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True Blood’s Joe Manganiello: “If you do the math, in a final season, you want to kill as many people as possible”

If you haven’t seen the Season 7, Episode 3 of True Blood yet, this is your warning…spoilers ahead. Joe Manganiello said goodbye to True Blood last Sunday as his character Alcide was killed by a lynch mob in Bon Temps. The death was foreshadowed in Episode 2, but viewers had to wait until Episode 3 to see if the werewolf’s death would really come true. The Magic Mike actor knew of his demise ahead of time and he suspected it was coming because Maganiello knew who Sookie belonged with at the end of the series — and it wasn’t Alcide. He ... Read more

Matt Bomer Knew He Was Destined For a Role in ‘The Normal Heart’

The Normal Heart premiered on HBO on May 26 to rave reviews and a look back at a time period when AIDS was wiping out an entire generation of young men. Matt Bomer stars in the adaptation of Larry Kramer‘s play of a closeted New York Times reporter who becomes involved with an AIDS activist played by Mark Ruffalo. Bomer spoke with Vulture about the material and how he discovered Kramer’s work back when he was struggling with his own sexuality as a teen. He said, “The play has been a part of me for over 20 years, so there’s ... Read more

Matthew McConaughey on His Recent Acclaimed Roles: “I want to do something that I look at, that I’m excited about, that I’m actually scared of”

If any of the approximately seventy-nine hundred film societies gave out an annual award for "Most Risky Actor," Matthew McConaughey would easily take the top prize.

‘The Newsroom’, ‘The Babymakers’ & ‘The Daily Show’: Olivia Munn is Having a Great Year

Hollywood is not an easy place. Despite dreams and general perceptions of what some consider “overnight success,” there is rarely, if ever, anything comparable to that particular occurrence. Olivia Munn, star of Aaron Sorkin’s new HBO drama, “The Newsroom,” is an actor who has worked long and hard for her recent success, even if her career appears to have blown up “overnight.”

Joe Manganiello on Acting Shirtless and the Only Thing He Has Conrol Over: His Work Ethic

Joe Manganiello is becoming really well-known for taking his shirt off. The 35-year-old, who recent characters feature the actor sans shirt, is now starring as a male stripper in Steven Soderbergh’s Magic Mike and werewolf Alcide in HBO’s True Blood.

6 Things We Missed While We were Away

After being back on the east coast for almost 3 weeks - I was visiting my parents in Maryland and took a quick trip to NYC - we're back in full-on posting mode. I tried to post as much as I could but you know the drill when you're away, I'm sure.

Steven Soderbergh Talks ‘Magic Mike’: “We wanted actors who could improv and be funny, not necessarily guys who could dance”

Director Steven Soderbergh's upcoming release Magic Mike is gearing up to open across movie screens nationwide at the end of this month. Discussing the predictable block buster, Soderbergh attributes the success of the movie's production to both a terrific cast and a great story

Channing Tatum on ‘Magic Mike’ and His Stripper Past: “I really enjoyed the performing aspect of it, although being in a thong can be a humbling experience”

"I thought, 'Why not?' I could dance. It sounded like something I could do for fun for awhile." No, that wasn't Channing Tatum's thought process before he decided to take a role in Step Up. Actually, that was Tatum's thought process that an 18 year old Channing Tatum went through before he became a male stripper, an experience he is reliving in Magic Mike, which is directed by Steven Soderbergh.

Joe Manganiello on ‘Magic Mike,’ ‘True Blood’ and Hanging Out With Wolves

Actor Joe Manganiello has learned to take a light-hearted approach to his career. How could he not? He plays a werewolf on HBO’s True Blood and a stripper in Steven Soderbergh’s new movie Magic Mike.