09:09 AM EDT 12/11/2013
Originally posted 12/09/2013 05:00PM
Ben Affleck has one person to thank for his recent slew of successful films: his wife, Jennifer Garner.
In a new interview with Playboy, Affleck, 41, says Garner, also 41, helped provide him with a stable home that separated him from a string of unsuccessful films and being tabloid fodder following his relationship with Jennifer Lopez.
"My wife was definitely around then," says Affleck. "Getting to know her, falling in love with her and being connected with her gave me a foundation to reach out and say, 'Okay, I'm going to do Hollywoodland. I'm going to direct Gone Baby Gone,' " Affleck said. "Those were the steps forward I needed to put positive stuff on the board."
Originally posted 12/04/2013 07:00PM
Ben Affleck had better step up his gym routine because Gal Gadot, the actress cast to play Wonder Woman opposite him in the new Batman vs. Superman movie is a real-life action hero.
The Israeli actress and model, who is best known for her role as Gisele in the fourth, fifth and sixth Fast and the Furious films, said on her Facebook page, "I can't express how happy and exited I am to be part of this amazing project!"
Gadot, 28, will play the iconic Diana Prince, who has super strength, speed and agility and flies an invisible plane, in the Man of Steel sequel – which also stars Henry Cavill as Superman – due out in 2015.
Here's five things you didn't know about her.
Originally posted 12/01/2013 02:00PM
Originally posted 11/26/2013 12:05PM
From Kim Kardashian writhing in bed with a salad to Justin Timberlake crooning about baby back ribs, see the awesome commercials we unearthed on YouTube
Originally posted 11/17/2013 08:00PM
It's the most wonderful time of the year – and we're obviously referring to the pending reveal of PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive, not the Christmas carols your local radio station is already blasting.
Until this year's head honcho of hunk-dom is revealed, here's what you missed this weekend:
Originally posted 11/16/2013 08:00PM
It's good to know we're not the only ones who fell in love with Batkid, the 5-year-old who dressed up as Batman to fight crime in San Francisco on Friday.
Miles, who is now in remission after being diagnosed with leukemia at just 18 months of age, has become a worldwide star after the Make-a-Wish Foundation turned the city by the bay into Gotham City for one unforgettable experience.
Former Caped Crusader Christian Bale heard about Miles' adventure and told New York magazine that he thought it was "fantastic."
Originally posted 09/25/2013 02:00PM
The 4½-year-old steps out in a personalized top with the actor's photo
Originally posted 09/17/2013 03:45PM
There are some things you just can't prepare for – even if you're Batman.
Ben Affleck admitted on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Monday night that even though he's a "big boy," he was still shocked by the uproar over his casting in the role of Batman in the upcoming sequel to Man of Steel.
"The people from the studio were like, 'We're thrilled, we're so excited ... but, listen, we want to talk to you because people go through this process and it can be trying,' " Affleck said.
Originally posted 08/30/2013 07:10AM
At least someone has Ben Affleck's back.
Fanboys and girls melted down over the news that Affleck was set to play Batman in the next movie installment, but his pal Matt Damon thinks the 41-year-old will "be great."
"It will be terrific," Damon tells the Times of India. "I know there are a lot of people grousing on the Internet. I just think it's kind of funny. You know he's not playing King Lear – it's Batman! Certainly within his skill set."
Originally posted 08/28/2013 01:00PM
Is Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston about to get even "badder" in his next role?
The Emmy-winning actor, 57, is rumored to have been cast as Lex Luthor, Superman's evil nemesis, in the much-discussed 2015 sequel to this summer's Man of Steel, according to information first published by Cosmic Book News.
Cranston and studio Warner Bros. have not commented on any reports.
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