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Movie Review: ‘Veronica Mars’ Movie Is So Good, Expect a Sequel

Three-and-a-half out of five stars Kristen Bell became a star playing the title character in the “Veronica Mars” TV series: a quick-witted teenaged private eye specializing in exposing the dark underbelly of the fictional, affluent beach community of Neptune, Calif.…

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Lupita Nyong’o reportedly in talks for ‘Star Wars’ lead

March. 16 (UPI) — J.J. Abrams is still working on his cast for Star Wars: Episode VII, his highly anticipated sequel to the Star Wars franchise created by George Lucas in 1977. No one has been officially confirmed by producers,…

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‘Mr. Peabody’ upsets ‘Need for Speed’ at the box office

Testosterone-fueled films invaded the cineplex this weekend, but they were no match for kids amped up on animation. Mr. Peabody & Sherman, the cartoon comedy in its second week of release, fended off Disney’s race film Need for Speed and…

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Rachel McAdams drops out of space flick ‘Passengers’

March. 14 (UPI) — The Brian Kirk-directed space drama Passengers won’t make it to movie theaters for its scheduled April 3, 2015 date. The Hollywood Reporter wrote Thursday that the film is experiencing delays following Rachel McAdam’s departure from the…

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Michael Bay will remake Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘The Birds’

March. 13 (UPI) — Michael Bay is set to produce an upcoming remake of The Birds. The Transformers director will certainly face high expectations as he takes on Alfred Hitchcock‘s classic 1963 film. Bay will produce the movie, while Dutch…

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Rooney Mara to play Tiger Lily in upcoming Peter Pan film

March. 13 (UPI) — Rooney Mara has signed on to play Tiger Lily in the upcoming Warner Bros. adaptation of the Peter Pan tale, Pan. The Joe Wright-directed film will also star Hugh Jackman and Garrett Hedlund and sources claim…

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Johansson Says ‘Everything on Schedule’ With Marvel’s ‘Avengers 2’

Nothing will stop the Black Widow. Not even a baby. Despite reports that Scarlett Johansson is expecting her first child, she said that she’ll still be starring in “Avengers 2.” “We’re full steam ahead,” she told the Huffington Post. “We…

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Tina Fey on ‘Mean Girls’ sequel: ‘We’re all past high-school age’

March. 12 (UPI) — This year marks the 10th anniversary of the release of Mean Girls, which quickly made its way into pop culture history and marked the apex of Lindsay Lohan‘s career. Though ABC Family made a Mean Girls…

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Director Darren Aranofsky says ‘Noah’ is ‘the least biblical film ever made’

March. 11 (UPI) — The upcoming epic film Noah has caused controversy at home and abroad, but director Darren Aranofsky is not fazed by the hype. Noah will star Russell Crowe as the titular biblical character, who is said to…

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Jason Sudeikis in talks to star as Fletch in ‘Fletch’ reboot

March. 11 (UPI) — Jason Sudeikis is in negotiation to play Fletch in Fletch Won, a Warner Bros. reboot of the 1980s Fletch films. Chevy Chase first brought the title character to life in 1985’s Fletch. The film follows an…

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