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    Berlinale Completes 2011 Panorama Line-Up

    The 2011 Berlin International Film Festival completed its Panorama section. A total of 53 films from 29 countries will screen at this year's edition, with twelve directors making their feature film debuts.

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    Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus' Moves To Summer Date: June 8, 2012

    Just last week, Disney moved their ambitious live-action sci-fi film “John Carter of Mars” from a previously scheduled summer 2012 date to March 8, 2012 pitting it opposite Ridley Scott's gestating "Prometheus." With both films being big, expensive sci-fi projects we figured it was only a matter of ...

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    Sundance Dealwatch: Weinstein and SPC Close Deals on The Details and The Guard

    With money in their pockets to fund an acquisition-driven slate, The Weinstein Co. moved assertively to raise minimum guarantees in the competitive Sundance sellers' market by plunking down a reported $8 million for worldwide rights to writer-director Jacob Aaron Estes' follow-up to Mean Creek, subu...

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    Rachel Portman Scoring Lone Scherfig's 'One Day' With Anne Hathaway & Jim Sturgess

    Rachel Portman is name that isn't mentioned often enough when talking about great contemporary film composers. She's a three-time Academy Award nominee, winning once for "Emma," and has provided a number of memorable scores over the years but most recently, she delivered an excellent, piano-impressi...

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    Magnolia Acquires Sundance's "I Melt With You"

    The Sundance buying frenzy continues with Magnolia Pictures taking US theatrical rights to Mark Pellington’s "I Melt With You," which stars Thomas Jane, Rob Lowe, Jeremy Piven, Christian McKay, Carla Gugino and Sasha Grey. Magnolia's previous Sundance deal was for well-received competition doc "Pag...

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    Production Watch: Watts Joins DiCaprio & Hammer for Eastwood's J. Edgar, Mark Webber Keeps It Indie

    - Earlier this month Charlize Theron stepped aside (and into Snow White and the Huntsman), moving Naomi Watts and Amy Adams up in line to be considered for Clint Eastwood's J. Edgar Hoover biopic. Watts has won the role of secretary Helen Gandy, whom Hoover considered an "indispensable" part of his political and personal life. Gandy spent the weeks following Hoover's death destroying files which contained incriminating information which the President used to control the capital's most powerful men. Eastwood couldn't have chosen better. Watts joins the male cast of Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer, Ed Westwick, Josh Lucas, Damon Herriman and Ke...

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    The Game on BET Changes the Game for BET

    The Game, created by Mara Brock Akil as a spin off from Girlfriends, languished with low ratings in its three years on the CW. It never was able to connect with a decent size audience and the CW really has an issue with marketing shows outside the hour long tween type dramas.

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    Keira Knightley and Elisabeth Moss Take on Hellman's The Children's Hour

    I have to say this is one of my favorite plays and Hellman is one of my favorite female writers. I remember when I got to Graduate school and had to read a ton of plays (yes, I have a degree in theatre) there were so few female playwrights in the canon that when I read Hellman it was like a revelat...

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    Ed Helms Says There's No Bill Clinton Cameo In 'The Hangover 2'

    Last fall, some set pics emerged revealing that former president Bill Clinton had stopped by the shoot for "The Hangover 2" prompting speculation that he was going to make a cameo in the upcoming and highly anticipated comedy sequel. Not so, says Ed Helms.

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    James Franco Calls 'The Social Network' "Classically Made" But Conventional

    Actor/director/writer/painter/Oscar host James Franco stopped by the Movieline suite at Sundance to discuss his latest film, Best Picture nominee “127 Hours,” as well as its competitor and possible frontrunner “The Social Network.” In the candid and clearly uncoached interview (his PR agent is proba...

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