Chicagoland favorite Jennifer Hudson stops by and signs autographs for the huge crowd at our Chicago premiere of her debut film, "Dreamgirls". Of course she went on to win the Golden Globe, SAG Award and the Oscar for her performance. We saw her first!
Film legend Jane Russell signs her own photo on our Blvd. She starred in dozens of classic movies with all the Hollywood greats, Bob Hope, Groucho Marx, Robert Mitchum and many more. Her two most famous movies, with Marilyn Monroe in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" (she and Monroe jointly put there hand and foot prints in cement at Grauman's Chinese Theatre), and her first film,"The Outlaw" a groundbreaking (and rule breaking) film produced and directed by Howard Hughes. The controversies of "The Outlaw" were prominently portrayed in the Academy Award winning Hughes biopic "The Aviator".
Paul Reiser wrote and produced his film especially with Peter Falk in mind, because Falk was the only actor who made Reiser's own father laugh. Falk actually played a character based on Paul's own dad in the film!
Co-stars Paul Reiser and Peter Falk join us for an advance screening of their new film, "The Thing About My Folks". They greeted the audience and answered questions about the making of the film. IT WAS GREAT!
Screen legend Tony Curtis makes his way through our adoring crowd to the stage to discuss his long career and his classic films such as "The Defiant Ones", "The Great Race", "Spartacus", "Operation Petticoat", "The Boston Strangler", "Houdini" and his favorite "Some Like It Hot".
We will miss you Tony.
Straight from the Harry Potter films, the Weasley Twins, Oliver & James Phelps join us for our opening of "The Goblet of Fire". The guys were here for the entire opening weekend, met fans and signed autographs in the lobby.
Benny the Bull, Mascot of the Chicago Bulls, joins the Weasley Twins for the Chicago premier of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Benny was here fundraising for the CharitaBulls.
Our friend Michael Madsen stops by as part of our Tarantino Festival. You'll remember him best as "Mr. Blonde" in "Reservoir Dogs" and "Budd" from "Kill Bill" as well as over 80 other films including "Thelma & Louise", "The Natural", "Free Willy" and many more. "Are you going to bark all day little doggie, or are ya gonna bite?" Come see his costume from "Reservoir Dogs" on permanent display in our lobby.
Our friend and Michael's, Mr. David Carradine also stops by as part of our Tarantino Festival. He is "Bill" and he was killed, but he was alive and bringing down the house here in Chicagoland. Of course he was star of the long running television series "Kung Fu" and is the son of the classic stage and screen actor John Carradine. He returned to visit us several times where he became a huge fan of our theaters and we miss him very, very much.
Academy Award Winner Shirley Jones talks to our audience about her starring roles in the classic musicals, "Oklahoma!" and "The Music Man". Perhaps best known to the world as Mrs. Partridge from the hit seventies television show, she was recently nominated for an Emmy. One of our most gracious and stylish guests, she charmed the crowds.
Karen Allen joins us for our 30th Anniversary "Animal House" Reunion, although fans might remember Karen more for her second role opposite Harrison Ford in "Raiders of the Lost Ark", a role Karen was excited to reprise in "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull." Karen followed a life long dream of fashion design and founded karenallen-fiberarts.com that manufactures high end knitwear that's sold all over the country. Peter Riegert, who played her boyfriend "Boon" in the film joins her. You'll remember him shouting out "Otis Loves Us" and Karen said of him, "I think I'm in love with a retard". Peter has been seen more recently on "The Soprano's", "Law & Order"and opposite Glen Close on "Damages" and in other movies from "The Mask" to "Traffic"; even an Oscar nomination for Best Director for a Short Film adaptation of the O'Henry classic that he also wrote!
Former Playmate Martha Smith joins us for our "Animal House" reunion. You'll remember her as cheerleader "Babs" with some great classic lines like "You are a P-I-G pig" and "Greg honey, is it supposed to be this soft?"
Old enemies reunite as friends at our "Animal House" reunion! It's Mark "Neidermeyer" Metcalf and Stephen "Flounder" Furst! Stephen is producing and directing movies in Hollywood including "My Sister's Keeper" starring Cameron Diaz and Alec Baldwin. Mark still acts and had a recurring role on TV's "Seinfeld as 'The Maestro'. He also owns a great restaurant outside Milwaukee called" Libby Montana's" "Is that a pledge pin on your uniform?" Assume the position!
Otis Day still made the huge crowds “Shout” and sing along before each screening at Hollywood’s Animal House Reunion.
From “The Naked Gun” series and “Airplane!” the one and only Leslie Nielsen (just don’t call him Shirley) hosts screenings of his classic comedies at our theater.
Chicago Tribune film critic Michael Phillips moderates “An Evening with Leslie Nielsen” in front of the sold out audience in our Chinese Theater.
Film Legend Mickey Rooney and his wife Jan Chamberlin Rooney (recently seen in "Tropic Thunder") stopped by our theater for dinner
Tippi Hedren joins us for our First Annual Alfred Hitchcock Festival. Tippi played the lead in both Hitchcock greats"The Birds" and"Marnie", and most recently in "I Heart Huckabees" opposite Dustin Hoffman. She greeted the crowd, introduced the films, and signed autographs all weekend long in our lobby. One of our most gracious guests ever! Maybe she'll bring her daughter, Melanie Griffith next time!
Veronica Cartwright, child star of Hitchcock's "The Birds" (and sister of Angela Cartwright) has been seen in dozens of film & television roles. Her character on "Leave It To Beaver" gave Beaver Cleaver his first on screen kiss, she was a late night gourmet snack in the original "Alien" and hilariously vomited cherries in "The Witches of Eastwick". She has more recently been seen in lots of episodic television including "Nine" and "Law & Order".
Hitchcock author Jeff Kraft holds his book "Footsteps in the Fog" which retraces all the scenes from such classics as "Vertigo", "Shadow of a Doubt", and "The Birds" as they now appear in and around San Francisco. Introducing films as part of our annual Hitchcock celebration with slides of Bodega Bay as it was and how it is now, complete with seagulls.
Alfred's daughter, Pat Hitchcock and his granddaughter Terre stand next to a portrait of the famous Director originally taken for the cover of Life Magazine upon the release of "The Birds". Pat actually had parts in many of her father's films including "Psycho" and told great stories about growing up in a household frequented by such guests as Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergmann and Princess Grace Kelly.
Karolyn Grimes stops by every holiday season to share her memories of the making of "It's a Wonderful Life" before we present the Christmas classic on our big screens. She played Jimmy Stewart's daughter "ZuZu" and uttered the timeless words "Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings".
Mary Badham was the youngest actress to ever be nominated for an Academy Award for her portrayal of Scout, the daughter of Atticus Finchin the classic "To Kill a Mockingbird". Visiting our theater as part of our showing of that classic film, she poses in front of Gregory Peck's hand & foot prints with her actual Oscar nomination certificate. As a special treat she also brought her working copy of the original screenplay!
One of our favorite regular movie patrons, Fox News Anchor David Navarro. Catch him and his family watching a film right here at Hollywood Blvd.
Bill Zwecker, Chicago Sun Times columnist and Fox Entertainment reporter broadcasts live from our lobby.
A horse is a horse of course - unless its being interviewed by Dean Richards of WGN news of course.
Janet Davies, WLS-ABC News Anchor and host of television feature magazine show "190 North" discusses those other nasty mall cinemas as she welcomes patrons to our theater.
Amanda Bynes chats with reporters in the boss's office. Amanda is best known for her role on the WB's "What I Like About You" and her own "The Amanda Show" and many others before making the switch to movies with "What a Girl Wants", "Big Fat Liar" and "She's the Man".
Brande Roderick, famous "Baywatch" Babe, Playboy Playmate & later co-star of the "Surreal Life" causes heads to turn as she stops by for a flick, making our theater just that much more glamorous for the night.
Paris Hilton arrives for the Premiere of her National Lampoon film "Pledge This!" to the screams of over 1200 fans who waited hours in a cold driving rain for the star to arrive.
The weather might have been cold and nasty, but nothing could dampen the spirits of the people waiting outside to catch a glimpse of the high profile celebrity during Paris Hilton's first visit to our theater.
Paris Hilton lands on our red carpet for the World Premier of National Lampoon's "Pledge This".
Arrivals for our Red Carpet, World Premiere of National Lampoon's comedy "Pledge This" included cast member Sam Goldberg.
Arrivals for our Red Carpet, World Premiere of National Lampoon's comedy "Pledge This". Sarai Howard
"Pledge This" co-star Nickey Ewan arrives at our theater for the National Lampoon Party.
Arrivals for our Red Carpet, World Premiere of National Lampoon's comedy "Pledge This". Actor Greg Cipes and director William Heins.
Arrivals for our Red Carpet, World Premiere of National Lampoon's comedy "Pledge This".
Beautiful Amy Allen was the foxy "Blue Jedi" from Twi'lek in both Star Wars Episodes 2 & 3
We had the young Boba Fett who was orphaned in Episode 2 and grew up to become a notorious intergalactic bounty hunter.
And we had the actor who played Boba as an adult, you will remember him for capturing Han Solo and delivering him to Jabba the Hutt to be incased in carbonite.
Daniel Logan who played the young Boba Fett poses with his fellow Star Wars actors in our lobby. Daniel flew in from his native New Zealand and Jeremy came all the way from London just to be here at our theater for the Chicago premier of "Revenge of the Sith" while Amy stopped by on her way for Sar Wars events in Japan!
Three more of our galactic visitors from the Star Wars series drop by during our opening of "Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith". From left: Daniel Logan, Amy Allen and Jeremy Bulloch.
Famed British character actor Jeremy Bulloch was in four of the six episodes; not only portraying the adult Boba Fett, but also the Commander who hides Carrie Fisher from Darth Vader in the opening sequences of the very first Star Wars movie, and in the last installment he Commands yet another spaceship as Captain Colton. Jeremy even took a moment from his schedule here to bring Chicago a complete sports report in full Boba Fett costume on the WGN Morning News.
Ray Park who portrayed the notorius Darth Maul in Star Wars stops by the Blvd to greet fans at the opening of "Episode III", seen here converting a young child to his evil ways. The villian image stuck when he portrayed GI Joe's nemesis in the that film.
Ray shows his martial arts moves in our lobby with his famous Darth Maul double-edged light saber; below a soaring Millenium Falcon flying by for the occasion. Liam Neeson never had a chance. Ray also played "Toad" in X-Men so watch out, he also has a dangerous tongue!
The Bulls in Chicago are very tall! Chicago Bull forward and regular movie goer Antonio Davis shmoozes with Darth Maul at our opening night of "Revenge of the Sith".
New Zealand Actress Rena Owens, who portrayed Taun We in "Star Wars Episode II" and Senator Fianalo in ":Episode III" stops by our lobby to sign autographs during the Chicago Premier of "Revenge of the Sith".
The Star Wars fan clubs were out in force, guarding the entrance to our theaters during the final countdown to Episode three.
R2 D2 rolls through our lobby after being interviewed live on the WLS/ABC evening news, entertaining our guests just prior to the midnight opening of the last Star Wars movie.
Erin Murphy poses for the press in front of the "Bewitched" banner in our lobby before signing autographs for over 3,000 fans who attended our opening weekend screenings of the Nicole Kidman/Will Ferrell remake of the classic television series.
Erin Murphy, who played "Tabitha" in the original "Bewitched" television series hosted our opening of the movie version and stayed around in the lobby for the weekend to sign autographs. She is seen here with two of our staff, Samantha and Serena whose mothers actually named them after the characters in the Bewitched television series. Sounds like the moms were a little witchy themselves.
The original Daisy Duke, Catherine Bach, poses in front of our theater with the famous General Lee. Catherine was here to host the Chicago Premier of the new Dukes of Hazzard movie!
Daisy Duke posed for pictures and gave autographs all weekend long during our celebration of the big screen version of "The Dukes of Hazzard"!
Cammie King Conlon joined us for first our "Gone with the Wind" weekend. She played Clark Gable & Vivien Leigh's daughter "Bonnie Blue Butler" in the all time classic film, winner of 10 Academy Awards. Cammie well remembers what it was like to be hugged, kissed and put to bed by one of the great sexy screen idols of all time although she painfully admits she was too young to fully appreciate it at the time. One of the Munchkins even came over from the Oz set and acted as her stunt double when she fell off the pony! She writes us back, "It was a grand week, you really rolled out the red carpet Hollywood style, I'm telling everyone I talk to about Hollywood Blvd Cinema"!
Cindy Morgan who played in many films like the sci-fi classic "Tron" and as the ultimate hot bikini babe and niece of Ted Knight in "Caddyshack" stops by for our celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Rodney Dangerfield classic golf comedy.
Golden Globe Winner Russ "Riff" Tamblyn (left) and Oscar Winner George"Bernardo" Chakiris (right) join us for our very first screenings of "West Side Story" as part of our classic series. West Side Story won 10 Academy Awards that year and is one of the most highly acclaimed musicals ever. In case you didn't know it, Russ' daughter is actress Amber Tamblyn star of "The Grudge 2" and both "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" films.
Rita Moreno, one of the most acclaimed actress of all time joined us to host screenings of one of her first films, winner of 10 Academy Awards and one of the most acclaimed musicals of all time, “West Side Story”. Rita is one of the very few performers to win an Emmy, a Tony, a Grammy and an Oscar. She has also been honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom and of course a Star on the Walk of Fame.
"Soup Nazi" Larry Thomas from "Seinfeld" cozies up to comic idol Harpo Marx before inspecting the soup ladles in our Pulp Kitchen.
Sandra Taylor, Playboy celebrity model and actress from "The Princess Diaries", "Batman & Robin", "Under Siege 2", "LA Confidential", "Runaway Bride" and others posses at our usher stand before going into the movies. Nobody mistook her for a ticket taker even though she melted the popcorn butter by just walking into our lobby!
Lorenzo Lamas from "Grease" and a whole bunch of other films and starred on the television soap "The Bold & the Beautiful" schmoozes up to former Playmate of the Month and star of "Wild Malibu Weekend" & "Austin Powers", Barbara Moore.
The cast members arrive here for our Chicago Red Carpet Premier of "She's the Man" starring (Left to Right) Laura Ramsey, Channing Tatum, Amanda Bynes and Robert Hoffman.
Channing Tatum, co-star of "She's the Man" answers press questions in our lounge prior to this fun film's first Chicagoland screening! He has gone on to co-star in many films including "GI Joe" and "Public Enemies".
Laura Ramsey attends the impromptu press conference in our upstairs lounge. She got her movie career rolling with "The Real Cancun" and followed it up with "Venom", "Cruel World", "The Lords of Dogtown" and now "She's the Man".
Robert Hoffman answers press questions during our big screen Chicago Premier of "She's the Man". Robert has also appeared in "Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights", "Gigli", "Coach Carter", and "Pirates of the Caribbean".
Charlene Tilton from the television mega hit "Dallas" stops by to get a look at our Texas size theaters.
Adrienne Barbeau, famous as the daughter in the television series "Maude" and for Rizzo in the original Broadway production of "Grease"; not to mention starring roles in "The Fog", "Escape from NewYork", "Cannonball Run", the object of desire in "The Swamp Thing" and many, many other movies and television shows, greets fans in our lobby and signs her new book.
The WGN "Action News Team" featuring morning weatherman Paul Konrad (third from left) ham it up for the both the live television audience and our arriving movie fans for our special sneak preview of the hit movie "Anchorman".
Reporter David Viggiano gets to actually see his name in lights, a great change of pace from what he is used to!
David Viggianno, Entertainment Reporter, rallies his fellow Buccaneers, including a live capuchin monkey and a dead sailor for our opening weekend of "Pirates of the Caribbean".
WLS Channel 7 evening news anchor Sylvia Perez comes in from the cold to Chicagoland's hottest movie theater!
WGN's Joanie Lum decides there is more than one reason not to take a shower while broadcasting on live television.
Food critic Jim Ward from the WLS Evening News, on location here taping a segment for his show. We got a great review and..."ta ta for now!!!!!"
Michelle Alegria of ABC 7 showcases our theater on the WLS show "190 North".
Television and radio host and proverbial Chicago favorite Bob Sirrot is joined by wife Marianne Merciano for a screening of "Harry Potter".
Nancy Loo, Fox News reporter welcomes our guests to "X-Men 2" while live on the air.
Cindy Williams, star of the television classic "Laverne & Shirley" leaves Milwaukee to Chicago to join the Blues Brothers at our theater for a "Shotz" beer and a flick.
Eddie Mekka, who played Carmine Ragusa aka "The Big Ragoo" in "Laverne & Shirley" cruises along our stretch of Hollywood Blvd.
Jerri Manthey from "Survivor, the Australian Outback" and co-star in the "Surreal Life" stops by for a movie with her pal from the Surreal Life's second season, Brande Roderick. Everyone remembers Jerri from the second season of the hit CBS series. Kangeroos anyone?
Members of the band "Disturbed" start to unnerve our Marketing Director at the premier party for their DVD at our theater. Angelique is not with the band, but she is slightly Disturbed.
Derrick Blakley, WBBM-CBS reporter stops by our theater for a live broadcast on the Channel 2 evening news. (No he is not in studio and that is not the news desk in the background, he is right here in our lobby!)
Mark Giangreco, WLS-ABC Sports Anchor catches a meal and a flick with his wife, who both love Hollywood.
Jeanne Sparrow, reporter broadcasts a live traffic report from our lobby before taking the morning show audience for a tour of our streets.
Jack O'Callahan, original member of the Gold Medal Winning 1980 United States Hockey Team was Master of Ceremonies for the Chicago Premier of "Miracle" which was also the Chicago Blackhawks Alumni Association's fundraiser for the Keith Magnuson Scholarship Fund.
Jack was depicted in the film which was the true story of the USA's miracle victory over the Russians to win the Olympic Gold Medal.
Cliff Koral, former team member of the Chicago Blackhawks attends the Chicago premier of the hockey film "Miracle!"
Chicago Blackhawks Jason Strudwick and Burke Henry stop by for the opening of "Miracle!".
Kenny Miller, star of many classic cult films including "Attack of the Mushroom People" and "I Was a Teenage Werewolf" chows down on one of our classic sandwiches, the "Attack of the Mushroom Burger". It also comes with Swiss Cheese!
The lovely Deborah Van Valkenburg, actress in many movie and television shows is probably most famous as one of Ted Knights two daughters, Jackie Rush, in the classic television sitcom "Too Close for Comfort".
Kathy Garver, "Cissy" from the hit television show "Family Affair" greets fans and signs autographs at a DVD release party for the show's historic first season.
Grabbing some chow at the bar are Warren Berlinger & Hank Garrett. Warren starred in many many movies, twice opposite Elvis Presley and also in "Cannonball Run" with Burt Reynolds, although he is probably most famous as "Kilroy" in the series of Disney Kilroy films. Hank was also in many films, winning the New York Film Critic's Award for his evil machine gun totting mailman on the hunt for Robert Redford in "Three Days of the Condor". He was also a co-star in televisions "Santa Barbara", "Car 54, Where Are You?" and the voice of both Fluffy and Fast Eddie in "Garfield".
Mr. Monday Night himself, WWE champion Rob Van Damme stops by our theater for a beer; and who could deny him a drink? (No, he doesn't have a headache, he's just plugging up the holes.)
Sal Piro, president of the Rocky Horror Fan Club with a few of the actors from our house crew "Completely Crazy". (and they are!) Rocky shows Midnight every Saturday at our Woodridge location.
Woodridge Mayor William Murphy stops in to meet the Munchkins and poses here with the famous Ruby Slippers!
Our own server Brandon Cade was drafted off the floor by the Green Bay Packers. You're too late, no more spiral passes of our hot buttered popcorn.
Chicago native Drew Mikuska has been acting since he was four, most recently as Cody in "Scary Movie 3". He wanted to pose next to a picture of our favorite Scary Movie Maker, Alfred (The Birds) Hitchcock during our regular Hitchcock event.
Pop star Tiffany stops by to rock the house. (Did you know she was also the voice of Judy Jetson in "The Jetson's" movie?)
Actor Lukas Haas and his supermodel girlfriend Lindsay Lullman share a moment and a piece of pie while waiting for the film to roll during the premiere of his latest project.
Larry "Bud" Melman from the David Letterman Show stops by Hollywood to say hello to the owner. Where is the camera when you need one?
WMAQ-NBC Sports reporter Peggy Kusinski interviews current and former Chicago Blackhawks team members in our lobby during our premier of the Disney Olympic ice hockey film "Miracle".
Steve Dahl stops in for a flick!
Radio personality Mancow Mueller does his best Bond at Hollywood. He stopped drinking a long time ago, but maybe his finger is loaded?
Big Steve, Dahl's alter ego, schmoozes with the audience in the lobby with his big movie club and our little Angelique.
Ramblin' Ray of country radio US*99 stops by for a movie. He is smiling cause his tickets were free. (Why doesn't he ever smile on the radio?)
John 'Records' Landecker, legendary Chicago DJ, record spinner and movie critic, hops onto the hood of Angelina Jolie's "Tomb Raider" Jeep in our lobby before taking it for a little different kind of "spin" than his audience is used too.
Big John Howell from US99 stopped by to watch NASCAR races on the big screen with an invitation only audience of winners.
DJ "Weez" broadcasts live from our lobby during the Chicagoland Premier of "She's the Man," hosted by the stars including Amanda Bynes!
Radio DJ "Freak" stops by for a beer (actually a lot of beer) and to act as Master of Ceremonies for our premier showing of the "Rocky Horror Picture Show". He fit right in!
The infamous "Turd" from Mancows Morning Madhouse arrives to broadcast live from our lobby. "Hi Mom!" (She is so proud!)
Drex and Petie from the KISS FM 103.5 Morning Show roll in to host the grande finale of "Friends" on our big screen.
Jill Eagan, Chicagoland Radio personality stops by for an early morning live broadcast from our lobby.
Rex, the wonderful canine star of "Firehouse Dog" visits our theater and yelps for all the kids at the Chicago sneak preview of the biggest dog gone family film of the year! Local fire departments drove over with sirens screaming to cheer the mutt on, complete with fire engines and a firehouse chili cook off! (Yes, we covered the fire hydrants in the lobby during this event. You're very funny.)
The Blues Brothers, chill'n in the lobby wait'n for their movie to start.
Our biggest visitor ever, King Kong, welcomes the Christmas crowd for the opening of the Peter Jackson remake. Obviously he did not think our version of the Empire State building was good enough, but he liked the movie!
Our most famous visitor ever, Kris Kringle, stopped by to pick up his annual load of gift cards. He doesn't get a discount either.
Syn DeVil, buxom beauty and star of cult classics "The Witch's Sabbath", "Vampire Sisters" and "Pleasures of a Woman" stops by to pleasure the crowd in our lobby. It worked.
Chicagoland DJ Ravey stops by Hollywood for an invitation only sneak preview.
Leona Topple, autographs copies of her book, "How to Break into the Movies" in our lobby.
David Arquette hosts the Chicago Premiere of our exclusive area engagement of his movie "The Tripper", which he wrote, directed, and acted in, producing with his wife Courtney Cox-Arquette. Smoke em if you got em.
Thomas Jane, most famous as "The Punisher" but who has also co-starred in such films as "Boogie Nights", "Face Off", "The Crow", "The Red Line" and "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" stops by for a cigar and to co-host our premiere of "The Tripper" in which he also starred and co-produced with David Arquette.
David Arquette, Thomas Jane and Lucas Haas arrive for our red carpet premiere of their film "The Tripper" after throwing out the first pitch and singing at the 7th Inning Stretch at the Chicago Cubs game.
Derek from MTV's "The Real World" hangs out on a street corner of our Hollywood Blvd.
American Idol finalist Gina Glockson stops by for a chat with Spiderman during our opening night festivities of the third installment of the webbed blockbuster series.
Stan Lawrence & Terry Armour host a night at the flicks during the good old days at WCKG.
We’ll miss you Terry; rest in peace.
Mickey Carroll, Karl Slover and Jerry Maren, three of the original Munchkins from the Wizard of Oz, relax in our lobby during our annual screening of the great family classic. Jerry was the original Lolllipop Kid who hands the all day sucker to Dorothy! Come visit us every November and see this classic movie on the big screen, hosted by munchkins that you can meet before and after the show!
Fellow Munchkins Karl Slover, Margaret Pellegrini, Clarence Swensen (who played a soldier) and Meinhardt Raabe (who was the coroner pronouncing the Wicked Witch of the East "Really most sincerely dead") on our Hollywood Boulevard, it may not be the yellow brick road, but it's very danceable!
Mickey the Munchkin schmoozing with Karen and Geno at WERV "The River" studios during the morning show.
Munchkin Mickey in studio with Paul Konrad of the WGN morning show.
Munchkin Karl Slover posses in our lobby today and in Laurel & Hardy's "Block-Heads" in 1938. Karl starred in many films including opposite film greats Spencer Tracy and Cary Grant.
The River DJ Scott Mackay stops by with his son for our annual big screen presentation of "The Wizard of Oz". His son had never seen a Munchkin before, (neither had Scott) who started an on air radio drive to help us get the Munchkins their Star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Gunner Hansen, known better to horror fans as "Leather Face" from the original "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" meets fans in the lobby over Halloween. Ooohhh very Scary!
Character actor Lee Arenberg stops by for our "Pirates of the Caribbean" event just prior to the release of the third installment, "At Worlds End". Lee plays Pintel the pirate partner of glass-eyed Ragetti. He founded an acting school, called " The Actors Gang" with college friend Tim Robbins, and ran with fellow high school "Brat Packers" Sean Penn, Emilio Estevez and Robert Downey Jr. Now he steals gold doubloons for a living in between roles.
The Simpsons patiently wait in our lobby for the release of their movie. (They must really be excited, they started camping out a month early).
DJ Robin Rock 93.9 FM "The Lite" broadcasts live from our Hollywood, hosting the TNT exclusive sneak peak at the season opener for " The Closer" staring Kyra Sedgwick.
The entire cast of "Jeepers Creepers 2" caught dinner and a movie at Hollywood Blvd on opening week. Where was our cameraman?
The mascot of the Joliet Jackhammers decides to help staff by jumping behind the box office to sell tickets. He was a lot of fun, but actually wasn't much help!
Ron Chaney autographs a picture out on our Hollywood Boulevard of his famous grandfather, Lon Chaney Jr., the original Wolf Man. "Even a man who is pure in heart and says his prayers by night, can become a wolf when the wolf bane blooms and the moon is full and bright." Ron's great grandfather was the immortal silent screen star Lon Chaney - "The Man of a Thousand Faces" who originated the roles of both "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" and "The Phantom of the Opera"!
A real delight, Sara Karloff is the only daughter of film legend Boris Karloff, the classic actor who portrayed the original Frankenstein's Monster. It was not a silent picture but they did not let him speak in the first film where his billing was only a mysterious "?". Boris, through a great career, went on to become the voice of everyone's favorite holiday villain, "The Grinch" for which he won an Emmy.
Bela Lugosi Jr., autographs a picture of his immortal vampire father, the one, the only and the original Count Dracula who set an unsurpassed standard for any and all other blood suckers to come.
The big three of the classic Universal Horror pictures, (you can't get more horrible than that), with their famous offspring standing before them in smiles, shock and awe. Sara Karloff, Bela Lugosi Jr., and Ron Chaney are a great people to have lunch with (because its daylight).
Geno of Naperville radio station "The River", WERV-FM Morning Show stops by for a beer and a flick.
"Hannah Montana" heartthrob Mitchel Musso who plays "Oliver" breaks the bank in Hollywood's executive office suite while waiting to take the stage and entertain an eager crowd of well wishers.
Justin Martin from Disney's “High School Musical 3” stops by to meet fans on opening weekend. His favorite part about visiting? CHICAGO STYLE HOT DOGS!
Our special guest Mitchel Musso congratulates our Hannah Montana grand prize winner in our packed house among thousands of screaming fans. Winner Roxanne Siuda went to the sold out Hannah Montana concert courtesy of Hollywood Blvd. Cinema in the Hollywood Blvd. limo, met Miley Cyrus/Hannah Montana backstage and stayed overnight at a suite at the Indian Lakes Resort!
Radio Disney's Disc Jockey PK welcomes cast members from "High School Musical" Oleysa Rulin, KayCee Stroh & Chris Warren Jr. to our theater.
KayCee Stroh plays "Pop ‘n Lock" gal Martha in Disney's "High School Musical". She signs autographs, even on shirts, for fans in our lobby.
Actress Lindsay Gareth being interviewed at our premiere of indie film "Working Title".
Visitors Lauren Chapin (best known as "Kitten" on classic television show "Father Knows Best"), Anthonio Fargas (Best known as "Huggy Bear" on the classic television show "Starsky & Hutch"), and Debi Storm from the movies "Brotherhood of Satan", "Village of the Giants" and more settle down and cozy up for a great movie in our Chinese auditorium.
CHiPs star and heartthrob Erik Estrada flashes a big smile while relaxing in our private lounge prior to watching the big show.
Jim Sturgess on promotional tour for his starring role opposite Kevin Spacey in "21" stops by to say hello to fans during our sneak preview of the film.
David Faustino, most famous for his role on "Married with Children" hosts the world premiere of his film "Working Title" playing opposite Ed (Lou Grant) Asner, Larry (Soup Nazi) Thomas & Erin (Happy Days) Moran.
Supermodel and actress Chanel Ryan gets ready to order as she attends the world premiere of the film "Working Title", filmed right here in our Chinese theater.
Chris Warren Jr., star of Disney's "High School Musical" welcomes fans to our theater for an autograph session with contest winners from Radio Disney.
Entertainment reporter David "Speed" Viggiano and his Marketing "Trixies" with the Mach 5 race car used in "Speed Racer", right out in front of Hollywood Blvd during a special opening day screening.
Nate Engelhardt, an animator for "Horton Hears a Who," brought his entire family in to our theater for a private screening of his film.
(That is not Horton with him.)
Saturday Night Live's Tim Meadows joins us for the invitation only Chicago premiere of select episodes from the new TBS series "The Bill Engvall Show" of which he is a cast member, answering questions and signing autographs for the crowd.
WCCQ 98.3 FM’s “Bossman” stops by for a movie and our Texas sized ‘Director’s Cut Steak Sandwich’
Adam Rifkin, director and writer of “National Lampoon's Homo Erectus” poses with Miles Dougal, who plays the part of ‘Zog’ in the film.
Ron Jeremy poses with “National Lampoon's Homo Erectus” co-star David Carradine.
Ron Jeremy shows some love with kisses from Hollywood.
Madison Davenport, ‘Ruthie Smithens’ in “Kit Kittredge: An American Girl” visits Hollywood Blvd for an autograph session for the film’s opening weekend.
Madison Davenport posing with a myriad of fans during the opening weekend of the movie Kit Kittredge: An American Girl”.
Disney’s “American Teen” stars Mitch, Colin, Jake & Megan hang out in our green room while waiting to go on stage to meet fans and the pre-show Q&A session
The Food Network’s Jim O’Conner talks shop with the boss on “The Secret Life of Movie Treats”.
William “Mayhem” Romeo from the hit reality show ‘American Gladiators’ thankfully wasn’t looking for a new contender; only a movie and a cheeseburger!
Former Playboy Playmate and TV’s ‘Growing Pains’ co-star Julie McCullough is all grown up and as beautiful as ever. Julie is currently performing in LA as a stand-up comedian.
Prolific television actor Paul Picerni and his wife enjoy dinner and drinks before the show starts. Paul has starred in hundreds of television episodes from the very first time TV signals hit he stratosphere all the way to the present. Gunsmoke, Lucy, Perry Mason, Alfred Hitchcock presents, Rin Tin Tin, Bonanza, Rawhide, The Untouchables, The Fugitive, Batman, Hawaii Five-0, Marcus Welby, Adam 12, Starsky & Hutch, Fantasy Island, TJ Hooker and many, many, many more.
Is that the Six Million Dollar Man’s Boss??? Yes it is – Richard Anderson!
Art Hindle (Invasion of the Body Snatchers) gives Hollywood’s food the ultimate compliment!
Jerry Maren, Margaret Pellegrini and Karl Slover played munchkins in “The Wizard of Oz” and LOVED Hollywood Blvd Cinema’s new Oz auditorium!
Jerry, Margaret and Karl pose in front of the giant Wizard of Oz publicity photo that fills an entire wall of the new auditorium’s lobby fashioned to look like Auntie Em’s Kansas farmhouse
WGN Reporter Marcus LeShock hosts Metromix from Hollywood Palms. Catch him on WGN for all the latest happenings around Chicagoland!
You’ll remember Terry Moore, former wife of the mysterious Howard Hughes, causing trouble on “Peyton Place" and as the heroine in the original King Kong sequel “Mighty Joe Young” but she was an absolute delight here at Hollywood Blvd!
Sheree J. Wilson lit up the small screen on blockbuster shows “Dallas” and “Walker Texas Ranger” and lights up the room just by having a seat at the Blvd. Bar.
Baywatch’s Erika Eleniak also starred in “One Hot Summer Night”…now we know why it was named such!
US*99's ‘Ramblin Ray’ Stevens stops by Hollywood for his favorite martini and a movie!
Giuliana & Bill Rancic met fans before a Style Network sneak preview of the season finale of their show "Giuliana & Bill."
Yara Shahidi – star of “Imagine That” shows us she can walk like an Egyptian, then told us all about the meaning of Egyptian statues in the crypt room. We think she made her Mummy proud…
Consummate actor Ernest Borgnine, Academy Award Winner for his starring role in "Marty" and probably best known for his television series "McHale's Navy" and also a star in the original "The Poseidon Adventure" is still acting at age 92, is as strong and healthy as any bull I have ever met. With literally hundreds of big and small screen credits to his name, he hosted our screenings of "Marty" and "Poseidon" to big enthusiastic crowds!
One of Hollywood's (and ours) most beloved actresses, Teri Garr joins us for a 'roll in the hay' and to host Halloween screenings of the classic comedy film that first made her famous, "Young Frankenstein"! With a long list of credits to her name, from "Mr. Mom", "The Sting", "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" and her Oscar nominated performance in "Tootsie", she wowed our crowds in a big, big way! What knockers! Mel Brooks even broadcast a special surprise greeting via satellite to her while she was interviewed here in Chicago
Madison Pettis, the youngest child to ever star on the Disney Channel, famous for “Hannah Montana”, “Horton Hears a Who” and many commercials, television shows and movies such as co-starring with Will Smith and Woody Harrelson in “Seven Pounds” visits our theater for that film’s opening weekend.
Actor Bo Hopkins clowns for the crowd in our lobby. Actor in countless television shows including "Dynasty", "Andy Griffith", "Charlie's Angels" and "The Rockford Files" as well as many movies like "The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing", "The Getaway" and "American Graffiti", he joined his good friend and his "Wild Bunch" co-star Ernest Borgnine in our lobby to meet the fans.
Karen Allen, one of our favorite sweethearts returns to us to host screenings of "Raiders of the Lost Ark" in which she co-starred with Harrison Ford, and where she returned in "Indiana Jones and the “Search for the Crystal Skull".
Chicago Tribune Contributor and WIND Radio Host Sarah Adamson conducts red carpet arrivals at Hollywood’s annual Oscar Party benefiting Variety Children’s Charity. Hollywood Cinemas recently received Variety’s Presidential Citation in honor of this growing event!
Naperville Mayor A. George Pradel makes it official by cutting the ribbon at the Hollywood Palms grand opening.
US99's Drew Walker interviews Karen Allen during the Hollywood Palms grand opening celebration.
Dan Aykroyd (also known as Jake Blues to his Chicago fans) stopped by our theaters for a few Bloody Mary’s with his Crystal Head Vodka brand and signed his "Ghostbusters" photo with a “thank you for making a theater especially for movie lovers”- check it out!
Foxy actress Ashley Greene who portrays vampire Alice Cullen in the "Twilight" movies stops by our theaters to host the opening weekend of her film "New Moon". She may be a bloodsucker, but the wolves in our lobbying were all howling at the moon!
Kellan Lutz joined us for the opening weekend of “Twilight New Moon” where he plays vampire Emmett Cullen. The former Abercrombie & Fitch model now sports Calvin Klein underwear between acting gigs. He caused loud screams and long lines from huge crowds for three days of picture taking and autograph signing.
Booboo Stewart & Tinsel Korey stop by Hollywood Palms to meet fans a few weeks before Twilight: Eclipse hit theatres
Hard to believe but "Boo Boo" Stewart is not a ghost! The martial arts expert and Wolfman is a star in the film series "Twilight". Here he is hosting our regular blood drives in our lobby where donors could meet, howl and get free tickets to "New Moon" all just for giving blood! Sounds fair to me.
Tony Curtis poses in front of one of his publicity pictures from his heydays of being one of Hollywood’s most handsome and sought after leading men. Since retiring Tony has continued to paint and create great art, tours the world hosting screenings of his classic films, and operates a horse rescue ranch just outside Las Vegas where we adopted one of his orphaned horses, “Scout,” pictured here.
Our friend Mitchel Musso returned to autograph copies of his new self-titled CD for screaming fans in our lobby before heading out to Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade where he performed live "SHOUT IT OUT".
Keep rockin' Mitchel!
Academy Award Winner & Screen Great Richard Dreyfuss joined us for the weekend, meeting and greeting thousands of fans and hosting screenings of just a few of his many great films, including "Jaws", "Close Encounters of the Third Kind", "What About Bob?" and "Down and Out in Beverly Hills."
Elliott Gould was hilarious hosting screenings of the film "M*A*S*H" where he portrayed Trapper John. Here seen fighting off our photographer after drawing a mustache on his own picture. He has co-starred in the Ocean's 11 series of films alongside George Clooney & Brad Pitt.
Joining Gould at our theater (at least whenever he falls apart) is M*A*S*H co-star Sally Kellerman who played the original "Hot Lips" Houlihan in the movie.
Grammy Award Winner and all around fox Tia Carrere, seen here with pal Julie McCullough, joined us for an entire weekend of screenings of her comedy "Wayne's World" where she played the baba-licious "Cassandra", object of Wayne & Garths desire. For fans, you'll remember that Wayne's World was actually located right down the street from our theater in Aurora Illinois. Party on! Excellent!
Screen great and iconic entertainer Debbie Reynolds, one of the truly classic ladies of Hollywood, greets incoming fans to our screenings of her movies "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" and her very first film, "Singing in the Rain". A remarkable woman with a remarkable career, she entertained fans before we rolled film with stories of her life and career, even demonstrating dance steps and leading sold out crowds with renditions of some of her famous songs, including "Singing in the Rain", "Tammy" and my favorite from the film epic "How the West was Won", "At Home in the Meadow".
As part of our celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the great family classic "The Wizard of Oz", a huge hot air balloon rises in our parking lot for the cameras and the crowds. There may be no place like home, buts there is certainly not another place like our theaters!
Roger Ebert greets actress Karen Allen in our lobby during his most recent book signing as his wife Chaz looks on. Roger later Tweeted that we are his favorite theaters! Go Roger!
Roger Ebert greats actress Karen Allen in our lobby during his most recent book signing as his wife Chaz looks on. Roger later Tweeted that we are his favorite theaters! Go Roger!
Morning Drive DJ's Eric & Kathy from The Mix jump on stage in our lobby to perform hosting duties for the Grand Opening of our new Palms Cinema in Naperville.
WLIT-FM’s Christmas mascot “Edison the Light-Nosed Reindeer” stops by the Palms for a little holiday cheer.
Karolyn "Zuzu" Grimes star from the holiday classic “It’s a Wonderful Life” smiles in front of the only tree at Hollywood Palms not from the tropics during her annual Christmas visit to our theaters.
Leah the Loop Rock Girl from our friends at WLUP-FM had fun greeting fans and signing some great looking calendars at the Blvd.
Peter Fonda signed motorcycles, the tailgate of a pickup truck, dozens of helmets and hundreds of photos for fans of his 1969 classic film "Easy Rider."
Back to the Future and also to our theater, Claudia Wells possess in our lobby. You'll remember her not only as a fox herself but also as Michael J Fox's girlfriend in the classic sci-fi flick.
Great Scott! Christopher Lloyd who played Dr. Emmett Brown in “Back to the Future” generated 1.21 Gigawatts worth of excitement in our lobby, signing autographs for fans and helping us raise $52,000 for the Michael J. Fox Foundation. You’ll also remember him as 3 time Emmy winner Reverend Jim Ignatowski in “Taxi” and also as Uncle Fester in the Addams Family movies.
Lea Thompson flashes a memorable smile to our huge audience for our 25th Anniversary reunion of “Back to the Future” cast members. She played Marty McFly’s mother Lorraine in all three episodes, also in “Red Dawn”, “Howard the Duck”, “Dennis the Menace” as well as opposite Tom Cruise in “All the Right Moves” and on and on. Her favorite line – “Well that is your name isn’t it? Calvin Klein? It’s written all over your underwear.”
James Tolkan barks out to our audience “McFly, you’re a slacker” and “No McFly ever amounted to anything in the history of Hill Valley!” while taking questions from our audience during our “Back to the Future” reunion screenings. He was Mr. Strickland, Principal of Hill Valley High School but you’ll also remember him as “Stinger” in “Top Gun” where he famously tells Tom Cruise “Your mind is writing checks your body can’t cash."
Everyone’s favorite devil child, Linda Blair, answers questions from the audience prior to screenings of the director’s cut of the horror classic “The Exorcist”. She is really much nicer (calmer) in person, so much so we named our green spinach and avocado pizza after her! Ummmm good! Tasted so good it actually made her head spin!
Traci Lords graced our theater, hosting screenings of her John Waters directed film “Cry-Baby” with co-star Johnny Depp. One of the nicest, sweetest and best looking guests we have ever had. She autographed her photograph on our wall with “I love Hollywood Blvd Cinema, and yes that is a gun in my pocket”. Look for her picture and you’ll see why we love her too!
Richard Chamberlain, also known as Dr. Kildare, star of the stage, big and small screens including the television history making “Shogun” and “The Thornbirds” signs autographs in our lobby while hosting screenings of “The Four Musketeers.”
Best Selling Author of “Marley and Me”, John Grogan stops by to sign books and chat about the real life Marley at a screening of the film.
Columnist and author Candace Bushnell created the hit HBO series “Sex & the City” starring Sarah Jessica Parker and her follow up series of books concern the high school years of Parker’s character “Carrie Bradshaw”. The first of “The Carrie Diaries” was published in April 2010 and Candace stopped by Hollywood during her book tour to greet crowds and introduce sneak previews of the film before its May opening.
Willie Garson plays Carrie Bradshaw’s best male friend “Stanford Blatch” in Sex & the City and made the line “fashion road kill” into a national catchphrase. In “Sex & the City 2” he gets married, with Liza Minnelli even singing at his wedding reception. Garson was here at Hollywood to host the entire opening weekend of screenings.
Twilight's Tyson Houseman portrays Quil Atera - BFF to alpha wolf Jacob Black (yes the abs are real...we checked)
Joey King captured alot of hearts as Ramona in "Beezus and Ramona" (and signed almost as many autographs!) Watch for her next in "Battle: Los Angeles"
Actor Robert Dix ("Forbidden Planet" and "Live and Let Die" to name a few) with wife Mary Ellen stopped in to check out the theater and ended up staying to watch "The Town."
Q101's Sherman & Tingle stayed out a little past their bed time; but were back on the air next morning at 6am. Such troopers!
Diamonds must be forever...Lana "Plenty O'Toole" Wood is as stunning now as she was as a Bond Girl! Lana is also screen great Natalie Wood’s little sister!
"Help Me!" The Fly's David Hedison always has some giant creature coming after him...
Johnny Knoxville kicks back (literally) to enjoy a few cold ones at Hollywood Palms while hosting advance screenings of his film “Jack Ass."
Britt Ekland played James Bond's leading lady in "The Man With the Golden Gun" (along with fellow Hollywood Blvd guest Maud Adams!)
Maud Adams starred as the title character "Octopussy" alongside Bond. James Bond. Try one of his favorite martinis at our full bar - shaken or stirred.
"Jackass" director Jeff Tremaine stops in the Palms kitchen as theatre security gives him "the Charlie Chaplin" look. Yup - that's a permanent marker - could not have been fun the next morning but these guys have seen far worse.....we didn’t want to look.
We're 20 miles from Chicago, we have a full tank of gas, a half a pack of cigarettes, we’re in a movie theater, its dark and we are wearing sunglasses. Roll film! Dan “Elwood” Aykroyd bashes his way into our lobby to sign autographs with some real hard core blues fans!
He is one of our all-time great guests, Academy Award Nominated actor, harmonica player, singer, dancer, acrobat, inventor (remember the bass-o-matic?), comedian, writer, producer, and entrepreneur extraordinaire Dan Aykroyd, here in our lobby to host screenings of the 3D film Yogi Bear where he did the iconic Yogi voice for the hit holiday movie
Yogi Bear & Boo Boo bring some Christmas season cheer into our lobby while waiting for the next introduction of their first 3D movie.
Zachary Gordon, star of the series “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” movies stopped by Hollywood to host advance screenings of the latest installment “Rodrick Rules” just days before it hit theatres and took the #1 spot at the national box office (nothing wimpy about that!)
The legendary Burt Reynolds, world famous star and and icon of the both the big and small screen, joined us for a three day festival dedicated to some of his most famous films, “Deliverance”, “Smokey & the Bandit”, “Cannonball Run” and “The Longest Yard."
Jordana Beatty plays “Judy Moody” and hosted our advance screening of “Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer” and Outdoor Fun Fair on our theaters lawn.
WWE Legend Joe “The Animal” Laurinaitis watches “The Road Warriors: The Life and Death of the Most Dominant Tag Team in Wrestling History” after meeting fans and signing his latest book.
Dennis McKinnon stops by Hollywood Blvd Cinema for the BTB Foundation's Movie Night - raising money for families with Cancer. The foundation's volunteers got to rub elbows with the 85' Bear as they watched Captain America on the big screen!
The safest place to be in a lobby full of screaming ladies is on top of an ancient post pedestal with a huge brass elephant by your side! Hollywood Palms hosts a Feldman Film Festival with 80’s icon Corey Feldman.
The Poseidon Adventure Reunion with Stella Stevens, Ernest Borgnine, Pamela Sue Martin, and Carol Lynley
Hollywood embraces the villain: The epic finale of “Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part II” was hosted by none other than Harry’s ultimate nemesis, Draco Malfoy, played by the talented Tom Felton.
Malcolm McDowell meets fans and signs autographs at Hollywood Palms Cinema for the 40th anniversary of the revolutionary film, "Clockwork Orange."
Bob the Reaper joins the Marketing Staff of Hollywood Cinemas to discuss upcoming “plans.” You never know when you’ll see him next…
Jim Cornelison is usually found belting out the National Anthem for the Chicago Blackhawks – what a treat to have him do so LIVE at Hollywood Palms (pssst – nice ring!!)
Duncan Keith – AC and star defenseman of the Chicago Blackhawks stopped by Hollywood Palms to meet fans and sign autographs.
Linda Blair raises money for Woldheart Foundation (animal rescue) by hosting the scariest movie of all time, "The Exorcist", back on the big screen for Halloween weekend at Hollywood Cinemas. She makes our head spin!
WGN ‘Around Town’ host, Ana Belaval, visits Hollywood Palms for our Willy Wonka themed Christmas toy drive. Golden eggs for everyone!
Volturi Vamp, Daniel Cudmore, kicks off opening weekend of “Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part I” at Hollywood Blvd!
Hunky wolf pack member, Alex Meraz, poses for howlin’ Twilight fans at Hollywood Palms over opening weekend!
Penny Marshall is in ‘a League of Her Own’ as a Golden Globe Nominee, acclaimed director, actor and downright funny girl Laverne with a capital L!
During her visit to Hollywood, Cindy Williams ordered a Shotz Beer from Blvd’s Car Bar (say that 5 times fast) as an homage to her famous role in one of America’s favorite TV series, “Laverne & Shirley”
“Ayyyyyyy!” Henry ‘The Fonz’ Winkler is as cool as ever signing autographs and posing with fans and spending “Happy Days” on Hollywood Blvd
Happy Days are here to stay! Cindy Williams, Henry Winkler & Penny Marshall accept the key to Naperville from our very own Mayor Pradel!
Things get ‘Completely Crazy’ as Hollywood Blvd’s floor show cast performs “Rocky Horror Picture Show” with the help of the stars who made it famous – Barry “Brad” Bostwick & Patricia “Magenta” Quinn.
Best known for her adorable accent (and curvaceous assets) in “American Pie”, Shannon Elizabeth poses with a fellow bronzed beauty at Hollywood Palms while enjoying dinner and a movie the best way!
There’s nothing small about Verne Troyer’s personality! Austin Power’s small look-alike, ‘Mini Me’ feels right at home spending a little time reminiscing while incubating in Dr. Evil’s getaway egg in Hollywood Blvd’s Movie Museum.
Oscar nominated beauty, actress Virginia Madsen, spends opening weekend hosting her newest film, “The Magic of Belle Isle” co-starring Morgan Freeman, at Hollywood Palms.
Actress Pam Grier, first known to fans as ‘Downtown Foxy Brown’ and later known to Tarantino fans as ‘Jackie Brown’ brings some sass to Hollywood.
Loni Anderson’s still got it! The 80’s bombshell came to Hollywood Palms to host her favorite episodes of the hit show “WKRP in Cincinnati” for fans and statues alike!
Fans rubbed elbows with bad boy Michael Madsen while watching some his favorite films back on the big screen. Here he is posing with the studio issued wardrobe of Mr. Blonde from Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs!
”Leaping Lizards!” Little Orphan Annie is all grown up! Aileen Quinn brings the musical sensation turned film, “Annie”, back to life and the big screen for the smash movie’s 20th Anniversary - only at Hollywood Palms Cinema!
Carlisle 'Peter Facinelli' Cullen sinks his teeth into fans on opening weekend of Twilight Saga's epic finale - Breaking Dawn Part 2 at Hollywood Blvd!
In the battle of New School vs. Old School, Hollywood fans come out on top as child stars Joshua Rush and Bailee Madison host a special advanced screening of "Parental Guidance" at Hollywood Palms in Naperville!