Report: Daniel Bruhl to star in Wikileaks movie
November 29th, 2012
04:11 PM ET

Report: Daniel Bruhl to star in Wikileaks movie

Daniel Bruhl is reportedly set to star in the forthcoming untitled Wikileaks movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Reports say that the “Inglourious Basterds” actor has replaced James McAvoy in the role of Daniel Domscheit-Berg, the author of the book “Inside WikiLeaks” and Julian Assange’s No. 2.

Rumors swirled that McAvoy would star alongside Benedict Cumberbatch’s Assange, however, he'll be busy filming “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” which is expected to bow in 2014.

THR reports that “The West Wing” writer Josh Singer has adapted the script for the Wikileaks movie, to be directed by Bill Condon (“Dreamgirls” and “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Parts 1 and 2”).


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Khloe Kardashian on her family's annual Christmas card
November 29th, 2012
03:23 PM ET

Khloe Kardashian on her family's annual Christmas card

The Kardashian-Jenner family’s Christmas cards have always looked more like high-fashion magazine spreads than holiday greetings, but there’s a trick:

It’s Photoshop, “X Factor” host Khloe Kardashian said on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” Wednesday.

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More episodes for ABC comedies, The CW cancels 'Emily Owens M.D.'
November 29th, 2012
01:29 PM ET

More episodes for ABC comedies, The CW cancels 'Emily Owens M.D.'

ABC has good news for fans of “Last Man Standing” and “Malibu Country.”

The network has ordered five additional episodes of each of the sitcoms, which air Friday nights at 8 and 8:30 p.m. ET, respectively.

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An angel of death on 'American Horror Story'
November 29th, 2012
12:15 PM ET

An angel of death on 'American Horror Story'

[Editor's Note: This post contains spoilers for the November 28 episode of FX's "American Horror Story: Asylum."]

Add one more horror element to the growing list on "American Horror Story: Asylum." Once you have the devil, it would make sense for Death to show up.

In the very first scene of Wednesday's episode, we encountered her: she is quite literally a dark angel, with wings and everything.

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Filed under: American Horror Story • television • TV recaps
Rider Strong (a.k.a. Shawn Hunter) talks ‘Girl Meets World'
November 29th, 2012
11:38 AM ET

Rider Strong (a.k.a. Shawn Hunter) talks ‘Girl Meets World'

Now that Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel have signed on to reprise their respective roles of Cory and Topanga on the impending “Boy Meets World” sequel series, fans of the original ABC show are likely wondering what other familiar faces they can expect to see.

Rider Strong, who played Corey’s best friend Shawn Hunter on “Boy Meets World” for all seven seasons, took to his website, Strongbrothersmagicshow.com, to tell fans, “At this point, I have no official involvement in ‘Girl Meets World.’ ”

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While you were working ...
November 28th, 2012
06:12 PM ET

While you were working ...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • Charlize Theron, she who's currently sporting a buzz cut for her "Mad Max" movie, has landed the lead in a remake of South Korean director Park Chan-wook's "Lady Vengeance," the third installment in a trilogy that also includes "Oldboy." [EW]
  • Mike Tyson's Broadway production, "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth," is hitting the road. The famed boxer will launch a 10-week tour starting in Indianapolis in February. [Playbill]
  • Salma Hayek has picked up a prestigious honor overseas. The actress has been awarded with a Bambi, Germany's biggest prize for media, in celebration of her acting. [NBC Latino]
  • Kim Kardashian may have had one of the fastest marriages we've seen, but her divorce proceedings are dragging on forever, leaving the celebrity feeling "handcuffed" to her ex Kris Humphries. [E!]
  • For two stars who supposedly went through a break-up, Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber have a hard time staying away from one another. There's still hope, Jelena fans! [People]

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