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Tom Cruise might be The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

Tom Cruise is in early talks for the lead in Guy Ritchie’s The Man From U.N.C.L.E, according to Deadline. The spy thriller has spent years in development hell, passing from Matthew Vaughn to David Dobkin and Steven Soderbergh before Ritchie signed on to direct in 2011. If Cruise signs on to the film, he’ll play […]

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Robert Downey Jr. to star in The Judge

Robert Downey Jr. is developing a vehicle for himself entitled The Judge, Deadline reports. Downey Jr. would star in the flick as a “big city lawyer [who learns] that his estranged father, a judge, is suspected of murder.” Warner Bros, Downey Jr., and his producing partner (and wife) Susan have hired Bill Dubuque to write […]

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Time for a switcheroo – The Change-Up review

The Change-Up – Starring Jason Bateman, Ryan Reynolds and Leslie Mann. Directed by David Dobkin. Rated MA. Originally published September 6, 2011. By Simon Miraudo. For a film called The Change-Up, this thing is pretty damn stale. Forget the fact this is a body swap comedy (a genre that went out fashion with shoulder pads and Ken Done sweaters, despite the efforts of Claudia Karvan/Guy […]

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Time for a switcheroo – The Change-Up review

The Change-Up – Starring Jason Bateman, Ryan Reynolds and Leslie Mann. Directed by David Dobkin. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. For a film called The Change-Up, this thing is pretty damn stale. Forget the fact this is a body swap comedy (a genre that went out fashion with shoulder pads and Ken Done sweaters, despite […]

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Trailer Debut: The Change-Up

The high-concept body-swap comedy is as old as time itself. The latest stars to undergo the cosmic transformation are Jason Bateman and Ryan Reynolds in the bawdy new comedy The Change-Up. You can probably guess the plot, but for tradition’s sake: Reynolds stars as single lady-killer Mitch and Bateman as exhausted family man Dave. After […]

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