Seth MacFarlane is keeping it in the animated family. He’s signed “Family Guy” daughter Mila Kunis to join Max Payne co-star Mark Wahlberg in Ted. Additionally, “Party Down” star and super-shopper Adam Scott is in talks to join the raunchy comedy.
Variety is reporting that producers are anxious to utilize enhanced special effects for the remake and develop a main character “with a little more edge.” I’m not sure how you give “more edge” to a 9-year-old who can melt people with her mind. Perhaps a lip piercing is in order? Or maybe producers can cast a child who is more “urban?”
Each year, Franklin Leonard compiles a list of the most-liked, the most-talked-about, and the most promising screenplays to roll through Hollywood in the past 12 months.
Eminem a.k.a. Slim Shady a.k.a. Marshall Mathers is stepping into the ring with “Sons of Anarchy” creator Kurt Sutter for new boxing drama, “Southpaw.” Dreamworks bought the pitch in the room, and not just because the rapper stared at them intimidatingly.
Martin Scorsese has announced that he and brother from another mother Robert DeNiro will in fact team up for The Irishman. Originally titled I Heard You Paint Houses, the movie tells the story of hitman Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran.
J.J. Abrams and his viral campaigns are going to leave us completely desensitized when real monsters attack.
The Broadcast Film Critics Association announced its nominees this morning, handing out a record 12 nominations to Black Swan, the most Critics Choice Movie Award nominations ever for a single film. It’s assumed the film’s hot girl-on-girl action influenced their decision.
Ethan Hawke is in talks to slum it on Fox with the procedural drama Exit Strategy. The high octane successor to “24” will star Hawke as the leader of an elite team that helps retrieve CIA agents from missions gone awry.
Poor Jessica Alba was taken out of context, and I’m not just talking about this article’s headline.
Somewhere, there’s a zombie precariously close to jumping over a shark.
Salma Hayek and her breasts are being eyed for the female lead in an upcoming Kevin James film.
I’ve got good news for anyone who was left cold by X-Men 3 or Wolverine. Producers have decided to give X-Men: First Class a plot. Now that’s a step in the right direction!
And the winners are…
We don’t always agree on the happenings in the entertainment industry and we like to make our beefs public. David Keith and Keith David are both terrific actors, but two men sharing the same name (only reversed) can’t be equals. Fight!
This show seems to write itself, as officers advise the producers of strange real cases they’ve investigated. Rookie officer Ben Sherman gets a surprise in a seemingly routine domestic disturbance.
Chris Hemsworth dresses up like Spawn for the Thor poster.
Technically this is a spoiler alert, but if you see any photos or trailers of Jeff Bridges as the new Rooster Cogburn, you’ve probably figured it out.
Neill Blomkamp’s Elysium is picking up serious steam. He shopped his second sci-fi film around Hollywood earlier this week, and now it looks like he’s found his leading man in the form of Matt Damon.
David Hasselhoff will do anything. ANYTHING. So it came as no surprise when he scored a reality show on A&E. Now the network has pulled the show after only two episodes. Keep in mind that this is the channel that has found success with a show about raiding storage units.
They’re going to love Taylor Lautner in prison. He’s just been sentenced to star in Incarceron. The dumbly-titled film centers around a young man who has spent his entire life in a savage prison society who falls in love with the warden’s daughter.
Taylor Lautner look-alike and ABC Family regular Chris Zylka has signed up to shove around Peter Parker.
This is Brand’s second high-profile remake, with Arthur set to hit theaters next year. This gives me hope for a remake of “The Young Ones” with Brand playing the role of Rick Pratt.
Today we have some set photos from Spider-Man and X-Men: First Class. And we didn’t even have to visit any sets to get them. Man, we’re never going to get enough SkyMiles for that snazzy tote we’ve had our eye on.
Slap on your brain condoms, because you’re about to get mind-f**ked with knowledge about acting great Dabney Coleman.
Peter Jackson already nabbed Cate Blanchett to reprise her role as Galadriel in The Hobbit, and now he’s about to land himself another pretty little elf. Orlando Bloom is in talks to return as the wispy-haired archer Legolas.
And the winner is…
To celebrate the release of “24” Season 8 on Blu-ray and DVD on December 14th, we’re giving away three DVD copies! I dare you to watch the entire season in one sitting.
Gary Marshall is throwing a bone to the beleaguered boyfriends who will be dragged to see New Year’s Eve. Jessica Biel and Sofia Vergara have joined the ensemble cast.
John Requa and Glen Ficarra, the screenwriters who first broke out in 2003 with the dirty and hilarious Bad Santa, are tossing their hats back in the hard R comedy game with an untitled buddy cop picture they’ve described as a cross between “Lethal Weapon and Bad Santa.”
When Ricky Gervais hosted the Golden Globes earlier this year, he kept saying he’d never be invited back. He let loose with celebrity roasting, but now he is coming back to host again on January 16. Gervais told a conference call full of reporters that he plans to be even bolder with his jokes this time.