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Drake Joins The Cast Of ‘Anchorman: The Legend Continues’

These Afros Are Sooo Appropriate

Yaaasssss! Last week we heard the awesome news that Kanye West (AKA Young Yeezus) had joined the cast of Anchorman: The Legend Continues. But wait– there are more rappers! Drizzy Drake was recently photographed on set, and now I really, really can’t wait for this movie! I mean, the thought of him being in a film like this isn’t quite as shocking as Kanye‘s casting; many of us still refer to Drake as ‘Jimmy from Degrassi.’ But this is still hilarious. Click inside to learn more!
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Leonardo DiCaprio And David O. Russell Team Up On JFK Conspiracy Movie

'Legacy Of Secrecy'
Leonardo DiCaprio at the photocall for 'The Great Gatsby' at The 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals

A little while back we heard that Leonardo DiCaprio was planning to take a break from acting. Since then we’ve heard reports of Leo‘s name coming up for some big roles, and now we’re learning that he’s been working on a JFK conspiracy movie for some time. He could still, presumably take his long break from acting since these projects are only in the beginning stages, but in the meantime, I plan to start getting excited about this upcoming work. Silver Linings Playbook director David O. Russell is now officially directing and writing the script for Leo‘s project, Legacy Of Secrecy based on the book by Lamar Waldron and Thom Hartmann. Click inside to learn more!
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Fox Hopes To Reunite The Original Cast & Writing Staff For ’24: Live Another Day’

No Chloe? No '24'!

Earlier this week we learned the AMAZING NEWS that Kiefer Sutherland has signed on to star in the upcoming limited series reboot 24: Live Another Day, due out next year … but what about the rest of the cast? And the original writing staff, for that matter? Well, we learn today that producers of the show are working REALLY HARD to bring back AS MANY PEOPLE AS POSSIBLE from the original writing staff AND cast to reprise their jobs/roles on the new season of 24 … which can only mean that OMG THE SHOW IS GOING TO RULE ALL! More »

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Watch: CBS Previews Their New Series ‘The Crazy Ones’ Starring Sarah Michelle Gellar & Robin Williams

Behind the Scenes
SMG back on TV

Back in January we learned that Sarah Michelle Gellar is making her return to network TV. In February, we learned she signed on to do a sitcom with comedian Robin Williams and in April we saw a cute photo of SMG and Williams fooling around on the set of their new CBS show The Crazy Ones. Today we get to see the pair in action in a just-released promo video that takes us on set and behind the scenes of this new series. Check out the embed above to see scenes from the show, interviews with some of the cast and behind the scenes action from the set. Honestly, I’m not sure that this is the kind of show that will appeal to me but … I love me some SMG so I’m willing to give it a shot when it premieres this Fall. What do y’all think of The Crazy Ones based on this preview? Are you intrigued?

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HBO Picks Up A Gay ‘Sex And The City’-Type Show Starring Jonathan Groff

YES!

Last month we learned that HBO was producing a new Sex and the City-type show that features gay men and today we learn that the show has officially been picked up by the network. Broadway-turned-TV star Jonthan Groff will be the lead character on this new as-yet untitled TV show … which sounds really good to me. I’ve enjoyed Groff‘s work on both Broadway and on TV so I’m really looking forward to his attempt at starring on a show of his own. Click below to learn more about this new series. More »

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Hugh Jackman Steps Back In Time As Wolverine In ‘X-Men: Days Of Future Past’

"Welcome to 1973"

Thus far this year, director Bryan Singer has shown us exclusive photos from the set of the upcoming prequel sequel film X-Men: Days of Future Past. First, he showed us a pair of wheelchairs to be used by Professor Charles Xavier (both young and old played by Patrick Stewart and James McAvoy respectively) and then he showed us what Halle Berry looks like in her reprised role of Storm. Today we get to see a photo of actors Hugh Jackman and Nicholas Hoult as they film new scenes for Days of Future Past. As you may know, those of you who saw X-Men: First Class, Hoult plays the young Beast in the film. Jackman cameoed in First Class as Wolverine but he was not really featured in the film at all. This time around, it looks like he will play a more significant role. Check out the photo below and speculate along, will you? More »

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Angela Bassett & Patti Lupone Join The Cast Of ‘American Horror Story: Coven’

"Two Legends"

First we learned that the amazing Kathy Bates would be joining the cast of the forthcoming season of American Horror Story: Coven, then we learned that the also amazing Gabourey Sidibe would be joining the cast as well. Today we learn that two absolute legendary actresses have just been added to the AHS: Coven cast. Show creator Ryan Murphy tweeted the great news that Angela Bassett and Patti LuPone have joined the cast … making the forthcoming third season of American Horror Story ABSOLUTELY MUST SEE TV! More »

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First Look: ‘Dracula’ Is Coming To NBC

The Undead Alive Again

In recent years, NBC has had a devil of a time finding TV shows that will inspire people to watch their network but every new TV season … they try and try again. This coming TV season, NBC is banking on a new TV series based on the classic character of Dracula to whip up viewership … and today we get our first look at the new show, courtesy of Entertainment Weekly. Dracula will star Jonathan Rhys Meyers in the titular role of the most famous vampire of all. The show will be a period piece, thankfully … click below to get your first look at this new incarnation of Dracula. More »

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Amanda Seyfried, Neil Patrick Harris, And Others Cast In Seth MacFarlane’s Next Movie

'A Million Ways To Die In The West'

It took me forever to finally get around to seeing Seth MacFarlane‘s directorial debut, Ted, but when I did it was sooo worth it! I thought it was such a ridiculously fun movie and I was excited to hear that the Family Guy creator was back at work on his next film. Seth had a big year with his hosting gig at the Oscars, and when Ted was released in 2012, it made huge waves at the box office. His next film boasts a star-studded cast (including Amanda Seyfried, Neil Patrick Harris, and Charlize Theron) and I’m thinking we can expect another big year from MacFarlane. Click inside for more!
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Kiefer Sutherland Signs On For A 12 Episode Limited Season Of ’24′

Live Another Day

There has been a LOT of exciting talk in the past few days about the reported television return of the beloved action/drama series 24, starring Kiefer Sutherland as CTU agent/superhero Jack Bauer … and today we learn some really great OFFICIAL NEWS. It was suggested that 24 might return as a limited, 13 episode series IF Sutherland agreed to reprise his role. Fox has announced today, officially, that Kiefer has signed on to play Jack Bauer again in a new version of 24 that will feature only 13 episodes. The show will be titled 24: Live Another Day. According to the press release, which you can read in full below, the show will feature 24 hours of action in a compressed 13-episode timeframe. HMMM. More »

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