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The Buzz: Child’s Play Reboot, Oz Casting, Les Miserables, Amazing Spider-man Sequel, Superman Casting!

by FusedFilm.com

The Buzz is a feature in which we round up the biggest and most popular film and television stories of the week or sometimes previous week. Why go through pages of blogs just to find out what everyone is talking about? We’ve got it all right here. Check out all the stories after the break courtesy of Fused Film.

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Amy Adams Cast as Lois Lane in Superman: The Man of Steel

Back in February, there was a short list of actresses consisting of Olivia Wilde, Jessica Biel, Kristen Stewart, Malin Akerman, Rachel McAdams and Dianna Agron who were testing for the role of Lois Lane for Zack Snyder’s Superman: The Man of Steel. Now director seems to have found his Lois Lane. Three-time Oscar nominee Amy Adams has [ >> ]

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MGM Set to Have Some Fun with Child’s Play Reboot

Looks like the toy is back in town. It has been six years since we have seen Chucky on the big screen. The killer doll was last scene in the horror-comedy hybrid Seed of Chucky. But now, MGM, who has gotten the financial jump start it needed to continue to produce and distribute movies, will be working on a franchise…

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Mila Kunis Will Officially Fly To Oz, The Great and Powerful

James Franco will be reuniting with more than just director Sam Raimi for the prequel The Wizard of Oz, Oz, The Great and Powerful . Black Swan actress Mila Kunis is ready to don that black robe and pointy hat as she is officially confirmed to have a starring role in the film. Franco, who has worked with Raimi in… [ >> ]

<em>The King’s Speech</em> Director Tom Hooper Eyes <em>Les Miserables</em> As Next Pic

The King’s Speech Director Tom Hooper Eyes Les Miserables As Next Pic

“I dreamed a dream in time gone by, when hope was high and life worth living.” One of the most treasured songs from one of the most recognizable and perennial musical hits, Les Miserables. Now the full blown musical is not only ramping up for its live action debut, but The King’s Speech‘ Academy Award winning director, Tom Hooper, is eying it… [ >> ]

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James Vanderbilt Hired to Pen The Amazing Spider-Man Sequel

Although we are still more than a year away from Marc Webb’s reboot, The Amazing Spider-Man, there is word that a script for the sequel is already being worked on. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Columbia Pictures has asked James Vanderbilt to pen the script for potential sequels. Vanderbilt was originally hired to write the script for Spider-Man 4, a [ >> ]

JTJuno Temple Confirmed for The Dark Knight Rises

Last Friday, it was reported that Joseph Gordon-Levitt would be reuniting with Inception director Christopher Nolan for The Dark Knight Rises. In addition to that news, actress Juno Temple was also in negotiations to join the cast as a fast talking Gotham girl. It looks like all those negotiations are finalized as Temple is now confirmed to join the cast. Variety [ >> ]

Michael ShannonMichael Shannon Being Considered for Villain Role in Superman: The Man of Steel?

Earlier today we reported that Edgar Ramirez was being considered for a role in Zack Snyder’s Superman: The Man of Steel. However, Deadline has come out with a little news of their own that seems to conflict with those earlier reports. According to the site, “there’s interest” in Michael Shannon to play the film’s bad guy. Latino Review posted rumors about [ >> ]

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