Morris Chestnut

Kat Dennings, Ellen DeGeneres play Celebrity Shuffleboard with real-life celebrity pucks

When you think of a game called Celebrity Shuffleboard, you might think it’s going to be celebrities playing shuffleboard. While that was the case with Kat Dennings and Ellen DeGeneres, the talk-show host took it one step further on her show for Friday’s episode: she used actual celebrities as pucks.

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Critical Mass: Clint Eastwood, Tom Hanks soar with Sully

There’s a wide variety of movies to check out this weekend. The biggest release is no doubt Tom Hanks playing the real-life US Airways pilot who successfully landed an Airbus on the Hudson River in Clint Eastwood’s Sully, which earned solid reviews after its debut at the Telluride Film Festival.

With so much to choose from, EW’s Critical Mass guide is here to help you make the right choice at the movies this weekend. Before you head to the theater, check out what the critics are saying about this week’s new wide releases in the reviews, below.

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Box office preview: Sully to take flight at No. 1

With the summer movie season officially behind us, Clint Eastwood’s Sully kicks off the fall movie season with a dash of prestige. After debuting to positive reviews at the Telluride Film Festival, Sully sets its sights on the North American box office, where it’s poised to gross a healthy amount atop long legs in the coming weeks. 

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Morris Chestnut, Regina Hall terrorized by surrogate in When the Bough Breaks trailer

Hopes for a child take a horrific turn in the first trailer for When the Bough Breaks.

Directed by Jon Cassar from a script by Jack Olsen, the thriller centers on a young, professional couple, John and Laura Taylor (Morris Chestnut and Regina Hall), who hire a surrogate mother, Anna (Jaz Sinclair). Turns out, Anna is not one to be trusted as she soon becomes obsessed with John, putting his and Laura’s future in danger.

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Rosewood sneak peek: Nicole Ari Parker plays Rosewood's new girlfriend in exclusive sneak peek

The scorching-hot chemistry between Dr. Beaumont Rosewood Jr. (Morris Chestnut) and detective Villa (Jaina Lee Ortiz) in the Miami-set show’s premiere may have left viewers craving more from this telegenic twosome, but it looks like any possibility of a romance is about to come to an abrupt halt with an appearance by Rosewood’s girlfriend in episode 2.

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Morris Chestnut Q&A: What fans can expect from his Miami-set procedural Rosewood

After years of supporting roles on a number of successful TV series (Nurse Jackie, Legends) and in movies (The Perfect GuyThe Best Man Holiday), Morris Chestnut is now a leading man, heading up Fox’s new procedural as a pathologist who helps solve Miami’s most sensational crimes. Here, the 46-year-old star chats about what it’s like to finally carry a show, and how he gets into character as the brainy (and brawny!) Dr. Beaumont Rosewood.

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Morris Chestnut reveals why he took The Perfect Guy role, discusses Best Man Wedding details

In its opening weekend, The Perfect Guy won the box office with a surprise $26.7 million, but star Morris Chestnut says that he’s thought of the film as a winner from very beginning.

“I loved the script, but once we sat down with [director] David Rosenthal, it was a situation where I said ‘Man, I want to work with him,’” says Chestnut. “He’s a very interesting storyteller …It was just one of those things I wanted to do.”

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