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  1. I’m Tired of Being Cast as Young Russell Crowe, by Sam Pasternack It’s been happening since I was born, when a panicked casting director busted into the maternity ward. She was looking for a newly born baby […]
  2. acting
    Lupita Nyong’o Would Rather Play an Alien or a Wolf Than ‘the Wife’“So often women of color are relegated to playing simple tropes: the sidekick, the best friend, the noble savage, or the clown.”
  3. acting
    Dakota Johnson Plays the Acting Game on Fallon“I’m a clown. Good-bye. I love you.”
  4. acting
    Meryl Streep to Teach Master Class in ActingDuring the Berlin International Film Festival.
  5. Beyoncé Is Taking Acting Classes; Fellow Classmates Likely Giving Up One by OneZip Zap Zop!
  6. The Enigma of Rick MoranisA June 1981 episode of NBC’s SCTV Network 90 begins with a straight-to-the-camera editorial by Rick Moranis, assuming the role of cranky […]
  7. roll clip!
    Watch Young Angelina Jolie Own This Acting ClassIt’s all in her eyes.
  8. obituary
    Kyle Jean-Baptiste, History-Making Actor of Les Miz, Dies in a FallHe was the first black actor to portray Jean Valjean on Broadway.
  9. ban phones
    B. Cumberbatch Would Prefer You Not Record Him“It’s mortifying.”
  10. How Does One Become a Successful Comedic Actor?As a former comedy agent at UTA and WME, Priyanka represented numerous big-name writers and performers before leaving to start a TV production […]
  11. acting
    Correction: It’s the Actors Acting Opposite Andy Serkis Who Deserve OscarsYou can’t argue with this photo’s evidence.
  12. acting
    Read Every Line Kate Upton Says in The Other Woman“YOU’RE THE CEO!”
  13. acting
    Bill Murray Wants to Do Something ‘Really Funny’And why he started doing serious roles in the first place.
  14. casting couch
    LeBron James and Kevin Hart Will Play BrothersIn the comedy Ballers.
  15. acting
    Watch Patrick Stewart’s Simply Delightful Mini Acting ClassSpecifically, the quadruple take.
  16. acting
    Ad-Rock Might Join Noah Baumbach’s New MovieYes, that Ad-Rock.
  17. acting
    Debra Downer: The Cry Faces (and Hands) of Dexter’s Depressive SisterJennifer Carpenter can do more than curse.
  18. acting
    Read Every Line Kim Kardashian Says in Tyler Perry’s Temptation“Push me out of a window, why don’t you?”
  19. acting
    Paul Giamatti As Twilight’s Edward, Magic MikeGiving these romantic leads the Giamatti flair!
  20. Amy Poehler Calls Working with Adam Scott ‘A Challenge’“Adam [Scott] has this technique which is really cool, which is when the camera’s on me and I’m talking to him, he turns around and makes me […]
  21. Parker Posey Teaches You How To Win an Emmy (or at Least Accept One) I always told friends, “I don’t want to become an actor because what happens when I win an Emmy!? I wouldn’t know what to say.” Now […]
  22. Let’s Hear from the Comedians Who Played Comedians in ‘Sleepwalk with Me’ Great acting, Lutz! Sorry you’re typecast as a hotel front desk person. Have you seen Sleepwalk with Me yet? Is it just 90 minutes of […]
  23. Jon Stewart Shows Rashida Jones the Range of His 10% anger The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook “Didn’t […]
  24. Woody Allen on Why He’s Been Casting Woody Allen A Lot Less“For years I played the romantic lead and then I couldn’t play it anymore because I got too old. It’s just no fun not playing the guy who gets […]
  25. acting
    Read Every Line of Drake’s and Nicki Minaj’s Ice Age 4 Dialogue“Oh, just one thing: totally no big deal, but you might want to lose the molehog.”
  26. acting
    Read Every Line of Dialogue Rihanna Says in BattleshipIt’s a master class in one-line exclamations.
  27. Questions We Did Not Ask John Lithgow Last NightLast night, Alex Scordelis (pictured, left) and myself, Julie Klausner (photoshopped into the photo at left), went to see John Lithgow read at […]
  28. It’s Not Funny: How Comedians Transition Into Dramatic RolesLike a lot of comedians, Chris Farley was more or less a gaping black hole of need. Although he had many other troubles, one particular torment […]
  29. acting
    While Raping Nicole Kidman Onscreen, One Actor Thought of Notting HillStellan Skarsgard found unlikely inspiration under the tutelage of Lars von Trier.
  30. Sarah Silverman and the Secret to Great ActingSarah Silverman on what she drew from to play her role as a bitter failed actress in the upcoming Peepshow: “Uh, I was pretending. You know, […]
  31. actors
    A-Rod an Actor NowBelieve it or not, Justin Timberlake may not be the worst actor in the upcoming comedy ‘Friends With Benefits.’
  32. acting
    Did Scarlett Johansson Opt Out of a Russian Accent in Iron Man 2?She actually sounds a little North Dakotan.
  33. decent proposals
    Why Not Expand the Oscar Acting Categories, Too?Oh, it’ll cheapen the Oscars, you might say. To which we reply: too late!
  34. movies
    The Best Performances of the Decade, As Picked by George Clooney, Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, OthersDo be sure to stay tuned for Sam Worthington’s selection.
  35. acting
    We Get It, Laura Linney is AwesomeAre there comparisons to Streep? Yes. Are they warranted? Absolutely.
  36. vulture lists
    Seth Rogen: A Career in T-shirtsEvery great actor has his instrument. For Seth Rogen, it’s T-shirts.
  37. whoa
    Vulture’s Complete Field Guide to the Facial Expressions of Keanu ReevesComplete with our patented Kean-u-meter™!
  38. acting
    Nicole Kidman to Reassign SexualityKidman will star in ‘The Danish Girl,’ the true story of Danish artists Einar and Greta Wegener whose marriage was rocked when Einar decided to give up his man parts.