Oct 26, 2012

Issue #1230

Cover Story

'Once Upon a Time': The magic hour

by James Hibberd | Oct 19, 2012
Back for its second season, ABC's hit fairy-tale mash-up ''Once Upon a Time'' will continue to enchant viewers with more magic, more romance, and a few new faces. (Say hello, Captain Hook!) Read it
Magazine Cover (Oct 26, 2012)

Features

Sets in the city: '2 Broke Girls' and 'Glee'

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Oct 19, 2012
The design teams for the CBS sitcom and Fox's musical dramedy walk us through the spaces they've created for their characters who live in NYC's hippest borough Read it

The Paris of 'Les Misérables'

by Adam Markovitz | Oct 19, 2012
How an expert team of costumers and designers captured the wonders — and horrors — of 19th-century France for Tom Hooper's ''Les Misérables,'' starring Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway Read it

Updating 'Downton Abbey'

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Oct 19, 2012
PBS' delicious period phenom is back for season 3 with a new face — Shirley MacLaine! — and a new costume designer to make sure all those corsets are cinched Read it

Creating the world of 'Once Upon a Time'

by Sandra Gonzalez | Oct 19, 2012
In a land not quite far, far away (Canada, to be specific), there's a place where the houses look like pastry, an oven is made to measure for the witch who will meet her demise inside it, and gowns fit for a queen — whether she's good or evil — are both beautiful and fireproof Read it

Rock-star stylists

by Bronwyn Barnes | Oct 19, 2012
Mariel Haenn and Rob Zangardi on dressing No Doubt, Rihanna, J. Lo, and more Read it

Bond's cool stuff

by Solvej Schou | Oct 19, 2012
Costumer Jany Temime highlights the tweaks she made to 007's classic look for ''Skyfall'' (out Nov. 9) by outfitting Daniel Craig with designer staples and luxury gadgets Read it

'Boardwalk Empire' props

by Sara Vilkomerson | Oct 19, 2012
An attention to detail, courtesy of ''Boardwalk Empire'''s production designer Bill Groom and set decorator Carol Silverman, brings 1920s Atlantic City to life Read it

Kerry Washington: A double vision

by Keith Staskiewicz | Oct 19, 2012
From playing with the boys on ''Scandal'' to playing a slave in ''Django Unchained,'' Kerry Washington tells us how costumes, hair, and makeup helped her transform for her latest roles Read it

Feedback

Feedback: Oct. 26, 2012

Oct 19, 2012
Your praise for Tina Fey, picks for the actor to play Peter Parker's frememy on ''The Amazing Spider-Man 2,'' and more Read it

Monitor

Golden Globes dream team

by James Hibberd | Oct 19, 2012
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will cohost this year's awards show Read it

Alex Karras: An NFL great who tackled acting

by Keith Staskiewicz | Oct 19, 2012
The actor and football died on Oct. 10. He was 77. Read it

Book Article

New audience for the new Nobel Prize winner?

by Stephan Lee | Oct 19, 2012
Mo Yan's ''Red Sorghum'' is being reissued by Arcade Publishing Read it

Tasty tidbits from new music memoirs

Oct 19, 2012
Here's what we learned from the latest crop of musicians-turned-authors Read it

Book Swap: Oct. 26, 2012

Oct 19, 2012
Trade a fave TV show for a great book Read it

Book Review

Back to Blood

by Rob Brunner | Oct 26, 2012

The Middlesteins

by Rob Brunner | Oct 19, 2012

The Racketeer

by Thom Geier | Oct 26, 2012

The Art Forger

by Stephan Lee | Oct 19, 2012

Who I Am

by Jason Adams | Oct 26, 2012

Cover Story

'Once Upon a Time': The magic hour

by James Hibberd | Oct 19, 2012
Back for its second season, ABC's hit fairy-tale mash-up ''Once Upon a Time'' will continue to enchant viewers with more magic, more romance, and a few new faces. (Say hello, Captain Hook!) Read it

DVD Article

DVDs: Oct. 26, 2012

Oct 19, 2012
Reviews of the latest movies in stores, including ''Magic Mike,'' ''Nobody Else But You,'' and others Read it

DVD Review

Prometheus

by Chris Nashawaty | Oct 20, 2012

Editor's Note

Editor's Note: Oct. 26, 2012

by Jess Cagle | Oct 19, 2012
Managing editor Jess Cagle pays tribute to legendary publicist Lois Smith, who passed away on Oct. 7 Read it

Hollywood Insider

Deal Report: Oct. 26, 2012

Oct 19, 2012
Aaron Paul will star in the racing drama ''Need for Speed,'' Jodie Foster will direct thriller ''Money Monster,'' and more Read it

'Great Expectations' for two Dickens-inspired dramas

by Lynette Rice | Oct 19, 2012
Two TV dramas are in the works inspired by Charles Dickens' ''Great Expectations'' Read it

Will FX's 'The Americans' be the next 'Homeland'?

by Lynette Rice | Oct 19, 2012
FX is launching its own drama about spies on U.S. soil Read it

Oscars' producing duo are all over Hollywood

by Anthony Breznican | Oct 19, 2012
If you want to put Oscar producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan in a box, you'll need a whole set. The pair do Broadway (''How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying''), TV (''Smash,'' Lifetime's ''Drop Dead Diva'' and remake of ''Steel Magnolias''), and films (''Chicago,'' ''Footloose''). When they're not prepping for the Feb. 24 Academy Awards with host Seth MacFarlane, the Storyline Entertainment duo are busy prepping everything from biopics to monster musicals. Read it

Movie Article

Josh Schwartz: My debt to some goonies and a kid left home alone

by Tim Stack | Oct 19, 2012
Josh Schwartz, creator of ''The O.C.'' and ''Gossip Girl,'' makes his big-screen directorial debut with Oct. 26's ''Fun Size,'' a comedy about high schooler Wren (Victoria Justice) searching for her missing younger brother, Albert, on Halloween. We talked to him about the comedies that inspired him. Read it

The real story of the fake movie in 'Argo'

by Jeff Jensen | Oct 19, 2012
In 1979, a script for a sci-fi movie helped save Americans in hiding in Iran. Barry Geller wrote that script — but never got the recognition he desired. Read it

'Argo''s Scoot Mcnairy

by Sara Vilkomerson | Oct 19, 2012
Playing Joe Stafford, one of six Americans awaiting rescue in Iran, is just the beginning. The actor has five more movies due in theaters over the next year. Read it

Movie Review

Here Comes the Boom

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 19, 2012
Kevin James puts his life on the line to alleviate his school's budgetary woes Read it

The Sessions

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 20, 2012

Sinister

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 19, 2012

That's What She Said

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 19, 2012

Sister

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 19, 2012

Nobody Walks

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 20, 2012

Brooklyn Castle

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 20, 2012

Music Article

On My iPod: Chloë Sevigny

by Melissa Maerz | Oct 19, 2012
The latest project for the Golden Globe-winning actress? Playing an inmate on ''American Horror Story: Asylum'' (FX, Wednesdays, 10 p.m.). Read it

Singles: Oct. 26, 2012

Oct 19, 2012
Reviews of the latest releases from Kelly Clarkson, The Rolling Stones, and more Read it

TV Jukebox: Oct. 26, 2012

Oct 19, 2012
EW scopes out the best musical moments from recent episodes of your favorite shows Read it

Albums: Oct. 26, 2012

Oct 19, 2012
Reviews of the latest songs from Jay-Z, Swedish House Mafia, and more Read it

Music Review

Red

by Melissa Maerz | Oct 26, 2012

News and Notes

Hit List: Oct. 26, 2012

by Dan Snierson | Oct 19, 2012
Beyoncé drops out of Clint Eastwood's ''A Star Is Born,'' Paula Abdul serves as guest judge on ''Dancing With the Stars,'' and more Read it

'Nashville' looks to cash in on country

by Melissa Maerz | Oct 19, 2012
The new ABC drama is both a feast for the eyes and ears Read it

'SNL': Life after Kristen Wiig

by Tim Stack | Oct 19, 2012
''SNL'' is looking for laughs from four promising new performers. But they've got big shoes (and small hands) to fill. Read it

On the Cover

On the Cover: 'Once Upon a Time'

by Emily Rome | Oct 19, 2012
''Once'' stars Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas, clad in charming costumes, grace this week's cover Read it

Photo Gallery

Steven Yeun's 'Walking Dead' pics

by Dalton Ross | Oct 19, 2012
When he's not on camera, costar is behind his own lens snapping photos; he shares some, with comments See photos

TV Article

MSNBC host Chris Hayes

by Melissa Maerz | Oct 19, 2012
With his pop culture savvy, political smarts, and fervent fan base (led by Cher!), the 33-year-old is keeping election coverage fresh Read it

Soundbites: Oct. 26, 2012

Oct 19, 2012
Memorable lines from ''Jimmy Kimmel Live!,'' ''30 Rock,'' and more Read it

TV Review

Arrow

by Ken Tucker | Oct 20, 2012

The Big Event

EW parties with '30 Rock'

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Oct 19, 2012
EW hosted a party in honor of the show's final season Read it

What's Hot on Our Site EW.com

Join EW in the Family Room

Oct 19, 2012
Navigating pop culture is no easy task, especially with the younger set in mind. Visit EW's new Family Entertainment Channel (ew.com/family) for children-centric reviews, galleries, and incisive commentary like Anthony Breznican's look at the role of scary kids' movies Read it
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