The real reason Angelina Jolie's daughter was cast in 'Maleficent'
March 6th, 2014
05:20 PM ET

The real reason Angelina Jolie's daughter was cast in 'Maleficent'

Angelina Jolie intentionally cast her daughter, Vivienne Jolie-Pitt, in her upcoming movie, but not for the reason you might think.

As the star of the upcoming "Maleficent" explains to Entertainment Weekly in its new issue, Vivienne didn't land in the film as a part of good old Hollywood nepotism. She genuinely had something other kid actors lacked.

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'Fantastic Four' reboot picks four of its stars
Michael B. Jordan, left, and Miles Teller will reportedly star in "The Fantastic Four."
February 20th, 2014
12:00 PM ET

'Fantastic Four' reboot picks four of its stars

We totally called it: Miles Teller is about to have a very, very good year.

The "Divergent" actor is just one of the four stars Fox has picked to lead its "The Fantastic Four" reboot, which will be directed by "Chronicle's" Josh Trank.

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Paul Rudd as Ant-Man?
December 19th, 2013
03:30 PM ET

Paul Rudd as Ant-Man?

If all you wanted for Christmas were some intriguing casting rumors, we're just sorry that we weren't able to gift-wrap this one.

According to reports, Paul Rudd is in early talks to join Marvel's team of superheroes as Ant-Man.

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Gal Gadot: Getting to know the new Wonder Woman
December 5th, 2013
11:17 AM ET

Gal Gadot: Getting to know the new Wonder Woman

Talk about a breakthrough role.

Now that Israeli model/actress Gal Gadot has been cast as Wonder Woman in Zack Snyder's Batman vs. Superman movie, she's catapulted from little-known name to one on everyone's lips.

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'Batman vs. Superman' finds its Wonder Woman
December 4th, 2013
06:02 PM ET

'Batman vs. Superman' finds its Wonder Woman

As if having Batman and Superman together in a movie wasn't enough, Zack Snyder's upcoming action epic has thrown in another major hero.

Or should we say heroine.

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Who could play John Belushi? Hollywood wants to know
October 23rd, 2013
12:02 PM ET

Who could play John Belushi? Hollywood wants to know

It appears the search is on for a soul man who can wear a toga.

A biopic of famed "Saturday Night Live" star John Belushi is in the works after years of being in development limbo over at Warner Bros., according to the Hollywood Reporter.

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