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  • The Write Stuff: Q&A with 'Community's Jim Rash

    The Write Stuff: Q&A with 'Community's Jim Rash | ARTICLE

    Jim Rash is currently having a very good year. The Oscar-winning screenwriter (remember his Angelina Jolie-leg impersonation onstage?) is following up his co-directorial debut The Way, Way Back with a new project named The Heart, set to...

    April 16, 2014 1:05 PM ET
  • Chris Hardwick: King of the Nerds

    Chris Hardwick: King of the Nerds | ARTICLE

    "Sorry, can you repeat that? I’m playing the new South Park video game. It’s amazing!" The interview has just started, and Chris Hardwick is already apologizing over the phone from his L.A. home. Had almost anyone else...

    April 8, 2014 11:15 AM ET
  • 'Two Weasels, Covered in Gravy': Q&A with Eddie Izzard

    'Two Weasels, Covered in Gravy': Q&A with Eddie Izzard | ARTICLE

    British comedian and actor Eddie Izzard has never been one to shy away from a challenge. There's his openness with talking about his transvestism and his blithe attitude about cross-dressing onstage. (Commonly, the first observation people have...

    March 28, 2014 12:15 PM ET
  • Q&A: Life On The Street With Billy Eichner

    Q&A: Life On The Street With Billy Eichner | ARTICLE

    "If you love what you are doing, then you will be successful." When this quotation was first uttered, it's highly unlikely that the speaker imagined it would apply to a man screaming at strangers on a sidewalk...

    March 12, 2014 8:55 AM ET
  • Q&A: The 'Workaholic' Life of Adam Devine

    Q&A: The 'Workaholic' Life of Adam Devine | ARTICLE

    Adam Devine has been on the phone for less than a minute,  and he's already apologizing for something he's said. That probably wouldn't surprise the millions of viewers who have caught on to the Comedy Central's Workaholics,...

    March 4, 2014 12:25 PM ET
  • Meet Michael Zegen, the Charming New Guy on 'Girls'

    Meet Michael Zegen, the Charming New Guy on 'Girls' | ARTICLE

    Michael Zegen, wearing seasonally appropriate cut-off gloves, sips a soy chai latte in the kind of busy café that would feel right at home on Girls. "I like to think I fit right into that world," Zegen...

    February 10, 2014 12:30 PM ET
  • Bryan Cranston Goes 'All the Way' as LBJ on Broadway

    Bryan Cranston Goes 'All the Way' as LBJ on Broadway | ARTICLE

    After witnessing Bryan Cranston in his handsome parade of suits and tuxedos during awards season, it's refreshing to see the 57-year-old cheerily walk through the stage door at New York's Roundabout Theater in jeans and a plaid...

    January 27, 2014 11:50 AM ET
  • Matthew McConaughey Reveals What He Stole From Leo DiCaprio

    Matthew McConaughey Reveals What He Stole From Leo DiCaprio | ARTICLE

    Much has been made lately about Matthew McConaughey's career renaissance. This is a guy who, over the last ten years, has gone from the lightweight likes of Failure To Launch and How to Lose a Guy in 10...

    January 6, 2014 2:20 PM ET
  • John Goodman Reflects on His Remarkable Coen Brothers Career

    John Goodman Reflects on His Remarkable Coen Brothers Career | ARTICLE

    In the Coen brothers' excellent new film Inside Llewyn Davis, John Goodman plays Roland Turner, a jazz musician who travels with Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac) to Chicago. Along the way, he berates Davis about his choice...

    December 27, 2013 9:30 AM ET
  • Jonah Hill Called Best Buy to Practice 'Wolf of Wall Street' Part

    Jonah Hill Called Best Buy to Practice 'Wolf of Wall Street' Part | ARTICLE

    Does Jonah Hill take himself too seriously? That seems to be the theme of most conversations when you bring up the actor who first made us crack up as sex-crazed clown Seth in Superbad. During James...

    December 25, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Bobby Cannavale, Woody Allen's Big Guy

    Bobby Cannavale, Woody Allen's Big Guy | ARTICLE

    Bobby Cannavale, dressed in a crisp, dark suit, stops to button his jacket as he enters the swank 21 Club in midtown Manhattan. He's here to chat about his latest movie, Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine (you...

    December 13, 2013 4:05 PM ET
  • Idris Elba's Long Walk to Stardom

    Idris Elba's Long Walk to Stardom | ARTICLE

    Every now and again, a screen actor is given the Herculean task of portraying a living legend. While many of these performances are snooze-worthy, one will occasionally rise above the rest and introduce a new generation to...

    December 2, 2013 4:50 PM ET
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor's '12 Years' Beating

    Chiwetel Ejiofor's '12 Years' Beating | ARTICLE

    Since its surprise screening at the Telluride Film Festival on August 30th, 12 Years a Slave could easily be considered the year's most buzzed-about film, and certainly its most provocative. Director Steve McQueen's latest effort is...

    November 26, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • The Modest Ways of Emile Hirsch

    The Modest Ways of Emile Hirsch | ARTICLE

    Since being selected by Sean Penn to play wanderlust Christopher McCandless in his 2007 film Into The Wild, Emile Hirsch has sustained a streak of provocative work that's the envy of young Hollywood. Though overlooked...

    November 7, 2013 2:45 PM ET
  • Inside 'The Pete Holmes Show'

    Inside 'The Pete Holmes Show' | ARTICLE

    Conan. Fallon. Ferguson. Hall. Kimmel. Leno. Letterman. Do we really need another voice in late night? Pete Holmes says yes, which is convenient, since starting tonight he'll have his own show following Conan on TBS. Those familiar...

    October 28, 2013 1:40 PM ET
  • Anthony Mackie: 'Captain America: Winter Soldier' Looks Amazing

    Anthony Mackie: 'Captain America: Winter Soldier' Looks Amazing | ARTICLE

    Since his appearance as Papa Doc in Eminem's 8 Mile, Anthony Mackie has remained one of the busiest actors around, with 42 film and television credits over the past 11 years. And with a new movie...

    October 3, 2013 2:00 PM ET
  • 'Life Of Crime' Director Daniel Schechter Remembers Elmore Leonard

    'Life Of Crime' Director Daniel Schechter Remembers Elmore Leonard | ARTICLE

    For decades, Elmore Leonard's novels – 3:10 To Yuma, Jackie Brown, and Get Shorty – have been adapted into some of Hollywood's most thrilling movies. The famed novelist, who passed away yesterday at the...

    August 21, 2013 4:30 PM ET
  • Josh Gad on 'Jobs' and His Sam Kinison Biopic

    Josh Gad on 'Jobs' and His Sam Kinison Biopic | ARTICLE

    Sitting at the Royalton Hotel after a screening of Jobs, the new Steve Jobs biopic, a well-suited Josh Gad looks nothing like Steve Wozniak, the famously jilted Apple co-founder he portrays in the film. On screen,...

    August 14, 2013 5:05 PM ET
  • Q&A: Glenn Howerton on Getting Handed Lead Roles But Not Emmys

    Q&A: Glenn Howerton on Getting Handed Lead Roles But Not Emmys | ARTICLE

    Glenn Howerton is outside enjoying some rare free time with his family in beautiful sun-kissed Los Angeles. Most of his year is spent on his hit FX show It's...

    July 21, 2013 3:00 PM ET
  • Inside 'Coffee Town,' College Humor's First Movie

    Inside 'Coffee Town,' College Humor's First Movie | ARTICLE

    College Humor co-founder Ricky Van Veen pioneered the idea of user-uploaded hilarity in 1999, a full six years before the advent of YouTube. For the past 14 years, his creative team have been churning out...

    July 19, 2013 12:30 PM ET
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