Theo James' passing resemblance to a certain multi-hyphenate entertainer has been evident to me ever since he landed the lead role in CBS' now-defunct drama "Golden Boy." But, the two actors' likeness is absolutely uncanny in the first image (via Entertainment Weekly) of Theo's alter ego, Four, from the upcoming adaptation "Divergent."
"Divergent" takes place in a near-future Chicago, in which society has been divided into four factions, each based around a core value. There's Abnegation (selflessness), Erudite (intelligence), Dauntless (bravery), Amity (peacefulness) and Candor (honesty). Each teen undergoes testing to determine which faction they align with, but when Beatrice Prior's (played by Shailene Woodley) results come back inconclusive, she must decide whether to stay within the comfort and safety of her parents' home or join up with a whole new faction.
Have you ever wanted to do music? If so, you're in luck! The guys of The Lonely Island (that would be Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone) stopped by MTV News while promoting their upcoming album, The Wack Album, to give our own Josh Horowitz a lesson in the fine art.
Among the tidbits we gleaned: Music is the rhythmo de la noche, music comes from Greece, and Optimus Prime definitely digs music. (We feel so scholarly already!)
Learn even more about music, including how to do it, by watching the latest After Hours!
It's possible you know "Grown Ups 2" as the sequel to the 2010 buddy comedy starring Adam Sandler, but our hunch is—if you're reading this blog—you probably best recognize the film as "Twilight" star Taylor Lautner's comedic debut. He has abs of steel, but does he also have a finely chiseled funny bone? We'll find out come July 12!
In anticipation of "Grown Ups 2," our own Josh Horowitz sat down with Adam for a 30-minute interview, which took place at Happy Madison Square Garden—a basketball court nestled on the production company's lot. And if you've ever wondered about Taylor's own athletic prowess (REALLY!?!), Adam's here to put any doubts to rest.
"Taylor is not a basketball player but is somehow weaselly enough to beat most opponents," Adam informed us. "I don't know how tall Taylor is, but I'm 5'11", and I'm a little taller, so whatever the hell he is, he can grab the rim. He can swat people's shots. He's all over the place. He's a very quick man."
FROM MTV NEWS: Zendaya may have been the runner-up on the most recent season of "Dancing With the Stars," but the 16-year-old would surely get first-place honors on "Mentoring With the Stars." You see, the "Shake It Up" actress has a fellow Disney darling as a big sister of sorts: Demi Lovato!
When the starlet stopped by the MTV Newsroom recently, she spilled all about Demi's offer of advice on how to navigate a career in the limelight (see as D's an old pro at it by now!).
Click over to MTV News for all the scoop straight from Zendaya!
No, we haven't been hacked by a spambot promising $400 an hour, all by working from home. This is a real thing that's happening!
Amazon Publishing announced today its latest venture, Kindle Worlds, a publishing platform through which fan-fiction writers can distribute their work and earn royalties.
There are a few caveats, of course. All works have to take place in the "Worlds" licensed by Amazon, which for now includes Alloy Entertainment properties "Gossip Girl" (by Cecily von Ziegesar), "Pretty Little Liars" (by Sara Shepard) and "Vampire Diaries" (by L.J. Smith). Royalties are doled out to both the rights holder and the author; 35 percent of net revenue is paid to the author for works of at least 10,000 words. (There's a lot to unpack here, so be sure to check out the Kindle Worlds author page for all of the pertinent information.)
So, with all that in mind, are you ready to make literally millions (of cents) writing about Blair, Aria and/or Elena? If so, we've got a few prompts to get your creative juices flowing into a frothy fruit punch of the highest literary value. Or something.
We love it when celebrities tweet at each other on the social networking site, so our hearts went soaring when we noticed this message on Keke Palmer's profile:
Maybe we should tell Keke about a little show called "Girls."
Law school dropout. Drink-slinger. Zombie novelist. True American. Nick Miller is a lot of things, but "suave" certainly isn't one of them. Thankfully, that doesn't seem to matter much to love interest Jessica Day, who finally had a sleepover with her bumbling—albeit well-meaning—roommate.
Nevertheless, when the man behind the "New Girl"—actor Jake Johnson—stopped by the MTV Newsroom recently to chat about the season finale (airing tonight on Fox), we just had to ask him to play a game of "What Would Nick Miller Do?" to find out just how awkward things could get.
From facing the Zombie Apocalypse to being Catfished, we put Nick Miller in some supremely strange situations (so, like, just another Tuesday, amirite?). Perhaps unsurprisingly, both of the aforementioned scenarios prompted answers involving Schmidt.
Click play on the video above to find out what Nick Miller would do!
You've just gone full punk at the fashion world's biggest fete of the year: What are you going to do now? Eat all the room service, that's what. At least if you're starlets and besties Julianne Hough and Nina Dobrev, which is exactly what the duo did following their fancy night at the Met Ball.
All we really have to say is that Julianne and Nina have exemplary taste in midnight munchies: pizza, hamburgers and French fries. If only they'd called us, we'd have brought the dessert!
Darren Criss might have a soft spot for TV host Rachel Maddow, but that doesn't mean he wants her to pour him a drink anytime soon. The "Glee" star stopped by the MTV News offices on Monday, where he opened up about attending the splashy White House Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington, D.C., over the weekend.
While there, he shook the hands of some of the usual and more unusual suspects, and happened to have his drink personally shaken and stirred by the MSNBC personality.
“It was pretty action packed. It was my second one, and this time it was much more casual cause this time I was not there with a publication,” he explained. “I just went with a friend. So I was a plus one. I absolutely crashed. You get to meet a lot of very interesting people."
It doesn't take more than a cursory glance at Jamie Campbell Bower's resume to notice a theme. "Harry Potter," "Twilight," "Mortal Instruments"—dude is a serious fantasy buff! And when we caught up with the actor recently at WonderCon, he spilled that he has another otherworldly role on the docket.
"I will be playing a young Gandalf, indeed," Jamie joked of the "Lord of the Rings" character. "That's my next job. You can't tell, but I'm in the process of growing out a very extensive beard."
In all seriousness, though, Jamie confirmed that he is a fan of the genre and that perhaps his casting in all these magical projects isn't simply a coincidence.