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Lionsgate Proclaims ‘Rambo’ the Second Coming

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“We called it Che Guevara crossed with Jesus Christ by way of Andy Warhol. In a way, he’s all of those.” —Lionsgate co-president for theatrical marketing Tim Palen on their new Che-inspired Rambo posters [NYT]

“In ‘Over the Hedge,’ I played a bear and I spent all this time listening to the sounds they make when they fight and mate, when they’re angry or happy. It’s a lot harder to track down the sound of ogres.” Nick Nolte on researching for his role in The Spiderwick Chronicles [LAT]

“There’s no chance you’re going to be hosting the Independent Spirit Awards. That invitation is gone for a while.” Matthew Lillard on participating in the Scooby Doo franchise [LAT]

“The first time I saw it I thought it was the stupidest thing I’d ever seen in my entire life.” Clay Aiken, who joins the cast of Spamalot this week, on not getting the humor of Monty Python [AP via Yahoo]

“That li’l bitch, doesn’t she have enough already?” Shelby Lynne on hearing that Alison Krauss’s album with Robert Plant debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard charts [NYT]

Lionsgate Proclaims ‘Rambo’ the Second Coming