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Adam Pally Leaves FOX’s ‘The Mindy Project’ For A Production Deal At ABC

He's moving on to big things

I’ve never been a hardcore, dedicated Mindy Project fan, but I do watch the show from time to time, and we have an intern who is obsessed with the series (hai Iris). So I know this is pretty big news—Adam Pally AKA Dr. Peter Prentice AKA the Jewish Matthew McConaughey is exiting the series. Apparently, he’s had a deal with ABC in the works for some time now, and he’s leaving the show to dedicate more time to this new venture. Click inside for more!

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Penélope Cruz Signs On To Star In Ben Stiller’s ‘Zoolander 2′

Justin Theroux will write the script

Over 4 years ago, we first heard rumblings that Ben Stiller was interested in making a sequel film to his 2001 film Zoolander … then, we heard absolutely nothing … until now. Deadline is reporting that actress Penélope Cruz has signed on to star in Zoolander 2, with actor Justin Theroux attached to write the script for the long-awaited sequel film. At this early stage of pre-production, no release date has yet been revealed but now that serious casting is being announced, I think we can FINALLY get excited that the Zoolander sequel is FINALLY coming our way. More »

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John Cameron Mitchell Will Star In ‘Hedwig And The Angry Inch’ On Broadway

The OG

Neil Patrick Harris, Andrew Rannells and Michael C. Hall have all played Hedwig in the new Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. When MCH‘s run is finished in January, Hedwig creator and star of the original off-Broadway version of the show John Cameron Mitchell will star in the Broadway version of the show he created. I honestly cannot think of a better person to take over the reigns as Hedwig than John Cameron Mitchell. Brilliant, just brilliant. More »

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Kathy Griffin Reportedly Signs On To Replace Joan Rivers On ‘Fashion Police’

TMZ Reports

Back in September we learned that E! decided to move forward with a new season of Fashion Police despite Joan Rivers‘s untimely death. At the time, it was reported that Kathy Griffin was among the people being considered to take Joan‘s place on the show. Today we learn from TMZ that Kathy got the job, even tho her casting hasn’t been officially confirmed by the network. Considering how well TMZ‘s sources are connected here in Hollywood, I tend to believe that Kathy will soon be announced as the newest member of Fashion Police. More »

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Quentin Tarantino Casts Some Surprising Stars In ‘The Hateful Eight’

I feel like this might be incredible.

The other day I got an e-mail that made me feel incredibly fancy and happy. Before any of the news hit the interwebs, I knew who was going to be in Quentin Tarantino‘s The Hateful Eight. I’d gotten a fancy, schmancy PRESS RELEASE, and I was sitting there, reading and smiling, and getting way more excited than necessary. Of course, I wasn’t the only person to get one, and now the news is everywhere. But we’re still going to celebrate the news about some of these rising stars Tarantino will be collaborating with for the first time.

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This Is What Arnold Schwarzenegger Looks Like In ‘Terminator: Genisys’

Ummmm ... really?

Yesterday Entertainment Weekly magazine gave us our first look at the cast of the new sequel/reboot/whatever movie Terminator: Genisys … but they held off on showing us what original Terminator star Arnold Schwarzenegger will look like in the movie … until today. Click below to get your first look at 67-year old Ahhhnold back in the role that made him an action movie superstar and see if YOU buy him as a menacing robot from the future hellbent on the destruction of mankind again. More »

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Here Is Your First Look At Matt Bomer On ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’

He will star in "a true horror scene"

Back in August, we first learned that actor Matt Bomer had been added to the cast of American Horror Story: Freak Show in what was promised to be “one of the most disturbing things” that had ever been filmed for the series. Today, courtesy of Out magazine, we get our very first look at Matt in character on the show. Things are starting to pick up and get really good on Freak Show and if you are all caught up on the new season, then you will recognize the background setting featured in the photo of Matt below. In order to discuss this first photo properly, I’ll be talking about the show in what may be a spoilery way, so proceed below with caution. More »

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Lily Rabe Will Reprise Her Role From ‘AHS: Asylum’ On ‘AHS: Freak Show’

Sister Mary Eunice returns

Earlier today we learned officially that Neil Patrick Harris will appear this season on American Horror Story: Freak Show and right now, we learn more exciting casting news for Freak Show. Actress Lily Rabe, who played the role of Sister Mary Eunice on the second season of American Horror Story: Asylum, has been confirmed to reprise her Asylum role on Freak Show this season. Actress Naomi Grossman has reprised her Asylum role (Pepper) on Freak Show this season so I guess Rabe is being brought on the show as another connective thread between the seasons. This casting is so meta, it hurts. More »

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Confirmed! Neil Patrick Harris Will Appear On ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’

And he's bringing his husband David Burtka with him

Back in July, Ryan Murphy teased that actor Neil Patrick Harris MIGHT make an appearance on the current season of American Horror Story: Freak Show IF the timing of his schedule could be sorted out. Since that time, it was announced that NPH will host next year’s Academy Awards and at a later date, will host his own variety show on NBC. But even with these two HUGE time commitments, it has finally been confirmed that Neil will, indeed, appear on Freak Show this season … and he is bringing his new husband David Burtka onto the show with him. More »

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New DILF Ryan Gosling Gets Back To Work On The Set Of His New Movie

Hello there, daddy

Last month we learned that Ryan Gosling became a first-time father when his babymama Eva Mendes gave birth to their daughter. Earlier this month, we learned that Eva and Ryan decided to name their baby girl Esmerelda Amada. All this time, Ryan has been totally out of the public eye, very likely doting on his newborn daughter … until now. Ryan surfaced earlier today on the Atlanta, GA set of his new film … and as you can see below, the DILF looks extremely hot in his ’70s era attire. Have a look. More »

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