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OJ Isn't Too Excited About Cuba Gooding Jr. Portraying Him


(Newser) - So what does OJ Simpson think of Cuba Gooding Jr. portraying OJ Simpson in American Crime Story ? According to Gooding Jr., he recently heard that OJ hasn't actually seen the show, but said that "Cuba's portrayal I feel indifferent about," Gooding Jr. told Watch What ... More »

Cuba Gooding Jr., Wife Separating

Sara Kapfer has been married to actor since 1994

(Newser) - Well, this is sad: Cuba Gooding Jr. and his wife appear to be kaput after 20 years of marriage. Gooding and Sara Kapfer were high school sweethearts who wed in 1994 and had three children together, but now Kapfer has filed for separation, TMZ reports. She cited irreconcilable differences. The... More »

7 Actors Hit By the 'Oscar Curse'

Careers crashed and burned, at least briefly, after award

(Newser) - Jessica Chastain is quite the "it" girl right now. Not only are her movies doing well at the box office , she recently won a Golden Globe and is nominated for an Oscar . But she should watch out: Award winners often go on to, shall we say, less than award-worthy... More »

11 Great Actors in Awful Films

Sometimes bad movies happen to good people

(Newser) - There are some movies that actors probably wish they could scrub from their IMDb profiles. Ben Widdicombe notes 11 of the most embarrassing skeletons in otherwise talented stars’ closets, on PopEater :
  • Brendan Fraser: Yes, he has done serious work, “like Gods and Monsters, where he got to display some
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A-List Potential, F-Grade Agents

Blogger looks at actors who never parlayed breakout roles into full-on stardom

(Newser) - James Caviezel has gone from playing Jesus in Passion of the Christ to “a dragon hunter from another planet” in next year’s Outlander, Spencer Martin notes on the Playlist. Who else should have fire their agents for such moves?
  1. Heather Graham. Success: Drugstore Cowboy, Boogie Nights, Austin Powers.
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I Know Who Sweeps Razzies

Lohan flick scores 8 dishonors as Eddie Murphy and Cuba Gooding Jr. also win

(Newser) - Lindsay Lohan's little-loved horror flick I Know Who Killed Me scored a shocking eight Razzies in Santa Monica today, the biggest haul in the Golden Raspberries’ 28-year history. Lohan took home worst actress dishonor and worst supporting actress—twice. She also scored worst screen couple for the film about a... More »

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