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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'Iron Man Three' and More

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This week: Robert Downey Jr. reprises his role as billionaire-turned-superhero Tony Stark in "Iron Man Three," the first film in Marvel's post-"Avengers" Phase Two initiative.

Also new this week is the sweet-natured coming-of-age comedy "The Kings of Summer," the mind-bending "The Shining" documentary "Room 237" and the freaky horror anthology "V/H/S/2." Get More »

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Judging 15 Actors Who Went Blond For a Role

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Changing appearances for the sake of entertainment is nothing new in Hollywood; it's all part of the gig. But when professional heartthrob Ryan Gosling tweaks his look, disgruntled fans are going to have something to say about it.

In "The Place Beyond the Pines," Gosling sports a bleach-blond 'do for his role as a motorcycle racer-turned-bank robber. As photos started surfacing during the film's production, people were wondering what the heck was going on with his hair. Serious drama. Get More »

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Casting Roundup: Theron, Blanchett and Franco Get the Gigs

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

• Beware the roaring rampage of the Oldgirl! Charlize Theron has signed on to star in the American adaptation of "Sympathy for Lady Vengeance," the third installment in "Oldboy" director Park Chan-wook's Vengeance Trilogy. [Deadline]

• "Cinderella" has a new evil stepmother — in the form of Cate Blanchett. The "Hobbit" beauty will be providing villainy to director Mark Romanek's live-action take on the classic fairy tale. [Deadline]

• As long as there are movies, James Franco will star in a lot of them. One of the busiest actors in the show business has signed on to "Good People," a morality play in which a dead broke couple finds a few hundred thousand bucks in their neighbor's abandoned apartment. [The Wrap] Get More »

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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'Men in Black 3' and More

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This week: Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones return as Agents J and K, respectively, in "Men in Black 3." In this long-awaited time-traveling sequel we meet a young Agent K, played to perfection by Josh Brolin.

Also new this week is the Prohibition drama "Lawless," Whitney Houston's last performance in "Sparkle," the spooky stop-motion animated feature "ParaNorman," and the modern-dance showcase "Step Up Revolution." Get More »

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Kristen Wiig and Hailee Steinfeld Feel the 'Hateship, Friendship'

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Well, where has this one been hiding?

Kristen Wiig and Hailee Steinfeld are set to explore a rather polarizing relationship as they've signed on for the indie drama, "Hateship, Friendship," according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Guy Pearce and Nick Nolte are also attached to the film that's been flying under the radar and is set to start shooting in mere days. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Next Factor Q&A: 'Lawless' Star Dane DeHaan

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In many ways, Dane DeHaan is the emotional center of the gritty "Lawless," a Depression-era crime drama about the Virginia bootlegging operation of three brothers, played by Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf and Jason Clarke. DeHaan plays Cricket, a gentle soul who becomes a moonshine maker to assist his best friend Jack Bondurant (LaBeouf) and is later caught up in the extreme violence that occurs toward the end of Prohibition. The John Hillcoat-directed movie written by Nick Cave is based on a true story and opens in theaters on August 29.

Prior to "Lawless," DeHaan played a teen with extraordinary telekinetic powers in the found-footage film "Chronicle" and made an impression on TV shows like "True Blood" and "In Treatment." The 25-year-old up-and-comer chatted us up about the pain involved in playing Cricket in "Lawless" and his upcoming roles in two prestigious films. Get More »

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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'The Three Stooges' and More

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This week: Moe, Larry and Curly get reinvented for the 21st century in "The Three Stooges," an old-school slapstick comedy directed by the Farrelly brothers.

Also new this week is the sci-fi action thriller "Lockout" starring Guy Pearce and Maggie Grace, Mel Gibson in "Get the Gringo," Will Ferrell's Spanish-language comedy "Casa de mi Padre," the ensemble comedy "Friends with Kids," the quirky romantic dramedy "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen" starring Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt, and the Blu-ray debut of Gene Kelly in "Singin' in the Rain" in celebration of the film's 60th anniversary. Get More »

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Robert Pattinson Adds 'The Rover' to His Future Film Ride

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Robert Pattinson is making some serious moves to step out of the "Twilight" spotlight and into his own turf.

According to Variety, R.Pattz has been added to David Michod's Guy Pearce-led Aussie chase flick "The Rover," which follows a man (Pearce) as he chases thieves who stole his car through the Australian Outback.

Pattinson will, for the first time since his "Harry Potter" days, play a supporting role in the film as one of the thieves pursued by Pearce's character. This is the second new film to be announced for Robert Pattinson this week. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Variety

Lots of Laws Are Broken in 'Lawless' Trailer

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Have you heard the one about the bootlegging Bondurant Brothers?

Based on a true-crime story, "Lawless" (formerly "The Wettest County," which actually sounded cooler, but ah well) stars Shia LaBeouf and Tom Hardy as Jack and Forrest Bondurant, sibling criminals who make a run for the American Dream by smuggling alcohol in Prohibition-era Virginia, an activity that brings the criminal organization run by Floyd Banner (Gary Oldman) to the attention of FBI Special Agent Charlie Rakes (Guy Pearce). Threats, fisticuffs and Tommy gun shoot-outs ensue. Get More »

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This New 'Iron Man 3' Villain Is No Ordinary Guy

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Guy Pearce has done a lot of cool things over the course of his Golden Globe nominated career, but fighting Iron Man?

Oh, yeah, it's on.

The "Prometheus" star has just signed on to play the big bad in the upcoming "Iron Man 3." Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Variety
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