In news that's given the editorial staff of Us magazine huge boners, Lindsay Lohan is rumored to be in talks to portray Paris Hilton in a movie about her life, with Britney Spears supplying the music! Besides the obvious issue--that Paris Hilton hasn't done anything in her life worth telling--I don't see why Paris wouldn't be playing herself. In case you missed The Hillz or National Lampoon's Pledge This!, Ms. Hilton is fully capable of delivering riveting performances, and has in-essence been playing herself for years, being that she is a completely disingenuous fraud.
So is casting a coked-up party girl as a coked-up party girl the best casting ever or a huge cop-out? Would you feel differently if they were casting one freakish, alien-worshiping closet homosexual as another (John Travolta playing Tom Cruise, or vise versa)?
Since Brett Ratner announced he was making Rush Hour 4 in the form of a Hugh Hefner biopic, gossip has been swirling about who will play the speaking-part Playboy Bunnies. (It's obvious from The Girls Next Door that they can barely play their constructed existences in real life... / Continue →
Variety reports that Jake Gyllenhaal has been tapped to play Joe Namath in a feature biopic on the Hall of Fame quarterback, but is it a good match? Let's decide by taking a comparative look at the two stars.
Namath: Launched Jets to AFL stardom.
Gyllenhaal: Launched rockets ... / Continue →
News of who may be cast as Edgar Allen Poe in Sylvester Stallone's biopic, first meant to be written in the style of Poe, then changed to the style of something I'm more familiar with, the rhyming scheme of MTV's NeXt spoken when someone gets "nexted" and has to go back to the ... / Continue →