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Shane Black May ‘Bang Bang’ Out ‘Iron Man 3′
Wednesday, February 9 by

Seems like #3 in these Marvel trilogies is the easiest to screw up (see ‘Spider-Man 3′, ‘X-Men 3′, or better yet – don’t), but Black is a strong candidate.

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Old People Alert: Annette Bening and Morgan Freeman To Star In Rob Reiner Movie
Wednesday, February 9 by

It’s a movie I hope will make ‘The Bucket List’ look like the next ‘Spy Kids’ installment.

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The Banksy Situation: How Does The Academy Give An Award To A Masked Man?
Wednesday, February 9 by

The act of presenting an Oscar to a man in a monkey mask would cause a monocle-dropping pandemic the likes of which the world has never seen.

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‘Highlander’ Gets ‘Twilight’-ified, Because That’s Where The Money Is
Wednesday, February 9 by

Summit hired ‘Twilight Saga’ writer Melissa Rosenberg to pen their upcoming reboot/remake/refart of ‘Highlander.’

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Garfield, Garner, and Harden Are Going To Show Us How Tough Life Can Be
Wednesday, February 9 by

Oprah’s so powerful that she can recommend a book in her book club, then 11 years later, like *that*, it will be made into a moderate-budget movie.

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D.J. Caruso Does Not Fear ‘The Reaper’ (Cue Cowbell)
Wednesday, February 9 by

D.J. Caruso has been picked to direct the adaptation of the acclaimed novel Beat the Reaper.

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Sundance: Mark Pellington Talks ‘I Melt With You’ Controversy And ‘The Orphanage’ Remake
Wednesday, February 9 by

Did it hurt Mark’s feelings when 46 People walked out of the press screening for his film?

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Ryan Murphy Asked To Put His ‘Glee’ Stench All Over ‘Annie’
Wednesday, February 9 by

Ryan Murphy, shown here delighting a young boy with a kiss, has been asked to helm the Annie remake starring Willow Smith.

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10 Music-Related Movies That Make ‘Never Say Never’ Look Like ‘Citizen Kane’
Wednesday, February 9 by

This Friday marks the release of Justin Bieber’s new film, Never Say Never. Unless you still have a hymen, chances are you don’t give a damn. I completely understand. After…

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Ricky Gervais Wants Sitcom Poison Will Arnett To Join ‘The Office’
Wednesday, February 9 by

Ricky Gervais said Carrell’s replacement wouldn’t be someone you’d expect. He’s now recommended Will Arnett. Umm, that’s exactly who we would expect.

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Seyfried To Be Least-Threatening Vigilante Ever In ‘Gone’
Wednesday, February 9 by

After her roles in Red Riding Hood and Now, Amanda Seyfried is gonna get Gone.

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Wasikowska, Oldman, And Pearce Are Now Among ‘The Wettest’
Wednesday, February 9 by

Gary Oldman, Guy Pearce, Mia Wasikowska, and Jason Clarke have all jumped onboard The Wettest County in the World.

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Dreamworks Buys Houdini/Conan Doyle Buddy Pic, Because Why Not?
Wednesday, February 9 by

DreamWorks has purchased a script called ‘Voices From the Dead’ by J. Michael Straczynski. It’s all about the real life friendship of Harry Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Oh, also, they solve murders.

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Despite Silly Title, Rooney Mara Will Star In ‘Emanuel And The Truth About Fishes’
Wednesday, February 9 by

Rooney Mara, Hollywood’s almost-It Girl (give it a month or two), is gearing up to star in director Francesca Gregorini’s upcoming film ‘Emanuel And The Truth About Fishes’.

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Stanley Tucci To Cause Bald, Smarmy Woes For ‘Jack The Giant Killer’
Wednesday, February 9 by

It’s bad enough that the humans in Jack the Giant Killer have to deal with hostile giants. Now it appears they’ll have Stanley Tucci on their hands as well.

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John Turturro To Be “The Jesus” Of ‘Cars 2′
Wednesday, February 9 by

John Turturro has signed on to play Francesco Bernoulli, rival to Owen Wilson’s Lightning McQueen.

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Sony Wants To Have ‘A Good Old Fashioned Orgy’
Wednesday, February 9 by

Get ready to see some of your comedy favorites in various levels of undress. Sony has picked up the invite to ‘A Good Old Fashioned Orgy’. As most fictional orgies do, the cast consists of weird looking guys and drop dead gorgeous women.

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‘Million Dollar Arm’ Unfortunately Not About A Robotic Arm
Wednesday, February 9 by

Tom McCarthy’s Win Win got a lot of buzz at Sundance, and now he’s working on a new project, writing the script for Million Dollar Arm.

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Coen Brothers Working On A Movie Scarier Than ‘The Big Lebowski’?
Wednesday, February 9 by

Joel and Ethan Coen are reportedly considering doing a full-on horror movie.

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‘The Man Who Knew Too Much’ Remake To Feature Lunch Boxes, Action Figures
Wednesday, February 9 by

They’re getting around to ‘The Kid Who Knew Too Much.’

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Rejoice! Norm MacDonald Is Coming Back To Your Televison Sets!
Wednesday, February 9 by

Norm MacDonald is going back behind the desk for a comedic half hour take on the world of sports in Comedy Central’s “The Sports Show With Norm MacDonald.”

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Alex Pettyfer Kind Of A Dick
Wednesday, February 9 by

Alex Pettyfer, the star of the upcoming ‘I Am Number Four,’ seems to think that he’s Number One.

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Zach Galifianakis Welcomes Tila Tequila (And Jennifer Aniston)
Wednesday, February 9 by

Zach Galifianakis was finally having a nice time between his ferns until Jennifer Aniston showed up.

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Christian Bale’s Going Back On NutriSystem
Wednesday, February 9 by

Looks like’s he’ll be screaming the pounds away again for his reunion with The Machinist director Brad “No Fatties” Anderson.

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T-1000 And Friends Invade Denzel Washington’s ‘Safe House’
Tuesday, February 8 by

There ain’t no party like a ‘Safe House’ party, and look who’s invited to the film: Robert Patrick, Brendan Gleeson, Liam Cunningham and Sam Shepard.

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If Sony Helps Sad Old MGM, We Get ‘Red Dawn’, ‘Cabin In The Woods’
Tuesday, February 8 by

Luckily, there’s a deal in the works that will save these films from a fate worse than a Commie invasion: sitting on the shelf for even longer than they already have.

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Ed Harris and Diane Keaton Star In ‘Look of Love’, Moms Ready To Love It
Tuesday, February 8 by

I will happily buy this for my mom for Christmas on DVD, as long as she doesn’t expect us all to watch it.

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‘Snakes On A Plane’ Director Comes Up With Amazing New Joke Title
Tuesday, February 8 by

It’s lazier than this excerpt I’m writing right now.

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Selena Gomez To Star In ’13 Reasons Why,’ God Why?
Tuesday, February 8 by

The film is about a guilt trip from beyond the grave…

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Not Even A Gangbang and Tom Sizemore Can Make ‘Snuff’ Sound Interesting
Tuesday, February 8 by

Author Chuck Palahniuk’s works seem to require a very special touch to get right (Fight Club) or else things won’t go so well (Choke).