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Elizabeth Banks appears likely to star in Gary Ross’ adaptation of the bestselling Suzanne Collins novel, The Hunger Games , Variety is reporting.

Banks joins Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth and, just announced, Dayo Okeniyi and Amandla Stenberg for the science fiction adaptation. Targeted for a PG-13 rating, the film is based on the young adult novel and tells the tale of a dystopic future and the annual… Continue reading Elizabeth Banks Joining The Hunger Games ?

Willem Dafoe is said to be up for the role of Sheriff Wyatt Porter in Odd Thomas , according to a story at Variety .

The film is based on a character created by novelist Dean Koontz and features a clairvoyant with the power to see (but not hear) the dead. First appearing in 2003’s “Odd Thomas,” the character has returned for three subsequent books, “Forever Odd,” “Brother Odd” and… Continue reading Willem Dafoe Joining Odd Thomas ?

Ben Affleck Joining 'The Great Gatsby'?

Looks like Ben Affleck is in talks to play the role of Tom Buchanan in the movie adaptation of The Great Gatsby!

The 38-year-old actor will join the movie depending on the involvement with his latest film, Argo, reports Deadline.

Already confirmed to be staring in the film is Leonardo DiCaprio, who will play Jay Gatsby, Tobey Maguire, who’s expected to… Continue reading Ben Affleck Joining 'The Great Gatsby'?

Sofia Vergara is said to be up for a part in the Farrelly brothers’ upcoming The Three Stooges , according to Variety .

Vergara, best known for her breakout role on “Modern Family,” would play the female lead in the tribute to the original comedy legends. She would join Will Sasso as Curly, Sean Hayes as Larry and a yet-to-be-cast Moe. The plot, inspired by original “Three Stooges” shorts, will… Continue reading Sofia Vergara Joining The Three Stooges ?

Sean Penn appears set to headline Gangster Squad , Deadline is reporting.

To be directed by Zombieland helmer Ruben Fleischer, Gangster Squad adapts a Los Angeles Times articles titled “Tales From the Gangster Squad.” The piece, written by Paul Lieberman, explores the true story of a band of secret “off the record” police task force who went after Meyer Harris “Mickey” Cohen, a high-profile gangster who was a member of… Continue reading Sean Penn Joining Gangster Squad ?