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Boo-Boo Kills Yogi Bear In Fan-Made Alternate Ending

December 14th, 2010 12:00pm EST
Yogi Bear
The Internet is buzzing due to a new video making the rounds of an alternate ending to family-friendly movie Yogi Bear, in which the titular character's side kick Boo-Boo kills him. However, the ending won't be shown in any theaters.

The fan-made sequence looks eerily similar to the movie, to the point some are wondering if the creator got his or her hands on the movie and was able to re-animate it. In a shot-for-shot re-creation of a scene in The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Yogi Bear realizes that his friend Boo-Boo plans to kill him for reward money. Seeing an...

Naomi Watts To Play Marilyn Monroe

May 13th, 2010 11:33am EDT
Naomi Watts
Naomi Watts has been chosen to play screen icon Marilyn Monroe in a new biopic.

The King Kong star will tackle the lead role in Blonde, an adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates' imaginary Marilyn Monroe memoir which will be directed by Andrew Dominik, the moviemaker behind The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.

The $20 million production will begin filming in January 2011, and Dominik is delighted to have found his Monroe.

He tells, "Why is Marilyn Monroe the great female icon of the 20th Century? For men she is an object of sexual desire that is desperat...

Our Favorite Celebrity Siblings

December 4th, 2009 10:04am EST
The movie "Brothers" comes out this weekend, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Portman, and Tobey Maguire, and it got everyone at thinking about brothers ... and sisters. About celebrity siblings to be exact. There are some incredibly talented families out there, and while that occasionally means high family drama, sometimes the siblings who come out of it become celebrity gold. Here's a look at some of the best celeb siblings out there right now.

Warren Beatty and Shirley MacLaine

There are still people in the world that have no idea that these two Oscar winners are eve...

Brad Pitt Signs On For 'Important Artifacts'

March 19th, 2009 4:00pm EDT
Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt is set to star in another tongue-twister of a movie after signing on for the adaptation of Leanne Shapton's book Important Artifacts and Personal Property From the Collection of Lenore Doolan and Harold Morris, Including Books, Street Fashion and Jewelry.

The actor seems to enjoy long titles after fronting The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, which earned him an Oscar nomination. For Important Artifacts, he'll star alongside Natalie Portman.

Pitt and Portman will share producing duties on the project, accor...

Famous Celebrity Brothers

November 18th, 2008 12:07pm EST
Owen Wilson
Celebrity families are quickly making headlines throughout Hollywood. From the Kardashian's to the Lohan's, stargazers are reading up on celebrities, their families and their crazy antics. For decades, celebrity brothers in particular have caused a craze for fans across the world. To celebrate the familial wonders, here are three pairs of celebrity brothers that have had fans screaming for one reason or another at one point in time.

Ben and Casey Affleck: Three years Casey's senior, Ben is often known as the more famous of the two. However, both have played big parts on screen and in t...

Notes & Quotes: No Charges For Britney, Squeaky Clean Jonas Brothers & More

June 17th, 2008 8:30pm EDT
Britney Spears
Britney Spears is to escape charges after running over the foot of a photographer last year. Los Angeles police officials have determined the pop star was not at fault and the evidence doesn't prove that Spears left the scene of the accident, as the paparazzo claimed in his police report. In documents obtained by, authorities rule the singer had no idea she had run over a photographer's foot.

"We're Christian guys in a rock band." Joe Jonas on the Jonas Brothers' squeaky clean image.

Johnny Depp is heading to jail! The actor is expected to film scenes for his John Dilling...

The Three Best & Worst Movies Starring Brad Pitt

March 10th, 2008 2:00pm EDT
Brad Pitt
Today's cinemaphiles have yet to come to terms with the career of one Brad Pitt. Dismissed by most as a Hollywood tabloid star, few have openly included him in the category "Best Leading Men Of All Time" where he deserves to be.

Too many have placed too much focus on his relationships with Jennifer Aniston, Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie, rather than confronting that which we know deep down in our hearts to be true: Brad Pitt is a great actor.

He is so great that his performances in films like Snatch (2000), Ocean's 11 (2001) and Ocean's Twelve (2004) and 12 Monkeys (1995) d...

Who Will Win An Academy Award? Check Our Oscar Preview For Our Predictions

February 21st, 2008 2:00pm EST
Oscar heavyweight No Country For Old Men
It's going to happen after all. For months Hollywood was left to wonder whether or not its crown jewel, the Oscars, would even go on. But with the strike resolved and plenty of time left to plan, tinsletown is certain to be completely alight once again this Sunday for yet another four or five or maybe even six hours in heaven.

But what should we expect from the first real movie awards show of the season? Probably some lame jokes, great performances and many upsets since the out-of-work voters actually had a chance to see all the nominees.

Most Anticipated Moment:

This has...

Parker Pities Pitt's Paparazzi Problems

February 13th, 2008 10:55am EST
Mary-Louise Parker
Actress Mary-Louise Parker feels sorry for Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie because of the "immoral" way their family is pursued by paparazzi wherever it goes. Parker, who starred alongside Pitt in The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford, is outraged that photographers feel it is acceptable to swarm around celebrities' children.

She says, "I think it's inhumane. The media's gotten more and more salacious, they're just ruthless. As people, I think it's our duty to protect children at whatever cost and they really exploit the children of celebrities, especially their (Pitt...

New Movies On DVD, Feb. 5

February 5th, 2008 8:00am EST
The Brave One
The Brave One stars Jodie Foster as a happy woman whose life changes irrevocably after a brutal assault leaves her partner dead. The woman begins to live in constant fear. This outlook results in the woman eventually dispatching vigilante justice. Also on DVD: Across The Universe, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, The Assassination Of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, 2 Days In Paris, Feast of Love, and The Jane Austen Book Club.

Celebrity Spotlight: Casey Affleck

February 4th, 2008 1:36pm EST
Casey Affleck
Casey Affleck is an Academy Award-nominated actor, but many people know him as Ben Affleck's little brother. Affleck was born Caleb Casey Affleck on August 12, 1975, in Falmouth, Massachusetts.

Affleck attended George Washington University and later transferred to Columbia University where he studied Physics, Astronomy and Western Philosophy.

Affleck's first film role was in the 1995 Gus Van Sant dark comedy "To Die For," which also starred Nicole Kidman and Joaquin Phoenix. He than appeared in the box office flop "Race the Sun."

In 1997, Ben, Casey and Matt Damon's career ...

Reaction To The Oscar Nominations

January 23rd, 2008 9:17am EST
No Country for Old Men
And then there were five. Oscar morning has come and gone, featuring the usual mix of surprises, sure things and people getting up way too early. Here's a rundown of who's in, who's out, and what to expect come Oscar night.

Best Picture

"No Country for Old Men"

"There Will Be Blood"


"Michael Clayton"


Front-Runner: "No Country for Old Men"

Surprise: "Into The Wild" out, "Atonement" in.

Snub: "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly"

This category came up pretty much according to plan. Every movie nominated had a very good shot at it with about...

From The Small Screen To The Big One: Many Stars Make The Leap

January 22nd, 2008 2:08pm EST
Will Smith
Television actors must deal with the stigma of being TV stars instead of movie stars. However, some of our favorite movie stars started their acting careers on a TV show. So there is hope for all the celebs who have big-screen aspirations. Here is a look at some of the biggest stars in Hollywood who have made the leap from the small screen to the big screen:

Will Smith

Will Smith should be labeled "The King of the Box Office." His movies often make millions. His latest film "I Am Legend" broke all December opening records at the U.S. box office with a staggering $72.6 million openin...

The Complete List Of 80th Annual Academy Award Nominations Is Announced

January 22nd, 2008 9:35am EST
There Will Be Blood
1. Best Picture: ''Atonement,'' ''Juno,'' ''Michael Clayton,'' ''No Country for Old Men,'' ''There Will Be Blood.''

2. Actor: George Clooney, ''Michael Clayton''; Daniel Day-Lewis, ''There Will Be Blood''; Johnny Depp, ''Sweeney Todd the Demon Barber of Fleet Street''; Tommy Lee Jones, ''In the Valley of Elah''; Viggo Mortensen, ''Eastern Promises.''

3. Actress: Cate Blanchett, ''Elizabeth: The Golden Age''; Julie Christie, ''Away From Her''; Marion Cotillard, ''La Vie en Rose''; Laura Linney, ''The Savages''; Ellen Page, ''Juno.''

4. Supporting Actor: Casey Affleck, ''The As...

'Sweeney Todd' Wins Two Golden Globe Awards; See Full List Of Winners

January 14th, 2008 8:53am EST
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street
Johnny Depp's dark musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street was a double winner at the Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night.

Depp himself claimed his first Globe after being nominated seven times - he took home gold in the Best Actor in a Motion Picture Comedy or Musical category and the Tim Burton film was named one of the night's two Best Films.

Acclaimed TV drama Mad Men also celebrated two awards, claiming the Best TV Drama Series and Best TV Actor honors at the Globes.

It was a semi-disappointing night for Kiera Knightley's period drama Atonem...

Golden Globes Ceremony May Be Cancelled But We Still Have Our Predictions

January 8th, 2008 3:17pm EST
The writers' strike has officially infiltrated awards season. The Golden Globes have been reduced to a lackluster news conference. That means no best and worst dressed list. No boozy celebrities making a fool of themselves. All that remains is an hour-long meeting at the Beverly Hilton Hotel with angry WGA picketers surrounding the premises.

So, until the Hollywood powers-that-be finally buckle down and give the writers what they want and deserve, we here at Starpulse are going to call the winners and losers. We looked at reviews, other expert predictions, viewer attitudes and who we ...

Nick Cave And Warren Ellis' Score For 'The Assassination Of Jesse James' Out Feb. 5

December 9th, 2007 10:00am EST
The Assassination of Jesse James
Nick Cave and Warren Ellis - of the internationally celebrated bands Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds, The Dirty Three and Grinderman – release the soundtrack to the film The Assassination of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford on Mute February 5th, 2008. February 5, 2008 also sees the film released on DVD. The soundtrack is currently available via digital download.

"The Assassination of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford" is a savage tale of the true American West. Director Andrew Dominik, who also directed the 2000 cult classic Chopper, brings his distinctive vision to this project;...

Brad Pitt Embraces Criticism

November 1st, 2007 4:38pm EDT
Brad Pitt
Hollywood star Brad Pitt loves to be criticised by film journalists - because it makes him a better actor. Pitt was not upset when his movie The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford suffered a number of delays, insisting it gave him the opportunity to improve on his performance.

He tells Empire magazine, "All the stories that the film was a train wreck, I think, really helped us and worked in our favor. The movie is so much better than some people expect."

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Starpulse's Top 10 Underrated Celebrities

October 26th, 2007 1:01pm EDT
Ryan Gosling
1) Ryan Gosling is easily one of the most underrated male actors in Hollywood today. The Golden Globe-nominated actor made his television debut at a very young age in "The Mickey Mouse Club" alongside future superstars J.C. Chasez and Justin Timberlake of *NSYNC, Christina Aguilera, and Britney Spears.

Gosling has appeared in several movies, including "Remember The Titans," "The Believer," Murder By Numbers," "Stay" and "The Notebook." Gosling didn't receive much recognition for his acting chops until he was nominated for his role as a drug addict teacher in the sleeper hit "Half Nels...

Brad Pitt Arrives In Green Style At Awards Show

October 24th, 2007 9:35am EDT
Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt went green at the Hollywood Awards on Monday night, arriving at the glitzy Los Angeles event in a chauffeur-driven Toyota Prius hybrid.

The actor was there to present his The Assassination of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford co-star, Casey Affleck, with the "Breakthrough Actor of The Year" prize.

Meanwhile, Richard Gere was named "Actor of The Year" for The Hoax, John Travolta picked up the "Supporting Actor of The Year" prize for Hairspray, and Affleck's brother Ben claimed the "Breakthrough Director" award for Gone Baby Gone.

Jennifer Connelly was named "S...

Big Screen To Little Screen: Some Series Shine Will Others Fail

October 22nd, 2007 12:56pm EDT
Often we don’t realize that our favorite TV shows began as vehicles on the big screen. Many of television’s best programs started that way. Then again, so did some of the worst.

In 1974, Ellen Burstyn starred in the Oscar awarded Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore. The movie was such a success that it was turned into “Alice,” complete with Vic Tayback as Mel. Unfortunately, it was Polly Holiday who made the sitcom a success. By the time she left the show and was replaced in 1980 by the original Flo, Diane Ladd, the damage had already been done. The series soon met its demise.

In 1992...

Memorable Celebrity Quotes

October 20th, 2007 8:00am EDT
Paula Abdul
"He calls Randy and I 'Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum.' I'm Dee, Randy's the Dum!" The diminutive Paula Abdul on straight-talking American Idol judge Simon Cowell.

"It's not a real thing. I don't live in Hollywood, I never even talk to anybody from Hollywood." Sean Penn insists he doesn't buy into the A-list lifestyle.

"Half of Europe, they don't speak English, but they sing every song and it's the most beautiful thing to me." Rihanna can't wait to hit mainland Europe on tour next month.

"Moody or broody? I don't know. It's hard to be self-analytical. I have no idea how people p...

Fatherhood Helps Brad Pitt Fight Lifelong Melancholy

September 21st, 2007 10:17am EDT
Brad Pitt
Fatherhood has become a tonic for Brad Pitt as he fights a secret genetic depression. The movie hunk plays moody outlaw Jesse James in his latest film The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, and he admits he didn't have to dig too deep to play the sad Wild West anti-hero.

He claims his family is surrounded by a great sadness, explaining, "They call it a congenital sadness. It's nothing that's on the surface. It's something that I feel in my grandparents, in the people I've met, in a Southern way of life." And, playing James, who like Pitt also hails from the plains...

Brad Pitt's Trick Unnerves Co-Star Casey Affleck

September 21st, 2007 9:22am EDT
Brad Pitt
Casey Affleck became the brunt of Brad Pitt's practical jokes on the set of western The Assassination Of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford - the movie hunk would tip cigar ash onto his co-star's hat.

Pitt, who plays outlaw James in the film, set Affleck up for the movie's most tense scenes by tapping burning ash onto the actor just before cameras rolled.

Affleck says, "Right before they say action, Brad will put ash on you or light your pants on fire or just slap you. That's a good way to start the scene as far as he's concerned. Brad's a fun man. He's really fun to work wit...

Brad Pitt Praises Mary-Louise Parker Over Her Adoption

September 19th, 2007 2:52pm EDT
Brad Pitt
Hollywood star Brad Pitt has praised co-star Mary-Louise Parker for her decision to adopt a child from Africa. Pitt - who stars alongside Parker in new movie The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford - believes the 43-year-old actress will make a "great" adoptive mother.

He says, "I think that's a great idea! She's a great mother; she graced our film, came in and did a really lovely part for us. She had her little boy out and she was a really lovely mother." Pitt and partner Angelina Jolie have three adopted children.

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Brad Pitt 'Hunted' By Paparazzi At Premiere

September 18th, 2007 4:10pm EDT
Brad Pitt
Hollywood actor Brad Pitt lost his temper with the paparazzi at the Canadian premiere of his new movie, insisting he is sick of being "hunted". The star - who was in Toronto for the premiere of his new movie The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford - says he and partner Angelina Jolie are being "run out of every major city".

A source tells, "We saw all these people running. People were holding up their cell phones (to take photos). Brad was yelling at the driver to drive, Angelina looked like a woman completely paralyzed. You could read her lips, and s...

Opening September 21: The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

September 18th, 2007 9:59am EDT
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
(limited) Brad Pitt stars as legendary Wild West outlaw Jesse James in Chopper director Andrew Dominik's cinematic rendering of the events that would eventually bring about the death of the man rumored be the "fastest gun in the West." An eager recruit into James' notorious gang, Robert Ford eventually grows jealous of the famed outlaw. Continue Summary

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Brad Pitt Dishes To Details About Turning 40, His Kids & More

September 5th, 2007 11:44am EDT
Brad Pitt
Details magazine just released its October issue with an informative interview with Brad Pitt:

On Paris Hilton’s quest for fame: “This Paris Hilton quest for fame...she’s blissfully obvious. Oh my god, we’ve been away for...Where were we? We hadn’t seen television a month. I’m probably exaggerating. And we just got back to the United States. And we turned on CNN. And on comes Paris Hilton, going to jail. And so we just turned it off again.”

- On his kids: “Well, I had one kids, then two kids, then three kids. Two and a half years or so. Listen, I’ve always embraced ext...

Overzealous Fan Confronts Brad Pitt

September 4th, 2007 8:56am EDT
Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt was involved in a security scare at the Venice Film Festival on Sunday when an overzealous female fan pushed her way past bodyguards to throw her arms around the Hollywood star.

The actor, who is at the Italian movie event to promote his new film The Assassination of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford, was shocked at the confrontation and left visibly angered by the security breach.

An eyewitness says, "It was a scary moment. The security team must have been embarrassed that somebody got so close to him. She could have been anyone. Brad didn't look too happy."


Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie Are Ready For Another Child

September 3rd, 2007 9:36am EDT
Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie
Brad Pitt and his girlfriend Angelina Jolie are preparing for a fifth child, the actor revealed at the Venice Film Festival on Sunday.

Pitt, who is promoting his new movie The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford at the Italian event, admits he and Jolie are "ready" for another kid.

They are already adoptive parents to Cambodian Maddox, five; Vietnamese Pax Thien, three; Ethiopian Zahara Marley, two; and are biological parents to 15-month-old Shiloh Nouvel.

When asked by an Italian TV reporter whether he and Jolie are ready for a fifth child, Pitt replied...

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