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Kanye doesn't want to keep up with the Kardashians after Lamar stunt

Kanye West may have finally hit his limits with his in-laws' reality TV shenanigans, and it reportedly came from a plan to film Lamar Odom while in the hospital. "Kanye was so upset when he found out the family wanted to sneak cameras into the hospital and film Lamar. He really thinks they hit a...

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 3:46am

Spike Lee's Oscar speech is exactly what you'd expect

Spike Lee will gladly accept your honorary Oscar, Hollywood, but he's not necessarily going to be nice about it. Lee was honored by the Academy this weekend at the Governors Awards, and he took the opportunity to take Tinsel Town to task for its pervasive race issues.RELATED: Lou Diamond Phillips...

Monday, November 16, 2015 - 4:30pm

Aramis Knight gets into shape for 'Into the Badlands'

Aramis Knight is only 16 years old, but he's already something of a Hollywood veteran, with plenty of titles — like "Ender's Game" and "The Dark Knight Rises" — behind him. But with AMC's new dystopian martial arts drama "Into the Badlands," he had to pick up a whole new set of skills for the role...

Friday, November 13, 2015 - 4:30pm

Johnny Depp almost got fired off the first 'Pirates of the Caribbean'

Remember back before 2003's "Pirates of the Caribbean" came out and Johnny Depp was a successful and well-respected actor known for challenging indie roles? Well, apparently the role that turned the tide and made him a blockbuster movie star was almost too challenging — at least for the Disney...

Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 12:49am

'The Voice' bosses already fretting a Gwen and Blake breakup

Workplace romances can be tricky things, especially when that workplace is one of the top-rated shows on television. Which why, apparently, the folks behind "The Voice" want to have a contingency plan should the new romance between Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton go south, according to Radar Online....

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 11:18pm

Oliver Platt checks into Chicago Med

Before there was Shonda Rhimes or Ryan Murphy, there was Dick Wolf, whose TV empire at this point stretches back several decades. Wolf got his start on “Hill Street Blues” before moving on to “Miami Vice” and creating the “Law and Order” universe. These days, he’s focused on the city of Chicago,...

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 4:30pm

'Star Trek' is coming back to TV

The "Star Trek" franchise is boldly going back to its small-screen roots, as CBS has announced that a new "Star Trek" series will kick off in January 2017. "The brand-new 'Star Trek' will introduce new characters seeking imaginative new worlds and new civilizationswhile exploring the dramatic...

Monday, November 2, 2015 - 10:18pm

Who cares about National Cat Day? George Clooney just adopted a dog

In what can only be seen as an affront to cat lovers everywhere, George Clooney is making headlines on National Cat Day for adopting ... a dog. On this of all days! George and his wife, Amal, adopted a4-year-old basset hound mix named Millie from the San Gabriel Valley Humane Society, the shelter...

Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 11:02pm

Bradley Cooper back in the kitchen

"Burnt" isn't the first time Bradley Cooper has played a chef. He starred on the short-lived Fox sitcom "Kitchen Confidential" — inspired by Anthony Bourdain's exploits — some 10 years ago. This time, though, he's taking on an even more volatile chef, with a sobered-up bad boyinspired by Gordon...

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 7:44pm

Gervais' edgy Golden Globe record gets social media excited for 2016

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) and NBC announced Monday that actor/comedian Ricky Gervais will emcee the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards, set for January 10 on NBC, according to a CBS News report. The reaction on social media, most (but not all) of it positive, was quick to spread...

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 8:55pm

Amy Schumer rejoins senator cousin in push for national gun control

Comedian Amy Schumer and her cousin Sen. Chuck Schumer stood in front of City Hall on Sunday in support of the lawmaker's Congressional gun control bill.The distant family members first joined forces in August following a shooting in Louisiana who killed two and injured nine others in a movie...

Monday, October 26, 2015 - 4:13am

Benedict Cumberbatch calls the cops on female stalker

Calm down, Cumberbitches. Or, rather, one Cumberbitch in particular. Benedict Cumberbatch, who is known for having some rather passionate, dedicated fans, is maybe wishing they weren't so right about now, as the "Sherlock" star has found it necessary to call in the police after an obsessed female...

Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 8:04pm

James Franco talks Hollywood, Faulkner and finally becoming a man

James Franco has been striking a balance between commercial success and indulging his more artistically minded interests for sometime now, and that careful balance came in more handy than usual in directing "The Sound and the Fury," an adaptation of William Faulkner's dense, sprawling tale of a...

Friday, October 23, 2015 - 7:33pm

Sandra Bullock shoots down that whole second adoption story

So there was this report earlier this month that Sandra Bullock had gone and adopted a second child — a girl this time — to expand her brood. Bullock alreadyhas an adopted son, Louis, who is 5. Understandably, some people were thrilled about the news — hooray, new baby! — so much so that during an...

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 9:32pm

Jaden Smith is totally cool with you calling him crazy

Magical second-generation Hollywood quote machine Jaden Smith is back with some wonderful pronouncements, in case you needed a pick-me-up. In a chat with GQ, Smith admits that he's dedicated to "being, like, one of the craziest human being to ever exist," so don't worry about offending him when you...

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 1:21am

Chris Rock is back to host the Oscars

Turns out there was some truth to all that speculation yesterday about Chris Rock coming back to serve as Oscars host next year, as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences confirmed this morning that Rock is in fact their man for 2016.Rock previously hosted the 77th Oscars telecast in 2005....

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 11:01pm

Colin Hanks' Tower Records doc will give you all of the nostalgia feels

Nearly a decade ago, actor Colin Hanks began turning his nostalgia and affection for Tower Records, the defunct music retailer that closed its doors in 2006, into a documentary chronicling the history of the store and its impact on pop culture and the music world.This film has been seven years in...

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 6:45pm

Olivia Wilde wants more money men to take bets on indie film

With "Meadowland," Olivia Wilde pulls double duty as both lead actress — playing opposite Luke Wilson as parents facing the fallout of unimaginable loss after their young son goes missing — and producer. Wilde worked closely with cinematographer-turned-director Reed Moreno on bringing the indie...

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 2:28am

Eddie Murphy decides it's actually totally OK to make fun of Bill Cosby

Remember back in February when Eddie Murphy refused to do a Bill Cosby impression during the "SNL" 40th anniversary special? In case you don't, here's what he told the Washington Post about it: "It's horrible. There's nothing funny about it. If you get up there and you crack jokes about him, you're...

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 1:13am

Anthony Mackie backs Trump

Oh, Anthony Mackie. Just … why? The "Captain America: Winter Soldier" star is out promoting his new film, "Our Brand is Crisis," in which he plays a political spin doctor, so naturally he's getting questions about which presidential candidate he'd most like to work with — and his answer is not so...

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 12:56am