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Ed Helms Says the “Tornado of Fame” Around Him Following the Success of ‘The Hangover’ Was “Very Overwhelming”

Ed Helms is opening up about his rise in popularity and fame after The Hangover, saying the film “was a whole new level.”  On Monday’s episode of the Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend podcast, the comedian and actor talked about his experience and the recognition he gained following the release of the popular 2009 movie, […]

Bradley Cooper to Star in Steven Spielberg’s Film Based on Steve McQueen’s Frank Bullitt

Bradley Cooper is set to star in Steven Spielberg’s next film, which will be based on Steve McQueen’s Frank Bullitt character, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Cooper will play the role of Frank Bullitt, even though Spielberg’s film will not be a remake of the 1968 film Bullitt, a car chase-filled actioner. Instead, Spielberg plans […]

DGC Awards: ‘Nightmare Alley,’ ‘Crimes of the Future,’ ‘Night Raiders’ Lead Nominees

Guillermo del Toro’s Nightmare Alley, David Cronenberg’s Crimes of the Future and Danis Goulet’s Night Raiders lead nominees for the upcoming DGC Awards with three each. The Directors of Guild of Canada unveiled nominations for its 21st DGC Awards on Nov. 5 on Friday. Del Toro, who shot Nightmare Alley mostly in and around Toronto, […]

Bradley Cooper Is Louis Vuitton’s First Dedicated Brand Ambassador for Watches

Louis Vuitton is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its signature Tambour watch with the appointment of its first dedicated brand ambassador for timepieces. Bradley Cooper will make his debut with a campaign video directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Damien Chazelle highlighting the Tambour Twenty wristwatch, a collector’s edition issued for the anniversary. The American actor also appears in […]

Bradley Cooper on ‘Maestro,’ How Will Arnett Helped Him Get Sober and Being Snubbed Twice at CAA’s Oscar Party

Will Arnett kicked off the 100th episode of SmartLess in characteristic fashion by teasing co-hosts Jason Bateman and Sean Hayes with details about their guest — noting multihyphenate talents proven by armfuls of accolades and Oscar nominations — before he revealed a name. “And above all, this is a person that we all adore,” Arnett […]

Bradley Cooper Is Transformed in Netflix’s First ‘Maestro’ Photos

Bradley Cooper is transformed in the first photos from his upcoming Netflix film Maestro. The Oscar nominee plays master composer Leonard Bernstein in the biopic, which also marks Cooper’s first time directing a film since A Star Is Born. Carey Mulligan plays Bernstein’s wife, Felicia Montealegre, in the film, which chronicles the West Side Story […]

The New NYC Piano Bar in NoHo Loved by Hollywood

Part of a mini-wave of piano bars in New York — including the new Melody’s on the Upper East Side (1020 Lexington Ave.) and the top floor of Midtown’s Pebble Bar (67 W. 49th St.) — The Nines opened in January in a space above Acme bistro. Jeremy Strong held a viewing party for Succession […]

Maya Hawke Joins Bradley Cooper’s Leonard Bernstein Drama ‘Maestro’ (Exclusive)

Stranger Things star Maya Hawke has joined the high-wattage and high-profile cast of Maestro, the Leonard Bernstein drama Bradley Cooper is directing for Netflix. Cooper is starring in the feature, portraying the conductor and composer behind such works as West Side Story, with Carey Mulligan and Matt Bomer also on the call sheet. Written by […]

Oscar Nominations: Lady Gaga, ‘House of Gucci’ Snubbed While Jessica Chastain Surprises

House of Gucci and its star Lady Gaga appeared to be gaining momentum in recent weeks, landing high-profile nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Awards and BAFTAs. But when the 2022 Oscar nominations were announced Tuesday morning, Gaga was surprisingly absent from the list of best actress nominees. Similarly, Gucci helmer Ridley Scott didn’t earn […]

Box Office: Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Nightmare Alley’ Finds New Life in Black and White

Guillermo del Toro is nothing if not determined. When his new film, Nightmare Alley, opened nationwide over the Dec. 17-19 weekend to a forgettable $2.8 million from 2,145 theaters, the Oscar-winning filmmaker didn’t flee and instead reverse-engineered the movie’s release, this time with a black-and-white version. On Jan. 28, Nightmare Alley will once again be […]

Bradley Cooper Ponders New Revenue Streams as Industry Shifts to Streaming: “Maybe It’s Opening Up a Pizza Shop?”

Guillermo del Toro’s neo-noir Nightmare Alley is one of a handful of high-profile films to crash and burn at the box office as of late, earning just $9.4 million since its December release despite the star power of Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara and Toni Collette. According to Cooper, that did not level anyone […]

Making of ‘Nightmare Alley’: How Guillermo del Toro Finally Achieved His Dream Project

Before his first film even was released, Guillermo del Toro already was pursuing his own version of Nightmare Alley, the 1947 film noir classic from 20th Century Fox, which ultimately would become his 11th feature. It would take 25 years, an Oscar best picture win and the culmination of a bromance and a romance before […]