With $75 million, Robert Downey Jr. tops Forbes' highest paid actors list. He's joined by fellow superheroes Bradley Cooper ($46 million), Chris Hemsworth ($37 million), Ben Affleck ($35 million), and Christian Bale ($35 million). See the whole list at Forbes. [Forbes] » 7/22/14 3:30am 7/22/14 3:30am

The Original Mortal Kombat Cast, Still Kicking Ass Two Decades Later

Last weekend at the Galloping Ghost Arcade in Brookfield, Illinois, ten of the actors rotoscoped for the first three Mortal Kombat games gathered to show fans they are far from finished. Looking good, aren't they? » 7/02/14 1:28pm 7/02/14 1:28pm

Seth Rogen's Congressional Alzheimer's Testimony Is Goddamn Delightful

Yesterday, Seth Rogen testified before a Senate subcommittee, pleading for more awareness of and support for Alzheimer's research. It was — like most things Rogen does — endearing as hell. But unlike the characters Rogen typically plays, it was also brave, altruistic, and kind of badass. » 2/27/14 11:30am 2/27/14 11:30am

10 Worst Recastings of Science Fiction's Rock-Star Characters

Can James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender make us believe they're playing the same characters as Patrick Stewart and Sir Ian McKellen, in X-Men: First Class? We have high hopes. But recasting iconic characters doesn't always work out that great. » 5/31/11 10:26am 5/31/11 10:26am

10 Performances that Elevated Fantasy Movies to Classic Status

There are a lot of movies that succeed because they have terrific imagination, plotting, dialog, and story. And then there are movies that are decent but not special, until one performer lifts them up and makes them shine. Take a look at ten hit-making performances in fantasy. » 5/20/11 10:00am 5/20/11 10:00am

Seriously, there's no such thing as a "Summer Glau Curse."

It seems to be semi-official that The Cape has been dry-cleaned and folded for the last time. And we've heard people talking about a "Summer Glau Curse," in which no power in the 'verse can keep her on the air. » 3/07/11 1:49pm 3/07/11 1:49pm

Spend the holiday with Hedy

A biography of Hedy Lamarr, movie star and anti-Nazi inventor, is up for grabs. To win the book, tell us about your favorite WW II anti-Nazi inventions. » 12/09/10 8:30am 12/09/10 8:30am

RIP Zelda Rubinstein, Our Favorite Movie Psychic

Beloved movie psychic, Zelda Rubinstein, passed away Wednesday Jan. 27th. Best known for her work as Tangina Barrons from the Poltergeist movies, Zelda was the spark that made that franchise eternal. Hope to see you on the other side. » 1/27/10 4:00pm 1/27/10 4:00pm

Worst Recastings Of Science Fiction's Rock-Star Characters

We have high hopes Don Cheadle will make us forget Terence Howard completely, when he steps in as James Rhodes/War Machine in Iron Man 2. But it doesnt always work that way. Here are the worst recastings of science-fiction stars. » 1/25/10 5:30pm 1/25/10 5:30pm

Bai Ling Wrote Her Own Crank 2 Dialogue

Crank 2's script may have been the "most offensive" Jason Statham ever read - but that was before costar Bai Ling rewrote it. Bai told us about catfights, upskirts and the craziest movie ever. Spoilers! » 4/07/09 3:30pm 4/07/09 3:30pm

Actors Who Get Fandom

The best part of falling for a show is discovering that the actors in it are just as shamelessly fannish as you are. Lo and behold, there are a lot more actor geeks than you think! » 1/10/09 11:00am 1/10/09 11:00am

The Joker is Gone

As many sites have already reported, Heath Ledger was found dead this morning. The actor was to play the punked-out Joker in this summer's The Dark Knight movie. We are sad to hear the news. It also makes us wonder if The Dark Knight will now achieve the same cult status as The Crow, another production which lost its… » 1/22/08 3:07pm 1/22/08 3:07pm

New Heroes Vixen Was A Slayer AND An X-Woman

The creepy-ass tarry-eyed mass-murderer girl from Heroes turns out to have a science-fiction pedigree. Dania Ramirez played Callisto in X-Men 3. AND she was a potential slayer who flirted with Xander in the final few episodes of Buffy. Ramirez says those roles helped prepare her for all the physical action involving… » 10/08/07 11:11am 10/08/07 11:11am