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Zooey joins Shyamalan

May. 31, 2007by: Mike Sampson

I'm an unabashed fan of Zooey Deschanel and I gotta say I was a little weirded that she agreed to star in that upcoming made-for-cable remake of THE WIZARD OF OZ. It just seemed so beneath her talents. It seemed like after ELF she had trouble getting that breakthrough role. THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY could've been it but that movie sucked. Ass. So we move on and hope for great things for Zooey. One of those great things could be a starring role in M. Night Shyamalan's next film THE HAPPENING. Deschanel has signed on to co-star with Mark Wahlberg in the eco-thriller about what happens when Mother Nature decides to purge Earth of humans. Zooey will play the estranged wife of Wahlberg's character. Filming on THE HAPPENING will begin this August after Deschanel wraps that silly Sci-Fi miniseries "Tin Man." She can be seen later this year in THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES (...yada yada) and heard in the animated penguin film SURF'S UP. Her portrayal of Janis Joplin in the planned biopic has been put on hold while rights issues are being worked out.

Extra Tidbit: Deschanel's sister Emily stars on the Fox series "Bones."
Source: Variety

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1:17AM on 06/01/2007

Hot to Trot that Lady is

Zooey is the cat's pajama's especially with her crazy-sexy jazz singin voice!!!Good Lord!I dig M. Night still.You can't make 50 perfect movies in a row.Tarrintino's latest efforts have been NO "Pulp Fiction" Death Proof was fun but the dialouge was a snore-fest and I wanted to see more whiny bitches get killed by that badass duck-mobile.But did that happen?NO
all I'm sayin is not every effort is fucking gold.Give me a break....
Zooey is the cat's pajama's especially with her crazy-sexy jazz singin voice!!!Good Lord!I dig M. Night still.You can't make 50 perfect movies in a row.Tarrintino's latest efforts have been NO "Pulp Fiction" Death Proof was fun but the dialouge was a snore-fest and I wanted to see more whiny bitches get killed by that badass duck-mobile.But did that happen?NO
all I'm sayin is not every effort is fucking gold.Give me a break....
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7:03PM on 05/31/2007

wow...

Could there be two hotter sisters? Anyway, I've completely lost faith in M. After the mediocrity of SIGNS, the unabashed suck of THE VILLAGE... especially after the greatness of THE SIXTH SENSE and the ultimate rule of UNBREAKABLE, i just can't trust him anymore.
Could there be two hotter sisters? Anyway, I've completely lost faith in M. After the mediocrity of SIGNS, the unabashed suck of THE VILLAGE... especially after the greatness of THE SIXTH SENSE and the ultimate rule of UNBREAKABLE, i just can't trust him anymore.
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3:51PM on 05/31/2007
i disagree. "hitchiker's guide" was good, weird fun. sure, it could've been better (like if they hadn't tacked-on that lousy disney love story. ugh.), but i thoroughly enjoyed the time i spent viewing it.
i disagree. "hitchiker's guide" was good, weird fun. sure, it could've been better (like if they hadn't tacked-on that lousy disney love story. ugh.), but i thoroughly enjoyed the time i spent viewing it.
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3:40PM on 05/31/2007

TO : 10Poundbrown

You lost your mind or what. "her greatness has more consitency than Shyamalan's movies" what is this means.

She must be grateful and I am sure she is that she is starring in an M.Night movie. M.Night is awesome director. Come on better than GEORGE LUCAS and ROB ZOMBIe.

Don't even say that again.
You lost your mind or what. "her greatness has more consitency than Shyamalan's movies" what is this means.

She must be grateful and I am sure she is that she is starring in an M.Night movie. M.Night is awesome director. Come on better than GEORGE LUCAS and ROB ZOMBIe.

Don't even say that again.
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1:19PM on 05/31/2007

Editor anybody? Or at least fricken read your own web site???

Ok, look. Since you guys don't seem to have one, I'm your new fucking EDITOR!

If I see one more duplicate story telling the same information with no significant update within less than a day of each other again... YOU'RE FIRED!

Check my profile for contact info, I'll start sending you an invoice for my work.

Good day.
Ok, look. Since you guys don't seem to have one, I'm your new fucking EDITOR!

If I see one more duplicate story telling the same information with no significant update within less than a day of each other again... YOU'RE FIRED!

Check my profile for contact info, I'll start sending you an invoice for my work.

Good day.
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11:34AM on 05/31/2007

chuckles

sucked. ass. lmao. good. one.]
Zooey is a major hottie though, her greatness has more consitency than Shyamalan's movies.
sucked. ass. lmao. good. one.]
Zooey is a major hottie though, her greatness has more consitency than Shyamalan's movies.
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9:37AM on 05/31/2007
Mike... this story's already been written down the page. Good initiative though!
Mike... this story's already been written down the page. Good initiative though!
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