Fact: Susan Sarandon has been cast as a no-nonsense movie studio boss in the new season of gritty TV drama Ray Donovan. The Oscar winner will play Samantha Winslow in the upcoming fifth season of the show.
Quote: "Anton Yelchin was an original. One of the most curious, funny, sweet people I’ve ever known. He was a searcher, an incredible talent and a loyal and loving son. Any time would be too soon for his departure from this plane, but this is an unforgivable and unbearable loss. My heart and prayers goes out to his family. I can’t even imagine what they are feeling." Anton Yelchin's Middle of Nowhere co-star Susan Sarandon adds her tribute to the tragic young star, who died on Sunday (19Jun16).
Quote: "Best news ever. My sweet @TheHappilyEva is going to give Marlowe a little brother. Honey squared!" Susan Sarandon celebrates the news she is set to become a grandmother for a second time. Her actress daughter Eva Amurri Martino announced her pregnancy on her blog on Tuesday (12Apr16). The little boy will be Eva's second child - she gave birth to daughter Marlowe, who calls her famous grandma 'Honey', in 2014.
Quote: "Molly Ringwald took me to a screening pretty early on. That was the first time I saw it... I brought Natalie Portman and Thora Birch and my daughter when we were doing Anywhere But Here. It's clearly a rite of passage." Susan Sarandon on witnessing the pandemonium surrounding midnight screenings of her cult movie The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
Fact: Susan Sarandon recently reunited with her The Rocky Horror Picture Show co-stars Barry Bostwick, Tim Curry, Meat Loaf, and Patricia Quinn to celebrate the musical comedy's 40th anniversary. The cast came together to reminisce for an interview and photoshoot for America's Entertainment Weekly magazine, amid reports the 1975 cult classic is set to be rebooted for a TV movie.
Quote: "I spent too much time at Burning Man... so I have half of the desert in my lungs... There were a lot of high winds; my tent fell down a few times and ripped." Susan Sarandon is ill after an extended stay at last week's Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert.
Quote: "I hope he just makes the Republicans tear out their hair. I find him so amusing, so I'm all for Donald." Fervent Democrat Susan Sarandon hopes outspoken Donald Trump torpedoes the Republican's bid to win the next U.S. presidential election.
Tweet: "Hey @asvpxrocky & @ActionBronson thx for the shout out on 1Train. Not sure what it means, but let's blaze one & talk about it some time." Veteran actress Susan Sarandon was so flattered to receive a mention on A$AP ROCKY and Action Bronson's 2013 rap song that she offered to get high with the rappers. On the track, Bronson spits, "You see us scrambling, selling Susan Sarandon/The cloud of smoke like the phantom".
Quote: "We're talking about doing some sort of reunion tour or something." Susan Sarandon reveals she and the Thelma & Louise cast are in talks for a get together around the 25th anniversary of the beloved 1991 film.
Quote: "The first week was really intense. I was not expecting how hard it was. I didn't leave my bedroom, let alone go downstairs. My mom would bring stuff up for me to eat and I really just stayed in bed with Marlowe nursing." Susan Sarandon's daughter Eva Amurri Martino reveals her actress mother looked after her for the first week after giving birth to her first daughter, Marlowe.
Quote: "I have loved working, playing, and traveling with my daughter - but nothing prepared me for watching her birth Marlowe. She was a warrior and I'm so proud to be her mother and to be a part of that beautiful new child." Susan Sarandon was overjoyed to witness her daughter Eva Amurri Martino give birth to little Marlowe Mae, the veteran actress' first grandchild, last month (Aug14).
Tweet: "Thanks @MileyCyrus for making the invisible homeless visible". Actress Susan Sarandon applauds the pop star for raising awareness about Los Angeles' homeless youths by sending a displaced young man named Jesse onstage to accept her award for Video of the Year at Sunday's (24Aug14) MTV Video Music Awards in California.
Quote: "Brad was really a pro and he was adorable and sexy... He's said publicly that I disciplined him; I don't know what he's talking about." Susan Sarandon on working with Brad Pitt on Thelma & Louise.
Quote: "The other thing that's bad - taking mushrooms before you check into your hotel room, and they tell you that the person that's in that hotel room is not leaving yet and now you have to wait without a room." Susan Sarandon on her worst drugs hell.
Quote: "I'm going to be a grandma in August for the first time and my grandma name is 'Honey', and my daughter got me this necklace that says 'Honey', and someone asked me if it says 'Horny'. I hope my granddaughter doesn't start calling me 'Horny'!" Susan Sarandon hopes her daughter Eva Amurri's child doesn't get her name mixed up.
Quote: "Would you do your hand prints in mittens? It didn't make sense." Susan Sarandon on why she advised her Tammy co-star Melissa McCarthy to follow her lead and take off her shoes for her Grauman's Chinese Theatre hand and footprint ceremony in Hollywood on Wednesday (03Jul14).
Quote: "I said to Ridley, 'I hope we're not gonna shoot this and then you test it and then we end in Club Med. If I'm gonna play that part, I want to make sure that I know where it's going.' And he said, 'I can tell you that you will definitely die. But I'm not sure about Thelma. You may push her out of the car at the last minute'." Susan Sarandon admits Thelma & Louise director Ridley Scott wasn't convinced he wanted both his leading ladies to die at the end of the film. The classic movie's final scene features characters played by Sarandon and Geena Davis driving their car off a cliff to avoid police capture.
Quote: "He's told stories about how professional I was and how I made him a professional. I don't remember any of that! It seemed like it was absolutely easy for him. When I saw the movie and I saw him in the scene in the police station, that's when I knew that he really was something special. There was really something there. He's a very smart guy." Susan Sarandon on her introduction to Brad Pitt in Thelma & Louise.
Fact: Actress Susan Sarandon was accompanied by a special guest on Late Show With David Letterman on Monday (16Jun14) - her dog Penny, who was dressed up in a red, white and blue outfit, appears in Sarandon's new film Tammy.
Fact: Actress Susan Sarandon and actor Ansel Elgort teamed up to show off their ping-pong skills in a table tennis game against U.S. breakfast show hosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb on the Today show on Monday (02Jun14).
Quote: "I went up the Pacific coast with my daughter when she was in eighth grade on a road trip to join Tim (Robbins) and the boys in Seattle (Washington). It was right at the height of her romance with the musical Rent - and that's the only music we had on the entire trip." Thelma & Louise star Susan Sarandon on her most memorable road trip.
Fact: Susan Sarandon turned hairstylist on Monday (17Mar14) after her actress daughter Eva Amurri Martino was left without hot water following a 4.4 magnitude earthquake, which shook Southern California and shut off the gas at her home. Amurri Martino's husband, Kyle Martino, posted a photo of the Oscar winner pouring water from a pot onto her pregnant daughter's head on Instagram. The 29 year old, who is currently filming a Tv pilot, added, "I can't go to work without clean hair!!! Thanks mom."
Quote: "I borrowed this name from a very dear friend of mine who's from the South, and his grandma was 'Honey'. That's what I'm experimenting with, and Eva likes it, so we'll see." Susan Sarandon wants her first grandchild to call her "Honey" instead of grandma. Her daughter, Eva Amurri Martino, is expecting her first child with husband Kyle Martino later this year (14).
Fact: Susan Sarandon has turned interior decorator to help design the green room for celebrities and performers as they await to take the stage at the Academy Awards on Sunday (02Mar14).
Fact: Veteran actress Susan Sarandon was feted with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 13th Annual Movies for Grownups Awards Gala on Monday (10Feb14). The American Association of Retired Persons (Aarp) prizegiving awards films and performances that have made an impact on audiences over the age 50.
Fact: Veteran actress Susan Sarandon has confessed to turning up stoned to most Hollywood prizegivings. She made the revelation during an appearance on U.S. talk show Watch What Happens Live on Wednesday night (11Dec13). When asked to name one major Hollywood event she had showed up to high, she replied, "Only one? I would say almost all except the Oscars!"
Fact: Julia Roberts is set to be honoured with the Hollywood Supporting Actress Award at the upcoming Hollywood Film Awards in recognition of the Oscar buzz she's receiving for her role in the drama August: Osage County. She will pick up the prize during a ceremony at the Beverly Hilton in California on 21 October (13), according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Pretty Woman star will follow in the footsteps of previous recipients Susan Sarandon, Sandra Bullock and Julianne Moore.
Fact: Susan Sarandon is expanding her ping-pong empire to the United Arab Emirates. On Wednesday (01May13), the actress will launch Spin Dubai, which will boast a table made of gold. The Oscar winner also has table tennis clubs in Los Angeles and New York.
Quote: "There was a day when I was actually at a table for five and I realised that I was the only person that didn't have an Academy Award." Actor Topher Grace on working with Susan Sarandon, Robin Williams, Robert De Niro and Diane Keaton in new comedy The Big Wedding.
Quote: "I think that's why actors are always with people from some aspect of the business because there is nothing sexier than having a project with someone - not necessarily an actor... But when you work on something you find out so much, in this business especially. Very quickly you see the worst and the best and there's nothing in between." Actress Susan Sarandon explains why she's always dated co-workers. The veteran star is currently in a relationship with Jonathan Bricklin, her business partner in her New York ping pong club SPiN.
Quote: "Every day we drove an hour to the studio, and there was little heat. We were half dressed and often wet. I got pneumonia, but I am so happy I did it." Actress Susan Sarandon fell sick while filming 1975 classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
Quote: "She has an addiction problem... If you have a bag down she'll unzip it, find any illegal substance, but also any kind of pill, chocolate. She should work for the drug administration because at an airport she would smell weed in two seconds." Veteran actress Susan Sarandon has to keep one of her dogs away from all of her medical supplies and her sweet treats.
Fact: Susan Sarandon is acting as manager for her musician son Miles. He is currently recording with his folk band Pow Pow.
Quote: "We've known each other forever; we're like an old married couple... Our bedroom walls used to be right against each other... I've known Richard since we (first) came to New York. Both of us were little babies and now look at us. We've survived." Susan Sarandon on her longtime friendship with her Arbitrage co-star Richard Gere.
Quote: "I was given a Kindle, but I gave it away. A book for me is not a book if I'm not turning the pages. I love the feel of a book." Susan Sarandon is not a fan of electronic novels.
Fact: Former Hollywood couple Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins' son Miles is following his parents into the entertainment industry - he's formed his own folk band. Pow Pow are due to begin recording its debut album this summer (12).
Quote: "I knew she would look great but I wasn't so sure about me. I always feel like I look like (TV sex doctor) Dr. Ruth compared to her. She wears these high, high heels. I can't wear high heels. So she's six feet tall and I feel like I'm shrinking and fat. When we're on the red carpet together, it's humiliating." Susan Sarandon hates modelling and posing with her actress daughter Eva Amurri.
Fact: Actress Susan Sarandon and her daughter Eva Amurri Martino are teaming up as the new faces of Neiman Marcus’ Art of Fashion campaign. The two actresses will appear in the March (12) issue of the department store's The Book, modelling outfits by Burberry Prorsum, Chanel, Valentino and Oscar de la Renta, among others.
Fact: Oscar winners Melissa Leo and Susan Sarandon will be among the stars recalling their memories of 9/11 as part of a sombre 10th anniversary event marking the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Edie Falco, Chris Noth and Billy Crudup are also slated to appear at the Skirball Center memorial stageshow in New York on 8 and 9 September (11). The show will benefit the New York Says Thank You Foundation.
Quote: "He has great survival skills. He writes, he paints. He is hot." Veteran actress Susan Sarandon would choose 127 HOURS JAMES FRANCO as her companion if she was stranded on a desert island.
Quote: "He's just a very sane, really lovely guy. His family's fabulous. He adores her. I mean, you couldn't ask for anything more." Hollywood mum Susan Sarandon gives her stamp of approval to her actress daughter Eva Amurri and new fiance KYLE MARTINO. The couple announced its engagement at the weekend (11Dec10).
Quote: "I can text because my children won't answer the phone... but I don't go online. I don't want to read anything anybody says about me." Susan Sarandon is reluctant to embrace modern technology.
Quote: "Now my nest is empty I kinda think I can travel more, but it's like when you picked up a cordless phone for the first time and you kept staying the same distance from the phone as you would if there was a cord? I keep thinking, 'Oh, I wonder what they're having for dinner, I wonder where he is now.' I can't unchain myself." Susan Sarandon admits she's struggling to get used to her new found freedom now her two sons with ex-partner Tim Robbins and actress daughter Eva Amurri are all grown up.
Quote: "The nation mourned. I had a lot of people who came up to me and were not as upset as I was - but were definitely upset. I did feel a sense of responsibility, because I knew that people had a certain idea of how I was and who we were... But on your deathbed, it’s not really going to matter how those people felt.” Susan Sarandon on the intense public interest surrounding her 2009 split with longterm partner Tim Robbins.
Quote: "I'm hoping the next step will be having a rest stop named after me." Hollywood actress Susan Sarandon jokes about being inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame earlier this year (10).
Fact: Actress and ping-pong enthusiast Susan Sarandon is expanding her SPiN sports club franchise by opening a club in Milwaukee this September (10). The star already has SPiN venues in New York and Hollywood.
Quote: "I always have to ask the press what's going on in my life, because they always seem to know more than I do." Susan Sarandon jokes about her private life being the subject of so much tabloid gossip.
Quote: "We stayed in a room on two little cots and shared a bathroom with two other women and had a shower that trickled cold water - and no mirror anywhere! (That) was probably the hardest for me." Actress Susan Sarandon was forced to check her vanity at the door on a recent charity trip to Haiti with Demi Moore.
Quote: "I still keep in touch with Susan. We always get a kick out of walking the street together and seeing how people look at us. It's fun." Geena Davis often reunites with her Thelma And Louise co-star Susan Sarandon.
Quote: "Mel Gibson and Josh Brolin had a very interesting game. Very serious." Susan Sarandon on playing host to a starry table tennis battle at her New York ping-pong club SPiN.
Quote: "Those scenes changed me chemically. When I sweated, I didn't smell like myself. My chemistry just became so acidy that I stunk. It was like Dead Man Walking; when I finished that movie, my skin actually hurt." Susan Sarandon admits starring in hard-hitting new film The Greatest as a grieving mum was tough for her.
Quote: "She's amazing and I'm so lucky to be her business partner. We have a great relationship... She's one of my closest friends now. But as far as a romantic relationship, we are not having one. I'm flattered people think that we might be." Susan Sarandon's partner in New York ping-pong club SPiN Jonathan Bricklin insists he isn't romancing the actress, who recently split from longtime partner Tim Robbins.
Fact: Susan Sarandon enjoyed a night out in New York City on Friday night (12Mar10) top celebrate her daughter's birthday. Eva Amurri, who turned 25 on Monday (15Mar10), was handed a three-tiered pink burlesque-themed cake during the bash at Manhattan hot spot 1Oak.
Fact: Susan Sarandon threw a fundraising bash for Haiti on Wednesday (20Jan10) - pitting stars including movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and 30 Rock actor Judah Friedlander against each other in games of table tennis at her New York City ping pong club SPiN. The event raised $20,000 (£13,000) for aid efforts in the country, which was hit by a devastating earthquake last week (12Jan10).
Quote: "It's actually easier when you get older because then with your body you figure, how many more years (do I have left)?" Tattooed actress Susan Sarandon contemplates getting more body art at the age of 63.
Quote: "I'm the last one to understand about these things but I would be greatly surprised if Saoirse doesn't get nominated (for an Academy Award)." Veteran actress Susan Sarandon insists her 15-year-old THE LOVELY BONES co-star Saoirse Ronan deserves an Oscar nomination for her performance in the upcoming drama.
Quote: "I went to my high school reunion and I said, 'Why is it that no one dated me?' I was everybody's good friend and I was kind of funny but they said, 'Because we knew you wouldn't have sex!' And they were right! I waited till I was out of high school. I was a slow beginner but I've made up for it!" Hollywood star Susan Sarandon was a pure Catholic throughout high school.
Quote: "England has a lot of kinds of food, but the actual English food, not so much. It's like nanny food, like mash potatoes! And they have lots of sweets." Hollywood star Susan Sarandon isn't a fan of traditional English cuisine.
Quote: "I'm not very competitive, but I'd like to see George Clooney play Jamie Foxx because they both think they're really good. And Ed Norton, because he's really good." Table tennis enthusiast Susan Sarandon, who owns her own ping pong parlour in New York City, sets up her dream celebrity match.
Quote: "I'm an advocate of women doing whatever they want to do for themselves. Some people have better taste than others, and some people get crazy about it." Susan Sarandon isn't opposed to cosmetic surgery.
Fact: Queen Latifah, Sting, Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie and Susan Sarandon will design a line of scarves for Tonic.com to benefit the non-profit organisation Citta, and its women’s centres in Nepal and India.
Fact: Susan Sarandon showed off her ping pong skills on U.S. TV on Tuesday (27Oct09) when she teamed up with actress OLIVIA MUNN to challenge presenter Jimmy Fallon and American comedian Artie Lange to a table tennis match on LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON. Sarandon, who co-owns table tennis club Spin in New York, and Munn won the game 3-1.
Fact: Susan Sarandon is the latest big name to join the star-studded cast of the upcoming Wall Street sequel MONEY NEVER SLEEPS. Michael Douglas, Frank Langella, Shia LaBeouf and Martin Sheen are all confirmed to be in the new film. Sarandon will play LaBeouf's mother in the movie, which is slated to begin filming later this year (09).
Quote: "It gets to be 2am, and they hand you a bottle of whipped cream and some syrup." Susan Sarandon reveals risque footage from her recent Saturday Night Live film short, in which she played Justin Timberlake's cougar lover, was cut.
Fact: Susan Sarandon, MARCIA CROSS and Christina Ricci have posed for individual portraits dressed as their literary heroines, for the Montblanc campaign to help combat illiteracy. The photos will be auctioned off at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles later this month (Feb09).
Fact: Actresses Sarah Jessica Parker and Susan Sarandon have signed up to to trace their family trees on the U.S. version of British TV show WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?, produced by former FRIENDS star Lisa Kudrow.
Quote: "You know I drove them really fast in Thelma And Louise and I never really recovered after that. I can't say that I'm a huge car person. I'm not really the right person to cast for fancy car films." Susan Sarandon can't understand how she landed a part in new motorcar movie SPEED RACER.
Quote: "I hear he's doing very well. A lot of people have cancer, and a lot of people pull through. Let's hope that happens." Susan Sarandon is philosophical about Patrick Swayze's pancreatic cancer battle.
Quote: "He really, really impressed me. He is a thoughtful, intelligent person. I had all these preconceived notions of him dispelled." Susan Sarandon's actress daughter Eva Amurri on working with rocker-turned-moviemaker FRED DURST.
Quote: "When I'm choosing a film, I think, 'Can I talk about this film at a junket for four days?' That's how I choose." Susan Sarandon reveals her script selection process.
Quote: "People think of me as Debbie Downer. I have become kind of a joke in terms of activism for some people." Actress Susan Sarandon is aware her liberal political campaigning has left her open for ridicule.
Quote: "I felt like a drag queen marching across Times Square." Susan Sarandon recalls dressing up as the evil QUEEN NARISSA in new Disney movie ENCHANTED.
Quote: "I'm about to play my first grandmother in THE LOVELY BONES, so maybe my M.I.L.F days are waning." Susan Sarandon fears she's no longer a hot mum.
Fact: Actress Susan Sarandon is making her next movie a family affair by starring alongside her 22-year-old daughter Eva Amurri in new romantic comedy, Middle Of Nowhere. It will be the second time they collaborate on film, after 2002's The Banger Sisters.
Fact: The 61-year-old THE QUEEN star DAME Helen Mirren has been voted the sexiest woman in the world over 60, beating off strong competition from Hollywood beauties including Goldie Hawn, Susan Sarandon and Sophia Loren to land the title.
Quote: <p>"I've been approached a number of times about playing Bette Davis, but they never really found an isolated story that makes you live in that moment with Bette Davis." Susan Sarandon on playing the screen icon. </p>
Quote: <p>"I liked when she speaks in tongues; it's hard what she had to do. What's interesting is that I also spoke in tongues while having sex (in WHITE PALACE), so, for once, I could give her advice about how to speak in tongues when he was in a sexual moment. How many mothers would be able to talk about this kind of thing?" Susan Sarandon on her daughter Eva Amurri's sexual moment in SAVED! </p>
Quote: <p>"I kinda feel like I'm buying coupons for me to do things when he's doing things... I give him a lot of rope." Susan Sarandon on how she copes with partner Tim Robbins' movie sex scenes. </p>