| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:12 AM
Vince Vaughn and Peter Billingley (aka "Ralphie from "A Christmas Story") attended the Hitz Boxing event at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino Friday, as did Bo Jackson, Fabio, the Bears' Desmond Clark, the Blackhawks' Dave Bolland and Hawks legend Denis...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 12:48 PM
Right down to its title, it sounds a lot like Vince Vaughn's comedy "Couples Retreat," but this comedy isn't nearly as raunchy ... as indicated by the fact it received the Family Seal of Approval from the Dove Foundation.
Several couples go off to the...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 3:32 PM
The Chicago International Film Festival’s annual Summer Gala has presented its career achievement award, the Silver Hugo, to some of the biggest names in Hollywood — including Steven Spielberg, Clint Eastwood, Jodie Foster and Nicolas Cage...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 8:20 AM
What do Steve Zahn, the actor who played Elliott in 1982's "E.T.," the telepathic police officer from NBC's "Heroes" and Lieutenant Eli Roosevelt from FX's "Sons of Anarchy" all have in common?
They're all scheduled to film TV pilots for ABC in the...
| May 22, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Now is when Chicago’s celebrity scene gets interesting.
Some of the biggest names in entertainment and sports will soon visit our city on vacation (NBA stars especially like to do this) or because they live here part-time (you can count on plenty...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Not knowing whether it wants to be taken seriously or for laughs ultimately costs this tale of a neighborhood watch patrol, especially since it features three of the top faces in current screen comedy ... Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn and Jonah Hill.
| Oct 14, 2012
| 2:10 PM
Cam Gigandet has been having a difficult time explaining the unusual premise of the independent adult comedy he's currently filming in Chicago — as would most people.
The “Twilight” and “Never Back Down” actor plays a...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 2:09 PM
Chicago comedy fans have the chance to meet the cast of TBS' latest sitcom, "Sullivan & Son," just a week after its July 19 premiere.
Series star Steve Byrne and co-stars Owen Benjamin, Roy Wood Jr. and Ahmed Ahmed bring their "Sullivan & Son" Tour to UP...
| Jul 26, 2012
** (out of four)
A movie called “The Watch” couldn't have worse timing.
Just because 20th Century Fox changed the film's title from “Neighborhood Watch” to “The Watch” doesn't mean the comedy about an (eventually)...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 7:24 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Twentieth Century Fox has pulled early promotional materials for its comedy "Neighborhood Watch" in light of the Trayvon Martin shooting.
The studio said Tuesday that early "teaser" trailer and in-theater posters have been removed...