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    YouTube's Figglehorn Goes 3-D as Lionsgate's Night of the Living Fred

    Lucas Cruikshank's YouTube creation and sensation "Fred Figglehorn" is getting a 3-D movie. Lionsgate, Varsity Pictures and The Collective are producing Night of the Living Fred, which is a follow-up to 2010's Fred: The Movie (which debuted on Nickelodeon). While Lionsgate has North American distribution rights, they are selling international rights to the film. Family Guy's David A. Goodman wrote the script and John Fortenberry (Blue Mountain State) is directing. Lionsgate production/development president Michael Paseornek says:“We're always excited to partner with talent who has a direct relationship with a broad online fan base, because th...

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    Helen Mirren & Billy Crystal Star in When Harry Met Sally 2...Or, Grampires

    When Harry Met Sally 2 with Billy Crystal & Helen Mirren from Billy Crystal[Funny or Die]

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    Your Highness Clip: Franco Tells McBride To Shut Up, Talks Tears, Deschanel's "Cookies"

    Check out this Your Highness clip at NME, in which James Franco shows his sensitive side and tells Danny McBride to shut up.

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    Trailer Watch: Is Crazy, Stupid, Love Gosling's Crazy, Stupid Sellout?

    We hope Ryan Gosling isn't selling out. But judging from this trailer, it looks like he has abandoned his usual dark indie depths for pretty-boy womanizing. The pairing of Gosling and Steve Carell and co-stars Julianne Moore and Emma Stone may in fact be the best-looking rom-com since...a really lon...

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    In The Works: Bullock and Freeman May Chase Somali Pirates, Meg Ryan Directs, Medallion Adds Stars

    - Sandra Bullock and Morgan Freeman are wanted for an adaptation of 2010 Somali pirate novel , by 85-year-old writer Elmore Leonard (Justified, 3:10 to Yuma, Get Shorty, Out of Sight). "We're trying to get my new book Djibouti [made as a film]," Leonard told Digital Spy. "Morgan Freeman likes it a lot. In fact, I even thought of him while I was writing it," he said. Apparently Samuel L. Jackson has already turned down a part because he wasn't the star (though Leonard insisted his character would have all the good lines) and Freeman dubbed Bullock as first choice for the female lead. The story follows an award-winning filmmaker and a 72-year o...

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    Arthur Early Reviews: "Dispiritingly Witless," "Crude instead of Whimsical"

    In this remake of the 1981 classic, Arthur, Russell Brand takes on Dudley Moore's comic drunk, joined by Helen Mirren (in John Gielgud's butler role) and rival girlfriends Greta Gerwig and Jennifer Garner. Directed by Jason Winer (TV's Modern Family) from Peter Baynham's revamp of Steve Gordon's ori...

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    Your Highness Early Reviews: "Utterly Batshit Insane, Misguided, Chaotic, Teenage Titillation"

    Your Highness opens April 8 with Danny McBride, James Franco, Natalie Portman and Zooey Deschanel (trailer below). Pineapple Express's David Gordon Green directs. The script comes from McBride and his Eastbound & Down co-writer Ben Best.

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    Paste Magazine's 13 Great Musical Moments in Wes Anderson Movies, with Royal Tenenbaums & More

    We recommend checking out all 13 of Paste Magazine's Great Musical Moments in Wes Anderson Movies. Here's their #2, featuring Nico's "These Days," and The Royal Tenenbaums's Gwyneth Paltrow and Luke Wilson.

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    Web Series: Gender-Twisting Girls on Film, Michael Cera's Bad Dads, Hulu's Trailer Trash

    There's a rash of new content heading toward the Web. Two new episodes of Lionsgate's first web series from producer Hud:sun Media’s Max Benator and creator Todd Goldman, the raunchy animated Trailer Trash, debuted exclusively on Hulu this week (clips below). The hope, always, in this transmedia ag...

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    Writer-Director Update: Sheldon Turner and Jason Reitman; Adam McKay Likes Crowe for The Boys

    Eric Bana hopes his next film is Sheldon Turner's By Virtue Fall. Turner, who co-wrote the Oscar-nominated Up in the Air with director Jason Reitman (from Walter Kirn's novel) plans to both write and direct this drama-thriller, which tracks the downfall of two ATF (Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, Explos...

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