10:06 PM EDT 04/13/2013
Originally posted 12/21/2012 12:40PM
She's doing what she does best: standing – pretty in pink – in skin-tight dress in the first few seconds of the new trailer for Tyler Perry's Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor.
Playing a character named Ava, Kim Kardashian, 32, is taking a stab at a dramatic role in the upcoming movie, alongside stars like Vanessa Williams and one-time frenemy – and sister of ex-boyfriend Ray J – Brandy Norwood.
According to IMDB, the film, due March 29, is about a marriage counselor (played by Jurnee Smollett) whose life changes once she begins a romance with one of her clients. (And smoldering glances aside, no specific word yet what Kim's role in the film entails.)
Still, judging by the brief clip, the movie is full of steamy, melodramatic scenes with a hot cast that also includes Lance Gross and up-and-comer Eric West.
This won't be Kardashian's first time on the silver screen. She made her film debut in 2008's Disaster Movie, and returned to the big screen in 2009's Deep in the Valley.
Originally posted 10/18/2010 12:00PM
According to his ex-wife, Rick Fox has a lot going for him on Dancing with the Stars.
"He's an athlete," says Vanessa Williams, who was married to the former NBA star from 1999 to 2004. "He's a competitor, for sure."
But that doesn't mean she's rooting for him to win. Williams, who describes herself as a "huge fan" of DWTS, says frontrunner Jennifer Grey has the best chance of taking home the crown.
Originally posted 03/31/2010 10:00AM
Glenn Close was sheer evil perfection as the live-action version of Cruella De Vil in the 1996 remake of the Disney classic 101 Dalmatians. And while that creepy character sought to clothe herself in cuddly lap dogs, Sleeping Beauty's Maleficent takes it up a notch, cursing a baby to death by spinning wheel and turning into a dragon! She's so ominous, in fact, she may be the first Disney villain to get her own feature.
The Maleficent movie would, according to The Hollywood Reporter re-tell the 1959 fairy tale from the point of view of the self-proclaimed "Mistress of All Evil." Already rumored to be a front-runner for the delightfully devilish role: Angelina Jolie.
But wouldn't the equally gorgeous Catherine Zeta-Jones be able to bring to life her evil elegance? Her background is in theater and dancing after all. Another casting contender: Kim Cattrall, who has proven time after time she is equally bewitching and b----y!
Originally posted 04/10/2008 04:40PM
Vanessa Williams may star in her own hit sitcom, but becoming the "world's coolest mom"? Now that took a little help from Miley Cyrus.
The Ugly Betty star said she's going to play Hannah Montana's publicist in a version of the Disney Channel show – and her daughter is very excited – during Lincoln Center's Annual Spring Gala Wednesday night.
"My 7-year-old, [Sasha Gabrielle], is into [Miley's] music," Williams told PEOPLE after the event, adding that the deal is so new, she "hasn't even signed yet."
As for the role – playing Cyrus's pushy publicist – "[She] thought it was the coolest thing in the world," said the 45-year-old actress, "and that I'm an awesome mom!"
Originally posted 03/14/2008 10:15AM
Ugly Betty's Vanessa Williams is hitting the Web Friday in a new public service announcement – and PEOPLE has your first look at the 60-second clip, in which she appears with designer and colon cancer survivor Carmen Marc Valvo. The PSA is aimed at educating people about the importance of getting screened. "Colon cancer isn't glamorous, but we have to be vigilant about getting people comfortable with talking about it," says Williams, working on the campaign with the Entertainment Industry Foundation's National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance and pharmaceutical company sanofi-aventis. "My good friend Carmen is living proof that colorectal cancer is treatable. As a first step, we want to encourage people to talk to their doctors about getting screened." For more info, go to nccra.org.
Originally posted 09/17/2007 01:00PM
Posing for nude photos may have cost Vanessa Williams her Miss America crown in 1984, but the Ugly Betty star says Vanessa Hudgens will survive her own racy photos scandal.
Originally posted 07/19/2007 09:00AM
Grey's Anatomy is in the race for top TV drama at the 59th annual Emmy Awards, with four of its stars (T.R. Knight, Sandra Oh, Chandra Wilson and Katherine Heigl) scoring supporting acting nods, it was announced Thursday morning.
Originally posted 08/05/2007 02:35PM
Their last partnership may have ended in divorce, but Rick Fox and Vanessa Williams are making another go at it – at least onscreen. Fox, 38, will join the cast of ABC's Ugly Betty in its second season, a source confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.
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