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<p>Chloe Grace-Moretz seems awfully relaxed considering the non-stop work schedule she's had both making and promoting 'Kick-Ass 2'</p>

Chloe Grace-Moretz seems awfully relaxed considering the non-stop work schedule she's had both making and promoting 'Kick-Ass 2'

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Chloe Grace-Moretz talks about the surprising similarities between Hit Girl and Carrie

How is Mindy handling life without Big Daddy?

There are people I interview every year or so who seem to be basically the same people every time we talk. They may change their haircuts or make some superficial change to their appearance, but they don't really change.

With Chloe Grace-Moretz, though, every time we check in, I am struck by how much she's grown, both in terms of height (she's got to be at least a foot and a half taller now than when we first met) and in terms of maturity. She has become a very poised and confident young woman these days, and each new film she makes seems to expand both her ability and her ambition.

Since the first time we spoke, she has worked with with Martin Scorsese, Kimberly Pierce, and Tim Burton. She has gone toe-to-toe with Alec Baldwin on "30 Rock" to hilarious effect, and she has tackled difficult emotional material in films like "Let Me In" and "Hick." Even so, she is still a teenager, and what I find most encouraging about our chats every so often is that even as she puts together this impressive resume and turns in smart, sensitive performances, she still sometimes seems like a goofy, silly teenage girl, and that's got to be a healthy thing.

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"So You Think You Can Dance"

 "So You Think You Can Dance"

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'So You Think You Can Dance': Top 10 perform

All-Stars are added to the mix and the bar is raised

We're down to the top ten, and this season is getting much, much harder to read due to the level of talent this season. Usually there are a few dancers squeaking through on great backstories and arresting person style (mohawk, cough, cough, ear plugs, cough). This season, even the remaining tap dancer and hip hop dancer are strong in other styles. Of course, having too many favorites is a problem I can handle.

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How 'Grey's Anatomy' will handle Sandra Oh's exit

How "Grey's Anatomy" will handle Sandra Oh's exit
"It won't be until the end of the season," says Shonda Rhimes. "The minute Sandra and I started talking about this, we have a story that we want to tell and we want to tell it really well, and that story isn't about her leaving the show as much as it is Cristina Yang's growth as a person and as a surgeon. Cristina Yang is not going to magically decide she wants babies, no."

Ex-"Bachelor" star Gia Allemand is in critical condition
Allemand was taken to a New Orleans hospital last night after a "serious emergency medical event."

NBC buys a comedy project from Tina Fey and her "30 Rock" partner
Fey and "30 Rock" exec producer Robert Carlock have sold NBC another female-centered workplace comedy.

"The Notebook" author Nicholas Sparks is turning his attention to TV
Sparks has signed a deal to create the two-hour movie "Deliverance Creek," which could become a series.

"The Good Wife" adds Talia Balsam
The "Mad Men" actress will play a political reporter.

Here are possible "SNL" replacements
John Mulaney? Maria Bamford?

Is Will Arnett dating Katie Lee?
According to E!, the "Arrested Development" star and the former "Top Chef" host are an item.

"Orange is the New Black" creator: "Piper was my Trojan Horse"
Says Jenji Kohan: "You're not going to go into a network and sell a show on really fascinating tales of black women, and Latina women, and old women and criminals. But if you take this white girl, this sort of fish out of water, and you follow her in, you can then expand your world and tell all of those other stories."

E! to air a Steve Jobs documentary
"Pop Innovators: Steve Jobs" airs Thursday at 10.

Heidi Klum reveals her goth girl past?
Check out a nearly unrecognizable photo of the "America's Got Talent" judge at age 9.

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<p>I've heard the special edition of the autobiography has actual finger-paintings by Brick included with every purchase.</p>

I've heard the special edition of the autobiography has actual finger-paintings by Brick included with every purchase.

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Ron Burgundy's autobiography hits shelves in November just ahead of new movie

I assume this is what Will Ferrell used for research

It's starting to look like 2013 is the year of Ron Burgundy.

It's hard to believe it has been a decade since the making of "Anchorman," and it was flat-out surreal when I was on the set of the sequel not long ago. If you saw me talk to Harrison Ford about his time on the set, he lit up at the mention of the film, and the same was true when I talked to Steve Carrell recently about "Despicable Me 2."

I know that Adam McKay and Will Ferrell are the best-known public spokesmen for Burgundy, but it appears that he's going to be speaking for himself later this year when Crown Archetype publishes "Let Me Off At The Top! My Classy Life And Other Musings," a memoir, on November 19th. That's about a month before the new movie hits theaters, giving audiences a chance to learn more about the real man before we see another film about him.

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"Grey's Anatomy"

 "Grey's Anatomy"

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'Grey's Anatomy': Why it's the right time for Sandra Oh to go

Cristina Yang may be Meredith's person, but she could be more

It had to happen eventually, didn't it? After the upcoming tenth season of "Grey's Anatomy," Sandra Oh (who plays the frequently crotchety Dr. Cristina Yang) will be signing off from the series, according to The Hollywood Reporter. As Oh explained, "It's such an interesting thing to play a character for so long and to actually get the sense that she wants to be let go as well. [Cristina] wants to be let go, and I am ready to let her go." Me, too.

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<p>Kirsten Dunst</p>

Kirsten Dunst

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Kirsten Dunst joins Michael Shannon and Joel Edgerton in Jeff Nichols' 'Midnight Special'

The director of 'Take Shelter' and 'Mud' is back at work

Jeff Nichols' "Mud" may be fresh in everyone's mind this summer, but the film -- which premiered at Cannes almost a year before its eventual release -- is old news for its eager writer-director, who's already at work on his fourth feature.

And if you thought the Southern-fried coming-of-age tale found the maker of "Shotgun Stories" and "Take Shelter" embracing a slightly brighter shade of indie, you'll note that his flirtation with the mainstream has become a commitment: backed by Warner Bros., the supernatural adventure "Midnight Special" will be his first studio production.

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<p>Cher and Lady Gaga at the MTV&nbsp;VMAs in 2010</p>

Cher and Lady Gaga at the MTV VMAs in 2010

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Listen: Lady Gaga and Cher's duet 'The Greatest' leaks

Cher called leaked tune 'the wrong version,' but it sounds right to us

The Greatest Thing,” the duet between Lady Gaga and Cher that Momma Monster has disavowed, surfaced today.

As you recall, in June Cher replied to a fan on Twitter that Lady Gaga “doesn’t like it, or want it to come out. She’s an artist, it’s up to her. I’m disappointed 2.”

Now, in addition to being disappointed, Cher is also pissed. Apparently, the RedOne-produced version that leaked today is the “wrong version,” she tweeted. Her full tweet: “Disappointed (I’ve sat on fkng song 4 over a yr) NOW SOME ASSHOLE LEAKS WRONG VERSION! GaGa’S SINGLE IS GREAT, & THAT’S ALL THAT MATTERS).” What a nice little plug for “Applause," which also leaked, forcing Lady Gaga to release it a week early, yesterday.

So the song is a sweet, uplifting slice of self-esteem in which Cher (LG comes in later and in a relatively minor capacity) apologizes that someone her hurt her boo, but declares that this person is The Greatest Thing and she spends the bulk of the song trying to convince the person, even resorting to spelling out G-R-E-A-T.  It’s a slight and treacly sweet, melodic, retro dance track. They sing the chorus together and then Lady Gaga takes the third verse.  “When you feel you aren’t enough/I’ll give you wings and lift you up. I hope you can see that you’re the greatest thing to me,” Cher sings. And while some of the words change, that’s the message that you need to take with you.  (Listen quickly, various versions are being taken down.... )

I know from Cher’s tweet that if a version was going to leak, this wasn’t the one she wanted out there, but this one isn’t bad, it just needs a little more oomph. In fact, with a stronger remix, I could see this being a club smash.

No word on if it makes the cut for Cher’s album (although it sounds in July like it would not), “Closer To The Truth,” which comes out Sept. 24. Maybe the leak changed that decision.

What do you think of “The Greatest?”

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Surviving Beastie Boys help Yoko Ono out on 'Bad' new remix: Listen

Surviving Beastie Boys help Yoko Ono out on 'Bad' new remix: Listen

Check out another Plastic Ono Band song with tUnE-yArDs

Yoko Ono roped in the surviving members of the Beastie Boys for some "additional beats, programming, and other curve balls” on a remix of "Bad Dancer," marking the first time we've heard from them 'Boys since the passing of Adam Yauch.

"Bad Dancer" and another new song "Tabetai," both below, appear on a new album by Plastic Ono Band, "Take Me to the Land of Hell." The latter song features some bottle sounds and vocals from tUnE-yArDs' Merrill Garbus and basically sounds like many phrases from "Pootie Tang." Yoko sings behind the beat on the former in her typically quirky Yoko Ono way, and it definitely has a Beasties Brand on the new beats by Mike D and Ad-Rock.

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Sandra Oh: I'm leaving 'Grey's Anatomy'

Sandra Oh: I'm leaving "Grey's Anatomy"

This will be Oh's last season, she confirmed today to The Hollywood Reporter. "Creatively, I really feel like I gave it my all, and I feel ready to let her go," she says.

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'Duck Dynasty' stars sign on for more seasons after getting a big raise

"Duck Dynasty" stars sign on for more seasons after getting a big raise

The entire clan will receive $200,000 an episode, which is four to five times their previous salary.

Teen who died of cancer turned down an offer to hear how "Breaking Bad" ends
In this week's "Breaking Bad" podcast, Vince Gilligan tells the story of 16-year-old Kevin Cordasco, whom this week's episode was dedicated to. Gilligan offered to tell Cordasco the "Breaking Bad" ending last October, as long as he promised not to tell anybody else. But Cordasco declined, saying he wanted to watch it himself. Cordasco died in the spring, and the writers added something to this season in his honor. PLUS: Aaron Paul answers questions on Reddit, and watch the full "MythBusters" "Breaking Bad" special.

Shark Week 2013 was the biggest ever
Not only did this year's Shark Week surpass all previous Shark Weeks, but the controversial fake documentary "Megalodon" was the most-watched program in Shark Week history.

"Hawaii Five-0" books Nick Jonas
He'll guest as a computer hacker.

"NCIS" creates a character to replace Ziva
A casting call notice has gone out for the female character Bishop.

HBO orders "The Money" pilot from David Milch

The "Deadwood" creator is turning his attention to the wealthy elite, with Brendan Gleeson as his star.

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<p>Elijah Wood is under the gun, literally, as he tries to give a concert in 'Grand Piano,' one of this year's Fantastic Fest titles.</p>

Elijah Wood is under the gun, literally, as he tries to give a concert in 'Grand Piano,' one of this year's Fantastic Fest titles.

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Elijah Wood, Fantastic Fest alumni, and Robin Wright Penn announced for this year's line-up

As usual, at least one of these will make you say "They made a movie about WHAT?"

We ran the announcement of the first wave of programming for Fantastic Fest 2013, and that was already a pretty promising list of movies. Now they've released their second wave of titles, and it's another great batch of filmmakers and titles.

It's impressive how this thing snaps into focus around this point every year, and at this point, there are filmmakers and actors and companies that I consider to be part of the Fantastic Fest family. I would be shocked if they didn't end up being part of the festival. Ben Wheatley, for example, or Elijah Wood, or Alex de la Iglesia, or Sion Sono. These are guys who all have been here before, and who are all turning out interesting work right now, pushing themselves from project to project.

That seems like the real larger narrative of the various festivals I attend every year now, checking in with people who are creating work that is alive and vibrant and interesting and resolutely not part of the disturbingly stagnant mainstream that seems to suck up such a disproportionate percentage of the conversation in the media. I think it keeps me sane, and I look forward to the highs, the lows, the surprises and the disappointments. At least it all feels promising, like there's room for discovery and for things I haven't seen before, and it's bizarre how little of that there is with "big" movies these days.

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"Here Comes Honey Boo Boo"

 "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo"

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Watch: Mama June pot shops on 'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo'

Mama June explores the details of portable toilets

As usual, "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" always keeps it classy. In this clip from tomorrow night's episode of "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" (9:00 p.m. ET on TLC), Mama June handles the details for her upcoming commitment ceremony, which involves shopping for portable toilet rentals. 

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