The sequel to The Hunger Games is finally out this week, and we have major Catching Fire fever. The latest trailer and these pictures from the movie have gotten us all super excited. There are pictures from various scenes, including Katniss in her wedding dress, Katniss and Peeta on their victory tour, and Effie Trinket just being Effie, in all her fabulousness. Click through for more new images and to get a glimpse of a shirtless Finnick!
Leonardo DiCaprio and Jamie Foxx just can't get enough of each other: the Django Unchained costars are set to team up for a new project. Meanwhile, though Sandra Bullock was initially in talks to play Miss Hannigan in the big-screen remake of Annie, Cameron Diaz has nabbed the role. Ryan Reynolds, Mark Wahlberg, and Joel Edgerton are also adding new projects to their calendars. Click through to see all the biggest casting news, straight from Hollywood!
Philip Seymour Hoffman has revealed that he entered a detox center for heroin abuse. He told TMZ that he checked himself into an unnamed rehab center after he started to snort heroin. Philip has struggled with substance abuse problems in the past, and admitted that he fell off the wagon last year when he started to take prescription pills, which led to him experimenting with narcotics. He says that he was at the center for 10 days and checked out last Friday.
Philip is reportedly back to work on a new film in Europe. He wrapped up scenes for Catching Fire earlier this year and will appear in the highly anticipated A Most Wanted Man when it hits theaters on Nov. 22.
On the heels of last week's news that Jena Malone has been cast as Johanna Malone in Catching Fire, Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has reportedly accepted a role as well. He'll play Plutarch Heavensbee, the new Gamemaker at the Capitol, in the second chapter of the Hunger Games trilogy.
Hoffman has most recently been on Broadway, playing the lead role in Death of a Salesman, so this will be quite the change from his recent work schedule. Having recently read the second book myself, Hoffman seems like an ideal fit for Seneca Crane's successor. What do you think, is he the type you were imagining while reading the series?
George Clooney and Evan Rachel Wood posed together at the London premiere of The Ides of March today. George's girlfriend Stacy Keibler didn't join him for the event, but she was his red carpet companion earlier this week. George and Stacy showed up at a NYC screening of The Descendants on Sunday and she was by his side again for last night's Paris premiere of The Ides of March. George and Stacy continued their evening at the film's afterparty, and later enjoyed dinner at L'Arc with George's costar Philip Seymour Hoffman as well as Catherine Deneuve and Princess Charlotte Casiraghi of Monaco. George and Stacy's time in the City of Lights didn't last long since George popped up in the UK for a photocall this morning.
George Clooney popped up in London today for a photo call and Q&A session for his project The Ides of March. He, along with his stars Philip Seymour Hoffman and Evan Rachel Wood, were in the UK to participate in the BFI London Film Festival, which will also show George's The Descendants this week.
George was able to hop over to England after being in Paris just last night for an Ides premiere. George brought girlfriend Stacy Keibler as a date to the red carpet event, a mere few days after she accompanied him to the NYC debut of The Descendants Sunday. George has been doing double promotional duty for both movies recently. He was nonetheless able to fit in a Cabo getaway with Stacy earlier this month so she could celebrate her 32nd birthday in his favorite place. Stacy's still able to get her own work done despite all the jet-setting. Stacy loves to exercise with AquaBells when she's on the go, and she's turned that passion into a business by teaming up with OpenSky to sell them online.
George Clooney had the company of his Ides of March costars Evan Rachel Wood, who was decked out in head-to-toe maroon Gucci, Paul Giamatti, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Jeffrey Wright for last night's NYC premiere. We managed to snag a few minutes with George himself — and he's just as handsome in person! George spoke to us about the importance of filming the movie, which he directed, in the Midwest and, most importantly, in Cincinnati. He told us, "My father was an anchorman in Cincinnati, and I knew the area really well. I worked there plenty. I worked at the ladies shoe store there and sold men's suits in the area, so I knew most of the area." His father, Nick, was on hand for the afterparty at the Metropolitan Club along with George's mom, Nina. The Clooney trio mingled with other newsmen like Dan Rather and Al Roker — stay tuned for more from the red carpet later today on PopSugar TV!
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were greeted by a huge crowd of screaming fans as they stepped onto the red carpet at the Moneyball premiere in Toronto last night. The Toronto International Film Festival has been under way since Thursday, but last night was particularly spectacular thanks to the back-to-back Moneyball and The Ides of March gala debuts. Brad was joined by all his costars — Jonah Hill told us it was the best night of his life! — and even the real-life Billy Beane on the TIFF red carpet. Brad and Angelina took a helicopter out of London together on Thursday headed to the festival but are only sweeping through Canada quickly before returning to their kids. Earlier in the day on Friday, Brad did take the stage for the Moneyball press conference where he joked that the film's lesson of taking risks was similar to breaking free from his religious upbringing. Brad looked handsome at both Moneyball events, and next up he and the rest of his cast will be taking his movie to Oakland for the stateside premiere on Sept. 19. For all the action from TIFF, follow PopSugar on Twitter and Facebook!
George Clooney was the lucky man in the middle between Evan Rachel Wood and Marisa Tomei this morning at a photo call for The Ides of March during the first day of the Venice Film Festival. Evan was decked out in a suit from Dolce & Gabanna while Marisa wore a dress from Preen. They were joined by leading men Paul Giamatti and Philip Seymour Hoffman as well as writer Grant Heslov, though it seems Ryan Gosling has yet to get in on the fun. George made a grand entrance into the city yesterday, arriving on boat with glamorous friends like Cindy Crawford and her husband, Rande Gerber. Cindy, Rande, and George were fresh off a fun weekend at the actor's Lake Como estate, which also hosted his movie buddies Marisa and Evan. George is currently all about his political thriller, but he just pulled the plug on another project — George dropped out of The Man From U.N.C.L.E., which is to be directed by Steven Soderbergh. We'll get another glimpse of George and his cast later today, as they're expected to be the first stars to dress up for a red carpet premiere!
The nominations for the 81st Academy Awards have just been announced in Hollywood, with The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button heading up the nominees with thirteen nominations!
Slumdog Millionaire matched Doubt with ten nominations each, Kate Winslet has been nominated for Best Actress, and on the anniversary of Heath Ledger's death, he's been awarded a posthumous nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
So without further ado, check out all the nominees!
Best Picture —
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
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