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Demi Lovato Is A Front Runner In ‘The X Factor’ Judge Race

Someone Sign Goddamit

And, the saga continues. Last week we heard that the spot on the judging panel on The X Factor could be going to Miley Cyrus. Well, today there is a report saying that the current front runner is actually Demi Lovato, who is in discussions with the peeps from The X Factor. We are STILL waiting to find out if our dear Britney Spears will become a judge on the upcoming season, and the names continue to be thrown around. When will this end? We need to know just so this drama and weekly new-name-game ceases.. More »

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First Look: Christopher Meloni Surfaces As A Vampire In ‘True Blood’ Season 5

The Vampire Authority

Last December we learned that hottie Mchotness Christopher Meloni joined the upcoming 5th season cast of True Blood on HBO and today we get our first look at the dashing hunk in his new vampire role. As I understand it, Meloni plays a vampire named Roman who leads an organization called The Vampire Authority. I mean, everything about that sentence is sexy, ain’t it? ;) Click below to see vampy Chris in his new True Blood role. More »

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Sofia Vergara In Talks To Join Robert Rodriguez’s ‘Machete Kills’ Sequel

Leather Clad Madame

The hilarious and sexy Sofia Vergara is in discussions to join the cast of the new action sequel, Machete Kills. The Modern Family star may be playing the role of a leather-clad Madame Desdemona alongside Danny Trejo, Mel Gibson, Michelle Rodriguez and Jessica Alba. Michelle Williams is also rumored to be joining the cast of the 2010 Machete sequel. What do you think of Sofia sizzling on the big screen in this role? More »

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Jonah Hill Signed On To Star Opposite Leonardo DiCaprio In ‘The Wolf Of Wall Street’

Jonah Is Taking On Wall Street

Jonah shone in Moneyball as Brad Pitt’s wing man, and now he is set to star alongside another Hollywood alpha male, Leonardo DiCaprio, in The Wolf Of Wall Street. The new movie is going to be directed by the legendary, Martin Scorsese, based on a script by Boardwalk Empire creator Terence Winter. You may know the original book, it is a memoir of Jordan Belfort. Like the book, the film chronicles a New York stockbroker’s involvement in a Wall Street fraud and corruption case. Do you think Jonah and Leo is the right casting here? More »

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First Look: Scarlett Johansson Surfaces On The Set Of ‘Hitchcock’

Janet Leigh, I Presume

Earlier today, we learned that actress Scarlett Johansson was honored with her very own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame yesterday … but homegirl has also been working hard being an actual star. Back in March we learned that ScarJo won the role of Janet Leigh in the upcoming biopic Hitchcock … today we get our first look at her on the set of the film. It’s not a great photo, to be honest, but click below to get your first look at Scarlett as Janet Leigh in Hitchcock. More »

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UPDATE: Camille Grammer WILL Return To ‘The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills’

Reversal of Fortune

Back in March we learned that original castmember Camille Grammer would NOT be returning for the forthcoming third season of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Depending on the spin you believe, Camille either decided not to return or Bravo decided not to invite her back. Today we learn that Camille may not be done with The Real Housewives after all. Apparently, Camille will appear on a few episodes thruout the season … only she won’t be a series regular. Still, Camille fans can look forward to her return to the show … as limited as it may be. More »

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Will Miley Cyrus Be The 4th Judge On ‘The X Factor’?

Rumor Has It ...

So … we are STILL waiting for the official word as to whether or not Britney Spears will become a judge on the upcoming season of The X Factor but we are also hearing about new casting RUMORS regarding the show. Simon Cowell and LA Reid are the two judges already signed on for season 2 of The X Factor and Britney will LIKELY get the 3rd spot … but what about the 4th judge? Well, according to sources close to Celebuzz, Miley Cyrus has been in talks for the judging gig. HMMM. Click below to find out more … and learn who else is rumored to be up for the job as 4th X Factor judge. More »

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Julianne Moore To Play Fanatic Mother In Latest ‘Carrie’ Remake

1976, 2002 And Now 2012

We heard in March that a new Carrie remake is in the works. Stephen King’s novel was made into a film in 1976, then adapted in 2002, and now it is being remade again.Chloe Moretz is already set to play the title character, Carrie. Today we have learned that Julianne Moore has been offered the role of the nightmarish religious fanatic mother, Margaret White, the role that Piper Laurie received an Oscar nomination for. Do you think this could be a good role for Julianne? More »

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Cate Blanchett Guest Stars In ‘Family Guy’ This Week

Cate Is Naughty Penelope

The lovely Cate Blanchett will be lending her voice to the team at Family Guy as the guest star in this week’s episode, airing Sunday night. Cate plays the role of little Penelope, the new girl in town, who like Stewie, prefers to live dangerously. With a slight English-come-Aussie accent, Cate play Stewie’s gal pal perfectly, and she’s a little cutie. Check out the sneak peek of Cate Blanchett in the hilarious animation, Family Guy. More »

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Rooney Mara To Play The Lead In Big Screen Adaptation Of Novel ‘Brooklyn’

Novel Adaptation

We saw pics of Rooney Mara recently on the set of her new movie, The Bitter Pill, where she stars alongside Jude Law. She is sporting a very different look to her famed The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo style. Rooney’s black hair is long gone and she is now a strawberry blonde. Today we have learned that she is not only looking different, but going to continue challenging her acting niche. It has been reported that Rooney is attached to a new movie, the big-screen adaptation of Colm Toibin’s best-selling novel Brooklyn. She will play the lead role in a story set in NYC and Ireland in the early 1950′s about a young woman who is torn between her family obligations in her hometown of Ireland and her new world and American lover. Do you think this is a good role for Rooney? More »

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