The Entertation Index: September 6
Duncan, Michael Clarke – By now you’ve heard that the man who played John Coffey is dead. Duncan parlayed his part in The Green Mile into a strong film and voice career, and by all accounts was a genuinely good dude. We’ll miss you, big guy.
Link: Duncan Gone (Fox News)
Gosling, Ryan – According to the husband of Fifty Shades of Grey author E. L. James, Ryan Gosling is strongly being considered for the part of Christian Grey in the movie adaptation. After hearing this, Ms. James is reportedly strongly considering herself for the role of female lead Anastasia Steele.
Link: Gosling As Steele? (Now Magazine)
Maguire, Tobey – Director Ang Lee recast The Writer in Life of Pi, going with relatively unknown British actor Rafe Spall instead of the more famous Tobey Maguire. Don’t worry, Tobey. Another Spider-Man reboot/trilopresequel/musical will come along pretty soon.
Link: Maguire Out of Life (Hollywood Reporter)
Norris, Chuck – The martial arts master who can count to infinity warned that if President Obama is reelected, the world’s children will “take the first step into 1000 years of darkness.” If true, this would actually be the second step, since FX already ordered an additional 90 episodes of Charlie Sheen’s Anger Management.
Link: Norris’s Prediction (ABC News)
Oogieloves , The – It’s possible that you’ve never heard of the Oogieloves, which is not a bad thing considering that The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure just posted the worst U.S. opening of any wide-release film ever. Please, watch this trailer, and you’ll know why.
Link: Oogieloves Bombs (The Week)
Spring Breakers – Huffington Post describes this bikini-fest as a great flick for James Franco completists, “[u]nless you don’t want to see Franco, playing a character inspired by Lil Wayne and Riff Raff, singing Britney Spears while Vanessa Hudgens seductively waves a machine gun.” If you actually thought, “nah, don’t have any interest in seeing that, not even for schlock value,” you should take a few weeks off to figure out how you got to this point.
Link: Spring Breakers Great for Franco Lovers (Huffington Post)