Scarlett Johansson is known for kicking ass on screen in films like Lucy, The Avengers, and Captain America: The Winter Soldier. But this year, her box-office brawn earned her the coveted title of 2016’s top-grossing actor, taking down several of her fellow Avengers in the process. Johansson’s two films this year, Captain America: Civil War and Hail, Caesar! (the list did not count her voice work in box-office stunner The Jungle Book), brought in a combined $1.2 billion at the global box office, … read more

It’s a good year to be the star of a superhero movie!
That’s what we learned from Forbes’ list of highest grossing actors of 2016.
To calculate its rankings, the publication added up the 2016 global ticket sales for the top actors’ films, using data from Box Office Mojo — and only included star who were top-billed or had the most screen time. And unsurprisingly, every actor who made the top ten got there from starring in a movie from the Marvel or DC Comics universe (except for Felicity Jones, … read more

Show Us the money! Forbes just released its annual list of the top-grossing actors in Hollywood, and Scarlett Johansson came out on top in 2016.
The Oscar-nominated actress, 32, starred in the mammoth Captain America: Civil War this year, which raked in a cool $1.15 billion around the globe. But she also had a small part in the Coen Brothers’ Hail, Caesar!, which made $62 million worldwide, inching her ahead of her Civil War costars Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. (who both tied for second place). … read more

We’ve searched high and low for all the latest celebrity news featuring stars you love like Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, Nicki Minaj and more. Read on!
Lucy Hale is taking legal action to get some racy topless photos removed from a website! [TMZ]
Michael Fassbender dropped Seth Meyer’s late-night show to chat about his new film Assassin’s Creed. Check out the photos! [Lainey Gossip]
A Dune remake is in the works and Arrival director Denis Villeneuve might be helming the project. … read more

It finally all makes sense to Mindy Kaling. For years, the Mindy Project star’s friend Sonia Kharkar had a camera pointed at her during meals. Now, the Emmy nominee finally knows why. “I would always ask her why the hell she was doing that,” the actress wrote on Instagram. “Yesterday she gave me these six dessert plates printed with photos of me shoving food in my face. It’s the funniest gift I’ve ever gotten.” Now, that’s quite the honor from a professional funny lady. On each plate, Kaling is … read more

Justin Bieber had quite fall when he went for a run this week.
The “Sorry” singer slipped on some rocks while out jogging in Los Angeles on Wednesday (Dec. 21, 2016). Braving a bit of the rain, Bieber took a spill as he was making his way down a rocky slope. Luckily, the he wasn’t injured and quickly brushed himself off before continuing his run.
That same say, Bieber was indicted by a a Buenos Aires judge in Argentina for allegedly ordering an attack on a photographer in 2013. Bieber will … read more

This red carpet trend is giving us serious bridal vibes.
We’re not sure what’s going on, but lately it seems like everyone in Hollywood has wedding fever—thanks to their wardrobes.
Jennifer Lawrencewas a vision in white at the most recent stop on her Passengers press tour, the Los Angeles premiere. The actress, of course, wore Dior (she’s been their spokeswoman since 2013, after all), but the whimsical gown with a full tulle skirt was an unexpected choice. Note the one very small yet very significant … read more

The holidays have arrived! In no time at all Hollywood will be rolling out the red carpet for the cavalcade of awards shows that come to town early every year. So we took the liberty of rounding up some of the most-talked-about films in theaters and arriving soon!
Moonlight A boy’s formative years play out in three chapters during America’s notorious “War on Drugs era. He must struggle to survive his troubled home life and come to terms with his sexuality.
The film stars: Trevante Rhodes, … read more

It’s one of those years where there should not be too many surprises when it comes to the major Oscar contenders. There are some real races going on, for sure, but as far as the nominations go, the actual races solidified pretty early on, with a few exceptions. For example, while I think Moonlight’s Mahershala Ali is the leading contender for Best Supporting Actor, the other nominations are largely up in the air. Anyway, the SAG nominations were just released and most of these nominations were … read more

Sophia Bush and Common revealed the nominees for the 23rd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Dec. 14, 2016, from the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood.
The SAG Awards will broadcast live simultaneously on TNT and TBS on Jan. 29, 2017 from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie) will receive the SAG Life Achievement Award.
Last year, Spotlight took home the award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture while Leonardo DiCaprio was recognized … read more

This is the week awards season comes into focus.
On Monday, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the Golden Globe nominations, and on Wednesday, the Screen Actors Guild unveiled the shortlist for its annual film and television prizes. Both awards are considered bellwethers for the 2017 Oscar race that began in earnest around Labor Day.
Sophia Bush and Common announced the nominees in Los Angeles. The SAG Awards air Jan. 29.
“Captain … read more

With awards season fast approaching, the competition is heating up. However some of this year’s Oscars hopefuls have been disqualified in the original score category for containing pre-existing music. The big three that didn’t make the cut were Manchester by the Sea, Arrival and Martin Scorsese’s upcoming film Silence.
According to the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences’ Rule 15 II E in the eligibility guidelines, a score “shall not be eligible if it has been diluted by the use of … read more

Two cheers each for Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone!
The two received both Golden Globe and SAG Award nominations this week for their roles as a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress in the movie La La Land.
Neither Gosling nor Stone have ever won individual awards before although Stone did share two SAG Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for her roles in Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) and The Help. Two of her co-stars in the latter film, Octavia Spencer … read more

Awards season is in full swing!
Wednesday morning the SAG Awards announced their nominations!
Actor and rapper Common and actress Sophia Bush took the stage this morning at 10 a.m. EST to announce all the incredible stars honored this year by the Screen Actors Guild.
Ch-ch-check out the full list of nominees (below) and let us know if you’re surprised by any of the nods! Film
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Casey Affleck – Manchester by The Sea
Andrew Garfield – Hacksaw … read more

Small talk is the glue that keeps society together. It’s what fuels our days, what fills our time and what makes long, seemingly unending elevator rides ever-so-slightly bearable.
Seriously, just imagine being stuck traveling 40 floors with one other person if you weren’t able to bring the California drought. Or waiting in line at the office coffee maker without the crutch of the big game last night. It doesn’t even matter what sport—just knowing that somewhere, someone was playing a big game, … read more