Hollywood Report

Hollywood Report

Why Matthew McConaughey Took on Interstellar

The Oscar winning actor Matthew McConaughey was thinking of his son Levi when he was considering taking the role of father and former astronaut Cooper in the sci-fi movie Interstellar.

In a recent interview McConaughey explains, “He was into space and I would explain things in the solar system and how we got on the moon and all these things, and these young, wondrous eyes trying to, you know, work this out in his head,” McConaughey said. “That was the main gut reason why I had to do this film.”

The Christopher Nolan film also features Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway and Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain.

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Fox Sued for $250 Million over The Simpsons

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Godfather Part II and Goodfellas actor Frank Sivero has slapped Fox with a $250 million lawsuit claiming a character on The Simpsons is based on him.

Sivero, claims “Louie’s appearance and mannerisms are strongly evocative” of him, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Sivero also says Simpsons producer Gracie Films had expressed interest in collaborating with him, but he now feels they were “simply studying him further for the character Louie.”

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Kylie Jenner Seen Traveling in Europe with Rapper Tyga

Looks like Kylie Jenner is trying to Keep up with the Kardashians.

According to TMZ, Kylie Jenner and rapper Tyga have been traveling all over Europe together, but the pair still deny they’re a couple.

Eyewitnesses spotted the 17-year-old Jenner and 24-year-old Tyga, at England’s Gatwick Airport last Friday. The two then reportedly traveled on to Bordeaux, France and Geneva, Switzerland, before finally landing in Athens, Greece, where Tyga performed on Sunday.

Tyga was previously linked to model Blac Chyna, with whom he has a child.

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Queen Latifah to Host Hollywood Film Awards

Since its inception, the Hollywood Film Awards have never been televised. That’s all about to change.

On November 14th, live from the Hollywood Palladium, Queen Latifah will host the 18th annual Hollywood Film Awards.

Pre-show red carpet coverage will be hosted by Nancy O’Donnell.

Post-show coverage hosted by the CBS This Morning crew Charlie Rose, Norah O’Donnell, and Gayle King.

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Neil Patrick Harris to Host 2015 Oscars

He’ hosted the Emmy’s and the Tony’s Awards, and now Neil Patrick Harris will host the Oscars.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Wednesday that Harris will host the 87th Oscars ceremony on Feb. 22, 2015.

Harris released a statement: “It is truly an honor and a thrill to be asked to host this year’s Academy Awards. I grew up watching the Oscars and was always in such awe of some of the greats who hosted the show. To be asked to follow in the footsteps of Johnny Carson, Billy Crystal, Ellen DeGeneres, and everyone else who had the great fortune of hosting is a bucket list dream come true.”

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