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Watch an exclusive behind the scenes clip from ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2’

25 July 2016 1:53 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Released on UK DVD, Blu-ray from August 1st and on Digital Download now, is the sequel to one of the most successful original comedies of all time. My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2Nia Vardalos and John Corbett lead the cast of the film, and we have an exclusive, behind the scenes clip featuring the lovable and funny Portokalos family to share ahead of the film’s release.

Toula (Nia Vardalos) and Ian (John Corbett, “Parenthood”) have raised their daughter Paris (Elena Kampouris, Men, Women, and Children) in the bosom of her extended Greek family. But the now 17-year-old is eager to set out on her own. When an unexpected wedding threatens to disrupt the clan’s delicate balance, it can either bring them all together or put them all at odds in a heartwarming family comedy as sweet as a slice of baklava.

The entire original ensemble reprises their iconic roles, »

- Paul Heath

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Tom Hanks Shares a Beautiful Tribute to His Late Mom

12 July 2016 4:24 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Tom Hanks took to social media to share some kind words about his late mother on Tuesday. His mom, Janet Marylyn Frager, passed away at age 84, and the actor shared an old photo of her along with a sweet message on social media. "This beauty? My mom," he wrote. "She was the difference in many lives. Many lives. We say goodbye to her today. Safe crossing, mom!" His wife, Rita Wilson, also shared a thoughtful note, posting a picture of Tom and his mom with a sweet caption: "This wonderful lady gave birth to my husband, and three other children. Thank you for bringing my love into the world. She is at peace now." »

- Laura Marie Meyers

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Tom Hanks' Mother Janet Marylyn Frager Dies: 'She Was the Difference in Many Lives'

12 July 2016 11:50 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Tom Hanks' mother Janet Marylyn Frager has died, the actor and his wife Rita Wilson confirmed on social media on Tuesday. She was 84. Sharing a vintage photo of Frager on his Instagram, Hanks - who turned 60 over the weekend - paid a sweet tribute to his late mother. "This beauty? My mom. She was the difference in many lives. Many lives," he wrote. "We say goodbye to her today. Safe crossing, mom!" Similarly, Wilson wrote of Frager, "This wonderful lady gave birth to my husband, and three other children. Thank you for bringing my love into the world. She is at peace now. »

- Lindsay Kimble, @lekimble

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Oscars So Wtf? 21 Most Surprising New Academy Members, From Daphne Zuniga to Tina Fey (Photos)

29 June 2016 4:11 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Patti LuPone, actress Both an actress and a singer, LuPone was featured in the 2013 movie “Parker” and the role of Florine Werthan in “Driving Miss Daisy.” Rita Wilson, actress Wilson acted in the movies “It’s Complicated,” “Runaway Bride,” and “Sleepless in Seattle.” She also produced “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” and the 2008 version of “Mamma Mia!” Marlon Wayans, actor Wayans was featured in Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy‘s comedy “The Heat,” as well as “Requiem for a Dream.” You might also remember Wayans from the “Fifty Shades of Grey” parody “Fifty Shades of Black,” which he produced and starred in. »

- J. Clara Chan

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George A. Romero to Receive a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

28 June 2016 3:40 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

It was announced today that George A. Romero, the legendary filmmaker and godfather of the modern zombie, will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame as part of a Class of 2017 that also includes Chris Pratt, Amy Adams, and Ryan Reynolds.

The date for Romero's star ceremony has not been revealed yet, but we'll keep Daily Dead readers updated on future announcements. In the meantime, we have the official press release with full details, as well as a video (via Variety) of the Class of 2017 announcements:

Press Release: Hollywood, CA. June 28, 2016 —A new group of entertainment professionals in Motion Pictures, Television, Live Theatre, Radio and Recording have been selected to receive stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, it was announced today,  Tuesday, June 28, 2016 by the Walk of Fame Selection Committee of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. These honorees were chosen from among hundreds of nominations to the »

- Derek Anderson

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George A. Romero, zombie godfather, is finally getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

28 June 2016 3:37 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

After years spent trying to get George A. Romero a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, fans of the Night of the Living Dead director are finally getting their wish. At the age of 76 and three years after Orlando Bloom, the Godfather of the Undead has been bestowed with the dubious honor of paying $30,000 to have his name immortalized in a chintzy terrazzo and brass star on the grungy, gum-spackled sidewalks of Hollywood (note: the requisite funds do not normally come from the celebrity’s own pocket). The decision was announced in a YouTube video that revealed the names of all 972,000 2017 honorees, a list that includes Amy Adams, Jason Bateman, Goldie Hawn, Dwayne Johnson, Chris Pratt, Brett Ratner, Ryan Reynolds, Mark Ruffalo and Rita Wilson (and that’s just on the “film” side). Romero has been the subject of Walk of Fame talk for awhile now, most notably in »

- Chris Eggertsen

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Giveaway: Win My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Combo (5 Winners)

28 June 2016 6:51 AM, PDT | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

They're all back and ready for another big fat wedding. I'm talking of course about the hit sequel My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 that brings back the entire Portokalos Family for another go-around 14 years after the original lit up the box office back in 2002.

Universal Studios Home Entertainment just released My Big Fat Wedding 2 on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital combo pack, and the awesome folks at Universal have hooked us up with five copies that we will award among five of you in this contest. For a chance to win one, simply fill out and submit the short entry form below. The odds of winning can be increased each and every day you stop back to enter again for as many days as the contest is open.

You must be a resident of the U.S. or Canada to enter.

The Portokalos Family is back as the original cast »

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Love Isn't Dead! 11 Celebrity Couples Reveal the Secret to Their Long-Lasting Marriages in Hollywood

7 June 2016 4:00 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Love isn't dead, people. It's alive and well—even in Hollywood—and these long-lasting celebrity marriages are proof of it! These relationships have stood the test of time, which is no easy feat for any couple, let alone ones living their lives in the public eye.  It's Couples Week, so we're going to forget about the doom and gloom that is breaking up and divorcing and focus instead on these star spouses! So how is it that these Tom and Ritas keep the romance alive year after year? Here's what they have to say... 1. Tom HanksRita Wilson (28 Years): This down-to-earth duo is approaching 30 years of marriage—that's an accomplishment for anyone, but »

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Chet Hanks on Portraying Addiction on Screen After Overcoming Personal Struggles: 'It Was a Blessing'

11 May 2016 1:15 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Chet Hanks is taking on a very personal role. Hanks, the son of Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, has struggled with addiction issues and spent time in rehab. Now clean, he's guest starring on Wednesday's Maron, in an emotional and funny role that bares a striking resemblance to his real life. His character Trey is an aspiring rapper and comes from a wealthy Los Angeles family. He's doing a stint in rehab alongside comedian Marc Maron, who plays a fictionalized version of himself in the IFC comedy. Hanks, 25, says channelling his real-life experiences with addiction was a rewarding experience. "It »

- Aaron Couch

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Chet Hanks on Portraying Addiction Onscreen After Overcoming Personal Struggles: 'It Was a Blessing'

11 May 2016 1:15 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Chet Hanks is taking on a very personal role. Hanks, the son of Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, has struggled with addiction issues and spent time in rehab. Now clean, he's guest starring on Wednesday's Maron, in an emotional and funny role that bares a striking resemblance to his real life. His character Trey is an aspiring rapper and comes from a wealthy Los Angeles family. He's doing a stint in rehab alongside comedian Marc Maron, who plays a fictionalized version of himself in the IFC comedy. Hanks, 25, says channelling his real-life experiences with addiction was a rewarding experience. "It »

- Aaron Couch

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Tom Hanks Gets Emotional While Discussing Lonely Childhood: 'What Have You Done to Me'

8 May 2016 12:20 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Tom Hanks may be an internationally known and much-loved actor, but that doesn't take the sting out of his lonely childhood memories. Hanks, 59, got emotional when talking to Kirsty Young, the host of Desert Island Discs on BBC Radio 4, and explaining the eight records he would take with him to a desert island. The desert island scenario is surely one that Hanks is familiar with - he famously played a man lost at sea for 14 months in the movie Castaway", which earned him an Oscar nomination in 2000. During the segment, the actor had to compose himself several times when talking »

- Nancy Dunham, @NancyDWrites

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Nia Vardalos, Meg Ryan, Geena Davis Talk Sexism in Hollywood

6 May 2016 5:35 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Working together on “Tootsie,” Dustin Hoffman gave Geena Davis wise career advice that she has followed ever since.

“One of the things he told me was ‘Work on getting your own material. Read books. Read articles, get the rights,’” says Davis. “So from the very beginning that was in my mind. In fact, I tried to get the rights to ‘The Accidental Tourist’ when I read it and somebody bought the rights a long time ago and I was so bummed because I thought somebody is going to get to play that part.”

Davis, of course, ultimately did get to play that role in Lawrence Kasdan’s 1988 drama, ‘The Accidental Tourist,’ winning the Academy Award for best supporting actress.

But snagging an Oscar didn’t preclude Davis from encountering sexism in Hollywood, a topic up for discussion at Friday’s “In Control of Her Own Destiny” panel held during the second annual Bentonville Film Festival, »

- Malina Saval

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Lesli Linka Glatter Honored by American Film Institute

26 April 2016 6:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The American Film Institute has selected director/producer Lesli Linka Glatter as the recipient of its 2016 Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal.

Glatter is an alumna of the AFI Conservatory Directing Workshop for Women, and has worked on such TV series as “Homeland,” “Mad Men” and “Twin Peaks.”

The award is given to an AFI alum who embodies the qualities of filmmaker Franklin J. Schaffner, says AFI: talent, taste, dedication and commitment to quality storytelling in film and television. The presentation of the Schaffner Medal will take place at the AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute to John Williams in Hollywood on June 9.

Glatter has also been involved in the series “Freaks and Geeks,” “Gilmore Girls,” “Justified,” “The Walking Dead,” “The West Wing,” “The Leftovers,” “The Newsroom” and “Ray Donovan.”

Glatter’s honors include four Emmy Award nominations, a Producers Guild of America Award nomination as well as six Directors Guild »

- Dave McNary

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Lesli Linka Glatter Honored by American Film Institute

26 April 2016 6:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The American Film Institute has selected director/producer Lesli Linka Glatter as the recipient of its 2016 Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal.

Glatter is an alumna of the AFI Conservatory Directing Workshop for Women, and has worked on such TV series as “Homeland,” “Mad Men” and “Twin Peaks.”

The award is given to an AFI alum who embodies the qualities of filmmaker Franklin J. Schaffner, says AFI: talent, taste, dedication and commitment to quality storytelling in film and television. The presentation of the Schaffner Medal will take place at the AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute to John Williams in Hollywood on June 9.

Glatter has also been involved in the series “Freaks and Geeks,” “Gilmore Girls,” “Justified,” “The Walking Dead,” “The West Wing,” “The Leftovers,” “The Newsroom” and “Ray Donovan.”

Glatter’s honors include four Emmy Award nominations, a Producers Guild of America Award nomination as well as six Directors Guild »

- Dave McNary

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Why Rita Wilson Always Has Whiskey On-Hand When She Performs (Hint: It's for Her Voice)

22 April 2016 4:15 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

With the release of her self-titled second album, an upcoming tour with the band Chicago, and a recent performance on The Kate, Rita Wilson is really enjoying the second act in her career that pursuing music has given her. "Once I really dug [into music], I thought, I'm here to stay," Wilson, 59, tells People exclusively. "I'm not going anywhere. And, I love it so much. I really do." In March, actress and producer released Rita Wilson, an album that consists entirely of songs she co-wrote. Now, she's taking her music on the road with a tour, which she says he has always been a dream of hers. »

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Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson Sued For Son Chet Hanks’ Car Accident

30 March 2016 9:15 AM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are being held partially responsible for their son Chet Hanks‘ car accident in a lawsuit filed by the alleged victim. Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson Sued Over Chet Hank’s Accident Plaintiff Terry Moogan is suing Hanks and Wilson along with Chet for the accident in which the 25-year-old rapper allegedly crashed […]

The post Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson Sued For Son Chet Hanks’ Car Accident appeared first on uInterview. »

- Chelsea Regan

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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Named in Lawsuit Against Son Chet Hanks for Alleged Car Accident

29 March 2016 6:30 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

A man has filed a lawsuit against Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson after their son, Chet Hanks, allegedly rear-ended him on a California highway last year. Hanks and Wilson are both named as defendants in the lawsuit, along with Chet. In court documents obtained by People, the plaintiff, Terry Moogan, accuses Chet of driving while "under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol" when the alleged car accident occurred in Los Angeles. Moogan asserts that because Hanks and Wilson were aware of Chet's state and are owners of the vehicle, they should be held partially responsible. "Despite knowing that Chester »

- Jodi Guglielmi, @JodiGug3

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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Named in Lawsuit Against Son Chet Hanks for Alleged Car Accident

29 March 2016 6:30 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

A man has filed a lawsuit against Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson after their son, Chet Hanks, allegedly rear-ended him on a California highway last year. Hanks and Wilson are both named as defendants in the lawsuit, along with Chet. In court documents obtained by People, the plaintiff, Terry Moogan, accuses Chet of driving while "under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol" when the alleged car accident occurred in Los Angeles. Moogan asserts that because Hanks and Wilson were aware of Chet's state and are owners of the vehicle, they should be held partially responsible. "Despite knowing that Chester »

- Jodi Guglielmi, @JodiGug3

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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Sued After Their Son Gets Into Car Accident—Are They Now Financially Responsible?

28 March 2016 7:02 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Chet Hanks—aka Chet Haze—may not be getting a new car from mom and dad anytime soon. More than a year after Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson's son allegedly rear-ended a driver on a major Southern California freeway, his parents are facing a lawsuit that could hold them financially responsible. In court documents obtained by E! News, plaintiff Terry Moogan alleges that Chet was "driving his vehicle in an unreasonable and unsafe manner and was under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol" at the time of the collision. Because Tom and Rita are the parents and the owners of the vehicle Chet was driving, Terry and his legal team argue that they are responsible for the physical and »

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Tom Hanks Slapped With Lawsuit Over Son Chet’s Car Crash

28 March 2016 4:18 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Tom Hanks might have to take the car keys away from his kid. The “Forrest Gump” star and his wife, Rita Wilson, have been hit with a lawsuit by a man who claims that their son, Chet Hanks, was high when he collided with the plaintiff’s car last year. According to Terry Moogan, who filed the suit in Los Angeles Superior Court, he was minding his own business driving on the 110 in February 2015, when Chet, 25, rear-ended him. Also Read: Tom Hanks Gets Hardcore Gangsta Rap Makeover, Son Signals Approval (Nsfw) “Chester Hanks was driving his vehicle in an unreasonable and. »

- Tim Kenneally

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