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Seann William ScottIn true Olympic spirit, writer/director Kevin Smith will re-team with his 'Cop Out' co-star Seann William Scott for the hockey-themed movie 'Hit Somebody.' Scott will play the lead in the film, about a hockey enforcer who desperately wants to score a goal in a hockey game. 'Cop Out' hits theaters this Friday. [NHL.com] Seann William ScottIn true Olympic spirit, writer/director Kevin Smith will re-team with his 'Cop Out' co-star Seann William Scott for the hockey-themed movie 'Hit Somebody.' Scott will play the lead in the film, about a hockey enforcer who desperately wants to score a goal in a hockey game. 'Cop Out' hits theaters this Friday. [NHL.com]

Stephen MerchantStephen Merchant and J.B. Smoove are the latest stars on board for the new Farrelly brothers comedy 'Hall Pass.' The duo will join Owen Wilson, Jason Sudekis, Jenna Fischer and Amanda Bynes in the film, which depicts two wives who give their husbands a free pass to hook up with other women. Merchant and Smoove will play friends of Wilson and Sudekis' characters, Rick and Fred. [Hollywood Reporter]

It's official: Comic book scribe Geoff Johns has confirmed that Mark Strong ('Sherlock Holmes') will co-star in Martin Campbell's upcoming flick 'Green Lantern.' Strong will play the evil villain Sinestro, Hal Jordan's (Reynolds) old mentor who gets banished for abusing the power of the Green Lantern. The film is currently on track for a June 17, 2011, release. [Twitter]