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  • Jason Segel to play David Foster Wallace

    Today in juicy Jewish casting news, Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg have been attached to “The End of the Tour,” a film about David Foster Wallace, The Wrap reports. The twist here is that Segel, star of such heavy fare as “The Muppets,” “How I Met Your Mother,” and “Forgetting Sarah Marshall,” will portray “Infinite… More ▸

  • Adam Brody to guest star on ‘New Girl’

    It’s been a big week for Adam Brody — and his fans. First, in what may or may not have been a Josh Schwartz-masterminded love merger, the Jewish actor formerly known as Seth Cohen on “The O.C.” became engaged to Leighton Meister of “Gossip Girl.” And now, according to an earth-shattering report, he will guest… More ▸

  • New roles for Gwyneth Paltrow, Andrew Garfield

    Another week, another small but worthy batch of talented semites (possibly) attaching themselves to new projects. First up is Gwyneth Paltrow, who is in talks join the cast of “Mortdecai,” a thriller based on Kyril Bonfiglioli’s book “The Great Mortdecai Moustache Mystery,” Variety reports. The Jewish actress would join Johnny Depp, who is set to star as Charles Mortdecai,… More ▸

  • Portman, Ad-Rock, and Hoffman, oh my

    Lately there’s been some buzz about a few interesting Jewish stars (possibly) lined up for some interesting films. Here, the low-down on where you might next see some of your favorite actors. * In what seemed like about five seconds after everyone you knew had read Gillian Flynn’s “Gone Girl” the news hit that Reese… More ▸