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'Life-Size' is getting a 'modern' update. Let's plan it!

Break out that 100-watt smile: Life-Size, the Lindsay Lohan/Tyra Banks-starring television movie, is getting a sequel. Wait, what?

Tyra Banks responded to a question about the reboot on Twitter over the weekend (rumors have been circulating since 2012), writing, “Tis true, Love” and then linking to a Digital Spy article in which she’s quoted as saying, “I have a meeting today to go over the script! I don’t think it’ll be out until probably 2015, but I’m guessing – it could be late 2014 or 2015. But it will be back – Life-Size will be back, better than ever…I’m under contract with Disney and I can’t talk about it at all, except that it’s coming. But it will be very different, very different. Very modern – a modern take.” (EW reached out to a rep for Disney, who didn’t return a request for comment.) READ FULL STORY

Peter Pan proposes to Wendy...and she says yes! -- VIDEO

It was a fairytale beginning for Sandor Sturbl and Lilly-Jane Young, who currently play Peter Pan and Wendy in Peter Pan: The Never Ending Story, an arena version of the musical currently touring in the U.K. An audience in Glasgow got a bit more than they bargained for from Peter Pan and Wendy.

“We were just about to sing our final song of the night when the music suddenly stopped,” Young told The Daily Record about the performance in Glasgow. “I thought it was a technical hitch and was starting to panic when Sandor turned to the audience and said, ‘Well, ladies and gentlemen, this is usually the moment when Peter Pan gives Wendy a kiss. Lilly-Jane is the love of my life. She’s from Glasgow and performing here means the world to her. That’s why I want to ask her to marry me.’”

Here’s hoping Captain Hook doesn’t crash the wedding. Check out the video — where the bride-to-be gets pretty emotional — below:
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Shia LaBeouf says he is 'retiring from all public life'

Sorry, bloggers. You don’t have Shia LaBeouf to kick around any more, because, ladies and gentlemen, he’s retiring.

In a message this morning, the 27-year-old Transformers star announced he was retiring. “In light of the recent attacks against my artistic integrity, I am retiring from all public life,” he wrote. “My love goes out to those who have supported me. #stopcreating.”

A lot of what exactly that means remains unclear: Will his Twitter account remain intact? Will he eschew public appearances for upcoming films? Will he regress to watching old Even Stevens reruns on Disney channel, wondering where he went wrong? Do we care?

In additional to career woes, his legal troubles for this plagiarism scandal “performance art” seem far from over. Yesterday, LaBeouf tweeted out a cease & desist letter from the legal team behind Daniel Clowes, the comic artist whose work LaBeouf plagiarized. Futher legal action is unclear.

Offscreen, do you think we have we seen the last of LaBeouf? READ FULL STORY

'Downton Abbey': Missing Mary and Matthew? Watch actors together in old TV movie -- VIDEO

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Missing Matthew on last night’s Downton Abbey premiere?

The fourth season of the British drama premiered in the U.S. last night, and while the show was touting a fresh start (read EW’s recap), I’m sure I’m not the only one who was enjoying the new drama as well as really longing for a few of my now-gone fictional faves.

With that said, here’s a little Internet present for you all. It’s not the joyful post-baby Mary/Matthew reunion of your dreams (that’s what fanfiction is for), but fans can get a little fix of the actors together watching this old British television movie of The Turn of the Screw, starring Michelle Dockery as the young governess, and a brunette Dan Stevens as her psychiatrist.

Set in London in 1921 (Sound familiar?), the film was released pre-Downton, but the duo’s chemistry is already fully on display, even if this time around their characters aren’t romantically involved. He tries to help her! There are issues with her father! If you squint really hard you can convince yourself it’s one Very Special Episode of Downton. Okay, not really, but much of the story does take place at a large estate, so take what you can get.

Fair warning: For those who aren’t familiar with the Henry James tale, it’s quite a bit scarier than your average episode of Downton (proper dinner attire has nothing on possessed kids). The whole movie is a pretty entertaining way to avoid going outside in the freezing weather, but if you just want a few quick Dockery/Stevens scenes check out the first 10 minutes, 50:30, and 60:05.

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Katy Perry tells 'Ellen' she and John Mayer don't speak at home -- VIDEO

There’s not a lot of “Roar”-ing in Katy Perry and John Mayer’s house.

In an interview on Ellen, Perry revealed that the pair often end up communicating through an iPad to preserve their voices. According to the singer, Mayer’s vocal cord problems have made it crucial that he not speak — or whisper — as much as possible off stage.

“I understood that he couldn’t talk, and the only way he could communicate was through an iPad,” Perry told DeGeneres in her interview (below). “Some days I have to go on complete vocal rest, like no anything, no whispering. Whispering is actually really bad. There’s just a lot of silence in our house most of the time.”
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Apple's 'Misunderstood' commercial: Have yourself a merry little cry -- VIDEO

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Uh oh. You better sack up and secretly edit poignant home movies on your iPhones, pouty teens!

Apple’s new 90-second Christmas commercial just had me sobbing into my own iPhone as I went about my usual antisocial business of splaying out on the couch, ignoring this great big wondrous world around me, and playing with filters on Instagram. Here’s how good Apple commercials are: I didn’t even need to see this one to know I was already obsessed with it — much like your sulky teen won’t ever need to make real eye contact with his relatives to know and eventually show that he loves them (if you’re lucky) (and if you’ve purchased him an iPhone 5S).

Obviously, I did look up at one point… then replayed this commercial again and again. You wanna cry? READ FULL STORY

'Hunger Games' theme park? We have some ideas

Panem may become the hottest new vacation spot.

Lionsgate, the studio behind the Hunger Games movies, announced in a conference call with analysts this morning that the company had been approached about Hunger Games theme parks in two territories and was considering the possibility, according to Variety. No further details were given.

It obviously makes financial sense for the Katniss empire to expand; the first film made over $690 million, and people seem a little bit excited for Catching Fire, opening Nov. 22. Ignoring the pesky fact that starving districts full of poor people looking toward revolution as a way to end their suffering isn’t the most upbeat concept (and blatantly misses the point of the books), let’s brainstorm some ideas about what  Adventureland: Dystopia Edition would look like, should it happen. READ FULL STORY

Muggles rejoice! Butterbeer is now being served at Starbucks

Harry Potter can’t be real, your friends explain to you every holiday season, you can’t even order Butterbeer at restaurants not named The Three Broomsticks.

Well, this week Starbucks proved if you wish for something long enough, it’ll come true and then your friends can’t make fun of you much anymore. Butterbeer, the beloved drink that Harry, Ron, Hermione, and so many others down regularly throughout the Harry Potter books, is coming to Starbucks, per a note at Dalebacar.com.
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Video of David Hasselhoff 'singing' Fresh Prince theme song is everything you want it to be -- VIDEO

“David Hasselhoff singing the Fresh Prince theme song” is a phrase Hump Day dreams were made of.

Vimeo user Matthijs_Vlot has taken the tried-and-true method of YouTuber Baracksdubs and created a video that has the former Baywatch star talking his way through every word of Will Smith’s iconic rap. The cut-together clips feature all of Hasselhoff’s iconic roles, meaning — for the few of you out there that this applies to — your Knight Rider/Fresh Prince cross-over fanfiction just got a go-to visual.

The best part? The video is called Rip-Hoff pt. 1, people. Check it out below, and start crossing your fingers pt. 2 features The Golden Girls.
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Watch Jimmy Kimmel's annual 'I Told My Kids I Ate All Their Halloween Candy ' prank

Oh, Jimmy Kimmel, you sneaky late night show host!

Kimmel held his third annual “I Told My Kids I Ate All Their Halloween Candy” prank last week and created another video of your children in utter sadness and devastation, for your enjoyment of course.

His team received so many submissions that it took them a whole weekend to sift through through videos of crying children. Oh to be so young and precious that the sight of an empty pumpkin trick-or-treat bucket crumbles your world to Reese’s pieces. Some memorable bits? Inconsolable blond brothers wailing like banshees and rustling through tragically empty wrappers and a daughter whose tantrum is foiled by the force of gravity.

Watch parents temporarily ruin their children’s hopes and dreams Halloween below: READ FULL STORY

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