Nikolaj Coster-Waldau made his name as a warrior, but Hollywood awaits
When Nikolaj Coster-Waldau first encountered fame, he did his best to outrun it.
"I had this weird success in Denmark, but I didn't stick around to enjoy it," the 42-year-old actor says of the celebrity that came with his 1994 Danish hit Nightwatch. "I wouldn't have known how."
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The actress bringing one of TV's most multilayered characters to life is just as dynamic off-duty
On any given day, Diane Kruger rides a cream-colored Vespa around Los Angeles. She buys white wine in Los Feliz or sees action movies—recently Pacific Rim—at the ArcLight in Hollywood. If you surf onto enough gossip websites, it's easy to follow the 37-year-old German-born model and actress performing any number ... More
Jonah Berger, author of a new book, explains how exactly some things go viral
Every once in a while comes a book—like Malcolm Gladwell’s The Tipping Point or Blink— that fuses science and storytelling into a compelling narrative that expands your thinking. Contagious: Why Things Catch On, published by Simon & Schuster, is not that book. Still, it’s an entertaining, ... More
The filmmaker discusses bringing Charlie Sheen along for the ride
In the 12 years since his first feature film – the highly stylized 1960s sci-fi romp CQ – Roman Coppola stayed plenty busy. The son of filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola (and brother of director Sofia) has a hand in the family winery, worked as a writer on films including Moonrise ... More
Cesare Casadei, the designer behind Beyonce's sky-high stilettos, discusses his brand-new take on footwear
The pin heel will get a new partner in crime this fall when Casadei unveils its upcoming collection, and it's not what you'd expect. Season after season, the brand's creative director, Cesare Casadei, turns out an abundant collection of party-ready, sky-high ... More
The eyewear brand's co-founder looks forward: "We are growing faster than we ever imagined."
Third year’s the charm for cult-favorite eyewear brand Warby Parker. With news that industry heavyweight Millard Drexler, CEO of J.Crew, is backing the New York startup as an investor (at a time when the brand is making major moves in the retail arena), suddenly all eyes are ... More
The men behind Sunday night's Academy Awards show tell all
When the 85th annual Academy Awards airs on Sunday night, the nominees won’t be the only people hoping for a win. This year’s Oscars broadcast has been put together by veteran film and TV producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan—who've worked on everything from Footloose to Hairspray and Smash—and when DuJour caught up ... More
The Broadway vet goes from on stage to on screen and joins the NBC show
When Smash, the addictively soapy NBC series about a Broadway-bound musical, comes back for its second season Feb. 5, there will be more than just new songs to catch the audience’s attention. A slew of new characters will be popping up around the troubled, fictional production of Bombshell, which follows ... More
Inside the making of Netflix's thrilling new original TV series, starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright
By now, people are used to surfing over to Netflix when they’re looking to stream TV. Classic series and recent offerings are easy to sample or binge on—you can run through the entire first season of Revenge in a few days if you want, or just watch a few and ... More
In this exclusive interview conducted a few weeks ago, the late great ex-mayor opened up about his years in his beloved New York
Ed Koch—who passed away this morning from congestive heart failure at the age of 88—was the outspoken, divisive but ultimatedly adored mayor of New York City from 1978 to 1989. He was the man in charge when the subway workers went on strike for 10 days, when a beloved Harlem ... More