If People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive looks a little rough around the edges the next time you see him, it's because he's preparing for war.
Er, we mean fatherhood - which, to Channing Tatum, is sort of like preparing for battle.
This weekend's action release, "The Last Stand," will see Arnold Schwarzenegger return to a leading man role - the type of gig the 65-year-old actor hasn't held in years.
But his time away from Hollywood has actually helped him improve, Schwarzenegger told CNN at "The Last Stand's" premiere in Los Angeles on Monday.
Joss Whedon, as we know, is an all-star, but the downside to that is he can't take on everything.
With new "Star Wars" movies on the horizon, Whedon was eager to see if he could be a candidate to direct - before remembering that he's already working on "S.H.I.E.L.D." for ABC and a sequel to 2012's blockbuster "Avengers."
The absence of Kathryn Bigelow - and a few other names - from the Academy's list of best director nominees has been a contested oversight, not just for observers but for the star of Bigelow's Oscar-nominated film.
When CNN spoke with Jessica Chastain, who did earn an Oscar nod for best actress for her work in "Zero Dark Thirty," she admitted that she was let down that her director wasn't recognized as well.
With New Year's resolutions still hanging over us, Matthew McConaughey had a bit of timely advice when we caught up with him at the Critics Choice Awards in Los Angeles Thursday night.
We started chatting about his weight loss for the upcoming "Dallas Buyers Club," and McConaughey explained that dropping nearly 40 pounds wasn't that tough.
"It wasn't as difficult - once I made up my mind to do it - as people said or thought it would be," McConaughey said. "I got past being hungry. I think the secret [to losing weight] is don't take meetings as Pizza Hut. Don't put yourself under that temptation."
That said, once he wrapped up his diet, he knew precisely the temptation to indulge in: a perfectly prepared cheeseburger.
Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy are now the parents of a baby boy, CNN's confirmed.
According to People magazine, the "Homeland" actress and her husband of three years welcomed their son on December 17. They named their firstborn Cyrus Michael Christopher Dancy.
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