After sending DC purists into a frenzy this summer by casting Ben Affleck as Batman, Zach Synder‘s Man of Steel sequel just made another major announcement. Israeli actress Gal Gadot will play Wonder Woman in the upcoming flick, which combines the worlds of Batman and Superman. Gadot is best known for her role as Gisele Harabo in the Fast and Furious films–most recently featured in May’s Fast & Furious 6. In addition to acting, she’s an accomplished model who was crowned Miss Israel back in 2004.
Did Angelina Jolie have two dates at the Governors Awards last night? Is Miranda Kerr photoshopping photos of herself to look thinner? How did The Hunger Games: Catching Fire snag Philip Seymour Hoffman?
With the news that Adam Levine is expected to be People’s Sexiest Man Alive, we thought it was time to go back and review past covers. We don’t think the magazine always picked the actors at their peak hotness. (Ben Affleck circa 2010, anyone?) But then again, the magazine didn’t pick them at their worst. (Oh, Nick Nolte…) Let’s take a trip down memory lane and check out each man at their best, worst and People‘s cover.
Check out all of People’s sexiest men here.
It’s hard to catch a big break, and some stars get theirs performing for little ones. Everyone knows now that Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera all got their start on The Mickey Mouse Club, but did you know there are more children’s shows that spawned Disney stars than just ye olde MMC? Long before they were Disney starlets, Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato were adorable tykes on Barney & Friends? Or that Ben Affleck‘s first claim to fame wasn’t being an actor or a director; he was a passenger on The Voyage of the Mimi.
Ben Affleck‘s gambling thriller Runner, Runner failed to impress critics or moviegoers over the weekend. With a $7.6 million gross, the film landed in third place on the weekend box office list–a hefty $48 million behind top spot holder, Gravity. Waking up to disappointing returns is not something the two-time Oscar winner hasn’t experienced before. Despite praise for his acting, screenwriting, and directing, Affleck has been partial to more than one bad decision over the years–more or less any time his character is required to get a spray tan. (Does a little gem called Gigli ring a bell?)
Party at the moon tower! Life was simpler back in 1976, when your biggest priority was acquiring Aerosmith tickets and your biggest concern was the impending paddling that might come from a power hungry rising senior. Richard Linklater‘s 1993 film Dazed and Confused chronicles less than 24 hours in a tiny Texas town, through the eyes of the various social stratospheres of the local high school. Despite consisting of a mostly unknown cast (including future Oscar winners) the film has become a cult classic, beloved by those who too believe that the best philosophy is just to keep L-I-V-I-N.
Is the model from the “Blurred Lines” music video going to heat up the big screen in Gone Girl? What did Jennifer Aniston make Justin Theroux get rid of before they moved in together? How weird is James Franco going to be in his The Mindy Project stint?
Is a Glee actor going to be a superhero? Did Prince William and Kate Middleton hire a nanny? Will Insidious 2 scare up good box office this weekend?
Remember how at the end of summer camp, you had friends you knew you’d K.I.T. with forever, but then weeks later, school would start and you forgot them? We really, really hope that’s the case with some of the big celebrity stories we’ve been following this summer. If we never read another story in which Alec Baldwin wrestles with a photographer or a Teen Mom tangles with James Deen, we’ll be very happy indeed. But after looking back at the stories we know we will remember about the Summer of ’13, we thought it only right that we relive these one LAST time:
Could supermodel Cara Delevingne be Anastasia Steele? Is Jennifer Love Hewitt racing to get married before she has her baby? And is Bradley Cooper going to be one of the Guardians of the Galaxy?