Celebs like Matt Damon and Tom Brady have been hawking crypto in high-profile ads — but if you invested when they told you to, you'd be seeing major losses as crypto nosedives
Even Larry David jumped on the crypto bandwagon with an ad for crypto-exchange platform FTX that aired during the Super Bowl.news.yahoo.com
10 Fun Facts about Ben Affleck that you probably didn’t know
Without Ben Affleck, Hollywood may have never had Matt DamonBen Affleck and Matt Damon are childhood friends, having lived just two blocks away from each other. Affleck was already a child star in the business at the time, ultimately leading to Affleck introducing his New York agent to Matt Damon. Charlie Sheen personally drove Ben Affleck to rehabBack in 2001, Ben Affleck spent time in rehab. Ben Affleck and Matt Damon were extras in Field of Dreams9. Ben Affleck is named after a Holocaust survivorRead more here.wftv.com
Want to pretend to live on Mars? For a whole year? Apply now
Playing Mars This photo provided by ICON and NASA in August 2021 shows a proposal for the Mars Dune Alpha habitat on Mars. To prepare for eventually sending astronauts to Mars, NASA began taking applications Friday for four people to live for a year in Mars Dune Alpha. That's a 1,700-square-foot Martian habitat, created by a 3D-printer, and inside a building at Johnson Space Center in Houston. Food will all be ready-to-eat space food and at the moment there are no windows planned. Past Russian efforts at a pretend Mars mission called Mars 500 didn't end well partly because the people were too much like everyday people, he said.wftv.com
‘Spencer,’ ‘The Last Duel' set for Venice Film Festival
The Venice International Film Festival unveiled a starry lineup of world premieres for September — including Pablo Larrain’s “Spencer,” starring Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana, and Ridley Scott’s medieval drama “The Last Duel,” featuring Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Adam Driver. The oldest film festival in the world is kicking off its 78th edition Sept. 1 on the Lido with the premiere of Pedro Almodóvar's "Madres paralelas," starring Penelope Cruz. Campion's film, about brothers in 1920s Montana, is another competition title, and one of two Netflix films debuting at the festival. Last year, Chloe Zhao's "Nomadland" premiered at the scaled-down but still in-person festival and was awarded the Golden Lion. Following on the heels of the Cannes Film Festival, the Venice Film Festival is expected to mostly return to its full glamour in September.wftv.com
‘Spencer,’ ‘The Last Duel' set for Venice Film Festival
The Venice Film Festival has unveiled a starry lineup of world premieres for September including Pablo Larrain’s “Spencer,” starring Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana and Ridley Scott’s medieval drama “The Last Duel,” featuring Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Adam Driver.
In 'Stillwater,' Matt Damon bridges Oklahoma and France
France Cannes 2021 Stillwater Portraits Director Tom McCarthy, left, and Matt Damon pose for portrait photographs for the film 'Stillwater', at the 74th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Sunday, July 11, 2021. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP) (Vianney Le Caer)CANNES, France — (AP) — The set-up of Tom McCarthy's "Stillwater" sounds very Liam Neeson. McCarthy, the director of “Spotlight,” “Win Win” and “The Station Agent,” had long pursued Damon for one of his movies. In “Stillwater,” he knew audiences would come in expecting Damon as a quintessentially American hero. Before shooting the movie, Damon and McCarthy took a pre-production trip to Oklahoma for, as McCarthy says, “three days in a truck and a lot of barbeque” to get a sense of the region’s character.wftv.com
Q&A: Clooney on 'Midnight Sky' and his twilight as an actor
“The Midnight Sky,” which Clooney directed and stars in, is an apocalyptic sci-fi drama with some striking solitude. Debuting Wednesday on Netflix, “The Midnight Sky,” based on Lily Brooks-Dalton's novel “Good Morning, Midnight," is Clooney's seventh film as director and his biggest scaled production yet. ___AP: You finished shooting “The Midnight Sky” in February, right before the pandemic began. AP: What drew you to “The Midnight Sky”? I know people who are older -- older than me, even -- who live with real regret.
The road to the Masters is a long way from Augusta National
( (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. – This is no ordinary road to the Masters. Four of the top five players in the world are at Shadow Creek, with top-ranked Dustin Johnson pulling out after his positive test for the coronavirus. Rory McIlroy thinks Shadow Creek might be even better than what Florida offers because of the bentgrass greens that are fast with big slopes. “It's not a bad place to prepare for Augusta,” McIlroy said Wednesday. McIlroy is at Shadow Creek and Sherwood the next two weeks.
Universal Orlando officially announces details on new Jason Bourne stunt show
click to enlarge Disappointed photo of Matt Damon via UniversalThe Bourne Stuntacular will follow the character of Jason Bourne around the globe as sinister characters pursue him. Everything fans have come to expect from the action-packed Bourne film franchise thrilling chase scenes, punishing fistfights, death-defying leaps and danger at every turn will happen right in front of guests with live performers, high-tech props and an immense LED screen, making it impossible to discern where the live action ends and the cinema begins. A few days after prematurely leaking the info to the Annual Passholder website, Universal Orlando has now confirmed that a new Jason Bourne-themed stunt show is coming in spring of 2020.Based on the popular Matt Damon-anchored Universal Pictures franchise, The Bourne Stuntacular will blur the lines between stage and cinema says the theme park in a Tuesday morning press release.From Universal:Not a lot of other details were released by Universal, but its worth remembering that this announcement has been over a year in the making.Rumors have been circulating for some time that the replacement to Terminator 2: 3D will either be Bourne or Bond.Well, now its confirmed.orlandoweekly.com
Don't miss these 2016 non-blockbuster films
The highly anticipated "Jason Bourne" movie starring Matt Damon is just one of a slew of big ticket blockbusters that have been released over the past seven months. But what about those smaller and independent films that don't get as much hype as their bigger-budgeted cousins and -- more often than not -- get lost in the shuffle? Fandango managing editor Erik Davis joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to share some very good films you may have missed.cbsnews.com
How accurate is the science behind "The Martian"?
In this weekend's box office hit, Matt Damon plays an astronaut stranded on Mars after his crew is hit by a sandstorm. But is the drama realistic about science? Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss what the movie got right and wrong.cbsnews.com
A peek at Hollywood's must-see autumn offerings
The summer movie season is fading away. Fall’s most anticipated blockbusters range from the film adaptation of best-selling novel “The Martian” starring Matt Damon, to the Whitey Bulger true-life crime drama “Black Mass” starring Johnny Depp. Movie critic Matt Singer joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” with his list of must-sees.cbsnews.com
Getting to know Minnie Driver
Getting to know Minnie Driver "Good Will Hunting" was a breakout film in 1997, launching the careers of Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Minnie Driver, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance. Anna Werner catches up with this very unique actor, to talk about her life and her quest for that next unusual role.cbsnews.com
Hollywood stars examine climate change in new Showtime documentary
Hollywood stars examine climate change in new Showtime documentary “Years of Living Dangerously,” a new documentary series about the environment featuring Hollywood heavyweights like Matt Damon, Harrison Ford and Arnold Schwarzenegger is set to premiere on Showtime. Dr. M. Sanjayan, the senior scientist at Conservation International and correspondent for the series, joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss the politically charged topic.cbsnews.com