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George Clooney? "Hot!" Judy Greer Rates Her Costars in Just One Word

11 hours ago | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Do you know what you know Judy Greer from? After having roles - but not being the headlining star - in movies like The Descendants, 13 Going on 30, and Jeff, Who Lives at Home, Judy decided to write about her career in new book I Don't Know What You Know Me From: Confessions of a Costar. And in a recent visit to our New York studio, she told us all about life on set with George Clooney, Jennifer Garner, and more. On Allie: Banana Republic dress »

- Allie Merriam

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George Clooney? "Hot!" Judy Greer Rates Her Costars in Just One Word

11 hours ago | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Do you know what you know Judy Greer from? After having roles - but not being the headlining star - in movies like The Descendants, 13 Going on 30, and Jeff, Who Lives at Home, Judy decided to write about her career in new book I Don't Know What You Know Me From: Confessions of a Costar. And in a recent visit to our New York studio, she told us all about life on set with George Clooney, Jennifer Garner, and more. On Allie: Banana Republic dress »

- Allie Merriam

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First set photos from Jurassic World

12 April 2014 4:40 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The long-awaited fourth instalment in the Jurassic Park franchise kicked off filming in Hawaii this week, and sure enough the first set photos from Jurassic World are starting to make their way online, showing a couple vehicles (including the original Jurassic Park Jeep) as well as actor Irrfan Khan (The Amazing Spider-Man, Life of Pi). Check them out via SciFied and The Daily Mail….

Jurassic World is being directed by Colin Trevorrow (Safety Not Guaranteed) and also stars Chris Pratt (The Lego Movie), Bryce Dallas Howard (Spider-Man 3), Vincent D’Onofrio (Law & Order: Criminal Intent), Nick Robinson (The Kings of Summer), Ty Simpkins (Iron Man 3), Jake Johnson (Drinking Buddies), Omar Sy (X-Men: Days of Future Past), David Oyelowo (The Butler), Judy Greer (The Descendants), Katie McGrath (Dracula), Lauren Lapkus (Orange Is the New Black) and the returning Bd Wong as Dr. Henry Wu. The sequel is set for release »

- Gary Collinson

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'Jurassic World' Casts a Trio of Actresses

10 April 2014 12:00 PM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

It looks like Chris Pratt will have some competition for the title of Most Delightful Person in "Jurassic World": Judy Greer has just joined the high-profile sequel's ensemble.

Greer is part of a trio of actresses that just signed on to the fourth installment of the "Jurassic Park" franchise. Katie McGrath (NBC's "Dracula") and Lauren Lapkus ("The To Do List," "Orange is the New Black") round out the newest additions to the cast.

The affable Greer, known mostly for her roles in rom-coms, has been undergoing a bit of a career reinvention as of late, playing parts in a wider variety of genres including prestige dramas ("The Descendants") and now sci-fi flicks (in addition to "World," she'll also appear in this summer's "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" and the mysterious George Clooney-Brad Bird vehicle "Tomorrowland").

Greer, McGrath, and Lapkus join the previously-cast Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard, »

- Katie Roberts

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New Photos from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

9 April 2014 9:25 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

The Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is nearly upon us and Fox has released ten new photos from the upcoming sequel, giving us a good look at the movie’s main characters:

“A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth’s dominant species.”

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes will be released on July 11th. The movie was directed by Matt Reeves (Cloverfield, Let Me In) and stars Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thirty, Public Enemies, The Great Gatsby), Gary Oldman (The Dark Knight Rises, The Harry Potter film series), Keri Russell (The Americans, Mission Impossible III), Toby Kebbell (The Prince of Persia, »

- Jonathan James

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Divergent review lacks lustre and grit

5 April 2014 4:04 PM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

An adaptation of Veronica Roth's fantasy for young adults will struggle to please Hunger Games fans

A somewhat lacklustre contender for the Hunger Games throne, this latest slice of dystopian young-adult entertainment is based on a runaway bestseller penned by Veronica Roth while still an undergraduate. The hokey setup finds a futuristic, postwar society in which the now pacified population are divided into five distinct groups, each with their own singular attributes: Abnegation (selfless); Amity (peaceful); Candor (honest); Dauntless (brave); and Erudite (intelligent). No, I didn't buy it either, but never mind because neither does heroine Tris Prior (Shailene Woodley) who commits the unspeakable crime of having more than one skill, thus making her Divergent! Rising star Woodley (who picked up a Golden Globe nomination playing George Clooney's daughter in The Descendants) gives it some welly in the lead role, more than holding her own again Kate Winslet's sinister uber-matriarch Jeanine, »

- Mark Kermode

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Judy Greer, Katie McGrath and Lauren Lapkus cast in Jurassic World

5 April 2014 1:13 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Director Colin Trevorrow (Safety Not Guaranteed) has added a trio of actresses to Jurassic World, with The Hollywood Reporter revealing that Judy Greer (The Descendants, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes), Katie McGrath (Dracula, The Tudors) and Lauren Lapkus (Orange Is the New Black, Blended) have all boarded the fourth installment of the Jurassic Park franchise. So far, their character details are being kept under wraps.

Jurassic World is set for release on June 12th 2015, with a cast that also includes Chris Pratt (The Lego Movie), Bryce Dallas Howard (Spider-Man 3), Vincent D'Onofrio (Law & Order: Criminal Intent), Nick Robinson (The Kings of Summer), Ty Simpkins (Iron Man 3), Jake Johnson (Drinking Buddies), Omar Sy (X-Men: Days of Future Past), Irrfan Khan (The Amazing Spider-Man), David Oyelowo (The Butler) and the returning Bd Wong as Dr. Henry Wu.

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- Gary Collinson

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Win Nebraska on Blu-ray

4 April 2014 3:00 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

To mark the release of Nebraska on 14th April, we’ve been given 3 copies to give away on Blu-ray.

From Academy Award®-winner Alexander Payne, the director of Sideways and The Descendants, comes the captivating story of a father and his adult son who embark on a journey to claim a million-dollar prize; what begins as a fool’s errand becomes a search for the road to redemption.

Screen legend Bruce Dern gives “a career crowning performance” (Scott Foundas, Variety) that has earned him widespread critical praise, as well as the Best Actor award from the Cannes Film Festival, the National Board of Review and the Los Angeles Film Critics and Oscar, Golden Globe, SAG, Spirit and Satellite award nominations. Nebraska also features an outstanding supporting cast including Stacy Keach, Oscar nominee June Squibb and a “revelatory” (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone) Will Forte.

Breath-taking monochrome landscapes and satirical humour paint »

- Competitions

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Sam Rockwell & Allison Janney Team-Up Again With Rash & Faxon For ‘The Heart’

4 April 2014 3:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

If you’ve not yet managed to watch Jim Rash and Nat Faxon’s tremendous The Way Way Back, then I can’t recommend it enough. It is, at heart, a quintessential ‘coming of age‘ drama but so much more with performances from all the cast that are above and beyond your standard affair.

Two of the stand-out performances in that one were Sam Rockwell, who can’t do anything wrong in my opinion, and the wonderful Allison Janney, so it’s great news to hear they’re planning to team up again with Rash and Faxon, who also wrote another favourite of mine: The Descendants.

This new project is The Heart, an action-comedy that Rockwell and Janney are currently in talks to join the confirmed Kristen Wiig. The only part of the plot that we know – so far – is that funny-lady Wiig will play a cash-strapped soul who agrees »

- Dan Bullock

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Casting Net: Will Ferrell to play Bobby Riggs in 'Match Maker'; Plus, Johnny Knoxville, more

3 April 2014 5:08 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Will Ferrell is attached to star in the tennis drama Match Maker, about the famous 1973 “Battle of the Sexes” match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. Steve Conrad (The Pursuit of Happyness, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty) is writing the screenplay based on an Espn.com article by Don Van Natta Jr. [Variety]

Johnny Knoxville (Bad Grandpa) will voice the part of Leonardo and Monk’s Tony Shalhoub will voice Splinter in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Pete Ploszek and Danny Woodburn played the parts during filming. The Michael Bay-produced pic stars Megan Fox, Will Arnett, and William Fichtner »

- Lindsey Bahr

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Divergent review 'Ya with a conformist message'

3 April 2014 2:55 PM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Yet another new Ya bestseller-franchise in the Hogwarts-Hunger-Ender's-Game mould

Another week another new Ya bestseller-franchise in the Hogwarts-Hunger-Ender's-Game mould. Divergent is based on the 2011 novel by Veronica Roth, the first of a trilogy. Shailene Woodley (who was George Clooney's daughter in Alexander Payne's The Descendants)plays Tris, the lonely teen in a scary, ruined futureworld where Chicago is a fortified city-state, surrounded by high walls beyond which is mere anarchy. People in this totalitarian society have to join one of five factions, Abnegation, the pious; Erudite(here apparently pronounced "error yew dite"), the intelligentsia; Amity, the peaceful; Candor, the honest, and Dauntless, the brave. This last group is a bunch of supercool black-clad badasses with no small opinion of themselves; tasked with policing the city, they run around the place like Parkour enthusiasts on Pcp.Tris is expected to join the humble Abnegation group like her mum and »

- Peter Bradshaw

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Sam Rockwell And Allison Janney Find The Heart

3 April 2014 9:32 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

With Oscars on their mantlepieces for The Descendants, and summer hit The Way Way Back under their belts, writer-director duo Nat Faxon and Jim Rash have established themselves as two of Hollywood’s most exciting new filmmakers. In The Descendants, they struck an extraordinary balance between humor and heartbreak, and The Way Way Back confirmed that Faxon and Rash were as capable behind the camera as they were with pen and paper. Now, it appears that for their next project, action-comedy The Heart, the duo are aiming for a mini-Way Way Back reunion, with news that Sam Rockwell and Allison Janney have both joined the cast.

In the film, written and directed by Faxon and Rash, Kristen Wiig stars as a cash-strapped woman who agrees to begin trafficking black market organs with a mysterious stranger. Rockwell will play said stranger, which doesn’t come as too much of a surprise, »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Sam Rockwell and Allison Janney Back with Rash & Faxon in 'The Heart'

3 April 2014 8:45 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Following an Oscar win for writing The Descendants, and a fantastic directing debut with The Way Way Back, the duo of Jim Rash and Nat Faxon are reteaming with two of the supporting stars of the coming-of-age comedy. The Wrap has learned that Sam Rockwell and Allison Janney have joined The Heart, an action comedy starring "Saturday Night Live" veteran and Bridesmaids writer and lead Kristen Wiig. The film follows a cash-strapped woman (Wiig) who agrees to transport black market organs with a man she just met (Rockwell). Sounds like there's some flares of We're the Millers there, but it sounds fun. Read on! Janney is in early talks for her role, which would have the actress playing Wiig's intimidating boss who just happens to have two boyfriends. "The West Wing" star can currently be seen in Bad Words, which is also great evidence of her ability to play this new role fantastically, »

- Ethan Anderton

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Blu-ray, DVD Release: The Monuments Men

1 April 2014 11:23 AM, PDT | Disc Dish | See recent Disc Dish news »

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: May 20, 2014

Price: DVD $30.99, Blu-ray/DVD Combo $40.99

Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

George Clooney (The Descendants) directed, co-wrote and stars in The Monuments Men, which tells a true story from World War II.

Based on the book by Robert M. Edsel, the drama movie follows the exploits of an aging U.S. platoon who are assigned to track down, steal and return priceless pieces of art that were stolen by Nazis.

Matt Damon (Elysium), Bill Murray (Get Low), Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine), John Goodman (TV’s Treme), Hugh Bonneville (Agatha Christie’s Poirot: Murder on the Orient Express) and Bob Balaban (Girl Most Likely) co-star in the war film.

Despite all the name actors, moviegoers gave PG-13 The Monuments Men mixed reviews, with 50% approval, according to Rotten Tomatoes. Critics weren’t so kind, awarding the film only 33%. Still the movie grossed a tidy $76.6 million at the box office. »

- Sam

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New Poster and Footage from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

31 March 2014 1:41 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

More than eight years have passed since the virus from Rise of Planet of the Apes was unleashed. With much of the human population wiped out, genetically evolved apes are starting to take over. Here’s a look at a new poster and new footage from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes:

“A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth’s dominant species.”

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes will be released on July 11th. The movie was directed by Matt Reeves (Cloverfield, Let Me In) and stars Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thirty, Public Enemies, The Great Gatsby), Gary Oldman (The Dark Knight Rises, »

- Jonathan James

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Review: Divergent

31 March 2014 9:36 AM, PDT | Shadowlocked | See recent Shadowlocked news »

The talent of Shailene Woodley means this latest Ya adaptation isn't the next Hunger Games but is no disaster either.

Based on the debut novel of Veronica Roth (who co-produced the film), Divergent tells of a bleak but functional future where society has been split into factions. Following a devastating war, the world keeps the peace by dividing people according to their strongest human virtue, each ending up in one of five factions - Amity, Candor, Abnegation, Erudite and Dauntless.

But what if your personality has more than one aspect? Tris Prior (Woodley) has this 'problem' - in that she seems like a real human being… - and in this restrictive world, being different makes you dangerous. When Tris discovers a plot by Erudite faction leader Janine (Kate Winslet) to eliminate Divergent members of society, she must team up with enigmatic Dauntless member Four (Theo James) in order to save herself – and this unusual world. »

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Shailene Woodley interview: The face of the new Hunger Games

28 March 2014 5:00 PM, PDT | The Independent | See recent The Independent news »

If anyone is prepared to survive the burden of celebrity then it is Shailene Woodley. Having won plaudits for her performance as George Clooney’s daughter in The Descendants two years ago, today there is no escaping her as she becomes the face of a massive Hunger Games-style campaign surrounding her starring role in Divergent, the first instalment in Veronica Roth’s popular young-adult trilogy. »

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News Nuggets: Does Shailene Woodley have 'right stuff' to be the next Jennifer Lawrence?

24 March 2014 2:14 PM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

Susan Wloszczyna asks if Shailene Woodley has "the right stuff" to be a movie star. As the heroine in the hit film franchise "Divergent," she is being called the "saving grace" of the movie, which has a tepid 41% approval rating at Rotten Tomatoes. Will she be the next Jennifer Lawrence ("The Hunger Games") or Kristen Stewart ("Twilight")? Director Alexander Payne, who cast her in the Oscar-winning "The Descendants" in 2011, refers to her as a modern day Debra Winger ("An Officer and a Gentleman," "Terms of Endearment") because she is "vulnerable and fiery." Thompson on Hollywood. -Break- Michael Ausiello offers an exclusive interview with Josh Charles ("The Good Wife"). Spoilers Ahead. His final episode of "The Good Wife" aired Sunday night in one of "the most outta-nowhere deaths in TV history."  His character, attorney Wi »

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Shailene Woodley Covers "Marie Claire"

24 March 2014 1:23 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek new revealing images of "Divergent" star Shailene Woodley in the April 2014 issue of "Marie Claire" (Us) magazine:

The former teenage lead of ABC Family's "The Secret Life of the American Teenager", was cast in director Alexander Payne's feature "The Descendants" in 2001.

In "Divergent", Woodley plays 'Tris', a girl coming of age in a 'dystopian' regime.

In her next feature "The Fault in Our Stars", Woodley plays 'Hazel', a terminally-ill teenager who falls in love.

"I think there's this big rise right now in giving teenagers the worth that they have," Woodley said.

"For so long they were—and still are—depicted in movies and TV shows as codependent whiners or rich, beautiful, diamond-clad daughters or dumb cheerleader types. But teenagers are so smart. I was probably smarter as a 16-year-old than I am today. There is a zest for life that you have at that age that is so beautiful. »

- Michael Stevens

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'Divergent' Breaks Ya Curse With Debut Weekend

24 March 2014 7:29 AM, PDT | MTV Movie News | See recent MTV Movie News news »

Shailene Woodley should have plenty to talk about when she runs into Jennifer Lawrence or Kristen Stewart. The onetime star of ABC Family's "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" is now a bona fide young adult franchise star. The 22-year-old California native won several critical awards for her role opposite George Clooney in "The Descendants," and now she joins J-Law and K-Stew in the blockbuster leagues, thanks to the $56 million debut of "Divergent." ...

By Ryan J. Downey »

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