After the long holiday weekend, it seems like Hollywood is back in full swing. Monday we had announcements of new projects for Mark Wahlberg, Halle Berry and Kevin Smith and Tuesday is more of the same. Though previously rumored, Tom Hanks has now been confirmed to star in Kathryn Bigelow’s follow-up to her Oscar-winning work in The Hurt Locker called Triple Frontier (or possibly Sleeping Dogs), Liam Neeson will star in An Ordinary Man from director Brad Silberling, Kirsten Dunst will hit the road with Hit Girl with the coming of age drama Hick and Mary J. Blige is in talks to star in the film adaptation of the Broadway musical Rock of Ages. Read about each of these after the jump. Read More »

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Chloe Moretz to Star in Hick

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How many juicy roles are there for unbearably precocious young actresses like Chloe Moretz? Not as many as you’d think, which makes a star turn in an adaptation of a novel about ” a 13-year-old Nebraska girl who gets more than she bargained for when she runs away to Las Vegas” seem like a pretty good idea. So Moretz is signing a deal to star in Hick, based on the novel of the same name by Andrea Portes. Read More »

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