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The top 10 foul-mouthed friends

The top 10 foul-mouthed friends. By Simon Miraudo We’ve all got one. Sometimes they can be your hero, but often they’re an unending personal embarrassment. They say the things we think but could never articulate for fear of offense. Mostly though, they say the things no one ever should. In the case of Ted, that […]

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Adam Sandler replaces Mark Wahlberg in Will Ferrell comedy

Last year it was reported that the stars of The Other Guys – Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg – would reteam for the backyard football comedy Three Mississippi, to be directed by Ferrell’s regular collaborator Adam McKay. Vulture today reports that Wahlberg has had to drop out of the picture due to scheduling issues, and Adam Sandler might […]

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Michael Fassbender courted for controversial assassination flick

Warner Bros wants Michael Fassbender to star as former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko in their drama Londongrad. According to Deadline, Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) is in talks to helm the pic. Litvinenko was fatally poisoned in 2006 with polonium-210. Before he passed away, however, the bed-ridden Litvinenko accused Russian president […]

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The Departed screenwriter discusses potential sequel

Martin Scorsese‘s Best Picture winner The Departed is based on the Hong Kong crime classic Infernal Affairs. Considering Infernal Affairs is followed by two sequels, rumours of another instalment of The Departed have lingered since its release in 2006. There has been, of course, one giant obstacle in the way of continuing the saga … (SPOILERS […]

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DiCaprio and Scorsese remaking The Gambler; original screenwriter saddened by “disrespect”

The creative team behind 2006’s Best Picture winner The Departed – namely director Martin Scorsese, screenwriter William Monahan and star Leonardo DiCaprio – are set to reunite for a remake of the 1974 drama The Gambler, Deadline reports. No doubt studio Paramount is hoping to replicate the success of the trio’s previous re-imagining (The Departed was based […]

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