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  • Woody Allen’s new and unusual movie will feature Louis C.K., Alec Baldwin and more

    We’ve gotten used to Woody Allen movies that feature Penelope Cruz and Scarlett Johansson, set in romantic Europe with overarching themes of love, life death and literature. So it comes as a curveball that his upcoming film, which is still untitled, is being filmed this summer in New York and San Francisco. (Allen hasn’t made…

  • Mazel Tov to Drew Barrymore and her new Jewish family!

    Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman tied the knot last Saturday under a chuppah. Kopelman, who is Drew’s art dealer, is also the son of Arie Kopelman, CEO of Chanel (and yes, Drew wore a Chanel gown). Kopelman’s rabbi performed the ceremony. Now that Drew has married into the tribe, she can also gush over her…

  • Sacha Baron Cohen, as himself

    Has Sacha Baron Cohen finally revealed himself? The actor, who isn’t usually seen in public not in one his of many personas, agreed to a rare interview as himself with the BBC. In the interview, he talks about why comedy is an inherent part of the Jewish identity, stating that “there is an emphasis on…

  • ‘The Possession': A new horror film with a dybbuk — and Matisyahu

    The sick mind of Sam Raimi is at it again. Raimi, who directed the “Evil Dead” series, “Drag Me to Hell” and the “Spiderman” movies, is producing a new exorcism movie this summer titled “The Possession.” Opening August 31, the movie tells the true story of a family who must unite when their daughter is…

  • Jonah Hill’s head over heels for Dustin Hoffman’s daughter

    Jonah Hill seems to be dating Dustin Hoffman’s youngest daughter, Ali. The two were seen getting frozen yogurt yesterday at Pinkberry in Manhattan. Last March, when Hill appeared on Howard Stern’s show, he awkwardly evaded all questions about his romance with Ali. “She’s f**king incredible, she’s the greatest person I know. I’m happy,” he finally…

  • Roman Polanski to direct Dreyfus Affair movie

    Roman Polanski’s next film will be a political thriller based on the Dreyfus Affair. The director announced on Wednesday that the new film, titled “D,” will reunite the team that produced his award-winning film “Ghost Writer.” Albert Dreyfus was a French Jewish army officer who was wrongly convicted of treason in 1894. A 12-year battle…

  • Beastie Boys not exactly licensed to ill

    Apparently the Beastie Boys were not actually licensed to ill. Just one day before Adam Yauch died last week, he and the other members of the Beastie Boys were sued for illegally sampling music. TufAmerica claimed that copyrighted recordings were illicitly used on “License to Ill” and “Paul’s Boutique,” both of which dropped over two…

  • Chelsea Handler v Angelina Jolie

    Have you ever fantasized about seeing Chelsea Handler and Angelina Jolie in a cat fight? Well, now might be your chance. Chelsea Handler, who happens to be BFF with Jennifer Aniston, declared in an interview with More Magazine that she would probably never be friends with Angelina Jolie because she wouldn’t be able to trust…

  • Daniel Radcliffe: The next Allen Ginsberg or J.K. Rowling?

    Daniel Radcliffe may have been inspired by Harry Potter, big time. The star we’ve watched transform from a first year at Hogwarts to a Broadway-singing, horror-film-acting man wants to write a book. Daniel is playing Allen Ginsberg in an upcoming movie, “Kill Your Darlings,” and says that much like his character, he wants to pursue…

  • Sacha Baron Cohen needles Jeffrey Katzenberg, boosts Kazakh tourist industry

    Sacha Baron Cohen has been stirring the pot with his crazy antics, as usual. At the CinemaCon movie marketing event in Las Vegas, Cohen appeared in full costume to promote his upcoming movie, “The Dictator,” about a ruler from a fictional Middle Eastern country, in which he pretty much mocks real-life characters like Libya’s Moammar…