| Mar 28, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Swinging one leg and the rest of his body out over thousands of Wrigley Field fans while nervous handlers in the broadcast booth gasped, actor Cuba Gooding Jr. howled "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" with abandon before revving up the crowd further with a...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Way to keep a secret! Matt Bomer is married to his longtime partner and has been since 2011.
The "White Collar" star, who will next appear in the HBO film "The Normal Heart," let the nuptial news go wide via a feature in Details magazine's May issue....
| Apr 23, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Cuba Gooding Jr. and his wife have separated, according to several reports out Wednesday.
The Academy Award-winner, 46, and Sara Kapfer have been married for 20 years, People, TMZ and Us Weekly said, with Kapfer filing for legal separation in Los...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Cuba Gooding Jr. has sold his house in Pacific Palisades for $9,828,300. Yes, yes, someone showed him the money, to borrow his line from “Jerry Maguire.”
The nearly one acre of grounds is set up for family fun. A sunken trampoline -- think...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Louis Gossett Jr., Cuba Gooding Jr. and Jane Alexander will star in the six-hour miniseries adaptation of "The Book of Negroes," based on the novel by Lawrence Hill.
Aunjanue Ellis, Lyriq Bent, Ben Chaplin and Allan Hawco will also star in the production...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Weren't the Oscars great this year? Matthew McConaughey's best actor acceptance speech? That put us on a spaceship and sent us straight to Neptune, man. And we thought we were going to lose it when Cuba Gooding Jr. rushed the stage just after Ben...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 2:30 PM
When the NAACP Image Awards were started in 1967 by the L.A. branch of the long-lived civil-rights org, the fight they were fighting was obvious. With quality roles for people of color scarce, and official recognition of those roles even scarcer, the...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Robert Rodriguez's new "Machete Kills" is the strongest example yet of the corner the filmmaker seems to have painted himself into, a sad funhouse of bad movies made in thrall of bad movies. Even the self-sufficiency of Rodriguez having his own production...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Broadway's fall season launched a bit early this year, with Orlando Bloom topliner "Romeo and Juliet" bowing to strong numbers in a late-summer week that saw overall sales continue to slow in advance of the post-Labor Day dropoff.
| Aug 13, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Oprah Winfrey has said that taking a role in "The Butler" -- her first big-screen turn in 15 years -- was a scary prospect. But after being engulfed by a media mob at her new movie's premiere in Los Angeles on Monday night, Winfrey might be thinking...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:11 PM
"Lee Daniels' The Butler" is neither as good as it might have been nor as bad as survivors of "The Paperboy" may have feared. An ambitious and overdue attempt to create a Hollywood-style epic around the experience of black Americans in general and the...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 10:25 AM
With respect to Ralph Ellison, Forest Whitaker plays an invisible man in the new movie "Lee Daniels' The Butler." Not a Hollywood ectoplasm, but a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fibers and liquids. Nevertheless, his character, Cecil Gaines, White...