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Jake Gyllenhaal on Playing a Father in Southpaw: 'I Would Love for It to Not Be Fictional'

Jake Gyllenhaal on Playing a Father in Southpaw: 'I Would Love for It to Not Be Fictional'

Originally posted 07/22/2015 04:45PM

Jake Gyllenhaal endured months of intense training to transform himself into a boxer in his latest film, Southpaw, but he didn't need a coach for the softer side of the role – playing a father.

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Helen Mirren: Ageism in Hollywood Is 'Outrageous'

Helen Mirren: Ageism in Hollywood Is 'Outrageous'

Originally posted 06/18/2015 06:05PM

Helen Mirren is sticking up for fellow actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, and all women for that matter.

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Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal Talk Body Acceptance, Typecasting in Hollywood

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Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal Talk Body Acceptance, Typecasting in Hollywood

Originally posted 06/10/2015 05:05PM

Viola Davis admits she learned an important lesson since signing on to play Annalise Keating in How to Get Away with Murder: Don't typecast yourself.

"When I saw myself for the first time in the pilot episode, I was mortified. I saw the fake eyelashes and, 'Are you kidding me? Who is going to believe this?' " she told The Hollywood Reporter during a roundtable with fellow actresses including Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jessica Lange, Taraji P. Henson, Lizzy Caplan and Ruth Wilson.

But after giving herself a pep talk, Davis, 49, says she finally came around to viewing the role as legitimately groundbreaking.

"Then I thought, 'Okay, this is your moment to not typecast yourself, to play a woman who is sexualized and do your investigative work to find out who this woman is and put a real woman on TV who's smack-dab in the midst of this pop fiction,' " she said.

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Maggie Gyllenhaal, 37, Reveals She Was Deemed 'Too Old' to Play 55-Year-Old's Love Interest

Maggie Gyllenhaal, 37, Reveals She Was Deemed 'Too Old' to Play 55-Year-Old's Love Interest

Originally posted 05/21/2015 03:25PM

Thirty-seven and over the hill? Maggie Gyllenhaal doesn't think so!

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Maggie Gyllenhaal on Her SAG Awards Gown: I Hope My Boobs Stay Inside My Dress | Julianne Moore, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Natalie Dormer, Sarah Paulson

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Maggie Gyllenhaal on Her SAG Awards Gown: I Hope My Boobs Stay Inside My Dress

Originally posted 01/26/2015 03:00PM

The actress shares the inspiration behind her look

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Inside the Starriest Golden Globes After-Party: Jennifer Aniston, Channing Tatum & More!

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Inside the Starriest Golden Globes After-Party: Jennifer Aniston, Channing Tatum & More!

Originally posted 01/12/2015 08:45PM

Once all the statues were handed out and Tina Fey and Amy Poehler wrapped their final hosting gig, celebrities flocked to the 16th Annual InStyle and Warner Bros. Golden Globe After-Party.

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Maggie Gyllenhaal Wins the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Mini-Series or TV Movie

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Maggie Gyllenhaal Wins the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Mini-Series or TV Movie

Originally posted 01/11/2015 10:05PM

Maggie Gyllenhaal's all-star performance in The Honorable Woman earned her the Golden Globe award for best actress in a TV movie or TV mini-series on Sunday.

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SAG Siblings: Jake Gyllenhaal Talks His and Maggie's Nominations (VIDEO)

Originally posted 12/10/2014 07:45PM

[BRIGHTCOVE "20881354" "" "" "auto"] The Screen Actors Guild nominations are a family affair!

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Throwback Thursday: Which Stars Joined Zach Braff at the Garden State Premiere 10 Years Ago?

Throwback Thursday: See Which Stars Supported Zach Braff's Garden State Premiere 10 Years Ago

Originally posted 07/17/2014 01:55PM

Zach "The Director" Braff returns on Friday with his second cinematic effort, Wish I was Here. It's the Kickstarter-funded story of a struggling actor – his last job was a dandruff commercial – caught in the confusion of dealing with grown-up responsibilities, while still wishing to be a kid. Complete with Shins songs, daydreams and waiting rooms, Wish I Was Here is littered with nostalgic nods to Braff's directorial debut: Garden State.

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Maggie Gyllenhaal on Blonde Moment: 'I Wanted to Feel Better About Myself'

Maggie Gyllenhaal on Blonde Moment: 'I Wanted to Feel Better About Myself'

Originally posted 06/24/2014 12:30PM

The actress explains her platinum phase was a result of a rough winter

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