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Nick Stahl arrested with meth, LAPD says

Nick Stahl attends a Cinema Society screening of

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Actor Nick Stahl was arrested early Friday morning at a Hollywood motel on suspicion of using methamphetamines, a Los Angeles police officer tells the L.A. Times.

Best known for his role in 2003's "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines," the 33-year-old was taken into custody at 5:10 a.m., along with three other suspects, after a parole compliance team found the group with drugs during...

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'Dig Comics' documentary looks to Kickstarter

 

A few years ago, a short documentary called “Dig Comics” made a statement that seemed like it couldn't be true: America's interest in comic books has dramatically declined.

Really? Aren't comic books everywhere these days? Superheroes are practically the only characters who appear in movies anymore, from Christopher Nolan's “Dark Knight” trilogy to “Thor” to “Man of Steel.”...

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New Jack done with ‘Daily Show,’ barks at Dog the Bounty Hunter

Ex-pro wrestler New Jack, left, tries to "Scare

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Ex-pro wrestler New Jack’s appearance on “The Daily Show” last month proved to be more cameo than career-changing.

Although several wrestling websites reported last month that New Jack was hired for a longer-term recurring role as an “urban correspondent,” a Comedy Network representative confirmed to Newsday recently that the former Extreme Championship Wrestling star’s May 9 appearance was...

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Julianne Moore may join 'The Hunger Games,' reports say

Julianne Moore during a photo call to promote

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The actress who recently played vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin in HBO's "Game Change" may play President Alma Coin in the final two "Hunger Games" films, according to reports.

Moore, 52, is said to be under consideration by the studio, Lionsgate, and director Francis Lawrence to play the role in the two-part adapation of Suzanne Collins' novel "The Hunger...

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Kristen Bell proposes to Dax Shepard after Defense of Marriage Act ruled unconstitutional

Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell arrive at the

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As Facebook and Twitter are bursting at the seams with love following the Supreme Court's rejection of the Defense of Marriage Act, one celebrity is celebrating in a surprising way -- with a social media proposal to her significant other.

"Veronica Mars" actress Kristen Bell, 32, took to Twitter shortly after DOMA was ruled unconstitutional in a 5-4 vote Wednesday with a series of...

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Chris Brown denies hit-and-run, assault on female fan

Chris Brown appeared in court in Los Angeles

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Less than 24 hours after a female fan claimed he assaulted her over the weekend, Brown has been charged in an unrelated hit-and-run accident. He has denied both accusations via Twitter.

On Tuesday, the Los Angeles city attorney's office charged Brown, 24, with misdemeanor hit-and-run and driving without a valid license, both stemming from a minor car accident on May 21. If convicted, he could...

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New 'Pacific Rim' trailer

Idris Elba and Charlie Hunnam in "Pacific Rim."

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In a few weeks we'll finally get to see “Pacific Rim,” Guillermo del Toro's unlikely foray into the world of effects-driven, action-filled, sci-fi blockbusters. For now, the longest peek we'll get is a new trailer, below.

The plot isn't being revealed, but we know the basic premise: In the future, giant monsters from beneath the sea, called Kaiju, battle humans who control giant robots called...

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Jim Carrey vs. 'Kick-Ass 2'

Jim Carrey, seen here on his website jimcarreytrulife.com,

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Jim Carrey has publicly denounced the violence in his latest film, "Kick-Ass 2," saying he cannot support it in the wake of the Sandy Hook shootings. But with this public relations move, the star may have shot himself in the foot.

Carrey, a vocal proponent of gun control, announced his decision Sunday via Twitter. “I did "Kickass" a month b4 Sandy Hook and now in all good...

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'Real Housewives of New Jersey' recap: One-liners, book deals and family feuds

Teresa Giudice, star of the reality television show

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It wouldn't be a "Real Housewives of New Jersey" recap without some Giudice-Gorga drama. We all expected that: yelling, swearing. You know, the usual.

However, the update on Melissa Gorga's latest project was somewhat unexpected. She put down the mic and opted for a new way to get her creative juices flowing. Her newest endeavor? Writing a how-to book on a successful marriage.

She...

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'Princesses Long Island' recap: Erica unravels

Erica Gimbel, one of the cast members of

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As it nears the middle of the season, Bravo's "Princesses: Long Island" saw a particularly snooze-worthy episode Sunday night -- not good for a show whose ratings took a nose dive last week for episode three.

With all the preparing for and teasing of Ashlee White's 30th birthday party, I expected that scene to be at least entertaining to watch, but the most interesting part -- hummus...

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