May 27, 2011

Issue #1156
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Meet the cast of 'The Hunger Games'

by Keith Staskiewicz | May 20, 2011
Survivalist Katniss Everdeen is just one of the trilogy's many vivid characters. Here's a guide to several others, and a look at who'll be playing them in the film. (Note: A few key characters have yet to be cast) Read it


Schwarzenegger's second bombshell

by Clark Collis | May 20, 2011
The Governator admits he fathered a child with a member of household staff Read it

Matthew Perry returns to rehab

by Keith Staskiewicz | May 20, 2011
Plus Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, and other stars in the news the week of May 20, 2011 Read it


Neil Patrick Harris: 'Company' Man

by Dave Karger | May 20, 2011

Book Article

Find me a 'Twilight!'

by Sara Vilkomerson, Stephan Lee | May 20, 2011
As Hollywood scrambles for more hit franchises, studios are placing big bets on a handful of young-adult series Read it

Book Review

Robert Redford

by Keith Staskiewicz | May 31, 2011


by Keith Staskiewicz | May 18, 2011

Long Drive Home

by Stephan Lee | Jun 24, 2011

DVD Article

Best scene from a bad movie

May 20, 2011
We find a not-to-be-missed scene in otherwise horrific ''The Roommate'' Read it

DVD Review


by Chris Nashawaty | May 18, 2011

Hollywood Insider

NBC, ABC, and Fox firm up their fall lineups

by James Hibberd, Lynette Rice | May 20, 2011
''Human Target,'' ''The Event,'' and ''Brothers & Sisters'' slashed to make room for new shows Read it

'Snow White': Which film will be first?

by James Hibberd, Lynette Rice | May 20, 2011
''Snow White and the Huntsman,'' starring Kristen Stewart, moves up release date to beat Julia Roberts project to the box office Read it

Jonah Hill talks '21 Jump Street'

by Keith Staskiewicz | May 20, 2011
Johnny Depp will make a cameo in the big-screen adaptation of the classic '80s TV series Read it

Megan Ellison: Hollywood's newest movie mogul

by Adam B. Vary | May 20, 2011
Exec producer of ''Cogan's Trade'' with Brad Pitt has won rights to ''Terminator'' franchise Read it

Deal Report: May 20, 2011

May 20, 2011
This week's movers and shakers: Ashton Kutcher, Angelina Jolie, and more Read it

Movie Article

Highlights from Cannes

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | May 20, 2011
EW critic Lisa Schwarzbaum picks a few of her favorite films from Cannes Read it

The Chosen One

by Karen Valby | May 20, 2011
In the gripping futuristic best-seller 'The Hunger Games,' a girl named Katniss is forced to fight in a televised death match. Now Jennifer Lawrence has been plucked to play the beloved heroine on the big screen, and we get an exclusive look at her transformation Read it

'Hunger Games' 101

Jun 30, 2011
Haven't read the books? Don't fret. Here's a spoiler-free primer to the "Hunger Games" universe Read it

Who's the biggest baddie?

by Anthony Breznican | May 20, 2011
Jack Sparrow's got a new foe in the latest Pirates flick: Blackbeard. How does he measure up to ol' Barbossa? Read it

Movie Review

Pirates of the Caribbean:
On Stranger Tides

by Owen Gleiberman | May 25, 2011

Midnight in Paris

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | May 25, 2012

Movie on DVD Review

Music Article

Where are these albums?

by Brad Wete, Kyle Anderson | May 20, 2011
Find out what your favorite recording artists are up to — and when you'll be hearing new music from them Read it

An update on Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way'

May 20, 2011
We check out four songs from the most anticipated album of the year Read it

Summer Music Preview: NKOTBSB

by Dave Karger | May 20, 2011
Who's got the right stuff? New Kids on the Block and Backstreet Boys combine three decades of boy-band power into one super-group with a new album and a nationwide tour Read it

Music Review

Director's Cut

by Mikael Wood | May 18, 2011

Frankie Ballard

by Mikael Wood | May 18, 2011


by Kyle Anderson | May 19, 2011

News + Notes

Cannes Film Festival: French connection

by Anthony Breznican, Dave Karger | May 20, 2011
Stars like Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, and Salma Hayek brought glamour and drama to the fest Read it

Angelina Jolie and Jack Black: Fu fighters

by Anthony Breznican | May 20, 2011
EW caught up with the stars of 'Kung Fu Panda 2' at the Cannes Film Festival Read it

John Gotti and John Travolta: Mob story

by Chris Nashawaty | May 20, 2011
Thanks to an A-list cast -- not to mention Lindsay Lohan -- an indie biopic about the mafioso has become one of Hollywood's most talked-about projects Read it

'Spider-Man' Musical Reboots on Broadway

by Adam Markovitz | May 20, 2011
After a trouble run in previews, the show retools and returns to the boards Read it

Hit List: May 20, 2011

by Dan Snierson | May 20, 2011
Vin Diesel, Hugh Grant, and more stars who made the cut Read it

Reviews: TV

Sound Bites: May 20, 2011

May 20, 2011
The best lines from the week in TV, featuring ''Modern Family,'' ''Parks and Recreation,'' and ''The Office'' Read it

Summer Music Preview

EW's Ultimate Summer Festival Road Trip

by Kyle Anderson | May 20, 2011
The best music fests of the season, from sea to shining sea — and lots of landlocked states in between Read it

The Hottest Songs of Summer Will Be...

May 20, 2011
We convened our own Jukebox Jury to determine the best (and the rest) of the singles you'll be hearing all season long Read it

TV Article

TV's biggest cliff-hangers: What happens next?

May 20, 2011
Can't wait all summer to find out what's in store for your favorite shows? We've got some teases as to what's ahead come the fall Read it

TV Review

Too Big To Fail

by Ken Tucker | May 18, 2011

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