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'Ted 2' Lands William Shatner Cameo

17 hours ago | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

One of the more memorable moments in the raucous 2012 comedy Ted is where Flash Gordon star Sam J. Jones appears in a cameo as himself. It seems the sequel Ted 2 will have a similar scene featuring William Shatner as himself.

The Boston Herald reports that the actor will be appearing at a superhero convention, where he is taking questions from fans about his cop series T.J. Hooker. The actor gets annoyed when attendees keep asking him Star Trek questions. It's stated that there was also a recent Boston casting call for the sequel, with the production seeking a number of extras wearing superhero costumes.

Ted stars Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis are reprising their roles as John Bennett and his girlfriend Lori Collins, although Mila Kunis is said to have a smaller role in the sequel. We reported in February that Amanda Seyfried signed on to play the female lead, »

- MovieWeb

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Gabriele Muccino Brings Life to Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Near Death’ at Voltage (Exclusive)

31 July 2014 2:13 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Nicolas Chartier’s Voltage Films has brought director Gabriele Muccino aboard science-fiction thriller “Near Death.”

The deal reteams Muccino with Voltage following his “Fathers and Daughters,” starring Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried and Aaron Paul. Voltage plans to begin casting in October.

Sherryl Clark and Joe Riley will produce along side of Voltage’s Craig J. Flores and Chartier. Muccino will direct from a script by Carter Blanchard, who recently signed on to write a new draft of Fox’s “Independence Day” sequel.

Near Death” centers on a near-death survivor who starts predicting future events and acting in bizarre ways while his wife notices the world itself changing all around her in impossible ways. Fearing for her sanity, she investigates and uncovers a massive conspiracy that bridges space and time.

Muccino’s credits include a pair of Will Smith films — “The Pursuit of Happyness” and “Seven Pounds.”

Clark, who is producing through her Busted Shark banner, »

- Dave McNary

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William Shatner Might Be Bringing the Funny to 'Ted 2'

31 July 2014 12:30 PM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Seth MacFarlane's follow-up to "Ted" is set to feature a familiar face in a small role, according to a new report.

The Boston Herald writes that Shatner will cameo in "Ted 2" as himself, where he'll be "a speaker at some kind of superhero fan convention to answer questions about his role in 'T.J. Hooker,'" the 1980s police series in which he starred alongside Heather Locklear. Why he'd be at a fan convention to talk about that show, and not his iconic "Star Trek" role of Captain Kirk, is beyond us, though perhaps that's where the comedy comes in, as the Herald notes that in the scene, Shatner "gets annoyed when fans keep asking him about 'Star Trek.'"

"Ted 2" is shooting in Boston, so it makes sense that the Herald would get the scoop on Shatner's casting, though there hasn't been any official word »

- Katie Roberts

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Will These Summer Flings Go the Distance?

25 July 2014 2:48 AM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Last year, we tracked the budding relationships of several celebrities that were coupling up and showing Pda around the world. Many of the flings fizzled, but other pairs - like Amanda Seyfried and Justin Long, Amy Poehler and Nick Kroll, and Jake Gyllenhaal and Alyssa Miller - are still going strong. Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy's Summer love resulted in an engagement, and Zoe Saldana tied the knot and is having a baby with her Spring fling, Marco Perego! Cut to 2014, and there are already plenty of new couples going public with their love. Khloé Kardashian has found a new boyfriend in rapper French Montana while Joseph Gordon-Levitt is currently getting cozy with Tasha McCauley, the cofounder and CEO of a robotics company based in Silicon Valley. There's also Heidi Klum, who has recently had plenty of Pda-filled moments with her latest love, 27-year-old Vito Schnabel, and just this week, »

- Brittney Stephens

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First Images From While We’Re Young, Coming Home, Force Majeure, and A Second Chance

22 July 2014 3:54 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Earlier today, the Toronto International Film Festival announced additions to their Galas and Special Presentations programs.  Among the films with new images and synopses are: While We’re Young (Directed by Noah Baumbach) starring Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver, Amanda Seyfried and Charles Grodin. Force Majeure (Directed by Ruben Östlund) starring Johannes Bah Kuhnke, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Clara Wettergren, Vincent Wettergren, Kristofer Hivju and Fanni Metelius. Coming Home (Directed by Zhang Yimou) starring Chen Daoming and Gong Li. A Second Chance (Directed by Susanne Bier) starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Ulrich Thomsen, Maria Bonnevie, Nikolaj Lie Kaas and Lykke May Andersen. Hit the jump to check out the images and synopses.  The 2014 Toronto International Film Festival runs from September 4th-14th. Via Tiff. While We're Young Noah Baumbach’s exploration of aging, ambition and success, stars Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as a middle-aged couple whose career and marriage are overturned »

- Evan Dickson

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Tiff '14: First Pictures from Noah Baumbach's 'While We're Young'

22 July 2014 9:37 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Noah Baumbach's While We're Young was among the several films announced today that will be enjoying its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival and now three pictures from the movie (via The Film Stage) have come online. The film explores themes of aging, ambition and success as it centers on a middle-aged couple (Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts) whose career and marriage are overturned when a disarming young couple enters their lives. Amanda Seyfried, Adam Driver, Charles Grodin, Maria Dizzia and Adam Horovitz co-star. Two more pictures are featured below. »

- Brad Brevet

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Tiff First Look: Noah Bambach's 'While We're Young' Starring Ben Stiller And Naomi Watts

22 July 2014 9:32 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Something to remember: Noah Baumbach actually has two movies in the can. An untitled project with "Frances Ha" collaborator Greta Gerwig (which we bet hits Telluride) and "While We're Young," which goes to Toronto to make its World Premiere. Starring Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Amanda Seyfried and Adam Driver, this one follows two sets of couples who find their lives intertwined. Here's the official synopsis: Noah Baumbach's exploration of aging, ambition and success, stars Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as a middle-aged couple whose career and marriage are overturned when a disarming young couple enters their lives. Charles Grodin, Maria Dizzia and Adam Horovitz co-star and there's no U.S. distributor for this one yet. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Toronto 2014 unveils first wave

22 July 2014 8:50 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The Toronto International Film Festival (Tiff) has fired its awards season opening salvo, announcing a slew of world premieres for the September edition, which will close with Alan Rickman’s A Little Chaos.Scroll down for full list

Not to be outdone by the New York Film Festival, which has staked a claim to the world premieres of Gone Girl and Inherent Vice, and Venice, which will open with Birdman, artistic director Cameron Bailey and his team announced on Tuesday (22) close to 50 galas and special presentations.

Two factors are certain to ratchet up the sense of anticipation heading into September. Most of these titles are without Us distribution and that said, it remains to be seen which films will qualify for a coveted first-weekend slot.

Tiff top brass made it clear earlier this year that any title that sneaks into Telluride will be forced to screen after the first four days of the festival. Tiff runs from »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Toronto Film Festival lineup announced -- Breaking

22 July 2014 7:47 AM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

The 39th Toronto International Film Festival has announced its initial slate of galas and special presentations, which includes 37 world premieres and several films with Oscar ambitions. The Judge, which stars Robert Downey Jr. as a big-city lawyer who reluctantly returns home and ends up defending his revered father (Robert Duvall) against criminal charges, will have its world premiere in Toronto. His Avengers pal, Chris Evans, will unveil his own directorial debut in Toronto, titled Before We Go.

Also noteworthy: James Gandolfini’s final film, The Drop, which also stars Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace; another Jason Reitman Toronto world premiere, »

- Jeff Labrecque

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Toronto Film Festival Lineup Includes Denzel Washington’s ‘Equalizer,’ Kate Winslet’s ‘A Little Chaos’

22 July 2014 7:46 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The Toronto International Film Festival has announced over 40 titles — a mix of awards contenders, star-powered indies, and international art-house fare — screening in its Gala and Special Presentations program this September, including Denzel Washington’s “The Equalizer,” a pair of Reese Witherspoon projects and closing night film “A Little Chaos,” Alan Rickman’s period pic starring Kate Winslet as a landscape gardener assigned to construct the garden at Versailles.

World-preeming Galas announced this morning at the Tiff Bell Lightbox also include “Pawn Sacrifice,” Ed Zwick’s biopic on the legendary Cold War-era chess match between Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) and Boris Spassky (Liev Schreiber), and “Black and White,” Mike Binder’s tale of a grieving widower (Kevin Costner) in a custody battle, as well as WB fall releases “The Judge” (Robert Downey Jr.) and Shawn Levy’s dysfunctional family comedy-drama “This Is Where I Leave You.”

International titles world-preeming on the »

- Jennie Punter

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Tiff 2014: Complete 2014 Toronto Film Festival Lineup Announced

22 July 2014 7:32 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

This morning the first wave of the 2014 Toronto Film Festival lineup was announced and so far it's an impressive list of films including films from Noah Baumbach, Mike Leigh, David Gordon Green, Jason Reitman, Bennett Miller, David Cronenberg, Antoine Fuqua, Edward Zwick, Mikael Roskam, David Dobkin and many others. One surprising detail is there was no announcement of an opening film so along with everything below there is still at least one biggie on the way, and while they say it has nothing to do with their "premiere" mandate, I wouldn't be surprised if it might be Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's Birdman and they're waiting to see if it will be the North American premiere. Then again, could Birdman open both Toronto and Venicec But what else could it bec Maybe David Ayer's Furyc No chance for Christopher Nolan's Interstellar... or is therec Probably the films announced so far »

- Brad Brevet

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'Wild,' 'The Judge' and 'The Equalizer' among initial 2014 Toronto Film Festival premieres

22 July 2014 7:28 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

The Toronto International Film Festival announced its initial wave of 2014 premieres and galas this morning and it features some familiar awards titles, some big stars and some unexpected studio titles. Among the major studio films, David Dobkin's "The Judge" with Robert Downey Jr. and Antoine Fuqua's "The Equalizer" each received gala slots and should premiere over the festival's opening weekend. Other announced galas so far include Bennett Miller's acclaimed "Foxcatcher," which debuted at Cannes, and Mike Binder's "Black and White" starring Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer and Anthony Mackie. Toronto has also scheduled special gala screenings for David Cronenberg's "Map to the Stars" with Julianne Moore and Robert Pattinson, François Ozon's "The New Girlfriend," Ed Zwick's "Pawn Sacrifice" with Tobey Maguire, Lone Scherfig's "The Riot Club," Jean-Marc Vallée's "Wild," Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano's "Samba" and Shawn Levy's "This is Where I Leave You »

- Gregory Ellwood

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Now Casting Background for ‘Ted 2’ and Upcoming Auditions

18 July 2014 7:32 AM, PDT | backstage.com | See recent Backstage news »

Boston Casting is currently seeking background talent for the feature film “Ted 2” starring Seth MacFarlane, Mark Wahlberg, and Amanda Seyfried. Both union and nonunion talent is welcome to attend the July 26 open call for “Ted 2,” the followup to the 2012 comedy. Hopefuls who dress up in costumes based on movie and comic book heroes might have an advantage at the open call. For more details, check out the casting notice for “Ted 2” here, and be sure to check out the rest of our audition listings! »

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Summer Shape-Up Guide: The No-Brainer Office Pushup Routine—Watch Now!

17 July 2014 12:06 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

See ya, flabby arms! Because with this new office-ready pushup routine, it's goodbye for good. Straight from celebrity trainer Astrid McGuire, theses spider pushups are guaranteed to tone your arms. And aside from sculpted arms, what's better than cutting down your gym time by toning up at work? All you need is a five minute break and a desk! And trust us; McGuire is your go-to girl when it comes to killer fitness tips. For starters, she doubles as a fitness model when she's not training her slew of celeb clientele. Plus, the La-based workout guru also teaches at the world renowned gym Barry's Bootcamp. Ring a bell? It's a celeb-approved gym frequented by the likes of Amanda Seyfried, »

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Remembering the Unforgettable Summer of 2004

17 July 2014 8:00 AM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

Believe it or not kids, there was once a time when Amanda Seyfried and Rachel McAdams were largely unknown actresses with second billing to Lindsay Lohan, who was considered the most promising star of her generation, when Tom Cruise could star in a movie without Scientology and Oprahgate entering the discussion and when an M. Night Shyamalan film was something to look forward to. If I said that 2004 was the most important summer in filmdom I’d be biased, because that was the first time I started to treat the critical viewing of films as a serious pursuit, so if I said that the films that came out that summer — Anchorman, Shrek 2, and Mean Girls -- were like nothing I’d ever seen before, that’s accurate in a way, as I was paying attention to films in a way I hadn’t before. Still, 2004 was an unforgettable summer (if you don’t count the forgettable »

- Orrin Konheim

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Seth MacFarlane and Universal Pictures Sued Over 'Ted'

15 July 2014 9:40 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Seth MacFarlane is being sued for his blockbuster teddy bear comedy.

Seth MacFarlane and Universal Pictures are being sued over the wildly popular 2012 comedy Ted, after one production company claimed the idea was stolen from their web series.

Bengal Mangle Productions filed a lawsuit, alleging that that the crass teddy bear, voiced by MacFarlane himself, is strikingly similar to that of their animated bear Charlie, that can be seen in two web series, Charlie the Abusive Teddy and Acting School Academy, which aired from 2009-2010, Deadline reports.

Related: 5 Things You Don't Know About Seth MacFarlane

The lawsuit claims the bears both have human friends and similar background stories, namely that they are “washed-up child stars/public personas."

Not only do they claim the bears are similar in their characteristics, but the suit also alleges that their social media accounts on Twitter and Facebook have similar postings.

Here are just a few of the tweets the lawsuit claims »

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Amanda Seyfried Goes Paddleboarding With Her Adorable Pup

8 July 2014 4:30 PM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Now that's a work out! Amanda Seyfried posted the cutest picture via Instagram on Monday, showing her paddleboarding with her dog Finn. "It was surprising, at first, that Finn was so eager to jump aboard," the "Mean Girls" star captioned the sweet snap. "Now, I can't enjoy paddling without him. The same can be said of my life. #finnsite #drfoz."In the candid shot, Seyfried's rocking a vintage bikini, while she paddles alongside her gorgeous Australian Shepherd. It definitely looks like she's got a fury water baby on her hands! The 28-year-old told Ellen DeGeneres in May that she and boyfriend Justin Long enjoy paddleboarding together, too. The cute couple recently spent plenty of time out in the ocean while they were vacationing in Florida. "What we did every night—my boyfriend, myself and our two friends—we would paddleboard to watch the sunset, and one night we were paddleboarding with some dolphins, »

- tooFab Staff

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9 Celebs Who'd Make Perfect Real-Life Disney Princesses

8 July 2014 1:30 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Elle Fanning was a spot-on casting choice as Princess Aurora in Maleficent, and Disney keeps on bringing our favorite princesses to life. To stay on trend, we've done some live-action reimagining of our own and come up with the most perfect celebrity doppelgängers for some classic Disney princesses. Can you guess who we matched with Blake Lively, Emma Watson, Amanda Seyfried, and more? »

- Becca Frucht

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Amanda Seyfried Wears Bikini, Goes Paddleboarding With Dog Finn: Picture

8 July 2014 7:42 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Ruff life! There's not much Amanda Seyfried will do without her dog Finn—and that includes paddleboarding. The While We're Young actress joked about her new water buddy via Instagram on Monday, July 7. "It was surprising, at first, that Finn was so eager to jump aboard," the 28-year-old captioned a photo of her and her dog. "Now, I can't enjoy paddling without him. The same can be said of my life. #finnsite #drfoz." In the snapshot, a bikini-clad Seyfried is standing up while her Australian Shepherd pooch lounges [...] »

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Mark Wahlberg Discusses Ted 2 Plot Details

29 June 2014 5:25 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Even though Seth MacFarlane's "A Million Ways to Die in the West" wasn't a hit, Universal Pictures would still like to make a sequel to MacFarlane's "Ted," which grossed a whopping $550 million on a budget of $50 million. While promoting "Transformers: Age of Extinction," "Ted" star Mark Wahlberg was asked if Ted and John Bennet (Wahlberg) learned any lessons from the first movie. "That wouldn't be any fun. No, no, no, they're crazier than ever," he replied. In the sequel Bennet separated from Lori (Mila Kunis) and finds a new love-interest, played by Amanda Seyfried. According to Wahlberg, the new woman will definitely be a "problem" for Ted, but he has bigger things to deal with. He added that there are talks of taking the story on the road and that Ted would be "an even worse influence." »

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