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    Steven Soderbergh Continues to Stay Busy as Amazon Pilot 'Red Oaks' Gets a Cast

    Amazon Studios has announced the cast for "Red Oaks," the Steven Soderbergh-produced comedy set to join the company's third pilot round later this year.

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    Casting: Elisabeth Moss And Luke Evans Join Ben Wheatley's 'High-Rise,' Craig Roberts Visits 'Red Oaks' & More

    A terrific cast is forming around U.K. filmmaker Ben Wheatley's net film, “High-Rise." The movie already stars Tom Hiddleston, Sienna Miller, Jeremy Irons and James Purefoy (HBO’s “Rome”). That’s good enough as it is, but announced last night, joining the cast are “Mad Men” and “Top Of The Lake” sta...

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    Review: 'Neighbors' With Seth Rogen & Zac Efron Is One Of The Funniest Studio Comedies In Recent Memory

    The last time Universal screened one of their big summer comedies at South by Southwest, it turned out to be "Bridesmaids"—a movie that not only went on to be a massive financial success (and a breakthrough for its cowriter/star Kristin Wiig) but a critical one as well, even earning an Academy Award...

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    IFC Midnight Nabs Rights To Dan Beers' Gross-Out Farce 'Premature'

    Dan Beers' comedy "Premature" could be described as "American Pie" meets "Groundhog Day."

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    Amanda Seyfried Joins '‘Fathers And Daughters,' Craig Roberts Visits '22 Jump Street' & More

    Just a few days after Russell Crowe's latest project "Fathers and Daughters" was announced, he now has a co-lead. Amanda Seyfried will reteam with her "Les Misérables" co-star in the time-spanning tale will follow a novelist and widow in the past, who struggles to raise his 5-year-old daughter while...

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    'Game Of Thrones' Star Natalie Dormer Flies To 'Mockingjay,' Craig Roberts Experiences 'The End Of The World' & More

    We’re still a couple of months away from “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” but Lionsgate is already moving forward with the two-part finale “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay.” THR is reporting that “Game of Thrones” actor Natalie Dormer is joining the finale as “Cressida, a director who joins the rebel...

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    'Submarine' Star Craig Roberts Joins 'Townies' With Seth Rogen & Zac Efron

    Nicholas Stoller’s “Townies,” announced last May, will pit Seth Rogen in an against-type role as a suburban family man against Zac Efron in an against-type role as a rowdy frat boy, two casting choices that we find positively titillating. News that Dave Franco and Christopher Mintz-Plasse had signed...

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    Idris Elba To Make Directorial Debut With 'The Pavement Psychologist' Starring Anna Friel For Brit TV

    Over in the U.K., Sky Arts HD last year ran a fascinating new strand of programming called “Playhouse Presents” which did fantastically well for the channel and attracted some highly impressive talent. The series of 11 self-contained plays began airing on the channel in April and featured a diverse ...

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    Watch: Tim Burton-Directed Video For The Killers' 'Here With Me' With Winona Ryder & Craig Roberts

    It's been a bit of a bummer 2012 for Tim Burton. His big screen reboot of the forgotten '70s show "Dark Shadows" didn't do so well critically or at the box office, and when his feature-length "Frankenweenie" arrived to good reviews, audiences didn't seem to care. But it looks like he's ending the ye...

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    Watch: Trailer For Jon Kasdan's Teen-Virgin Romantic Comedy 'The First Time'

    If there’s one genre that will never go out of style, it’s the coming-of-age film. On the heels of the theatrical release of “The Perks Of Being A Wallflower” -- which we greatly enjoyed -- is a trailer for the upcoming Sundance-tipped and Jon Kasdan-helmed film “The Fi...

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