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    Colin Firth on Playing a Yank Opposite Emily Blunt in 'Arthur Newman': "My identity has always felt somewhat planted here."

    In "Arthur Newman," a dark indie comedy that premiered Monday in Toronto, Colin Firth plays a depressed divorcee who fakes his own death and adopts a new identity to forge a new and better life. The role marks Firth's first lead one since his Academy Award-winning turn as King George V...

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    TIFF Review: 'Arthur Newman' An Intentionally Listless Story About A Boring Everyman

    What if we are all Arthur Newman? This is the question that director Dante Ariola and screenwriter Becky Johnston beg in "Arthur Newman," their tepid, imaginatively uninvolved drama about two strangers that fall in love while trying to escape their banal past lives. Ariola and Johnston’s film follow...

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    Colin Firth, Alan Rickman, Cameron Diaz And A Lion Feature In First Posters For 'Gambit'

    For the second year in a row, it seems that we won't be getting a new Coen Brothers film. The directors had been especially prolific in recent years, with four films in four years between "No Country For Old Men" and "True Grit," but producer Scott Rudin confirmed a while back that it was unlikely t...

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    TIFF Exclusive: Colin Firth and Emily Blunt Swap Identities In New Photos From 'Arthur Newman'

    Oscar-winner Colin Firth stars alongside Emily Blunt for the first time in the dark comedy "Arthur Newman," which will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in a matter of days -- and we've got two exclusive photos from the film to share with you.

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    New Images: Emily Blunt & Colin Firth In 'Arthur Newman'; Gemma Arterton & Vanessa Redgrave In TIFF Closer 'Song For Marion'

    Well, here's a movie that's been keeping below the radar....Colin Firth and Emily Blunt have teamed up for the dark comedy "Arthur Newman" (formerly known as "Arthur Newman, Golf Pro"). The film is making its World Premiere at TIFF, and we have the first image of the two ...

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    DVD Watch: First Roles of Now Famous Stars

    Psst! If you want to peek into the past, Acorn Media is making it easy. Want to watch Keira Knightley at age 9? Try Acorn’s DVD of “A Village Affair,” a TV movie whose lesbian love story takes place in a small English village. How about Orlando Bloom at 13 in “Midsomer Murders"?

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    West Memphis Three Drama 'Devil's Knot' Starts Filming in Atlanta with Director Egoyan, Firth, Witherspoon, Nivola and Enos

    Atom Egoyan's "Devil's Knot," based on the true story of the recently released West Memphis Three (Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley Jr.), after eighteen years in prison on Death Row, has begun prinical photography in Atlanta, GA. The film stars Colin Firth...

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    Colin Firth & Cate Blanchett To Star In 'Skinny And Cat,' Barbra Streisand's Return To Directing

    Most of the non-music career news about Barbra Streisand in the past little while has been about her taking a role in the brewing big screen remake of "Gypsy" set to be penned by "Downton Abbey" writer Julian Fellowes, but it looks like Babs has a little trick up her sleeve, and ...

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    Barbra Streisand Returns to Directing with Cate Blanchett & Colin Firth in 'Skinny and Cat'

    Colin Firth and Cate Blanchett are set to star in Barbra Streisand's "Skinny and Cat," her return to directing after sixteen years ("The Mirror Has Two Faces" was in 1996, "Prince of Tides" in 1991 and "Yentl" in 1983). The epic love story...

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    Chris Rock, Jamie Foxx & Idris Elba Reportedly In The Mix For Paul Feig's Remake Of French Hit 'Intouchables'

    A smash hit in its native France, an arthouse sensation on this side of the ocean, and nominated for 9 Cesar awards, it's not a shock that The Weinstein Company (who distributed the original stateside) are eager to remake "Intouchables" for what they hope is an awards season contender....

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