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Emma Stone To Portray Tennis Star Billie Jean King In “Battle Of The Sexes”

Emma Stone has signed on to play famous feminist tennis player, Billie Jean King, in the upcoming film, Battle of the Sexes. Steve Carell will play opposite Emma Stone as Bobby Riggs, her opponent. The true story goes, Bobby Riggs, a chauvinistic braggart and aging tennis champ, challenged Billie Jean King, an outspoken feminist, to the tennis match in 1973 …

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Emma Stone To Play Billie Jean King Against Steve Carell’s Bobby Riggs

The legendary tennis match “Battle of the Sexes” was a big victory for female athletes. Now Fox Searchlight will be bringing that epic gender fight to the screen, with Emma Stone playing Billie Jean King and Steve Carell as Bobby Riggs. In a surprise announcement, Fox Searchlight has scheduled the movie to begin shooting this fall, with husband and wife …

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Steve Carell Opens Up About Not Working

Steve Carell had a good run as a funny man and he has starred in numerous comedies over the last few years. You may or may not have noticed, that Carell hasn’t been working as much lately and he recently admitted to GQ magazine that he spent most of the last year at home with his family. While many actors …

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Michael Sam On GQ’s Men of the Year List

Michael Sam may never take the field in a game as a player in the National Football League. However, that doesn’t mean that he is going unnoticed. GQ magazine released a sneak peek of its 2014 Men (and Women) of the Year, and Sam will be on one of the six different covers. After finishing college at the University of …

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Maureen O’Hara, Harry Belafonte Receive Honorary Oscars in Front of Star-Studded Audience.

Maureen O’Hara and Harry Belafonte were awarded honorary Academy Awards Saturday night in front of a star-studded audience at the Governor’s Awards Ceremony. Joining the legendary Irish actress and the social activist in receiving an honorary Academy Award were filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki and screenwriter Jean-Claude Carriere. The event was held at a private dinner ceremony at Hollywood & Highland’s Ray …

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Steve Carell, Charlie Kaufman Team Up For IQ 83

Arthur Herzog’s acclaimed novel IQ 83 is headed to the big screen. Deadline reported yesterday that Charlie Kaufman has been tapped to do a page one rewrite of the 1978 science fiction novel. Steve Carell is set to play Dr. James Healey, the lead scientist responsible for unleashing an airborne virus that slowly makes people dumber. Although the virus is …

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William Shatner To Do Shakespeare with Steve Carell and Christopher Lloyd?

The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles (SCLA) will present its 24th Annual Simply Shakespeare benefit reading of “As You Like It,” September 22, 2014 at the Freud Playhouse, UCLA Campus. The event is an evening of impromptu Shakespeare, and Trek fans should know that one of their favorite captains will be in attendance. No, no that one. The other one. …

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Steve Carell Earns High Praise For Dark Role

Steve Carell has been making us laugh for a long time now; even when he took a dramatic turn in Little Miss Sunshine as a suicidal scholar, he was able to bring a bit of levity to the story and make us smile during a mostly sad situation. But now, with a role in a film that’s getting rave reviews …

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‘Anchorman 2′ Star Will Ferrell Talks Sequel

Anchorman 2 is set to hit theaters a bit earlier than planned–December 18th instead of the 20th, with Will Ferrell’s character Ron Burgundy back on the big screen for the first time in 9 years. The film star talked recently about the sequel, along with director Adam McKay, dishing about past and present actors and a few surprises, too. McKay …

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New TV Spot for “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues”

In the new spot for the eagerly-awaited sequel we get a glimpse of how Ron Burgundy is cutting in the so-called “big leagues” of the 24-hour news network world. One who may not be handling so well is Brick (Steve Carrell). We also get to see the dynamic of Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) versus fellow anchor Jack Lime (James Marsden), …

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Steve Carell Returning For ‘The Office’ Finale After All?

As the finale of The Office approaches, speculation is growing on where the show’s characters will end up and what the ending will be for what was once the most popular comedy on network TV. As a major part of the show’s success before leaving in 2011, it seemed like a given that Steve Carell would return to reprise his …

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Steve Carell’s “Anchorman” Audition

With the upcoming “Anchorman” sequel comes the inevitable slew of comparisons to the first film, which has risen to cult status since its release in 2004. Oft-quoted and massively revered by comedy lovers, the film was a gateway for Steve Carell’s career. Until then, he was mostly known for small but hilarious appearances in films like “Bruce Almighty” and television …

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