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Paul Rudd Captures a Real-Life Ted Lasso Moment

Actor was in the box with Ryan Reynolds, Rob McElhenney when their team got promoted

(Newser) - For anyone who ever wanted to see Ryan Reynolds cry, Paul Rudd has the moment immortalized on video for you. Rudd was in the box with Wrexham FC owners Reynolds and Rob McElhenney when their Welsh soccer team pulled off a crucial win to get promoted to League Two—and...

Here Is People's Sexiest Man Alive for 2021

Hello, Paul Rudd

(Newser) - Some things never change, and People magazine's annual bestowing of the "sexiest man alive" title is one of those things. This year, Paul Rudd takes home the honor. The 52-year-old says his wife of 18 years is the only person he told before the story came out. "...

Paul Rudd Wraps Up Yearslong Conan Gag
Paul Rudd
Shows One
Final Clip
for Conan

Paul Rudd Shows One Final Clip for Conan

And if you know their history, you already know what it is

(Newser) - Conan O'Brien's TBS show is in its final week, and Mashable notes that Paul Rudd visited Monday night to cap a long-running gag. For roughly 20 years, every time Rudd came on O'Brien's show as a guest to plug a movie, he instead used a bizarre...

Paul Rudd Had Sweet Surprise for Voters Waiting in Rain

Actor handed out cookies in Brooklyn

(Newser) - Paul Rudd apparently just can't stop doing adorable things . The latest? The actor was spotted handing out cookies to people waiting in line for early voting in New York City, per the Hollywood Reporter . "I want to say thank you for coming out and doing your part and...

Paul Rudd, Who Is Totally a Millennial, Says: Mask Up

Oh wait, he's 51

(Newser) - Paul Rudd, who still looks essentially the same as he did in Clueless , must be a millennial ... right? And as such, he is completely qualified to address his generation. Which is why New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked the actor to issue a PSA about mask-wearing amid the coronavirus pandemic....

SNL Blocks Trump From NATO Cool Kids' Table

He has to go sit with Latvia

(Newser) - It was a very Cold Open for Alec Baldwin's President Trump on Saturday Night Live, with the mocked American president trying and failing to get a seat at the cafeteria table with the same NATO cool kids caught on video earlier this week mocking him . The show brought in...

SNL Channels Its Inner Queen
SNL Channels Its Inner Queen

SNL Channels Its Inner Queen

Alec Baldwin returns as President Trump, cast is havin' such a good time in Cold Open

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin returned to Saturday Night Live as President Trump, only this time he brought his inner rock star, channeling Queen in a parody of "Don't Stop Me Now." He was joined by Cecily Strong as Melania Trump, Beck Bennett as Mike Pence, Aidy Bryant as Sarah...

Fallon, Rudd Revisit the '80s— and 'Boy, It's Glorious'

Pair pose as Dead or Alive from 1985, eyepatch included

(Newser) - Crimped hair is back thanks to Paul Rudd. He's the eyepatch-sporting cherry on top of Jimmy Fallon's music video remake of Dead or Alive's "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)," which aired Thursday on the Tonight Show. Rudd hides behind crimped hair, heavy makeup,...

'Goofball Charm' Helps Ant-Man 's Return
'Good Vibes' Dominate
Ant-Man and the Wasp

'Good Vibes' Dominate Ant-Man and the Wasp

Film's 'goofball charm' wins over critics

(Newser) - A size-adjustable superhero finds trouble and a partner in Marvel's Ant-Man and the Wasp, so far much better received than its predecessor. The film from director Peyton Reed features Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly (Kate, from Lost) in the titles roles— a first for a female Marvel character. As...

Anchorman 2 Stays Funny
 Anchorman 2 
 Stays Funny 


Anchorman 2 Stays Funny

Ron Burgundy heads to 24-hour news

(Newser) - Anchorman 2 brings the "legendary" Ron Burgundy into the 1980s and a new medium: 24-hour news. The sequel brings back the absurdity of the first and even takes a few swings at satire, and while it may not equal its predecessor, critics say it's worth a watch.
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15 Celebs Who Got Their Start in Horror Flicks

 15 Celebs Who 
 Got Their Start 
 in Horror Flicks 
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15 Celebs Who Got Their Start in Horror Flicks

Some may surprise you

(Newser) - Gather up some vintage horror movies to watch this Halloween, and you may just be surprised by a familiar face. Wired rounds up 30 celebrities who got their start in horror movies. A sampling:
  • Jon Stewart: The Faculty, 1998
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, 1998
  • Renee Zellweger: Texas

The Croods Swings to $44.7M
 The Croods Swings to $44.7M 

The Croods Swings to $44.7M

'Olympus' marks end of Gerard Butler's slide, 'Admission' struggles

(Newser) - DreamWorks' prehistoric comedy The Croods grabbed the weekend win, reports the AP , with a muscular $44.7 million in its opening weekend. Gerard Butler's terrorist thriller Olympus Has Fallen was close behind, with $30.5 million, notes the Hollywood Reporter , allowing the actor to save a little face after...

Tina Fey's Admission Falls Flat

 Tina Fey's 
 Falls Flat 
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Tina Fey's Admission Falls Flat

Dear applicant, every year we receive more movies than we can possibly see...

(Newser) - Paul Rudd, funny. Tina Fey, very funny. And director Paul Weitz has made some excellent comedies. But Weitz, Rudd, and Fey together in Admission? Not funny at all, according to the roundup of opinions on Rotten Tomatoes —just 43% fresh, with top critics giving it a rough 31%. Among...

16 Celebs Married to Regular People

Not all stars are married to other boldface names

(Newser) - Not every celebrity relationship is of the Kim-Kanye variety: Huffington Post rounds up 16 celebrities married to refreshingly "regular" joes:
  • Patrick Dempsey: Married to hairstylist and makeup artist Jillian Fink since 1999.
  • Paul Rudd: Married to film crew member Julie Yaeger.

Apatow Gets Personal, Whiny in This is 40
 Apatow Gets 
 Personal, Whiny 
 in This is 40 
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Apatow Gets Personal, Whiny in This is 40

Critics split on honest, bruising marriage comedy

(Newser) - Judd Apatow is back with This is 40, a sort-of sequel to Knocked Up in that it stars supporting characters Pete (Paul Rudd) and Debbie (Leslie Mann). It's also clearly about Apatow's life—Mann is his real-life wife, and his kids are cast as the couple's kids....

Coming Soon: Anchorman 2
 Coming Soon: 
 Anchorman 2 

Coming Soon: Anchorman 2

Will Ferrell confirms sequel on 'Conan'

(Newser) - Ron Burgundy, aka Will Ferrell, stopped by Conan O'Brien's show last night to play a little jazz flute … and announce a little movie you might call Anchorman 2. "It is official, there will be a sequel to Anchorman," Ferrell stated—after first insulting O'Brien...

Movie Review Roundup: Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks in 'Our Idiot Brother'

 Our Idiot Brother Is 
 Likeable Enough 
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Our Idiot Brother Is Likeable Enough

Paul Rudd stars in Jesse Peretz comedy

(Newser) - Our Idiot Brother is the story of a sweet-natured fool who depends on his three sisters to get his life back on track. It’s good for a smile, if not big laughs:
  • In the New York Times , AO Scott calls it a “thin, unconvincing movie made likable by

Hollywood is Wasting Paul Rudd
 Hollywood Is Wasting Paul Rudd 

Hollywood Is Wasting Paul Rudd

'The silly is slowly being leeched out of him'

(Newser) - Paul Rudd is Hollywood’s next big thing —but not in the way he should be, writes Elbert Ventura in a Slate piece arguing that Tinseltown is squandering the actor’s comedic talents. “Rudd's rise is well-deserved,” considering his body of work “is one of the...

Dinner for Schmucks Not Quite a Gut-Buster
 Dinner for Schmucks 
 Not Quite a Gut-Buster 

Dinner for Schmucks Not Quite a Gut-Buster

Steve Carell's schmuck praised in remake of French farce

(Newser) - Dinner for Schmucks has a great premise and two top comic stars in Steve Carell and Paul Rudd, say critics, though opinions split widely on whether it's actually funny.
  • The remake of a French farce in which heartless execs compete to bring the biggest loser to dinner "is lumbering,

Sadat Daughter Fumes Over Hollywood Slight

I Love You, Man 's canine namesake sparks legal complaint

(Newser) - I Love You, Man's friendly title clearly wasn’t directed at former Egyptian President Anwar Sadat—whose namesake in the movie is a dog. Now the popular leader’s daughter is suing DreamWorks for the affront, the AP reports. “This has caused serious psychological and moral damages to the...

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