The Hollywood 5 & 1: 09.01.13: Jennifer Love Hewitt VS Sofia Vergara VS Mila Kunis Edition!
Posted by Steve Gustafson on 09.01.2013
Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sofia Vergara, and Mila Kunis battle in VS, discussion of more Star Wars casting rumors surface, Matt Damon defends Ben Affleck as Batman, Paris Hilton's gets a new gig and Miley Cyrus is our "& 1" Model of the Week!
A WORD FROM STEVE...
Welcome back! How was your week? We're back for another week of hot women, the biggest Hollywood news, and some celebrity gossip! For some additional reading you can check out my interview with Playboy's Miss August, Val Keil! Then peep my interview with one of the coolest dudes in Hollywood Ari Gold! Want more? OK. Read my review for American Courtesans! Still not enough? Take your pick between my Comics 411 or my Big Screen Bulletin!
One thing I WON'T be discussing this week is the Kris and Bruce Jenner sex tape. *SHUDDER*
To get that image out of your head, I hope you've had a chance to see this but if you haven't...
Alright, who's greeting us this week? It's none other than...Irina Shayk! You might have to take my word for it but this really is Irina. Gotta love the mesh look!
Last week it was a supermodel showdown between Heidi Klum and Chrissy Teigen. Here's the results:
Heidi Klum 65.34%
Chrissy Teigen 34.66%
For a short while it was close but Klum does what it takes to take down Chrissy. Not too surprised there. This week we bring in Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sofia Vergara, and Mila Kunis to give us a little distraction. Who comes out on top?
Jennifer Love Hewitt VS Sofia Vergara VS Mila Kunis
PIC OF THE WEEK!
I'm keeping it simple. Erica Mena. Enjoy.
WHAT THE HELL?
This is interesting. Speaking to Complex magazine, martial artist and former longtime actor of the Power Rangers franchise, Jason David Frank, said he has been speaking with Power Rangers creator Haim Saban about a solo feature film centered around the Green Ranger.
Frank stated, "I'm talking to Saban about making a PG-13 Green Ranger movie. It's just a matter of Saban stepping behind it. I was an X-Men fan growing up; I loved Wolverine. I feel like the Green Ranger can step outside the box and be like the Wolverine of Power Rangers. That's why I think he can handle his own movie."
What do you think?
Make sure you're following all the comings and goings around 411mania on Twitter! Follow me for some witty tweets from time-to-time as well. Dana White, Jesse Jane, and Larry Csonka follow me. What are you waiting for?
Star Wars Rumors!
Time for some Star Wars rumors! Latino Review has a report on some possible casting news for Star Wars: Episode VII. According to their sources, Rachel Hurd-Wood has reportedly read for the role of Princess Leia's daughter. It says thus far she is the only actress to have read for the role though others will likely audition soon. In addition, the site reports that Alex Pettyfer has read for an unknown role. A "major casting news" item is also said to be dropping very soon from Lucasfilm.
In case you didn't know, in the Expanded Universe, Leia and Han Solo's daughter is Jaina Solo, who has a twin brother Jacen. The two characters have previously been reported (though unconfirmed) as being the focus of the new trilogy.
Hurd-Wood is best known for her role as Wendy Darling in 2003's Peter Pan, while Pettyfer has toplined films like I Am Number Four and Beastly and had supporting turns in Magic Mike, In Time and Lee Daniels' The Butler.
Thoughts on these casting rumors?
Are you a fan of the expanded universe material?
The backlash to the backlash. Matt Damon has spoken up about Ben Affleck playing Batman. Is anyone surprised about his thoughts?
In an interview with The Times of India, Damon was asked about his long-time friend's new gig as the Dark Knight and he effectively took the steam out of any and all people protesting Affleck's Batman role.
"I think it will be great. It will be terrific. I know there are a lot of people grousing on the internet. I just think it's kind of funny. You know, he's not playing King Lear. It's Batman!" Damon said. "[That's] certainly within his skill set. If anybody saw Argo or The Town, and all the work he's been doing lately, it's way more nuanced and interesting and way more difficult than Batman! Batman just sits there with his cowl over his head and whispers in a kinda gruff voice at people. Bruce Wayne is the more challenging part of the role, and Ben will be great at that."
Damon's statements mostly echo what director Zack Snyder said when it was announced that Affleck would play Batman in the Man of Steel sequel that Warner Bros. will release in 2015.
"Ben provides an interesting counter-balance to Henry Cavill's Superman," Snyder said in the press release. "He has the acting chops to create a layered portrayal of a man who is older and wiser than Clark Kent and bears the scars of a seasoned crime fighter, but retain the charm that the world sees in billionaire Bruce Wayne. I can't wait to work with him."
Affleck, a two-time Oscar winner (for screenwriting and producing), was chosen for the Batman versus Superman film last Thursday, and the decision set of an immediate firestorm on the interweb. A number of comic fans went as far as setting up a petition on Change.org to remove Affleck from the part.
Gotta love fans.
If you still feel the need to lash out about the casting, use the comment section below.
Hello Kristen! Kristen Bell loves to rile us up. In a good way. And she isn't keeping any secrets about her sex scene in the new indie film, The Lifeguard. In an interview with Vanity Fair'sJulie Miller, Bell revealed that she wanted to make the moment with co-star David Lambert, then 19, as real as possible.
"We really shook hands and said, 'Let's make this graphic and real,'" Bell said. "Even prior to rolling, I think I just grabbed his hands and put them all over my chest and said, 'This is it. Don't be shy. Do what you do. I won't be uncomfortable. I trust you.'"
Now THAT'S dedication to the craft! The Lifeguard, which debuted at this year's Sundance Film Festival and is available now via video-on-demand services before theatrical release on Aug. 30, focuses on a woman (Bell) in the throes of a life crisis as she approaches 30. After she returns home and takes a job at a local swimming pool, Bell's character begins an illicit affair with a local teen. "Going into a scene that intimate as a female, you couldn't ask for a better partner," Bell said of Lambert. "There's a lot of choreography going into the camera work and making sure you can't see the, like, one inch of fabric that is actually keeping you from having sex."
In the past Bell has said, "I am by no means an exhibitionist. I'm also not super modest. I grew up in the theater. So when I'm on set and it's a job, if I'm wearing something skimpy, that's the job," Bell said in a 2008 interview promoting Sarah Marshall. "I've been lucky enough to work with wonderful crew members that create a very safe environment and nobody's there to exploit you. But when you're in pasties throughout the entire movie, you get comfortable with it."
I don't think I've ever had her in VS. May have to correct that.
TMZ is reporting a development about Paris HIlton and her DJ career! Excited? Yes, the socialite, businesswoman and model has reportedly inked a new deal for another summer residency in Ibiza, once again at Amnesia.
This summer wasn't Hilton's first time DJ'ing. The star was linked to Dutch progressive house DJ Afrojack for some time, and seems to have found a new career. When she made her DJ debut in Brazil in June of 2012, deadmau5 took to Twitter to rip on her and say that "the Mayans saw this sh-t coming."
Then you have her supporters. Hilton also signed with Cash Money Records, a rap label helmed by Birdman and Lil Wayne. She has previously said her album (of house music tunes) was almost finished, so get ready!
What's the VIDEO BUZZ?
Deadline.com debuted the first trailer for James Franco's latest directorial effort, Child of God. The film, based on the novel by Cormac McCarthy, stars Scott Haze as the title character, a loner who becomes a serial killer in the 1960s. Franco and Tim Blake Nelson co-star in the film, which Franco also adapted for the screen. Child of God debuts at this week's Venice Film Festival, the third Franco film this year to bow at a prestigious film fest.
What do you think?
Welcome back to the & 1 Model of the Week! I'm going to use this area to introduce a lovely young lady that you might not be familiar with. This week our & 1 Model is ...Miley Cyrus! Do I think she's sexy? No way. Is this a cheap ploy to get hits? Sure. I'm curious what YOU think!
Ladies and Gentlemen, I present…Miley Cyrus!
Before I say GOODBYE!
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