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    James Earl Jones & Oprah Winfrey Will Receive Honorary Oscars

    James Earl Jones and Oprah Winfrey have been named 2011 honorary Oscar recipients. They will receive their awards at the third annual Governors Awards dinner and ceremony in Hollywood on Saturday, November 12.

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    Forest Whitaker & Anthony Mackie Starring In Voodoo Horror Flick 'Vipaka'

    Sanaa Lathan & Mike Epps Also On BoardIn theory, winning an Oscar is meant to provide a boost to your career. In theory. But somehow, the four and a half years since Forest Whitaker took home a golden man for his portrayal of Idi Amin in "The Last King of Scotland" have provided a series of diminishing returns. Aside from a handful of exceptions, both his Oscar-bait films like "Hurricane Season" and "The Great Debaters" and would-be commercial properties like "Street Kings" and "Repo Men" tanked, while an alarming number of his pictures seem to be skipping theatrical release entirely, and he spent last year leading the swiftly-cancelled CBS p...

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    Can Rachel Weisz Save "The Whistleblower"?

    As we know from her role as the anti-big-pharma activist in The Constant Gardener, Rachel Weisz can perform a rare feat: playing socially-conscious heroines who are fierce and passionate without being self-righteous. In The Whistleblower she is so perfectly cast as a woman who stumbles across high-l...

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    Laurence Fishburne Joins "Man Of Steel" Cast To Play Perry White

    Laurence Fishburne, who'll next be seen on the big screen in Steven Soderbergh's Contagion, has signed on to play Perry White, the Daily Planet editor-in-chief in the next Superman movie, Man of Steel.

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    Bill Duke's "Dark Girls" Documentary Will World Premiere At TIFF 2011

    Posted to Tweeter a few minutes ago by Cameron Bailey, co-director of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), which bows next month:

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    Chicken and Egg Pictures Announces 2011 Grants

    Chicken and Egg Pictures supports women filmmakers who are telling the tough stories. They just gave out their latest round of grants. One of the the organization's co-founders filmmaker Judith Helfand spoke about this latest round of grants.

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    30 Minutes Of Lost Alfred Hitchcock-Penned Film 'The White Shadow' Unearthed In New Zealand

    Any kind of discovery of a lost film is something of a victory for movie lovers, but particularly so when one of the 17 or so silent-era films that the master Alfred Hitchcock was involved in -- something of a Holy Grail for film restorers -- are dug up, and good news has arrived today courtesy of t...

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    Ben Foster Will Play John Gotti Jr. In 'Gotti: In The Shadow Of My Father’

    Well, despite a lawsuit from Joe Pesci, movement continues on the indie production of "Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father," as the film has added another strong actor to the improbably impressive cast.

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    First Look At Ridley Scott's "Prometheus" (Co-Starring Idris Elba)

    If you attended Comic-Con last month then you may have seen exclusive teaser trailer of Ridley Scott's highly-secretive Prometheus project, which Idris Elba co-stars in. I was hoping that the footage would be released online after the event, but it hasn't... at least not yet.

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