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‘G.I. Joe 3’ Is Caught Between The Rock and a Hard Place

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by Matthew Monagle September 10, 2016 @ 4:34 PM
Paramount Pictures
In a hundred years from now, when some bespectacled historian sits down to write the story of the G.I. Joe film franchise, the first sentence he’ll write will be, “Why did Paramount Pictures want so badly to get rid of Channing Tatum?” Then he’ll underline that sentence about a hundred different times, crinkle the whole page up into a ball, and throw that ball back into his desk drawer. In hindsight, he’s got a lot of movies to write about and it wasn’t the brightest idea to start with G.I. Joe.

The Rock Revealed Concept Art for His ‘Jumanji’ Character, Who Looks Just Like The Rock

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by Matt Singer September 1, 2016 @ 3:14 PM
New Line
2017’s summer movie slate includes Jumanji, which at first was announced as a remake and later revealed as a sequel, which means it should have been called 2manji, but whatever, no one listens to my amazing ideas. The cast for the legacyquel to the popular ’90s hit starring the late Robin Williams will feature Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Nick Jonas, and the latest addition to the gang, Guardian of the Galaxy’s Karen Gillan.

Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Jumanji’ Sequel Adds Karen Gillan

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by Britt Hayes August 30, 2016 @ 1:18 PM
John Phillips, Getty Images
Up until now, the cast of Dwayne Johnson’s new Jumanji movie (which he says is a sequel, not a reboot) has been dominated entirely by men, so today’s casting update is a fairly refreshing one. If you were concerned that Jumanji might just star a bunch of dudes (charming dudes, but still), you can stop worrying because Karen Gillan is officially the first woman to join the cast.

Jennifer Lawrence Is the Highest-Paid Actress in the World, Still Earns Less Than the Highest-Paid Actor

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by Britt Hayes August 25, 2016 @ 12:16 PM
Columbia / Universal
For the second year in a row, Jennifer Lawrence tops the list of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood, while the impressively prolific Dwayne Johnson has unseated Robert Downey Jr. as the highest-paid actor. Unfortunately, the highest-paid actors still earn millions more than their female counterparts, proving that Hollywood’s gender disparity problem still needs some fixing.

Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Fast and Furious’ Role Was Written For Tommy Lee Jones

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by Britt Hayes August 23, 2016 @ 4:46 PM
Universal
Veteran actor and beloved curmudgeon Tommy Lee Jones has occasionally raised a few eyebrows over the course of his career with roles that defy his Quite Serious persona (Batman Forever, for example) and prove that he’s no different from any other working actor (he likes paychecks, for example). As it turns out, we were robbed of seeing Jones tackle another surprising role, but what we were given in exchange is so much better.

Dwayne Johnson Confirms the New ‘Jumanji’ Movie Is a Sequel

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by Matthew Monagle August 21, 2016 @ 10:49 AM
Instagram
This weekend, as he normally does, Dwayne Johnson went on Instagram to say goodbye to his most recent movie shoot and say hello to the next thing in his pipeline (seriously, the only time this guy sleeps must be when he is flying from one movie location to another). And while it’s worth noting that Johnson thanked many of the Fast 8 cast and crew excluding Vin Diesel  —  the feud lives on!  —  it was another small comment about his upcoming production of Jumanji that turned a few heads.

Tyrese Gibson Takes Vin Diesel’s Side in Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Fast 8' Drama

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by Erin Whitney August 12, 2016 @ 12:36 PM
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Stop what you’re doing; there has been a major development in #CandyAssGate. The ‘Fast 8' beef ignited by Dwayne Johnson earlier this week has gotten more intense now that Tyrese Gibson has thrown himself into the hot fire of candy ass drama. Gibson has taken a side in what appears to be a war between Johnson and Diesel.

Dwayne Johnson Slams ‘Candy Ass’ Male ‘Fast 8’ Co-Stars

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by Matt Singer August 9, 2016 @ 8:46 AM
Universal
Back when he was a full-time pro wrestler, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson built his reputation on his inspired mic work, and particularly the inventive way he insulted his opponents. Guys who dared challenge his WWE supremacy were “jabronis” and “roody poo candy asses.” Said candy asses would face the wrath of a smackdown, verbal and otherwise. He’d ask them a question, like “What’s your name?” then interrupt before they could answer. (“It doesn’t matter what your name is!!”) Or Johnson would tell them to grab something and stick it straight up their candy asses. (You may begin to sense a theme here.)