Nicki Minaj Courted for Cameron Diaz’s “The Other Woman”

Femcee-turned-American Idol judge Nicki Minaj is final negotiations for a role in The Other Woman, a Nick Cassavetes-directed comedy featuring Cameron Diaz. The storyline finds Diaz as a woman who finds out that she is “the other woman” in a love triangle. She teams up with the wife (played by Leslie Mann) to get revenge…

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Britney Spears Records “Smurfs 2″ Theme

Britney Spears has recorded a song for the upcoming Smurfs sequel. The “Toxic” songstress recorded the single, titled “Ooh La La,” for the summer blockbuster Smurfs 2, Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures Animation announced Wednesday. Britney originally recorded the tune for her sons, Sean, seven, and Jayden, six, but is ecstatic that it will now be part…

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Disney: “Star Wars” Becomes Summer Ritual in 2015

Did you hear? During a presentation at the movie theater convention CinemaCon in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Disney Pictures president Alan Horn announced that a new Star Wars film will be released every summer over a period of several years starting in 2015. The marathon of sci-fi features will kick off with the J.J. Abrams-directed…

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Roger Ebert Dies

Legendary film critic Roger Ebert passed away in Chicago Thursday, just one day after announcing that a recurrence of cancer would force him to take a “leave of presence” from delivering the zingy but poignant movie reviews that made him an American institution. He was 70.