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Just one day before her final show as co-host of The View, Sherri Shepherd has signed on to star in the Universal Pictures comedy sequel Ride Along 2.No details were given for her character, but she joins a cast that includes Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Benjamin Bratt, Olivia Munn and Ken Jeong.

Dan Aykroyd is never ever giving up on Ghostbusters 3. Though the project suffered yet another big setback earlier this year when Ivan Reitman decided not to direct, Aykroyd is nevertheless optimistic that the sequel will be ready to shoot by next spring. Hit the jump to see what he had to say. Aykroyd recently appeared on Today (via JoBlo) to talk about the 30th anniversary of the original Ghostbusters. Naturally, the subject of Ghostbusters 3 came up. “It looks like we’ll be in production, pre-production in the spring now, from what I’m hearing,” Ayrkoyd said.

By the time the Tom Cruise-starring “Edge of Tomorrow” will likely clear the $100 million domestic box office threshold, it will have been in theaters for two months. Yet despite the underperformance stateside, the film is doing very well overseas with grosses adding up to $261 million.

‘Paradise Lost’ Teaser: Benicio del Toro Is Pablo Escobar There are several Pablo Escobar projects in the works at the moment, including a movie from Brad Furman and a TV show from Netflix. But the first one out of the gate is the one that’s not really a Pablo Escobar project per se. Directed by Andrea Di Stefano, Paradise Lost centers on a young American surfer named Nick (Josh Hutcherson) who falls for a Colombian woman named Maria (Claudia Traisac). Their romantic idyll falls apart when she introduces him to her uncle, Pablo Escobar (Benecio del Toro).

Joe Carnahan Will Revise Death Wish Remake Script, Still Wants Frank Grillo

12:59 PM 7/13/2014 by Fred Topel
Joe Carnahan
Joe Carnahan is still working on a remake of the Charles Bronson film Death Wish, which became a lucrative franchise for Bronson. It would require a rewrite, since MGM passed on Carnahan’s first script. Carnahan spoke with the Television Critics Association today for his upcoming NBC show State of Affairs and we asked him if he would still cast his The Grey star Frank Grillo as Paul Kersey, the vigilante of Death Wish.

Rose Leslie Joins The Last Witch Hunter She'll fight the supernatural with Vin DieselIt’s been a couple of years since we heard anything about The Last Witch Hunter, which promised to pit Vin Diesel against the crone-tastic forces of supernatural evil. To be honest, we were beginning to wonder whether it had boiled dry in the development cauldron. Not so! Summit is adding eye of newt Game Of Thrones’ Rose Leslie to the mix.Breck Eisner is still attached to direct the film, which will see Diesel as a semi-immortal witch hunter who finds himself in modern-day New York continuing the mission he’s sworn to complete.

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Will Include a Ton of Marvel Characters

12:36 PM 7/8/2014 by Jeff Giles
James Gunn
Marvel has done a pretty solid job of porting over the expansiveness of its print universe onto the big screen, but they've still merely hinted at the edges of that potential. That sounds like it might be changing, however, when Guardians of the Galaxy arrives in theaters next month.

Ken Jeong Joins Ice Cube and Kevin Hart in 'Ride Along 2' Ken Jeong has signed on to join the growing cast of Ride Along 2, alongside Ice Cube, Kevin Hart and new additions Benjamin Bratt and Olivia Munn.No story details have been confirmed, but a report from last month revealed that the plot will be shifted from Atlanta to Miami Beach, where James Payton (Ice Cube,) and Ben Barber (Kevin Hart) will visit, as loads of shenanigans will likely ensue.

Ken Jeong Joins Ice Cube and Kevin Hart in 'Ride Along 2' Ken Jeong has signed on to join the growing cast of Ride Along 2, alongside Ice Cube, Kevin Hart and new additions Benjamin Bratt and Olivia Munn.No story details have been confirmed, but a report from last month revealed that the plot will be shifted from Atlanta to Miami Beach, where James Payton (Ice Cube,) and Ben Barber (Kevin Hart) will visit, as loads of shenanigans will likely ensue.

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