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    Joseph Gordon-Levitt In Talks To Join Christopher Nolan's 'The Dark Knight Rises'

    "Inception" star Joseph Gordon-Levitt is set to reunite with Christopher Nolan in the director's upcoming superhero film, "The Dark Knight Rises." While his role is currently unknown (he was rumored to be playing The Riddler for much of last year but Nolan put the kibosh on that villain making an ...

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    'Women Are Very Much Underserved By Modern Comedy:' Director Paul Feig Talks 'Bridesmaids'

    Fingers crossed, it's looking like the summer of 2011 will be incredibly strong for comedy. Not only have we got the return of the biggest grossing R-rated comedy of all time with "The Hangover 2," but there's also Cameron Diaz and Jason Segal in Jake Kasdan's "Bad Teacher"; Will Gluck's follow-up t...

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    Akiva Goldsman Gets Greenlight For Directorial Debut 'Winter's Tale,' Will Lens In Spring 2012

    Screenwriter Akiva Goldsman is probably still most infamous for penning "Batman Forever" and "Batman And Robin," two of the worst entries in the franchise. And while his talents seem to fail him with projects that involve any kind of fantastical bent, give Goldsman something straightforward to work ...

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    Bridesmaids Trailer

    I liked the poster and I am very mixed on the trailer. It really looks like it is a "Hangover" with women. Do women need to prove that we can fart and burp just as well as men? But I am still not convinced it will suck. Maybe the whole thing turns out to skewer the wedding industrial complex. N...

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    'Fletch' Once Again Attempting A Big-Screen Comeback

    Once upon a time, there was a man called Chevy Chase. From his first appearance on the early days of "Saturday Night Live," it was clear that he was very, very funny. He swiftly became one of the biggest comedy stars of the '80s, starring in hits like "Caddyshack," "National Lampoon's Vacation" and "¡Three Amigos!". It also became clear that Chase was kind of a dick, and the work dried up in the '90s. Now, with Chase mounting a storming comeback as part of the ensemble of the best sitcom on TV, "Community," it seems as good a time as any to resurrect the character perhaps most associated with the actor, Gregory McDonald's investigative report...

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    If 'Final Destination 5' Opens At #1, They're Gonna Make Two More Of Those Things

    No one understands it -- not even New Line themselves -- but for whatever reason people like those "Final Destination" movies. Then again, that "Saw" franchise went on for seven movies and made a bundle for Lionsgate so there's no accounting for taste or quality. It seems watching people get maimed ...

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    Vanity Fair Hollywood Issue Cover Preview: Franco, Hathaway, Reynolds, Gyllenhaal, Barely Wilde

    Check out Vanity Fair‘s annual Hollywood issue cover by Norman Jean Roy, complete with Robert Duvall, Oscar hosts James Franco and Anne Hathaway, Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal and a bevy of young stars on the rise, most noticeably Jennifer Lawrence, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Olivia Wilde, Anthony Macki...

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    Comedian Lisa Lampanelli Joins David Chase's 'Twylight Zones'

    Everything is slowly coming together for "The Sopranos" creator David Chase's feature directorial debut, "The Twylight Zones." Just last week, Chase's old pal James Gandolfini signed on and now one more name has come aboard.

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    Diaz & Firth Team for Coens-Scripted Gambit Remake

    The Coen brothers' screenplay update of Gambit -- the 1966 Brit caper comedy that paired Shirley MacLaine and Michael Caine as a waitress and a burglar--just landed Cameron Diaz to co-star with leading man Colin Firth.

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    Director Watch: Woo's Killer Remake, Cameron's Battle Angel, Gatsby's Green Light, Hooper's Secrets

    - John Woo (Red Cliff) and long-time producing partner Terence Chang's Lion Rock Productions is ramping up a remake of The Killer, which Woo directed in 1989. This remake will be directed for English-language audiences by South Korean director John H. Lee and stars Jung Woo-Sung in the role original...

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