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Olivia Wilde Says She's "Honored" Jennifer Lawrence Vomited During Broadway's '1984'

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Jennifer Lawrence threw up while watching the Broadway play 1984 — and its star Olivia Wilde says she's "honored."

The visually unsettling adaptation of George Orwell’s dystopian novel — set in a future when critical thought is suppressed by a totalitarian regime, ostensibly overseen by a party leader known as Big Brother — includes extreme torture scenes, as well as special effects like strobe lights, sudden blackouts and jackhammer sounds. It has caused multiple audience members to become sick since its opening last month, and upon attending Monday night's performance, Lawrence left her seat to vomit in the lobby, reports »


- Ashley Lee

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Comic-Con: New 'Kingsman' Trailer Has More Lassos Than You'd Expect

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Cowboy hats meets bespoke suits in the new red-band trailer for Kingsman: Golden Circle.

The new spot debuted ahead of Fox's Hall H presentation, which will include a look at Kingsman and possible showings from the likes of Deadpool 2 and The Predator.

Channing Tatum and Jeff Bridges' U.S. equivalent of the Kingsmen, the Statesmen, is on full display in the trailer-- complete with bourbon, lassos and a "fuck" or two.

The action-heavy trailer features bullets coming out of cars, umbrellas, suitcases and, of course, actual guns. All of this action is set to a slowed down very The Who's "My Generation."

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- Mia Galuppo

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Box-Office Preview: Can 'Dunkirk' Battle Past $40M in U.S. Debut?

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While Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk is expected to win this weekend's box-office battle, the big question is whether the critically acclaimed World War II epic can clear $40 million in its U.S. landing.

War dramas have never been known for big openings, although Nolan — the mastermind behind the blockbuster Dark Knight trilogy — is a powerful brand unto himself.

Warner Bros., Nolan's home studio, is projecting a domestic debut in the $35 million-$40 million range. Most box-office observers believe Dunkirk will come in on the higher end, while some think it has a shot of doing more, thanks »


- Pamela McClintock

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Meet the Most Famous Hollywood Writer You've Never Heard Of

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When Michael Green first started out as a screenwriter, he read every script he could get his hands on. When he finished a screenplay, he'd toss it into one of two piles. There was a pile for scripts he thought were better than what he himself was writing and another for scripts he believed were worse. "I thought I could start to tell where I ranked as a writer," he recalls. "But back then, the 'better than me' stack was a lot higher than the 'worse than me' stack."

Twenty years later, there's a third stack — his own produced »


- Andy Lewis

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How an Actor's Rare Genetic Disorder Launched a Career Playing Scary Monsters

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In 2013, a strange and creepy screen test started making the rounds in Hollywood. It showed an extremely tall and very lean figure in a long black wig and white face mask crawling on the floor, contorting freakishly long limbs and fingers in ways human skeletons aren't supposed to bend. A lot of people thought it was a puppet. Others figured it was CGI. It turned out to be Javier Botet, a Spanish actor who has since become the most in-demand monster man since Boris Karloff stomped around the Universal lot with bolts sticking out of his neck.

"My body »


- Rebecca Ford

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Two Dead on a Tom Cruise Movie Shoot: A Plane Crash in Colombia, Lawsuits and a Survivor Speaks Out

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finca near the village of La Clarita, in the Colombian province of Antioquia, there were three men inside, trapped in the fuselage and badly injured but alive. The plane's tail had sheared off, and the cockpit was a mangled lump of glass and metal. The fuselage and wings were warped and bruised, covered by fallen branches, just a hundred yards below a ridgeline. The villagers ran to get help. »

- Scott Johnson

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'The Crown' Helps Boost U.K. Creative Sector Support to Record $900M

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The U.K.'s creative sector welcomed more than £700 million ($907 million) in government support over the last year, according to newly released official statistics. 

The record figure was reached thanks to support for TV shows such as Netflix's award-winning series The Crown, and indie film Lady Macbeth, which both benefited from tax incentives.

"Worth £4.3 billion ($5.6 billion) to the economy, U.K. film is the country’s fastest growing sector, employing over 66,000 people," said British Film Institute CEO Amanda Nevill.

"The U.K. is one of the world’s most important production hubs and the tax reliefs for the screen industries have »


- Alex Ritman

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‘To the Bone’ Star Lily Collins on Why the Fashion Industry Needs to Discuss Runway Sizes

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When Lily Collins' new film To The Bone premiered on Netflix last Friday, she was traveling to Italy to take some much-needed time off. The 28-year old actress began her vacation at the Ischia Global Film & Music Fest where she accepted the festival’s breakout actor award.

Written and directed by Marti Noxon, To the Bone also stars Keanu Reeves as a doctor specializing in eating disorder treatment. Both Noxon, who penned the film based on her life, and Collins suffered from anorexia and have been outspoken about the disease’s impact on their lives.

Collins tells THR in Ischia that »


- Ariston Anderson

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Evan Helmuth, 'The Devil Inside' Actor, Dies at 40

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Evan Helmuth, the actor known for his role in The Devil Inside, has died after complications related to a stroke, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. He was 40.

Helmuth's most high-profile movie role was the lead in the 2012 horror movie The Devil Inside, in which he played Father David Keane. Most recently he also had a role in the 2013 biopic Jobs starring Ashton Kutcher.

His other notable film credits include Garfield and 2005's Fever Pitch where he played the best friend of Jimmy Fallon's baseball-obsessed character. 

Television work formed the bulk of Helmuth's acting credits, and he made appearances on a number of hit shows »


- Jennifer Konerman,Abid Rahman

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Comic-Con: Hitting the Floor with the Batmobile, Deadpool and a Wonder Woman Barbie

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Twas the night before Comic-Con, which meant the San Diego convention's annual preview night allowed fans a sneak peek at the movie-related booths on the convention floor.

Thousands of people poured into the convention center, many of them having to line up far ahead of time to be the first to get on the floor when doors opened at 6 p.m.

Here are some of the highlights of what Heat Vision has glimpsed (so far) from the floor. (To see the best of the TV booths, click here.)

The Batmobile is making the biggest splash, with Warner Bros. »


- Aaron Couch

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Red West, Actor, Songwriter and Longtime Elvis Presley Confidant, Dies at 81

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Red West, a boyhood friend and member of Elvis Presley's "Memphis Mafia" who appeared in many of the singer's movies as well as in Road House, Black Sheep Squadron and Goodbye Solo, has died. He was 81.

West died Tuesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis after suffering an aortic aneurysm, his wife, Pat, told The Commercial Appeal newspaper.

West appeared as a stuntman/actor on dozens of episodes of CBS' futuristic Western series The Wild Wild West in the 1960s and a decade later had a regular role as Sgt. Andy Micklin on another Robert Conrad-starrer, NBC's Black »


- Mike Barnes

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