Michael Douglas and Matt Damon hook up (literally) for 'Liberace,' comedic actor Henry Gibson passes away at 73, LeBron James lands the lead in a comedy, and more of today's top movie headlines. Michael Douglas and Matt Damon are feeling the guy love. The duo is set to star in director Steven Soderbergh's upcoming biopic 'Liberace,' with Douglas portraying the famously flamboyant pianist and Damon tackling the role of his assistant/longtime lover Scott Thorsen, who outed Liberace when he filed a $110 million palimony suit in 1982. [PEOPLE] | [Cinematical]

Prolific character actor Henry Gibson has died after losing a brief battle with cancer at the age of 73. Gibson is best known for his role on the hit '60s TV comedy 'Laugh In,' as well as for playing an Illinois Nazi in 'The Blues Brothers' and, most recently, a priest who has a hilariously candid chat with Vince Vaughn in 'Wedding Crashers.' [PopEater]

He's already got the basketball doc 'More Than a Game' hitting theaters this fall, and now Cleveland Cabs star LeBron James is making the move to narrative features. He'll star in the Universal comedy 'Fantasy Basketball Camp,' playing a fictionalized version of himself who becomes embroiled in the personal lives of five guys who travel to Vegas to attend the hoopster's basketball camp. Sounds like a slam dunk. [Variety]

If you're dying to see 'The Twilight Saga: New Moon' on its Nov. 20 opening night, you may want to go ahead and order your tickets soon (as in, today). Although the eagerly anticipated sequel doesn't hit screens for nine weeks, theaters and movie ticket retailers are already reporting that dozens of screenings have sold out. [The Hollywood Reporter]


Oprah Winfrey, 'American Beauty' director Sam Mendes and Focus Features are teaming up for a big-screen adaptation of Joseph O'Neill's 2008 novel 'Netherland.' Winfrey and Mendes will produce, and Mendes may direct the flick, which centers on a lonely Dutch expatriate in New York City who finds connection and fulfillment when he becomes drawn to the sport of cricket. [Variety]

Josh Lucas will star alongside Katherine Heigl, Josh Duhamel and Christina Hendricks in 'Life as We Know It,' a romantic drama about two single adults (Heigl and Duhamel) who are thrown together when their mutual best friends die in a car accident and name them the guardians of their orphaned daughter. [Variety]


Gael Garcia Bernal is in negotiations to join Kate Hudson in 'Earthbound,' the tale of a terminally ill woman (Hudson) who falls in love with her doctor (Bernal). [Variety]




Chazz Palminteri will write, co-produce and possibly co-star in 'Wall Street Mafia,' an indie drama about the FBI's real-life investigation into the mob's involvement in Wall Street in the 1990s. [Variety]
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