Quick Hits: The Twilight Saga, Iron Man 2, LeBron James and More!

TwilightDon't feel like surfing through multiple sites to get caught up on today's movie news? Fear not, my friends – welcome to Quick Hits, where you'll surely be able to devour the latest news way faster than it takes Bella to figure out why she has such a thing for weird vampire dudes.

A Guy-Friendly Eclipse: Speaking to MTV about shooting the third film in the Twilight Saga, Eclipse, Ashley Greene (who plays Alice Cullen in the films) says that so far she’s been pretty roughed up on set in terms of extreme stunt work – and that director David Slade (Hard Candy, 30 Days of Night) is aiming for a film that’s darker, gorier and more guy-friendly. Hey, as a guy I totally dig that! [Read More]
Scarlett JohanssonGive Scarlett Johansson Money – Beginning tonight at 10 p.m. EST, Scarlett Johansson will begin auctioning off two tickets to the Iron Man 2 premiere, along with a meet-and-greet with the actress, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to Oxfam America, an organization that helps find solutions for poverty, hunger and social injustice in the world. [Read More]
LeBron James Goes to Movie Camp – Basketball star LeBron James will make his acting debut in a new movie called Fantasy Basketball Camp. LeBron will play himself in the comedy that follows five guys who head to Vegas to fulfill their dreams by attending the LeBron James Adult Basketball Camp. Hilarity will then ensue …we hope. [Read More]
Garcia Bernal and Kate Hudson Are Earthbound – In one of the stranger on-screen pairings, indie heartthrob Gael Garcia Bernal is in talks to star opposite Kate Hudson in the weepy drama Earthbound, about a terminally ill woman who falls in love with her doctor. God, I’m tearing up just thinking about all the ways in which this flick will make us cry. [Read More]
Star TrekJ.J. Abrams Talks Star Trek Sequel: In a recent interview with The L.A. Times, J.J. Abrams said they’re taking their time with the next Star Trek film, hoping to get it right. “It needs to tell a story that has connection to what is familiar and what is relevant. It also needs to tell it in a spectacular way that hides the machinery and in a primarily entertaining and hopefully moving story. There needs to be relevance, yes, and that doesn't mean it should be pretentious.” [Read More]
Zombies in 3-D – You want more horror movies in 3-D, well you got it! Apparently newbie director Zebediah de Soto is planning on re-imagining George Romero’s Night of the Living Dead by telling an origin story … in 3-D. Sigh. I’m not so sure what’s all that exciting 3-D zombies, but nevertheless I’m sure it will find its audience. [Read More]
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