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Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara team-up for buddy comedy

Reese ‘Don’t You Know Who I Am?’ Witherspoon is set to team up with Sofia Vergara in a new action comedy, THR reports. Anne Fletcher (The Proposal) is tapped to direct the flick, currently untitled but previously christened Don’t Mess With Texas. Once in development at MGM, New Line and Warner Bros. now have the […]

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Laura Dern goes Wild with Reese Witherspoon

Laura Dern will join Reese Witherspoon in the upcoming drama, Wild. According to Deadline, Dern will play Witherspoon’s mother in the flick, despite there being only nine years between them. The flick is based on Cheryl Strayed’s 2012 memoir, and has been adapted for the screen by Nick Hornby. Witherspoon will star as Cheryl, a […]

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Hopeless romantic – Mud review

By Simon Miraudo June 10, 2013 In Jeff Nichols, America has a champion of the religious and working class. With the schism between the right and left in the U.S. growing ever larger (and dismissive assumptions being made about residents of the red states even here in Australia), his ascent couldn’t have come at a […]

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Trailer Debut: Mud

Matthew McConaughey’s winning streak looks set to continue into 2013. We’ve even dropped the derogatory nickname McConaugheyhey. He’s earned it! In the trailer for Jeff Nichols’ Mud  (which, admittedly, debuted at Cannes last year), he plays a mysterious drifter on the run from the law. Mud also stars Michael Shannon – from Nichols’ previous flicks, Take […]

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Emma Stone starring in new Cameron Crowe film

Emma Stone will star in Cameron Crowe’s new film for Sony Pictures, Deadline reports. The bubbly star of The Amazing Spider-Man and The Help will lead the as yet untitled picture, a love story written and directed by Crowe (We Bought a Zoo), with Scott Rudin producing. With zero plot points revealed it’s only been […]

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Under covers – This Means War review

This Means War – Starring Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine and Tom Hardy. Directed by McG. Rated M. Originally published February 13, 2012. By Simon Miraudo. This Means War is now available on DVD and Blu-ray in Australia. The creative team behind spy comedy This Means War might need to take a leaf out of the most recent Mission: Impossible’s book and initiate ‘Ghost Protocol’; they’ll no doubt […]

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Paltrow, Witherspoon, Diaz, Knowles and Samberg are One Hit Wonders

A cavalcade of stars (sorry; that’s a silly phrase) are set to appear in a new film from the creator of Glee and director of Eat, Pray, Love, Ryan Murphy. According to Deadline, Sony has paid seven-figures to secure Murphy’s pitch for One Hit Wonders. The project would feature the stunning starlets Gwyneth Paltrow, Reese Witherspoon, Cameron Diaz, and Beyoncé Knowles. […]

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Under covers – This Means War review

This Means War – Starring Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine and Tom Hardy. Directed by McG. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. The creative team behind spy comedy This Means War might need to take a leaf out of the most recent Mission: Impossible’s book and initiate ‘Ghost Protocol’; they’ll no doubt need to drop off the […]

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Witherspoon and Segel wanted for Sex Tape

Back in June, Sony paid seven-figures for a spec script with the tantalising title Sex Tape. Nearly half a year later, they’re making good on the deal and recruiting some talent to bring the raunchy tale to the screen. According to Deadline, the studio has offered Nicholas Stoller (Forgetting Sarah Marshall) the opportunity to direct, […]

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Trailer Debut: This Means War

Chris Pine and Tom Hardy play BFFs/CIA agents whose friendship is tested by the object of their mutual affection (Reese Witherspoon) in This Means War. The trailer for the McG directed action-comedy has arrived online, and despite featuring a couple of groan-worthy jokes (and Chelsea Handler), the presence of the fresh and ultra-appealing leads Hardy […]

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Reese Witherspoon’s wishes to come true

Reese Witherspoon has signed on to star in Disney’s Wish List, a fantastical romcom that recalls both Suddenly 30 and When in Rome. According to Deadline, Witherspoon’s character, as a 10-year-old girl, throws a coin down a well and makes 10 wishes. When the coin doesn’t make it all the way down, the wishes don’t […]

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The Jess Lomas Book Club: Water for Elephants

The Jess Lomas Book Club: Water for Elephants *A weekly feature in which literary connoisseur Jess Lomas examines the upcoming book-to-film adaptations worth keeping an eye on!* In what can only be described as a miracle, I have both read and seen this week’s book club selection. Okay I lie, I started reading the book […]

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>Trailer Debut: Water for Elephants

>The Circus is coming! The Circus is coming! No, wait … that’s the British. The trailer for Francis Lawrence’s film adaptation of Sara Gruen’s bestselling novel Water for Elephants has been released and it looks, well, uninspiring. I’ve already heard it described as “Moulin Rouge meets The Notebook” with a splash of Big Fish but […]

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