HBO Buys Leonardo DiCaprio Drama Series ‘Beat the Reaper’

Leonardo DiCaprio is coming to HBO — in a behind-the-camera capacity, anyway. HBO is developing a drama series based on the 2009 Josh Bazell novel “Beat the Reaper,” with DiCaprio executive-producing. “Ocean’s Thirteen” screenwriters Brian Koppleman and David Levien are penning the project, as well as co-executive producing. [iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Ocean-s-Thirteen/44004/1134834834/Ocean-s-13/embed 580 476] Also executive-producing are […]

Continue Reading

Golden Globe Group Doles Out $1.5M To Boost Arts

By SANDY COHEN, AP Entertainment Writer BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is giving away more than a million dollars. The group behind the Golden Globe Awards presented $1.5 million in grants to dozens of arts organizations at a private luncheon Thursday at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Stars such as Leonardo DiCaprio, […]

Continue Reading

Ex-Bond Girl Gemma Arterton Is Now ‘Tamara Drewe’

“All right then, it was Leonardo DiCaprio when I was 12 years old,” Gemma Arterton reveals when asked about her schoolgirl crush, “but never in that obsessive-writing-fan-mail-chasing-down-the-street sort of way. We’re English, we’d never do that. We’d never degrade ourselves in that way.” The English apparently have other ways to degrade themselves over their crushes, […]

Continue Reading