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    John Travolta Locked For Title Role In 'Gotti: Three Generations'

    We'll give credit where credit is due. We didn't think producer Marc Fiore could pull it off. But lo and behold, he's landed a big actor to take on the lead role in the upcoming saga "Gotti: Three Generations."

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    Ridley Scott Takes on Follett's World Without End; Cast includes Nixon, Richardson, Chaplin, Firth

    UPDATE 6/29: Principal photography will begin July 11 on World Without End, with actors Cynthia Nixon, Miranda Richardson, Ben Chaplin, Peter Firth, Charlotte Riley, Megan Follows and Sarah Gadon and more. The eight-hour series has a $44 million pricetag, and exec producer Rola Bauer says; "Our stra...

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    David Yates Eyed For Al Capone Pic 'Cicero'

    Warner Bros. has a thing for crime pics and it's easy to see why. They got Oscar gold for "The Departed" and Ben Affleck's "The Town" was a surprising smash hit at the box office so no wonder they want to feed audience hunger for pics focusing on the seedy criminal underbelly. Ruben Fleischer's "Tal...

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    Superhero Costumes Revealed: Revamping Wonder Woman; Jeremy Renner's Hawkeye

    Check out Adrianne Palicki's Wonder Woman costume before (right) and after (left) its less than stellar reception from everyone including former Wonder Woman Lynda Carter.

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    Steven Soderbergh Says 'Haywire' Moved To Summer; Happy About His 'Reshoot' Luxury On The Picture

    Filmmaker Gives More Details On The Leni Riefenstahl Project He Deep-SixedLate last year we reported that Steven Soderbergh's spy action thriller "Haywire," starring MMA fighter and non-actor Gina Carano, was set to bow on April 22. In January, Soderbergh himself confirmed that date, but obviously i...

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    What Movies Played a Prank on You?

    For April Fools' Day, I was going to compile a list of films that are basically just pranks on the audience. Twist endings are often a nuisance anyway, but those that seem like a "gotcha!" reveal are the worst, particularly when they negate a lot of the content of the film beforehand. And I always r...

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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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    Bryan Cranston To Square Off Against Colin Farrell In 'Total Recall'

    With a release date announced for the "Total Recall" reboot about a month ago, there has been little word on the project other than Colin Farrell starring in the thing with Len Wiseman directing. Well, with shooting gearing up start this spring, it looks like the cast is starting to get locked in.

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    Rooftop Films and Hot Docs Reteaming For Second Year

    Rooftop Films will return to the roofs of Toronto this May to continue their partnership with Hot Docs, North America's biggest documentary film festival. This year, they will be screening three films outdoors on the roof of the London Tap House in downtown Toronto.

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    Ridley Scott Takes A Page From Werner Herzog, Now Chasing Gertrude Bell Biopic

    This might put a damper on Werner Herzog's day. While the eccentric helmer has been trying to get his own tale of Gertrude Bell off the ground -- last month he was said to be in serious talks with Naomi Watts for the part -- another director, with a bigger marquee cachet and easier access to financi...

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