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Wednesday, February 12, 2014
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DIRECTOR ROBERT SCHWENTKE TAKING OVER REIGNS FOR DIVERGENT SEQUEL

2/12/2014 - Red filmmaker Robert Schwentke will take over from Neil Burger as the director of the sequel to the upcoming movie adaptation of Divergent. ...

SIENNA MILLER TO STAR AS LADY SUSAN IN AUSTEN ADAPTATION

2/12/2014 - British actress Sienna Miller is stepping back in time to star in a period comedy based on Jane Austen's novel Lady Susan....

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

2/12/2014 - "I got no empathy from Michael at all... He'd be like, 'You young guys, you got it easy. They had to glue my suit onto my face and my back still hurts .... ...

WILL FERRELL AND CHAD SMITH TO FACE OFF IN CHARITY DRUM BATTLE

2/12/2014 - Will Ferrell is set to face off against Red Hot Chili Peppers star Chad Smith in a charity drum battle. ...

LESLIE MANN CONTRACTED SKIN RASH FROM KISSING SCENE

2/12/2014 - Actress Leslie Mann is convinced she is allergic to fellow screen star after she broke out in hives during their kissing scene....

ROBIN WRIGHT EMBRACES BOTOX

2/12/2014 - Robin Wright credits wrinkle-freezing injections with preserving her youthful looks. ...

GARY OLDMAN SNUBBED THOR ROLE

2/12/2014 - British actor Gary Oldman turned down a role in Thor because he thought he was too young to play the superhero's father. ...

KRISTEN STEWART IS A BUDDING POET

2/12/2014 - Twilight star Kristen Stewart spends her free time writing poetry....

JUDGE APPLAUDS AMANDA BYNES' MOTHER FOR JOB WELL DONE

2/12/2014 - Amanda Bynes' mother has been praised by a California judge for helping her daughter bounce back from the mental health issues which landed her in hospital last year....

PREGNANT OLIVIA WILDE PLANS RETURN TO WORK TWO MONTHS AFTER DUE DATE

2/12/2014 - Pregnant actress Olivia Wilde has given herself two months to get back into shape after signing up to produce and star in a new psychological thriller following the birth of her first child. ...

TRIBUTES POUR IN FOR SHIRLEY TEMPLE

2/12/2014 - Tributes are pouring in from the stars of stage and screen following the death of veteran actress/singer Shirley Temple on Monday....

JAMES DEAN ESTATE SUES OVER UNAUTHORISED TWITTER ACCOUNT

2/12/2014 - Executors for James Dean's estate have filed a lawsuit against Twitter.com bosses over an unauthorised tribute account....

ROBOCOP FALLS VICTIM TO MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN IN U.K. BOX OFFICE

2/12/2014 - Animated family film Mr. Peabody & Sherman has outsmarted RoboCop to open at the top of the U.K. box office. ...

FASCINATING FACT:

2/12/2014 - Singer/actress Idina Menzel has confirmed she'll perform at the Oscars for the first time next month. The Tony Award-winning singer will belt out Oscar-nominated Best Song Let it Go from Frozen at the Academy Awards in Hollywood....

MARGOT ROBBIE CONFIRMED TO PLAY TARZAN'S JANE

2/12/2014 - The Wolf Of Wall Street star Margot Robbie has been confirmed to play Jane in a new live-action take on Tarzan. ...

HUGH JACKMAN TO HOST THE TONY AWARDS FOR A FOURTH TIME

2/12/2014 - Hugh Jackman is returning to the stage to host the 2014 Tony Awards....

MICHAEL CLARKE DUNCAN'S FINAL FILM LANDS RELEASE DATE

2/12/2014 - The last movie Michael Clarke Duncan made before his untimely death is due to hit cinemas in the U.S. this spring....

FASCINATING FACT:

2/12/2014 - The Wolf Of Wall Street has become director Martin Scorsese's top-grossing movie to date. The Oscar-nominated film has raked in over $300 million at the worldwide box office....

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

2/12/2014 - "Anytime I can shoot the gun instead of throw the bouquet, it is exciting for me. My dad is your typical old-school Texan. He loves to hunt. Six days out of the week, we ate what he killed......

NEWSMAN TOM BROKAW DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER

2/12/2014 - Beloved newsman Tom Brokaw has been diagnosed with cancer....

SHAI LABEOUF LAUNCHES ODD ART INSTALLATION IN LOS ANGELES

2/12/2014 - Shia Labeouf 's odd behavior continued on Tuesday as he launched a bizarre art installation in Los Angeles. ...

GABRIELLE UNION CUTS BACK ON WEDDING GUESTS & BRIDESMAIDS

2/12/2014 - Actress Gabrielle Union has a shock is store for family members and friends who think they'll be invited to her lavish wedding - the guest list has been slashed by her husband-to-be Dwyane Wade....

KIM KARDASHIAN TO CREATE BABY CLOTHING COLLECTION

2/12/2014 - New mom Kim Kardashian is creating an affordable clothing line exclusively for babies....

SCARLETT JOHANSSON TO BE HONORED AT CESAR AWARDS

2/12/2014 - Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson is to be feted with a top award in her newly-adopted homeland of France. ...

NATALIE PORTMAN FACES PROTESTS OVER ISRAEL MOVIE SHOOT

2/12/2014 - Hollywood actress Natalie Portman is facing protests from disgruntled residents in Israel who are unhappy over her plans to shoot a movie there....

CHRIS KATTAN IN JET DRAMA BEFORE ARREST

2/12/2014 - Funnyman Chris Kattan was escorted off a plane by paramedics just hours before he was arrested for driving under the influence on Monday....

STARS TURN OUT FOR WHITE HOUSE DINNER

2/12/2014 - Bradley Cooper, J.J. Abrams and Mary J. Blige were among the stars who mingled with politicians and world leaders during a state dinner at the White House on Tuesday night. ...

EVA MENDES BLAMES AIRPORT SECURITY FOR PREGNANCY RUMORS

2/12/2014 - Actress Eva Mendes has blamed her aversion to airport security scanners for sparking a false pregnancy rumor. ...

J.R.R. TOLKIEN'S LORD OF THE RINGS LETTER UP FOR AUCTION

2/12/2014 - A letter in which author J.R.R. Tolkien debates whether to change a major plot point in The Lord of the Rings is going up for auction....

POLIO BATTLE SPARKED ROBERT REDFORD'S JONAS SALK FILM

2/12/2014 - Robert Redford 's childhood brush with polio inspired him to direct a movie about a building named after vaccine inventor Jonas Salk....

FASCINATING FACT:

2/12/2014 - Star Trek actor Chris Pine has been named as the new face of men's fragrance Armani Code....

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

2/12/2014 - "I'm not a big Valentine's Day person. I'll probably just order a deep dish and watch The Notebook or something... Just cry and weep." Eva Mendes...

THE VAMPIRE DIARIES FILMING HALTED AS STORM HITS

2/12/2014 - Production on The Vampire Diaries was shut down this week after a winter storm hit the TV show's set in Georgia. ...

GEORGE CLOONEY WELCOMES REAL MONUMENTS MEN TO MOVIE PREMIERE

2/12/2014 - George Clooney shared the spotlight with the real life monuments men at the premiere of his new war movie in London on Tuesday night....

MATT DAMON: 'KIDS HAVE TURNED MY HAIR GREY'

2/12/2014 - Matt Damon's hair has gone prematurely grey with the stress of raising children. ...

SANDRA BULLOCK ARGUED WITH GRAVITY BOSSES OVER SCANTILY-CLAD SCENES

2/12/2014 - Sandra Bullock argued with bosses behind sci-fi movie Gravity as she did not want to strip off for scenes in her underwear. ...

JACK BLACK AND TIM ROBBINS TO CO-STAR IN COMEDY SERIES

2/12/2014 - High Fidelity co-stars Jack Black and Tim Robbins are re-teaming and heading to the small screen in a new dark comedy. ...

FASCINATING FACT:

2/12/2014 - Veteran actress Susan Sarandon was feted with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 13th Annual Movies for Grownups Awards Gala on Monday. ...

FASCINATING FACT:

2/12/2014 - Actor John Wesley Shipp, who played the original Barry Allen in the 1990s TV series The Flash, has been cast in a mystery role in the reboot of the DC Comics-inspired show of the same name....

SWEEPSTAKES

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
Ends December 21, 2014
Penguins of Madagascar
Ends December 25, 2014

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