- Associated Press - Thursday, November 29, 2012

The Hollywood Reporter’s list of its 10 best stories of the week:

ANGUS T. JONES WILL HONOR `TWO AND A HALF MEN’ CONTRACT; WILL WARNER BROS. LET HIM?

Sources say the sitcom star who trashed his show plans to ride out the season unless the studio pushes him out first.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/angus-t-jones-will-honor-394801


HUGH JACKMAN IN TALKS TO REPRISE WOLVERINE IN NEW `X-MEN’ MOVIE

The actor would join original trilogy stars Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen in Bryan Singer’s film, which also stars James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Hoult.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/x-men-hugh-jackman-talks-395364

THR RANKS HOLLYWOOD’S 25 MOST POWERFUL AUTHORS

“I don’t expect anything to be like `Twilight’ again,” says Stephenie Meyer, who joins J.K Rowling, E.L. James and Suzanne Collins on the list of writers who have the industry hanging on their every word.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/lists/stephenie-meyer-el-james-gillian-393669

25 MOST POWERFUL AUTHORS: STEPHENIE MEYER ON CASTING PERFECTION, HOW TO ATTRACT HOLLYWOOD AND WHY `TWILIGHT’ FANATICISM IS `NOT NORMAL’

In a telling interview with THR, one of the industry’s top scribes reveals which actor most closely approximated her idea of their character, her most challenging film adaptation and whether she feels added pressure on her second series, “The Host.”

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/breaking-dawn-stephenie-meyer-casting-393991

THR’S DIRECTOR ROUNDTABLE: 6 AUTERS ON TANTRUMS, CRAZY ACTORS AND QUITTING WHILE THEY’RE AHEAD

Ben Affleck shares a traumatic on-set memory, David O. Russell reveals which film he made with his “head up his ass” and Quentin Tarantino on when he’ll call it quits: “I don’t intend to be a director deep into my old age.”

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