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It really is happening.

A big screen, live-action version of the 1980s cartoon Jem and the Holograms will soon arrive in a theater near you, and the production took a rather big step closer to becoming a reality this week:

It announced the four main cast members!

With director Jon M. Chu at the helm, the film will follow an orphaned teenage girl who becomes an Internet recording sensation and embarks on a music-based scavenger hunt.

Who has landed the lead role? Does she have any singing experience? Who will be backing her up? Click around and learn all about the cast now!

Aubrey Peeples as Jem
Aubrey Peeples has landed the lead role in Jem and the Holograms. You likely know her best from ABC's Nashville. Yes, she can sing.

No release date for Jem and the Holograms has been announced.

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Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 3, entitled Sisterhood Everlasting, is in the works! The announcement of a third film comes six years after the sequel.

Alloy Entertainment, which developed the first two, announced the film based on Ann Brashares's fifth and final Sisterhood book, Sisterhood Everlasting.

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Starring the fab four of Blake Lively, Alexis Bledel, America Ferrera, and Amber Tamblyn, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants arrived in theaters in 2005.

The film was a hit among audiences and performed well at the box office. The four stars teamed up again for 2008's The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2.

The successful sequel was based not on one of the novels specifically, but as a combination of Brashares' second, third, and fourth books in the series:

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At this point, talk of Goonies 2 and of a Mrs. Doubtfire sequel is just that: talk.

But there's one follow-up film about which fans can truly get excited. Pitch Perfect 2 really is happening, folks.

Rebel Wilson Tweeted an adorable photo from the first day of rehearsals this week, giving fans a look at herself alongside Elizabeth Banks, Brittany Snow, Ester Dean, Kelley Jakle, Alexis Knapp and Hanna Mae Lee.

All will return for the sequel to the beloved 2012 musical comedy.

Pitch Perfect 2 Set Shot

"1st day of PP2 rehearsals!"  the Australian actress behind Fat Amy wrote as a caption.

Anna Kendrick, Anna Camp and Skylar Astin are missing, but don’t worry: they are on board as well.

Pitch Perfect 2 comes out on May 15, 2015 and you can go watch Pitch Perfect online via Movie Fanatic if you have somehow never seen this awesome flick.

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Former child star Mara Wilson quit acting more than a decade ago, but with the announcement of a Mrs. Doubtfire sequel, the now 26-year-old writer felt the need to clarify that she will not be reprising her role as Natalie Hillard.

Mara Wilson Photo

"For the record, no, I do not have anything to do with the Mrs. Doubtfire sequel, nor will I," Wilson tweeted today as the forthcoming film became a trending topic. 

It stands to reason that the press-shy Wilson would want to preemptively deflect any questions from journalists or fans. What makes less sense, however, is Wilson's follow-up tweet, which trashed the notion of sequels, and by extension, Mrs. Doubtfire 2:

"Sequels generally suck unless they were planned as part of a trilogy or series. I think Doubtfire ended where it needed to."

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Dude may soon look like a lady again.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Fox 2000 Pictures is developing a sequel to the 1993 film Mrs. Doubtfire, the classic comedy that featured Robin Williams dressing as an older female nanny in order to spend time with his children following a divorce.

Williams would actually star in the follow-up and original director Chris Columbus would also return for the sequel.

Mrs. Doubtfire Photo

Mrs. Doubtfire grossed $219 million domestically and $222 million abroad. Williams also won a Golden Globe for his role. 

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Grab your girlfriends and get ready to spend the night with Channing Tatum, ladies!

Magic Mike XXL, the Magic Mike sequel we've all been waiting for, is coming on July 3, 2015. Talk about your Independence Day fireworks!

The last we saw from movie co-writer Channing Tatum, he was calling himself "fappy" (fat and happy) on Ellen and gushing about his wife, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, and their baby girl. 

Looks like he'll be hitting the weight room again to beef up for Magic Mike XXL​. In no time at all, he'll look like this again.

Channing Tatum Naked
Channing Tatum got nearly naked for this GQ Magazine spread. He has experience being nearly naked since he was once a stripper.

Tatum confirmed as early as last June that the sequel was in the works saying it would be a "road trip movie."

"It will essentially be the movie that everyone thought the first one was going to be."

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Dystopian fiction ruled the night as The Hunger Games: Catching Fire took the top prize at Sunday's 2014 MTV Movie Awards, to no one's surprise.

The blockbuster film picked up the golden popcorn-shaped statuette for the evening's biggest award, Movie of the Year. Its lead actors also prevailed.

Conan and Catching Fire

Jennifer Lawrence won Best Female Performance as Katniss Everdeen and Josh Hutcherson was voted best male performer for his role as Peeta Mellark.

Zany categories were in abundance, such as best fight, best villain and best shirtless performance ... which winner Zac Efron properly accepted shirtless.

Plenty of additional prizes were handed during the Conan O'Brien-hosted show, which was just as notable for the summer movie teasers that aired.

Check out the full list of winners from the 2014 MTV Movie Awards below!

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Divergent is going the way of Harry Potter, The Twilight Saga and The Hunger Games.

Lionsgate announced today that the Divergent trilogy’s concluding book, Allegiant, will be split into two films, with Allegiant - Part 1 coming out on March 18, 2016; and Allegiant - Part 2 on March 24, 2017.

Shailene Woodley as Tris

"Veronica Roth brings her captivating story to a masterful conclusion in Allegiant, a rich, action-packed book with material that is ideally suited to two strong and fulfilling movies,” said Lionsgate Motion Picture Group Co-Chairmen Rob Friedman and Patrick Wachsberger in a statement, adding:

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Disney's Maleficent, starring Angelina Jolie and arriving in theaters this spring, also stars Elle Fanning (and Angelina's daughter Vivienne) as Princess Aurora.

As we count down the days until the live-action Sleeping Beauty movie's release, we got to thinking of other celebs that would be perfect as princesses.

If Aurora were a young adult instead of a teenager, we know just who would play her. Ditto Belle from Beauty and the Beast, and The Little Mermaid's Ariel.

Intrigued yet? Who do you think is our Snow White? Which roles do you think Freida Pinto and The Vampire Diaries' Nina Dobrev would be fantastic for?

Nina certainly has experience as a doppelganger, after all. See who we paired her with, and the rest of our nine celebrity Disney princess look-alikes below:

Isla Fisher & Ariel
Joanna Garcia holds her own on Once Upon a Time, but we'd say Isla Fisher even better resembles Ariel from The Little Mermaid.

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For anyone who grew up in the 80s, the mere mention of The Goonies unleashes a tidal wave of nostalgia and memorable quotes ("Baby Ruth?").

Now director Richard Donner is hoping that a sequel to the beloved adventure film will pack a new generation into theaters.

Goonies Poster

Nearly 30 years after the release of the first film, The Goonies 2 is a go according to Donner. When asked if he would ever direct another comic book film (Donner directed the original Superman film) the director replied, "If you call Goonies a comic book, we're doing a sequel."

Okay, so Donner seems a little confused about the definition of "comic book" but it's exciting news, nonetheless.

The original Goonies has achieved fill-blown cult hit status in the decades since its release and the Steven Spielberg-produced film remains a favorite for pre-teens and their parents alike. 

Now that Donner has confirmed that a sequel will happen, only one question remains - will he be able to reunite the original cast?

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