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Ranking the Award-Winning Adult Actors in 2014 Ya Adaptations

22 December 2014 10:01 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Thanks to the successful film adaptations of The Hunger Games franchise and The Fault In Our Stars, 2014 could be dubbed the year of the Ya. The genre of books took over the box office with other big screen takes on the first of the Divergent series, The Giver, If I Stay, and The Maze Runner.

While the primary focus on these films was the young stars that embodied the angst-ridden teens of the books, every one of these movies was supported by an award-winning adult actor. Even Meryl Streep got into the Ya game, adding pedigree to The Giver, which starred budding star Brenton Thwaites.

But how did Streep compare to Julianne Moore, who stepped into the role of President Coin in the third Hunger Games film, or to Kate Winslet, who portrayed the villain in the first installment of Divergent? We ranked all of the 2014 film performances based on who used their Oscar prowess to maximum »

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Director J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy, Chewbacca, and More Say “Thank You” for Donations

19 December 2014 6:43 AM, PST | | See recent news »

Back in May when Star Wars: The Force Awakens started filming, director J.J. Abrams announced the "Force for Change" campaign, which invited fans to donate to support Unicef in exchange for prizes and even a chance to have a cameo in the movie.  The winner of the cameo was announced in August, but even if you didn't win, you still helped raised over $5 million dollars to support Unicef programs.  And for that, Abrams, producer Kathleen Kennedy, crew members, R2-D2, and Chewbacca say "Thank you."  I suppose C-3P0 was off somewhere being an ungrateful jerk, whining about something or other.  Fucking Threepio. Hit the jump to check out the Star Wars: The Force Awakens thank you video.  The film opens December 18, 2015, and stars John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong’o, Gwendoline Christie, Crystal Clarke, Pip Andersen, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Harrison Ford, »

- Matt Goldberg

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Character Names Revealed

11 December 2014 1:33 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »


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J.J. Abrams, director and co-writer of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy have adopted a retro feel for the film’s marketing campaign. Forget your boring press releases and uninspired kiddie merch, this time they’re bringing things full circle with a mock-up run of eight trading cards. The unique slant here is that the cards feature recognizable faces from the first teaser trailer… with their names in print below.

Courtesy of Entertainment Weekly, who exclusively revealed the designs, we can now show you the rundown of the cards created by Abrams and Kennedy. For a look at the images, you can scroll through the gallery above. For eager fans of deconstruction and detail, check out the numbers of each of the cards. According to Abrams, the digits »

- Gem Seddon

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William and Kate Were Courtside with Jay Z and Beyonce at a Nets Game

8 December 2014 8:52 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Two royal couples were courtside for the Brooklyn Nets game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night. Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, took in the game as part of their whirlwind visit to the East Coast, and met up with Jay Z and Beyonce in the process.

The royal couple met hip-hop's top twosome at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. Jay Z, who recently expanded his Roc Nation management company into athletics, was instrumental in moving the former New Jersey Nets to Brooklyn and building the team's new arena in his hometown borough.

Photos: Prince William and Kate Middleton's Trip to NYC

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The NBA tweeted a photo of the couples sitting courtside (though not together), but the real media storm happened pre-game when Jay Z and Beyonce crossed the court to greet the royals.

The Thrones Meet: William & Kate formally meet Beyoncé and Jay-z... and there are »

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Ariana Grande and Big Sean Share the Stage in Romantic Grammy Performance

5 December 2014 8:44 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Grammy nominee Ariana Grande was one of the featured performers on CBS’ A Very Grammy Christmas special on Friday, and she used it as an opportunity to bring boyfriend Big Sean on stage to perform their duet "Best Mistake."

Grande started the performance solo before Sean joined her to perform his rap verse. The newly official couple couldn’t take their eyes off each other and held hands as they walked off the stage after the performance.

News: 2015 Grammy Nominees Revealed: Sam Smith, Beyonce, Pharrell and More!

Their relationship had been rumored for months, but Grande finally confirmed it in October.

"I think the world of him, and he's an amazing person," she told Seventeen magazine. "That's kind of all there is to it."

The couple even shared a sweet behind-the-scenes photo from their performance on Instagram.

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2015 Grammy Album of the Year Nominees Revealed: Beyonce, Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran and More

5 December 2014 7:31 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

GRAMMYs' Album of the Year nominees were revealed at the end CBS’s A Very Grammy Christmas television special and the list features some predictable noms as well as a few surprises.

Beyonce's self-titled album was the surest bet in this category, and the GRAMMYs didn’t disappoint, handing the performer her sixth nomination of the year.

Other multiple nominees in the category include Ed Sheeran for his album x and newcomer Sam Smith’s debut In the Lonely Hour.

News: 2015 Grammy Nominees Revealed

Pharrell Williams also scored a nomination for his album Girl, which featured the producer and performer’s smash hit single "Happy."

The biggest surprise of the category was certainly alt-rocker Beck’s nomination for his album Morning Phase. Though the musician is an eternal critics' darling, he beat out the likes of Ariana Grande, Jack White, Arcade Fire and Sia to snag the category’s final slot.

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Oscar Isaac Talks New 'Star Wars' Role

2 December 2014 3:47 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

The Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer gave us an exciting glimpse at the new faces of the franchise, including Oscar Isaac strapped behind the pilot seat of an X-wing. Et caught up with the actor at Monday night's Gotham Awards where he told us what it was like to see the trailer for the first time.

"It's pretty amazing. For Thanksgiving, I was down with the family when it came out – and they're huge Star Wars buffs – so to be able to see that with them, and just how excited people are to go back into that world, and for me to be a part of that… it's really wonderful."

The 88-second teaser is on track to become the most viewed trailer of all time with over 58 million YouTube views and counting, released four weeks after the film finished shooting.

Watch: 'Star Wars' Episode VII Title Revealed

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‘Suicide Squad’ Cast Revealed; Includes Jared Leto, Will Smith, Tom Hardy, Margot Robbie

2 December 2014 2:48 PM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Warner Bros. has just revealed the cast of David Ayer‘s Suicide Squad, and it is a huge ensemble. Jared Leto is the Joker, Will Smith is Deadshot, Tom Hardy is Rick Flagg, Margot Robbie is Harley Quinn, Jai Courtney is Boomerang and Cara Delevinge is Enchantress. The film is scheduled for release August 5, 2016. Read […]

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- Germain Lussier

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Gotham Awards: Uma Thurman to Host, Jake Gyllenhaal and Meryl Streep Among Presenters

25 November 2014 9:01 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Uma Thurman will emcee the 2014 Gotham Awards, it was announced Tuesday. The Oscar-nominated actress is just one of several stars set to appear at the independent film awards in New York on Dec. 1, traditionally seen as the start of Oscar season. Other stars set to take the stage next Monday, as presenters, include Patricia Arquette, Will Arnett, Jake Gyllenhaal, Heather Graham, Ethan Hawke, Scarlett Johansson, Catherine Keener, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Amy Schumer, Meryl Streep, Hilary Swank, Marisa Tomei and Miles Teller. Read more 2014 Gotham Award Nominations Revealed Arquette, Johansson and Mbatha-Raw are all nominated in

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- Hilary Lewis

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About 'The Little Mermaid'

17 November 2014 3:19 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

How many wonders can one cavern hold?

It's been 25 years since The Little Mermaid has been a part of our world and in honor of the film's silver anniversary we're revealing seven "treasures untold" about the Disney classic.

Watch: Secrets of 'The Lion King' Revealed


7. I spy Mickey Mouse and friends!

In the opening scene when Ariel's father King Triton arrives at the arena, you can briefly see Mickey Mouse, Goofy and Donald Duck in the crowd of sea-people. Don't blink because you might miss them!

6."Part of Your World" was almost cut from the movie.

Ariel almost lost her big solo number after the song didn't test well with children in early screenings. Thankfully, another screening was set up and was a greater success with an adult audience. Could you imagine the film without that song?


5. Was Prince Eric related to Sleeping Beauty?

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Maleficent Blu-Ray Review

13 November 2014 6:17 PM, PST | | See recent AreYouScreening news »

Maleficent Blu-Ray Review

You may think you know the story of Sleeping Beauty, but Maleficent dares to opt for changing your mind about that. The story starts long before you imagined, with a young fairy who meets a young human thief. By way of impressive visuals, and surprisingly “normal” events, young Maleficent and Stefan become the best of friends. When Maleficent comes of age, she becomes the protector of her magical forest, which means when the King comes calling, and doesn’t fare well, she is the target of his rage. A now very ambitious Stefan sees an opportunity.

This naturally leads to a great betrayal, and Stefan becoming King. This gives us the opening to sell us the story that Maleficent isn’t just the evil witch who comes to curse Aurora, but is instead the largely justified, though perhaps overzealous, wronged fairy looking to exact revenge.

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- Marc Eastman

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TVLine Items: Craig Ferguson's Last Guest, Tonight's Special Grey's & More

6 November 2014 12:03 PM, PST | | See recent news »

Maybe Jay Leno can give Craig Ferguson some tips for his post-chatfest life.

The former Tonight Show host will be Ferguson’s final guest on CBS’ The Late Late Show on Friday, Dec. 19, our sister site Deadline reports.

Other stars stopping by during the show’s last week include Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Tim Meadows (Suburgatory), Larry King, Angela Kinsey (The Office), Betty White (Hot in Cleveland), Thomas Lennon (How I Met Your Mother) and Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory).

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Final Cast Revealed For Quentin Tarantino’s ‘The Hateful Eight;’ Read New Plot Description

6 November 2014 10:45 AM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Quentin Tarantino has finalized the cast for his next film, The Hateful Eight. We already knew almost all of them: Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Tim RothMichael Madsen, Bruce Dern, Walton Goggins, and Jennifer Jason Leigh. Now two new names have been added. Yes, Channing Tatum is one of them. The other is Demian Bichir, the Oscar-nominated […]

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- Germain Lussier

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The Hateful Eight Synopsis Revealed; Channing Tatum and Demian Bichir Officially Join Cast

6 November 2014 10:39 AM, PST | | See recent news »

As Quentin Tarantino readies his next film, the Western The Hateful Eight, to start production in January, The Weinstein Company has now given us some fascinating info regarding the film.  In addition to unveiling the official The Hateful Eight synopsis, the full cast list confirms last night’s news that Channing Tatum has a role in the film, and also reveals that Demian Bichir (A Better Life) has signed on to play the part of “Bob”.  While a synopsis previously hit when the script leaked and Tarantino staged a live-read of the script, he has crafted a new third act for the film during revisions, and this synopsis goes into a bit more detail about the plot.  The basic logline remains, as The Hateful Eight takes place some time after the Civil War and revolves around passengers on a stagecoach hurtling through the wintry Wyoming landscape. Check out the full »

- Adam Chitwood

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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Revealed as Episode VII Title

6 November 2014 9:53 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

For those who grew up watching the original Star Wars trilogy, it’s hard to believe that we’re likely to get one Star Wars movie per year for the foreseeable future, beginning with next year’s Star Wars film from J. J. Abrams. The title for the follow-up to 1983’s Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi has now been officially revealed, letting fans know that they can write Star Wars: The Force Awakens on their calendars.

On the official Star Wars Twitter page, the new title for Episode VII was unveiled along with the announcement that principal photography on the film has wrapped. Star Wars: The Force Awakens will come out in theaters on December 18th, 2015.

From Disney and Lucasfilm, the movie stars John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow, all of whom join Harrison Ford, »

- Derek Anderson

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Filming Begins on London Has Fallen Starring Gerard Butler; First Synopsis Revealed

4 November 2014 10:31 AM, PST | | See recent news »

I'm still bitter that when it came to last year's "Battle of the Die Hard-in-the-White House" movies, the crown went to Olympus Has Fallen over the vastly superior White House Down.  But so it goes, and we will be treated to yet another installment of Gerard Butler's Secret Service Agent Mike Banning taking down baddies.  Millennium Films has sent out a press release announcing that filming has commenced on London Has Fallen, which sees Banning accompanying the U.S. President (Aaron Eckhart) and Speaker of the House (Morgan Freeman) to attend the funeral of the British prime minister.  The press release also includes the first official plot synopsis, and this is my favorite part: "a deadly plot to kill the world's most powerful leaders, devastate every known landmark in the British capital, and unleash a terrifying vision of the future."  All those unknown landmarks?  Totally safe. Hit the jump for the press release. »

- Matt Goldberg

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Now You See Me 2 Synopsis Revealed; Daniel Radcliffe and Lizzy Caplan’s Casting Confirmed

4 November 2014 10:19 AM, PST | | See recent news »

About a month ago Michael Caine revealed that Daniel Radcliffe was set to play his son in Now You See Me 2 and now Lionsgate has confirmed it.  Radcliffe is locked to join Caine, Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Morgan Freeman, Woody Harrelson and Dave Franco in the sequel to Louis Leterrier’s 2013 hit.  Now You See Me began its theatrical run at #2 behind Fast & Furious 6, but after its $29.4 million debut, the film went on to secure over $350 million worldwide, earning the second film. Hit the jump to check out the very first official Now You See Me 2 synopsis and to find out who else is joining the cast alongside Radcliffe. First off, here’s that official synopsis: One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public’s adulation with their mind-bending spectacles, the Four Horsemen resurface in Now You See Me 2 only to find themselves face »

- Perri Nemiroff

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Maleficent Blu-Ray Review

4 November 2014 7:57 AM, PST | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Title: Maleficent Walt Disney Studios Director:Robert Stromberg Writer: Linda Woolverton Cast: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlito Copley, Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, Leslie Manville Running Time: 97 minutes, Rated PG Special Features: Aurora: Becoming A Beauty [4:53]; From Fairy Tale to Feature Film [8:12]; Building an Epic Battle [5:42]; Classic Couture [1:33]; Maleficent Revealed [4:43]; 5 Deleted Scenes [6:37] Available November 4th Warning: Thar be spoilers. The live-action story of Sleeping Beauty with a twist. The evil fairy Maleficent was not always evil. Young fairy Maleficent (Isobelle Molloy)  is the designated law keeper in the woods. All of the woodland folk go to her for dangers and curiosities that  [ Read More ]

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Hugh Jackman Treated for Skin Cancer for Third Time in a Year

29 October 2014 5:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Hugh Jackman has been fighting a yearlong battle with skin cancer. The X-Men actor was recently treated for his third basal cell carcinoma in the past 12 months, his rep told E! News. The rep added that the procedure went well and that Jackman is now "all good." Read more Marvel vs. DC: Superhero Matchups Revealed Through 2020 He previously had cancerous cells removed in Nov. 2013 and then again this May.  On Oct. 27, Jackman posted an image to Instagram that contained the title of Baz Luhrmann's 1990s novelty song "Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)." Jackman added

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- Ryan Gajewski

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Benedict Cumberbatch Has Got the Moves Like Beyonce (Video)

25 October 2014 12:27 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Monty Python's Ministry of Silly Walks may have to recruit Benedict Cumberbatch. The “Sherlock” actor shed his intense on screen persona on “The Graham Norton Show” to imitate Beyonce's famous moves. See video: Benedict Cumberbatch on Why There Are No Sex Scenes in ‘The Imitation Game’ Host Graham Norton was chatting with comedienne Miranda Hart regarding her take on certain types of “walks” people have. When it came to the “rock star” walk, Hart noted that none do it better than Queen Bey. See Photos: ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Season 19 Cast Revealed (Photos) After Hart gave her own impression, »

- Gina Hall

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