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  • Report: Tobey Maguire Named in Illegal Gambling Lawsuit

    Posted Jun 22nd 2011 at 10:40 AM by Kiki Von Glinow

    No, this isn't the premise of the next 'Ocean's 11' flick. Tobey Maguire, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ben Affleck and Matt Damon (the list goes on) are all among the Hollywood A-listers who are being named for their involvement in an underground, illegal gambling ring, according to Radar Online. The group reportedly used secret passwords and unmarked rooms to keep their extra-curricular activities on...

  • Jeremy Renner Slated to Take Over 'Bourne' Movies

    Posted Apr 22nd 2011 at 09:05 AM by Moviefone Editors

    Which hot young actor should take over the 'Bourne' series from Matt Damon? That question has been settled, at least in Universal's mind, with the offer of the plum part to 'Hurt Locker' star Jeremy Renner. Of course, Renner might only be borrowing the franchise: If he accepts the lead in 'The Bourne Legacy,' he won't be playing Jason Bourne, but another highly trained assassin who went through...

  • Five Ways a Normal Person Can Date a Celebrity

    Posted Mar 23rd 2011 at 10:15 PM by Justine Goodman

    Wouldn't it be nice if you could enjoy all the benefits of life as a celebrity without actually having to be talented actor or singer in your own right? Yes, it would! And while the majority of celebs stick to their own kind, there are some stars who have opted to settle down with a "normal" person just like you and me -- only really good looking. But if you follow one of these easy paths, you...

  • Has Matt Damon Lost His Passion for President Obama?

    Posted Mar 11th 2011 at 02:01 PM by Emily Hall

    Hearing Matt Damon say he was not a fan of President Barack Obama last week on CNN's 'Piers Morgan Tonight' may have come as a surprise to those who have followed the popular actor's liberal politics for the past few years. In fact, Damon spent many days campaigning around the country for Obama when he was a presidential candidate in 2008. Together with his friend Ben Affleck, Damon did talk...

  • Actors and Politics: Can There Ever Be Another Ronald Reagan?

    Posted Feb 25th 2011 at 04:00 PM by Emily Hall

    When actor George Clooney told Newsweek he doesn't believe he could run for political office because he's "f**ked too many chicks and did too many drugs," he might as well have been speaking for a whole generation of his A-list friends. But why can't a truly qualified person just admit their past misbehavior and move on without irrelevant muckraking from opponents? Clooney is smart and...

  • Fake Matt Damon Rep Causes Chaos at Gwen Stefani's Fashion Show

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011 at 01:00 PM by Amber James

    The crowd at Gwen Stefani's L.A.M.B. fashion show anxiously awaited as one empty seat needed to be filled. The man in waiting: Matt Damon. But he never showed. Apparently, an impostor duped the organizers, pretending to be Damon's publicist. He demanded the coveted front row seats for the actor, his wife and a pal named Peter Gianquinto. But when it became obvious that Damon wasn't coming,...

  • Matt Damon Turned Down 'Avatar' Role

    Posted Feb 15th 2011 at 09:50 AM by Kelly Fisher

    Actors have to constantly turn down roles due to scheduling issues and prior committments, but it must hurt just a bit when they turn down a role in one of the top-grossing movies of all time. Matt Damon knows exactly what we're talking about, considering he turned down a role in 'Avatar.' According to WENN, the actor was in talks with director James Cameron to star in the epic 2009 film, but...

  • Who Is Matt Damon's Teenage 'Ab Double'?

    Posted Jan 4th 2011 at 12:15 PM by Sarah Crow

    Academy Award winner Matt Damon is known to totally immerse himself in his roles, often undergoing brutal physical transformations in the process. To play whistleblower Mark Whitacre in 2009's 'The Informant!,' Damon packed on a "horrifying" 30 pounds in no time. "At my age, all I had to do to gain weight was eat the way I did when I was in college and the weight went on instantly," he told...

  • Please Stop Calling Jennifer Aniston a Failure (Because It's Not True)

    Posted Dec 30th 2010 at 09:01 PM by John Mitchell

    It seems it's time to set the record straight: Jennifer Aniston is in no way a failed actress. The latest swipe at the state of Aniston's career comes from Rupert Everett, who while discussing how film executives favor certain actors and continue to employ them despite repeated box office failure, told BBC Radio, "OK, something will go wrong, like Jennifer Aniston will have one too many total...

  • Franco, Portman and Douglas Put to Test in Silent Film Project

    Posted Dec 8th 2010 at 04:36 PM by John Mitchell

    The New York Times Magazine always goes all out for its year-end Hollywood Issue, but the magazine has outdone itself this year, producing a gorgeous video spectacle, entitled 'Fourteen Actors Acting: A Video Gallery of Classic Screen Types,' to accompany its annual portfolio of the year's best actors and actresses. As directed by Solve Sundsbo, who also shot the accompanying black-and-white...

  • Prince William and More PEOPLE 'Sexiest Men' Auctioning Hang-Out Sessions

    Posted Dec 2nd 2010 at 03:30 PM by Jett Wells

    If you've ever dreamed of partying with Usher, meeting the future King of England or taking a dip with Michael Phelps, here's your chance. Seventeen of PEOPLE's Sexiest Men Alive are offering up their time to the highest bidders in a charity auction on Charitybuzz.com. But if you want to work out with Hugh Jackman as he prepares for the next 'X-Men' sequel, you better get ready to fork over...

  • Video: Matt Damon Wants You to Help Feed America

    Posted Nov 18th 2010 at 04:30 PM by PopEater Staff

    Matt Damon is continuing his role as a philanthropist this season and has teamed up with Feeding America and the Ad Council for a new series of PSAs to raise awareness among adults about the growing problem of hunger. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service (USDA) reported earlier this week that more than 50 million Americans, including 17 million children, live in...

  • Will Ferrell Tops Forbes' List for Most Overpaid Actors

    Posted Nov 5th 2010 at 12:30 PM by Jett Wells

    Will Ferrell climbed his way to the top from the nostalgic glory days of 'SNL' to launching Funny or Die and dominating the box-office with flicks like 'Anchorman,' but according to Forbes Magazine's simple mathematics, the actor isn't pulling the weight of his paycheck anymore. After comparing some of the highest paid actors to their overall box office revenue, Ferrell, along with other huge...

  • Matt Damon and Wife Welcome Baby Girl

    Posted Oct 24th 2010 at 09:39 AM by Christine Fenno

    Matt Damon remains outnumbered in his household full of girls, as news breaks that the 'Hereafter' star's newest daughter with wife Luciana has arrived. Their baby girl -- Stella Zavala Damon -- was delivered on Wednesday, according to Us. The Oscar winner and his wife are raising three other daughters: Gia (age 2), Isabella (age 4) and Alexia (age 11), Luciana's child from a previous...


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