Following eight years on Saturday Night Live, Bill Hader is stepping out on his own with his first leading role in the Sundance hit, The Skeleton Twins, which opens nationwide in theaters on Sept. 19. In the film, Hader plays Milo, a depressed gay man who attempts suicide and later returns home to stay with his twin sister played by Kristen Wiig. The film is the first time the two have shared a screen since both appeared on SNL and the result is a mix of belly laughs, twisted humor, and tender moments only shared by two actors who have worked together for nearly a decade.
Ryan Gosling teared up after the birth of his daughter, Peyton Manning isn’t fighting the legalization of marijuana anytime soon, Jennifer Lawrence is Chris Martin‘s number one fan, and more in today’s Last Lap. Read more…
The race to award season is finally starting to pick up, thanks to today’s latest trailer. A Most Violent year, from directorJ.C. Chandor (All Is Lost, Margin Call), stars Oscar Isaac, and Jessica Chastain as an emerging power couple during the grim days of 1981 New York, surrounded by corruption and murder. At first glance, it’s like a darker, more serious sequel to American Hustle without the cleavage. Read more…
A middle school math teacher won big on Wheel of Fortune Wednesday night, taking home $1 million in prize money. Sarah Manchester, a 42-year-old Takoma Park Middle School teacher from the D.C.-area, correctly solved the final puzzle, becoming the third person in the show’s history to win the top prize money. And as you can see from her face above, she was stunned. Read more…
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has 11 games left in his professional career. After 20 years in major league baseball, he’s been given a first-class sendoff throughout his final season including moving tributes from opposing teams (and crabs). And now he’s teaming up with another New York legend to make you cry.
We know it’s hard to believe, but celebrities did have childhoods just like us normals. Before conquering the pop culture universe, our favorite stars were in fact toddlers, too, complete with dorky hats, matching outfits, and toothless grins. But can you identify your today’s biggest celebs from just their baby pictures? We’re putting you to the test.
Magic Mike XXL director confirms the absence of Matthew McConaughey, Khloe Kardashian may be reconciling with Lamar Odom, Saturday Night Live gets a familiar face to announce the show, and more of today’s First Dibs.
As the 20th anniversary of the beloved sitcom Friends approaches, New York City is celebrating with a Central Perk pop-up store featuring none other than our favorite barista, Gunther. James Michael Tyler, who played the starstruck cafe manager, told VH1 who he thinks would be the perfect female equivalent, his favorite guest stars over the show’s run, and which character he relates to most in real life (hint: It is not who you’d expect).
Kylie Jenner is giving up modeling to chase her music dreams (why, God, why?!?!), Jennifer Lopez‘s new film will “make you uncomfortable,” John Travolta responds to gay cheating rumors, and more in today’s Last Lap.
Fans of the British teen drama, Skins, were definitely saddened when the show went off the air last summer. Over the course of seven series, audiences were introduced to a number of fine actors, such as Nicholas Hoult, who later went on to even bigger stardom. Thankfully, over the past year, cast members from all three generations have started to pop up in new films and TV shows. Those not quite ready to let go of Cassie (Hannah Murray), Cook (Jack O’Connell), or Emily (Kathryn Prescott) can find solace in seeing the actors who portrayed them back in the limelight this fall.