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Naomi Watts, Liev Schreiber Splitting After 11 Years

They never married, but have 2 kids together

(Newser) - After 11 years together, it's over for Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber. The couple, who never married, tells ETOnline in a joint statement, "Over the past few months we've come to the conclusion that the best way forward for us as a family is to separate as... More »

Grown Ups 2, After Earth Lead Razzie Noms

Adam Sandler, Will Smith, Ashton Kutcher get bad acting nods

(Newser) - Oscar nominations are out tomorrow, which means the much-more-amusing Golden Raspberry Award nominations are out today. Grown Ups 2 got the most Razzie nominations this year, with eight nods including Worst Picture, Us reports. It was followed by After Earth, A Madea Christmas, and Movie 43, all of which got... More »

15 Celebs Who Got Their Start in Horror Flicks

Some may surprise you

(Newser) - Gather up some vintage horror movies to watch this Halloween, and you may just be surprised by a familiar face. Wired rounds up 30 celebrities who got their start in horror movies. A sampling:
  • Jon Stewart: The Faculty, 1998
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, 1998
  • Renee Zellweger: Texas
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44 Celebs Who Were Classmates

Bet you didn't know these stars went to high school together

(Newser) - Apparently some schools just produce more stars than others. PopSugar rounds up celebrities you may not have realized attended high school together. Click through the gallery for a sampling, or check out the complete list . More »

Here's First Peek of Naomi Watts as Princess Di

New movie has no release date yet in US

(Newser) - A new trailer offers the first peek of Naomi Watts as Princess Diana, notes Salon . The movie, called Diana, will be out in the UK in September, though there's no release date yet for the US. The trailer is wordless, but Arienne Thompson at USA Today thinks Watts nailed... More »

Oscar Nominees Include Oldest, Youngest Actresses

Quvenzhane Wallis is 9, and Emmanuelle Riva is 85

(Newser) - The Oscars made a little history with this morning's nominations : They include the oldest woman nominated for best actress—85-year-old Emmanuelle Riva—along with the youngest—9-year-old Quvenzhane Wallis, reports the Los Angeles Times . Quvenzhane was only 6 when she shot Beasts of the Southern Wild, about a girl... More »

10 Celeb Couples With Out-of-Wedlock Kids

Don't worry, Kim and Kanye, you're not alone

(Newser) - Rob Kardashian seems a little scandalized by the fact that his sister Kim and Kanye West are having a baby even though they're not married—but they're far from the only ones. Get ready to be shocked, Rob, because ABC News lists nine more couples who found themselves... More »

Naomi Watts to Play Princess Di

She'll star in upcoming 'Caught in Flight' movie

(Newser) - Naomi Watts will play Princess Diana in a major biopic of her last years, reports the BBC . The 43-year-old Watts landed the plum role in Caught in Flight, which is scheduled to start filming this year, notes AP . It is expected to focus on her relationship with heart surgeon Hasnat... More »

At Fashion's 'Oscars,' Gaga Was ... Nervous

Naomi Watts, Kanye West, Jessica Alba present CFDA awards

(Newser) - On stage to accept an award as the year's top style icon, a soft-spoken, maybe even teary-eyed Lady Gaga said she was nervous. CNN anchor Anderson Cooper and actress Naomi Watts also agreed: The crowd at yesterday evening’s Council of Fashion Designers of America awards felt pretty intimidating.... More »

Tall Dark Stranger Isn't a Woody Allen Classic

But critics think it's a decent return to familiar territory

(Newser) - Woody Allen is back exploring familiar ground with another stellar cast (Anthony Hopkins, Naomi Watts, Josh Brolin, etc.). The result? Critics were amused but don't think it ranks high in the Woody pantheon.
  • Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times : "This kinder, gentler Allen is still clever, still amusing, and
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13 Celebrity Doppelgangers

Is that Zooey Deschanel or Katy Perry? It's hard to tell

(Newser) - Facebook's " celebrity doppelganger week " has turned countless profile photos into pictures of celebrities—but what if the celebrities themselves want to get in on the fun? PopEater offers up some suggestions for famous lookalikes:
  • Zooey Deschanel: The actress should consider posting a picture of singer Katy Perry.
  • Christina
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Hollywood's Most Profitable Actresses

Naomi Watts delivers big hits for relatively little pay

(Newser) - Straitened studio heads unwilling to give $10 million to divas and hope for a hit should call Naomi Watts' agent right now. The Australian star of Mulholland Drive and The Ring is the most bankable actress in Hollywood, Forbes calculates. Her films earned an average of $44 for every dollar... More »

Schreiber 'Giddy' in Drag

Actor finds cross-dressing 'exhilaratingly humiliating'

(Newser) - Acting is all about challenging yourself—just ask Liev Schreiber, who had to get a full body wax, sport a dress and master walking in high heels for his role as a transvestite in Ang Lee’s Taking Woodstock, People reports. “It was exhilaratingly humiliating," Schreiber said of... More »

Slumdog's Pinto Joins Woody Flick

Naomi Watts takes part in forthcoming Allen picture

(Newser) - Slumdog Millionaire’s leading lady is set to be Woody Allen’s next muse in his next project, Variety reports. Oscar sweetheart Freida Pinto will play an ingénue in the untitled picture, which will also feature Naomi Watts, Josh Brolin, and Anthony Hopkins; it will be the first post-Slumdog... More »

Clive Owen+Stubble=Everyman

(Newser) - Clive Owen may be good-looking, but his success in recent years depends squarely on his ability to inhabit scruffy Everyman characters that connect with audiences, New York reports. His new film, The International, heightens the illusion, as Owen’s everyday character is thrust into the middle of a shadowy financial... More »

The International: Good Timing, Bad Film

'Boilerplate' lines make 'chatty' flick less than memorable

(Newser) - A thriller about evil banks, The International got its timing right. Too bad, then, that it’s not a better film. The film “almost seems like a Monty Python spoof on spy-game thrillers in which the phrase ‘secret agent’ is constantly replaced by 'banker,'" writes Joe Neumaier... More »

Naomi, Liev Welcome Son No. 2

Couple has not settled on a name

(Newser) - Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber’s second child was born Saturday, E! Online reports. A rep for the couple confirmed they welcomed an as-yet-unnamed baby boy into their family. The livin'-in-sin couple, together since 2005, had first son Alexander Pete in 2007. Just last week, Schreiber said “I can't... More »

Naomi Watts Pregnant Again

Second child in a year with Liev Schreiber

(Newser) - Hollywood stars Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber are expecting their second child around year's end. Watts, who gave birth to the couple’s son Alexander Pete 10 months ago, is four months along in her second pregnancy, the Daily Mail reports. Best pal Nicole Kidman awaits the birth of her... More »

Funny Games Not Much Fun

This take on a terrorized family isn't easy to watch

(Newser) - Director Michael Haneke uses Funny Games to toy with his audience—and that can make the "mockingly sadistic and terrifying watch-the-middle-class-writhe-like-stuck-pigs thriller" tough viewing, Owen Leiberman writes in Entertainment Weekly. Critics are split on the merits of Haneke's remake of his disturbing 1997 German-language original—about a vacationing family... More »

Ledger's Kin Bid Farewell in LA

Memorial service held in Los Angeles

(Newser) - Actor Heath Ledger's family and friends held a private memorial in Los Angeles Saturday before his body was flown to his native Australia for funeral services. Mourners included his parents, sister Kate, ex-girlfriend actress Michelle Williams—mother of his toddler daughter, Matilda—and another former lover, Naomi Watts, reports the... More »

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