On the CW's breakout hit The Vampire Diaries, Ian Somerhalder plays a nearly 170-year-old man who — perhaps unwittingly — became a vampire as a teen. Though the actor's luck has been indisputably better than that of his character, Damon Salvatore, both have had the same response to the twists in their lives: outright glee.
For Damon, that giddiness manifests itself in the smirky, wanton torment of the people who surround him. In Somerhalder, fortunately, it takes a more gracious form.
"Right now, where I am, doing what I'm doing, it's exactly where I want to be," he says.
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Michelle Monaghan has revealed that she and husband Peter White are expecting their first child. The Made of Honor star's rep confirmed the news to People, saying that the couple is "very excited." Monaghan, 32, and White were married in August 2005. In addition to her pregnancy, Monaghan also has a few more films coming up. She'll be appearing in Eagle Eye, a thriller with Shia LaBeouf that opens this fall, as well as in the indie drama Trucker, which screened at Sundance. Anna Dimond Use our Online Video Guide to see more of Monaghan.
A community has been left in shock after a young girl was taken from her home. Two young private detectives (Casey Affleck and Michelle Monaghan) are hired by the girls Aunt to look into the case, and they soon find themselves risking their lives in the search to bring Amanda home safely.There's been a lot of buzz about Gone Baby Gone, Ben Affleck's directorial debut, due to the Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations for Amy Ryan, I became interested in seeing the movie after catching a trailer for it on another Disney Blu-ray release. Casey Affleck, Ed Harris, Morgan Freeman, and Michelle Monaghan were wonderful to watch, and they're joined by a number of recognizable supporting cast members.We often see one or two exclusive features for the Blu-ray release, but this disc has the same material as the DVD, with an obvious upgrade to the audio and video. Listen to writer/director Ben Affleck and writer Aaron Stockard as they provide commentary on the movie, and optional commentar...
Per Variety, a Christmas Day 2008 release date has been set aside for the new Star Trek feature to be helmed by J.J. Abrams, produced by Lost cohort Damon Lindelof, and penned by Alex Kurtzman and Robert Orci (Mission: Impossible III).... Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, III) will direct a remake of David Cronenberg's Scanners.... Per the Hollywood Reporter, Alan Arkin will reunite with Little Miss Sunshine costar Steve Carell when he plays "Chief" in the big-screen Get Smart.... M:I:III's Michelle "Don't I look like Kate Holmes?" Monaghan will star opposite Patrick Dempsey in Made of Honor, a romantic comedy about longtime friends who come to want something more just as Monaghan's character is about to wed.... Robert Downey Jr. and Jay Baruchel will star in Tropic Thunder, a Ben Stiller-directed comedy about the making of an epic war film. Downey plays "the greatest actor of his generation," while Baruchel is a newbie.