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Hugh Jackman Passes On 'Snow White And The Huntsman'; Amy Adams Won't Be In 'Rock Of Ages'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 13, 2011 7:06 AM
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Things aren't in a good place right now for Universal's "Snow White And The Huntsman." Their competitors over at Relativity already have Julia Roberts and Lily Collins ready to go in the Tarsem directed Snow White movie that's going to hit theaters on June 29, 2012—six months before Universal's entry. With Viggo Mortensen already having moved on, last week it was reported that the studio was talking to the now available Hugh Jackman to take on the part, but it appears those efforts have gone unrewarded.

Amy Adams Is The New Lois Lane In 'Superman'

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • March 27, 2011 7:15 AM
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After shacking up with Batman's brother in "The Fighter," Amy Adams is set to become Superman's dame. According to the L.A. Times, Zack Snyder has found his Lois Lane for the upcoming "Superman" project slated for a late 2012 release, and it's Oscar nominee Adams, who will step into the iconic workaholic high heels. If the rumors are to be believed (and not all of them are), Adams beat out less-pedigreed competition in Kristen Stewart, Jessica Biel, Rachel McAdams, Malin Ackerman, Dianna Agron, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Amanda Seyfried, Olivia Wilde, Mila Kunis, Lindsay Lohan, Natalie Portman, Anne Hathaway, Abe Vigoda, Bristol Palin, Justin Bartha, Elizabeth Bathory, Ms. Pac-Man... rumors are rumors, we suppose.

Will Amy Adams Get Her Song On In 'Rock Of Ages'?

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 24, 2011 5:31 AM
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With a big, juicy summer release date now set, "Rock of Ages" is moving full steam ahead and Adam Shankman is circling another big star for the film.

2011 Oscar Nominations: 'The King's Speech' Leads The Pack With 12 Nominations

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 25, 2011 1:50 AM
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"The King's Speech" sits on the throne this morning, earning 12 Oscar nominations and looking like the film to beat at the 83rd Academy Awards, while "True Grit" follows with 10 nods and "The Social Network" with 8. Not much in the way of shockers this year, but some pleasant surprises in the mix as well as few snubs.

Charlize Theron Passes On 'J. Edgar,' Eyes 'Alien' Prequel; Naomi Watts & Amy Adams For Open Role?

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 11, 2011 3:48 AM
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Ed Westwick Joins 'J. Edgar'Looks like some folks at William Morris Endeavor are going to need to be apologizing and sending Charlize Theron some flowers. Vulture reports the actress, who even Clint Eastwood believed would be joining his upcoming biopic "J. Edgar," wasn't as keen as everybody thought she was in joining the film and has backed away and set a big budget franchise in her sights.

Review: 'The Fighter' Is A Scrappy Little Knockout

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • December 7, 2010 5:45 AM
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Picture Is Also A Surprisingly Funny, Touching Story About The Foibles Of Family; Bale Seems Oscar-Nom BoundThere are onscreen dramas that claim to be about family, but they never really involve the protagonist having to make difficult decisions. Often the family is too saintly, or too important, to ignore. Other times, the best route for the protagonist to follow is to form a surrogate family, as blood relatives appear untrustworthy or devious. Rarely does a film come along that respects its audience enough to present the clear conflicts and difficulties of being around the ones who love you. Whether it be their all-encompassing love, their lack of education, or your own stubborness, the bonds that define what a family means can become frayed. When you love someone, it takes more than a mirror to show you that you have the capacity to simultaneously be terrible.

Jaden Smith Reveals Two Boring, Obvious Details About M. Night Shyamalan's ‘One Thousand A.E.’

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 22, 2010 8:28 AM
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Mark Wahlberg Admits 'The Happening' SuckedLast month it was reported that M. Night Shyamalan was developing a new film, "One Thousand A.E." as a potential vehicle for newest pint sized box office wonder, Jaden Smith. Details were kept under wraps at the time with the only news about the project being that it wasn't written by Shyamalan (thank god) but was instead penned by Gary Whitta ("The Book Of Eli," doh!).

New Clips & Images Get In The Ring For 'The Fighter' With Mark Wahlberg & Christian Bale

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 22, 2010 5:41 AM
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Having screened for critics, dropped some enticing trailers and now, and now with some more clips and pictures from the film landing online (here's the clip from last week in case you missed it), all we have left to do is watch the film that is definitely near the top of our list to catch before the end of year.

First Look At 'The Muppets' With Jason Segel & New Muppet Walter

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 5, 2010 6:50 AM
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With production gearing up on the franchise reboot "The Muppets" starring Jason Segel, Amy Adams, Rashida Jones and Chris Cooper, we now have our first look at the wild and wacky felt-covered gang being assembled for the pic. And if you look closely, you'll notice a new face in there.

Scarlett Johansson Leading The Race For Female Lead In Cameron Crowe's 'We Bought A Zoo'

  • By Simon Dang
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  • November 2, 2010 2:57 AM
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Amy Adams Still In The Mix Along With Mary Elizabeth Winstead & Rachel McAdamsFive years after his generally-panned dramedy "Elizabethtown" starring Orlando Bloom and Kirsten Dunst, director Cameron Crowe is currently gearing up for his next directorial effort with an adaptation of Benjamin Mee's autobiographical novel "We Bought A Zoo," which currently has Matt Damon in the lead role. Thomas Haden Church was recently added to the cast as Mee's brother with newcomer Colin Ford scoring the role of Mee's son while Amy Adams was noted to be weighing up the female lead role.

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