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Cat Fight: Benedict Cumberbatch and Idris Elba to Play Shere Khan in Different ‘Jungle Book’ Films

The dueling Jungle Book adaptations are beginning to seem like the hoards of never-actualized Janis Joplin biopics – so… Read More

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The Weinsteins Can’t Call Lee Daniels’ New Movie ‘The Butler,’ Because We’ll Confuse It With That 1916 Short Film

Film titles, and the ownership of them, are a tricky business. You can’t copyright a title, but the Motion… Read More

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Charlie Sheen Settles His Differences With Warner Bros. and Chuck Lorre

Since his noisy exit from CBS’s Two and a Half Men, Charlie Sheen has been trying to make a comeback — embarking on a nationwide tour and organizing plans to star in a television remake of the Jack Nicholson comedy Anger Management. It looks like Sheen won’t have to worry about… Read More

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The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. According to the New York Times, Bono, who was “away for much of the show’s preview period,” has now “taken a direct role” in talks about whether Julie Taymor should stay or go as director of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark. The super-delayed musical was set to open on March 15th, but… Read More

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The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. The Kanye West/Lady Gaga tour has been canceled but an official reason has yet to be been given. [via ArtsBeat]
2. David Letterman explains to viewers that he was being extorted for $2 M because of some “creepy stuff” he did — ie., having sex with women who worked on his show.… Read More

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The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. Ellen Degeneres will be American Idol‘s fourth judge in the show’s upcoming ninth season. [via The Daily Beast]
2. The New York City Planning Commission chopped 200 feet off of Jean Nouvel’s midtown tower, assuring that it will not rival the Empire State Building in height or muck up the Manhattan skyline.… Read More

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The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. Speech Debelle has won this year’s Mercury Prize for her album Speech Therapy. [via NME] (Read our interview with her here.)
2. Why losing Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, and juicy election fodder might be too much for Saturday Night Live to handle. [via WaPo]
3. A new (possibly… Read More

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