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‘Richard Jewell’: 4 of the Film’s Stars and Their Real-Life Inspirations

The true story behind Clint Eastwood's 'Richard Jewell' movie, about the Atlanta security guard who became a prime suspect in the bombing at the 1996 Olympics, and how Paul Walter Hauser, Kathy…

‘Dark Waters’: 7 of the Film’s Stars and Their Real-Life Inspirations

The 'Dark Waters' true story behind characters played by Mark Ruffalo, Anne Hathaway and other stars in the environmental legal thriller directed by Todd Haynes.

‘The Irishman’: 12 of the Film’s Stars and Their Real-Life Inspirations

How Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci and more stars of Martin Scorsese's Netflix crime drama 'The Irishman' prepared to play real-life characters.

‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’: 5 of the Film’s Stars and Their Real-Life Inspirations

Tom Hanks-starring Mister Rogers movie 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' is loosely based off of the 'Esquire' profile Tom Junod, known as Lloyd Vogel in the film, wrote about Fred Rogers, and…

‘Ford v Ferrari’: 6 of the Film’s Stars and Their Real-Life Inspirations

Read about the real-life people behind Matt Damon's and Christian Bale's characters in 'Ford v Ferrari.'

‘Judy’: 6 of the Film’s Stars and Their Real-Life Inspirations

Take a look at Renee Zellweger and more of the famous cast of Judy Garland biopic 'Judy' and their real-life inspirations.

‘Rocketman’: 4 of the Film’s Stars and Their Real-Life Inspirations

Take a look at the famous cast of 'Rocketman' and their real-life inspirations from the long-awaited biopic on the life and career of musical legend Elton John, which is set to hit theaters Friday.

‘Vice’: 9 of the Film’s Stars and Their Real-Life Inspirations

Director Adam McKay's follow-up to 'The Big Short' zeroes in on one of the most powerful, and hated, men in politics.

‘On the Basis of Sex’: 6 of the Film’s Stars and Their Real-Life Inspirations

The biopic explores Ruth Bader Ginsburg's journey to becoming a Supreme Court justice.

‘At Eternity’s Gate’: 6 of the Film’s Stars and Their Real-Life Inspirations

A look at the actors and their real-life inspirations in the Vincent van Gogh movie 'At Eternity's Gate,' starring Willem Dafoe.

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’: 7 of the Film’s Stars and Their Real-Life Inspirations

Legendary British band Queen moves from the stage to the silver screen in the long-anticipated biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' which hits theaters Nov. 2. Take a look at the famous cast and who they're…

‘Beautiful Boy’: 4 of the Film’s Stars and Their Real-Life Inspirations

'Beautiful Boy' is based on journalist David Sheff's memoir, which recounts his struggle with his son's addiction.