The action film, White House Down, starring Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx and Channing Tatum opens in theaters this Friday. The film is about the White House being taken over by a paramilitary group, and a rejected secret service applicant (Channing Tatum) must rescue the President of the United States (Jamie Foxx).
The film delivers what a summer movie should—over the top fun and great action. Jamie Foxx says there is an additional element to the film, which are the sets. Foxx explains that the sets for the film, especially for the White House, are amazing and authentic. He also said that the studio spared no expense making a great summer film. (Click on the media bar below to hear Jamie Foxx)
It’s hard to believe that Sleepless in Seattle, directed and written by the late Nora Ephron, was released 21 years ago. The film teamed Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan for the second time, and is one of the most beloved romantic films of all time.
Movie audiences all over the world loved Meg Ryan’s and Tom Hanks’ chemistry on screen, and consider them the modern day Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy. Hanks told us he wouldn’t put them on the level of Hepburn and Tracy, but he knows that he and Ryan had that special on screen chemistry. (Click on the media bar below to hear Tom Hanks)
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At the age of 91, Betty White is one the busiest working actresses. As if she’s not busy enough with her hit TV Land sitcom Hot in Cleveland, on she has another show, a comedy reality show Betty White’s Off Their Rockers. White tells us that she is having the time of her life, loves what she does, and says she doesn’t feel her age. (Click on the media bar below to hear Betty White)
Catch Betty White in Betty White’s Off Their Rockers, Tuesday nights on NBC, and Hot in Cleveland Wednesday nights on TV Land.
Producer and The Neptunes member Pharrell Williams is all over the place this summer, thanks to his collaboration on the hit tracks “Get Lucky” and “Blurred Lines.” He’s also a composer for the upcoming animated film Despicable Me 2, and with his busy schedule don’t expect Williams to release a solo album anytime soon.
“I’ve just been concentrating on Despicable Me and all of the other productions,” said Williams. “So I’ve just been concentrating on…this.”
It was a pretty vague answer from Williams, who released his solo album In My Mind back in 2006 and worked once again with his group N.E.R.D. on the 2010 project Nothing. The producer gave a deeper answer when asked about the inspiration behind his craft, and he talked about his drive to make “super colorful” music.
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Billy Crystal’s voice can be heard in the box office hit, Monsters University. The film follows the two loveable characters from Monsters Inc., Mike and Sulley, during their younger days while attending Monsters University.
The beloved Crystal, who has been working in television/film/stage for over three decades, took a stroll down memory lane recalling the days when he attended Nassau Community College, and later New York University. He admitted he wasn’t the best student, but that he still worked hard to earn decent grades, always knowing his career would be entertaining audiences. (Click on the media bar below to hear Billy Crystal)