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Bradley Cooper Returning to Broadway

Bradley Cooper is to star in The Elephant Man on Broadway. The American Hustle actor will reportedly portray disfigured John Merrick - who toured the UK in a freak show before being rescued by Dr. Treves - on the New York stage "without the aid of make-up or prosthetics," Entertainment Weekly has revealed. He previously played the role in a limited run in 2012 at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Massachusetts. It is unclear whether …

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Daniel Radcliffe Making Broadway Return

Daniel Radcliffe is returning to Broadway. The Harry Potter actor - who made his New York theatre debut in a 2008 production of Equus - will join the rest of the London cast of The Cripple of Inishmaan when it transfers to the US on 20 April for a three-month run. The play, which was a sell-out when it ran in the West End last summer, follows disabled teenager Billy's attempt to become a movie …

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Cinecast: Star Wars VII Casting, Tarantino’s New Film, Marvel’s ‘Ultimates’

+ Jesse Plemons - famous for both his role as Breaking Bad's Todd and looking a lot like a younger Philip Seymour Hoffman - is apparently being called back for Star Wars: Episode VII auditions, although Disney/Lucasfilm is keeping mum about it. + No one has been cast yet and it's due to begin production this summer, but because it's a Quentin Tarantino project, you can guarantee that it will be full of awesomesauce. Especially …

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Meagan Good Eyes Whitney Houston Role

Although a Whitney Houston biopic may not be in the works for awhile, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues star Meagan Good is throwing her hat into the ring of actresses who could possibly fill the iconic Houston's role. When asked recently if she would like to portray Houston in a film version of her life, Good answered, "Absolutely," and said that it would be "a blessing," but also admitted, "I don't know if the story …

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Sarah Hyland “Not OK” with Carly Rae Jepsen Casting

Sarah Hyland is "not OK" with Carly Rae Jepsen being cast as Cinderella on Broadway. The Modern Family star wrote a series of angry Tweets about the "Call Me Maybe" singer's scheduled appearance in the New York musical, saying she's "hesitant" about whether she will be able to pull the part off. "Today's a meltdown day. Carly Rae Jepsen is going to be Cinderella??? On Broadway??? NOT OK WITH THIS. [sic]," she wrote. Looking to …

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Britney Spears to Return to Big Screen?

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Posted by Robin Paulson
Categories: Casting, Celeb News,

Despite maintaining her unofficial Princess of Pop title with headlining one of the biggest shows in Las Vegas these days, Britney Spears recently revealed that she'd like to revisit her acting career. "I would love to act. I would love to do movies. If it was the right part, it would be really cool… I love funny movies," she said at her Vegas show's opening last night. When asked which are her favorite films as …

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Fans Outraged Over Wonder Woman Casting

Zack Snyder just can't seem to please any comic book fans these days. After announcing Ben Affleck as the next Batman in the sequel to Man of Steel - Batman vs. Superman - the internet nearly imploded from the degree of anger over the casting decision. Now, Israeli actress Gal Gadot is feeling a similar wrath over the news of her winning the coveted role of Wonder Woman....

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Julia Roberts Admits Age Influences Her Film Roles

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Posted by Andru Edwards
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Julia Roberts admits she has become pickier about the film roles she accepts as she has gotten older. The Oscar-winning actress is now 46 and she is happy to admit there are numerous parts she will no longer consider now she is a veteran screen star and is comfortable to accept she is not suitable to play suitable characters because she is a mature star. When discussing the reason why she appears in less films …

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Brad Pitt Films Cameo for ‘21 Jump Street’ Sequel

How could the sequel to 21 Jump Street top its predecessor's Johnny Depp cameo? Simple: cast Brad Pitt! The 12 Years a Slave producer and star is joining forces (for a little screen time, anyway) with his Moneyball co-star Jonah Hill in the upcoming sequel to the 2012 film adaptation of the 80's television series. Though Pitt is known for dramas and thrillers, funnyman Hill was able to coax the 50-year-old star into appearing in 22 Jump Street. Pitt's cameo …

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Cinecast: ‘Magnificent Seven’ Rewrite, Keanu on ‘Bill & Ted’ Sequel

+ After a Tumblr user in Italy questioned a 12 Years a Slave poster featuring Brad Pitt (whose role in the film - despite his producing credit - is minimal), Lionsgate released a statement claiming that the advertisements (another similar one featured Michael Fassbender, who is also a supporting actor) were unauthorized and not approved by the filmmakers. + Saving Mr. Banks director John Lee Hancock has been picked to rewrite the Magnificent Seven remake, …

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