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Forest Whitaker Is In Talks For 'Star Wars: Rogue One'

It has just been reported that Forest Whitaker is in negotiations to star in the highly anticipated film Star Wars: Rogue One, according to Variety.

If the deal closes, the 53-year-old actor will be joined in the film by Felicity Jones, Riz Ahmed, Diego Luna, and Ben Mendelsohn.

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Forest‘s role in the Gareth Edwards-directed film is currently unknown at this time. Stay tuned for more details!

Star Wars: Rogue One centers on the heist of the Death Star plans by a group of rebel fighters.

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Chanel Iman Looks Totally 'Dope' at Her Big Movie Premiere!

Chanel Iman and Kiersey Clemons glam up on the red carpet at the premiere of their movie Dope on Monday (June 8) at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

The ladies were joined at the event by their co-stars A$AP Rocky, Shameik Moore, Tony Revolori, and Quincy Brown. Other stars who stepped out included executive producers Pharrell Williams and Forest Whitaker.

Sean Combs was in attendance to support his son, Quincy, at the event.

The film is hitting theaters on June 19 and it has been getting great reviews ever since its premiere at Sundance earlier this year!

FYI: Chanel is wearing a KaufmanFranco dress. Kiersey is wearing an Elisabetta Franchi dress and Miu Miu shoes.

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Emily Blunt Helps Honor Ewan McGregor's UNICEF Work at unite4:humanity Event

Emily Blunt wears a colorful button dress to the 2015 Annual unite4:humanity event held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Thursday night (February 19) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 31-year-old actress introduced Ewan McGregor before he accepted the International Humanitarian Award for his work with UNICEF UK, an organization promoting the rights and well-being of children.

Also in attendance that night were Forest Whitaker, Jane Seymour, and Frances Fisher.

That same day, Emily‘s husband John Krasinski was seen hitting the gym.

FYI: Emily is wearing a Peter Pilotto dress, Kurt Geiger shoes, and Sylva & Cie earrings, diamond dot bands and ring.

10+ pictures inside of Emily Blunt, Ewan McGregor, and more at the event… More Here! »

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Liam Neeson & Jimmy Fallon Have Arm Wrestling Match on 'The Tonight Show' - Find Out Who Wins!

Liam Neeson suits up to hit the red carpet while attending the Taken 3 Fan Event Screening held at the AMC Empire 25 Theater on Wednesday (January 7) in New York City.

The 62-year-old actor was joined at the event by his co-stars Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace, Forest Whitaker, and director Olivier Megaton.

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That same evening, Liam made an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and challenged Jimmy to an arm wrestling match, during which they both listed all the things they’re going to do when they win – Check out the funny clip below!

Taken 3 hits theaters tomorrow (January 9)!


Jimmy Fallon & Liam Neeson Arm Wrestle on ‘The Tonight Show’

FYI: Famke is wearing a House of Lavande Vintage bracelet.

30+ pictures inside of Liam Neeson and others at the Taken 3 Fan Event ScreeningMore Here! »

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Liam Neeson Brings 'Taken 3' to Berlin with Forest Whitaker for Premiere & Press Conference!

Liam Neeson is dapper while attending the premiere of his latest film Taken 3 held at Zoo Palast on Tuesday (December 16) in Berlin, Germany.

The 62-year-old actor was joined by his co-star Forest Whitaker and director Olivier Megaton as they also took part in a press conference for the flick, which hits theaters on Friday (January 9)!

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Taken 3, which also sees the return of Famke Janssen and Maggie Grace, appears to follow Bryan as he is framed for the murder of Lenore (Famke) and is forced to go on the run to evade the relentless pursuit of the CIA, FBI and the police. For one last time, he must use his “particular set of skills,” to track down the real killers, exact his unique brand of justice, and protect the only thing that matters to him now – his daughter.


Tak3n Trailer

FYI: Forest is wearing Timberland boots.

15+ pictures inside of Liam Neeson and others at the Berlin premiere of Taken 3More Here! »

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Adrian Grenier Supports Ugandan Youth After Jokingly Sharing His Tinder Pic

Adrian Grenier poses with the host of the evening Susan Sarandon at the 2014 Hope North Benefit Gala held at City Winery on Saturday (November 1) in New York City.

The 38-year-old actor, who stepped out to support the future for vulnerable Ugandan youth living in the aftermath of civil war, was joined at the event by actor Hunter Parrish, Billy Crudup, Serinda Swan, and Forest Whitaker.

That same day, Adrian posted a funny message on his Twitter account.

“My new profile pic on tinder. Ladies I’m looking for love; long walks on beeches & shots for dayz. #cancunBaby #miami” Adrian tweeted as a joke, along with a pic. See below!

25+ pictures inside of Adrian Grenier and more at the gala… More Here! »

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Sophia Loren Rings In 80th Birthday with World's Richest Man!

Sophia Loren is surrounded by stars while attending her 80th birthday gala held on Saturday (September 20) at Museo Soumaya in Mexico City, Mexico.

The legendary actress was joined at the party by actors Forest Whitaker, Jon Voight, and Andy Garcia. The party was thrown by her longtime friend Carlos Slims, who just so happens to be the richest man in the world.

Sophia‘s son, director Edoardo Ponti and his wife, Rizzoli & Isles actress Sasha Alexander, were in attendance at the gala as well!

“Happy Birthday to my dear #SophiaLoren! What a beautiful time we had in #mexicocity. Muchos Gracias Carlos!” Sasha tweeted.

35+ pictures inside of Sophia Loren and her celeb friends at the party… More Here! »

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