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    Today's Disconnect - Do Actresses Have Clout or Not?

    Last week when I was in LA I read the following two articles on the same day.

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    Jessica Chastain, Scarlett Johansson, Reese Witherspoon Being Considered for 'Rodham'

    As expected some of the most talented women in Hollywood are being considered to play Hillary Clinton in the upcoming Rodham. Jessica Chastain, Scarlett Johansson, Reese Witherspoon and Amanda Seyfried are all being looked at for the role.

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  • The Playlist
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    Scarlett Johansson, Amanda Seyfried, Jessica Chastain & Reese Witherspoon Eyed To Play Hillary 'Rodham' Clinton

    Even though her political career isn't over yet, with a 2016 Presidential race still a distinct possibility, it looks like the life of Hillary Rodham Clinton is being prepared for some cinematic reflections. Last month, "Smashed" and "The Spectacular Now" director James Ponsoldt signed to direct the...

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    Trailer of the Week: Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Directorial Debut 'Don Jon' Has Our Hero in Jersey Cruisin' For Honeys

    Before the Trailer, We Thought: Joseph Gordon-Levitt the actor can do no wrong—well, maybe he's imperfect —so count us among the excited masses for his feature debut as a writer and director. The Sundance and SXSW selection has been gaining good buzz at festivals, but this is the first chance we've ...

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    Watch: The First Trailer For Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Directorial Debut 'Don Jon'

    After becoming a hit at Sundance and South by Southwest (our review called it "impressive and charming", Joseph Gordon-Levitt's directorial debut, the porn addiction comedy "Don Jon," finally has a trailer. And judging by the brief glimpse at the movie, it's easy to see why audiences went loony for ...

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    Scarlett Johansson's Directorial Debut 'Summer Crossing' To Shoot Next Year, 'Hugo' Duo Reteam For 'The White Circus'

    t's almost a decade since Scarlett Johansson became a major star thanks to Sofia Coppola's "Lost In Translation," and the actress continues to confound expectations; her diverse pick of roles of late has included a Cameron Crowe rom-com, superhero epic "The Avengers," playing Janet Leigh in "Hitchco...

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    Scarlett Johansson Joins Jon Favreau's 'Chef' As Michelle Williams & Marion Cotillard Circle Rival Bradley Cooper Pic

    The culinary arts and filmmaking don't seem to go together that often. You get the occasional great picture set in the restaurant world -- "Big Night" and "Ratatouille" spring to mind -- but more often than not, you end up with films more like "No Reservations" when you try to put cooks on screen. B...

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    Discuss: Can Marvel Keep Lowballing Their Actors? 'The Avengers 2' Negotiations Get Heated

    As Marvel enters Phase Two of their cinematic universe, their business universe is also getting a bit of a shake up. No one could have really predicted that Phase One would end with the billion dollar earning "The Avengers," and that really changed the game. Wisely, Robert Downey Jr. had negotiated ...

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    Scarlett Johansson To Lead Luc Besson's Next Action Flick 'Lucy'

    Remember when Luc Besson said he was retiring? That was pretty funny (and short-lived). Dude has never been busier and is a mogul now, first and foremost, at the head of the very successful production house EuropaCorp. And the Besson brand, for better or worse, now stands in for mid-budget action fa...

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    Joseph Gordon-Levitt Cut Graphic Porn from Directorial Debut 'Don Jon' to Get R Rating

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt's feature directorial debut "Don Jon" -- the film formerly known as "Don Jon's Addiction" -- whipped up a stir at Sundance with its graphic depiction of porn addiction in New Jersey. "The Sundance cut was us pushing it past where it really ought to be, and I think it was sort of...

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