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Michael Douglas on ‘Behind the Candelabra’, Steven Soderbergh and the “Guts” of Matt Damon

It's been a while since Michael Douglas really had a role he could get into. With Behind the Candelabra, in which he portrays Liberace, Douglas might have his best role in over a dozen years.

Rooney Mara on Reviews: “At the end of the day, I am so much more critical of myself than anyone else could be”

Few would think that Rooney Mara, whose acting career has launched into the stratosphere after appearing in The Social Network and starring as the titular character in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (which she received an Oscar nomination for), would still care about what reviewers thought of her performances.

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.

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.”

Matthew McConaughey on ‘Killer Joe’: “I remember throwing the script in the trash and saying I don’t want to be any part of that world”

Those that know me well know that my all-time most hated movie is The Wedding Planner. I was stuck seeing that movie on two separate dates before I learned it's perfectly acceptable to tell a girl "no, I'd prefer not to see a Jennifer Lopez movie." As much as I dislike the movie, I hold no ire toward Lopez's co-star Matthew McConaughey, although I never thought much of him as an actor because of his tendency to star in romantic comedies and awful action movies (though he is awesome in Dazed & Confused, one of my favorite films).

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.

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

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.

3 Clips from Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Haywire’ featuring Gina Carano and Ewan McGregor

Yesterday, we posted the 1st 5 minutes of Steven Soderbergh's Haywire and today, we have 3 clips from the upcoming flick.

Trailer: Steven Soderbergh’s “Haywire” starring Gina Carano, Channing Tatum, Michael Fassbender, Ewan McGregor, Michael Angarano, Antonio Banderas, Michael Douglas, Bill Paxton

Director: Steven Soderbergh Cast: Gina Carano, Channing Tatum, Michael Fassbender, Ewan McGregor, Michael Angarano, Antonio Banderas, Michael Douglas, Bill Paxton Writers: Lem Dobbs

Trailer: Steven Soderbergh’s “Contagion” starring Marion Cotillard, Matt Damon, Laurence Fishburne, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet

Director: Steven Soderbergh Cast: Marion Cotillard, Matt Damon, Laurence Fishburne, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet Writers: Scott Z. Burns