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Daily Hollywood – Chris Hemsworth Leads, “The Newsroom” Fires, and More

Lilian Min |
July 20, 2012 | 4:23 a.m. PDT

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Another one of Katie Holmes’ post-divorce projects has been announced: a Broadway play from “Smash” creator Theresa Rebeck. (Vulture)

From Thor to the Huntsman to a Steven Spielberg leading man? That seems to be the plan for Chris Hemsworth, who’s likely to star in Spielberg’s first post-“War Horse” filmic venture. (Deadline)

Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest film, “The Master,” stars Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, and Joaquin Phoenix, and is reportedly based on Scientology. Intrigued? Click through for a trailer. (EW)

HBO’s new show “The Newsroom” might be chugging along steadily, but that didn’t stop head writer Aaron Sorkin (he of the snappy dialogue behind, among other things, “The West Wing” and “The Social Network”) from canning much of his fellow writing staff heading into season 2. (The Hollywood Reporter)

“Pretty Little Liars” is about to get a little bit more fabulous, as former “American Idol” runner-up (and possible judge?) Adam Lambert is set to appear on the show’s Halloween episode. (Celebuzz)

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