Shia LaBeouf turned rehab into a writing room for new film
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Shia LaBeouf latest film was born in an unusual place — court-ordered rehab.
The actor spent time writing the script for his semi-autobiographical "Honey Boy" while he...
List of nominees for 76th Golden Globe Awards
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A list of nominees for the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, California, by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association:
Drama: "Black Panther," ''BlacKkKlansman," ''Bohemian Rhapsody," ''If Beale Street Could Talk," ''A Star Is Born."
Actress, Drama: Glenn Close, "The Wife"; Lady Gaga, "A Star is Born"; Nicole Kidman, "Destroyer"; Melissa McCarthy, "Can You Ever Forgive Me?"; Rosamund Pike, "A Private War."
Julia Roberts finds life (and her roles) get better with age
NEW YORK (AP) — Julia Roberts is sitting on a couch in a Soho hotel when Lucas Hedges bursts in and begins frantically searching for his phone, sending pillows flying.
"This is what I say to Finn," Roberts says, referencing one of her three children as she instructs her 21-year-old co-star. "Where did you go from here, honey?"
Lucas Hedges comes of age, 1 film at a time
NEW YORK (AP) — With the pressure of the lead role on him for the first time, Lucas Hedges was hearing voices. Vivid movie-critic voices.
"I would hear reviews in my head that were like: 'It appears as if Hedges has nothing going on in his inner life. In what should be a very rich...'" says Hedges, writing the imaginary hatchet job in his head. "It was like: I'm never going to work again. The stakes felt very high."
Review: In ‘Boy Erased,’ ignorance is shown empathetically
"Boy Erased " is based on the true story of a young man, Garrard Conley, whose Baptist family put him in a conversion therapy center to "cure" his homosexuality when he was just 19-years-old. Conley wrote about his experiences in a memoir, which writer-director-actor Joel Edgerton has adapted for the screen in a manner that is admirably and almost radically empathetic to all its characters — even the villains.
Q&A: Jonah Hill on toxic masculinity and skateboarding
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonah Hill has always wanted to direct. He worships filmmakers and has treated what he describes as an "accidental" but "wonderful" 15-year acting career as a partial film school, learning from people like Bennett Miller, who directed him in "Moneyball" and Martin Scorsese on "The Wolf of Wall Street." But Hill didn't just want to make any film, he wanted to have something to say, and the confidence and "emotional maturity" required to lead people
Felicity Jones ‘succumbed’ to Las Vegas
Julia Roberts has signed up to 'Ben is Back'.
The 'Pretty Woman' actress has joined the cast of the drama film alongside Lucas Hedges, who will take on the lead role of the troubled titular character who returns home unexpectedly one Christmas Eve much to the surprise of his family.
According to Deadline, the motion picture will be directed and scripted by the 'Manchester By the Sea' star's father Peter Hedges.
Emma Stone: Mahershala Ali is ‘phenomenal’
The Latest: After Oscar nominations, it’s right back to work
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The latest on the 89th annual Oscar nominations announced Tuesday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from Beverly Hills, California (all times local):
For many Oscar nominees, the joy of having their name called quickly comes with a dose of reality — it's a workday on their next project.
List of nominees for the 89th annual Academy Awards
List of nominees for the 89th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Best Picture: "Arrival," ''Fences," ''Hacksaw Ridge," ''Hell or High Water," ''Hidden Figures," ''La La Land," ''Lion," ''Manchester by the Sea", "Moonlight."
Actor: Casey Affleck, "Manchester by the Sea"; Denzel Washington, "Fences"; Ryan Gosling, "La La Land;" Viggo Mortensen, "Captain Fantastic"; Andrew Garfield, "Hacksaw Ridge."
Stars of ‘Hidden Figures’ among SAG Awards presenters
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The nominated stars of "Moonlight," ''Hidden Figures," ''Manchester by the Sea" and "Captain Fantastic" will be among the presenters at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Lucas Hedges shares healing aspect of ‘Manchester’
In 2017, Hollywood will, as always, anoint newcomers who strike box-office gold as “overnight” sensations. But it’s the following men and women whose year begins with high hopes.
These six rising stars are past their debut roles, and primed to shine as long as luck — and timing and smart choices — are on their side.
Katie Holmes to Neil Diamond: Celeb playlists for New Year’s
NEW YORK (AP) — New Year's Eve is the party of the year, so what's on the playlist of Neil Diamond? How about Amy Adams?
We asked celebrities for their ideal jams to ring in 2017:
OCTAVIA SPENCER: "I love Katy Perry Roar. Roarrrrrrr. Oh ah ah ah ah."
WILL SMITH: "I want to be moved physically by the music, so Calvin Harris would be up in that kind of tempo, joy, energetic range."
JENNIFER ANISTON: "I let Justin Theroux take care of the music. We hear a lot of Steely Dan."
List of nominees for the Screen Actors Guild Awards
A list of the nominees for the 23rd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, announced Wednesday in West Hollywood, California:
Actor: Casey Affleck, "Manchester by the Sea"; Andrew Garfield, "Hacksaw Ridge"; Ryan Gosling, "La La Land"; Viggo Mortensen, "Captain Fantastic"; Denzel Washington, "Fences."
Actress: Amy Adams, "Arrival"; Emily Blunt, "The Girl on the Train"; Natalie Portman, "Jackie"; Emma Stone, "La La Land"; Meryl Streep, "Florence Foster Jenkins."