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February 26, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Michelle Williams and Jason Segel  have broken up. The adorable couple has called it quits, quietly ending their relationship earlier this month, according to Us Weekly and People . Distance seems to be the culprit. She of "Oz the Great and Powerful" lives in Brooklyn with her 7-year-old daughter Matilda, whom Williams had with the late Heath Ledger. She hit the film's Los Angeles premiere earlier this month without Segel in tow. PHOTOS: 'Oz the Great and Powerful' premiere Segel, who is one of the stars of the CBS series "How I Met Your Mother," primarily resides in Los Angeles, where the comedy films.
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April 16, 2014 | By Steven Zeitchik
NEW YORK - This Tony season, an unprecedented number of movie and Hollywood stars under 40 are hitting Broadway for the first time. "Scrubs'" Zach Braff just made his debut in Susan Stroman's staging of Woody Allen's comedy-musical "Bullets Over Broadway. " Golden Globe winner and Oscar nominee Michelle Williams is trying out her singing talents - and a British accent - as Sally Bowles in the Roundabout's sort-of revival of "Cabaret. " But nothing epitomizes this influx more than the trio of Broadway rookies bringing a burst of star power - and their fan followings on social media - to Tony-winner Anna D. Shapiro's staging of the John Steinbeck classic "Of Mice and Men" about Depression-era migrant workers in California.  PHOTOS: Hollywood stars on stage The show, which hasn't been seen on Broadway in four decades, opens Wednesday at the Longacre Theatre with James Franco (1.9 million Twitter followers)
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February 14, 2013 | By Amy Kaufman
Michelle Williams comes from the world of low-budget independent film, so, she said, it took her a while to get her sea legs on the $200-million-plus production of "Oz: The Great and Powerful. " "That was a really hard transition for me to make," the thrice Oscar-nominated actress said at the film's premiere in Hollywood on Wednesday evening. Talking about the film's grandiose sets -- which included seven soundstages -- Williams said she felt anxious about how many people were observing her act. "I'm conscious of people watching me perform, and I walked onto the set and there must have been 20 different monitors set up," she said.
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December 13, 2013 | By Randy Lewis
Beyonce's surprise album drop constitutes an early holiday gift to fans, but it also figures to bolster her own bank account considerably, enough that it may combine with her other business ventures to deliver her most lucrative year yet, Forbes reports . Whatever she gleans out of the $15.99 downloads of “Beyonce,” the new “visual album” that posted with zero fanfare early Friday on iTunes, will add to revenue from her “Mrs....
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September 3, 2013 | By Jamie Wetherbe
Michelle Williams will make her Broadway debut as sultry nightclub singer Sally Bowles in a planned revival of "Cabaret," according to reports. The three-time Oscar nominee will star in the Roundabout Theatre Company's production opposite Alan Cumming, who will reprise his Tony-winning role as the MC. Performances are reportedly set to start early next year. Emma Stone ("The Help," "The Amazing Spider-Man") was set to make her Broadway debut in the production, but film commitments forced her to withdraw in May. PHOTOS: Hollywood stars on stage The casting of Williams, which has not been officially announced by Roundabout Theatre Company, was first reported Tuesday on Lemonwade.com.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 19, 2012 | By Matt Donnelly
Michelle Williams and new boyfriend Jason Segel stepped out in public for the first time Wednesday at the premiere of his new film,  "The Five-Year Engagement. " In line with reports from mid-March that had the actors dating for months already, they braved the eyes of peers and press at an after-party at New York's Museum of Modern Art.  Hand-in-hand, Segel and Williams chatted up the likes Elizabeth Banks and Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Vanity Fair said , as well Robert De Niro, whose Tribeca Film Festival hosted the premiere screening.
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November 20, 2011 | By Amy Kaufman, Los Angeles Times
Her eyes were searching the grounds of the Beverly Hills Hotel, peeking over the bougainvillea at a row of terra cotta-roofed buildings. "I always wonder which bungalow was hers," said Michelle Williams, staring into the distance at a lodging that could have been home to Marilyn Monroe. The icon, whom Williams plays in the film "My Week With Marilyn," lived at the hotel in the late 1950s while in production on the movie "Let's Make Love. " "Is it too pretentious to say I feel I have a relationship with her?"
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July 5, 2012 | By Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times Film Critic
There is so much that is delicate and soft, so much that is hurtful and hard about love when filmmaker Sarah Polley gets her hands on it. She has done it yet again in "Take This Waltz," which stars Michelle Williams, Luke Kirby and Seth Rogen in the story of the death of a marriage and the emotional dance it took to get there. Williams, in yet another head-turning role, is 28-year-old Margot. She is almost five years into a playful relationship with husband Lou (Rogen), an author-chef working on a cookbook devoted to chicken (there's a point being made)
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February 9, 2012 | By Glenn Whipp, Special to the Los Angeles Times
The year Michelle Williams spent preparing to play Marilyn Monroe for her Oscar-nominated turn in Simon Curtis' "My Week With Marilyn" has taken on a mythos that seems appropriate given all the outsized legends that have surrounded the Hollywood icon for the last six decades. But all that research and rehearsal either went out the window or had to be hastily enriched while shooting three of the film's key scenes. "Sometimes you have to fight the circumstances or re-create them in your head," the 31-year-old actress says over tea at the Beverly Hills Hotel's Bar Nineteen12.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 16, 2014 | By Steven Zeitchik
NEW YORK - This Tony season, an unprecedented number of movie and Hollywood stars under 40 are hitting Broadway for the first time. "Scrubs'" Zach Braff just made his debut in Susan Stroman's staging of Woody Allen's comedy-musical "Bullets Over Broadway. " Golden Globe winner and Oscar nominee Michelle Williams is trying out her singing talents - and a British accent - as Sally Bowles in the Roundabout's sort-of revival of "Cabaret. " But nothing epitomizes this influx more than the trio of Broadway rookies bringing a burst of star power - and their fan followings on social media - to Tony-winner Anna D. Shapiro's staging of the John Steinbeck classic "Of Mice and Men" about Depression-era migrant workers in California.  PHOTOS: Hollywood stars on stage The show, which hasn't been seen on Broadway in four decades, opens Wednesday at the Longacre Theatre with James Franco (1.9 million Twitter followers)
ENTERTAINMENT
November 15, 2013 | By Mark Olsen
As part of what is shaping up to be a busy awards season for the actress, Sandra Bullock will receive the Desert Palm Achievement Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival in January. The Oscar winner has been receiving strong reviews for her role in "Gravity" and is considered a top contender in this year's lead actress race. Matthew McConaughey was also recently announced as a recipient of the Desert Palm award at the Palm Springs festival's Jan. 4 awards gala. Past recipients of the actress prize include Halle Berry, Marion Cotillard, Anne Hathaway, Natalie Portman, Charlize Theron, Naomi Watts and Michelle Williams.  PHOTOS: Celebrities by The Times Bullock's turn in the sci-fi survival adventure "Gravity," which has been a surprise smash at the box office, comes hot on the heels of her role in the summer female buddy cop comedy "The Heat.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 3, 2013 | By Jamie Wetherbe
Michelle Williams will make her Broadway debut as sultry nightclub singer Sally Bowles in a planned revival of "Cabaret," according to reports. The three-time Oscar nominee will star in the Roundabout Theatre Company's production opposite Alan Cumming, who will reprise his Tony-winning role as the MC. Performances are reportedly set to start early next year. Emma Stone ("The Help," "The Amazing Spider-Man") was set to make her Broadway debut in the production, but film commitments forced her to withdraw in May. PHOTOS: Hollywood stars on stage The casting of Williams, which has not been officially announced by Roundabout Theatre Company, was first reported Tuesday on Lemonwade.com.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 22, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Are Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel an item? Not really. The two are just friends who can't share a meal together without rousing suspicion that they're romantically involved.  The "Bad Teacher" costars were spotted having a friendly meal in East Hampton, N.Y., on Tuesday night and, naturally, it led to dating rumors. PHOTOS: Celebrity splits of 2013 "They were at [upscale eatery] Nick and Toni's and seemed to be on a date," according to Life & Style magazine.
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April 24, 2013 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Jason Segel is taking his goofy sensibility and packaging it for middle-schoolers in the form of a three-book deal with Random House, the company announced Wednesday. The first installment of "Nightmares!," co-written with “The Eternal Ones” author Kirsten Miller, is due out next year, the publisher said in a news release . Segel first turned his inspiration, an adventure about kids who have to save their town from fear, into a screenplay, according to CBS News . That got stuck in turnaround, but the "How I Met Your Mother" actor bought back the rights recently and converted the screenplay concept into a three-part book series.
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March 1, 2013 | By Steven Zeitchik, Los Angeles Times
Barely a mile from where James Franco, the wizard in Disney's new "Oz: The Great and Powerful," was recently giving interviews sat a billboard touting a middle-school stage production. " 'The Wizard of Oz' is coming!" it proclaimed, an endearing promotion that the master shyster himself might appreciate. Down the street, some of Hollywood's top actors were talking up their $200 million plus production of "Oz," but inside these halls pre-adolescent cowardly lions and scarecrows were dutifully rehearsing their numbers.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 28, 2013 | By Amy Kaufman
It looks like the yellow brick road could lead Walt Disney Studios to box office gold. "Oz: The Great and Powerful," the studio's $200-million-plus production, is headed toward the biggest opening of 2013 by far. The Sam Raimi-directed picture starring James Franco as the iconic wizard could bring in at least $75 million on its opening weekend, according to those who have seen pre-release industry surveys. The film hits theaters March 8. The movie, a prequel to the 1939 classic, follows the wizard as he makes the journey from Kansas to Oz, where he becomes the ruler of a foreign land filled with good and evil witches.
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July 13, 2002 | SUSAN KING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Dawson's Creek" star Michelle Williams is a self-proclaimed bookworm, always curled up with something to read. "Certainly on the set there are many times where she will be off to the side curled up reading a book," says Paul Stupin, executive producer of the WB's teen-angst drama. While making the British feature "Me Without You," which opened Friday, Williams spent her downtime on the set reading the esoteric Marcel Proust.
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February 28, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Neil Patrick Harris and fiance David Burtka are not breaking up, nor are they canceling their wedding, despite a tabloid rumor. Harris took time out of his vacation late Wednesday to put the kibosh on a National Enquirer story that claimed that the two had canceled their wedding after a "vicious lovers' spat" on their way to a Hollywood party. "The Nat Enq is cray cray," the "How I Met Your Mother" star tweeted . "We've never had a wedding date, just engaged (Prop 8 and all)
ENTERTAINMENT
February 26, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Michelle Williams and Jason Segel  have broken up. The adorable couple has called it quits, quietly ending their relationship earlier this month, according to Us Weekly and People . Distance seems to be the culprit. She of "Oz the Great and Powerful" lives in Brooklyn with her 7-year-old daughter Matilda, whom Williams had with the late Heath Ledger. She hit the film's Los Angeles premiere earlier this month without Segel in tow. PHOTOS: 'Oz the Great and Powerful' premiere Segel, who is one of the stars of the CBS series "How I Met Your Mother," primarily resides in Los Angeles, where the comedy films.
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