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20 Celebs That Were Almost Cast on Major TV Shows

Katie Holmes was almost Piper on Orange Is the New Black? Olivia Wilde was almost Marissa Cooper on The O.C.?! That’s right! Some of the biggest celebs in Hollywood were thisclose to being cast on some of the most popular TV shows of our time.

How often does this near casting happen? More…

Jess Cohen | August 6, 2014 - 4:00 pm

And the Oscar Doesn’t Go To…

Ah yes, the Oscars are upon us and with only two days to go until show time the anticipation is high as we wait to see who will be taking home the gold this year. With only one winner for each category however, it can be difficult sometimes to accept all of the loses, especially…

Camilla Werner-Longo | February 28, 2014 - 10:00 pm

‘All Is Bright’ Trailer: Paul Rudd and Paul Giamatti Sell Memories (and Christmas Trees)

Ah, the beauty of New York at Christmas.

That’s the setting we find two talented Pauls – Rudd and Giamatti – in for their upcoming movie All Is Bright.

Peggy Truong | September 7, 2013 - 1:10 pm

‘Parkland’ Trailer: A JFK Assassination Movie Without JFK

This November marks the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in Dallas, Texas. Just in time comes Parkland, the JFK-less JFK assassination movie. Rather than focus on the President himself, this movie is about those closest to the assassination including the doctors and nurses at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Lee Harvey Oswald, JFK’s…

Robert Kessler | August 21, 2013 - 10:15 am

Hey! Here’s Another ‘Romeo & Juliet’ Movie!

Since it’s been a full 17 years since someone made a Romeo & Juliet movie, Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes took it upon himself to once again adapt William Shakespeare’s most under-appreciated work. It stars Hailee Steinfeld, Douglas Booth, Damian Lewis, Paul Giamatti, Chuck Bass Ed Westwick and Stellan Skarsgard. Unlike Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet, this film…

Robert Kessler | July 26, 2013 - 12:30 pm

First Trailer for ’12 Years a Slave’ Released

The first trailer for the highly anticipated 12 Years a Slave has been released. The film is directed by Steve McQueen and based on the autobiography published by Solomon Northrup in 1853; it tells the true story of Northrup  — born a free man in New York, but kidnapped and sold into slavery in Louisiana. The film…

Robert Kessler | July 16, 2013 - 11:00 am

Paul Giamatti Joins ‘Downton Abbey’

Paul Giamatti, the disgruntled actor best known for his work in movies like Sideways and Cinderella Man, has joined the cast of Downton Abbey season 4, TV Line reported Monday. He’ll play Harold Levinson, the “playboy brother” of Cora (Elizabeth McGovern) and uncle to Mary (Michelle Dockery), Edith (Laura Carmichael) and formerly Sybil (RIP!). Granted,…

| June 24, 2013 - 8:30 am

Spidey Meets Another Villain: Andrew Garfield And Paul Giamatti Film ‘Spider-Man 2′ In New York City

Make way for the Rhino.

On Saturday, Paul Giamatti got into character as Aleksei Sytsevich (aka. the Rhino) as he filmed scenes for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in Brooklyn, N.Y.

The actor was joined by Andrew Garfield, who was spotted chating with his body double. (Hey, two Spideys is better than…

Peggy Truong | May 12, 2013 - 1:20 pm

We Bet You Thought These Stars Already Won An Oscar

After 85 years of dispensing awards, the Oscars have become something of a measuring stick for judging, and then recognizing, the best and brightest talents in Hollywood. But with so many great movies, performances and behind-the-scenes efforts, and so few slots for nominations, it comes as little surprise that more than a handful of great…

Todd Gilchrist | February 22, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Tim Allen, Whoopi Goldberg, Tom Hanks: Stars Who Have Played Santa (PHOTOS)

Everyone love’s a good Christmas movie — the snow, the elves, the heart-warming miracle that results in holiday cheer. But one thing’s for certain: You can’t have any of that without old Saint Nick.

Now, being that Santa’s such a busy guy— running the world’s largest toy workshop is a full-time job and…

Celebuzz | December 25, 2012 - 6:00 am

Robert Pattinson’s ‘Cosmopolis’ Reviews Are In: What the Critics are Saying

Robert Pattinson is back on the big screen Friday — but in a world far, far away from Twilight.

In director David Cronenberg’s philosophical new dark drama, Cosmopolis, Pattinson plays Eric Packer, a 28-year-old billionaire finance honcho who drifts across New York City in a technologically advanced limo on his way to get…

Cory Lopez | August 16, 2012 - 2:55 pm

Julia Roberts and Clive Owen Spied at ‘Duplicity’ Premiere

Julia Roberts and Clive Owen premiered their new film Duplicity yesterday at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York.
Roberts and Owen play corporate spies on opposite ends of a caper that’s full of double crosses and romantic interludes. They previously starred together in the shattered relationship scorcher Closer.
Julia, blonde for the occasion,…

Celebuzz | March 17, 2009 - 4:15 pm

Golden Globes—The Winners Are Kate Winslet!

The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards were held Sunday evening, with Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire and the HBO miniseries John Adams winning multiple awards in film and television respectively.
Critics’ Choice Award winner Slumdog Millionaire, a romance-beating-all-odds tale set against the backdrop of an Indian television game show, won for Best Motion Picture, Drama…

Betsy Waldman | January 11, 2009 - 10:10 pm