"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).
The Real Steel star has a strict so-screens policy for his son and daughter during the week
The recipe was masterminded by Jean-Georges and Marja Vongerichten, his Kimchi Chronicles costars
After a first-class family trip to Toronto, French bulldog Dali is heading overseas
â¢ 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.
â¢ 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.
â¢ 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.
"Have fun!" the sexy Aussie (and past Oscar emcee) tells this year's hosts
A couple of years ago, while interviewing members of the Los Angeles Lakers, I had the pleasure of looking like an idiot on camera.
Actor Hugh Jackman attempts to sail down to the stage on a zipline at an Oprah Winfrey taping in Australia.
The star hit the ground making a flying entrance from the top of the Sydney Opera House
"I could not even begin to fathom their thought process," the actress says of the show's producers
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.
The actors join for a screen tale about love lost and found in the Heartland
Plus: Hugh Jackman scoots through the West Village (literally!) and more star sightings
Plus: Megan Fox and Jessica Alba cheer on the L.A. Lakers and more star sightings
Broadway's highest honor focuses on stars including Scarlett Johansson and Jude Law, too
Miley Cyrus's boyfriend surfs and lifts weights - just don't ask him to dance!
Find out how else PEOPLE's 2008 Sexiest Man Alive likes spending time with his wife
â¢ 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.
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.
A slew of Hollywood's A-listers are heading east to New York City to perform on Broadway.
From Kristen's quirky little movie to Taylor's blockbuster potential, all your burning questions answered
And who does the Wolverine hunk want to follow him? He tells PEOPLE!
Hugh Jackman, Daniel Craig and Jude Law prove "the play's the thing"
A sneak peak at an upcoming documentary in which stars talk about their faith
But the new Broadway play featuring the two hot stars? Not so much
PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive will get back into his Marvel Comics mode
Catch Daniel Craig, Hugh Jackman, Jude Law and T.R. Knight on the Great White Way
"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
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invites stars to join its ranks
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.
This year's Tony host says he's inspired by Jon Stewart - and advised to have fun
"You gotta run them around before the bath," says the Wovlerine hero
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.
The actor shares more of his advice - and his take on Robert Pattinson's hair
The hunks show off their sizzling bods - at different times but at the same resort
The Sexiest Man Alive (and Wolverine star) will play a special agent ghost hunter
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.
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.
Hugh Jackman discusses his character, "Wolverine" in his latest movie.
Hugh Jackman gets naked; Ryan Reynolds and sexy newcomers show off their super bods
"My husband and I are so excited to begin the wonderful adventures of parenthood," the gymnastics medalist tells PEOPLE
The reclusive singer opens up for the first time about his childhood seizures
The movie star and pals dance the night away to Michael Jackson and Madonna
Taking precautions, star Hugh Jackman won't be traveling to Mexico City as the city grapples with the virus
It's Borat in super-short lederhosen in the new poster for the comedian's upcoming film
"It's part of my job," Knowles says, also revealing her diet secret
"She's so calm and excited about it," says friend Mamie Gummer about Danes's nuptials to Hugh Dancy
The show will return for fourth season and the creator hints Henry will be back in Betty's life
"It's like a Ferrari without a paint job," the star says of the work print that hit the Web
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.
"X-Men Origins: Wolverine" is leaked online a full month before its release. CNN's Brooke Anderson reports.
Hugh Jackman also announces a contest where fans can vote for the site of the premiere
The Oscars are moving to a new date next year to make room for another golden event - the 2010 Winter Olympics.
He stars in the latest action-packed trailer for the highly-anticipated movie
Graham Flanagan's Top 5 Oscar Moments of 2009
Hudgens held court with Efron, Aniston cozied up with Mayer, Lane & Brolin matched and the Jolie-Pitts did date night
Years from now it may be a trivia question on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire."
Kate Winslet, Sean Penn take top honors; Heath Ledger, Penélope Cruz also win
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.
Being nominated and having to sing with Hugh Jackman kept the star on her toes
As the host of the Academy Awards, "you have to be self-deprecating," he tells PEOPLE
With PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive Hugh Jackman at the helm, producers hope the new format will draw a big audience
This year, the Oscars are on Hugh Jackman's shoulders.
CNN's Brooke Anderson chats with first-time Oscar host Hugh Jackman.
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.
While plans for the event are under wraps, the show's host lets a few details slip
The upcoming Oscar host emceed a lovefest to the late Shubert chairman
Buy a $175,000 package to attend the Oscars and you might buy yourself trouble, lawyers for the Academy Awards warn.
"It's just amazing," leading man Dev Patel says of the film's 10 nominations
Nicole Kidman, Naomi Watts and Hugh Jackman are among the benefactors
Samantha Harris would love to see PEOPLE's Sexiest Man performing his moves on DWTS
Some 5,810 voting members of the Academy will decide this year's nominees
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's Sexiest Man Alive will emcee Hollywood's biggest night
So far, the gift list for Sunday Rose includes a turtle puppet, her mom tells PEOPLE
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.
The newly minted PEOPLE cover star also says the title makes his dad uneasy
Kidman insists her husband deserves the PEOPLE title, claiming, "Everything is sexy about him"
"I just have a little tummy!" insists Kidman, who set some tongues wagging at the Australia premiere
When the Australia star walks into a room, "women's jaws drop," says costar Nicole Kidman
"I won't tell all the nitty gritty," Kidman's polite Australia costar tells PEOPLE
Plus, he praises Heath Ledger as being "totally driven by the creative spirit"
Kidman remembers husband's promise: "Let me give you a home and a baby"
"I think she got my fair skin and that's about it," she tells Oprah about her baby
The highs and lows of the annual pop-culture fiesta, from Hugh Jackman's surprise appearance to Star Trek's no-show
"There was a big campaign for Cheetah but it just didn't happen," says an official
The X-Men star is "very fond" of Johansson and thinks Reynolds is "phenomenal"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.)
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.
"Apprentice" winner Sean Yazbeck and show contestant Tammy Trenta are an item, but have no plans to exchange rings.
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.
As host of the 2004 Tony Awards, Hugh Jackman knows how to move a show along, whether on-camera or off.
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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