She came late to acting – and the brilliant performance she gives in the hit film comedy 'Bridesmaids' suggests that this might just have been her best career move
Bridesmaids is clever and funny, but don't believe the hype about it revolutionising Hollywood, writes Guy Adams
His comic songs are an internet sensation, garnering 90 million YouTube hits. His stand-up show has had critics in raptures on both sides of the Atlantic. And now Hollywood is knocking at his door. Not bad for a 20-year-old ...
Marvel may have dumped him as Hulk but now Ed Norton is back to his best, slugging it out opposite Robert De Niro, finds Matt Mueller
At just 24, she is the toast of two film festivals as well as writing and starring in a TV series.
The lithe and livewire US comedian Aziz Ansari arrives in London next week to play five nights at London's Soho Theatre. Though this run doesn't quite have the ring of playing the Carnegie Hall back in New York, as he did in January, Ansari's already sold out Soho dates are another sign of the growing interest in this business graduate-turned-comic, who will have just turned 28 when he lands here.
The fat, funny, geek of Knocked Up has become Hollywood big-budget hero The Green Hornet. Gill Pringle finds out how
In which Jay Baruchel, one of the loser sidekicks in Knocked Up, gets promoted to leading-man status, acquiring three loser sidekicks of his own.
Charlie Hunnam knew what he was letting himself in for. It was all there in the script. Within minutes of appearing on a TV screen in his first major role, playing a 15-year-old schoolboy, he'd be having his naked bum licked by a drug-taking club Lothario. "I was just thrown into this world and it was all so exciting, and I didn't really have any gauge of what was a normal day on a set and what wasn't," the actor says of his appearance in Channel 4's headline-rattling 1999 drama Queer as Folk. "But I was a pretty fearless kid. I was just amazed that I'd been given this opportunity. I jumped in head first."
They’ve bickered in buddy movies, and they’ve hugged in ‘bromances’. But the chaps in Lynn Shelton’s ‘Humpday’ actually bare their souls – and much more besides. Demetrios Matheou meets a director with boys on the brain
It's not easy to predict whether a TV show will be a hit. For every Lost there's a The Nine, for every The Wire, a K-Ville and for every ER, a Three Rivers. So it's no surprise that when Fox first announced that their biggest new show of this year was Glee, a musical dramedy about a high school singing club created by Ryan Murphy, the twisted genius behind plastic surgery schlockfest Nip/Tuck and the brilliant but insane school drama Popular, most television insiders thought it would fail.
Judd Apatow's latest film brilliantly lampoons the life of an A-list comedian – but where are the substantial female characters?
Primitive gags fail to scrub up
A director finds his form on an epic scale, and men behave very badly in Las Vegas
Pornos have better plots than this
Heartbreak has been the subject of so many awful songs that it's tempting to take it lightly. Then, suddenly, it happens to <i>you</i>. Cole Moreton reflects on the appalling human capacity for feeling loss, romantic or otherwise