Tag Archives: Iraq

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences “Contemporary Documentaries”

HollywoodNews.com: Oscar®-nominated documentary short subjects “Poster Girl” and “Killing in the Name” and the documentary feature “Quest for Honor” will screen as the next installment in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 30th annual “Contemporary Documentaries” series on Wednesday, April 4, at 7 p.m. at the Linwood Dunn[...]

Sean Penn: Hot Celebrity Photo Gallery

HollywoodNews.com: Our selected celebrity to be included in our “Hot Hollywood Celebrity Photo Gallery of the Week” is Sean Penn. This year, the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates at their World Summit will recognize a high-profile personality making an outstanding contribution to international social justice and[...]

‘DWTS’ winner J.R. Martinez gets invited to the Pentagon

HollywoodNews.com: ‘Dancing with the Stars’ winner J.R. Martinez has become quite popular, so much so that he has been invited to the Pentagon. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta reportedly personally called Martinez to invite him, states RadarOnline.com. In 2003, Martinez had over 40% of his body burned while serving with the[...]

J.R. Martinez opens up about Iraq accident on ‘DWTS’

HollywoodNews.com: J.R. Martinez is working hard on ‘Dancing with the Stars,’ but it was his emotional performance last night that touched judges and the audience the most. Martinez opened up about his Iraq accident where he he drove over a landmine and suffered burns to 40% of his body, states RadarOnline.com.[...]

“American Idol” Kris Allen will have family on his mind

HollywoodNews.com: “American Idol” Kris Allen will have family on his mind today (5/29) when he performs at this year’s “National Memorial Day Concert” in Washington, D.C.. “Both my granddads were in the military,” says the 25-year-old singer from Conway, Arkansas. “And actually my wife’s family is a military family. [...]

Dominic Cooper in full “Devil’s Double” trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Following up on last week’s poster rollout, Lionsgate has a trailer for Lee Tamahori’s “The Devil’s Double.” It’s posted over on Yahoo Movies, as well as below. Dominic Cooper heads up the movie about Latif Yahia, an Iraqi army lieutenant who is ordered to be the “fiday” –[...]

Dominic Cooper in “Devil’s Double” poster

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The official poster for Lionsgate’s “The Devil’s Double,” which played Sundance earlier this year, made its debut online at Ain’t It Cool News. We’ve got it below. Based on a true story, “Double” stars Dominic Cooper in two striking roles. He plays Latif Yahia, an Iraqi army lieutenant[...]

Zac Efron begins packing on the pounds

HollywoodNews.com: It might seem that Zac Efron’s split with Vanessa Hudgens has started to get to him as he has gained a little weight, but that apparently has nothing to do with his new look. Efron has recently gained almost 20 pounds for a new movie role, states TooFab. The role[...]

Sean Penn to be honored for his humanitarian work – “Hollywood Humanitarian Award”

HollywoodNews.com: Sean Penn will be recognized for his outstanding humanitarian achievements at the 14th Annual Hollywood Film Festival’s Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony. Penn will be bestowed with the “Hollywood Humanitarian Award” for his incredible selfless and dedicated humanitarian efforts in saving lives, as well as bringing relief to the human suffering[...]

Zac Efron: ‘We need to not be afraid to take risks in film’

HollywoodNews.com: When it comes to choosing roles, Zac Efron follows his heart. He doesn’t get consumed with what will be a blockbuster or not, or whether a film will swell his fame. Hence his choice to star in romantic weepy “Charlie St. Cloud” over Paramount’s tentpole reboot of “Footloose.”[...]
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