Last Lap: Ben Affleck’s Making A Move To The Midwest

Leonardo DiCaprio explains how he resisted Hollywood’s temptations, Russell Brand opens up about Philip Seymour Hoffman, and MTV puts Vampire Academy stars in the critic’s seat.

  • It’s no secret that Ben Affleck has secured the role of Batman for the franchise’s next film, and, according to his wife, Jennifer Garner, the family is packing their bags for Detroit, where the movie will be shooting “all summer.” [Huffington Post]
  • Jordan Belfort parties pretty hard in The Wolf of Wall Street, but that’s not something Leonardo DiCaprio has in common with the character he portrays in the flick. The actor says he’s never done drugs because he saw them “literally every day” when he was a kid. [Us Magazine]
  • Former heroin user Russell Brand is keeping it blunt when it comes to the heroin-related death of fellow actor Philip Seymour Hoffman. “The man was a drug addict and his death inevitable,” he wrote in an open letter for The Guardian. [E!]
  • Vampire Academy is sure to inspire a lot of conversation amongst moviegoers this weekend, but check out its actresses Zoey Deutch and Lucy Fry review their own film first. [MTV News]

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