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Duhamel Added To Pile Of Attractive People In ‘New Year’s Eve’
Thursday, January 27 by

Josh Duhamel, the handsome-white-guy-from-the-thing, has been added to the cast of Garry Marshall’s New Years Eve, joining the likes of Robert De Niro, Ashton Kutcher, and Jessica Biel, among others.

Redundant: Giamatti Talks ‘Hangover 2′ Villain And Mel Gibson
Thursday, January 27 by

It was hard to hear over the screams of the pitchfork-toting villagers when Mel Gibson being cast in The Hangover 2. The following storm of updates jumbled truth and rumor against one another create a half-truth stew. Now we have a few small bits of confirmation.

Another Actual Talent Signs On To Adapt A Video Game
Thursday, January 27 by

“Deadwood” creator David Milch has reason to crack open the peaches. He is writing an adaptation of the PS3 mystery thriller ‘Heavy Rain.’

Robert Pattinson Wants To Be Jeff Buckley, Has 6 Years To Live
Thursday, January 27 by

Here’s a bit of Robert Pattinson news, lest you think he was going to disintegrate completely after Twilight.

Will Matt Reeves Get To Make His Passion Project?
Thursday, January 27 by

Personally, I would prefer we had a Cloverfield in theaters every Halloween instead of the recent crop of recrudescent genre entries. Sadly that’s not the case and it looks like Cloverfield 2 may be further off than we expected.

‘Hobbit’ Delayed For The Nine-Hundredth Time
Thursday, January 27 by

Looks like Peter Jackson won’t be Hobbiting just yet. Production on the Lord Of The Rings prequel has been delayed due to Jackson’s stomach trying to kill him.

Kristen Stewart In Weird, Twitchy Talks To Star In ‘Snow White’
Thursday, January 27 by

Stewart’s apparently circling in on the role like a vampire swooping around a cute, but perpetually nervous looking teenage girl.

Viggo Mortensen To Star In One Of The Many New ‘Snow White’ Movies?
Wednesday, January 26 by

Viggo Mortensen could go from being a King in ‘Lord of the Rings’ to a lowly huntsman taking orders from bitchy/hot Queen Charlize Theron in ‘Snow White and The Huntsman.’

Javier Bardem To Star In ‘Dark Tower’ Movie-TV Series Hybrid Thing?
Wednesday, January 26 by

Ron Howard choosing Oscar-winning Spanish actor Javier Bardem over Christian Bale for his latest project was not the result of a creepy coin toss.

‘Spider-Man’ Director Teams With ‘Black Swan’ Writer For Sure-To-Be-Weird Sci-Fi Movie
Wednesday, January 26 by

There’s nothing weirder than a crazy ballerina who lezes out and thinks she’s turning into an evil bird, so writing a straight up sci-fi movie should be a cakewalk for screenwriter Mark Heyman.

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Can Santa Claus Beat Up Jude Law? We’ll Find Out In ‘Guardians’
Wednesday, January 26 by

Chris Pine, Hugh Jackman, Alec Baldwin and Isla Fisher will be voicing our childhood icons in Dreamworks’ Rise of the Guardians.

Official Bidness: Fassbender To Play (Non-Google-Based) Android
Wednesday, January 26 by

Michael Fassbender has joined Ridley Scott’s non-Alien Alien prequel, Prometheus.

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Clinton Not In ‘Hangover 2’ Like You Had Hoped So Dearly
Wednesday, January 26 by

Bill Clinton isn’t going to have a cameo in The Hangover 2, says Ed Helms.

India’s Terminator Is So Much Crazier Than Ours
Wednesday, January 26 by

I’ve never seen anything this insane outside the insides of my own eyelids.

SHOCKER: New De Palma Film Features Intrigue, Beautiful Women
Wednesday, January 26 by

Brian De Palma, legendary director of ‘Body Double’, ‘Scarface’, and ‘Carrie’, has signed on to direct ‘Passion’, a remake of last year’s foreign film ‘Crime d’amour’.

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NBC Wants To Be Funny, And Not In A Pitiful Way
Wednesday, January 26 by

NBC decided to pick up four comedy pilots from established comedians that actually have decent premises.

The Ultimate Jason Statham Movie Quiz
Wednesday, January 26 by

I made this quiz as a sign of my undying love for the British action star. How much do I love him? Well, let’s just say that when I sit and daydream about having sex with beautiful women, I always picture myself as Jason Statham.

John Travolta Up For The Teflon Don
Wednesday, January 26 by

Ready the bronzer. John Travolta is the front runner to offend the Gotti family by portraying patriarch John in the upcoming biopic about the famed mafia don.

Will Smith And Jay-Z Make Willow An Orphan
Wednesday, January 26 by

The multimillionaires are forming an unholy union that would put Smith’s hair-whipping daughter in a ‘re-imagining’ of the musical ‘Annie’.

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One Project, Three Movies, Two Miniseries: ‘Dark Towers’ Casting Saga
Wednesday, January 26 by

Just because Ron Howard wants you to do something doesn’t mean you have to do it.

‘Prometheus’ To Be A Summer Behemoth Instead Of A Spring Behemoth
Wednesday, January 26 by

‘Prometheus’ is getting a summer 2012 release.

Aretha Franklin Wants Halle Berry For Biopic, Has Terrible Eyesight
Wednesday, January 26 by

Halle Berry recently passed up the role of Aretha Franklin in her forthcoming biopic. But, much like she does with Burger King’s strict No Refills policy, the diva is not taking no for an answer.

Harvey Weinstein Wants To Clean Up ‘The King’s Speech’
Wednesday, January 26 by

In order to convert the Oscar buzz surrounding ‘The King’s Speech’ into sweet money money money, executive producer Harvey Weinstein wants to tone down the film’s naughty language.

Mark Webber Pulls A Will Smith
Wednesday, January 26 by

Actor/director Mark Webber is gearing up to helm his second indie film, a touching love letter to the bond that exists between a father and son, in which he’s casting his real-life toddler. Classic Hollywood nepotism.

Edgar Allan Poe Is So Hot Right Now
Wednesday, January 26 by

John Cusack won’t be the only one rocking nineteenth century facial hair. ABC has ordered the pilot “Poe,” a series that depicts Edgar Allan Poe as a nineteenth century sleuth. Probably with nice abs.

Naomi Watts Greatly Increases Boob Count Of ‘J. Edgar’ Cast
Tuesday, January 25 by

Also increased: the chances for an explicit lesbian sex scene.

3D Is Bad For Your Brain Because Roger Ebert Says So
Tuesday, January 25 by

Critic Roger Ebert sticks his downward thumb right into the audience, saying it’s stupid to pay top dollar for movies designed to give you a headache.

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Emile Hirsch In For ‘The Motel Life.’ Next Up: Everyone Else
Tuesday, January 25 by

The first piece of The Motel Life has been identified. That piece would be Emile Hirsch, and what a fine piece he is.

‘Hunger Games’ Gets A Kick-Off Date
Tuesday, January 25 by

Lace up your whatever you need to lace up to play a game of survival.

It’s Official: James Franco Doing Everything Ever
Tuesday, January 25 by

Busy beaver James Franco is directing ‘As I Lay Dying.’ Believe it or not, he’s not playing every role in the film.

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