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Philip Seymour Hoffman Is Reportedly Up For A Role In ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’


Last month we learned that the search has begun for the right actor to portray Finnick Odair in the forthcoming sequel film The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Altho we still don’t know which lucky guy will get the part, we are hearing a new bit of reported casting news. Apparently, Academy Award winner Philip Seymour Hoffman has been approached to play the role of Gamemaker Plutarch Heavensbee … which, I have to say, sounds like a brilliant idea to me! Read on for more deets. More »

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Ryan Gosling Wanted For ’50 Shades Of Grey’ Movie Adaptation

50 Shades Of Hot

Hottie Ryan Gosling has been tapped to star in the yet-to-be-made movie adaptation of 50 Shades of Grey. According to Digital Spy, novelist Bret Easton Ellis recently expressed serious interest in turning E.L. James‘ bestselling erotic fiction into a film, and he has given his thoughts on who should appear in the movie. Ellis has been tweeting continuously as he approached the studio, and then began hypothesizing who would play the lead roles. So, we know he wants Ryan Gosling, but who else are they after? Who should be his Ana? More »

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Emma Watson In Talks To Star In Darren Aronofsky’s Biblical Epic ‘Noah’

Emma And The Ark

Emma Watson is just getting hotter and hotter, isn’t she? The girl is so popular right now, and it is well deserved. Just last week we got to see the trailer for Emma’s new movie, The Perks Of Being A Wallflower and today we learn that Emma is in talks to star in new epic film, Noah, which stars Russell Crowe as the titular ark builder. Emma is in discussions to play Ila, a young woman who develops a close relationship with Noah’s son, Shem. Do you think this is good casting? Read on for more info about this EPIC movie. More »

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Maggie Gyllenhaal In Talks To Play Female Lead In ‘White House Down’

Casting News

When she isn’t looking similar to her hubby, Maggie Gyllenhaal, is nabbing great movie roles left, right and center. Today Deadline is reporting that Mags is in talks to play the lead female role in White House Down, the thriller that Roland Emmerich will direct. Channing Tatum is set to play the Secret Service agent who tries to thwart a White House takeover, and Jamie Foxx is in negotiations to play the president. Now, we have to guess which character will be the female lead? More »

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Jewel Shows Off Her Newly Straightened Teeth

She's Starring as June Cash in an Upcoming Lifetime Movie

Jewel Kilcher posted a couple of photos on her official Twitter profile this week that make her look almost unrecognizable. In the photos, Jewel is rocking a pair of blue contacts and a set of perfectly straight teeth. It turns out that Jewel has been cast as June Carter in an upcoming Lifetime made for TV movie about the life of Johnny Cash tentatively titled Ring of Fire. Click below to see just how different Jewel looks with new eyes and new teeth. More »

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Mariana Klaveno Cast As Lilly Munster In ‘The Munsters’ Reboot TV Series

Mrs. Munster is Found

Yesterday we learned that actor Jerry O’Connell won the role of Herman Munster in the planned reboot series Mockingbird Lane (which is a modern update of the classic 60′s TV series The Munsters). Today we learn that former True Blood actress Mariana Klaveno has been cast in the lead female role of Lily Munster IF she can be let out of a previous contract to play another role in another series on another network. HMMMM. While Herman Munster is a Frankenstein-like character, Lily Munster is a vampire-like character … which should be a breeze for someone like Klaveno to play … erm, that is, if she is able to take the role. More »

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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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