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Angelina Jolie to Star in Killer ‘Unforgiven’ Role

| August 26, 2010 - 11:48 am

Angelina Jolie is going to have a lot on her plate in the coming months.
The Salt beauty, who’s already set to make her directorial and scriptwriting debut with a historical romance set amid the Bosnian war of the ’90s, will also be starring in a big-screen adaptation of the 2009 miniseries Unforgiven, DeadlineMore »

Kristen Stewart Goes Beat, Will Star in ‘On the Road’

Alex Blagg | May 6, 2010 - 11:40 am

Kristen Stewart has been told to hit the road, but in a totally awesome way. The Eclipse star has signed on for a role in the movie adaptation of the classic Beat Generation novel On the Road by Jack Kerouac, which is scheduled to begin filming this summer. Stewart will play Marylou, based on LuAnneMore »

Kristen Stewart to Get All Hacked Up With George Clooney in New Role?

Celebuzz | January 2, 2010 - 10:19 am

Now here’s a role that Kristen Stewart can really sink her teeth into. Or at least bite her lip over.
The New Moon beauty is rumored to be up for he part of hacker Lisbeth Salander in an upcoming adaptation of the Swedish film trilogy Millennium. What’s more, the top contender for the male… More »

Lauren Conrad: “I’m an Awful Actor!”

Celebuzz | October 2, 2009 - 9:20 am

Well, you have to give Lauren Conrad points for honesty, anyway.
The Hills defector tells People magazine that she has no intention of playing herself in the upcoming movie adaptation of her book L.A. Candy—because she really, really can’t act.
Says Conrad,

“I think my acting is offensive! I’m an awful… More »

Lauren Conrad’s “L.A. Candy” Coming to the Big Screen

Celebuzz | September 30, 2009 - 9:00 am

As a Hills cast member, Lauren Conrad has exposed her life on the small screen. And now her story is coming to movie theaters. Sort of.
Variety reports that Temple Hill Entertainment has acquired the screen rights to Conrad’s heavily autobiographical novel L.A. Candy, which chronicles the story of “Jane Roberts,” a 19-year-old who… More »

Zac Efron: Putting a New ‘Spin’ on His Acting Career?

Celebuzz | August 14, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Zac Efron may be adding a novel twist to his acting résumé.
E! Online reports that the former High School Musical hunk is considering turning Robert Rave’s upcoming debut novel Spin—which is due in bookstores on August 18—into a feature film.
If the deal goes through, Efron would star as Taylor Green, a… More »

Sam Raimi to Direct ‘World of Warcraft’ Movie

Celebuzz | July 22, 2009 - 5:15 pm

No doubt about it, movies based on video games are the hot thing right now, so it shouldn’t be surprising that the massively popular World of Warcraft should be tapped for a big-screen adaptation.
Variety reports that Spider-Man director Sam Raimi has been tapped to helm a movie adaptation of World of Warcraft, which… More »

Angelina Jolie to Play a Real Cut-Up

Celebuzz | April 22, 2009 - 9:32 am

Angelina Jolie is going to see a lot of dead people in an upcoming film role—and no, it won’t be in a Sixth Sense sequel.
Variety reports that the superstar mega-mom has signed on to star as opera-loving medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta in a big-screen adaptation of authoress Patricia Cornwell’s hugely popular series… More »