- Here's a fun little chart of what houses various characters from film and television would be sorted into if they attended Hogwarts. [via Geekologie]

- The shortlist of potential young leads for Bryan Singer's'Jack the Giant Killer'has narrowed to a trio consisting of Aaron Johnson, Nicholas Hoult and Aneurin Barnard.

- Have big dreams of being a stage parent? DreamWorks will be holding open auditions for an 11-13 year old male for a starring role alongside Chris Pine and Elizabeth Banks in 'Welcome to People,' the directorial debut of Alex Kurtzman.

- Chloe Moretz, Bailee Madison, Kristen Bell and Jackie Earle Haley are all attached to star in the dark comedy 'Dance of the Mirltons,' about a young girl who "enters a 'Mean Girls'-type environment" at a ballet school.

- Paramount is planning to release 'Jackass 3.5' in March of 2011. What's 'Jackass 3.5'? A feature film composed of never-before-stunts and hijinks that will, at first, be dished out in portions before releasing the film is entirety via various digital platforms as well as DVD and Blu-ray.
- Paul Dano is the latest to join Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt and Joseph Gordon-Levitt in 'Looper,' the time travel thriller from 'Brick' and 'Brothers Bloom' director Rian Johnson.

- Michael Rappaport made a documentary about A Tribe Called Quest, titled 'Beats, Rhymes & Fights.' Yes, that Michael Rappaport. Here's the trailer:

- Brilliant character actor Ray Wise is the latest to join the cast of Matthew Vaughn's 'X-Men: First Class.' Though it's unclear how pivotal his role is, he'll be playing the Secretary of State.

-- Finally, who wants a custom-built 'Tron' light-cycle?

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