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Ben Wheatley Directing First Two Episodes Of 'Doctor Who' Season 8, Catherine Hardwicke Goes MTV & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 14, 2013 9:07 AM
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It looks like the BBC is giving "Doctor Who" fans lots of reasons to look forward to season eight. First, after runs by two fan favorites in Matt Smith and David Tennant, Peter Capaldi will be the next actor to roll with the TARDIS in the beloved show. And to get things off on on the right foot, one of the best genre filmmakers of the moment has been hired as well.

Watch: Trailer For Jon Kasdan's Teen-Virgin Romantic Comedy 'The First Time'

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • October 4, 2012 10:39 AM
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If there’s one genre that will never go out of style, it’s the coming-of-age film. On the heels of the theatrical release of “The Perks Of Being A Wallflower” -- which we greatly enjoyed -- is a trailer for the upcoming Sundance-tipped and Jon Kasdan-helmed film “The First Time.”

New Clip & Photos From 'Fun Size' Beg The Question: Will Audiences Come Out For A Movie Starring Victoria Justice & Jane Levy?

  • By Edward Davis
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  • October 3, 2012 3:40 PM
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Some people just can't handle Halloween! Deeep. A teen comedy centered on a high school senior, Wren (Victoria Justice), who is eager to distance herself from her dysfunctional family by going off to college, Paramount's "Fun Size" actually focuses first on Halloween night. Wren gets stuck babysitting her little brother on Halloween, the same evening when the hottest guy in school is throwing a party. Omg!

Watch: Trailer For High School Comedy 'Fun Size' Starring Victoria Justice & Jane Levy

  • By Ryan Gowland
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  • June 29, 2012 9:43 AM
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Victoria Justice is finally getting her first movie! And, if you're young enough to know her from Nickelodeon shows like "Zoey 101," "iCarly" or tele-movies like "The Boy Who Cried Werewolf" this is exciting news! Either that, or you're a big fan of Josh Schwartz, who created "The O.C." and "Chuck" and is making his directorial debut with "Fun Size," another coming-of-age, high school comedy.

Victoria Justice Offered 'Fun Size' Lead

  • By Catherine Scott
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  • March 26, 2011 2:55 AM
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This project flew right under our noses with all the hubbub over casting the lead female role in "The Hunger Games." Apparently, Josh Schwartz's coming of age comedy "Fun Size" for Paramount also auditioned young, talented actresses for its lead role, landing on Victoria Justice. According to Variety, Justice has been offered the lead, beating out the likes of Chloe Moretz and Jane Levy ("Shameless") to play a teenage girl who takes her younger brother trick-or-treating, loses him and must find him before their mother finds out. Schwartz will direct and produce with his partner Stephanie Savage through their company Fake Empire.

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