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  • Hollywood sequels: Everything old is new again

    "HAS there ever been a summer of 23 sequels before?" asks The Hollywood Reporter's Todd McCarthy. (We here, writing for the older masses, are ever-grateful to the lush-looking Reporter for keeping us so ably up to date.) Reporter McCarthy goes on: "The...
  • Melissa McCarthy -- after 'Tammy,' time for a change?

    "SPLENDID MISERY." That was Thomas Jefferson's description of the job of the presidency. I would say for some occupants of the White House -- the current inhabitant, for instance -- it might just be "miserable misery." I CAME across the above quote re-...
  • Disney Developing Live Action 'Dumbo' Movie

    Disney is developing a live action "Dumbo," based on the animated classic of 1941. "Transformers: Age of Extinction" scribe Ehren Kruger is writing the script that will build a family tale around the circus elephant who is ridiculed for his enormous ears...
  • Rosemary Murphy, 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Actress, Dies at 87

    Rosemary Murphy, who appeared as the neighbor Maudie Atkinson in the classic 1962 film adaptation of "To Kill a Mockingbird," starring Gregory Peck, died Saturday in New York City. She was 87 and had recently been diagnosed with esophageal cancer....
  • Penelope Cruz Joins Sacha Baron Cohen in Sony's 'Grimsby'

    Penelope Cruz is joining Sacha Baron Cohen in the Sony comedy "Grimsby." Pic also stars Rebel Wilson and Mark Strong. The film is directed by Louis Leterrier with a story by Baron Cohen and Phil Johnston and a screenplay by Baron Cohen, Johnston and...
  • Moviegoers will go bananas for 'Apes.' Aereo tries a Hail Mary.

    Moviegoers will go bananas for 'Apes.' Aereo tries a Hail Mary.
    After the coffee. Before accepting that I have to work this weekend. The Skinny: I've never been one to get excited by meeting famous people but I did get a little thrill out of chatting with Dave Grohl on Thursday about Washington, D.C., back in the...
  • Paramount's 'Top Gun 2′ Draws 'Jungle Book' Writer

    Justin Marks is in talks to script "Top Gun 2," Paramount's long-in-development sequel to the 1986 Tom Cruise movie. Jerry Bruckheimer, who moved his first-look deal to Paramount earlier this year, is producing with David Ellison's Skydance. Skydance's...
  • 'Prison Break's' Dominic Purcell Joins 'The Flash'

    Dominic Purcell has signed onto the CW's upcoming comicbook drama "The Flash," the spinoff to its successful "Arrow" series. Purcell is set to play Mick Rory, a DC Comics villain and pyromaniac who finds an outlet for his obsession when he teams up...
  • Toronto: Julia Roberts Joins Chiwetel Ejiofor, Gwyneth Paltrow in 'Secret in Their Eyes' Remake

    Julia Roberts is in talks to come on board Billy Ray's remake of "The Secret in Their Eyes" opposite Chiwetel Ejiofor and Gwyneth Paltrow. IM Global, which is fully financing the project, is selling the rights to the project at the Toronto Film Festival....
  • Joan Rivers: Stiletto Wit, Brave, Honest

    Joan Rivers: Stiletto Wit, Brave, Honest
    I once opened for Joan Rivers at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. She was coming in from New York to do a fundraiser, and the house was packed. I was there to warm up the crowd and introduce her. As somebody who had spent her life working on...
  • A bald James Franco melds reality and fantasy at Venice Film Festival

    A bald James Franco melds reality and fantasy at Venice Film Festival
    Art and reality merged for James Franco at the 2014 Venice Film Festival on Friday when the actor walked a real red carpet at a real premiere for a real movie he really directed and starred in -- but did so in character,sporting a fake mustache, real...