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The Dark Tower's Katheryn Winnick on going from Etobicoke to Stephen King's multiverse

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The Dark Tower's Katheryn Winnick on going from Etobicoke to Stephen King's multiverseThe Dark Tower's Katheryn Winnick on going from Etobicoke to Stephen King's multiverseIngrid Randoja - Cineplex Magazine8/2/2017 1:33:00 Pm

Eleven years ago actor Katheryn Winnick landed a small role as Matthew McConaughey’s girlfriend in the forgettable 2006 rom-com Failure to Launch.

A lot has happened in the decade since — McConaughey is now one of Hollywood’s biggest stars and Etobicoke, Ontario, native Winnick has emerged as one of TV’s strongest female actors, earning accolades for her turn as fiery shieldmaiden Lagertha on "Vikings".

This month the pair reunites in The Dark Tower, based on author Stephen King’s fantastical novels about a young boy named Jake (Tom Taylor) who is transported to an alternate universe where he meets the heroic Gunslinger (Idris Elba) and the Man in Black (Matthew McConaughey), who wants to destroy all universes,
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Nashville Recap: It Gets Bitter

Nashville Recap: It Gets Bitter
Need to catch up? Check out our previous Nashville recap here.

Underneath the rhinestones and cowboy hats and (in Scarlett’s case) layers upon layers of consignment-shop knitwear, we’re all just scared kids.

That’s the takeaway of this week’s Nashville, in which Scarlett plunges herself headfirst into the plight of the modern bullied teen. Spoiler alert: It hurts.

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Also painful? Deacon’s life, which has started to normalize after Rayna’s abrupt death but which still makes him cry on the regular. Unfortunately for Deke, rugged man tears
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Every Movie and Show Expiring on Netflix in February

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Goodbyes are never easy, especially when you have to say it to dozens and dozens of movies and TV shows. Netflix is retiring a full list of titles in February (as it does every month), and this time, it's hitting us right in the heart parts. Classics like Clueless, gems like Girls Just Want to Have Fun, and treasures like Trainspotting are all about to disappear! Good thing there's a whole new catalog of movies coming in February to take our minds off of these losses. Expiring Feb. 1 A.C.O.D. An American Girl: Saige Paints the Sky An Inconvenient Truth Ashby Black Hawk Down Bratz: Babyz: The Movie Bratz: Super Babyz Charlotte's Web 2: Wilbur's Great Adventure Clerks Elizabeth Extract Failure to Launch Frida Girls Just Want to Have Fun Jackass 2.5 Lalaloopsy Girls: Welcome to L.A.L.A. Prep School Last Holiday Mission Impossible: III Sahara
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‘The Good Fight’ Casts ‘Hangover’ Star Justin Bartha

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‘The Good Fight’ Casts ‘Hangover’ Star Justin Bartha
The Good Fight” has cast “The Hangover” franchise alum Justin Bartha, TheWrap has confirmed. Bartha will play Colin, a rising star in the state attorney’s office and one of Chicago’s most eligible bachelors. Sparks will fly between him and Lucca Quinn (Cush Jumbo) after they spar in the courtroom. Aside from the “Hangover” films, Bartha starred alongside Nicolas Cage in both “National Treasure” movies and in the Matthew McConaughey romantic comedy “Failure to Launch.” On the TV side, he starred in “Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life” and “The New Normal.” Also Read: 'Good Wife' Spinoff Gets Official Title From CBS All.
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Listed: Top 5 Matthew McConaughey films

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Listed: Top 5 Matthew McConaughey filmsLISTED: Top 5 Matthew McConaughey filmsAmanda Wood11/4/2016 10:00:00 Am

What’s not to love about Matthew McConaughey? In addition to proving to be an immensely talented actor, he seems like the most chill guy in the business. He’s been a fan favourite for over two decades now, making us laugh, cry, and adopt the slogan “Alright, alright, alright” into everyday conversations.

Today is his 47th birthday, and so there's no better time to look at some of our favourite of his performances. Not to mention that we'll be seeing him again twice over this Christmas, as a koala hosting a singing competition in the animated Sing, and as a man in search for gold in, you guessed it, Gold.

Gold is likely yet another entry in McConaughey’s list of recent films that typically go on to become critical and awards darlings (see Mud, Dallas Buyer’s Club,
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Review: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' returns with Jake and Holt in exile

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Review: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' returns with Jake and Holt in exile
Brooklyn Nine-Nine is back, and I have a review of the season 4 premiere coming up just as soon as I can identify the female lead in Failure to Launch... As phony, status quo-upending cliffhangers go, Jake and Holt being put into witness protection is pretty decent. Yes, we know that the two will wind up back at the 99 within a few episodes (just as Jake did after his undercover assignment, Holt did after his transfer, Jim Halpert did after going to Stamford, etc.), but it's a situation that none of the characters believes to be permanent. So the fun is in watching our heroes both deal with an exile that's running much longer than planned, and in seeing them finally take action themselves to return to Brooklyn. And this first part of "Coral Palms" smartly leaves the rest of the cast on the shelf for the week. Much as I'd love to see Terry,
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The First Trailer For New Comedy Bastards Arrives

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Ed Helms and Owen Wilson are men in search of answers in the new trailer for the upcoming comedy film, Bastards. The project is the directorial debut of The Hangover cinematographer Lawrence Sher, and is the first feature-length script from Justin Malen (Trophy Wife) to reach the big screen. With high stakes and hijinks, the movie sets itself as some comedic relief for the new year, with its post-Christmas release window.

The winning elements of this trailer include the way in which the collection of older men approached by Peter and Kyle Reynolds recall their mother (Glenn Close). These wistful memories, dripping with lust, serve to teach these young siblings a valuable lesson – that the image they hold of their mother is not the only version of her that ever existed.

While it is doubtful that Bastards will emerge as ‘Comedy Of The
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Watch the new trailer for upcoming comedy ‘Who’s Your Daddy?’

Warner Bros. have just released the brand new trailer for the upcoming comedy Who’s Your Daddy? – a new comedy featuring the talents of Ed Helms (The Hangover films) and Owen Wilson (The Grand Budapest Hotel, Zoolander). Joining the duo is an all-star supporting cast featuring Glenn Close (Guardians of the Galaxy), J.K. Simmons (Whiplash) and Terry Bradshaw (Failure to Launch).

Helms and Wilson play Peter and Kyle Reynolds, two brothers whose eccentric mother (Glenn Close) raised them to believe their father had died when they were young. When they discover this to be a lie, they set out to find their real father, learning more about their mother than they probably ever wanted to know.

Watch the new trailer below. The film is released in UK cinemas on February 7th, 2017.

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Owen Wilson and Ed Helms Unite as Brothers in Bastards Trailer

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Owen Wilson and Ed Helms Unite as Brothers in Bastards Trailer
Two brothers go on a quest to find the father they always thought was dead in the first trailer for Bastards, arriving in theaters January 27, 2017. Ed Helms (The Hangover films) and Owen Wilson (The Grand Budapest Hotel, Zoolander 2) star in Alcon Entertainment's comedy Bastards, under the direction of Lawrence Sher. The film marks the directorial debut of the veteran cinematographer, who had worked on The Hangover trilogy and, most recently, War Dogs, starring Miles Teller and Jonah Hill.

Helms and Wilson play Peter and Kyle Reynolds, two brothers whose eccentric mother raised them to believe their father had died when they were young. When they discover this to be a lie, they set out to find their real father, learning more about their mother than they probably ever wanted to know. This R-rated comedy was originally in development at Paramount Pictures five years ago, before it shifted over to Warner Bros.,
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In case you hadn't heard, the McConaissance is officially over

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In case you hadn't heard, the McConaissance is officially over
Matthew McConaughey's movie career hit the skids for the better part of the 2000s, with the mega-star taking on roles in a series of generic (albeit occasionally financially successful) rom-coms (Fool's Gold, Failure to Launch, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past), a quickly-forgotten Al Pacino sports-gambling drama (Two for the Money), a notorious big-budget flop (Sahara) and one totally inexplicable dud, the bizarre passion project that was Surfer, Dude. After spending the late '90s as one of Hollywood's premiere male sex symbols, America's favorite Texas golden boy hardly seemed to be trying anymore, and audiences responded in kind. Then he came back! The McConaissance, as it came to be known, arrived early the following decade, when the actor began taking roles in actual good movies: The Lincoln Lawyer, Magic Mike, Killer Joe, Mud. Then came True Detective and his Oscar-winning turn in Dallas Buyers Club, the twin jewels in his comeback crown.
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Hollywood Odds: Matthew McConaughey: His best performances so far

We’re now deep into the McConaissance folks. Yes, in the last few years, we’ve seen Matthew McConaughey really make the leap to the next stage of his career, shaking up the industry in the process. With this week marking the release of his new film The Sea of Trees, I wanted to take a look at his best work to date. Even before I started tackling heavier fare, he was someone I enjoyed, but that’s only grown these days. Whether in supporting or lead roles, he’s a unique and talented actor with a lot to offer. The years to come will be very exciting, both for us and for him… The Sea of Trees is a drama about a pair of suicidal men looking for a way out of a forest in Japan. One is Arthur Brennan (McConaughey), the protagonist, while the other is Takumi Nakamura
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Matthew McConaughey Reveals Which of His Female Costars He Really Had a Crush On Growing Up

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Matthew McConaughey Reveals Which of His Female Costars He Really Had a Crush On Growing Up
Matthew McConaughey opens up about falling in love, raising three kids and his provocative new film Free State of Jones. Subscribe now for an inside look into his journey from Texas to Hollywood, only in People. Matthew McConaughey has shared the screen with a dazzling lineup of A-list leading ladies, from Sandra Bullock and Kate Hudson to Jennifer Garner and Reese Witherspoon. But which Hollywood actress won his heart long before they'd even met? "I had a big crush on Sarah Jessica [Parker] growing up," the Free State of Jones star tells People in this week's cover story. When the two
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‘Supergirl’ Recap: Kara Plays With Fire (Spoilers)

Spoiler Alert: Do not read until you’ve watched the second episode of “Supergirl,” titled “Stronger Together.”

In the second episode of “Supergirl,” we spend time exploring Kara Danvers’ relationship with her sister, Alex. We also gain insight into her childhood on Krypton, and learn more about her family — both good and evil. The episode also continues to toy with the love triangle between Kara, James and Winn.

Like the pilot, the second episode begins with voiceover—Kara explains that since we saw her last, she has been training hard with the Deo. They’re testing her for stamina, strength and speed in order to make sure that she is ready to work in the field. Alex and Kara seem to be getting along, but Winn interrupts the training to tell Kara that there’s a huge fire at the port. While Kara jumps at the chance to take action,
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Sarah Jessica Parker Reveals a Producer Sent Her a Treadmill in the '90s: ''He Was Very Concerned About Me Being Fit''

Sarah Jessica Parker Reveals a Producer Sent Her a Treadmill in the '90s: ''He Was Very Concerned About Me Being Fit''
It's no secret that Sarah Jessica Parker is in phenomenal shape, but even the former Sex and the City has been scrutinized in Hollywood for her figure.  During an interview this morning on Sirius Xm Radio Andy's "My Favorite Song w/ John Benjamin Hickey," the 50-year-old stunner was asked to share her favorite tune, and she picked C+C Music Factory's 1990 hit "Everybody Dance Now." "Just picture me running with a Discman," the Failure to Launch star said to which Hickey replied, "You're in fantastic shape, is this the reason why?" Photos: Sarah Jessica Parker's best looks And turns out, Parker has a rather...
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10 Comic Book Movie Roles Matthew McConaughey Should Play

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At this point Hollywood is four years into the McConaissance, the former star of terrible rom-coms such as Ghosts Of Girlfriends Past and Failure To Launch somehow managing to totally recreate himself instead as an award-winning character actor. The Matthew McConaughey of today is instead the inscrutable, hollow-looking pessimist at the centre of the first season of True Detective, the Oscar-winning lead in Dallas Buyers Club.

Alright alright alright, it’s been four years, and McConaughey has shown no signs of slowing down. In fact he’s on a real high right now, thanks in so small part to getting bigger dramatic roles in the likes of Interstellar. Bearing his renewed skills and stature in mind, doesn’t it seem crazy he hasn’t been in a superhero film yet? Well, it’s not for lack of trying.

During an interview promoting new Gus Van Sant film Sea Of Trees,
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Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson set to reteam for Shanghai Dawn

Website Tracking Board is tonight reporting news that MGM is readying a “threequel” to Shanghai Noon, which starred Owen Wilson and Jackie Chan.

The third film, set to be called Shanghai Dawn, will see Wilson and Chan return to the roles of Roy O’Bannon and Chon Wang, which the duo played in 2000’s Shanghai Noon and 2003’s Shanghai Knights. Both films were written by Alfred Gough and Miles Miller, with Tom Dey (Failure to Launch) directing the first and Wedding Crashers helmer David Dobkin the second.

Both films took almost $190 million at the worldwide box-office combined, so rumours of a third film are nothing new.

What do you think of a new Shanghai Noon film? Would it generate enough interest nearly 12 years later? Leave us your thoughts in the comments section below…
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‘Home’ Scribes Ember & Astle Take On ‘Kidrobot’ Pic At MGM

Exclusive: MGM has acquired the film rights to kidrobot, a collectible art-toy company, and the film company has hired Matt Ember & Tom Astle to write the script for a film that will mix animation and live action. They are coming off the DreamWorks Animation hit Home. The film will be produced by Scott Aversano. The producer and scribes also worked together on the Paramount film Failure To Launch, which starred Matthew McConaughey and Sarah Jessica Parker. The writers…
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Spotlight on the Stars: Bradley Cooper

First of all, Happy Holidays everyone. For this week’s new spotlight piece, I wanted to cite a modern A-lister who also happens to have some classical charm to him. It’s Bradley Cooper, a newly minted leading man who’s continuing to impress the more we get to see from him. He was once considered a pretty boy of sorts, someone you’d never expect to be an Oscar favorite, but in the span of less than a decade, he’s gone from a lightweight to an absolute A-list star, one who’s now considered basically due for an Academy Award. As such, he’s more than a perfect candidate for the spotlight today. Cooper got his start mostly on television (though he did appear in the film Wet Hot American Summer), showing up in things like Sex and the City, where he made his debut. There were also
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Sarah Jessica Parker Nears HBO Return With New Comedy

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Sarah Jessica Parker Nears HBO Return With New Comedy
HBO and actress Sarah Jessica Parker are nearing a deal for a starring role on a new comedy called “Divorce,” an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.

The series would focus on a middle-aged woman, who’s teetering on the idea of divorce from her husband and is being nudged by her two single friends to do it. But, she doesn’t go through with it. That changes, though, when her husband learns of her affair and calls off the marriage.

See photos: Sarah Jessica Parker’s Iconic Style: 11 Hottest Red Carpet Moments (Photos)

Parker is slated to
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13 Stars We Could Never Stop Loving, Even If We Tried

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part 1 opens in theaters this week and, as expected, leading lady Jennifer Lawrence has been making the publicity rounds and, as expected, she’s been totally charming and lovable. (Not too many stars can get away with singing this terribly and still be endearing.) J. Law not only steadfastly remains America’s Sweetheart, but she only seems to be getting better at it. Whether she’s facing the celebrity nudes leak scandal head on or making a Gif-worthy funny face, the admiration for the Oscar-winning actress still seems to know no bounds. While the outspoken star has had her share of critics thanks to some of her seemingly insensitive comments or misconstrued jokes about Meryl Streep, there’s been no major backlash or outcry. In Hollywood, Lawrence is pretty infallible, but she’s not the only one. Here are 12 other stars that seem
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