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Bond on the mountain

January 8, 2015 17:58:32 Posted at January 8, 2015 17:58:32
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Jan Hetfleisch/ JOE KLAMAR/ Getty Images

Daniel Craig and Lea Seydoux were in Austria yesterday as production on Bond 24: Spectre has now moved to the ski resort in Soelden. Gorgeous backdrop, non? And perfect photo opportunity. Especially considering that after the Sony hack, there was so much sh-tty information circulating about the movie, how expensive it was, how the script is allegedly a mess. Full Story

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Award show Christian Grey

January 7, 2015 17:39:19 Posted at January 7, 2015 17:39:19
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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WENN

Jamie Dornan arrived at LAX yesterday. LA is where they need to be this week, the actors, the industry. Even if you’re not going to the Globes, you want to be at the parties, at the luncheons, wherever you can get in, for face time, to network, build those connections, set up that next job. Like, I don’t have access to Dornan’s agenda or anything but it shouldn’t surprise anyone that he’d be there. Full Story

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Kevin Hart shilling for Sony

January 7, 2015 16:27:00 Posted at January 7, 2015 16:27:00
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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Wenn, FameFlynet

Last month, leaked emails from the Sony Hack revealed that Screen Gems’ studio boss Clint Culpeper thinks comedian Kevin Hart is a “whore”  because he wanted more money to promote a project on Twitter, considering that to be outside the normal press duties for promoting a movie. Full Story

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Rosamund: the real “Cool Girl”

January 6, 2015 18:07:17 Posted at January 6, 2015 18:07:17
Joanna Posted by Joanna

There’s something to be said for taking your time, and picking your fights – especially in the fame game. As Lainey wrote yesterday, Rosamund Pike’s been selective with her Gone Girl campaign tour and here she is on the cover of the new issue of Vanity Fair Full Story

Jeremy Renner’s divorce strategy: Kid first

January 6, 2015 16:36:46 Posted at January 6, 2015 16:36:46
Sarah Posted by Sarah

Right before New Year’s it broke that Jeremy Renner’s wife, Sonni Pacheco, filed for divorce.The filing was pretty sensational, accusing him of fraud and of stealing her identification documents, preventing her from leaving the country. Full Story

Anne Hathaway gags

January 6, 2015 14:57:17 Posted at January 6, 2015 14:57:17
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Wenn, Vivien Killilea/ Getty Images

Anne Hathaway was on Kimmel last night promoting Song One. The film comes out on January 23 in theatres and VOD. I’ve attached the trailer below. Her love interest is Johnny Flynn. God he is hot. For a little movie like this, as you’d expect, it’s on Anne, an Oscar winner, a proper A list actor, to push it. Full Story

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ScarJo is the Ghost in the Shell

January 6, 2015 14:28:26 Posted at January 6, 2015 14:28:26
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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Theo Wargo/ Getty Images

After the surprise success of Lucy this past summer, Scarlett Johansson is now an internationally bankable action movie star. It’s not just Marvel, Lucy proves people like watching ScarJo punch things in the face with or without the presence of capes. Full Story

Dark Horse Bradley Cooper?

January 5, 2015 21:49:01 Posted at January 5, 2015 21:49:01
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Christopher Peterson/ Splash

Right now, Bradley Cooper’s not part of the Best Actor Oscar talk. Not yet, anyway. Right now, according to experts, it’s breaking down like this: Michael Keaton Benedict Cumberbatch Eddie Redmayne And then… David Oyelowo Steve Carell Jake Gyllenhaal But Selma lost some momentum today being left off the list of Producers Guild nominations. Full Story

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Sienna Miller on the Motherhood Whitewash

January 5, 2015 21:33:57 Posted at January 5, 2015 21:33:57
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Sienna Miller is continuing to promote American Sniper. American Sniper just received a nomination today from the Producers Guild, by the way. Ahead of both Unbroken and Selma. In addition to American Sniper, the PGAs went with Gone Girl. Foxcatcher also made the list. So of the Top 10 films of the year, according the Producers Guild, Sienna Miller is in TWO of them. Full Story

Cameron’s getting married tonight

January 5, 2015 19:57:08 Posted at January 5, 2015 19:57:08
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Dave Spencer /Splash

US Weekly reports exclusively that Cameron Diaz will marry Benji Madden tonight. Last night was the rehearsal dinner in Beverly Hills. The magazine offered no details about where the ceremony will go down tonight likely so as not to tip off other paps. Full Story

The Return of Rosamund

January 5, 2015 18:02:27 Posted at January 5, 2015 18:02:27
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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WENN

Some Oscar contenders have been up in our faces for weeks. Then there’s Rosamund Pike who promoted Gone Girl in September, let the performance do the work for her, and went off to enjoy the final weeks of her pregnancy away from the spotlight. Her baby was born December 2. We don’t know the name. Full Story

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