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Glen Powell Talks ‘Everybody Wants Some!!’ and ‘Hidden Figures’ 

Actor Glen Powell breaks down working with director Richard Linklater and his new film that has everyone talking.

Scott Baumgartner | July 16, 2016 - 9:00 am

Movie Casting Update: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Might Be Taking on the KKK, Kevin Costner Joins ‘Hidden Figures’

We have carefully searched for all the latest film casting news and compiled all the need-to-know roles making their way to the big screen soon. There are exciting roles on the way for Kevin Costner, Matthias Schoenaerts and Joseph Gordon-Levitt!

Scott Baumgartner | March 3, 2016 - 7:30 am

Movie Casting Update: Octavia Spencer Does the Math; Saoirse Ronan Will Be ‘On Chesil Beach’

We’ve searched the internet for all the latest film casting news and compiled the very best. There’s new projects on the way for Saoirse Ronan, Octavia Spencer and Bérénice Bejo!

Scott Baumgartner | February 18, 2016 - 7:30 am

Jared Leto on Rock ‘n Roll, Aaron Paul’s Oscar Photobomb and More

We’ve rounded up some of the best and most insightful celebrity tweets from the past 24 hours.

Aaron Paul is a goofball, Jared Leto says rock ‘n roll is tough, plus more fascinating celebrity Twitter posts and words of wisdom below.

Michael Prieve | February 23, 2015 - 8:15 pm

The Funniest Celeb Pics of the Week That Will Make You LOL! 1.31.15

It’s the weekend! Are you ready to see some hilarious pictures of celebs? Great, because we have 20 pictures you have to see!

This week we found some LOL-worthy photos of celebs. Like the one above of Naomi Watts tripping over Emma Stone’s outfit at the Screen Actors Guild Awards! Plus, we also…

Jess Cohen | January 31, 2015 - 8:00 am

Ciara Bravo Talks ‘Red Band Society’ Love Triangle, Reveals What Fans Can Expect From Upcoming Episodes

Ciara Bravo is one of the amazing young stars on the new FOX show, Red Band Society.

We were lucky enough to talk to Bravo about the show and her character, Emma Chota, a girl struggling with anorexia. When we talked to Bravo, she told us what we can expect from upcoming episodes…

Jess Cohen | November 5, 2014 - 4:00 pm

‘Twilight’ Saga to Continue with Five More Films — on Facebook

Twihards around the world must be very happy this morning.

Some two years after we bid adieu to Bella and company with the final Twilight film, Breaking Dawn Part 2, Lions Gate has announced plans to release five short films, with some help from Facebook.

Peggy Truong | October 1, 2014 - 9:29 am

‘Red Band Society’ Star Ciara Bravo Talks About Her New Show and Her Love for Jennifer Lawrence

There’s a new show debuting this fall that everyone needs to watch. FOX is premiering Red Band Society on September 17 and you’re not going to want to miss it!

This dramedy stars Octavia Spencer as a nurse working in the pediatric ward of a hospital. We see her caring for a group…

Jess Cohen | August 18, 2014 - 1:00 pm

7 Major Movie Stars Moving to TV This Fall

Movie stars are about to take over television!

Coming this fall, some of your favorite big-screen stars are heading to the small screen. Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer are just two of the major movie stars that will be appearing on network TV! Want to see what other huge actors are coming to…

Jess Cohen | May 18, 2014 - 11:30 am

NBC Is Looking to Revive ‘Murder, She Wrote’ with Octavia Spencer

It’s a wild, weird world we live in. Sometimes the New York Post tries to invent a fake scandal about new Marines uniforms. And sometimes NBC decides to revive Murder, She Wrote with Octavia Spencer. …

Robert Kessler | October 24, 2013 - 4:30 pm

‘Paradise’ Trailer: Julianne Hough Goes Soul Searching in Las Vegas

Here is your first look at Julianne Hough in Paradise, the directorial debut from Juno writer Diablo Cody.

The film finds a young woman named Lamb (Hough) who loses her faith after surviving a plane crash. Her new plan involves Las Vegas and an “L.L. Bean tote bag full of cash.”

Peggy Truong | August 4, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Here’s The Powerful First Trailer For ‘Fruitvale Station,’ Starring Michael B. Jordan and Octavia Spencer

Some five months after making a huge splash at the Sundance Film Festival, Grand Jury Prize winner Fruitvale Station is making the rounds with its first trailer.

Starring Friday Night LightsMichael B. Jordan and the amazing Octavia Spencer, Fruitvale Station recounts the last day of Oscar Grant, the 22-year-old who was killed by a

Peggy Truong | May 11, 2013 - 3:20 pm

‘Smashed’ Star Mary Elizabeth Winstead on Playing ‘The Best Drunk Ever on Screen’ (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

After appearing in everything from Scott Pilgrim vs. the World to a remake of John Carpenter’s The Thing and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Mary Elizabeth Winstead has proven that she can transform herself into virtually any character a filmmaker requires.

But Winstead admits that co-writer and director James Ponsoldt presented her with a particularly…

Todd Gilchrist | October 12, 2012 - 7:37 pm

Most Memorable Moments at 2012 Oscars (VIDEOS)

From Ryan Seacrest’s messy pre-show to Brad Pitt getting a cymbal in the face, the 2012 Oscar Awards had some silly and tear-jerker moments that we won’t soon forget. 

In case you missed it, Celebuzz has put together some of the best moments from the Sunday night show. Check them out below and…

| February 27, 2012 - 9:34 am

Octavia Spencer Stuns in Sparkly Frock at 2012 Oscars’ Red Carpet (PHOTOS)

Octavia Spencer is ending awards season on quite the high note!

The actress, who won best supporting actress for her amazing performance in The Help, was looking beautiful in yet another Tadashi Shoji gown as she walked the red carpet at the 2012 Academy Awards on Sunday. Pulling her hair back, she looked simple…

Amanda Hasaka | February 26, 2012 - 7:17 pm

Jackson Rathbone, Octavia Spencer & More Score Big at WGAs Gifting Suite (PHOTOS)

The writers of Mad Men, Modern Family and The Descendants may have taken home the heavy hardware at Sunday night’s Writers Guild Awards, but no one was left empty-handed by the time the party was over. Stars like The Help’s Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis scored big at the backstage gifting suite and Celebuzz has got…

Gabrielle Chung | February 20, 2012 - 10:00 pm