“Deadline” — Jennifer Aniston (Cake, We’re The Millers), Sienna Miller (American Sniper, Foxcatcher) David Oyelowo (Best Picture nominee Selma), Chris Pratt (Guardians Of The Galaxy, The Lego Movie) Kerry Washington (Scandal, She Hate Me) and John Travolta (Pulp Fiction, Saturday Night Fever) are the latest to join the list of presenters for the 87th Oscars. There’ll be more of these announcements as we get closer to the big day, so stay tuned. ABC will air the 87th Oscars live on Sunday, February 22.
Jennifer Aniston stuns in a black jumpsuit while attending the 2015 Santa Barbara Film Festival held at the Arlington Theater on Friday evening (January 30) in Santa Barbara, California. She attended the festival to accept the Montecito Award for her acting career. You can check out 674 medium and high quality photos of Jennifer at the film festival in our photo gallery. Enjoy and have fun browsing through all the gorgeous photos of Jen!
Public Appearances > 2015 > Jan 30: 30th Santa Barbara Film Festival – Montecito Award – Arrivals
Public Appearances > 2015 > Jan 30: 30th Santa Barbara Film Festival – Montecito Award – Inside
Public Appearances > 2015 > Jan 30: 30th Santa Barbara Film Festival – The Dom Perignon Lounge
Eddie Redmayne stopped by “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and shared a story about his encounter with Jennifer at the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards this past Sunday. This isn’t particularly ‘news,’ but I figured I’d share because I thought it was a hilarious story. You can read the article below or watch the video interview on YouTube!
“E! Online” — Eddie Redmayne isn’t one of those actors who is too cool to get starstruck.
In fact, on Tuesday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the Oscar nominee and Theory of Everything star said he feels “like a kid in a candy store” at all the celeb-packed awards shows he’s been frequenting lately. The 33-year-old Brit added that it’s “endlessly exciting” and “completely surreal” coming face to face with “all these people you’ve long admired.”
Of course, some celebrity encounters are more exciting than others. Eddie recalled the “pretty breathtaking” moment at the SAG Awards when Julia Roberts presented him his Best Actor award. “My dad’s favorite film is Pretty Woman, so I think as a kid, at a pretty inappropriate age, I was watching Pretty Woman,” he said. “So, this moment happens when your name gets read out and it’s such an extraordinary euphoria and it’s kind of white noise and it all kind of goes into a blur, and then suddenly, there I was sort of hugging Julia Roberts, and then I was meant to be articulate. All I could think of was, ‘I want to tell my dad!'”
The father and son later “had a long conversation” about Eddie’s meeting with Julia, he said with a laugh.
Sometimes, though, celebrity encounters don’t happen on their own, and in those situations, Eddie’s not afraid to take matters into his own hands! “My wife and I love Friends,” he began. “We saw Jennifer Aniston at a party, and we were just incredibly inappropriate. We so wanted to meet her that we just sort of literally stalked about four meters behind her for an entire evening.”
“And eventually, she was sort of like, ‘OK?’ and we got to meet her,” he said.
So…was Jen equally excited to meet Eddie and his wife, Hannah Bagshawe, or was she annoyed? Maybe even a little freaked out? Watch the clip above to find out!
In the midst of all the “Cake” promotion, the first trailer for Jennifer’s new indie comedy film “She’s Funny That Way,” directed by Oscar-nominated Peter Bogdanovich, was released earlier today. The film follows a married Broadway director (Owen Wilson) who falls for a prostitute-turned-actress and works to help her advance her career. It also stars Imogen Poots, Lucy Punch, Rhys Ifans, Will Forte, Cybill Shepherd, Michael Shannon and Tatum O’Neal. You can check out the full trailer below. Enjoy!
Jennifer Aniston stopped by “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” on Thursday evening (January 22) in New York City to promote her new film “Cake.” You can check out the full 7-minute interview below, as well as 145 medium and high quality arrival photos and 330 high definition screen captures of Jennifer from the interview. I hope you guys enjoy the interview and browsing through all the new photos!
Public Appearances > Events from 2015 > Jan 22: “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” – Arrivals
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Jennifer Aniston stopped by “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” last night (January 21) for an appearance to promote her new film “Cake,” which hits theaters January 23rd, 2015. In the first clip, Jimmy asks Jennifer why he’s not invited on her arts and crafts-filled vacations with Howard Stern, Jimmy Kimmel and fiancé Justin Theroux and in the second clip, Jennifer expresses an interest in interviewing herself, so she and Jimmy swap mouths and end up in a debate over if the New England Patriots or Seattle Seahawks will win the Super Bowl. Both are hilarious clips and totally worth the watch. You can also browse through 456 high definition screen captures of Jennifer from the interview. Enjoy!
Screen Captures > Talk Shows > 2015 > Jan 21: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”
Jennifer Aniston has graced us with another stunning magazine cover! This time she is on the cover of the January 30th, 2015 issue of “The Hollywood Reporter.” It is a rather lengthy article, but having read through it, it’s most certainly worth a read. Jennifer reveals her struggles with dyslexia and anger, as well as talks about her film “Cake,” her Oscar nomination snub, favorite guilty pleasure television series, and so much more! You can also browse through some photos, which include the magazine cover and 6 outtakes from the photoshoot. It’s no doubt one of my all time favorite Jennifer shoots. Enjoy and have fun reading and browsing through the photos!
“The Hollywood Reporter” — This story first appeared in the Jan. 30 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.
Just last week, all around Hollywood the words “Jennifer Aniston” and “Oscar nomination” were being mentioned in the same breath. The Friends star had made a stunning switch to serious drama with Cake, a roughly $7 million indie release that opens Jan. 23; the movie had debuted at the Toronto Film Festival to terrific reviews for the actress, if not for the film itself; she had Harvey Weinstein’s former awards consultant, Lisa Taback, on the case; and a nomination looked teed up and ready to go.
Then on Thursday, Jan. 15, at 5:40 a.m., the rug was pulled out from under the movie. Hours after Aniston’s triumphant appearance at Cake’s Los Angeles premiere, with a nomination from every other major voting body in Hollywood under her belt, a swirl of “SNUBBED!” headlines emerged when the best actress nominations were announced and they didn’t include the star. After Selma (which landed just two noms, for picture and song), the Aniston rebuke was the dominant entertainment story du jour.
“I know a lot of people were sorry,” she says, speaking the day after the nominations. “I feel I’ve gotten such wonderful love — I had almost more phone calls and flowers than I did for any other nomination [in the past].”
Whatever pain or anger she may have felt, whatever disappointment or sense of loss (and let’s not kid ourselves: Every Oscar snub feels acute to even the strongest person), Aniston never let on. She even joked about it a few days later on Ellen, calling herself “the number-one snubbed” (an honor that might perhaps belong to Selma director Ava DuVernay). She was exactly what millions of fans who have known her for two decades wanted her to be: funny and self-deprecating and exquisitely human.
Other actresses might have induced a tsunami of schadenfreude. But Aniston’s enduring appeal is rooted in the very fact that she can be hurt, again and again — whether by the Oscars or the Sexiest Man Alive — and she’ll endure. She’s rich and glamorous and famous, but she’s also one of us: a real person with a beating heart.
Jennifer Aniston stopped by “Good Morning America” this Wednesday morning (January 21) to promote her new film “Cake.” Jennifer talks the film, her character, and so much more. You can check out the 6-minute interview below, as well as 200 high definition screen captures in our photo gallery, as well as 37 high quality stills to browse through. Enjoy!
Jennifer Aniston stopped by “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” yesterday afternoon (January 19), where she talked about the Oscars and so much more. Jennifer and Ellen also played a fun came of “Let Them Eat Cake.” You can check out 2 clips of the interview below. Once I get my hands on the full interview, I’ll post it, along with high definition screen captures. Enjoy!
“E! Online” — We imagine Jennifer Aniston won’t be getting much sleep tonight.
The Oscar nominations are being announced at 8:30 a.m. ET tomorrow and many award pundits predict her name will be called in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role category for her work in Cake (in theaters on Jan. 23).
However, the former Friends star insists she’ll be sleeping during the big announcement.
“I’ll be in bed,” she told me earlier tonight at the Cake premiere at the ArcLight in Hollywood. “I’ll be in bed with my beloved [Justin Theroux] and my dogs dreaming wild little dreams.”
Aniston insists she won’t be setting her alarm.
“I’m not going to torture myself,” she said, laughing. “My phone rang yesterday at five o’clock in the morning and I was like, ‘What’s happening? Who’s dead? Is today Thursday?'”
In Cake, Aniston stars as a woman suffering from chronic pain as the result of a horrific accident. She not only becomes addicted to prescription painkillers, she also becomes obsessed with the suicide of a woman in her chronic pain support group.
Aniston wore little makeup and had prosthetic scarring across her face and body for the film.
She loved going glamour-free. “It’s one the most liberating things,” Aniston told me in September at the movie’s premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. “It was incredible.”
Aniston was up for her first Golden Globe for a film role on Sunday and is also nominated for a Critics’ Choice Award (they’re being handed out tomorrow night) and a Screen Actors Guild Award on Jan. 25.
“Honestly, there were a lot of actresses who were campaigning for the role,” director Daniel Barnz said. “And then we found out she was interested. We had been long time fans. And the thing about Jen is she’s so warm and she’s such an innately forgivable person that it just made sense to put her into a character that’s kind of acerbic and hard and difficult. It seemed like a perfect marriage.”