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Craig’s Picture of the Day No. 53

Maybe you saw the post about us here at Classic Hits 98.7 WFGR hosting a movie shoot.

The movie, "The End of the Tour" is being shot here in Grand Rapids.

It is starring Jason Segel (from CBS's "How I Met Your Mother") and Jesse Eisenberg (star of "30 Minutes or Less," which was shot here in Grand Rapids as well).

The movie's producers are using our offices and studios for the shoot.

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Will Smith Looking to Star in Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Brilliance’

Though he's been adept in all genres, it's worth noting that Will Smith has had some of his biggest hits while making genre films, specifically science fictions movies.

Perhaps that's why he's circling the lead role in Universal's 'Brilliance.'

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Starring Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel, ‘The End of the Tour’ Filming in Grand Rapids

An independently-made film about a celebrated author's book tour at his fame's rise with the magazine writer who accompanied him recounting that five-day trek is being shot for about a month in greater Grand Rapids.

Starring Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel, "The End of the Tour" is the story of the travels of novelist-writer David Foster Wallace (being portrayed by Segel) at the end of a 1996 book tour accompanied by Rolling Stone's David Lipsky (Eisenberg).

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Cast of ‘Stand By Me:’ Then and Now [Video]

In 1986, Rob Reiner's coming-of-age tale 'Stand By Me' hit theaters, helping spark the careers of multiple young actors.

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George Harrison-Scored ’68 ‘Wonderwall’ Film Getting Collector’s Edition Reissue [Video]

The film responsible for the first official solo album by a member of the Beatles is getting the reissue treatment.

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More Cast Updates Announced for Gregg Allman Biopic

The biopic based on the life of Gregg Allman is beginning to take greater shape.

The names of some of the principal members of the cast, including the actors who will portray the rock legend's best friend and his mother, have been announced.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘RoboCop’ Taken Down by ‘The Lego Movie’ and ‘About Last Night’

When 'RoboCop' got pushed from an August 2013 release date to February, everyone assumed it would open stronger when far away from the busy summer months.

If this was the better of the two options, then imagine how poorly it would have opened in summer. The remake of the 1987 classic is definitely not a disaster, but it most certainly under-performed.

Jose Padilha's update on the tale of a cyborg cop out for revenge has made $26 million since its Wednesday release, with $21 million coming over the weekend. That's not awful, but it's not exactly strong for a movie with a foundation dating to 1987.

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Cast of ‘The Princess Bride:’ Then & Now [Video]

Ever wonder how the cast of everyone's favorite tale of fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants, monsters, chases, escapes, true love and miracles looks today?

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New Movies: ‘About Last Night,’ ‘Endless Love,’ ‘RoboCop’ and ‘Winter’s Tale’

What a great lineup of romantic films hitting theaters this Valentine's Day weekend—wait, 'Robocop'? What the heck is 'Robocop' doing there?

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New Movie: ‘Mr. Peabody & Sherman’ [Video]

The new movie for kids, "Mr. Peabody & Sherman," is out March 7.

It's a stylized animated version of the 1960s' cartoon embedded in "The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show."

The movie stars Ty Burrell, who plays Phil Dunphy on "Modern Family," as Mr. Peabody.

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L.A. TV Reporter Confuses Samuel L. Jackson with Laurence Fishburne, Gets Owned [Video]

An entertainment reporter from Los Angeles TV station KTLA, Sam Rubin, was interviewing Samuel L. Jackson.

He confused Jackson with another black actor, Laurence Fishburne.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘The LEGO Movie’ Constructs Big Opening

And here we are: five weeks into the new year and we already have our first major blockbuster of 2014.

Early estimates had 'The LEGO Movie' opening big, but the animated adventure shattered all expectations this weekend, with universally positive reviews and word of mouth sending the film to a massive opening.

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