WHO Luke Wilson
THE MOVIE “Legally Blonde 3”
THE DEAL The actor who played Reese Witherspoon’s love interest in the “Legally Blonde” franchise says he’s ready to do a sequel. On CBS’ “The Late Late Show With James Corden” earlier this week, Wilson appeared with Mary Lynn Rajskub, his co-star in “Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde,” which was almost universally panned by critics in 2003. “That’s why we need to do ‘Legally Blonde 3’,” Wilson said, “to kind of win everybody back.”

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WHO Mila Kunis
THE MOVIE “Bad Moms”
THE DEAL The star of “Jupiter Ascending” is set to appear with Christina Applegate and Kristen Bell in a comedy that was once to star Leslie Mann, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film, previously slated as a Judd Apatow production, centers on three stressed-out mothers who go on a liberating binge of freedom and fun. STX Entertainment has picked up the project — officially untitled — which will be written and directed by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore (“21 and Over”).


THE MOVIE “Mad Max: Fury Road”
THE DEAL Could George Miller’s apocalyptic car-chase movie become an Oscar contender? Warner Bros. thinks it has a shot. The Warner Awards Office recently sent out a “for your consideration” email to critics and has listed the action-packed movie at its annual award-season website. Positive reviews and a female lead (Charlize Theron) could help the film’s chances. “I don’t even need the voting form,” said director Edgar Wright, a new Oscar voter, in a recent tweet. “Put me down for ‘Fury Road’ in all categories. Even documentary.”