| Apr 29, 2012
| 9:04 PM
Some actors choose to ignore the critics. And then some, like John Cusack, choose to take the critics on.
The Evanston native and “Hot Tub Time Machine” star went on the defensive Friday after his new film, “The Raven,”...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:54 AM
The sixth season of “Jersey Shore” isn’t scheduled to begin filming until the summer and its spinoff, “The Pauly D Project,” isn’t filling the void like you had hoped, so this might be your only chance to get your...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 5:42 AM
Not even Linsanity could keep the Bulls’ Derrick Rose from having the NBA’s top selling jersey.
The reigning NBA MVP claimed the top spot on the list released Thursday by the NBA -- which is based on sales at the NBA Store on Fifth Avenue...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 7:20 AM
If getting reamed by the notoriously grumpy Harrison Ford is a rite of passage for entertainment reporters, you could say I was finally initiated into the club March 18. In fact, you could say a few Chicago reporters were initiated that night.
| Mar 14, 2013
| 11:14 AM
The last time I spoke with comedian Eddie Pepitone was June, just prior to the world premiere of his movie "The Bitter Buddha" in Chicago, where it screened during the Just For Laughs festival. Nine months and several tour stops later, he and director...
| May 19, 2013
| 8:00 AM
During the shabby final days of the last of the burlesque houses that once dotted State Street near Congress Parkway, three of us — in possession of a few bucks and self-confidence fueled by fake IDs — entered the Follies Theater and saw a...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 2:31 PM
"Steve Harvey" is not everyone's cup of afternoon tea.
Devotees of, say, "The Colbert Report" will find "Harvey's" right-down-the-middle humor uninspiring. Funny newspaper headlines and jokes about how men behave versus how women behave — where...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Jennifer Hudson attends the "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2011 in New York City. (Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images) According to the Hollywood Reporter, Jennifer Hudson has joined the cast of the...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Freedom grad Daniel Dae Kim has signed a deal to work with CBS Television Studios to develop new programs for the network, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The star of CBS' "Hawaii Five-0" has lived and worked in Hawaii for......
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:23 PM
The tragic death of action star Paul Walker over the weekend has left "Fast & Furious 7" which also features Freedom grad Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson in limbo. Walker's death also has left his fellow stars devastated. "All my strength,......
| Nov 14, 2011
| 4:40 PM
Herw's a Warner Brothers project that Russell Brand (“Arthur” was set up there, too) is slated to produce and star in. He tells The Hollywood Reporter that “”It was inspired by the night I naively invited [Warners president] Jeff...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 9:38 PM
Kim Kardashian never received kidnap and death threats for taking a role in Tyler Perry's "The Marriage Counselor." Kim Kardashian's reps have confirmed there was no truth to the rumors....