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462124103 Star Wars: Episode VII Cast: Michael Fassbender, Adam Driver, & Hugo Weaving Up for Roles?Jason Merritt/Getty Images

At this point, it seems like virtually every young person in Hollywood has tried out (and been passed over… Continue reading 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Cast: Michael Fassbender, Adam Driver, & Hugo Weaving Up for Roles?

jhill Jonah Hill Turned Down Starring Roles in Two of the Biggest Movies of 2009Chris Pizzello/AP

Jonah Hill was on a quest to veer off the comedy course when he apparently turned down roles in two major blockbusters.

After his star turn in the breakout 2007 hit “Superbad,” he was offered “any one of the three main parts in ‘The Hangover,’” he tells Bullet magazine. In other words, Hill could’ve played Phil (Bradley Cooper), Stu (Ed Helms), or Alan (Zach… Continue reading Jonah Hill Turned Down Starring Roles in Two of the Biggest Movies of 2009

He’s Indiana Jones. He’s Han Solo. He’s Richard Kimble. He’s, well, what else? Harrison Ford has had a long and illustrious (well, parts of it, anyway) career, yet he’s usually only associated with those three roles — two, really, if we’re talking about popularity level.

However, there are plenty of other unappreciated performances in Ford’s filmography that deserve more recognition. It’s not they’re ignored completely, just sadly overlooked.

Below, we’ve rounded up… Continue reading Harrison Ford's Most Underrated Roles: 9 Characters Not Named Han Or Indy

There was a time when Steve Buscemi was known exclusively for his off-beat supporting roles, in films like “The Big Lebowski,” “Fargo,” “Con Air,” and “Armageddon.” Now, after several years as the lead on HBO’s impressive “Boardwalk Empire,” he is returning to the entertainingly peculiar characters that helped launch his career.

In “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone,” which hits theaters this Friday, the actor plays Anton Marvelton, an aging Vegas performer and… Continue reading Steve Buscemi on 'Burt Wonderstone' and 6 of His Most Memorable Roles (EXCLUSIVE)

  • Buster Keaton in “The Playhouse” (1921)

    Buster Keaton pranked his way through this early comedy, playing almost every role, from a stagehand to a member in the audience of a Buster Keaton show.

  • Lee Marvin in “Cat Ballou” (1965)

    Lee Marvin won an Academy Award for Best Actor in the gun-slinging classic. He played both Kid Shelleen, a marksman whose reputation is off-mark from reality, and Tim Strawn, a hitman who