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melweinchrisbale Christian Bales American Hustle Character Is Based on This Man, Comb over and All

American Hustle arrives in limited release this weekend, and it’s definitely a movie you need to watch (read my review). It’s pretty much required viewing for all you dreamers and schemers out there, or for anyone who needs advice on how to rock a crazy comb-over. While the film labels itself a fictionalized version of real-life events, American Hustle is very much based on the Abscam… Continue reading Christian Bale's 'American Hustle' Character Is Based on This Man, Comb-over and All

NBC is looking for a slight Chang of pace from Ken Jeong: The Community actor has signed on to star in and produce a multi-camera comedy project titled Dr. Ken, EW has confirmed. (Deadline first reported the news.)

Jeong’s credits don’t just include The Hangover and Party Down; he’s a licensed physician in California who earned his M.D. at the University of North Carolina and completed an internal… Continue reading Ken Jeong of ‘Community’ to star in NBC medical comedy based on his life

129591103 Cary Fukunaga to Direct Noble Assassin Based on Real Life James BondGetty

As we await the next James Bond film from Sam Mendes, we’ll get a glimpse into the life of one of the men who inspired the fictional 007.

DreamWorks has just acquired the book proposal by Paul Kix for “Noble Assassin,” a WWII story about Robert… Continue reading Cary Fukunaga to Direct 'Noble Assassin' Based on Real-Life James Bond

Many of the people who go see “Jack Reacher” won’t be aware that Tom Cruise is way too short to play the title character (when the actor was cast in

schmoesknow The Schmoes Know Movie Show: The Top 5 Movies Based on Real Events

Who are the Schmoes, and what exactly do they know?

The Schmoes are a couple of regular guys, Kristian Harloff and Mark Ellis, who–like you–are the people for whom movies are made. They know movies, and will give you the straight scoop about ‘em.  Each week, we’re posting brand new video from the Schmoes that’ll give their take on the new releases.

Ben Affleck’s Argo is actually based on… Continue reading The Schmoes Know Movie Show: The Top 5 Movies Based on Real Events