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'The Finest Hours' Star Chris Pine's Transformation Into Coast Guard Hero Role
For Chris Pine , the role of captaining a Coast Guard crew in a rescue mission against all odds for Disney’s “The Finest Hours” came with a very real waterlogged feeling. “I was cold, it was wintertime,” Pine said of filming the adventure disaster film in an interview with ABC News' “Nightline.”
Casey Affleck Sets Sail in New Film 'The Finest Hours'
Casey Affleck is setting sail in his latest film "The Finest Hours" -- based on a true story from more than 60 years ago of a daring rescue made by the U.S. Coast Guard. "It's a real story," Affleck told ABC News' Nick Watt. "These two gigantic oil tankers, 500-foot oil tankers, splitting in half,
Christmas in August: Walmart to Launch Layaway Plan
The calendar may still say summer but retail giant Walmart is encouraging consumers to get in the Christmas spirit now. With Labor Day more than a week away, the world's largest retailer is scheduled to launch its holiday season layaway plan four months before Dec. 25. "Toy Week and the kick-off of
Meryl Streep Explains Why She Took the Witch Role in 'Into the Woods'
Meryl Streep, who plays a witch in the new movie “Into the Woods,” said she’d resisted similar roles in the past but had a change of heart. “I was offered three witches [roles] when I turned 40 — in one year,” she told ABC News...
George Clooney Crashes Comic Con, Jokes About His Honeymoon
Surprise! Just two weeks removed from his Italian wedding to Amal Alamuddin, George Clooney, 53, should be on an island somewhere enjoying his first weeks off the market. But, no, he's at Comic Con in New York. Read: George Clooney Marries Amal Alamuddin in Civil Ceremony: All About the Ca'
See the Cast of 'D2: The Mighty Ducks' Reunite After 20 Years
It's not often that a sequel surpasses or even competes with the quality and star power of the original movie, but "D2: The Mighty Ducks," the 1994 sequel to the hit from two years earlier came quite close. Remember how Emilio Estevez had to go out and recruit for his Team USA, only to bring back
Record Release Rundown: The Latest From Foster The People, Enrique Iglesias, Skrillex, George Michael and More
It's a really mixed bag this week, with new releases from Foster The People, Enrique Iglesias and Skrillex, along with a new live album from George Michael, the latest from actress Taylor Momsen's band The Pretty Reckless, retro indie rockers The War On Drugs and the Black Lips and finally we will
Instant Index: Oscar Nomination Snubs, Surprises
From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here’s a look at some of the most interesting photos, videos and stories that have our newsroom talking today. What’s capturing your attention, filling your inbox and cluttering your Facebook/Twitter feed? Tweet us the ...
Oprah, Redford, Thompson: Oscar Snubs and Surprises
In a year rife with great films and performances, snubs and surprises were to be expected following this morning’s announcement of the 2014 Oscar nominations. Perhaps no bigger snub was Oprah Winfrey failing to earn a nom for her supporting role in “The Butler.” After...
'Mary Poppins' Songwriter on What 'Mr. Banks' Got Right
Songs from favorite movie classics like “Chim Chim Cheree” from “Mary Poppins” and “I Wan’na Be like You” from “The Jungle Book” have a way of sticking around through the ages. But has anyone ever stopped to wonder who wrote the iconic songs? The answer...