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'Enough Said': Poster Debut for James Gandolfini's Last Major Role

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James Gandolfini may no longer be with us, but there are posthumous projects on the way that will give us a last look at his incredible acting chops.

The late actor best known for changing television as we know it as Tony Soprano will next be seen in "Enough Said," opposite "Seinfeld" legend Julia Louis-Dreyfus. "Enough Said" marked the last leading role for Gandolfini, who passed away from a heart attack last month at the age of 51. Louis-Dreyfus plays a divorced mom who starts a romance with Albert (Gandolfini), who turns out to be the ex-husband of her new best friend, Marianne (Catherine Keener). Fox Searchlight will release the rom-com on September 20th.

Gandolfini had also completed work on the crime drama "Animal Rescue," which stars Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace. "Animal Rescue," in which Gandolfini plays a bar owner, is due in theaters next year.

He was a producer on the green-lit series "Criminal Justice," which reunited him with "The Sopranos" network HBO. The late actor had completed work for the pilot episode as the character Jack Stone. HBO had originally passed on the series in February but reversed their decision in May with a seven-episode order. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: The Huffington Post

Mel Gibson Joining 'The Expendables 3' Cast? Sly's Twitter Hints Maybe

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Is Mel Gibson the latest smoldering gent to land a role in Sylvester Stallone's upcoming blow-em-up flick "The Expendables 3?"

Maybe so ... if you can believe the wonderful world of celebrities on Twitter.

The famed "Rocky" actor and all around wiiise guy tweeted this not-so-cryptic message to his account earlier this week, declaring "Max Max vs Barney Ross....."

Dun-dun-dunnnnnn!! Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: IndieWire

Tom Hardy Surprises Cancer-Stricken Super Fan with Diamonds and a Date

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Turns out, Bane does have a heart.

A 23-year-old British woman named Kayleigh Duff hit the telly recently to talk about the rare and aggressive form of liver cancer she suffers from which also tragically killed her father when she was just a kid (sad face).

During that discussion, though, she happened to make mention of the fact that one of her biggest wishes was to meet Tom Hardy in person, and Charlotte Riley, Hardy's wifey-to-be, got wind of Duff's story and made that happen for her.

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Filed Under: Movie News | Source: E! Online

Introducing the New Rap Battle Champion: Bane

We've heard of epic rap battles before, but there's one flow master you really don't want to challenge — because he will quite literally break your back if you do.

Yes folks, it's Bane, the scourge of "The Dark Knight Rises" and one of the most infamously mumblemouthed characters in film history. And given how indecipherable most of his dialogue was in that film, chances are you probably didn't realize that behind that mask resides a true hip-hop genius. Get More »

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It's Batman vs. Bane on Rival 'Everest' Movies

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They once fought for supremacy of Gotham City. Now, they're looking to conquer the same mountain.

Christian Bale and Tom Hardy, respectively the hero and villain of "The Dark Knight Rises," are once again at odds as they're starring in two separate movies about Mount Everest, according to Deadline. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Deadline

How Many Banes Does it Take To Blackout a Super Bowl?

On Super Bowl Sunday a 34-minute power failure cast a pallor of darkness over the big game, and though many valid conspiracy theories exist (voodoo priests avenging Katrina, concerted effort to bombard viewers with ads, etc) only one man could be the cause of it all: BANE!

In desperate search for his Adult Asthma Inhaler lost somewhere among the bleachers, the masked "Dark Knight Rises" bad guy announced his act of sports terrorism via, well, a few too many outlets, and Buzzfeed has the proof. Get More »

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Casting Roundup: Theron, Chastain and Farrell Get the Gigs

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

• Seth MacFarlane has scored quite the cowgirl! The "Ted" funnyman has rounded up the gorgeous (and quite funny herself) Charlize Theron to star in his new film, "A Million Ways to Die in the West," a self-described "Blazing Saddles"-type comedy about a sheepish farmer who chickens out of a gunfight and sees his girlfriend leave him. [Heat Vision]

Colin Farrell and Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain are going classical with "Miss Julie," director Liv Ullmann's take on August Strindberg's 19th-century stage play about the sexually-charged battle of wills between a wealthy socialite and one of her head servants, with the servant's fiancee popping up every now and then to make things even more interesting. Samantha Morton is also set to star. [The Hollywood Reporter] Get More »

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Casting Roundup: Redmayne, Barks and Diesel Get the Gigs

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

• We wonder if "Les Miserables" star Eddie Redmayne had to sing for his new role. The handsome up-and-comer is officially joining Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis for "Jupiter Ascending," the top-secret sci-fi film from the Wachowski Siblings. [Heat Vision]

Samantha Barks just can't stop singing! Eddie Redmayne's "Les Miserables" co-star is in talks (or, rather, in songs) to go "Walking on Sunshine," a musical set to '80s pop ditties about a mother and daughter who fall in love with the same man while vacationing in Spain. '80s pop star Kylie Minogue has already been cast (we're assuming as the mom, which makes us feel old). [The Wrap] Get More »

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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'The Dark Knight Rises' and More

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This week: Christopher Nolan's epic Batman trilogy that began with "Batman Begins" and earned Heath Ledger a posthumous Oscar for his performance in "The Dark Knight" concludes with "The Dark Knight Rises," which introduces the metal-masked Bane (Tom Hardy) and Selina Kyle/Catwoman (Anne Hathaway) to Gotham City.

Also new this week is the indie sensation "Beasts of the Southern Wild," the found-footage horror anthology "V/H/S" and the Blu-ray 3D debut of "Finding Nemo." 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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