George W. Bush's Head in Game of Thrones

Heads are no doubt spinning at HBO.

The network, along with the creators of its hit fantasy series Game of Thrones, have issued separate apologies after it was revealed that a decapitated head on a stake seen in a grisly scene from the show was made from a mask of George W. Bush.

But can they really save face? And what did they have to say for themselves?

Hundreds seek small roles in 'CBGB'

Wearing a black leather motorcycle jacket with large, studded lapels over a grungy white T-shirt, Tim Ostrom clutched a black and red biker’s helmet and an electronic cigarette as he proudly burst out of Meddin Studios’ front door.

Minutes after reading a script Tuesday afternoon for talent evaluators looking for extras for the upcoming rock movie “CBGB” that will begin filming there June 25, the 31-year-old excitedly slapped hands with fellow movie hopeful Shane Gray.

“I’m in,” Ostrom said. “They said they like me, man. Told me to grow my sideburns out.”

Chris Hemsworth to battle a giant whale

Chris Hemsworth is ready to do battle with Mother Nature.

The Aussie actor, who's coming off a blockbuster summer with his starring roles in both "The Avengers" and "Snow White and the Huntsman," has signed on for a lead role in "In the Heart of the Sea," which will dramatize the real-life adventure tale that inspired Herman Melville's "Moby-Dick."

Tony Awards

Who's ready to go Fifty Shades of Gay?!

Neil Patrick Harris' words, not ours, at the 2012 Tony Awards at the Beacon Theatre in New York, where performances from the cast of Once, Hairspray and Newsies had our theater loving-eyes glued to the boob tube all night. Add a special award for Hugh Jackman and a Best Actor in a Play shocker and you've got one terrific theatrical tribute!

Production increase in Louisiana

For generations New Orleans' appeal to artists, musicians and writers did little to dispel the city’s image as a poor, albeit fun-loving, bohemian tourism haven. As was made all too evident by Katrina, the city was plagued by enormous class and racial divisions, corruption and some of the lowest average wages in the country.

Samuel L. Jackson Joins 'Robocop'

Well, this is getting interesting. We haven't exactly been overjoyed about the RoboCop remake (we're not really against it either) but the talent being put together for the film by MGM is getting pretty impressive.

Rising star Joel Kinnaman ("The Killing," "Lola Versus") has landed the lead, with Gary Oldman of all people in a supporting role as well as James Vanderbilt of "Zodiac" and "The Amazing Spider-Man" fame doing a rewrite on the script. Not bad. And now, another distinctive actor is coming on board.

'Dark Knight Rises' ticket sales begin

'Dark Knight Rises' ticket sales begin on Monday

The wait is almost over, Batman fans!

Well, not really. The Dark Knight Rises is still 45 days away, but if you want a seat on opening night, you better be prepared to rise up and order your tickets this Monday. Warner Bros. has announced that tickets for the much-anticipated conclusion to Christopher Nolan’s superhero epic will go on sale on the internet at noon on June 11.

Happy Birthday Angelina Jolie!

We would hate to be Brad Pitt right now.

Actually, that's not true, but it's gotta be tough to try and figure out what to get Angelina Jolie for her 37th birthday today (besides handmade cards from the kiddos, of course).

And as for Jolie's last year, well, where do we start?

Let's face it—there are about a gazillion things we could list right now, so let's just stick to the basics.

More 'Devil Wears Prada' On The Way

Ten years after taking readers into the cutthroat world of fashion media, The Devil Wears Prada is getting a sequel. EW.com exclusively reports author Lauren Weisberger is working on a second book, Revenge Wears Prada, due out in 2013.

"Men In Black" Whips "The Avengers"

After three weeks at the top of the box office, Marvel/Disney’s The Avengers slipped to second place over the Memorial Day holiday, brought down by Sony’s Men in Black 3. Over the four days, MIB3 collected $69.5 million versus $47.2 million for The Avengers, which dropped just 15 percent in its fourth weekend.

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