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Tuesday
Mar272012

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The Guardian Jane Fonda will be playing Nancy Reagan for Lee Daniels' as yet untitled feature about a White House butler. That's the one he'll follow The Paperboy with.
Towleroad first official look at Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean (though we have already seen pap shots) in Les Misérables.
Movie|Line can you guess what the most rented DVD of 2011?
AMC Film Critic Thelma Adams on what mothers and daughters can learn from The Hunger Games

IFC Fix Actor Toby Kebbell on the troubled adaptation of Akira. He was up for the Tetsuo role but he didn't like what they were doing with the project. I admire his honesty/fandom but I don't like that he's even up for the role. Asian actors please... it's not like Asian American actors don't exist.
Movie|Line
can you guess what the most rented DVD of 2011?
AMC Film Critic Thelma Adams on what mothers and daughters can learn from The Hunger Games
In Contention Woody Harrelson's mirror characters in The Hunger Games and Game Change
Rope of Silicon a look at Michael Shannon as a ruthless killer in The Iceman.
After Elton remembers the gayest moments in Mad Men history.
EW five ways to fix Smash which has been renewed for a second season (yay!)

for fun...
Gizmodo Great Simpsons humor. The apps on Mr. Burns' iPad.
world of wonder Atheist Barbie. Hee.

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Reader Comments (4)

The Lee Daniels' movie is called The Butler until the decide to change the title.

March 27, 2012 | Unregistered Commenter3rtful

wow. that's a mouthful.

March 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterNathaniel R

I hate to see my favorites divas playing the most despicable politicians.

March 28, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterPeggy Sue

Hugh Jackman has a twitter account? *runs and checks* Yep, he tweeted an hour ago that he got to shave off the whiskers, so that look is now gone. He still looks amazingly "ruined" and haggard though, so kudos to the Makeup people. (Of course I'm assuming this effect isn't coming from a method-style "starve myself in real life to look the part" approach, but I could be wrong. Jackman doesn't read as "method" to me.)

March 28, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJanice
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