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    Review: James Gunn's 'Super' With Rainn Wilson & Ellen Page Is Twisted, But Uneven

    The following is a reprint of our review from SXSW.

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    Video: James Franco Talks About His Dissed Oscar Gig, With Letterman

    James Franco is refreshingly candid as he talks about his Oscar-hosting gig with David Letterman. ln this preview from the show, on Friday, Franco compares Anne Hathaway's energy to a Tasmanian Devil's, answers the "Were you stoned?" question, and makes a good, serious point about public reaction to...

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    Peter Jackson Wants 'Flight Of The Conchords' Star Bret McKenzie For 'The Hobbit'

    It was a blink and you miss it moment from "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring," so you'll be forgiven if you missed it, but "Flight of the Conchords" star Bret McKenzie was in the film. During the council meeting where Frodo says, "I will take it!" the camera pans over to a pouty elf...

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    Watch: Trailer For 'Everything Must Go' Plays Up The Laughs Of The Will Ferrell Dramedy

    Every now and then, Will Ferrell likes to mix up his big screen comedies with lower-key dramatic fare. "Winter Passing," "Stranger Than Fiction" and now "Everything Must Go" has found Ferrell stretching his wings, and while he's solid in these kinds of roles, he's yet to turn in a flick with the kin...

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    The Poster For The "Fuck"-Free PG-13 Version of "The King's Speech" Arrives....

    And it's fuck fuck fucking ridiculous:

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    Terry Gilliam's 'Time Bandits' To Get Rebooted Into Family Friendly Franchise

    'The Long Good Friday' To Become A TV Series; 'Transporter' Gets Greenlit By CinemaxAs we mentioned earlier today in our "Pirates of the Caribbean" sequel story, Hollywood loves nothing more than taking a single property and finding new ways to draw money from the same well over and over and over again. The formula keeps working because everyone keeps handing over their money for these movies no matter how diminishing the returns. And from a studio perspective, it costs far less to simply dust off an old piece of material than to get an original project off the ground. That's the game that's being played today, so no shock then that two more ...

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    I Have A Few More Things To Say About SUPER

    Yesterday around this time I participated in a podcast with Rex Sikes. It's about a one hour interview almost entirely about SUPER. You can hear all the secret details about every and any aspect? How did it we put it together? How did we keep it together? How did it fit together? It was a fun ...

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    Phase 4 Gets "Lucky" in North America

    North American rights to director Gil Cates Jr.’s dark comedy "Lucky" have been acquired by Phase 4 Films, Berry Meyerowitz, President & CEO of the company said Thursday. The film will make its world premiere at the Dallas International Film Festival this week. Phase 4 will release the film theatric...

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    ICM President Chris Silbermann Announces Co-Heads of Talent

    International Creative Management (ICM) President Chris Silbermann announced today that Lorrie Bartlett, Dar Rollins and Adam Schweitzer will become Co-Heads of Talent. This will centralize the agency's leadership across varied entertainment platforms, including film, television, theater, branding a...

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    CinemaCon: Real Stuff Hits the Fan as Theater Owners Protest Studio VOD Plans

    All is not sweetness and light these days between the Hollywood studios and theater owners. So it's no shock that the exhibs reacted badly when news broke--intentionally, to grab prime media coverage--during their Las Vegas confab of four studios' move to VOD.

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