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Channing Tatum, Charlize Theron Join Oscars Telecast

Channing Tatum, Charlize Theron Join Oscars Telecast

Originally posted 02/07/2013 08:20AM

PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive, Channing Tatum, will make his debut on the Academy Awards stage this month as one of four newly announced special guests who are joining the Feb. 24 broadcast.

Oscar winner Charlize Theron, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Daniel Radcliffe are the other three actors who will make special appearances, producers said Thursday.

The four join a list of previously announced Oscar presenters, including Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo, Octavia Spencer, Meryl Streep and Mark Wahlberg.

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Robert Downey Jr. Injured on Iron Man 3 Set | Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr. Injured on Iron Man 3 Set

Originally posted 08/16/2012 11:35AM

Iron Man might be invincible but actor Robert Downey Jr. is far from it.

The 47-year-old actor injured his ankle while filming Iron Man 3 on Wednesday.

"Robert Downey Jr. sustained an ankle injury on the set of Iron Man 3 in Wilmington, North Carolina while performing a stunt. There will be a short delay in the production schedule while he recuperates," Marvel Studios said in a statement.

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PEOPLE Review: The Avengers Saves the Day!

PEOPLE Review: The Avengers Saves the Day!

Originally posted 05/05/2012 09:45AM

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Superheroes have it easy: We only expect them to save the planet every now and again. Superhero movies, though, have the daunting task of illuminating our souls.

Dazzling effects, strong stories and bold heroes mean bubkes unless they inspire us. Thank the gods, The Avengers is just what it ought to be – inspired.

After five recent films about the solo exploits of Marvel heroes Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Captain America (Chris Evans) and the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo, outclassing Edward Norton), The Avengers weaves its narrative threads into a vibrant display of effects wizardry with characters to love and wit to spare.

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Robert Downey Jr. & Wife Susan Take in a Coldplay Concert | Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr. & Wife Susan Take in a Coldplay Concert

Originally posted 05/03/2012 05:55AM

It was date night at the Hollywood Bowl during the first of Coldplay's three scheduled shows.

New parents Robert Downey Jr. and wife Susan arrived at the venue in a chauffeured ride. The Avengers star jumped out first, then opened the door for his wife, who was sitting in the front seat. He escorted her into the venue and kept his hand on her back.

Despite the paparazzi attention, the two looked happy and smiled together, holding hands as they were ushered into the venue and given the VIP treatment.

Meanwhile, a pregnant Molly Sims and hubby Scott Stuber took in the show, arriving through a VIP entrance after walking a short distance away from down the hill. The two then disappeared through the artists' entrance,where they remained for the rest of the night.
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Robert Downey Jr.'s Iron Man Is Avengers Fans' Favorite

Robert Downey Jr. Wins Over the Most Avengers Fans as Iron Man

Originally posted 05/01/2012 10:00AM

In real-life, Robert Downey Jr. doesn't possess superhuman strength, genius intellect or that famed power suit.

But Iron Man, his on-screen Avengers alter-ego gifted with his body, brains and superhero wardrobe, isn't lacking – and fans of the franchise agree.

According to data collected on the movie's Facebook page, 37 percent of fans polled would most like to be Iron Man (identity: Anthony Edward "Tony" Stark) if they could transform into any Marvel superhero.

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PEOPLE Review: Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows: PEOPLE's Review

Originally posted 12/16/2011 08:10AM

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Between playing Iron Man and Sherlock Holmes, does anyone have more fun onscreen than Robert Downey Jr.?

His gift is imparting that delight to the audience, which begins to explain why Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows is enjoyable in spite of its shortcomings. But the fact that Shadows is better than its predecessor? Well, there are a host of reasons for that.

Let's start with the plot. Gone is the fake hocus pocus of Sherlock's last case – something about a flim-flam man taking over a snooty cult in an effort to destroy Parliament. No, this one is about a flim-flam man bombing select targets in Europe in an effort to start a world war. (WWI ignites a mere two decades after the film is set.)

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Robert Downey Jr.'s Wife Is Pregnant | Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr.'s Wife Is Pregnant

Originally posted 08/31/2011 10:20AM

Big screen superhero Robert Downey Jr. has some super news: he's expecting a child with wife Susan Downey.

The actor, who reprises his role as Iron Man in the upcoming movie The Avengers, and his wife of six years are set to welcome their first child together early next year.

"Robert and Susan could not be more excited over this news," his rep tells PEOPLE. "They can't wait to welcome this new baby into their wonderful family."

The actor, 46, is already a father to Indio, 17, his son with ex-wife Deborah Falconer.

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Robert Downey Jr.'s Retail Therapy: Shoes! | Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr.'s Retail Therapy: Shoes!

Originally posted 06/10/2011 06:00AM

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Rachel McAdams Cheers Wildly at a Hockey Game | Rachel McAdams

Rachel McAdams Cheers Wildly at a Hockey Game

Originally posted 06/10/2011 06:00AM

Rachel McAdams knows how to make a scene! The actress (and hockey enthusiast) was out of her seat and made it onto the JumboTron while watching game 4 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals at TD Garden in Boston. There with her family and friends, McAdams was captured so many times on the screen cheering wildly as the Boston Bruins defeated the Vancouver Canucks, that the stadium renamed it the "Rachel McAdams Cam!"

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Inside Robert Downey Jr.'s Belated Birthday Bash | Robert Downey Jr.

Inside Robert Downey Jr.'s Belated Birthday Bash

Originally posted 04/14/2011 10:00AM

Paul McCartney chatted up the staff at the Apple store at West Hollywood's The Grove, asking questions about the merchandise before buying a MacBook Pro. The rocker was sporting mirrored shades and, according to an onlooker, "seemed cheery and eager to learn" about his new computer.

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