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Release of Costner's Western Sequel Is Canceled

Horizon has floundered at the box office, prompting a delay

(Newser) - They loved it at Cannes. But movie-goers in the US have been decidedly less enthusiastic about Kevin Costner's ambitious western Horizon: An American Saga . As a result, New Line Cinema has called an abrupt halt to plans of releasing the sequel to cinemas on August 16, reports the Hollywood...

Kevin Costner Gets 10-Minute Standing Ovation at Cannes

Though critics so far don't seem taken with 'Horizon'

(Newser) - The first film Kevin Costner has directed in more than a decade debuted at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday, and the audience gave it a 10-minute standing ovation—even longer than the one granted to Francis Ford Coppola's Megalopolis last week. An emotional Costner then talked about Horizon:...

After Contentious Split, a Long Celeb Marriage Is Over

Divorce of Kevin Costner, Christine Baumgartner finalized

(Newser) - A judge has declared that Kevin Costner and his wife of nearly two decades, Christine Baumgartner, are now legally divorced, according to court records filed Tuesday. The couple's marriage ended, and both became single, on Friday, nine months after she filed for divorce , a judgment entered in Santa Barbara...

Bad News in Divorce Fight for Kevin Costner's Ex

Christine Baumgartner ordered to pay actor's attorney fees

(Newser) - Christine Baumgartner was dealt another setback in her divorce battle with her soon-to-be-ex-husband Kevin Costner on Wednesday, when a judge ordered her to pay more than $14,000 worth of Costner's attorney fees. As TMZ explains it, Baumgartner and Costner engaged in, through their lawyers, "A LOT of...

Costner: I Still Have Love for My Ex

Despite some nastiness in split, 'Yellowstone' star calls ex Christine Baumgartner an 'incredible mom'

(Newser) - The Kevin Costner-Christine Baumgartner split has been pretty ugly so far , but it's not due to any hate the Yellowstone star harbors toward his ex. That's according to Costner himself, who finally spoke publicly after a Friday court hearing on child support in Santa Barbara, California. "It...

SD Supreme Court Re-Ups a Thorn in Kevin Costner's Side

Judges rule that sculptor's longtime lawsuit against actor over bronze sculpture can resume

(Newser) - Kevin Costner's divorce has apparently turned contentious , but that's not the only legal issue the Yellowstone star is contending with. For 15 years, a battle has been brewing between Costner, 68, and sculptor Peggy Detmers, who filed a suit against the actor in 2008 regarding a 17-piece bronze...

Looks Like Kevin Costner's Divorce Might Be Ugly
Looks Like Kevin Costner's
Divorce Is Getting Ugly

Looks Like Kevin Costner's Divorce Is Getting Ugly

Christine Baumgartner's legal documents appear to indicate messiness ahead

(Newser) - Legal documents filed by Kevin Costner's estranged wife last week appear to indicate her divorce from the actor could get messy. Christine Baumgartner wants $248,000 in child support per month from Costner for the couple's three children, plus she wants him to cover their private school tuition,...

Paramount Calls Quits on Yellowstone

Sequel, apparently without Costner, will take over in December

(Newser) - The hit TV series Yellowstone will ride into the sunset this fall, just in time for a sequel to pick up the story of the Dutton family. It had been unclear whether star Kevin Costner would continue to appear on the series, and the announcement didn't completely clarify that...

Kevin Costner Divorcing Due to 'Circumstances Beyond His Control'

He and Christine Baumgartner have been together 25 years

(Newser) - Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner are divorcing after a quarter-century together, almost 19 of those years as a married couple. In a statement, Costner's team says, "It is with great sadness that circumstances beyond his control have transpired which have resulted in Mr. Costner having to participate in...

This Film Just Topped the Box Office. It Didn't Take Much

Western thriller with Kevin Costner, Diane Lane had a $4.1M weekend, a new COVID reality

(Newser) - The Kevin Costner and Diane Lane film Let Him Go had the highest-earning box office weekend of any film in over a month, and it didn't even have to break $5 million to earn the distinction. Focus Features on Sunday estimated that the Western thriller made $4.1 million...

The Bodyguard Had an Unlikely Star for Its Sequel

Princess Diana was to star with Kevin Costner in her film debut

(Newser) - Princess Diana was on the verge of becoming a movie star when she died in a 1997 car crash. According to Kevin Costner, the princess was on board to star opposite him in a sequel to 1992's The Bodyguard, which saw Costner play a former Secret Service agent protecting...

Costner Has Big Spoiler About Bodyguard Poster

'That wasn’t even Whitney actually'

(Newser) - Seven years after Whitney Houston's death and 27 years after the release of The Bodyguard, Kevin Costner has a bit of a spoiler: The shot of him carrying Houston on the smash hit's poster, well, wasn't exactly that, reports EW . "That wasn’t even Whitney actually,...

5 Celebrity Restaurants That Failed
5 Celebrity Restaurants
That Failed

5 Celebrity Restaurants That Failed

J.Lo's foray into food wasn't as successful as her acting and music career

(Newser) - There are few industries as volatile as the restaurant biz, but that doesn't seem to stop celebrities from plunking down the money needed to open up a restaurant. Below is just a small sampling of celebs whose eateries went belly up:
  1. Steven Spielberg's Dive!: What could go wrong

11 Surprising Celebrity Couples
 11 Surprising Celebrity Couples 

11 Surprising Celebrity Couples

Yep, they really dated

(Newser) - "Wait... they were together?" That's the reaction you'll probably have to the long list of surprising celebrity couples rounded up by ETOnline , including:
  • Sofia Coppola and Keanu Reeves: Dated in 1992 after Coppola's famous director father worked with Reeves on Bram Stoker's Dracula.
  • Kathy Griffin

Modern Family, Homeland Win Big at the Emmys

Plus, wins for 'Veep,' 'Game Change,' 'Two and a Half Men'

(Newser) - And they're off! Host Jimmy Kimmel opened the Emmys with jokes about Honey Boo Boo and politics ("Being a Republican in Hollywood is like being a Chick-fil-A sandwich on the snack table at Glee."), and noted that this is the first year none of the four...

Kevin Costner Beats Baldwin Lawsuit

Jury rejects $17M fraud claim over BP deal

(Newser) - It was aquaboy vs. Stephen Baldwin, and aquaboy won. A federal jury last evening tossed out a claim by Baldwin and a friend that Costner and a business partner duped them by keeping them in the dark about a multimillion-dollar deal between Costner's company, Ocean Therapy Solutions, and the...

The Bodyguard Coming Back to Theaters

Whitney Houston, Kevin Costner flick returns for one night

(Newser) - If you're looking for a Whitney Houston fix, it doesn't get much better than this: The Bodyguard, her iconic first film co-starring Kevin Costner, will air in theaters across the country for just one night. The March 28 showing will honor the 1992 film's 20th anniversary, the...

Costner to BP: If You Pay Up, I Will Clean Up

Actor's set to deploy centrifugal separators, hasn't seen a check yet

(Newser) - Kevin Costner's ready to send his oil-vacuuming version of the cavalry to the Gulf, but he wants BP to show him the money first, reports the LA Times. BP has said it wants to buy 32 of Costner's centrifugal oil-and-water separators—which float on the ocean, sucking up oily water...

BP Looks for Help, Turns to ... Kevin Costner?

Actor's company has an oil-sucking machine

(Newser) - It's Kevin Costner to the rescue in the Gulf: BP has agreed to test a contraption funded by the actor to suck oil out of the water. "It's like a big vaccum cleaner," said Costner's business partner in Ocean Therapy Solutions. Costner got interested in the subject around...

For Sale: Field of Dreams
 For Sale: Field of Dreams 

For Sale: Field of Dreams

$5.4M pricetag for Iowa landmark includes place in film history

(Newser) - For sale: 193 acres of Iowa farmland, worth about $1 million but priced at $5.4 million. For the extra money, you get a world-famous baseball diamond that attracts some 65,000 annual visitors, and maybe a bunch of ghosts. That's right—it's the property from Field of Dreams. "...

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