James Franco, Michelle Williams, Zach Braff and other bright lights of young Hollywood are besotted with Broadway, as are the fans who trail along. In this surge of newbies, everybody's learning. — This Tony season, an unprecedented number of movie and Hollywood stars under 40 are hitting Broadway for the first time.
Rookie's Tavi Gevinson has been making an effort to get into acting and so far it seems to be going well. The prodigy starred alongside Julia Louis-Dreyfus in Enough Said, will appear on Broadway with Michael Cera in This Is Our Youth and is the special guest star on the season finale of Parenthood where she'll be playing Haddie's new giiiiiiirlfriend. Read more...
The arrival of generational stars Bryce Harper, Mike Trout and Manny Machado in the major leagues during the 2012 season set a new standard for all future rookie classes. Yet, in spite of the lofty expectations, the overall influx of...Show More Summary
The new production of Kenneth Lonergan's play will also include Tavi Gevinson, the Rookie magazine editor and actress.
Watch video of Nets rookie Mason Plumlee blocking Heat star LeBron James with around four seconds left. The Nets won the game, 88-87. This was huge. LeBron felt he got fouled on the play.
With a talented roster consisting of established stars, veterans with upside, a deep pitching staff and several rookies ready to make a serious impact, the 2014 Boston Red Sox have a diverse set of players on a team poised to make aShow More Summary
New Series “The Astronaut Wives Club,” “Bachelor in Paradise,” “Rising Star” and “The Quest” Join the ABC Summer Schedule
Every year in the NFL, there are a number of rookie players who have an immediate impact on the game and become overnight stars. Of course, stardom can dim quickly in professional sports. While a new year is sure to bring another crop...Show More Summary
Though Sunday's weather was less than ideal, Hollywood's most gorgeous stars proved a little rain couldn't dampen their Oscars spirits. From red-carpet rookies to acclaimed award winners, each celebrity turned it out in the beauty department... Show More Summary
One of the most exciting parts of spring training is getting a first look at some of the game's future stars, and each year there are at least a handful of rookies who enter camp with a good chance of securing an everyday job from day one. It's hard not to get excited about the potential of a promising young player. Show More Summary
Offensive tackle Luke Joeckel's rookie season came to a premature end in 2013 due to an ankle injury, but the Jacksonville Jaguars star is on pace to make a triumphant return in 2014. According to John Oehser of Jaguars.com, Joeckel has been working out regularly and is in the process of working his way back from a broken right ankle. Show More Summary
Just like everyone expected, there was a one-on-one battle between Cleveland Cavaliers sophomore Dion Waiters and New York Knicks rookie Tim Hardaway Jr. during the NBA Rising Stars Challenge on Friday. OK, maybe not, but the two players...Show More Summary
The Rising Stars Challenge is a freshmen and sophomores game that features several second-year studs in Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard and Andre Drummond. Retired players and TNT analysts Grant Hill and Chris Webber are the general managers, and they chose up sides. Show More Summary
Retired players Chris Webber and Grant Hill will lead their selected rookie teams to face each other in a battle of rookies and sophomores in the NBA Rising Star Challenge. Team Webber has five players currently ranked in the Top 10 of the NBA's Rookie Ladder. Show More Summary
The Rising Stars Challenge has some special appeal this year. The annual exhibition of the top NBA rookies and second-year players will feature two bonafide stars in the Portland Trail Blazers Damian Lillard and the New Orleans Pelicans Anthony Davis. The occasion is special for the latter because the Pelicans are the host for All-Star Weekend. Show More Summary
Ben McKenzie has signed on to star in the upcoming Fox’s Batman prequel Gotham! The 35-year-old actor will take on the role of James Gordon, who is a rookie detective for Gotham City Open Police Department’s Homicide Squad. His character will eventually become the commissioner of the city and work with the Caped Crusader to [...]
Any time a new basketball movie or documentary comes out that might be worth watching, I consider it good news. And this qualifies. Here’s the Philadelphia Daily News reporting: Before he was the front-runner for Rookie of the Year, Michael Carter-Williams struggled through Summer League with the Sixers. Now, thanks to a CBS documentary entitled Summer Dreams, [...]
BOSTON—The Boston Celtics were the only team this year to have two of their players named to the Rising Stars Challenge. The inclusion of rookie Kelly Olynyk and second-year forward Jared Sullinger in the event would appear to be a positive...Show More Summary
Oscar winners Louis Gossett Jr and Cuba Gooding Jr, Aunjanue Ellis (Ray, The Help) and Lyriq Bent (Rookie Blue, Home Again) have been tapped to star in The Book Of Negroes miniseries, based on Lawrence Hill’s bestselling 2007 novel.Show More Summary
The NBA's Rising Stars Challenge is the league's showcase of its most promising rookie and second-year players. Sacramento Kings guard Ben McLemore figures to be one of the better prospects from the 2013 draft, yet the rookie wasn't named to the Rising Stars Challenge. Like almost any rookie, McLemore has had his share of ups and downs. Show More Summary