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Zac Efron won’t be firing up a motorcycle in ‘Akira’

HollywoodNews.com: Zac Efron isn’t set to star in the live-action adaptation of the Japanese anime/magna series “Akira.” While various media outlets buzzed that Efron was in the running, the film’s directors the Hughes Brothers have squashed the rumors. Leonardo DiCaprio is producing the project and at one point was set to star[...]

TIFF ’10: Tom Hooper’s ‘King’s Speech’ declared an Oscar lock

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Strong buzz for Tom Hooper’s film created massive lines, and those hoping to rush the theater were left out in the cold. But plenty of others filled the seats at Roy Thompson Hall last night, and reaction to “King’s Speech” this morning is very strong … especially[...]

The Moments that Mattered: Summer Movies

HollywoodNews.com: We’ll see if my schedule allows me to do a compressive ‘end of summer’ box office wrap-up, but since summer 2010 doesn’t officially end until September 3rd, I figure I’ve got time. But for now, here is a rundown of the various scenes, performances, moments, and miscues that[...]

Michael Mann bringing director’s cut of “Mohicans” to Blu-ray

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Before he was Bill “The Butcher,” oil baron Daniel Plainview, or self-obsessed Italian film director Guido Contini, Daniel Day-Lewis stalked through the jungle to play Hawkeye in Michael Mann’s Oscar-nominated adaptation of James Fenimore Cooper’s “The Last of the Mohicans.” A definitive, director’s cut of the 1992[...]

Swoosie Kurtz discusses her new role on ‘Mike & Molly’

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: For Swoosie Kurtz, landing on CBS’s forthcoming “Mike & Molly” represents “a whole new time for me and a new road. It’s not just that I’m in a new television show.” The Emmy and Tony-winning actress will be seen as the mother of[...]

Review: ‘Predators’ is a worthy follow-up that’s almost as good as the original film

HollywoodNews.com: Not for nothing, but ever since the original was released in 1987, it’s felt a little bit like the Predator series has spent much of its time chasing the tail, sometimes literally, of Alien. And after 23 years, two follow-ups and two crossover films, it finally has a second[...]

June 26th “Twilight Night” cast appearances announced

By Kim Palacios HollywoodNews.com: On June 26th, twelve U.S. cities will host a “Twilight Night”, at which the “Twilight” and “New Moon” films will be shown back to back on the big screen. In addition to the film screenings, additional event details were shared yesterday by Summit Entertainment, including scheduled[...]

June 26th is Lunar Eclipse “Twilight Night”

By Kim Palacios HollywoodNews.com: In a recent press release, Summit Entertainment announced a 12-city special event, saying the following in its official statement: “In celebration of the lunar eclipse on the evening of June 26th, Summit Entertainment is inviting everyone across the nation to “Twilight Night,”[which will include] outdoor screenings[...]

Brittany Murphy’s hubby died of possible prescription drug OD

Hollywoodnews.com: The late screenwriter husband, 39, of Brittany Murphy was found with prescription drugs close to his body in the master bedroom. The coroner held off on listing them. No foul play was involved either. TMZ reports: “There were a number of pill bottles on the nightstand in[...]