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It's Down To Two! Who Will Replace Andy Whitfield On Spartacus: Blood And Sand?

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Given the really tragic circumstances surrounding this, it will be a pretty somber victory for either of these guys.

After actor Andy Whitfield's cancer returned in September and forced him to resign from his title role on the Starz series Spartacus: Blood and Sand, the second season of the show has been in limbo as producers attempt to find a suitable replacement for the part.

Although three relatively unknown actors were said to be in contention, sources close to the production are now linking former Prison Break actor Dominic Purcell as the number one choice to replace Whitfield!

The actor is said to have e-mailed a screen-test to the Starz head honchos last Friday, and the decision is now between him and Liam McIntyre, whom we're hearing may not have the muscular frame to convincingly portray the character!

Hmm. We definitely think Liam looks a lot more like Andy, but he definitely needs to be pretty jacked if he's going to be a gladiator, so we can understand why Dominic has been pulled in for consideration, as well!

This is a toughie!

What do U think?? Who should get the part??

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Ugh! Katherine Heigl Forces Studio To Recast Her In Adaline

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Because she's not doing it anymore!

This morning, source report that Katherine Heigl withdrew from her commitment to the movie Adaline. Both the studio and her reps deny that she's just being a bitter Betty for some reason or another and are going with the same excuse she pulled out when she refused to go back to Grey's: she's a new mommy who doesn't want to work right now.

As if she is the first woman in the history of movies to have a newborn while shooting a major motion picture!

The role now has to be re-cast immediately in order to make the mid-March production deadline and in a statement released by one of the producers of the film, they insist that everyone at the studio is still "great fans of hers and if this is what she has to do, we respect that."

Uh-huh. Sure. Let's see if they ever call her again to make a movie!

Bad decision, Kat! How many other chances are you going to get to play alongside Angela Lansbury! NONE, thats how many! Bad, bad choices!

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Starz Is Recasting Spartacus, They've Decided

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It has to be done, unfortunately.

Starz has put officially put out a casting notice looking for someone to replace Andy Whitfield on Spartacus. Since the actor has been advised by his doctors to resume "aggressive treatment" for his lymphoma, the studio was faced with a decision to either end the show all together or recast their star.

It seems the choice has been made.

It's a truly sucky situation for Andy, but his health is much more important!

We just hope he gets better soon!

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Foxy Was "Never" Going To Do Transformers 3

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It would have been nice if Megan Fox would have just let the world know that she never had any intention of returning to the franchise sooner.

Think of all the extra target practice Rambo Heidi Montag could have gotten in!

People are still debating the real reason why Foxy won't be returning for Transformers 3. Some insist that it was money, saying she wanted to be paid more. Some insist that Michael Bay wanted her gone because she called him "Hitler."

But it really doesn't matter in the end, because ultimately, we hear Megan made the decision to not go back and no amount of money or pleading from Bay would have changed her mind.

Sources close to Foxy say that the star "never" wanted to go back to the franchise after the way Michael treated her:

"This was never about money. It's always been how she was treated as a human being, it just wasn't good."

The same sentiment was confirmed by sources who were close to the production of the movies. One insider reveals:

"[Megan] would constantly complain about having to go to work, she never wanted to do it. Bay would constantly scream at her. He would scream at everyone, but especially Megan. Imagine a really, really bitchy grandmother on the set, and that's what Michael Bay is like."

Yikes! Who would want to go back to that?

We think you made the right choice, Foxy! Screw the $800,000! Show them all you are more than just tittays and ass!

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Who Will Replace Foxy In Transformers 3?

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The possiblities are ENDLESS and every starlet in Hollywood is being considered!

Since Megan Fox decided "all by herself" to leave the franchise, Paramount is on the hunt for a new leading lady for Shia LaBeouf.

Some of the MANY ladies rumored to be in consideration are Miranda Kerr, Bar Rafaeli, Zoe Saldana, Ashley Greene, Hayden Panettiere and Vanessa Hudgens.

We're going to veto Miranda and Pain-in-the-Ass. Ashley will want way more money than she is worth. And please, anyone else BUT Whatsherface! We're forced to look at her enough as it is!

Nothing has been firmed up yet, but we're hearing the front runner for the execs is Gemma Arterton, from the upcoming Prince of Persia.

She could work!

Thoughts?

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Original Twilight Director Weighs In On Lutz And Greene's Salary Disputes

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Yeah, it's pretty obvious.

Those two need to can it or their asses are getting replaced!

As Twilight co-stars Kellan Lutz and Ashley Greene continue to negotiate their salaries for the fourth film in the shiteous franchise, Breaking Dawn, the original film's director, Catherine Hardwicke, hopes that the two dumbasses tread very lightly while they battle it out with execs!

She says:

"You get all of these outside influences telling you you should hold out for this much because you're such an important part of the franchise. Possibly, Rachelle and Ashley and Kellan might not even be all that involved. They have all the other people telling them things and a lot of stuff can get mishandled, like what happened with Rachelle. There's so many possible misunderstandings. It breaks my heart. It could turn ugly. Do [these actors] deserve more money? Probably they do, on one level. But if everybody make so much money then… it's complicated. What a mess!"

What she's really trying to say is: Don't get greedy, you two! The studio can easily find people just as pretty, just as incapable of acting, and just as sparkly who will gladly take your parts for a much smaller paycheck!!

Tisk, tisk.

Who wants to place bets on whose getting cut first? And would U be that sad to see them go??

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You'll Never Guess Who Nicole Kidman Got Canned For!!

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This is possibly the most bizarre re-casting we've EVER heard of.

Selena Gomez has reportedly replaced none other than Nicole Kidman in the film Monte Carlo after producers decided they wanted the story to be more youthful.

OUCH! Bwah ha ha.

You KNOW Nicole probably got the news and then proceeded to rip her hair out, shatter every mirror in her house, and break out her emergency case of botox hidden in Keith Urban's guitar!!

Nothing calms the nerves like making yourself look like a marble effing statue timeless.

You have yourself a day for beauty to let your new face regain mobility unwind, bb.

The movie is based on the book Headhunters by Jules Bass, and chronicles four New Jersey women posing as heiresses in Monaco.

Gomez will now star with Blair Waldorf in the revamped version, which will instead revolve around a group of high school and college girls in Paris, France.

Frankly, we don't know which is harder to believe - school girls or ANYONE from Jersey being able to pass as heiresses!

We think they should have just taken the best aspects of both scenarios - youth and Jersey - and picked up Snooki Snickers, Jwoww, Sammi Sweetheart as the film's leads.

Maybe then it will be watchable!!

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