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WWE Star Ryback Wants to Replace Schwarzenegger in ‘Terminator’

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Posted by Andru Edwards
Categories: Action, Remakes, Casting,

WWE star Ryback wants to replace Arnold Schwarzenegger in the Terminator franchise. The 32-year-old professional wrestler - real name Ryan Reeves - has admitted he would love to launch a Hollywood career like fellow wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne Johnson and has had a lifelong ambition to play the cyborg assassin character that propelled Arnold, 66, to worldwide stardom in 1984. "I feel like I'd be the perfect comic book villain. I've always said that I've been waiting for …

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Box Office Breakdown: ‘Catching Fire’ Takes Down ‘Thor 2’

Although Thor: The Dark World had a fairly good two-week run at the top, we all knew that it was short-lived with The Hunger Games: Catching Fire on its way to theaters. The sequel to last year's huge hit The Hunger Games took in $158 million, which makes it the biggest opening for a film in the month of November and the sixth biggest opening for a film overall (right behind The Dark Knight and …

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Box Office Breakdown: ‘Ender’ Beats ‘Bad Grandpa’

Though last week's number one film, Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, had movie-goers paying plenty of money for the laughs, newcomer Ender's Game was more appealing to them in this box office weekend. The sci-fi film - Starring Harrison Ford - earned $27 million, pushing Bad Grandpa down to second place with its $20 million. Last Vegas and Free Birds also debuted this weekend, landing respectively at number three and four with $16.3 million and $15.8 …

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P. Diddy: The Next Big Film Star?

P. Diddy wants to become a movie star. The rapper has set his sights on a Hollywood career and is planning to produce and star in a remake of cult 1990 gangster movie, King of New York. The 43-year-old star - real name Sean Combs - has joined forces with Oscar-winning director and producer Brian Grazer for a fresh take on Abel Ferrara's film, which starred Christopher Walken, Laurence Fishburne and Wesley Snipes. "Sean optioned the …

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Box Office Breakdown: ‘Grandpa’ Kicks Gravity Out of Top Spot

Gravity had a nice three weeks at number one, but the critically-acclaimed space film starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock was apparently no match for the latest Jackass film, Bad Grandpa. Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa - which sees veteran Jackass-er Johnny Knoxville as the eponymous patriarch - debuted at number one this weekend with $32 million, which effectively left Gravity in the dust with its $20.1 million, which secured it a second place spot. Captain …

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Box Office Breakdown: ‘Gravity’ Falls Into Top Spot Again

While Halloween might be only a week away from Thursday, movie-goers this weekend opted for the space film Gravity over the remake of Carrie and the sequel to Insidious, helping it maintain its top spot at the box office for the third consecutive week in a row. The Sandra Bullock and George Clooney sci-fi thriller took in $30 million, staying ahead of Captain Phillips, which placed second with $16.4 million. Carrie (2013) and Escape Plan …

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Michelle Williams Heading to Broadway

Michelle Williams will make her Broadway debut next March. The 32-year-old actress, who has been nominated for an Oscar three times, is set to star as Sally Bowles opposite acclaimed British actor Alan Cumming, 48, in a new production of Cabaret. Roundabout Theater Company confirmed on Wednesday that the Brokeback Mountain star has signed on for a 24-week run and previews will begin on March 21, 2014 at the Kit Kat Klub at Studio 54 …

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Box Office Breakdown: ‘Man of Steel’ Soars Above ‘This Is the End’

Zack Snyder's latest Superman reboot, Man of Steel, was one of the most anticipated films of this summer - and it definitely delivered for Warner Bros. Bringing in $113 million from the weekend earned the Christopher Nolan-produced flick the record opening for June, beating out Toy Story 3 ($110.3 million). Coming in second with $20.5 million was the debut of the Seth Rogen apocalyptic comedy This Is the End. Now You See Me stayed put …

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Gene Wilder: ‘Willy Wonka’ Remake Is an Insult

Although it's been 8 years since Tim Burton's adaptation of the Roald Dahl novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory hit theaters, Gene Wilder - who portrayed the title role in the 1972 adaptation of the book Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory -is still rather upset that it was made. The 80 year-old screen veteran made an apperance at an event in New York, where he was asked his opinion of Burton's take of the …

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Box Office Breakdown: ‘Oblivion’ Makes a Great Impression

There's a reason why action films want to cast Tom Cruise - one of today's highest-paid actors - and the numbers from his latest film's weekend debut certainly spell it out. His futuristic sci-fi flick Oblivion took the number one spot at the box office this weekend with $38.1 million, bumping down last week's top film 42 down to second place with $18 million. The animated family film The Croods stayed put at number three …

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