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Wanna Touch 'Em? Leslie Mann & Megan Fox Get Close In 'This Is 40' Red Band Featurette

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 19, 2012 2:20 PM
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Now showing for critics, and with screeners already in the hands of various guilds and groups, Judd Apatow's "This Is 40" is officially out of the gate, and the early buzz seems to be positive. But there's still about a month to go until it hits theaters, and Universal is beginning to turn on the marketing juice for the picture.

New Pics Of Sacha Baron Cohen, Megan Fox & Anna Faris In 'The Dictator'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 2, 2012 10:44 AM
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Believe it or not, The Playlist likes nothing more than a dumb, hilarious movie. And Sacha Baron Cohen is one of the best at delivering big laughs from big broad characters, while also having some smarts riding beneath the surface. And while it didn't make our top ten list of summer blockbusters we're looking forward to, there was certainly some debate around the water cooler as a few us are definitely on board for Cohen's next, "The Dictator."

Megan Fox & Zoe Saldana Will Plan A 'Swindle'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 15, 2012 10:12 PM
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Megan Fox and Zoe Saldana are signing up to kick some ass in the action/heist flick "Swindle." Uh, and that's about all we know. Sony picked up the spec script from Enzo Mileti and Scott Wilson, that will be produced by Michael De Luca ("Moneyball") and apparently this all came about because Fox and Saldana wanted to do a movie together. And why not?

Chris O'Dowd Calls Michael Bay A "Sexist" & A "Fucking Asshole"; Says He'd Never Work On His Films

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • March 15, 2012 1:56 PM
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Somebody unleashed a beast in Irish comedian Chris O'Dowd. The "Bridesmaids" funnyman, who shares the screen with "Transformers" star Megan Fox in both "Friends With Kids" and the upcoming "This Is Forty", isn't interested in playing politics. When asked about Bay and Fox's spat that led her to exit the multi-billion-dollar franchise, he selected his words in much the same way Bay directs his movies.

Watch: Megan Fox & Mike Tyson Team For Brazilian Language School Ad

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 24, 2012 4:34 PM
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Well, this is all kinds of WTF. But anyway, while Megan Fox will spend 2012 trying to broaden her acting wings thanks to appearances in "Friends With Kids" (where she's actually quite good) and Judd Apatow's "This Is 40," she's wise enough to realize she's still the fantasy of many young men, and thus she's putting that reputation to some use.

Megan Fox Also In The Mix To Play Elizabeth Taylor In 'Liz And Dick'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 17, 2012 10:59 AM
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You gotta hand it to producer Larry Thompson, he certainly knows how to drum up publicity. Just a week after word circulated that Lindsay Lohan was in talks to play Elizabeth Taylor in the forthcoming Lifetime biopic (now given the unfortunate title "Liz And Dick") the producer has chatted up E!, dropping another name that he's been considering.

Watch: Robin Williams, Josh Duhamel, Megan Fox & William Fichtner Track Down Billy Crystal In First Oscars Promo

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 6, 2012 1:10 PM
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Call up your grandma, because in case you forgot, Billy Crystal is back to host the Oscars for the ninth time, stepping in replace Eddie Murphy, after the whole Brett Ratner/shrimpgate fiasco. But just to ensure everyone that they are hip and "with it," a new teaser for the show has just dropped rounding up folks that "the kids" like in a somewhat amusing little spot.

Megan Fox Says She Wants To Work With People Who "Provide A Really Happy, Healthy, Work Environment"

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 13, 2011 5:30 AM
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Now Who Could She Possibly Be Referring To? 5 Things Learned From The 'Friends With Kids' Actress Megan Fox’s last two appearances at the Toronto International Film Festival were for projects where the eventual response was, shall we say, mixed. “Jennifer’s Body” came and went from theaters weeks after its TIFF premiere in 2009, while the Mickey Rourke-Bill Murray-costarring “Passion Play” was not just the most derided film of the 2010 festival, but one of the year’s most loudly panned releases, period.

Megan Fox Says She Won't Come Between Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann In Judd Apatow's Next Film

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • September 11, 2011 8:20 AM
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Exclusive: More so than any of his previous films, Judd Apatow's next movie is being kept firmly under wraps. We know that it's a spin-off to "Knocked Up," focusing on Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann's characters from that film, we know that Rudd's character now runs a record label, we know it's being referred to in some circles as "This is Forty," although that's not the official title, and we know that Apatow has assembled a typically salivating supporting cast, with Albert Brooks, John Lithgow, Chris O'Dowd, Lena Dunham, Melissa McCarthy, Annie Mumulo, Ryan Lee, Wyatt Russell, Robert Smigel, and a few returning alumni of the 2007 comedy, including Jason Segel and Charlyne Yi, although not, it would appear, Seth Rogen.

First Look: Megan Fox In 'Friends With Kids'; New Photos Of 'Rampart' & 'Take This Waltz'

  • By Edward Davis
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  • August 8, 2011 6:02 AM
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Plus New Photos Of 'The Descendants' & Luc Besson's 'The Lady'Michael Bay's loss is the indie world's gain. Megan Fox may no longer be part of the "Transformers" franchise, but her next big screen role will be in Jennifer Westfeldt's "Friends With Kids," an ensemble indie that stars Adam Scott, Jennifer Westfeldt, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Chris O'Dowd and Edward Burns. Not too shabby and it pays to have famous friends.

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