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Congratulations are in order for Amanda Bynes, the accomplished "All That" actress who announced her unretirement after just one month of supposedly leaving the film industry forever. Bynes announced her decision to "unretire" a few short days ago, providing fans of her work with plenty of cause to celebrate. Of course, skeptics and detractors have plenty of cause to celebrate, too.

Retirement is a tenuous thing in the film industry. With the right material or a hefty enough paycheck, anyone can come out of hiding. Still, there are certain actors who are a bit more committed to the idea of retirement than Bynes apparently was — actors who we really want to see make a comeback.

After the jump, check out five actors who should follow Bynes' example and "unretire" themselves back into the acting game! Read More...

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As we reported earlier, Sir Ian McKellen might be following former "The Hobbit" director Guillermo Del Toro on his way out of The Shire. Now, if Hollywood has taught us anything, it's that we should always prepare for the worst -- you never know when a zombie epidemic is going to break out, after all. While the loss of the once and hopefully future Gandalf isn't likely to turn the legions of "Lord of the Rings" fans into mindless, flesh-eating monstrosities, the departure of the man who defined the role of the wise old wizard might very well prove disastrous for the film's future.

But worry not. On the off chance that McKellen decides to bow out, we've come up with a few replacements who might be able pick up the staff, slip on the pointy hat and make sure that "The Hobbit" comes to pass. Hit the jump for more! Read More...

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Sean ConneryCorrect me if I'm wrong, but isn't Sean Connery supposed to be drinking delicious dragon's tears from the Holy Grail while surrounded by a harem of every beautiful Bond girl in cinema history? That was the impression I was under regarding the beloved actor's retirement plan — as it turns out, I was misinformed.

The erstwhile Henry Jones, Sr. is taking a break from retirement to lend his vocal talents to Sascha and Tessa Hartmann's "Sir Billi," a CGI animated film that's been in production for five years and is set to be completed in 2010. Alan Cumming, Miriam Margoyles, Ruby Wax and others are also providing voice work in the movie. Read More...

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When "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" hit theaters last year, there was one person very clearly absent from the film.

Sure, George Lucas was able to bring back Harrison Ford to play the whip-slinging, womanizing archaeologist. He was even able to find a place for Indy's old flame, Marion Ravenswood, played by Karen Allen. And yes, Lucas even brought in some new blood, with Cate Blanchett as a cold-blooded Soviet and Shia LaBeouf as Indy's sassy son, Mutt.

But Lucas wasn't able to get Sir Sean Connery to reprise his role as Indy's dad, Henry Jones Sr. So, Lucas killed him off and has Indy mention it somewhere along the way in "Crystal Skull." Read More...

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For movie fans, few things are as much fun as simply saying the name of a veteran actor and pondering all the great films they’ve given us. With that in mind, I’ll quite simply drop a name: Sean Connery.

Recently, MTV News had an extremely rare meeting with the 78-year-old actor, who hasn’t made a proper film in nearly six years and by most accounts has permanently retreated to his home in the Bahamas (ironically enough, near where Daniel Craig filmed “Casino Royale”). During an A.F.I. tribute to such all-time classic films as “The Apartment” and “American Beauty,” Connery was in attendance to present his 1975 classic “The Man Who Would Be King.” Read More...


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