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Naomi Watts

  1. Naomi Watts and Lost‘s Daniel Dae Kim Join Divergent Sequel Insurgent

    Fear is the Mind Killer

    Insurgent, based on the second book in Veronica Roth's Divergent trilogy, already has one big name in Octavia Spencer, playing Amity leader Johanna Reyes, and now it (probably) has two more: Naomi Watts is in "final negotiations" to play Factionless leader and Four’s mom Evelyn in the remaining movies—that's Insurgent and the two Allegiant movies, because of course the book's been split up. And Daniel Dae-Kim of Lost and Hawaii Five-0 will play Candor leader Jack Kang. Newcomer Suki Waterhouse joined last month as Marlene, as did Jonny Weston (John Dies at the End, Chasing Mavericks) as a yet-unspecified character. I didn't finish the trilogy, so I never found out whether Kate Winslet's Jeanine and Evelyn engage in a rap battle while Johanna and Jack throw tomatoes at them from the roof of a nearby building while bonding over their mutual love of cross-stitch. Someone tell me whether that happens? 'Cause I might see the movie then. Edit: It's been pointed out that Roth has stated she envisioned Evelyn as a "woman of color," which would make Watts' casting a case of whitewashing. It's a topic we've addressed at length on the site before. Hollywood. Can we stop? (via: Variety, Variety) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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  2. Take Cover: A Michael Bay-Produced Remake Of Hitchcock’s The Birds Is Happening

    Your Stupid Minds! Stupid! Stupid!

    It could be the most terrifying motion picture ever made! 

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  3. Zach Galifianakis Interviewing Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Adams, and More is the Weirdest Thing You’ll See All Day [VIDEO]

    i'll just leave this here

    Between Two Ferns: Oscar Buzz Edition Part 1 from Zach Galifianakis
    Zach Galifianakis' delightfully awkward interview series Between Two Ferns revs up for awards season with this Oscar episode. In it, Galifianakis sits down with Jennifer Lawrence, Naomi Watts, Christoph Waltz, Anne Hathaway, and Amy Adams to discuss pudding, cinematograpy, and Australian toilets. Oh, and acting. Watch to the end. Amy Adams, I would like to officially pledge my lifelong allegiance to you. I could not have kept a straight face. (via: Pajiba) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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