It was a weird one alright, but celebrities still celebrated the end of the dud that was 2020 and the start of 2021 amid the pandemic.
Jessica Simpson, Mariah Carey, Lenny Kravitz, Alex Trebek, Alicia Keys, Matthew McConaughey and Michael J. Fox were among the celebrities getting personal in memoirs this year.
The actor talked politics with Russell Brand, and called for people to "meet in the middle" and be "aggressively centric."
Camila Alves McConaughey shared a photo of son Levi, 12, and daughter Vida, 10, to boast about their photography skills.
While McConaughey may have addressed the rumors of a run for governor, he didn’t exactly put the issue to bed.
"I was not able to talk to her as my mom for about eight years," the actor said of the rift he and his mother experienced
Matthew McConaughey didn’t seem too keen on talking about the “sexual tension” between exes Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston during their Fast Times at Ridgemont High table read, but — alright, alright, alright — twist his arm.
When the actor decided to “f*** the bucks” and stop making romantic comedies, in a quest for more challenging roles, he committed to it. And when Hollywood wasn't interested at first, he considered a major career change.
Matthew McConaughey is opening up about raising his three children: Levi, 12, Vida, 10 and Livingston, 7
In new book, "Greenlights," the actor who cruised to stardom making films including 2003’s "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days," 2001’s "The Wedding Planner" and 2006’s "Failure to Launch" said he hit a wall with the genre and no amount of money — specifically $14.5 million for two months’ work — was going to change his mind.
Meanwhile, Paltrow said she had "brother energy" kissing this A-list actor.
Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston caused their A-list counterparts to break into laughter during the virtual live read of Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Joel Schumacher, director of films like “St. Elmo’s Fire,” “The Client” and “A Time to Kill,” has died from a year-long battle with cancer, his spokesperson told TheWrap. He was 80.His films “Falling Down” (1993) and “8mm” (1999) competed for Palme d’Or and Golden Bear, respectively. His other credits include “Flatliners,” “The Lost Boys,” “Tigerland,” “Batman Forever” and “Batman & Robin,” as well as “Phone Booth,” “The Phantom of the Opera,” “The Number 23” and, most recently, two episodes of “House of Cards.”Schumacher developed a reputation for spotting young talent, casting stars like Colin Farrell, Kiefer Sutherland, Matthew McConaughey and Brad Renfro in their first major screen roles. He also often cast the same actors in different films, collaborating with stars like Farrell, Sutherland, Nicole Kidman, Jim Carrey and Nicolas Cage.Also Read: Iconic 'Batman' Writer Denny O'Neil Dies at 81Schumacher was born in New York City on Aug. 29, 1939. He first studied at Parsons School for Design and the Fashion Institute of Technology, but after working in the fashion industry, he realized he loved filmmaking. He moved to Los Angeles, where he began his career working as a costume designer in films like Woody Allen’s “Sleeper” and “Interiors.”His first screenplay was 1976’s musical drama “Sparkle,” which he developed with Howard Rosenman. His other screenwriting credits include 1976’s “Car Wash” and 1979’s “The Wiz.” His directorial debut was “The Incredible Shrinking Woman” in 1981 starring Lily Tomlin.Also Read: Brooke McCarter, Star of 'The Lost Boys,' Dead at 52Schumacher directed two adaptations of John Grisham novels: “The Client” and “A Time to Kill.” He then replaced Tim Burton as the director of the “Batman” film franchise, and “Batman Forever” scored the highest-grossing opening weekend of 1995. Its sequel, “Batman & Robin,” was panned by critics and didn’t perform as well at the box office at its predecessor.The director apologized for the film once in 2006 and again in 2017. “Look, I apologize,” Schumacher had said in 2017. of “Batman & Robin.” “I want to apologize to every fan that was disappointed because I think I owe them that.”Schumacher also directed several music videos including “Kiss From a Rose” by Seal and “The End Is the Beginning Is the End” by The Smashing Pumpkins.Read original story Joel Schumacher, Director of ‘St Elmo’s Fire’ and ‘The Lost Boys,’ Dies at 80 At TheWrap
The "True Detective" star appeared on "Uncomfortable Conversations With a Black Man" for a candid discussion about race.
The Oscar-winning actor has been sharing videos urging fans to stay home and wear face masks.
Matthew McConaughey shared life advice with graduates of the Class of 2020 on Friday during "Good Morning America."
Matthew McConaughey has a fairy tale for the “little dragon” played by Henry Golding in Guy Ritchie’s “The Gentlemen,” and the moral of that story is “f— off.”McConaughey is a wealthy, American ex-pat with a hugely successful marijuana empire in London. But when Golding, who plays a rival gang leader from Asia, attempts about to buy him out of his business, McConaughey’s character is none too pleased.“There once was a young and foolish dragon who came to ask a wise and cunning lion about acquiring his territory,” McConaughey says as the start of his fable. “There’s only one rule in this jungle. When the lion’s hungry, he eats!”Also Read: 'The Gentlemen' Film Review: Guy Ritchie Gets His Mojo Back in a Tale That Recalls His Early BreakthroughsAfter the billion-dollar success of Disney’s remake of “Aladdin,” Guy Ritchie’s latest film “The Gentlemen” is a return to his roots of British hooligans and mobsters with thick accents, a lot of violence and snappy humor.The full cast, which includes Charlie Hunnam, Michelle Dockery, Jeremy Strong, Eddie Marsan, Colin Farrell and Hugh Grant, all get a chance to shine in this more violence-heavy peek at the film opening in North American theaters from STXfilms on Jan. 24.Ritchie directed and wrote the screenplay based on his own story co-written with Ivan Atkinson & Marn Davies. Ritchie and Atkinson also produced with Bill Block.Watch the new trailer for “The Gentlemen” above.Read original story Matthew McConaughey Threatens Henry Golding in Violent New ‘The Gentlemen’ Trailer (Video) At TheWrap