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Has ‘Star Trek 3′ Found Its Director in Rupert Wyatt?

Yesterday we heard the rumor that John M. Chu, director of 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' was one of the names being considered for the vacated 'Star Trek 3' captain's chair. That rumor was quickly shot down, but now a new name has risen to the forefront of the conversation: 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' helmer Rupert Wyatt. But how close is this to actually happening?

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‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ — Billy Dee Williams Might Actually Return as Lando Calrissian

As 'Star Wars: Episode 7' speculation continues regarding the original 'Star Wars' cast's return, we take a time-out from that buzz to focus on another crucial character in the franchise's universe: Lando Calrissian. Will Han Solo's smooth operator of a friend also be appearing in the next trilogy?

Billy Dee Williams has spoken out about the possibility, and his comments just might surprise you! And yes, it's definitely more substantial than the last time Williams addressed the matter.

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Bradley Cooper to Star as Lance Armstrong for J.J. Abrams?

It hasn't taken long for the Lance Armstrong story to become the hottest new biopic in town. Shortly after the cyclist confessed to doping on Oprah, J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot snatched up the rights to an upcoming book about Armstrong. And everybody wants to be in the J.J. Abrams business right now.

Turns out a certain handsome, Oscar-nominated actor has aggressively thrown his hat into the ring to portray the embattled athlete: None other than Bradley Cooper. But how close is he to securing the part?

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The Most Pirated Movie of 2012 Was…

When you think of the possible candidates for "Most Pirated Movie of 2012: (a dubious honor, to be sure), a few titles instantly spring to mind: 'The Avengers', 'The Dark Knight Rises', 'The Amazing Spider-Man', to name a few. But oddly enough, none of those major blockbusters top the list. No, the film that was pirated the most is one that, at this stage of the year, is something of an afterthought.

Find out what it is after the break.

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‘A Christmas Story’ Considered Historically Significant, Will Be Preserved in the Library of Congress

It's a major award! Looks like the Library of Congress is in a very Christmas-y mood, as Bob Clark's classic 'A Christmas Story' is one of 25 new films selected for preservation into the National Film Registry. Oh fudge, indeed!

Jump after the break to find out the other 24 titles!

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‘Wayne’s World 3′ Plot Details Revealed; Mike Myers Already Wrote the Script

Believe it or not, it has almost been 20 years since 'Wayne's World 2' came out. (That little piece of info just makes our bones creak.) A long time, yes, but it's never too late to reunite with old friends, which is why we're absolutely delighted to hear that Mike Myers is working on a 'Wayne's World 3' with the lovable public access hosts from Illinois.

Not only that, but Myers has apparently finished the first draft of the screenplay! Find out what it's about after the break. Shhwiiing!

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‘Saving Mr. Banks’: First Look at Tom Hanks as Walt Disney

Tom Hanks is among Hollywood's most beloved actors, so who better to inhabit Walt Disney, one of Tinseltown's most ambitious dreamers? Hanks is portraying Disney in 'Saving Mr. Banks,' and today we're getting our first look at the man in all his mustachioed glory.

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Watching Horror Films Can Burn Calories Faster; Which Movies Burn the Most?

This Halloween, most of us will be doing one of two things (or both): Watching scary movies, and gorging ourselves with candy. But you needn't feel guilty after your third 'Friday the 13th' movie and your tenth fun size Snickers bar: a new study has found that watching horror movies can actually burn hundreds of calories! Fire up Netflix and break out the candy corn!

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Secret Siri: The Fun Movie Easter Eggs Hidden in Apple’s iOS6

The iPhone's iOS6 upgrade has brought Siri closer to sentience. At least when it comes to movies; the "personal assistant" now evidently feels sympathy towards some of its misunderstood cinematic counterparts. Want to know Siri's take on 'Blade Runner'? It could make you look at it in a whole new light.

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News of ‘Skyfall’s’ Early IMAX Release Made Better By New Banner and TV Spot

Even James Bond finds the time to tweet when the news is important.

The official 007 Twitter account was recently updated with some very interesting release date news for those looking forward to seeing 'Skyfall' on an IMAX screen... or really any screen at all. Turns out we'll be able to see the flick in theaters before its official November 9 release date. So, how early will the Sam Mendes-directed film drop in? Find out after the break!

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