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Talk to the animals – We Bought a Zoo review

We Bought a Zoo – Starring Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson and Thomas Haden Church. Directed by Cameron Crowe. Rated PG. By Simon Miraudo. If you had hoped writer-director Cameron Crowe would return from his six-year hiatus having shed the demons of Elizabethtown, well, I’ve got some bad news for you: We Bought a Zoo is […]

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Johansson, Swift, Michele and Wood rumoured for Les Mis

A quartet of young ladies are rumoured to be competing for the role of Eponine in Tom Hooper’s upcoming musical adaptation of Les Misérables, the New York Post reports. Though the Post is hardly the most reliable font of information, their suggested contenders aren’t so unlikely. Supposedly in contention for the role are Scarlett Johansson, Taylor […]

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Scarlett Johansson to make directorial debut with Capote novella

Actress Scarlett Johansson is set to make her directorial feature debut with Summer Crossing, a film based on the novella by Truman Capote, Variety reports. It won’t be Johansson’s first time behind the camera, with the star of Lost in Translation and the upcoming The Avengers making her debut on a short film called These […]

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Blake Lively turns down Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

The ongoing saga of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies continues as Blake Lively turns down the role of Elizabeth Bennett in the Craig Gillespie adaptation, Hitfix reports. Based on the novel by Seth Grahame-Smith, P&P&Z has undergone a very public pre-production battle; it’s now on its third director, after David O. Russell and Mike White […]

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The Avengers shoot guns, walk away from explosions in new pics

Brand new high-resolution photos from Joss Whedon’s Marvel team-up flick The Avengers have landed online (courtesy of Superhero Hype). They feature our heroes doing all sorts of heroic things (and, in one not-so-heroic instance, staring at the sky with a  look of puzzlement). We also get a good look at Tom Hiddleston‘s villainous Loki, who […]

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Trailer Debut: We Bought A Zoo

The trailer for Cameron Crowe’s new movie We Bought A Zoo has debuted online, and it is perhaps the Cameron Crowe-iest trailer ever made. A man quitting his job in spectacular fashion? Check. A best friend offering sage advice to the main character, and imploring him to embrace the joy and wonder of life? Check. […]

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Teaser Debut: The Avengers

The moment we’ve all been waiting for. The epic unveiling of footage we never thought we’d live to see. The defining moment of our generation is here. The teaser trailer for Joss Whedon‘s The Avengers has arrived online! Kinda! OK, maybe we’re overselling it. Those who stayed after the credits of Captain America: The First […]

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Boyle eyeing Firth and Johansson for Trance

Danny Boyle wants Colin Firth to take the spot recently vacated by Michael Fassbender in his new flick Trance. According to Twitch, Firth would join the already cast James McAvoy in the caper flick. Scarlett Johansson is also being considered to star alongside McAvoy and Firth. McAvoy will star as the leader of a gang of thieves […]

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Poster Debut: The Avengers

The very first teaser poster for the Marvel team-up flick The Avengers debuted at the Licensing International Expo this past weekend, and is now online for you to salivate over (courtesy of Slashfilm). OK, it’s animated, but you get the idea. Regardless, it’s more interesting than the first set image released by director Joss Whedon back in April. It […]

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First look at Cameron Crowe’s We Bought A Zoo

It’s been a long time between drinks for Cameron Crowe, whose last feature film was the ultra-Crowe-ian Elizabethtown, best known for containing some outrageously bad sequences (stand-up comedy at a wake?), hilariously twee quotes (“This loss will be met with a hurricane of love”) and a performance from Kirsten Dunst that would lead critic Nathan Rabin […]

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies scoops brainy director

Braaaaaaaaaaaains… Ah, we mean good news for zombie and classic literature fans alike! According to Deadline, Mike White has signed a deal to direct the adaptation of bestselling genre mash Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Zombies are the latest hot property, with Twilight’s Edward and Bella about to tie the knot and get even more […]

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Carey Mulligan to star in The Great Gatsby?

Australian director Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming feature The Great Gatsby has a new rumoured leading lady. According to Vulture, our favourite up-and-coming Brit Carey Mulligan is in talks to play the blonde beauty Daisy Buchanan. Initial reports indicated that Scarlett Johansson had tested for the role, but conflicting schedules now see the Oscar-nominated star of An […]

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Scarlett Johansson joins Matt Damon in A Zoo

Scarlett Johansson is in final negotiations to star alongside Matt Damon in Cameron Crowe‘s upcoming film We Bought A Zoo. The film is based on Benjamin Mee’s memoir of the same name. It documents the period in Mee’s life when he used his life savings to purchase a dilapidated zoo. According to THR, Johansson will […]

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