Shia LaBeouf confirms 'Indiana Jones 5,' Sean Penn says he's no 'Stooge,' Miley Cyrus gets some new parents (on-screen), and more of today's top movie headlines. Looks like Harrison Ford isn't getting too old for this s***. Shia LaBeouf has confirmed that 'Indiana Jones 5' is indeed in the works. "Steven [Spielberg] just said that he cracked the story on it before I left, and I think they're gearing that up," LaBeouf said regarding the follow-up to last year's 'Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.' While no other details have been revealed, we're just praying this one is alien-free. [BBC News]


Sean Penn has abruptly dropped out of the crime thriller 'Cartel' and the eagerly anticipated 'The Three Stooges,' in which he was to have played Larry to Jim Carrey's Curly and Benicio del Toro's Moe. Nyuk nyuk ... not so much. [PopEater | The Hollywood Reporter | Variety]


Miley Cyrus is getting some new parents -- on-screen, that is. Kelly Preston and Greg Kinnear will play her mom and dad in the adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' upcoming novel 'The Last Song,' currently shooting in Georgia. [Variety]


Kelly Preston Photos

    UNDATED: In this handout from Rogers and Cowan, Kelly Preston (C) and their children Jett (R) and Ella pose in this undated picture. Jett Travolta, 16, was reportedly found dead on January 1, at a family home at the Old Bahama Bay resort on Grand Bahama Island during a family. (Photo by Rogers and Cowan via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Jett Travolta;Kelly Preston

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    UNDATED: In this handout from Rogers and Cowan, Jett Travolta (L) is seen with Kelly Preston in this undated picture. Jett Travolta, 16, was reportedly found dead on January 1, at a family home at the Old Bahama Bay resort on Grand Bahama Island during a family. (Photo by Rogers and Cowan via Getty Images)

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    UNDATED: In this handout from Rogers and Cowan, Jett Travolta, son of actor John Travolta and Kelly Preston, is seen in this undated picture. Jett Travolta was reportedly found dead on January 1, at a family home at the Old Bahama Bay resort on Grand Bahama Island during a family. (Photo by Rogers and Cowan via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Jett Travolta

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    UNDATED: In this handout from Rogers and Cowan, John Travolta (2nd L), his wife Kelly Preston (R) and their children Jett (2nd R) and Ella pose in this undated picture. Jett Travolta, 16, was reportedly found dead on January 1, at a family home at the Old Bahama Bay resort on Grand Bahama Island during a family. (Photo by Rogers and Cowan via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Jett Travolta;Kelly Preston;John Travolta

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    HOLLYWOOD - NOVEMBER 17: (FILE PHOTO) Actor John Travolta arrives at the premiere of Walt Disney Animation Studios' "Bolt" held at the El Capitan Theatre on November 17, 2008 in Hollywood, California. Travolta's oldest son with wife Kelly Preston, Jett, 16, died shortly after experiencing a seizure while on vacation with his family on January 2, 2009 in the Bahamas. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** John Travolta

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    HOLLYWOOD - FEBRUARY 24: (FILE PHOTO) Actor John Travolta and actress Kelly Preston arrive at the 80th Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on February 24, 2008 in Hollywood, California. Travolta's oldest son with wife Preston, Jett, 16, died shortly after experiencing a seizure while on vacation with his family on January 2, 2009 in the Bahamas. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** John Travolta;Kelly Preston

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    Actresses Kelly Preston (L) and Marisol Nichols pose during the 39th annual Church of Scientology anniversary gala held at The Church of Scientology Celebrity Centre International & The Manor Hotel on August 9, 2008 in Hollywood, California.

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    Actress Kelly Preston poses during the 39th annual Church of Scientology anniversary gala held at The Church of Scientology Celebrity Centre International & The Manor Hotel on August 9, 2008 in Hollywood, California.

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    Kelly Preston and Tanya Lopez, Senior Vice President Original Movies Lifetime Network attend "The Tenth Circle" New York premiere at the Joseph Urban Theater at the Hearst Tower on June 26, 2008 in New York City.

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    Kelly Preston,Tanya Lopez, Senior Vice President Original Movies Lifetime Networks and Author Jodi Picoult attend "The Tenth Circle" New York premiere at the Joseph Urban Theater at the Hearst Tower on June 26, 2008 in New York City.

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With Chris Hemsworth taking over for Patrick Swayze as Jed in the upcoming 'Red Dawn' remake, Josh Peck and Adrianne Palicki are set for the Charlie Sheen and Jennifer Grey roles. Peck will play Jed's younger bro Matt, while Palicki's Toni will provide Jed with some tough-girl love. Wolverines! [The Hollywood Reporter]


'SNL' and '30 Rock' regular Jason Sudeikis has joined the cast of 'Bounty Hunter,' a romantic comedy which stars Gerard Butler as a bounty hunter hired to track down his ex-wife (played by Jennifer Aniston). [The Hollywood Reporter]


ALSO IN THE NEWS ...

'Salt' and 'Patriot Games' director Philip Noyce will direct 'Mixed Blood,' a thriller about a fugitive trying to protect his family as he's pursued by murderers, kidnappers, corrupt cops and one good detective, to be portrayed by Samuel L. Jackson. [Screen Daily]

Universal and Imagine Entertainment are in talks with Neil Burger to write and direct a 'Bride of Frankenstein' remake. In the 1935 original, which was a sequel to 1931's 'Frankenstein,' Dr. Frankenstein creates a mate for his man-made monster -- but she ends up rejecting him. Cold. [The Risky Biz Blog]

Summit Entertainment has won a bidding war for 'Conjuring,' a thriller pitch from brotherly writing team Chad and Carey Hayes ('Whiteout'). Based on real-life events that occurred in the Perron family's Rhode Island house, the film will also draw on the lives of Ed and Lorraine Warren, whose investigations of the paranormal inspired the films 'The Amityville Horror' and 'The Haunting in Connecticut.' [Variety]

Unique Features heads Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne have revealed an impressive slate of 11 projects, including the animated flick 'High in the Clouds,' for which Paul McCartney will provide the musical score, an 'Elf' Broadway musical and a big-screen version of the hit musical 'City of Angels.' [Variety]

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