Paul ReubensFormer 'Pee-Wee' star Paul Reubens will play "Jokey" Smurf in the highly anticipated 'Smurfs' movie, starring Neil Patrick Harris, Anton Yelchin, Katy Perry and George Lopez, among others. The film, directed by Raja Gosnell, finds the lovable blue creatures in Manhattan when the evil wizard Gargamel (Hank Azaria) chases them out of their village. 'The Smurfs' hits theaters on Aug. 3, 2011. [MovieWeb] Paul ReubensFormer 'Pee-Wee' star Paul Reubens will play "Jokey" Smurf in the highly anticipated 'Smurfs' movie, starring Neil Patrick Harris, Anton Yelchin, Katy Perry and George Lopez, among others. The film, directed by Raja Gosnell, finds the lovable blue creatures in Manhattan when the evil wizard Gargamel (Hank Azaria) chases them out of their village. 'The Smurfs' hits theaters on Aug. 3, 2011. [MovieWeb]

Brad PittBrad Pitt may star opposite Robert Duvall in 'The Hatfields and the McCoys' from 'Crazy Heart' director Scott Cooper. Duvall revealed the news at the Tribeca Film Festival, adding that T. Bone Burnett would provide the music for the film, about two families who supported opposing sides during the Civil War. Oscar-winning screenwriter Eric Roth ('Forrest Gump,' 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button') will pen the script. [Hollywood Elsewhere]

Bryce Dallas HowardBryce Dallas Howard will team with Emma Stone and Viola Davis in 'The Help,' based on the novel by Kathryn Stockett. Howard would play Hilly Holbrook, one of many upper-class women in 1960's Mississippi whose poor treatment of their black maids becomes the subject of a hard-hitting book penned by Stone's character, Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan. Tate Taylor will direct the project from his own screenplay. [EW.com]


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