The latest entry into Scott C‘s ever-growing “The Great Showdowns” series is for the original War of the Worlds movie.

Will Speck and Josh Gordon (Blades of Glory and The Switch) will direct the 20th Century Fox comedy The Pool, which is about an unemployed college graduate who begins offering swim lessons at a country club filled with attractive women. [deadline]

Toy Story 3 director Lee Unkrich‘s tweeted a photo of his cool new The Shining doorstop.

Zooey Deschanel is in negotiations to star in Fox’s untitled single-camera comedy pilot from writer-producer Liz Meriwether. [tvline]

Brian Hogg is selling his amazing Battlestar Galactica puppets. [io9]

John Gholson takes a look at Thor vs. Captain America.

In case you’ve been wondering what an Oscar nominee receives, Lee Unkrich has tweeted a photo of the nomination certificate for Best Animated Feature Film for Toy Story 3.

Vulture provides the cliff notes version of The New Yorker’s Paul Haggis–Scientology Article.

This photo of workers completing the laser of the Death Star, I mean, the roof of Singapore’s new ArtScience Museum has been spreading around the interwebs. [gawker]

/FilmLA Mini: Mark Frauenfelder takes us on a tour, Hiking up the outdoor staircases of Hollywoodland.

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