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Casting Net: Michael Pena to take aim in action thriller The Worker

  • Michael Pena is your next action star. The Ant-Man actor will head up The Worker, a project from director Dan Bradley (The Bourne Ultimatum stunt coordinator). The film is described as parts Jason Bourne series and Taken. Pena plays a Mexican federal agent who enters witness protection after taking on a drug cartel. Jeremy Renner and Don Handfield produce with their company The Combine.
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This Hunger Games cast selfie will make you wish it wasn't over

The Hunger Games film series concludes with the release of Mockingjay — Part 2, but don’t tell that to the cast.  At the film’s London premiere Thursday night, Sam Claflin, who plays Finnick, snapped what’s bound to be a viral selfie. From the looks of it, the fact that this is the last round of premieres and press appearances didn’t dampen any of the actors’ spirits.

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Stanley Tucci tells Mark Ruffalo how the Catholic Church owns Boston in exclusive Spotlight clip

Boston Globe reporters won a Pulitzer for their investigation into sexual abuse allegations in the Catholic Church — and accusations that Church officials knew about the abuse and covered it up. But before the Globe started looking into the story, one of the Church’s only critics was a lawyer named Mitchell Garabedian, who represented multiple abuse victims.

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Stanley Tucci confronts Stephen Colbert on his Hunger Games impersonation

Stephen Colbert took some shots at the little-known presidential candidates departing the race on Monday night’s episode of The Late Show. Continuing his “Hungry For Power Games” segment (now with the added Chafee-ng Fire), Colbert donned the same blue wig and colorful voice, mimicking Caesar Flickerman from The Hunger Games.

That was until Stanley Tucci, the real Caesar Flickerman, appeared to confront Colbert.

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Casting Net: Stanley Tucci rounds out cast of Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast

  • Stanley Tucci is the latest actor to sign on to Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast. Tucci will be portraying Cadenza the grand piano, a new addition to the story who is described as “a neurotic maestro.” Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson and Ewan McGregor also star. Bill Condon is directing. </span

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Casting Net: Bella Thorne to play heroin addict in Lifetime's 'Perfect High'

  • Former Disney star Bella Thorne will be playing a heroin-addicted suburban teen in the upcoming Lifetime movie Perfect High. Thorne will play Amanda, a dancer who starts using prescription drugs after being sidelined by a knee injury. Thorne’s character is ultimatley tricked into doing heroin disguised as a cheap killer and becomes addicted. The film began production on Feb. 1.
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