DAILY FIRST // Wednesday, 04.17.13

Is Golfer Adam Scott the Next 'Bachelor'?

After nabbing the coveted green blazer at The Masters this past weekend, execs of ABC's The Bachelor have taken notice of the Australian golfer Adam Scott, and would like to help him find true love on primetime television. KEEP READING

Russell: Tom Wouldn't Convert Me to Scientology

Russell Brand had lots of jokes on Tuesday night's Conan at the expense of Tom Cruise and his religion Scientology. The funnyman told the late-night host that he tried to get his Rock of Ages co-star to convert him, but that Cruise wasn't interested in having Brand in his "cult." KEEP READING

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Role Call: Who Got Hired in Hollywood?

Warner Bros. Pictures announced Friday that Jesse Eisenberg has been cast as Lex Luthor in director Zack Snyder's upcoming Superman/Batman film, while Jeremy Irons will play Alfred. Snyder called the character Lex "a complicated and sophisticated character whose intellect, wealth and prominence position him as one of the few mortals able to challenge the incredible might of Superman." He added: "Having Jesse in the role allows us to explore that interesting dynamic, and also take the character in some new and unexpected directions." Previously announced for the film -- set to be released in May 2016 -- are Henry Cavill, who will reprise his role as Superman/Clark Kent, Ben Affleck as Batman/Bruce Wayne and Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman/Diana Prince.
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