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gijoe G.I. Joe: Cobra Strikes Casts Female LeadAdrianne Palicki has just been cast as the female lead in ‘G.I. Joe: Cobra Strikes.’ The ‘Friday Night Lights’ star will play Lady Jane.

This must come as welcome news for Palicki, whose ‘Wonder Woman’ pilot (where she played the iconic female superhero) neglected to get picked up by a network.

Palicki joins a cast of Channing Tatum, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and the RZA. Directing the sequel will be… Continue reading 'G.I. Joe: Cobra Strikes' Casts Female Lead

Plant, Miller Lead Americana Awards Nominations

Robert Plant and Buddy Miller teamed up to top the list of nominees for the 2011 Americana Awards with three apiece. . . Each was nominated Monday … Continue reading Plant, Miller Lead Americana Awards Nominations

Anna Faris, Gillian Jacobs and Kristen Wiig are said to comprise the short list of actresses up for the female lead in The Dictator , the upcoming film from the Bruno and Borat pair of Larry Charles and Sacha Baron Cohen. The Hollywood Reporter has the scoop, also adding that Jason Mantzoukas is in talks for a role.

The comedy, said to be also aiming for heavy improvisation, is inspired by… Continue reading The Dictator Female Lead Short List Revealed

Bill Murray will star as Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the film version of Hyde Park on the Hudson , Vulture is reporting.

The film is based on a 2009 radio play by Richard Nelson, dealing with a true-to-life affair between Roosevelt and his distant cousin. The partially fictionalized plot is set during a 1939 visit from King George VI, the first time in history that British monarchy traveled to America.

The… Continue reading Bill Murray to Lead Hyde Park on the Hudson

Nancy Travis has bagged the female lead role in ABC’s comedy pilot that stars Tim Allen in his potential return to primetime TV (in other words: The surest bet of any sitcom pilot competing for a fall series pickup). She’ll play Vanessa, Tim’s “smart and loving wife who doesn’t miss much.” The untitled project from  Nancy Travis lands lead in Tim Allen’s ABC pilot

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