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    James McAvoy Says He'll Star Eran Creevy's British Crime Thriller 'Welcome To The Punch'

    Update: Deadline reveals that the film will shoot in July (leaving plenty of room for "Anna Karenina") with the film drawing comparisons to "Heat."

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    Exclusive: Joe Wright "Waiting On" Saoirse Ronan & James McAvoy To Confirm For 'Anna Karenina'

    'Hanna' Director Says Benedict Cumberbatch & Kelly Macdonald Have Joined The CastWhile director Joe Wright has his teenage-assassin flick "Hanna" ready to kick some ass in theaters this weekend, he's already got his eye on his next project, an adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's classic "Anna Karenina." The...

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    Robert Pattinson, Andrew Garfield, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender & More Sought For 'Akira'

    Garrett Hedlund, Chris Pine, Justin Timberlake & Joaquin Phoenix Also In The MixThe long-gestating "Akira" remake seems to have been knocking around for awhile now and to Warner Bros' credit, they are trying to get it as right as possible before moving this thing forward. With most fans outright skeptical of how the studio is going to change the wild, decidedly not mainstream manga into a broadly appealing, PG-13 two-film franchise, last month the studio brought in the big guns which -- for better or worse -- point in the direction they're headed. Steve Kloves, who has penned seven of the eight ‘Harry Potter’ movies, was tasked with polishing...

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    Resoundingly Crap New Posters For 'X-Men: First Class' Debut

    We're beginning to suspect that someone at 20th Century Fox's marketing department is deliberately fucking with Matthew Vaughn, perhaps as revenge for bailing on "X-Men: The Last Stand" all those years ago. For some time, the "Kick-Ass" director's return to the mutant franchise, in the form of prequ...

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    Charles Xavier & Erik Lehnsherr Get 'X-Men: First Class' Character Posters

    With the release of Matthew Vaughn's "X-Men: First Class" just a few months away, expect the marketing to kick into full gear very soon. Despite reports of a rushed production the film is still looking like the best of the comic contenders this summer and it now has a couple of fresh pieces of artwo...

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    Matthew Vaughn's 'X-Men: First Class' Trailer Arrives; Much More Somber & Classy Then We Expected

    It has arrived. The trailer for "X-Men: First Class" has landed (finally) and as expected, it takes us back to the beginnings of the superheroes charting the origins of Charles Xavier (James McAvoy) and Magneto (Michael Fassbender) as they discover their powers and find their friendship tested.

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    'Gnomeo & Julet' Director Kelly Asbury Talks the Narrative Quality of Elton John Songs

    Plus: His Take on the Nearly Endless Development Process & Why Everyone Gets Uptight About the Movie's EnglishnessDisney and Rocket Films' "Gnomeo & Juliet," opening nationwide this Friday, has had a storied production history that could be its own compelling film. The story of star-crossed lawn ornaments was set up as a joint Disney/Rocket Films production in the first part of the aughts, under the supervision of "Beauty and the Beast" co-director Gary Trousdale, with Kate Winslet and Ewan McGregor attached (they're now replaced by Emily Blunt and James McAvoy). The project fell apart, only to regain steam and be cut down again when Pixar's...

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    The Trailer For Robert Redford's 'The Conspirator' Arrives

    The trailer for Robert Redford's Civil War-era drama, "The Conspirator," has arrived. The drama, set in 1865, centers on the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. She is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.

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    James McAvoy Says He Knows Nothing About Guillermo Del Toro's 'Mountain Of Madness,' Yet

    Despite being rumored to be in a showdown with Tom Cruise for the lead role in Guillermo Del Toro's upcoming 3D adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's "At The Mountain Of Madness" and even being touted as the early studio favorite, James McAvoy has now revealed he's heard nothing regarding the Del Toro proj...

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    Director Matthew Vaughn Compares 'X-Men: First Class' To 'Twilight' & James Bond Films

    Director Reveals Plot Details: CIA Joins Forces With X-Men, Magneto Like Sean Connery Bond, Professor X A WomanizerIf you're anything like us you generally only like (and sometimes can only tolerate) realistic super-hero films. Granted, men and (sometimes) women running around in tights battling cri...

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