The Hot Seat 2010

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Maggie Gyllenhaal

  • Price band: 2/4

The actor and activist—and Jake's big sis—has godly power as she starts an Off Broadway Three Sisters.

Jeff Bridges

The Dude dominates Christmas with two new films.

Ethan Hawke

He's a thinker, that one.

Ewan McGregor

This Scot would make a model prisoner.

Geoffrey Rush

Someone get this man his EGOT.

Aasif Mandvi

The Daily Show pundit dishes on how to fake it.

Tracy Morgan

30 Rock's resident goofball misses old New York. And J. Lo.

Cee Lo Green

Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy" crooner spills about "Fuck You."

Kristen Stewart

The Twilight star turns to stripping.

Paul Reubens

  • Price band: 2/4

Pee-wee Herman is ready for his next big adventure.

Johnny Knoxville

A few words with the ultimate masochist.

Christina Ricci

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

She's still a little kooky.

Morgan Spurlock

The daredevil documentarian talks Big Macs and baby names.

Susan Sarandon

The legendary actor talks about getting older, staying hot and, of course, Ping-Pong.

T.R. Knight

He's trading Grey's Anatomy for the Great White Way.

Ed Westwick

Gossip Girl's bow-tie-wearing bad boy reveals his true colors.

Justin Long

The Mac has something to teach you. And it's not about computers.

Spike Lee

The British, gentrifiers and Staten Island all get it in the neck—but the director's no hater.

Anna Kendrick

Last year's breakout star talks about surviving Twilight and coddling Michael Cera.

Mark Wahlberg

The '90s bad boy is playing it straight.

Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová

The Swell Season stops scavenging sidewalk trash to play Prospect Park.

Zach Braff

Now that Scrubs is finally over, his real life can begin.

Wyatt Cenac

The correspondent friends us before The Daily Show hits Central Park.

Miranda Cosgrove

Nickelodeon's sweetheart talks revenge fantasies.

Olivia Munn

She's hot, she's funny, and she's a massive nerd.

Bryce Dallas Howard

The Eclipse star shows us her brighter side.

John C. Reilly

Hollywood's supporting goofball finally gets the lead-and, perhaps, the lady too.

Alexander Skarsgård

TONY schools the True Blood star on Twihards and fang bangers.

Christopher Hitchens

"'Early, sober and alone' is my motto."

Larry David

What's wrong with calling a woman a bigot?

Michael Emerson

The Lost star clues us in about the series finale.

Chelsea Handler

The acerbic comedian, who is headlining Radio City, is an excellent liar.

Shepard Fairey

The notorious street artist reflects on a turbulent year.

Sam Rockwell

The Iron Man 2 villain really wants to be a superhero.

Michael Caine

Batman's butler will kick your arse.

Chris Rock

The Brooklyn comedian finds the funny in funerals.

John Goodman

The iconic actor loves his adopted home.

Christian Siriano

The Project Runway alum is less fierce these days.

Alfred Molina

The character actor likes playing nutjobs.

Joan Jett

The rock legend opens up about The Runaways.

Stanley Tucci

He'll cook you dinner, but he won't go to the opera.

Tim Burton

The auteur loves his goth fans.

Seann William Scott

He doesn't mind if you call him Stifler.

Mark Ruffalo

He really likes Martin Scorsese.

Topher Grace

The erstwhile Eric Forman is all grown up.

Aziz Ansari

There's more to the rambunctious comedian than Raaaaaaandy.

Rosie O'Donnell

The loudmouth tackles yet another tough subject-families.

Will Arnett

The Arrested Development alum is bringing the pain.

Mila Kunis

The funny girl gets serious-well, sort of.