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    'Promised Land' Officially Starts Production, Oil Drilling Plotline Detailed

    As "Promised Land" has been moving along, gathering up financing, a director and a cast, the actual plot details have been kept mostly under wraps, with only vague allusions to a Capra-esque tale about two rivals in a small town. In the last few weeks, the filmmakers behind the Kickstarter...

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    Character Actor Titus Welliver Heads To Gus Van Sant's 'The Promised Land'

    Recognize that face, but don't know his name? Don't worry, this actor is definitely one of those "hey, it's that guy" dudes. A television regular having featured on shows such as "Deadwood," "Sons Of Anarchy" and "Lost," character actor T...

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    Discuss: Why Are There So Few Reliable Leading Men, And Who Might Yet Become One?

    The box office is up in 2012, but of the ten biggest grossers of the year so far, only one, "Safe House" was sold on the back of an established A-list star, namely Denzel Washington. The rest, for the most part, featured total unknowns, or in the case of "Act of Valor," active Navy SEALs, rather tha...

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    Still More Kimmel's Making the Movie: Scorsese in Black and White

    Every producer knows you’re not through until you have drained all the possible behind-the-scenes extras for the DVD; same for Jimmy Kimmel’s parody trailer Movie: The Movie. The third installment was on his prime-time special last night, and he saved some of the best for last, incl...

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    Watch: Hilarious Trailer For 'Movie: The Movie' Featuring Charlize Theron, Tom Hanks, Matt Damon & Much, Much More

    Memo to the Academy: Next year, you might want to get the writing staff of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" to write jokes for the show, because this nine-minute bit is funnier than anything that happened at the Oscars last night.

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    Discuss: Does Universal Need Matt Damon & Paul Greengrass To Return For 'Bourne'?

    So far in 2012, Universal has been flexing their box office muscle hard thanks to the success of a couple of no frills action vehicles. Mark Wahlberg's midbudgeted ($25 million not including P&A) "Contraband" is already over $70 million worldwide (most of that from the domestic box...

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    Gus Van Sant/Matt Damon's 'Promised Land' Goes To Focus & Participant; 'Rust And Bone' With Marion Cotillard Lands At Sony Pictures Classics

    Sundance may be over and the European Film Market may just be a short way off, but that doesn't mean the dealmaking takes a break. Two very high profile films have landed new homes this afternoon.

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    Universal Pick Up Gus Van Sant/Matt Damon Drama; 'The Invasion' Scribe David Kajganich To Rewrite Ben Affleck's 'The Stand'

    No matter what they do, the fates of Matt Damon and Ben Affleck will always be tied together. Having arrived as hot new things at the same time thanks to writing and starring in "Good Will Hunting" together, and cemented as a partnership thanks to joint appearances in various Kevin Smith f...

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    Now and Then: In 'Contagion' and 'Children of Men,' Disaster Runs Cold and Hot

    The opening minutes of "Contagion" are all surface, literally. A bowl of peanuts on the bartop, a swiped credit card, an elevator button, the human hand: each is a vector of death itself, a pandemic already in motion. With the rasp of a cough, a title card tells us we're in "Day 2." It's terrifying....

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    FIRST LOOK: 'Bourne Legacy' Reboot, Jeremy Renner is Aaron Cross

    Universal Pictures has released the first images from the reboot "Bourne Legacy": a photograph of Jeremy Renner in the role of an American super-spy, and an austere poster flashing Renner's moniker under the tagline "Prepare for the unexpected."

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