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Ashley Judd is Tris' Mom in 'Divergent'

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Why run for Senate when you can star in the latest YA sensation?

Ashley Judd, who indeed recently contemplated running for Senate, is instead heading for the decidedly non-democratic dystopian future of "Divergent," according to Heat Vision.

Based on the novel by Veronica Roth, "Divergent" takes place in a world where where people are divided into distinct factions based on their personalities. where people are divided into distinct factions based on their personalities. On her 16th birthday, our heroine, Tris (Shailene Woodley, who certainly can't pass for 16 any more, but whatever), is deemed "divergent" and not belonging to any one faction, a discovery that soon uncovers a conspiracy to kill those like her. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Heat Vision

5 Movies You’d Think Had Been Written by Nicholas Sparks

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Nicholas Sparks has a well-deserved reputation as the master of the romantic drama, thanks to films like "The Notebook" and new release "Safe Haven." Last year's movie "The Vow" has everything you would expect from a Nicholas Sparks film: hot actors (Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams), a wife in a coma, lingering amnesia and the joy of love rediscovered. Just one thing -- somehow, amazingly, Sparks didn't actually write it.

Yeah, we're surprised, too. So in honor of "The Vow," we hereby present our list of the Top Five Movies You'd Think Were Written by Nicholas Sparks. Get More »

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The 15 Loveliest Lady-Lady Love Scenes in Movies

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Sometimes, two ladies make out with each other in major motion pictures. Other times, they not only make out with each other — they simulate sexual intercourse with each other. AND because the Internet exists, each of those instances is easily accessible to everybody with a computer, context-free. I know, right? And some people claim to be "pessimists?" (laughs to himself.) Get More »

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Casting Roundup: Ludwig, Cohen and Plaza Get the Gigs

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All of the week's hot casting news in one fell swoop ...

• After hunting Jennifer Lawrence in "The Hunger Games," Alexander Ludwig is now setting his sights on Abigail Breslin as he signs on for "Final Girl," according to Variety. The film revolves around a girl who, after being by a group of teenage boys, turns the tables by hunting them. Sheesh, Alex, pick on someone your own size for once!

• Here's a true-life story that occurred strictly so Sacha Baron Cohen could star in a movie about it someday. Deadline reports that "The Dictator" star is attached to "The Lesbian," a dark comedy inspired by the life of Cecil Chao, the Hong Kong billionaire who offered $65 million to any man who succeeded in marrying his lesbian daughter. Get More »

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15 Movie Stars Heading to TV This Fall

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School is back in session and the summer movie season has wrapped, which means the pop-culture focus temporarily shifts to television until the annual slate of Oscar contenders and holiday blockbusters hit theaters.

This fall, though, you'll notice the new television season has a host of big movie stars transitioning to primetime, either for the first time, like Luke Wilson, or in a splashy return, like Ashton Kutcher.

While the majority of film actors are headlining high-profile series, a couple of them are lining up for key supporting roles in ensemble casts. Take a look at these 15 familiar faces and find out where you can catch them on the small screen this year. Get More »

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Double the Heist, Double the Fun in 'Flypaper' Trailer

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Why rob just one bank when you can rob two?

The latest entry in the "Crime is hilarious/Criminals are endearing" subgenre of comedy is "Flypaper," the chronicle of a double-bank heist starring Patrick Dempsey, Tim Blake Nelson, Mekhi Phifer and Pruitt Taylor Vince as the lovable robbers and Ashley Judd as their cute bank teller hostage. Get More »

Filed Under: New Movie Trailers | Source: Yahoo! Movies

The 'Dolphin Tale' Trailer Will Stop at Nothing to Leave You Inspired

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Hot on the tail (ha!) of this weekend's "Soul Surfer," the true, inspirational story of surfer Bethany Hamilton who overcame the odds after she had her arm bit off by a shark, comes the trailer for "Dolphin Tale," the true, inspirational story of a dolphin who overcame the odds after it had its tale ripped off by a crab trap.

Yes, the motivational aquatic mammal film you've been waiting for your entire life is finally here! Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Yahoo Movies
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