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Dwayne Johnson in talks for The Fall Guy

September 6th, 2013 3:11am EDT
Dwayne Johnson
Wrestler-turned-movie star Dwayne Johnson is in talks to bring The Fall Guy back to life in a new all-action movie.

The actor and director McG are both close to signing on to revive the 1980s TV series, which starred Lee Majors as a stuntman-turned-bounty hunter, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Fall Guy movie has been on Hollywood's slate for years and, at one point, was a project with Nicolas Cage attached and Martin Campbell directing.

The latest adaptation is currently being shopped to potential distributors at the Toronto International Film Festival in Canada.
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The Top 10 TV Shows That Should Be Brought Back, Rebooted Or Just Re-Run

October 5th, 2012 3:07pm EDT
Miami Vice
TV remakes are either hit-or-miss, but with hollywood lacking many new ideas (seems like every other show is a crime drama or takes place in a hospital these days) we've thought of a few classic shows that we think would make the cut and stick around for a while -- if they're done correctly.

There are a number of old shows from the 70s and 80s that have been brought back in recent years, some with all new casts and edgier than their predecessors, and others featuring some of the original cast members. Others were revamped entirely, and some casting decisions killed a couple before they wer...
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 8

September 8th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Pink
Happy Birthday to "Home Improvement" actor Jonathan Taylor Thomas (1981), pop star Pink (1979), Keane drummer Richard Hughes (1975), actor David Arquette (1971), model/tv host Brooke Burke (1971), musician Neko Case (1970), solo artist and former 'til Tuesday singer Aimee Mann (1960), "The Fall Guy" actress Heather Thomas (1957), The Cars guitarist Benjamin Orr (1947; d. 2000), the Grateful Dead's original keyboardist Ron "Pigpen" McKernan (1945), The Association bassist Brian Cole (1942; d. 1972), country legend Patsy Cline (1932; d. 1963), "The Pink Panther" series star Peter Sellers (192...
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New TV on DVD, June 5

June 5th, 2007 8:00am EDT
CHiPs
Where the rubber meets the road and the bad guys meet the badge -- that's where you'll find California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers Jon and Ponch. Set in the sun-drenched sprawl of Los Angeles, CHiPs combines action, heroics and fun in 22 season-one episodes. Also on DVD: season 1 of The Fall Guy, seasons 3 of Rescue Me, seasons 3 and 4 of The Cosby Show, season 5 of Dead Zone, season 6 of Hogan's Heroes, and season 8 of Seinfeld.
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TV Tough Guy, B-Movie Actress & Mexican Director Die

January 5th, 2007 3:27pm EST
* TV and movie tough guy Frank Campanella has died at his home in the San Fernando Valley, California on Saturday. He was 87. The actor played villains and mean guys in more than 100 movies and TV shows, including Dick Tracy, Pretty Woman, Beaches, The Fall Guy and The Rockford Files.

The hulking star also made a name for himself on Broadway in plays like "Stalag 17" and "The Deadly Game." He also trained Robert De Niro to speak authentic Sicilian in The Godfather Part II and helped subtitle the film classic. The son of a bandleader, Campanella trained as a concert pianist.

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Celebrity Birthdays, September 8

September 8th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Pink
Happy Birthday to "Home Improvement" actor Jonathan Taylor Thomas (1981), pop star Pink (1979), Keane drummer Richard Hughes (1975), actor David Arquette (1971), model/tv host Brooke Burke (1971), musician Neko Case (1970), solo artist and former 'til Tuesday singer Aimee Mann (1960), "The Fall Guy" actress Heather Thomas (1957), The Cars guitarist Benjamin Orr (1947; d. 2000), the Grateful Dead's original keyboardist Ron "Pigpen" McKernan (1945), The Association bassist Brian Cole (1942; d. 1972), country legend Patsy Cline (1932; d. 1963), "The Pink Panther" series star Peter Sellers (192...
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Orlando Bloom Turns Down 'Knight Rider' Role

August 31st, 2006 9:36am EDT
Orlando Bloom
Orlando Bloom snubbed David Hasselhoff recently when he dismissed his request to star in the upcoming movie version of TV show Knight Rider. Hasselhoff shot to fame as Michael Knight in the 1980s program and wanted Bloom to play the role on the big screen.

Bloom says, "I was approached by David in Los Angeles. He'd heard I was a big fan of the old show and said, 'We're doing a movie version and I'd love you to play my son in it.' I replied, 'Er, well, that sounds great but you'd need to speak to my manager about it.'

"I used to watch 'Knight Rider' when I was eight but I didn't ...
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