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    Preview Highly-Anticipated Nigerian Musical Thriller 'Hoodrush'

    Hoodrush is a musical thriller directed by Dimeji Ajibola, and starring some of the best young talents in Nollywood like Okechukwu Ukeje, Bimbo Akintola, Gabriel Afolayan, Chelsea Eze, and Ijeoma Agu.

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    "Office" Co-Creator Stephen Merchant Heads to HBO With 'Hello Ladies'

    Frequent Ricky Gervais collaborator Stephen Merchant is now on his way toward getting a show of his own on HBO. According to Deadline, the British comedian is attached to co-write, direct and star in "Hello Ladies," a pilot for which the premium network has just placed an order.

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    'Ruby Sparks' Writer/Star Zoe Kazan On the Personal Nature of Her Screenwriting Debut and Letting the Muse Speak to Her

    It was only a matter of time before Zoe Kazan penned her first screenplay. The actress, best known for her supporting turns in "Revolutionary Road" and "Meek's Cutoff," is the offspring of two Academy Award-nominated screenwriters, Nicholas Kazan and Robin Swicord; granddaughter to legendary directo...

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    'The Watch' Director Akiva Schaffer Talks The Influence Of 'Alien' & 'Ghostbusters', Working With Doug Jones & More

    As one-third of The Lonely Island, the comedy collective behind the SNL Digital Shorts, Akiva Schaffer (along with confederates Andy Samberg and Jorma Taccone) efficiently optimized "Saturday Night Live," a flagging late night mainstay, into something vital and immediate. With the Digital Shorts for...

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    Tribeca Film Likes 'Somebody Up There'

    Tribeca Film has acquired the North American rights to Bob Byington’s SXSW premiere "Somebody Up There Likes Me."

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    Toronto 2012: Women Centric Galas and Special Presentations

    Yesterday we listed the women directed galas and special presentations.

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    TNT To Develop Navy SEALS TV Show With 'Act Of Valor' Director Scott Waugh Helming Pilot

    After initially finding life as a training film for Navy SEALS, the action film “Act of Valor” nevertheless was fashioned into something of a blind success, hitting $80 million worldwide when it was released this past February. Naturally, interest in military projects has grown again sin...

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    'Ain't Them Bodies Saints' With Rooney Mara, Casey Affleck & Ben Foster Now Shooting, Keith Carradine & Nate Parker Join

    For a newcomer on the scene, David Lowery has it pretty damn good. "Ain't Them Bodies Saints," his directorial debut developed in the Sundance Labs, was announced earlier this year, but was said to still be seeking financing. But lo and behold, things have worked out smashing...

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    Katori Hall's 'WHADDABLOODCLOT!!!' to Premiere at the Williamstown Theatre Festival

    Katori Hall is one busy lady jumping from one project to another!  The Mountaintop debuted on Broadway last fall, Hurt Village opened off-broadway at the Signature Theater, and now WHADDABLOODCLOT!!! makes its world Premiere at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. 

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    Mariah Carey, Yaya DaCosta Join Cast Of Lee Daniels' 'The Butler;' Quincy Jones Scoring

    Principal photography for Lee Daniels' The Butler has begun in New Orleans, and with that news comes additional casting announcements we haven't mentioned yet, like Mariah Carey and Yaya DaCosta.

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