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    RADiUS Takes Pablo Escobar Thriller 'Paradise Lost,' Starring Benicio Del Toro and Josh Hutcherson

    RADiUS-TWC has scooped up North American rights to crime drama "Paradise Lost," starring Benicio Del Toro as notorious Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar. Josh Hutcherson of "Hunger Games" fame plays a young man who is pulled into the family business after marrying Escobar's niece.

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    RADiUS-TWC Acquires 'Paradise Lost,' Starring Benicio Del Toro as Pablo Escobar

    RADiUS-TWC has acquired North American rights to "Paradise Lost," starring Benicio Del Toro as Pablo Escobar. The film co-stars Josh Hutcherson, Brady Corbet and newcomer Claudia Traisac, and was directed by first-time feature filmmaker Andrea Di Stefano. The company plans to open it this year.

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    IFC Films Acquires Rights to Arnaud Desplechin's 'Jimmy P.: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian'

    IFC Films announced today that it has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to the Franco-American drama "Jimmy P.: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian," from director Arnaud Desplechin.

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    IFC Films Acquires Arnaud Desplechin's 'Jimmy P,' Starring Benicio Del Toro

    IFC Films has taken US rights to Arnaud Desplechin's "Jimmy P," which premiered to very mixed reviews at Cannes in May. The film stars Benicio Del Toro as Jimmy Picard, a Blackfoot Indian overcome by psychological stress after fighting in World War II.

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    'Thor: The Dark World' & 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Rumors Surround Benicio Del Toro & Peter Serafinowicz

    Okay Marvel dorks, even though things are always spoiled forever in advance, cover your ears and eyes if you really don't want to know anything that might compromise your innocence about "Thor: The Dark World" or "Guardians Of The Galaxy." Potential spoilers are ahead. For everyone else, read on and...

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    Casting Watch: Franco, Bridges, McAdams, Cotillard and More Lined Up for Animated 'The Little Prince'

    James Franco, Rachel McAdams, Jeff Bridges, Marion Cotillard, Benicio Del Toro and Paul Giamatti are all on board as voice actors for an animated feature version of Antoine de Saint-Exupery's 1943 classic novella "The Little Prince." Mark Osborne ("Kung Fu Panda") is set to helm.

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    Rumor: Benicio Del Toro Is The Collector In 'Guardians Of The Galaxy'

    Casting for “The Guardians of the Galaxy” continues to shape up with Benicio del Toro being the latest addition to the gang. He’ll be joining Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Michael Rooker, Ophelia Lovibond, John C. Reilly, Enzo Cilenti, Lee Pace, Karen Gillan, and Glenn Close. Pretty impre...

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    Benicio Del Toro Takes Lead & 'Doctor Who' Star Karen Gillan Is The Villain In 'Guardians Of The Galaxy'

    While the DC comic book universes have remained largely standalone thus far, and only the most tentative of hints dropped during the recent “Man of Steel” junket, Marvel has clicked into overdrive with the notion, tapping franchise upon franchise to have their turn. But naturally, more characters me...

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    Cannes Fest Diary: Le Weekend, from Compelling 'Jimmy P.' to Toback's Doc and 'Jodorowsky's Dune'

    It was a weird, wooly and wet weekend in Cannes. And it began with what has to be one of the stranger ideas ever put forward for a film: “Jimmy P.: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian” from Arnaud Desplechin (the wonderful “A Christmas Tale”). Based on a book by French anthropologist/psychotherapist Ge...

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