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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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    Get Your Tissues: The Trailer for Bayona's True Story of Family Survival 'The Impossible,' with Watts & McGregor

    The new trailer for Juan Antonio Bayona's "The Impossible" aims for the tear ducts. Thailand tsunami disaster + true story of a family's survival + U2's "One Love" + Naomi Watts + Ewan McGregor. We are sold (and crying), hook, line and sinker. Bayona reteamed with his...

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    Watch: New Spanish Trailer & Pics Of Ewan McGregor & Naomi Watts In J.A. Bayona's Tsunami Drama 'The Impossible'

    Juan Antonio Bayona has looked like a serious talent ever since his top-notch ghost story "The Orphanage" premiered at Cannes in 2007. Five years later, we're finally getting a follow-up from the Spanish director, with his much-anticipated and long-in-the-works tsunami drama "The Impossible" selecte...

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    'The Impossible' Starring Ewan McGregor & Naomi Watts Will Hit Theaters On December 21st

    With production on the film beginning way, way back in 2010, we've been starting to get a little worried about "The Orphanage" director Juan Antonio Bayona's "The Impossible." But with a lengthy post-production required for the special effects work, we got our first taste...

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    CANNES: Nanni Moretti, Ewan McGregor and Alexander Payne Survive Pointless Competition Jury Press Conference

    The competition jury for this year’s Cannes Film Festival, presided over by Italian director Nanni Moretti, set a new standard for mind-numbing vacuousness at its official press conference Wednesday. The nine jury members, which include Palestinian filmmaker Hiam Abbass, designer Jean-Paul Gaultier ...

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    Festival Watch: 65th Cannes Festival Jury - Abbass, Kruger, Gaultier, McGregor, Arnold, Payne

    The Competition Jury for the 65th Cannes Film Festival, presided over by Nanni Moretti, welcomes to its ranks:

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