Aaron Sorkin is to writing what Meryl Streep is to acting – one of a few screenwriters who is visible and renowned enough that he's automatically a player in the awards season conversation whenever he gets a new movie made. And just in time for the end of the year, here comes Molly's Game.
As with his recently nominated scripts The Social Network, Moneyball and Steve Jobs, his directorial debut is also based on the exploits of a real life figure. Adapting the memoir of the same name, Molly's Game is about “self proclaimed Poker Princess” Molly Bloom, who became the subject of tabloid infamy a few years ago, when she was outed as the brains behind a prestigious underground poker empire frequented by celebrities, CEOs and mobsters.
Jessica Chastain plays the title character across 12 years of her lie,
This latest project was inspired by the brothers’ native island following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria in September. “We recently talked about what we could do this holiday season that reminds people of the ‘reason for the season,'” Wilson told People Chica. “Our goal was to give some peace
The HFPA has long been noted for its love affair with the stars. This year the group found ways to ensure that people like Angelina Jolie (“First They Killed My Father”), Steve Carell (“Battle of the Sexes”), Tom Hanks (“The Post”), Denzel Washington (“Roman J. Israel, Esq.”), Hugh Jackman (“The Greatest Showman”), Mary J. Blige (“Mudbound”), and even Mariah Carey and Nick Jonas (songs
After praising her talents, Timberlake conceded, “Quite frankly, I will sing with you anytime. But next time I’m choosing the goddamned song. I have a history with Disney” — referencing his pre-teen years on “The All-New Mickey Mouse Club” — “and there’s a little Ptsd… Is [Disney Chairman Bob] Iger here tonight? Okay, good.”
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The evening’s collection of Adams collaborators and admirers — including Tom Hanks, Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Portman, Denis Villeneueve, Kristen Stewart,
Starting out with her iconic line from Notting Hill, she went on to act out scenes from Runaway Bride, Steel Magnolias, Charlie Wilson’s War, Mystic Pizza, Pretty Woman, Hook, Erin Brockovich, The Pelican Brief, and Sleeping With the Enemy.
When it came time to act out Oceans 11 and 12, Corden stepped out in an interesting outfit.
“What are you doing?” Roberts asked him.
“I’m being George Clooney! I’ve got coffee, tequila, a couple of these,” he said, knocking together some twin baby dolls.
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But the best moment came when she acted out her 1997 rom com, My Best Friend’s Wedding
Donald Trump‘s new nickname of “rocket man” for Kim Jong-un got Late Show host Stephen Colbert thinking about how the North Korean leader would respond to the president’s “pop-based attack” — which he employed once again in a menacing speech at the U.N. on Tuesday.
In a spoof video that aired during his Tuesday night show, Colbert imagined the North Korean leader lampooning Trump’s “ridiculous” Elton John-inspired nickname — because Kim would have gone with The Gap Band’s “You Dropped a Bomb on Me.”
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With celebs manning the phone lines, the Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief Telethon generated over $44 million in aid, according to event organizers.
But what were the stars doing when the cameras weren’t watching? People was on-site in Los Angeles at Universal Studios (the telethon was also held in New York and Nashville), where everyone from Barbra Streisand to Justin Bieber was doing their part.
Sorkin doesn’t want the life story; he wants the life rights. He wants to take the facts, sharpen them until they can cut through all the noise, and
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But bless their hearts, the execs at Netflix still believe in stars, which is sort of a radical notion in an era when the old-school studios have consistently hyped visual effects ahead of the interchangeably handsome hunks selected to play Spartan warriors,
The legendary R&B singer is coming off his highly successful In It to Win It tour, and People is sharing the music video for his hit single, “I’m Blessed,” which was inspired by his personal battle with prostate cancer.
“When I was diagnosed with prostate cancer it was a reality check for me,” Wilson, 64, exclusively tells People. “It woke me up and made me realize how short life is and how it could be cut anytime. After hearing the news, I changed my lifestyle a lot
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Kendall Taylor shared an Instagram post on Sunday showing the R&B singer laying in a hospital bed with a bandaged arm, but didn’t expound on the incident.
“My wife experienced an accident today causing 2nd degree burns on her arm,” he wrote. “She’s steady asking the Doc ‘Can I perform tonight?’ But we must be wise and realize this isn’t a race, but rather a marathon.”
Taylor also stated, “She walks as a powerful force in the earth.
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