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STATE OF PLAY’S RACHEL McADAMS

Tuesday, April 14 by

This Friday, the political thriller State of Play opens, and in it Rachel McAdams plays Della Frye, an ambitious rookie reporter assisting Russell Crowe's Cal McAffrey character – a wisecracking journalist who's into conspiracy theorists.  Together, they will try to solve the apparent murder of a congressman's mistress.  No telling whether or not Rachel's crack journalism techniques include diverting her subjects' attention by flashing them, like in the above photo.  Where You've Seen Her: McAdams played Cillian Murphy's target in Red Eye, as well as the object of Owen Wilson's affection in Wedding Crashers.  She also co-starred in The Notebook with Ryan Gosling.  Did you know he has a dog?  Dreeeamy!   Pointless Quote: "I'm waiting for them to make 'Thundercats'. I would love to be Cheetara."  (Click image to enlarge)Check out non-Thundercat photos of Rachel after the jump.

EVAN RACHEL WOOD IS SEXY EVEN WHEN SUCCUMBING TO A RUBE GOLDBERG-STYLE PRATFALL

Tuesday, April 14 by

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Tuesday TV Preview

Tuesday, April 14 by

Tonight, the world's craziest crabbers are back in action as the 5th season of Deadliest Catch kicks off on Discovery Channel. On Fringe, a PETA-like organization accidentally turns loose a Chimera-like creature that gives the crew some serious problems. You preview after the break.

THE BROTHERS BLOOM

Tuesday, April 14 by

Director: Rian Johnson Cast: Adrien Brody, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel Weisz, Rinko Kikuchi, Robbie Coltrane Synopsis: The Brothers Bloom are the best con men in the world, swindling millionaires with complex scenarios of lust and intrigue. Now they've decided to take on one last job – showing a beautiful and eccentric heiress the time of her life with a romantic adventure that takes them around the world. Genre: Comedy Release Date: May 29, 2009

New TV Pilot Script Database Available

Tuesday, April 14 by

All you aspiring TV writers out there constantly searching for hard to find TV pilot scripts, look no further than "Pilot School," a treasure trove of TV literature in easily downloadable and digestible format.  Now you can finally throw away that copy of The Secret and read something worthwhile (Don't throw away the DVD version, because the first few minutes are high comedy).Oh, and if you're also just into TV script arcana, Pilot School has innumerable unsold and unfilmed material as well.  I highly suggest you check it out online, and then get back to your cigarette smoking and typewriter tapping or whatever aspiring screenwriters do, aside from run movie and TV blogs.[via the awesome JohnAugust.com]

NEW ENTERPRISE MODELS AT OFFICIAL STAR TREK MOVIE SITE

Tuesday, April 14 by

In celebration of JJ Abrams' Star Trek film, which opens in a few weeks, the official movie site is posting images of Quantum Mechanix's scale models of the USS Enterprise that filmmakers, artists and celebrities have customized.  The above mod was created by L.A. artist Jesús Diaz.  The actual models are on display in select theaters around the country, but you can see almost all of them at the official site, including ones designed by Jim Lee, Robert Rodriguez, H5 and more. We did one, too, but it didn't make the list because someone decided it was a good idea to leave their kids unsupervised at the ScreenJunkies' offices:

‘ANTICHRIST’ TRAILER IS BUTT OF MOVIE BLOG JOKES TODAY

Tuesday, April 14 by

Hey kids!  It's the new Lars von Trier movie!  *restrained cheers from handful of movie geeks wearing ironic Van Halen-inspired Von Trier shirts*Yes, indie darling Lars von Trier, whose Dogme 95 filmmaking style has a set of rules prohibiting filming cheese sandwiches with studio lighting or something like that, is coming out with what looks decidedly like a non-Dogme film in Antichrist.  I say this because there's a CG shot of a dog growling, and not because Dogme prohibits butt shots.  But – and this is a big but – there's a lot of butt in this trailer.  And it all comes at the rear of the trailer (oh gosh, I just can't stop, can I?). Actually, the movie looks pretty terrifying in a Rosemary's Baby, slow burn sort of way, which seems right up Von Trier's alley (not a butt joke) since he is the king of slow movies. Want to see Willem Dafoe's satanic plumber's crack?  Then look no further than the jump!

15 Best ‘Family Guy’ Celebrity Cameos

Tuesday, April 14 by

The Family Guy loves to give a good skewering, especially when the butt of the joke is a celebrity.  The paparazzi prey doesn’t necessarily deserve it because they’re pompous or ignorant – although those types are certainly shown no leniency – but simply because all limelight hogs can afford to be taken down a peg or two.  We here at Screen Junkies salute Family Guy for tackling superstar satire in their trademark no-holds-barred, consequences-be-damned manner by featuring 15 celebrity cameos (real or impersonated) that cut right to the core.  They’ll make you laugh and think, but most importantly they’ll make you say to yourself, “Yeah, that is an over-the-top yet surprisingly accurate depiction of that particular person.”   

Street Judge Morning News

Tuesday, April 14 by

TV's Judge Mathis has announced plans to release a new third person shooter game titled, "Mathis: Detroit Street Judge". The player takes control of an ex-con with two strikes against him. He must complete community service missions and avoid the temptations of the streets. Or else he'll face off with Mathis and be sent back to prison where (I'm not making this up) he can be raped. Presumably by this man:Story source: (TV Squad)Here are your morning news links.Weird Al to appear in Rob Zombie's H2. (Dread Central)   A movie I wish was real: Incredible Fulk. (Drink At Work)   Steve Carell and Tina Fey's Date Night overcrowded. (Variety) Porn actress six feet deep. (Cinematical) Vote for MTV Movie Award nominees. (MTV) Elisabeth Shue: Fish-Slayer. (Cinema Blend) Starlog to become Starblog. (io9)

Heroes Recap: Angela’s Story

Tuesday, April 14 by

Angela Petrelli is front and center this episode,  as she relates to her family the terrible events that led to the destruction and death they see at Coyote Sands, including her relationship with the sister Alice no one ever knew she had. It's a Heroes episode that's a little bit light on the action, but heavy on some great Petrelli family moments, and it's after the jump.

24 Recap: 1am-2am

Monday, April 13 by

While Tony's sneaking around the base, he sees a truck pull in. He gets a call from Bauer telling him that the President has called off the air strikes for some reason, and that he's got to get out of there. Then Almeida takes a closer look at the truck, and sees that it's is a gas tanker holding would-be fuel for surface-to-air missiles. Bauer says he'll get in contact with the President.Madame President admits that Hodges is blackmailing her with the missiles. Bauer explains how Almeida can get inside the bunker and blow up the fuel tanks with C4 he's got in his utility bag. At first she is ardently reluctant. "How long did they give you to live?" she asks Bauer. "They don't know."–"Then there's not much I can do to stop you." She hangs up.Bauer takes that as a indirect order to go ahead with the plan to have Almeida go in, and so he transfers the order to Tony, who has the utmost confidence in himself that he can complete the mission and blow up the missiles and bio-weapons. He holds up one Hodges' goons, and heads down into the fuel tanks.

ANGELS & DEMONS & HALL & OATES & FARTS

Monday, April 13 by

Today, a new sizzle reel for Angels & Demons was released and got us very excited.  In it, composer Hans Zimmer talks about his wanting to create a soundscape that the film can own.  Here's a peek that Screenjunkies has exclusive-ized because we can, and because we had some success the last time we exclusive-ized an Angels & Demons clip. Angels & Demons & Hall & Oates & Farts – Watch more Funny Videos Okay okay… if you want to see the real sizzle reel with Zimmer's real score – that sounds pretty awesome, in all honesty – look no further than the jump.

MEGAN FOX DOES NOT REPEL WATER LIKE WE THOUGHT

Monday, April 13 by

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CHRIS PINE AS “MURDOCK” IN A-TEAM BIG SCREEN A-TEAM REBOOT?

Monday, April 13 by

According to MTV Movies Blog, Star Trek's Chris Pine has spoken with A-Team movie director Joe Carnahan about the possibility of playing "Howling Mad" Murdock.  "Murdock is my man,” said Pine to MTV.  If it happens, Pine and Carnahan would be reuniting for the first time since Smokin' Aces back in 2006 – Pine's first big role.  He played a Neo Nazi assassin.  Who would be your Dream A-Team to back up Pine'sMurdock?  Here's who we think could be more than serviceable members of this crack commando unit.  If you have a problem.  If no one else can help and you can find them, maybe you can cast these guys:

Monday TV Preview

Monday, April 13 by

Now that you capped those horrendous 40 days without footlong hotdogs, sit down and indulge with your old pal TV. Tonight, there's only 3 episodes left before the Heroes go on summer vacation, and 24 promises you a clock stopping episode replete with Jon Voight's killer Congolese virus. Your preview after the break.   Heroes 9/8c on NBC

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