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Tara Reid Took ‘Sharknado’ Job as a Joke

Tara Reid accepted the leading role in Sharknado as a joke. The 38-year-old actress stars alongside former Beverly Hills 90210 actor Ian Ziering in the film, which sees a freak hurricane swamp Los Angeles with hundreds of deadly sharks terrorizing its residents, and admits she never expected the made-for-TV movie to be so successful. "I'm just as stunned as everyone else. Come on, I did it as a joke! I didn't even think anyone was …

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Harold Ramis Dies

Ghostbusters star Harold Ramis has died at the age of 69. The actor and director - best known for his role as Egon Spengler in the 1984 comedy, which he also wrote, with Dan Aykroyd - passed away in the early hours of yesterday morning after suffering autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis for a number of years. Although he is best remembered on-screen for his roles in Ghostbusters and its 1989 sequel, Harold had been a leading …

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Jennifer Lawrence to Go on Hiatus

Jennifer Lawrence is going to take a year's break from acting. The 23-year-old actress has made eight films in the past 12 months, and Harvey Weinstein - who worked with her on Silver Linings Playbook - has revealed she is about to have a much earned "rest." "She's going to have a long break for a year where she won't do anything. It's been non-stop for her and she deserves a rest," he told The …

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Pink to Perform at the Oscars

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Posted by Andru Edwards
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Pink is set to make a special appearance at the Oscars. The "Just Give Me a Reason" hitmaker has joined the list of performers that will take to the stage at the 86th annual ceremony in the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on March 2. "We are very excited to welcome Pink to the Oscar stage for the very first time. She is regarded as one of the greatest voices in pop music and one of …

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Leonardo DiCaprio Eyes Stage Career

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Categories: Drama, Celeb News, Scripts,

Leonardo DiCaprio wants to star in a stage play. The 39-year-old actor - who was catapulted to the spotlight in 1997's Titanic - has his sights set on performing in theaters after enjoying a film career spanning two decades, and is already looking at scripts for both classic and new productions. "I have thought about theater on and off over they years but other things keep getting in the way. Maybe now's the time," he …

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Cinecast: Seth Green on Affleck’s Batman, ‘Pushing Daisies’ Musical, ‘SATC 3’?

+ Seth Green - whom you may recall from Robot Chicken, Family Guy, and Austin Powers - gives Larry King a compelling explanation as to why Ben Affleck is a poor choice as Batman in the upcoming Batman Vs. Superman film. + Bette Midler is set to appear at this Oscars this year - additionally, she'll be singing for the first time! + Pushing Daisies creator Bryan Fuller is in talks with Warner Bros. and …

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Michael Keaton Up for ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel

It looks as though we might be a little closer to a decent Beetlejuice sequel. While doing the press rounds for his latest film RoboCop, Michael Keaton admitted that he is interested in reprising his role for the 1988 cult hit: "I've e-mailed [directpr] Tim [Burton] a couple of times, talked to the writer a couple of times, but all really, really preliminary stuff... I always said that's the one thing I'd like to do …

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Despite Being Cast in ‘Avengers,’ Elizabeth Olsen Doesn’t Like Comics

Elizabeth Olsen has never been a fan of comic books. The 24-year-old actress plays Scarlet Witch in the upcoming superhero movie The Avengers: Age of Ultron and, although she admits she's never really been one to read a comics, she insists she had heard of her alter-ego before she was handed the role. "I'm not much of a comic book person. I like comic book movies but my brother [Trent, a screenwriter] is the comic …

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George Clooney Is Planning to Retire

George Clooney thinks that he's getting too old for acting. The 52-year-old star has hinted he is thinking about retiring from the big screen in the near future to focus on his work as a producer and director. "The audience kind of tells you when it's time to get out from in front of the camera, and it's getting close I think," said The Monuments Men actor, who also wrote and directed the film. But …

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Channing Tatum Writing ‘Magic Mike’ Sequel

Channing Tatum has started work on Magic Mike 2. The hunky actor announced he is working on the script for a sequel to his male stripper drama - loosely based on his own past - by posting a picture of him staring thoughtfully at a bust of his co-star from the original, Matthew McConaughey. Referencing Matthew's character, he wrote underneath the picture. "What better way to start writing #MagicMike2 than with my old friend Dallas? …

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