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Movie Review: ‘The Great Wall’ Starring Matt Damon

Monsters! Thousands of ‘em! You can't go wrong!

John Krasinski on his “Lottery-Ticket Life”: “What I try to do instead is try to deserve to stay here”

"It's so unbelievably rare to get the opportunity that I did to be on The Office, so what I try to do instead is try to deserve to stay here" - John Krasinski

Julia Stiles on the Jason Bourne Series and Growing as an Actress: “There’s always room for improvement”

"I like a director that encourages me to be playful. I don't really like being restricted or controlled by a director." - Julia Stiles

Matt Damon’s Controversial Comments on Actors Keeping Their Real Lives a Mystery

"I think you’re a better actor the less people know about you period. And sexuality is a huge part of that." - Matt Damon

Review: ‘The Monuments Men’

To say The Monuments Men is a disappointment is a huge understatement.

Casey Affleck Reveals How Christian Bale Reignited His Passion for Acting

As the younger brother of Ben Affleck, Casey Affleck is used to being in the shadows. The 38-year-old actor is looking to change that. His upcoming film Out of the Furnace with Christian Bale seems to be that catalyst for the actor. “What I saw Christian doing was, I felt like, some of the best acting that I’ve ever seen,” Casey said. “You know when you sort of forget what you like about movies, and then you see a movie again that reminds you of why you fell in love with them in the first place? That was the experience.” ... Read more

Matt Damon Paid $3 Million to Say Two Words in 15 Second European Commercial

Matt Damon gets paid a lot for his movies, but  $200,000 a second?  No way, he just gets that for commercials. Believe it or not, Damon was reportedly paid $3 million for a 15 second appearance in a Nespresso ad starring Hollywood buddy George Clooney.  The commercial was directed by Grant Heslov, who is a producer and co-writer of the upcoming film, The Monuments Men, which stars Clooney and Damon (Clooney also co-wrote and directed the film).   While Clooney has regularly appeared in Nespresso ads in Europe for several years, Damon’s only significant commercial work has been voicing TD Ameritrade ... Read more

Matt Damon Talks About Working with Hollywood Legends and His Next Big Career Move

Matt Damon is one of his generation’s most respected actors from his Oscar-winning script for Good Will Hunting to his most recent role in Elysium. On a promotional trip to Australia, he spoke with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation about working with Hollywood legends and what his future plans are in the entertainment business. Damon has been fortunate enough to work with incredible actors like Robert Duvall, Robert De Niro and Gene Hackman throughout his career. He shared some great advice he got from Tom Hanks about working with scions of the industry while on the set of Saving Private Ryan. ... Read more

Matt Damon Wonders if the Future of Movies is… Television?

While Matt Damon's longtime friend Ben Affleck has moved into directing, Damon has remained focused on acting aside from a few screenplays he has co-written. Recently Damon co-wrote the screenplay for The Promised Land, which opened to lukewarm reviews and did not make much money at the U.S. box office.

Matt Damon on Portraying Liberace’s Lover in ‘Behind the Candelabra’

When director Steven Soderbergh begin working on the long-in-development biopic about flamboyant entertainer Liberace, he didn't have to look far for an actor who would play Liberace's lover Scott Thorson. Soderbergh turned to frequent collaborator Matt Damon to star as Thorson in Behind the Candelabra, based on the titular book by Thorson, opposite Michael Douglas as the world-famous entertainer.

Michael Douglas on Playing Liberace in HBO’s ‘Behind the Candelabra’

A biopic has been in the works on flamboyant entertainer Liberace has been in the works for some time, with Michael Douglas attached to play the lead. The biopic, titled Behind the Candelabra and based on the book by Liberace's lover Scott Thorson, is finally set to air on HBO in the spring.

Rosemarie DeWitt on ‘Promised Land’, Indie Films and Working with Matt Damon and John Krasinski

Rosemarie DeWitt has popped up everywhere recently, from the indie Your Sister’s Sister to the comedy The Watch. Now, with her role in Gus Van Sant’s Promised Land, DeWitt is showing other actors how to take on a variety of projects.

John Krasinski on Co-Writing ‘Promised Land’ with Matt Damon and the End of ‘The Office’

Though it'll be difficult, if not impossible, for John Krasinski to shake off the public perception of him as Jim from The Office (plus he'll have to get used to not mugging for a camera), Krasinski is certainly giving it a try as The Office wraps up its final season.

THR’s Actors Roundtable featuring Denzel Washington, Matt Damon, Jamie Foxx, Richard Gere, John Hawkes and Alan Arkin

In this hour long, uncensored video, THR got Alan Arkin, Jamie Foxx, Richard Gere, Denzel Washington, John Hawkes and Matt Damon where they talk about their careers, advice to upcoming actors and a ton more.

Comic-Con 2012: ‘Elysium’ Panel Featuring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster

Starring Matt Damon, Jodie Foster and Sharlto Copley, the film is set in the year 2159, where rich people live on a man-made space station and the rest of population reside on a ruined Earth. A man (Damon) who is on the verge of death tries to bring the worlds together

George Clooney, Matt Damon and Daniel Craig featured in February’s Issue of ‘Vanity Fair’

Next month's issue of Vanity Fair will feature George Clooney, Matt Damon and Daniel Craig as they take the Proust Questionnaire.

Matt Damon On A Star’s Short Shelf Life: “Every five years there’s a new crop [of moviegoers]”

Damon shared a recent run in with a fan who recognized him as a star from The Departed.

7 Clips from Cameron Crowe’s ‘We Bought a Zoo’ starring Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson

If you missed out on We Bought a Zoo's sneak preview over Thanksgiving weekend, you're in luck because 20th Century Fox is having another one tomorrow - Saturday, December 10th.