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You Get To See Scorsese’s ‘Hugo Cabret’ Even Sooner Than You Thought
Saturday, February 19 by

Finally, something to be thankful for.

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Expectations Sky High For Kobe Bryant’s Movie Acting Debut
Friday, February 18 by

Many of the greatest movie actors began as basketball stars. That’s why they study ‘Space Jam’ and the filmography of Shaquille O’Neal in every film history class.

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Producer Buys Movie Rights To Zombie Video Game Commercial, Welcome To Hollywood
Friday, February 18 by

Thanks to Dead Island, there will be a movie based on a commercial for a video game, which tops the list of “Retarded Things To Option,” blowing past the former #1: “Twitter Account.”

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Hey, Little Boy, Want Some Candy And A Role In A Josh Schwartz Movie?
Friday, February 18 by

Ready to jump from making TV shows about teens to making movies about teens, writer/producer Josh Schwartz (“Gossip Girl”) will make his feature debut with the Halloween comedy ‘Fun Size’.

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Better Movie President: James Marshall Or Thomas Whitmore?
Friday, February 18 by

Commander In Chief is a hard enough job without having to fight Russian terrorists and aliens.

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‘Apollo 18′ Trailer Is Go For Launch
Friday, February 18 by

Here’s a look at ‘Apollo 18′, a movie in ‘Cloverfield’-esque handheld NauseaVision that tells the story of a secret NASA flight to poke a stick at moon-beasts.

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Fox Orders Rob Corddry Pilot By ‘Party Down’ Creator, Destined For Hilariousness, Low Ratings
Friday, February 18 by

I think potential hardcore fans are already planning the “save this show” campaign, for when it inevitably gets cancelled too soon.

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Mushmouth Is Going To Pull Through
Friday, February 18 by

At the beginning of the week, we all wondered what caused reporter Serene Branson to sound like a “Twin Peaks” dream sequence during her Grammys recap. Now, Branson describes what happened in her own words. This time in English, please!

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‘The King’s Speech’ Band Might Get Back Together
Friday, February 18 by

The bros who put ‘The King’s Speech’ together might be working on another joint.

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Juliette Binoche To Ride Robert Pattinson’s Coattails In ‘Cosmopolis’
Friday, February 18 by

Juliette Binoche is getting in on that sweet Pattinson action.

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Avert Your Eyes, Howie Mandel And Fox Are Going To Flash Us
Friday, February 18 by

Howie Mandel, that merry prankster, is at it again with a hidden camera special on Fox. That’s what I would say if I was amused by Howie Mandel.

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NERD ALERT: ‘Harry Potter’ Screenwriter Tackling Live-Action ‘Akira’
Friday, February 18 by

The live-action ‘Akira’ will have a dash of Kloves in it.

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Steve Carell Joins Meryl Streep For ‘Great Hope Springs’, Smart Career Decisions
Friday, February 18 by

Steve Carell seems determined to make his post-TV career more Ashton Kutcher than Michael Richards, with a slew of solid film choices.

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Jude Law To Swap Spit With Anthony Hopkins
Friday, February 18 by

Jude Law is putting his talent for sleeping with castmates up on the big screen. He has joined the gang bang that is Fernando Meirelles’s relationship drama 360.

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Director Of ‘Ice Age’ To Tell ‘The Story of Ferdinand’
Friday, February 18 by

Ferdinand the Bull is about to go Hollywood.

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Colin Firth Wanted For Appropriately British Role In ‘My Fair Lady’ Remake
Friday, February 18 by

The idea machine that is Hollywood has cooked up a real corker of a concept: British diction specialist Colin Firth should star in a remake of My Fair Lady.

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Director Of ‘Unknown’ And ‘Orphan’ Thinks He’s Good Enough To Ruin Other People’s Movies
Friday, February 18 by

Another day, another remake announcement.

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Paramount Gives Hailee Steinfeld A Terrible Memory
Friday, February 18 by

Her performance in True Grit paquined her into the hearts of the Academy and now Paramount wants to drill into that appeal and convert it to dollars.

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Kiefer Sutherland Teams With ‘Heroes’ Creator For A Show That Already Doesn’t Make Any Sense
Friday, February 18 by

If you see anyone singing in the streets today, they are probably fans of watching Kiefer Sutherland run around and try to prevent bad things from happening. He’s signed on for a new Fox drama where he’ll do exactly that.

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Louis Leterrier To Direct A Movie About, No Joke, Bank Robbing Magicians
Thursday, February 17 by

If you ever wondered what David Blaine would be like if he used his powers of illusionating for evil, instead of dicking around in water tanks, then you’re gonna love ‘Now You See Me.’

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Phillip Noyce Is The Helmer/Director Of ‘Hunter/Killer’
Thursday, February 17 by

Noyce gave up the chance to direct the sequel to ‘Salt’ and chose this submarine movie instead. I guess once you know who Salt is, nothing else about that film really matters.

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Did Dreamworks Steal ‘Kung Fu Panda’, Maybe With Help From That Evil Snow Leopard?
Thursday, February 17 by

Master Shifu is very displeased.

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7 Possible Plotlines For Ryan Murphy’s New FX Pilot
Thursday, February 17 by

FX has refused to even release the show’s plot. As such, they have left us no choice but to come up with our own predictions about the show’s content. Here are nine possible plotlines.

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Blake Lively Gives Up Trying To Appeal To Red State Voters
Thursday, February 17 by

Hollyweird denizen Blake Lively is addicted to playing an addict.

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Mila Kunis Cast As Wicked Witch For Some Reason
Thursday, February 17 by

Mila Kunis had better start practice terrorizing farm girls and their little dogs. In a bit of bizarro casting against type, the attractive actress will play the Wicked Witch of the West in Sam Raimi’s Wizard of Oz prequel Oz, The Great And Powerful.

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‘Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters’ Set For March 2012 Release
Thursday, February 17 by

That movie about the brother and sister from the fairy tales that grow up to be specialty bounty-hunters has a release date! No, THAT one.

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Shane Black Dares To Tackle ‘Iron Man 3′
Thursday, February 17 by

Shane Black is in final negotiations to direct Robert Downey Jr.’s snarkiness in Iron Man 3.

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‘District 9′ Writer Hopes A Movie Based On A Supernatural Romance Novel Will Be Successful
Thursday, February 17 by

Can a movie about sexy supernatural teenagers find an audience?

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Shawn Ryan Offers Up ‘Chicago Code’ Spoilers
Thursday, February 17 by

He gave us a few juicy details about the rest of the first season, but one thing that really sounds cool is an idea he hasn’t written yet.

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Actual First Lady Of Vampire Hunting Found
Thursday, February 17 by

False alarm, folks. You can go back to not knowing who the hell Robin McLeavy is. Mary Elizabeth Winstead will play Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’s tenderoni after all.