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    Elle Fanning & Olly Alexander To Topline Musical 'God Help The Girl' From Belle & Sebastian Frontman Stuart Murdoch

    As occasionally popular as it can be ("Chicago" and "Hairspray" being some of the more recent hits), the musical hasn't changed much since its earliest film incarnations. "Moulin Rouge" aside (a film that experimented more with style than with form), films like "Mamma Mia" and the upcoming "Rock of ...

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    Shoot the Glass: 'Training Day' Helmer Antoine Fuqua Offered "Die Hard In The White House" Movie 'Olympus Has Fallen'

    Proof that every derivative idea that floats through Hollywood requires at least two versions, Nu Image/Millennium is pushing forward with their own "'Die Hard' in the White House" film now that Sony/Columbia purchased James Vanderbilt's spec script "White House Down," at the end of last month, for ...

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    Mark Wahlberg Could Rejuvenate John Grisham Movies With 'The Partner'

    Fact: after the 1990s seemingly burned through his entire catalogue, the last big screen adaptation of a John Grisham novel was not 2003's "Runaway Jury" but 2004's "Christmas With the Kranks." Now Grisham's 1997 novel "The Partner" could be the next to make it to the big screen, with Mark Wahlberg ...

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    Watch: Stunning First French-Language Trailer For Jacques Audiard's 'Rust & Bone' Starring Marion Cotillard

    In a competitive year that sees new films from Paul Thomas Anderson, Steven Spielberg, Wes Anderson, David Cronenberg, Andrew Dominik, John Hillcoat and many others, there's one film that we've been quietly anticipating just as much, if not more: "Rust & Bone," the latest from ...

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    Toldyou: Gary Ross Is Not Directing 'The Hunger Games' Sequel 'Catching Fire'

    Well, we told you. All the hedging from PR reps and Lionsgate could not delay the inevitable. Gary Ross is leaving the “Hunger Games” franchise like we said he would. No, it’s not he’s leaving “after all” and no, it wasn’t premature. Well, it was if you were some of the media on the outside that was...

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    Letters From Moe

    Imagine carrying on a correspondence with one of the original Three Stooges. I was lucky enough to do just that with Moe Howard in the late 1960s and early ‘70s. With the new Three Stooges film about to open, I realize I’ve never spoken about my brief contact with the one and o...

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    Latarsha Rose ("Hunger Games") Joins Gabrielle Union In BET’s "Being Mary Jane"

    Latarsha Rose (Hunger Games) has joined the cast of in BET’s hourlong pilot drama from Mara Brock and Salim Akil, Being Mary Jane (previously called Single Black Female) starring Gabrielle Union.

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    Quick Review: Must-See Doc "Rejoice & Shout" Now Streaming On Netflix

    The poster for Rejoice & Shout really doesn't do this thoroughly engaging documentary any justice. I was able to catch the Don McGlynn-directed doc this past Easter Sunday. Now, I haven't gone to church in many months, and I don't consider myself a religious individual, especial...

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    Hell Yes: Matthew McConaughey & Woody Harrelson Team For TV Series 'True Detective' With Cary Fukunaga To Direct

    Need more evidence that television continues to be the place for smart, inventive and wholly exciting drama? Look no further than "True Detective," which is combining two actors who, right now, are at the top of their game, with a rising director who has knocked out two sensational films. ...

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    Danny Glover Will Play Thurgood Marshall In HBO's "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight"

    Danny Glover Will Play Thurgood Marshall In HBO's "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight"

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