Sigourney Weaver -- Vampire Queen! 

Sigourney Weaver is set to play a vampire queen in "Vamps," a romantic horror-comedy from "Clueless'" Amy Heckerling according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Alicia Silverstone returns to the loving arms of Heckerling to play a beautiful young vampire. Along with fellow New York vivacious vampire Krysten Ritter ("She's Out of My League," "Confessions of a Shopaholic"), the two must make a choice -- love or immortality.

Weaver will play Ciccerus, the vampire who turned the two ladies into bloodthirsty babes. Production is set to start late April.

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Ryan Phillippe is the Latest "Captain America"....Wannabe 

Ryan Phillipe joins a long list of actors who are vying to wear the red, white, and blue spandex outfit of "Captain America" according to

As we reported last month, Marvel Studios has been conducting screen tests in search of the actor to play Steve Rogers aka Captain America for the big screen adaptation of the comic book hero titled "The First Avenger: Captain America."

Now, Phillippe must duke it out with Mike Vogel ("She's Out of My League"), Garret Hedlund ("Tron Legacy"), Chris Evans ("Fantastic Four"), Scott Porter ("Friday Night Lights"), Chace Crawford ("Gossip Girl") and Michael Cassidy ("Smallville.") John Krasinski is still considered the leading contender. (See the original article Who Should Play "Captain America?" Meet the Wannabes!)

Marvel bosses are taking their sweet but intricate time to find their hero, although Hugo Weaving has been cast as Captain America's nemesis, the Red Skull.

With all this drama involving the hunt for the actor to play Captain America, it's a wonder Marvel is sticking with the film's scheduled release date of July 22, 2011.

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Jason Segel to Star in Disney's Muppet Movie! 

Jason Segel will star as the human lead in Disney's Muppets movie! The actor co-wrote the script with Nicholas Stoller (he directed Segel in the smash hit "Forgetting Sarah Marshall"), and will also produce the project with David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman of Mandeville Films/TV, the production outfit behind "The Proposal."

When I spoke with Segel during the press tour for "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," he talked about the Muppets movie. Click here to watch my fun one-on-one interview with Segel.

James Bobin is set to direct the film, although the plot is top secret right now. But is saying that Segel will play a man on a quest to find and reunite the Muppets.


If you remember in "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," there's a great bit featuring a singing and emoting Dracula puppet, so Segel knows how to add heart and soul to plush Muppets.

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Check Out Sneak Peek of New "Predators!" You Know You Want To! 

Producer Robert Rodriguez and 20th Century Fox unveil a sneak peek of the new reboot, "Predators." Nimrod Antal directs the film with Oscar-winning actor Adrien Brody playing the lead as the heroic mercenary who fights alien hunters. Brody stars alongside Laurence Fishburne, Alice Braga, Danny Trejo, Walt Goggins, Oleg Taktarov, Mahershalalhashbaz Ali, and Louiz Ozawa.

This sneak peek shows a little making-of clip, with lots of new, exciting scenes. Rodriguez narrates the sneak peek.

Can't wait to see the sneak peek? Click here right now. Oh yeah, "Predators" trailer will be available 3/18 as well.

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Ron Perlman -- from "Hellboy" to "Conan's" Daddy! What Happened to Mickey Rourke? 

Just last month, Mickey Rourke was in serious negotiations to play "Conan's" father, Corin. But now, Vulture is exclusively reporting that Perlman, will replace Rourke!

Director Marcus Nispel is set to embark on this "Conan" adventure later this month in Bulgaria for Lionsgate. Jason Momoa is still attached to star in the role that made Arnold Schwarzenegger famous.

As for Rourke, well, the actor was probably asking for a lot of money that Lionsgate couldn't provide. The Corin character though, will be the main motivation of Conan. In the film, the Barbarian goes on a quest to avenge the slaughter of his people, including his father.

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