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Matt Damon has a new movie out and a new look on his head.

The A-lister stars in Contagion, which opens on Friday and stars... pretty much every actor on the planet, from Gwyneth Paltrow to Kate Winslet to Marion Cotillard to Laurence Fishburne.

Our friends have posted a Contagion review and also chatted with the actor himself, who is teaming again with director Steven Soderbergh.

The film is based around a global outbreak and Damon said of first perusing the script: "It's just a terrific, riveting, really fast read and really exciting and really horrifying - but [it] managed to be kind of touching, too."

Read the full interview with Damon at Movie Fanatic now!

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Matt Damon is not going to run for President of the United States. The actor has made that much clear.

But the star might have a shot now at head of the Hair Club for Men, as he's rocking the sort of 'do that would make Dr. Evil proud.

Damon and his full head of locks will next be seen on the big screen in Contagion, but he's shaved his head for a future film role and showed it off this week while promoting the aforementioned flick. We gotta say... not bad! What do you think? Compare, contrast and vote below.

Which Hairstyle Looks Best?

Bald or bushy? Vote on your favorite Matt Damon hairstyle now! View Poll »

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Sorry, Michael Moore. You tried your best.

The filmmaker recently praised actor Matt Damon for standing up for his political beliefs and called upon the star to launch a presidential campaign.

It's not gonna happen, unfortunately.

Matt Damon on Piers Morgan

A photographer recently questioned Damon on whether he has any plans to enter the political world, prompting the actor to reply: "No sir!"

Damon said: "I think there are probably better choices out there."

The Oscar winner supported President Barack Obama in the 2008 elections, but recently admitted he has been disappointed by Obama.

Damon also attended a teachers' rally last month to support changes to standarized testing and tore into a critic of teacher tenure.

Political opinions aside, he will next star with Gwyneth Paltrow and Marion Cotillard in Contagion, which opens on September 9.

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Roseanne says she's in. Kelsey Grammer may someday run. But filmmaker Michael Moore has a different celebrity in mind for the highest office in the land: Matt Damon.

In a virtual town hall meeting this week, the outspoken Democrat said of the Oscar winner:

“I think that he has been very courageous in not caring about who he offends by saying the things that need to be said. And if you want to win, the Republicans have certainly shown the way - that when you run someone who is popular, you win. Sometimes even when you run an actor, you win."

A Bourne Leader?

Damon has shown no interest in actually running for office, but he doesn't hold back his views, that's for sure. He laid into Obama in March and lashed out at a reporter over the topic of teachers this month.

Would he have your Presidential vote?

 

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Matt Damon is a passionate actor, both on and off screen.

At the Save Our Schools march in DC last weekend, the Oscar nominee was asked if fear over losing his job inspired him to be better at that job - an indirect way of criticizing the tenure system - and replied: “You think job insecurity is what makes me work hard? It’s not an incentive, I want to be an actor.”

Watch his go off on the reporter and use many big words in this video:

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One of Barack Obama's most prominent supporters during the 2008 election, Matt Damon is now one of the President's most outspoken critics.

Days after the actor expressed disappointment in Obama to Piers Morgan, he gave an interview to Great Britian's The Independent in which he went into greater detail over what he considers missed opportunities on the commander-in-chief's part.

Barack Obama Debt Speech

"I think he's rolled over to Wall Street completely," Damon said. "The economy has huge problems. We still have all these banks that are too big to fail. They're bigger and making more money than ever. Unemployment at 10 percent? It's terrible."

Matt Damon believes the Democrats "squandered" a chance to "stand up for things."

So, will Damon vote Republican in 2012? No, he joked: "I just got a 3 percent tax cut!"

But then he turned serious again, expounding on one of Obama's more controversial compromises with conservatives:

"Do you think I'm going to start a small business with that money? You're out of your mind if you think so. I'm going to put it in the bank. So is every other guy that makes the kind of money I make. I don't think that's what's best for the country. I think a stronger middle class makes for a stronger country."

Ouch. In better news for the President, many people still like his wife a lot.

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With one word, Barack Obama lost the enthusiastic support of one of his most famous supporters last night.

Asked by Piers Morgan if he's happy with the way Obama has been running the country,"Matt Damon simply replied: "No." He then elaborated:

"I really think he misinterpreted his mandate. I no longer hope for audacity."

Matt Damon Photograph

The Adjustment Bureau star cited education as one area in which he believes the President has failed.

"The idea that we're testing kids and we're tying teachers salaries to how kids are performing on tests, that kind of mechanized thinking has nothing to do with higher order. We're training them, not teaching them."

In 2008, Damon often appeared at fundraisers for the Democratic candidate and hit the campaign trail on Obama's behalf. Watch him criticize the Commander-in-Chief in the following video:

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Ben Affleck and Matt Damon teamed up to write Good Will Hunting many years ago, earning an Academy Award and national acclaim in the process.

But the close friends have partnered on an even more important cause this week: feeding the hungry.

In the following public service announcements, Affleck and Damon reveal the startling statistic that 50 million Americans are teetering toward starvation. How can you help? Watch these videos, visit the website listed and donate whatever you can...

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Say a prayer for Matt Damon today. Guy now has four daughters!

That's gonna be real fun in about a decade, Matt. Just saying, good luck to you! We kid ... mostly. He and wife Luciana welcomed #4 this week in New York.

Heidi Klum and Kids

Stella Zavala Damon was born on Wednesday! 

Matt and Luciana Damon have their hands full!

All is well on the home front, too: "Mom and baby are both healthy," a representative for the Hereafter star said this weekend. "The whole family is thrilled."

Matt, 40, and Luciana, 35, wed in 2005 and have two children – Isabella, 4, and Gia, 2. Luciana also has a daughter, Alexia, from a previous marriage.

Congratulations to both on the new addition to the family!

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Matt Damon and his wife Luciana are expecting another baby.

His rep tells Us Weekly simply that, "Everyone is excited."

Salma Hayek, Boobs

Matt and Luciana Damon are already parents to Isabella, 3, and Gia, 21 months. Luciana also has a daughter, Alexia, 11, from a previous marriage.

Damon, who quietly wed Luciana at New York's City Hall in December 2005, has credited his kids with keeping him grounded in Hollywood.

“Having kids is really helpful," he said. "They kind of disabuse you of the notion of your greatness pretty quickly. There's also a routine that you get into with children that precludes you from going back to your single days."

He said he hopes his daughters take after their mother. "My wife is a very wise and a very thoughtful person. Hopefully, they'll inherit that," Damon said.

"From me, I hope they'll inherit a sense of social justice and a desire to continue some of those programs that I'm involved with. Maybe not those exact ones, but hopefully, something to further social justice."

They could certainly do worse for dads. Congrats to Matt and Luciana!

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