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Scream Queens: Kristen Bell, Anna Paquin

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Horror, Sequels, Casting, Upcoming Releases,

Scream 4The cast of Scream 4 has room for all, it seems - including an Oscar winner and the girl next door.

Anna Paquin and have both been confirmed to the cast of the horror flick, joining Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox-Arquette, David Arquette, Hayden Panettiere and Adam Brody on the set.

Dimension Films has offered no hints on the characters Paquin and Bell will play, but we do know that will play Jill, the film’s heroine (and therefore, least likely to be brutally murdered onscreen).

The movie will be released in April 2011.

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First Look: Christina Aguilera and Cher in Burlesque

If a young had chosen to work in burlesque clubs rather than the Mickey Mouse Club, the result might have looked a little something like this.

In the Showgirls-esque film , the “Not Myself Tonight” singer brings her small-town dreams to Los Angeles. There, she lands a job as a cocktail waitress, a mentor named Tess (Cher) and a jealous rival named Nikki (Kristen Bell).

The Sony production - also starring , Cam Gigandet and Stanley Tucci - hits the stage November 24, 2010.

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No Drama for Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Romance, Comedy, Celebrity Gossip,

When in Rome

- who has been with since 2007 - admits When In Rome producers were initially concerned about hiring the both of them.

“When they started casting they knew Dax and I were dating and almost didn’t hire him for that reason,” Kristen revealed. “I said, ‘I get it, you don’t want drama, but we’re not very dramatic. If you want the best person, hire him!’”

The 29-year-old actress was thrilled when Dax was eventually cast. “They did and it was wonderful,” Bell claimed.

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This Week on DVD and Blu-ray: June 15, 2010

Book of Eli DVDHere are some of the options available this Tuesday:

  • The Book of Eli: DVD, Blu-ray
  • Darkman: Blu-ray
  • Flash Gordon: Blu-ray
  • Happy Tears: DVD, Blu-ray
  • Mary and Max: DVD, Blu-ray
  • Mystery Train: DVD, Blu-ray
  • Showgirls (15th Anniversary Sinsational Edition): Blu-ray
  • The Stepfather: Blu-ray
  • Unthinkable: DVD, Blu-ray
  • Youth in Revolt: DVD, Blu-ray
  • When in Rome: DVD, Blu-ray

Make sure to also check out the DVD and Blu-ray film options for this week.

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Box Office Breakdown: Valentine’s Day Has Rosy Four-Day Weekend

Valentine's Day

Despite receiving less than enthusiastic reviews, Valentine’s Day remained the point of attraction for many romance-minded ticket buyers this weekend. Garry Marshall’s romantic comedy wooed audiences over the holiday period while simultaneously breaking records in the process.

Warner Bros.’ ensemble cast combined their efforts to pull in $63.1 million over the past four days ($56.2 million for just the first three). The feature became the highest-grossing film during any President’s or Valentine’s Day frame while also topping the studio’s list of four-day debuts.

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Box Office Breakdown: Dear John Brings Down Avatar

Amanda Seyfried in Dear John

Dear John—And they didn’t think we could do it. Take that, blue people! XOXO, Savannah

After an exhausting seven weeks at #1, found itself in entirely new territory: sitting back at #2. Although the film had broken nearly every record in the history books (and padded another $22.9 million to its domestic total), the 20th Century Fox feature ended its win streak nine weeks shy of E.T.‘s mark.

Taking the lead from James Cameron was the latest weeper from author Nicholas Sparks. - starring Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried - was the counterprogramming winner during Super Bowl weekend. The romantic drama earned an impressive $30.5 million and came narrowly close to besting the record set during the same sports frame in 2008. (That was when Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour generated $31.1 million.)

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Box Office Breakdown: Avatar Has the Edge Over Mel Gibson

Edge of Darkness

Despite success in recent years as a director, Mel Gibson hasn’t been seen in front of the cameras in quite some time. Unfortunately, he couldn’t have picked a worse weekend to make a return.

Gibson’s new film, , debuted to a respectable $17.2 million over the past three days. While that may - may - have been enough for a first place finish at any other time, the Warner Bros. feature brought in approximately half as much as that other film.

, with its $31.3 million take, is now approximately $10 million shy of officially taking the domestic crown from Titanic. (The 20th Century Fox film finally become the worldwide leader during the past week.) If the sci-fi extravaganza remains at #1 for

nine more weeks,

it’ll officially tie E.T. for that record.)

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In Theaters This Weekend (1/29)

When in Rome

Here are a few selections in theaters this weekend:

  • Edge of Darkness (R): starring Mel Gibson, Ray Winstone, Danny Huston (directed by Martin Campbell)
  • When in Rome (PG-13): starring Kristen Bell, Josh Duhamel, Will Arnett (directed by Mark Steven Johnson)
  • Dread* (R): starring Jackson Rathbone, Shaun Evans, Laura Donnelly (directed by Anthony DiBlasi)
  • The Final* (R): starring Marc Donato, Jascha Washington, Whitney Hoy (directed by Joey Stewart)
  • The Graves* (R): starring Clare Grant, Jillian Murray, Bill Moseley (directed by Brian Pulido)

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In Theaters This Weekend (12/4)


Here are a few selections in theaters this weekend:

  • Armored (PG-13): starring Matt Dillon, Columbus Short, Laurence Fishburne (directed by Nimrod Antal)
  • Brothers (R): starring Natalie Portman, Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal (directed by Jim Sheridan)
  • Everybody’s Fine (PG-13): starring Robert De Niro, Drew Barrymore, Kate Beckinsale (directed by Kirk Jones)
  • Transylmania (R): starring Patrick Cavanaugh, James DeBello, Tony Denman (directed by David Hillenbrand, Scott Hillenbrand)

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Box Office Breakdown: Christmas Carol Wins, Precious Soars

Disney's A Christmas Carol

We’re still weeks away from Thanksgiving, but theatergoers already have Christmas on their minds.

, the umpteenth version of the Charles Dickens tale, brought the story back to life with a visual rendition. Robert Zemeckis’ latest holiday creation earned over $30 million, surpassing Polar Express’ open by $7 million. Although the Jim Carrey film didn’t come close to its reported $180 million budget, Carol still has weeks to go before Avatar takes over 3D screens.

Meanwhile, a film with no bells or whistles made an impact just outside the Top 10. , Sundance’s Audience Award and Grand Jury Prize winner, broke a record while in limited release. The 12th place entry averaged a whopping $104,025 this weekend over only 18 theaters. That’s the largest per screen average for any film opening in more than 10 locations.

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