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Olivia MunnOlivia Munn is the latest leading lady to join the cast of Steven Soderbergh's "Magic Mike."

The testosterone-heavy cast tells the story of a veteran exotic dancer (Channing Tatum) and his protégé (Alex Pettyfer). Deadline has the news that Munn will play Amber, the love interest of Tatum's Magic Mike. The cast also includes Matthew McConaughey, Joe Manianello, Matthew Bomber, Cody Horn and Riley Keough. "Magic Mike" is based on some of Tatum's real-life experiences as a male stripper.

Check out the rest of today's casting news after the jump!


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The KillingAMC's new series "The Killing" has been, for lack of a better word, killing it. The powerful murder mystery drama has made such an impression on the small screen since its debut earlier this month that its cast is already being sought after by Hollywood to showcase their talents on the big screen.

Take, for instance, Mireille Enos, who plays the lead character Sarah Linden on the show. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actress is currently in talks to star as none other than Brad Pitt's wife in the upcoming "World War Z." The movie, based on Max Brooks' novel of the same name, follows life in a post-zombie apocalyptic world.

Check out the rest of today's biggest casting news, including another "Killing" star -- Joel Kinnaman -- making the transition to film for the thriller "Safe House."


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ThorThe day of the norseman is nigh! The release of "Thor" is just two weeks away and if you're like us, you're seeing advertisements everywhere. We thought the poster was just plain ol' intense, but one actor had a different interpretation of Thor's icy gaze.

Meanwhile, if you follow anyone under 60 on Twitter, you're already well-aware that yesterday was 4/20. National Weed Day has drifted away from us like a puff of smoke in the breeze, but at least the internet lasts forever -- and as actors toked up, they also tweeted out. Plus, a "G.I. Joe" cast member is officially back for the sequel.

I'm @TravisHelwig and this is Twitter-Wood for April 21st, 2011.


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Angelina JolieLara Croft will start raiding theatrical tombs again within the next two years, but when she resumes her adventures, Angelina Jolie won't be anywhere in sight.

GK Films has announced that they have acquired the feature film rights to the "Tomb Raider" franchise with the intention of rebooting the video game-turned-movie series, according to Deadline. The current plan is to release the reboot in 2013, which would mark 10 years since 2003's "Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life."

It's impossible to separate the success of the first two "Tomb Raider" films from Angelina Jolie, but producers are seemingly going in their own new direction for the reboot. But Jolie's loss is another young actress' gain -- the question is, who could possibly replace the blockbuster actress? We're contemplating our potential new Lara Croft past the jump!


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Christina HendricksThere are few men I know out there who can honestly say that they get excited for a Sarah Jessica Parker movie, but with the recent casting announcements for her upcoming flick "I Don't Know How She Does It," it seems like this film might be the first.

The Los Angeles Times' 24 Frames blog reports that "Mad Men" starlet Christina Hendricks, G4's Olivia Munn and "Saturday Night Live" staple Seth Meyers have all come on board for the flick.

The film would follow Parker as a hedge-fund manager and married mother of two who has to balance her working life with taking care of her children. Hendricks will play Parker's friend, while Munn will be Parker's work colleague. Meyers' role has not been revealed. The three actors join the previously cast Pierce Brosnan and Kelsey Grammer. It's a kind of funny coincidence that all of these actors got their start on the small screen. TV actors, unite! Read More...

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