News briefs: Chaka to direct MacGruber; Marsters in Moonshot

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Adam-Troy Castro
Dec 14, 2012

Will Forte's bumbling Saturday Night Live spy MacGruber is headed for the big screen in a movie to be directed by Jorma Taccone, the actor who played Chaka in the recent Land of the Lost movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter; Kristen Wiig will reprise her Vicki character for the feature, and Val Kilmer and Ryan Phillippe are in talks to join the cast.
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James Marsters' Moonshot, about the Apollo 11 mission, will have its U.S. premiere on July 20 on the History Channel.
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The Chicago Tribune's Maureen Ryan has posted a ton of spoilers and other facts about "Epitaph One," the "lost episode" of Fox and Joss Whedon's Dollhouse, which will debut at Comic-Con in San Diego and on DVD and Blu-ray later this month.
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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen surpassed the $300 million mark at the domestic box office on Monday, according to The Hollywood Reporter; the sequel's overseas box office also topped $300 million, meaning that the Michael Bay movie's worldwide tally is more than $600 million.