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    First Poster & Official Synopsis For 'The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby' Starring Jessica Chastain & James McAvoy

    With Jessica Chastain pretty much locked for a Best Actress nomination for "Zero Dark Thirty," the actress has plenty more to come in 2013. She'll be going horror for the first time in the Guillermo Del Toro-produced "Mama" opening in January, and likely to crop up on the fes...

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    James McAvoy Out, Daniel Bruhl In For WikiLeaks Movie With Benedict Cumberbatch

    It looks like we'll have to keep waiting for the reunion between "Atonement" and "Starter For 10" stars Benedict Cumberbatch and James McAvoy. While it was just a few weeks ago that it was reported the pair would team for the Bill Condon-directed WikiLeaks movie, it looks like McAvoy has moved on.

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    Marisa Tomei Falls For Hugh Grant's Next Rom Com; Laura Linney Looks Up WikiLeaks With Benedict Cumberbatch

    Hugh Grant may have branched out for the first time in who-knows-how-long for “Cloud Atlas,” but don’t think for one minute that he's done with his main revenue stream – rom-coms. Grant is attached to star in an as yet to be titled rom-com about a witty, sexy Englishman (...

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    Ian McKellan & Patrick Stewart Return For 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past'

    Well, this just got a whole lot more interesting. With the upcoming 'X-Men' movie featuring a plot that involves time travel/time jumping to a certain degree, many wondered if this new series would reach back to the first trilogy of films that were capped off by "X-Men: The Last St...

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    Benedict Cumberbatch Confirmed To Play Julian Assange, James McAvoy Joins Him

    Even though Julian Assange has gone from notorious hacker to exiled cause celebre (hell, Lady Gaga of all people paid him a visit at the Ecuadorean embassy in London), his saga remains fascinating and important. Which means Hollywood has come calling. And while there are a handful of competing featu...

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    Set Pics Unveil First Look At James McAvoy & Jim Broadbent In 'Filth'

    We won't be seeing James McAvoy on the big screen in 2012, but by this time next year, he'll have been the centerpiece of quite a few promising films. His slate includes: the thriller "Welcome To The Punch"; the duo of films "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: His" and &...

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    Bloody Pics Of James McAvoy A Reminder That Danny Boyle's 'Trance' Is On The Way For 2013

    You may have forgotten, given the brouhaha of Danny Boyle's celebrated London Olympics opening ceremony thingy, that he actually has a new movie on the way. "Trance" started filming last September, with the plan to start editing once the director's duties with the mega sp...

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    IFC Films Pick Up James McAvoy/Mark Strong Thriller 'Welcome To The Punch'

    The release schedule for the rest of the year is starting to shape up, but there's still a few question marks, and one of the film's we're eager to get a date on is "Welcome To The Punch." The film is the sophomore feature from writer-director Eran Creevy, who made an impressive debut with "Shifty" ...

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    Casting Watch - 'Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby': Huppert, Hurt, Davis & Arianda Join Chastain & McAvoy

    “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby," which will be told in two films from "His" and "Hers" perspectives -- those of husband and wife James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain -- has rounded out its casting with Isabelle Huppert, Viola Davis, William Hurt, Nina Arianda, Ciaran Hinds, Bill Hader and Jess Wei...

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    'Wanted 2' Coming with Shocking Twist, Says Director Bekmambetov

    How to write a sequel for a hit film that kills off its best characters? Even though Angelina Jolie said no to bringing her character back to life, Russian filmmaker Timur Bekmambetov has found a way for "Wanted." On the promo circuit for "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter," the director says that the...

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