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'Real Steel' is the champion with $27.3 milupdated: Mon Oct 10 2011 10:25:00

"Real Steel" showed what it was made of, as the robot-boxing action drama won the weekend with an estimated $27.3 million. That's the strongest opening ever for a boxing-themed picture, beating "Rocky IV"'s $20 million debut in 1985 (when not adjusting for inflation).

People.com: Hugh Jackman's Old-Fashioned Parenting Policyupdated: Wed Oct 05 2011 18:11:00

The Real Steel star has a strict so-screens policy for his son and daughter during the week

People.com: Hugh Jackman's Favorite Fried Rice Recipeupdated: Fri Aug 12 2011 15:48:00

The recipe was masterminded by Jean-Georges and Marja Vongerichten, his Kimchi Chronicles costars

People.com: Hugh Jackman Treats His Dog to a European Vacationupdated: Fri Jul 15 2011 11:55:00

After a first-class family trip to Toronto, French bulldog Dali is heading overseas

People.com: Hugh Jackman Takes a Wild Ride in New Jerseyupdated: Fri Jun 24 2011 12:53:00

• Step right up! Hugh Jackman brought his son Oscar to Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, N.J., Wednesday for a day of thrills. The father-son pair, there with friends, rode roller coasters like Batman the Ride, the Dark Knight, Skull Mountain and the park's new Green Lantern, and played games including paintball and laser tag. When the group was ready to refuel, they hit Nathan's in the park's Boardwalk area for some hot dogs and fries.

People.com: Hugh Jackman Bonds with a Real Housewife in N.Y.C.updated: Fri Jun 03 2011 13:09:00

• Is he a Housewives fan? Hugh Jackman had a run-in with Real Housewives of New York City's Jill Zarin at New York's Spice Market, where the Aussie was celebrating the new PBS show the Kimchi Chronicles. The two - who attended the bash with their significant others - chatted about Australia, where Zarin recently visited with hubby Bobby. Later, Jackman and wife Deborra-Lee ducked into the restaurant's kitchen to sample Korean-inspired hors d'oeuvres prepared by chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, who stars in the foodie travel show.

People.com: Fergie & Josh Duhamel Greet Hugh Jackman in N.Y.C.updated: Wed Feb 16 2011 09:08:00

• Fergie and hubby Josh Duhamel celebrated Valentine's Day with friends - and a hot makeout session! - at New York City nightclub The Box Monday night. As they were leaving, they bumped into Hugh Jackman and his wife, Deborra-lee Furness, there to meet new couple Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz, who swapped kisses as the night went on.

People.com: Anne Hathaway & James Franco's Oscar Tips from Hugh Jackmanupdated: Sat Feb 05 2011 18:31:00

"Have fun!" the sexy Aussie (and past Oscar emcee) tells this year's hosts

'Don't ask' repeal frees up everybodyupdated: Wed Dec 22 2010 10:18:00

A couple of years ago, while interviewing members of the Los Angeles Lakers, I had the pleasure of looking like an idiot on camera.

Hugh Jackman stunt gone awryupdated: Thu Dec 16 2010 05:31:00

Actor Hugh Jackman attempts to sail down to the stage on a zipline at an Oprah Winfrey taping in Australia.

People.com: Hugh Jackman Injured in Oprah Appearanceupdated: Tue Dec 14 2010 11:54:00

The star hit the ground making a flying entrance from the top of the Sydney Opera House

People.com: Anne Hathaway Thrilled but Stunned to Be Hosting Oscarsupdated: Tue Nov 30 2010 14:32:00

"I could not even begin to fathom their thought process," the actress says of the show's producers

SI.com: Allan Muir: Will a summer World Cup grow hockey?updated: Fri Aug 20 2010 15:35:00

I swear I don't wake up in the morning looking for reasons to snip at Brian Burke. I like the guy. I think he's one of the best general managers in the game. But geez, it's hard to look the other way after his Tomas Kaberle fumble and now this silliness about using the World Cup to grow the sport.

People.com: Hugh Jackman Butters Up Jennifer Garnerupdated: Fri Aug 06 2010 15:33:00

The actors join for a screen tale about love lost and found in the Heartland

People.com: Off-Duty Hollywood: Halle Berry's Sweet Stroll with Nahlaupdated: Fri May 28 2010 13:28:00

Plus: Hugh Jackman scoots through the West Village (literally!) and more star sightings

People.com: Off-Duty Hollywood: Hugh Jackman Gives Daughter Ava a Liftupdated: Thu May 20 2010 10:08:00

Plus: Megan Fox and Jessica Alba cheer on the L.A. Lakers and more star sightings

People.com: Liev Schreiber, Denzel Washington Among Tony Contendersupdated: Tue May 04 2010 13:55:00

Broadway's highest honor focuses on stars including Scarlett Johansson and Jude Law, too

People.com: Liam Hemsworth Reveals His Secret to Abs of Steelupdated: Thu Apr 15 2010 15:08:00

Miley Cyrus's boyfriend surfs and lifts weights - just don't ask him to dance!

People.com: Hugh Jackman's Ideal Date Night: Skinny-Dippingupdated: Wed Apr 07 2010 16:09:00

Find out how else PEOPLE's 2008 Sexiest Man Alive likes spending time with his wife

People.com: Hugh Jackman Strikes Out During Family Bowling Gameupdated: Tue Mar 02 2010 11:13:00

• Was his family a good luck charm? Hugh Jackman bowled three strikes in a row during a recent visit to Lucky Strike Lanes and Lounge in New York. Joined by his wife Deborra-Lee Furness and kids Ava and Oscar, the Aussie was there to help celebrate the birthday of one of his children's friends. Still, there was plenty of time to boast about his bowling accomplishments over chicken bites and plenty of high-fives.

Why are Hollywood's elite heading to Broadway for work?updated: Tue Dec 29 2009 14:16:00

Broadway's current cast list looks more like a lineup card for the Oscars as Hollywood stars migrate east to New York City due to tougher economic times.

Hollywood heads to Broadwayupdated: Tue Dec 29 2009 14:16:00

A slew of Hollywood's A-listers are heading east to New York City to perform on Broadway.

People.com: New Moon Mania: What's Next for the Cast?updated: Tue Nov 24 2009 15:09:00

From Kristen's quirky little movie to Taylor's blockbuster potential, all your burning questions answered

People.com: Hugh Jackman Prepares to Pass Sexiest Man Alive Crownupdated: Mon Nov 02 2009 09:32:00

And who does the Wolverine hunk want to follow him? He tells PEOPLE!

People.com: Hollywood Stars Smash Broadway Recordsupdated: Wed Oct 21 2009 08:47:00

Hugh Jackman, Daniel Craig and Jude Law prove "the play's the thing"

People.com: FIRST LOOK: Seal's Kids Connect Him to Godupdated: Mon Oct 19 2009 14:36:00

A sneak peak at an upcoming documentary in which stars talk about their faith

People.com: Hugh Jackman, Daniel Craig Get Raves for Handling Cell-Phone Userupdated: Wed Sep 30 2009 11:48:00

But the new Broadway play featuring the two hot stars? Not so much

People.com: Hugh Jackman to Star, Produce Wolverine Sequelupdated: Fri Aug 14 2009 14:47:00

PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive will get back into his Marvel Comics mode

People.com: POLL: Who's Best Suited For Broadway?updated: Mon Jul 13 2009 14:29:00

Catch Daniel Craig, Hugh Jackman, Jude Law and T.R. Knight on the Great White Way

People.com: Matt Damon Wants Hugh Jackman to Repeat as Sexiest Man Aliveupdated: Mon Jul 06 2009 11:07:00

"Maybe he can be the first to do it back-to-back," says Damon, who gave up the PEOPLE title to the X-Men star

People.com: Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway Asked to Join A-Teamupdated: Wed Jul 01 2009 10:52:00

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invites stars to join its ranks

Is narcissism keeping you single?updated: Wed Jul 01 2009 09:49:00

It's no secret that people are getting married later these days than in previous generations, and in this culture of hook-ups and "modern female dating anxiety," we're at no loss for theories that explain why.

People.com: What Hugh Jackman Told Neil Patrick Harrisupdated: Sat Jun 06 2009 11:08:00

This year's Tony host says he's inspired by Jon Stewart - and advised to have fun

People.com: Hugh Jackman Reveals His Bedtime Secrets - for His Kidsupdated: Thu Jun 04 2009 11:09:00

"You gotta run them around before the bath," says the Wovlerine hero

Group wants R rating for any film with smokingupdated: Thu May 28 2009 22:39:00

Smoking in youth-rated movies has not declined despite a pledge two years ago by Hollywood studios to encourage producers to show less "gratuitous smoking," according to an anti-smoking group.

People.com: Hugh Jackman to Son: Don't Use Me to Get Girlsupdated: Thu May 14 2009 15:49:00

The actor shares more of his advice - and his take on Robert Pattinson's hair

People.com: POLL: Hugh Jackman or Tom Cruise Hotter in Rio?updated: Sat May 09 2009 17:47:00

The hunks show off their sizzling bods - at different times but at the same resort

People.com: Next Up for Hugh Jackman: Ghostopolisupdated: Mon May 04 2009 13:48:00

The Sexiest Man Alive (and Wolverine star) will play a special agent ghost hunter

'Wolverine' slashes bad reviews for box office winupdated: Sun May 03 2009 15:09:00

It couldn't top its predecessors, but "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" still brought in quite a haul, grossing an estimated $87 million for the opening weekend of the summer movie season.

The Scene: Jackman turns into Wolverineupdated: Fri May 01 2009 18:42:00

He is the international superstar responsible for breathing life into the iconic comic book hero Wolverine. Her movies have earned more than $2 billion worldwide, including the entire "X-Men" franchise.

'X-Men Origins: Wolverine'updated: Fri May 01 2009 18:42:00

Hugh Jackman discusses his character, "Wolverine" in his latest movie.

People.com: Meet the Hunks of X-Men Origins: Wolverineupdated: Fri May 01 2009 14:49:00

Hugh Jackman gets naked; Ryan Reynolds and sexy newcomers show off their super bods

People.com: Mom-to-Be Olympian Shannon Miller Feels Like a 'Mama Bear'updated: Tue Apr 28 2009 19:41:00

"My husband and I are so excited to begin the wonderful adventures of parenthood," the gymnastics medalist tells PEOPLE

People.com: Prince Talks about His Struggle with Epilepsyupdated: Tue Apr 28 2009 15:09:00

The reclusive singer opens up for the first time about his childhood seizures

People.com: Jessica Alba Turns 28 with an '80s Bashupdated: Tue Apr 28 2009 15:09:00

The movie star and pals dance the night away to Michael Jackson and Madonna

People.com: Wolverine's Mexico Premiere Postponed Due to Swine Fluupdated: Tue Apr 28 2009 10:51:00

Taking precautions, star Hugh Jackman won't be traveling to Mexico City as the city grapples with the virus

People.com: PHOTO: Get a (Rear) View of Sacha Baron Cohen's Brünoupdated: Sun Apr 26 2009 12:36:00

It's Borat in super-short lederhosen in the new poster for the comedian's upcoming film

People.com: Beyoncé Dances to Stay Fitupdated: Fri Apr 24 2009 19:38:00

"It's part of my job," Knowles says, also revealing her diet secret

People.com: Pal: Claire Danes Is No Bridezillaupdated: Fri Apr 24 2009 18:28:00

"She's so calm and excited about it," says friend Mamie Gummer about Danes's nuptials to Hugh Dancy

People.com: Ugly Betty Love Triangle in the Worksupdated: Fri Apr 24 2009 17:54:00

The show will return for fourth season and the creator hints Henry will be back in Betty's life

People.com: Hugh Jackman Heartbroken by Wolverine Leakupdated: Wed Apr 08 2009 11:10:00

"It's like a Ferrari without a paint job," the star says of the work print that hit the Web

'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' leaked to Webupdated: Fri Apr 03 2009 11:01:00

Someone stole an "incomplete and early version" of the next installment in the blockbuster "X-Men" movie series and posted it on the Internet this week, according to the studio that owns the billion-dollar film franchise.

New 'X-Men' film leaked onlineupdated: Fri Apr 03 2009 11:01:00

"X-Men Origins: Wolverine" is leaked online a full month before its release. CNN's Brooke Anderson reports.

People.com: Version of X-Men Origins: Wolverine Leaked Onlineupdated: Wed Apr 01 2009 15:38:00

Hugh Jackman also announces a contest where fans can vote for the site of the premiere

People.com: Oscar Steps Aside for the Winter Olympicsupdated: Thu Mar 26 2009 07:44:00

The Oscars are moving to a new date next year to make room for another golden event - the 2010 Winter Olympics.

People.com: Hugh Jackman Proves Sexiest Man Title in New Wolverine Trailerupdated: Thu Mar 05 2009 15:33:00

He stars in the latest action-packed trailer for the highly-anticipated movie

AM's 2009 Oscar Blogupdated: Tue Feb 24 2009 14:47:00

Graham Flanagan's Top 5 Oscar Moments of 2009

People.com: POLL: Who Was the Oscars' 'It' Couple?updated: Tue Feb 24 2009 08:45:00

Hudgens held court with Efron, Aniston cozied up with Mayer, Lane & Brolin matched and the Jolie-Pitts did date night

'Slumdog' makes history, sweeps Oscarsupdated: Mon Feb 23 2009 15:27:00

Years from now it may be a trivia question on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire."

People.com: Slumdog Millionaire Sweeps Oscar Awardsupdated: Mon Feb 23 2009 15:07:00

Kate Winslet, Sean Penn take top honors; Heath Ledger, Penélope Cruz also win

Behind the scenes at the Academy Awardsupdated: Mon Feb 23 2009 14:07:00

When you're at home, you can sit back and be critical. When you're inside the theater, the whole show seems to work, especially the big production numbers.

People.com: Anne Hathaway Had No Time to Be Nervousupdated: Mon Feb 23 2009 11:47:00

Being nominated and having to sing with Hugh Jackman kept the star on her toes

People.com: Hugh Jackman May Work Sexiest Man Title Into Oscar Actupdated: Sun Feb 22 2009 20:31:00

As the host of the Academy Awards, "you have to be self-deprecating," he tells PEOPLE

People.com: Oscars Promise Surprises, Brad Pitt - and Maybe Beyoncéupdated: Sun Feb 22 2009 20:31:00

With PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive Hugh Jackman at the helm, producers hope the new format will draw a big audience

Hugh Jackman ready to be 'drunk and nude' at the Oscarsupdated: Sat Feb 21 2009 15:01:00

This year, the Oscars are on Hugh Jackman's shoulders.

Hugh Jackman on the Oscarsupdated: Sat Feb 21 2009 15:01:00

CNN's Brooke Anderson chats with first-time Oscar host Hugh Jackman.

2009 Oscars: More snooze than sizzle?updated: Sat Feb 21 2009 08:15:00

As the clock ticks down to the 81st Academy Awards Sunday, audiences could be forgiven for losing interest. On the face of it, apart from Hugh Jackman hosting, this year's Oscars doesn't look like it will offer many thrills.

People.com: Hugh Jackman Reveals Not-So-Secret Oscar Pickupdated: Sun Feb 15 2009 15:10:00

While plans for the event are under wraps, the show's host lets a few details slip

People.com: Hugh Jackman Pays Tribute to Broadway Titanupdated: Tue Feb 10 2009 08:28:00

The upcoming Oscar host emceed a lovefest to the late Shubert chairman

Academy sues firm selling $175,000 Oscar packageupdated: Tue Jan 27 2009 09:20:00

Buy a $175,000 package to attend the Oscars and you might buy yourself trouble, lawyers for the Academy Awards warn.

People.com: Slumdog a Rags-to-Riches Oscar Storyupdated: Thu Jan 22 2009 15:12:00

"It's just amazing," leading man Dev Patel says of the film's 10 nominations

People.com: Australian Stars Support Heath Ledger Scholarshipupdated: Wed Jan 07 2009 18:17:00

Nicole Kidman, Naomi Watts and Hugh Jackman are among the benefactors

People.com: Dancing Host Wants Hugh Jackman on the Showupdated: Sun Jan 04 2009 21:17:00

Samantha Harris would love to see PEOPLE's Sexiest Man performing his moves on DWTS

People.com: Oscar Ballots to Be Mailed Fridayupdated: Thu Dec 25 2008 10:58:00

Some 5,810 voting members of the Academy will decide this year's nominees

'Australia' a 'mammoth task,' says film's designerupdated: Mon Dec 22 2008 15:33:00

Famed for her opulent theatrical style in films like "Strictly Ballroom" and "Moulin Rouge!," production designer Catherine Martin is probably the last person you might expect to find in the remote Outback of Australia knocking up a film set.

People.com: Hugh Jackman to Host the Oscarsupdated: Sat Dec 13 2008 13:40:00

PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive will emcee Hollywood's biggest night

People.com: Nicole Kidman Plans Her Daughter's First Christmasupdated: Thu Dec 11 2008 11:41:00

So far, the gift list for Sunday Rose includes a turtle puppet, her mom tells PEOPLE

Review: 'Australia' weighed down by artificeupdated: Wed Nov 26 2008 10:08:00

When the subject of Australia is as ambitious as the character of an entire country, and the filmmaker is as effusive as Down Under's native son Baz Luhrmann, a ballsy Aussie cinematic razzle-Bazzle is to be expected. To be longed for, actually.

People.com: Hugh Jackman: George Clooney Hazed Me Over Sexiest Manupdated: Wed Nov 26 2008 08:29:00

The newly minted PEOPLE cover star also says the title makes his dad uneasy

People.com: Sorry, Hugh! Nicole Calls Keith 'Sexiest Man'updated: Tue Nov 25 2008 09:48:00

Kidman insists her husband deserves the PEOPLE title, claiming, "Everything is sexy about him"

People.com: Nicole Kidman Dismisses New 'Baby Bump' Rumorsupdated: Fri Nov 21 2008 12:21:00

"I just have a little tummy!" insists Kidman, who set some tongues wagging at the Australia premiere

People.com: PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive: Hugh Jackmanupdated: Fri Nov 21 2008 10:19:00

When the Australia star walks into a room, "women's jaws drop," says costar Nicole Kidman

People.com: Hugh Jackman: Love Scenes with Nicole 'Like Poetry'updated: Mon Nov 17 2008 11:47:00

"I won't tell all the nitty gritty," Kidman's polite Australia costar tells PEOPLE

People.com: Hugh Jackman Recounts Wetting His Pants Onstageupdated: Fri Nov 14 2008 14:52:00

Plus, he praises Heath Ledger as being "totally driven by the creative spirit"

People.com: Keith Told Nicole, 'You Deserved to Be Loved'updated: Tue Nov 11 2008 16:29:00

Kidman remembers husband's promise: "Let me give you a home and a baby"

People.com: Nicole Kidman Says Daughter Looks Like Keithupdated: Sun Nov 09 2008 12:07:00

"I think she got my fair skin and that's about it," she tells Oprah about her baby

Time.com: Comic-Con: And the Winner Is ...updated: Mon Jul 28 2008 16:00:00

The highs and lows of the annual pop-culture fiesta, from Hugh Jackman's surprise appearance to Star Trek's no-show

People.com: Tinkerbell Beats Out Tarzan's Chimp for Hollywood Starupdated: Fri Jun 20 2008 14:51:00

"There was a big campaign for Cheetah but it just didn't happen," says an official

People.com: Hugh Jackman Gives Scarlett & Ryan His Blessingupdated: Wed Apr 23 2008 13:35:00

The X-Men star is "very fond" of Johansson and thinks Reynolds is "phenomenal"

Fortune: Hollywood's lasting labor painsupdated: Wed Feb 13 2008 13:58:00

On the surface, the Writers Guild strike was a showdown between writers and suits over compensation from new methods of distributing content. But, looking back over the three-month walkout, it also provided handy cover for the powers that be to derail the creative community's gravy train and rethink the way TV shows are made.

Biography: Baz Luhrmannupdated: Fri Jan 05 2007 06:57:00

From the red-hot pasa doble of "Strictly Ballroom" to the whirling theatrical extravaganza of "Moulin Rouge!" director Baz Luhrmann has created some of the most striking film sequences of the past 15 years.

The best (and worst) films of the yearupdated: Wed Dec 27 2006 14:38:00

It has become almost meaningless to talk of "the year" in American film. The business is now more seasonal than the climate. No less than three of my top five choices were released within the last two weeks of December; such is the magnetic lock of the Oscar period.

An insider's guide to penguinsupdated: Tue Dec 12 2006 05:36:00

They're cute, furry and flightless, but they've been accused of being behind "far left propaganda," and knocking the world's deadliest spy his box office perch. Here we explain the penguin phenomenon taking the world by storm.

The long, strange trip of 'The Fountain'updated: Tue Nov 21 2006 07:55:00

Perhaps Darren Aronofsky should have called his new movie "Love and Death." (Though that's been taken.) Or, for prurient viewers, "Rachel Weisz in a Bathtub." (But that would be misleading.)

EW review: Darkly magical 'Prestige'updated: Fri Oct 20 2006 09:13:00

We think of magic as puckish, elegant, lighter than air, but in "The Prestige," an aggressively devious sleight-of-hand thriller directed by Christopher Nolan (Batman Begins), the magic, even at its most clever, is powered by currents -- sometimes literal ones -- of electricity and danger.

showbuzzupdated: Fri Jun 09 2006 09:05:00

"Apprentice" winner Sean Yazbeck and show contestant Tammy Trenta are an item, but have no plans to exchange rings.

EW review: New 'X-Men' misses markupdated: Thu May 25 2006 14:55:00

When the mighty band who made "X-Men: The Last Stand" strode into Cannes recently to promote the third and avowed final chapter of the Marvel Comics franchise, Hugh Jackman fluttered the hearts of Logan/Wolverine groupies everywhere by mentioning a spin-off for his rebel with adamantium claws.

showbuzzupdated: Mon Jun 07 2004 14:44:00

As host of the 2004 Tony Awards, Hugh Jackman knows how to move a show along, whether on-camera or off.

showbuzzupdated: Tue Jun 01 2004 16:28:00

Paul McCartney returned to Madrid for the first time in 15 years and wowed fans with 33 songs, all but 10 of them Beatles' tunes.

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