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Gerard Butler is the “Hollywood Movie Star of the Week” – Photo Gallery

Our selected star to be included in our “Hollywood Movie Star of the Week Photo Gallery” is Gerard Butler. Gerard James Butler (born 13 November 1969) is a Scottish actor who has appeared on film, stage, and television. A trained lawyer, Butler turned to acting in the mid-1990s with small roles[...]

“Skyfall” topped the box office in its fifth weekend

The decision by Warner Bros. to move The Gangster Squad (trailer) to January, 2013 and Universal’s choice to move Les Miserables from next weekend to Christmas day should have caused a giant game of musical chairs. It didn’t, and now we have the second December weekend in a row[...]

Why some comic adaptations failed: Iron Man 2, Punisher: War Zone, Superman Returns, Hulk

HollywoodNews.com: Actor Tom Hiddleston wrote an eloquent essay yesterday for The Guardian basically praising and defending the sub-genre known as the superhero picture. Plenty of disdain for the genre comes from the very notion that it’s big-budget entertainment based on literature that was technically intended for children that gobbles[...]

Jennifer Hudson “Winne Mandela” Movie

HollywoodNews.com: The Toronto Film Festival just announced more galas and premieres to add to the already existing, exhausting line up. Jennifer Hudson and Terrence Howard will debut their “Winnie” {Mandela) movie, directed by Darryl Roodt. Nicole Kidman and Nicolas Cage will bring Joel Schumacher’s “Trespass.” (I’m crossing my fingers on[...]

It’s Time to Forgive Some Infamous Movie scenes

By Scott Mendelson hollywoodnews.com: As one of the two highest-of-high holy days in the Jewish religion, Yom Kippur basically involves asking forgiveness for the past transgressions against God over the previous year. But arguably as important is Erev Yom Kippur, which is the day before the high holy day, which involves[...]

“Gossip Girl’s” cast is the “Hollywood TV Stars of the Week”

HollywoodNews.com: “Gossip Girl” starring Leighton Meester, Blake Lively, Ed Westwick, Chace Crawford, Penn Badgley, Jessica Szohr, and Taylor Momsen just had the season four premiere last night and they went all out for it, taking the cast to Paris for an unforgettable backdrop. While the show is sure to capture teens[...]

This Week In Movies – ‘The Other Guys,’ ‘Step Up 3D,’ ‘Middle Men’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: Can Sony Pictures do no wrong this summer? Clearly it is the studio with the midas touch for the season. With no “Spider Man” in the lineup they have managed to deliver solid triples every time at bat even if they haven’t come near to a[...]

Joel Schumacher’s disappointing ‘Twelve’ to get released

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Is it really time for the release of “Twelve”? The Joel Schumacher mistake is probably the worst movie of 2010. At the Sundance Film Festival last January, most of the press walked out of the screening, either from disgust or anger, long before the film finished. It’s “Gossip Girl”[...]

Leonardo DiCaprio could’ve been a superhero

HollywoodNews.com: A number of big-time movies could have been a bit different if Leonardo DiCaprio had been cast as the lead. ComicBookMovie.com reports that DiCaprio met with Joel Schumacher to talk about playing Robin in Batman. However, he didn’t “think [he] was ready for anything like that.” Schumacher wasn’t the only[...]

Oliver Stone gearing up for Cannes with “Wall Street 2”

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: News from the IFP dinner for a mere one hundred or so filmmakers last night at Diane von Furstenberg’s design studio: Oliver Stone is getting ready for Cannes and South America with “Wall Street 2″ and “South of the Border.” He chatted with Sony Pictures Classics’ Michael Barker,[...]
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