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Lady Gaga Biopic In The Works

October 5th, 2011 8:26am EDT
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TV bosses are working on a new film chronicling Lady Gaga's rise to fame.

Executives at the Lifetime network are developing Fame Monster: The Lady Gaga Story, which will show Stefani Germanotta's transformation from struggling songwriter to multi-million selling pop star.

The TV film will be based on Maureen Callahan's 2010 book Poker Face: The Rise And Rise Of Lady Gaga and the script will be written by Norman Snider, who penned Kevin Spacey's 2010 movie Casino Jack.

Lady Gaga is not involved in the project, according to Deadline.com.

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Jon Lovitz Helps Get Word Out During Psoriasis Awareness Month

August 1st, 2011 8:20am EDT
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Actor and comedian Jon Lovitz was last seen in the movie Casino Jack. He is now speaking out publicly about his personal experience with the chronic, autoimmune disease psoriasis, which he has been living with for the past ten years.

August happens to be Psoriasis Awareness Month and he's continuing to spread the word about the disease through an education campaign called Are You Serious? which includes PSAs and a web-based song parody to illustrate the challenges of living with psoriasis. This is also to reinforce the importance of having open and honest dialogue about the disease with a...
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'Two Jews On Film' Pick Their Top 10 For 2010 (Video)

January 3rd, 2011 4:05pm EST
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2010 was truly a year for amazing films. We had The Coen Brothers' fantastic remake of the classic western, True Grit. Films about people overcoming great obstacles...'Frankie & Alice', 'Conviction', 'The Fighter' '127 Hours' and of course, one of the 'Two Jews On Film' favorites...'The King's Speech'. We had movies about a dancer's obsessed with perfection...Darren Aronofsky's brilliant, twisted tale, 'The Black Swan', and a film about a man obsessed with money and power 'Casino Jack'...And then there was that movie about a guy that changed our lives forever...'The Social Network'...one...
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Review 'Casino Jack': 'Two Jews On Film' Get Political On This One (Video)

December 14th, 2010 10:08am EST
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'Casino Jack' directed by the late George Hickenlooper (Man From Elysian Fields) is the saga of Jack Abramoff (Kevin Spacey) the DC lobbyist who pulled off one of the biggest scams ever, with the help of his surfer dude sidekick Michael Scanlon (Barry Pepper) Together they managed to dupe several Indian tribes out of millions in gambling revenue. 'Casino Jack' shows a man, Abramoff, that is hell bent on acquiring all that the good life has to offer. He plays the same game as the highest of rollers and resorts to awe-inspiring levels of conning, scheming and fraudulent antics to build an em...
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2011 Golden Globe Nominations Announced; 'King's Speech,' 'The Fighter' & 'Social Network' Lead The Pack

December 14th, 2010 9:47am EST
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The King's Speech is leading the charge for the 2011 Golden Globe Awards after landing seven nominations.

The cinematic tale about the British monarchy is heading up the main categories with nominations for Best Picture (Drama) and Best Director for Tom Hooper, while Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush have all received acting nods.

Boxing film The Fighter and Facebook-inspired movie The Social Network trailed with six nominations apiece, including mentions in the Best Picture (Drama) category, which also saw nods to ballet movie Black Swan and sci-fi blockbuster Inception...
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Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies - 'Tron: Legacy,' 'Yogi Bear,' & More

December 13th, 2010 9:29am EST
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Last Thursday I saw “I Love You Philip Morris” starring Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor. This film, which is written and directed by Glenn Ficarra and Jon Requa, the team behind “Bad Santa,” advertises itself as a funny movie; however it leans more dramatic than expected. Most of the hilarious lines are spoiled by the trailer, so when you get a chance to see the whole product, you’ll find yourself a bit let down.

Both Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor are incredibly convincing as a gay couple from the manner of their speaking down to the body language that they use. Their story is one that pull...
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Sienna Miller Pays Tribute To Late 'Factory Girl' Director

November 3rd, 2010 9:34pm EDT
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Sienna Miller has paid tribute to her "Factory Girl" director George Hickenlooper, praising the moviemaker for making her feel so "loved" and "appreciated" on a film set.

Hickenlooper, 47, passed away on Friday after suffering a heart attack in Denver, Colorado, where he was promoting his latest movie, "Casino Jack" - starring Kevin Spacey and Kelly Preston.

Spacey was quick to pay tribute to the director, and Miller has followed in his footsteps with her own personal memories of Hickenlooper.

The British star gushes about the moviemaker's loving nature - and she hopes his legacy will li...
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Kelly Preston Shows Off Her Baby Bump At The Toronto Film Festival

September 20th, 2010 1:29pm EDT
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A very pregnant Kelly Preston showed off her baby bulge at the premiere of her new movie "Casino Jack" during the Toronto International Film on Friday. She looked a little Roman-esque in the long black gown with gold sequined collar.

The actress can't wait to give birth to her baby boy. She told People, "It's been very easy and so wonderful. I've had no morning sickness and (the pregnancy) has gone by so quickly. I feel terrific. John and I are completely ready. My daughter is very excited too. I can't wait for the day to come."

Last month a family friend told the magazine, "After traged...
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