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DiCaprio, Jonah Hill to Make Movie of Richard Jewell

Security was wrongly linked to Olympic bombing of 1996

(Newser) - Leonardo DiCaprio says he and The Wolf of Wall Street co-star Jonah Hill are "going to come up with something unique" as they re-team to tell the story of 1996 Olympics security guard Richard Jewell. Hill will star as Jewell in the planned film, which was presented to the... More »

Leo, Titanic Crash Hill's Monologue

'Am I flying, Jack?'

(Newser) - Jonah Hill returned to Saturday Night Live last night with an opening monologue that attempted to separate from Wolf of Wall Street co-star Leo DiCaprio, and somehow ended with "the thing that made me feel safe"—both actors wrapped in a Titanic-esque embrace as that migraine-in-your-eye-inducing music played.... More »

Why Jonah Hill Made Wolf for Peanuts

He took the SAG minimum paycheck, $60K

(Newser) - Jonah Hill took the absolute minimum paycheck for his role in The Wolf of Wall Street because he felt so passionate about working with Martin Scorsese, he explained to Howard Stern yesterday. "They gave me the lowest amount of money possible, that was their offer," Hill recalled, adding... More »

Here Are Your Golden Globes Winners

Big winners: American Hustle, 12 Years a Slave, Breaking Bad

(Newser) - Tina Fey and Amy Poehler opened the Golden Globes tonight , and then it was on to the awards:
  • Best supporting actress in a motion picture: Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
  • Best supporting actress in a TV series, miniseries, or movie: Jacqueline Bisset, Dancing on the Edge
  • Best TV miniseries or movie:
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Leo DiCaprio: I Was Almost Eaten by Shark

'Gigantic' great white got into cage with him

(Newser) - Apparently sharks find Leonardo DiCaprio just as tasty-looking as teen girls everywhere do. The actor revealed to Ellen DeGeneres yesterday that he was once nearly eaten by a great white: He often gets up close and personal with wildlife as part of his work with his Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, which... More »

Wolf of Wall Street Is a Wild Ride

DiCaprio, Scorsese team up for a new look at excess

(Newser) - The new DiCaprio-Scorsese movie The Wolf of Wall Street is getting solid reviews from critics (79% positive on Rotten Tomatoes ) and fans alike (86%). Some odds and ends:
  • Boring, it's not: It's "an exuberant, hyper-energized riot," writes Richard Brody at the New Yorker . "It’
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Clooney Jabs Leo's Trash-Talkin' B-ball Buddies, and More

Fun basketball story included in 'Esquire' interview

(Newser) - George Clooney gives a predictably charming, wide-ranging interview to Esquire , and the best anecdote involves Leonardo DiCaprio. It seems Clooney and DiCaprio both have homes in Cabo, and once ran into each other there. They got to talking about their respective, semi-famous ongoing basketball games and decided to play against... More »

11 Awful Celeb Interviewees

Celebrity journalists spill stories

(Newser) - In the wake of Rhys Ifans walking angrily out of an interview with the Times of London , the Guardian spoke to a few journalists about their worst encounters with celebrities:
  • One reporter calls interviewing Gwyneth Paltrow "one of the low points of my life." Paltrow arrived at the
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Now Hot for Men: Makeup

Grooming products raked in $5B last year, up 100% since 1997

(Newser) - Makeup isn't just for ladies anymore, but that doesn't mean you're about to see Adam Lambert lookalikes at every turn. A new trend in stealth makeup, or ahem, "grooming," has men's cosmetics sales climbing—to the tune of more than $5 billion that American... More »

Gatsby Just Not That Great

Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan star in Baz Luhrmann's adaptation

(Newser) - Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of The Great Gatsby arrives with much fanfare—but, based on the reviews, it looks like those high hopes might be dashed. Critics are mixed on the film as a whole, though no one disputes that it's as bombastic as might be expected from Luhrmann.... More »

DiCaprio Pays $200K for Date With Bill Clinton

Snags auction item at Sean Penn's charity bash

(Newser) - Leonardo DiCaprio has a big date coming up, with an old married guy: Bill Clinton. The one-on-one get-together with the former president was auctioned off at a gala for Sean Penn's Haiti charity Saturday, and DiCaprio bid as much as $100,000 but was still outbid. So he proposed... More »

12 Co-Stars Who Also Co-Starred in Each Others' Weddings

In the end, 'Jack' walked 'Rose' down the aisle

(Newser) - Admit it: You let out a big "awww" when you heard that Leonardo DiCaprio (aka Jack from Titanic) walked Kate Winslet (aka Rose from aforementioned Titanic) down the aisle at her third wedding . The Huffington Post rounds up 11 more celebrity co-stars who participated in each others' weddings:
  • Victor
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12 Celebrity Bromances

Matt Damon and ... wait for it ... John Krasinski

(Newser) - Everyone knows about Ben Affleck's "bromance" with Matt Damon, but did you know The Office star John Krasinski is also good buddies with Damon? The two first met while Damon was filming The Adjustment Bureau with Krasinski's wife, Emily Blunt, and then they co-wrote, co-produced, and co-starred... More »

33 Child Stars Who Turned Out OK

They're not all like Angus T. Jones

(Newser) - For every child star like Angus T. Jones trashing his own show , there's a Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who started acting at age seven but has managed to turn into a movie star while apparently remaining well-adjusted and normal. The Huffington Post rounds up an impressive 32 more of the latter:... More »

12 Celebs With Strange Pets

Miley Cyrus is the latest, although she doesn't actually own hers...

(Newser) - For Miley Cyrus' 20th birthday, PETA gave her a pig—sort of. The animal rights organization decided to sponsor a rescued pig named Nora in Miley's name, since the singer-actress "spends so much time encouraging others to help animals," a VP explains. In fact, Cyrus even asked... More »

25 Casting Close Calls

Hollywood roles that could have gone another way

(Newser) - Angelina Jolie won an Oscar for her role in Girl, Interrupted—so, chances are, Parker Posey regrets not auditioning for the role when invited. Posey has said she "just didn't care enough about it." The Frisky rounds up 24 more casting close calls in Hollywood:
  • Leonardo DiCaprio
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Scarlett's New Man: Leonardo?

Rumors of a Johansson-DiCaprio romance

(Newser) - Raise your hand if you didn't see this one coming: Sources tell Heat magazine Scarlett Johansson's latest flame may be Leonardo DiCaprio, according to Australia's News Network . Johansson recently split from her ad exec boyfriend , and Leo is no longer seeing his latest Victoria's Secret model... More »

De Niro, Jay-Z Fight in the Middle of Celeb Party

Happy birthday, Leonardo DiCaprio

(Newser) - It doesn't get much more epic than this: Robert De Niro and Jay-Z had a verbal throwdown at Leonardo DiCaprio's celebrity-filled birthday party, sources tell the New York Post . Sources say the rapper approached the actor at his table to say hello, and De Niro was having none... More »

Kanye Unveils Ode to 'Perfect Bitch'

Kim Kardashian receives rapper's accolade

(Newser) - Well, at least Kanye calls it like he sees it. Rapper Kanye West showed up at a New York hotspot Friday night and played unreleased tracks from his upcoming album, including one about "my perfect bitch"—presumably a reference to girlfriend Kim Kardashian. West raps "verses about... More »

Highest-Paid Actor Is ... What's-His-Name

Tom Cruise again tops the Forbes list

(Newser) - Forbes is out with its annual list of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood, and none other than Tom Cruise tops the list, by a mile. The birthday boy (he's 50 today) made $75 million between May 2011 and May 2012, in large part because of last year's... More »

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