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Julia Roberts & George Clooney Reunite for Romantic Comedy 'Ticket to Paradise'

Julia Roberts and George Clooney are teaming up for a new movie!

The pair have joined the cast of Ticket to Paradise, a romantic comedy directed by Ol Parker for Universal Pictures.

Julia and George will play a divorced couple who decide to travel to Bali in an attempt to prevent their daughter from making the same mistake they made 25 years ago.

Julia and George have been close friends since they met on set of Ocean’s Eleven franchise back in 2001. They also starred in Money Monster together in 2016.

According to Deadline, “This deal is important to those wondering when film studios are going to stop selling pricey star packages to streamers because of the uncertainty of the theatrical marketplace, and once again step up to considerable projects that can work in theaters.”

“Sources said when this project came together quickly through Working Title, streamers quickly circled. But Universal’s top brass said, no, we are in the theatrical movie business, and this one isn’t traveling,” the outlet added.

Find out which of Julia‘s former co-stars she’d choose to be stranded with on a desert island!

Armie Hammer Being Recast in Starz's Watergate Series, Joel Edgerton Also Exits

Julia Roberts and Sean Penn‘s new Watergate drama Gaslit will debut on Starz after a series of casting changes, including Armie Hammer‘s departure from the project.

Armie exited the project in January of 2021, but now it is being reported that his role will definitely be recast, Variety reports.

The network has greenlit the series, which is based on the Slate podcast Slow Burn and was first unveiled in February 2020.

Gaslit is a modern take on Watergate that will explore the untold side of the sandal, focusing on Nixon’s subordinates and the whistleblowers who eventually exposed the truth.

Joel Edgerton was initially set to star in and direct the show, but he has reportedly exited the series, per Deadline. His brother Nash Edgerton also left the project.

Armie was originally attached to play White House Counsel John Dean but left the series in January 2021 in order to join the cast of The Offer, which he would eventually exit after allegations of sexual misconduct. It has not been announced who will replace him in the role.

A revealing profile of Armie analyzed his film career and how his movie’s have performed at the box office.

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Julia Roberts Made Matthew Perry Do This Before She Would Guest Star on 'Friends'

Matthew Perry put in the work in order to get Julia Roberts to guest star on Friends during the special one-hour Super Bowl episode back in 1995.

In an interview with the writers and producers of the hit series that is still making waves today, THR unveiled that Matthew, who starred as Chandler, wrote a physics paper to get Julia on the show.

David Crane, one of the show’s creators, revealed that the series never aimed guest spots towards one specific actor, but in this case with the special episode, they needed names.

“We came up with stories we thought were funny and put it out to our casting to find the best people. But for this episode, we couldn’t just go with a really good actor. We needed names.”

Executive producer Kevin Bright then revealed the story of how Julia came to be part of the show.

“Matthew asked her to be on the show,” he shared. “She wrote back to him, ‘Write me a paper on quantum physics, and I’ll do it.’ My understanding is that Matthew went away and wrote a paper and faxed it to her the next day.”

Writer Alexa Junge then added more to the story, saying that Matthew and Julia, who went on to date after her appearance off screen, sharing that they used the fax machine to flirt.

“There was a lot of flirting over faxing. She was giving him these questionnaires like, ‘Why should I go out with you?’ And everyone in the writers room helped him explain to her why,” she shared. “He could do pretty well without us, but there was no question we were on Team Matthew and trying to make it happen for him.”

Julia starred as Susie, one of Chandler Bing’s middle school classmates, who got revenge on him after he exposed her underwear to the whole class during a talent show.

The special episode also starred Jean-Claude Van Damme, Chris Isaak and Brooke Shields.

Just recently, Lisa Kudrow shared an exciting update about the delayed Friends reunion. See it here!

'Steel Magnolias' Is Trending on Twitter - Find Out Why!

Steel Magnolias is having a moment on social media.

The 1989 film, which stars Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Sally Field, Dolly Parton and Julia Roberts, shot to the top of the Trending Topics due to a viral tweet on Sunday (January 24).

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“What movie automatically makes you cry no matter how many times you’ve seen it? You can do more than 1,” the Twitter prompt from one user reads, which resulted in hundreds of responses. And one of the most common responses? Steel Magnolias!

The movie follows a young beautician who arrives in a small Louisiana town and finds work at the local salon, where a small group of women share a close bond of friendship, and welcome her into the fold.

The stars of 'Steel Magnolia' walk the red carpet in 1989

Steel Magnolias (ugly cry every single time),” one popular response reads.

“BAY BAY!! Steel Magnolias will hit you in the feels every time. I also have learned that I’m more like Ouisa as I mature and I’m OK with that,” said another.

“Woke up my favorite white movie trending, Steel Magnolias. ‘Don’t talk about me like I’m not here!’ ‘Open your eyes, Shelby. Open, open your eyes,’” added another.

One of the stars of the movie sadly passed away in December.

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Julia Roberts Will Star in Apple TV Series 'The Last Thing He Told Me'

Julia Roberts is taking on a big new role.

The 53-year-old Pretty Woman star is set to appear in a series adaptation of the upcoming novel The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave, Variety reported Thursday (December 10).

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Julia will executive produce in addition to starring. Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter of Hello Sunshine also executive produce.

Here’s a plot summary: “The Last Thing He Told Me follows a woman (Roberts) who forms an unexpected relationship with her sixteen-year-old stepdaughter while searching for the truth about why her husband has mysteriously disappeared.”

The novel will be published by Simon & Schuster on May 4, 2021.

An A-lister revealed that she really wanted to play Julia Roberts‘ role in the 1999 movie Notting Hill. Find out more!

Nicole Kidman Wanted Julia Roberts' Role in 'Notting Hill' - Here's Why She Didn't Land the Part

Nicole Kidman revealed that she really wanted to play Julia Roberts‘ role in the 1999 movie Notting Hill.

Julia played the role of film star Anna Scott, the love interest to Hugh Grant‘s character.

In a conversation, Nicole revealed that she almost accepted a small role in Hugh‘s film Love Actually.

“I think there was something where I think I really wanted a role … maybe I was gonna do a small role in Love, Actually at one point,” Nicole said in a conversation with Marie Claire. “Yeah. Yes.”

“Were you? Which part?” Hugh asked, and Nicole responded, “I can’t remember. It was not a big role. And I really wanted the role that Julia Roberts played in Notting Hill. … Yeah, I did. But I wasn’t well known enough, and I wasn’t talented enough.”

Nicole and Hugh star opposite in the new series The Undoing for HBO!

If you missed it, Nicole recently answered a rare question about her marriage to Tom Cruise

Gloria Estefan Reveals She Passed On Julia Roberts' Role In 'Mystic Pizza'

Julia Roberts‘s breakout role in Mystic Pizza almost went to Gloria Estefan.

The 63-year-old singer opened up about why she passed on the role of Daisy Araujo in the 1988 movie during Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen earlier this week.

Gloria was asked by a fan about whether she’s turned down any songs that eventually became big hits, and she revealed that it was a song that first came to her mind, but Julia‘s leading role in the movie.

“I had that role. I didn’t even have to audition for it, but at the time I felt like I was not a good enough actor and I wanted to cement my career in music,” she recalled.

Gloria shared, “I thought, one day I will do acting but I’m not going to throw myself into this and not be good at it.”

She added about Julia‘s performance in the movie: “She was awesome. I would not have been ready.”

Gloria is about to launch a new Red Table Talk with her daughter, Emily and niece, Lili, and it will be available to watch on October 7 on Facebook Watch.