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    On The Set: Nicholas Stoller And His 'Five-Year Engagement' Cast Talk Their Improvisational Process

    Many months ago, on what began as a rainy morning in the hills of Sonoma, California, The Playlist -- part of a small contingent of press -- rolled up to the vineyard-turned-movie-set of this spring’s relationship dramedy “The Five-Year Engagement.” And over the course of what turn...

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    Jacki Weaver To Star Opposite Shirley MacLaine In Indie-Comedy 'Wild Oats'; Alan Arkin In Talks To Join

    After being initially announced early last year with an eclectic ensemble cast, it looks like Shirley MacLaine is the sole survivor for the new iteration of indie-comedy "Wild Oats." Joining her now, however, looks to be the late-blooming Jackie Weaver who'll play MacLaine's best f...

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    Jacki Weaver Will Be Bradley Cooper's Mom In David O. Russell's 'The Silver Linings Playbook'

    In all honesty, two years ago, few outside of Australia had heard of veteran actress Jacki Weaver. Indeed, while she worked on a number of seminal films at home in the 1970s, winning two Australian Film Institute Awards and turning up in Peter Weir's "Picnic At Hanging Rock," she'd been mostly absen...

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    Jessica Chastain Joins Joseph Kosinski's 'Oblivion' Alongside Tom Cruise

    Up-And-Coming Actress Will Play One Of Two Female Leads In Now Untitled Sci-Fi FlickOn the last episode of Wheel of Shortlist Casting Future, five actresses were vying for the two lead roles opposite Tom Cruise in Joseph Kosinki's untitled sci-fi picture formerly known as "Oblivion" and "Horizons." ...

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    Jacki Weaver Joins Park Chan-Wook's Wentworth Miller-Penned 'Stoker'

    After coming from left field and scoring an Oscar-nom with her performance as the sinister matriarch in David Michôd's "Animal Kingdom" last year, Jacki Weaver is now a highly sought after commodity in Hollywood. The actress just finished up the Judd Apatow-produced "The Five-Year Engagement" starri...

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    Willow Shields Is Primrose In 'Hunger Games'; 'Animal Kingdom' Star Jacki Weaver Gets 'Engagement'

    A couple of bits of casting news with one newcomer and one veteran both getting roles in some pretty big upcoming films.

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    10 Pleasant Surprises From The 2011 Oscar Nominations

    Alright, the 83rd Annual Academy Award nominations are in. Now it's time to analyze, bitch and moan, celebrate, postulate and what have you, depending on your subjective opinion of the way the noms turned out (it's honestly amusing watching the Oscar "expert" bloggers quiver in their boots about the...

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    2011 Oscar Nominations: 'The King's Speech' Leads The Pack With 12 Nominations

    "The King's Speech" sits on the throne this morning, earning 12 Oscar nominations and looking like the film to beat at the 83rd Academy Awards, while "True Grit" follows with 10 nods and "The Social Network" with 8. Not much in the way of shockers this year, but some pleasant surprises in the mix as...

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    David Michôd's 'Animal Kingdom' Dominates The Australian Film Institute Award Nominations

    'Beneath Hill 60' And 'Bright Star' Also In Strong ContentionThe Australian Film Institute has announced their nominations for the 2010 Awards, with David Michôd's crime drama "Animal Kingdom" taking home a record-breaking 18 nominations, at least one for every category which it was eligible for, an...

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