Watch: Conversations with Maggie Q and Dylan McDermott of New CBS Series ‘Stalker’

Both Maggie Q and Dylan McDermott are TV veterans, with Q recently starring in Nikita and McDermott recently starring in both American Horror Story and Hostages. This season both star as the leads of Stalker, a drama series on CBS about LAPD detectives who specialize in crimes that have to do with stalking.

In a conversation…

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Advice for Actors from a Former Agency Intern

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A recent “Ask Me Anything” chat on Reddit offered up some surprisingly good advice for actors. An anonymous former intern at a talent agency and producer’s office gave some insight on pilot season and how an agency works during that time.

A participant in the chat asked, “When you were at the agency were they taking on new talent? If so how did they usually find them? What got the agents excited…

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Trailer: Liam Neeson Uses His Particular Set of Skills for the Last Time in ‘Taken 3′

Taken 3: Liam Neesonreturns as ex-covert operative Bryan Mills, whose reconciliation with his ex-wife is tragically cut short when she is brutally murdered.  Consumed with rage, and framed for the crime, he goes on the run to evade the relentless pursuit of the CIA, FBI and the police. For one last time, Mills must use his…

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Trailer: ‘The Theory of Everything’ Starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones

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The Theory of Everything: Starring Eddie Redmayne (Les Misérables) and Felicity Jones (The Amazing Spider-Man 2), this is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student…

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John Cusack on Ageism and Sexism in Hollywood: “I got another 15, 20 years before they say I’m old. For women it’s brutal”

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Many might think that at age 48 John Cusack is a bit young to be launching into “back in my day” tirades, but anyone who has followed the actor’s internet presence over the last decade can confirm that Cusack doesn’t hold back from opening up about his opinions on politics, the environment, and other issues. In his new film Maps to the Stars, Cusack plays a phoney Hollywood self-help guru who is…

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Watch: James Dean, Natalie Wood, and Sal Mineo’s ‘Rebel Without a Cause’ Screen Test

Fifty-nine years ago (September 30, 1955), Hollywood legend James Deanwas killed in a car accident. Along with the memorable performances in the three films that he starred in, his death at only age 24 quickly pushed him to an eternal iconic status of cool. He is the only actor to be nominated for Oscars twice posthumously — one for

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Watch: Scarlett Johansson’s Audition for ‘Jumanji’

Chef, in which new mother Scarlett Johnasson played a supporting role, was released on Blu-ray, DVD, and VOD this week. While she might be taking a brief break from acting after filming Avengers: Age of Ultronto enjoy motherhood, she’s never too far from the Hollywood spotlight. In fact, though most first heard of Johansson because…

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Richard Gere Felt Invisible While Shooting the Homeless Drama,’Time Out of Mind’

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Richard Gere has had a charmed career as an actor from his breakout role in American Gigolo to Arbitrage. His latest film, Time Out of Mind, really shook the actor to his core.

Gere plays a homeless man living in New York City in the film. While shooting the role he realized how invisible the homeless can be.

He said, “The whole thing was predicated on the fact that I would be on the streets,…

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Watch: Conversations with ‘The Normal Heart’ Actor and ‘The Last Ship’ Director Joe Mantello

Joe Mantello received an Emmy nomination for his performance in HBO’s The Normal Heart, and what makes that particularly extraordinary is that it was Mantello’s first TV role since a 1998 appearance on…

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Interview: Jack Plotnick Talks ‘Space Station 76′, Coaching Actors and His Upcoming Broadway Musical, ‘Disaster’

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Jack Plotnick has so many things going on right now. Space Station 76, the film he co-wrote and directed, is now available on VOD, he just acted in an episode of Major Crimes and is preparing his new musical, Disaster, for an upcoming Broadway run. On top of that, he’s also an acting coach!

Space Station 76, starring Patrick Wilson, Liv Tyler, Matt Bomer, Marisa Coughlin and Jerry O’Connell, is…

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Miles Teller Talks ‘Whiplash’ and “Feeling Dead Inside” from ‘Divergent’

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Actor Miles Teller might be best known to general audiences for starring in more teenage-oriented films like Footlose, Project X, 21 & Over, and That Awkward Moment, but critics are beginning to take notice of him for his dramatic performances in 2013’s The Spectacular Now and 2014’s Whiplash, both of which were Sundance Film Festival favorites. In WhiplashTeller portrays a talented jazz drummer…

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Tobey Maguire Thinks Fame Is Too Easy for Young Hollywood

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Vulture is posing an interesting question to some of Hollywood’s leading men: “Where are the new Leos, Tobeys and Jakes?” While there seems to be a crop of up-and-coming young female stars, the men seem to be lacking.

The publication spoke with Tobey Maguire about this issue and he gave them an interesting perspective on the topic.

“Movies now have more to do with an aesthetic,” Maguire said,…

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How To Forge Your Own Creative Path

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As the economy continues to impact every industry, it’s clear that the film and television industry is going through tremendous changes that directly impact what it now means to be an actor.

The old adage that hard work, talent and luck are the keys to an actor’s success needs to be amended with the addition of ‘creating his own opportunities.’ As the number of roles…

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Broadway’s ‘On The Town’ Revival Offers First-Ever Mobile Lottery for Discount Tickets

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Fans of Broadway shows are likely familiar with pre-show lotteries that sell a select number of discounted tickets — usually for front row or partial-view seats — at discounted prices for numerous shows. In the case of extremely popular shows like The Book of Mormon, this has resulted in dozens of people waiting outside before showtime daily in the hopes of hearing their name called. Though On…

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Watch: Bryan Cranston Performs One-Man Baseball Show in TBS MLB Postseason Commercial

Look, at this point anything Bryan Cranston does is worth talking about, right? He’s proven to be one of the most entertaining actors working right now. Now that he’s conquered the world of television with Breaking Bad — and receiving dozens of awards in the process — and Broadway with All The Way, Cranston can honestly say he has…

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