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    James Wood Says 'An Americal Girl' With Kristen Stewart Will Shoot In 2011

    We definitely forgot about this one, but James Woods has been preparing his directorial debut and has had Kristen Stewart attached to star in the film for the past two years. Written by Tim Metcalfe ("Kalifornia") and Sean McCarthy, the film is about a small town girl who is publicly humiliated and ...

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    The Rent Is Too Damn "Up"

    This is a clear frontrunner for my viral video of the year and that someone managed to put it together like a day after its source became a sensation in itself is quite admirable. Enjoy:

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    For Your Consideration: Assessing Those Gotham Award Nominations

    Earlier this week, awards season really kicked off with the year's first actual awards announcement: The Gotham Independent Film Awards. Debra Granik's "Winter's Bone" led the pack with three nominations, including best feature, best ensemble performance (for Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes, Dale Di...

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    "Damage Done"? Peter Jackson Apparently Preparing To Move 'The Hobbit' Out Of New Zealand

    Middle Earth is evidently moving.

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    Johnny Depp To Star In 'The Thin Man' Remake, Wants Rob Marshall To Direct

    When you're one of the biggest actors in the world, it usually means you have about a half dozen projects on the go at any one time, and Johnny Depp is no different. He's currently filming the fourth installment of "The Pirates Of The Caribbean" franchise, has "The Tourist" coming out in December an...

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    'Avatar' Deleted Scene Hits The Web, Shows Why It Was Deleted

    One of the most exciting features for "Avatar" fans (though not so much for us) of the upcoming extended version of the film hitting shelves on November 16th is the promise of its Earth-set opening sequence. During the Scream Awards last night, attendees got a look at one of the deleted scenes from ...

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    Academy's New Batch of Screenwriting Fellows

    Five writers have been selected from a pool of 6,304 scripts as winners of the 25th annual Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting, on behalf of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). Each writer will receive a $30,000 prize, with recipients receiving the first installmen...

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    Danny Boyle Says No '28 Days Weeks' Sequel Is Written; Film "Might" Be Set In Russia

    Director Says He'd "Love" To Direct A Sequel, But Picture Sounds Far OffSo what exactly is up with Danny Boyle's sequel to "28 Weeks Later," unofficially called by fans as "28 Months Later," though the "Slumdog Millionaire" filmmaker has stated that won't be the final title.

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    Colin Ford To Play Matt Damon's Son In Cameron Crowe's 'We Bought A Zoo'

    According to Pajiba's inside sources (who only hit Twitter now it seems), the young Colin Ford (perhaps best known as the Young Sam Winchester in "Supernatural") has been cast in Cameron's Crowe's upcoming "We Bought A Zoo" with Matt Damon and Thomas Haden Church.

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    Names That Command the Moviesphere: Cameron Talks Avatar Sequels, True Lies, Cleopatra

    If you run a movie site that seeks to service readers --and build traffic--then you don't have to be a rocket scientist to know what works. Certain names, stars, projects have heat. When you write about James Cameron, David Fincher, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, franchises like Avatar, Inception, Spider-Man, Batman, Superman, Bourne, Twilight or The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Swedish or American), or hot films like The Social Network (or Mark Zuckerberg), they will come. And despite David Poland's sloppy rant about headlines with numbers in them, guess what? They pull more readers: folks love races, contests, drama, debates, polls, controversy...

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