We have ourselves a new Tom Buchanan, folks. It has just been announced that Aussie actor, Joel Edgerton, will be replacing Ben Affleck in Baz Luhrmann’s 3D version of “The Great Gatsby.” Affleck, who dropped out because of scheduling conflicts, is just the kind of A-Lister we would expect to see amongst the all-star cast, which includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, and Carey Mulligan. So who is this guy tackling the role of Tom, Daisy’s millionaire, white supremacist husband? After the jump, five things you should know about Joel Edgerton, a guy you’re going to be seeing a whole lot of on the silver screen. Keep reading »
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Faster than a speeding bullet, British actor Henry Cavill swooped in and snagged the role of Superman (and his equally hot yet mortal alter-ego, Clark Kent) in the new film directed by Zack Snyder. This guy must have acting skills of kryptonite because he beat out both Joe Manganiello and Jon Hamm for the role. I wonder who will be his Lois Lane? I certainly wouldn’t mind getting into a phone booth with him. After the jump five things you need to know about the man behind the cape. Keep reading »
I’m a little bit sad for Lindsay Lohan. The producers of the Linda Lovelace biopic “Inferno” decided that they’ve waited long enough for the young starlet to get herself together and have replaced her with actress Malin Akerman. Producer Chris Hanley explains, “For herself and her career in general it was really her decision to just focus on getting better psychologically. Malin was passionate to take this challenge of the role to task and we feel she has the talent to meet that challenge.” [People]
I guess Lindsay got burned by the inferno and in the meantime, the producers drummed up as much press as they possibly could from the situation. No matter, though. Malin is actually a great choice to replace Lohan. In case you have no idea who I’m talking about, we rounded up five things you should know about Malin. Keep reading »
Yesterday President Obama signed historic health care reform (HCR) legislation into law. But today, as part of an agreement with anti-choice Democratic politicians whose support was needed to pass HCR, the president will sign an executive order issuing limits on abortion.
After the jump, we’ll explain what this executive order means and how it came to pass.
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