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Russell Crowe signs on for ‘The Man With The Iron Fist’

Here’s some news you don’t hear everyday— Russell Crowe has signed on to star in former Wu-Tang Clan member RZA’s directorial debut, The Man with the Iron Fist.   Yes, you heard that right. The Russell Crowe. Crowe will play the villain  and  RZA had the following to say about his casting: “Russell’s gonna be the […]

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‘For Colored Girls’ to arrive just in time for an Oscar campaign

Tyler Perry’s ‘For Colored Girls’ will attempt to go for the Oscar jugular, as Lionsgate has pushed the film’s release date up by two months. Now instead of hitting theaters in January, the Tyler Perry directed adaptation will make its debut on November 5— a move that oozes confidence, for sure. Which it should. The […]

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Jeremy Renner in talks to star in ‘Mission Impossible IV’

As if Hawkeye wasn’t enough, Academy Award nominee Jeremy Renner is now setting his sights on Mission Impossible IV. According to various sources, who also reported that Renner’s ‘The Hurt Locker’ co-star  Anthony Mackie  was in the running for a supporting role in MI4, Renner is currently in negotiations  to star alongside Tom Cruise in […]

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Angelina Jolie adds writer/director to her resume

Six kids, a busy work schedule  and one half of one of the most sought after couples in Hollywood– you’d think Angelina Jolie was superwoman and with her latest career decision, you’d probably be right. According to various sources, Jolie is prepared to get behind the lens for a film about a Bosnian woman who […]

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Fox sets their sights on Adrien Brody & Jonathan Rhys Meyers for ‘Fantastic Four’ re-boot

Word around town is that Fox is planning a ‘Fantastic Four’ reboot. Why? To torture the masses, obviously. According to Screen Rant, Fox is eyeing both Oscar winner Adrien Brody and Jonathan Rhys Meyers for Mr. Fantastic. Brody, who won his Oscar in 2003 for his role in ‘The Pianist’, has proven that he’s game […]

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Carey Mulligan to join Ryan Gosling in ‘Drive’

Academy Award nominee Carey Mulligan is currently in talks to star alongside Ryan Gosling in the Universal action thriller, ‘Drive’. Based on the novel by James Sallis, Gosling will portray a Hollywood stuntman by day who doubles as a getaway driver for robberies by night. When a bank job goes haywire, Gosling is forced to […]

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Anyone up for a Google movie?

With the anticipation level at an all time high for David Fincher’s ‘The Social Network’, the film adaptation of Ben Mezrich’s Accidental Billionaires based on the founding of Facebook, another major online entity is ready for its closeup. According to Deadline, Groundswell productions and producer John Morris have acquired the film rights for Google: The […]

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Idris Elba is the new Alex Cross

Meet the new Alex Cross! Idris Elba will reprise the role made famous by Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman  in ‘Cross’ the latest adaptation from the James Patterson murder mystery series. Elba, who can be seen next weekend in ‘Takers’ and next year in the highly anticipated ‘Thor’, will star in ‘Cross’ which follows Det. […]

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‘X-Men: First Class’ Casting News

January Jones is in and Alice Eve is out as Emma Frost in ‘X-Men: First Class.’  The reason? Scheduling conflicts, which is starting to become the “irreconcilable differences” of casting. Also joining the team are Zoe Kravitz as Angel, which she’ll undoubtedly play with androgynous chic considering Angel is originally a male character, and Bill […]

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Rooney Mara is ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’

This just in from the good folks at Sony— Rooney Mara (Youth in Revolt, A Nightmare on Elm Street) who recently worked with David Fincher on The Social Network,  has just scored the lead role  in his ‘Girl With a Dragon Tattoo’ adaptation. As most already know, the casting process for ‘Girl With a Dragon […]

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