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It looks like Summit Entertainment has picked up yet another young adult novel that they hope can follow in the footsteps of "The Twilight Saga." TheWrap has the news that Summit has bought the rights to "Tempest," the as-yet unpublished first book in a forthcoming trilogy by Julie Cross. According to her blog, the book follows a 19-year-old time traveler who, after witnessing the murder of his girlfriend, accidentally jumps back in time two years. There he is recruited by a mysterious government agency run by the man "he thought was his father" and promises to save his girlfriend's life, "no matter the cost."

Sounds pretty epic to us, and to get this ball rolling, we decided it would be the perfect time to sit down at the Hollywood Crush casting couch and have a go at finding the perfect leading man for this project. Sure, there's not much information to go on, but we have plenty of people that we'd love to see at the forefront of a new money-making franchise.

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City of BonesAs far as upcoming book-to-film adaptations go, we've pretty much only had eyes for Suzanne Collins' highly anticipated "Hunger Games" lately, but Variety just broke news of another adaptation that's got us pretty excited: Cassandra Clare's "The Mortal Instruments" series. Screen Gems has bought the rights to "City of Bones" with plans to make the series into a film franchise.

Though the screenplay has already been written by Jessica Postigo, there's still a long way to go before the film is ready for pre-production. We figured we'd help out—as we often do—and offer up some casting suggestions for the story's leading lady, Clary Fray. She's described in the book as being 15 years old and a little over 5 feet tall, with bright red hair and freckles. So without further ado, let's take a seat on the Hollywood Crush casting couch for "City of Bones"!

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Emily BluntEmily Blunt is one busy little lady, but we're crediting this latest casting news to some residual happiness from her wedding earlier this year to "The Office" star John Krasinski. Pajiba reports that Emily is set to star in "Engagement Games," a film about three sisters who all get engaged at the same time and "will stop at nothing" to have their mothers' wedding ring. To solve their problem, their father makes them duke it out in the "Family Olympics."

With Emily attached to the script, there's a high likelihood some quality actresses will sign on to play her competing sisters. So give us a drum roll please, because it's Hollywood Crush Casting Couch time!

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Before I FallWatching the lives of the pretty and popular play out is always fascinating. There's always something interesting behind those big eyes and perfect hair (did we learn nothing from "Mean Girls?"). Take Lauren Oliver's book, "Before I Fall," for instance. The novel follows Samantha Kingston, a second-semester senior dealing with the usual high school issues: getting into her first-choice college, going to parties, losing her virginity, and re-living the day of her death seven times in a row.

That's right — after a fatal car accident, Sam wakes up on the morning of her death, only to relive it again, "Groundhog Day"-style, a bunch more times. Luckily for us, according to Deadline Hollywood, the film rights were just optioned by Fox 2000, and now we'll be able to see everything play out on the big screen.

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Amanda SeyfriedAmanda Seyfried has been all over the supernatural spectrum recently, first opposite Megan Fox in "Jennifer's Body," then in the upcoming "Girl With The Red Riding Hood," and now, according to Variety, as the lead in the sci-fi thriller "I'm.mortal." The film is written and will be directed by Andrew Niccol of "Gattaca" and "The Truman Show" fame.

The story follows a society where people stop aging at 25. After then, people have to buy and bank "time" to continue to live forever. This is no problem for the rich, but the poor end up dying because they are engineered to die when their time runs out.

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Bradley CooperAs if the casting (okay, only two people, but still) for "TMI" could get any better, /Film is reporting that Bradley Cooper was offered a role in the romantic comedy about two just-friends who realize they're made for each other. Anna Faris and Ryan Reynolds have already been cast as the two leads, so we're assuming Bradley is being optioned the part of (just like in "Wedding Crashers") the bump in the plan.

But since Bradley isn't a confirmed "yes" yet, we're offering a few of our own suggestions for the role after the jump.

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With Javier Bardem confirmed to have a guest appearance on "Glee" next season, we started thinking about what other Oscar winners would make a nice contribution to the show. Like the celebrity-heavy "30 Rock," there are Gleeks in all shapes and sizes, and we're sure there are quite a few A-listers out there who would be willing to take time out of their busy schedule to belt out a few tunes and add to the drama of William McKinley High School.

Check out our guest star suggestions after the jump!

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As the August 24 release date for Suzanne Collins' third "Hunger Games" novel "Mockingjay" swoops ever closer, I can't help but feel a mix of eagerness and anxiety. Eagerness because I'm dying to find out how Katniss Everdeen and Panem's fight for freedom ends—not to mention who our young heroine picks as her true love (if anyone!).

But I'm also anxious knowing I have to say goodbye to a character I've grown to really enjoy. Though I should say it's more like a "see you later" than a final adieu as "The Hunger Games" movie is on the horizon. In case you missed our report last week, the film adaptation will likely go into production in early 2011!

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"Mean Girls" is getting a sequel… of sorts. The 2004 comedy was a massive hit which created the careers of Amanda Seyfried and Rachel McAdams, as well as being a nice look back to a time where Lindsay Lohan was a bit more normal. The film, co-written by comedic genius Tina Fey, was based on the advice book by Rosalind Wiseman, "Queen Bees and Wannabees: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and the New Realities of Girl World."

Well, turns out Ms. Wiseman wrote another advice book for parents called "Queen Bee Moms and King Pin Dads: Dealing with the Parents, Teachers, Coaches, and Counselors Who Can Make — or Break — Your Child's Future." So now, viola, Variety introduces us to "Mean Moms," which will be written by Dara and Chad Creasey (let's have a moment of silence for the loss of Tina) that will be about a "happily married mother of two who moves from small town America to the high class suburbs and is faces with confronting the cut throat world of competitive parenting."

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We've been closely following the ups and downs of the "Footloose" remake's journey through production, so when leading lady (and only remaining cast member?) Julianne Hough threw us a bone, we immediately bit.

She told MTV News on the Academy of Country Music Award red carpet Sunday that she doesn't know much about the nation-wide search to play the leading man of the film, but that she expects he'll be "somebody edgy and a little rough." Well, Crushers, you know what that means as well as we do: casting couch time. And since we've had some luck with this type of stuff in the past, our three lucky picks better be watching out for some good news to be coming their way soon.

See our casting idea list after the jump!

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