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The Morning Roundup: Monroe Sex Tape a Hoax, Andromeda Strain, Urban Star Wars

Written by: Tony Lazlo, CC2K Staff Writer

ImageWe've got some great photography that places the characters of Star Wars into unexpected urban settings, as well as new trailers, casting news and a compelling argument that the hoopla surrounding the Marilyn Monroe sex tape was manufactured.

STRIKE update: SAG and the studios have begun negotiations.

There's a new TV adaptation of The Andromeda Strain on the way.

The fifth season of NBC's The Biggest Loser crowned its first female winner: Pink team member Ali lost 122 pounds to take home the $250,000 prize.

Patrick Stewart looooooooves Shakespeare. And so do we.

Games: The latest installment in the Soul Calibur series will hit U.S. stores on July 29.

Important Richard Gere update: He's still working. He'll star in two upcoming movies.

Here's the new, longer, speedier, racier, trailer-ier trailer for Speed Racer:

And here's the super high-res version of the new Speed Racer trailer.

Thank Crom: Juno is available for download on iTunes.

The Hollywood Film Festival is set for Oct. 22-27.

Stage: The Geffen Playhouse has unveiled its new season lineup.

Danielle Panabaker, Jonathan Sadowski, Travis van Winkle and Aaron Yoo have all signed on to star in the upcoming remake of Friday the 13th.

Slashfilm showcased these great photos that feature amn urban Star Wars theme. Check 'em out!





Stan Lee's latest creation, the Legion of 5, will see onscreen life as an animated series.

Hey, so that Marilyn Monroe sex tape was a hoax?