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    Oscilloscope Partners with Short-Looping Video App Vine: "This will be the future of film distribution"

    Oscilloscope Laboratories is taking innovative strides with app content as related to feature films. The company will be partnering with Vine, a recently launched mobile service that lets users create and share short-looping videos.

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    Must Watch - Half the Sky - Turning Oppression Into Opportunity

    Forty plus years into the modern women's movement there are still undeniable atrocities happening to girls and women throughout the world. For centuries these atrocities have gone on as part of life, but now, in the modern world these practices have been exposed and there are people throgho...

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    Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore, America Ferrera and Gabrielle Union Join The Respect Challenge

    Some of our favorite actresses have joined The Respect Challenge, a campaign created by the non-profit Futures Without Violence. The campaign is designed to celebrate everyday heroes--someone who has taught you the lesson of respect.

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    Official Poster for 'End of Watch' with Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena

    The official poster for "End of Watch" shows Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña at the fore of a character-driven police thriller (full poster and trailer posted below). Directed by "Training Day" screenwriter David Ayer, "End of Watch" tells the story of two young Los Angeles police officers as they...

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    Q & A: Rodrigo Garcia and Jon Avnet Break the Mold with Star-Powered, Women-Centric Web Channel, WIGS

    WIGS is a YouTube channel, but don't let the platform scare you off. Filmmaker Rodrigo Garcia ("Albert Nobbs") and producer-director Jon Avnet ("Fried Green Tomatoes") have created what may be the first scripted, professionally developed web content aimed at women: WIGS. Starting with the launch o...

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    In the Works: Michael Pena Lands Cesar Chavez Role in Diego Luna Directed Biopic

    Michael Pena has landed an ambitiously juicy role as the 60s-70s' Mexican-American social activist César E. Chávez in an upcoming English-language biopic directed by Mexican actor-filmmaker Diego Luna. Pena can do anything, from dark dramas (Oscar-winner "Crash") to silly comedies ("Tower Heist," "3...

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    Michael Peña To Play Cesar E. Chavez In Diego Luna-Directed Pic Also Starring Rosario Dawson & America Ferrera

    After coming off a very busy 2011 in which he played four notable supporting roles in "Battle: Los Angeles," "The Lincoln Lawyer," "30 Minutes or Less," and "Tower Heist," Michael Peña is now set to take centre stage and play the lead in Diego Luna'...

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    America Ferrera Joins Cop Drama 'End Of Watch' With Jake Gyllenhaal

    Has anybody seen America Ferrera since "Ugly Betty" ended? Ever since the sitcom went off air in mid-2010, Ferrera has been seemingly off the radar in terms of projects we genuinely care about (though she did lend her voice to the beloved animated film "How To Train Your Dragon").

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