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    Review: 'I Am Number Four' Is A Sci-Fi 'Twilight' With a Sense of Humor

    Based on a novel co-authored by shamed memoirist James Frey, "I Am Number Four" is a sci-fi take on the same sort of material that has made 'Twilight' an international sensation. Instead of sparkly vampires, though, it's a handsome, hounded alien played by Alex Pettyfer that takes center stage. And ...

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    Alex Pettyfer Developing A Bad Reputation, Say Insiders; Also, Who Is Alex Pettyfer?

    Alex Pettyfer is about to have a moment. The 20 year old thesp has a major star vehicle, "I Am Number Four" hitting next week and "Beastly" in March, and has a handful of projects on his potential plate including "The Seventh Son," which Jeff Bridges recently boarded. But apparently he's ruffled a b...

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    Alex Pettyfer In Talks For 'The Last Apprentice'; Jeff Bridges & Jennifer Lawrence May Join Too

    Rising Star Turns Down 'Mortal Instruments' With his starring role in "I Am Number Four" in a few weeks, "Beastly" next month, and Andrew Niccol's "Now" later in the year Alex Pettyfer is swiftly becoming to the sub-genre of movies-that-Amazon-recommends-when-you-order-a-copy-of-"Twilight" what Tyler Perry is to films about African-American families. Among various projects the 20-year-old actor has percolating are a biopic of racing driver James Hunt, the young-adult-aimed "Jack the Giant Killer" and, as of a couple of weeks ago, Screen Gems' adaptation of the popular "Mortal Instruments" series by Cassandra Clare, in which Pettyfer was bein...

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    Man-Of-The-Moment Alex Pettyfer Offered Lead In 'Mortal Instruments' Adaptation

    With the "Twilight" series finally set to come to an end next year (it's only two years since the first film debuted, but it still feels interminable), the search is on for the next hot teen franchise, with seemingly every series of young adult novels being optioned and fast-tracked to the screen. T...

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    Trailer For 'I Am Number Four' Marks Exact Midpoint Between 'Twilight' And Brett Ratner's 'X-Men'

    We were a little confused a few months back when it appeared that Dreamworks were releasing a sequel to the Doug Liman/Hayden Christensen sci-fi flop "Jumper." As it turned out, it was actually the trailer for a film called "I Am Number Four," an adaptation of the young adult novel by Oprah nemesis ...

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    Alex Pettyfer Joins 'Now,' Added To List For 'Giant Killer' & Set To Star In Biopic Of James Hunt

    Matt Bomer Also Joins 'Now'; Max Irons Also In The Mix For 'Giant Killer'When the New York Times reported over the weekend, in the midst of their article about DreamWorks, that Alex Pettyfer, the lead in the upcoming teens-and-aliens flick "I Am Number Four," was being groomed as the next Shia LaBeo...

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