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Olivia Wilde & Salma Hayek Attend Global Citizen Festival 2016

Olivia Wilde shows off her growing baby bump while arriving at the 2016 Global Citizen Festival held in Central Park on Saturday night (September 24) in New York City.

The 32-year-old pregnant actress was joined by her fiance Jason Sudeikis, as well as Salma Hayek, Hugh Jackman, Bridget Moynahan, Chelsea Handler, Danai Gurira, Ellie Goulding, Forest Whitaker, Jada Pinkett Smith, Malin Akerman, Neil Patrick Harris, Taryn Manning, and Pete Wentz.

That same day, Jason and Olivia announced that they are expecting a baby girl!

30+ pictures inside of Olivia Wilde, Salma Hayek, and more at the festival in Central Park… More Here! »

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'Rogue One' New Trailer Teases Appearance of Darth Vader!

A brand new trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story aired during the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics and the final moment gave a tease of Darth Vader’s appearance in the movie!

The movie takes place before the events in A New Hope and it follows a group of unlikely heroes who band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction.

Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Riz Ahmed, and Forest Whitaker lead the cast of the film, set to hit theaters on December 16.


Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Trailer (Official)

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Amy Adams Attempts to Communicate with Aliens in 'Arrival' Teaser - Watch Now!

Amy Adams is sent to an alien spacecraft to communicate in the first teaser trailer for Arrival.

Here’s a synopsis: When mysterious spacecrafts touch down across the globe, an elite team – lead by expert linguist Louise Banks (Adams) – is brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers – and to find them, she will take a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity.

Jeremy Renner and Forest Whitaker also star in the film, which will hit theaters on November 11.

Star Wars' 'Rogue One' Movie Gets Teaser Poster & BTS Video!

The Death Star rises on the new teaser poster for the upcoming movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which is set to hit theaters on December 16.

The poster was unveiled alongside a behind-the-scenes sizzle reel during the Star Wars celebration held on Friday (July 15) in London, England.

The cast of the movie – Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, Jiang Wen, Forest Whitaker, and John Knoll – along with director Gareth Edwards and producer Kathleen Kennedy chatted with fans about the highly anticipated movie.

“Jyn is not a character who’s asking, ‘Where am I and where do I come from?’” Felicity said about her character. “We know where she comes from and that fact is what propels the story.”

She added that Jyn’s journey is “to find her reason and her cause.”

The Force Awakens star Gwendoline Christie was on hand to moderate the panel!


Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Celebration Reel
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'Roots' 2016 - Full Cast List & Character Descriptions

The 2016 remake of the Roots mini-series premiered on History Channel tonight and you can meet the full cast right here.

Malachi Kirby was introduced to the world in the first night of the mini-series as the important character Kunta Kinte.

Other stars who will be featured in the four episodes include Forest Whitaker, Laurence Fishburne, Anna Paquin, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anika Noni Rose, and more!

Roots is a historical portrait of American slavery recounting the journey of one family’s will to survive, endure and ultimately carry on their legacy despite enormous hardship and inhumanity. Spanning multiple generations, the lineage begins with young Kunta Kinte who is captured in his homeland in The Gambia and transported in brutal conditions to colonial America where he’s sold into slavery. Throughout the series, the family continues to face adversity while bearing witness and contributing to notable events in U.S. history – including the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, slave uprisings and eventual emancipation.

Click inside to meet the cast of Roots… More Here! »

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'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Teaser Trailer Revealed - Watch Now!

The teaser trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has just been revealed!

The movie is set before the events of Star Wars: A New Hope, and tells the story of unlikely heroes who have united to steal plans to the dreaded Death Star.

Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Mads Mikkelsen, Forest Whitaker, and more star in the new film. Check it out on December 16, 2016!

Meanwhile, you can now also purchase Star Wars: The Force Awakens on Blu-ray and DVD, so be sure to catch it if you haven’t seen it!

See stills from the film below…

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Forest Whitaker Makes Broadway Debut At 'Hughie' Opening Night!

Forest Whitaker flashes a big smile while attending the opening night of his debut Broadway play Hughie held at the Booth Theater on Thursday (February 25) in New York City.

The 54-year-old actor was joined on the carpet by his co-stars Frank Wood and Michael Grandage, as well as Angela Bassett, Gretchen Mol and her husband Tod Williams, who all came out to show their support.

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Hughie is set in the lobby of a small midtown hotel on the West Side of Manhattan. Forest plays Erie Smith, a drunken, small time hustler who is mourning the recent death of the hotel’s night clerk, Hughie. Erie regales the new night clerk (Frank) with tall-tales of his glory days and times spent with Hughie – Buy tickets here!

20+ pictures inside of Forest Whitaker and others at the opening of HughieMore Here! »

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