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The Old And New Celebrity Cast Behind New Release CLONED

Leora Novick | Posted 06.15.2013 | Celebrity
Leora Novick

With a blend of backgrounds and ages, the cast of CLONED successfully narrates this camping trip gone bad thriller, adding moments of fear and anticipation as the truth behind Tupper Island unfolds.

The Most Overpaid Actors In Hollywood

Posted 04.12.2013 | Entertainment

Did you see "A Thousand Words"? Not many people did. Eddie Murphy's past three movies generated only $2.30 at the box office for every dollar of his s...

Antonio Cupo - The "Bomb Girls" Boy on Living a Normal Life

Ilana Rapp | Posted 06.04.2013 | TV
Ilana Rapp

If you look at Antonio from far away, he appears super machismo. When you look closer and deep into his eyes, you see that he's a very approachable, normal guy, working hard to earn a living while entertaining us at the same time.

Burned WHAT? 10 Actors Seriously Injured On Set

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 03.29.2013 | Entertainment

Being an actor can be hazardous work. From broken legs to sliced hands, plenty of injuries have resulted when actors put themselves in harm's way to g...

Digital Hollywood and the Role of Content Creators

Anna Wilding | Posted 05.14.2013 | Los Angeles
Anna Wilding

The art of writers, producers, directors, still photographers, and artists (or "content creators" as we are now ubiquitously called), has become somewhat devalued in this age and ease of digital data gathering resulting in more often than not, poorly made, dumbed down content creation.

Frauds on the Red Carpet? True Confessions of Academy Award Winners

Dr. Valerie Young | Posted 04.28.2013 | Entertainment
Dr. Valerie Young

It's a challenge to maintain a consistent level of confidence when you know you are only as good as your last performance, when even the brightest stars fade quickly, and where success requires that you prove yourself over and over again in ways few others must.

Showbiz Goes High Tech

Yvonna Russell | Posted 04.23.2013 | Technology
Yvonna Russell

A lot has changed from the days when we went on foot to agents' offices, checked our answering machines on a pay phone and picked up sides in person. Show business, the last of the handshake businesses, has gone high tech.

Who Is the Greatest Actor Amongst Daniel Day-Lewis, Robert De Niro, Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, and Jack Nicholson?

Quora | Posted 04.14.2013 | Entertainment
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by John Gibson, Restaurateur Unquestionably, Day-Lewis. Imagine that you're at a party and...

Five Athletes Who Performed on Broadway

Danny Groner | Posted 04.05.2013 | Sports
Danny Groner

On Broadway, much like in the big game, you only get one shot at the glory. Here's a look at five athletes who have gone for it on The Great White Way and lived to tell the tale.

Django and a Major Black Film Festival's Stride to Broaden Lenses

Ise Lyfe | Posted 03.30.2013 | Entertainment
Ise Lyfe

We're in America, so let's ask ourselves an honest question with regards to Django: What if a love story film set in slavery times about a Black man in search of his wife came out in the theaters today?

WATCH: Tom Hanks Peeing, Brad Pitt Eating & Other Signature Moves

The Huffington Post | Eva Hill | Posted 01.18.2013 | Entertainment

We've all noticed actors' recurring catchphrases and actions in movies. Whether it's John Cusack experiencing relationship problems in the rain or Tom...

What Are Some of the Great Acting Performances That Were Overlooked by the Oscars?

Quora | Posted 03.05.2013 | Entertainment
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Mark Hughes, screenwriter and Forbes blogger In terms of great performances that were nomina...

Lizzie Bennet Diaries Modernizes Pride and Prejudice for the YouTube Generation

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.06.2013 | Books
Shira Lazar

The stars of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries YouTube phenomenon -- Ashley Clements (Lizzie Bennet) and Daniel Vincent Gordh (William Darcy) -- join What's Trending to answer fan questions about the webcam adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.

The Reality of Writing

Nadia Sepsenwol | Posted 11.17.2012 | Arts
Nadia Sepsenwol

After college -- and after writing my first play -- I veered away from writing, and chose to train as an actor. I had grown weary of the solitary and somewhat depressive nature of the writing process. And let's face it: acting elicits a much quicker return.

Just 45 Minutes From Broadway: Movie Review

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.12.2012 | Entertainment
Irene Rubaum-Keller

Watching the film I felt like I was eavesdropping on intimate family dialogue. Some of it was painful, some tender and all very real.

PHOTO: Russell Crowe Saved By U.S. Coast Guard

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 11.03.2012 | Celebrity

NEW YORK — Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe lost his way kayaking in the waters off New York's Long Island and was picked up by a U.S. Coast Gu...

Movie Review: Sparkle

Ambre Anderson | Posted 10.28.2012 | Black Voices
Ambre Anderson

Not exactly fireworks but definitely a lot of sparkle. With the exception of some unanswered questions it generates during the film, I thought Sparkle was pretty good.

Tony Scott Remembered

Kevin Corrigan | Posted 10.27.2012 | Entertainment
Kevin Corrigan

I've met hundreds and hundreds of people in the acting business. It's been my privilege to meet and work with so many great people, including a handful of bona fide industry giants. Tony Scott was one of them.

Is Molly Ringwald Right? Is Writing Like Acting?

Lev Raphael | Posted 10.21.2012 | Arts
Lev Raphael

I've only acted in college, but I've been a regular theater goer for as long as I've been a published author, and I think her comparisons don't hold up.

"Just Look Busy!": On Life as a Background Actor

Zachary Stockill | Posted 10.13.2012 | Arts
Zachary Stockill

You will see them mouthing fake conversations, pulling fake files, scribbling imaginary diagnoses, and generally trying to move about like people in a hospital do. They are, however, not in a hospital.

Show Set In China Features Barely Any Asian Actors

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 07.19.2012 | Home

A new workshop production of "The Nightingale" by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater at the historic La Jolla Playhouse in California is striking nerves in...

The Worst History Channel Acting Jobs the Apocalypse Has to Offer

Andy McDonald | Posted 09.05.2012 | Comedy
Andy McDonald

Few people have it worse in these end times than character actors in dramatic TV portrayals and reenactments on the History Channel or the Discovery Channel.

The Knee-Jerk Standing Ovation

Warren Adler | Posted 08.13.2012 | Entertainment
Warren Adler

Going to the Broadway theater used to be an entirely different experience. Pardon the nostalgia but not everything new is as shiny as it seems. From my perspective the experience is badly tarnished and needs a rehab.

What Are Some of the Telltale Signs of a Bad Actor?

Quora | Posted 08.07.2012 | Arts
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Marcus Geduld, Artistic Director, Folding Chair Classical Theatre, NYC I'm a theatre directo...

There Are No More Movie Stars (Or Why We Must Change Conventional Thinking About Making Movies

Peter Paige | Posted 06.25.2012 | Los Angeles
Peter Paige

There are no more movie stars. I blame TMZ and its reality show brethren, who have taken all the mystery out of celebrity. In movie-making, like pretty much every other business, the paradigm has changed, and we must respond accordingly.