Hollywood loves to cast illustrious stars as famous historical figures, even though it doesn’t always care if the former necessarily resembles the latter (see, for instance, 2015’s Steve Jobs , in which Michael Fassbender doesn’t look much like the Apple visionary ). That’s most definitely not the case with the upcoming biopic Judy , in which Renée Zellweger will step into the legendary shoes of Judy Garland — a role that, as proven by today’s first photo from the production , will benefit from the fact that Zellweger is nearly indistinguishable from the cinematic icon. Inspired by that stunning snapshot’s debut, we’ve compiled a rundown of the finest instances of actors becoming the spitting image of their real-life artist and politician characters.
The internet cracked many of Season 1's secrets in advance. Now here’s some fodder for fans already trying to figure out where the next 10 episodes are headed.
Some people mark St. Patrick's Day by raising a pint or tossing on a green ... anything, but Robert Downey Jr., Mariah Carey, and other celebs dress to impress.
Keeping Up With the Kardashians star Kylie Jenner has been a mom for a hot minute, but her new daughter, Stormi Webster, is already a mini social media star. The first photo Kylie shared of her baby with Travis Scott — the tot’s tiny digits and sweet pout — quickly became the most-liked Instagram photo of all time in a matter of days. Since then, she’s slowly been sharing more bits of the babe, who didn’t cause her any morning sickness and moved around a lot in the womb, and the world can’t get enough. Here are all the images of baby Stormi so far…
With Tommy Lee in the news after his son Brandon punched him out, we look at stars who have publicly sparred with their offspring.
The biggest celebrities walked the red carpet at Sunday’s Oscars in Hollywood, Calif. Click through to see all your favorite stars.
Many celebrities who got their big break on the Disney Channel view it as the best of times and the worst of times.
Camo and kids! No, that isn't a new show. It was the vibe of the Monster Jam truck show attended by celebs — including Kendra Wilkinson and Nick Lachey — and their children over the weekend.
Black artists have been setting records on the pop music charts virtually as long as there have been pop music charts. To commemorate Black History Month, here are two dozen black artists who have made chart history.
Click through to see the Yahoo Entertainment staff's 15 favorite films that were overlooked by the 2018 Oscars, along with the nominations they rightly deserve.
With new installments of Star Wars , Jurassic World , and the Avengers headed our way this summer, movie fans have plenty to cheer about. The same goes for toy lovers, who can look forward to action figures, play sets, board games, and other playthings based on 2018’s biggest blockbusters and hottest television shows. Yahoo Entertainment spent the past weekend at New York City’s annual festival for toys, Toy Fair, where we got to see both the new and retro movie- and TV-related toys that everyone will be talking about this year. Scroll through the gallery and start getting your holiday wish lists ready now.
Rihanna has, as she sings, found love in a hopeless place — and more than once. The “Love on the Brain” singer — who turns 30 on Feb. 20 — has romanced musicians, athletes, and singers, a number of whom are famous themselves. Take a look back at the notable loves of the star’s life so far.
We’re one year away from celebrating Batman’s 70th birthday, which raises the question: What do you get the Dark Knight fan who has everything? Mattel has your answer. The toy giant is premiering some new Batman merchandise at the 2018 Toy Fair, which runs from Feb. 17-20 in New York, and Yahoo Entertainment has your exclusive first look at the new line — from Batmobile to baddies. Scroll through the gallery above to see which items you’ll want to stash in your personal Batcave.
Dan Schachner returns for his seventh year as the Puppy Bowl referee, and tells us what it takes to win — and to get an excessive cuteness penalty.
From playing peekaboo with Elvis to her romances with Michael Jackson and Nic Cage, the most famous photos of Lisa Marie Presley in honor of her milestone 50th birthday.
It seemed likely that Bruno Mars would take the Grammy for Album of the Year, since Kendrick Lamar and Jay-Z split the rap vote. But the Grammys still offered a larger-than-usual number of shockers.
Music stars came out in full force for music’s biggest night, held at New York's Madison Square Garden on Jan 28. Check out onstage highlights from the 60th Annual Grammy Awards.
Music’s biggest stars walked the red carpet for the 60th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night, wearing glamorous and outrageous fashions — and many accessorized with a white rose to show support for the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements.
Among the glam and often racy snapshots on her Instagram page, the "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star has also posted some unpretentious photos.
This year, two rappers, Kendrick Lamar and Jay-Z, are competing for Grammys for both Album and Record of the Year. But will that double the chances of one of them winning -- or reduce them, by splitting the vote of hip-hop fans? To help you get ready for Sunday's telecast, here are the likely winners in two dozen key categories.
The roster of Best New Artist winners includes the biggest group of all time, the Beatles; one of the best-selling female vocalists, Mariah Carey; and one of the top duos, Carpenters, as well as such other leading acts as Christina Aguilera, Maroon 5, Alicia Keys, and Sheryl Crow. But it also includes more than a few artists whose names may stump you. Here are 10 Best New Artist winners you may have forgotten about. Cole’s first two singles, “ Where Have All the Cowboys Gone ?” and “ I Don’t Want to Wait ,” were both big hits. The latter song gained additional exposure as the theme for the TV series ’ Dawson’s Creek .’ Added props: Cole wrote and produced both of these hits. In fact, she was Grammy-nominated for Album, Record, and Song of the Year, as well as Producer of the Year, Non-Classical. But despite this fast start, Cole has not returned to the top 30. (WHO SHE BEAT: Puff Daddy, Fiona Apple, Erykah Badu, Hanson) This Los Angeles group hit #1 in September 1978 with the disco smash “ Boogie Oogie Oogie .” Three years later, the group had a second top 10 hit, a remake of the 1963 foreign-language smash “ Sukiyaki .” So let the record show: A Taste of Honey are not one-hit wonders. They’re two-hit wonders. Group member Perry Kibble, who co-wrote “Boogie Oogie Oogie,” died in 1999. (WHO THEY BEAT: Elvis Costello, The Cars, Toto, Chris Rea) The singer-songwriter hit the top 15 in June 1991 with “ Walking in Memphis .” The song, which was nominated for Song of the Year, has been covered by such top acts as Cher and Lonestar. But Cohn has yet to return to the top 40. And his eponymous debut album just barely made the top 40 on the Billboard 200; it peaked at #38. (WHO HE BEAT: Boyz II Men, Seal, Color Me Badd, C&C Music Factory) “ Afternoon Delight ,” a song about sex in the afternoon that doesn’t sound remotely sexy, was a #1 hit in July 1976. The song was nominated for Record and Song of the Year (if you can believe that), but it’s seen today as a kitsch classic. (It’s also a sociological artifact, signifying that the sexual revolution of the 1960s had made its way to the blandest middle-of-the-road pop hits of the 1970s.) The quartet never returned to the top 40. (WHO THEY BEAT: Boston, Brothers Johnson, Wild Cherry, Dr. Buzzard’s Original Savannah Band) Goulet rose to fame in the 1960 Broadway musical ‘Camelot’, in which he sang the show-stopper “If Ever I Would Leave You.” The original cast album was the #1 album of 1961 on Billboard’s year-end chart recap. Goulet’s debut album, ‘Always You,’ was released in 1962, which led to this award. His recording career peaked in 1965 with ‘My Love Forgive Me,’ which was a top five album. Goulet died in 2007. (WHO HE BEAT: Peter, Paul & Mary, the 4 Seasons, the New Christy Minstrels and comedians Vaughn Meader, Allan Sherman) Boone’s recording of “ You Light Up My Life ” was #1 for 10 weeks in late 1977, longer than any other single of the 1970s. (That’s also longer than any single by her father, 1950s superstar Pat Boone.) Boone’s single was nominated for Record of the Year. The song tied with “Love Theme from ‘A Star Is Born’ (Evergreen)” for Song of the Year. But Boone never returned to the top 40. (WHO SHE BEAT: Foreigner, Andy Gibb, Stephen Bishop, Shaun Cassidy) The bassist, cellist, and singer was the first jazz artist to win as Best New Artist. She won on the strength of her third album, ‘Chamber Music Society.’ The win helped her 2012 album, ‘Radio Music Society,’ crack the top 10. (WHO SHE BEAT: Mumford & Sons, Drake, Justin Bieber, Florence + the Machine) 'Bach’s Greatest Hits,’ the debut album by this scat-singing vocal group, was a big hit in 1963. It remained on the chart for nearly 18 months and was nominated for Album of the Year. But the group never landed a Hot 100 single and never returned to the top 50 on the album chart. The group’s founder, Ward Swingle, died on Jan. 19. (WHO THEY BEAT: Vikki Carr, Trini Lopez, John Gary, J’s With Jamie) Lynne won this award for her sixth (!) album, 'I Am Shelby Lynne.’ Lynne has never cracked the Hot 100 (a distinction she shares with four other Best New Artist winners: comedian Bob Newhart, the Swingle Singers, Spalding, and Bon Iver). Lynne has climbed as high as #41 on the Billboard 200 (with 2008’s ’ Just a Little Lovin ’,' a tribute to Dusty Springfield). That gives Lynne the dubious distinction of being the only Best New Artist winner who has not cracked the top 40 with at least one album. (WHO SHE BEAT: Brad Paisley, Jill Scott, Papa Roach, Sisqó) The pianist and pops conductor had a string of instrumental albums in the 1960s and early ’70s. One, the bullishly titled ‘Hail the Conquering Nero,’ made the top five in May 1963. In 1971, nearly 10 years after his Best New Artist win, Nero landed his only Hot 100 hit with an instrumental version of Michel Legrand’s “Theme from ‘Summer of ‘42.’” (WHO HE BEAT: The Lettermen, Timi Yuro, comedian Dick Gregory… and singer/actress Ann-Margret!)
Kim Kardashian had a different love in her life, Elle Fanning was still in elementary school, and, well, the cameras looked a lot different.