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Elijah Wood And Rainn Wilson Fight Kid Zombies In 'Cooties' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 05.21.2015 | Entertainment

We all feared getting cooties from kids in elementary school -- and Elijah Wood's new movie finally validates that dread. In "Cooties," which comes...

The Best Cop Show on TV Is Being Cancelled

David Macaray | Posted 05.03.2015 | Entertainment
David Macaray

According to what's being reported on the Internet, it's a done deal. The Fox network is cancelling Backstrom (starring the brilliant Rainn Wilson). To fans of the show, this is shattering news. Arguably, with its wicked blend of forensics and fraternal dark humor, it is (was) the best cop show on TV.

How YouTube Sensation Christina Bianco Plays 40 Characters in the Hit Show 'Application Pending'

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 04.06.2015 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

In very distinct mannerisms and voices, Bianco plays a sweeping orchestra of folks from a stuffy socialite to a pit bull assistant to a show tune singing child and everyone in between -- morphing into each man and woman in nanoseconds (with a new facial expression and accent).

On This International Women's Day, Let's Recognize The Value of Investing In Women And Girls

Rainn Wilson | Posted 05.07.2015 | Impact
Rainn Wilson

For more than 100 years, people around the globe have been acknowledging this day -- March 8 -- as International Women's Day. Many world leaders are now recognizing what we at the Mona Foundation have known for over 15 years: Strategically investing in women and girls transforms communities and can heal the world.

WATCH: Celebrities Reminding You That They're The Boss

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 03.04.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Celebrities like to have it their way, which we know well at HuffPost Live. Whether it's Snoop Dogg lighting up a joint on the air, Russell Brand pour...

Watching Rainn Wilson Talk About Happiness Will Make You Happier

The Huffington Post | Nico Pitney | Posted 01.23.2015 | Entertainment

Rainn Wilson was asked to share some lessons for living a good life. Moments later he was convulsing on the couch, showing off how he experiences "rap...

Rainn Wilson: There's No Difference Between Art And Spirituality

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.22.2015 | Religion

Rainn Wilson is an intensely spiritual man, but he doesn't find that to be at odds with his existence as part of the Hollywood machine. During a co...

Rainn Wilson Knows 'The Office' Got 'A Little Wonky' After Steve Carell Left

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.21.2015 | Entertainment

Rainn Wilson admits "The Office" had a hard road after Steve Carell left the series in its seventh season, and he offered a frank take on the show's f...

Maureen Ryan

Two Very Different Cop Stories: 'Justified' And 'Backstrom'

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 01.20.2015 | Entertainment

"Justified" begins its final season Tuesday and "Backstrom" is a newcomer that debuts Thursday, but outside of that big age difference, the premises o...

Vine Star Curtis Lepore Leaves Rainn Wilson Comedy Series After Backlash

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.25.2014 | Entertainment

Earlier this week, "The Office" alum Rainn Wilson announced his new scripted comedy series, "Hollywood and Vine," about the lives of five Vine stars. ...

8 TV Stars You Forgot Starred On 'Six Feet Under' First

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 08.21.2014 | Entertainment

When "Six Feet Under" ended just shy of a decade ago, fans said their reluctant goodbyes to some of the most well-written and well-acted characters in...

Daily Meditation: Pep Talk

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.01.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Why Happiness Is Like Cotton Candy

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.20.2014 | College

Rainn Wilson spoke at the University of Southern California's Baccalaureate ceremony Thursday, a day before commencement, where the actor joked about ...

Rainn Wilson's Amazingly Beautiful Conversation With Harold Ramis.. In Bed

Posted 03.13.2014 | Religion

Rainn Wilson has shared a conversation he had with the late Harold Ramis in which they talk about 'life, death, the afterlife, meaning, the Dalai Lama...

Q & A With All Is Lost's Golden Globe Nominated Composer, Alex Ebert

Xaque Gruber | Posted 03.11.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

As a fan of Ebert and his bands, I was intrigued and picked up a copy of the soundtrack at Los Angeles' Amoeba Music. I knew it was going to be good, but this soundtrack exceeded my expectations -- a truly mesmerizing work.

Rainn Wilson: Police Detective On 'Backstrom'

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

After it was passed over by CBS during last spring's pilot season, Fox has jumped in and revived the Rainn Willson-led "Backstrom." The network picked...

Acting Disruptive: Diaper Cakes Are Definitely NOT Cake

Max Lugavere | Posted 12.11.2013 | Business
Max Lugavere

It's no secret that my new digital series, Acting Disruptive, which I co-created with Tribeca Enterprises, has hit the Interwebz in full stride! I'm i...

WATCH: New MTV Doc Explores The Path Out Of Depression For 2 Young People

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.10.2013 | Gay Voices

MTV will air a special 60-minute documentary tonight titled “Life Continued: Defeating Depression" in conjunction with the recognition of Oct. 10 as...

WATCH: Comic Does GENIUS Religion Series

The Huffington Post | Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 10.04.2013 | Religion

Zach Anner has a confession: he has no faith. "Religion is such an important part of so many people's lives and I don't understand it at all," th...

Watch A Teaser For Rainn Wilson's 'Backstrom'

Posted 09.10.2013 | TV

After "The Office" ended, Rainn Wilson went over to CBS for a drama pilot called "Backstrom." The drama had "Bones'" Hart Hanson behind the scenes...

It's Over

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 07.16.2013 | TV

NEW YORK — That's a wrap! Dunder Mifflin Paper Co. lives on, but "The Office" has closed shop....

'The Office' Cast Promises You'll 'Laugh And Cry' At The Series Finale

Posted 03.23.2013 | TV

"The Office" only has seven episodes left before the series finale on May 16, and both the cast and the fans are gearing up to say goodbye to the Dund...

Best Dwight Moment Ever

Bryan Elliott | Posted 05.21.2013 | Entertainment
Bryan Elliott

Is The Office the best job Wilson will ever have? The jury is still out but it seems like everything Rainn is involved in is related to making the world a better place.

'The Office' Could've Looked Very Different

Posted 03.18.2013 | TV

"The Office" could have looked very different. Rainn Wilson shared a photo of the sign-in sheet from the first day of the show's casting (November 6, ...

Dwight Schrute, A Cop?

Posted 03.18.2013 | TV

Rainn Wilson is moving on from "The Office" to CBS in "Backstrom." According to EW, Wilson, who played Dwight Schrute on NBC's "The Office" for ni...