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    Viggo Mortensen Won't Play General Zod In 'Superman: Man of Steel'

    Zack Snyder Says That Film Is His 'Most Realistic' Movie, Temporarily Forgetting Gritty Documentary-Style Realism Of 'Legends of the Guardians: The Owls Of Ga'Hoole' While the world and their wife are currently debating the role that Joseph Gordon-Levitt will be playing in "The Dark Knight Rises" (we don't want to add to the fuss, but we met someone down at the pub last night who swore up and down that he'll be King Tut), Zack Snyder is quietly assembling his cast for the other big DC Comics movie of 2012, "Superman: Man of Steel." British actor Henry Cavill landed the title role at the start of the year, and Diane Lane and Kevin Costner have...

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    Paramount Looking For Co-Financiers To Save Marc Forster's 'World War Z' With Brad Pitt?

    Last we heard, the Hollywood adaptation of Max Brooks' acclaimed zombie-horror novel "World War Z" had Marc Forster at the helm with Brad Pitt set to star and produce. but little on that front has been heard for quite some time.

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    Peter Jackson is Back in Middle Earth as The Hobbit Starts Production

    Am I crazy, or doesn't writer-director-producer Peter Jackson look happy again? In the years since he completed The Lord of the Rings trilogy (which grossed a total $3 billion worldwide; extended DVD due June 28), he shot the gargantuan budget King Kong (which would have been hugely successful if it...

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    James Gandolfini To Make Ribs & Negotiate Nuclear Arms Deals In 'Eating With The Enemy'

    James Gandolfini is currently having a very busy spring. He's got roles in no less than three very high profile films: Stephen Daldry's "Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close," Andrew Dominik's "Cogan's Trade" and David Chase's "Twylight Zones" and moreover, he's got a couple in the can with HBO's "Ci...

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    Watch: Ryan Phillippe & Malin Akerman Wear Some Bad Accents In Trailer For 'Bang Bang Club'

    Film festivals are a strange animal. With hundreds of films to look to look at, it's inevitable that some will get unfairly ignored or overlooked such as the recent "Cracks" which premiered at TIFF in 2009 and is only hitting theaters now. And such is the case with "The Bang Bang Club." It premiered...

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    'Gypsy' With Barbra Streisand Not Dead, Universal Nearing A Deal

    Just last week, writer Arthur Laurents nixed the idea that Barbra Streisand would star in a new film adaptation of his play "Gypsy." He stated that only the theater could be the place for his play after, according to him, the 1962 version starring Rosalind Russell botched his story about an overbear...

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    'Attack The Block' Unleashes A Poster

    Joe Cornish's "Attack The Block" came to SXSW and conquered, hands down. Wowing audiences in Austin, the film -- partly inspired by a carjacking Cornish suffered in 2001, and partly by both M. Night Shyamalan‘s “Signs” and John Sayles’ unmade script “Dark Skies” -- the film mixes newcomers, most not...

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    Valerie Plame Wilson Writes Female Centered Suspense Novels with Female Action Star Potential

    Seeking a female action hero? A new one may come from an unlikely source: memoirist and ex-spy Valerie Plame Wilson, whose CIA debacle was brought to the screen by Doug Liman in last year's Fair Game, which starred Naomi Watts as the glamorous, fierce yet tender operative (opposite Sean Penn as husb...

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    Interview: Thomas McCarthy Grapples With 'Win Win'

    Director Also Discusses His Upcoming Project 'Million Dollar Arm“Win Win” is the latest effort from writer-director Thomas McCarthy, who last helmed the Oscar-nominated “The Visitor.” But most have preconceived notions of the man behind the camera. McCarthy is also an accomplished actor, having appe...

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    GREECE DISPATCH | Thessaloniki Doc Fest Wraps its 13th Edition

    There was something about the awards at the 13th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival that made them somewhat anticlimactic. The ceremony held on Saturday night at the Olympian Theater felt as an afterthought to the ten days of screenings, panels and events that preceded it. In many ways, the fest...

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