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New America’s Got Talent Judge… Howard Stern
Early Thursday morning, NBC confirmed the rumors that shock jock Howard Stern will be joining Sharron Osbourne and Howie Mandel as a judge on "America's Got Talent".  The Sirius XM host will be replacing Piers Morgan who left the competition show to replace Larry King on …
“Buffy The Vampire Slayer” Star Almost Cast As Bella Swan
With the criticisms thrown at the acting abilities of the members of the "Twilight" cast, and I admit I've thrown many of those criticisms myself, it's interesting to think about what could have been in the town of Forks.  It would have been seriously ironic to see an actress who spent yea…
James Bond Has A New Q For “Skyfall”
With the new James Bond film "Skyfall" starting principle photography, it was only a matter of time until some of the mystery characters were revealed.  Weeks ago during the press conference announcing the title to the 23rd official Bond film, several actors were confirmed as …
Marg Helgenberger Out, Elisabeth Shue In
This just goes to show how long its been since I've watched the original "CSI".  I had no idea that Marg Helgenberger is leaving the series after 12 years as Catherine Willows.  Instead of leaving at the end of the season, Helgenberger will bow out shortly after the …
Dan Aykroyd Talks Script & Casting For “Ghostbusters 3″
"Ghostbusters 3" has been in developmental hell since the early 1990s.  Though "Ghostbusters 2" did not live up to the original, it was still a success and warranted a third film.  Aykroyd wrote a script in the early 90s that centered around the Ghostbus…
Laurence Fishburne Is The New Head Of The Daily Planet
Matrix, CSI, and Pee-Wee's Playhouse star Laurence Fishburne has been cast in "The Man of Steel" as the editor of The Daily Planet, the newspaper Clark Kent and Lois Lane work for.   Fishburne joins the already heavy hitting cast that includes Diane Lane, Kevin Costn…
James Bond Gets Two New Bad Guys and a New Moneypenny
Finally, MGM's financial troubles are a thing of the past and they can get underway with the next installment of the James Bond franchise, unoffically titled "Bond 23", due out in theatres November 2012. Daniel Craig is set to return as Agent 007 and Judi Dench will come back …
“Glee” To Recast When Characters Graduate
Its a problem almost every TV series with a young cast in school has had to face, they are going to graduate.  To avoid having the same characters in high school longer than they should, "Glee" creator Ryan Murphy told Ryan Seacrest that the current plan for the hit show is to have the cur…
“The Three Stooges” Have Found Their Moe [VIDEO]
The Official Three Stooges Website is reporting that actor Chris Diamantopoulos is the front-runner for the role of Moe in the upcoming "Three Stooges" film from the Farrelly Brothers.
After appearing as Robin Williams in a made-for-TV biopic, Diamantopoulos was immediately noticed …
Bradley Cooper Up For “The Crow” Remake
According to Variety, Bradley Cooper recently flew to Spain to meet with director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo ("28 Weeks Later") about starring in the remake of "The Crow".  If cast in the role, production could start as early as this Fall...
Kneel Before Michael Shannon!
Another week, another bit of casting news for the new Superman movie. Not only have we found out who the villian for the movie will be and who will be playing him, but the title of the film has been confirmed, "The Man of Steel". Today, director Zack Snyder confirmed Academy Award …

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