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ewoksdancing Watch: Billy Dee Williams Joins Stormtroopers and Ewoks for His Dancing with the Stars Debut

Knowing they may only get one chance to dork out on Star Wars with Dancing with the Stars contestant Billy Dee Williams (aka Lando Calrissian), the ABC show staged a celebration of the franchise during its premiere episode with Williams dancing a glorious cha-cha with his much more enthusiastic partner Emma Slater. There were cameos from R2-D2 and twirling stormtroopers (yes, twirling stormtroopers!), and they even… Continue reading Watch: Billy Dee Williams Joins Stormtroopers and Ewoks for His 'Dancing with the Stars' Debut

appropriate behavior sundance Sundance: Newcomer Desiree Akhavan on Her Debut ‘Appropriate Behavior’ and Dodging Comparisons To Lena Dunham

On paper the debut feature of twentysomething Iranian-American writer-director Desiree Akhavan seems like a tailor-made Sundance entry: A young Brooklynite with relationship problems, little career aspirations and she’s gay. But Appropriate Behavior has something that no other Sundance title has ever had… Desiree Akhavan.

With striking looks, a dirty mouth, and incredible comedic talents (both writing and acting), Akhavan is sure to be… Continue reading Sundance: Newcomer Desiree Akhavan on Her Debut ‘Appropriate Behavior’ and Dodging Comparisons To Lena Dunham

rose mcgowan1 Sundance Opening Night: Rose McGowan on Her Directorial Debut Dawn, Plus: How She Accidentally Became an Actor

You’ve probably known her most of your life as that sexy badass in movies like Scream, Jawbreakers and Planet Terror, but now Rose McGowan is switching gears and transitioning to a role she was meant to play her whole life: director. When the short film Dawn premieres on the opening night of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, it’ll mark McGowan’s debut as a filmmaker, and… Continue reading Sundance Opening Night: Rose McGowan on Her Directorial Debut 'Dawn,' Plus: How She Accidentally Became an Actor

[SPOILER ALERT IF YOU HAVEN'T SEEN THE LATEST AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN!!!!!]

The “White Witch” finally made her much-anticipated debut last night on American Horror Story: Coven. Yes, the one and only Stevie Nicks popped up as a pal of Fiona’s and gave the Miss Robichaux ladies a little private concert. Elsewhere, Nan, Joan and (maybe?) Misty perished. Plus, Marie did an awesome thing her tongue. EW talked… Continue reading ‘American Horror Story’: Ryan Murphy talks Stevie Nicks’ debut on ‘Coven’ and which witches are actually dead — EXCLUSIVE

There are a lot of big movies arriving in theaters over Thanksgiving weekend, but if you’re in the mood for something a bit smaller, Philomena might be the ticket.

The film stars Steve Coogan as a political journalist who stumbles upon the story of a woman searching for her son who was taken away from her decades ago.

The film screened at this year’s Toronto and Venice film festivals, picking up awards at… Continue reading Judi Dench, Steve Coogan Face Off in 'Philomena' Poster Debut