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Jake Gyllenhaal Broke Peter Sarsgaard's Rib On 'Jarhead' Set

April 24th, 2010 1:10pm EDT
Jake Gyllenhaal
"Jarhead" co-stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard fought for real on the set of the army movie, after a fight scene left the latter with a broken rib.

Sarsgaard admits he punched Gyllenhaal "as hard as he could in the windpipe" during a bout of "macho crap" intensified by their real life relationship - Sarsgaard is married to Gyllenhaal's sister Maggie.

The fight took place during a scene that required a mob of soldiers, including Gyllenhaal, to brand Sarsgaard's character.

Sarsgaard was hurt during the first take - he later discovered he had suffered a broken rib - and he snapped w...
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John Krasinski Discusses His New Film 'Away We Go' And 'The Office'

May 12th, 2009 10:29am EDT
John Krasinski
John Krasinski and Maya Rudolph star in the new Sam Mendes film Away We Go about a couple that leaves their stable life behind to find the ideal location to settle down for their soon-to-be-expanded family.

John joined us to discuss his new film as well as his love for the late David Foster Wallace, his disappointment with former Red Sox star Manny Ramirez and his character Jim Halpert on a little show called The Office.

Mike: How did you get involved with Away We Go?

John Krasinski: Believe it or not, that crazy thing you feel never happens, happened. Which is I got a call ...
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Spotlight on John Krasinski

September 3rd, 2008 9:07am EDT
John Krasinski
The one hour season premiere of The Office is just weeks away (Thursday, September 25, 2008 at 9:00 PM on NBC) and that means our weekly dose of cutie Jim Halpert aka John Krasinski will soon be back! Who doesn't love this charming and funny guy? John is like your best friend's older brother who you had the biggest crush on in middle school; adorable and silly in a geeky kind of way. You'd find yourself going over to your friend's house more and more and wondering if he was home…just like you find yourself tuning into The Office more and more just to see Jim Halpert's smiling face.

A n...
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The 'That Guy' Encyclopedia, Letters A Through K

May 7th, 2008 8:30am EDT
Chris Cooper
Hey, isn’t that...? You know, that guy. The guy that always plays someone in the military. He was in, uh, Syriana, The Kingdom... Oh yeah! He was the father of the emo kid in American Beauty!

Throughout cinematic history, there has been a plethora of actors that, for some reason or another, never become a household name. So here is a cheat sheet of sorts, a brief encyclopedia on "That Guy."

After reading this you can impress your friends! Win the movie game (the one where you name an actor, someone names a film he or she was in, next player names another actor in that film, etc....
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 19

December 19th, 2007 3:00am EST
Jake Gyllenhaal
Happy Birthday to actress Marla Sololoff (1980), Jarhead star Jake Gyllenhaal (1980), Denver Broncos quarterback Jake Plummer (1974), Oakland Raiders defenseman Warren Sapp (1972), Charmed star Alyssa Milano (1972), original "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" Kristy Swanson (1969), Flashdance star Jennifer Beals (1963), legendary football defenseman Reggie White (1961; d. 2004), Brady boy Mike Lookinland (1960), "Spenser: For Hire" actor Robert Urich (1946; d. 2002), baseball hall-of-famer Al Kaline (1934), actress Cicely Tyson (1933), and French singer/actress Edith Piaf (1915; d. 1963).
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 13

December 13th, 2007 3:00am EST
Jamie Foxx
Happy Birthday to Evanescence singer Amy Lee (1981), "Jarhead" actor Jamie Foxx (1967), pop-funk bandleader Morris Day (1957), "Mr. Pink" Steve Buscemi (1957), musician/bowhunter Ted Nugent (1948), baseball player Ferguson Jenkins (1943), "The Sound of Music" actor Christopher Plummer (1927), and comedic actor Dick Van Dyke (1925).
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The Largest Act of Treason in American History Becomes the Gripping, Tautly Woven Thriller 'Breach'

May 13th, 2007 8:00am EDT
Breach
An untested FBI employee attempts to trap the deadliest double agent in U.S. history in the intense thriller Breach, coming to DVD and HD DVD & DVD Combo format on June 12 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Based on a true story, Breach boasts a powerhouse performance from Oscar® winner Chris Cooper (Bourne Identity, Syriana) as Robert Hanssen, the most notorious traitor in FBI history, convicted of selling American secrets to Moscow over a 15-year period. Ryan Phillippe (Flags of Our Fathers) costars as Eric O'Neill, the ambitious young FBI operative assigned to help capture Hansse...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 19

December 19th, 2006 3:00am EST
Alyssa Milano
Happy Birthday to actress Marla Sololoff (1980), Jarhead star Jake Gyllenhaal (1980), Denver Broncos quarterback Jake Plummer (1974), Oakland Raiders defenseman Warren Sapp (1972), Charmed star Alyssa Milano (1972), original "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" Kristy Swanson (1969), Flashdance star Jennifer Beals (1963), legendary football defenseman Reggie White (1961; d. 2004), Brady boy Mike Lookinland (1960), "Spenser: For Hire" actor Robert Urich (1946; d. 2002), baseball hall-of-famer Al Kaline (1934), actress Cicely Tyson (1933), and French singer/actress Edith Piaf (1915; d. 1963).
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 13

December 13th, 2006 3:00am EST
Jamie Foxx
Happy Birthday to Evanescence singer Amy Lee (1981), "Jarhead" actor Jamie Foxx (1967), pop-funk bandleader Morris Day (1957), "Mr. Pink" Steve Buscemi (1957), musician/bowhunter Ted Nugent (1948), baseball player Ferguson Jenkins (1943), "The Sound of Music" actor Christopher Plummer (1927), and comedic actor Dick Van Dyke (1925).
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Maggie Gyllenhaal Is Pregnant And Engaged To Peter Sarsgaard

April 12th, 2006 9:45am EDT
Maggie Gyllenhaal
Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal is pregnant - and engaged. The star and her actor fiancée Peter Sarsgaard have been together four years and this will be the first child and marriage for both of them. Representatives for the couple have confirmed the happy news.

Despite being only 28-years-old, Maggie has already made over 20 films. She shot to fame after starring in cult drama Donnie Darko alongside her Hollywood star brother Jake, and the sadomasochistic arthouse film Secretary with James Spader.

Golden Globe nominee Sarsgaard - who is considered to be one of the hottest new actors in ...
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New Movies on DVD, March 7

March 7th, 2006 8:00am EST
Goblet of Fire
Potterheads around the world are heralding the arrival of Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire on DVD. In the fourth film in the Harry Potter franchise, Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) is chosen to compete in the Tri-Wizard Tournament, a competition that involves students from Hogwarts and two rival wizard schools.

Meanwhile, strange things start to happen after the "Dark Mark" appears during the Quidditch World Cup. While Harry prepares for the tournament, he encounters new challenges and unmasks plots that go deeper than the mysterious dreams he's been having.

Also on DVD this week: J...
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Palm Springs Film Festival Honors Shirley MacLaine, Charlize Theron, Others

December 19th, 2005 1:43pm EST
The 17th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival will honor Shirley MacLaine with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Festival’s annual Awards Gala. This year’s other honorees include Charlize Theron with the Desert Palm Achievement Award (Actress) and Jake Gyllenhaal with the Desert Palm Achievement Award (Actor). Others include David Cronenberg with the Visionary Award, Terrence Howard with the Rising Star Award, Michael London with the Producer of the Year Award, and Thomas Newman with the Frederick Loewe Award for Film Composing.

The Awards Gala will kick-off the 2006 ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 19

December 19th, 2005 3:00am EST
Alyssa Milano
Happy Birthday to actress Marla Sololoff (1980), Jarhead star Jake Gyllenhaal (1980), Denver Broncos quarterback Jake Plummer (1974), Oakland Raiders defenseman Warren Sapp (1972), Charmed star Alyssa Milano (1972), original "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" Kristy Swanson (1969), Flashdance star Jennifer Beals (1963), legendary football defenseman Reggie White (1961; d. 2004), Brady boy Mike Lookinland (1960), "Spenser: For Hire" actor Robert Urich (1946; d. 2002), baseball hall-of-famer Al Kaline (1934), actress Cicely Tyson (1933), and French singer/actress Edith Piaf (1915; d. 1963).
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 13

December 13th, 2005 3:00am EST
Jamie Foxx
Happy Birthday to Evanescence singer Amy Lee (1981), "Jarhead" actor Jamie Foxx (1967), pop-funk bandleader Morris Day (1957), "Mr. Pink" Steve Buscemi (1957), musician/bowhunter Ted Nugent (1948), baseball player Ferguson Jenkins (1943), "The Sound of Music" actor Christopher Plummer (1927), and comedic actor Dick Van Dyke (1925).
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New CDs This Week (Dec. 6)

December 6th, 2005 11:05am EST
Korn
A number of big names are dropping new albums this week including highly anticipated fresh cuts from Korn, Lil' Wayne and Lindsay Lohan; plus new collections from Eminem, Ashanti, Ja Rule, Don Omar and a whole lot more. Check out this list of noteworthy release (many with reviews) for Tuesday, December 6th, 2005...

Ashanti - Collectables by Ashanti

Carl Craig - Fabric 25

Don Omar - Da Hitman Presents Reggaeton Latino

Eminem - Curtain Call: The Hits

Ennio Morricone - Morricone Happening

God Forbid - Out of Misery

Heather Headley - In My Mind

Ja Rule - Exodus

Jennifer Peñ...
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Harry Potter Casts a Spell on Movie Audiences

November 21st, 2005 9:45am EST
Goblet of Fire
Not surprisingly, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire dominated the box office this weekend. Fans went to theaters in droves to watch Harry, Hermione, and Ron in the fourth film of the popular franchise. The movie grossed over $101 million, making it the fourth largest three-day opening weekend following Spider-Man ($114 million) and Star Wars: Episode III and Shrek 2 (both $108 million).

The Johnny Cash biopic Walk the Line came in second, earning $22 million. Rounding out the top 10 were: Chicken Little ($14.7 million), Derailed ($6.5 million), Zathura ($5.1 million), Jarhead ($4.7...
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Chicken Little Maintains #1 Status at Box Office

November 14th, 2005 9:10am EST
Chicken Little
Chicken Little dominated the box office again in its second weekend, taking in $32 million from movie audiences. Zathura, another kid-targeted film, came in second place with $14 million. The thriller Derailed starring Jennifer Aniston and Clive Owen opened in third place with $12.8 million.

Also in the top 10 this week:

Get Rich or Die Tryin' ($12.5 million)

Jarhead ($12.2 million)

Saw II ($9.4 million)

The Legend of Zorro ($6.6 million)

Prime ($3.9 million)

Dreamer ($3.8 million)

Pride & Prejudice ($2.8 million)
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Jake Gyllenhaal is a Troublemaker

November 8th, 2005 9:22am EST
Jake Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal was once arrested for stealing a pair of Speedos. The handsome actor, who is dating Kirsten Dunst, has confessed he got in trouble with the police after he pilfered the skimpy swimming trunks from a store in trendy Hollywood shopping mall the Beverly Center.

He admitted: "A friend of mine dared me to do it." It seems Jake is prone to getting into trouble - last week, he confessed how he got so angry about chipping a tooth on the set of his latest movie he beat up one of his co-stars.

The Donnie Darko star revealed he turned violent after losing his temper while fil...
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Jake Gyllenhaal Beats Up Co-Star On Set Of Jarhead

November 4th, 2005 9:38am EST
Jake Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal got so angry about chipping a tooth on the set of his latest movie that he beat up one of his co-stars.

The handsome actor, who is romancing Kirsten Dunst, has confessed he turned violent after losing his temper while filming Gulf War drama 'Jarhead'. Jake even admits it took a whole month before his unfortunate victim, who he does not name, forgave him for lashing out.

He revealed: "For some reason, I just got so angry that I had chipped my tooth, and just started hitting him and we didn't talk for a month after that."

However, director Sam Mendes, who is mar...
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New Film Releases for Friday, Nov. 4

November 2nd, 2005 6:59am EST
Chicken Little
The animated film Chicken Little adds a new twist to the classic children's tale. Zach Braff voices the title character, while Joan Cusack is Abby Mallard and Steve Zahn plays Runt of the Litter.

Jarhead centers on Marine enlistee Swoff (Jake Gyllenhaal) and his transition from boot camp to active duty. There has been some Oscar buzz surrounding Gyllenhaal’s performance.

Still in theaters: Saw II, The Legend of Zorro, Prime, Dreamer, Wallace & Gromit, The Weather Man, Doom, North Country, The Fog, Flightplan, Elizabethtown, and Good Night, And Good Luck .
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