Rumor Alert: Is Michael Sheen Going to Star as Bond Big Bad Ernst Stavro Blofeld? 


We all have heard of Ernst Stavro Blofeld, the evil genius and James Bond's ultimate nemesis. Heck, even Mike Myers imitated him as Dr. Evil in the "Austin Powers" films.

Blofeld is the head of the global criminal organization SPECTRE with dreams of, you guessed it, WORLD DOMINATION!

With the last Bond film, "Quantum of Solace" dealing with SPECTRE, it's just a logical next step to reboot the Blofeld character previously played by the likes of Max Von Sydow, Telly Savalas, John Hollis, Charles Gray, Anthony Dawson, and Donald Pleasance (pictured n character above).

Now, I'm hearing through the grapevine that Michael Sheen may be playing the Blofeld character in the upcoming Bond film with Daniel Craig reprising his role as the British super spy! This makes sense with Peter Morgan attached to co-write the script. Morgan has previously worked with Sheen in "The Queen" and "Frost/Nixon."

Here's an excerpt from a WENN article about Sheen's participation:

The Queen star is said to be in negotiations with 007 bosses to join Daniel Craig in the 23rd instalment in the superspy franchise, which is slated for release in 2011.

And Sheen will be taking on the role of bad guy Blofeld - the recurring character seen in six Bond films including From Russia with Love, You Only Live Twice and For Your Eyes Only.

A source tells British newspaper the Daily Express, "Michael is hot property right now and it's felt he's the right man to bring Blofeld back to life. Michael was a Bond fan in his youth so this would be a dream role for him."


But a far better question though is, will they bring the cat back? We want that nasty feline!

Take a look at Savalas as Blofeld in "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" trailer:



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Female Power Adorns Disney's Upcoming Comedy "You Again" 


Jamie Lee Curtis, Kristin Chenoweth, and Betty White have joined Kristen Bell and Sigourney Weaver in the upcoming Disney comedy "You Again" to be directed by Andy Fickman.

Odette Yustman and Victor Garber also joined the cast.

The plot tells the tale of a woman (Bell) who's afraid that her brother is about to marry a girl who's not what she pretends to be. Apparently, the girl made Bell's character miserable in high school. So she's not really nice bro!

Bell's parents will be played by Curtis and Garber, and the super-adorable White will play her grandma. Meanwhile, Weaver will star as her rich aunt Ramona, Chenoweth will be the wedding planner, and Yustman will be Bell's nemesis.

Fickman is also producing from a script by Moe Jelline.

You go girls!

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Natalie Portman to Star in Supernatural Thriller From "The Wrestler's" Darren Aronofsky 


Natalie Portman is attached to star in the supernatural thriller "Black Swan" from director Darren Aronofsky ("The Wrestler").

The film is set in the world of New York City ballet about a ballerina (Portman) who's competing with a rival dancer. But is the rival a ghost or is Portman's character just having a mental breakdown?

Many folks who have read the script compares the "Black Swan" to "The Others." Hhhhmmmm, intriguing! John McLaughlin's original script has since been rewritten by Mark Heyman.

There's no studio attached to the project yet, but with Portman and Aronofsky on board, I heard many Hollywood players are now interested.

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Leonardo DiCaprio to Star in a Film About the World of Online Casinos 


It's still an untitled project right now, but Leonardo DiCaprio is set to star in a movie about online casinos based in Costa Rica. The actor will also produce through his Appian Way productions.

Brian Koppelman and David Levien, the scriptwriters who gave us "Rounders," "The Girlfriend Experience," and "Ocean's Thirteen," wrote the screenplay. The scribes are also working with DiCpario on the thriller "Beat the Reaper" based on the novel by Josh Bazell.

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My Fun One-on-One Interviews for "The Proposal!" Sandra Bullock Says Vajayjay, Betty White Dazzles, Ryan Reynolds is Dreamy, and Director Anne Fletcher is Fun, Fun, Fun!  


I have nothing but love for the cast and director of Touchstone Pictures' "The Proposal." It's a funny film, and it restored my faith in romantic comedy. Catch "The Proposal" when it opens June 19th.

SANDRA BULLOCK IS A COMEDIC GODDESS!

In this interview, Sandra Bullock and I talked about:

*** Why she thinks it's a comedy and NOT a romantic comedy
*** Screwball comedy with a reality twist
*** Why she didn't want to make the movie in the beginning
*** Working with director Anne Fletcher
*** Yes, she said VAGINA!
*** Her chemistry with Ryan Reynolds
*** The strong female character in the center of "The Proposal"
*** Her near-naked scene
*** What's "hard and juicy?"



RYAN REYNOLDS IS A SWEETHEART!


In this interview, Ryan Reynolds and I talked about:

*** I giggled like a blushing bride
*** How did he get attracted to making the film
*** Working with Sandra Bullock
*** Chemistry with Sandra Bullock
*** 2 big films this summer alone, "Wolverine" and "The Proposal"
*** What can we expect from "Deadpool"
*** Why you should see "The Proposal"
*** Funnyordie.com spoof



I LOVE BETTY WHITE! SHE'S SOOOOO ADORABLE AND SUPER, SUPER SWEET!


In this interview, Ryan Reynolds and I talked about:

*** Her performance in the movie, that, she hadn't see yet, when I interviewed her 2 weeks ago
*** She's the heart of the film
*** What attracted her to the role of Gammy Annie
*** Why she almost turned "The Proposal" down
*** Her love for dogs
*** Working with Sandra Bullock
*** Working with Director Anne Fletcher
*** Miss Betty has been working for 60 years!
*** Her role as Gammy Annie
*** She's my personal Golden Girl



ANNE FLETCHER IS ONE CRAZY-FUN DIRECTOR AND GREAT PERSON!


In this interview, Director Anne Fletcher and I talked about:

*** Why she chose to make "The Proposal"
*** Her dancing background
*** Working with Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds
*** The strong female character in the middle of "The Proposal"
*** Babymaker blanket
*** Prop 8 The Musical
*** Funny or Die clip



And of course, for truly comic relief, check out the blooper reel I made with "The Proposal" folks. They seemed to be preoccupied with my shirt :happy



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