Armie Hammer on '50 Shades' rumors: 'Nope'
June 19th, 2013
05:59 PM ET

Armie Hammer on '50 Shades' rumors: 'Nope'

Now that "Fifty Shades of Grey" has found its director in Sam Taylor-Johnson, surely the hunt has intensified to find the perfect Christian Grey.

A number of actors have been mentioned as possibilities, including "The Lone Ranger's" Armie Hammer - yet the star tells Playboy magazine that he's not interested in portraying the handsome, domineering billionaire.

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Jennifer Lawrence to star in, produce new film
June 6th, 2013
12:30 PM ET

Jennifer Lawrence to star in, produce new film

At the tender age of 22, Jennifer Lawrence is still winning.

The Oscar winner, who picked up the statuette this year for "Silver Linings Playbook," will serve as both star and producer on her next film.

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Kristen Stewart's new movie set in Guantanamo
June 5th, 2013
02:45 PM ET

Kristen Stewart's new movie set in Guantanamo

Kristen Stewart has lined up two new indie projects, one of which will see the actress suit up as a soldier.

According to Deadline, the 23-year-old former "Twilight" star is set to portray a young woman who joins the military as an exit strategy from her small town, but she gets sent to fulfill her duty at Guantanamo Bay rather than Iraq, where she thought she was headed.

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May 30th, 2013
11:57 AM ET

Grumpy Cat's going Hollywood

Grumpy Cat's ready for her closeup.

According to reports, the feline famous for her sourpuss could soon have a movie built around her. Entertainment Weekly describes it as a "Garfield"-esque tale in which Grumpy Cat - real name, Tardar Sauce - would have the ability to speak.

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May 29th, 2013
05:30 PM ET

Rob Lowe to play JFK

For his next role, Rob Lowe's headed for the White House.

The 49-year-old actor, fresh off a stint playing Liberace's plastic surgeon in HBO Films' "Behind the Candelabra," has lined up a gig playing President John F. Kennedy.

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Jon Stewart finds lead for directorial debut
May 28th, 2013
05:20 PM ET

Jon Stewart finds lead for directorial debut

While John Oliver keeps "The Daily Show" running this summer, Jon Stewart will be off working with Gael Garcia Bernal.

According to The Wrap, the 34-year-old actor has been tapped to star in Stewart's "Rosewater," which is based on the book "Then They Came For Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity and Survival" by journalist Maziar Bahari.

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