Brendan Fraser Lost Superman Role

Warner Bros. and J.J. Abrams were developing the movie “Superman: Flyby” around 2002. When the project got shelved, the studio pivoted a different take on the Man of Steel.

“Everyone in town was reading for Superman,” Brendan said. “Like, again, we’re testing I think six or seven guys in 2002/2003. Paul Walker, I remember Paul Walker was before me. They were like the usual suspects.”

“I felt disappointed that there was an amazing opportunity and it didn’t come to fruition,” Fraser said about not landing the role. “[...] it had to do a lot with some shenanigans and studio politics [...]

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S5 premiere of A Million Little Things

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The final season of A Million Little Things has begun! Season five will have 13 episodes and it looks like they're scheduled to all air back to back without any breaks, so the series finale will air May 3.

5x1: The Last Dance
The family of friends gathers once again to celebrate the life of a loved one who dies unexpectedly. Meanwhile, Katherine shows Maggie the secret to registering for baby gifts, and Rome supports his father through a difficult transition.

In the coming weeks:

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Rita Ora Reveals Moment Husband Taika Waititi Took Himself Out of the Friend Zone: 'I Was In'

Rita Ora was on The Drew Barrymore Show and revealed the moment she knew she and future husband Taika Waititi moved out of the friend zone into something more.

The two had been friends for six years, while Waititi was still married, when they reunited in Australia as she shot The Voice and he Thor: Love and Thunder in 2021.
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NCT DREAM make Japanese debut with "Best Friend Ever"

NCT DREAM, the third subunit of SM Entertainment's NCT, released their first Japanese-language single "Best Friend Ever" today via Avex Trax.

Formed in 2016, the seven-member unit is comprised of Mark (23), Renjun (22), Jeno (22), Haechan (22), Jaemin (22), Chenle (21) and Jisung (21).


‘Winnie-the-Pooh: Blood and Honey’ Director Plans to Create“Twisted” Childhood Horror Universe

  • ‘Winnie-the-Pooh: Blood and Honey’ is already approaching $1 million in Mexico ahead of its global theatrical launch on Feb. 15.

  • Director Rhys Frake-Waterfield is planning other films like a version of Peter Pan featuring a “heavily obese” Tinkerbell who’s “recovering from drugs” and a version of Bambi featuring the deer as a “vicious killing machine”.

  • The director wants to make these films as part of a cinematic universe. “The idea is that we’re going to try and imagine they’re all in the same world, so we can have crossovers,” he says. “People have been messaging saying they really want to see Bambi versus Pooh.”

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'Scream VI' Super Bowl TV Spot

Paramount Pictures is putting a lot of faith behind the latest installment of the Scream franchise, purchasing ad time for a TV spot for Scream VI during the Super Bowl this weekend. The brand new teaser shows more footage of the rooftop ladder scene, which looks like the kind of tense chase sequence fans have been wanting from the franchise since Gale Weathers' (Courteney Cox) iconic sound booth chase scene from Scream 2. Check out the TV spot below before it airs during the big game on Sunday.

Tickets are now on sale for Scream VI, which opens in North America on March 10, 2023. Special fan events showing the movie in 3D will be held in select theatres on March 9, making it the first Scream movie ever to play in that format.


Former ANTM winner critiques Melanie Lyndsey’s body for Last Of Us role

Cycle 1 ANTM winner Adrianne Curry responded to a picture of Melanie Lynskey and said “her body says life of luxury, not post apocalyptic warlord. Where’s Linda Hamilton when you need her?”

Melanie Lynskey, who is enjoying a peak in her career, responded that the pic in question was for her InStyle cover shooter and not a still from the hit HBO show. Also that her character needed to be smart, not muscled.


New Toy Story, Zootopia and Frozen sequels announced by Disney

Today during Disney's quarterly earning calls, CEO Bob Iger announced that new sequels for Frozen, Zootopia and Toy Story were in the works.
No further details were provided.