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23 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About Eddie Redmayne

Posted By Jonny Black on Nov 21st 2014 2:11PM
If you don't know his name yet, you will soon. Eddie Redmayne has slowly become a household name in the past decade, starring in roughly a dozen films and even breaking out on stage. In fact, the young actor won the Tony for Best Actor in a Play in 2010. While Redmayne has made his mark in theater, the budding star looks to add an Oscar to his collection this fall. Beginning Friday, Redmayne... read more

29 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About Jim Carrey

Posted By Jonny Black on November 11, 2014
Believe it or not, Jim Carrey has graced the big screen for over 30 years. Carrey started off as a stand-up comic in Canada, but veered towards TV and film a few years after his move to Hollywood. The actor landed a variety of roles in no time, and Carrey's big break came in the early '90s on the popular sketch comedy show "In Living Color" (1990-1994). After becoming a featured player on the...

25 Things You Never Knew About Disney's Classic 'The Little Mermaid'

Posted By Gary Susman on November 11, 2014
Hard to imagine, but there was a time, before the release of "The Little Mermaid," when even Disney's own studio chief didn't expect much from the movie because it was a "girl's film." But Jeffrey Katzenberg was happy to be proved wrong when the film was released 25 years ago this week (on November 17, 1989). "The Little Mermaid" was not only an enormous critical and commercial success, but it...

35 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About Matthew McConaughey

Posted By Jonny Black on November 11, 2014
Since making his big-screen debut more than 20 years ago in "Dazed and Confused," Matthew McConaughey has taken Hollywood by storm. The Texas-born actor was practically a leading man from the get-go, starring in critically-acclaimed dramas before topping the box office in a flurry of romantic comedies. And then the McConaissance began. McConaughey transformed himself for a role in "Dallas...

17 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About Daniel Radcliffe

Posted By Jonny Black on October 10, 2014
Ever since becoming a wizard at the age of 12, Daniel Radcliffe has been an international star. Seemingly tailor-made for the role of Harry Potter, the young actor went from complete unknown to superstar overnight -- and he'd barely hit puberty. Since his days in the blockbuster franchise, Radcliffe has starred on Broadway and in indie movies, earning critical acclaim and shedding his child...

33 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About Keanu Reeves

Posted By Jonny Black on October 10, 2014
Keanu Reeves just turned 50, and he's still kicking butt on the big screen. Reeves broke out in the late '80s as the now iconic Ted Theodore Logan in "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure" (1989) before "Point Break" (1991) and "Speed" (1994) made the actor a bonafide action star -- and that was all before he became Neo in "The Matrix" trilogy. In the past few years, Reeves has also found...

35 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About Brad Pitt

Posted By Jonny Black on October 10, 2014
Since breaking out over 20 years ago in "Thelma & Louise," Brad Pitt has been difficult to miss. After landing his place in cinematic history as a hunky (and shirtless) criminal, Pitt's career blossomed with starring roles in critical and box office hits alike, such as "A River Runs Through It" (1992), "Seven" (1995), and "12 Monkeys" (1995) -- just to name a few. In the past two decades,...

17 Things You Never Knew About Luke Evans

Posted By Jonny Black on October 10, 2014
In the past few years, Luke Evans has gone from virtual unknown to an international star. The actor left his mark on the London Theatre, starring in several musicals before making his big screen debut in "Clash of the Titans." Since the 2010 film, Evans has starred in over a dozen movies, including hit franchises "The Hobbit," as Bard the Bowman, and "Fast & Furious," where he played an...

Everything You Never Knew About Ben Affleck

Posted By Jonny Black on October 10, 2014
Ben Affleck has been tough to miss these past 20 years, and he's not slowing down anytime soon. Since having early success as a child star in the '80s, Affleck reinvented himself alongside lifelong friend Matt Damon in "Good Will Hunting" (1997), not only starring in the film, but also winning an Oscar as co-screenwriter. After the life-changing experience, the young actor found offers piling...

Chloë Grace Moretz Facts: 17 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About the Young Star

Posted By Jonny Black on September 09, 2014
She may be a teenager, but Chloë Grace Moretz already has over 40 film and TV credits to her name. Moretz got her start early, making her big screen debut at the age of 6 in "Amityville Horror," but it wasn't until 2010 that she broke out in bloody crowd-pleaser "Kick-Ass." Since her performance as the tough-as-nails Hit-Girl, the actress has turned in memorable starring performances in...

Tina Fey Facts: 23 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About the Actress

Posted By Jonny Black on September 09, 2014
Is Tina Fey the queen of comedy? Since breaking out on "Saturday Night Live" as head writer and anchor of Weekend Update, Fey has had her hands all over TV and film. She engineered a critically acclaimed sitcom, "30 Rock," while starring in hits like "Mean Girls" and "The Muppets Most Wanted." Did we mention she's also hosted the Golden Globes... twice? This fall, she can be seen again on the...

Kristen Wiig Facts: 23 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About the Actress

Posted By Jonny Black on September 09, 2014
Since breaking out on "Saturday Night Live," Kristen Wiig has been lighting up the comedy scene and paving the way for female entertainers. After realizing that acting was her passion, the art student dropped everything and headed out to Los Angeles to make her dreams a reality. While success was hardly immediate for Wiig, her hall of fame "SNL" career and breakout film role in "Bridesmaids"...

Michael Keaton Facts: 29 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About the Actor

Posted By Jonny Black on September 09, 2014
Twenty-five years after he first donned the cape as Batman, Michael Keaton is back and exploring his superhero past. Keaton got his start on "Mister Rogers," though, most of his work was surprisingly behind the scenes. It really wouldn't be until 1982 that the actor would break out in Ron Howard's "Night Shift," and a few years later, his career went into overdrive. After collaborating with...

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Facts: 21 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About the 'Veep' Star

Posted By Jonny Black on August 08, 2014
Arguably the greatest female comedic actor ever (she has the Emmys to prove it), Julia Louis-Dreyfus hardly needs an introduction. At only 21 years old, the actress was cast on "Saturday Night Live," a Cinderella-like start for the young New York native. While the show didn't catapult her to fame, it was a stepping-stone that culminated with her landing the role of Elaine Benes on "Seinfeld"...

Eva Green Facts: 27 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About the 'Sin City' Star

Posted By Jonny Black on October 10, 2014
Eva Green never let her role as a Bond Girl typecast her, and, today, the actress is working more than ever. After getting her start in an erotic Bertolucci film and breaking out in 2005's "Casino Royale," Green has played one captivating role after another. She was a standout in Tim Burton's poorly received "Dark Shadows" (2012) opposite Johnny Depp and is currently earning rave reviews for...

Chris Pratt Shares an Extremely Personal Photo From His Humble Beginnings

Posted By Corey Teich on August 08, 2014
Before starring in "Guardians of the Galaxy," the summer blockbuster that has made over $200 million at the box office, not to mention his stint on "Parks and Rec," Chris Pratt's life was... different. His extremely humble beginnings start in Hawaii, living out of a van and waiting tables at the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company. Luckily, actor/director Rae Dawn Chong gave Chris Pratt a role in "Cursed...

Taylor Swift Facts: 27 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About the Grammy-Winner

Posted By Jonny Black on August 08, 2014
Taylor Swift may not be a movie star (yet), but her talents are already known worldwide. Since blowing up in 2008, Swift has been hard to miss, known as much for her acclaimed music as for her rather public relationships. With numerous Grammys and multi-platinum albums already under her belt, she's turning her attention to the big screen. This week, the renowned musician can be seen in the...

Megan Fox Facts: 21 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About the 'TMNT' Star

Posted By Jonny Black on August 08, 2014
"Transformers" (2007) launched Megan Fox to international stardom -- and into every man's dreams. This summer, the actress re-teams with Michael Bay -- following their reconciliation -- for another film adaptation of a classic cartoon, "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." Since breaking out, Fox has been seen in "Jennifer's Body" and "This Is 40," gotten married to her longtime boyfriend, Brian...

Chris Pratt Facts: 17 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About the 'Guardians' Star

Posted By Jonny Black on August 08, 2014
Chris Pratt is now a full-fledged action star. One of the most likable actors today, Pratt found a home on network television from the start with recurring roles on "Everwood," "The O.C.," and, of course, on "Parks and Recreation." Rather than just sticking with the small screen, the actor slowly showed his range and landed in a string of Oscar-nominated films in supporting, but memorable,...

Dwayne Johnson Facts: 29 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About The Rock

Posted By Jonny Black on July 07, 2014
No matter the stage, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is one of the best performers of his generation. Breaking out on the WWF circuit in the mid-90s as the smack-talking "The Rock," Johnson eventually outgrew the ring and brought his talents to the big screen. The starring roles came immediately with sleeper hits such as "The Rundown" (2003) and "Walking Tall" (2004), and it wasn't long before the...

Dane Cook Facts: 21 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About the Comic

Posted By Jonny Black on July 07, 2014
Dane Cook is one of the most financially successful comics of all time -- he's also one of the most controversial. Cook exploded onto the national scene with two certified platinum comedy albums and historic sold-out shows, though many people questioned the origin of several of his jokes. But whether you believe he's "stolen" material from other comics (like Louis C.K.) or not, there's little...

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