From talking animals to fairy-tale princesses, beloved cartoon characters hold a special place in every moviegoer's heart. On Monday, TVGN (formerly TV Guide Network) is counting down the 25 greatest animated movie characters, featuring favorites from Finding Nemo, The Lion King, Toy Story and more.
In its second week, Real Steel still packed a punch and narrowly beat the Footloose remake, Box Office Mojo reports.
The Hugh Jackman-starring film grossed an estimated $16.3 million. The new Footloose was hot on Jackman's steps, taking in $16.1 million in its first weekend. Another remake...
Real Steel beat up the weekend competition at the box office, grossing an estimated $27.3 million in its debut, Box Office Mojo reports.
The Hugh Jackman-starring family film was followed by the weekend's other major new release, George Clooney's latest directorial effort, The Ides of March. The political film, headlined by Ryan Gosling, drew...
Dolphin Tale ousted The Lion King as the top-grossing film at the box office over the weekend, according to Box Office Mojo.
Brad Pitt, Taylor Lautner and Robert De Niro were no match for nostalgia at the box office, as Disney's re-release of The Lion King held onto the No. 1 spot, Box Office Mojo reports.
The 1994 film grossed an estimated...
Alec Baldwin hosted the 37th season premiere of Saturday Night Live, breaking the record for most times hosting (16). The 30 Rock star surpassed his It's Complicated co-star and one-time Oscar co-host, Steve Martin, who made a surprise appearance during Baldwin's monologue to make sure he was doing it "honestly" -- without the use of steroids or other performance-enhancing drugs. Seth Rogen joined Baldwin and Martin on stage as a "drug expert," even though Martin didn't seem to need the help and performed the urine test in a pretty stomach-turning way...
Lion King 3D
The Lion King received a royal welcome in its second theatrical release, Box Office Mojo reports.
The 3-D version of the 1994 hit animated film grossed an estimated $29.3 million in its first weekend of re-release to land at No. 1. The family-friendly flick — which now has raked in...
Jane Lynch and Matthew Morrison
Yes, carpooling is good for the environment, but with Glee star Matthew Morrison, it can also be a little hard on the ears.
In a new Funny or Die video, Morrison gives co-star and on-screen nemesis Jane Lynch a ride to work, but insists on warming up his pipes to the radio. Morrison, 32, then proceeds to belt out everything from George Michael's "Faith" and Limp Bizkit's "Nookie" to...
Elton John has taken his animated musical, Gnomeo & Juliet, to Miramax Films, weeks after Disney's new animation bosses dropped the long-in-development project. John will collaborate with lyricist Tim Rice (The Lion King) on the film's tunes.... The New York Post hears that rapper LL Cool J is penning a fitness book, LL Cool J's Platinum Body, for a January release.... Fox Soccer Channel has given its Fox Soccer USA series an overhaul. The new incarnation, FC Fox, debuts April 21 at 7:30 pm/ET.
American Idol's Taylor Hicks, Ayla Brown and David Radford
"Scorecards here! Get your American Idol scorecards here!" Now that all — OK, most — of the screamers and howlers have been shown the door, Season 5 of Fox's ratings-magnet reality competition is all set to really begin. As you settle in front of the tube for the first two nights, print out this page and keep it handy for the skinny on who's who among the 24 semifinalists.
The male singers scheduled to perform tonight at 8 pm are: BOBBY BENNETT (19, Denver, Colo.) has been singing since the age of 7. He dreams of becoming a performer so he can make people forget about their troubles for a little while. Before making the Final 24, Bobby worked at Target. KEVIN COVAIS (16, Levittown, N.Y.), a junior at Isla