First Class at School 'Adopted' By Sandra Bullock Sees 100 Percent Graduation Rate

Posted May 19th 2011 at 03:15 PM by John Mitchell

From Moviefone: In 2007, Oscar winner Sandra Bullock "adopted" the Warren Easton Charter High School in New Orleans, La., and now the students who were freshmen when Bullock took up their cause have graduated in record numbers. For the first time ever, the school will graduate 100 percent of its senior class (220 students). And that's not all! The graduates have been offered $4,625,100 in...

'Titanic' to be Re-Released in 3D to Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Ship Setting Sail

Posted May 19th 2011 at 09:35 AM by John Mitchell

Coming soon to a theater near you: A movie you saw on the big screen seven times in 1997. In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's doomed maiden voyage, Paramount Pictures and Twentieth Century Fox are re-releasing James Cameron's 1997 Oscar winner 'Titanic' on April 6, 2012. But that's not all! This time around, when Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet set sail, they'll be in 3D. ...

Director Lars von Trier: 'I Understand Hitler; I Sympathize With Him a Bit'

Posted May 18th 2011 at 11:35 AM by John Mitchell

From Moviefone: Notorious wallflower Lars von Trier, director of acclaimed indies like 'Dogville,' 'Dancer in the Dark' and 'Antichrist,' did what he does best at the Cannes Film Festival press conference for his latest film 'Melancholia,' "a beautiful movie about the end of the world" starring Kirsten Dunst, Kiefer Sutherland and Alexander Skarsgard. And by that we mean he caused a ruckus by...

Robyn Opens Up About the Perils of Pop Stardom to Out Magazine

Posted May 17th 2011 at 02:38 PM by John Mitchell

In the late-'90s, Robyn took the pop charts by storm with her hit singles 'Show Me Love' and 'Do You Know (What It Takes).' Then she disappeared. "I never felt at home in the pop industry," the singer tells OUT. "I was just not that kind of person." She was, however, a talented singer-songwriter aching to make music that meant something, so she left the world of mainstream pop behind to return...

Quentin Tarantino Wants Lady Gaga in His Next Movie

Posted May 12th 2011 at 10:21 AM by John Mitchell

From her videos and concerts to just walking though an airport in 12-inch heel-less boots, everything with Lady Gaga is a performance. So it's really no surprise that 'Inglourious Basterds' director Quentin Tarantino has so much faith in the 'Born This Way' singer's acting abilities that he wants her for a part in an upcoming film. Tarantino and Gaga are both in Cannes, France, for its famed...

Report: Hugh Grant Considered Replacing Charlie Sheen on 'Two and Half Men'

Posted May 11th 2011 at 01:08 PM by John Mitchell

Romantic comedy go-to guy Hugh Grant was in final negotiations to replace Charlie Sheen on 'Two and a Half Men,' according to Deadline, which reports Grant was offered $1 million per episode to take over for the troubled star. Grant, whose last film, 2009's 'Did You Hear About the Morgans?' failed to connect with audiences, allegedly pulled out of the negotiations at the last minute due to...

Alec Baldwin (Maybe) Drops Out of 'Rock of Ages' Due to Unspecified Medical Condition

Posted May 11th 2011 at 10:00 AM by John Mitchell

The much-hyped big-screen adaptation of the Broadway musical 'Rock of Ages' is all set to begin production in Miami on May 23 with a star-heavy cast that includes Tom Cruise, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Russell Brand, Paul Giamatti, Malin Akerman, Bryan Cranston, Mary J. Blige and Julianne Hough. Or should we say, "was" all set to begin production? Yesterday, New Line shot down rumors that Alec...

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