Friday
Nov092018

Bad Boy Mark Wahlberg is Now a Family Man

Mark Wahlberg pushes away a bread bowl and drops his head on folded arms.

He's clearly a little run-down. His 2-year-old son, Michael, isn't adjusting well to the new baby in the family, 1-month-old Brendan. He has four television projects with HBO. He recently wrapped shooting on Peter Jackson's "The Lovely Bones" and has been promoting his latest film, "Max Payne," even stopping by "Saturday Night Live" to spoof himself this past weekend.

Oh, and he has taken up golf.

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Friday
Nov092018

Johnny Depp and Tim Burton, Men of Shadow


Settle down, TMZ. Depp isn’t making proclamations about his proclivities. He’s just in a playful mood, a tendency when Tim Burton is near.

Depp and Burton—together again for the big-screen version of the TV soap Dark Shadows, which opens Friday—are volleying one-liners with sound-machine toys that Burton sneaked into his jacket. Now they’re using them like kids on walkie-talkies.

Except these gadgets—two That’s So Gay! sound machines—do the chattering for them. Sassy chattering.

“Save the drama for your mama,” Depp fires at Burton.

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Friday
Nov092018

Nicolas Cage's roles are as eclectic as his tastes

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BEVERLY HILLS — Nicolas Cage feels safe at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

The lodging off Sunset Boulevard is something of a paparazzi shield for the actor. It's a little quieter, a little more secluded than some of the junket-happy hotels that play host to the stars, and the accommodations allow Cage to eat without a photographer in his face.

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Tuesday
Nov062018

'The Rock' Rocks a New Image: Family-Film Star

Throwing Dwayne Johnson across a room isn't easy.

Andy Fickman learned that the hard way. The director of "Race to Witch Mountain," out today, searched for weeks to find an actor who could toss the 6-foot-4, 250-pound hulk across a stage.

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Sunday
Sep072014

In the 'Breaking Bad' writer's room, death looms

BURBANK, Calif. -- Vince Gilligan tends to pace when he's thinking of ways to kill someone.

The carpet in Breaking Bad's writers room here, where the show's scripts are hashed out, is wearing thin.

Gilligan is pacing, circling his table, fielding suggestions from his half-dozen writers about the fate of a key character in the show he created six years ago that begins its final run of episodes Sunday on AMC (9 ET/PT).

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