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NFL Legend James Harrison I'm The Next Dwayne Johnson ... I'm Acting Now

12/14/2018 12:20 AM PST
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Hollywood sets are about to get a lot scarier ... because the most intimidating man in the history of the NFL is taking his terror to Tinseltown ... James Harrison says he wants to ACT.

We talked to the 2x Super Bowl champ, and he told us the plan has always been to get in front of the screen when football was over, and he knows the type of actor he wants to be.

"I kinda see myself as an action type of actor more along the lines of, you might have heard of him, some dude named Dwayne Johnson."

If you think it's ALL about the action, you're wrong. Harrison says he's got tons of range ... kinda like another dude you might be familiar with.

"I feel like I got the range of someone else you might have heard of ... Denzel."

Before you think he's just goofing, Harrison says he's been taking acting classes for a while, and is taking meetings with directors, writers, and a huge company by the name of Marvel.

He wouldn't be the first guy to make the switch ... former NFL running back Thomas Jones is making a REAL splash now, having been in big movies and the "Luke Cage" TV show, so James can do it too.

Plus, do you REALLY think any casting directors would have the balls to tell James no? We thought not.

Miss Shields in 'A Christmas Story' 'Memba Her?!

12/14/2018 12:01 AM PST

Tedde Moore is best known for playing the theme-assigning Miss Shields -- who finds Flick's tongue frozen to the pole -- in the best holiday movie ever made, "A Christmas Story." Guess what she looks like now!

Cris Cyborg Halle Berry Will Be My VIP Guest ... At Amanda Nunes Fight

12/13/2018 7:46 AM PST
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Cris Cyborg says she and Halle Berry have become so close, the Hollywood star will be her guest of honor at her big fight with Amanda Nunes in two weeks at UFC 232. 

Halle's directing and starring in the upcoming MMA movie "Bruised" -- and she's been training for the role at Cyborg's Fitness MMA Gym in Huntington Beach, CA. 

In fact, Cyborg says she's super confident Halle's movie will inspire more women to get involved in Mixed Martial Arts. 

Now, with Cyborg getting ready for her megafight with Nunes on Dec. 29, the UFC champ says she'd like Halle to walk her into the Octagon if the UFC approves. 

Guessing Dana White will greenlight that in a SECOND! 

Cyborg is the reigning UFC women's featherweight champion -- and Nunes is the bantamweight champ. 

This fight will be for the featherweight belt -- and it's being hailed as one of the biggest fights in the history of the women's division. 

Cyborg gave us a little preview of her fight skills at her gym on Wednesday -- and yeah, she looks dangerous. 

Jason Momoa Aquaman's Out, Tongues Out!!! For Fierce Haka Dance

12/13/2018 6:59 AM PST

Admit it ... Jason Momoa makes ya kinda love "Aquaman" -- instead of just mocking him like usual -- and, at the movie's premiere, he turned the fish talker into a full Polynesian badass.

Jason stomped back and forth outside the Chinese Theater as his buddies -- including his kids, Lola and Nakoa-Wolf -- lined up to perform the Haka ... a traditional Polynesian dance. You might have seen it done by Polynesian athletes before a competition.

You gotta see Jason's version 'cause it's really intense. So much so, he freakin' busted Aquaman's trident!! How ya gonna break the superhero's weapon at the premiere???

Let's just say, Jason was feeling it.

The only disappointing part of the video -- Jason's wearing shoes, something the islander rarely does. Never conform, bruh!

Jennifer Lopez Pretty (Long Ass Dress) in Pink ... For New Movie Premiere

12/13/2018 7:00 AM PST

Jennifer Lopez was front and center for the world premiere of her new movie ... and, eventually, the rest of her dress caught up with her.

J Lo showed out in an extravagant pink tulle high-low gown Wednesday night in NYC for the debut of her flick, "Second Act." As you can tell, the outfit was over-the-top -- with a loooong trail of fabric she had to be mindful of as she posed for pics.

That said, would you expect anything less from Jenny? She's kinda famous for moments like this ... just sayin'. And hey, the fashion choice paid off ... folks were wowed.

As much room as Jen had out on the red carpet of the Regal Union Square Theatre to strut her stuff, she looked a bit cramped in the car with A-Rod on the way over ... where the ruffles from the dress looked like a whole other person occupying the seat next to her. 

Sometimes ya gotta sit tight to go out in style, we suppose.

Kel Mitchell Craving 'Good Burger' Reunion ... It Would Be 'All That'!!!

12/12/2018 4:04 PM PST
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Kel Mitchell has a serious case of '90s nostalgia because he tells us he wants to shoot his "Good Burger" sequel with stars from the original cast of "All That." 

We got Kel out Tuesday night at A Simple Bar in Los Angeles and he sounded really excited about a potential 'GB' reunion ... with a twist. 

We gotta admit, the prospect of a "Good Burger" sequel featuring Nick Cannon and Amanda Bynes sounds pretty juicy ... can we get fries with that? 

As for the roots of the reunion ... Kel says the idea for a second helping started when he reunited with Kenan Thompson for a sketch on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."  

While Kenan and Kel are both down for a reboot of the 1997 comedy, Nickelodeon execs haven't given it the green light because there's been so much turnover at the top of the network.

Kel tells us he's had tons of convos with Kenan about it, but it's in the network's hands now. Start firing off your emails, fans! 

Ken Jeong I'd Be Hilarious Oscars Host ... At Least Let Me Cater It!!!

12/12/2018 2:25 PM PST
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Whoopi Goldberg thinks Ken Jeong should be the next person the Motion Picture Academy targets to host the Oscars now that Kevin Hart's out ... and Ken is totally down with it.

We got the actor/comedian Wednesday at LAX, where we asked his reaction to Whoopi's ringing endorsement -- in the aftermath of Hart stepping down after those homophobic tweets

Thing is ... if they don't want him as host, Ken has some Oscar-related jobs he says are perfectly suited for him.

We gotta hand it to Ken ... he's got the classic Oscars acceptance speech down to a tee. Dude's already got us in stitches with his pitch, so imagine his material if he actually had time to brainstorm! 

As Whoopi -- a former Oscars host, herself -- points out, Ken's a legit movie buff who would be the first Asian-American to host the Oscars. But, we're guessing the Academy will be more turned on by the fact Ken ain't worried about that skimpy paycheck.

Armie Hammer & Justin Theroux Goin' Gaga Over RBG!!!

12/12/2018 6:35 AM PST

Armie Hammer and Justin Theroux made life imitate art with a trip to D.C. ... for a screening of their new film about Ruth Bader Ginsburg and actually got shoulder to shoulder with the real RBG! 

The actors -- both of whom star in the upcoming flick "On the Basis of Sex" about a young Ginsburg rising to prominence -- crashed the nation's capital Tuesday, where they completely bro'd out by photobombing every touristy spot ... with one final stop at the Notorious RBG's office. Getting a pic with RBG is the Washington equivalent of getting snapped next to Mick Jagger.

Each guy captioned their own shots with the Supreme Court Justice slightly differently. Armie went traditional with, "....and then this happened!" while Justin stirred things up a bit by writing, "...new couple alert." That's funny, ya know, 'cause of everything. Ha!

As for Justice Ginsburg, she looks like she's doing a lot better since taking a nasty fall and breaking a few ribs about a month ago. She was released from the hospital shortly thereafter.

Later the same day, Justin and Armie attended a D.C. screening of their flick -- where they posed with young Ginsburg, aka Felicity Jones. It hits theaters on Christmas Day.

Sylvester Stallone Deontay Wilder Wants 'Creed' Role? ... I'll Give Him A Shot!!!

12/12/2018 5:57 AM PST
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THE SON OF CLUBBER LANG IS COMING ...

That's because Sylvester Stallone says if Deontay Wilder really wants to play that very role in 'Creed 3' ... Sly is all about making it happen.

A little background ... We got Wilder out last week, and the heavyweight champ told us his career after boxing is gonna be on the silver screen -- and his dream role is to play Clubber Lang's kid in 'Creed 3.'

So, when Stallone was leaving Caffe Roma in Beverly Hills on Tuesday, we asked him if he could make Wilder's acting dream happen. 

"The answer is yes ... come one, come all."

Before you think Stallone was just giving us lip service, he went on to say he thinks Wilder has a lot of hidden talents, and seriously would have no issue giving him a shot.

We also asked if Wilder could count on any special, one-on-one mentoring from Sylvester, and his answer was pretty definitive.

"No, I don't think so."

So, Deontay won and he lost ... kinda like a draw ... again.

Chris Pratt & Patrick Schwarzenegger Bro (Soon-To-Be In-Law?) Out ... Courtside at Clippers Game

12/12/2018 6:46 AM PST

Chris Pratt is throwing off signs his relationship with Katherine Schwarzenegger is super serious ... so serious, he's already broing down with her brother.

Chris and Patrick Schwarzenegger hit up the Raptors-Clippers game (the Clips got clobbered) Tuesday night at Staples Center.  Katherine was nowhere in sight, which makes the outing even more interesting.

It's not the first sign Chris and Katherine are showing they're in it for the long haul. He and Katherine hang out all the time with his son, Jack. And, Chris has already met papa Schwarzenegger.

Another good sign for Chris and Katherine -- when "Aint' No Mountain High Enough" came on during karaoke time on the jumbotron ... both Chris and Patrick joined in on the fun.

Anyone else hearing wedding bells?  

Matt Damon No Hard Feelings ... Dining with Ben's Ex-GF

12/12/2018 7:12 AM PST

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are like brothers, so our eyebrows went north when we saw this pic of Matt hanging out with Ben's ex after a bad breakup.

Matt broke bread with Lindsay Shookus Tuesday night for an 'SNL' bash at Lattanzi Restaurant in NYC. You're looking at the 2 of them leaving, and Matt seemed to divert more smoothly than Jason Bourne ever did on screen.

By all accounts, Ben's drinking played a big role in the breakup. TMZ broke the story Ben decided he needed help and went to rehab. He's been out for a while and is now clean and sober. 

Considering Matt is hosting 'SNL' this coming Saturday, it might just be a business thing that Ben and Lindsay were both at the same party -- Lindsay's a producer for the show. Matt, of course, also slayed as Brett Kavanaugh on 'SNL' this year, so they clearly have had interactions on the set. 

Reporter Sam Coleman in 'Die Hard 2' 'Memba Her?!

12/12/2018 12:01 AM PST

Sheila McCarthy played the WNTW news reporter, Sam Coleman -- opposite Bruce Willis as the terrorist-chasing McClane -- in the classic 1990 Christmas follow-up, "Die Hard 2." Guess what she looks like now!

Kenan and Kel Welcome To 'Good Burger' Can We Get A Sequel?!?

12/11/2018 3:26 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell are hungry for a second helping of "Good Burger" ... but we've learned their craving is more fantasy than reality. 

Our Nickelodeon sources say there has been NO movement on a "Good Burger" sequel because there has been so much turnover at the top of the network's leadership.

Kenan sparked this new wave of hope for a sequel when he recently revealed on 'Watch What Happens Live' that he and Kel would be open to a "Good Burger" reunion movie ... but the kitchen remains closed because it hasn't happened. 

Our Kenan and Kel sources say longtime Nick producer Dan Schneider pitched the reunion idea, but he's no longer working for the network. We're told no one at Nick has seriously approached the idea, much less had a realistic conversation. 

However, it's not all bad for those with a case of '90s nostalgia, because new Nick president Brian Robbins directed 'GB.' Brian is obviously a fan of the movie, so who knows what could happen?

The good news ... it sounds like "All That" is making a comeback, so Nick fans might get their Kenan and Kel fix no matter what.

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