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Sexy Couples Turn Heads at the Met Gala

21 hours ago | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

A trip up the red carpet is even more fun with a partner in glamour, especially when you're climbing the iconic steps at the Met Gala. On Monday, some of our favorite celebrity couples dressed to the nines for the big event. We saw frame-worthy moments from the likes of Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union, George and Amal Clooney, and more hot duos. Read on for their best pictures, then be sure to check out all the stars at the famed event! »

- Nick-Maslow

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Time Machine: Paltrow Silvery Oscar Dress at 83rd Academy Awards

1 May 2015 6:03 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Gwyneth Paltrow silver dress on the Oscars' Red Carpet Gwyneth Paltrow at the Academy Awards Donning a shining silver dress, Gwyneth Paltrow arrives at the 2011 Academy Awards held on Feb. 27 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. Paltrow's latest movie, Country Strong, was up for a Best Song Oscar. It lost to the Toy Story 3 ditty "We Belong Together," by Randy Newman. More than a decade ago, Gwyneth Paltrow took home the Best Actress Oscar for John Madden's Shakespeare in Love (1998), a romantic comedy-drama also featuring Joseph Fiennes (as William Shakespeare), Judi Dench, Geoffrey Rush, and this year's Best Actor Oscar winner, Colin Firth (The King's Speech). Paltrow's (moderately) gender-bending Shakespeare in Love heroine remains her only Oscar-nominated performance to date. Directed by Shana Feste, Country Strong fared decently at the U.S. box office, but not as well as some had expected. Besides Gwyneth Paltrow, the cast includes »

- D. Zhea

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Crush of the week: Gabrielle Union

11 April 2015 5:16 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

‘Union is a classic Cool Girl, the type that appeals to men and women: she’s fun and sporty, and beautiful in that girl-next-door way; she also looks like she means business’

1999 was a magical year for teen movies: it was when 10 Things I Hate About You and She’s All That were released. These two films have one actor in common, Gabrielle Union, and she fills her second-fiddle position with aplomb. Her screen time is limited to serving the arcs of the main players (Julia Stiles, Rachael Leigh Cook), but you still notice her: as Chastity in 10 Things, she asks the great question, “Can you ever just be whelmed?”. She was 26 at the time, playing 17.

Union, now 42, began her showbiz life as a model. This led to small TV roles, then movies, supplemented with appearances in Friends, ER and Ugly Betty. She’s a classic Cool Girl, the type »

- Bim Adewunmi

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Gabrielle Union Talks Toilets and "Best Thing" That Happened to Her & Dwyane Wade's Relationship—Watch!

10 April 2015 12:36 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Gabrielle Union has revealed one best-kept secret to a successful relationship: Separate bathrooms. Speaking in an interview on The Meredith Vieira Show on Friday, the Being Mary Jane star, was all about the toilet talk. She said she and husband Dwyane Wade "are no longer sharing" one. "I think it's the best thing that's happened to our relationship," she joked. And according to Wade, maybe there's a good reason for it... Union also said that she and her NBA star hubby also do not use ordinary, manual toilets at home (what are they, peasants?)—theirs have motorized seats that move up and down automatically. She also revealed that Wade had a urinal »

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‘The Birth Of A Nation’ Adds To Cast; Ryan Gosling In Talks For ‘The Haunted Mansion’

9 April 2015 5:45 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Aja Naomi King, Aunjanue Ellis, Colman Domingo, Dwight Henry, Roger Guenveur Smith and Gabrielle Union have joined the cast of The Birth Of A Nation, a biopic of slave-turned-revolutionary Nat Turner. Nate Parker wrote and directed the film and stars as Turner, who led a bloody rebellion in 1831 and went down in history as one of the most controversial American figures preceding the Civil War. Armie Hammer also stars. Production will begin in mid-May in Savannah, Ga Ryan G… »

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Bold, Participant eye May start on Shot Caller

9 April 2015 5:37 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Bold’s Michel Litvak and Matthew Rhodes will produce the project along with writer-director Ric Roman Waugh and Participant Media’s Jonathan King who developed the project. 

Bold’s Gary Michael Walters will serve as executive producer with Participant’s Jeff Skoll

Bold will fully finance Shot Caller, about an ex-con coerced by his gang into pulling off a major crime with a rival southern California gang.

Wme and Miles Mogulescu handled the negotiations for Bold. 

Ric Roman Waugh is an extremely gifted, rising film-maker and we are delighted to make this edgy, elevated crime thriller with him,” said Bold owner Litvak.

“Shot Caller fits right into the Bold brand and we are excited to work with Participant,” added Walters.

Nate Parker is preparing to shoot The Birth Of A Nation in mid-May in Savannah, Georgia. The project stars Parker, Armie Hammer and Gabrielle Union among others and tells the true story of Nat Turner, who in 1831 led »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Aja Naomi King Joins Armie Hammer in Nat Turner Biopic

9 April 2015 4:39 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

How to Get Away With Murder” star Aja Naomi King will star opposite Armie Hammer in historical drama “The Birth of a Nation,” based on the story of the 1831 slave rebellion led by Nat Turner.

The film was first announced in November with Hammer starring and Nate Parker directing from his own script and starring. Shooting will start in mid-May in Savannah, Ga.

New cast members include Aunjanue Ellis (“NCIS: Los Angeles”), Colman Domingo (“Selma”), Dwight Henry (“12 Years a Slave”), Roger Guenveur Smith (“Empire State”) and Gabrielle Union (“Think Like a Man Too”).

Prompted by religious visions, Turner and a band of about 70 rebel slaves killed between 55 and 65 people in Virginia — the most ever killed in a slave uprising. The rebellion was stopped after two days, but Turner survived in hiding for more than two months.

“I couldn’t be more honored to tell the story of one of America’s greatest heroes, »

- Dave McNary

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‘She’s All That’ Again?

9 April 2015 12:28 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

If you are of a certain age (and Thn is definitely of a certain age), five years before teen movie history was made by Mean Girls, a geeky girl’s transformation from ugly to beautiful in ninety minutes was the video you watched at every sleepover possible. Zack Siler (Freddie Prinze Jr.) was the ultimate big screen heartthrob – he was the most popular boy in school And he had a thoughtful side to boot, brought out by soon-to-be-beautiful Laney Boggs (Rachael Leigh Cook). The storyline had universal appeal, the cast was full of future stars (seriously, check out IMDb for the full list but Paul Walker, Matthew Lillard, Anna Paquin, Kieran Culkin, Gabrielle Union…),  the soundtrack instantly memorable and the script witty and on point.

Fast forward to 2015 and the death of original filmmaking ideas means that production company Miramax, who released the original in 1999, are teaming up with The »

- Victoria Bull

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Bold Films eyes May start on 'Shot Caller'

9 April 2015 9:37 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Bold’s Michel Litvak and Matthew Rhodes have announced the company’s first project since its awards season duo Whiplash and Nightcrawler.

Company owner Litvak and Rhodes will produce alongside writer-director Ric Roman Waugh and Participant Media’s Jonathan King, who developed the project. Bold’s Gary Michael Walters will serve as executive producer with Participant’s Jeff Skoll

Bold will fully finance Shot Caller, about an ex-con coerced by his gang into pulling off a major crime with a rival southern California gang. Wme and Miles Mogulescu handled the negotiations for Bold. 

Ric Roman Waugh is an extremely gifted, rising film-maker and we are delighted to make this edgy, elevated crime thriller with him,” said Litvak. “Shot Caller fits right into the Bold brand and we are excited to work with Participant,” added Walters.

Bold’s Whiplash (pictured) earned Oscars for best supporting actor for Jk Simmons, editing for Tom Cross and sound mixing for [link »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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She's All That Is Getting a Remake

8 April 2015 8:48 AM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

If She's All That was your jam in 1999, you might not be thrilled to hear that a remake is in the works. Miramax is reviving the now-classic teen comedy. Kenny Leon, who is mostly known for TV movies like Lifetime's remake of Steel Magnolias, is attached to direct. Though a cast hasn't been announced, it's probably fair to assume that original stars Rachael Leigh Cook and Freddie Prinze Jr. won't return. Paul Walker, Matthew Lillard, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Usher Raymond, Lil' Kim, and Gabrielle Union also starred in the first film. See why this is a classic? Stay tuned for more information. Update: Some outlets are reporting that the remake news is just a rumor. »

- Maggie-Pehanick

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'She's All That' Remake Coming

8 April 2015 8:45 AM, PDT | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

Is nothing sacred in Hollywood?! "She's All That" will get the reboot treatment!

According to The Wrap, the remake of the 1999 teen comedy – which originally starred Freddie Prinze Jr., Rachael Leigh Cooke and Paul Walker – will reportedly be directed by Kenny Leon and produced by Spike Lee‘s wife, Tonya Lewis Lee.

The original movie, which grossed just over $100 million worldwide at the box office, also starred Anna Paquin, Usher, Matthew Lillard, Kieran Culkin, Gabrielle Union, Dule Hill, Alexis Arquette and Lil' Kim.

Read: 'I Know What You Did Last Summer' Gets A Reboot

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- access.hollywood@nbcuni.com (Access Hollywood)

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She's All That Remake Is in the Works!

8 April 2015 6:51 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

It's time to party—or get a makeover—like it's 1999! The Weinstein Company and Miramax are developing a remake of She's All That! According to The Wrap, the hit teen comedy, which starred Freddie Prinze Jr., Rachael Leigh Cooke and Paul Walker, will be directed by Spike Lee's wife, Tonya Lewis Lee. She's All That followed Prinze and Walker's characters as they follow through on a bet that Prinze, the high school all-star, can turn any student into a high school prom queen. The remake will follow a similar premise. The original cast included Kevin Pollak, Matthew Lillard, Anna Paquin, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Usher Raymond, Lil' Kim, Gabrielle Union, Dule Hill, Kieran Culkin, Elden »

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A 'She's All That' Remake Is in the Works: Report

8 April 2015 6:40 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Hit 1999 teen flick "She's All That" is getting a makeover, with reports suggesting that a remake starring a more diverse cast is in the works.

The Tracking Board writes that Miramax and The Weinstein Company are teaming up to remake the property, with director Kenny Leon attached. Leon is also directing NBC's upcoming live staging of "The Wiz," and has helmed several updates on classic films and plays, including the 2012 Lifetime version of "Steel Magnolias."

In addition to Leon, the creative team also reportedly includes Tonya Lewis Lee (wife of Spike Lee), who's producing the project. TheWrap reports that filmmakers are looking to cast more diverse leads this time around.

"She's All That" -- a take on the "Pygmalion" tale that inspired "My Fair Lady" -- starred Freddie Prinze Jr. as a jock who makes a bet that he can turn an ugly duckling (Rachael Leigh Cook) into prom queen. »

- Katie Roberts

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She’s All That remake in the works

8 April 2015 1:49 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Weinstein Company and Miramax are developing a remake of the 1999 teen comedy She’s All That, which is set to be produced by Spike Lee’s wife Tonya Lewis Lee under her Tonik Productions banner, with Kenny Leon (Steel Magnolias) directing.

Grossing over $100 million upon release, She’s All That followed Freddie Reeves Jr.’s high school jock in his efforts to turn shy girl Rachael Leigh Cooke into the prom queen. Also featuring in the cast were Paul Walker, Matthew Lillard, Anna Paquin, Jodi Lyn O’Keefe, Usher Raymond, Lil’ Kim, Gabrielle Union, Dule Hill, Kieran Culkin, Elden Henson, Clea DuVall, Tim Matheson and Alexis Arquette.

Further details are scarce, but it’s said that “the remake will follow a similar premise and is expected to be developed with diverse leads in mind.”

Source: The Tracking Board, The Wrap

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- Gary Collinson

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Top Five Blu-ray Review

31 March 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Hollywood has tried with Chris Rock. Though he remains one of the greatest standups in the business, most of his cinematic output is lacking, and he’s never made a great leading man (I might be inclined to argue that his finest on screen role was in I’m Gonna Git You Sucka). But it seems that the success of Louis C.K. and his show Louie has transformed how many stand ups approach making their own movies and television shows, and C.K. is a likely inspiration for Rock’s latest effort Top Five. Playing a version of himself, Rock confronts success and romance from a new angle, and though the film has moments, it never finds truth even if it delivers some laughs. [caption id="attachment_366452" align="alignright" width="360"] Image via Paramount Pictures[/caption] Rock stars as Andre Allen, who comes across as an amalgamation of Rock, Eddie Murphy, Chris Tucker, and more, who »

- Andre Dellamorte

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‘Night Shift’ Alum Daniella Alonso Joins Bet’s ‘Being Mary Jane’ (Exclusive)

25 March 2015 3:23 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Daniella Alonso is giving Gabrielle Union some competition on Bet’s “Being Mary Jane.” TheWrap has exclusively learned that Alonso has been cast in a recurring role on the cable drama. Currently booked for five episodes, Alonso will play Marisol, a very pretty, very stylish woman who takes over Mary Jane’s (Union) anchor position while Mary Jane is out. Also Read: Daniella Alonso Out at NBC’s ‘Night Shift’ Very good at what she does, Marisol causes quite a stir. However, when Mary Jane returns, it turns out Marisol is one of Mary Jane’s starstruck fans. Alonso previously »

- Jethro Nededog

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Chris Rock working on sequel to Top Five featuring "a lot of the same cast"

22 March 2015 7:25 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Chris Rock has revealed that he is working on a sequel to comedy Top Five, which he wrote, directed and starred in.

Rock told Complex that he meets with the film's producer Scott Rudin "every week going over this next movie".

"He wants me to work at a faster pace," he said. "I can, I guess. I like doing movies. I'm doing another one soon with a lot of the same cast.

"Some people shine in Top Five. You might want to see a little more of Leslie Jones or Tracy [Morgan], once he gets better. I think Jerry Seinfeld showed us some things we haven't seen."

He added that he is "really pleased" with Top Five and said that he is now more confident in identifying the tone his films will have.

"No movie is perfect, but I'm really happy with it," he said. "I'm happy about how the movie makes people feel. »

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Chris Rock working on a new movie with his ‘Top Five’ cast returning

20 March 2015 10:43 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

After his latest film, Top Five, was such a hit, it seems like Chris Rock may be in demand again. But not necessarily just in front of the screen, but also behind it.

Rock revealed on Thursday in an interview with Complex UK that he and producer Scott Rudin are currently working on a new project that he hopes to have ready soon. According to Rock, he meets with producer Scott Rudin “every week now going over this next movie,” and that Rudin wants him “to work at a faster pace.”

He added that Rudin also would like to see most of his cast from Top Five return, singling out Leslie Jones and Tracy Morgan as two he would like to see more of. “Some people shine in Top Five. You might want to see a little more of Leslie Jones or Tracy [Morgan], once he gets better. I think Jerry Seinfeld »

- Zach Dennis

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Blu-ray Review: Chris Rock’s ‘Top Five’ is Pretty Interesting

18 March 2015 8:39 AM, PDT | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – Chris Rock isn’t a huge writer/director, but when he does make a film, it’s an event to consider. For example, he made black president tale “Head of State” long before then-senator Barack Obama was even considered for the real-life role, and whether behind the stand-up mic or in an interview, he’s a voice to be reckoned with.

Even though he’s more in films than behind them, “Top Five” wants to be Rock’s “Stardust Memories,” an open conversation about who he was, who he is, and who he wants to be next.

Rating: 3.0/5.0

Rock’s comedy is hit-and-miss. Some sequences are excellent, like when Cedric the Entertainer steals the show in an albeit disgusting flashback. Or when he has an epiphany in a jail cell, with a special cameo in place. And there are some good touches too, such as the many faceless cat-calls »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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Giveaway: A 'Top Five' Poster Signed by Chris Rock and Friends

17 March 2015 8:40 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Today Top FiveChris Rock's latest project as a writer, director and star is available on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD. And to help throw a bit of a spotlight on this great comedy about a comedian trying to navigating fame, his career, and his private life, we've got a small handful of prizes to giveaway to some lucky readers. The top prize is not only a copy of the movie, but a poster signed by Rock and a selection of other cast from the movie. We don't know exactly who else has signed it, but considering how fantastic the entire cast is, we're gonna guess you'll be happy with any combination of these names (or more): Rosario Dawson J.B. Smoove Gabrielle Union Cedric the Entertainer Anders Holm Jay Pharoah Tracy Morgan Leslie Jones Luiz...

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- Peter Hall

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