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    Isla Fisher To Play Myrtle Wilson In Baz Luhrmann's 'The Great Gatsby'

    Update: Deadline reports that due to his schedule with the Tehran hostage thriller "Argo," Ben Affleck won't be able to take the role in "The Great Gatsby."

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    Joseph Gordon-Levitt & Marion Cotillard Locked For 'The Dark Knight Rises' But Not As Who You Think

    It was only a matter of time before Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Marion Cotillard were confirmed for Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises," but the real surprise here is that the roles are quite different than what had been rumored for the past couple of months.

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    Gordon-Levitt, Cotillard Confirmed for The Dark Knight Rises

    Everyone seems to have already posted that Inception stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Marion Cotillard would be starring in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises (Warner Bros., July 20, 2012). We assembled the cast so far. What's with leaving out Inception's Ellen Page if everyone else is on boar...

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    Tribeca 2011: Ten Picks for Must-See Flicks

    Are you attending the Tribeca Film Festival this year? Then we'd like you to meet the five kids in the above image. The one in the middle is actually 56, but among them she's probably the least able to take care of herself. Not that she's handicapped in any way save for being spoiled by a fortune that's now disappeared. Find out why in the documentary "The Good Life." Like the other four kids (of "NEDS," "Turn Me On, Goddammit," "Bombay Beach" and "The Bully Project"), she could really use a friend right now, or at least an audience. And of the 93 feature-length stories offered up by the festival starting tomorrow, hers is one that should be ...

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    IFP and Lincoln Center Team Up For Revamped Independent Film Week

    Independent Film Project (IFP) and the Film Society of Lincoln Center have announced a new collaboration for 2011 Independent Film Week. It will be marked by a relocation of the event to Film Society of Lincoln Center's Elinor Bunin Monroe Film Center and with joint programming during the New York F...

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    David O. Russell's Script Will Still Be Used For 'Pride And Prejudice And Zombies'

    Compares Upcoming Film To Tim Burton's 'Sleepy HollowWith Craig Gillespie now locked down for "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," everyone can now focus on the actual film rather than the endless process of finding a director. And it didn't take long for the first interview about the film to hit as G...

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    Cannes Adds Fortnight, Shorts, Critics Week Lineups, More Films Directed by Women

    The Director's Fortnight sidebar sometimes offers a more varied and fresh line-up--and often more American indies-- than the mainbar selections, although this year more up-and-coming filmmakers made it into the competition than usual.

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    James McAvoy Reading Sacha Gervasi's 'My Dinner With Hervé'

    Semi-Autobiographical Film Based On Screenwriter's Last Interview With 'Fantasy Island' Star Hervé Villechaize & His Suicide Shortly ThereafterJames McAvoy certainly has more than a few options for films. The star of the upcoming "X-Men: First Class" will be filming the British crime thriller "Welco...

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    '1991: The Year Punk Broke' Getting 20th Anniversary DVD Release This Fall

    If you were a teenager in the early '90s making your way through the punk and indie music of the decade, there was a good chance you had a copy of "1991: The Year Punk Broke" on your shelf. Directed by Dave Markey, the project was simply a documentary of Sonic Youth's European tour but the whole fil...

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    Watch Episode 2 Of New “Mortal Kombat: Legacy” Web Series Starring Michael Jai White

    Here's episode 2 of the highly-anticipated Mortal Kombat: Legacy web series that was commissioned by Warner Bros. Jax (Michael Jai White), Striker (Tamoh Pennikett), Sonya Blade (Jeri Ryan) and Kano (Darren Shahlavi) all feature. If you missed episode 1, watched by more than 5 million people, see it...

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