Don Cheadle has been named a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations, according to The Associated Press.
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As an environment program ambassador, the 45-year-old Cheadle, who earned an Oscar nomination for his performance in 2004's Hotel Rwanda about the 1994 genocide, will ...
Conan O'Brien and Don Cheadle
You've heard about Conan O'Brien's new late-night show. He's joined in TNT and TBS' new lineup by Angie Harmon, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Noah Wyle, Alfre Woodard and Jason Lee, the networks announced Thursday.
TNT is launching two scripted series this summer. Memphis Beat stars Lee as an Elvis-loving cop who...
Terrence Howard isn't bitter about being dropped from Iron Man 2 at all.
The star, who was reportedly dropped from the sequel after salary negotiations went south, isn't shy about his dissatisfaction with the film's producers.
"Marvel made a choice, and it was a very, very bad choice," Howard told Parade.com. "They didn't keep their word. They didn't honor my contract. They produced a great bounty with the first one but they put it all in the storehouse and you were not allowed in."
Howard believes his fellow actors should have ...
Terrence Howard, Iron Man
It turns out that news of Don Cheadle replacing Terrence Howard in the upcoming Iron Man sequel was as much of a shock for Howard as it was for the rest of us.
"It was the surprise of a lifetime. There was ...
Don Cheadle and Terrence Howard
In last summer's blockbuster Iron Man, Terrence Howard promised he'd join Tony Stark in his adventures "next time," amplifying fanboy anticipation for the sequel. The sequel may be happening, but don't expect to see Howard taking flight.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Don Cheadle will be filling Howard's shoes as Jim Rhodes, Stark's best friend and future hero War Machine. Marvel is keeping mum, but sources say Howard's return was squashed by disagreements over money and other undisclosed reasons.
See how the role will change now that Cheadle's on board after the jump.
If you thought Sarah Silverman's "I'm F**king Matt Damon" was the most hilarious video you'd ever seen, wait till you get a load of what Jimmy Kimmel did to strike back last night during his post-Oscar show. Not only did he whip up a ridiculously brilliant video featuring Matt Damon's "other half," Ben Affleck, as his love interest, but he also went on to recruit what appears to be all of Hollywood to serve as backup singers. Robin Williams, Don Cheadle, Cameron Diaz, Lance Bass, Josh Groban, Harrison Ford its an endless list! Brad Pitt even makes a cameo as the Fed Ex guy. All we can say after watching them walk away together in their cut-off short-shorts? Awesome. Just plain awesome. **Note: If the video is loading slowly, sit tight a lot of people are trying to watch this at the same time!And if you don't remember how this all started, check out Sarah Silverman's "I'm F**king Matt Damon" video below. Your take: Whose video do you think was better, Sarahs...
George Clooney, who has attained most of the symbolic awards available in Hollywood, has just gotten one more but it's not from the movie industry. People.com reports that today the United Nations appointed him the organization's messenger of peace. Clooney, who, in addition to being known, variably, as the World's Sexiest Man Alive to one of the best actors alive, was recognized for his work as an advocate for refugees in Darfur. In December, Clooney and Don Cheadle also received the Peace Summit Award from Nobel Laureates. The two actors, along with Brad Pitt, have helped raise money and awareness of the situation in Darfur with their charity, Not On Our Watch. In receiving the U.N. honor, Clooney has proven that it is possible to be the Sexiest Man Alive and at the same time, the most humanitarian one, too. Anna Dimond
Jessica Simpson is at boot camp in Louisiana this week to prepare for her role in the Private Benjamin-esque Major Movie Star.... Also per the New York Daily News, Kim Cattrall is off to London to lens the Sex and the City film.... Per the Reporter, Idol runner-up Katharine McPhee is a pregnant hippie in a feature comedy starring Anna Faris as a Playboy Playmate turned sorority house mom.... Now in production: American Pie: Beta House, starring some Band Camp returnees as well as Bradford Anderson (General Hospital) and Meghan Heffern (Flight 93).... Don Cheadle is a CIA operative working undercover with a terrorist group and Guy Pearce is an FBI agent in the thriller Traitor.
Per Variety, Ocean's Thirteen will make its international premiere at this year's Cannes Film Festival.... Don Cheadle will produce, star in and make his feature-directing debut with a Miles Davis biopic.... Per the Hollywood Reporter as Kristen Bell shared with TVGuide.com two weeks ago the Veronica Mars star will topline Forgetting Sarah Marshall, a "romantic disaster movie" penned by and costarring How I Met Your Mother's Jason Segel.... Daniel Craig is in talks to join Julianne Moore in Blindness, based on Jose Saramago's acclaimed novel.... Rider Strong will reprise his role of Paul in Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever. 30 Rock's Judah Friedlander is also on board.
The likes of Al Pacino, Dustin Hoffman, Tom Hanks, Don Cheadle and Robert Downey Jr. are scheduled to appear on Bravo's Inside the Actors Studio this spring — perhaps signifying that the series is back to profiling, you know, actual actors.... Tonight at 7 pm/ET, TV Guide Channel premieres Idol Tonight, a live preshow airing before each of this season's remaining American Idol telecasts.... Sci Fi Channel presents V for Vendetta: Behind the Mask, an inside look at the making of Natalie "I'll Kill Your Dog for Fun" Portman's new film, on March 16 at 11 pm.
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