Did 'The Smurfs' miss the mark?
July 29th, 2011
03:39 PM ET

Did 'The Smurfs' miss the mark?

There are rumors that the film version of beloved '80s cartoon "Smurfs" is a dud, but it may be worse than anyone could have imagined.

“The Smurfs” managed to maintain a shocking 0 percent rating on film review site Rotten Tomatoes for the past week, just recently bumping up to a mere 20 percent.

Despite the talents of Hank Azaria, Neil Patrick Harris, George Lopez and Katy Perry, the negative reviews are rolling in. Critics are calling the live-action/animated flick a wreck.

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'True Blood' creator: Series is coming back
July 29th, 2011
03:32 PM ET

'True Blood' creator: Series is coming back

Season 5 of "True Blood?" Check

According to The Hollywood Reporter, series creator Alan Ball said during the Television Critics Association that the HBO drama will be returning.

“There will be an end for me at some point but I just closed a deal to do another season,” he said. “I don’t have any desire to leave because I’m having more fun than I ever had in my life.”

Ball, who is also the mastermind behind "Six Feet Under," told THR that he has a "couple of pilots" in development with HBO.

Wahlberg: I'll pay for an 'Entourage' movie
July 29th, 2011
02:48 PM ET

Wahlberg: I'll pay for an 'Entourage' movie

Could it happen "Entourage" fans?

The show's producer, Mark Wahlberg, said at the Television Critics Association press tour that he is willing to ante up for a film based on the hit HBO series.

"I said if I had to finance it myself, I'd do it," Wahlberg said. FULL POST

'Vampire Diaries' star testifies to save turtles
July 29th, 2011
02:46 PM ET

'Vampire Diaries' star testifies to save turtles

It looks like former "Lost" star Ian Somerhalder was influenced by all that time on the island.

The animal-loving "Vampire Diaries" actor left Hollywood for Capitol Hill on Thursday to testify before Congress on behalf of Leatherback turtles.

The actor was snapped scooting through Washington D.C.'s Reagan National Airport in a suit, clutching paperwork.

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Ryan Murphy speaks out about 'Glee' drama
July 29th, 2011
02:44 PM ET

Ryan Murphy speaks out about 'Glee' drama

After a July 13 interview set the Internet abuzz with news of three “Glee” actors’ leaving the show, series co-creator Ryan Murphy is setting the record straight.

“I said two things in an interview: I said, yes, they are graduating and they will not be back on the show for Season Four,” Murphy told Deadline. However, he added, that shouldn’t have been news to the actors.

Murphy said the original plan was to create a spin-off following Rachel (Lea Michele), Finn (Cory Monteith) and Kurt (Chris Colfer) to Juilliard in NYC.

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Tim Gunn on Hillary Clinton: What's with the pantsuits?
July 29th, 2011
12:52 PM ET

Tim Gunn on Hillary Clinton: What's with the pantsuits?

Things got a little "Mean Girls" on Tuesday's "Lopez Tonight" when “Project Runway” guru Tim Gunn expressed his exasperation over Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s sartorial choices.

“Why must she dress that way?” Gunn asked when Lopez brought up Hill’s outfits. But then came the kicker - a dig about Clinton's dressing like a dude: “I think she's confused about her gender [with] all these big, baggy menswear tailored pantsuits.”

“No, I'm really serious,” he continued, “(They're) unflattering.”

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