Apr 06, 2012

Issue #1201

Cover Story

'Fifty Shades of Grey': Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Mar 30, 2012
E L James' erotic debut novel began as ''Twilight'' fan fiction. But now it's a phenom -- and just sparked a rich movie deal. The Brit author talks to EW about bondage and best-sellers Read it
Magazine Cover (Apr 06, 2012)

Features

'Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23': Meet Krysten Ritter & Dreama Walker

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Mar 30, 2012
The stars discuss their roommate-from-hell sitcom Read it

'Hunger' strikes!

by Keith Staskiewicz | Mar 30, 2012
After a $152.5 million opening weekend, ''The Hunger Games'' is poised to become one of the most successful films of all time. Inside the making of an entirely new franchise, and what its fans can look forward to next Read it

James Van Der Beek: The Beek is back

by Tim Stack | Mar 30, 2012
Nearly a decade after Dawson left the Creek for good, the actor is back on TV in the role he was destined to play: James Van Der Beek. And as a cocky version of himself on ABC's ''Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23,'' the former teen idol is getting the last laugh Read it

Feedback

Feedback: April 6, 2012

Mar 30, 2012
Winter — and lots of love — is coming for ''Game of Thrones,'' mixed reviews on the evolution of ''New Girl,'' and more Read it

Monitor

Monitor: April 6, 2012

by Grady Smith | Mar 30, 2012
Reese Witherspoon expecting first child with new husband, Scarlett Johansson and Mila Kunis's nude photo hacker pleads guilty, and more Read it

Whitney Houston: Questions linger about her death

by Lanford Beard | Mar 30, 2012
Despite a preliminary autopsy report, the mystery of the singer's sudden passing has yet to be completely solved Read it

Book Article

Bill Clegg: An author chronicles hope after addiction

by Clark Collis | Mar 30, 2012
In his best-selling 2010 memoir, ''Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man,'' the author recalled how crack cocaine destroyed his life. Now, in ''Ninety Days,'' the book agent, 41, describes what happened next Read it

Celebrity memoir alert

by Stephan Lee | Mar 30, 2012
Books by famous people — you keep buying them, so they keep getting written! Below are some of the buzziest new offerings Read it

Cheryl Strayed: Hiking 1,100 miles to a fresh start

by Melissa Maerz | Mar 30, 2012
When her life was rocked by addiction, death, and divorce, Strayed walked away from it — and didn't stop until she had trekked from California all the way to Washington State. As her new book explains, the physical journey was the easy part Read it

Book Review

Suddenly, A Knock on the Door

by Keith Staskiewicz | Mar 30, 2012

The Land Of Decoration

by Leah Greenblatt | Apr 04, 2012

The Lifeboat

by Stephan Lee | Mar 30, 2012

Sacré Bleu

by Sara Vilkomerson | Mar 30, 2012

The Beginner's Goodbye

by Karen Valby | Apr 04, 2012

Cover Story

'Fifty Shades of Grey': Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Mar 30, 2012
E L James' erotic debut novel began as ''Twilight'' fan fiction. But now it's a phenom -- and just sparked a rich movie deal. The Brit author talks to EW about bondage and best-sellers Read it

DVD Article

DVDs: April 6, 2012

Mar 30, 2012
Reviews of the latest movies in stores, including ''War Horse,'' ''The Iron Lady,'' and more Read it

Editor's Note

Editor's Note: Two novel covers

by Jess Cagle | Mar 30, 2012
Thoughts on the runaway success of ''The Hunger Games'' and ''Fifty Shades of Grey'' Read it

Hollywood Insider

'Rise of the Guardians': Alec Baldwin and Hugh Jackman become legends

by Anthony Breznican | Mar 30, 2012
The former Oscar and Tony hosts play Santa and the Easter bunny, respectively, in a new film Read it

'Ringer' reunites Sarah Michelle Gellar, 'Cruel Intentions' director

by Tim Stack | Mar 30, 2012
Roger Kumble helms a forthcoming episode of The CW's twin identity swap thriller Read it

Jeremy Piven heads to the U.K. for next TV role

by Clark Collis | Mar 30, 2012
The ''Entourage'' star changes it up to play famed American-born department store magnate Harry Gordon Selfridge Read it

'Mad Men' return brings big ratings, more mystery

by Dan Snierson | Mar 30, 2012
AMC's tentpole makes huge improvement on debut numbers after a 17-month hiatus Read it

'The Client List': Lifetime goes for sex appeal

by Lynette Rice | Mar 30, 2012
Jennifer Love Hewitt and the network are unapologetic about their new drama's happy ending(s) Read it

Deal Report: April 6, 2012

Mar 30, 2012
Jessica Biel joins ''Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho,'' Hugh Dancy scores lead in small screen ''Hannibal'' reboot, and more Read it

If You Ask Me...

Ask Libby: Oh, the 'Hunger'

by Libby Gelman-Waxner | Mar 30, 2012
''Hunger Games'' talk finds its way from Katniss to Christina Aguilera, Michael Kors, ''Twilight,'' and ''John Carter'' Read it

Movie Article

6 films that fought the MPAA

by John Young | Mar 30, 2012
Sometimes, the MPAA's ratings can be real head-scratchers. ''The Hunger Games'' — in which kids kill kids — got a PG-13, whereas ''Bully'' was slapped with an R for six F-words. The following movies, like ''Bully,'' opted to fight back Read it

Who's your evil queen?

by Sara Vilkomerson | Mar 30, 2012
Two Snow White movies raced to the screen — and it turns out they don't have much in common Read it

Movie Review

Bully

by Owen Gleiberman | Apr 03, 2012

The Trouble With Bliss

by Chris Nashawaty | Mar 30, 2012

Goon

by Owen Gleiberman | Mar 30, 2012

L!Fe Happens

by Chris Nashawaty | Mar 30, 2012

Intruders

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Mar 30, 2012

Monumental

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Mar 30, 2012

Gerhard Richter Painting

by Owen Gleiberman | Mar 30, 2012

Movie on Blu-ray Review

Chinatown

by Chris Nashawaty | Apr 03, 2012

A Night to Remember

by Chris Nashawaty | Mar 29, 2012

Girls Just Want to Have Fun

by Chris Nashawaty | Mar 29, 2012

Music Article

Singles: April 6, 2012

Mar 30, 2012
Reviews of the latest songs from Nicki Minaj, Justin Bieber, and more Read it

Singles Swap: April 6, 2012

Mar 30, 2012
EW recommends songs similar to the ones you already love Read it

Peter Facinelli: What's on my iPod

by Sandra Gonzalez | Mar 30, 2012
The newly single actor, 38, plays the ''Twilight'' series' Carlisle Cullen and also stars on ''Nurse Jackie'' Read it

The return of boy bands

by Melissa Maerz | Mar 30, 2012
They sing! They sell! They use hair gel! A look at the massive new tween-pop juggernaut — and why adults are loving it too Read it

Chris Hemsworth: My first album

Mar 30, 2012
The ''Avengers'' star reveals one of his earliest musical influences Read it

The ultimate boy-band playlist

by Leah Greenblatt | Mar 30, 2012
It may not have become a popular term until the Britney 'n' Backstreet-mad '90s, but boy bands have been around for decades. Below, a highly subjective list of the most delicious dozen — plus one very meta bonus track Read it

Music Review

The OF Tape, Vol. 2

by Ray Rahman | Apr 04, 2012

Dedicated

by Mikael Wood | Mar 28, 2012

Locked Down

by Mikael Wood | Mar 30, 2012

Noctourniquet

by Kyle Anderson | Mar 30, 2012

News + Notes

A 3-D film of 'Titanic' proportions

by Josh Rottenberg | Mar 30, 2012
James Cameron talks about rereleasing the 1997 classic — and getting fans back on board Read it

Games roundup: The latest must-play apps

by Darren Franich, Marc Snetiker | Mar 30, 2012
Tired of slicing all that produce with your finger? Here are some recent gaming apps that are well worth tapping into Read it

'Downton Abbey': The cast keeps busy

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Mar 30, 2012
When Jessica Brown-Findlay landed a big movie role last week, it got us wondering what the rest of the cast was up to in the off-season. Quite a bit, it turns out. Here's what they've got in the works Read it

'The Voice' gets ready to go live

by Marc Snetiker | Mar 30, 2012
With NBC's hit competition beginning live performances, EW pressed the producers on what to expect Read it

Hit List: April 6, 2012

by Dan Snierson | Mar 30, 2012
Gwyneth Paltrow defends against cookbook ghostwriter allegations, Kiss frontman Gene Simmons slams Rihanna, and more Read it

Photo Gallery

10 erotically charged books

by Karen Valby, Michael Sauter, Tina Jordan | Apr 12, 2012
Before ''Fifty Shades of Grey,'' steamy relationships captured imaginations in these titles See photos

Stage Article

One Newsie's star-studded side project

Mar 30, 2012
Andrew Keenan-Bolger sends up his struggling actor days in ''Submissions Only'' Read it

TV Article

SoundBites: April 6, 2012

Mar 30, 2012
Memorable quotes from ''How I Met Your Mother,'' ''Mad Men,'' and more Read it

Jeffrey Dean Morgan: In his own words

by Lynette Rice | Mar 30, 2012
With his '60s-set Starz drama ''Magic City'' about to premiere, EW asked the refreshingly self-aware actor, 45, to reminisce about a couple of his career-changing roles (like ''Grey's Anatomy'' character Denny Duquette)...along with some others he'd like to forget Read it

Garrett Morris: An ex-'SNL' star breaks out on '2 Broke Girls'

by Benjamin Svetkey | Mar 30, 2012
After years away from the spotlight, the ''Saturday Night Live'' alum is back on a hit TV show. We talked to him about his drug habit, his comeback, and the controversial comedy on ''Girls'' Read it

TV Review

The Killing

by Ken Tucker | Mar 30, 2012
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