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Franco Reportedly To Star In ‘Akira’ Adaptation. After That, Perhaps A Nap?
Friday, February 11 by

It’s been reported by JustJared that James Franco has been offered the lead role of Kaneda in the feature adaptation of Akira.

Pass The Salt: Guy Ritchie Rumored For ‘Cannonball Run’ Remake
Friday, February 11 by

Keeping in the spirit of remaking everything just because, there’s a rumor going around that Guy Ritchie is eager to remake Cannonball Run.

Uwe Boll Wants To Sue The Berlin Film Festival Because He’s Uwe Boll
Friday, February 11 by

Uwe Boll, prolific director of a million terrible movies, is very angry at the Berlin Film Festival. Can you guess if it’s for a good reason?

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Gerard Butler To Return To Natural Shirtless State As Surfer
Friday, February 11 by

Curtis Hanson, who kind of looks like an old surfer, is going to be directing Gerard Butler, who kind of doesn’t, in a movie about surfing.

Zac Efron Takes Intriguing Role, Shocks World
Friday, February 11 by

Zac Efron is branching out into grittier territory with the dark action comedy ‘The Necessary Death Of Charlie Countryman’. Tweens, start fashioning your fake IDs.

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Hathaway To Share Cruise’s Shame In ‘Rock Of Ages’?
Friday, February 11 by

Hathaway has entered talks to star in the musical as a rock journalist who falls in love with Tom Cruise’s character.

Road To The Oscars: Best Actor Showdown
Friday, February 11 by

It’s time for the men to grease up and battle it out for the shiny bald gold dude.

Mark Millar Finds ‘Nemesis’ Writer, Kicks Ass In The Adaptation Game
Friday, February 11 by

A super dark, ultra violent film about an evil supervillain who uses his powers for evil? Eh… Oh, it’s a graphic novel? Greenlight!

Watch Bill Murray Squawk It Up As Carl Spackler
Friday, February 11 by

Bill Murray is at it again!

‘Milli Vanilli’ Biopic Is Syncing Up
Friday, February 11 by

Because the 4,000 specials shown on VH-1 didn’t cover the topic adequately enough, Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall are moving forward with a Milli Vanilli biopic.

Open Letter To ‘Sons Of Anarchy’ Creator Kurt Sutter
Friday, February 11 by

When I interviewed Charlie Hunnam for his film The Ledge at Sundance I had no idea it would cause such a stir. Here I’ve post the audio file in its entirety.

Director Shortlist For ‘G.I Joe 2′ Induces Indifference, Yawns
Friday, February 11 by

The idea of a ‘G.I Joe’ sequel smacks of film making as a numbers game, and the search for a director isn’t helping, as Paramount is batting around 3 different but equally middling talents for the job.

Chick From ‘Harry Potter’ Meets Guy From ‘Twilight’ In Today’s Most Swirly-Inducing News
Friday, February 11 by

Try to resist the urge to find the closest nerd and noogie him until he begs for mercy.

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All Grown Up Nicholas Hoult To Star In ‘Jack The Giant Killer’
Friday, February 11 by

Nicholas Hoult, the adorable child star of About A Boy, tragically not afflicted with a disorder that keeps him looking like a child his entire life, is now a full-fledged adult male actor.

Your Future Includes At Least 8 More James Wan Movies
Friday, February 11 by

James Wan is going to be eating well for a while.

Tom Cruise Is A Cowboy. On A Steel Horse He Rides.
Friday, February 11 by

Tom Cruise has made it official. No, not that. The ‘Rock Of Ages’ casting thing.

The People Of Detroit Really Want That ‘Robocop’ Statue
Friday, February 11 by

Though Mayor Dave Bing shot down the suggestion that the city could boost tourism by building a statue honoring the mechanized flatfoot, citizens of Detroit are hoping they can raise the monument themselves.

‘Captain America 2′ In Development: Why’d They Wait So Long?
Thursday, February 10 by

Marvel knows you better than you know yourself.

Billionaire Heiress Is Cool, Finances P.T. Anderson Scientology Movie
Thursday, February 10 by

It’s nice to hear about one heiress who’s doing something legitimately un-heiress-like.

Time Is Not Moving Backwards, But ‘Memento’ Is Back In Theaters
Thursday, February 10 by

We have all the info here, and there’s no need to tattoo this blog post across your chest.

Sheen To Pay ‘Two And A Half Men’ Crew For Hiatus. How Much For Permanent Hiatus?
Thursday, February 10 by

Charlie Sheen is going to help the crew… sort of.

‘The Hobbit’ Cast Without Makeup Is Just A Sausage Party
Thursday, February 10 by

A nice press conference photo before they spend every day of next year wearing heavy robes, caked in pounds of make-up, sweat and their own tears.

Schwarzenegger Is Back, His Catchphrase Foretold This
Thursday, February 10 by

He’ll be vying for starring roles again, but can he arm wrestle away these parts from current action stars like Matt Damon?

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Dept. Of Good Planning: No ‘TUPAC’ Actors Cast, Filming Begins In May
Thursday, February 10 by

Tupac Shakur’s ability to produce creative content from beyond the grave continues as filming for TUPAC begins shortly.

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Oliver Stone Wants Jennifer Lawrence To Get ‘Savage’, And So Do We
Thursday, February 10 by

Savages seems to be putting some amazing pieces together to make the literary adaptation, well, amazing.

28 Bad-Ass Blaxploitation Film Trailers
Thursday, February 10 by

In order to prove how not racist we really are, we’ve compiled this epic list of 28 bad-ass Blaxploitation film trailers from the 1970s (one for each day of Black History Month).

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The Genius Gets A Biopic: Nice Going, Einstein
Thursday, February 10 by

Albert Einstein scores a biopic, but not before Erin Brockovich and Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter. (Sigh.)

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Gee, Great: Stephanie Meyer’s Post-Twilight Adaptation Has A Director
Thursday, February 10 by

An adaptation of ‘Twilight’ author Stephanie Meyer’s most recent work, ‘The Host,’ now has a director attached to it.

Ryan Gosling Is Ready To Be An Action Star
Thursday, February 10 by

Having had enough with the craft services available on independent film sets, Ryan Gosling would like to move onto projects with better food like ‘Logan’s Run’.

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‘Abraham Lincoln’ Has A BFF In Anthony Mackie
Thursday, February 10 by

Unlike its Austen-based zombie sibling, ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’ seems to get its house in order more and more every day.

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