12:36 AM EDT 10/17/2013
Originally posted 02/28/2013 05:00PM
In this exclusive excerpt from the Les Miserables Blu-Ray, the talented cast shares how they prepared for their big numbers
Originally posted 02/11/2013 07:00AM
She's won big at the Golden Globes and now the BAFTAs, but will Anne Hathaway take home an Oscar?
Hathaway – who is nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Les Misérables – isn't spending too much time worrying about it.
"Whatever happens in two weeks, happens. It won't be the worst thing that happens to me if I don't win, and with my husband by my side it won't be the best thing either. So I am feeling very good about whatever," the actress, 30, told reporters backstage after nabbing a best supporting actress statue at Sunday's British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards in London.
Originally posted 12/05/2012 03:30PM
Following a Sunday night screening of Les Miserables, the cast and crew dined at Porter House New York.
Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Russell Crowe and Sacha Baron Cohen were all on hand to celebrate the film.
Anna Wintour, Michael Kors, Joan Collins and Tony Danza were also there to enjoy passed items from Chef Michael Lomonaco including roasted sliced filet mignon with cabernet and shallot sauce, porcini mushroom ravioli with white truffle cream and bite-sized desserts including New York state apple pie, cream puffs and mini ice cream sandwiches.
But the most delicious part of the evening was when Jackman – accompanied by a pianist – serenaded Seyfried with "Happy Birthday" while she stood on top of the grand piano bench in the center of the dining room.
Originally posted 11/07/2012 01:10PM
Stars are stepping up to help with relief efforts after Superstorm Sandy ravaged the East Coast.
Lady Gaga announced on her website she would pledge $1 million to New York and American Red Cross for Superstorm Sandy relief.
"If it wasn't for NYC: the Lower East Side, Harlem, the Bronx and Brooklyn, I would not be the woman or artist that I am today," she wrote. "New York is relentless ambition, a drive to succeed, a place where there is a natural pursuit of diversity through compassion."
Originally posted 10/24/2012 01:10PM
Who's that man with the long beard and grey hair? Could it really be strapping Australian Russell Crowe?
Yep! The actor's newly disheveled appearance might make it seem like he's fallen on hard times, but Crowe is just getting seriously into character for an epic role as Noah – as in the Old Testament figure with the ark.
The star, 48, was spotted on the New York set of the Biblical saga Noah on Tuesday. His new look is a far cry from other parts such as his clean-shaven role in Cinderella Man and even his sexy scruff in Gladiator.
Originally posted 10/14/2012 02:00PM
More than 20 years after the couple met playing lovers in the 1990 movie The Crossing, Russell Crowe and Danielle Spencer may not have their Hollywood happy ending after all.
Married in April 2003, the New Zealand-born Oscar winner, 48, and his Aussie musician wife, 43, are reportedly no longer together, according to the Sydney Morning Herald. Crowe's rep has not responded to PEOPLE's request for comment.
The couple's apparent split comes after rumors of a rocky romance swirled over the summer.
Originally posted 09/03/2012 09:15AM
It could have been the scene out of one of his movies.
Russell Crowe got some help from the U.S. Coast Guard late Saturday night during a kayaking trip gone wrong off of New York's Long Island.
The actor, who is in the area filming the new Darren Aronofsky movie, Noah, launched from Cold Spring Harbor Saturday afternoon, U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Robert Swieciki told the Associated Press. When it got dark, he and his friend apparently got lost but managed to make their way to shore, beaching their kayaks in Huntington Bay.
They were nearly 10 miles east from where they had set out.
Originally posted 05/30/2012 09:20AM
As the ill-fated Fantine in Les Misérables, Anne Hathaway has a keen distinction: She delivers the long-running stage show's first-act lament "I Dreamed a Dream" in the upcoming, all-star movie version, whose trailer has just been released (see below, and turn up the volume).
From the sound of it, the actress and former Oscar host, 29, boasts an impressive set of pipes, and the number, which has been known to bring a tear to theater audiences, sounds as haunting as ever.
Hathaway costars in the musical epic alongside Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen, Colm Wilkinson and others.
Originally posted 04/24/2012 09:05AM
Goodbye, probation, and hello, small screen.
Lindsay Lohan appears to be putting her days of trouble behind her and getting back to work. The actress has signed on to play the legendary Elizabeth Taylor in the Lifetime Original movie Liz & Dick.
"I have always admired and had enormous respect for Elizabeth Taylor," Lohan, 25, said in a statement. "She was not only an incredible actress but an amazing woman as well. I am very honored to have been asked to play this role."
Originally posted 07/11/2011 11:45AM
Russell Crowe is getting into shape, 140 characters at a time.
The New Zealand-born Aussie Oscar winner, 47, has been Tweeting his exercise routine, kicking off his summer of fitness with a bike ride on June 18.
"First ride in quite some time. Sore legs, sore a**, be worse tomorrow and the next day," Tweeted Crowe.
The actor, who gained 63 lbs. for 2008's Body of Lies, confessed to struggling with maintaining his physique.
"If i stop exercising my body tries 2 return 2 its heaviest weight," he admitted to a fan. (Spelling Crowe's.)
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