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How to Be Single
Dan Stevens, Rebel Wilson, Dakota Johnson, Leslie Mann and Alison Brie are in negotiations to star in New Line's romantic comedy "How to Be Single". Christian Ditter helms the film adaptation of Liz Tuccillo's 2008 novel.
The story focuses on singlehood from both the female and male perspectives, and suggests it is not our relationships, but our single times in between, that define us. [Source: THR]
Caitriona Balfe ("Outlander") will join George Clooney, Julia Roberts and Jack O’Connell in Jodie Foster's real-time financial thriller "Money Monster" at TriStar. Clooney plays a bombastic television stock huckster whose program is taken hostage by an outraged gunman (O’Connell).
As much of the world watches live, he must keep himself alive with the help of his producer (Roberts). Balfe will play the head of PR for the company whose stock bottomed, causing the life's savings of O »
- Garth Franklin
Loving the new look, Julia Roberts! The actress debuted a different 'do while on the set of her new film The Secret in Their Eyes, and although we're a fan of her brunette and banged tresses, it's also very possible that Roberts is rocking a wig for the movie (but at least now we know that if she did decide to switch it up, this is a good alternative to her already-lovely locks). Julia also got a sweet visit from her hubby Daniel Moder, who stopped by the set in Pasadena, Calif., to hang out with his ladylove while she took a break from shooting. Billy Ray's remake of the 2009 Academy Award winner for foreign-language (directed by Juan Jose Campanella) is based on the Eduardo Sacheri novel »
Caitriona Balfe, the star of the Starz TV show Outlander, is joining the high-profile cast of Money Monster, TriStar’s financial thriller being directed by Jodie Foster. George Clooney, Julia Roberts and Unbroken star Jack O’Connell are already starring in the thriller, which is said to unfold in real time. Clooney is set to star as Lee Gates, a bombastic television stock huckster, whose program — Money Monster — and life are taken hostage by an outraged gunman (O’Connell). As much of the world watches live, Gates must keep himself alive and, with help from the woman who produces the show
- Borys Kit
"I don't think Ewan is as proud of his penis as most men who are as well-hung would -- or should -- or could be," Farrell jokes to the magazine. "I think that's the greatest demonstration of his innate humility, that he doesn't wear it like a badge of honor."
Photos: Stars In Their Underwear
Ewan, 43, is looking as handsome as ever on the cover of Nylon Guys, in which he also opens up about hanging with A-listers Angelina Jolie and Jude Law in the late '90s in London, when the actors were all on the brink of hitting the big time.
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Watch out, Justin Theroux -- Eddie Redmayne might steal your girl!The "Theory of Everything" star stopped by "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Tuesday, where he revealed that he still gets starstruck and even "stalked" Jennifer Aniston. "My wife and I love 'Friends,'" he explained. "We saw Jennifer Aniston at a party, and we were just incredibly inappropriate. We so wanted to meet her that we just sort of literally stalked about four meters behind her for an entire evening." "And eventually, she was sort of like, 'Ok?' and we got to meet her," he added.Check out the clip below to see if the "Cake" star was equally excited to meet Eddie and his wife, Hannah Bagshawe!Not only does Redmayne admire Jen, but he also recalled the "pretty breathtaking" moment at the SAG Awards when Julia Roberts presented him his Best Actor award."My dad's favorite film is 'Pretty Woman, »
- tooFab Staff
This column is part of Variety’s Broken Hollywood feature. For more execs and their opinions on the state of Hollywood, click here.
I think maybe Tom Hanks and Leonardo DiCaprio are the last versions of movie stars. Put them in a movie, and people want to come see them. What we have now is what I call “conditional movie stars,” because they have not been given broader roles. The only time they are stars is when they are in a situation where the audience knows how they are going to behave. Stars are important because nobody is going to take a risk on an expensive movie if the actor doesn’t have the right pedigree.
There’s a difference between a celebrity and a star. People don’t go to see celebrities in movies. They go to see stars. On one hand, it’s a reflection of the culture. »
- Joe Roth
Eddie Redmayne may have won a Screen Actors Guild award on Sunday, but he told Jimmy Kimmel the real prize was a slew of star encounters that came with his new hardware. Visiting Jimmy Kimmel Live on Tuesday, The Theory of Everything star compared himself to a "a kid in a candy store" at this year's SAG festivities. The biggest treats of the night? Meeting Jennifer Aniston and Julia Roberts.The night began when Roberts, 47, handed Redmayne, 33, the statuette for outstanding performance by a male actor in a leading role. After watching Pretty Woman, one of his father's favorites, "at an inappropriate age, »
- Lanford Beard, @lanfordbeard
When Johnny Depp‘s mustache comedy “Mortdecai” brought in less than $5 million on opening weekend, it marked the A-list actor’s fifth straight box office bomb. But he’s far from the only top billed actor to endure a tanker or two.
Also Read: 19 Biggest Box-Office Bombs and Bummers in 2014: From ‘The Giver’ to ‘Winter’s Tale’ (Photos)
- Travis Reilly and Todd Cunningham
Eddie Redmayne isn't one of those actors who is too cool to get starstruck. In fact, on Tuesday's Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the Oscar nominee and Theory of Everything star said he feels "like a kid in a candy store" at all the celeb-packed awards shows he's been frequenting lately. The 33-year-old Brit added that it's "endlessly exciting" and "completely surreal" coming face to face with "all these people you've long admired." Of course, some celebrity encounters are more exciting than others. Eddie recalled the "pretty breathtaking" moment at the SAG Awards when Julia Roberts presented him his Best Actor award. "My dad's favorite film is Pretty Woman, so »
Manuel here to offer some random box office facts about the acting races. The big Oscar box office story continues to be American Sniper’s unprecedented success, so much so that Bradley Cooper garnered a shoutout last night at the SAG Awards despite not being nominated. I’m starting to feel the Best Picture category might not be the only three-way race as we wade deeper into Phase 2. Numbers and statistics junkie that I imagine myself to be, I was curious to see whether the past fifteen years’ worth of box office numbers in the acting categories could help us gleam anything about potential outcomes. Spoiler alert: not much, but enjoy the following random tidbits below.
As it stands, Bradley, Rosamund Pike, Robert Duvall (improbably, really) and Meryl Streep hold the title as the highest grossing nominees from their respective races. How might this help Bradley; well, let's take a »
- Manuel Betancourt
Sunday night's SAG Awards was a big night for fashion, but which stylish stars came out on top, and which ones completely missed the mark?
Menswear with a feminine twist was a big theme, with both Emma Stone and Julia Roberts making our best dressed lists in their suit-style creations. Emma looked fantastic as usual (even if the sheer train nearly killed Naomi Watts) in a Dior couture tuxedo gown, while Julia rocked a shapely Givenchy tuxedo-inspired jumpsuit. Both looks were age-appropriate, and definitely fun, unexpected choices for the red carpet.
Photos: The 9 Best-Dressed Stars at the SAG Awards
Rounding out the best-dressed is Jennifer Aniston in a plunging vintage Galliano gown, which showed off her famous yoga-toned body to perfection thanks to its »
The 51-year-old actor adds another flop to his already long streak, but other actors aren’t betting their careers on only box-office bankability
The actor plays the Wolf in Disney’s ensemble musical “Into the Woods,” but his last leading man hit was 2011’s installment of “Pirates of the Caribbean.” Last year’s “Transcendence” fizzled, as did 2013’s “The Lone Ranger” and »
- Linda Ge
Disney evidently is eager to keep ruining your fond memories of their animated classics with big screen, live-action do-overs or prequels no one asked for. Last year we got "Sleeping Beauty" predecessor "Maleficent," in a couple of months they'll release "Cinderella," and now "Beauty And The Beast" is on the way. The studio announced that Emma Watson will play Belle in this new version. The actress was previously attached to an iteration that would've seen Guillermo del Toro direct, but which never got off the ground. Instead, Bill Condon ("The Fifth Estate," "Dreamgirls") will get behind the camera, with production set to begin later this year. Julia Roberts will produce and star in a remake of the documentary "Batkid Begins: The Wish Heard Around The World." The movie tells the real life story about how a Make-a-Wish event for Miles Scott — a 5-year-old boy diagnosed with leukemia — wanting to be Batman. »
- Kevin Jagernauth
Julia Roberts has announced that she is attached to produce and star in a feature film adaptation of the new documentary Batkid Begins, the story of the Sf Batkid. Batkid Begins Batkid Begins: The Wish Heard Around the World, a documentary about Miles Scott, who, on Nov. 15, 2013, became Batkid and saved San Francisco’s […]
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- Olivia Truffaut
Mark Ruffalo couldn’t make it to Sunday night’s SAG Awards ceremony to accept in person his prize for outstanding male actor in a TV movie or miniseries, but thanks to Twitter, he was able to share a makeshift acceptance speech from his bed in London. He’s currently across the pond filming “Now You See Me: The Second Act.”
Ruffalo — who beat out Billy Bob Thornton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Adrien Brody and Richard Jenkins in the category — wrote that his wife and children woke him up with the news four hours before he had to be back on set.
Ha ha ha! Sunny and my kids just woke me up to tell me I won a SAG award. Have to be at work in 4 hours. Thank you! @SAGawards
— Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) January 26, 2015
Thanks @MattBomer my dear friend and partner in #TheNormalHeart you were an inspiration and friend every day. »
- Variety Staff
Miles Scott captured the world's attention in November 2013 when the then-5-year-old stormed the streets of San Francisco as Batkid, fulfilling his Make-a-Wish Foundation dream of becoming Batman as he battled leukemia in real life. Apparently, he also caught the eye of Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts, who is set to produce and star in a feature film about Miles.
Deadline reports that Roberts is spearheading a dramatic adaptation of the documentary "Batkid Begins: The Wish Heard Around the World." The crowdfunded flick, which just had its premiere at the Slamdance Film Festival in Utah this weekend, was directed by Dana Nachman and revealed the behind-the-scenes work that went into fulfilling Miles's wish, which brought together tens of thousands of people to transform San Francisco into Gotham, and even moved President Barack Obama to get involved.
The story generated international headlines, prompting Nachman to make the documentary, and eventually leading Roberts »
- Katie Roberts
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If you're betting on "Boyhood" to win big at the upcoming Academy Awards, think again! Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" was deemed to be the big Oscar frontrunner but a double-dose of guild awards over the weekend tamed those prospects down. First, the Producers Guild of America gave their top honor to Alejandro González Iñárritu's "Birdman," and the Screen Actors Guild followed suit!
"Birdman" took home the Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture award! But, since the movie is about acting, this award is just fitting.
My biggest surprise, and it'a welcome surprise indeed, was "The Theory of Everything's" Eddie Redmayne taking home the Outstanding Male Actor trophy. Sorry Michael Keaton! I think Redmayne truly gave the Performance of the Year award!
The Internet was all abuzz this weekend with news that Julia Roberts would be bringing the story of Batkid to the big screen.
The heroic tale of 5-year-old leukemia patient Miles Scott is already being told in a documentary titled "Batkid Begins: The Wish Heard around the World," which premiered on Saturday at the Slamdance Film Festival.
Watch: Julia Roberts: Is TV Now A Career Booster?
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Last night saw the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards take place. The elite members of both film and television arrived in their finery to see who had won the coverted statues. Eddie Redmayne did the UK proud as he picked up the award for Best Actor. Meanwhile Julianne Moore added another trophy to her cabinet for her performance in Still Alice and Birdman took home the big award for cast in a motion picture.
Highlights from the television portion include Orange is the New Black scooping two awards and our very own Downton Abbey getting the ensemble cast prize. Read the full winners below, did your favourite win? Are these results an indicator of how the BAFTA’s and Oscar‘s might play out?
Motion Picture Nominees
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Birdman – Winner!
The Grand Budapest Hotel
- Kat Smith
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