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F. Gary Gray: Straight outta the past

When it came to finding a director for "Straight Outta Compton," the biopic of pioneering hip-hop group N.W.A, it was kind of a no-brainer to go with F. Gary Gray, who got his start directing Ice Cube's video for "It Was a Good Day" and made his feature debut with "Friday." And with images of a...

Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 6:00am

VIDEO: Watch the trailer for Quentin Tarantino's 'The Hateful Eight'

Christmas comes early, apparently, as the first official, rollicking trailer for Quentin Tarantino's western, "The Hateful Eight," has hit the Internet. It's extra satisfying becuase this movie almost didn't happen, as Tarantino initially planned to scrap the endeavor after the script leaked online...

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 1:14pm

The true origin of Bye Felicia revealed

There's a moment in "Straight Outta Compton" when the angry husband of a groupie named Felicia storms N.W.A's hotel suite looking for her, threatening violence. When the group ejects her from the party, Ice Cube (O'Shea Jackson Jr.) utters the now-famous phrase, "Bye, Felicia." So are we witnessing...

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 12:43pm

Naya Rivera blogging her pregnancy

Are you tired of celebrities being all coy and secretive about the details of their personal lives? Well good news, because Naya Rivera is here to buck that trend. The former "Glee" star has been blogging her way through her pregnancy, and things are really starting to get interesting in her little...

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 2:41pm

Howard Stern has all your Jennifer Aniston wedding details

Wish you knew more about the big surprise wedding Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux threw themselves last week? Howard Stern is here to help. The radio host and his wife made the super-selective guest list, and Stern was more than happy to divulge details once back at his day job. Like for...

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 2:17pm

Taylor Swift's squad about to get a lot cooler thanks to Patrick Stewart

Here's something I didn't see coming: Taylor Swift and I might have very similar squad goals. Swift recently struck up a Twitter friendship with Patrick Stewart — so naturally I'm jealous — and now they're apparently ready to make the jump to friends IRL as well. "She's coming to town," Stewart...

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 2:06pm

Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn goes Hollywood again with Dark Places

​When Gillian Flynn sat down to write her novel "Dark Places," she really, truly tried to center the story on a less troubled female protagonist, but that just wasn't in the cards. "In the first draft, I was like, 'I'm not going to write another dark female narrator.' And the Libby I created was...

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 9:15am

Willow Smith's perfect world

In case anyone's interested, 14-year-old singer and budding philosopher Willow Smith has her idea for utopia all worked out, as she tells i-D magazine in an interview. "The whole world would be one big tribe, one big commune. It wouldn't be split up and divided, we wouldn't be fighting nearly as...

Sunday, August 9, 2015 - 6:33pm

Robert Downey Jr. cements his highest-paid actor status

In case there was any doubt about Robert Downey Jr.'s success, the "Iron Man" and "Avengers" star has topped Forbes' list of highest paid actors for the third year in a row. And if that weren't enough, Downey's impressive $80 million take between June 2014 and June 2015 is a sweet $30 million ahead...

Sunday, August 9, 2015 - 5:19pm

10 child actors who died tragically

Sawyer Sweeten was part of the cast of the series "Everybody Loves Raymond".He was 19 years old and had been in the series, along with his twin brother, since he was 16 months old. He committed suicide this year. “He was weeks away from his twentieth birthday. At this sensitive time my family...

Sunday, August 9, 2015 - 3:14pm

6 child actors who grew up and lost “all their charm”

You don’t always win the genetic lottery. In fact, popular belief confirms that when someone is “beautiful” as child, that won’t hold true when they become an adult. And vice versa. The 6 child actors we present in the gallery that accompanies this article lost their angelic faces but maybe some of...

Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 4:01pm

VIDEO: Why Jason Bateman is so good at being a jerk in The Gift

We got the chance to chat with "The Gift" director, writer and co-star Joel Edgerton along with his leads, Jason Bateman and Rebecca Hall, in the lux hilltop home where the new thriller was filmed. Edgerton, Bateman and Hall discuss how just trying to be polite can lead to some dark, disturbing...

Friday, August 7, 2015 - 10:41am

Charlize Theron: A good lead female role is hard to find

Now that she's starred in an adaptation of a Gillian Flynn novel, Charlize Theron has a foolproof plan for the rest of her acting career. "We've talked about it," Theron says of Flynn's future writing efforts. "All of her characters are going to be 5-foot-10 from now on. And flat-chested."All...

Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 6:00am

Knife-smuggling Pierce Brosnan versus airport security

You play a super-spy for a few years, and for the rest of your life people will be nothing but suspicious of you. That's the lesson former Bond star Pierce Brosnan learned recently when he was stopped by the TSA because of a 10-inch hunting knife in his carry-on luggage. Really, Mr. Brosnan? In...

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 12:42pm

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith broke up — with Scientology

While Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith laugh off those pesky divorce rumors that keep cropping up, they're reportedly dealing with a completely different breakup in their lives, and it's with the Church of Scientology. Tax records obtained by Radar Online show that the Smith's Will Smith...

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 12:02pm

Stop what you're doing and look at Alexander Skarsgard in drag

How do you get attention for the tiny little indie film you've got coming out? Well, if you're "True Blood" star Alexander Skarsgard, you hit the red carpet for the movie's premiere in full, glorious, 1970s drag. And that's just what he did for the debut of "The Diary of a Teenage Girl," towering...

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 12:53pm

VIDEO: Kevin Bacon demands more male nudity in movies and TV

Kevin Bacon has come out with an important video PSA about a serious topic plaguing Hollywood: not enough full-frontal male nudity."In so many films and TV shows, we see gratuitous female nudity," he says in a video forMashable. "It's not fair to actresses, and it's not fair to actors because we...

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 11:48am

Please don't make awkward press tour video interviews a thing

It looks like that awkward Cara Delevingne interview with "Good Day Sacramento" started a trend, and that's a terrible, terrible thing. Now poor "Fantastic Four" stars Michael B. Jordan and Kate Mara are getting the same treatment, with an obnoxious radio host peppering them with questions about...

Monday, August 3, 2015 - 4:38pm

It's Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith divorce rumor season again

Everything old is new again, including conclusive, concrete proof — from anonymous sources — that Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith are totally done as a married couple. Welcome to the latest edition of Celebrity Gossip Déjà vu! "For Will and Jada, holding it together these past few years has been...

Monday, August 3, 2015 - 12:13pm

Best guesses for who Ian McShane is playing on 'Game of Thrones'

Ian McShane just can't quit HBO. The Emmy-winning British actor —who made waves as the most foul-mouthed characteronthe network's profanity-laden "Deadwood" — has joined the cast of hit series "Game of Thrones" in a mystery role for Season 6, according to Entertainment Weekly.RELATED:What Kit...

Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 1:32pm