Can Amy Adams Pull Off Janis Joplin Biopic? Lee Daniels Thinks So


A Janis Joplin biopic that's been on the books for almost a decade now — and been considered as a vehicle for damn near every under-40 actress out there — is finally looking more concrete. Lee Daniels will direct as his follow-up to The Butler, and he's cast Amy Adams as the lead. She seems a bit ethereal for it, but… » 8/24/13 12:00pm 8/24/13 12:00pm

Carol Channing Thinks She's Black

Carol Channing appeared on Wendy Williams today (in red leather and a spunky ponytail), and when Wendy told the 89-year-old that she's an honorary black woman, Channing said her father might've been half-black, which explains why she's a good dancer. » 7/22/10 11:50am 7/22/10 11:50am

Gotta Dance! Premiere: What (Some Of Our) Dreams Are Made Of

"Grannies Kick Up Their Heels in Gotta Dance!" squealed one review. And what is this documentary whose Linwood Dunn Theater premiere attracted such a gallery of golden girls? The story of the beloved seniors-only-hip-hop troupe that plays Nets halftime. Score! » 8/14/09 10:30am 8/14/09 10:30am

Angelina Hits NYC With New Tattoos

Carol Channing Successfully Terrified Many Children In Alice in…

Even though I can't recall most of the 1985 live-action version of Alice in Wonderland, I know that I used to be kind of frightened of it. After watching this clip of Carol Channing interacting with Alice (both of whom are in bad wigs), I totally remember why. OK, let's get past the fact that she's terrifying… » 7/01/08 6:00pm 7/01/08 6:00pm

Naomi Campbell Is Still Mad That Ethnic Models Aren't Working