Posts tagged "Playing For Keeps"

From ‘300’ to ‘Playing for Keeps': Gerard Butler’s Best On-Screen Moments (PHOTOS)

Whether he's providing eye candy for Angelina Jolie in Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life, or going full Spartan warrior in 300, Gerard Butler is always smokin' hot. In anticipation of Gerard Butler's new romantic comedy, Playing For Keeps, we've decided to honor Gerry's most memorable movie moments that left us all begging for another shirtless close up ……
By: Phil Pirrello / December 7, 2012

‘Breaking Dawn,’ ‘Playing For Keeps’ and ‘Killing Them Softly': Five Flicks in Five Clicks

Between tentpole blockbusters, limited releases and film festivals, hundreds of movies are released every year, often a dozen at a time. Friday almost invariably unleashes a whole new set of choices on moviegoers, who not only have to choose from these options, but remember what all of them are, while deflecting critical acclaim, marketing muscle,…
By: Todd Gilchrist / December 7, 2012

Flashback Friday: Jessica Biel in ‘7th Heaven’ (VIDEO)

2012 has been quite the year for Jessica Biel—or should we say Jessica Timberlake. The 30-year-old actress, whose sporty rom-com Playing for Keeps hits theaters Friday, recently got hitched to our favorite former boy-bander Justin Timberlake. After the October nuptials, Biel dropped her surname in favor of…
By: Alexa Kravitz / December 7, 2012

Catherine Zeta Jones ‘Never Wanted to Be the Poster Child for’ Bipolar Disorder (VIDEO)

Catherine Zeta Jones has had enough when it comes to discussing her bipolar disorder. “You know what? I’m sick of talking about it, because I never wanted to be the poster child for this,” said Jones of her diagnosis on Friday’s Good Morning America. “I never wanted this to come out publicly. It…
By: Lauren DiMascio / December 7, 2012

‘Playing For Keeps': How Do Critics Score the Soccer-Themed Rom-Com?

Gerard Butler’s latest effort at professionally affording groceries – otherwise known as “acting” – has landed beneath the Christmas tree like a nicely wrapped package of farts. The story of a David Beckham-esque soccer star who coaches his son’s junior team in an effort to repair their damaged relationship, Playing for Keeps bakes up a…
By: Todd Gilchrist / December 6, 2012

‘Playing for Keeps’ vs. ‘Twilight': Box Office Battle (POLL)

This weekend at the movies, it's soccer-themed romantic comedy versus vampire-werewolf love story versus James Bond! Gerard Butler's new movie, Playing for Keeps, is the sole new release arriving in theaters this weekend, where it will face-off against popular holdovers Twilight: Breaking Dawn -- Part 2 and Skyfall. Will the 300 star and his legion of soccer…
By: Phil Pirrello / December 6, 2012

‘Playing For Keeps': Gerard Butler and Jessica Biel Strike Out in this Sports-Themed Rom-Com (MOVIE REVIEW)

6There was a time when Gerard Butler could have been a movie star, but then he decided instead to act in films like Playing For Keeps. The guy who once played the title character in The Phantom of the Opera and King Leonidas in 300 somehow became the go-to-guy in terrible romantic comedies, undermining virtually…
By: Todd Gilchrist / December 6, 2012

Gerard Butler on His Womanizing ‘Playing for Keeps’ Character: ‘I Probably Have a Lot in Common With George’ (VIDEO)

Legions of female fans expecting Gerard Butler's newest film, the romantic comedy Playing for Keeps, to give them just another excuse to see their favorite actor's chiseled physique might be in for a surprise.  for the actor to show off his chiseled physique are in for a surprise. In Keeps, Butler plays George, a…
By: Phil Pirrello / December 5, 2012

Jessica Biel Talks Being Married to Justin Timberlake: ‘It’s Like Nothing’s Changed and Yet Everything’s Changed’ (VIDEO)

Jessica Biel is singing the praises of marriage with Justin Timberlake. “It’s so funny -- it feels like nothing’s changed, and yet everything’s changed,” the newlywed said on Tuesday’s Good Morning America. “It’s kind of that intangible thing. You can’t put your finger on it – I guess the idea of…
By: Lauren DiMascio / December 4, 2012

‘Playing For Keeps': Soccer Star Gerard Butler Tries to Score With Jessica Biel (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

Gerard Butler is known on and off screen as a legendary ladies’ man, but as a former soccer star in Playing For Keeps, there’s one woman whose attention he can’t win: his ex-wife, played by Jessica Biel. “You’re the only woman I ever really loved,” he tells her. She laughs. In a new TV spot…
By: Todd Gilchrist / November 13, 2012