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Fast Track: Kevin Smith is working on his own talk show

July 27, 2011
  • Director and podcaster Kevin Smith is looking to move into TV chatter.
Director and podcaster Kevin Smith is looking to move into TV chatter. (Ethan Miller / Getty Images )

A roundup of entertainment headlines for Wednesday.

Kevin Smith is developing his own "Regis & Kelly"-style talk show. (New York)

Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger's son, Christopher, is home from the hospital after a boogie board accident. (Los Angeles Times)

Fox says that unless you have cable or satellite, you're going to have to wait to watch its shows online. (Los Angeles Times)

"The Walking Dead" hasn't yet returned for its second season, but already the hit series' showrunner, Frank Darabont, reportedly has quit. (Hollywood Reporter)

"Hangover" star Justin Bartha is teaming up with "Social Network" star Jesse Eisenberg. But you're going to have to travel to an off-Broadway theater to see them. (Los Angeles Times)

Dan Peek, founding member of America (the "Horse With No Name" guys), has died at age 60. (Los Angeles Times)

You are paying more for Netflix now = sad. You can watch "Mad Men" on Netflix now = happy. Very happy. (Hollywood Reporter)

Ever wanted to see how Bryan Singer originally intended to open his "Superman Returns"? Now you can. (It won't make the rest of the movie any better). (Slash Film)

Strange pic o' the day: Amy Winehouse's bodyguards took a moment to gather and pose with her one last time. In ash form. (TMZ)

After two Dan Brown adaptations, Ron Howard seems to have had enough. He won't direct "The Lost Symbol." (Deadline)

A British artist has won the right to continue to create and sell "Star Wars" storm trooper replica costumes after George Lucas sued him. (New York Times)

--Patrick Kevin Day

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