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Little less magic: Matthew McConaughey won't appear in 'Magic Mike' sequel

Alright alright alright, we'll miss him. Matthew McConaughey captivated theater audiences when he played veteran stripper Dallas in 2012's "Magic Mike." Warning the strip-club patrons that "the law says you cannot touch," he slyly added, "but I think I see a lotta lawbreakers up in this house tonight.






Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:30:00 GMT
Too soon? Nah. From '7th Heaven' to 'Buffy,' we love these retro reunions

Fans of the Camdens were in "7th Heaven" on Wednesday when Beverley Mitchell, who played Lucy on the WB family drama, shared a photo of the cast reuniting 7 years after the show ended."Something truly amazing happened last night and my heart is overflowing!" Mitchell wrote. "Love these peeps more than I can ever explain! we were just missing (Mackenzie Rosman)!






Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:25:00 GMT
Ethan Hawke: Robin Williams was in obvious pain during 'Dead Poets Society'

As a teacher in 1989's "Dead Poets Society," Robin Williams had an immediate and lasting impact on his students and on the actors who played them. In a new interview, "Poets" star Ethan Hawke shares how much he learned from his late co-star, and discusses the "obvious" pain he thinks Williams was in.






Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:46:00 GMT
Meghan Trainor is 'all about' her cover of Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off'

Can't shake off Taylor Swift's summer hit? It might be even more difficult after you listen to this amazing cover from Meghan Trainor.






Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:27:00 GMT
Done with 'Downton,' Dan Stevens takes 'creepy' turn in dark new thriller

Dan Stevens has come a long way from playing Matthew Crawley, the dashing yet down-to-earth heir on "Downton Abbey" whose tragic death shocked fans in the show's third season.Nearly as shocking, though, is Stevens' star turn in the new thriller "The Guest," for which the British actor grew a scruffy beard, shed significant weight and gained an American accent.






Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:46:00 GMT
Jennifer Aniston: From hair icon of the '90s to hair tycoon today

She launched one of the most iconic hairstyles of our time, so it's only natural that Jennifer Aniston would branch out into haircare.The Friends actress she of the infamous The Rachel haircut has served as a spokeswoman for several brands, but her latest seems the most fitting: Living Proof hair products.I'd been approached before by hair companies, Aniston told TODAYs Carson Daly.






Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:27:00 GMT
A winning formula! Math teacher takes home $1 million on 'Wheel of Fortune'

This morning, a Maryland math teacher must feel like a million bucks because that's exactly what Sarah Manchester won on "Wheel of Fortune" Wednesday night, becoming only the third person in history to take home the show's $1 million grand prize.Manchester solved the show's winning puzzle, "Loud Laughter," during Wednesday night's episode.






Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:19:00 GMT
Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton take on Jimmy Fallon in epic 'Tonight Show' lip-sync battle

"Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon is no stranger to coordinating lip sync battles on his shows. Who doesn't love watching celebs morph into rock stars, even if it's only for a few minutes?But his latest battle came with a twist, because he got two genuine singers in on the fun: "The Voice" coaches Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton.Let's break it down: Here are your don't miss moments!






Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:47:00 GMT
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