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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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Black Keys lead Woodie Award nominations with 2

The Black Keys have hit the right note with the mtvU Woodie Awards.. . The Keys are the only act nominated for two awards for the college network’s … Continue reading Black Keys lead Woodie Award nominations with 2

The 83rd annual Academy Award nominations for lead actress in a motion picture have been announced in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Academy of … Continue reading Oscar Nominations for Lead Actress Announced