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Jake Gyllenhaal & Matthew McConaughey: THR's Actor Roundtable Issue

Jake Gyllenhaal, Matthew McConaughey, Michael B. Jordan, Josh Brolin, Jared Leto, and Forest Whitaker are featured in the latest The Hollywood Reporter issue highlighting the Uncensored Actor Roundtable.

Here’s what the guys had to share with the mag:

Jake, on his worst audition experience: “I remember auditioning for The Lord of the Rings [the role of Frodo] and going in and not being told that I needed a British accent. I really do remember Peter Jackson saying to me, ‘You know that you have to do this in a British accent?’ We heard back it was literally one of the worst auditions.”

Michael, on lying in the audition room: “They were getting ready to cast Tupac [for a planned biopic], and when I was auditioning, they were like, ‘Can you rap?’ And I was just like, ‘Sure!’”

Matthew, on being a dad: “[Being a father is] a great job. Let me sit in the shadows for a while on my career side.”

Josh, on George W. Bush: I said: ‘I am interested in finding out sociologically why this guy [succeeded]. How did he do it twice? And why does everybody want to have a beer with this guy?’”

For more from the guys, visit HollywoodReporter.com. More Here! »

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Michael Douglas & Forest Whitaker: Deauville Film Festival!

Michael Douglas poses next to the beach closet dedicated to him during a photo call on the Promenade des Planches during the 2013 Deauville American Film Festival on Saturday (August 31) in Deauville, France.

The 68-year-old actor, who is wearing his wedding ring despite separating from wife Catherine Zeta-Jones, is in town promoting his film Behind the Candelabra with director Steven Soderbergh.

Also in attendance at the festival were Forest Whitaker and director Lee Daniels, who were seen at both a photo call and the premiere for their film The Butler that day.

25+ pictures inside of Michael Douglas and Forest Whitaker attending events in Deauville… More Here! »

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'The Butler' Tops This Weekend's Box Office

Lee Daniels’ The Butler, starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, has topped this weekend’s box office with a $25 million debut!

According to THR, coming in at No. 2 was the Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis-led comedy We’re the Millers, which earned $17.8 million.

Tied for third place were Chloe Moretz‘s Kick-Ass 2 sequel, and Matt Damon and Jodie Foster‘s sci-fi flick Elysium, both bringing in $13.6 million.

Rounding out the top five was Planes, which earned $13.1 million.

Meanwhile, Jobs, the biopic starring Ashton Kutcher, made $6.7 million, and Liam Hemsworth‘s latest film Paranoia opened with $3.5 million.

WHAT DID YOU SEE at the movies this weekend???

Forest Whitaker: 'The Butler' Rakes in $8.3 Million on Friday!

  • Forest Whitaker‘s The Butler earns $8.3 million on Friday- Entertainment Weekly
  • Teen Mom 2 star Kailyn Lowry celebrates her bachelorette party- US Weekly
  • Former B2K member Raz B is in a coma after being hit with a glass bottle- Huffington Post
  • Toni Braxton sports a very revealing dress while performing – TMZ
  • Check out Big Time Rush concert pics – Just Jared Jr
  • Lindsay Lohan has a new website?- Lainey Gossip
  • Director assistant David C. Anderson passes away at age 72- The Hollywood Reporter
  • What tweets did you miss today?- Buzzfeed
  • Kylie Jenner grabs sushi with two gal pals- X17

Oprah Winfrey & Forest Whitaker: 'The Butler' L.A. Premiere!

Oprah Winfrey keeps it form-fittingly dressy while attending the premiere of her latest film The Butler held at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on Monday (August 12) in Los Angeles.

The 59-year-old media mogul was joined on the red carpet by her co-stars Forest Whitaker, Jane Fonda, and Cuba Gooding, Jr.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Oprah Winfrey

In case you forgot, Oprah‘s upcoming interview with Lindsay Lohan is scheduled to air on Sunday (August 18)!

15+ pictures inside of Oprah Winfrey and Forest Whitaker attending the premiere of The ButlerMore Here! »

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Forest Whitaker & Oprah Winfrey: 'The Butler' NYC Premiere!

Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey pair up on the red carpet at the premiere of their new film Lee Daniels’ The Butler on Monday (August 5) at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

The stars were joined at the event by their director Lee Daniels.

Forest brought along his wife Keisha while Oprah brought along her longtime partner Stedman Graham.

Earlier in the day, Forest and Oprah joined their castmates at a press conference for the film at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel.

FYI: Oprah is wearing a Jennifer Behr headpiece and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry. Keisha is wearing Badgley Mischka Couture. Forest is wearing Prada.

20+ pictures inside of Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey at the premiere… More Here! »

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Oprah Winfrey & Mariah Carey: 'The Butler' Press Conference!

Oprah Winfrey and Forest Whitaker rub shoulders while attending the press conference for their new film Lee Daniels’ The Butler on Monday morning (August 5) at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City.

The stars were joined by their co-stars Mariah Carey, James Marsden, Minka Kelly, Liev Schreiber, Jesse Williams, Lenny Kravitz, Terrence Howard, David Oyelowo, Danny Strong, and Yaya Alafia, as well as director Lee Daniels.

Make sure to check back later for photos from the film’s premiere!

FYI: James is wearing a Dolce & Gabbana jacket, a Kelly Cole tee, J Brand jeans, and Wolverine boots. Minka is wearing a DVF dress, Oscar Tiye shoes, earrings by Joan Hornig and a ring by Dana Rebecca Designs.

30+ pictures inside of Oprah Winfrey and others at the press conference… More Here! »

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