09:08 PM EDT 10/16/2013
Originally posted 08/17/2013 06:15PM
Sure, James Mardsen has marquee good looks and a big-budget acting resumé, but don't let that fool you.
Deep down, the Oklahoma native says he's simply "a goofy drama nerd."
"I’m actually less comfortable being the smoldering hot guy," Marsden tells Out magazine (only semi-convincingly) for its September cover story.
"I know I have a face like a model, but I'm actually just a goofy drama nerd underneath," he insists.
Originally posted 08/16/2013 02:00PM
Lee Daniels' The Butler enters the Oscar conversation early, but PEOPLE's critics say the tech-heavy JOBS and Paranoia feel like outdated programs.
Here's what to see and what to skip this weekend:
Originally posted 08/07/2013 06:00PM
Marriage is a beautiful thing, especially when you're married to Oprah Winfrey.
"It was an amazing experience for me," says Forest Whitaker, who plays Winfrey's onscreen husband in Lee Daniels' The Butler, opening Aug. 16.
The movie, based on the real-life story of a man who worked at the White House for 34 years under eight consecutive presidents, juxtaposes the couple's home life against the turbulent times of the 1950s and '60s.
"[Oprah] was so committed to our relationship," said Whitaker as he was promoting the film in New York City on Monday.
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