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Funny People

Entertainment Weekly’s Summer preview has a new photo from Judd Apatow‘s Funny People. [The Playlist]

A wave of cheap $99 Blu-ray players will hit the United States this Christmas. [Gizmodo]

/Gamer has a trailer for the more cartoon styled Nintendo Wii version of the Ghostbusters video game.

Read 15 more news stories after the jump.

wolfpack eclipse

USA Today offers the first look at The Wolfpack (Chaske Spencer, Alex Meraz, Kiowa Gordon and Bronson Pelletier) from the Twilight sequel New Moon. Ummmm…. yeah. That happened.

Sam Raimi tells Sci-Fi that he’s still hoping that Kirsten Dunst will reprise her role as Mary Jane in Spider-Man 4: “I’m hoping that she is going to come aboard, and I’ve got a meeting coming up with her. I think she would like to. But I don’t want to speak on behalf of her.”

Vanessa Hudgens will star in a film adaptation of Alex Flinn’s young-adult novel Beastly for CBS Films. [Entertainment Tonight]

star trek icons
IconFactory has created a set of desktop icons to promote the new Star Trek movie.

Comedian/actor Jeff Garlin has joined Twitter. Follow him at @JGarlin. Follow us at @slashfilm. (Confirmed by leeunkrich, thanks to Matt Bacon)

Film School Rejects takes a look at 10 Cinematical Animals Cooler than a Portuguese Water Dog (which is just a ridiculous list because…. no animal is cooler than the portuguese water dog)

Watch this video of a 13-year-old Seth Rogen performing stand-up at the Comedy Gym in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Texas Chainsaw Massacre remake director Marcus Nispel has signed on to direct Pacemaker, a script by Lars Jacobson which is described as Crank meets Taken. [prodweek]

Xena co-creator Rob Tapert says there will never be a big screen Xena movie with the original cast/crew: “It’s something that just won’t happen. I don’t think it’s going to happen for Lucy and Renee. In twenty years or ten years, in some amount of years, like McGyver, like Charlie’s Angels, it [could] happen like that [with other actresses].” [thetorchonline]

partly cloudy book

CartoonBrew has some photos from the 24-page 8×8 paperback book based on the upcoming Pixar short film Partly Cloudy.

The Green Hornet director Michel Gondry would like to feature the character’s great-uncle The Lone Ranger in the film somehow: “I’ve suggested that in a cemetery [scene] we would see the horse of the Lone Ranger.” [MTV]

TrailerAddict has a new clip from the Harold Ramis biblical comedy Year One titled “Jakal Dance”.

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FirstShowing has pointed me towards these wonderful panoramic photos of the USS Enterprise from JJ AbramsStar Trek on StarTrekMovie.com.

Disney will unveil the first look ever at Robert Zemeckis‘ 3D performance capture adaptation of A Christmas Carol at the Cannes Film Festival on Monday, May 18th.

A production blog for Kevin Munroe‘s live-action Dylan Dog film Dead of Night is now online at wordpress.com. [via: Shock]

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