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    Guest Post: Jennifer Fox “PART 2: How MY REINCARNATION Broke All Kickstarter Records"

    Two weeks ago Jennifer Fox shared with us some of the lessons she learned crowdfunding (1st six here, next 14 here, next 9 here).

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    'Captain America' Writers Close Deal To Write Sequel, Confirm It Will Be Set In Present Day

    No film studio gets into the comic book movie game without thinking "franchise." Pretty much every comic movie so far this year was preceded by sequel talk, even before they hit theaters. The filmmakers behind "X-Men: First Class" tossed around potential settings for a follow up; while much of any casting news regarding Ryan Reynolds over the past year seemed to be contingent on how quickly Warner Bros. would want a "Green Lantern 2" (judging by the numbers? Probably not so fast). And, "Captain America: The First Avenger" has already been talking sequel too. Earlier this spring Chris Evans dropped a little nugget that a second film would find...

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    Theater Review - Exit, Pursued By A Bear's All-Male Presentation Of Shakespeare's "King Lear"

    A review of the Ed Sylvanus Iskandar-directed all-male (majority black male actors) staging of Shakespeare's King Lear submitted by Rod Gailes OBC, winner of the last Shadow And Act $3,000 Black Filmmaker Challenge (he's currently in post-production on the short film he made with the cash, and we sh...

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    Isla Fisher & Ed Helms Joining Cameron Diaz & J-Lo In 'What To Expect When You're Expecting'

    Kristen Wiig & Matthew Morrison Forced To Drop Out Due To TV SchedulesUpdate: Reps for Ed Helms have told us he will not be in the film.

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    "I, Alex Cross" Shooting In Cleveland, OH This Spring/Summer (Get Your Cameras Ready!)

    Cleveland get your still and recording cameras ready... I know we have readers in that Northeastern Ohio city, so I fully expect to some of you will snap photos and record video (or should I say "steal" some shots) while principal photography is happening, and email them to me so we can share here. ...

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    Quentin Tarantino Chooses Jamie Foxx For "Django Unchained"?

    "Will Smith is out! Inside sources tell me that Tarantino has chosen Oscar winner @iamjamiefoxx to play Django!"

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    Jamie Foxx Chosen For The Lead Role In Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained'

    Update: Several sources, including the L.A. Times, Variety and Deadline are now calling this a fait accompli. It looks like all that needs to happen is some signing of contracts.

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    Hi-Ho! Eddie Izzard, Toby Jones, Bob Hoskins & More Play Dwarves In 'Snow White and The Huntsman'

    Eddie Marsan & Stephen Graham Also On BoardIn the battle to make anyone care about either of the duelling "Snow White" projects in the works, Universal just landed the first punch. Relativity Media's "The Brothers Grimm: Snow White" (a title that seems to be in some degree of flux) might have "The F...

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    3-Part Feature Documentary On Prophet Mohammed In The Works

    I believe this is the 3rd film project on the life of the Prophet Mohammed that's in the works. The last one I recall was a proposed $150 million feature film being produced by Barrie Osborne (Lord of the Rings, The Matrix), backed by Qatari media company Al Noor Holdings. Haven't heard much about t...

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    Bob Hoskins Would Like To Forget He Ever Made 'Super Mario Bros.'

    Way back in 1993 a film hit cinemas that had two unique distinctions: 1) it was the first movie ever adapted from a video game and 2) it was fucking terrible. "Super Mario Bros.," the big screen version of the Nintendo phenomenon was a disaster at every turn. With constant rewrites during filming, w...

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