My love for Sam Rockwell knows literally no bounds, but with good reason. The man’s a powerhouse dynamo talent and he’ll be showing off his acting and dancing chops in his next role as Bob Fosse in the upcoming FX miniseries Fosse/Verdon. Starring alongside Michelle Williams as Fosse’s long-time wife Gwen Verdon, Rockwell looks absolutely picture perfect in Fosse’s bushy beard and wispy hair.
Covering the tumultuous but ultimately very sweet partnership of these two great talents, Fosse/Verdon will bring to life the sordid details of their relationship with all the jazzy panache that one might expect from a project about one of the most sexually charged choreographers of all time.
If you’re interested in further reading on Fosse’s directorial career, check out this SKIN-depth look at his films over at MrSkin.com, it’s a hell of a read and a good primer for this new series. And there’s tons of nudity in his movies, so that’s always nice.
Seriously though, this could be the best FX miniseries in some time, and not just because of the subject matter and the cast. It’s also being made without the involvement of Ryan Murphy, and was ushered to life by Hamilton‘s Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Fosse/Verdon airs on FX beginning in April.
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Michelle Williams and Busy Philipps walking hand-in-hand has become a fan-favorite fixture at major awards shows in the past few years. But the origin story behind award season’s best red carpet couple is even sweeter than their long-lasting friendship.
As Philipps recounts in her new book This Will Only Hurt a Little, Williams, 38, and Philipps, 39, first met on the set of Dawson’s Creek in the early 2000s and immediately hit it off. Years later, Williams was gaining rave reviews for her work in 2005’s Brokeback Mountain, where she met and fell in love with Heath Ledger.
After the movie was released and they welcomed daughter Matilda, now 12, Williams and Ledger were nominated for every major award and could bring another person since they were both invited to the shows. That’s when Philipps came in.
“Since they were both nominated, they each were able to bring a guest and Michelle asked me to join at every event, which was obviously incredibly thrilling for both of us. That’s basically the origin of me joining Michelle at all the ceremonies for all the awards she’s been nominated for,” Philipps writes.
The upcoming Busy Tonight host goes on to gush about the “insanity and magic” Ledger and Williams were living at the time, after welcoming her “beautiful and perfect goddaughter” Matilda and receiving so much praise for their work while also madly in love with each other.
Though Williams and Ledger would go on to separate just months before the actor died of an accidental prescription drug overdose in early 2008, Philipps recounts how hard that time was for her best friend.
The actress continues to be there for Williams and recently flew to New York on the tenth anniversary of Ledger’s death to be with her, posting a sweet selfie of the two out at dinner.
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The pair have stayed inseparable since meeting on Dawson’s Creek. Williams even told PEOPLE in 2016 that Philipps was her soulmate.
“I’m so in love with her. She’s proof that the love of your life does not have to be a man! That’s the love of my life right there,” she said.
This Will Only Hurt a Little is out now.
Let’s be honest, Venom looks like a so-so movie, but last night’s premiere was full of hotties bringing their A game to the latest comic book movie red carpet event. The star of the event was arguably Kara Del Toro, who stunned with a cleavage baring dress with a slit in it cut all the way up to her zorch.
Most impressive of all, Kara’s not even in the flick, meaning she stole the stars’ thunder. Michelle Williams showed off some newly married cleavage in a frilly gown, while Jenny Slate was looking quite conservative in a sleeveless dress that was buttoned all the way up to her neck. Finally, their co-star Melora Walters was also looking good in a little black dress, though I can’t remember the last time I actually saw her in a movie.
Vanderpump Rules‘ Scheana Shay was looking red hot and resplendent in ruby, model Taylor Hill was rocking jeans, Allison Holker is looking taut, tight, and tantalizing, and Chanel West Coast’s left breast is hanging out of the bottom of her bra worn as a top.
All in all, it looks like a good time was had by everyone in attendance, though I hear the movie’s not so great.
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Get ready for it kids, and I literally mean that, because I finally see how they’re going to make this PG-13. Watching this new trailer for October’s Venom—starring Mumbles Hardy, son of Chips—I finally see how they were able to soften the edges of the character enough to make him work in PG-13 confines.
I must admit to feeling a twinge of disappointment that Sony wasn’t willing to go hardcore R for this one, but it’s understandable. If their Spider-Man cinematic universe is going to continue without Spider-Man, you’ve got to bring in the kids, not just the fat guys wearing Venom t-shirts.
Rumors were flying after the noticeably Venom-less first trailer that the title character wouldn’t get much screen time in his feature starring debut. However, it looks like these were just rumors. If they’re willing to show him off in full in the official trailer, he’s gonna have plenty of screen time.
The character they’re definitely keeping under wraps is the one played by Woody Harrelson, though if more of those rumors are to be believed, it’s with good reason. Don’t want to spoil that secret in a trailer.
My guess is that Riz Ahmed’s character is closer to a Norman Osborne before he became the Goblin type, and Woody will turn out to be the big bad as Carnage. Either way, I hope that people are happy to know what Venom looks like now.
Venom opens October 5, though expect to see this trailer again this weekend before Infinity War.
Hey, did you ever want to hear Tom Hardy do an Ice-T impression for an extended period of time? Well, get your tickets for Venom in October, because it sounds like everyone’s favorite mumbler is going so far as to over-enunciate to the point where he sounds like everyone’s favorite Law & Order detective. It’s jarring, especially if you were expecting more of Hardy’s signature unintelligibleness.
So Venom. They should call it Spider-Man: Without, amirite? Look, nobody outside of fat white guys who made Venom popular through a series of t-shirts in the late 90s gives a crap about this character. We were all intrigued by the notion of Tom Hardy playing the character, but not in his own movie. All I kept thinking the entire time I watched this trailer was, “How do you sentimentalize a character like Eddie Brock?” I don’t know quite how they’re going to do that yet. Probably by giving him a baby daughter he’s trying to go straight for. Or something.
Look, it’s from the director of Gangster Squad and 30 Minutes or Less, so grab those expectations of yours and drag them way, way down. Down to the ground. And then keep going. Tom Hardy’s Ice-T’s Venom is due in theaters on October 5.
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Monday marked the 10-year anniversary of Heath Ledger's death.
The beloved actor died of a drug overdose on January 22, 2008, leaving a daughter named Matilda that he shared with ex-wife Michelle Williams.
It was one of the saddest developments in recent Hollywood history.
To help her close friend cope with the sad occasion yesterday, Busy Philipps hopped on a plane and spent time with Williams, documenting the bonding session for all to see on social media.
And this is where the controversy now arises.
The former Cougar Town star shared a selfie on Instagram last night, one that features both her and Williams with forlorn looks on their faces.
“It’s ok,” the actress wrote over the top of the snapshot, which depicts Williams burying her head on her good pal's shoulder.
Check out the image here:
While some people on the Internet have found it sweet and sentimental, a bunch of others find it inappropriate and offensive.
These trolls basically think Philipps is exploiting her friend's misery in order to make herself look good.
"I don't want to be the cynical one here as I'm sure this was done with the best of intentions but... couldn't this private moment have remained... private?" wrote one online critic, adding:
"I just don't see why this was necessary.
"You might as well have just gone 'LOOK AT ME. LOOK AT WHAT A GREAT FRIEND I AM'. Sending love anyway as I don't doubt the emotions are genuine."
As you can see below, this same opinion was shared by quite a few Facebook users:
On one hand, we understand these points of view.
It's certainly a bit strange to publicize what appears to be a private and very emotional moment.
On the other hand... come on, cynics of the World Wide Web.
Williams and Phillipps met on the set of Dawson's Creek many years ago and are well known as the best of friends.
It seems nearly impossible to believe that Williams didn't give Phillipps permission to share this snapshot.
Or, even if she somehow did not, it seems nearly impossible to believe that Phillipps meant any harm by posting the picture.
Ledger and Williams got close while filming Brokeback Mountain in 2005; they welcomed welcomed their daughter in October of 2005 and separated in September of 2007.
About a year later, Ledger was found dead from a cardiac arrest, which was the result of an, accidental overdose in his New York apartment.
He was 28 years old.
In tearful videos posted to her Instagram story on Monday, Philipps expressed extreme grief while driving in her car as the song “Time to Pretend” by MGMT plays in the background.
“I was just driving and I was thinking about my friend Heath who died 10 years ago and this song came on, ‘Time to Pretend,’” she said in the footage.
“It came out after he passed away and I remember when it came out, because [I thought] it made me think of him. I just thought he would have liked this song.
"And for some reason, every time I hear this song… it’s weird.”
May Ledger continue to rest in peace.
Everyone has a vice. Maybe it's coffee, maybe it's alcohol, or maybe it's spending too much time watching Netflix.
But these celebrities have addictions that are, well, they're pretty darn weird.
From carrot juice and tanning to eyeliner and online gaming, find out which celebrities have some very strange addictions!
1. Megan Fox
2. Anna Kendrick
3. Robert Pattinson
4. Cheryl Cole
5. Avril Lavigne
6. Michelle Williams
From Kim Kardashian to Jared Leto, these stars have all drastically altered their appearances via some very blonde hair dye.