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Shaking hands and kissing babies

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 4, 2015 15:38:31 June 4, 2015 15:38:31
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Johnny Depp has cranked up the charm dial in Australia. For a few consecutive days now he’s given Australian fans waiting for him on the set of Pirates 5 the full Movie Star Treatment, as the unit publicist doesn’t seem to mind that paps are on site to document every gesture. And every gesture has been so extra. Full Story

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Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep and Helena Bonham Carter: #squadgoals

Joanna Posted by Joanna at June 4, 2015 14:12:17 June 4, 2015 14:12:17
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The hashtag #squadgoals often appears in wanderlust Instagram captions about a power posse, but it’s best paired with the two new Suffragette trailers. Carey! Meryl! The HBC! They're the HBICs fighting for a vote for women in the film – I’m all in. "We break windows, we burn things," Carey's character Maud says in the trailer. Full Story

“We’ll not fail”

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 4, 2015 13:58:37 June 4, 2015 13:58:37
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Following its well-received premiere in Cannes a couple weeks ago, the first teaser trailer for Macbeth was released today. It’s good. Really good. A lot better, to me at least, than those clips that were released during the festival. Michael Fassbender is convincingly unhinged. You can almost see the moral rot leaking from his eyes. Full Story

Britney Ninja Turtle

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 3, 2015 15:52:26 June 3, 2015 15:52:26
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Oh look. It’s Megan Fox on the set of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 in New York and you’re thinking of Britney Spears. Me, I’m thinking of Michael Bay. And whether or not this is the Michael Bay Women’s Team uniform. After all, this is a Michael Bay production. Would Michael Bay ever allow a female actor in one of his movies to wear drop-crotch pants? A baggy tee? Or even an A-line dress? I’m actually surprised Michael Bay would even cast Megan Fox. Full Story

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Eddie is Newt

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 2, 2015 20:43:43 June 2, 2015 20:43:43
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Eddie Redmayne has joined the Harry Potter family. It was confirmed yesterday that Eddie will play Newt Scamander in Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them. The first film of the planned trilogy will be released November 2016 and is being written by JK Rowling herself. In case you didn’t know – and, um, why wouldn’t you, didn’t we ALL go to Hogwarts??? – these movies are prequels to the story we’ve practically memorised; Newt Scamander wrote the Fantastic Beasts textbook that Harry, Hermione, and Ron – but really only Hermione – studied at school. Full Story

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Lady Ghostbusters are the only interesting kind of Ghostbusters

Sarah Posted by Sarah at June 2, 2015 17:22:11 June 2, 2015 17:22:11
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So says Paul Feig, the director of the all-female Ghostbusters reboot. In an interview with AlloCine while promoting Spy, Feig said the only way he can see to remake Ghostbusters is to reimagine it with women. I love that he says this, that the only way it makes sense to him is as a female-driven project. Full Story

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This Jake is not fun

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 2, 2015 16:29:49 June 2, 2015 16:29:49
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After judging in Cannes and spending a few days in Italy, Jake Gyllenhaal is back in New York, seen here all covered up while out and about yesterday. Jake is set to make his musical theatre debut in a month in Little Shop Of Horrors for 3 performances on July 1 and 2 which is 3 weeks before the release of Southpaw, for which he’s starting to do press now. Full Story

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After-bro: The Entourage movie

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 2, 2015 14:59:28 June 2, 2015 14:59:28
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I read a great article over at Slate this weekend: How Entourage went from critical darling to cultural punching bag. Basically we’ve changed since Entourage first launched. We’ve asked for more in the way women are represented, not just in relationship to men, but in the way we ask for better from them. Full Story

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Winning back Australia

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 2, 2015 14:20:31 June 2, 2015 14:20:31
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After spending part of last week in LA to celebrate daughter Lily Rose’s 16th birthday, Johnny Depp has returned to Australia to resume work on Pirates 5. Apparently authorities held him and Amber Heard on his private jet for an hour to search the aircraft to go through their luggage, extra suspicious now because of the dogs incident. Full Story

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Henry Cavill got dumped

Sarah Posted by Sarah at June 2, 2015 14:05:26 June 2, 2015 14:05:26
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By his investors, that is. Cavill was slated to star in the blatant Bond knock-off Stratton, in which he was to play an embattled MI5 agent who is the world's last hope against corruption or conspiracy or crab monsters or whatever. The movie was supposed to start principal photography this week, but only days before production, Cavill bailed on the project like it was Kaley Cuoco. Full Story

Tom Cruise & Landry

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 1, 2015 20:18:51 June 1, 2015 20:18:51
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Here are a selection of photos of Tom Cruise the last few days in Atlanta working on Mena, including a few of Jesse Plemons, aka Landry. Because Crucifictorius forever. And why would he ever want to get away from the character for whom so many of us have so much affection? Mena is due for release in January 6, 2017. Full Story

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