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Tower Heist opens in theaters this weekend, which I really want to like, but it’s been a while since Eddie Murphy’s name on the poster steered me right. Although Hollywood must know something I don’t, since Eddie Murphy returns $2.70 for every $1 invested in his salary. You can’t get that good a return on ExxonMobil, folks.
More details emerge on the long-delayed 23rd James Bond picture: Sam Mendes will direct, Javier Bardem will play the villain, and Daniel Craig is confirmed to return as legendary secret agent 007.
Also, here’s a red band trailer for the comedy remake of 21 Jump Street (NSFW language):
AMC’s new series, Hell on Wheels, debuts this Sunday. Critical reaction seems mixed, but hell: better than that NCIS junk, am I right? Up top! Don’t leave me hanging.
And in music news, GWAR guitarist Cory Smoot was found dead on the band’s tour bus yesterday. Listen to Smoot, a/k/a “Flattus Maximus”, shred on 2002′s “War Party.”
Could Eddie Murphy and Daniel Craig headline a shredding guitar tour that crossed the United States by rail in 1870? Or is there something we missed? Sound off in the comments, for this is your … Open Thread.