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Watch Ellen DeGeneres Shake Her Butt in Remake of Nicki Minaj’s ‘Anaconda’

Kendall Fisher | September 10, 2014 - 3:30 pm

I bet you didn’t know that Ellen DeGeneres was packing some heat behind her, did you?

Well she is, and she’s not afraid to show it. In fact, Ellen thinks Nicki Minaj should have incorporated her into her “Anaconda” music video… And to prove it, she showed a clip of herself shaking her… More »

‘Dragon Tattoo’ Director Slams American Remake

Celebuzz | November 9, 2010 - 11:37 am

Forget the intrigue and espionage of the plot; the real drama in the upcoming remake of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo remake appears to be occurring behind the scenes.
Niels Arden Oplev, director of the Swedish Millennium Trilogy, recently opened up to Word and Film about the English-language adaptation of the films—which will… More »

Taylor Lautner’s Post-Twilight Career Officially on Meteoric Rise

Celebuzz | December 19, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Don’t worry about Taylor Lautner’s Abs any; they definitely won’t be going hungry once the Twilight Saga draws to a close with Breaking Dawn.
Following news that Lautner has landed starring roles in the upcoming Max Steel and Cancun, E! Online reports that Wolfie Boy is in negotiations to star in a remake of… More »

Robert Downey Jr.: Hopping Into ‘Harvey’ Role?

Celebuzz | October 1, 2009 - 5:00 pm

After portraying legendary sleuth Sherlock Holmes and metal-clad superhero Iron Man, Robert Downey Jr. will reportedly be taking a drastic turn with his next role.
The Los Angeles Times reports that Downey may be about to sign on for Steven Spielberg’s remake of the 1950 Jimmy Stewart classic Harvey, about a man who pals… More »

Angelina Jolie and Megan Fox Face Off for Barbarella Role

Celebuzz | September 10, 2009 - 10:45 am

Brace yourselves, people; this may very well be the mother of all casting showdowns.
MSN reports that both Angelina Jolie and Megan Fox are vying for the title role in the upcoming remake of the 1968 sci-fi camp classic Barbarella—and Jolie is feeling the heat of the competition!
“This will be the first… More »

Rob Zombie Will Grapple With the Blob

Celebuzz | August 28, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Having breathed new life into the Michael Myers saga, Halloween director Rob Zombie is planning to revive another horror classic.
Variety reports that Zombie is tackling a remake of 1958’s The Blob, about a mysterious, constantly-growing mass that absorbs everyone it comes in contact with. Production of the film—which Zombie will write, produce and… More »

Heathers Remake in the Works

Celebuzz | August 27, 2009 - 10:30 am

Is Hollywood capable of doing anything besides churning out remakes these days?
Variety reports that a remake of the 1989 Winona Ryder/Christian Slater movie Heathers is underway for the small screen.
The original film chronicled the escapades of two high-school outcasts who offed a snotty clique of girls—all named Heather—one by one, masking… More »

Dirty Dancing Remake in the Works

Celebuzz | August 19, 2009 - 12:45 pm

First the powers that be in Hollywood decided to tinker with the Kevin Bacon classic Footloose. And now, Coming Soon reports, another ’80s dance-oriented flick is getting the remake treatment.
According to the site, Lionsgate is currently developing a remake to the 1987 film Dirty Dancing, which starred Patrick Swayze as dance instructor Johnny… More »

Dominic Purcell, James Woods Sign on for ‘Straw Dogs’ Remake

Celebuzz | August 18, 2009 - 6:00 am

Alexander Skarsgard has just gotten some pretty good company for his next movie project.
Variety reports that Dominic Purcell, James Woods and Willa Holland have just joined Skarsgard in the cast of the upcoming remake of the 1971 Sam Peckinpah film Straw Dogs.
Also starring in the film are Kate Bosworth and X-Men’s… More »

Chace Crawford Is Getting Buff for Footloose

Celebuzz | August 12, 2009 - 1:15 pm

Good news, ladies; there’s more of Chace Crawford to love these days.
The Gossip Girl dude took time out at the Teen Choice Awards on Sunday to tell MTV about the “intense” training regimen for his upcoming starring role in the Footloose remake.
“I’m getting muscles that I didn’t even know were there… More »

Julianne Hough To Get ‘Footloose’ With Chace Crawford

Betsy Waldman | June 20, 2009 - 8:00 am

Lucky, lucky, lucky girl!
Julianne Hough may be getting super close to People’s Hottest Bachelor Chace Crawford in the upcoming remake of Footloose!
A Paramount Studio rep confirmed to on Friday that “Julianne Hough has been offered the part in Footloose, and it is contingent on scheduling.”
If her schedules is… More »

Bradley Cooper, Liam Neeson May Be Joining the A-Team

Celebuzz | June 9, 2009 - 8:10 am

In “it came from the ’80s” news, Entertainment Weekly reports that Hangover star Bradley Cooper and Liam Neeson are in talks to star in the big-screen version of revered television series The A-Team.
Cooper is in talks to play Lt. Templeton “Faceman” Peck, while Neeson would portray Col. John “Hannibal” Smith. In the original… More »

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