the 10th installment of celebrities reading mean tweets Wednesday, featuring Hugh Grant, Kate Hudson, Greg Kinnear, Melissa McCarthy, Chris Evans, Jane Lynch, Norman Reedus, Margot Robbie, Anthony Mackie, Judd Apatow, Olivia Wilde, Paul Rudd, Ryan Gosling, Zac Efron, Wanda Sykes, Russell Crowe, Bryan Cranston and Kiefer Sutherland. “The Internet, as you know, is both a wonderful and horrible place, a place where people will go to show their love and also their hate,” host Jimmy Kimmel said before he introduced the recurring bit. “From time to time, we like to call the haters out by inviting well-known people to read some of the not so nice things that people have written about them.”
Grant couldn’t believe someone would tweet something so cruel. “Are these real or do you make them up to be especially nasty?” he asked. Other actors, including Hudson, Kinnear and Evans, merely laughed at the absurdity of what had been written about them.
Month: September 2016
These days, Chris Evans is blissfully in love with Jenny Slate, but his very first heartbreak is a big part of the reason he’s such a huge star now.
Evans sat down with W Magazine and opened up about how he was bitten by the acting bug. As with all great stories, it starts with a girl. When Evans was just 12 years old, he auditioned for his first school play and didn’t end up getting the lead role.
“I played the supporting lead, which was just as good,” he explained. “I ended up dating one of the more popular girls as a result, and then the second the play was over, she dumped me. And I learned then the power of getting a good role.”
After learning a good role could land him popular drama girls, and genuinely enjoying his time on stage, Evans continued acting in community theaters all through middle and high school. “That’s the good thing about doing community theater. The ratio of guy to girl is drastically imbalanced, so you have a much greater chance of getting a good part.”
Marvel Entertainment has released another clip from the much larger “United We Stand, Divided We Fall – The Making of Captain America: Civil War” featurette that will be included in the Digital HD and Blu-ray releases.
This one-minute video features Chris Evans, Elizabeth Olsen, and Sebastian Stan talking up Team Cap — Steve Rogers/Captain America (Evans), Bucky Barnes/The Winter Soldier (Stan), Wanda/Scarlet Witch (Olsen), Sam Wilson/Falcon (Anthony Mackie), Scott Lang/Ant-Man (Paul Rudd), and Clint Barton/Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner).
“We found Bucky first; we broke him free, so we in turn have The Winter Soldier on our squad as well,” says Evans. “We also have Scarlet Witch.” Olsen adds, “I was just kind of looking around like, ‘We have a really good team, you guys.’ And it felt that way. And we had all the jokey people on our team.”