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Some remarkable child performers have very brief moments in the spotlight — Carrie Henn in Aliens is a great example. Others fizzle around the time they reach adulthood, often through unfortunate circumstances like drug addiction. Then there are people like Ron Howard, Jodie Foster, Christian Bale, Leonardo DiCaprio, Neil Patrick Harris, Sidney Lumet, Jackie Cooper, Elizabeth Taylor …

The list can go on and on and on (especially… Continue reading Which of Today's Child Actors Do You See Having a Long Career?

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Last Friday, we lost one of the great modern “that guy” actors, James Rebhorn (The Game; Meet the Parents). I’d call him a character actor, but I don’t consider him one. He wasn’t the most distinct performer, neither odd in his looks nor his manner… Continue reading Your Top Three: Favorite "That Guy" Actors and Actresses

The New York City medical examiner’s office said that initial results of Philip Seymour Hoffman‘s autopsy are inconclusive, meaning the actor’s drug-riddled body will undergo more testing.

Julie Bolcer, spokeswoman for medical examiners’ office, said that no timetable has been established Wednesday as to when the results will be in. (Traditionally, toxicology and tissue tests are implemented in such a situation.)

PHOTOS: To Be Continued… Stars Who Died During… Continue reading Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Autopsy Results Inconclusive In Determining Actor’s Cause Of Death

Perhaps the most continuous and endless debate among fans when it comes to comic book films comes down to casting. When it comes to adapting any work of literature into a multi-track, full-motion cinematic experience, there are a number of different standards that certain directors have for their casting choices. When adapting a novel, for instance, a director can choose to stick closely to the physical… Continue reading Comics on Film: The 5 Actors Who Made the Best Superheroes

In the novels of Tom Clancy, Jack Ryan is a former marine turned CIA analyst turned politician, a capable (if not particularly deep) hero and mouthpiece for Clancy’s political and military viewpoints. Although he thrived on the page (even becoming president at one point), his on-screen career has been a little less consistent. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is the fifth film about the character, but Chris Pine is the fourth… Continue reading Ranking the Jack Ryan Films and Their Actors, from 'Hunt for Red October' to 'Shadow Recruit'