ENTERTAINMENT

Paul Rudd All He Can Be, And More, As Hasty Pudding’s Man of the Year (photos!)

Paul Rudd, one of Hollywood’s most versatile actors in both comedies and dramas, now has another accolade honoring his career–The Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ Man of the Year Award. Rudd was roasted last night Rudd and presented with the traditional "Pudding Pot." Past contemporary recipients include Robert Downey Jr, Tom Hanks, Chris Pratt, Robert De Niro, Harrison Ford, Justin Timberlake and most recently, Ryan Reynolds....
Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson mug for the camera at the London Fan Screening of the Paramount Pictures film .Zoolander 2.' Stiller also set a record for the largest selfie stick photo. (Photo: Getty)

Ben Stiller Swings Big Friggin’ Stick at Zoolander 2 London Debut (see!)

Ben Stiller made history at the London premiere of his new movie “Zoolander 2,” by swinging the largest selfie stick in the world and taking a photo of stars Will Ferrell, Owen Wilson, Penelope Cruz, Christine Taylor, Kristen Wiig, Justin Theroux and supporting cast of fans. The Guinness Book of World Records was on hand to document the feat and presented Stiller with a certificate, attesting to the new record. ...

Jennifer Lawrence, Hunger Games Cast Has Final Reunion at Comic Con

Jennifer Lawrence was the center of attention at the Hunger Games panel at Comic Con in San Diego, but she had no problem sharing the spotlight with fellow cast members Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth. It was their final reunion and it produced some poignant moments. “The Hunger Games’ cast has been filming together since 2011. Lawrence was picked for the role of Katniss Everdeen out of nearly 30 other actresses who auditioned for the role, including Hailee Steinfeld, Emma Roberts, Chloë Grace Moretz and Shailene Woodley....

Taye Diggs Joins Families at Disney Monkey Kingdom Premiere (photos)

Taye Diggs and son Walker Diggs were among the celebrities and their families who turned out for the premiere of Disneynature’s latest animal documentary “Monkey Kingdom,” a film about a monkey troupe living among ancient ruins in Southeast Asia. “Monkey Kingdom” is narrated by Tina Fey, directed by Mark Linfield and co-directed by Alastair. Music is by award-winning composer Harry Gregson-Williams....

Elton John Hosts 13th AIDS Foundation Enduring Vision Gala

Elton John hosted his 13th namesake AIDs Foundation gala in New York City last night (Oct. 28) that drew Alec Baldwin, Brooke Shields and other celebrities and socialites to raise money for research into the debilitating disease. The foundation is one of the world’s largest sources of funds for HIV research. It has raised more than $300 million for the treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS since its inception in 1992, with offices in offices in New York and London....

Maggie Gyllenhaal Shines at ‘The Honourable Woman’ NY Screening

Maggie Gyllenhaal, who stars in the BBC spy thriller television miniseries “The Honourable Woman,” was on hand for a screening of the show in New York City hosted by The Cinema Society, Tod’s and Elle magazine. Sarah Barnett, president of the Sundance Channel, was at the screening along with Gyllenhaal an her husband Peter Sarsgaard. Other guests included Food Channel chef Padmka Lakshmi....

George Lucas Joins Celebration of Apollo Theater’s 80th Anniversary

George Lucas and Mellody Hobson were among the high-profile guests at the Apollo Spring Gala and 80th Anniversary Celebration in New York City last night (June 10). Some of the greatest artists of the 20th Century performed on stage during the theater’s long history, including such luminaries as Charlie Parker and Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington and Billie Holiday, Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, The Supremes, Miles Davis and comedian Richard Pryor. Spotted at the gala were Gladys Knight, Smokey Robinson, NBC Today Show weatherman Al Roker and Deborah Roberts, Ronald Perelman and Savion Glover. ...

Kate Bosworth Cheers on Kevin Spacey at Moving Image Museum

Kate Bosworth led a parade of admirers who attended the Museum of the Moving Image 28th Annual Salute, honoring Kevin Spacey last night in New York City. Spacey was lauded for his film work. Also spotted in the crowd were “Sex and the City’s” Kim Cattrall, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth. Presenters at the event included Samuel L. Jackson (The Negotiator), Beau Willimon (House of Cards), Denis Leary (The Ref, Recount), Dana Brunetti (Beyond the Sea), Penn Badgley (Margin Call) and Chazz Palminteri (The Usual Suspects) and Kate....