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Jerry O’Connell Cast As Herman Munster In ‘The Munsters’ Reboot TV Series

'Mockingbird Lane' Casts Its Lead Actor

Back in October of 2010 we first learned of the plan to reboot and bring back the classic 1960′s TV series The Munsters to network TV. Earlier this year, back in March, we learned not only that this new version of The Munsters — now titled Mockingbird Lane — is going into production but also that comic actor Eddie Izzard nabbed the role of Grandpa Munster. Today we learn officially that Jerry O’Connell has been cast in the leading male role of Herman Munster. I’m guessing his sizable forehead had something to do with his casting ;) More »

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Katia Winter Joins The Season 7 Cast Of ‘Dexter’

Love Interest?

Back in April we learned that Ray Stevenson joined the upcoming season 7 cast of Dexter and today we learn that actress Katia Winter has joined the cast as well. Deets are pretty light on what character Katia will play but I think it’s safe to guess that she may be a romantic interest for our dear Dexter. Click below to learn more. More »

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Beyoncé To Star In Animated Movie ‘Epic’ Alongside Josh Hutcherson And Amanda Seyfried

Lend Me Your Voice

We have a new star-studded animation to get excited about. Epic is the latest 3D animated film from the makers of Ice Age and Rio, and today Deadline has reported who will be starring in it. The cast is pretty stellar including Beyoncé Knowles as Queen Tara, Colin Farrell as Ronin, The Hunger GamesJosh Hutcherson as Nod, Amanda Seyfried as Mary Katherine, Johnny Knoxville as Mandrake, Aziz Ansari as Mub, rapper Pitbull as Bufo, Jason Sudeikis as Bomba, and Steven Tyler as Nim Galuu. The movie will be out May 2013 and has been described as a battle deep in the forest between the forces of good and evil. Read on for more of the details… More »

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Emma Stone Confirmed To Make A Cameo Appearance In ‘iCarly’

iEmma Is iCarly

EW has confirmed that Emma Stone will be making a cameo appearance in the final season of iCarly. The star of The Help will be making a guest appearance in the Nick comedy in an episode which will air later this year. iCarly may be winding down to come to an end this November but it’s got some more surprises in it still to come, this being one of them. What role is the lovely Emma playing? Read on to get some of the deets. More »

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Adam Sandler In Talks To Star Opposite Will Ferrell In ‘Three Mississippi’ Football Comedy

Funny Guys Gear Up

New York Magazine is today reporting that funny boys, Adam Sandler and Will Ferrell are in talks to star opposite one another in Three Mississippi, a comedy from the guys who have produced 30 Rock and Friends. We have been hearing lots about Will in relation to his work on the Anchorman sequel, but now it looks like we might have some more Ferrell in our lives. More »

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Zac Efron And Jason Bateman In Talks To Star In Jewish Comedy ‘This Is Where I Leave You’

Jewish Hunks?

Zac Efron, Jason Bateman, Goldie Hawn, and Leslie Mann are all in negotiations to star in the new movie, This Is Where I Leave You, an adaptation of the Jonathan Tropper comic novel about four siblings who come home to ‘sit shiva’ for their deceased father. Some of you may be aware that sitting ‘shiva’ is a Jewish tradition where close family members sit at home, usually in the family home, for seven days after a death in the family. Not ever a funny situation, but this time it has been turned into a comic novel and now a film. It is being directed by Adam Shankman, who just finished Rock of Ages, and is reportedly attracting a lot of interest from celebrities who want to be involved in the project. What do you think of this casting or concept for a film? More »

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‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Has Almost Selected Its Finnick Odair

The Final 3

Filming for the Hunger Games sequel will start soon so it’s about time the movie studio gets down to casting the main characters. As some of you are well aware, Finnick Odair is a big character in Catching Fire. Today we learn that the studio has reportedly selected its 3 top choices to play the character in the film. We also learn that the official title of the sequel film is The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Click below to find out which actors are rumored to be up for the part and see if YOU agree with the studio’s casting choices. More »

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Dina Lohan Will Star In A Reality TV Series Called ‘DramaMamas’

She Will Also Feature on 'Hollywood Exes'

Now that Lindsay Lohan is fancying herself an actress again, it would seem that her mother Dina Lohan is fancying herself a reality TV star again. As you may know, Dina enjoyed a short stint of reality TV fame on E!‘s Living Lohan a few years ago but hasn’t been seen on TV for some time now. Today we learn that she will not only star in a new series titled DramaMamas but she will also have a recurring stint on another series titled Hollywood Exes. Brace yourselves, y’all … Dina Lohan is coming BACK to your television sets … whether you like it or not. More »

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Ridley Scott’s ‘Blade Runner’ Sequel May Star Harrison Ford In A Cameo Role

Blade Runner Bounty

We have been so busy with all the updates on Ridley Scott’s Prometheus that the news of a possible sequel to his iconic movie, Blade Runner, has almost been forgotten. Today however we have news that Harrison Ford, the star of the original sci-fi movie, who played the lead role of replicant hunter Rick Deckard, will probably star in the sequel in some form. Ridley Scott has revealed that it might not be a starring role, but at this stage, Harrison will appear in the sequel, somewhere. Woot! More »

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New Zealand’s Grant Bowler Has Been Cast As ‘Dick’ In Elizabeth Taylor Biopic ‘Liz & Dick’

Lindsay Has Found Her Dick

Earlier this week we heard that the producers of the Elizabeth Taylor biopic, Liz & Dick, which has already cast Lindsay Lohan in the title role of Elizabeth, has been having issues finding their perfect Dick. Well, today Deadline is reporting that Dick has been cast, and the role has gone to New Zealand actor, Grant Bowler. You may know Grant from True Blood or Ugly Betty, well, he has now reportedly been cast to play Hollywood great Richard Burton opposite Lindsay Lohan. The biopic chronicles the fiery, notorious and highly publicized love affair between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, the original Hollywood couple – do you think Grant is the perfect Dick? More »

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