News Hound | 2 September 2009

Movie Talk sniffs around the back alleys of the internet to bring you the latest showbiz news – so you don’t have to get your paws dirty…

paw-print.jpgThe bang. comedy theater in LA is putting on a Meryl Streep tribute show called ‘Streep Tease’ where male actors will re-enact Streep’s best movie monologues. This has got The Guardian blogging about Meryl Streep’s status as queen of camp.

Meryl Streep in Mamma Mia!paw-print.jpgThe 66th annual Venice Film Festival starts today. Organisers have made sure to make this year a starry affair after last year’s festival failed to impress the media who complained there were no big names attending. This time, however, Viggo Mortensen, Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Tilda Swinton and Michael Moore among others are there to promote their new projects.

paw-print.jpgHave a peek at the trailer for Love Happens, the new romantic movie starring Jennifer Aniston and Aaron Eckhart.

UK release date: 9 October

paw-print.jpgMadonna’s musical project Wallis, about the love story of King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson, is making headway and Madge (who will be producing and directing) is allegedly keen for David Tennant and Cate Blanchett to take on the starring roles.

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