Victoria's Secret Model Thinks She'd Make a Great Singer/Actress

Mischievous forest imp/ famous wearer of clothes Cara Delevingne has announced that, at only 22, she will soon be stepping away from modeling to focus instead on her singing and acting, a career move that has never backfired on anybody. » 11/17/14 11:00pm 11/17/14 11:00pm

Wanted: 2 Hotties 2 Pretend 2 Drown 4 Free

Are you a team player who takes direction well and is outgoing but works well with others?Also are you punctual, reliable and oh by the way, a very good swimmer who can pretend to drown? Well do we have the gig for you! » 8/26/14 5:30pm 8/26/14 5:30pm

Fall Deeper in Love With Tilda Swinton: Watch a Tilda Swinton Supercut

According to /bent, MoMA made this homage to Tilda Swinton back in November, when they honored her during a gala. Let's just use it as an excuse to be entranced by her acting and stunned by her range. Also, if you have not seen Orlando, remedy that with a quickness. » 3/18/14 2:40pm 3/18/14 2:40pm

Rabid, Man-Eating Feminist Emma Thompson Wins at Awards Show Speeches

Award-nominated actors, you might as well give up telling self-deprecating jokes in the mirror and put down the quote books you're mining for award speech inspiration; you're never going to top the speech Emma Thompson gave at last night's National Board of Review Gala, or the bomb-ass intro Meryl Streep gave for her.… » 1/08/14 3:10pm 1/08/14 3:10pm

12 Years a Slave star Lupita Nyong'o, who made a documentary about albinism in Kenya: [People with albinism] "are the one group of people that unify all races. Having come to the United States — it was the first time that I really had to consider myself as being black. To learn what my race meant. Because race is… » 10/25/13 9:50am 10/25/13 9:50am

Laugh So You Don't Cry at This New Web Series on Hollywood Racism

Amani Starnes is a working actress who happens to be racially ambiguous. Hollywood is basically the Baskin-Robbins of racism (so! many! flavors!). Mix the two well and you get a forehead slapping concoction that would be hilarious if it weren't tragically true. You get the new web series "The United Colors of Amani." » 9/20/13 6:30pm 9/20/13 6:30pm

Former Xena Actress Thinks Modeling is Worse Than Acting

Model and actress turned writer Jennifer Sky is best known for her work as Amarice on Xena: Warrior Princess or as Cleopatra on Cleopatra: 2025 but as she's written today, it was her time spent modeling that made more of negative a impact on her life than years of casting couches ever did. » 9/10/13 1:00pm 9/10/13 1:00pm

Watch Richard Simmons Crash a Wedding with a Glitter Gun

Richard Simmons plays some sort of evil insanator on General Hospital, and on Friday, he turned the crazy up to full volume and crashed a wedding in the absolute best way possible. Seriously, this is outstanding TV. » 8/20/13 10:30pm 8/20/13 10:30pm

Sad Panda James Deen Disappointed With His Performance in The Canyons

Lindsay Lohan was a no-show at the premiere of The Canyons, but James Deen was there, and he found it very hard to watch himself on screen. In fact, he couldn't really watch at all. » 8/08/13 2:10pm 8/08/13 2:10pm

Struggling Actors Are Paying a Lot of Money to Be Told What They Look…

While there are approximately 1 billion jobs that are more difficult than being a struggling actor, there are few that seem as depressing and demoralizing. Not only are actors constantly forced to put on a smile and head out to auditions where they will face near-certain rejection, but they're also always being told… » 4/01/13 1:00pm 4/01/13 1:00pm

Why Aren't Asian Actors Getting Leading Roles in Hollywood?

Think carefully: When's the last time you saw a Hollywood flick with an Asian actor in the lede role? Tough one. As Hollywood is struggling with diversity, women and black people are making a few strides, but, as actor Masi Oka — known for Heroes and Hawaii 5-0tells The Hollywood Reporter, Asians are getting left… » 3/29/13 4:20pm 3/29/13 4:20pm

Stage Corgi Fired for Ignoring Helen Mirren in a Play About Queen…

A corgi thespian performing in the West End play The Audience has been fired and replaced with a younger, more pliant corgi after refusing to obey the command of co-star Helen Mirren. » 3/10/13 2:00pm 3/10/13 2:00pm

Many Major Theaters Believe in Color Blind Casting (Except When It…

Chuck Mee is all about fairness. The legendary American playwright believes there's no such thing as an original play, and invites visitors to his website to "remix" his work. He also has some pretty visionary ideas about casting his shows. He writes: » 2/01/13 6:00pm 2/01/13 6:00pm

Former Child Actor Jodie Foster Says People Don't Understand Child…

Jodie Foster starred in her first commercial at the age of 3. At 13, she played a hooker in Taxi Driver and got an Oscar nod. Recently she told the New York Times she was "excited" and "happy" that Beast of the Southern Wild's Quvenzhané Wallis was nominated for an Oscar: "I was worried that she'd be overlooked." She… » 1/28/13 5:20pm 1/28/13 5:20pm

In Which Jennifer Lawrence Patiently Explains That Acting Is Stupid

At 22 years old, Jennifer Lawrence is not like some of the other starlets pouting in the spotlight. Instead of dancing on tables and boozing it up, she gushes about Dance Moms and gets excited for Honey Boo Boo. And in the February issue of Vanity Fair, our girl JLaw exasperatedly admits her chosen profession is, in a… » 1/02/13 4:15pm 1/02/13 4:15pm

Hard-Working Religious White Person Tim Tebow Adds 'Acting' to His…

Here's Tim Tebow simultaneously ruining and improving a commercial for TiVo. This guy, am I right?? I just don't get how one little white dude can get so much press for being mediocre at a sport. Oh wait, that's just called "the news", isn't it? And also, "history". » 12/06/12 11:15pm 12/06/12 11:15pm

Denzel Washington Advises Actress Daughter: Look at Viola Davis

I kinda feel like that's just good advice all the time for everyone, right? Confused about what to eat at lunch? Just look at Viola Davis and be happy she exists and eat whatever you damn well please! » 11/14/12 10:15am 11/14/12 10:15am

Here's That Claire Danes Cryface Supercut You Wanted

Last week we discussed the Fine Art of the Cryface; this week, the heroes at Slacktory have put together a Claire Danes cryface supercut. Pretty sure Romeo + Juliet is the best one in here. » 10/18/12 2:45pm 10/18/12 2:45pm

Ryan Lochte Doesn't Disappoint as 30 Rock's Sex Idiot (But Then, How…

Ryan Lochte, a person who can walk upright, finally makes his debut on 30 Rock this week! We've been dreaming about this day for quite some time and now that it's finally here, well, let's just say that the space between Lochte's ears isn't the only place filled with water WHAT EW. » 10/16/12 9:30am 10/16/12 9:30am

The Fine Art of the Cryface

No one is pretty when they cry. OK, fine. Nicole Kidman is pretty when she cries, and Lauren Conrad didn't look terrible that time she cried streaks of mascara down her face. But the rest of us — gorgeous actresses included — have what is known as a "cryface." And it's almost invariably hilarious. » 10/10/12 6:10pm 10/10/12 6:10pm