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Morgan Freeman’s Step-Granddaughter Stabbed to Death in New York City

Morgan Freeman’s 33-year-old step-granddaughter, E’Dena Hines, was fatally stabbed in New York City.

Natasha Reda | August 16, 2015 - 3:23 pm

WATCH: Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and More Celebs Join Together in Bono’s Ebola PSA

Celebrity A-listers have joined the One Campaign in a chilling PSA to help gain support and fight against the Ebola crisis in West Africa.
Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are just two of the many big names to join the campaign, which was co-founded by U2’s Bono with the goal of taking action to…

Kendall Fisher | November 19, 2014 - 2:05 pm

Honoring Our Veterans

Let’s hear it for the Veterans!

Today we pay homage to the men and women in uniform, and give thanks to those who defend our country and fight hard to give us our freedom!

Serina Mehrian | November 11, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Watch: Morgan Freeman and Jimmy Fallon Speak with Helium

Morgan Freeman, you’re a good sport.

You’re a good sport for indulging in Jimmy Fallon’s wild fantasy to inhale helium from balloons and conduct an interview on television.

Peggy Truong | July 25, 2014 - 9:12 am

Johnny Depp Talks ‘Transcendence’ In Our Exclusive Clip

Johnny Depp’s latest, Transcendence, comes to DVD/blu-ray this week and to celebrate we’ve got an exclusive clip from the film’s special features for you.

Robert Kessler | July 21, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Morgan Freeman Getting Silly with Helium for The Science Channel is the Best Thing Ever

Taking a break from his Visa duties, Morgan Freeman had a little fun with The Science Channel this week.

Peggy Truong | May 23, 2014 - 10:30 am

Review: ‘Transcendence’ Never Quite Hits Its Mark

It’s no mistake that the spirit of Christopher Nolan feels present throughout Transcendence. Not only is Nolan a producer, it’s also directed by Wally Pfister, Nolan’s longtime cinematographer. But unfortunately its beautiful and moody exterior covers an ultimately substance-less thriller, a cinematic merengue.

Pfister certainly knows how to dress up a film, using…

Robert Kessler | April 18, 2014 - 8:30 am

Scarlett Johansson Doesn’t Need Her Black Widow Catsuit to Kick Ass in the Trailer for ‘Lucy’

Here is the trailer for Lucy, Scarlett Johansson’s non-Marvel superhero movie coming out this year. Johansson plays the titular Lucy, a girl who becomes superhuman after the drugs she’s forced to smuggle leak into her bloodstream.

Robert Kessler | April 2, 2014 - 4:30 pm

‘Transcendence’ Trailer: The End of Mankind As We Know It

The central question of Transcendence appears to be, if humans had all the intelligence of a computer, would we still be massive jerks? The film’s answer appears to be a resounding yes.

In Transcendence, Johnny Depp plays a scientist who downloads his consciousness onto the internet as he is dying. However, he soon…

Robert Kessler | February 12, 2014 - 9:30 am

BOX OFFICE: Audiences Are Going Bananas for ‘The Lego Movie’

It’s my bad for not including it among the most anticipated movies of 2014, because The Lego Movie has captivated audiences and won its first weekend at the box office.

Jason Marshall | February 9, 2014 - 1:00 pm

‘The Lego Movie’ Is a Smart, Hysterical Celebration of Individuality

The Lego Movie is far funnier and far more edgy than a film based on a toy has any right to be.

From its outset, it’s determined to elevate itself beyond the genre of “children’s film.” It is, at the same time, an uproariously funny kids’ movie and a razor-sharp satire about our…

Robert Kessler | February 6, 2014 - 11:21 am

I Got Ignored at the ‘Last Vegas’ Premiere

Watch what happens when Celebuzz hangs out on the red carpet at the New York premiere of Last Vegas. Spoiler alert: I got ignored.

Robert Kessler | November 1, 2013 - 11:05 am

‘Last Vegas’ Trailer: It’s ‘Hangover’ With Old People, Right?

Brace yourself: There’s another movie about friends going to Vegas coming to a theater near you.
Cleverly titled Last Vegas, the comedy stars four Hollywood veterans and Oscar winners — Morgan Freeman, Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro and Kevin Kline — as lifelong pals who make the trek to Sin City for a member of…

Gabrielle Chung | July 18, 2013 - 10:45 pm

‘Last Vegas’ Trailer: Here’s Your First Look At That Movie Everyone Is Calling ‘Old Hangover’

Watch out, moviegoers: four Academy Award winners are going to “party like it’s 1959” on the big screen this fall.
On Thursday, CBS Films and Good Universe unveiled the first trailer for Last Vegas, a comedy starring Morgan Freeman, Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro and Kevin Kline. No, they’re not playing older versions of Bradley

Peggy Truong | May 17, 2013 - 8:30 am

Ryan Murphy Overseeing Big-Screen Horror Story ‘The Town That Dreaded Sundown’

Tired of horror movie remakes? Too bad, MGM don’t care. They’ve just hired Glee creator Ryan Murphy to oversee a remake of 1976 cult-classic The Town That Dreaded Sundown. Murphy will produce from a script by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, who recently wrote the Carrie remake. The original Sundown used a mockumentary approach to document the search…

Phil Pirrello | January 21, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Tom Cruise Premieres Trailer for ‘Oblivion’; ‘Alice in Wonderland 2′ in the Works

Tom Cruise pulls a live-action Wall-E in the trailer for his new sci-fi action thriller, Oblivion. In the film, directed by TRON: Legacy’s Joseph Kosinski, Cruise plays Jack Harper, one of the few survivors of a post-apocalyptic Earth charged with salvaging what’s left of the planet’s resources. Of course, that mission goes all sorts of haywire and lots of flying…

Phil Pirrello | December 10, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Nicki Minaj, Stacy Keibler, Taylor Swift: Top 10 Celebrity Quotes of the Week (GALLERY)

“That is not on my radar at all. I’m definitely the girl who doesn’t talk about that kind of stuff. I’m not really interested in thinking about marriage or kids at all.”

Which Hollywood starlet doesn’t need a man to put a ring on it?

Was it Taylor Swift, Stacy Keibler,…

Celebuzz | October 27, 2012 - 10:00 am

‘Alex Cross:’ Tyler Perry’s Serial Killer Movie Feels Like an Attack on Audiences (MOVIE REVIEW)

It was an unenviable task for Tyler Perry to follow no less than Morgan Freeman with his portrayal of Alex Cross, the title character in the latest big-screen interpretation of novelist James Patterson’s iconic FBI agent.

But with more than a decade between the last Cross film, Along Came a Spider, and Rob

Todd Gilchrist | October 19, 2012 - 4:07 am

‘Alex Cross’ Author James Patterson on Tyler Perry: ‘He’s Terrific’ (VIDEO)

When Morgan Freeman played Alex Cross in the films Kiss The Girls and Along Came A Spider, author James Patterson seemingly hit the casting jackpot in finding a terrific actor to bring his iconic detective to life.

But Patterson says he thinks that actor and filmmaker Tyler Perry (Madea’s Witness Protection) is equal…

Todd Gilchrist | October 16, 2012 - 9:45 pm
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