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Brett Favre was the third choice for his 'There's Something About Mary' cameo

Though Brett Favre’s film career begins and ends with his cameo in There’s Something About Mary, he almost never even had that role.


The 'Interstellar' plot set to '2001: A Space Odyssey' actually makes sense


If someone has writen or spoken about Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar, there’s a good chance a mention of Stanley Kubrick’s seminal 2001: A Space Odyssey is not far off. CutPrintFilm took the allusion one step further and mashed up the two films to show, unsurprisingly, that they have quite a bit in common.


Monty Python reunion: And now for something completely insulting

For this year’s annual reunions issue, Entertainment Weekly spoke with all five surviving members of Monty Python about their Eric Idle-directed shows last summer at London’s massive O2 arena, the legendary comedy team’s first live performances in more than three decades. In the hope of provoking some of the semi-friendly badinage for which they are famous, we also asked the quintet—Idle, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin, and Terry Jones—which other Python member irritated them most in the course of rehearsing and performing Monty Python Live (mostly) One Down Five To Go. You can read the troupe’s answers below.


Watch the 'Fabulous Baker Boys' reunite, joke on 'Today'

When the Baker Boys—a.k.a. the Bridges brothers—got together for EW‘s reunions issue on the Today show, along with their Susie Diamond, co-star Michelle Pfeiffer, there was, naturally, some ribbing.  READ FULL STORY

'The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou' imagined as an 8-bit video game is surprisingly cool


The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou may not be the first film that comes to mind when considering movies to adapt into a video game, but someone went ahead and made it anyway.


Wes Anderson wants to build an amusement park with Devo's Mark Mothersbaugh

Late in Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel, there’s a ski chase sequence that’d give some roller coasters a run for their thrill-ride money. And apparently, this was no accident—the director recently revealed that he’s been harboring theme park ambitions.


Christopher Nolan says that quote about post-credits scenes is 'inaccurate' (Updated)


UPDATE: Christopher Nolan has disputed the Guardian‘s report. By way of clarification, the filmmaker released the following statement: “I would never say someone else’s film isn’t ‘a real film.’ The quote is inaccurate.”

ORIGINAL STORY (4:44 p.m. ET, Nov. 4, 2014): Between the concluding chapter of his Dark Knight trilogy and this week’s space epic Interstellar, Christopher Nolan helped Warner Bros. reboot the Superman franchise with 2013’s Man of Steel. Nolan received a “story by” credit on the film and served in a producer/godfather role, although it’s never been entirely clear how involved he was in the making of Man of Steel.


Watch the cast and director of 'Ghostbusters' reunite on 'Today' for 30th anniversary

If there’s still something strange in your neighborhood, 30 years later, it looks like you can still call on the Ghostbusters.


Allison Janney, Anna Faris to host People's Choice Awards

Mom stars Allison Janney and Anna Faris are set to host 2015’s People’s Choice Awards, an annual event that recognizes talent in the worlds of television, film, and music. READ FULL STORY

Sophia Loren admits she was afraid Jayne Mansfield's dress was 'going to blow' in infamous photo

This photo of Sophia Loren and Jayne Mansfield was taken 57 years ago, but it still looms large. Very large. In fact, it may be the most famous side eye in paparazzi history: Loren, the breakout Italian beauty at the Beverly Hills party designed as her Hollywood baptism reacts to the antics—and assets—of va-va-voomy Jayne Mansfield.

All these years later, Loren spoke to EW on the phone from her home in Switzerland. In the days before the AFI Fest’s tribute to her and the release of her memoir Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: My Life, 80-year-old Loren shares the story behind the stink eye. READ FULL STORY

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