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While promoting his latest interpretation of a classic work, “The Great Gatsby,” director Baz Luhrmann revealed that he once had a chance to adapt an even more lucrative feature: “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.”

During an interview on Britain’s “The Graham Norton Show,” Luhrmann discussed how after he directed Warner Bros.’s “Romeo + Juliet,” the studio approached him with an offer to helm the first “Harry Potter” film. Luhrmann admitted… Continue reading Baz Luhrmann Passed on Directing 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone'

Emma Stone: 20 Reasons We Love The ‘Superbad’ Actress

Who doesn’t love Emma Stone? If you don’t, you’re in the wrong place, because we’re here to celebrate the 20 things we love most about the bubbly actress, who goes sultry as a mobster’s girl in “Gangster Squad,” which opens this Friday.

Of course, we’re not alone in thinking this. As her co-star Ryan Gosling admits, “There’s no one like her. As soon as she signed on for ['Crazy, Stupid Love']… Continue reading Emma Stone: 20 Reasons We Love The 'Superbad' Actress

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11/14/2012 at 04:30 PM ET

emma stone 300x400 Emma Stone Tops Vogue’s Best Dressed ListCourtesy VOGUE

This morning we were fawning over this look, discussing how much we love Emma Stone‘s style, and then something amazing happened: We found out the actress scored the cover of Vogue‘s annual Best Dressed issue.

Honored for her stellar red carpet

“The Book of Mormon,” the audacious and outrageously funny musical about two mismatched young Mormon missionaries who get assigned to (gasp!) Uganda with hysterical results, has already swept Broadway with nine Tony Awards. This week, it opens in Los Angeles with a brand new West Coast cast. The geniuses behind the smash hit are “South Park’s” Matt Stone and Trey Parker, who wrote the catchy songs with “Avenue Q”s Robert… Continue reading 'Book of Mormon': Creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker On Romney, Mormons And Justin Bieber

  • On writing ‘Scarface’

    “<a href=”http://articles.latimes.com/1989-12-17/entertainment/ca-1635_1_oliver-stone” target=”_hplink”>I was doing a lot of coke at that time</a>. I understood the meglomania, the delight, the paranoia of cocaine. I was near the top of the film business and nearly blew it away. ‘Scarface’ was my farewell to coke. ‘Salvador’ was my comeback from the abyss.”

  • On George H. W. Bush

    “<a href=”http://articles.latimes.com/1989-12-17/entertainment/ca-1635_1_oliver-stone/2″ target=”_hplink”>The vandals are at the gate</a>. We have a fascist security state