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1. We’re not sure what to think about the fact that Lenny Kravitz has been cast as Cinna, Katniss Everdeen’s subversive stylist, in the forthcoming film adaption of The Hunger Games. Says director Gary Ross: “When I saw Lenny’s work in Precious I was just knocked out. It was quiet and strong and understated and… Read More

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1. Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and his wife of 25 years, Maria Shriver — who were introduced by Tom Brokaw at a charity tennis tournament in 1977 — have announced that they are separating. From their prepared statement: “This has been a time of great personal and professional transition for each of us. After… Read More

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1. Ricky Gervais and Will Arnett will be among the guest stars in The Office‘s season finale. Should we take this as a sign of a David Brent takeover? [via EW]

2. The latest high profile firing from Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark: veteran choreographer Daniel Ezralow, who is being replaced by Chase… Read More

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1. This is the most exciting news we’ve read in a while: Starting this fall Nickelodeon will air old episodes of shows like Rugrats, Kenan & Kel, Pete & Pete, The Amanda Bynes Show, All That, and Clarissa Explains It All in a new midnight-to-2 am programming block dubbed “The ’90s Are All That.” [via… Read More

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1. The new Liam Neeson action thriller Unknown took the top spot at the weekend box office, making $21.7 million. I Am Number Four came in number two with $19.5 million, and was closely followed by Gnomeo and Juliet 3D, which made $19.4 million. [via Deadline]

2. Remember when New York Times classical… Read More