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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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Woody Allen Has His Heart Set On Cate Blanchett And Bradley Cooper For His Next Movie

Woody In The Works

Woody Allen is getting started on his next film, for which we don’t know many details yet. He has revealed though, that he has his eye on Cate Blanchett as his leading lady, to play opposite Bradley Cooper. Neither actors have committed to the project, and there isn’t any official casting news, but Deadline is reporting that Woody is in talks with the two actors. Movie veteran, Woody Allen, won the Best Screenplay Oscar for his film, Midnight in Paris, which starred Owen Wilson and Rachel McAdams. He also just completed the movie, To Rome With Love, which will be out in June. He is already starting on his next unnamed project. What do you think of Cate and Bradley acting together? More »

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Warner Bros. Confirms That Liam Neeson Will Appear In ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

Ra's Al Ghul Rises!

Back in April of last year we learned that actor Josh Pence would be playing the young villain Ra’s Al Ghul in the upcoming sequel film Batman: The Dark Knight Rises. As you may recall, actor Liam Neesom played Al Ghul in Batman Begins … and seemingly died. Today we learn from production notes released by Warner Bros. (the studio producing the Batman films) that Liam Neesom will appear (in some way) in The Dark Knight Rises. HMMM. More »

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Owen Wilson And Zach Galifianakis To Star In ‘Mad Men’ Creator Matt Weiner’s Debut Film

'You Are Here' Is Finally Here

Last week we had the exciting long-awaited return of Mad Men with the debut of season 5. While the show was on a 17 month hiatus, Mad Men’s creator, Matt Weiner, was trying to launch his feature-film debut, You Are Here. He reportedly started work on his debut film years ago and it was meant to star Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis and Jennifer Aniston, but the production was placed on hold for a few months. Then, there were rumors that Jack Black, Matt Dillon and Renee Zellweger were signing onto the project. Today, though, we have finally heard that Weiner’s movie debut is going ahead, and will star Zach Galifianakis and Owen Wilson. More »

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Watch: Will Ferrell Is Returning As Ron Burgandy In ‘Anchorman 2′

It's Official, There Will Be A Sequel To 'Anchorman'

Will Ferrell has signed on to bring back his hilarious role as the chauvinistic San Diego newscaster in the long awaited sequel, Anchorman 2. The 2004 comedy is being brought back to life for another go with the original director Adam McKay and original co-stars Paul Rudd and Steve Carell. With this comedy trio – Will, Paul and Steve, I think we are set for some serious laughs. The original, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy brought in over $90 million at the box office back in ’04. What do you think of the making of a sequel? More »

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James Franco Channels His Inner Kevin Federline On The Set Of ‘Spring Breakers’

PopoZão!!!

Last weekend we saw photos of Selena Gomez “busted” by the fictional cops on the set of her new film Spring Breakers … but today we get our first look at her male co-star James Franco on the set of the film. You might not believe that the photos below are of James Franco because of his UNCANNY resemblance to Britney Spears‘s ex-husband Kevin Federline … but trust me, it’s James. Click below to see a few ridiculously hilarious photos of Franco on the set of Spring Breakers and tell me that the mofo is not the spitting image of K-Fed. More »

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Lindsay Lohan Will Be Guest Starring On ‘Glee’

The Comeback Continues

Lindsay Lohan, who is currently attempting to make a career comeback after many years of legal woes and drama, is confirming today that she will be making a guest appearance on an upcoming episode of Glee. As you may recall, Lindsay‘s mother Dina Lohan got really angry last year when Glee lampooned Lindsay‘s trainwreck of a life when she was referred to as “crazy” on the show. Clearly, bygones are bygones because Lindsay happily accepted an offer to appear on the show … as herself. Read on for all the known deets. More »

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