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    Why Third 'Bridget Jones' Film Is in Limbo UPDATED

    UPDATE: Even though Helen Fielding's third book in the Bridget Jones trilogy, "Mad About the Boy," has seen huge first-day sales in the UK (and went on sale stateside October 15), neither Universal nor Working Title have snapped up film rights. (Working Title released the first "Bridget Jones" movie...

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    First Look At Emma Stone, Colin Firth & Marcia Gay Harden In Woody Allen's 'Magic In The Moonlight'

    While Woody Allen tends to keep all details of his movies close to the chest until he's damn well ready to let you know, we now know at least one thing about his next annual movie: it has a title.

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    Woody Allen's Next Film Gets a Title: 'Magic in the Moonlight' (FIRST PHOTOS)

    Woody Allen has given a title to his currently in-production new film: "Magic in the Moonlight." Shooting in the South of France, the project stars Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Eileen Atkins, Hamish Linklater, Marcia Gay Harden, Jacki Weaver and Simon McBurney.

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    Image Nabs Atom Egoyan's West Memphis Three Drama 'Devil's Knot,' Starring Firth and Witherspoon

    Image Entertainment has tied up rights for "Devil's Knot," the Atom Egoyan true-crime thriller that debuted last month at TIFF. An all-star cast led by Reese Witherspoon and Colin Firth rehash the much-publicized story of the West Memphis Three, who were wrongly sentenced for the murders of three ch...

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    Atom Egoyan's 'Devil's Knot' Starring Reese Witherspoon Goes to Image Entertainment

    Weeks after world premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival, Atom Egoyan's take on the West Memphis Three, "Devil's Knot," has been acquired for U.S. distribution by Image Entertainment. The film stars Reese Witherspoon, Colin Firth and Amy Ryan. The company plans to release it next spri...

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    Forest Whitaker To Star In Colin Powell Biopic; Colin Firth To Star In MI6 Spy Movie

    With Idi Amin ("The Last King Of Scotland") and Cecil Gaines aka Eugene Allen ("Lee Daniels' The Butler") under his belt, and a role as Martin Luther King Jr. slotted in Paul Greengrass' "Memphis" if/when that ever gets made, Forest Whitaker has carved out a tidy niche playing historical figures. No...

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    Michael Shannon Moves Into '99 Homes'; Nicole Kidman & Colin Firth Hug 'Paddington' & More

    While Ramin Bahrani's leap to the slightly-bigger-time earlier this year with "At Any Price" didn't quite work, we still admired the hell out of the movie. Putting the plot aside, which is perhaps too overstuffed for its own good, with some genre elements that don't quite work, Bahrani's study of mi...

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    In the Works: Weinstein Company Adopts 'Paddington'; Colin Firth to Voice Paddington Bear, Nicole Kidman Joins Cast

    The Weinstein Company has scooped up rights to "Paddington," the first live-action feature based on the classic children's book character Paddington Bear, created by Michael Bond in 1958. The marmalade sandwich-loving bear, to be rendered in CGI, will be voiced by Colin Firth. Nicole Kidman has also...

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    Review and Roundup: Weinstein Acquisition 'The Railway Man,' Starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman

    The Weinstein Company recently closed a deal for US rights to "The Railway Man," starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman. The film is directed by Aussie Jonathan Teplitzsky, and centers on a World War II veteran who tracks down the wartime men who tortured him. Per THR, it's a $2 million buy.

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    Harvey Weinstein Cuts a Swath Through the Fall Fests, from 'August: Osage County' to Pick-Ups

    The Weinstein Co. was on the move on the fall festival circuit. They unveiled hyped documentary "Salinger" to mixed response and Stephen Frears' Judi Dench vehicle "Philomena" to raves in Venice, Telluride and Toronto. They world-premiered at TIFF not only sprawling dysfunctional family drama "Augus...

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