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Kevin Costner appears in a junket interview with OTRC.com for Draft Day on March 30, 2014. - Provided courtesy of OTRC
04/11/2014

Kevin Costner does a lot of the heavy lifting in "Draft Day."

The actor plays Sonny Weaver Jr. in the movie, the fictional general manager of the NFL football team the Cleveland Browns. Set on the day of the NFL Draft, "Draft Day" follows Weaver as he tries to secure the No. 1 draft pick while trying to decide on what he's willing to sacrifice for the good of the team.

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04/10/2014
Kevin Costner and Tom Welling appear in the 2014 film Draft Day, in theaters on April 11, 2014. - Provided courtesy of none / Summit Entertainment / Lionsgate Clip for the film 'Draft Day,' starring Kevin Costner and Tom Welling, in theaters on April 11, 2014.
04/10/2014
Denis Leary appears in the 2014 film Draft Day, in theaters on April 11, 2014. - Provided courtesy of none / Summit Entertainment / Lionsgate Clip for the film 'Draft Day,' starring Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner, in theaters on April 11, 2014.
04/10/2014
Jennifer Garner appears in the 2014 film Draft Day, in theaters on April 11, 2014. - Provided courtesy of none / Summit Entertainment / Lionsgate Trailer for the film 'Draft Day,' starring Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner, in theaters on April 11, 2014.
06/11/2013
Amy Adams talked to OTRC.com about her upcoming Superman film, Man of Steel, in June 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Amy Adams brings the sassy in the upcoming highly-anticipated superhero movie, "Man of Steel" -- and she's dishing on ALL of the juicy details.

In the film, which is set for release on June 14, Henry Cavill portrays a modern version of the legendary comic book hero Superman. The movie follows a young journalist, Clark Kent, who is forced to confront his secret extraterrestrial heritage when Earth is invaded by members of his race -- namely, General Zod, who is played by Michael Shannon.

06/11/2013
Kevin Costner talked to OTRC.com about his upcoming Superman film, Man of Steel, in June 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Kevin Costner and Diane Lane star in the upcoming highly-anticipated superhero movie, "Man of Steel" -- and they're dishing on the details.

In the film, which is set for release on June 14, Henry Cavill portrays what Costner calls the "modern" Superman. The movie follows a young journalist, Clark Kent, who is forced to confront his secret extraterrestrial heritage when Earth is invaded by members of his race -- namely, General Zod, played by Michael Shannon.

06/11/2013
Kevin Costner talked to OTRC.com about his upcoming Superman film, Man of Steel, in June 2013. - Provided courtesy of none / OTRC Kevin Costner and Diane Lane talk to OTRC.com about their upcoming Superman film, 'Man of Steel,' in June 2013.
12/06/2012
Stephen Baldwin appears in this photo provided by the district attorneys office of New Yorks Rockland County after his arrest for alleged tax evasion on Dec. 6, 2012. - Provided courtesy of Rockland County District Attorneys Office

Stephen Baldwin has been arrested and charged for allegedly failing to pay some $350,000 in back taxes to New York state over a three-year period and could face up to four years in prison if convicted.

The 46-year-old actor pleaded not guilty at an arraignment on Thursday, December 6, and was released without bail. His attorney told the Associated Press that Baldwin "did not commit any crimes, and he's working with the district attorney's office and the New York State Tax Department to resolve any differences."

07/21/2012
Hendry Cavill appears as Superman in a scene from the 2013 movie Man of Steel, as seen in this image released by Warner Bros. Pictured on Aug. 4, 2011. - Provided courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures

The first glimpses of "Man of Steel," the latest film to feature the story of Superman, hit the web on Saturday, July 21, in the form of two teaser trailers.

While the footage in the two teasers are identical, with scenes of Clark Kent (Henry Cavill) hitch hiking and working on a fishing boat, the voiceovers are different. One features the voice of Kevin Costner, who plays Kent's adoptive father Jonathan Kent, while the other features the voice of Russell Crowe, who plays Kent's biological father Jor-El. Both trailers can be seen below.

06/14/2012
Kevin Costner appears in a still from the 2005 film, Rumor Has It. - Provided courtesy of OTRC / Warner Bros. Entertaintment Inc.

Kevin Costner has come out on top in Stephen Baldwin's lawsuit against him, over investments he had made in technology developed by the actor's company.

A federal jury listened to eight days of testimony and deliberated for less than two hours before delivering the verdict, according to the Associated Press. Baldwin and his business partner, Spyridon C. Contogouris sought more than $17 million in damages and were awarded nothing.

06/04/2012
Stephen Baldwin appears in a photo posted on his official Facebook page on August 24, 2010. - Provided courtesy of Facebook.com/StephenBaldwin

Stephen Baldwin's lawsuit against Kevin Costner over investments he had made in technology developed by the actor's company has gone to trial.

The suit alleges that Costner cheated Balwin and his business partner, Spyridon C. Contogouris, out of their share of a multi-million dollar deal where British Petroleum bought devices which were used to help clean up BP's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.

05/31/2012
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Kevin Costner appears in a still from the 2012 miniseries Hatfields & McCoys. - Provided courtesy of History

The History Channel's "Hatfields & McCoys" miniseries, starring Kevin Costner, broke several cable TV records during its 3-day run.

The miniseries premiered on May 28 with over 13.9 million viewers, according to Nielsen's cable ratings. Over 17 million people watched the debut and encore telecast on Memorial Day evening.

05/28/2012
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Kevin Costner talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the premiere for Hatfields & McCoys on May 21, 2012. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

One of America's greatest feuds is told in the new miniseries for The History Channel called "Hatfields & McCoys." The series, which premieres on The History Channel on May 28, stars Kevin Costner and the actor recently explained why he took on a role in the miniseries.

"I didn't try to over think it. It was the piece that spoke to me loudest of the things I was reading and so you'd have to respond that way," the 57-year-old actor told OnTheRedCarpet.com in a recent interview at the premiere in Los Angeles.

02/18/2012
Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner appear in a scene from the 1992 movie The Bodyguard. She played a singer who falls in love with her bodyguard, who is portrayed by Coster. - Provided courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures

Kevin Costner, who was Houston's co-star in the 1992 film "The Bodyguard," was among those who spoke and performed at the singer's funeral at a New Jersey church where she showcased her singing skills as a child.

"Whitney returns home today to the place where it all began, and I urge us all, inside and outside, across the nation and around the world to dry our tears, suspend our sorrow - and perhaps our anger - just long enough, just long enough to remember the sweet miracle of Whitney," Costner said. "I know many at this moment are thinking, 'Really? She's a girl, you're a boy. You're white. She's black. We heard you like to sing, but our sister could really sing. So what am I talking about? Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston, they don't have anything in common at all. Well, you'd be wrong about that. We both grew up in the Baptist church."

02/18/2012

Whitney Houston was honored by friends and family at New Hope Baptists Church in Newark, N.J. on Saturday, February 18.

Alicia Keys and Stevie Wonder were among those who performed at the service. Speakers included Kevin Costner, Tyler Perry, music mogul Clive Davis, who helped launch her career, gospel stars Kim Burrell and Donnie McClurkin, musical director Rickey Minor and Cece Winans, a gospel singer who is also the godmother of Houston's daughter. Gospel singer and pastor Marvin Winans gave the eulogy.

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