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Top 10 Highly-Anticipated Celeb Biopics

November 16th, 2014 6:00pm EST
Aaliyah
So far this year Hollywood has given us the James Brown, Britney Murphy and Cesar Chavez biopics. (Bet you’d never thought you’d see those three personas looped together, did ya?) Brace yourself, La La land’s conveyor belt of biography films on the big and small screen will move next to R&B princess Aaliyah (premiering on Lifetime this weekend) followed by Angela Bassett’s take on Whitney Houston. Considering this trend shows no signs of slowing down we've compiled a list of the top 10 Highly-Anticipated celeb biopics that need to be made, like, right now.

Frank Sinatra

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Margot Robbie: The Perfect Harley Quinn?

November 10th, 2014 1:04pm EST
Margot Robbie
Australian actress Margot Robbie is reportedly set to play Harley Quinn in the upcoming DC Comics supervillain film "Suicide Squad."

The character, who is the girlfriend of The Joker, was first introduced in 1992 in "Batman: The Animated Series" and has since gone on to become one of the most popular characters in the Batman universe, from television to comics to video games.

According to Collider.com, Robbie has signed on to play the role, and based on her performance in "The Wolf of Wall Street," in which she nails her Brooklyn accent, she's a perfect fit.

Quinn was first voiced by soa...
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Damon Confirms He'll Play Jason Bourne Again During 'Project Greenlight' Winner Announcement

November 9th, 2014 9:57am EST
Matt Damon and Ben Affleck
Matt Damon has confirmed that he'll be reprising his role as Jason Bourne in another film based on late author Robert Ludlum's spy series.

The actor, who last starred in The Bourne Ultimatum before Jeremy Renner took the mantle of the title character in 2012's "The Bourne Legacy."

Damon and pal Ben Affleck were in Los Angeles on Friday to promote season four of HBO's "Project Greenlight" and introduce winner Jason Mann, who the two will mentor during the upcoming season. During the event, Affleck let it slip that Damon, who was rumored to be in talks for a return back in September, will r...
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5 Fun Facts: 'The Theory Of Everything' Star Eddie Redmayne

November 7th, 2014 1:15pm EST
Eddie redmayne
It's quite the weekend for your local box offices. With a genre to accommodate each member of a family, the film options are quite spectacular. We have "Interstellar" staring the greats Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain. Then, for the family-friendly viewers, there's "Big Hero 6" with animated characters voiced by Ryan Potter and Jamie Chung.

But, the shining star of the weekend has to be "The Theory of Everything." That's a sorry to you small town folks because this movie is only being released in limited theaters, for now.

"The Theory of Everything" is getting some...
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Is Channing Tatum Joining The Cast Of 'Hateful Eight'?

November 6th, 2014 3:13pm EST
Channing Tatum Joining New Quinten Tarantino Film 'Hateful Eight
Channing Tatum is in talks to join director Quentin Tarantino on his new film, "Hateful Eight."

Tatum will join actors Bruce Dern, Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Michael Madsen, Tim Roth and Kurt Russell, who have already signed on the dotted line to star in the feature film.

The Western-themed plot will begin principal photography in 2015.

Tarantino likes to keep his projects under wraps as much as possible and the director almost abandonded "Eight" after the script was leaked online.

Distrubutors of the project, The Weinstein Company, revealed, "The principal photography wou...
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8 New Marvel Movies On The Way!

October 29th, 2014 2:09am EDT
'Black Panther,' 'Captain Marvel' & Two-Part 'Avengers: Infinity
Marvel announced its upcoming feature film schedule for the next five years during a special event at Hollywood's El Capitan Theater on Tuesday.

The movie studio debuted the names and release dates for nine films, which puts 11 on the schedule if you count 2015's "Avengers: Age of Ultron" (5/1) and "Ant-Man" (7/17).

"When we have information we want to reveal, we reveal it," Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige told fans and members of the media on stage at the El Capitan Theatre. "Sometimes that's in a press release, sometimes that's in San Diego Comic-Con -- if everything comes together wel...
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Benedict Cumberbatch Fuels 'Star Wars' Rumor After Visiting Set

October 25th, 2014 4:25pm EDT
Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch may be appearing in the upcoming "Star Wars" film. The "Sherlock" actor has continually denied being involved in the film, but he recently admitted he visited the film set.

In April, he told reporters that an appearance in "Star Wars: Episode VII" "won't happen." However, during an interview with British talk show host Graham Norton, Cumberbatch discussed his trip to the film set but refused to give any details.

Asked about the rumors by Norton, Cumberbatch replied, "No comment" before saying, "I went to the set. It was incredible... I probably shouldn't be saying the...
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Scarlett Johansson Offered Lead In Live Action Version Of Magna Comic 'Ghost In The Shell'

October 17th, 2014 2:06pm EDT
Scarlett Johansson Offered Lead In Live Action Version Of Magna
Scarlett Johansson was reportedly offered a whopping $10M to star as the lead in the live action version of popular magna comic, "Ghost in the Shell."

Johansson's name was put into consideration following her starring turn in the Luc Besson surprise hit, "Lucy" and her repeat role as Natasha Romanov/Black Widow in "Avengers: Age of Ultron" due in 2015.

Initially, Margot Robbie was to star in the lead role of Motoko Kusanagi, but instead the actress actively pursued a role in David Ayer's "Suicide Squad."

"Ghost in the Shell" will be produced by DreamWorks and will be based on the 1995 fi...
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Robert Downey Jr. To Star In 'Captain America 3'

October 14th, 2014 1:23pm EDT
Robert Downey Jr. To Star In 'Captain America 3'
Robert Downey Jr. is in final negotiations to play Iron Man Tony Stark in "Captain America 3," slated for a 2016 release.

Downey will portray the iconic superhero in a film that will bring a Civil War storyline straight from the comic books to the big screen. This film will set into motion a new phase of superhero movies from Marvel Studios.

According to Variety, "The new pact is significant for the Marvel cinematic universe considering the plot will pit Stark against Captain America’s alter-ego Steve Rogers, played by Chris Evans, as they feud over the Superhero Registration Act, which f...
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Bill Murray To Sing Christmas Carols For Sofia Coppola

October 14th, 2014 10:21am EDT
Bill Murray To Sing Christmas Carols For Sofia Coppola
Bill Murray and director Sofia Coppola team up once again in a Christmas special for television where he will be performing classic Christmas carols.

Murray revealed in an intrivew with Variety that he is excited at the prospect of working with Coppola again.

“It’s not going to be live,” Murray stated. “We’re going to do it like a little movie. It won’t have a format, but it’s going to have music. It will have texture. It will have threads through it that are writing. There will be prose. It will have a patina style and wit to it. It will be nice.”

Murray currently stars in the much talk...
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