Octavia Spencer to Play God in Movie Adaptation of 'The Shack'

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
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Transcript for Octavia Spencer to Play God in Movie Adaptation of 'The Shack'
back, everyone. Let's pop in there, Lara. Thanks for asking, robin. We begin with some heavenly casting news. Oscar winner Octavia Spencer confirming to "Usa today" she will star as god in the upcoming movie adaptation of "The shack" in which a man gets a little divine intervention in solving the mystery of his daughter's disappearance. The best-seller sold more than 18 million copies around the world which should mean some pretty heavenly Numbers at the box office. Jude law may be answering his fans' prayers, as well. According to "The Hollywood reporter" he is in talks to play the pontiff in "The young pope" that will begin shooting here and in Rome starting July. Two big roles there. Yeah. I'll say. And god. Nothing bigger than ha. A topic that never goes out of style. No never does. Also in movie news woody Allen at it again deadline reporting he has another top secret script in the works and a new muse for it in Bruce Willis. The die-hard actor is on fire these days. You might remember last week, I reported he's leading the cast of Stephen king's "Misery" adaptation on Broadway and now reportedly starring in Allen's new project. No word on the nail of that or the plot as is always the case with woody's films but it is being reported that women list' co-stars will be Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg. I love how you say I reported last week. Thank you. You know how "Pop news" rolls, George. We make the news. And finally, as you all

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