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FROM HOLLYWOOD CRUSH: MTV News adores the movie "Mannequin." So much so, that we actually spent one recent Friday afternoon watching the trailer and old interviews from the now-classic 1987 flick, which is about a struggling artist, who falls in love with a mannequin that he designed, only to find out she's actually from ancient Egypt. (Yes, that is really the storyline, so if you haven't seen it yet, we bet you totally want to now!) What happens next? Hijinks!

Anyway, it seems that our nostalgia for the movie has somehow spread to Hollywood — Videogum is reporting that plans are now in the works to remake the film. There are very little details about how the great minds of Tinseltown intend to make this project happen, but as soon as we heard thew news, our minds started racing about who might make the perfect next-generation Jonathan (originally played by Andrew McCarthy) and mannequin a.k.a. Emmy (originally played by Kim Cattrall).

Continue reading A 'Mannequin' Movie Remake Is In The Works And We Think Zac Efron Should Star!


'Mannequin'By Jim Cantiello

FROM NEWSROOM: Watching last night's Emmy Awards telecast was a painful experience. When I wasn't wincing at the five hosts' "banter" or questioning my sobriety during a Josh Groban medley, I was rolling my eyes every time a Z-list presenter bitched about their bit being cut for time. (Hey, crazy old lady from "Desperate Housewives," nobody doubts that you can deliver a Bruce Vilanch punch line. Get over yourself!)

But nothing got my goat more than the Macy's ad, made up of movie and TV clips that took place in the iconic retail chain, that ran during the show. In the midst of "I Love Lucy" shout-outs and the obvious "Miracle at 34th Street" moment, there was a shot of Andrew McCarthy and Estelle Getty walking through a grand retail palace, "Baywatch" slo-mo style. (Thankfully, neither of them was in a red swimsuit.) Read More...

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