Latest The 40-Year-Old Virgin Stories

2005-12-22 15:40:04

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The cast of "Lost," ABC's hit drama of air crash survivors marooned on a mysterious island, have won one battle -- they beat a 40-year-old virgin and King Kong's girlfriend for the title of 'Entertainer of the Year." Entertainment Weekly named what it called a group of "treasured islanders," the cast of "Lost," as its Entertainer of the Year, calling the show one of the "biggest cult breakouts since The X-Files." In second place was Steve Carell, the star of...

2005-09-15 03:47:18

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Riding the success of his star turn in "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," Steve Carell is set to play a widower in the romantic comedy "Dan in Real Life." The Disney project centers on the father of three daughters, ages 10-17, who writes a parenting column for a local paper. While on a family reunion on the Jersey shore, he meets a woman he takes a liking to, but upon returning home, he finds out the woman is his brother's girlfriend. He then...

2005-08-21 14:14:13

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Female moviegoers fell for the charm of "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," propelling the comedy to the top of the North American box office in its first weekend of release, according to studio estimates issued on Sunday. Women also accounted for a majority of attendees at the No. 2 film, the suspense movie "Red Eye," marking the second consecutive weekend that the top two films appealed to a distaff crowd -- a paradoxical turn given that the studios...

2005-08-18 22:19:55

By Nicole Sperling LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - As Hollywood's summer coasts to its Labor Day close, box office expectations tend to diminish along with summer work hours. But this weekend, four films will try to overcome the end-of-summer malaise with fresh offerings to four distinct demographics. The likely winner of the frame is "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," which should top the $20 million mark for the three-day period. Hot on the heels of "Wedding Crashers," the Universal...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.