Twentieth Century Fox has secured the rights to a big screen remake of MGM’s 1955 hit music Guys and Dolls. Deadline reports that the studio is keen on courting Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Channing Tatum to star.
The original film, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, was based on the hit Broadway musical from earlier that decade, in turn based on a collection of Damon Runyon short stories. The film follows a bet between two friends, Frank Sinatra’s Nathan Detroit and Marlon Brando’s Sky Masterson to win the affections of a woman who runs a mission, Sarah Brown (Jean Simmons). (more…)
Donning the iconic mask for this summer’s The Lone Ranger, Armie Hammer is set to bring to life another classic American television series. Deadline reports that Hammer will star opposite Tom Cruise in Guy Ritchie’s The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
Steven Soderbergh was originally planning to direct the feature, based on the original NBC television series that starred Robert Vaughn as Napoleon Solo and David McCallum as Illya Kuryakin. They were agents of United Network Command for Law Enforcement (U.N.C.L.E.) who fight the forces of Technological Hierarchy for the Removal of Undesirables and the Subjugation of Humanity (T.H.R.U.S.H.). (more…)
After taking off the show’s fourth season to launch her album Lotus, Christina Aguilera has rejoined the cast of The Voice.
The What A Girl Wants singer has already inked a $12.5 million deal to be a coach on the talent show’s fifth season, TheWrap reported quoting NBC sources, adding that Cee Lo Green is also negotiating a return.
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Angelina Jolie has bravely opened up about going through a double mastectomy.
“I decided to be proactive and to minimize the risk as much I could. I made a decision to have a preventive double mastectomy. I started with the breasts, as my risk of breast cancer is higher than my risk of ovarian cancer, and the surgery is more complex,” the 37-year-old actress wrote in the New York Times.
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Seth Meyers is heading to late-night television!
According to THR, the 39-year-old actor and Saturday Night Live favorite will take over Jimmy Fallon‘s current gig as host of Late Night when he succeeds Jay Leno on The Tonight Show in February 2014, which was announced last month.
Lorne Michaels will act as executive producer of both shows. Both shows will be based in NYC.
NBC is expected to present their fall television line-up at the network’s upfront event tomorrow in New York City. (more…)