While many fans spent the summer taking time off, these actors worked their asses off to stand out from the crop of blockbuster films and reality TV, delivering something fun, fresh, and exciting. Not only were their projects hits in their own right, the actors themselves were breakouts and proved to be ones to watch for the rest of the year. From Obvious Child‘s Jenny Slate to Billy Eichner, check out our picks for the biggest ones to watch come fall.
Last week on VH1 was all about the unexpected. We covered male celebrities who look way better in make up than women, Chris Pratt when we was homeless in Hawaii, the return of the tacky celebrity cornrow trend and more.
The late-night host reveals why she’s leaving E!, Kevin Sorbo posts controversial comments about Ferguson, Julianne Hough takes on a new role on Dancing With the Stars, and more celebrity news.
Everyone has to start somewhere. Chris Pratt may have landed huge blockbuster films like Guardians of the Galaxy and The Lego Movie, but before that, he was just a young stud living in Hawaii, waiting for his big break. Pratt recently posted a super sweet snapshot of his baby-faced self showing off the van he was living out of as an unknown actor. In his hand? The script that would take him straight to Hollywood.
Vogue reveals their September 2014 cover, Kate Winslet, Chris Pratt, Andy Serkis and more celebrities interview each other, one of the creators of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has died, and more of today’s top celebrity news.
In addition to saving the world, Chris Pratt unveiled yet another super power this week when he rapped the entirety of “Forgot About Dre” for DJ Whoo Kid’s Whoolywood radio show. The story goes like this: the Guardians of the Galaxy star spent a lot of time listening to Eminem when he was a down and out actor in Maui — before Everwood, The O.C., and, yes, Parks and Recreation. So much so that he still can perform the 14-year-old song on command. Read more…
Olivia Wilde shows the world what it’s like to be a mom, Chris Pratt takes a stance on the Orlando Bloom vs. Justin Bieber feud, Kim Kardashian has a secret talent, and more of this morning’s celebrity news.
It’s no secret that Parks and Recreation star Chris Pratt has undergone a physical transformation over the past year. The dopey actor went from lovable with a cuddly squeeze to a lean, mean, sex appealing machine for his role as Peter Quill in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. An unexpected result of that transition was the reveal of Pratt’s inexplicable likeness to fellow actor Patrick Wilson.
Before you leave the office and head for the couch, here are the some of the biggest celebrity stories to take with you.