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About the Author: Lisa has been writing about TV for a few years. First at and now for When she isn't writing, she likes to cook and spend time with her new husband.

5 Fun Facts About 'A Good Day To Die Hard's Bruce Willis

2/14/2013 7:40am EST
Bruce Willis
Bruce Willis is taking on the bad guys again in the upcoming action film, “A Good Day to Die Hard.” This time around, John McClane heads to Moscow, Russia to help his son Jack (Jai Courtney), a CIA operative, stop a nuclear weapons heist and battle deadly Russian criminals. If you’re a “Die Hard” fan, you may know a lot about these movies, but how much do you know about Bruce Willis? Check out these five little known facts about him.

Bruce Beat Out Several Other Big Names for the "Die Hard" Role— After seeing so many “Die Hard” films, it’s probably hard to imagine anybody other than Willis...

Five Fun Facts About Current Comedy Queen And 'Identity Thief' Star Melissa McCarthy

2/8/2013 7:40am EST
Identity Thief
Everyone’s favorite funny lady, Melissa McCarthy, stole the show in “Bridesmaids” is heading back to the big screen, this time unleashing her hilarity on co-star Jason Bateman in “Identity Thief.” McCarthy uses all the comedic tricks in her repertoire to bring the funny in this unlikely buddy comedy about an unsuspecting victim of identity theft and his quest to bring the culprit to justice. But for those of us who can’t get enough of her, here’s a healthy helping of Melissa McCarthy trivia.

Did you know…

Melissa is Jenny McCarthy’s First Cousin? It seems that the McCarthy clan is swimmin...

5 Fun Facts About 'Stand Up Guys' Star Christopher Walken

1/31/2013 10:00am EST
Stand Up Guys
Christopher Walken’s trademark looks, too-cool demeanor and sly eyes make him the ideal mobster. And if nothing else, his gangbuster performance in the upcoming movie “Stand Up Guys” demonstrates it too.

Walken plays Doc, an aging mobster that reunites with long lost comrades Val (Al Pacino) and Hirsch (Alan Arkin). The veteran gangster trio reminisce about their glory days and discover they still have what it takes to stir up trouble. But unbeknownst to Val, Doc’s under contract to kill him, adding an unexpected twist to the action-packed comedic plot.

We’ve enjoyed Walken’s attention-gr...

5 Fun Facts About 'The Hobbit's' Martin Freeman

12/11/2012 11:00am EST
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
We know you can hardly wait for the arrival of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.” To keep you from going mad with anticipation, we want to help quench your thirst for news of Middle Earth with a few fun facts about leading man Martin Freeman. Check out these tasty morsels while you wait for the film to hit theaters.

Before He Was Bilbo He Was Buck Naked

Some fans may not remember the skintastic turn Freeman took in the modern holiday classic, “Love Actually.” In the serendipitous rom-com, Freeman played John, a movie stand-in whose current gig was for what seemed to be a pretty explicit...

5 Fun Facts About 'Playing For Keeps' Star Gerard Butler

12/4/2012 11:00am EST
Gerard Butler
With “Playing for Keeps” ready to hit theaters on December 7, we thought it would be a great time to bask in the sexy glow of Scottish star Gerard Butler. The tasty actor plays a former soccer star who’s seen better days and ends up coaching a kid’s soccer team in an effort to improve relations with his son. Jessica Biel, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Uma Thurman also star, but we’re all about Mr. Butler – and here’s five fun reasons why.

1) George Clooney Better Watch Out. Gerard might just give George some competition atop Hollywood’s most eligible long-term bachelor list. The hunky Scotsman ...

Five Reasons Why You Should Watch 'Breaking Amish'

11/17/2012 3:00pm EST
Breaking Amish
I must admit that I’ve been glued to the TV every Sunday night, watching to see what drama will unfold on the TLC reality show, “Breaking Amish.” This show, which follows four Amish people and one Mennonite as they leave country-living behind for New York City, is a delectably satisfying television treat.

In case you haven’t yet tuned in, here’s my top five reasons why you need to check out the Amish antics of Jeremiah, Abe, Sabrina, Kate and Rebecca.

Honest Abe

My favorite thing about Abe is his consistency. He seems like the most grounded member of the group – knowing who he is and wha...

5 Fun Facts About The 'Twilight' Series

11/10/2012 2:00pm EST
Do you consider yourself a Twi-hard who knows all the details from the pages of Stephenie Meyer's books? With “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2” hitting theaters this month, sink your teeth into these five fun facts about the "Twilight" series that even the most informed vampire lovers may not even know.

1. Screenwriter Melissa Matheson accidently left the entire "Breaking Dawn" script in a restroom in Louisiana before filming on the show began. As if leaving the script wasn't bad enough, her top-secret notes were with it as well. Thankfully, a hotel worker returned the script and...

Five Fun Facts About 'Skyfall' Star Daniel Craig

11/8/2012 8:30am EST
Daniel Craig
The latest in the James Bond movie franchise, "Skyfall," is set to hit the big screen on November 9. The 23rd installment of the 50-year series promises to be the most intriguing story to date, and features Daniel Craig in his third performance of the lethal superspy.

In addition to 41-year-old Craig, moviegoers will see Javier Bardem as the film's primary villain, Raoul Silva, Ralph Fiennes as the new head of MI6, Gareth Mallory, and Naomi Harris as Miss Moneypenny after a two-film absence.

No disrespect to the supporting actors, but there's no denying that the real draw for audiences is...

Five Fun Facts About 'American Horror Story: Asylum'

10/27/2012 11:00am EDT
'American Horror Stories: Asylum'
With Halloween right around the corner, we thought we would share some frightening facts from the all new season of “American Horror Story”. Season 2 of AHS touts an all new location complete with nuns, insanity, and a terrifying serial killer named Bloody Face. The show airs Wednesday nights at 10PM on FX.

1.The second season of this chilling series is in no way related to the first. Season two is set in a tuberculosis ward, turned insane asylum, in 1964. There are a few of the actors who are returning for the season two, but they will be playing completely new roles.

2.Ryan Murphy, the...

10 TV Characters We Were Sad To See Killed Off

10/7/2012 1:00pm EDT
eddard stark
The fall TV season is in full swing, and even though it's exciting to see the return of our favorite characters, there are some that were killed off too soon. In honor of our deceased small screen pals, we're looking back on some of the most heartbreaking character deaths that brought on the waterworks. Warning: This post contains spoilers. Read at your own risk

1. Eddard Stark, "Game of Thrones"

For those of us who hadn't read George R. R. Martin's "Game of Thrones" before watching the HBO series, we were stunned to see Eddard Stark (affectingly known as Ned Stark) get the axe. Ne...