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Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 03/22/2012

Jessica Biel joins ‘Hitchcock’ movie; the Situation admits to ‘prescription medication problem’


Jessica Biel. (Jason Merritt - Getty Images)
Jessica Biel will play Vera Miles in the film “Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho,” Deadline reported and Entertainment Weekly has confirmed. Scarlett Johansson has been cast as Janet Leigh in the film and Anthony Hopkins will play Hitchcock. Shooting begins in April. (EW; Deadline)

After Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino’s rep released a statement denying substance abuse led his client to seek inpatient treatment, the “Jersey Shore” star took to Facebook to contradict the statement/“set the record straight”: “I have voluntarily taken steps to get control of a prescription medication problem I had due to exhaustion. I have spent the past several weeks getting treatment for this problem and recuperating from my work and appearance schedule.” (Facebook)

People and E! News say their sources have confirmed that Reese Witherspoon is indeed expecting her third child. So now you can resume living your life. (People; E!)

Gallagher has been released from a Texas hospital. The comedian suffered a heart attack last week. (E!)

Comedian Dave Chapelle has joined Twitter. His latest tweet? “I can’t think of anything provocative to tweet, and yet, I must continue ... Must ... keep ... tweeting.” (@chappelledavidk)

Penn Badgley’s got something to say, after the jump.

Penn Badgley of “Gossip Girl” would like to tell you about how “The Hunger Games” is like Occupy Wall Street. (NY Mag)

Bill Hader, Ed Helms and Richard Schiff will guest star on Mindy Kaling’s new Fox comedy. (EW)

Cyndi Lauper will star on her own WE reality show. (The Hollywood Reporter)

Bad news, fans of “Onion News Network”: The show has been canceled by IFC. (HuffPost)

Good news, fans of wacky celebrity baby names. Jeremy Sisto has named his son Bastian Kick. (@JeremySisto)

A puppy who may be the tiniest dog ever born was given the name Beyonce (natch) and is up for adoption. (KCRA)

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Categories:  Celebrities, Movies | Tags:  Jessica Biel, Jersey Shore

 
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