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[HMG Celebrity News] – The trailer for ‘Thor’ which aired during the Super Bowl left most comic-book connoisseurs unimpressed. But this new remix perhaps will light a fire. Chris Hemsworth ably brings Thor to life, but most of the talk is about Natalie Portman.
For those who are not yet addicted, the film tells the story of a mighty warrior [Thor] whose life among the gods ends when he restarts a war. For this he is banished from the realm of Asgard and must live among mortals. But once on Earth he redeems himself by defending its people against Asgard’s darkest villain.
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[HMG Celebrity News] – Heath Ledger’s role as the Joker in ‘Batman: The Dark Knight’ mesmerized fans and won the late actor an Oscar. But girlfriend Michelle Williams still struggling to come to terms with his loss.
“I’ve found meanings around the circumstance, but the actual event still doesn’t gel.” she told ABC about losing the father of her 5-year-old daughter, Matilda. “I can’t find a meaning for it. I can find meanings in things and friendships that have strengthened. I can find a lot in that, but not in why.”
Heath was found unconscious in his fourth-floor apartment on Broome StreetMore >
[HMG Celebrity News] – Natalie Portman’s performance in her new movie ‘Black Swan’ has gained a great deal of attention. But one source close to the production claims it’s nothing compared to the attention from the film’s choreographer, Benjamin Millepied.
The snitch claims 33-year old Ben [seen here]was so obsessed with Ms. Portman he ignored all the other dancers who worked on the set.
“They would go to do their shots and wouldn’t know any of the choreography because he was so involved with helping ‘Natalie” the source tells Page Six. “There was a lot of drama.”
The film tells the storyMore >
[HMG Celebrity News] – In a welcome return to the big screen for Jim Carrey, it’s been announced that ‘Entourage’ star Carla Gugino will join Jim in the big-screen adaptation of the popular children’s 3-grade reader “Mr. Popper’s Penguins.”
First published in 1938 the book tells the story of a simple house-painter, Mr. Popper, who lives a quiet life with his family in the small town of Stillwater, but dreams of lands far away. One day a brave explorer sends Mr. Popper a gift of a Penguin. That bird then gets a girlfriend, and she lays an egg. Then ten more.
Now Mr. Popper has twelve mouthsMore >
[HMG] – Having seen the box-office numbers for Twilight, Hollywood has decided to bring us more of the same. Now ‘Saw’ director James Wan has been chosen to direct ‘Nightfall,’ the film adaptation of a book about life in a vampire-run prison.
Published in 2007 the book tells the story of David Paxton, a hard-working survivalist who is sent to a tough prison in Texas, and has no idea that it’s secretly run by vampires – who feast on the inmates. Understandably keen to escape, Paxton forms an alliance with a serial killer and turns the place into a war zone to try and get free.
“The minute IMore >
[HMG] – In a move that is sure to continue his unrivaled record of sleepwalking through films, Adam Sandler has now signed to appear with Katies Holmes in a movie that will mark his debut in drag.
The new film, ‘Jack and Jill’ tells the story of a happy family man [Sandler] whose fun life in California is upset when his sister, Jill (also Sandler), comes to stay for Thanksgiving – and refuses to leave.
Holmes will be playing Jack’s wife.
THR says Al Pacino is also booked to appear, and the whole sorry mess is due to be directed by Dennis Dugan, who also directed Adam in ‘Grown Ups’, ‘YouMore >
[HMG] – After a brief casting battle that saw both Scarlett Johansson and Christina Hendricks being eyed for the role, it’s been reportedly decided that Angelina Jolie will play Marilyn Monroe in a new film based on the sad movie star’s life.
Scottish author Andrew O’Hagan has now told the Telegraph that his upcoming book ‘The Life and Opinions of Maf the Dog, and of His Friend Marilyn Monroe’ is being made into a film starring Angelina, 35, as the iconic actress.
And no less than George Clooney will play Frank Sinatra.
The book – due out in December – tells the story of Marilyn’s last twoMore >
[HMG] – In another example of the networks trying to copy the success found on cable, CBS Films has just bought the distribution rights to a remake of the Charles Bronson classic ‘The Mechanic,’ starring Jason Statham.
Made in 1972 – the same year Statham was born – the original tells the story of a successful hit-man [Bronson] who tries to teach his murderous craft to an apprentice – played in the remake by ‘X-Men’s Ben Foster.
“We look forward to working with the CBS team on releasing this movie,” producer, Irwin Winkler told Deadline. “CBS Films possesses a refreshing energy and we’reMore >
Justin Bieber owns the most-viewed video in YouTube history.
A movie about his life story is in the works.
Therefore, it should come as no surprise that the beloved singer is the latest subject for Bluewater Productions and its line of celebrity-based comic books.
Available in October, Fame: Justin Bieber will serve as a unique 32-page biography of the star, as it tells the story of his childhood and rise to stardom. The cover has captured his dashing good looks very well, hasn’t it?
Bieber joins Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner
[HMG] – While many upcoming actors endure unremarkable jobs as pizza drivers or messenger boys, Medium star, Jake Weber has quite a rare resume – He was a drug mule for the Rolling Stones.
The 46-year old Brit, who plays Patricia Arquette’s down-trodden spouse Joe DuBois on the CBS drama was the unexpected star of the night when Mick Jagger brought him onstage at Cannes last weekend to relive his role in their new documentary, ‘Stones in Exile.’
The film tells the story of the band’s 1972 album ‘Exile on Main St.’ Filmed at the ‘Villa Nellcôte,’ Keith Richards’ luxurious mansion in the SouthMore >