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On today's Pop Confidential Jamey Giddens, Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe, Melodie Aikels and Jenna Dorsi dish the latest in TV, movie and pop culture headlines and storylines, including:

Jillian shocks Jamey with an American Horror Story: Coven storyline twist that has him hyperventilating. Almost Human premieres on Fox. Will the PC gang be tuning in for more? Sleepy Hollow reveals another connection to the Headless Horseman. Once Upon a Time reveals the shocking identity of Peter Pan.

The Best Man Holiday hits theaters and nearly takes down Thor: The Dark World.

All this and juicy celebrity gossip on today's Pop Confidential. 


Tika Sumpter Joins James Brown Biopic

The Haves and Have Nots and former One Life to Live star Tika Sumpter has joined the cast of Get On Up, the film based on James Brown's life, according to Deadline.

Tika Sumpter has joined the cast of Universal’s James Brown biopic Get On Up. She will play Yvonne Fair, a singer in the James Brown Revue who recorded Brown’s “I Found You,” which later was reworked into his classic “I Got You (I Feel Good).” Tate Taylor is directing the pic, which stars Chadwick Boseman as the Godfather of Soul along with Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer and Nelsan Ellis. Jez Butterworth & John-Henry Butterworth and Steven Baigelman wrote the script, and Brian Grazer and Mick Jagger are producing along with Victoria Pearman and Erica Huggins.

The Young and the Restless Stars Enjoy The Best Man Holiday Premiere (PHOTOS)

The Young and the Restless star Angell Conwell and former Genoa City bad boy Eddie Cibrian were among the stars who walked the red carpet at the premiere of The Best Man Holiday. Cibrian appears in the flick as the new love interest for Nia Long's (ex-Kat, Guiding Light) character Jordan. Check out more photos from The Best man Holiday premiere after the jump!


Fifty Shades of Grey Casts Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey

It looks like Billy Magnussen won't be portraying Christian Grey in the upcoming Fifty Shades of Grey big screen adaptation. According to Variety,  Universal has cast Jamie Dornan in the pivotal role. Fans of Once Upon a Time will recognize Dornan, who played The Huntsman/Sheriff Graham.

Is Billy Magnussen a Contender to Replace Charlie Hunnam in Fifty Shades of Grey?

If he wins the role of Christian Grey, former As the World Turns star Billy Magnussen will have hit the big time. According to E!, Magnussen is in the running to replace Charlie Hunnam as the popular male lead in the 50 Shades of Grey movie adaptation.

Just this morning, I got word that Billy Magnussen is a new contender in the race to replace Charlie Hunnam as Christian Grey. READ MORE

Amanda Seyfried Joins Fathers and Daughters Opposite Russell Crowe

Former All My Children (ex-Joni Stafford) and As the World Turns (ex-Lucy Montgomery) star Amanda Seyfried  has landed the role of Russell Crowe's daughter in the upcoming film Fathers and Daughters, according to Deadline.

The story moves back and forth between the 1980s where Jake Davis, a famous novelist and widower, struggles with mental illness as he tries to raise his 5-year-old daughter, Katie, and 30-year-old Katie’s life in present-day Manhattan where she battles the demons that stem from her troubled childhood.

Seyfried and Crowe previously starred together in the big screen adaptation of Les Misérables.