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George Clooney Says Mark Wahlberg, Johnny Depp Turned Down ‘Ocean’s Eleven’: “They Regret It Now”

The star-studded Ocean’s Eleven cast could’ve looked a little different. George Clooney recently confirmed reports that both Mark Wahlberg and Johnny Depp were approached to play Linus in the first installment of Steven Soderbergh’s now-iconic franchise. The role eventually went to Matt Damon. The film’s A-list cast also included Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Andy Garcia […]

Jack LaLanne Projects in the Works From Mark Wahlberg’s Unrealistic Ideas (Exclusive)

Fitness personality and television icon Jack LaLanne is getting the biopic treatment, both in nonfiction and narrative forms. Mark Wahlberg and his Unrealistic Ideas banner will partner with Wonderfilm Media and LaLanne’s widow, Elaine, and the LaLanne family on a documentary feature and a narrative film about the fitness pioneer. Before wellness was christened an […]

Eminem Was the First Choice for Mark Wahlberg’s Role in ‘The Fighter,’ Producer Reveals

Eminem hasn’t focused much on a career path as an actor, but he apparently was in the running for a film that could have potentially changed his trajectory and had nothing to do with Mom’s spaghetti. Film producer Todd Lieberman was a guest on the latest episode of the Hollywood Gold podcast, where he revealed […]

Fortune, Mark Wahlberg’s Unrealistic Ideas Team for FTX Doc (Exclusive)

Fortune and Mark Wahlberg’s Unrealistic Ideas are getting into the scrum of FTX projects, planning a doc focused on the relationship between embattled FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried and Binance founder and CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao, one of Bankman-Fried’s most vocal critics. The project is described as a “personal examination of the relationship between SBF, who […]

Where Everyone in Hollywood Went on Vacation to Close Out 2022 and Ring in the New Year

As 2022 drew to a close, some stars and Hollywood executives leaned into the luxury of staying home for the holidays, while many others ventured further afield to celebrate. Among the hot spots were perennial getaway favorites Aspen, Cabo, Maui and St. Barts along with destinations from Fiji and Taiwan to Dubai and Madagascar. Here are […]

The Stars of ‘Boogie Nights’: Where Are They Now?

It’s been 25 years since Boogie Nights hit theaters on Oct. 10, 1997. Set in 1977, the Paul Thomas Anderson-directed period comedy-drama follows young busboy Eddie Adams (Mark Wahlberg) as he gets discovered by porn director Jack Horner (Burt Reynolds). Jack takes Eddie under his wing and transforms him into adult-film sensation Dirk Diggler. Despite being […]

Fire Damages Mark Wahlberg’s Childhood Home in Boston

A home where entertainers Mark and Donnie Wahlberg’s family once lived was damaged by fire Sunday in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood, the fire department said. The blaze started in a nearby home at around 10 a.m., but spread to three other buildings because of strong winds, Fire Commissioner Paul Burke said. Two firefighters suffered injuries and […]

‘Me Time’ Director John Hamburg on Its Nudity (and Lack Thereof), ‘Meet the Parents’ Legacy and Comedy’s Tricky Future

[This story contains spoilers for Netflix’s Me Time.] Me Time brings a type of buddy comedy to Netflix that theatrical audiences haven’t gotten to experience as much in recent years, and the film is courtesy of a writer and director who knows quite a bit about the genre’s glory era. The movie, currently streaming, stars […]

‘Me Time’ Review: Kevin Hart and Mark Wahlberg in Sub-Par Netflix Buddy Comedy

Regina Hall also appears in the film written and directed by John Hamburg ('Why Him?').

Mark Wahlberg Jokes About ‘Me Time’ Nude Scene: “I Was Only Wearing Sneakers”

The temperature was high and the laughs were loud on a steamy summer night in Westwood on Tuesday as Kevin Hart, Mark Wahlberg and Regina Hall hit the red carpet outside the Regency Village Theater to celebrate the premiere of their new Netflix film, Me Time. The over-the-top family comedy from writer-director John Hamburg (I […]

Wolfgang Petersen, German Commander of ‘Das Boot,’ Dies at 81

Wolfgang Petersen, the German writer-director who surfaced in Hollywood following the triumph of his submarine masterpiece 'Das Boot' to make the action blockbusters 'In the Line of Fire,' 'Air Force One' and 'The Perfect Storm,' has died. He was xx.

‘Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore’ Can’t Find Magic With $43M Box Office Bow

Warner Bros.’ Wizarding World is in trouble on the movie side. Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore opened to a tepid $43 million at the domestic box office over Easter weekend after earning $20.1 million Friday, including $6 million in Thursday previews. It is faring better overseas, where it earned another $71 million for a […]