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‘Captain America 2′ Will Be Released In April 2014

Picking Up Where 'The Avengers' Will Leave Off

Marvel Studios have announced that the sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger will be released in April of 2014. Additionally, they have announced that the events featured in Captain America 2 will pick up right where the upcoming film The Avengers will leave off. So … in just a few short weeks, we will FINALLY get to see The Avengers in action … and then will have to wait until 2014 to find out what will happen next. Geeze. We haven’t even been able to see The Avengers without having to start planning to see the follow-up film. More »

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Nicole Kidman In Talks To Play Grace Kelly In ‘Grace Of Monaco’

Coveted Role

This is one of those highly coveted roles in Hollywood – to play the iconic, Grace Kelly, has to be one of every Hollywood actress’s dream. Today we have learned that Nicole Kidman is in negotiations to play Grace in Olivier Dahan’s new movie, Grace of Monaco. Reports are saying that no deal has been closed yet, but that Nic is the lead runner and in advanced talks to play the princess of Monaco. More »

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Joseph Gordon Levitt Pulls Out Of Tarantino Film ‘Django Unchained’

Outta' Here

A few weeks back we heard about Joseph Gordon Levitt’s plans for directing his own movie. He wrote the yet to be named screenplay, will star in it (opposite Scarlett Johansson) and make his directorial debut as well. He was also planning to do all of this while starring in Quentin Tarantino’s new movie, but today we have learned that he has pulled out of the Tarantino film, Django Unchained, to focus on his own movie. More »

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‘Twilight’ Star Taylor Lautner In Talks To Join Adam Sandler in ‘Grown Ups’ Sequel

Will This Help Taylor To Grow Up And Move Past Twilight?

Last year there was talk going around for a while about Twilight man Taylor Lautner starring in the big screen adaptation of Stretch Armstrong, a film based on the toy of the same name. This never went ahead and now there is new casting news surrounding Taylor. He is in negotiations to join Adam Sandler in Grown Ups 2, the sequel to the 2010 comedy. Most of the cast from the first movie is expected to return, including Chris Rock, David Spade, Maya Rudolph and Salma Hayek. Do you see Taylor Lautner fitting into this crew? More »

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Kristen Wiig, Andy Samberg & Jason Sudeikis Are Reportedly Leaving ‘Saturday Night Live’

Uh Oh

Um … if you thought things were bad with Saturday Night Live already, you ain’t heard nothing yet. A new report out this week claims that three of the best players on SNL are leaving the show at the end of the season. Rumor has it that Kristen Wiig, Andy Samberg and Jason Sudeikis are gonna ditch SNL at the end of this season. If so, I have a hard time imagining any reason at all to watch the show anyone … Hell, I barely watch it now. HMMM. Could SNL really be losing 3 of its best players at this season’s end? More »

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Jennifer Garner Is Set To Play A Man In New Movie ‘Johnson’

Gender Bender

Jennifer Garner has been busy being mom and recently gave birth to her third baby, Samuel, in February. This mom-of-three is still rearing ahead though with her film career, with no signs of slowing down. She has reportedly just signed onto a new project which will be unlike anything she has ever done before. Jen will be playing the role of a man in her latest movie, Johnson. More »

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Lisa Vanderpump Is Reportedly Getting Her Own Spin-Off TV Series [UPDATE]

A Sur Thing

Lisa Vanderpump, one of the fave stars of Bravo TV‘s The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, is REPORTEDLY getting her own spin-off TV series. Hot on the heels of the news that Camille Grammer was NOT asked back for season 3 of RHOBH comes a new report by Life & Style magazine that Lisa will get a spin-off show focusing on her West Hollywood restaurant SUR. As you may recall, we heard back in January that Lisa secretly filmed the pilot episode for this spin-off show. HMMM. No one is confirming this news officially … but word on the street is that the show is going to happen. More »

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Ashton Kutcher To Star As The Late Steve Jobs In The New Biopic ‘Jobs’

New Job For Ashton

The news going around today is that Ashton Kutcher is close to signing on to play the late Steve Jobs in a biopic called Jobs about the Apple innovator. A film about Steve Jobs emerged pretty much straight after his passing. Reportedly, Sony began developing such a film merely days after Steve Jobs’ death last October. The film will be based on the best-selling biography of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson,and Ashton surfaced today as the guy in the lead to play the world’s most respected and powerful entrepreneurs in the business and technological world. More »

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First Look: Russell Crowe As Inspector Jarvert In ‘Les Misérables’

The Po Po

A couple of weeks ago we got our first look at Hugh Jackman in character as Jean Valjean on the set of upcoming new film version of Les Misérables. Today we get our first look at actor Russell Crowe in character as Valjean‘s nemesis Inspector Javert. Crowe‘s costume is very period … which means he looks a bit like Cap’n Crunch. Check out the new incarnation of Inspector Javert below. More »

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Bobbi Kristina Brown Reportedly Cast In Tyler Perry’s ‘For Better or Worse’

Great News

For the past few weeks, we’ve been hearing about Bobbi Kristina‘s romantic relationship with her “pseudo brother” Nick Gordon but today we get to hear some very positive BK news. It is being reported that Bobbi Kris has been cast in a recurring role on the Tyler Perry TV series For Better or Worse. Now, this will be Bobbi Kristina‘s first acting role but, IMHO, this kind of work is exactly what she needs in her life right now. I think this is a brilliant idea. More »

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