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The Morning Roundup: Leah Remini Quits Scientology, 'Pacific Rim' Review, Amanda Seyfried On 'Lovelace' And Sex

Kevin Blair Kevin Blair
July 12th, 2013 10:21am EDT

Leah Remini

Actress Leah Remini has severed her ties to the Church of Scientology over some disagreements she had with church head David Miscavige. The "King of Queens" star was a member of the church for over three decades and now feels that the organization is corrupt. (story) Remini confirmed the split, thanking fans and the press for all the support she's received. (story)

Guillermo del Toro's sci-fi action film "Pacific Rim" opens in theaters today, and here's all the stuff you need to know about it. Like it has ginormous monsters that came to Earth via an undersea portal and mankind has actually been sitting on the technology to beat them with skyscraper-sized robots. The monsters, called Kaiju (Godzilla, Mothra and Megalon were already taken), grow stronger with each attack on humans, leaving millions in their wake. The film is all about special effects, and it delivers. (story)

Amanda Seyfried's new film Lovelace hits theaters August 9th, and she says that taking the role of former porn star Linda Lovelace was a big risk. She also talked about her love life and how she doesn't date anyone she's not immediately sexually attracted to because her "vagina doesn't become more inclined to wanting someone" just because they're around. (story)

Michael Jackson's "This Is It" tour director Kenny Ortega broke down in court on Wednesday when he read an email he wrote about Jackson's health to AEG boss Randy Phillips over his concern for the singer's health during the ongoing wrongful death trial. (story)

Sam Mendes has confirmed that he'll be returning to direct the 24th James Bond film, set to open in fall 2015. The director originally said there was no way he'd be back due to other commitments, but the success of the film and getting his latest project -- a stage adaptation of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" -- behind him led him to a change of heart. (story)

Britney Spears released her latest video, "Ooh La La," on Thursday afternoon. The song is featured in the upcoming "The Smurfs 2" and the video features her two sons, Preston and Jayden, in cameo roles. Watch as Britney gets zapped into the movie by the evil wizard Gargamel. (story)

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