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Ben Affleck Drops Out Of His Upcoming Movie With Kristen Stewart

The Actor Has Some 'Scheduling Conflicts'
Ben Affleck Meets With Senate Leaders To Discuss The Current Situation In The Congo

A while back we reported that Ben Affleck and Kristen Stewart would be possible co-stars in the upcoming movie FocusAffleck was allegedly, already signed on to play ‘a seasoned grifter who teams up with and teaches a rookie girl, to be played by Stewart.’ And then they were supposed to fall in lurve and all that good stuff. Kristen Stewart had not been confirmed yet, but word on the street is that once she did confirm, Ben dropped out. Hmmmmm… deets inside!

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Watch: ‘The Voice’ Releases A New Promo Video Introducing New Judges Shakira & Usher

Total Eclipse of the Hearts
"Nice truck, guys"

Back in September we learned that Shakira and Usher would be replacing Christina Aguilera and Cee-Lo Green on the forthcoming fourth season of The Voice next year and today we get our first look at the first video promo for the show that introduces the new judges. Titled The Pickup, returning judges Blake Shelton and Adam Levine pick up Shakira and Usher and take them for a ride. The clip has a very cute musical performance and does a very good job of introducing viewers to the show’s new additions. What do y’all think, Voice fans? Do you like?

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Will Ferrell And Kevin Hart May Team Up In A New Comedy

I'll Take It.

Happy times are ahead y’all! Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart are in talks to take the leads in a new movie titled Get Hard (OMG… why, lol) and I’m pretty excited. If this actually happens and that Bored To Death movie happens, pretty much all of my comedy movie dreams will have come true. Because I totally have comedy movie dreams. Click inside for more!

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L.A. Reid Is Leaving ‘The X Factor’

"Of course I will miss the show"

Antonio L.A. Reid, one of the judges on the US version of The X Factor has announced that he is leaving the show at the end of this season. Reid, a longtime producer and music mogul, has decided to hang up his reality TV judging/mentoring hat and focus on his career in the music business instead. There is only one week left of X Factor competition before season 2 comes to a close so we still have a little L.A. to look forward in our lives but he will NOT be on the judging panel next year. More »

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JWOWW, And Some ‘Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills’ Are Doing A Celebrity Diving Show

That-Ish-Cray Of The Day

LMAO. I literally did a double (and then a triple) take when I read this headline on Complex. Totally thought my eyes were deceiving me. But it wasn’t so. A celebrity diving competition show… featuring… JWOWW?! I… cannot! As in, I cannot believe this is real. Which is why it falls under today’s That-Ish-Cray Of The Day. Click inside to learn more about a forthcoming two-hour special brought to you by the good folks at the Fox network.
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Kristen Wiig In Talks To Join The Cast Of ‘Anchorman: The Legend Continues’

Um. Yes, Please.
Kristen Wigg at the Tribeca Film Festival's premiere of "Revenge For Jolly!" in NYC

Dear Anchorman: The Legend Continues, Please get here faster. Thanks. Lurve, Shannon. No, but seriously. Where is this movie?!?! I don’t want more casting news, I want Ron Burgundy back on the big screen nooooowwwww (Veruca Salt voice). But, okay… we have more casting news and it is kind of awesome. The ever-hilarious Kristen Wiig is now in talks to play a pretty sweet role in the highly-anticipated sequel to Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy. Click inside to learn more!
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Jamie Foxx Confirms His Casting In The Next Spider-Man Film

He's A Bad Guy

This past Spring the Spider-Man film franchise was rebooted with Andrew Garfield in the lead role as Peter Parker/Spider-Man. Altho it’s only been a few months since The Amazing Spider-Man left theaters, plans are already in the works for the follow-up sequel. Actor (and sometimes singer) Jamie Foxx has officially confirmed that he has been cast in the next Spider-Man film as a bad guy. Wanna know which classic Spidey villain Foxx will play in the new film? Click below and find out from Jamie himself. More »

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Marvin Gaye’s Son Does Not Want Lenny Kravitz To Play His Father

Marvin Gaye III Calls The Project "Shameful"
Celebrities arrive at the 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C.

Last week we learned that Lenny Kravitz had been cast as the lead in the upcoming Marvin Gaye biopic. I, for one, thought the casting choice was pretty much on point, and a few of you thought the same. There had been so much uproar over Zoe Saldana‘s casting in the Nina Simone biopic, and I really didn’t expect that kind of backlash here. But Marvin Gaye‘s son (Marvin Gaye III) has come forward asking Lenny Kravitz (a former schoolmate and friend to this day) to pull out of the project. Click inside to learn more.

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Carrie Underwood Will Star In NBC’s ‘The Sound Of Music’

Your Thoughts?

The Sound Of Music with Julie Andrews. One of the many movies of my childhood. Like, for real. And it’s getting some sort of live remake on NBC… which is fine! I’m fine with that! Not sure if I’ll be tuning in… but I’m fine with it. And although I haven’t listened to much Carrie Underwood lately, I understand that she’s crazy talented and well-respected so this can’t be too bad of an idea… right? Click inside to learn more!
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The CW Begins Casting Its New Wonder Woman TV Series

'Amazon' is Coming

Back in September we learned that The CW is planning to produce a new TV series based on Wonder Woman, just one year after NBC failed to bring the Amazonian superhero to the small screen. Today we learn that The CW has put the call out for young actresses to audition for the new lead role of Wonder Woman. A treatment for the show has made its way to the Internets and it sounds pretty cool … except for the fact that the plan is to change WW‘s secret identity name from Diana to Iris UPDATE: It turns out her name won’t be changed after all. HMMM. Click below to read the treatment and learn more about this possible new series. More »

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