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Brad Pitt Surprises ‘World War Z’ Fans in L.A.

Brad Pitt surprised fans at another screening of World War Z on Friday night. The 49-year-old actor, who has been on a worldwide promotional tour for the film, delighted fans by showing up unannounced at a screening of his new movie in Los Angeles. The actor addressed the audience before the movie began, according to EOnline.com, and said, "I've been on the road... it's been amazing, but damn it's good to be home. Thanks for …

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Courtney Love Says Frances Bean Was Offered ‘Twilight’ Lead

Courtney Love recently confirmed in an interview with Howard Stern that her daughter, Frances Bean Cobain, was offered the role of Bella Swan in Twilight (a role that eventually went to Kristen Stewart, catapulting her to mega-famedom) and ended up turning it down. Between that and her recent Twitter tirade over reality star Kendall Jenner's inconsiderate pity-party tweets, Frances Bean is one of the coolest celebrity offspring around these days. Moreover - if you believe …

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Scientist Names Ancient Creature After Johnny Depp

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Posted by Robin Paulson
Categories: Classics, Horror, Romance, Celeb News,

While Johnny Depp has already become immortalized in the films he has made throughout his career, the Transcendence actor will now always be remembered by the scientific community as the inspiration for naming a recently discovered ancient animal. Working on his PhD at Imperial College London, David Legg carried out research concerning a 505 million year old fossil of a creature that he dubbed Kooteninchela deppi, after Depp's character in the classic Tim Burton film, …

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Cinecast: Clips from Jarmusch’s Latest, Bradley Cooper in Curlers

+ While most actors probably would have donned a wig in his place, Bradley Cooper is dedicated to his craft. Here are some photos to prove that the curls he sports in David O. Russell's upcoming frilm American Hustle are the real deal! + Just as you were thinking that Tom Hiddleston was all brooded-out after playing Loki for three films, the folks behind Jim Jarmusch's upcoming Only Lovers Left Alive put out two clips …

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Box Office Breakdown: ‘Oblivion’ Makes a Great Impression

There's a reason why action films want to cast Tom Cruise - one of today's highest-paid actors - and the numbers from his latest film's weekend debut certainly spell it out. His futuristic sci-fi flick Oblivion took the number one spot at the box office this weekend with $38.1 million, bumping down last week's top film 42 down to second place with $18 million. The animated family film The Croods stayed put at number three …

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‘Scary Movie 5’ Producer: Lindsay Is Troubled

Lindsay Lohan is a "troubled human," according to Scary Movie 5 writer-producer David Zucker. The 26-year-old star has the potential to be a "really good" actress if she puts her wild antics behind after completing her upcoming 90-day stint in rehab as part of her plea deal on charges of lying to police about driving during a car crash in June 2012. Speaking at the Hollywood premiere of the new horror/comedy sequel at the ArcLight …

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Box Office Breakdown: ‘Oz’ Overthrows ‘Giant Slayer’

The box office battle between the wizard and the giant slayer proved to be disappointing this weekend. Movie-goers flocked to revisit the classic world of Oz in Sam Raimi's prequel to the classic 1939 film Wizard of Oz, Oz the Great and Powerful, which took in $80.2 million. Jack the Giant Slayer fell from its spot at number one last week with just $10 million - a staggering $70 million gap between the top two …

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Box Office Breakdown: ‘Jack’ Slays ‘Identity Thief’

Nicholas Hoult is not faring too well as a box office star. Though Jack and the Giant Slayer took number one at the box office, the Bryan Singer-directed thriller only raked in $27.2 million - a sad fraction of its $195 million budget. Last week's number one film, Identity Thief, managed to only dip down to number two with $9.7 million while 21 and Over debuted at number three with $8.7 million. Summit's Snitch dropped …

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Box Office Breakdown: ‘Identity Thief’ Takes Back Top Spot

You can't keep a good thief down. After dipping to the number two spot last week to A Good Day to Die Hard, the Jason Bateman/Melissa McCarthy comedy Identity Thief managed to earn the most this week with $14 million to reclaim its top spot. Dwayne Johnson's film Snitch debuted at number two with $13 million while Escape from Planet Earth dropped one spot from last week to number four with $11 million. Safe Haven …

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‘Twilight’ Dominates the Razzies

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 won in seven categories at the 33rd Golden Raspberry Awards in California last night. The vampire series - whose stars Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner and Mackenzie Foy won solo prizes - dominated at the annual ceremony, which celebrates the worst movies in Hollywood. As well as being named Worst Picture and Worst Prequel, Remake, Rip-off or Sequel, the entire cast picked up a gong for Worst Screen …

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