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    Sean Penn Complains That Most Actors Do "Monkey-Fuck-Rat Movies," But Says Jessica Chastain Is A "Stradivarius"

    If there has been one recurring theme in 2012 among movie folks, it's that cinema is dead. As we've noted, it's an alarm that has gone up more than once over the years, but there seems to at least be a sentiment that American cinema is in crisis (a feeling director James Gray recently shared with us...

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    Flashback: Bradley Cooper Asking Sean Penn A Question On 'Inside The Actor's Studio' & Michael Fassbender's Guinness Ad

    As everyone gathers around the table this weekend to eat turkey until their stomachs can take no more, they will be giving thanks, and two actors who have a lot to be thankful for in 2012 are Bradley Cooper and Michael Fassbender. The former has "Silver Linings Playbook" opening this ...

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    Sean Penn and Hollywood Blacklist Victims Share Stories with The Hollywood Reporter 65 Years Later

    Sean Penn and Hollywood Blacklist Victims Share Stories with The Hollywood Reporter 65 Years Later

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    In the Works: Tucker for 'Intouchables,' Hathaway Confirms 'Robopocalypse,' 'Anchorman 2' Musical & Penn's Action Vehicle

    A round-up of casting and development news, from Sean Penn's potential action franchise and Anne Hathaway's role in "Robopocalypse" to "Anchorman 2"'s musical numbers...

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    Sean Penn Takes On 'Bourne'-Esque 'Prone Gunman'

    With some of his esteemed peers flocking to genre films in recent years -- Liam Neeson in the “Taken” films, and Brad Pitt in next year’s “World War Z” -- it seems Sean Penn has decided to do an action film of his own with “Prone Gunman.”

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    Review: Rambling, Ragged 'This Must Be The Place' Isn't Nearly As Bad As You Feared

    The initial first glimpses for "This Must Be the Place" promised disaster, with a pitch of Sean Penn playing a burned-out post-punk rocker on the hunt for Nazis, and advance photos where Penn's jet-black corona of hair and dour made-up jowls made him look less like someone who had imit...

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    New Pics & Poster For Sean Penn's Goth Rockin' Dramedy 'This Must Be The Place'

    So, have doubts about Sean Penn's versatility? Next month you'll see him on screen as the damaged, fragile, Robert Smith-esque goth rocker in "This Must Be The Place." Then in January, he'll be snarling and scenery chewing his way through "Gangster Squad."

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    Q & A: Sorrentino Talks Sean Penn-Starrer 'This Must Be the Place'

    One of the more intriguing films opening this November stars Sean Penn in the most unconventional role of his life. In "This Must Be The Place," from the Italian writer-director Paolo Sorrentino, he plays Cheyenne, a rich, retired rock star, now about 50, who chooses to hold on to the way he looked ...

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    Watch: Ryan Gosling & Sean Penn Shoot It Out In New Trailer For 'Gangster Squad'

    We're not sure if we'd go far as to describe it as 'troubled,' but "Gangster Squad" certainly hasn't had the best luck. The period actioner, directed by "Zombieland" helmer Ruben Fleischer, was one of Warner Bros' great hopes for 2012, with an A-list cast assembled including Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone...

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    Actor Beware As Fassbender Joins Malick's Music Scene Romance; Cutting Room Victims Speak Out

    Actor Beware As Fassbender Joins Malick's Music Scene Romance; Cutting Room Victims Speak Out

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