Here are five fascinatingly different versions of famous Disney movies that almost came to pass, only to be consigned to the idea bin of history. Disney had been trying to make a version of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytale ‘The Snow Queen’ since the late 1930s, but every attempt had run aground. In 2008, the project was revived again and even had some cast – ‘Will & Grace’ star Megan Mullally was onboard as Elsa (then a flat-out villain) and Josh Gad, who did eventually play snowman Olaf in the finished film.
Actor Liev Schreiber attended Comic-Con this year, and brought along his 8- and 9-year-old sons. The San Diego Comic-Con (which, believe it or not, used to actually feature comic books) is an annual celebrity fest these days. One such notable, Liev Schreiber, was in attendance this year, partly to promote, but also to parent.
Shia LaBeouf's latest stunt is to spend a month isolated in a cabin in Finland's remote Lapland region with his only communication with the outside world coming via text message to visitors to a Helsinki museum. The project is called #ALONETOGETHER and involves the other two members of the actor's art collective, Nastja Ronkko and Luke Turner.
Dorothy Mengering, mother of David Letterman, died on Tuesday, a representative for the former late-night host confirmed the news. She was 95. The passing comes a day before Letterman’s 70th birthday. Mengering, known as "Dave's mom," was a recurring guest on Late Show With David Letterman and helped her son on his top 10 lists, did segments from her Indiana home kitchen called "Guess Mom's Pies," and was an Olympic correspondent for her son’s show. Her first was the…
Bill O’Reilly announced at the end of tonight’s The O’Reilly Factor that he’s going on vacation, returning later this month, and announced a “Guess Where Bill Is Going” online contest. This constitutes news because O’Reilly has yet to publicly address a New York Times report that Fox News and its primetime star had, between them, allegedly paid five women nearly $13M in settlements going back 15 years. Navel lint-gazing ensued immediately after he made his announcement…
Nicole Richie knows how to roll with the punches … and the slaps. During an interview for “Talk Stoop,” the reality star turned actress was inadvertently slapped by host Cat Greenleaf. The duo were talking about the end of the California drought — a milestone worth celebrating — and Richie put up her hand for a high five.... Read more »
Jordana Brewster is putting the Fast and Furious franchise in her rearview mirror. The Fate of the Furious opens Friday with the splashy new addition of Charlize Theron, but without Brewster, who played Mia from the early days.
One employee of 21st Century Fox details a company presentation and expresses shock at seeing the president's infamous Billy Bush conversation: "There was an audible gasp in the room, like, 'Can you believe this is happening?'”
On April 19, 2002, Johnson took his first tentative steps from wrestler to movie star when he headlined The Scorpion King, a feature film based around a character he had originated a year earlier in the opening sequence of The Mummy Returns. First some backstory: Johnson learned the Scorpion King would be getting his own feature after only a few days of shooting The Mummy Returns. “I had things coming up out of my body I could not even describe!” Fortunately, news of The Scorpion King standalone feature helped the medicine go down.
Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer is being treated in hospital in Los Angeles for alcohol addiction and will head for rehab once he's been discharged.
Leno throws shade at President Trump, saying, "Is he that thin-skinned? You know, if this guy was any more of a pussy, he could grab himself."
Cuba Gooding Jr. Says Controversy After Lifting Sarah Paulson's Skirt was 'A Very Teachable Moment'
"Jimmy Kimmel Live!" cooked up a pretty funny parody of "Girls" and "The Golden Girls" Wednesday. He called the sketch a reunion special for "Girls," which ends a six-season run April 16.
Alec Baldwin and producer Dana Brunetti have very different recollections of who knew what when they shot Mini's First Time with a 16-year-old Nikki Reed 11 years ago.
Scarlett Johansson and Estranged Husband Romain Dauriac Attend Event Together a Month After She Filed for Divorce
Jamie Foxx and Katie Holmes have been secretive about their romance. For three and a half years, rumors have swirled that Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx are an official item, but catching them together has been tougher than getting a picture of Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster and the Chupacabra having high tea together. Looking casual in glasses with her hair pulled back, Holmes, 38, appeared to be perusing a menu, while Foxx, 49, sits with his back to the sneaky snapper.
Shia LaBeouf’s ‘Man Down’ is a spectacular flop. According to The Guardian, the latest Shia LaBeouf flick managed a meagre £7 at the UK box office… but it might not be as bad as it sounds. “Signature’s theatrical distribution of Shia LaBeouf war movie Man Down may be fairly termed token – it opened on Friday in just one venue, concurrent with release on digital platforms,” they revealed.
Putin's character has been purged from the EuropaCorp script that chronicles a real-life Russian nuclear sub accident in 2000 (the year Putin came to power).
“Beauty and the Beast” will waltz its way into audiences’ hearts this weekend — to the tune of $200 million plus globally
Sandra Bullock and Jesse James were all smiles at the Vanity Fair Oscars party in 2010. Everyone deals with mistakes differently, and Jesse James certainly has his own way of looking at the past. The divorce scandal engulfed James’s life, which led him to leave Los Angeles and his Hollywood world behind.
Gabourey Sidibe has a message for all of the writers out there: Stop labeling characters she plays with derogatory names. During a visit to the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, the Empire star participated in a panel discussion led by Glamour magazine. It was Sidibe’s first time at the annual event, and she made quite an impression with her impassioned speech.
Daniel Kaluuya, the British actor and star of Jordan Peele‘s hit horror movie Get Out, defended his casting in the film that explores racial issues in the U.S. While Jackson defended his remarks as not a criticism of black British actors but just a question about Hollywood, Kaluuya, who rose to fame in the U.K. on TV shows such as Skins and Babylon and will soon appear in Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther and was recently cast as the lead in Steve McQueen‘s Widows, addressed the complaint. “Big up Samuel L. Jackson, because here’s a guy who has broken down doors.