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David Arquette files for divorce from Courteney Cox; Portia de Rossi joins ‘Munsters’ reboot

Courteney Cox and David Arquette. (Jason Merritt/GETTY IMAGES)

“Arrested Development” actress Portia de Rossi will play Lily Munster on “Mockingbird Lane,” NBC’s and Bryan Fuller’s reboot of “The Munsters.” Jerry O’Connell has been cast as Herman and Eddie Izzard will play Grandpa. (EW)

Hugh Laurie is in negotiations to play the evil chief executive of Omni Corp. in the remake of “RoboCop.” Joel Kinnaman of “The Killing” will play human-cyborg police officer. (Vulture)

Mark Wahlberg will attempt to earn his high school diploma through online courses. The actor, who quit school at age 13, told David Letterman that he’s “going to make it happen.” (E!)

Pacino returns to “Glengarry,” after the jump.

Al Pacino will return to Broadway in a revival of David Mamet’s “Glengarry Glen Ross.” The actor played Ricky Roma in the 1992 film but will take the role of Shelley Levene this time around. (NY Times)

Max Page, the super-cute Darth Vader kid from the “Star Wars” Volkswagen commercial, will undergo open heart surgery to replace a valve and fix a whole in the organ. Max and his family are raising money for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and other kids with heart problems here. (Business Insider)

In other “Star Wars” news, a man from England raised $11,700 to preserve set pieces (the ones on Tatooine that look like igloos) in Tunisia (The Mary Sue)

Henry Hill, the mobster turned informant who inspired the film “Goodfellas,” has died. He was played by Ray Liotta in the Martin Scorsese film. (TMZ)

Watch Andrew Garfield talk (adorably!) about his hair and the look of Peter Parker in “The Amazing Spider-Man” below.


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