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    Casting: Vince Vaughn To Star In Michael Dowse's 'The Politician,' Melanie Laurent Joins Brad Pitt's 'By The Sea' & More

    While Vince Vaughn is expected to take a role in "True Detective," the actor knows what side his bread is buttered on, and it's the comedic side. The actor will star in the Seth Rogen-produced, Michael Dowse ("Goon," "What If")-directed "The Politician." The Black List script by Matthew Bass and Th...

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    Oprah Winfrey Will Play Richard Pryor's Brothel-Running Grandmother in Lee Daniels' Biopic

    Winfrey will play Marie Carter, Pryor's grandmother, with whom he had a notoriously complicated relationship with. She ran a brothel, and was quite the dominant matriarch whom Pryor - who grew up in her house, after his mother left - both loved and feared.

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    The 1st Movie That Made You Laugh? Steve McQueen, Lupita Nyong’o, Oprah Winfrey Share Theirs. Yours?

    In each episode of QUESTIONS, a different group of filmmakers answer a single question asked by the Academy.

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    It Looks Like Mike Epps Will Indeed Play Richard Pryor in Lee Daniels' Biopic

    I should note that Mike Epps actually plays Richard Pryor in Cynthia Mort's Nina Simone film that Zoe Saldana stars in.

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    OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Fall Premieres - 2 New Original Series + Returning Faves

    Highlights include the premiere of "If Loving You Is Wrong" as well as the return of "For Better or Worse."

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    Beyonce Tops Forbes' 2014 Celebrity 100 List

    Notably, half of the top 10 celebs on the list are women.

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    FIRST LOOK: Ava DuVernay's MLK Biopic 'Selma' Headed for Awards Season

    When Paramount Pictures and Pathé announced earlier this month that "Selma," Ava DuVernay's Martin Luther King, Jr. film would be released on Christmas Day, they set award prognosticating tongues wagging.

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    Guy Pearce Joins Kristen Stewart & Nicholas Hoult In Drake Doremus' 'Equals,' Plus More Casting News

    Guy Pearce isn't a movie star, and he's totally fine with that. The Australian actor has been a familiar face on screen for getting on twenty years, and has occasionally brushed against potential A-list-dom, but after getting burnt with things like "The Time Machine," has pretty much settled into do...

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    Oprah Winfrey will Play Annie Lee Cooper in Ava DuVernay's 'Selma'

    A civil rights hero, who gained notoriety in 1965 for a confrontation with then Sheriff James G. Clark, outside a Selma courthouse, where she was attempting to register to vote.

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