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Verbinski To Mash Up ‘CSI’, ‘X-Files’, And ‘House’ For Starz
Tuesday, March 15 by

The ‘Rango’ director is getting creepy on Starz.

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Tom Hanks To Be In A Pirate Movie, But Not The Fun Kind
Tuesday, March 15 by

Tom Hanks has signed up to play a great man with integrity. In other breaking news, the sky is blue.

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‘Sucker Punch’ Has Used Another Medium To Confuse Us – Animation
Tuesday, March 15 by

The team behind Sucker Punch has turned confusing audiences into an art.

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Oh Dear God No: CMT Starting An Original Movie Division
Tuesday, March 15 by

The word “original” is being used lightly here.

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Hendricks Joins The Mile High Club
Tuesday, March 15 by

The gorgeous ‘Mad Men’ actress, in the most challenging role of her life, will have to act like she loves Brendan Fraser.

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Robin McLeavy To Be Abe Lincoln’s Mom Instead
Tuesday, March 15 by

“You can’t play the wife, but maybe you’d be interested in playing … the mom?”

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Let Me Tell Ya ‘Bout The Birds, The Bees, And The Sam Cooke Biopic
Tuesday, March 15 by

The script for the upcoming Sam Cooke biopic, has been completed. Now, who wants to direct it?

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John Hawkes To Follow Up ‘Winter’s Bone’ With Something Depressing Instead
Tuesday, March 15 by

A movie that will be a surefire hit among people who like depressing stuff.

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J.K. Simmons Secures Some Of Wahlberg’s ‘Contraband’
Tuesday, March 15 by

J.K. Simmons, a man who can play a newspaper editor and a neo-Nazi jailhouse rapist equally well, has signed on for his next roll.

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Chloe Sevigny To Play Original Hipster, Lizzie Borden
Tuesday, March 15 by

With “Big Love” wrapping up, Sevigny was eager to play another role that required unflattering dresses.

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Johnny Depp About To Cry In ‘Pirates Of The Caribbean 4′ Poster
Monday, March 14 by

Johnny Depp looks a little… concerned in the new poster. Maybe it’s because a burning ship is eventually gonna hit him in the back.

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‘Wrath Of The Titans’ To Face Monstrous New Teen Girl Franchise
Monday, March 14 by

The Kraken was nothing compared to tween girls desperately in need of a new ‘Twilight’. Even so, Warner Bros is acting bravely, pitting their ‘Titans’ against ‘Hunger Games’.

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‘Sucker Punch’ Stills Feature Guns, Boobs And Jon Hamm
Monday, March 14 by

A movie with this much boob and gun can’t be bad, right? Can it? Maybe mix a little Jon Hamm (“Mad Men”) in there for credibility, just in case.

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Good News For Will Forte Fans: Will Forte Is Getting Work
Monday, March 14 by

Will Forte continues to get jobs, despite the illogical failure of the movie ‘MacGruber’.

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‘Mars Needs Moms’ Thankfully Drowned Zemeckis ‘Yellow Submarine’
Monday, March 14 by

Like a beloved uncle who hits the sauce too much, Zemeckis has gotten drunk on motion capture technology. Now it looks like he might sober-up and stop putting actors into ping-pong ball suits.

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Yo Dawg, Heard You Like ‘Super 8′ Clues In Your ‘Super 8′ Clues
Monday, March 14 by

A mysterious viral campaign for a J.J. Abrams project? Impossible.

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Michael Ealy To Play ‘Guy Taking Screentime Away From Kate Beckinsale’ In New ‘Underworld’
Monday, March 14 by

In related news, it seems they are still making those Underworld movies.

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Movie That Features Zac Efron Getting Pummeled Now Has A Director
Monday, March 14 by

That Efron won’t be pretty no more.

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Ridley Scott Decides To Make Logan Marshall-Green Famous By Casting Him In ‘Prometheus’
Monday, March 14 by

Green’s resume includes roles in Brooklyn’s Finest, “The O.C.”, and Devil, which makes him really, really lucky to have scored this coveted role.

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Wright Turns Down ‘Walking Dead’ Offer, Presumably To Do Stuff About The Walking Living
Monday, March 14 by

This is how angry Edgar Wright gets when you ask him to do more zombie projects.

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Larry King In ‘Daily Show’ Talks, Viacom Increases Suspender Budget
Monday, March 14 by

Larry King has been speaking with “The Daily Show” execs about contributing…whatever the hell he brings to the table.

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Fox Wants To Go To Space With McG
Monday, March 14 by

The director will helm an untitled space adventure from the screenwriter of ‘Doom’ and ‘The Expendables’. Sci-fi fans are… skeptical.

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New ‘Your Highness’ Character Posters Showcase Exquisite Facial Structures Of Portman, Franco, And McBride
Monday, March 14 by

Pass these posters around the room.

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Bobcat Goldthwait Wants To Murder Some Teenagers
Monday, March 14 by

Hopefully no crazy people will watch this movie.

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‘Hereafter’ Pulled From Japanese Movie Theaters
Monday, March 14 by

The film, which opens with a Tusnami destroying a Japanese resort, has been pulled out of respect for the country.

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HBO Picks Up Russian Spy Drama, Makes Me Distrustful Of Guy Who Sold Me Stereo
Monday, March 14 by

HBO is ready to finger some Russian spies. And make a show about them too.

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A Duran Duran Concert Film To Be The Weirdest Thing David Lynch Does That Day
Monday, March 14 by

I wonder how “Hungry Like The Wolf” would sound with a grinding industrial hum in the background.

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Brendan Fraser So Desperate He’s Stealing Fish
Monday, March 14 by

After the double-suck-whammy of Extraordinary Measures and Furry Vengeance, he’ll do anything.

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See A ‘TRON’ Short Film If You Still Need More Boxleitner
Monday, March 14 by

All of your unasked questions about ‘Tron’ have now been answered.

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SXSW Interview: James Wan Talks ‘Insidious’
Monday, March 14 by

Wan discusses the SXSW premiere of ‘Insidious’ and the films that have emerged since our last meeting.