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Hot Rumor: Chris Pratt to Star in 'Cowboy Ninja Viking'

Posted By Jenni Miller on November 11, 2014
Chris Pratt's charming performance as Star-Lord in "Guardians of the Galaxy" has created a box office juggernaut. Basically, we'd line up to see him in anything. The word on the street (read: the Internet) is that Pratt will star in "Cowboy Ninja Viking," an adaptation of the graphic novel by writer A.J. Lieberman and artist Riley Rossmo. If Pratt does sign on to star, he'll play a...

Best of Late Night TV: Chris Hemsworth Revealed As Sexiest Man Alive, Stupid Pet Tricks (VIDEO)

Posted By Gina Carbone on November 11, 2014
If you're like us and value your sleep, you probably nodded off into your Ambien dreamland before the party started on post-prime time TV. Don't worry; we've got you covered. Here's the best of what happened last night on late night. Jimmy Kimmel got to reveal People's new Sexiest Man Alive Tuesday night, but first he made the studio audience guess. He is not in a band. He does not like to...

7 Things You Should Know Before You See Ava DuVernay's 'Selma'

Posted By Jenni Miller on November 11, 2014
On Monday night (Nov. 17, 2014) in NYC, Ava DuVernay and cinematographer Bradford Young presented a festival cut of "Selma," which premiered last week at AFI Fest to rave reviews and a standing ovation. (The NYC audience had an equally enthusiastic reaction.) This period drama offers an intimate look at the events leading up to the famous civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, AL., including...

'So You Think You Can Dance' Renewed for Season 12 -- With a New Twist

Posted By Katie Roberts on November 11, 2014
Long-running Fox reality competition series "So You Think You Can Dance" will live to pirouette once again, as the network has picked up the show for a 12th season. With the renewal comes a fresh twist for the venerable series: dancers will be divided into two different groups, and compete head-to-head throughout the season. The groups will be stage dancers, who perform more traditional...

Rumor: Jedi Mace Windu May Get His Own Standalone 'Star Wars' Flick

Posted By Katie Roberts on November 11, 2014
There haven't been any official announcements yet about the forthcoming standalone "Star Wars" spin-off films that were greenlit alongside the new trilogy. But that hasn't stopped the rumor mill from working overtime trying to figure out just which character may get his or her own flick, and the latest name to be floated is a surprising one. Director A.J. Edwards, who's promoting his Abraham...

'Victoria's Secret Fashion Show' Books Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, and More as Musical Guests

Posted By Katie Roberts on November 11, 2014
Taylor Swift's "1989" is a massive hit, and the country-turned-pop superstar will continue to promote the album through a performance at the annual "Victoria's Secret Fashion Show." This will mark Swift's second consecutive year performing at the event, set for broadcast on CBS next month. Victoria's Secret announced the singer's involvement in a tweet sent out on Monday. So nice, we booked...

Meet the New Characters in 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1'

Posted By Sandie Angulo Chen on November 11, 2014
At the end of "Catching Fire," Katniss Everdeen aided a band of revolutionaries in destroying the Hunger Games. In the two-part conclusion to the "Hunger Games" trilogy, the focus shifts from televised death matches to the impending war between the District citizens and the oppressive Capitol. There may not be any more Tributes to meet, but "Mockingjay – Part 1" will introduce viewers to a...

Mr. Moviefone Crashes the 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' Premiere

Posted By Moviefone Staff on November 11, 2014
The "Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" premiere rocked Los Angeles last night, and Mr. Moviefone himself, Kevin Thompson, was on the red carpet, armed with a camera, microphone and a slew of tough questions for the cast. Watch as he chats up stars Josh Hutcherson, Elizabeth Banks, Jenna Malone, and more. A video posted by @moviefone on Nov 11, 2014 at 10:15am PST ...

One Direction Offer Unique Ode to Letter U on 'Sesame Street' (VIDEO)

Posted By Katie Roberts on November 11, 2014
Did you know that the letter U was useful? One Direction is here to tell you all about it, in this adorable clip from "Sesame Street." The British boyband offer up a rendition of their hit "What Makes You Beautiful," rewritten as an ode to the 21st letter of the alphabet, singing "I love U" and "that's what makes U so useful." The 1D members then run through a series of words starting with...

Hulu Nabs Amy Poehler-Produced Comedy Starring Billy Eichner

Posted By Katie Roberts on November 11, 2014
Fresh off a brilliant stint on "Parks and Recreation," Billy Eichner is set to co-headline his own sitcom. Hulu has ordered the half-hour comedy "Difficult People," co-starring Eichner and comedienne Julie Klausner, which will be produced by Eichner's "Parks" co-star Amy Poehler. Klausner and Eichner currently work together on the latter comedian's Emmy-nominated series "Billy on the Street."...

Watch 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Star Groot Speak 15 Languages (VIDEO)

Posted By Katie Roberts on November 11, 2014
Groot, the tree-human hybrid from "Guardians of the Galaxy," can't say anything other than "I am Groot," a perpetual introduction that gets on other characters' nerves throughout the Marvel flick. But the phrase becomes downright delightful when delivered in languages other than English, as a new featurette proves. The clip, which shows Groot speaking 15 different foreign languages,...

'Luther' Is the Latest British Series Set for a Fox Remake

Posted By Katie Roberts on November 11, 2014
Following in the steps of "Gracepoint," which originated as British television series "Broadchurch" before hopping the pond for an American version, BBC crime drama "Luther" is also getting a remake as a series on Fox. Deadline reports that Fox has ordered a pilot for the American "Luther," to be written and produced by original series creator Neil Cross. Idris Elba, who starred as the...

Brace Yourselves, 'Walking Dead' Fans: The Midseason Finale Is 'Pretty Deadly'

Posted By Katie Roberts on November 11, 2014
The fifth season of "The Walking Dead" has already featured plenty of chaos, what with the destruction of the Terminus settlement in the season premiere, the slaughter of the cannibals, and the kidnapping of Beth and Carol. But according to executive producer Robert Kirkman, there's much more in store for the upcoming midseason finale -- including lots of death. Kirkman revealed that teaser...

Stephen Hawking Visits 'The Theory of Everything' Set (VIDEO)

Posted By Katie Roberts on November 11, 2014
Making a biopic about still-living people is nerve-wracking stuff, according to the cast and crew of "The Theory of Everything," which tells the story of Stephen Hawking and his wife, Jane Wilde. But when the subjects of the film come to visit the set, the stakes are even higher. A new featurette about "Theory," premiering today exclusively on Moviefone, depicts just such an occasion, when...

10 Things We Learned About 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' From the Stars Themselves

Posted By Drew Taylor on November 11, 2014
This week's "Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," the third film based on the young adult book series by Suzanne Collins, is ridiculously anticipated. Part of it is finding out what the resolution will be for the cliffhanger that ended the last film, last year's sleek "Hunger Games: Catching Fire," another part of it is getting to watch one of the last performances by the late, great Philip Seymour...

Christopher Nolan Wrote an 'Interstellar' Companion Comic About This Character (PHOTO, SPOILERS)

Posted By Katie Roberts on November 11, 2014
WARNING: This post contains some spoilers about "Interstellar." Read on at your own risk. Christopher Nolan is expanding that back story of an important character from "Interstellar" by penning a comic about his life before the film. "Absolute Zero" tells the tale of Dr. Mann (Matt Damon) and his robot, SKIPP. It explores a key moment from his personal life that informs his actions in the...

Watch Benedict Cumberbatch Get the Hard Sell in This Exclusive 'The Imitation Game' Scene

Posted By Jenni Miller on November 11, 2014
One of the major intelligence triumphs during WWII took place Bletchley Park, the UK's Government Code and Cypher School, where cracking Germany's Enigma code was a full time job for geniuses. In this clip from "The Imitation Game," the head of the UK's Secret Intelligence Service (Mark Strong) is trying to convince the brilliant Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch) of just how crucial his...

Dave Chappelle Wants to Cameo on 'Scandal' and 'The Walking Dead'

Posted By Katie Roberts on November 11, 2014
Dave Chappelle made a name for himself with his short-lived, classic Comedy Central series "Chappelle's Show," before disappearing for a while. Now, the comedian has re-emerged into the public consciousness after a string of successful shows at Radio City Music Hall in New York, and in his first interview in years, talks about what other challenges he'd like to tackle. One of them? A return...

Here's David Spade on the Set of 'Joe Dirt 2' (PHOTO)

Posted By Katie Roberts on November 11, 2014
Last month's eyebrow-raising announcement that David Spade was resurrecting "Joe Dirt" for a sequel has come to fruition, with the comedian posting a photo of himself in costume as the titular character. The Instagram image features the character's iconic mullet and facial hair, and we have to say, for 13 years later, Spade looks virtually the same as he did in the original flick. And based...

New 'Peanuts' Trailer Reunites Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the Gang (VIDEO)

Posted By Katie Roberts on November 11, 2014
A new teaser trailer for "Peanuts," the big-screen, 3-D, CGI take on the classic comics by Charles Schulz, is here, and while it's short on plot, it's stuffed with the characters you know and love. The clip largely focuses on Snoopy, who takes flight and flees from the iconic Red Baron character, sailing his doghouse into the clouds and around the Eiffel Tower. That sequence is bookended by...

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