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HOLY SH*T: Ronda Rousey To Star In ‘Road House’ Reboot

UFC superstar Ronda Rousey has just landed the role of a lifetime, and it’s just one of many high profile acting gigs the champion fighter has secured in recent months. According to a new story from Variety, Rousey is going to be starring in MGM’s reboot of the 1980s cult classic Road House. She will […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Is Surprisingly Tame

Film: Straight Outta Compton Starring: O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins Directed by: F. Gary Gray Straight Outta Compton is a lot of fun until it’s not. Beginning in the late 1980s, Straight Outta Compton opens with a visceral depiction of life in South Central Los Angeles at a time when tension between police and the […]

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Michael Fassbender Shines In First Trailer For ‘Steve Jobs’

Move over, Ashton Kutcher. Michael Fassbender is playing Steve Jobs now, and it looks like he’s doing the job you never could. The first trailer for the Aaron Sorkin penned biopic about Apple founder Steve Jobs has appeared online ahead of the film’s fall 2015 release. The film, which is titled Steve Jobs, stars Shame […]

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Mike Epps Will Portray The Late Richard Pryor In Lee Daniels’ Upcoming Biopic

We have been reporting on Lee Daniels’ plans to bring the story of Richard Pryor to the big screen for well over a year. In that time, everyone from Marlon Wayans to Nick Cannon were rumored to be playing the title role, but news confirmed by Daniels earlier this week revealed none of the rumors […]

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Brittany Murphy Biopic Set To Air On Lifetime

A biopic on the life and death of actress Brittany Murphy will be coming to Lifetime this fall, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The Brittany Murphy Story is set to air on September 6. The movie will be focused on her earlier years, such as her mother’s attempts to turn her daughter into a star in […]

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‘Theory Of Everything’ Trailer: Eddie Redmayne Is Stephen Hawking

Get your awards season ballot ready, everyone. James Marsh has revealed the first trailer for his Stephen and Jane Hawking biopic, The Theory Of Everything. You may think you know the story of Stephen Hawking, the groundbreaking scientist Family Guy loves to poke fun at, but the truth is no one knows the man behind […]

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‘Wild’ Trailer: Reese Witherspoon Hikes Her Troubles Away

Lest anyone has forgotten in the wake of a mishap or another, Reese Witherspoon is an Oscar-winning actress. She hasn’t made many films since her big 2005, usually only one movie a year (though they do include such acclaimed fare as Mud and Four Chri– never mind). Perhaps that first mishap has her motivated to rehab her image, […]

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Could Nick Cannon Portray Richard Pryor In Lee Daniels’ Upcoming Biopic?

Mr. Mariah Carey is back in our headlines today with news that he may soon be portraying one of the most iconic stand-up comedians of all time. Nick Cannon has spent the past couple weeks teasing the press with the idea he may soon attempt to portray Richard Pryor on the big screen. He’s stated […]

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Tom Hiddleston Will Soon Play Hank Williams in ‘I Saw the Light’

Tom Hiddleston, best known for portraying Loki in the Marvel cinematic universe, has been cast to portray music icon Hank Williams in an upcoming biopic titled I Saw The Light. Inspired by the best-selling book Hank Williams: The Biography, I Saw The Light will follow Williams from his spectacular rise to fame at 25 through […]

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‘Black Mass’ Set Photos: First Images Of Johnny Depp As James ‘Whitey’ Bulger Surface Online

Earlier today we wrote to you about a new documentary about James ‘Whitey’ Bulger being released nationwide in June. In that post we also mentioned the possibility of seeing multiple biopics on Bulger enter production in the years ahead, and less than three hours later an email hit our inbox confirming that very thought. Right […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Cesar Chavez’

Film: Cesar Chavez Directed by: Diego Luna Starring: Michael Peña, America Ferrera, Rosario Dawson, John Malkovich At right around 100 minutes, Cesar Chavez isn’t one of those sprawling, bloated biopics that aims to explore its subject’s entire life story. The filmmakers behind Cesar Chavez knew precisely the story they wanted to tell, focusing on the […]

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‘Slumdog Millionaire’ And ‘127 Hours’ Trio Reuniting For Billy Jean King Biopic

Academy Award-winning director Danny Boyle, writer Simon Beaufoy, and producer Christian Colson are reteaming to tackle a biopic of tennis legend Billie Jean King. As reported by Page Six, the film will focus on King’s landmark 1973 “Battle of the Sexes” match against Bobby Riggs. Boyle unexpectedly attended a London screening of a King documentary […]