When it came to getting to know the flawed but fundamentally decent father he plays in "The Descendants," George Clooney points first to the wardrobe.
Shailene Woodley didn't really know what to expect when she packed her bags to go to Hawaii to shoot Alexander Payne's emotionally complicated drama "The Descendants."
Audiences never hear Berenice Bejo say a word in "The Artist," but that doesn't mean she prepared for her role as Peppy Miller, the bit player who becomes a big star, any differently than she…
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Not long ago, Disney execs told "Phineas and Ferb" co-creators Jeff "Swampy" Marsh and Dan Povenmire they had set a July 26, 2013, release date for the first theatrical film to spin off from the…
If you watched Comedy Central or latenight talkshows, you probably knew Whitney Cummings before her face became ubiquitous via the full-court press promotional campaign NBC launched this fall for her…
Consider the following recent Judd Apatow tweet: "I think Melissa McCarthy in the office with the balloons on 'SNL' made me laugh harder than anything else this year or decade."
Right after "Parks and Recreation" wrapped its third season in March, Aziz Ansari moved to New York so he could concentrate on writing and performing stand-up comedy. Ansari slowly built his act over…
Dane Boedig-heimer has always loved the notion of bringing inanimate objects to life and imagining how they'd react in the real world. Apparently, he's not alone.
Paul Feig created "Freaks and Geeks," the acclaimed but short-lived TV series that launched a dozen careers, and then went on to build a strong resume behind the camera, directing episodes of…