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Vanessa Hudgens likely to take pregnant, homeless teen role

HollywoodNews.com: Vanessa Hudgens will reportedly be tackling something a little more serious as she takes on the role of a pregnant, homeless teen. Hudgens is reportedly in final negotiations for a role in ‘Gimme Shelter,’ states The Hollywood Reporter. The film is reportedly about the teen who leaves the home of[...]

Vanessa Hudgens up for “Journey 2” role

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Zac Efron effectively has distanced himself from the “High School Musical” franchise that launched him into the stratosphere. He turned heads in “Hairspray,” earned positive remarks for his comedic timing in the otherwise forgettable “17 Again.” And has tried his hand at drama – with mixed results[...]

Matt Dillon latest “Crash” co-star to sue for lost profits

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Controversy continues to swirl around Paul Haggis’ “Crash,” which won three Oscars in 2006 including the top prize for Best Picture. “Crash” co-star Matt Dillon filed a claim in Los Angeles Superior Court yesterday claiming he was still owed nearly $100,000 in profits, according to a report in[...]

Dwayne Johnson joining “Journey” sequel after Fraser fades

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Dwayne Johnson has a habit of taking over film franchises launched by Brendan Fraser. First, it was “The Scorpion King,” a spin off of Fraser’s high-tech “Mummy” movies. Now we’re getting word that the artist formerly known as “The Rock” will star in Journey to the Center of[...]

Josh Hutcherson reportedly cast as Spider-Man in Sony reboot

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Has Sony found the next Spider-Man? “Journey to the Center of the Earth” star Josh Hutcherson has won the lottery … ahem, been selected by Sony and “Spider-Man” director Marc Webb to headline the franchise reboot that’s currently underway at the studio, according to Blue Sky Disney. Hutcherson’s name[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: Freddy Gets Fingered

BY KEVIN CRUST As we head head into the final weekend of spring before movie summer kicks into high gear, it might be a good time to catch up with some of the releases that will soon be evicted from theaters by “Iron Man 2” and the tentpoles that follow. This[...]

Will CBS’s first released film fly?

By ROBERT W. WELKOS I was talking to a Hollywood marketing expert the other day and asked him what he thought the box office prospects were for “Extraordinary Measures,” a sobering drama starring Harrison Ford and Brendan Fraser about a couple’s search for a researcher who might have a cure[...]