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Cameron Diaz Replaces Angelina Jolie In Ridley Scott’s ‘The Counselor’

Angelina Out Cameron In

A few weeks ago there was talk of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt starring together in the upcoming Ridley Scott film, The Counselor. Brangelina haven’t been on the screen together since the days of Mr and Mrs Smith, where they met. But, alas, the acclaimed reunion on the silver screen wasn’t meant to be. Today we have learned that Angelina has been replaced by Cameron Diaz. The film, by the same guy who wrote No Country For Old Men, stars Brad Pitt and Javier Bardem and is dark and brooding. Do you think Cameron can handle it? More »

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First Look: The First Photos Of Lindsay Lohan On ‘Glee’ Hit The Internets

L. Lo Goes Gleek

Lindsay Lohan filmed her upcoming guest appearance on Glee last month and will actually feature on the show next week but today we get our first look at L. Lo in action on Glee. Unfortunately for Linds, the promo photos released by Fox aren’t all that flattering IMHO. Each of the photos appear to be captured while Lindsay is speaking (or doing something really unflattering with her mouth). Still, this is our first look at Lindsay on Glee so … let’s take a look. Do try and not stare at her oddly protruding lips. More »

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Who Has Joined The Cast Of The New Celebrity Dating Show ‘The Choice’?

Dating Game Spoof Becomes Real

Have you heard about the new celebrity dating game show, The Choice? It started out as a bit of a spoof on shows such as The Voice, but ended up having what Fox believes to be a great concept and format. The main idea behind the show is that in each episode four celebs have non-famous prospective dates “pitch” themselves to them. Over the course of three rounds, the contestant pool is narrowed down until each celebrity has chosen their date for the evening. Basically, a non-celeb has the chance of dating a celebrity, and the audience gets yet another exciting reality-game-show series. EW has now released the complete list of celebrity contestants, and who the host is going to be. Wanna know more? I know you want to… More »

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Kristen Stewart Will Star In New Gritty Action Flick ‘Cali’

Valley Girl

Young starlet, Kristen Stewart is starring in the much talked about Snow White & The Huntsmen and it seems that she has already lined up her next string of work. The Twilight actress has signed on to star in director Nick Cassavetes’ new action movie, Cali. The reports are saying that the vampire turned Snow White will be turning into a Valley Girl who fakes her own death, in what is meant to be quite a gritty action film. More »

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‘American Horror Story’ Is Lookin’ To Add James Cromwell To The Season 2 Cast

Dr Who?

We have been hearing lots of news the past few weeks about the upcoming season two of American Horror Story. We heard all about the new cast, and now today we have a new report from Deadline saying that they are close to hiring a final brand new cast member. James Cromwell is in negotiations to join Ryan Murphy’shit series opposite the amazing Jessica Lange. We already know that season 2 is set in an East Coast institution for the criminally insane run by Lange’s character. Cromwell is negotiating for the coveted role of Dr. Arden, and would be working closely with the divine Ms Lange. More »

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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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