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    Josh Brolin Enters The Mix To Join Ryan Gosling & Sean Penn In 'The Gangster Squad'

    You gotta love Deadline and how they conveniently overlook their own reporting so they can go ahead put a big TOLDJA on their stories.

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    Watch: Sean Penn Gets His Full Robert Smith On In Clip From 'This Must Be The Place'

    Clip removed at the request of the filmmakers.

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    Cannes Preview: First Official Look At Sean Penn In 'This Must Be The Place'; Clip From 'Miss Bala'

    Based on that pic alone, via InContention, we'd already be lining up for "This Must Be the Place," but with the great cast and talent behind the film on top of it, it's yet another exciting entry in what is shaping up to be one helluva year on the Croisette. Starring Sean Penn, Frances McDormand, Harry Dean Stanton, Kerry Condon, Judd Hirsch and Bono’s daughter Eve Hewson, the film, directed by Paolo Sorrentino ("Il Divo"), centers on Penn's character, an aging rock star, who becomes obsessed in tracking down the Nazi criminal who tortured his father. Sounds pretty great, right? Well, if that's not enough, David Byrne is collaborating with Wi...

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    Sean Penn Eyeing 'The Last Photograph' With Christian Bale, Niels Arden Oplev To Direct

    Penn Turned Down Roles In Both 'Tales From The Gangster Squad' & 'Man Of Steel'Here's a film we haven't heard about in a little. "The Last Photograph" cropped up last summer with Christian Bale attached to star and now there is new movement on the project.

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    Warner Bros. Wants Sean Penn & Ryan Gosling For Ruben Fleischer's 'Tales From The Gangster Squad'

    There is no doubt that "Tales From The Gangster Squad" is very, very high on the priority list at Warner Bros. With names like Darren Aronofsky, Paul Greengrass, Francis Lawrence, Martin Campbell, Greg Berlanti, Scott Cooper and Jose Padilha all being tossed around at various points to direct the fi...

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    David Byrne Teaming With Will Oldham For Soundtrack To Paolo Sorrentino's 'This Must Be The Place'

    Duo Writing Original Music For Film, Will Also Feature Performance By ByrneItalian helmer Paolo Sorrentino made a name for himself at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival with his film "Il Divo" but he'll more than likely soon be better known worldwide for his upcoming music-centric revenge tale, "This Mus...

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    Michael Fassbender Eyeing Lit World Drama 'Genius' With Sean Penn

    EXCLUSIVE: Back last summer, it was revealed that Sean Penn was in talks to star in "Genius," an adaptation of the National Book Award-winning non-fiction work "Max Perkins: Editor of Genius" by A. Scott Berg. Written by John Logan ("Gladiator") (the script made the Black List back in 2007), the fil...

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    Amnesty International, Paul Haggis, Sean Penn & Harvey Weinstein Team To Support Iranian Filmmakers

    Director Paul Haggis, actor Sean Penn and super producer Harvey Weinstein have teamed with British-Iranian actress and Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) spokesperson Nazanin Boniadi to raise awareness and speak out against the harsh sentences recently imposed on Iranian filmmakers Jafar Panahi and M...

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    Watch: 'The Tree Of Life' Trailer Finally Arrives Online, Will Blow Your Mind Malick Style

    Fuck "Thor," "Cowboys & Aliens," "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" and whatever other geek movie trailer countdown that happened this month. This is the trailer we've been dying to see ever since it started unspooling in front of "Black Swan," and for us, if the movie news year ended rig...

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    First Look: Brad Pitt & Sean Penn In Terrence Malick's Much Anticipated 'Tree Of Life'

    After what amounts to about two years of waiting or more, cinephiles are drooling in anticipation at finally receiving their first look at Terrence Malick's long-gestating drama, "The Tree Of Life" starring Brad Pitt and Sean Penn and they're getting it this Friday when the Fox Searchlight picture's...

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