March 10, 2014 |
After the coffee. Before seeing how "Cosmos" did in the ratings. The Skinny: Man there was a lot of good TV last night. We had the "True Detective" finale, the return of "The Good Wife," the debuts of "Cosmos" and "Resurrection," and, of course, "Girls" and "The Walking Dead. " Alas, my Time Warner Cable DVR didn't record "The Good Wife" so I missed the first 20 minutes. Hope Comcast does better (see below). Today's headlines include the weekend box office recap and a look at the future of music.
December 26, 2012 |
Charlie Sheen hasn't garnered much attention for his big-screen activity lately, and when he does, it's for mainly stunt-y turns. But when the tiger-blooded one isn't busy taking on cameos or loaning Lindsay Lohan money, he's actually been flexing his filmic muscles. Sheen plays the lead role in the Feb. 8 release "A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III," a part in which he -- wait for it -- plays a well-off charmer who begins to come undone. Hollywood mainstay Roman Coppola, who wrote, produced and makes his return to feature directing with the film, says Sheen will surprise a lot of people with his turn.
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March 12, 2011 |
We've learned plenty about addiction from Charlie Sheen, on our narrated tour through winning-ville: Alcoholics Anonymous is a cult, social crack smoking is just plain fun and tiger blood can subdue most anything. Except perhaps the demons of mental illness. Sheen, who now wants to take his rant on the road in his "My Violent Torpedo of Truth/Defeat is Not an Option" tour, doesn't want to talk about that. He'd rather poke fun at the suggestion that bipolar disorder might help explain his rants, his anger, his grandiose notions.
September 19, 2011 |
The Charlie Sheen redemption tour continued with an appearance on the Emmy Awards Sunday night, with the actor offering an olive branch to his former colleagues, whom he had relentlessly trashed on TV, radio and Twitter months earlier. Sheen's apparent humility in presenting the award for lead actor in a comedy was the polar opposite of the ranting actor who continually declared that he had "tiger blood" and was constantly "winning. " "I want to take a moment here to get something off my chest and say something to everyone here at 'Two and a Half Men,' " Sheen said before naming the nominees.
March 11, 2011 |
Charlie Sheen's $100-million lawsuit against the studio that fired him from "Two and a Half Men" could take the public behind the scenes of the hit television show and beyond the nonstop airing of Hollywood's dirty laundry. The wrongful-termination suit, filed Thursday in Los Angeles County Superior Court, threatens to pull the curtain from the financial secrets behind the show and provide a glimpse of Tinseltown's wheeling and dealing. "There is a lot that Charlie Sheen may believe is private and personal, and all that would come out as would the secret sauce of how Warner Bros.
September 17, 2013 |
Mark Wahlberg, twice nominated for an Oscar, has picked up an award he's wanted for a long time: his high school diploma. The 42-year-old, who dropped out of school in ninth grade after being charged with attempted murder, was motivated to graduate by his four children, People said . He said he didn't want them wondering why they needed to do something he'd neglected. He took online classes, the hardest of which was math, he said. He hired a tutor and studied between takes on "Two Guns," keeping his project a secret, including from costar Denzel Washington.
April 11, 2013 |
Charlie Sheen had some kind words to say about working with Lindsay Lohan when he appeared Wednesday on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno. " He had some other words for the troubled actress, too, though he refrained from throwing her totally under the bus. Discussing Lohan's guest turn on his FX series, "Anger Management," Sheen said Lohan showed up on time the first day, knew her lines and was "fabulous. " Then, he told Leno, "we had to deal with Day Two. " Said Sheen, "It was as though she had us held hostage.
May 25, 2013 |
Charlie Sheen is changing his name to Carlos Estevez in the upcoming film "Machete Kills," according to reports. The actor is going back to his birth name and Latino roots, using the moniker Carlos Estevez in the trailer for action film "Machete Kills," which was shown in theaters this weekend. A screen grab of the thiller's intro shows a crimson and black portrait of Sheen posing with a gun and says, "And introducing Carlos Estevez. " It is said to be the first time in his professional career that Sheen will be billed by his birth name.
December 11, 2012 |
Charlie Sheen's generosity continues: The "Anger Management" star and his stunt double have contributed a total of $100,000 to a fund benefiting the cancer-stricken daughter of a Hermosa Beach police officer. "Big news today for the Faulk family. Together, Eddie Braun and Charlie Sheen donated $100,000.00 to the HBPOA in support of Jasmine's fight against cancer," said a post on the fund's Facebook page, which included a photo of Sheen's check. "All proceeds go to the Faulk family to support their daughter.
February 17, 2014 |
Hope springs eternal for Charlie Sheen: The "Anger Management" star is engaged, aiming to get married for the fourth time. His lady of choice is Brett Rossi, a former porn actress, according to TMZ , which first had the news about the engagement. The proposal, which reportedly found Sheen down on one knee, happened in Hawaii, where the actor had flown Rossi in a private jet. "I was not expecting it at all. We had a beautiful Valentine's Day and he proposed to me early this morning after we watched the sun rise," Rossi, whose nickname is Scotti, told E!