Cher as the Catwoman? Johnny Depp as the Riddler? What? 


Okay y'all, this may be just pure fantasy right now, but according to the Telegraph, Cher is in talks to play Catwoman opposite Christian Bale in the third Batman film from Christopher Nolan.

Huh?

Look, Cher is a good actress ("Mask," "Silkwood," "Moonstruck") but isn't this a stretch?

But wait, the Telegraph is also claiming that Johnny Depp will play the Riddler, and that filming of the new Batman movie is due to begin in Vancouver early next year, with a working title of "The Caped Crusader."

More eyebrow raising quote?

A studio executive said: "Cher is Nolan's first choice to play Catwoman. He wants to her to portray her like a vamp in her twilight years.


OMG! Who are their sources? Too good to be true! AND, I don't think there's a script written yet.

So this may all just be rumors y'all.

Sorry Cher fans!

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I'm Very Curious about "Benjamin Button" 
Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, and Tilda Swinton star in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button." Based on a short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the film tells the story of a man who ages backwards.

Everyone around him is getting older and dying, while he reverses the aging process! Wow, Oil of Olay worked for him :happy

Kidding aside, I can't wait to see this movie! The teaser-trailer is engrossing, plus, Oscar-bait anyone?

The movie opens Dec. 19th, but for now, check the fantastic teaser-trailer.





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MGM Not For Sale!!! 


It's the rumor of the week -- MGM is for sale! According to Business Week, its backers are getting ready to unload the studio.

But wait, MGM said they're not for sale!

"Contrary to recent media reports, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. is not for sale," the studio responded in a statement. "There is no 'asking price' for the company. MGM's existing financing arrangements are sufficient to meet its needs. Goldman Sachs has been retained to explore enhancements to MGM's long-term capital structure. All of the MGM shareholders, including Providence Equity Partners, TPG, Sony Corp. of America and Comcast Corp., are pleased with the company's current momentum and are committed to the future growth of the studio."


Really? Click here to read the full article!

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"The Dark Knight" Director Celebrates Slamdance!!! 


The Slamdance Film Festival's mission is "to nurture, support and showcase truly independent works, is celebrating a milestone." In celebration of their 15th anniversary, Slamdance will commemorate its watershed year with a series of special events and happenings from now until next summer.

In L.A., "The Dark Knight" director Christopher Nolan will screen his first feature, "Following," at LACMA's Bing Theater on Sept. 5. "Following" first screened at Slamdance in Park City, Utah.

Another director who's celebrating Slamdance's 15th anniversary by showing his first film that unspooled first at the festival is Steven Soderbergh. He will screen "Schizopolis" at New York's IFC Theater on Sept. 16. Both events will be followed by Q&As with the directors. Go to Slamdance.com for more information.

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"Gone With the Wind" Actor Passed Away 


Fred Crane, one of the Tarleton twins in "Gone With the Wind," has passed away. He was 90. TV's Superman, George Reeves, played the other half of the Tarletons.

Crane provided the opening line to the iconic film!

Click here to read all about Crane's fantastic career.

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