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    Oscar Watch: Spanish Sleeper 'The Impossible,' McGregor Talks True Survival Saga

    Guillermo del Toro, who knows how to spot talent, helped to push J.A. Bayona's 2007 smart horror Spanish Oscar entry "The Orphanage" into an international smash hit ($79.6 million). The same trio behind that movie, Bayona, NYU-educated screenwriter Sergio Sanchez and producer Belen Atienza, became f...

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    Ewan McGregor Was 'Born To Be King' With Kate Hudson

    Ordinarily, the presence of Kate Hudson would have us throwing red flags all over the place. Good lord, remember this? However, the new project she has brewing has two counterpoints: Ewan McGregor and Peter Capaldi.

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    McGregor and Hudson Topline Capaldi Backstage Comedy 'Born To Be King'

    Scottish writer-director-actor Peter Capaldi ("In the Loop") has landed Ewan McGregor and is in talks with Kate Hudson to star in his mistaken identity backstage comedy "Born to be King." The film will shoot at Pinewood Studios in January. Indomina's Stephanie Denton is handling foreign sales at the...

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    Watch: Harrowing and Solemn International Trailer for Tsunami Drama 'The Impossible' Starring Naomi Watts (VIDEO)

    The latest international trailer for Juan Antonio Bayona's tsunami disaster drama doesn't boast Damien Rice's heartbreaking rendition of U2's "One," that made a powerful appearance in the first preview for the film, but it still sure packs a punch.

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    Ewan McGregor Is A 'Son Of A Gun'

    Ewan McGregor is one of our favorite actors, and his choices usually tend to be a bit off the beaten path, and undeniably interesting. However, the thriller or action genre isn't one he's dipped his toes into too often. Oh sure, there's "Haywire" but he was mostly on the phone ...

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    Casting Watch: McGregor Joins Streep and Roberts in 'August: Osage County'

    Ewan McGregor is joining the cast of John Wells' "August: Osage County," with Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts already onboard. The Weinstein Co. film is an adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play by Tracy Letts.

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    Ewan McGregor Latest To Join Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts & More In 'August: Osage County'

    Emboldened by two Best Picture wins in two years (plus two Best Directors, two Best Actors and a Best Actress...), Harvey Weinstein seems to be setting out to win all the Oscars in 2013 -- "The Master" and "Silver Linings Playbook" all look like players, and The Weinstein Company is also holding out...

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    Poster For 'The Impossible' & Two New Clips From The Tsunami-Set Drama

    The L.A. Times made us chuckle when they recently wrote, "One man's ambitious, iconoclastic, like-nothing-ever-before-seen passion project is another man's 'Battlefield Earth.' " They were of course talking about the Wachowski's polarizing "Cloud Atlas," a picture some adored and some loathed (our r...

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    Toronto Review: Juan Antonio Bayona's 'The Impossible' Is an Intense Realization of the 2004 Tsunami at Odds With Overstated Sentimentalism

    Bringing a blockbuster vision to a large scale disaster that demands it, Juan Antonio Bayona's "The Impossible" delivers a visceral treatment of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami only hampered by the overwrought sentimentalism of the survival tale at its center.

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    TIFF TRAILER: Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor Separated by the 2004 Tsunami in 'The Impossible'

    Ahead of its premiere at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival, Summit has dropped the first trailer for their Oscar hopeful "The Impossible," starring Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts, to drum up pre-festival hype. Job done. Juan Antonio Bayona's disaster drama recounts t...

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