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Biz Break: Mark Wahlberg Will Receive Generation Award at 'MTV Movie Awards'

By Jodi Smith | Industry | March 11, 2014 |

By Jodi Smith | Industry | March 11, 2014 |

  • Fantastic Four’s Reed Richards (Miles Teller) has said that Josh Trank’s reboot will be “grounded”:
“When I read the script, I didn’t feel like I was reading this larger-than-life, incredible supehero tale. These are all very human people that end up having to become I guess what is known as the Fantastic Four. So for me it was just a really good story and gives me an opportunity to play something different from my own skin. It’s a proper character and that’s my favorite stuff to do.”

I’m just going to say that I would think the Fantastic Four would really need to be larger-than-life and that of course they are human people. Also, you guess they become what is known as Fantastic Four? Okay.

  • Speaking of Adam Sandler, he and Drew Barrymore will receive CinemaCon’s Male Star of the Year Award and CinemaCon’s Female Star of the Year Award, respectively. In case you hadn’t heard, the duo will be pairing for a third movie, the so-called comedy Blended. Surely these awards are coincidental? I mean, they were both also great last year in…damn. There was, uh…
  • Last of all, Keith Richards is penning a children’s book. Yes, that walking mummy filled with liquor, nicotine, and allegedly more stuff Keith Richards. The musician will be writing about his jazz musician grandfather and how he influenced the young man to play guitar. The book is called Gus & Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar and will be on shelves in September.

Jodi Smith is a Senior Reporter, Film & Television at Pajiba. You can email her or follow her on Twitter.

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