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'Girls' Star Adam Driver Reportedly Lands Role As 'Star Wars' Villain

February 26th, 2014 11:30pm EST
Adam Driver
Girls star Adam Driver is reportedly set to play the villain in J.J. Abrams upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII.

The actor, who was supposed to audition for a role in the film last year but couldn't because of scheduling conflicts, has finally read for a role in the sequel and it was reported earlier on Wednesday that he was in talks to play the role of the film's villain.

But now it appears that he's gotten the role, as "Girls" co-star Lena Dunham tweeted her congratulations Wednesday evening.

"We're VERY proud of Adam Driver re: Star Wars," she wrote. "He's about to rip a hole in da force....
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Zac Efron in talks for Star Wars

February 1st, 2014 3:20pm EST
Zac Efron
Zac Efron is in talks to appear in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'.
The 'That Awkward Moment' actor has met with movie bosses about a role in the new episode of the sci-fi franchise, which has recently been acquired by Disney.
Asked if he'd take a part in the movie, he told MTV: "Yeah, I just went and met with them. So I don't know. It would be cool. I love [the 'Star Wars' movies], but... who knows?"
'Star Wars: Episode VII' will be directed by J.J. Abrams and actors linked to roles include Michael Fassbender, Michael B Jordan, Saoirse Ronan, Jesse Plemons, Adam Driver and Hugo Weaving.
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Lena Dunham talks 'Girls' sex scenes

January 17th, 2014 1:20am EST
Lena Dunham
Lena Dunham doesn't want to make her co-stars feel "violated" during the 'Girls' sex scenes.
The actress and show creator/director says her numerous kinky bedroom scenes with her on-screen boyfriend Adam (Adam Driver) have taught her not too get too carried away with improvisation and to respect people's boundaries.
Speaking to BANG Showbiz at the 'Girls' season three UK premiere, she joked: "We've done it together so much. We also understand each others boundaries. It's really important in a sex scene to know each persons limits and if they're going to be comfortable if you improvise slapp...
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Adam Driver Tapped To Play Nightwing In 'Man Of Steel' Sequel

November 12th, 2013 7:47pm EST
Adam Driver
Adam Driver is reportedly in talks to join the cast of Zack Snyder's Man of Steel sequel.

The Girls star is currently the frontrunner to play Nightwing in the film, sidekick to Ben Affleck's Batman, according to The Wrap.com.

Long story short, Nightwing is the identity Bruce Wayne's pal Dick Grayson assumes after he's inspired by a historic crime fighter from Superman's home planet of Krypton.

Warner Bros. Studios is currently casting the film, which begins shooting in February, and insiders say that Driver is the frontrunner for the role and fits the description of the character.

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Daniel Radcliffe wanted Dane DeHaan and Adam Driver to tackle first screenplay

October 10th, 2013 3:02am EDT
Daniel Radcliffe
Daniel Radcliffe is on the look out for the perfect stars to cast in his first screenplay after missing out on the chance to recruit his actor pals Dane Dehaan and Adam Driver for the project.

The Harry Potter star recently told WENN he was eager to step behind the camera to write and eventually direct, and now he's completed his first script.

Radcliffe is now looking to get the screenplay picked up for production and admits he wanted to cast his Kill Your Darlings co-star DeHaan and Lincoln actor Driver in two of the leads - but they are too busy to take on his project, the details of wh...
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Weird Celebrity News Roundup: Famke Janssen's Creepy Burglar, Lamar Odom's Foot Fetish & More

August 16th, 2013 5:00pm EDT
Famke Janssen
Weird and unusual things sometimes happen in the lives of celebrities. Here's a roundup of this week's strangest stories...

A burglar broke into Famke Janssen's New York City apartment last week but didn't steal anything. Instead, the intruder simply left the children's book "The Lonely Doll" next to her bed.

Now that's just creepy!

The actress filed a police report and claimed she had never seen the book before or owned it.

But here's the weird part. After going through surveillance video, authorities found no evidence of a break-in at her Soho penthouse, according to The Post. There w...
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'Girls' Star Adam Driver Becomes Gap Model

August 16th, 2013 9:26am EDT
Adam Driver
'Girls' star Adam Driver has landed a modelling campaign for Gap.

The 29-year-old actor - who plays Hannah's oddball love interest Adam in the hit HBO show - has made his fashion debut with the high street brand's new Back To Blue advertisements, celebrating their iconic denim.

The towering hunk was shot by duo Inez and Vinood alongside model Dree Hemingway, who shows off Gap's autumn/winter 2013 denim collection for women.

An accompanying video ad will mark the popular brand's first TV campaign for the first time since 2009, when they quit Facebook and TV advertising.

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11 Stars Who Will Never Be People's 'Sexiest Man Alive'

November 15th, 2012 2:04pm EST
Channing Tatum
Channing Tatum was named this year's Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine, the 24th guy to earn the superficial title.

Tatum joins the likes of George Clooney, Hugh Jackman, Harrison Ford, Denzel Washington and Brad Pitt on the list; which has been around for 27 years now; and we thought we'd have a little fun with it and come up with a list of the top 10 guys we think (and are pretty sure) will never be named "Sexiest Man Alive" by People -- or any other publication, for that matter.

It may seem a little mean, but it's all in the name of good humor; and if anybody can take it, it's these...
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