Kevin Rahm, who plays Ted Chaough on AMC’s Mad Men, knows how to make good decisions—whether it was deciding to become an actor or marrying his wife.
“My intent was to go to law school,” he admitted in an interview with The Kansas City Star. “And then what I realized quickly is what I wanted was to be on LA Law. And ironically now I get to work with Mr. [Harry] Hamlin.”
Rahm’s other good call was marrying Amy Lonkar, a cardiothoracic surgeon. “It’s the best decision I ever made,” he said. “She grounds me in a great way…She puts my job in perspective real quick. You know any time people are talking about Emmys or something like that and you start to think ‘Oh, I’m pretty cool’ and then I talk to her about her day and I go ‘Yeah, we [actors] play. We play.’” Read more
Last Vegas: Billy (Academy Award®-winner Michael Douglas), Paddy (Academy Award®-winner Robert De Niro), Archie (Academy Award®-winner Morgan Freeman) and Sam (Academy Award®-winner Kevin Kline) have been best friends since childhood. So when Billy, the group’s sworn bachelor, finally proposes to his thirty-something (of course) girlfriend, the four head to Las Vegas with a plan to stop acting their age and relive their glory days. However, upon arriving, the four quickly realize that the decades have transformed Sin City and tested their friendship in ways they never imagined. The Rat Pack may have once played the Sands and Cirque du Soleil may now rule the Strip, but it’s these four who are taking over Vegas.
Directed by Jon Turteltaub
Written by Dan Fogelman
Starring Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman & Kevin Kline
In Theaters: November 1st Read more
The SAG Foundation recently had Kevin Bacon as a guest for an in-depth conversation and career retrospective.
Currently starring in FOX’s hit, The Following, they cover his whole career, from beginning to where he is now. It’s almost 1 1/2 hours long but I thought it was worth the time. Bacon is very charming and it’ll go by in no time.
Check it out below! Read more
Kevin Bacon is such a staple of Hollywood movies that the old “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon” game is something you can find out instantly from Google. So many were surprised when it was announced that Bacon would be starring in a television series for the first time (that is, unless you count his seven episode stint on Guiding Light back in 1980). But Bacon’s series, The Following, is no simple sitcom or drama — it is a thriller in which Bacon plays a former FBI agent on the trail of a serial killer, played by James Purefoy and has been called the “goriest” television series on network television.
In an interview with New York Magazine, Bacon talked about why he chose to star in a television series of that nature and what he learned about starring in a TV series from his wife.
Initially, Bacon pointed out that as an actor he dislikes when people say actors only have “chemistry” with certain other actors. He explains why by pointing out, “Chemistry is a word that’s always been slightly insulting… It sort of implies that it’s not possible to act like you love someone or you’re friends with someone. To me, it’s always just a question of two actors talking and listening to each other, and good material.” Read more
Trailer: ‘Man of Steel’ starring Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Kevin Costner & Diane Lane
Synopsis: Next summer, “Man of Steel” is coming to the big screen. The film is from director Zack Snyder and producers Charles Roven, Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas and Deborah Snyder. The screenplay was written by David S. Goyer from a story by Goyer & Nolan, based upon Superman characters created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster and published by DC Comics.
Director: Zack Snyder
Starring: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne
In Theaters: June 14th Read more
Here is the first photo of the cast of Last Vegas, the new film starring Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline. The film comes out Christmas 2013. 2013??
Kevin McKidd: “There’s no point living unless you’re actually following the path you feel you should be on”
Scottish actor Kevin McKidd takes on two roles in Pixar’s new smash hit Brave. McKidd lends his voice to two different characters in the film, joining other Scottish actors Kelly MacDonald and Robbie Coltrane.
He told Movieline, “They just called me—they said, ‘We want you to be in this film!’ I said, ‘Who are you?’ [laughs] ‘Pixar!’ ‘Pixar? I’ll do it!’ And then they said it was about Scotland and I was like, brilliant! So it was a double-whammy for me, because just to be asked to be involved with Pixar is a big badge of honor. Then for the film to be about a place that I really love, was brilliant. So I didn’t even think about it for a second.”
McKidd has had a long career in the business—he’s certainly come a long way from the drug-addled Trainspotting. He believes there were several points where he started to break out. “I think it was Rome that was the thing, because I had quite a lot of lean years after Trainspotting,” he said. “I did a lot of cool work but very low budget and very indie stuff. I think it was Rome that was that game changer for me.” Read more
After learning from the best as a young actor – Jack Lemmon, Joseph Papp, Mike Nichols - Kevin Spacey is ready to give back.
He’s developed a new competition called Jameson First Shot that will help upcoming filmmakers. As he continues to support new talent, Spacey talked to VanityFair.com about the help he got from more experienced vets when he entered the acting community.
Spacey is open about the aid he got when he was starting out. He said, “I wouldn’t have a career if it weren’t for first-time directors, first-time producers, first-time writers taking a chance on me. I can pinpoint through my life the key individuals that spotted me, saw me, believed in my talent, encouraged me, nurtured me, took me under their wing, whether it was Jack Lemmon when I was 13 years old at a workshop with my drama class, or Joe Papp for whom I did my very first job in New York in Shakespeare in the Park playing a tavern person and then a guard and then a messenger—I had five lines in Henry IV, Part I, it was very exciting—or Al Pakula or Mike Nichols who were two film directors who stood up and fought for me and gave me roles very, very early on.” Read more
Kevin Hart has burst onto the scene as one of the most versatile comedy actors in film and television.
In September 2011, AMC Theatres released the feature-film version of his comedy tour Laugh at My Pain (LAMP). The movie grossed more than $7 million and was 2011’s most successful film released in fewer than 300 theaters. The LAMP tour made Hart the No. 1 comedian on Ticketmaster in 2011, and in February 2011, he sold out the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE for two nights in a row, which broke the record previously set by Eddie Murphy. After being on sale for one month, the LAMP DVD hit double platinum in February 2012.
Hart is currently on the road with his new tour, Let Me Explain. This tour will take him to 90 cities in the U.S. and internationally to cities in Europe and Africa.
On April 20, 2012, Hart will be seen in Screen Gems’ Think Like a Man, a comedy based on Steve Harvey’s best-selling book Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man.
Hart was last seen in Little Fockers, with Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller, and in Death at a Funeral, alongside Chris Rock, Tracy Morgan and Martin Lawrence. He also co-starred alongside Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson in Fool’s Gold and opposite Steve Carell in The 40-Year-Old Virgin. Hart’s other film credits include Soul Plane, opposite Tom Arnold, Method Man and Snoop Dogg; Not Easily Broken; Extreme Movie; Drillbit Taylor; Epic Movie; The Last Stand; Scary Movie 4; In the Mix; Meet Dave; and Superhero Movie. Read more
If you have a spare $1,500 then you’re in luck.
In a one-night only staged reading, Kevin Kline will play Romeo to Meryl Streep‘s Juliet in New York’s Central Park.
The big event takes place on June 18th to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of its Shakespeare in the Park series.
The big question is though, can anyone give me $1,500?