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Tea Leoni - The Paley Center For Media presents an evening With 'Madame Secretary' - Arrivals - New York City, United States - Monday 27th April 2015

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Téa Leoni Opens Up About Divorcing David Duchovny Last Year: "On Occasion, I Want To Throttle Him"


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Last August Tea Leoni and David Duchovny officially ended their 17-year marriage for good as they reportedly got divorced three years after splitting up, and six months on the 48-year-old actress is truly happy as a single woman.

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Duchovny and Leoni finalized their divorce in August 2014

While speaking with More magazine's March issue, of which she features on the front cover, Leoni opens up about life after divorce and finally coming to terms with getting older, which is something she used to constantly worry over.

Continue reading: Téa Leoni Opens Up About Divorcing David Duchovny Last Year: "On Occasion, I Want To Throttle Him"

Tea Leoni Breaks Silence On David Duchovny Divorce: "I Don't Know How I Could Ever Hate Him"


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Tea Leoni and David Duchovny, who tied the knot back in 1997, have had a rather up and down relationship in the last several years. They initially separated in 2008 while the 'X-Files' star entered rehab to seek treatment for sex addiction, but the pair reconciled shortly after, and then split for a second time three years later in 2011.

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Duchovny and Leoni split for the second time in 2011

Their 17-year marriage became officially over in June of this year when Duchovny secretly filed divorce papers, citing "citing an irretrievable breakdown of the relationship," as the reason of their separation.

Continue reading: Tea Leoni Breaks Silence On David Duchovny Divorce: "I Don't Know How I Could Ever Hate Him"

Morgan Freeman, Tea Leoni and Tim Daly - CBS Television Studios 'SUMMER SOIREE' at The London Hotel in West Hollywood - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 19th May 2014

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Halle Berry, Dion Sanders, Bill Cowher, Tony Gonzalea, Jim Nantz, Phil Simms, James Brown, Norah O'Donnell, Charlie Rose, Gayle King, Les Moonves, Julis Chen, Will Arnett, Margo Martindale, Beau Bridges, Joey McIntyre, The McCarthys, Mark Harmon, Pauley Perette, NCIS Cast, Miguel Ferrer, NCIS Los Angeles, Dylan McDermott, Maggie Q, Chris O'Donnell, LL Cool J, Anna Faris, Allison Janney, The Talk, Katherine Mcphee, Scorpion Cast, Tea Leoni, Bebe Neuwirth, Madam Secretary, Morgan Freeman, Josh Duhamel, Dean Winters, NCIS New Orleans and Renee Felice Smith. - CBS presented its 2014-15 prime time schedule at Carnegie Hall, where many of the Network's new and returning series' stars were in attendance - New York City, New York, United States - Wednesday 14th May 2014

Halle Berry, Dion Sanders, Bill Cowher, Tony Gonzalea, Jim Nantz, Phil Simms, James Brown, Norah O'donnell, Charlie Rose, Gayle King, Les Moonves, Julis Chen, Will Arnett, Margo Martindale, Beau Bridges, Joey Mcintyre, The Mccarthys, Mark Harmon, Pauley Perette, Ncis Cast, Miguel Ferrer, Ncis Los Angeles, Dylan Mcdermott, Maggie Q, Chris O'donnell, Ll Cool J, Anna Faris, Allison Janney, The Talk, Katherine Mcphee, Scorpion Cast, Tea Leoni, Bebe Neuwirth, Madam Secretary, Morgan Freeman, Josh Duhamel, Dean Winters, Ncis New Orleans and Renee Felice Smith.
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FRIENDS: The Stars Who Auditioned For Monica, Ross, Rachel, Chandler And Joey.


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Who could possibly imagine anyone other than Courteney Cox donning a fat suit for the iconic Monica dance? Would Ross and Rachel have been suitably odd, yet totally perfect together if anyone other than David Schwimmer and Jennifer Aniston had bagged the roles? To join our ‘Alternate Cast’ series we take a look a selection of other actors who tried out for the roles of the much-loved FRIENDS cast.

friends alternate cast Can you imagine anyone other than Jennifer Aniston playing Rachel?

American movie star Tea Leoni was believed to be the producers’ first choice to play Rachel Green. However, Tea passed on the role and went on to star in The Naked Truth. The show only ran for three seasons but allowed Tea a lead role as opposed to FRIENDS, where she would have had to share the limelight with five other actors. She’s since gone onto to star in a string of Hollywood films, so we don’t think she suffered too much from turning down Rachel.

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Tea Leoni - 2014 UNICEF Ball presented by Baccarat at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel Four Seasons Hotel - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 14th January 2014

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Tower Heist Review


Weak
With a high concept and a lazy script, there isn't much to this caper comedy at all. But it does have a few solid laughs scattered here and there, mostly in random one-liners that make up for the lacklustre plotting and strained slapstick.

After billionaire Arthur Shaw (Alda) is sent to prison for fraud, the manager of his insanely posh Manhattan apartment building, Josh (Stiller), is furious that his staff's pensions have been lost. So he teams up with his employees (concierge Affleck, chef Sidibe and lift operator Pena), a disgruntled ex-tenant (Broderick) and a local crook (Murphy) to steal back what they're owed. But they have to be careful, because an FBI agent (Leoni) is poking around Arthur's penthouse. And then there's the question of where all of those stolen millions are hidden.

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Josh Kovacs has been a resident in Queens for more than ten years; in that time, he has acquired and lived in one of New York City's most secured and lavish apartments. He works for the Wall Street billionaire Arthur Shaw, who just so happens to live above Josh, in a swanky penthouse flat, making him the wealthiest resident there.

One day, Arthur is convicted of stealing two billion dollars from his investors and he is placed under house arrest. The investors he stole from turn out to be Josh and his crew; Arthur has taken their pensions that they entrusted him to manage. Josh is forced to admit that his retirement fund was taken too.

Josh and his crew form a plan to take back their pension fund, which they think is hidden in Arthur's penthouse. They call upon a petty robber, Slide, to help them, who in turn hires his team of amateur thieves, to scout the penthouse. It turns out that the crooks know the layout of that particular apartment, so taking the two billion back should be a cinch, right?

Starring: Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, Matthew Broderick, Casey Affleck, Tea Leoni, Michael Pena, Gabourey Sidibe, Alan Alda, Nina Arianda, Judd Hirsch and Marcia Jean Kurtz

Tea Leoni Wednesday 3rd December 2008 2008 UNICEF Snowflake Ball New York City, USA

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Ghost Town Review


Weak

If you want to make money, you go to David Koepp. Three of the 20 films he has written are on the top 25 highest-grossing American box office list and another two show up in the top 100. The man makes hits and, most of the time anyways, they are well-written and focused scripts that attempt to keep exposition to a minimum. These are the traits of a very talented screenwriter... but unfortunately they do not necessarily translate into a positive resume for a feature film director.

Ghost Town is Koepp's fourth film as a director and it is the first film to feature UK comedian Ricky Gervais in a starring role. It tells the story of a dentist named Bertram Pincus (Gervais) who wakes from a friendly colonoscopy with the ability to see and hear the dead. It is inferred that this Shyamalanian gift was caused by a seven-minute interval during his operation where he died due to a two-strikes-already anesthesiologist. Ghosts of every color and creed begin hassling the chronically-introverted Pincus for favors, the leader of which seems to be Frank (Greg Kinnear).

A tux-donning victim of a high-speed Manhattan bus, Frank promises to get the other ghosts to leave if Bertram will help him derail his widow's pending nuptials. Turns out Frank's widow, Gwen (Téa Leoni), has been snubbed by Pincus on a dozen occasions (they live in the same apartment building), and her fiancé (Billy Campbell) is a civil-rights attorney. Not the easiest assignment for Pincus. But when the dentist helps crack the autopsy of a long-dead Egyptian king that Gwen is studying, she invites him to dinner, Pincus makes her laugh, and the end is already in sight. Morals are dished out on the side when Pincus agrees to help some other ghosts settle their unfinished business and there's also some stuff about "a life lived for others" passed on by a fellow dentist (Aasif Mandvi).

Much like the recent Hamlet 2, most of the film's success rides on the comic inventiveness of its star, and in this he is given little support from his director/screenwriter. At first, Gervais seems completely up to the task, employing the cracker-dry wit that made him such a phenomenon on the BBC version of The Office, the show he created and wrote with partner Stephen Merchant. There is a bright moment of hope as he has a particularly sharp exchange with Kristen Wiig of Saturday Night Live fame, who plays his surgeon. But then he script quickly shifts into standard operating procedure and comedy is swallowed by template.

Ghost Town has a smidgen more class than most contemporary romantic comedies but it is seemingly unaware of its strengths. Gervais' interplay with Leoni has a brisk charm to it but it seems too-often rushed and stuffed with jokes about dog poop, Chinese names, and naked ghosts, all of which seem out of place and drawn out. Egregiously over-sentimentalized, the last 30 minutes of the film rush through a half-dozen major conflicts in a mad dash to build to a predictable emotional climax. It's a total con and it sells Gervais' tremendous abilities up the river. Koepp's talents at structure falter slightly here, adding a few too many storylines than he seems capable of handling. Will Ghost Town make money? Probably, but it's the kind of film that gives box-office rankings a bad name.

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Deep Impact Review


Very Good
I admit it. I'm a sap for the touchy-feely business sometimes.

Deep Impact makes no apologies for being a sob-fest. I mean, how else do you smash a comet into the earth without killing off a few hundred million people, and breaking a few hearts in the process? As the first disaster-from-space film of the year, Deep Impact sets the bar at an interesting level. It's not an action film, although it has action elements. It's not a thriller, although suspense is in the mix. It's more a drama than anything else, the main story lines being a reporter (Téa Leoni) estranged from her father, a young astronomer (Wood) who finds he can't abandon his girlfriend, and a codgery astronaut (Robert Duvall) who gains acceptance among a younger crew.

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Hollywood Ending Review


Good

While it is getting harder and harder to indulge an aging Woody Allen's enduring fantasy of beautiful young women falling in love with him in his movies, the man's comedy instincts are as sharp as ever in "Hollywood Ending."

The sophisticated screwball jaunt stars Allen as washed-up movie director Val Waxman, whose hypochondria reaches new extremes when he's rescued from deodorant commercial hell by his producer ex-wife (Tea Leoni) and given one last shot by making a $60 million blockbuster. Panicked at the prospect of making or breaking his career -- not to mention working for his ex and the Hollywood greaseball she left him for -- Val goes psychosomatically blind.

Rather than quit the picture and doom himself to showbiz purgatory, he decides he just won't let on. He'll wing it and hope his cast and crew see his apparent ineptitude as visionary eccentricity.

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The Family Man Review


OK

Nicolas Cage makes a gosh-darn good Jimmy Stewart substitute in "The Family Man," starring as a Wall Street playboy taught a lesson in life priorities when he gets Frank Capra-ed into an alternative suburban reality that includes a wife, kids, a minivan, a mortgage and a job selling tires for his father-in-law.

His performance is superb as Jack Campbell, a toplofty workaholic millionaire of the new economy who is utterly baffled by waking up one morning next to the college sweetheart (Téa Leoni), whom he'd abandoned to pursue his career 13 years before.

How did he get there? Well, after stiff-arming his ornamental girlfriend on Christmas eve and ordering an emergency merger meeting for dinner time the next day, Jack catches the eye of some kind of cryptic seraph (Don Cheadle) by intervening in a convenience store hold up. When he tells Cheadle he has everything he could ever want in life, the busybody celestial spirit decides Jack's karma needs a realignment and sends him whirling into a world of What Might Have Been.

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Jurassic Park III Review


OK

In 1993, the first "Jurassic Park" took Hollywood's first giant step into the world of computer generated special effects, rendering from scratch huge life-like dinosaurs that genuinely interacted with the humans they chased and chowed on. There were a few tell-tale signs of CGI style that savvy audiences now recognize (soft-focusy skin on some critters, for example). But there wasn't a movie-goer on Earth who wasn't agog at how real those dinos looked.

CGI effects have evolved exponentially in the last eight years and in "Jurassic Park III" the movie's biggest stars are so seamless blended and thoroughly convincing that the very concept of these ancient beasts being a special effect barely even crosses your mind. It only occurred to me once, for about 10 seconds, during a fight between a Tyrannosaurus Rex and this movie's even bigger, meaner baddie called Spinosaurus. Half way through the furious dust-up, it hit me: "Holy cow, these things aren't real!"

I might not even have thought about the effects at all except for being drawn to the extreme deliberateness of the movie's big-budget post-production by the over-amped, over-bearing, Dolby'd-to-death sound effects, apparently designed to shatter eardrums.

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Tea Leoni

Date of birth

25th February, 1966

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Female

Height

1.70




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Tower Heist Movie Review

Tower Heist Movie Review

With a high concept and a lazy script, there isn't much to this caper comedy...

Tower Heist Trailer

Tower Heist Trailer

Josh Kovacs has been a resident in Queens for more than ten years; in...

Ghost Town Trailer

Ghost Town Trailer

Watch the trailer for Ghost Town. When you go into hospital, you hope to leave...

Ghost Town Movie Review

Ghost Town Movie Review

If you want to make money, you go to David Koepp. Three of the 20...

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You Kill Me Movie Review

You Kill Me Movie Review

Ben Kingsley can do just about anything, and that's basically why he is able to...

Fun With Dick and Jane, Trailer Trailer

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Fun with Dick and Jane (2005) Movie Review

Fun with Dick and Jane (2005) Movie Review

Before you even step foot in the theater, the film's bold title -- Fun With...

Spanglish Movie Review

Spanglish Movie Review

In the world of James L. Brooks' Spanglish, the human act of communication is in...

The Family Man Movie Review

The Family Man Movie Review

Just in time for Christmas comes a story worthy of both Ebenezer and Jimmy Stewart,...

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Hollywood Ending Movie Review

Hollywood Ending Movie Review

Hollywood Ending - a trite, ugly, and self-indulgent tangent into the complex neurosis of one...

Flirting With Disaster Movie Review

Flirting With Disaster Movie Review

You know, I was in a real downer of a mood when I went to...

House of D Movie Review

House of D Movie Review

How much Robin Williams can we take? A week before his new film, House of...

Deep Impact Movie Review

Deep Impact Movie Review

I admit it. I'm a sap for the touchy-feely business sometimes.Deep Impact makes no...

Hollywood Ending Movie Review

Hollywood Ending Movie Review

While it is getting harder and harder to indulge an aging Woody Allen's enduring fantasy...

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