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    Charlize Theron Checks In For 'American Express,' Octavia Spencer Joins 'Insurgent' & More

    Stuntman and sometimes actor Nash Edgerton (yep, brother of Joel Edgerton and part of the Blue Tongue Films collective) has earned the most acclaim for his directorial efforts, fare such as 2008's "The Square" or the recent short "Bear." And now he's lining up a project that could see him getting hi...

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    Leslie Mann Becomes a Movie Star: The Supporting Actress is A Leading Lady in Las Madres

    Mann will star in the bounty hunting comedy from Dreamworks. Oscar winner Octavia Spencer joins her.

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    Patrick Wilson, Jessica Biel, & Imogen Poots Join 'The Blunderer'; Toby Kebbell & Nicholas Hoult Will Build A 'Sand Castle'

    It’s a casting-o-rama Friday. With Cannes around the corner and the entire industry getting together for their quarterly wheeling and dealing, it means a lot of pacts are being made. Perhaps the most interesting is the adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s novel ‘The Blunderer.” She is obviously the wr...

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    Octavia Spencer Is Busy. Books Co-Starring Role In DreamWorks Comedy Feature 'Las Madres' Playing A Bounty Hunter

    Octavia Spencer Books Co-Starring Role In DreamWorks Comedy Feature 'Las Madres' Playing A Bounty Hunter

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    Octavia Spencer Doesn’t Agree With John Singleton’s Claim That Black Directors Are Being Shut Out

    Octavia Spencer wasn't exactly happy with what John Singleton said about the increasingly lack of opportunities for black directors. Is she right? Or is Singleton?

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    Coming To OWN: Toni Braxton Will Star In Darlene Love Biopic; Octavia Spencer Will Lead In 'Tulsa' & More...

    Coming To OWN: Toni Braxton Will Star In Darlene Love Biopic; Octavia Spencer Will Lead In 'Tulsa' & More...

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    Kevin Costner Explains How Hard it is to Make a Movie About Racism with New Film 'Black and White'

    At a recent press conference promoting his upcoming football drama Draft Day, actor Kevin Costner also opened up about the challenges of making his next film Black and White, which deals pointedly with issues of racism.

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    Watch: Chadwick Boseman Channels James Brown in 'Get On Up' Trailer

    In the vein of Denzel Washington and Morgan Freeman, actor Chadwick Boseman seems to be getting some highly-coveted roles playing renowned African-American icons. One year after his breakthrough performance as Jackie Robinson in "42," Boseman now returns to the screen to play none other than musical...

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    First Trailer For Universal's James Brown Biopic 'Get On Up' (Starring Chadwick Boseman) Arrives!

    First Trailer For Universal's James Brown Biopic 'Get On Up' (Starring Chadwick Boseman) Arrives!

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