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Emma Stone (born Emily Stone in 06.11.1988) Emma Stone is an American actress known for her roles in 'Zombieland', 'Easy A', 'The Help' and 'The Amazing Spider-Man'.

Childhood: Emma Stone was born in Scottsdale, Arizona. Her parents were Krista and Jeff who was a contractor. She attended Sequoya Elementary School and Cocopah Middle School while being a member of the Valley Youth Theatre. She was then home schooled for two years while she appeared in plays with the theatre group. She attended Xavier College Preparatory but dropped out in the first year in order to move to LA and continue her acting career while she was home schooled.

Acting Career: Emma Stone's first television role was for the pilot episode of 'The New Partridge Family' 2005. She won the role after appearing on VH1 talent show 'In Search of the New Partridge Family'. Her first regular role was on Fox drama 'Drive' in which she starred as Violet Trimble. She auditioned for 'Heroes' put lost the part to Hayden Panettiere. Her feature film debut came with the 2007 comedy 'Superbad' in which she played Jonah Hill's character's love interest. She learned bass to play band member Amelia in 2008's 'The Rocker' and appeared as a sorority president in 'The House Bunny'. In 2009, she played the title character in 'Ghosts of Girlfriends Past' and starred alongside Jesse Eisenberg and Woody Harrelson in 'Zombieland'. In 2010, she voiced Mazie in 'Marmaduke' and had a leading role in the comedy 'Easy A' alongside Amanda Bynes for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe. She worked with the 'Easy A' director, Will Gluck, again in 2011's 'Friends with Benefits' and had starring roles in 'Crazy, Stupid, Love' and 'The Help' that same year. 2012 saw Emma play Gwen Stacy in 'The Amazing Spider-Man' where she met her current boyfriend Andrew Garfield. She is yet to appear in 2013 movies 'The Croods' as the voice of main character cavegirl Eep and 'Gangster Squad'.

Personal Life: Emma Stone is in a relationship with Andrew Garfield who worked with her on 'The Amazing Spider-Man'. Her husky voice is due to a baby colic she had whereby her persistent screaming and crying caused her to have calluses on her vocal cords. She now lives in Greenwich Village, New York City.



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Emma Stone Explains Why She Turned Down 'Ghostbusters'


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Oscar-nominated actress Emma Stone says she turned down a starring role in the forthcoming Ghostbusters movie because she had misgivings about committing to another franchise. Stone, who many tipped to head-up the new reboot, has played Gwen Stacy in Sony's two Amazing Spider-Man films.

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"The script was really funny," Stone told the Wall Street Journal, "It just didn't feel like the right time for me. A franchise is a big commitment - it's a whole thing. I think maybe I need a minute before I dive back into that water."

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Cameron Crowe Apologises For Casting Emma Stone As Part-Asian Character In 'Aloha'


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Director Cameron Crowe has responded to the backlash over the casting of Emma Stone as a part-Asian character in his latest film Aloha. The film and the director received substantial criticism online when it was found that Stone’s character, Captain Allison Ng, was a quarter Hawaiian and a quarter Chinese, leading the director to apologise for casting the actress.

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Writing on his website The Uncool on Tuesday, Crowe offered a lengthly apology in a blog post titled ‘A Comment on Allison Ng’. “Thank you so much for all the impassioned comments regarding the casting of the wonderful Emma Stone in the part of Allison Ng,” the director wrote. “I have heard your words and your disappointment, and I offer you a heart-felt apology to all who felt this was an odd or misguided casting choice.”

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'San Andreas' Looks Set For $48 Million Debut Weekend, While 'Aloha' Will Struggle For $11 Million


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After taking a massive $18.2 million on Friday, including $3.1m after Thursday previews, earthquake disaster movie San Andreas, starring Dwayne Johnson, looks on course to take $48 million this weekend. The disaster flick is way ahead of Bradley Cooper rom-con Aloha which also opened this weekend and suffered dismal reviews from the critics.

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According to Forbes, San Andreas crushed the competition on Friday and is now on course for a weekend debut as high as $48 million, with audiences giving the movie a resounding thumbs up. It seems US audiences can’t help but be enthralled by the idea of The Rock taking on an earthquake and the box office receipts will speak for themselves.

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Bradley Cooper And Emma Stone Take On 'Aloha' Critics


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'Aloha', the new film from Cameron Crowe ('Almost Famous', 'Jerry Maguire'), opens this weekend in North America, and arrives in cinemas amid controversy and middling reviews. The film stars Bradley Cooper as a military contractor sent to Hawaii, where he falls for Emma Stone's Air Force pilot. 

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Critics have called it charming but meandering and unfocussed. But the problems began at the end of last year, when the Sony hackers released a memo in which the studio's chair Amy Pascal wrote about the film: "I'm never starting a movie again when the script is this ridiculous.... It never not even once works."

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Emma Stone & Andrew Garfield Back Together? Spotted Enjoying Romantic Lunch In Malibu


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Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield may be back together - properly! The news that the two were "on a break" (cue Friends impressions) left fans of the couple devastated when it was confirmed by multiple sources back in April. Their 'break' reportedly stemmed from the physical distance between them because of their different filming schedules. However, it seems their split was short lived as Garfield and Stone were spotted together in California this week.

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Emma Stone at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

American actress Emma Stone who has starred in movies such as 'Birdman' and 'The Amazing Spider-Man' was snapped as she arrived in to Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 18th May 2015

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Woody Allen: Why So Modest?


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A man with four Oscars to his name must be used to receiving praise for his big-screen achievements over the decades, but Woody Allen wasn't altogether comfortable with a standing ovation lasting nearly 20 minutes at the premiere of his new movie Irrational Man at the Cannes Film Festival.

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The 79-year-old writer-director was honoured with the lengthy round of applause after the film, a mystery comedy-drama starring Emma Stone and Joaquin Phoenix, went down very well indeed with the audience on Friday (May 15).

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68th Annual CFF - 'Irrational Man' - Premiere

Emma Stone - 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival - 'Irrational Man' - Premiere at Cannes Film Festival - Cannes, France - Friday 15th May 2015

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A Week In Movies: Cannes Kicks Off, Tomorrowland Premieres, Cameras Roll In Miami And Trailers Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Meryl Streep And Anne Hathaway


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The 68th Cannes Film Festival kicked off on the French Riviera this week with acting icon Catherine Deneuve, who stars in the opening night film Standing Tall. She was joined on the red carpet by a glamorous line-up including Lupita Nyong'o, Julianne Moore, Natalie Portman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts, Sienna Miller and Jane Seymour.

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Emma Stone - 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival - 'Irrational Man' - Photocall at Cannes Film Festival - London, United Kingdom - Friday 15th May 2015

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Irrational Man Trailer


In a small town at the college campus, a normal man is having a terrible time. Abe Lucas (Joaquin Phoenix) is the philosophy professor, but he's having a full existential crisis. To Abe, nothing is meaningful and he fails to perform in every aspect of his life, and is steadily falling into the bottle. But when a young woman (Emma Stone) forces him to reassess his life, he finds happiness - seemingly out of nowhere. While the rest of the faculty benefit from his new lease on life, the woman can't quite figure out why the whole situation makes her so uncomfortable.

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Ryan Gosling And Emma Stone Are Going To 'La La Land'


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Following recent negotiations to take the lead roles in La La Land, Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone are now confirmed to star in Damien Chazelle's follow-up to his Oscar-winning drama Whiplash.

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La La Land is described as an old-fashioned musical set in contemporary Los Angeles and centres on a love story between a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress. Whiplash star Miles Teller was originally thought to be appearing in the film alongside Harry Potter's Emma Watson, but the casting of Gosling and Stone will come as welcome news to anyone who loved watching their sizzling on-screen chemistry in Crazy, Stupid, Love.

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Woody Allen Sticks To His Winning Formula with 'Irrational Man'


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Woody Allen continues to be as prolific as ever, regularly churning out one movie a year since 2000. The financiers are only too happy to put forward the cash because, for the most part, Allen's movies are successful - critically and commercially. Since 2005, the auteur's films have taken well over $500 million at the box-office.

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His latest movie, Irrational Man, promises to add to that tally. Drawing on the talents of Joaquin Phoenix and Emma Stone, the movie - shot mostly around Newport, Rhode Island - follows a troubled but charismatic professor named Abe Lucas who arrives at a new campus and whose sex life is rescued by a student.

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Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone Ready for Chazelle's 'La La Land'


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Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone are in negotiations to star in Damien Chazelle's La La Land - the follow up to his Oscar-nominated movie Whiplash. A contemporary romantic musical, the film - which Chazelle wrote before Whiplash - was intended for Miles Teller, though the 28-year-old has now moved on.

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That leaves the male lead open for Gosling and all sides are working to reunite the Hollywood star with his Eat Prey Love co-star Stone. The plan is for filming to begin the fall.

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Angelina Jolie Urges Kids To Celebrate Being Different In Speech At Kids' Choice Awards


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Angelina Jolie encouraged children to celebrate being different whilst delivering her speech at the 2015 Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards. Jolie was on stage to receive the award for Favourite Movie Villain for her role as Maleficent in the film of the same name.

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Angelina Jolie encouraged children to celebrating being different.

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