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Rooney Mara: Angry Fans Protest Tiger Lily Casting

It seems that some film fans are upset over Warner Bros.’ decision to cast Rooney Mara as Tiger Lily in a new version of the Peter Pan story. More than 5,000 people have so far signed a petition calling for a Native American actor to be handed the role, according to[...]

Kim Kardashian claims she didn’t compare her struggles to having cancer

HollywoodNews.com: A new quote from Kim Kardashian has been released by the UK’s ‘The Guardian’ that has her apparently comparing going through a few struggles to having cancer. However, Kim is now taking some time to explain that everything was taken out of context as that wasn’t what she meant, states[...]

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[...]

Meryl Streep mildly surprised in first-look Margaret Thatcher pic

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Meryl Streep can play anyone, so when we hear she’s taking on a new role, it’s never a question of “How will she do?” but rather, “How will she look as she’s perfecting the part?” This morning, part of that equation is being solved. The first image of Streep[...]

Anne Hathaway considers herself more shy than flirty

HollywoodNews.com: In Anne Hathaway’s most recent role in ‘Love and Other Drugs,’ she has to play a woman who is pretty comfortable with her sexuality and going after attention, but the actress is not quite that person. Hathaway admits that she was nervous about tackling the role because she feels she[...]

‘Gossip Girl’ star Taylor Momsen considers herself a “loner”

HollywoodNews.com: ‘Gossip Girl’ star Taylor Momsen considers herself to be pretty shy and a bit of a loner when it comes to having lots of friends. The Pretty Reckless rocker admits that she never had many friends as she was in and out of school, states Digital Spy (via The Guardian).[...]

Taylor Momsen tried to bare all in music video

HollywoodNews.com: ‘Gossip Girl’ star and Pretty Reckless rocker Taylor Momsen almost showed the world everything in a music video, but she was only 16 years old when the video was shot so there was no way it would be released. Momsen admitted to ‘The Guardian’ that she stripped down for the[...]

“Wall Street 2” is a genuine mainstream hit with $19 million

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: The funny thing about long-delayed sequels is that it’s generally pretty easy for them to top the opening weekends of their predecessors purely due to inflation. So while “Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps” is a genuine mainstream hit with $19 million on 3,565 screens ($5,330 per[...]

Sofia Coppola’s “Somewhere” strikes a low key with Venice critics

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: I’m still waiting for Sofia Coppola’s masterpiece. “Lost in Translation” didn’t work for me, though I found it infinitely more rewarding than her shallow “Marie Antoinette.” It sounds like I’ll be waiting a little bit longer. “Somewhere,” Coppola’s latest film about a once-famous actor (Stephen DOrff) coping with grief[...]

“Wizard of Oz” turns 71, earns serious Internet love

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: You might find yourself following the Yellow Brick Road as you trip through cyberspace this morning. The reason for these “Oz” online happenings? Victor Fleming’s beloved musical masterpiece turns 71, prompting several popular sites to dedicate valuable space to “Oz.” Google, for instance, has a “Wizard of Oz” graphic[...]
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