A little peer pressure can go a long way, particularly when it means Variety using its peer-to-peer relationship with the industry to help raise awareness of philanthropic causes through the…
As a tyke, Emma Roberts, now 16, loved hanging out on sets. She mourned the nightly wrap, though she wasn't technically working. The daughter of actor Eric Roberts and niece to Oscar winner Julia…
Some stage parents set up shop in Los Angeles' Oakwood Apartments until their kids find work. AnnaSophia Robb's parents prefer to keep her in Denver. The 13-year-old star of "Bridge to Terabithia"…
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Weekend:$32.5M
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Weekend:$13.1M
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Weekend:$11.9M
Learn how to pronounce Saoirse Ronan's name now ("sir-sha," rhymes with "inertia"), because you'll be seeing it plenty in the coming months. Born April 12, 1994, in rural Ireland, Ronan landed the…
It's not as if Michael Cera can't lie -- in character, at least. For three seasons on Fox's "Arrested Development," he concealed his more-than-familial fondness for his first cousin Maeby.
Unlike many of the other young performers in this issue, Ellen Page doesn't have a No. 1 album or legions of screaming tween fans. The 20-year-old Nova Scotia native is a Serious Actor, and as such…
McLovin proved quite the McFind for Judd Apatow. Christopher Mintz-Plasse certainly wasn't the first under-21 actor that producer-director Judd Apatow has uncovered to star in one of his films or TV…
"When I saw Nikki's first audition from the open call of hundreds of girls, my laptop started to glow," says director Adam Shankman.
For some, the best thing about the "Harry Potter" films has been watching the parade of notable British thesps pass through its soon-to-be seven installments. Indeed, with the likes of Richard Harris…
"I like learning to do the stuff I've never done, like sword fighting," beams 11-year-old Abigail Breslin, who swashbuckles in her next movie, "Nim's Island." Another perk? "I get to climb a volcano."