 18th, 2010 11:56am EDT
Kristen Stewart
Kristen Stewart actually cracked a smile at "The Runaways" New York City premiere yesterday. The normally moody and broody "Twilight" star looked fab in a blue, white and gold sequined minidress.

The film follows '70s female rock group the Runaways, focusing on the duo of guitarist/vocalist Joan Jett (portrayed by Stewart) and lead vocalist/keyboardist Cherie Currie (Dakota Fanning) as they navigate a rocky road of touring and record label woes under the malevolent eye of an abusive manager during their teen years.

Joan Jett was delighted with Kristen's portrayal of her in the film, insi...
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Cherie Currie's Rape Scene Cut From 'Runaways' Film

March 16th, 2010 9:35am EDT
Joan Jett
Cherie Currie's teenage rape ordeal was axed from the storyline of the new "The Runaways" biopic - because writer/director Floria Sigismondi didn't want the Cherry Bomb singer to lose her innocence at the beginning of the movie.

Currie, who is portrayed by Dakota Fanning in the new film, admits there was a sexual assault that inspired her whole look, but Sigismondi didn't want to dwell on an incident before the rocker formed the band with Joan Jett.

The rock star reveals, "There were particular reasons why I cut my hair into a (David) Bowie haircut. That was because when my twin sister'...
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Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies- 'The Bounty Hunter,' 'Diary Of A Wimpy Kid,' & More

March 15th, 2010 9:36am EDT
The Runways
When I read the results of the Oscars, I was not terribly surprised by any of the winners. I felt that a lot of the films and actors that were played up very politically in the entertainment industry were the ones that walked away with the coveted statues.

While I have seen many of the various movies that were up for awards there are several I’m ashamed I still haven’t seen like “Precious,” “Crazy Heart,” and “The Hurt Locker.” Of the three “The Hurt Locker” remains at the top of my list, just because I’ve heard nothing but good things about it.

This week I did not hit the movies, but ...
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Kristen Stewart & Dakota Fanning In 40 Years ('Runaways' Premiere Pics!)

March 12th, 2010 11:45am EST
The Runaways
Bosum buddies Dakota Fanning and Kristen Stewart showed up at "The Runaways" Los Angeles premiere yesterday rocking the red carpet. Kristen slicked back her bangs and wore a short pink dress, while Dakota donned a strapless sequined silver ensemble.

The film centers on the groundbreaking '70s female rock group the Runaways, focusing on the duo of guitarist/vocalist Joan Jett (portrayed by "Twilight's" Kristen Stewart) and lead vocalist/keyboardist Cherie Currie (Dakota Fanning) as they navigate a rocky road of touring and record label woes under the malevolent eye of an abusive manager dur...
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Kristen Stewart Banned From 'Groping' Dakota Fanning

March 11th, 2010 10:08am EST
Kristen Stewart
Kristen Stewart was banned from "groping" Dakota Fanning during their onscreen kiss for new movie "The Runaways" - because her co-star was just 15 when they shot the steamy scene.

The pair puckered up for a same-sex smooch during the film, about the 1970s rock group and featuring the "Twilight" actress as Joan Jett and Fanning as her band mate Cherie Currie.

And Stewart, 19, admits she was restricted by working practice regulations when they filmed the kiss, because Fanning was so young.

She tells Access Hollywood, "She was 15, and I wasn't allowed to grope her. I'm actually not kiddi...
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Underappreciated TV Stars

March 9th, 2010 10:00am EST
Glenn Close - Damages
They’re talented. They’re loveable. They’re hard-working TV thespians. Yet they don’t always get the credit they deserve. Here are 10 (seven, with three Honorable Mentions) out of the many TV stars that are often underappreciated.

Glenn Close – Alright, Close gets tons of credit for her work, including a string of film roles and awards galore, but she still earns a nod here. With Oscar nominations for The Big Chill, The Natural and Fatal Attraction, Close shines just as bright on the small screen. She currently stars as the lead character Patty Hewes, the ruthless litigator on the FX drama...
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Celebrity Matchmaking List: Couples That Could Work

March 3rd, 2010 9:00am EST
Rihanna/Omarion
There are so many eligible celebrities that we were able to come up with a few celebrity pairings that we think would work. In part 2 of celebrity dream couples, let's take another look at some possible celebrity matches. Let us know which match you think will work!

Rihanna/Omarion

Should singer Rihanna ever want to date another industry peer, she and fellow musician Omarion maybe should give it a go. They would make the cutest pair.

Jennifer Aniston / Lenny Kravitz

Ever since actress Jennifer Aniston divorced actor Brad Pitt in 2005 all of her dating moves has consistently been under t...
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Teen Queen Spotlight: Selena, Miley, Kristen & Dakota

March 2nd, 2010 9:05am EST
Teen Queens
It's hard to believe that someone who was born in 1992 was able to rake in a $25 million paycheck last year, but according to The Forbes 2009 Celebrity 100, that's indeed what Miss Miley Cyrus brought to the bank. While the typical teen is mowing lawns and lifeguarding, Miley is making millions upon millions starring in movies, selling CDs, and moving those under-aged hips of hers on stages across the world.

That is the current state of celebrity, as teens such as Selena Gomez, Dakota Fanning, Kristen Stewart, and Miley Cyrus are under twenty and absolutely tearing it up.

The days when t...
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Dakota Fanning & Kristen Stewart Re-Record Runaways Songs For Soundtrack

March 1st, 2010 11:50pm EST
The Runaways
Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning have put their new rock star skills to good use by re-recording four Runaways tracks for the soundtrack of the upcoming biopic about the all-girl band.

The songs will be part of the soundtrack of "Runaways - Music From The Motion Picture", alongside tunes from David Bowie, MC5, The Stooges, Sex Pistols and Joan Jett.

It's the first time either actress has contributed to the soundtrack of a movie.

Stewart, who portrays Joan Jett in the film and Fanning, who plays Cherie Currie, have revamped The Runaways' "Queens of Noise" and "Dead End Justice" together...
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Kim Kardashian Wants Penelope Cruz To Play Her On The Big Screen

February 23rd, 2010 10:36am EST
Kim Kardashian & Penelope Cruz
"Keeping Up With the Kardashians" on the big screen? Kim K herself revealed the juicy news: a major motion picture of her family's reality TV show may be in the works!

The Hollywood "It" girl was asked to pick her ideal cast, and she called it, "Kasting The Kardashians." Being far from modest, Kim picked only the hottest names in Hollywood to portray her eccentric family.

Younger sisters Kyndel and Kylie would be played by Dakota Fanning and Rachel Bilson. High School Musical's Vanessa Hudgens would play Kourtney, while Liv Tyler would be cast as Khloe. Twilight heartthrob Taylor Lautn...
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Dakota Fanning: The Lesbian Kiss Was No Big Deal

January 28th, 2010 2:02pm EST
Kristen Stewart/Dakota Fanning Kiss
Twilight's Kristen Stewart and the all-grown-up, Dakota Fanning star in this spring's anticipated indy flick, The Runaways.

The Runaways follows the un-told story of a 70's teenage rock band who bring a whole other meaning to sex, drugs and rock n' roll. While the film was all the craze at this year's Sundance Film Festival, there was one factor that had audiences a bit skeptical.

The two starlets share an on-screen steamy kiss together, but Ms. Fanning insists it's no big deal!

"It wasn't that big of a deal. It's just another part of the story. This kiss was passionate - Joan [Kristen]...
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37 Hottest Female Stars Of 2009

December 29th, 2009 9:09am EST
Hottest female stars of 2009
The women of Hollywood and music sizzled in 2009. There was no shortage of hot celebrity women on television, on the big screen, or in our playlists. But who were the hottest of them all? Check out our list of 37 of the hottest women of 2009, and tell us if you agree!

CHECK OUT THE 37 HOTTEST MALE STARS HERE!

Sienna Miller made us thankful for leather in G.I. Joe, and Emma Watson is growing up into a fine young woman. Zoe Saldana made Star Trek more sexy than geeky.

See more photos of Sienna Miller here!

Image © Paramount Pictures

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Kristen Stewart & Dakota Fanning Star As Rock Sisters In 'The Runaways'

December 1st, 2009 10:27am EST
Kristen Stewart
New Moon has been big news for Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning, shattering box office records and expectations, even for the highly anticipated franchise. Eyes are turning next to their follow-up film, which happens to reunite them. "The Runaways" casts Stewart as rocker Joan Jett.

"I can only play characters that I feel like are real people and in a complete way and in such a whole way," Stewart said. "If I fake any aspect of it I will have failed them and literally they're slaughtered. It's like these characters, they don't exist anymore unless I do it. So in terms of approaching pa...
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Weekly Fashion Wrap Up: 'Twilight' Style

November 20th, 2009 2:29pm EST
Fashion Wrap Up Twilight Premiere
For all of you "Twilight" fans out there, here is our Weekly Fashion Wrap Up - "Twilight" premiere style! We critique the stars on the red carpet for the "Twilight Saga: New Moon" premiere in Los Angeles earlier this week. Check out the good & bad after the jump!

THE BEST

Just one word: Fabulous!

See more photos of Ashley Greene here!

Image © PR Photos

Different and fun, age appropriate… take a hint tween stars.

See more photos of Dakota Fanning here!

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You can't really see his outfit, but do you really need to?

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