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'Game Stands Tall' For Alexander Ludwig's JJ Spotlight (Exclusive Pics)

Alexander Ludwig puts on a gun show in a laidback tank for this exclusive new pic from the latest edition of the Just Jared Spotlight Series.

The 22-year-old Canadian actor, who is wearing a sleek pair of Creative Recreation shoes in this pic, can be seen in the new film When the Game Stands Tall – in theaters everywhere TOMORROW (August 22).

The movie, also starring Jim Caviezel and Laura Dern, follows a high school football team that went from obscurity to a 151-game winning streak that shattered all records for any American sport. Alexander can be seen as one of the hunky football players!

In our exclusive interview with Alexander, we talked to him about working on the inspiring sports drama, his favorite moments on the set of his television series Vikings in Ireland, and his favorite shows and artists these days.

Click inside for our complete exclusive interview with Alexander Ludwig… More Here! »

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The Originals' Phoebe Tonkin Gives Us New Words To Live By (Exclusive)

Phoebe Tonkin finds a forest sanctuary in this new shot from The Influence, provided exclusively to JustJared.com.

The 25-year-old Originals actress opened up about living a real zen life, her admiration for rapper Eminem and more. Check it:

On Eminem’s influence: “He’s really influenced a lot of young kids, and there’s young kids who are now adults, and still listening to him.”

On her words to live by: “I try to be aware as much as I can of what’s going on in the world. It starts with you and if you can influence other people to live well, than its kinda that pay it forward thing.”

On fashion: “That’s kind of where all my money goes. I’m going to be a very broke girl with a really great wardrobe.”

More Here! »

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Alexander Ludwig 'Stands Tall' for JJ Spotlight! (Behind the Scenes Photos)

Alexander Ludwig keeps it cool while posing for a photo in this exclusive behind the scenes pic from the latest edition of the Just Jared Spotlight Series.

The 22-year-old actor sported a few pairs of Creative Recreation shoes for the photo shoot, which was produced at a private residence in Beverly Hills. He even took a dip in the pool – in his clothes!

Alexander is starring in the new football drama When the Game Stands Tall, which hits theaters everywhere on Friday (August 22). The film follows a high school football team that went from obscurity to a 151-game winning streak that shattered all records for any American sport.

You may recognize Alexander from his roles as Cato in The Hunger Games, as one of the Navy SEALs in the Oscar-nominated movie Lone Survivor, and as the son of David Spade in Grown Ups 2. He can currently be seen on the second season of the hit History Channel series Vikings.

In case you missed it, Just Jared hosted a screening of the movie alongside Alexander and his co-stars Matthew Daddario and Ser’Darius Blain.

Make sure to check back on Thursday for our full exclusive Alexander Ludwig photo shoot and interview!

15+ pictures inside of Alexander Ludwig behind the scenes of the spotlight shoot… More Here! »

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Meet Dylan O'Brien at JJ's 'Maze Runner' Advance Screening!

Just Jared is hosting an advance screening of the highly anticipated book-to-screen adaptation of The Maze Runner and we want you to be there!

We will be joined at the screening by the film’s stars Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter, Thomas Brodie-Sangster and Ki Hong Lee for a Q&A session. One lucky fan is even going to win a special meet-and-greet with the cast along with reserved seating for the screening.

WHERE? AMC Century City in Los Angeles
WHEN? Friday, August 22 @ 7:30PM
HOW? RSVP window has closed due to demand!

Here is the synopsis for The Maze Runner: When Thomas (O’Brien) wakes up trapped in a massive maze with a group of other boys, he has no memory of the outside world other than strange dreams about a mysterious organization known as W.C.K.D. Only by piecing together fragments of his past with clues he discovers in the maze can Thomas hope to uncover his true purpose and a way to escape.

The movie doesn’t hit theaters until September 19 so you’ll get to see it nearly a month before everyone else!

UPDATE: We can’t wait to see all of our readers at the screening on Friday! If you entered your name into the RSVP form before we closed it, your entry has been received and your name will be on the list. No confirmation emails were sent out, so do not worry if you did not receive one. Please make sure to arrive early as seating is on a first come first serve basis and the theater was overbooked to ensure capacity.


‘The Maze Runner’ – Official Trailer

Riley Keough Engaged to Ben Smith-Petersen (Exclusive)

Riley Keough is engaged to her boyfriend Ben Smith-Petersen, sources confirm exclusively to JustJared.com!

Ben just proposed to Riley yesterday in the cutest way possible,” a source close to the couple tells JJ. Adds another pal: “They’re incredibly happy together.”

After the proposal, Ben posted a pic of himself with Riley and her diamond sparkler on her ring finger, along with the caption, “So that happened.” Check out the pic below!

Reps for both have not responded for comment on the engagement.

Riley was most recently romantically linked to former fiance Alex Pettyfer.

Riley and Ben were first photographed back in January when they were spotted out and about in Los Angeles.

Riley stars in the upcoming Mad Max: Fury Road, which Ben also worked on as a stuntman. Check out the trailer below!


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Watch an Exclusive Clip of Odeya Rush in 'The Giver' - Lip Lock Ahead!

Odeya Rush‘s Fiona has an urgent talk with Brenton Thwaites‘ Jonas as he tries to get her to leave with him in this The Giver clip, provided exclusively to JustJared.com.

Before escaping, the two engage in a steamy lip lock! Check out the clip below.

The Giver is set to hit theaters on August 15 and stars Odeya, Brenton, Alexander Skarsgard, Taylor Swift, Katie Holmes, Meryl Streep, Cameron Monaghan, and more.

Be sure to check out the film when it hits theaters – it looks amazing! The cast is set to be doing press next week, so stay tuned to JustJared.com for pics and info.

Ian Somerhalder Reveals His Brand New Baby - the ISF Sanctuary Project! (Exclusive)

Ian Somerhalder is officially opening an animal sanctuary through his Ian Somerhalder Foundation, JustJared.com can exclusively announce!

The 35-year-old Vampire Diaries star and philanthropist, who recently showed off his new “baby” horse Eagle, explains the exciting project in his own words.

“Babies are incredible vessels of life because they have the opportunity to teach you, push you to explore, nurture your sense of compassion and ultimately create hope,” Ian writes. “I guarantee you that this baby will do just that for me and for countless others. Now before you imagine me holding a tiny version of myself, that’s not the kind of baby I’m announcing. It’s the ISF Sanctuary Project!”

ISF aims to empower, educate and collaborate with people and projects to positively impact the planet and its creatures. For more info, visit ISFoundation.com!

Check out some adorable photos of Ian and his furry friends below!

Click inside to read Ian Somerhalder‘s full announcement letter… More Here! »

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