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Peter O`Toole, Tom Laughlin, Joan Fontaine pass; `Avatar` in New Zealand

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FOX 32's Jake Hamilton had the latest in entertainment news on Good Day Chicago Monday morning. Hollywood lost three legends this weekend – Peter O'Toole, Tom Laughlin and Joan Fontaine.

The great Peter O'Toole, one of the greatest actors of his - or any – generation, passed away on Saturday on London. The British actor, best known for his career-defining title role in "Lawrence of Arabia," was 81 years old.

Academy Award winner Joan Fontaine, best known for her roles in the classic Alfred Hitchcock films "Rebecca" and "Suspicion" was one of this generation's last links to the golden age of Hollywood. Actor, writer and director Tom Laughlin was the man behind the popular "Billy Jack" films.

On a lighter note, "The Hangover" and "The Office" star Ed Helms taking over the 80's. Just call him Mr. Reboot.

Helms is slated to take over the Leslie Nielsen role of Frank Drebin in Paramount's new vision of "The Naked Gun" films. Helms was in talks earlier this year to take over the lead role in the "Vacation" series from Chevy Chase, but has apparently put that on hold to tackle the rest of the 80's first.

Forget the bullets, forget the women, forget the danger. A report released by the British Medical Journal states that James Bond will probably die due to alcohol-related causes.

The authors of the study analyzed all 14 of the original Ian Flemming novels - none of the films - and concluded that Bond's weekly alcohol intake totaled about 92 units per week. The researchers project that bond could die around the age of 56 due to his drinking.

Get ready to return to Pandora at least three more times - and prepare for it to look suspiciously like Middle Earth.

Director James Cameron, the self-proclaimed "king of the world," has announced that he will shoot his three "Avatar" sequels in New Zealand. This is the same country where Peter Jackson shot his "Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" films.

New Zealand's government agreed to a 25% tax rebate on the production, which means the country will pay for one quarter of the film. "Avatar" is, to date, the highest grossing film in history.

Lindsay Lohan is reportedly writing a tell-all book about her life. According to TMZ, Lohan wrote several journal entries as part of her therapy in rehab earlier this year, and hopes to turn those into a novel.

The book will explore everything from her substance abuses, run-ins with the law and her family. Reports also say she has received a six-figure deal for the novel.

In a world where Hollywood would rather reboot and remake old films rather than come up with new ones, a new "Terminator" is on the way - and it has found its new Sarah Conner.

Emilia Clarke is best known for her role as Danyeris Targarian on the HBO series "Game of Thrones." She will, of course, be taking over the role made famous by Linda Hamilton.

Reports also say Arnold Schwarzenegger will return as the Terminator.

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