Sean Astin

'Stranger Things': Shipped "Jopper"? Then You'll Be Happy With Season 3

We know that David Harbour‘s Hopper and Winona Ryder’s Joyce Byers were a couple in high school on ‘Stranger Things‘ and now it looks like these two …

Stranger Things

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Gets Supersized Season 6 at NBC

Brooklyn Nine-Nine, the acclaimed cop-comedy led by Andy Samberg, is getting five extra episodes for its upcoming sixth season, pushing the total …

TV

This Sign At Michigan-Notre Dame Is Going Viral Tonight

The most-hyped college football game of the weekend is underway in South Bend, Ind.<p>Notre Dame, a preseason College Football Playoff hopeful, is …

College Football

BWW Feature: 25TH ANNIVERSARY RE-RELEASE OF RUDY at Sam's Town 18, Regal Village Square 18, Orleans 18 and Regal Red Rock Stadium 16 Imax

Now more than ever, the inspiration of the true life story of Rudy Ruettiger is needed to combat the sadness, tragedy and overwhelming horror of …

Notre Dame

'Rudy': Sports classic movie still brings rush of emotion after 25 years

Sean Astin mades sports movie magic in 1993's "Rudy" as Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger, the Notre Dame football player who pulled off a miracle sack in the only game he was allowed to suit up. "Rudy" sees a national theater re-release with Fathom Events to celebrate its 25th anniversary. Sean Astin made …

Notre Dame

Rudy Ruettiger on 'Rudy' at 25: Stop asking if that Notre Dame jersey scene really happened

There's an unforgettable moment in the 1993 sports classic "Rudy" when the captain of the Notre Dame football team places his jersey on coach Dan Devine's desk, insisting that practice squad player Rudy Ruettiger suit up in his place.<p>When Devine dismisses the idea, a line of Notre Dame players …

Notre Dame

Sean Astin Talks 25th Anniversary Of 'Rudy' And Future Of 'The Goonies'

<i>Rudy</i> is returning to movie theaters nationwide for two days only to celebrate its 25th anniversary.<p>Thanks to Fathom Events and Sony Pictures Entertainment, the movie, considered to be one of the greatest sports movies of all time, will screen at more than 600 select movie theaters on August 28, …

Box Office

The new season of “Stranger Things” is inspired by a Chevy Chase cult comedy

<i>Stranger Things</i>, an <i>E.T.</i> meets <i>Stand by Me</i> meets <i>Alien</i> mashup of classic 1980s films, wears its pop culture references on its sleeve. Never one for subtlety, the Netflix series literally cast Mikey from <i>The Goonies</i> (Sean Astin) in its second season. So now that it has nearly exhausted the inventory of …

Entertainment

Get Ready to Feel Inspired: Rudy Is Coming Back to Theaters For Its 25th Anniversary!

College football season is right around the corner, and a classic feel-good sports movie is the perfect way to celebrate your favorite pastime. It's been 25 years since <b>Rudy</b> introduced us to real-life underdog Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger, and to celebrate the anniversary, Sony Pictures Entertainment and …

Notre Dame

Stranger Things didn't mean to cast all your 1980s favorites

From Atari consoles to arcade machines to Ghostbusters Halloween costumes, Netflix hit Stranger Things revels in its 1980s setting. But show creators Matt and Ross Duffer say they didn't intend to stunt-cast the show full of iconic 1980s faces, it just kind of worked out that way.<p>Winona Ryder, who …

Entertainment

Get a look at what goes into casting Stranger Things

It looks like we are going to have to wait until 2019 before we get the third season of <i>Stranger Things</i>, so we are looking for our fix anywhere we can.<p>…

Entertainment

8 actors you probably didn't realize are actually American

From "Lord of the Rings" to "Bridget Jones Diary," some of these major Hollywood stars have had us all fooled with their expert on-screen dialects.<p>1. …

New Jersey

Sean Astin rejoices as his sports classic 'Rudy' returns to theaters for 25th anniversary

Sean Astin is pumped up and ready to run on the field.<p>Astin's inspirational movie "Rudy" is returning to theaters nationwide for two days only, Aug. 28 and Sept. 2, as part of Fathom Events' celebration of the sports classic's 25th anniversary.<p>"It’s a great day in America!!! “RUDY” is being …

Notre Dame

Amazon's 'Lord of the Rings' sets JD Payne, Patrick McKay to develop series

The upcoming "Lord of the Rings" series at Amazon is starting to take shape.<p>The streaming giant announced Saturday that the writing team of John D. Payne and Patrick McKay have signed on to develop the series, which will explore new storylines preceding J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Fellowship of the …

Amazon Studios

Lindsay Lohan, Sean Astin, and more: 7 of the best performances by a child actor

<i>Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your</i> …

Steven Spielberg

This 1 Strategy Will Help You Sign Your First Client, and Turn Them Into Your Most Valuable Reference

The best way to create an incredible reference is to offer your product or service--for free.<p>As an entrepreneur, you're in the business of solving problems. Whether it's figuring out how to make payroll when cash is tight, deciding when to convert your contractors to employees, or wondering whether …

Startups

Josh Brolin has peed his pants

Actor Josh Brolin, 50, has peed his pants.<p>Brolin, who most recently appeared in <i>Sicario: Day Of The Soldado</i>, posted the news to Instagram, writing, …

Offbeat News

Hopper May Get A Love Interest In 'Stranger Things' Season 3 & I'm Praying It's Joyce

<i>Stranger Things</i> fans want good things for the lovable, yet tough Hawkins, Indiana Police Chief Jim Hopper. The guy's been through a lot, though it …

TV

'Lord of the Rings' Star Sean Astin Reflects on Being "Nervous" About the Trilogy

Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy may be one of the highest-grossing film trilogies of all time, but back when the first film in the series …

Movies

Take a Trip Down Memory Lane With Goonies and Lord of the Rings Star Sean Astin

Sean Astin is one of those actors you just have to love. Whether it was his turn as Mikey in <i>The Goonies</i>, Rudy in <i>Rudy</i>, Sam in <i>The Lord of the Rings</i>, or …

Geek

Sean Astin on Narrating the New CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS Series and What Makes Him So Lovable

Netflix‘s new series <i>The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants</i> from DreamWorks Animation is relentless in the best way. Episodes start fast and only get …

Entertainment

Exclusive Clip: Sean Astin Introduces You to 'The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants'

DreamWorks Animation has provided ComicBook.com with an exclusive clip from <i>The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants</i>, their latest Netflix animated series.<p>…

Animation

Sean Astin Talks Netflix's 'Captain Underpants' Series & His 'Stranger Things' Future

Plus, get a sneak peek at his newest Netflix show.

TV

Sci-Fi and Alien Buffs Gather at Pasadena Convention Center for Aliencon

Sci-Fi and alien buffs headed to the first day of Aliencon Friday. The three day convention will feature David Duchovny of "The X-Files," Sean Astin …

Ancient Aliens

Sean Astin Talks ‘Stranger Things’: ‘Bob Newby Was Tailor-Made for Me’

Sean Astin has been a familiar face to millions for more than 30 years, but his turn as Bob Newby on season two of “Stranger Things” took the …

TV

5 things to do for $5 (or less) this week in the suburbs

Prairie arts<p>Seek out creations to complement the decor of your home at the 31st annual Prairie Arts Festival & Fine Craft Exhibition and Sale. The …

Steven Spielberg

'Stranger Things' Brings Together 2 Departed Characters to Rewatch Their Death Scenes

There were some sad deaths in "Stranger Things" Season 2, and Netflix clearly knows we're not totally over them yet.<p>The streamer released a video Thursday called "A Stranger Things Reunion" that gives a happy ending to two former cast members in a unique way. It features Sean Astin, who played the …

Celebrity (UK)

[Video] Bob Newby and Mews Return in Official "Stranger Things" Digital Exclusive - Bloody Disgusting

Two beloved characters we lost in the second season of Netflix’s <b>“Stranger Things”</b> were Sean Astin’s Bob Newby, who we only met for the first time in …

Entertainment

Star Wars’ Chewbacca met Lord Of The Rings’ Hobbits and it’s a crossover we never knew we needed

Star Wars and Lord Of The Rings are two of the biggest movie franchises so it’s about time that Chewbacca and the Hobbits met and gave fans more …

Film (UK)

Chewbacca met the hobbits, but there was a problem

Move over, <i>Infinity War</i> – there's a new cinematic crossover in town.<p>Joonas Suotamo, a.k.a. Chewbacca from <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i>, recently spent some …

Joonas Suotamo