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‘Gremlins’ Remake Moving Full Speed Ahead… Again

It's been a while since we reported anything new about the 'Gremlins' reboot over at Warner Bros., but apparently someone's been feeding the execs over there after midnight because sources say it's not only still happening -- it's been put on the fast track. Hide your Mogwais, the 'Gremlins' are coming. 

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‘Scarface’ Remake Gets a Director, New Plot Details

'Scarface' is being remade yet again. The film, which began life on the screen in 1932 as a classic gangster story was remade by Brian De Palma in the 1983 film starring Al Pacino as a Cuban refugee who goes from street dealer to drug kingpin. Universal, which already has a script for the contemporary remake, has found a director: Pablo Larrain, a Chilean director, most recently known for his critically acclaimed 2012 film, 'No.'

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‘The Breakfast Club’ Met For the First Time 30 Years Ago Today

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the day - March 24, 1984 - that 'The Breakfast Club' first met: that would be the day that characters from John Hughes' beloved teen classic were all stuck in detention together. And although at first glance this group of teens had nothing in common, they bonded over the course of that special Saturday, learning that they couldn't be defined by the labels they chose for themselves (or the ones that had been chosen for them) in the world of petty high school politics. 

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James Rebhorn, Beloved Character Actor, Passes Away at 65

Sad news today: beloved character actor James Rebhorn, who most recently starred on Showtime's 'Homeland' as Carrie Mathison's father, has passed away at the age of 65. Rebhorn, who also recently appeared on 'White Collar' and is known for roles on 'Seinfeld' and in 'Scent of a Woman,' passed on Friday afternoon. 

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Pee-wee Herman’s New Movie Coming “Soon” Says Judd Apatow

We've been keeping you guys updated on the status of a new Pee-wee Herman movie courtesy of Pee-wee star and creator Paul Reubens over the course of the last couple of years, but now producer Judd Apatow brings us an update himself. While it was previously rumored that Apatow would direct the new film, the funny guy's been keeping busy, but he assures us that the new Pee-wee project is definitely still in the works -- with a script and everything!

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NBC’s ‘Heroes’ Returning to TV in 2015

Those who tuned into NBC's live coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi tonight were greeted with a little something extra from the network: during a commercial break, NBC teased the return of 'Heroes,' the television series created by Tim Kring, which ended in 2010. The new standalone series is appropriately titled 'Heroes Reborn,' as teased when the word "Reborn" flashed under the classic logo during the special promo.

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Shia LaBeouf Wears Paper Bag on His Head, Storms Out of ‘Nymphomaniac’ Press Conference

Shia LaBeouf continued his insane public antics this weekend at the German premiere of Lars Von Trier's 'Nymphomaniac,' appearing with a paper bag on his head and refusing to show his face to photographers snapping pictures -- and that's not all. The actor also plagiarized (yet again) part of a speech before storming out of the press conference for the film after the very first question. Guys, Shia really isn't famous anymore -- haven't you heard?

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‘The Monuments Men’ Super Bowl Trailer Is Here Because Men

Not to be outdone by some of the bigger, more action-packed and commercial films playing trailers during Super Bowl 2014, George Clooney's 'The Monuments Men' has just dropped its trailer for this Sunday's big game online because it's a film about men and war, and these things are very manly -- just like football, you see. 

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Miles Teller to Play Dan Aykroyd in John Belushi Biopic

Miles Teller has been picking up steam lately with roles in 'The Spectacular Now' and 'Whiplash,' which opened the festivities at this week's Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. And right on the heels of that premiere comes word of Teller's latest role: playing comedy icon Dan Aykroyd in the upcoming John Belushi biopic, starring Emile Hirsch. At least that's what Hirsch says. 

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Watch Jacqueline Bisset’s Wacky Acceptance Speech From the 2014 Golden Globes

It didn't take very long for things to get downright nutty at tonight's Golden Globe awards. Following a hilarious opening from Tina Fey and Amy Poehler and a super awkward but totally endearing acceptance speech from Jennifer Lawrence, veteran actress Jacqueline Bisset took the stage to accept an award for Best Supporting Actress for a mini-series or TV movie for her performance in 'Dancing on the Edge.' And then things got pretty crazy. 

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James Avery, Star of ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,’ Dead at 68

It brings us great sadness to report this news on the first day of the New Year -- James Avery, the beloved actor who portrayed Uncle Phil on the hit '90s sitcom 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,' has passed away at the age of 68. Avery, who passed away late last night in Los Angeles, was an actor known for his warmth, and continued to appear on many TV shows over the years after 'Fresh Prince' concluded. 

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